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Pirates Tops World Box Office Chart With $ 108 Million

Los Angeles, Jun 2: Despite a less than spectacular launch in North America, "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" continued its commanding run in international waters this past weekend, topping the foreign box office

PTI [ Updated: June 02, 2011 19:25 IST ]
pirates tops world box office chart with 108 million
pirates tops world box office chart with 108 million

Los Angeles, Jun 2: Despite a less than spectacular launch in North America, "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" continued its commanding run in international waters this past weekend, topping the foreign box office chart with $108 million in 50 territories and raising its worldwide total to more than $571 million as of Sunday night.


"The Hangover 2" broke stateside box office records in its debut while simultaneously enjoying great success in the overseas marketplace, landing in second place with nearly $58 million in 33 territories and easily crossing the $200 million global mark in just a few days.

"Kung Fu Panda 2" had a third-place foreign debut of $36 million in nine international territories. In China, the movie was a smash in IMAX, opening Saturday in 22 locations and generating over $300,000 on that day alone.

Here are the top 20 movies at international theaters last weekend, followed by international gross for the weekend (excluding North America), number of theater locations, number of territories, worldwide gross to date (including North America), and number of weeks in release as compiled Wednesday by Rentrak Theatrical and provided by Hollywood.com. Figures may differ from previously reported studio estimates:

1. "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," $107,660,129, 11,518 locations, 50 territories, $571,302,749, two weeks.

2. "The Hangover 2," $57,878,474, 6,477 locations, 33 territories, $202,605,581, one week.

3. "Kung Fu Panda 2," $36,119,333, 5,222 locations, nine territories, $135,521,804, one week.

4. "Fast Five," $10,856,986, 6,942 locations, 50 territories, $530,472,794, six weeks.

5. "Rio," $3,958,318, 4,698 locations, 40 territories, $453,042,879, eight weeks.

6. "Princess Toyotomi," $3,790,891, locations unavailable, one territory, $3,790,891, one week.

7. "Thor," $3,452,251, 5,433 locations, 46 territories, $418,459,068, six weeks.

8. "Sunny," $3,106,750, locations unavailable, one territory, $23,589,159, four weeks.

9. "Water For Elephants," $3,017,062, 2,587 locations, 35 territories, $102,215,803, seven weeks.

10. "The Tree of Life," $2,599,299, 466 locations, eight territories, $7,244,993, three weeks.

11. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules," $2,497,172, 677 locations, three territories, $59,578,717, 10 weeks.

12. "Midnight in Paris," $2,438,901, 821 locations, three territories, $18,186,434, three weeks.

13. "Black Swan," $2,128,684, 43 locations, nine territories, $313,639,649, 19 weeks.

14. "Osamu Tezuka's Buddha," $1,708,846, locations unavailable, one territory, $1,708,846, one week.

15. "The Lincoln Lawyer," $1,613,145, 974 locations, 15 territories, $75,173,911, 11 weeks.

16. "Priest," $1,521,284, 3,317 locations, 42 territories, $66,919,707, four weeks.

17. "The Adjustment Bureau," $1,498,154, 291 locations, seven territories, $117,310,565, 13 weeks.

18. "Hanna," $1,427,172, 740 locations, seven territories, $50,837,651, eight weeks.

19. "Peak -The Rescuers," $1,367,762, locations unavailable, one territory, $15,827,016, four weeks.

20. "The Beaver," $1,324,557, 680 locations, eight territories, $3,195,979, four weeks. AP

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