Paramount/Skydance Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One Operates abroad with a $39.8M As of Thursday, it had accumulated across 48 international box office markets. These include Wednesday openings in some markets and a strong paid preview program. With domestic Wed/Thurs plus previews, the Tom Cruise-starrer grosses $$63.6M By yesterday.
The mega well-reviewed Christopher McQuarrie-directed Thrillfest rolls out in 70 overseas markets this week, and today adds the UK, China, Spain, Taiwan and Scandinavia. Note that Japan heads to the biggest cruise market a week later to ignore Hayao Miyazaki’s latest release.
As of Thursday, the leading market is in action Korea $4.4M including previews and No. 1. Today it’s up 44% vs. yesterday to reach $6.3M so far (overseas/global totals don’t include Silver number).
Also not included above China It debuted to RMB 56.2M ($7.9M) on Friday. In the market, the film scored 9.4 from audiences on Maoyan and 8.3 from critics on Duban vs. Mission: Impossible – Fall8.1.
Elsewhere, and again on Thursday, Ethan Hunt and crew no. 1 are present France $3.1M from 785 theaters – Thursday total $920K. Australia It added $570K at 328 locations on Thursday and took the No. 1 spot. The total including previews is $5.1M.
Mexico It opened Thursday with $660K from 990 theaters with a $1M cume in previews. Germany No. of $545K at 630 sites on Thursday. 1 and has so far amassed $1.2M (including previews).
Other running totals with previews include $2.8M United Arab Emirates (The Middle East is at $7.7M as a region); Brazil with $1.4M; Italy At $660K; Hong Kong with $2.7M; Malaysia $700K and Netherlands At $1M. The film is number 1 in all of these markets.
We’ll have more news over the weekend…