It was a busy week at the international box office. The Chinese New Year has been in full swing since Tuesday. The top of the chart is dominated by images from the Middle Kingdom, including sci-fi epic The Wandering Earth ($ 298 million), fantasy comedy Crazy Alien (215 million US Dollars) and Racing Comedy . Pegasus (155 million dollars). For the Hollywood studios, Fox received Alita: Battle Angel early and strong in Asia with $ 32M while Warner Bros began on offshore rollout. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part for $ 18.1 million . Fox used the Chinese New Year to urge Alita to Southeast Asia. This will be open in North America next weekend. So far, the ratings of the image produced by James Cameron are mixed. However, the game here is international, especially with regard to the manga source material in Asia. Fox is pleased with the results from only eleven markets, especially in Korea where the film came in second place in strong local competition. Alita lies overall above Maze Runner (+ 23%) and Ready Player One (+ 5%) in comparable markets and at today's rates. 1
Lego together blocked $ 18.1 million on 63 markets, including majors in the UK, Brazil and Spain. Somewhat surprisingly, Lego is not as well-known as a brand overseas, but has certainly gained a higher profile through the four films that WB has released in recent years.
Fox has also reached a new milestone in Japan . crossed this weekend as Bohemian Rhapsody $ 100 million. This is the first title of the studio, which since Avatar is the first brand and the first foreign picture since 2017 Beauty And The Beast . Bo Rhap is here tonight for seven BAFTAs here in London and Star Rami Malek has made appearances at pre-ceremony soirées in the city this weekend. In other milestones, Sony's overseas space reached $ 100 million overseas.
Universal / DreamWorks Animation How to Train the Dragon: The Hidden World was the overall leader at the international box office – not counting the China films. The weekend was good for $ 38.2 million to raise overseas costs to $ 138.7 . Also Aquaman got the Finns in Japan, the last market for the Warner Bros / DC Heroes. The # 1 was opened at $ 6 million to put $ 792 million off the coast. The worldwide balance sheet is $ 1.12 billion .
You can find more information about this year's pictures of the Chinese New Year here. Please note that the box office is being cut down today due to the BAFTAs, where we will be blogging live in the evening.
THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART
Into school holidays In European markets, the WB sequel scored [1819million] $ 18.1 million on 11,709 screens in 63 markets. The UK was the top opener with $ 5.2 million on 1.301 screens. The results are 8% higher than Lego Ninjago . Russia was also a runner-up # 1, especially before The Lego Movie with 13%. Poland surpassed all previous Lego films with $ 1.3 million. Germany was down $ 1.1 million in fifth place, although school holidays start this week, so there is hope for the midweek.
The next markets to open will be Mexico, France, Italy and Australia.  In IMAX Lego 2 took 2.61 million from 461 screens in 25 markets.
ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL
Based on the Gunnm Manga series by Yukito Kishiro, Robert Rodriguez's Alita is an ambitious and long-running adaptation. The technical aspects are impressive – European exhibitors received an expanded look at CineEurope last June and also ComicCon in July. The capturing of the title heroine and next-level 3D as well as the source material are particularly appealing in Asia, where the film spans    (including the UK).
There were 11 marketed this weekend, led by Korea at 10.9 million USD (19% larger than Star Wars: The Last Jedi ), followed closely by Taiwan at $ 4.8 million for # 1 Fox's fourth largest opening ever. The UK earned $ 4.2 million with a 3D share of 42%. Malaysia $ 2.9 million is the second largest opening of Fox ever.
Alita is expected to be an expensive supplier with a production budget of $ 170 million and overseas likely to be the driver. Landau recently told Reuters that the filmmakers do not judge the box office's success. "We are our biggest critics. When we are satisfied with the movie, we have done our job. Not only are we happy with it, but James Cameron is happy with it and (manga creator) Yukito Kishiro, who could be our biggest critic, is thrilled. "
Cameron said," It's no question in this class of fighter cruisers, yes, the stakes are high. "But he also promised" at least one more if not two "more tranches when" people "come to this one. 19659005] The film is entering next weekend in the majority of overseas markets.
The IMAX game was worth $ 4.7 million at 216 screens across 17 markets.
HODLOVERS / EXPANSIONS
HOW YOUR DRAGON IS TRAINED: THE HIDDEN WORLD
Universal / DreamWorks – Three took another ] $ 38.2 million in 46 offshore markets at this meeting as the rollout continues and is prior to the inward opening. The total overseas tonnage so far is $ 138.7 million . There are still 22 markets, including Russia, Spain, Japan and China. Hiccup and Toothless got a boost from the Chinese New Year in Southeast Asia, HTTYD3 is also the # 1 studio movie behind the Chinese pictures this weekend.
Germany was new to the session with a strong opening of $ 6.9 million, well ahead of Lego 2 and scoring the best February animation arc ever. School holidays are a help here and are offset, which means a long game. In France the debut was in second place at $ 6.86 million – there is a big local comedy on the market, which is ranked # 1. In Vietnam HTTYD3 Pending The best opening weekend for an animated film at $ 2.5 million.
Top markets are Mexico ($ 14.9 million), Brazil ($ 12.5 million), United Kingdom ($ 11.8 million), Korea ($ 8.9 million). Dollars) and Germany ($ 6.9)
Oscar nominee The Green Book collected $ 11.4 million from 54 Lionsgate and Amblin markets, thus raising the offshore cume to a good level combined with $ 44.6 million . Broken down, Lionsgate raised $ 5.8 million from 43 hubs, with Italy topping $ 4.1 million. For Amblin, this amount was $ 5.6 million. In Spain, the picture is number 1, while Australia is expected to be the number one. France is the leading market to date with $ 5.2 million.
MISC UPDATED CUMES
Escape Room (SNY): $ 6.9 million per weekend (44 stores); $ 108.2 million intl cume
Glass (DIS): $ 6.6 million intl weekend; $ 123M Intl Cume
The Mule (WB): $ 6.3M Intl Weekend (51 Markets); $ 32.7 million intl cume
Aquaman (WB): $ 6 million Intl weekend (76 stores, led by Japan); $ 791.9 million
Bohemian Rhapsody (FOX): $ 5 million per weekend (39 stores); $ 633.7 million intl cume
Ralph breaks the Internet (DIS): $ 4.6 million per weekend (30 stores); $ 296.6 million intl cume
The favorite (FOX): $ 4.1 million Intl weekend (41 markets); $ 39 million intl cume
Nicky Larson and Cupid's Perfume (SNY): $ 3.6 million intl weekend (France only)
Creed II (WB): $ 3.4 million intl weekend ( 39 markets); $ 207.6 million intl cume
Immediate Family (PAR): $ 2.6 million intl weekend (24 markets); $ 32.1 million intl cume
Mary Poppins Returns (DIS): $ 2.5 Million Intl Weekend (23 Markets); $ 166M Intl Cume
Mary Queen of Scots (UNI): $ 2M Intl Weekend (36 Markets); $ 21.4 million Intl Cume
One Dog Walk (SNY): $ 1.9 million Intl Weekend (27 Markets); First Man (UNI): $ 18.4 million: $ 1.3 million per weekend (3 markets); $ 57.8 million intl cume
Bajo El Mismo Techo (SNY): $ 1 million intl weekend (Spain only); $ 2.6 million Intl Cume
Bumblebee (PAR): $ 345K Intl Weekend (36 Markets); Boy Erased (UNI): $ 200K Intl Weekend (2 Markets); $ 1.4M Intl cume