‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Collars $98M Overseas; ‘Jumanji’ Now Sony’s #3 WW Release Ever – International Box Office

Deadline | 2/11/2018 | Nancy Tartaglione
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Refresh for latest…: Coming in slightly lower than the Saturday projection of $100M through Sunday, Universal’s Fifty Shades Freed roped an estimated $98.1M in its international box office bow this weekend. The performance is ahead of pre-weekend estimates which had the threequel straddling $80M-$90M. Coupled with domestic, the debut global frame is $136.9M.

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Out of 57 offshore launch markets, the James Foley-directed climax was No. 1 in 54. That’s compared to 51 out 57 on the last go-round. In like-for-like markets and at today’s exchange rates, Freed is 7% down from the start of Fifty Shades Darker last year. All tied up, the three-movie franchise crossed $1B worldwide on Friday for $1.085B through Sunday. As we’ve noted, that’s a sexy milestone to own given the low production cost of the trio of pics and the lack of some key markets in the mix.

Critics give the Fifty crew a hard time, but audiences who salivated over the books and earlier films still get hot and bothered when a new movie rolls around. And folks in many cases just wanted to see how this all comes together. Says a rival exec surprised by the overseas numbers, “I guess if you’ve made...
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