Magazine article Screen International

John Carter Heads into Second Session with Eyes on $125M

Magazine article Screen International

John Carter Heads into Second Session with Eyes on $125M

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Int'l preview: Embattled Disney executives have endured a difficult week of press speculation about writedowns after the film's underwhelming North American debut and will look for a solid second international session.

After last weekend's opening salvo in 51 territories grossed $67.1m and not $70.6m as originally estimated, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International executives expect strong holds to hoist the $81.7m running total (as of Thursday) well past the $100m mark.John Carter stood at $119.3m worldwide as of Thursday.

Universal/UPI's thriller Contraband on $8.1m opens in 14 including the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, South Africa and Turkey. Dr Seuss' The Lorax arrives in Russia while action thriller Safe House opens in Brazil

Paramount/PPI's The Devil Inside arrives in the UK, Spain and Italy. Life opens in Germany and DreamWorks Animation smash Puss In Boots on $367. …

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