Disney's "The Lion King" also hit a new benchmark, crossing $1.5 billion globally to become the ninth-highest grossing movie of all time. The movie pulled in $30 million this weekend, led by a $15.9 million debut in Italy. Overseas, Jon Favreau's photorealistic remake of the animated classic is expected to surpass the $1 billion mark on Monday, which would make it only the ninth title to ever hit that milestone.
"Hobbs & Shaw" is nearing the $600 million mark globally, with ticket sales currently hovering at a sizable $588 million. The "Fast & Furious" spinoff, starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham, collected another $120 million overseas, boosting its foreign tally to $441 million.
Sony's "The Angry Birds Movie 2" pocketed $10.2 million from 43 markets, taking its foreign ticket sales to $47.6 million. This weekend, the animated sequel bowed in India ($870,000), Spain ($560,000) and Peru ($380,000).” />
In China, "Hobbs & Shaw" set numerous records, including the biggest August opening weekend ever and the second biggest Hollywood debut of the year behind Disney's "Avengers: Endgame." It also marks the franchise's second-biggest launch in the Middle Kingdom, a record still held by 2017's "The Fate of the Furious" with $184 million.
Taraninto's ode to hippie Hollywood launched in five new territories this weekend, including Mexico with $2.4 million, marking the best start of the director's career in that country. Meanwhile, Sony and Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" had another strong outing, generating $28 million from 55 international markets. That haul lifts ticket sales to $116.6 million overseas and $239.8 million worldwide.
Universal's "Hobbs & Shaw" returned to first place on the international box office charts, thanks to a massive $102 million debut in China.

The "Fast & Furious" spinoff — starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham — earned $45.7 million from 67 foreign markets, taking ticket sales to $303 million overseas. Tarantino's love letter to hippie Hollywood took down the two-week streak of Universal's "Hobbs & Shaw" overseas.
"Hobbs & Shaw" launches on Aug. "Hobbs & Shaw" also hit a global milestone this weekend, eclipsing the $400 million mark with box office receipts reaching $437 million worldwide. Among holdovers, it had solid performances in France ($3.9 million) and Japan ($2.2 million). 23 in China, where the ode to hulking men and speedy cars is typically a massive draw. The movie opened in Korea this weekend with $15 million, marking a franchise record in that territory.
In Russia, where it bowed two weeks ago, the film has made $13 million. It has yet to launch in Mexico, Japan, Italy or South Korea. "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" had the strongest showing in the United Kingdom with a five-day launch of $8.9 million, followed by France with $6.9 million, Germany with $5.6 million, and Australia with $4.4 million.
The R-rated comedy, starring Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. The movie bowed in North America with $21 million for a global start of $23.1 million.” /> Williams and Brady Noon, had the best start in the United Kingdom with $1 million. Elsewhere, Universal's "Good Boys" debuted with $2.1 million from 13 territories.
After five weeks of release, Jon Favreau's remake of the animated classic has grossed $1.435 billion, passing "Avengers: Age of Ultron" ($1.405 billion) to become the ninth-biggest movie in history. Third place went to Disney's "The Lion King," which pulled in $33.8 million from 54 territories, boosting international tallies to a massive $939 million.
In a win for original content, the movie has now earned $66 million overseas and $180.5 million globally. That marks the best foreign opening of Tarantino's career, coming in ahead of 2012's "Django Unchained." "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" debuted in a handful of international territories, including Russia, Hong Kong and Taiwan, before this weekend's larger release. The studio spent $90 million to produce the film.
China led the way with $10 million, followed by Russia with $4.1 million. Among new releases, Sony's "The Angry Birds Movie 2" made $19.4 million from 29 international markets, taking its overseas haul to $30.2 million.
This weekend, Sony celebrated "Spider-Man: Far From Home" becoming the studio's biggest movie of all time with $1.109 billion, beating 2012's "Skyfall" and its $1.108 billion bounty.
1 in North America, but Quentin Tarantino's latest film is leading the way at the international box office, where it collected $53.7 million from 46 markets. Sony's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" might not have hit No.

Universal's "Hobbs & Shaw" raced back to the top of international box office charts, earning another $60 million from 66 overseas territories.
Guillermo del Toro served as a producer on the movie, which was directed by Andre Øvredal. Meanwhile, CBS Films and eOne's "Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark" kicked off overseas with $4 million from 30 territories, including Taiwan, Russia, Spain, Peru, Brazil, The Netherlands, The Middle East, Poland and the Philippines. The PG-13 thriller, based on the popular children's horror books, bowed at the domestic box office with $20.8 million for a global start of $24.8 million.
The R-rated drama, which crossed $100 million in North America, opens next in France and the United Kingdom, followed by Australia, Brazil, Germany and Spain. Among new releases, Sony and Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" began its international rollout in Russia, debuting with $7.7 million.
The high-octane action adventure is chugging along, however the movie needs to keep its foot on the gas to justify its huge $200 million price tag. The "Fast & Furious" spinoff, starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham, has generated $224 million abroad and $108 million in North America.
23, where the franchise is a massive draw. It debuts in China on Aug. "Hobbs & Shaw" launched in five new markets this weekend, led by France with $6.9 million, Italy with $2.6 million and Belgium with $1.6 million.
Jon Favreau's live-action remake has amassed $861 million overseas and $1.33 billion worldwide, making it the second-biggest movie of the year internationally and globally. "The Lion King" debuted in Japan this weekend, pulling in $9.3 million ahead of the country's Obon holiday period. Disney's "The Lion King" had another strong outing, collecting $51.4 million from 54 markets.
Rounding out the weekend is Paramount's family friendly adventure "Dora and the Lost City of Gold." The live-action adaptation of the kids TV show launched in 11 markets, where it collected $2.5 million.” />
The animated fourquel has grossed $990 million globally, clocking in as the eighth biggest animated movie ever. Fellow studio release, Disney-Pixar's "Toy Story 4," is nearing a notable milestone, just shy of the $1 billion mark.

That haul marks the fifth-highest grossing global debut for Universal behind "The Fate of the Furious," "Jurassic World," "Furious 7" and "Fifty Shades of Grey." The high-octane standalone vehicle, starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham, kicked off in North America with $60 million for a global start of $180 million.
Outside of the States, "Hobbs & Shaw" had the strongest opening in Russia with $8.1 million, followed by the United Kingdom and Ireland with $7.8 million and Indonesia with $7.6 million. It launches in China on Aug. 23. Other top territories include India ($7.4 million), Mexico ($6.9 million), Japan ($6.5 million) and Taiwan ($6.2 million).
The third installment in the Keanu Reeves-led series has now earned $320 million worldwide, making it the most successful iteration yet.” /> In other box office benchmarks, Lionsgate's "John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum" hit $150 million overseas.
Universal's "Fast & Furious" spinoff "Hobbs & Shaw" was firing on all cylinders this weekend, generating $120 million at the international box office.
The animated sequel pocketed $10 million this weekend, boosting revenues to $549 million at the international box office and $959 million worldwide. Fellow Disney release "Toy Story 4" is nearing a box office milestone of its own as ticket sales inch closer to the $1 billion mark.
Jon Favreau's remake is now the second-biggest movie of the year globally with $1.195 billion. Among holdovers, Disney's "The Lion King" had another mighty weekend, collecting $72 million for an international bounty of $764 million.
1 in 52 of those territories. The good news is the "Fast & Furious" franchise has a massive overseas following. "Hobbs & Shaw" carries a hefty $200 million price tag, meaning the film needs to become a global hit to turn a profit. It debuted in 63 international markets, placing No. The eighth films in the action series have grossed over $5 billion worldwide.
Helen Mirren and Vanessa Kirby also star. David Leitch directed "Hobbs & Shaw," the first spinoff in the "Fast & Furious" universe. The movie teams up Johnson and Statham's hulking characters Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw to defeat a genetically enhanced anarchist, played by Idris Elba.

Surprise guests at the morning Universal Pictures presentation, the men brought an action-packed first trailer for "Hobbs & Shaw," a spinoff from the "Fast and Furious" franchise in which both men have previously appeared.
An annual convention of movie theater owners got a jolt of adrenaline on Wednesday morning, as Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham touched down in Las Vegas to greet CinemaCon 2019.
Eiza Gonzalez pops up as an accomplice of Elba's, who revels in the deliciousness of his bad guy role. Kirby shows off an even harder edge than what she brought to last year's "Mission Impossible: Fallout," letting mostly her two fists do the talking with her enemies.
The film hits Aug. The theater owners ate up the footage, as it is exactly the kind of star-fronted action fare that gets people into cineplexes. The trailer should not disappoint when fans get their hands on it — especially a sequence where a pickup truck hitched to an SUV tosses a rope up onto a helicopter and rips it from the sky. 2.” />
The trio retreats to the independent state of Samoa (Johnson has Samoan heritage), where they forgo the normal "Fast" accessories of guns and flashy sports cars for tribal gear, a traditional Samoan battle dance and some serious hand-on-hand combat.
"We wanted to create our own tapestry," Johnson told the exhibitors, "and have fun. This is fun." I can't stress that enough.
Statham played the strong and silent type to Johnson's laid-back crowd pleaser. The former wrestling pro said this film, directed by David Leitch ("Atomic Blonde"), was "paying homage to the value systems which have made 'Fast and Furious' a global sensation."
Statham takes the audience back to his English roots, and gets into trouble with his steel-edged sister (Vanessa Kirby). A major undercurrent to the film is cultural representation. When a villainous Idris Elba executes a scheme to steal a deadly virus with plans to infect half of the world's population, the Shaws call on Hobbs for help.
After calling Statham "the second handsomest bald guy in the world," Johnson teed up the trailer for the theater nestled in Caesars Palace Las Vegas. Leitch did not disappoint with numerous intricate sequences involving off-road vehicles, a high-security facility break, an island in flames and, of course, some good ol' fashioned chases through the London streets.