INT’L BOX OFFICE: Russians Give Warm Welcome To ‘22 Jump Street’

Sony/MGM’s 22 Jump Street, which has done well during the height of the World Cup and has proven to be a good comedy option and counter-programming, had a $1M opening in Russia. The number is significant because in one day it surpassed 21 Jump Street‘s full weekend gross in the territory. That puts the sequel on track to pull in almost $4.5M during the weekend which would also best the lifetime projection in the market of Neighbors, another R-rated comedy. Of course, two kids with badges can’t beat the monster: Transformers: Age Of Extinction is No. 1 and is crushing everything in sight as it dominated China and now is boldly going (er, wait, wrong Par movie franchise) … as it plows into Europe. (more…)

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