"Dumbo" took the weekend flight and landed on both domestic and international ticket cards.
Abroad, the high flying elephant generated $ 71 million when it debuted in 53 foreign territories. "Dumbo" launched $ 45 million under global expectations in North America for a global $ 116 million launch. The movie saw the best start in China ($ 10.7 million), followed by the United Kingdom ($ 7.4 million) and Mexico ($ 7.1 million).
"Dumbo" cost 170 million. $ For production, the studio knocks on Tim Burton's animated cartoon remake from 1941 to revive the audience across the globe for a profit. This film is the first of three high-profile Disney remakes that hit theaters this year, with "Aladdin" and "The Lion King" to be released this summer.
Other Disney title "Captain Marvel" had another strong weekend in theaters. Starring Brie Larson, the superhero tent pole generated $ 47 million worldwide, including $ 26.4 million from 54 international markets. It brings its global move to a massive $ 991
Third, Universal's "Us" brought in $ 22.6 million when it opened in 14 new markets. Jordan Peele's horror movie – starring Lupita Nyong & Winston Duke – earned another $ 33 million over the weekend in North America, taking worldwide prices to $ 174.5 million. "Us" debuted in Korea with $ 6.9 million, Australia with $ 2.7 million and Russia with $ 1.4 million.
Elsewhere's "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" hit a big box's milestone. The animated adventure crossed $ 500 million in ticket sales globally, with $ 348.9 million of the tax coming from international markets.
Two Chinese titles rounded international boxing charts. "Youth of Youth" totaled $ 11.6 million, and the total amount to $ 32 million. Meanwhile, "The Human Comedy" has earned $ 9 million as it opened this weekend.