‘Aladdin’ Dominates International Box Office With $121 Million

Disney’s “Aladdin” is showing plenty of worldwide drawing power with $121 million overseas for the weekend, opening in first place in nearly all international markets.The reboot of the 1992 animated classic has received strong family attendance with a significant gain on Saturday and Sunday.

China leads the way with an estimated $18.7 million for its three days for a first-place finish.Disney said that in Europe, “Aladdin” is tracking ahead of “Maleficent” and “Cinderella” for the same markets.

The U.K.

is the top European market with $8.4 million ahead of openings of both “Rocketman” and “Pets-2-2019-movie-posters/”>The Secret Life of Pets 2,” which both debuted ahead of their Us launches.

The “Pets” sequel opened with $4.1 million.Italy generated $6.6 million for “Aladdin” in its second highest opening weekend to date in 2019, behind only “Avengers: Endgame” with a 52% market share.

“Aladdin” also posted the second highest opening weekend to date in 2019 in Spain, 37% ahead

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