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Ron Howard’s sea epic, starring Chris Hemsworth, grossed $1.9 million (132.5 million rubles), according to data from research company Movie Research. It is based on the real-life sinking of the whaleship Essex in 1820. The crew was lost at sea for 90 days.
International Weekend 12/13/15
|1. Surprise – Journey to the West||$17.0M||$17.0M|
|2. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2||$15.4M||$320.1M|
|3. The Good Dinosaur||$14.3M||$78.2M|
|5. In the Heart of the Sea||$12.6M||$39.4M|
|6. Point Break||$12.3M||$34.5M|
|7. The Martian||$8.1M||$366.3M|
|8. Bridge of Spies||$6.7M||$53.2M|
|9. Inside Men||$5.0M||$41.0M|
|10. The Master (China)||$4.2M||$5.0M|
The previous weekend’s top film, Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur, slipped to the second place. The animated fantasy took in $1.3 million (89.1 million rubles).
Goosebumps debuted in third, grossing 86.2 million rubles ($1.2 million).
One of this year’s most expensive local movies, $20 million fantasy film On – drakon (He Is a Dragon), produced by Timur Bekmambetov’s company Bazelevs, had a disappointing start. The movie grossed $861,000 (59.8 million rubles), a low figure compared with most of Bazelevs’ other recent releases.
Bridge of Spies debuted in fifth place, taking in $787,000 (54.6 million rubles).
Apart from He Is a Dragon, the only other local film on the top 10 was Vasily Sigarev’s Strana OZ (Country OZ).
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