08 June 2010 à 15:50
International box office results for French films: May 2010
Oceans, The Ghost Writer, and From Paris With Love have continued to top international box office charts since the beginning of the year, while Babies has won over American audiences.
|Rank||Title||Admissions||Receipts||No. of prints||No. of countries|| |
|1||Oceans||1 257 518||7 594 439||1723||9||5 448 683|
|2||The Ghost Writer||891 335||5 200 705||1078||12||5 350 049|
|3||Babies||724 015||4 416 653||547||2||724 015|
|4||From Paris With Love||414 763||3 013 248||719||9||5 951 342|
|5||The Concert||200 422||1 762 390||122||4||1 153 106|
|6||The Hedgehog||127 146||858 169||97||4||806 732|
|7||Camping 2||98 390||659 680||35||2||131 464|
|8||Wild Grass||63 061||366 555||73||3||115 634|
|9||Little Nicholas||42 124||256 087||98||4||1 461 114|
|10||Mr. Nobody||37 620||199 286||10||2||161 836|
|11||Vincere||35 315||218 122||59||3||103 267|
|12||Welcome to the Land of Ch'tis||35 142||187 317||92||1||6 184 721|
|13||A Prophet||33 517||197 127||91||6||991 223|
|14||Micmacs||32 894||155 569||160||2||323 709|
|15||Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky||32 472||208 069||74||4||214 411|
|16||The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec||31 666||228 711||32||2||62 394|
|17||Vengeance||26 803||153 964||80||1||64 045|
|18||Certified Copy||24 292||135 051||64||3||24 292|
|19||The perfect date||21 140||161 474||15||2||21 140|
|20||Gainsbourg: Je t'aime...Moi non plus||18 948||154 524||19||2||147 955|
Oceans continues its dazzling international career. In the United States, the film's excellent launch at the end of April has been confirmed by the 2.5 million spectators who've since filled theaters during the first month of release. When the 170,000 admissions achieved in Spain during May, followed by the 45,000 in Mexico after one week alone, are added to this figure, the May tally for the documentary by Jacques Cluzaud and Jacques Perrin reaches 1.250 million spectators, bringing admission figures to a total of 5 million since the beginning of the year.
Babies by Thomas Balmes ventured to American theaters for its first release. Out on more than 500 prints, the documentairy produced by Alain Chabat has already attracted 725,000 American and Quebec spectators. These illustrious beginnings are very promising for the film's career. It was released on June 16 in France, and releases in many other territories will follow in the months ahead.
After achieving remarkable results in Italy and Spain, The Concert carried off a third successful release in Japan (130,000 admissions), thereby racking up more than 1 million admissions abroad. The film by Radu Mihaileanu is slated for release in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada (Quebec) this summer.
In a more discreet fashion, Camping 2 got off to a good start in Switzerland and, most particularly, Belgium (107,000 since the end of April), where it leads the French films seen by the highest number of spectators since the beginning of the year.
Apart from Oceans, during the month of May, the 5 million admissions mark has also been crossed by the French-majority production The Ghost Writer, in particular thanks to its release in Spain (825,000 admissions), in Italy (580,000), and the United Kingdom (770,000). This thriller has already outclassed the international results tallied by Oliver Twist, Roman Polanski's previous film.
Oceans and The Ghost Writer are therefore now only a few steps behind From Paris With Love, which continues to maintain its first place position of 2010, with almost 6 million spectators. The fine career of Luc Besson's production continued this month, in particular thanks to its successful release in Japan (200,000 admissions) and Mexico (140,000 admissions in its first week).
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