#1 ‘Les Misérables’ Now $58.6M Worldwide; #2 ‘The Hobbit’ Passes $512M Global Cume; #3 ‘Django Unchained’ Now $25M Domestic; Billy Crystal & Bette Midler Beat Tom Cruise

#1 ‘Les Misérables’ Now $58.6M Worldwide; #2 ‘The Hobbit’ Passes $512M Global Cume; #3 ‘Django Unchained’ Now $25M Domestic; Billy Crystal & Bette Midler Beat Tom Cruise
Thursday 9:45 Am, 6th Update: Working Title/Universal’s #1 Les Misérables has grossed $28.3M internationally. Combined with the North American 2-day total of $30.3M, the worldwide cume now is $58.6M. The film is playing in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Spain so there are many overseas territories still to go. Australia opened Wednesday with $1.9M and set the record as the biggest opening day ever for a musical (45% bigger than the opening day of Mamma Mia!). It was also the biggest opening day for a Russell Crowe film and the biggest opening day for a Working Title production. As for #2, MGM/Warner Bros’ The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey now has amassed a gargantuane $344M international for a global cume of $512+M. In the #3 slot, Quentin Tarantino’s controversial Django Unchained for The Weinstein Company has made $25M domestic in just two days. Sony is releasing it abroad.
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