19 February 2013 3:58 PM, PST | Box Office Mojo | See recent BoxOfficeMojo.com news »

Coinciding with its domestic debut, A Good Day to Die Hard expanded in to a total of 65 foreign markets and easily took first place at the overseas box office this weekend. Meanwhile, Django Unchained passed another significant milestone, and Skyfall joined the elusive $800 million overseas club. The fifth Die Hard movie tallied $60.2 million this weekend for an early total of $78.7 million. Its top market was the U.K. with $7.5 million, though it also had good starts in Japan ($7 million) and Germany ($6.5 million) and decent debuts in Mexico ($3 million) and Spain ($1.98 million). Oddly, despite its Moscow setting A Good Day to Die Hard only opened to $6.6 million in Russia (noticeably less than last month's Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, for example). Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, also underwhelmed in Russia ($12.4 million total) even though it featured a lengthy section in Moscow; this suggests that setting a movie in Russia doesn't »

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