The Merc With a Mouth stuck the landing overseas.
Ryan Reynold’s “Deadpool 2
” bowed internationally with $176 million — and that’s without a boost from China. Combined with its $125 million domestic debut, the superhero sequel secured a global weekend total of $301 million.
It marked the best overseas opening of all time for Fox International
. The previous record was set by “X-Men: Days of the Future Past” with $174 million, including $38 million from China. It also surpassed “Logan
” ($160 million) as the biggest international opening for an R-rated title.
” saw the biggest launch in the United Kingdom with $18 million from 1,796 locations. It also had a solid launch in South Korea with $17 million on 1,562 screens, as well as in Russia with $11.8 million from 1,477, Australia with $11.7 million on 279 screens, and Mexico with $10 million from 3,013 screens.
Other top markets include France ($8.3 million from 727 screens), Germany ($8.2 million from 875 screens), Brazil, India, and Taiwan ($5.6 million from