‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Spins $50M in Overseas Box-Office Bow

"Amazing Spider-Man" bows to $13M in Korea, $11M in Japan and a record-setting $6M in India. Sony focuses on Asia with Europe in midst of soccer championships.

Last Updated: July 1, 2012 @ 11:54 AM

"The Amazing Spider-Man" has begun spinning its box-office web, taking in $50.2 million from 13 overseas markets in its first weekend of release.

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Sony focused the rollout mainly on Asia with Europe in the midst of its soccer championships.

Korea led the way, bringing in $13.4 million on 1,213 screens, a 71% market share. Japan produced $11.4 million from 1,092 screens, pulling in an estimated 84% of the country’s  Saturday-Sunday box office.

"The Amazing Spider-man" grossed $6 million from 1,236 screens in India, the biggest opening ever for a Hollywood film there and 74% bigger than 'Spider-Man 3."

The fourth film in the franchise opens with midnight screenings Monday night in the U.S. Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone star in the reboot, directed by Marc Webb. 


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