Ghostbusters No. 1 Movie Globally, But Not in U.S.

Ghostbusters, a remake of the 1984 comedy but with an all-female cast, was the No. 1 movie globally with $65.1 million worldwide according to ComScore.

But in the U.S., the Secret Life of Pets took the top spot in box office revenues with $50.6 million and Ghostbusters earned $46.0 million.

ComScore’s Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, “Notable newcomers had an impact internationally this weekend with Fox’s ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ taking the #1 market share position in 35 markets, earning $53.5 million from 15,132 screens in 51 total markets. Meanwhile, Sony’s ‘Ghostbusters’ scared up a solid $19.1 million from 3,900 screens in 3 major territories in its international debut.”

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, July 17, are below.

  1. Ghostbusters – Sony – $65.1M
  2. Secret Life Of Pets, The – Universal – $55.0M
  3. Ice Age: Collision Course – 20th Century Fox – $53.5M
  4. Finding Dory – Disney – $47.5M
  5. Legend Of Tarzan, The – Warner Bros. – $33.1M
  6. Independence Day: Resurgence – 20th Century Fox – $19.6M
  7. Now You See Me 2 – Multiple – $18.2M
  8. Cold War 2 – Multiple – $17.3M
  9. Central Intelligence – Universal – $15.3M
  10. When Larry Met Mary – Multiple – $15.0M
  11. Big Fish & Chinese Flowering Crabapple – Beijing Enlight Pictures Co.,Ltd – $14.3M
  12. Purge: Election Year, The – Universal – $9.7M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, July 17, are below.

  1. Secret Life Of Pets, The – Universal – $50.6M
  2. Ghostbusters – Sony – $46.0M
  3. Legend Of Tarzan, The – Warner Bros. – $11.1M
  4. Finding Dory – Disney – $11.0M
  5. Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates – 20th Century Fox – $7.5M
  6. Purge: Election Year, The – Universal – $6.1M
  7. Central Intelligence – Warner Bros. – $5.3M
  8. Infiltrator, The – Broad Green Pictures – $5.3M
  9. BFG, The – Disney – $3.7M
  10. Independence Day: Resurgence – 20th Century Fox – $3.5M
  11. Shallows, The – Sony – $3.0M
  12. Conjuring 2, The – Warner Bros. – $0.9M