Disney/Pixar’s Forky fourquel had a terrific start in Japan this session, posting $15.3M at No. 1 and becoming the best debut ever for a Disney Animation/Pixar title. In Hong Kong, the $4.6M bow was the best for any animated studio movie of all time. The full offshore weekend put $48.1M in the toy chest for an overseas cume of $424.7Mand a global haul of $771.1M.
In already opened territories, Toy Story 4 dropped just -30% overall from last weekend. Latin America continues to amaze. The film is now the highest ever animated release in the region as well as the highest industry grossing film of all time in Argentina and the No. 2 highest grossing industry film ever in Mexico, behind only Avengers: Endgame.
Latin America as a region fell by just 26% to cume $170.1M so far. Notable holds were seen in Argentina (-3%), Chile (-11%), Brazil (-15%) and Mexico (-37%).
Europe dipped just 31% with good holds in Spain (-29%), France (-30%) and the UK (-33%). In the latter, TS4 is the No. 2 release of the year.
The Top 5 markets are Mexico ($66.1M), UK ($53.7M), China ($28.6M), Brazil ($26.4M) and Australia ($24.2M).
Germany is still to open, on August 15.