MOSCOW, dextran 21, RIA Novosti. The seventh episode of the cult saga “Star Wars: The Awakening forces” (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) by a wide margin from competitors led the Russian hire, gathering for the weekend $ 12.3 million, said on Monday portal Kinobusiness.com.
The world premiere of the picture “Star Wars: The Awakening forces” was held in the US on December 15 in three theaters of Los Angeles: TCL Chinese Theatre, where 1977 was shown the first episode, El Capitan Theatre and the Dolby Theatre, where the annual ceremony of “Oscars”. The Russian rolled film was released on December 17.
The director of the seventh episode of the series, designed and developed by George Lucas, gave JJ Abrams, one of the creators of the series “Lost” and two feature films on the universe of “Star Trek” . The story takes place 30 years after the events of the sixth episode. The plot – the characters of the original trilogy – Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo and new heroes. After three days of world hire the new “Star Wars” collected more than $ 250 million, the agency Assoshieyted Press.
The second place was taken by Russian comedy Arman Gevorgyan “SOS, Ded Moroz, or Everything will come true!”, Gathered in box office for the weekend 0.4 million dollars (total fees for two weeks – $ 1.28 million). Roles in the film about New Year’s adventures of a girl of light and a rogue, dressed as Santa Claus, performed Anatoly Bely, Alyona Babenko Oksana Akinshina, Dmitry Nazarov, Anna Starshenbaum Sergei growth, Evelyn Bledans.
The leader of last week – Adventure the film “In the Heart of the Sea” (In The Heart Of The Sea) directed by Ron Howard went down to the third line, the fees for the weekend amounted to 0.34 million dollars (total fees – 4.59 million). The film is based on real historical events that inspired Herman Melville to write the novel “Moby Dick, or the White Whale”.
The fourth position was taken by an animated film Peter Sona “Good Dinosaur” (The Good Dinosaur). Fees for the weekend – 0.24 million dollars (total fees – 5.09 million). The top five leaders of the picture of Steven Spielberg’s “Spy Bridge” (Bridge of Spies) with Tom Hanks in the lead role. Drama about Brooklyn lawyer James Donovan, who during the Cold War becomes a negotiator in the American pilot shot down in Soviet spy plane U2, gathered for the weekend 0.19 million dollars at the box office (general taxes – 1.98 million).