The Sony Pictures release, which carries a hefty 90 million budget, has earned 62.5 million worldwide over its opening weekend. The studio says that those results indicate the film in on pace to match hits such as “Murder on the Orient Express” and “Kingsman: The Secret Service.” Pitt’s latest effort was available in 73 of the international market or more than 15,900 screens. It was the top-grossing global release of the weekend.
“Bullet Train,” a star-studded film about battling assassins, performed best in the U.K., where it had a 5-day total of 3.5 million, followed by France with 3.1 million and Mexico with 3 million. In addition to Pitt, “Bullet Train” stars Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Sandra Bullock and Bad Bunny.
Also of note, Disney and Marvel’s “Thor: Love and Thunder