Resident Evil: Afterlife Dominates with $73.2M Worldwide
Screen Gems' Resident Evil: Afterlife dominated the box office this weekend, earning an estimated $27.7 million from 3,203 theaters domestically and another $45.5 million in 35 international markets for a worldwide total of $73.2 million. Made for $60 million, the Paul W.S. Anderson sequel stars Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Kim Coates, Shawn Roberts, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Spencer Locke, Boris Kodjoe, Wentworth Miller and Sienna Guillory.
The $27.7 million opening marked the best of the franchise, topping 2007's Resident Evil: Extinction ($23.7 million). The third film finished with $51 million domestically and $97 million overseas for a worldwide total of $147.7 million.