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Photo of Jim Amos By Jim Amos | Box Office Insider June 22, 2014 at 11:09PM

There's nothing like an opening in China to allow you to reclaim the top spot overseas and nothing like 11 guys falling down as if shot when breathed on (are you listening, Germany?) to keep guys away from International multiplexes. That translates to family oriented films finishing 1-2 this weekend.
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There's nothing like an opening in China to allow you to reclaim the top spot overseas and nothing like 11 guys falling down as if shot when breathed on (are you listening, Germany?) to keep guys away from International multiplexes.  That translates to family oriented films finishing 1-2 this weekend  "Maleficent" opened to a spunky $20 million in China, allowing it to eke out a victory over "How To Train Your Dragon 2" with "Edge of Tomorrow" taking the place position.  "22 Jump Street" continues to expand well throughout the territories, however the first 9 countries on "Jersey Boys" could only muster $1.6 million.  Here are the complete estimates:

INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE TOP 10 ESTIMATES

world cup

1)   MALEFICENT---$44.5 MILLION---$335 MILLION CUME
2)   HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2---$43.0 MILLION---$77 MILLION CUME
3)   EDGE OF TOMORROW---$21.5 MILLION---$218 MILLION CUME
4)   THE FAULT IN OUR STARS---$20.0 MILLION---$65 MILLION CUME
5)   GODZILLA---$15.0 MILLION---$282 MILLION CUME
6)   22 JUMP STREET---$14.0 MILLION---$38 MILLION CUME
7)   X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST---$11.5 MILLION---$477 MILLION CUME
8)   BLENDED---$6.0 MILLION---$21 MILLION CUME
9)   FROZEN---$3.5 MILLION---$877 MILLION CUME
10) NEIGHBORS---$3.0 MILLION---$92 MILLION CUME


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