2:36 PM PDT 3/23/2016 by Vladimir Kozlov
And that’s for any film, not just an animated title.
Disney’s animated tentpole Zootopia stayed at the top of the Russian box office for the third consecutive weekend, becoming the No. 1 title of the year thus far and the No. 5 release of all time in Russia with $24.9 million to date.
The pic grossed $3.1 million in its third outing.
The four top-grossing films of all time in Russia are Avatar ($119.9 million), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides ($63.7 million), Stalingrad ($51.8 million) and Shrek Forever After ($51.6 million).
Two local releases followed Zootopia over the weekend.
Smeshariki. Legenda of Zolotom Drakone (Kikoriki. Legend of the Golden Dragon), the second feature-length installment in the animated Kikoriki franchise, debuted in second place, grossing $1.7 million. The film was directed by Denis Chernov and is being distributed by Universal.
Dmitry Dyachenko’s family comedy SuperBobrovs opened at No. 3 with $1.68 million.
The Divergent Series: Allegiant slipped to the fourth spot, taking in another $1.2 million for a cume of $5 million.
London Has Fallen bowed at No. 5, grossing $1.2 million.