Spectre reigns at the Italian box office
by Camillo De Marco
- The 24th James Bond instalment, directed by Sam Mendes, has racked up €8.8 million, followed by Italian comedy Matrimonio al Sud
After having taken more than €5 million during its first four days on release, Spectre [+see also:
film profile] now also reigns at the Italian box office, with a total of €8.8 million. On Sunday, the 24th James Bond film, directed by Sam Mendes, took €726,000, a fall from Saturday, when it raked in over €1 million. The per-screen average takings are €3,744 for 686 screens. Produced by Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, Spectre has been showing in theatres since 5 November, distributed by Warner Italia.
Coming in in second place is Italian comedy Matrimonio al Sud [+see also:
film profile] by Paolo Costella, starring Massimo Boldi: it kicked off by taking €1.2 million, with a per-screen average of €3,574 (distributed by Medusa in 333 cinemas). Third place was earned by Pan (Warner), with €1.1 million over four days (€407,000 on Sunday alone), followed by Gli ultimi saranno ultimi [+see also:
film profile], the bitter comedy directed by Massimiliano Bruno and distributed by 01, which has managed to rake in €985,000 since its release on Thursday 12th (€348,000 in takings on Sunday). The top ten also included a third Italian title, Belli di papà [+see also:
film profile] by Guido Chiesa, which ended up in seventh place with a total of €3.8 million in takings over two weeks.
(Translated from Italian)