Box Office: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor The Impossible up
Directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, the tsunami family drama The Impossible was up an impressive 29% from last weekend according to studio estimates found at Box Office Mojo. Starring SAG Award nominee Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor, The Impossible added an estimated $185,000 this weekend at 15 locations (the same number of venues as last week). Cume after 10 days: $485,000.
The Impossible is the highest-grossing movie of the year at the Spanish box office: $52.99m, far ahead of the no. 2 movie, Bill Condon’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, starring On the Road‘s Kristen Stewart, alongside Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, which has earned $27.95m.
Also, Juan Antonio Bayona had a previous no. 1 hit at the Spanish box office: the atmospheric psychological / horror drama The Orphanage / El Orfanato, starring Belén Rueda, which scored $37.72m in 2007. And that The Impossible is Spain’s second biggest box-office blockbuster in the last ten years, behind James Cameron / Sam Worthington Avatar, which grossed a gigantic $109.99m in late 2009 / early 2010.
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