Ahead of its U.S. debut on Nov. 22, Pixar’s Coco is already breaking records in its first international market, Mexico, where today it will become the #1 film of all time in local currency.
Through Nov. 14 (19 days of release), Coco has taken in 824M pesos and will today pass the 827M pesos earned by The Avengers during its entire run. The film debuted Oct. 27 and has held the #1 spot at the box office for its first three consecutive weeks. At current exchange rates, the Mexico gross translates to $43.1M in USD.
Coco opens day and date with the U.S. in its first additional international markets China (Nov. 23) and Russia (Nov. 24). The film is currently at a spectacular 96% Fresh on RottenTomatoes.