“22 Jump Street” comedy tops UK box-office

“22 Jump Street” comedy tops UK box-office

PanARMENIAN.Net - Sony's “22 Jump Street” opened at No. 1 in the United Kingdom in its international debut this weekend, TheWrap reported.

The R-rated comedy starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill brought in a strong $8.1 million in the UK, ahead of its debut in North America.

The UK figure was three times bigger than the opening of “21 Jump Street,” 50 percent bigger than that of “Neighbors” and 66 percent ahead of “Anchorman 2,” according to Sony.

“22 Jump Street,” a co-production of Columbia Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, also opened at No. 1 in the Netherlands with $735,000, 36 percent ahead of the original film.

“21 Jump Street” grossed $201 million in 2012, with $63 million of that coming from overseas.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the team behind “The Lego Movie,” direct “22 Jump Street,” which co-stars Rob Rigle, Brie Larson, Dave Franco and Ice Cube.

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