Rush opens in theaters everywhere today, September 27. Check GoWatchIt for showtimes.
International receipts are growing in importance. The box office used to be won and lost on American soil but things are certainly changing. Pacific Rim may have underperformed domestically but with an Asian market ravenously consuming it, sequel talks have managed to germinate. This is having ramifications that extend past franchise salvation and is actually changing the content of the films produced. Both Looper and Iron Man 3 took little detours to China and even released different versions that played up the importance of the country.