MOSCOW, August 17. /TASS/. The Man from U.N.C.L.E, an American spy thriller directed by Guy Ritchie, tops Russia’s box office ratings, says the Unified Federal Automated Information System (UAIS) website.
A story about CIA agent and KGB operative cooperation earned 184.3 million roubles ($2.8 million) for the first weekend after its release in Russia last week, beating previous two-week leader Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation. The former number one earned 74.7million roubles ($1.2 million) for the weekend, currently ranking second with a total of 414.9 million roubles ($6.4 million).
Minions, a US animated comedy, is in third place with 1.54 billion roubles ($23.7 million) for more than a month on Russian screens, with 15.9 million roubles ($245.000) earned for the last weekend.
Fourth place in the rating is taken by The Gift, an American psychological thriller, a directorial debut of Joel Edgerton, Australian actor, with 15.88 million roubles ($244.000), released in Russia last Thursday.
Irrational Man, American mystery drama by Woody Allen, is currently ranking fifth, earning nearly 13 million roubles ($200.000) for its first weekend.