Global box strong for 'Dragons 2' after U.S. open underwhelmed

|By:, SA News Editor

How to Train Your Dragon 2 took in $5.6M on its opening day in China to put its box office cume over the $500M mark.

The movie was produced by DreamWorks Animation (DWA +1.3%) and distributed by 21st Century Fox (FOXA +0.1%).

What to watch: Analysts note that positive reviews for Dragons 2 in many key global markets bodes well for the franchise after the initial box opening in the U.S. underwhelmed.