Several reviews of A Good Day to Die Hard took note of the sparseness of dialog in the script and speculated that it was all part of a strategy by the filmmakers to attract non-English-speaking overseas audiences. If that in fact was the case, it worked. Over the regular three-day weekend (for some odd reason, they don't celebrate Presidents Day abroad), the movie earned $61.5 million versus $24.8 million during the same period domestically. Inasmuch as the film had already opened a week earlier in some markets abroad, it has already earned more than $100 million worldwide. And it has yet to open in several key markets, including China, France, Brazil, India and Australia.
It joins '10 Cloverfield Lane' and the upcoming ghost story 'The Conjuring 2'.