John Carter has earned $53,172,000 in North America, as of
March 18, 2012 and $126,100,000 in other countries, as of March 18,
2012, summing up to a worldwide total of $179,272,000. In North America, it opened in first place on Friday, March 9, 2012 with $9.81 million. However, by Sunday, it had grossed $30.2 million, falling to second place for the weekend, behind The Lorax. Outside North America, it topped the weekend chart, opening with $70.6 million. Its highest-grossing country was Russia and the CIS, where it broke the all-time opening-day record ($6.5 million) and earned $16.5 million during the weekend.
Despite strong overseas numbers, however, Disney revealed that the film
was expected to lose as much as $200 million in the their second fiscal
quarter ending March 31.