Ewan McGregor’s Disaster Movie Set To Break Box Office Records In Spain

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November 2, 2012 | 7:56pm EST

Ewan Mcgregor and Naomi Watts’ new disaster movie The Impossible is on course to break box office records in Spain.
Juan Antonio Bayona’s drama, which chronicles a real-life family’s struggles during the tsunami which lashed the coast of Thailand over Christmas in 2004, is set become the highest-grossing release for a Spanish film.
The feat will topple 2001 movie The Others, which grossed $35.5 million domestically, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Impossible opened in Spain on 11 October and has already racked up $35.4 million at the box office.
Although The Impossible, like The Others, is an English-language film, it qualifies as a Spanish movie because the director and producers are Spanish.