Universal takes additional $4.6m with Wedding
Universal's AmericanPie: The Wedding stayed on course topass $100m at the international box office after an estimated $4.6m weekendhaul from 1,500 venues in 29 territories raised its total to $91.5m.
With 19 more markets to openthrough UIP, including France next weekend, passing the milestone is merely aquestion of time.
American Pie: The Weddingopened third in Singapore on anexcellent $125,000 from 11 sites, all the more impressive considering itcarried a 21 rating compared to PG for the number one film Infernal AffairsII and 16 for Underworld in second place.
The Singapore bow wasroughly the same as that of 2001's American Pie 2. It was the same story with the Philippines opening,which took in $242,000 from 45.
Opening figures for Denmark,Finland and Indonesia will be available on Oct 13.
The comedy sequel heldstrong at number one in New Zealand, adding $165,000 from 49 and dropping 40%for $565,000 after 11 days. The film is tracking 7% ahead of American Pie 2 and 49% ahead of the 1999 original.
American Pie: The Wedding added $175,000 from 210 in Germany for $18.3m after53 days and $46,000 from 56 in its ninth week in the UK for a superb $27.5mrunning total.
Ned Kelly grossed $35,000 from 36 sites in its third weekendin the UK for a $782,000 total there. The film's international total fromthe UK, Australia and New Zealand is $6.1m.
2 Fast 2 Furious raised its international total to $105.2m. It added$32,000 in its fourth week in Argentina, staying in sixth place for a $388,000total and tracking 12% ahead of 2001's The Fast And The Furious.