DreamWorks International's animated romp Wallace and Gromit:The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit ruled the international box office charts at the weekend, grossing anestimated $9.2m on 1,895 sites through UIP.
The highlight was an excellent $5m from paid previews on Saturdayand Sunday in the UK for DreamWorks' second biggest ever paid previews result for an animated titlein the territory behind Shrek 2.
The picture opened on $1.3m on 353 in Mexico, $900,000 on 225 inSpain, $361,000 for $471,000 in Brazil, and $161,000 from 66 in Argentina.
DreamWorks International's Madagascar stands at $328m, while stablemate RedEye added $1.3m for$27.5m.
Paramount's drama Four Brothers raised its running total by $2.6mthrough UIP to $7.2m, buoyed by an $820,000 debut on 198 in France. The runningtotal in the UK after two weekends stands at $2.9m.
Universal's Pride And Prejudice remained the number one title in the UKfor the fourth weekend in a row, adding $1.6m through UIP for a mighty $20.5mrunning total.
It stayed top in for the third consecutive weekend in the Netherlandsand has grossed $850,000. All in all the period drama added $2m on 487 venuesfor a $21.8m international running total.
Universal's sci-fi adventure Serenity opened in second place in the UK on$1.3m from 354 sites, ranking ahead of Fox International's fantasy thriller NightWatch.
Serenityadded $425,000 from 160 in its second weekend in Australia for $1.6m, andoverall the picture raised its international running total by $1.8m from 584sites for $3m.
Universal's comedy The 40-Year-Old Virgin added $6.6m from 1,775 sites in 22markets through UIP for a $27.7m international cumulative total.
It opened top in Australia on $1.7m fm 200, and climbed to numberone in its second weekend in Germany on $1.4m on 523 for an early $4.5m runningtotal.
In the UK The 40-Year-Old Virgin has so far grossed $7.2m, and it hastaken $1.1m in Mexico after two weekends and the same amount in Brazil afterthree.
Universal's horror title Land Of The Dead stands at $22m through UIP and $24.2mincluding France, mystery Skeleton Key has amassed $41m through UIP, and Korean box office hit AprilSnow has taken $18.4mafter four weekends in Japan alone.
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory grossed an estimated $7.7m through WarnerBros Pictures International at the weekend to raise the running total to a cool$233.3m.
The family picture was expectedto stay top in its third weekend in Italy on $2.2m from 436 prints for a $9.6mcumulative score, contesting the ranking with SPRI's The Exorcism Of EmilyRose, while it added $2.4m on 363 in itsfifth weekend in Japan to stay top on $32.4m.
The Warner Bros Film Production Germany and MaBo co-production LittlePolar Bear 2 added$923,000 from 635 in its second weekend for $3.4m.
Buena Vista International's (BVI) Flightplan stayed top for the second weekend in arow in Mexico on $1.5m for $4.5m and has already taken more than Panic Room grossed in its entire run in the market.
Overall the thriller added $2.3m at the weekend for a $6.3minternational running total. It opened top in Argentina on $220,000, knocking ElAura (another BVIrelease) off the top spot for the first time in three weekends.
Cinderella Man raised its running total by $2.6m to $40m. The highlight was$760,000 for $2.5m in Australia to rank second after two weekends.
Football drama Goal! added $1.1m for $3.3m overall and took $715,000 for $2.6m and anunconfirmed ranking after two weekends in the UK. It opens in two morefootball-crazy territories - Mexico and France - this week.
Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI) unleashed TheExorcism Of Emily Rose inits first major market of Italy, where it opened in a contested first placewith Charlie And The Chocolate Factory on $2.1m on 324 screens.
Stealth added$2.8m on 850 screens in 26 markets for a $34.7m international running total. Itopened in Japan on $2.5m including previews and was expected to rank second.
Bewitched added$3m on 2,225 screens in 47 markets for a tidy $62.2m cumulative score. Brazilstands at $1.4m after two weekends, and Germany has grossed $7.2m after six.
Results from FoxInternational were unavailable at time of writing and will be updated thisweek.