Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire cast a spell over the international arenawith a staggering second weekend that generated an estimated $95.4m from morethan 9,400 prints in 42 markets to raise the running total to $207m.
Warner Bros Pictures International (WBPI) sources said the picturecrossed $200m in 11 days - it did so in 10 days in North America - and setnumerous opening records in many of its 23 new markets.
Goblet producedthe biggest opening of all time in Italy on $9.4m from 855 prints, while $8mwith 1.3million admissions from 527 prints in Spain was enough for the secondbest industry debut ever behind local hit Torrente 3.
In Japan Potter grossed $14.3m from 851 prints including previews,ahead of the first instalment by 10% but trailing the last two by 17% and 9%respectively. Without previews this was the fifth biggest industry debut inhistory
Elsewhere it generated the second biggest opening of all time inBrazil on $4.1m with 1.2 million admissions from 550 prints, and defiedsnowstorms in Belgium to produce the biggest ever industry debut on $2.4m from177 prints.
In Holland, where the snow was so bad it shut down the publictransport system, Potter grossed $2.5m including previews from 251 prints. Excludingpreviews this was the fourth biggest opening ever.
Elsewhere Potter grossed $1.3m from 84 in Greece for the second biggest debut ofall time behind Troy,and $1.1m from 156 including previews in Argentina, which, without previews,ranks as the biggest ever Warner Bros release.
In its second weekend Goblet Of Fire stayed top in the UK on $15.9m from 536for $51.3m, and top in Germany on $10m and more than 1.2 million admissions for$35.5m. In Mexico it added $3.7m and more than 1 million admissions in what wasthe biggest second weekend ever for a Warner Bros title. The running total isnow $13.6m.
Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire goes out this week in France, Australiaand South Korea.
Buena Vista International's(BVI) Flightplan added $9.6m for animpressive $86.4m cumulative total. It opened second in the UK on $3m from 420screens, and in its third weekend added $1.2m from 304 in Spain for fourthplace and $6.7m, and $710,000 from 242 in Australia for $4.3m and a possiblesecond place.
Chicken Little added $5.7m for a total to date of more than $32m. It ranks secondin Spain on $4.9m after two weekends, second in Brazil on $3.4m after three,and second in Mexico on an excellent $10m after four.
The picture grossed $282,000 in the Grand Rex theatre in Paris andwill expand nationwide on Dec 7.
Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI) reported a veryhealthy $7.8m weekend haul for The Exorcism Of Emily Rose on 2,340 screens in 41 markets. Therunning total stands at $31.8m.
The picture opened in third place in the UK on $2.3m from 372screens, opened second in Germany on $1.6m from 407, and opened third inAustria on $240,000 from 45.
Exorcism standsthird on $4.5m after two weekends in Spain, a contested second with BVI inMexico on $5.8m after two, and second in New Zealand on $407,000 after two
Zathuragrossed $360,000 on 68 screens in its first two international markets. Itproduced third place on $190,000 from 38 screens in Malaysia, and second placeon $170,000 from 30 in Singapore.
Sony's first Italian local language title Melissa P added $1.7m from 318 in its secondweekend in Italy for a solid $4.8m running total.
Fox International's In Her Shoes grossed $3.5m over the weekend for a $30minternational running total. Spain added $907,000 for $2m after two weekends.
The Transporter 2 opened on $730,000 from 221 in the UK; it stands at $19m overall.
Working Title's Nanny McPhee ranks eighth in the UK after $607,000 from 407 sites throughUIP raised the total to $28m after six weeks. The picture opens in the rest ofthe world next year.
The Constant Gardener, which Universal has in 12 territories, added $2m from 631 sitesin six territories for a $13.1m international running total. The video gameadaptation Doom added$1m from 770 sites in 38 territories to raise the international running total throughUIP to $19.2m. It opened fifth in Mexico on $250,000 from 198 sites.
Pride And Prejudice added $470,000 from 534 theatres; it stands at a very promising$42.1m with 47 territories still to open. Universal's comedy The 40-Year-OldVirgin has amassed $56.5mso far and has five more territories including Italy on Jan 13. Sci-fi romp Serenityopened fourth in Germanyon $416,000 from 218 sites through UIP; it has grossed $11.6m from 12 territories.
DreamWorksInternational's Wallace And Gromit added $1.5m for a $122m international running total through UIP.Paramount's Elizabethtown stands at $3.1m from its markets to date, and DreamWorksInternational's Just Like Heaven has grossed $3.5m from the early stages of its run.