Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason passed $100m at the international boxoffice this weekend after 25 days in release through UIP.
The romantic comedy sequel added $16.4m on 3,200 screens in 33territories to raise its international running total to $108m.
Germany was a key driverhere, as the picture opened top on $4.5m on 726 screens, roughly 140% biggerthan the 2001 original. It also scored Working Title's biggest ever opening dayin US$ and local currency.
It also opened top in Brazil, Austria and the German-speakingparts of Switzerland, grossing $520,000 on 147, $650,000 on 84 and $600,000 on56 respectively. Results from Brazil are incomplete.
In Asia the picture secured the number one spot in Taiwan on$400,000 on 72 for Working Title'sbiggest opening ever, and also opened top in Hong Kong on $355,000 on33.
In the UK Bridget is expected to pass the final US$ total for Bridget Jones'sDiary this week afteradding $3.3m on 477 for $57.1m in its fourth weekend to rank second behind TheIncredibles.
It ranked third inAustralia on $880,000 on 247 for $11.9m after the same amount of time, andremained top for the third consecutive weekend in a row in New Zealand, where$300,000 on 62 was sufficient to overtake the original's final gross and raisedthe sequel total to $1.9m.
It ranked fifth in Mexico on a $660,000 running total after itssecond weekend and fourth in Spain after adding $1m for $6.6m after its thirdweekend. There are six territories to open next weekend including Francethrough Mars and South Korea.
Horror hit The Grudge fell to sixth place in the UK and grossed $450,000 on 242 for $14mafter five weekends there.
The German comedy smash Seven Dwarves raised its international running totalto $51m after 39 days in release in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
It ranks third in Germany and added $1.4m on 687 in its sixthweekend for $43.8m to become Universal's second biggest release of all timethere behind Jurassic Park on $55m.
Seven Dwarves ranks fifth in Austria on $4.8m after six weekends, and iscurrently Universal's fourth biggest release ever behind Babe, Jurassic Parkand The Flintstones.
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