Buena Vista's animated hit BrotherBear grossed $3m through Buena VistaInternational (BVI) at the weekend, raising its international running total toa superb $156.7m.

The picture remained top in Germany for the fifth consecutive weekand is the first picture to do so since local hit Goodbye, Lenin! last year. Final figures were unconfirmedat time of writing.

Hidalgoadded $4.9m for $26.1m, opening in Japan on $1.2m, while The Haunted Mansion raised its total by $1.8m for $73.1m.