Continuing itssuccessful international run, Closer added an estimated $6.5m on its peak level of 2,405international prints through Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI) atthe weekend to raise its running total to $55.2m.

The drama stayedtop in its second weekend in Australia on $830,000 for $2.9m, and added $1m on330 in its fourth weekend in the UK for an excellent $12.9m running totalthere.

It opened in thetop 10 in South Korea on $500,000 on 100 screens, and is expected to benefitfrom the lunar new year holiday season.

Spanglish opened in its first international marketof Mexico, grossing $700,000 to rank fourth. The 7.8million pesos box officecompares favourably to SPRI's 6.3million pesos launch in Mexico roughly a yearago of Something's Gotta Give.