Warner Bros PicturesInternational's supernatural thriller Constantine opens in Italy and Mexico today (Feb 25) on the backof a smattering of smaller European debuts earlier in the week.
The picture has grossed$33.7m after two weekends and executives will look for solid debuts and strongholds in Asia as well as Spain, France and Germany to boost the alreadyimpressive international running total.
A Very Long Engagement opens in Brazil today and has amassed $53.4m todate. Other latest running totals put The Aviator on $10.4m in Warner Brosmarkets, Alexander in $32.9m in Warner Bros markets, and Ocean's Twelve on$226.9m.
Fox International launchesthe thriller Hide And Seek inFrance on Feb 23 on 314 prints, Brazil on Feb 25 on 217, South Korea on Feb 25on 120, the UK on the same day on 356, and Taiwan on Feb 26 on 59. The picturecurrently stands at $12m.
Sideways goes out in Mexico on Feb 25 on 80 prints and hasamassed $15.1m through all Fox International markets to date.
Sony Pictures ReleasingInternational (SPRI) rolls out the comedy Spanglish in the UK on Feb 25, as well as Sweden and Finlandthe same day. As of Feb 21 it has grossed $3.8m.
The romantic comedy Hitch had taken $2.2m as of Feb 21 and opens in SouthAfrica on Feb 25 and Taiwan a day later. As of Feb 21 Closer had taken $67.6m and The Forgotten is on $40.5m.
Buena Vista International(BVI) opens Finding Neverland inSouth Korea on Feb 25 and the drama has taken $26.8m to date.
The distributor expands TheLife Aquatic With Steve Zissou widein the UK on Feb 25, and only has rights for the picture in that market.
Japanese animation sensationHowl's Moving Castle opens inSingapore on Feb 24 and has amassed $9.3m to date through BVI markets.
Latest figures put NationalTreasure on $143.9m, TheIncredibles on $365.9m, and Pooh'sHeffalump Movie on $5.9m.