The thriller Gothika added $5.5m from 1,700 screens in 30 markets through ColumbiaTriStar Film Distributors International (CTFDI) at the weekend to raise itsinternational running total to $44.5m.

Highlights were a marginal 3% drop in its second weekend inGermany, where the picture added $1.7m for $3.9m and ranked third behindopeners Brother Bearand The Passion Of The Christ.

Gothikaopened second in Italy on $1.3m and first in Holland on $410,000 from 41screens for a strong $10,000 average.

The picture hasbeen a steady performer in its international run so far and there are openingsto come in the UK, Australia, Korea and Sweden.