An estimated $10.1m international weekend haul propelled Disney's BrotherBear past $200m inworldwide ticket sales, making it Disney's 16th animated title to reach themark.

The picture raised its international running total to $115.5m andhas taken more than $85m at the domestic box office.

Weekend business was fuelled chiefly by a $4.7m number one openingweekend in Germany from 740 screens, passing in dollar amount previous openingsby Tarzan, Shrek, Monsters Inc and A Bug's Life and beating in local currency theopening of all those pictures except Tarzan.

In Austria, Brother Bear also opened top on $736,000 from 95 screen for the fifthbiggest animated opening of all time, while a second place $346,000 bow from105 screens in Russia was enough for the biggest traditionally animated debutever in that market.

Key figures inthe film's international run include $70m and counting in Europe - with Franceclose to $24m and a mighty $13m gross in Sweden - and $25m in Latin America,where Brother Bear isthe 11th biggest animated release of all time in the region.