Fox International’s Avatar will ease part the $1.5bn mark this weekend as executives expect an eighth consecutive weekend at the top.

The film, now the biggest international, domestic and global release of all time, stands at $1.479bn overseas and will continue to be too strong for the competition. The global tally is more than $2.079bn.

Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel has reached $195.2m and lands in China on February 5, while Tooth Fairy stands at $27.2m and arrives in Argentina on February 4, and All About Steve opens in Spain on February 5.

Warner Bros Pictures International’s Sherlock Holmes has amassed $226m and arrives in France this weekend. Clint Eastwood’s Invictus on $24m opens in the UK and Japan.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International’s The Princess And The Frog stands at $78.7m and arrives in the UK, Spain, Sweden and Benelux. Old Dogs has grossed $39.2m, Surrogates $81.1m, and Up stands at $437.1m.

PPI’s Up In The Air has raced to $37.4m and arrives in ten territories, among them Germany and German-speaking Switzerland on February 4 and Austria a day later.

Luna Caliente opens in Spain on February 5 and Youth In Revolt lands in the UK the same day. Charlie And Boots opens in New Zealand on February 4.

Sony Pictures Releasing International’s Armored has taken more than $15.9m and opens in Germany, Mexico, Singapore and India, and Did You Hear About The Morgns? on more than $36.9m touches down in Russia and New Zealand, among several others.

An Education ventures into Italy and Argentina, while The Stepfather opens in Spain.