Sony’s alien invasion film climbed to the top of the charts last weekend but does it have enough firepower to hold off the initial forays of Warner Bros’ Sucker Punch?

Battle: LA stands at more than $52m after two weekends in release and while there are no launches scheduled for the major markets in the coming days – it opens in New Zealand and Venezuela – SPRI top brass expect solid holds.

The rom-com Just Go With It stands at $52.2m and arrives this weekend in France and Russia and four other markets. The Roommate opens in Germany and four others. CBS FilmsFaster and Screen GemsCountry Strong debut in the UK.

PPI’s animation Rango has grossed $78.9m and will surge towards the talismanic $100m mark.

UPI’s sci-fi The Adjustment Bureau on $34m arrives in seven, among them France, Belgium, French-speaking Switzerland and the Netherlands. Paul has raced to $28.6m and opens in Russia and The Eagle opens in the UK.

Fox International’s BlackSwan has grossed $176.8m, while Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son on $30.4m opens in Spain and three other markets.

La Otra Familia opens in Mexico, while Gulliver’s Travels stands at $175.4m and The Chronicles Of Narnia: Voyage Of The Dawn Treader has taken $301.9m.

Warner Bros Pictures International launches Red Riding Hood in Australia. The film will open in the UK, France, Mexico and Brazil in April.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International’s Gnomeo & Juliet stands at $19.7m from Disney markets and arrives in Germany and Thailand.

I Am Number Four on $66.5m opens in South Africa, Sweden and Turkey while the much maligned Mars Needs Moms – which this week it was revealed is heading straight for DVD in Benelux – debuts in Argentina and Greece and stands at $9.8m.