The penultimate episode in Summit’s world-beating tween franchise soared past $500m in worldwide ticket sales earlier in the week.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 will still be the one to beat in its third weekend and could settle on more than $350m by the end of Sunday through Summit International’s licensees.

PPI opens Puss In Boots opens in about 15 territories including France, Mexico and South Africa and the DreamWorks Animation title stands at a highly promising $68.5m.

The Adventures Of Tintin opens in the Philippines and has grossed more than $200m through Sony Pictures Releasing International and PPI.

Fox International reports that New Regency’s sci-fi thriller In Time on $71.6m opens in around eight territories including Germany, Spain, Argentina and Poland. The Big Year arrives in the UK, as does Margaret.

Mr Popper’s Penguins stands at $121.4m, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes $306.1m and What’s Your Number? $16.7m.