Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International top brass will be looking for another strong weekend as rival The Green Hornet hits key territories.
Disney’s animation has been a big hit overseas and currently stands at $218.8m. The family-comedy hits the UK next weekend.
Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI) launches The Green Hornet in a dozen territories and the second wave includes Australia, Mexico and Japan.
GK Film’s The Tourist expands its successful run into Brazil, Argentina and Holland, while SPRI opens How Do You Know in Germany and Get Low in the UK.
Fox International launches Black Swan starring Golden Globe winner Natalie Portman in the UK, Australia, Germany, Denmark and Austria, among others.
Gulliver’s Travels on $103.1m steps into Argentina, while Love And Other Drugs arrives in Mexico and Sweden and stands at $35.9m. Vallanzasca opens in Italy. Unstoppable has grossed $78.1m.
The King’s Speech stands at more than $33.2m and opens in New Zealand on January 20 and in a smattering of Eastern European territories on January 21. The UK has generated more than $16.5m and Australia more than $12.5m, the latter through PPI.
PPI’s Little Fockers stands at $137.2m while Megamind has amassed $160.2m and both films are expected to enjoy solid weekends.
PPI opens the comedy Morning Glory on $8.6m in the UK on January 21 and Spain on the same day. Let Me In opens in Mexico on January 21.
Jackass 3D has taken $53.4m and opens in Taiwan on January 22. Grease Sing-Along opens in Australia on January 20.
Warner Bros Pictures International’s Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 now ranks as the second biggest film overseas in the franchise on more than $648m. The record is Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone on $657m.
Yogi Bear on $16.8m arrives in Brazil, while Clint Eastwood’s supernatural drama Hereafter has taken $16.3m and opens this weekend in France, Spain and Hong Kong. Life As We Know It has grossed $54.2m.
UPI’s The Dilemma is in the early stages and opens in eight territories, among them the UK on January 21. Charlie St Cloud has grossed $15.9m overseas and opens in Italy on January 21.
Devil on $25.1m arrives in Switzerland and German-speaking Switzerland.