Fox International’s holiday season release is the latest day-and-date launch in a busy year-end season. Tron: Legacy opens worldwide next weekend.
The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader arrives in 59 markets and will be s strong contender for the top spot in the UK, Russia, Mexico, France, Australia, Spain, South Korea and Brazil.
It also touches down in Taiwan, South Africa, Singapore, Holland and Hong Kong.
The thriller Unstoppable stands at $51.3m with 15 territories to go. VampiresSuck has grossed $43.8m and Avatar stands at $2.024bn.
Warner Bros Pictures International’s Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 is on $487.9m and will have no trouble coasting pas the half-billion milestone.
The last major release comes courtesy of South Korea on December 17. Due Date has taken $85m so far and opens in Italy on January 21 followed a day later by Japan.
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International’s Tangled stands at $50m in the early stages. The animation crossed $100m in North American this week and is thriving on word of mouth.
Disney will be hoping to spark the same effect overseaswhen the film debuts in Germany and Austria this weekend.
Tangled will roll out gradually across the world in the coming months. Tron: Legacy has a more urgent mission and will open through a simultaneous global assault next week.
Sony’s The Social Networkopens in Mexico, while Machete opens in five Sony territories including Brazil. GK Films’ The Tourist starring Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie arrives in five, among them South Korea and Taiwan.
PPI releases DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind in Australia and New Zealand this weekend and the film has grossed $54.2m. Kung Fu Wing Chun debuts in Taiwan. Jackass 3D stands at and $48.9m and Paranormal Activity 2 has taken $83.5m.
Universal /UPI’s Despicable Me stands at $273.1m. Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere opens in the UK this weekend.
Summit International’s Red has amassed $73.3m.