After crossing $200m by Thursday  Inception was expected to retain its crown. Warner Bros will look to keep momentum going with two significant launches in Spain and Brazil.
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International’s Toy Story 3 has amassed $452.2m and opens this weekend in South Korea. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice stands at $44.6m and opens this weekend in Hong Kong and Hungary.
Sony Pictures Releasing International’s spy thriller Salt has grossed $33m so far and opens in ten territories this weekend, among them Mexico, Belgium, Turkey and Singapore.
Grown Upson $18.3m gets a big push in more than a dozen territories this weekend, including German-speaking Europe, Russia and Poland. The Karate Kid stands at $81.7m and The Back-Up Plan has taken $39.6m.
Knight And Day has grossed $114.1m do far and should soar past $125m after it opens in the UK this weekend Predators opens in six smaller territories and stands at $55.4m. Marmadukestands at $28.1m.
Universal opens the hit US animation Despicable Me in four territories through UPI including Brazil and Hong Kong and has grossed $30.4m. Get Him To The Greek on $22m opens in six smaller territories, while the third instalment in the urban dance franchise Step Up 3-D opens in the UK. Repo Men opens in Spain
DreamWorks Animation title How To Train Your Dragon hovers has amassed $264.7m so far through PPI and flies back into action when it lands in Japan this weekend. The Last Airbender on $42.1m arrives in nine new territories including Spain and Singapore.
Summit International reported that The Twilight Saga:Eclipse has reached $359.8m following last weekend’s $11.8m haul.