Sony Pictures Releasing International’s (SPRI) The Smurfs has ruled the roost for several weekends and has begun to slow down after a magnificent run that has yielded more than $322.8m.
There are no new launches scheduled so SPRI executives will be looking to close in on $330m. Meanwhile Bad Teacher has amassed in excess of $110.1m and Zookeeper is on around $73.1m.
The stage could be set for Universal’s comedy Johnny English Reborn to fill the void. The Rowan Atkinson vehicle opens through UPI in 15 markets including Australia, Russia and Taiwan. The Change-Up opens in the UK.
Meanwhile the comedy hit of the summer Bridesmaids has grossed $114.9m and ventures into Hong Kong.
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International executives report that DreamWorks’ Fright Night remake on an early $8.1m opens in Australia, France, Argentina and Denmark.
DreamWorks’ potential Oscar contender The Help has taken an early $4.4m from Australia and branches out into New Zealand this weekend. Lion King 3D stands at $10.9m and Cars 2 has grossed $358.8m.
There’s life left in Fox International’s Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, which to date has grossed $208.5m and should have a few more productive sessions remaining.
Mr Popper’s Penguins is at $107.5m and X-Men: First Class stands at $207.9m. Glee: The 3D Concert opens in Brazil, Mexico and Italy. Anytime, Anywhere opens in India and La Cara Oculta arrives in Spain.
Warner Bros Pictures International’s (WBPI) comedy Horrible Bosses has amassed $80m and debuts in Spain this weekend.
New Line’s Final Destination 5 has wasted little time in reaching $82m and will continue to march towards $100m.
Crazy, Stupid, Love. on $23m opens in France and Italy and Green Lantern stands at $104m. Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2 has grossed $945m.
Latest figures put Paramount’s Transformers: Dark Of The Moon on $765.6m through PPI, while Super 8 stands at $127.2m and DreamWorks Animation’s Cowboys And Aliens has reached 59.9m.
Limitlesss tands at $76.2m through Lionsgate.