The family adventure from New Line, Walden Media and Contrafilm has grossed more than $130m through Warner Bros Pictures International and with Italy beckoning should cross $150m this weekend and pass $200m worldwide.
Meanwhile Universal/UPI’s number one US thriller Safe House starring Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds and Vera Farmiga has taken an early $20m and opens in the UK, Germany, France and Belgium, while Mark Wahlberg remains in action as Contraband arrives in Australia and New Zealand.
Family film Big Miracle with Drew Barrymore opens in Italy and South Korea while Gone arrives in Russia.
Paramount/PPI’s Oscar contender Hugo has grossed $17.9m to date and arrives in eight including Spain, Hong Kong and Singapore. The indefatigable Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol stands at more than $463m and DreamWorks Animation’s Puss In Boots has taken more than $380m.
Former US number one film The Devil Inside infiltrates Mexico, France and Argentina while the Jason Reitman/Diablo Cody dark comedy Young Adult starring Charlize Theron opens in Germany, Japan and Austria.
Fox International opens August 8th in Russia and Best Exotic Marigold Hotel in the UK. Chronicle opens in several territories including France.
This Means War debuted well last weekend and stands at more than $11m. It arrives in around 20 fresh territories including Poland, Sweden, South Africa, Taiwan and Singapore.
Darkest Hour stands at $44.1m, New Regency’s In Time $116m, Star Wars: Episode 1 – 3D $39.5m and We Bought A Zoo $24.8m. Oscar contender The Descendants has amassed an excellent $70m-plus so far.
Sony Pictures Releasing International’s rom-com The Vow has grossed more than $24m from its early days for what promises to be a solid run, while Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance opens in Spain while the Adam Sandler comedy Jack And Jill on $60m-plus arrives in Taiwan and New Zealand and Oscar contender Moneyball arrives in India. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo stands at more than $120m.
Underworld Awakening has crossed $70m and opens in approximately a dozen territories, among them Japan, South Korea and Hong Kong.
War Horse has grossed more than $55m through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International while The Muppets is on around $60m.