Paramount, Nickelodeon and GK Films’ animation Rango opens day-and-date with North America in approximately 35 territories and looks like the one to beat.

The first wave through PPI this weekend hits the UK, Germany, Mexico, Spain, South Korea, Taiwan, German-speaking Switzerland, Austria and Sweden.

No Strings Attached arrives in Russia, Morning Glory opens in Italy and Wasted On The Young debuts in Australia.

Black Swan has steered a triumphant course through international waters and the added allure of Oscar winner Natalie Portman should ensure rewards are plentiful in a handful of new markets.

The psychothriller is a box office smash on $131.6m thus far and Fox International top brass must expect strong holds and promising debuts in Sweden, Belgium and India.

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son on $14.6m opens in Germany and Brazil, while Love Carrot 3 from Fox International Productions opens in Russia and Ukraine. Gulliver’s Travels stands at $167.9m and The Chronicles Of Narnia: Voyage of The Dawn Treader has amassed $287.7m.

Universal are pushing out sci-fi thriller The Adjustment Bureau starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt.

It opens through UPI day-and-date with North America in around 20 territories, among them the UK, Australia, Spain, Russia, South Korea and Singapore.

Paul, the Simon Pegg and Nick Frost comedy smash from the UK, opens in France and Belgium while comedy The Dilemma arrives in South Africa.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International’s titan Tangled arrives in Thailand and stands at more than $315m, while the DreamWorks action release I Am Number Four opens in Mexico, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Sony Pictures Releasing International opens the rom-com Easy A in Italy and the thriller Faster in France.

How Do You Know goes out in around a dozen territories including Belgium, Just Go With It arrives in Brazil and GK Films’ international smash The Tourist touches down in Japan.