Warner Bros Pictures International (WBPI) executives will be looking for a third consecutive weekend of overseas rule for Sex And The City 2.
The film has grossed $145.2m heading into its fourth weekend (it was beaten by Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time in its opening weekend) and should enjoy another robust session on the strength of its counter-programming appeal during the World Cup.
However the girls are going to face stiff opposition from Toy Story 3, which opens day-and-date with North America through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International (WDSMPI) in several territories including Russia and Argentina on June 17 and Mexico and Brazil a day later.
WDSMPI’s Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time has raced to $200.2m but there are no new adventures for Jake Gyllenhaal’s swashbuckling hero this weekend.
Alice In Wonderland has amassed $684.6m. When In Rome is in action in Germany, Spain and Sweden this weekend.
Fox International’s The A-Team has grossed more than $20.9m and opens this weekend in around 15 territories including France, Italy and Switzerland.
Marmaduke has grossed more than $8.6m and scampers into Spain and Portugal. Our Family Wedding opens in the UK and The Alien Girl opens in Russia.
Paramount/PPI’s Shrek Forever After on $75.8m arrives in Australia on June 17. Romantic comedy She’s Out Of My Leagueon $13.7m opens in nine including Italy on June 18. Iron Man 2 has grossed $287.6m.
Universal/UPI’s comedy Get Him To The Greek on an early $1.7m opens in Australia. Stars Jonah Hill and Russell Brand will be in Europe for the next two weeks promoting the key upcoming releases including the UK on June 25 and Netherlands on July 1.
Robin Hood stands at $185.7m. MacGruber opens in the UK on June 18. Kick-Ass arrives in Mexico and Brazil on June 18.
Hanni Und Nanni opens through UPI in Germany on June 17 followed by Austria a day later. Fatal opens in France on June 16. Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang stands at $54.6m
Summit International’s Book Of Eli arrives in Japan, while Baaria opens in France and Letters To Juliet launches in the CIS and the Netherlands.
Sony Pictures Releasing International’s The Karate Kid stands at a very early $6.4m and will launch in a staggered pattern throughout the rest of the summer.