Battle: Los Angeles opens day-and-date through Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI) in around 30 territories this weekend.
The alien invasion action release touches down in the UK, Russia, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan and Argentina in the coming days and will be the one to beat.
The King’s Speech is expected to soar past the $200m mark this weekend from its mid-week perch of $183.5m. The best picture Academy Award winner was the top grossing English-language film overseas last weekend through international territories licensed by FilmNation. The Weinstein Company distributes the film in Latin America, France, Germany, Scandinavia, Benelux, Hong Kong and China.
Paramount Pictures International’s (PPI)Rango stands at $22.1m and opens in another 13 territories this weekend including Australia, Italy, Brazil and New Zealand.
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never on $6.9m debuts in Germany and Austria, while Morning Glory stands at $20.4m and arrives in Mexico and The Resident opens in the UK.
Mars Needs Moms opens through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International in several territories day-and-date with North America. The animation arrives this weekend in approximately 15 territories including Russia, Argentina, South Africa and Singapore.
Tangled stands at $350.8m and opens in Japan, while I Am Number Four on $48.4m arrives in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and New Zealand and Gnomeo And Juliet on $12.9m opens in Sweden. Tron: Legacy has grossed $225m.
Universal enjoyed a solid launch for its sci-fi thriller The Adjustment Bureau last weekend and the film has taken $14.6m through UPI so far. It opens in around 10 territories including Germany and Switzerland.
The comedy Paul on $23.1m should continue to prosper in the UK where it has become a smash and opens this weekend in Switzerland.
Fox comedy Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son has grossed $19.7m and opens in Argentina and Singapore. Latest figures put Gulliver’s Travels on $170.8m, The Chronicles Of Narnia: Voyage Of The Dawn Treader on $294m and 127 Hours on $35.6m.
Warner Bros Pictures International gives the Farrelly Bros comedy Hall Pass a push in the UK, Germany and Brazil, while New Line’s supernatural drama The Rite on $27.8m opens in Australia, France and Italy.
Thriller Unknown has grossed $19.8m in Warner Bros markets, while supernatural drama Hereafter stands at $71.6m and Kokowaah has taken $34.7m in Germany and $40.3m in German-speaking Europe. Red Riding Hood opens day-and-date with North American in Singapore.
The underwater adventure Sanctum has amassed more than $53m through FilmNation licensees.