Warner Bros Pictures International’s family adventure sequel has grossed more than $160m and top brass will rely on a strong German launch plus solid holdover business to climb towards $175m.
The distributor also opens comedy Project X day-and-date with North American in the UK and Australia, while the drama Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close opens in France.
Fox International opens This Means War (pictured) on an early $26.4m in another dozen or so territories, among them the UK, Germany and South Korea.
Chronicle on $37.3m opens in around 10 including Mexico, Spain and Brazil. London Paris New York arrives in the UK and India, among others, while Sundance 2011 hit Martha Marcy Marlene opens in France and Russian smash August 8th arrives in Ukraine. Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace in 3D has grossed $47.1m so far.
Sony Pictures Releasing International opens Underworld: Awakening arrives in Brazil, Argentina and New Zealand. The Vow opens in Russia and Carnage arrives in Australia.
PPI unleashes The Devil Inside in around 24 territories, among them Australia, Germany and Singapore.
Oscar winner Hugo on $17.9m opens in South Korea and Japan while Young Adult opens in Brazil and Sundance 2011 entry Like Crazy arrives in Australia.
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International reports that DreamWorks’ War Horse has amassed $67.4m to date and arrives this weekend in China and Japan. The Muppets stands at $66.6m.
UPI opens Safe House in Mexico, Italy and South Korea, while Wanderlust arrives in the UK and Big Miracle opens in Spain. Contraband has grossed $8.1m so far.