Martial arts adventure The Forbidden Kingdom came up trumps this weekend with a $16.8m take from 10 territories, making it this weekend's number one international film.
The top 40 international films generated $104.2m across 36,933 screens from the period of April 25-27.
For the full chart, compiled by Len Klady, click here.
The Chinese-US co-production expanded in five territories including Russia, South Korea and putting it up a mammoth 416% in its second weekend. The film, starring Jet-Li and Jackie Chan, played across 2,336 screens for a $7,201 screen average, the second highest of the weekend. It is distributed by Lionsgate and Huayi Brothers and achieved a record-breaking opening-day gross in mainland China, raking in $2.29m on April 24. It has taken $11.4m to date in China, making it the biggest domestic title in the territory this year. It has made $24.7m to date.
French film Cash was the highest new entry into the chart this weekend with a $3.6m take on 549 screens in France, Belgium and Switzerland. The film, distributed by TF1 International, enjoyed a $6,501 screen average, putting it at number eight on the chart.
A further three French holdover titles remained in the top 30 this weekend, led by Europa's Taken, which fell a mere 4% in its ninth weekend, thanks to a continued strong run in South Korea. The thriller, written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen, took $2.5m across 428 screens for a $5,944 screen average. It has generated nearly $20m to date.
Pathe's box office sensation Welcome To The Sticks still remains within the top 15 despite a 54% drop - its largest decline after nine weekends on release. The comedy took $2.4m from 941 screens for a $2,591 screen average. It boasts a $192m tally to date from just four territories.
And Studio Canal's Disco was down 65% in its fourth weekend with a $1.1m take from 741 screens. The Gerard Depardieu comedy has a $22.4m cumulative total.
New Indian film Tashan, from Yash Raj Films, was the second highest entry of the weekend. The action adventure took $2.5m from 344 screens in 15 territories for a $7,376 screen average. It is the directorial debut from Vijay Krishna Acharya who also wrote the film along with 2007's Guru, which took more than $24m worldwide.
Four Japanese films, all released through Toho, accounted for 6.9% of the top 40 revenue this weekend led by holdover title Detective Conan: Full Score Of Fear. The animation, directed by Yasuichiro Yamamoto, fell 34% in its second weekend but managed to stay number one in its home territory with a $2.7m take. The film played on 335 screens for a $7,988 screen average and has generated $8.1m to date.
New entry Shaolin Girl came in at number 21 this weekend with a $1.8m take in Japan. The female action film, starring Kou Shibasaki, played on 312 screens for a $5,903 screen average. It is directed by Katsuyuki Motohiro (Udon).
Crayon Shinchan 16, another Japanese animation, fell 39% in its second weekend with a $1.4m take on 317 screens for a $4,646 screen average. The latest instalment of the popular manga series boasts a $4.3m total to date.
And new entry Sand Chronicles came in at number 28 with a near $1.2m take from 244 screens. The film is based on the manga series by Hinako Ashihara and stars Nao Matsushita.
Thailand had a hit this weekend with new entry See Prang. The four-segment horror anthology fell just shy of the $1m mark, taking $929,672 from 113 screens in its home territory for a sturdy $8,227 screen average. It is released through GMM Tai Hub.
Elsewhere, Universal's Forgetting Sarah Marshall made sure the Judd Apatow gang wasn't forgotten, taking $7.1m from 995 screens. The US comedy was up 304% after expanding in seven territories, including the UK where it took $4.2m including previews and Russia where it took $850,000.
And Spanish horror film [Rec] re-entered the chart with a $1.3m take in its 26th weekend, after opening in France.