The Passionof The Christ added$9.2m from 2,208 screens in Fox International markets at the weekend to raiseits international running total in Fox territories to $59.1m.

The picturefinished number one in almost every market handled by the distributor excludingTaiwan, Singapore and Uruguay.

In Brazil itclimbed 17% and grossed $2m from 511 screens in its fourth weekend for $10.8mto become Fox's second biggest release of all time behind Titanic.

Korea slipped 7% in its second weekend on $1.7m from 186for $7.4m, while Mexico fell 33% and added $1.2m from 653 for $17.4m after fourweekends.

Argentinaclimbed 8% on $908,000 from 122 in its third weekend for a $3.7m running total,while in Jamaica Passion became the industry's biggest release of all time in its fourthweekend as it climbed 287% on $71,000 to raise its total to $457,156.

Passion is also the biggest industry release of all time inVenezuela, where it reached $1.7m after 17 days.