Warner Bros Pictures International's The Dark Knight should cross $400m by Friday [Aug 29] to consolidate its ranking as the second biggest overseas release of the year-to-date behind Indiana Jones 4.

The action crime spectacular has opened in all its major markets and looks good to finish in the $415-$420m range.

Meanwhile Star Wars: The Clone Wars was set to launch in France on August 27 and Spain on August 29 and stands at $17.5m, while the comedy Get Smart, which has reached $84.2m, arrives in Scandinavia this weekend.

DreamWorks-Paramount's Action comedy Tropic Thunder opens in three territories this weekend through PPI including Brazil and Mexico on August 2; it stands at $9.9m from the early days of its run.

The animated hit Kung Fu Panda opens in Italy on August 29, having so far amassed $374.9m, while Gurinder Chadha's comedy Angus Thongs arrives in Germany on August 28.

Universal's fantasy adventure sequel Hellboy II: The Golden Army has amassed $35.9m and launches through UPI in Spain in 363 venues and Australia in 205 this weekend.

The hit musical Mamma Mia! on $250.5m opens in South Africa in 89 and Poland in 78, while The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor stands at $215.1m, horror title The Strangers opens in the UK in 280 sites and action title Wanted on $134.3m and launches in India in 175.

Sony Pictures Releasing International's superhero yarn Hancock opens in Japan on 400 screens on August 30 and has grossed $344m to date. Comedy You Don't Mess With The Zohan stands at $56.5m and grossed approximately $146,000 on its August 27 opening day in France. It also opens this weekend in Taiwan.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International's Wall-E stands at $163m and opens in four including Singapore and India this weekend, while The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian has reached $270m.

Fox International's action title Babylon A.D. starring Vin Diesel opens in four including the UK on August 29. Latest figures put Meet Dave on $28.5m, Mirrors on $3.7m and The X-Files: I Want To Believe on $40.1m.

New Line International's Journey 3D has reached $88.1m while Sex And The City stands at $152.1m.