Fox International's Horton opens in three smaller territories - Taiwan, South Africa and Croatia - before entering France, its seventh top-ten market, next weekend.
After two weekends on release, the computer animated Dr Seuss tale - which also has launches forthcoming in Italy, Korea and Japan - had amassed $62.5m internationally as of Wednesday (March 26). The continuing availability of school holiday audiences could push Horton into first place internationally this weekend.
After three weekends on release - and three as international front-runner - 10,000 BC, from Warner Bros Pictures International (WBPI), is now playing in all major markets except Japan, where it opens on April 26.
As of Monday (March 24) the prehistoric adventure's international gross stood at $117.4m (slightly down on Warner's earlier estimate because takings from the film's opening in China were still being tallied).
Most of the weekend's new openings are in the UK, Germany and Spain.
Drillbit Taylor opens with 310 prints in the UK on Friday (March 28). The Paramount Pictures International (PPI) comedy started its rollout last weekend and grossed just over $2m from three territories.
Fox International opens 27 Dresses on 460 UK screens on Friday. The rom-com had grossed $52m internationally (including non-Fox territories) as of Wednesday.
The Game Plan, from Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International (WDSMPI), opens in Germany on Thursday (March 27) and in Spain on Friday. International take to date is $32.7m.
Working Title's Definitely, Maybe also arrives in Germany on Thursday, distributed by Universal with 250 prints. The film's international tally to date is $11.5m.
Spain also gets 224 prints of UPI/Universal's We Own The Night ($5.7m international to date) on Friday as well as, on 320 screens, Fox International's Meet The Spartans ($27.2m to date).
Doomsday ($166,079 international so far), from Focus Features International, opens in Russia through 21 Entertainment this weekend. And Focus's Dan in Real Life ($8.6m international to date) opens through Entermode in South Korea and through Eagle in Italy.
Elsewhere in Asia, PPI's Things We Lost In The Fire ($3.8m to date) launches with 10 prints in Japan on Saturday (March 29) and Focus's Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day gets its first international opening, through Deltamac in Hong Kong.
In Latin America, Fox International's Jumper ($112.6m to date) opens on Friday on 750 screens in Mexico and 250 in Brazil.
Other recently updated international grosses include: $124.8m for Universal's American Gangster; $97m for WBPI's Sweeney Todd; $74.5m for PPI's No Country For Old Men; $53.7m for WBPI's The Bucket List; $49.2m for Working Title/Universal's Elizabeth: The Golden Age; $30.9m for PPI's The Spiderwick Chronicles; and $10.1m for Focus's Be Kind, Rewind.
Warner also gave its final update for I Am Legend, putting the Will Smith hit's international gross at an impressive $327.3m.
Walt Disney, meanwhile, belatedly reported a strong start in China for National Treasure: Book of Secrets. Opening on March 17, the sequel took $5.4m for its first week, said the studio. That pushed the film's international total to $231.8m.