Fox International's Ice Age 2: The Meltdown should soar past $300m this weekend,powered by expected strong holds and several major launches.

The animated sequel currently stands at $291,5m and goes out inSouth Korea on Apr 20, followed by Italy and India on Apr 21 and Japan on Apr22.

Big debuts would appear to be in order, given therecord-breaking run of the last three weekends.

Meanwhile Buena Vista International (BVI) continues to roll outDimension Films' Scary Movie 4, which has grossed $13.7m since it launched last weekend.

The horror spoof goes out in Germany on Apr 20, and Italy andMexico on Apr 21.

BVI's adventure Eight Below launches in the UK and Australia on Apr 20 and currentlystands at $12.5m.

Family title The Wild has grossed $12.5m to date and opens in South Korea on Apr 20 andTaiwan on Apr 22.

Basic Instinct 2 goes out in Brazil on Apr 21 through BVI; it has taken more than$26m through all distributors as of Apr 16. The Chronicles Of Narnia: TheLion, The Witch And The Wardrobe stands at $444m.

Warner Bros Pictures International's V For Vendetta has grossed more than $38.3m and openedin France on Apr 19, followed by Japan on Apr 22.

Latest figures put the thrillers Syriana on $42.9m and Firewall on $27m including Roadshow territories.

Universal's heist thriller Inside Man opens in South Korea on Apr 21 throughUIP and its international gross currently stands at more than $55.8m. Thecomedy horror romp Slither opens in France on Apr 19 while comedy American Dreamz opens day-and-date with North America inthe UK on Apr 21.

Paramount's one year-old family remake Bad News Bears opens in Germany on Apr 20 and will behoping to build on its meager $1.3m total, while the romantic comedy FailureTo Launch takes off inSpain and Sweden on Apr 21. Failure To Launch has amassed $24.9m. The family title SpongebobSquarepants The Moviegoes out in Japan on Apr 22.

Sony Pictures Releasing International's action fantasy sequel Underworld:Evolution goes out inits final make Japan on Apr 22, with its total standing at $45m.

The family title Yours, Mine And Ours has grossed $11.5m to date, while FunWith Dick And Jane hasamassed $91.3m.

La Doublure, Sony'sFrench-language co-production with Gaumont, has enjoyed storming business inFrance over the last three weeks and currently stands at $17m. Francis Veber'scomedy stars Daniel Auteuil and Kristin Scott Thomas.

New LineInternational's Final Destination 3 has no major openings this weekend and stands at $42.2m.