Day-and-date launches in Japan and Denmark saw action-horrorsequel Resident Evil: Apocalypse thehighest new entry on the international chart this week at sixth. The 2002original outperformed its domestic gross internationally with 61% ($62m) of its$102m worldwide total coming from international territories.

It was not enough, however, to dethrone BVI's The Village from its third consecutiveweek at the top of the table. Strong openings in France, Belgium, Switzerlandand The Netherlands boosted The BourneSupremacy, while a number one opening in Australia and second place debutin Spain boosted Fox's Dodgeball 121%to a cume of $17.5m after three weeks.

Meanwhile, a strong launch in the UK ($3.5m) saw sharkthriller Open Water return to theinternational chart at number 10 to reach a total gross after five weeks, of$8.5m.