Fox International's DieAnother Day added another $3m from1,109 screens in 19 markets over the weekend for a $232.1m internationalrunning total. The James Bond picture is scheduled to open in Japan and Italyin March.
Following on from itsrecord-breaking opening day in Mexico last week, the number one comedy JustMarried scored a terrific $1.5m on250 screens from its five-day weekend. This was Fox's sixth biggest openingweekend of all time. Opening number one in Peru, Just Married took $77,000 from 25 screens. To date the picturehas grossed $2.5m.
In Italy Gangs Of NewYork grossed $978,000 on 400screens, a 46% drop-off from the previous weekend. To date the picture hastaken $7.3m in the territory.
Fox also opened Zhang Yimou'saction epic Hero at number one inIndonesia, where it grossed $160,000 on 28 screens for Fox's fourth biggestopening weekend of all time. Opening number one in The Philippines, the picturetook $235,000 from 47 screens. Including holdovers in Malaysia, Thailand,Singapore and Taiwan, Hero took $576,000 from 250 screens. To date Hero has grossed $7.1m at the international box office.Fox International holds Asian rights only.
In its third weekend on 474screens in Germany, My Big Fat Greek Wedding held firm to add another $1.6m to the coffers. Theromantic comedy has grossed $7.6m in Germany and Austria so far.
The Banger Sisters took $795,000 over the weekend, opening in Germanyand Austria on a disappointing $212,000 from 152 screens and $45,000 from 20respectively. The Portugese bow yielded $14,600 from 13 screens and thepicture's international gross thus far is $6.5m.