King Arthur wasspoiling for a fight at the weekend, grossing an estimated $12.2m through BuenaVista International (BVI) to raise its international running total to $70.8m.

A couple of strong number one European debuts drove weekendbusiness as the epic took $2.6m on 403 screens in Spain and $1.8m on 210 inRussia.

Elsewhere BVI's animated feature Home On The Range added $2.4m for$21.7m, while The Village grossed $1.3m for an early $2.1m runningtotal.

M Night Shyamalan's mystery goes out in its first major markets ofFrance and the UK later this week.