It may have seen The Chronicles Of Narniastealing its thunder but UIP's King Kong was stillroaring loud internationally over the New Year weekend.
With an estimated three-daygross (December 30-January 1) of $29m off 6,713 locations in 49 territories thegreat ape saw only a 19% week-on-week drop off.
Its cumulative grossinternationally had reached $222.5m by Sunday and Monday (January 2) saw itpass $400m worldwide.
With Christmas out the wayand audiences finding more time at their disposal to accommodate the over-threehour epic the film rallied. In the