Universal UPI's smash stage adaptation Mamma Mia! is set to lead the international weekend again. The musical blockbuster has reached $288.6m and will cross $300m this weekend, driven by six launches that include France, French-speaking Switzerland and Belgium on September 10 followed by Hong Kong a day later and Mexico, Brazil and India on September 12.

UPI also opens Hellboy II: The Golden Army, currently on $53.4m, in seven territories this weekend including Taiwan on September 13.

In the action arena, Wanted on $149.8m arrives in four including Spain and Sweden on September 12 while the remake Death Race opens in Russia on September 11.

The Dark Knight has grossed $441.8m through Warner Bros Pictures International and is bearing down on Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull's $466.6m tally. The crime epic is poised to overtake its rival within a week or two to become the top grossing international release of the year-to-date.

Get Smart has taken $91.7m and opens in France on September 10, while Star Wars: The Clone Wars has taken $26.6m and RocknRolla stands at $4.1m from the UK.

You Don't Mess With The Zohan has been on a roll recently for Sony Pictures Releasing International and will continue to surge towards the $100m mark. Despite no launches this weekend the comedy is sitting pretty on $78.4m.

Hancock opens in Italy on September 12 when executives will expect a boost to the $362.4m international running total. Meanwhile Step Brothers on $8.4m opens in Germany and Singapore on September 11 and Pineapple Express on $3.6m arrives in he UK On September 12.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International opens the Holocaust drama The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas in its first territory the UK on September 12.

Wall-E stands at $185.9m while The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian has amassed $275.9m.

Kung Fu Panda has no new launches scheduled this weekend however the animated hit should have little trouble crossing $400m, poised as it is on $399.5m. Latest figures from PPI put Tropic Thunder on $18.6m.

Fox International opens Blindness, which received its North American premiere in Toronto this week, in director Fernando Meirelles' home country Brazil on September 12.

Elsewhere, Alvin And The Chipmunks on $142.7m opens in Japan on September 13, Babylon AD on $5.2m through Fox and $18.2m through all distributors launches in Singapore on September 11 and Meet Dave on $33.5m arrives in Hong Kong on the same day.

The X-Files: I want To Believe has taken $42.6m while Taken on $17.3m through Fox and $45.5m through all distributors opens in South Africa on September 12. Mirrors opens in four including France and Belgium on September 10 and stands at $6.7m while local pick-up Arrancame La Vida opens in Mexico on September 12.