While Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street was the highest entrant in this week's international box-office chart from Screen International, there were a number of new European entrants catching the eye.
The Warner Bros' film took $8,111,368 over the weekend, playing on 1,092 screens in five territories.
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Best picture nomination Juno finally made it into the international chart this week, after its phenomenal US success (currently numberfourin the North American chart, grossing $87,092,615 to date).
WithTwentieth CenturyFox distributing, the film had gross takings of $1,673,695 across 168 screens in its opening international release in Australia.
Two non-US debuts made the top-20 this week.
French film Enfin Veuve reached number 15 with its weekend taking totalling $4,302,465. The Gaumont released film is currently playing in both its home territory and Belgium, for an average of $8,502 across 502 screens.
Actress Isabelle Mergault's second film stars Michele Laroque and Jacques Gamblin.
The best screen average of the week went to Alex de la Iglesia's The Oxford Murders, which enteredthe chart at 17 after opening inSpain.
The Spanish/UK/French co-production sees John Hurt and Elijah Wood star as a professor and a grad-student who combine their efforts to solve a series of murders connected by the appearance of mathematical symbols at the crime scenes.
The film will have strong international ambitions with Alex de la Iglesia's track record on films such as The Baby's Room, La Comunidadand Crimen Perfecto. It is also based on a Argentinian Guillermo Martinez' award-winning novel, which has sold well worldwide.
The film had the highest screen average of the week at $12,346, playing on 263 screens and amassing $3,246,990 to date solely in the Spanish territory.
Paramount/UIP distributed Cloverfield. The handheld action film is told from the point of view of a group of party revellers trying to survive the aftermath of a monster-attack on New York.
The film has smashed its way to the top of the North American chart, and looks set to repeat this success internationally, particularly if word-of-mouth and its viral internet campaign continue to have an influence. Grossing $4,389,402 and playing in 457 screens, the film had a more-than-decent screen average of $9,605.
The international top ten this week continues to be dominated by the studios, with Will Smith's I Am Legend still clinging to the top spot.