As Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull nears $300m and Iron Man consolidates its new status as an inductee of the $200m club, PPI unleashes Kung Fu Panda in nine territories.
The animated family tale arrives on the back of strong reviews; it stars the vocal talents of Jack Black and Angelina Jolie. Opening day-and-date with North America this weekend are South Korea and Russia on June 5, followed by Singapore on June 6 and six other key markets.
Indiana Jones stands at $285.5m and will cross $300m this weekend, while Iron Man has amassed $204.5m thus far.
New Line's Sex And The City surprised many in Hollywood with an emphatic debut lat weekend that has seen it race past $120m worldwide. The Manhattan-based romantic comedy will build on the $51m international cumulative total through NLI's output partners.
Sex And The City opens this weekend in Australia, Mexico, Brazil, South Korea and across many parts of Europe. Latest figures put the UK on $23.5m, Germany on $9.9m, France on $7.3m and Italy on $4.8m.
Another colossus in play is Walt Disney Motion Pictures International's (WDSMPI) The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian, which is closing in on a $200m worldwide tally, $80m of which comes from overseas.
WDSMPI is taking the softly-softly approach on this one and executives expect Prince Caspian to truly hit its stride in July when it opens across Europe after the European Championships. The film launches this weekend in Australia and Hong Kong on June 5, Taiwan on June 6 and China on June 7.
Meanwhile the other major Hollywood distributors are lying low. Sony Pictures Releasing International opens horror film Prom Night in Germany on June 5 followed by the UK a day later and launches the card counting drama 21 in France on June 4. 21 stands at $54.5m while Prom Night is in the early stages of release.
The Adam Sandler comedy You Don't Mess With The Zohan opens day-and-date with North America in Mexico on June 6.
Universal's Leatherheads touches down in Germany on June 5 and Spain on June 6 through UPI; it currently stands at $8.1m.
Latest figures from Fox International put What Happens In Vegas on $99m, 27 Dresses on approximately $80.5m, of which $5.5m comes from other distributors, and Street Kings on $31.1m.