ColumbiaTriStar's Spider-Man 2 has become the first film in Indonesia's history tocross the Rp21bn ($2.3m) mark, beating theprevious record of Rp20,982,496,000 set by 20thFox's Titanic in 1998.

Thesequel clung onto the top spot for three consecutive weeks after it opened onJune 30 on 42 prints.

Brett Hogg, Buena Vista Columbia TriStar general manager for bothSingapore and Indonesia, attributed the remarkable success of Spider-Man 2 within such a short periodlargely to a perfect opening time during the long school holidays.

Its predecessor Spider-Manalso performed well with a take of Rp14,251,655,000 and is now the fourthbiggest film of all time in Indonesia.

Meanwhile,in Singapore , Spider-Man 2 in itsfifth week, soared past its predecessor's $3.1m (S$5.3m) record to become thefourth biggest film in the territory's history. The sequel, which had arecord-breaking S$2.5m opening weekend, has grossed S$5.5m so far.