Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest will be hoping for an 11thweekend at the top as Buena Vista International (BVI) looks for strong holds inthe picture's second weekend in Italy.
Dead Man's Chest now ranks as the fourth biggest international release in historyafter it overtook Harry Potter And The Chamber of Secrets' $614.7m. It currently stands at$617.3m.
Meanwhile there should be more good news for BVI executives if Carscrosses $200m in thenext couple of days. The Pixar release has amassed $194.4m to date and has ashot of reaching the milestone this weekend.
Fox International has a busy weekend line up, with Garfield: ATale Of Two Kitties poisedto cross $100m. The comedy sequel stands at $99.3m and opens in South Africaand Greece this weekend.
Comedy The Devil Wears Prada, which stands at $3.3m from its early days, opens inArgentina on Sept 21, followed a day later by Mexico and Brazil.
Three more Fox comedies are in play. My Super Ex-Girlfriend, which has grossed $23m to date, takesoff in Spain on Sept 22 while Little Miss Sunshine, which stands at an early $4.4m,launches in Italy on the same day. Thank You For Smoking, which has taken $6.2m to date, goes outin Spain on Sept 22.
The distributor is also releasing the noir thriller The BlackDahlia in Taiwan on Sept23.
UIP will release Paramount's World Trade Center in 10 territories including France onSept 20 and Russia a day later.
Universal's comedy You, Me And Dupree has eight openings set for the weekendincluding Germany on Sept 20. It stands at $30.6m.
Universal's thriller Children Of Men goes out in the UK on Sept 22 Ð its firstterritory, even before the US - as does Kevin Smith's comedy sequel ClerksII.
The action thriller Miami Vice, which has grossed more than $80.4m, hasno major releases scheduled this weekend, while The Fast And The Furious:Tokyo Drift stands atmore than $88.3m.
Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI) opens TalladegaNights in Australia on292 prints on Sept 21 and New Zealand on 55 on the same day. The comedy hastaken $3.7m from the early stages of its run.
The Adam Sandler comedy Click opens in Japan on 150 prints on Sept 23and executives will look for a boost to that picture's $44.5m running total.
Comedy Little Man launches in Brazil on 148 on Sept 22 and stands at $24.3m. Theanimated feature Monster House has grossed $49.3m to date.
Constantin Film-produced Perfume opens in Italy on Sept 22 and goodthings are expected following last weekend's triumphant launches in its nativeGermany and Russia. Summit Entertainment is handling international distributionof the film.
The picture opened top in both territories, taking a phenomenal$9.1m from 700 screens in Germany through Constantin
Perfume openedin CIS on $3.2m from 301 screens through West Video in a debut that was biggerthan The Da Vinci Code andMr And Mrs Smith.
Warner Bros Pictures International (WBPI) has no major debutsscheduled. Superman Returns has grossed $188.2m, The Lake House has reached $50.6m including Roadshowterritories, The Ant Bully stands at $16.1m, and Lady In The Water has reached $21.5m.