The Last Samurai added an estimated $30.5m for Warner Bros PicturesInternational at the weekend, raising its cumulative score from all itsterritories to an excellent $205.3m.

Inthree first-place finishes, the drama took $428,000 from 50 in Norway, an outstanding$459,000 from 111 (including previews) in the Philippines and $278,000 from 62in Argentina.

Ittook $643,000 from 88 screens in Sweden for an unconfirmed ranking.

Inits second week in France The Last Samurai remained number one, adding$3.4m for $9.1m to date. Mexico raised its running total by $1.4m, dropping 29%for $4.3m.

Thelatest total for Australia is an even $5m after a $1.3m haul, while in Brazilit stayed top on $682,400, also dropping 29%. The running total there is now$2.4m.