Troy dominated the box office in its internationalopening weekend, opening top in all its 47 markets according to Warner BrosPictures International on an estimated $54.8m.

Highlights were record bowsin Germany and France including the all-time biggest three-day openingexcluding previews in Greece. Combined with the picture's $45.6m number one USbow Troy grossed $101.4m worldwide.

Wolfgang Petersen's all-starproduction grossed $8.1m from 1,158 screens in Germany for the biggest bow ofthe year there and took $6.3m from 743 in France for the biggest 2004 bow for aUS picture.

In Spain Troy grossedan outstanding $6.2m from 464 for the fifth biggest opening ever excludingpreviews and Warner Bros' third biggest ever behind Harry Potter And TheChamber Of Secrets and The Matrix Reloaded.

Australia produced $4.6mfrom 416 while Greece produced a sensational $1.7m from an undisclosed numberof screens, surpassing The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King asthe biggest three-day opener of all time.

Troy grossed $3.3m from 730 for the studio's fourthbiggest ever bow there behind The Matrix Reloaded, Harry Potter AndThe Chamber Of Secrets and Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone.Brazil produced $1.7m from 451 screens.

"We are pleased to start thesummer season with this strong opening of Troy, and look forward tocontinued success as we expand into additional territories in the comingweeks," Veronika Kwan-Rubinek, president of international distribution, said ina statement.

Next weekend's scheduledopenings include Italy, Korea, Russia, the UK, Japan and Taiwan.