Strong holdover business from Charlie And The Chocolate Factory may be enough to keep the WarnerBros title ahead of the international pack for a second consecutive weekend.
Currently on more than $157.2m, the family title enjoyed animpressive Japanese launch last weekend and now ventures into South Korea onSept 16.
Sci-fi adventure The Island has amassed more than $117.6m through Warner BrosPictures International, while action adventure Batman Begins stands at $165.1m, and the horrorrelease House Of Wax has taken more than $37m, including Roadshow territories.
The wide roll-out of Cinderella Man continues as Buena VistaInternational (BVI) executives launch the drama in a raft of territoriesincluding France on Sept 14, Russia and South Korea on Sept 16, and Japan onSept 17.
The Depression Era drama has grossed a $7m international runningtotal to date.
Meanwhile the superhero family title Sky High opens in Mexico on Sept 16 and hastaken just over $1.1m from the early stages of its run.
Fantastic Four will be strutting their stuff in two major territories when FoxInternational launches the Marvel adaptation in Italy on 556 prints on Sept 16and Japan the following day on 500.
Fantastic Four will pass $150m this weekend; it currently stands at aninternational cumulative total of $149.9m.
Action sequel The Transporter 2 opens in Mexico on 200 on Sept 16; ithas amassed more than $14.1m through all distributors to date. Star Wars:Episode III hasgrossed more than $462.7m to date.
DreamWorks International's Wallace & Gromit: The Curse OfThe Wererabbit,opens through UIP in its first global market of Australia Sept 15.
UIP rolls out DreamWorks International's Red Eye in Mexico on Sept 16, hoping to buildon the thriller's existing $12.2m gross.
Universal's Pride & Prejudice opens in its first global market ofthe UK on 300 prints on Sept 16, where a predominantly UK cast headed up byKeira Knightley, Matthew MacFadyen, Brenda Blethyn and Judi Dench should proveirresistible to local filmgoers.
Paramount's Four Brothers launches in Brazil and Spain on Sept 16, while actiontitle Unleashed (akaDanny The Dog),opens in South Korea on Sept 16. It has grossed more than $5.9m from its run sofar.
Latest figures issued by UIP put Paramount's War Of The Worlds on more than $351.9m, and DreamWorksInternational's Madagascar on more than $275.1m.
New Line International opens Monster-In-Law in Spain on Sept 16, when executiveswill be hopeful of boosting the romantic comedy's $56.5m international runningtotal.
Comedy Wedding Crashers opens in Russia on Sept 15 and has grossed $52.7m todate.
Release information from Sony Pictures Releasing International wasunavailable at time of writing.