The King’s Speech finally made it to the top of the international chart in its 11th week, grossing $20.1m from a week-high 51 territories.
FilmNation/The Weinstein Company’s The King’s Speech moved from second to first place on the international scene after grossing a resounding $20.1m from 3,756 screens in 51 territories for a whopping cumulative of $189.8m.
The Oscar Best Picture winner managed to improve its week-on-week performance by a mighty 24% in its 11th week and opens in Hong Kong and Denmark this weekend.
Paramount’s newcomer Rango opened second on a solid but unspectacular $16.8m from 4,045 screens in 33 territories. The animated family-comedy opened in most major European territories and is still to reach Brazil (March 9), Australia (March 10), Russia (March 17) and France (March 23).
Both Rango and Depp’s previous The Tourist fell far short of Alice In Wonderland’s magisterial $90m international debut.
Fox’s third-placed success story Black Swan posted an impressive $15.8m from 4,028 screens in 45 territories. Darren Aronofsky’s thriller has yet to drop out of the top five international films since it debuted at the end of January and will cross the $150m cumulative mark this weekend.
Universal’s action-romance The Adjustment Bureau opened in fifth position, taking $10.4m from 1,982 screens at a print average of $5,235. Only playing in 21 territories at present, the film reaches Germany, Hong Kong and Scandinavia this weekend and France next weekend.
Warner/StudioCanal’s action-thriller Unknown showed life, jumping from 17th to sixth after decent performances in Germany, France and the UK. In its third week, Jaume Collet-Serra’s fourth feature made $10m in 28 territories for $25.1m.
Toho’s Doraemon 2011 is the latest animated instalment in the huge Asian franchise, originally spawned from a Japanese manga series. Entering the chart in 11th, the film grossed $5.4m, with Yukiyo Teramoto making his second directorial turn in the series.
Shengshi’s Buddha Mountain was the only other top 20 new entry, taking $3.9m from only 255 screens in China, while 20th-placed Yogi Bear and 21st-placed Tangled finally started to fall away, dropping 58% and 54%, respectively.
Fox’s comedy Lubov Morkov 3 opened strongly in Russia on $2.8m, while Warner Bros’ 27-th placed comedy Hall Pass debuted top in Australia on $2.2m and rolls out in March.