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International Details - Still Treasured

February 10th, 2008

National Treasure: The Book of Secrets slipped out of the top five, again, earning $6.94 million on 2702 screens in 34 markets for a total of $169.62 million. This includes a first place finish in Germany with $3.42 million on 641 screens for a total of $10.03 million after two there. The film opens in the U.K. this weekend and should have little trouble reaching $200 million before long.

  • The Bucket List climbed into the top ten with $5.88 million on 1454 screens in 13 markets for a total of $12.78 million after just two weeks. Its biggest opening came from Spain where it placed fifth with $1.47 million on 270 screens while it earned $1.54 million on 362 screens during its second weekend in Germany, also earning fifth place. So far the film has made $3.97 million in that market, which is on par with its domestic total, once you take into account the relative size of the two markets.
  • Up next is CJ7, a Chinese film written and directed by Steven Chow of Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle fame. The film opened in eighth place overall with $5.79 million on 714 screen in 4 markets over the weekend and $8.36 million in total.
  • P.S. I Love You remained in ninth place with $5.21 million on 1513 screens in 16 markets for a total of $49.39 million. The film struggled in Italy landing in sixth place with $841,000 on 250 screens, however, it still crossed $100 million worldwide this past weekend and will top its domestic total internationally this weekend.
  • The Very Best Film fell from first to tenth down a staggering 72% on the international charts earning $5.01 million on 792 screens in 3 markets for a total of $27.46 million. This decline was mirrored in Russia as the parody or recent Russian hits sank 72%, but remained in first place with a very strong $4.57 million on 702 screens for a total of $25.31 million.
  • Rambo just missed the top ten with $4.86 million on 1182 screens in 15 markets for an early total of $9.98 million. The film debuted in second place in Spain with $2.46 million on 348 screens.
  • Alvin And The Chipmunks is starting to shed screens and markets as it fell out of the top ten with $4.86 million on 2730 screens in 22 markets for a total of $113.25 million.
  • Scusa Ma Ti Chiamo Amore remained in first place in Italy with $4.35 million on 508 screens for a total of $14.47 million after two weeks.
  • No Country For Old Men added $4.23 million on 886 screens in 10 markets for a total of $17.31 million so far. The film opens in Mexico and Spain next weekend and should see solid growth.
  • Into The Wild opened in 10th place in Germany with $473,000 on just 76 screens over the weekend. That helped it climb into 15th place with $3.37 million on 671 screens in 10 markets for a total of $16.40 million.
  • Keinohrhasen was down just 11% in Germany to $2.76 million on 639 screens for a total of $41.43 million. Overall it was down just 10% to $3.01 million on 713 screens in 3 markets for a total of $45.73 million.
  • Cassandra's Dream debuted in second place in Italy with $2.56 million on 360 screens. Adding in holdovers, the film made $2.92 million on 409 screens in 8 markets for a total of $12.51 million.
  • Atonement reached $100 million worldwide this week after earning $2.77 million on 1002 screens in 34 markets for totals of $59.80 million internationally and $105.11 million worldwide.
  • The Kite Runner added $2.64 million on 555 screens in 13 markets for a total of $18.01 million.
  • Mortadelo Y Filemon. Mision: Salvar La Tierra remained in top spot in Spain with $2.67 million on 492 screens for a total of $7.58 million so far.
  • Juno returned to the charts with $2.62 million on 420 screens in 7 markets for a very early total of $7.91 million. The film's best market was Spain where it opened in sixth place in semi-wide release with $997,000 on 142 screens.
  • The Game debuted in first place South Korea with $2.57 million on 317 screens over the weekend and $3.06 million in total.
  • Charlie Wilson's War added $2.49 million on 919 screens in 19 markets for a total of $19.38 million.
  • A Widow at Last remained in second place France while earning $2.45 million on 553 screens in 3 markets for a total of $12.27 million after three.
  • Alien vs. Predator: Requiem fell from tenth to 25th with $2.34 million on 1579 screens in 25 markets for a total of $83.64 million. This all but ends the film's hopes for $100 million internationally.
  • Lejdis opened in first place in Poland, and did it with ease earning $2.14 million on 160 screens over the weekend and $2.23 million in total.
  • Women's Team Handball was pushed into second place in South Korea by another local hit but still earned $2.11 million on 315 screens over the weekend while its running tally rose to $21.15 million.
  • Enchanted is running on fumes as it nearly fell off the charts with $2.01 million on 2208 screens in 30 markets for a total of $171.25 million internationally and $296.66 million worldwide. This will be the last time the film charts till it debuts in Japan, at which time it will cross $300 million worldwide.
  • Once Upon A Time In Corea made its debut in South Korea in third place with $1.98 million on 336 screens over the weekend and $2.45 million in total.
  • Over Her Dead Body made its international debut in 30th place with $1.97 million on 301 screens in the U.K., which was enough third place in that market.
Penelope also made its international debut by opening in the U.K. over the weekend earning fourth place with $1.52 million on 335 screens. However, it wasn't enough to push it into the top 30.


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Filed under: International Box Office, National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Juno, Enchanted, The Bucket List, No Country for Old Men, Charlie Wilson's War, P.S. I Love You, Atonement, Rambo, Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem, Into the Wild, The Kite Runner, Penelope, Over Her Dead Body, Cassandra's Dream, CJ7, Lejdis, Keinohrhasen, Scusa ma ti chiamo amore, Once Upon a Time, Mortadelo y Filemón. Misión: Salvar la Tierra, Forever the Moment, The Game, Enfin Veuve, Samiy Luchshiy Film