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.
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.
- 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.
Filed under: International Box Office
, National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets
, Alvin and the Chipmunks
, The Bucket List
, No Country for Old Men
, Charlie Wilson's War
, P.S. I Love You
, Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem
, Into the Wild
, The Kite Runner
, Over Her Dead Body
, Cassandra's Dream
, 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