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International Details - Juno Heads North

March 2nd, 2008

Juno nearly climbed into the top five with $7.08 million on 1745 screens in 25 markets for a total of $39.17 million. This includes a surprise first place opening in Brazil with $808,000 on 146 screens over the weekend and $1.26 million in total. On the other hand, it struggled in South Korea with $222,000 on 203 screens over the weekend and $283,000 in total. As for holdovers, the film was down just 7% in Mexico to $454,000 on 150 screens over the weekend for a two-week total of $1.37 million while it added $2.11 million on 368 screens in the U.K. for a total of $13.41 million there.

  • Thanks to second place openings in Australia and Brazil, The Bucket List climbed to seven place overall with $5.70 million on 1973 screens in 26 markets and now has $34.76 million after a month of release. In the former market it earned $1.56 million on 255 screens while in the latter it earned $731,000 on 113 screens.
  • The Water Horse: Legend Of The Deep also climbed into the top ten earning $5.54 million on 2362 screens in 32 markets for a total of $32.83 million. The film grew by more than 20% in France to $1.22 million on 284 screens for a total of $2.62 million while it was down less than 20% in the U.K. down to $1.27 million on 438 screens over the weekend and $7.32 million in total.
  • Paris opened in first place in France with $5.28 million on 482 screens, which was the vast majority of the film's $5.40 million opening on 492 screens in 2 markets.
  • Recep Ivedik opened in first place in Turkey with an outstanding $5.33 million on 230 screens, which was more than ten times its nearest competitor.
  • No Country For Old Men grew by more than 25% this past weekend, but it wasn't quite able to reach the top ten with $5.14 million on 1506 screens in 31 markets for a total of $37.40 million. The film opened in fourth place in Italy with $1.68 million on 264 screens, but this was just inline with expectations.
  • The Chaser climbed into first place in South Korea growing by 23% to $4.83 million on 476 screens over the weekend for a total of $10.14 million.
  • Jodhaa Akbar was hit at the box office during its second week of release, just like most Indian films. It fell 48% o $4.24 million on 1044 screens in 15 markets for a total of $16.23 million, which is more than enough to call it a hit already.
  • L: Change the World expended into South Korea grabbing third place with $1.07 million on 299 screens $1.35 million. It remained in first place in Japan with $2.57 million on 342 screens over the weekend and $18.52 million after three, while overall it landed in 14 place with $4.23 million on 684 screens over the weekend and $22.73 million in total.
  • Die Wilden Kerle 5, Die Wild Bunch 5, opened in first place in Germany and 15th overall scoring $4.09 million on 851 screens. This is inline with the other films in the soccer franchise, which has shown remarkable strength over five years and shows no sign of slowing down.
  • There Will Be Blood held on very well in the U.K. down less than 10% to $992,000 on 137 screens over the weekend for a total of $3.39 million. Overall it added $4.08 million on 801 screens in 30 markets for a total of $10.35 million, mostly in limited or semi-limited release.
  • Earth remained in the top 20 with $3.95 million on 703 screens in 4 markets for a total of $48.22 million. So far the film has made $20.62 million, including $525,000 on 254 screens this last week. Meanwhile in Germany, the film slipped into second place but still earned a massive $3.33 million on 403 screens for a total of $10.91 million after three weeks.
  • P.S. I Love You fell 40% to $3.79 million on 1614 screens in 31 markets for a total of $72.33 million. The film was hurt by the lack of major new openings, and it won't open in many more markets till May when it finishes its run in Japan.
  • No major openings hurt 27 Dresses, as it fell from 5th place to 19th place with $3.72 million on 1599 screens in 23 markets for a total of $28.26 million internationally.
  • Charlie Wilson's War climbed one spot to 20th with $3.46 million on 1467 screens in 34 markets of a total of $36.67 million. The film opened in second place in Spain with $1.61 million on 255 screens, which is better than average for the film.
  • We Are From the Future opened in first place in Russia with $2.77 million on 470 screens while it made $3.06 million on 515 screens in 3 markets in total.
  • Cloverfield had one of the worst performance in the top 30 down 55% to $3.02 million on 2098 screens in 44 markets for a total of $74.18 million.
  • Be Kind Rewind made its debut on the international charts this week opening in second place in the U.K. with $2.73 million on 360 screens, which was enough for 23rd place overall.
  • Atonement returned to the charts in 24th plac ewith $2.65 million on 1540 screens in 45 markets for a total of $69.66 million so far. The film opened in South Korea with $607,000 on 166 screens over the weekend and $726,000 in total, which was enough for fifth place.
  • Parlami D'Amore fell to third place in Italy and 25th place overall with $2.44 million on 552 screens over the weekend and $9.48 million overall.
  • Alvin And The Chipmunks added $2.43 million on 1458 screens in 13 markets for a total of $130.55 million during its international run. This is well below its domestic total, but more than enough to make the studio happy.
  • The Kite Runner remained in 27th place with $1.94 million on 603 screens in 23 markets for a total of $28.10 million.
  • Vantage Point opened in first place in Mexico with $829,000 on 300 screens. Adding in smaller market and it made $1.79 million on 522 screens in 6 markets during its international debut earning 28th place in the process.
  • CJ7 took a massive hit this weekend down 66% to $1.74 million on 671 screens in 8 markets, but it has already made $42.39 million, which is more than twice the high estimate for the production budget.
  • Keinohrhasen landed in 30th place with $1.73 million on 707 screens in 3 markets for a total of $55.28 million. Of that total, $50.23 million has come from Germany, including $1.62 million on 639 screens this past weekend.

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Filed under: International Box Office, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Juno, The Bucket List, Cloverfield, No Country for Old Men, Vantage Point, Charlie Wilson's War, P.S. I Love You, Atonement, The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep, There Will Be Blood, Earth, The Kite Runner, Be Kind Rewind, Jodhaa Akbar, CJ7, Paris, Parlami d'amore, Keinohrhasen, My iz budushego, Die Wilden Kerle 5, Recep Ivedik, The Chaser, Desu Noto 3: L: Change the World, 27 Dresses