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International Details - Cliff Strong Overseas

August 24th, 2008

Ponyo on the Cliff is locked in first place in Japan growing by 13% to $7.75 million on 481 screens over the weekend for a total of $90.47 million at the end of last weekend, and it is likely that it has hit $100 million in the meantime.

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars opened in seventh place with $7.05 million on 3058 screens in 22 markets for a total of $7.17 million so far. The largest box office came from U.K. where it made $1.67 million on 419 screens, however, the film placed second with $1.19 million on 678 screens. It also performed okay in Mexico with $1.15 million on 267 screens places fourth in the process.
  • Kung Fu Panda added $6.20 million on 3695 screens in 37 markets for a total of $364.35 million internationally. The film still has to opened in Italy and could return to the top five when it does.
  • Singh Is Kinng fell 55% this past weekend, but that's not bad for niche market film. It added $5.80 million on 1019 screens in 21 markets for a total of $21.67 million
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian returned to the top ten with $5.16 million on 2438 screens in 29 markets for a total of $262.15 million. The film opened in Italy with $2.67 million on 537 screens for a total of $3.49 million. Meanwhile in Germany the film added $1.20 million on 758 screens for a total of $9.66 million.
  • Wanted opened in first place in Mexico with $2.21 million on 576 screens, which helped push it its eleventh place with $4.24 million on 1251 screens for a total of $126.19 million.
  • Journey To The Centre of the Earth added $3.78 million on 553 screens for a total of $44.34 million.
  • Bachna Ae Haseeno opened with $3.66 million on 709 screens, which is roughly average for an Indian film.
  • Hancock slipped to 14th place with $3.58 million on 2483 screens in 59 screens for a total of $339.33 million.
  • The X-Files: I Want to Believe fell to 15th with $3.31 million on $3.31 million on 2294 screens in 52 markets for a total of $36.54 million. This includes South Korea where it opened in ninth place with $533,000 on 264 screens over the weekend for a total of $835,000 in total.
  • Taken earned $3.31 million on 791 screens in 3 markets for a total of $35.11 million internationally. It opened in second place in Australia with $1.45 million on 227 screens over the weekend for a total of $1.50 million, while it placed third in Italy with $525,000 on 194 screens over the weekend for a total of $616,000. Over in Spain the film was down 19% to $954,000 on 320 screens for a total of $2.92 million after two weeks.
  • Meet Dave grew by more than 50% to $2.80 million on 1036 screens in 25 markets in $22.73 million after just over a month of release. This includes an opening in France, but it only managed sixth place with $234,000 on 320 screens.
  • God Tussi Great Ho had mixed results in India and other markets earning $2.75 million on 634 screens.
  • Tropic Thunder opened in 19th place $2.65 million on 457 screens in 3 markets, of that $2.2 million was earned on 418 screens in Russia.
  • Wild Child opened in its home market United Kingdom earning $2.20 million on 359 screens. It also opened in a number of smaller markets earning a total of $2.57 million on 405 screens during its opening weekend.
  • Death Bell remained in third place in South Korea and it fell to 21st place internationally earning $1.92 million on 262 screens over the weekend for a total of $7.10 million after two week.
  • Mark Of An Angel earned $865,000 on 62 screens over the weekend in Belgium for a total of $1.19 million. It also opened in neighboring France with $345,000 on 286 screens.
  • Get Smart fell out of the top 20 landing in 23rd place with $1.78 million on 982 screens in 34 markets for a total of $75.18 million internationally and $203.15 million worldwide.
  • What Happens In Vegas... returned to the chart in 24th place with $1.72 million on 247 screens, of which $1.66 million was earned in 191 screens in Japan. Overall the film has made $133.69 million.
  • The Bank Job added $1.69 million on 530 screens for a total of $23.48 million.
  • Pokemon 2008 slipped a spot to fourth in Japan with $1.61 million on 359 screens for a total of $36.27 million after a month of release.
  • Dachimawa Lee opened in fourth place in South Korea with $1.49 million on 332 screens for a total of $1.93 million.
  • The Good, the Bad and the Weird fell to sixth place South Korea and 28th place with $1.31 million on 354 screens for a total of $38.92 million after a month of release.
  • Boys Over Flowers slipped a spot to sixth in Japanese and 29th overall with $1.25 million on 316 screens for a total of $63.59 million.
  • Speed Racer returned to the chart, barely, with $1.03 million on 575 screens, of which all but a rounding error came from China. Overall the film has made $48.44 million, which is more than it made domestically, but not enough to make it a success.

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Filed under: International Box Office, Hancock, Kung Fu Panda, Taken, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Wanted, Get Smart, Tropic Thunder, Journey to the Center of the Earth, What Happens in Vegas..., Speed Racer, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, The Bank Job, The X-Files: I Want to Believe, Gake no ue no Ponyo, Meet Dave, Singh is Kinng, Bachna Ae Haseeno, God Tussi Great Ho, L'empreinte de l'ange, Dachimawa Lee, Death Bell, Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom, Pokemon 2008, Hana yori dango: Fainaru, Wild Child