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Matrix Wins International Race

May 23rd, 2003

The Matrix Reloaded was number one in its first weekend despite opening in only 13 markets. The sequel earned roughly $31 million on just 2,877 screens, breaking several records along the way. In second place was X-Men 2 with $18.5 million in its third week. It’s total is now over $150 million internationally, more than the original’s total international run and currently the best of 2003. In third was the previous number one international movie of 2003, Johnny English. The spy spoof made $3.3 million to past the $100 million mark in its sixth week of international release.

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Filed under: The Matrix Reloaded, X2, Johnny English