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Cast Away Continues Its Stay At Top Of Int. BO

Around the globe, CAST AWAY remains at the top of the international box office. In Germany, CAST AWAY claimed the top spot with a gross of $4.99 million, lifting its three-week total to $17.74 million. In second, VERTICAL LIMIT made its German debut with a gross of $2.51 million. BEDAZZLED bewitched third place, grossing $1.88 million, raising its German cume to $3.09 million. In fifth, CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON amazed audiences to the tune of $624,096, elevating its German cume to $1.88 million. At #6, UNBREAKABLE secured another $570,085, bringing its German cume to $12.52 million. Closing out the German top ten, POKEMON 2000 added $349,421 to its $7 million cume. In the U.K. and Ireland, CAST AWAY floated to the top with a gross of $3.66 million, escalating its cume to $14.6 million. Making its U.K. nod in second, TRAFFIC raced in with $2.79 million. At #3, VERTICAL LIMIT landed $2.44 million, growing its U.K. cume to $6.1 million. CROUCHING TIGER took the fourth slot, grossing $1.36 million, thus advancing its U.K. cume to $5.9 million. In sixth, UNBREAKABLE claimed an additional $1.02 million, bringing its U.K. cume to $15.33 million. 102 DALMATIANS muzzled $610,533 in eighth place, pushing its U.K. total to $12.52 million. In Italy, CAST AWAY fended off live-action newcomer THE FAMILY MAN to reclaim its first place standing, with a gross of $2.93 million, escalating its cume to $10.45 million. In third, 102 DALMATIANS collared $1.57 million, raising its Italian cume to $3.39 million. At #4, THE 6TH DAY cloned $951,498 in its Italian premiere. WHAT LIES BENEATH surfaced in sixth, with a ticket-take of $448,799, increasing its 7-week Italian cume to $10.73 million. In eighth, LOST SOULS scared up $402,126, moving its Italian total to $1.88 million. In Australia, CAST AWAY claimed the island country crown with a gross of $2.88 million, elevating its cume to $6.82 million. In its Australian debut at third, BEDAZZLED seduced $1.16 million. CROUCHING TIGER leapt into sixth, grossing $789,472, thereby growing its Australian cume to $1.93 million. THE 6TH DAY dropped into eighth with a ticket-take of $643,875, increasing its Australian cume to $1.75 million. Rounding out the Australian top ten, 102 DALMATIANS added $503,984 to its $6.17 million total. In Spain, CAST AWAY collected $2.49 million in first place, advancing its cume to $4.22 million. In second, UNBREAKABLE garnered $1.47 million, lifting its Spanish cume to $7.01 million. BEDAZZLED begot $1.27 million in third, pushing its Spanish cume to $2.49 million. In sixth, BLESS THE CHILD premiered with a gross of $719,672. At #9, WHAT LIES BENEATH summoned $232,414, bringing its Spanish cume to $12.88 million. In France, however, CAST AWAY ranked second with a gross of $2.3 million, raising its cume to $4.85 million. In sixth, UNBREAKABLE brought home $1.02 million, advancing its French cume to $16.45 million. CHICKEN RUN flew into seventh with a gross of $650,306, increasing its French cume to $14 million. At #9, LOST SOULS converted tickets to $227,261, blooming its French cume to $1.11 million. In Mexico, VERTICAL LIMIT scaled its way to #1 for a second week by grossing $2.59 million, thus launching its cume to $5.76 million. In its fifth week in Mexico, CHICKEN RUN raced into third, with a ticket-take of $598,062, bringing its cume to $5.11 million. In sixth, THE 6TH DAY delivered $229,277, pushing its Mexican cume to $4.14 million. BEDAZZLED danced into seventh, with a gross of $221,364, increasing its Mexican cume to $6.92 million. At #8, 102 DALMATIANS barked in $219,563, lifting its Mexican cume to $4.79 million. UNBREAKABLE rescued $181,406 at #9, raising its Mexican cume to $6.07 million. Finishing off the Mexican top ten, LITTLE NICKY added $161,470 to its cume of $2.3 million. In Sweden, VERTICAL LIMIT debuted in third with a gross of $473,617. Dropping from second to land in fourth, CAST AWAY drifted in another $426,069, bringing its Swedish total to $1.77 million. In fifth, CROUCHING TIGER tagged $181,953, advancing its cume to $776,780. 102 DALMATIANS was spotted in seventh with a gross of $112,584, increasing its Swedish cume to $1.69 million. Holding steady in ninth, SNATCH pilfered another $83,967, bringing its Swedish cume to $1.06 million. Closing out the top ten, ALMOST FAMOUS grabbed $82,247 to push its Swedish cume to $176,828. In Japan, the premiere of THE CRIMSON RIVERS floated $614,072 in second. L'Est and Mikros Image handled the visual effects for the French thriller. In fourth, VERTICAL LIMIT located an additional $421,484, raising its Japanese cume to $6.96 million. At #5, THIRTEEN DAYS rocketed in $400,609, increasing its Japanese cume to $4.58 million. DINOSAUR stomped into seventh, grossing $335,075, thereby bringing its Japanese cume to $8.07 million. In eighth, THE 6TH DAY added $212,770 to its $4.38 million cume. In Hong Kong, making a 323% gain from its debut last week, 102 DALMATIANS leashed $1.18 million in third, lifting its Hong Kong total to $1.46 million. CAST AWAY rolled into fourth, with a gross of $919,638, raising its Hong Kong cume to $1.03 million. At #5, VERTICAL LIMIT leapt into fifth, grossing $887,777, thus growing its Hong Kong cume of $1.65 million. POCKET MONSTERS REVELATION (i.e. POKEMON) placed sixth, with a gross of $246,797, increasing its Hong Kong cume to $419,797. In South Africa, the reissue of THE EXORCIST possessed $234,328 in its debut. In third, VERTICAL LIMIT dusted off $147,838, bringing its South African cume to $868,360. CHARLIE'S ANGELS descended into seventh, grossing $32,590, thus raising its South African total to $1.84 million. In eighth, SCARY MOVIE laughed in $27,180, advancing its South African cume to $945,304. At #9, CROUCHING TIGER uncovered $25,130, increasing its South African total to $63,035. Closing out the top ten, LITTLE NICKY added $20,102 to its South African cume of $319,110. In Canada, TRAFFIC directed $818,089 more into execs' pockets, advancing its Canadian cume to $4.95 million. In third, SNATCH stole $811,955, bringing its Canadian cume to $1.97 million. CAST AWAY drifted into fourth, with a gross of $784,236, raising its Canadian total to $13.11 million. In sixth, CROUCHING TIGER added $505,870 to its $4.77 million Canadian cume. Box office figures were obtained on Variety.com and HollywoodReporter.com.

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