Cast Away Holds Strong At The International Box Office
Making its Swedish premiere in fifth, BEDAZZLED racked in $205,708. In sixth, CROUCHING TIGER tagged another $124,711, lifting its Swedish cume to $882,272. 102 DALMATIANS leashed $54,771 in ninth, bringing its Swedish cume to $1.71 million. Closing out the Swedish top ten, SNATCH added $51,789 to its $1.08 million total. In its French debut, 102 DALMATIANS scampered into third, with a gross of $3.08 million. CAST AWAY sunk to fourth in France, grossing $1.45 million, advancing its cume to $6.3 million. At #7, UNBREAKABLE rescued $561,137, growing its French cume to $17.01 million. CHICKEN RUN flew into ninth, grossing $393,806, thereby lifting its French cume to $14.39 million. In South Africa, the reissue of THE EXORCIST placed third, scaring up yet another $133,924 and pushing its cume to $368,252. In fourth, VERTICAL LIMIT landed $107,081, raising its South African cume to $975,441. At #5, ALMOST FAMOUS made a lackluster South African premiere with a ticket-take of $51,804. Rounding out the South African top ten, CHARLIE'S ANGELS added $23,344 to its $1.86 million cume. In Canada, TRAFFIC raced into third with a gross of $712,700, pushing its cume to $5.7 million. At #4, SNATCH scored $684,715, elevating its Canadian cume to $2.67 million. CAST AWAY docked into fifth, with a gross of $626,067, escalating its Canadian total to $13.83 million. In seventh, CROUCHING TIGER pounced on another $426,790, increasing its Canadian cume to $5.23 million. Box office figures were obtained on Variety.com and HollywoodReporter.com.