What Lies & Scary Fight For International Box Office
Over the past week at the international box office, DreamWorks' WHAT LIES BENEATH and Miramax's SCARY MOVIE have fought it out for global wealth. In the U.K., WHAT LIES over took the top spot by grossing US$2.98 million, thus pushing its 3-week U.K. cume to $12.28 million. Dropping 64% in its fourth full week, DINOSAUR fell to fourth in the U.K., with a gross of $1.44 million, escalating its cume to $17.44 million. In seventh, THE LITTLE VAMPIRE grabbed $670,689, growing its U.K. cume to $4.52 million. In Australia, WHAT LIES BENEATH's debut claimed first place with a gross of $1.72 million. SHAFT fell to fourth with a gross of $751,761, increasing its Australian cume to $2.1 million. In its fifth place premiere, SNATCH scored $327,237. In its sixth week Down Under, SPACE COWBOYS slipped to sixth with a gross of $153,519, advancing its cume to $2.6 million. In Sweden, WHAT LIES' debut also claimed the top spot with a gross of $415,522. SCARY fell to third from first with a gross of $183,476, elevating its cume to $1.81 million. THE TIGGER MOVIE slipped a slot to ninth, with a gross of $63,015, raising its Swedish cume to $1.64 million. A. Film's animated feature, HELP! I'M A FISH, rounded out the top ten, grossing $58,734, thus migrating its Swedish cume to $297,072. In Mexico, SCARY MOVIE reclaimed the top spot with a gross of $910,980, escalating its cume to $4.64 million. In its Mexican premiere, THE CELL placed second with a gross of $874,386. In fourth, THE ADVENTURE OF ROCKY & BULLWINKLE made its debut with a gross of $463,504. SPACE COWBOYS fell a spot to fifth, with a gross of $388,256, pushing its Mexican cume to $901,531. In sixth, WHAT LIES BENEATH seduced another $331,171, bringing its Mexican cume to $7.12 million. In eighth, U-571 sunk an additional $241,917, lifting its Mexican cume to $2.19 million. In France, SCARY held onto the top spot with a gross of $4.9 million, advancing its cume to $12.92 million. ROMEO MUST DIE debuted in fourth with a gross of $1.5 million. THE ROAD TO EL DORADO climbed from eighth to fifth with a gross of $1.25 million, lifting its French cume to $2.28 million. In seventh, THE TIGGER MOVIE bounced in an additional $1.16 million, growing its French cume to $2.69 million.