Cast Away Continues Its Stay At Top Of Int. BO
Created 02/06/2001 - 00:00
files/pictures/picture-35.jpgAround 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.