Charlie's Angels Charms International Box Offices
Created 11/28/2000 - 01:00
files/pictures/picture-35.jpgWith international numbers trickling in due to the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, it looks like CHARLIE'S ANGELS is charming audiences around the world. In its U.K. debut, ANGELS raked in a whopping US$4.52 million. After five-weeks in U.K. theatres, WHAT LIES BENEATH sunk to second, with a gross of $768,052, elevating its cume to $16.39 million. In fourth, BEDAZZLED danced in with $505,329, raising its U.K. cume to $3.92 million. LITTLE NICKY possessed 5th place, grossing $385,214, thereby growing its U.K. cume to $1.46 million. Falling from fourth to sixth, PITCH BLACK scared up another $382,653, lifting its U.K. cume to $3.29 million. DINOSAUR walked in at #7, with a gross of $371,947, pushing its U.K. cume to a sturdy $18.5 million. Holding onto the eighth slot, THE LITTLE VAMPIRE flew home with an additional $297,727, bringing its U.K. cume to $5.65 million. In Australia, CHARLIE'S ANGELS scored a top place premiere by grossing $2.11 million. As in England, WHAT LIES BENEATH dropped from the top spot, this time landing in third, with a gross of $332,000, escalating its Australian cume to $3.8 million. In fourth, THE CELL captured another $258,000, advancing its Australian cume to $1 million. SNATCH stole fifth place, grossing $243,000, thus bringing its Australian cume to $2.1 million. In ninth, SHAFT added $65,000 to its $2.6 million Australian cume. In Italy, ANGELS' debut floated in first place with a ticket take of $1.11 million. SCARY MOVIE slipped to second, grossing $715,287, thus growing its Italian cume to $4.36 million. Making a very weak Italian debut in ninth, PITCH BLACK scrounged up only $155,096. After a full week in Germany, DINOSAUR retained the top spot, with a gross of $2.49 million, climbing its cume to $7.26 million. THE CELL's German premiere had to settle for second with an opening nod of $2.35 million. America's sensation, HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, debuted in third with a gross of $2.17 million. Falling from fourth to sixth, SPACE COWBOYS collected another $355,452, pushing its German cume to $4.08 million. In seventh, SHAFT grabbed $276,133, increasing its German cume to $5.81 million. Closing out the German top ten, SCARY MOVIE doubled over audiences to the tune of $165,676, advancing its cume to $16.08 million. In Sweden, DINOSAUR roared in its premiere at first, scoring $879,717. WHAT LIES BENEATH slipped one spot to third, grossing $224,375, thereby moving its Swedish cume to $903,043. In fourth, SHAFT secured an additional $134,444, raising its Swedish cume to $331,966. Falling from fifth place to seventh, SCARY MOVIE slashed in $93,948, climbing its Swedish cume to $1.96 million. In eighth, U-571 added $92,964 to its $250,664 Swedish cume. Once again SCARY MOVIE claimed the #1 slot in France, with a gross of $1.89 million, elevating its cume $20.64 million. In its French debut, SNATCH gained $1.25 million. Down from second, SHAFT claimed the fourth spot, with a gross of $1.08 million, increasing its French cume to $3.07 million. Box office figures were obtained on HollywoodReporter.com.