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Breaking Dawn tops foreign box-office position

MUMBAI: Unwilling to leave its supremacy at the box office, Summit International‘s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -Part I didn‘t budge from its No. 1 box office position for the second consecutive weekend on the foreign theatrical circuit having grossed $7l.5 million from around 11,000 locations in 68 markets.


The fourth installment of the Twilight saga that has already generated $268 million offshore, yielded $11.4 million from some 790 sites in Germany while in the UK, the film drew another No. 1 ranking with a weekend tally of $7.5 million. Cumes in Spain ($18.6 million), Italy ($18.1 million), Australia ($21.3 million) and France ($21.9 million) remain robust.


Following Breaking Dawn is Intouchables the highest grossing French title in the market this year. Sony Animation‘s co-production of seasonal family title Arthur Christmas drew $11.9 million from some 4,000 screens in 24 markets.


The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn, flew past the $200-million foreign gross total mark over the weekend ($207 million). The stop-motion animation film in 3D opened offshore on October 26. The joint Sony-Paramount release generated $11.5 million from 11,800 venues in 51 markets. 

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