Disney's Up grosses $21m overseas from overseas

MUMBAI: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International‘s Up has hauled $21 million from overseas territories thus boosting its overall total to $257.1m.The film surged past $250m and overtook Terminator Salvation to rank as the studios‘ fifth biggest international release of 2009.

Screening in 3,500 screens in 25 markets, Up was number one in the UK delivering $9.7m (?6.1m) from 550 screens in what is the biggest animated launch of the year-to-date.
The Disney/Pixar release remains potent in Germany after one month of release and ranks third on $3.2m from 680 for $20.3m.

In Australia, it took Universal‘s new release

Couples Retreat to edge Up out of the number one slot after a magnificent five-week reign - the longest since The Dark Knight last year. Nonetheless the release added $1.8m from 365 for a memorable $20.5m and has grossed almost 70% more than the entire run of Ratatouille and more than 30 per cent more than Wall-E.

Up launched top in Belgium and Holland on a combined $2.3m from 130 and followed up last weekend‘s record debut in Denmark with a $745,000 number one hold from 70 theatres that raised the tally to $2.1m. Up touches down next weekend in Italy, Hungary, Turkey, Sweden and Poland.

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