ParaNorman Retains First Place in UK; Nemo Finding Fourth

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Thanks to a No. 1 fin­ish in its sec­ond week­end in the United King­dom, Laika Entertainment’s Para­Nor­man made $3 mil­lion from 2,200 venues in 39 over­seas coun­tries this past weekend.

Dis­trib­uted abroad by Uni­ver­sal, the ani­mated com­edy made $1.9 mil­lion at 479 British loca­tions for a cumu­la­tive total of $4.7 mil­lion in the coun­try over 10 days.

Para­Nor­man had strong open­ings in Swe­den, Poland and Den­mark over the week­end as well. Its total for­eign gross has now reached $29.2 million.

Mean­while, Seth MacFarlane’s partly ani­mated comedy-fantasy Ted has grossed a total of $202.8 mil­lion inter­na­tion­ally, though it’s still to be seen in 12 coun­tries. It’s the third Uni­ver­sal movie so far this year to gross over $200 mil­lion abroad.

This past week­end, Ted grossed $9.3 mil­lion at 2,800 loca­tions in 43 coun­tries, debut­ing in Brazil to make $1.3 mil­lion at 247 the­aters. In its sec­ond week­end in Mex­ico, Ted expe­ri­enced a 7% increase in grosses, col­lect­ing $2.3 mil­lion on 465 screens to make $6.2 mil­lion over 10 days south of the bor­der. This week, the movie opens in five coun­tries, includ­ing South Korea and Hong Kong.

Pixar-Disney’s Brave brought in $5.7 mil­lion from 55 coun­tries this week­end. It’s now made $508 mil­lion around the world, includ­ing $274.4 mil­lion overseas.

A 16-week vet­eran of for­eign screens, Mada­gas­car 3: Europe’s Most Wanted finally opened in New Zealand — at No. 1 — and stayed at the top of the box office in its sec­ond week­end in Aus­tralia. The three­quel grossed $2.6 mil­lion from 277 screens for a cumu­la­tive total of $8.1 mil­lion in the market.

Dis­trib­uted by Para­mount, the Dream­Works Ani­ma­tion movie made $4.6 mil­lion at 1,712 venues in 33 coun­tries, gross­ing a for­eign total of $411.9 mil­lion since it first screened overseas.

Paramount’s release of Tad, the Lost Explorer stayed at No. 1 in the Span­ish box office for the fourth week­end in a row. The lat­est entry in the the Tadeo Jones ani­ma­tion fran­chise made $1.6 mil­lion at 323 venues over the week­end, con­tribut­ing to a $13.8 mil­lion total in Spain. The movie opened in South Korea this week­end, reach­ing No. 5.

In domes­tic box office, End of Watch and House At The End of the Street tied with 13 mil­lion each, closely fol­lowed by Trou­ble With The Curve with 12.7 million.The Find­ing Nemo 3D re-release placed fourth with  9.5 mil­lion,  beat­ing out Res­i­dent Evil at fifth.

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