International weekly box office, the top five: 'Zombieland' takes no.1 spot in US

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Relaxnews spotlights the weekly box office figures of the US, UK, Japan, Australia and Argentina, including the comedy horror film Zombieland, entering the no.1 spot in America.

All other highlighted countries stay static with the no.1 films from last week. The third film based on the Japanese science-fiction manga 20th Century Boys stays put at no.1. The Spanish thriller El Secreto de Sus Ojos ( The Secret of Her Eyes) remains at no.1 in Argentina. A remake of the 1980 musical Fame sticks to no.1 in the UK, and this year's Disney 3D animated sensation Up rules no.1 in Australia.

The top 5 international weekly box office (tallied by The Hollywood Reporter) for the week ending October 8 is as follows:

TOP 5 US WEEKLY BOX OFFICE

Position Last week Title Studio Week gross Theaters Total gross Week #
1 new Zombieland
Sony
$24,733,155 3,036 $24,733,155 1
2 1 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Sony
15,809,039 2,977 81,501,320 3
3 new Toy Story/ Toy Story 2 (3-D)
Disney
12,491,789 1,745 12,491,789 1
4 2 Surrogates
Disney

7,027,472

4,117 7,027,472 2
5 new The Invention of Lying
Warner Bros.
7,027,472 1,707 7,027,472 1

TOP 5 UK WEEKLY BOX OFFICE

Position Last week Title Studio 3-Day weekend gross Theaters Total gross Week #
1 1 Fame
Entertainment
$2,842,631 460 $8,670,764 2
2 new The Invention of Lying
Universal
2,761,424 368 2,761,424 1
3 new Toy Story (3D)
Disney
2,220,196 251 2,220,196 1
4 2 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Sony

1,786,428

401 7,762,442 3
5 3 Surrogates
Disney
941,736 360 3,363,756 2

TOP 5 JAPAN WEEKLY BOX OFFICE

Position Last week Title Studio 3-day weekend gross Theaters Total gross Week #
1 1 20th Century Boys: Chapter 3
Toho
$924,374 322 $45,338,391 6
2 2 Ballad
Toho
850,103 331 17,292,976 5
3 3 Kamui
Shochiku
817,648 308 9,005,906 3
4 new Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike
Kadokawa

485,715

34 485,715 1
5 5 Coco Before Chanel
Warner Bros.
482,715 232 5,969,600 3

TOP 5 AUSTRALIA WEEKLY BOX OFFICE

Position Last week Title Studio 3-day weekend gross Theaters Total gross Week #
1 1 Up
Disney
$2,627,172 410 $18,111,338 5
2 new Mao's Last Dancer
Roadshow/Hopscotch
2,378,336 266 2,378,336 1
3 4 G-Force
Disney
1,656,893 350 5,364,251 3
4 2 Fame
Icon

996,568

288 3,366,008 2
5 3 Surrogates  Disney
985,788 206 2,961,360 2

TOP 5 ARGENTINA WEEKLY BOX OFFICE

Position Last week Title Studio 3-day weekend gross Theaters Total gross Week #
1 1 El Secreto de Sus Ojos
Distribution
$468,572 87 $5,806,016 8
2 new Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Sony
316,604 70 316,604 1
3 2 The Final Destination
Distribution
172,344 63 1,227,747 3
4 new Broken Embraces
United

142,687

35 142,687 1
5 3 Las Viudas de Los Jueves
Alfa
138,745 75 1,473,162 4

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