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Feb 22, 2011, 6:18 PM
Disney Animation's "Tangled" reached top spot in Denmark, Norway, South Africa, Spain and Sweden over the weekend, collecting $12.1 million abroad to become the second-biggest picture at the overseas box office.
"Tangled" ties up No. 1 spot in five countries
Second only to Black Swan, the Rapunzel adaptation was seen in 5,210 venues. It's made $328 million in 52 countries abroad so far toward an international take of $522.1 million.
In Spain, the 3D film made $3.2 million in 612 locations for a total of $14.2 million over three weeks.
Outgrossing Pixar-Disney's WALL-E ($521.3 million), it's now the 18th-biggest animated film in movie history.
Warner Bros.' partly animated Yogi Bear was tied with Paramount's True Grit and No Strings Attached for the No. 3 spot with an estimated $10 million. Seen on 4,300 screens in 44 countries, it's made $76 million overseas so far.
The computer-animated Gnomeo & Juliet opened at No. 1 in Australia, making $2 million. In its second weekend in Britain through distributor E1 Entertainment, the mock-Shakespearian comedy made an estimated $5 million from about 450 theatres for second place. Overall, Gnomeo & Juliet made an estimated $8.9 million in 675 locations abroad this past weekend.
[Via The Hollywood Reporter -- http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/...tops-intl-box-159638]
(This post was edited by eminovitz on Feb 22, 2011, 6:19 PM)