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‘Boys,’ ‘Gentlemen’ man the o’seas B.O.

'Finding Nemo' makes a splash in Blighty, Oz

Those bad boys, extraordinary gentlemen and Disney’s fish shared the spoils at the weekend B.O., while “Kill Bill Vol. 1” thrilled the Brits in its London platform.

The frame’s pacesetter, “Bad Boys II” arrested an estimated $15.3 million from 3,625 playdates in 59 territories, hoisting cume to $63.3 million. Still to open in four major markets, sequel appears headed for north of $120 million.

Will Smith/Martin Lawrence starrer saw No. 1 bows in Germany (minting roughly $5.8 million on 903 screens, including sneaks, for a 45% market share); Austria ($815,000 on 104); Holland ($800,000 on 106); Switzerland ($700,000 on 95); Belgium ($630,000 on 74); and Denmark ($500,000 on 70).

Actioner experienced typical drops in its soph sessions in the U.K, grossing $2.4 million (down 47%) for a swell market total of $9.7 million; and in Spain, raking in $1.7 million (off 42%) and $5.6 million thus far.

‘Nemo’ U.K. splash

“Finding Nemo” caught an estimated $13 million, powered chiefly by the U.K.’s socko $11.5 million debut after pocketing $300,000 in its London showcase. BVI was waiting for the final figures to be tabulated Monday to determine whether “Nemo” has dethroned “Toy Story 2” as the market’s all-time record toon opener.

Aussie-set pic cruised past “Shrek” to become the highest-earning animated release ever Down Under, amassing $23.1 million. Cume vaulted to $107 million; “Nemo” became BVI’s third title to surpass $100 million overseas this year and the industry’s 18th.

“The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” was the victor in Italy (capturing an estimated $2.16 million on 337), Japan ($2.15 million on 362 in a soft market) and Taiwan ($1.2 million on 91).

Sean Connery starrer fell by an acceptable 39% in its second turn in France, fetching $1.57 million, spurring the territory total to a solid $4.5 million. But pic plunged by a worrying 63% in Germany, picking up $1.8 million, for $8 million total; and by 56% in Oz, taking $926,000, for $3.8 million to date. Fox estimated the weekend haul at $12.5 million, propelling cume past domestic to $68 million.

‘Kill’ looks good in London

“Kill Bill” grabbed approximately $200,000 at the Odeon flagship in London’s Leicester Square, an excellent omen for its prospects when it rolls out Friday in the U.K.

Brit comedy “Calendar Girls,” which has earned a strapping $24.2 million at home, ventured to Oz, bringing in a pleasing $900,000, including previews, outstripping the bows of “Billy Elliot” and “Bend It Like Beckham.”

“Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” added $6 million to its coffers, boosting cume to $320 million, including $36 million in Germany and $14.3 million in Australia (where it regained the lead from Fox’s “Gentlemen” in its fifth sojourn).

“American Wedding” ascended to $91.5 million from only 19 countries, helped by the Philippines’ estimated $242,000 on 45 and Singapore’s $125,000 on 11 (both on par with the second “Pie”).

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