Disney scored a one-two punch at the foreign box office with "Up" and "Surrogates" combining for over $24 million during a typically moderate autumn session on Sept. 25-27.
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"Astro Boy" will be released in China on Oct. 23, the same day as its U.S. bow.
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"Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" dominated an otherwise downbeat domestic weekend box office.
Friday moviegoers' savored Sony's 3-D toon, shelling out $8.1 million.
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