True to form, the "Matrix" finale soared to much greater heights overseas than at home over the weekend.
A carefully coordinated "day-and-date" global bow of record proportions powered Warner Bros.' "The Matrix Revolutions" to an unprecedented $204.1 million in worldwide opening box office.
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