New Line's "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" is tracking 22% ahead of its predecessor but it has toppled from the top of the box office lists in some key territories.
It was a record year at the box office for Quebec films, which grossed C$15 million ($9.6 million), up 50% on 2001's $6.4 million.
Twentith Century Fox's young-skewing laffer "Just Married" honeymooned atop the weekend box office with a fuller-than-expected gift satchel estimated at $18 million.
It's taken three weeks to prove it, but it appears "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" isn't invincible after all.
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Throttled by recession and climatic woes, Germany's 2002 box office take of S922.7 million ($966.65 million) failed to equal 2001's record-setting revenues, at least in the local currency.
Twentieth Century Fox took Blighty's box office crown in 2002, but the big story was that second place went to an indie, Entertainment Film Distributors, for the first time.
Three blockbusters helped Hong Kong ring in a happier new year than a year ago. "Infernal Affairs," "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" and "Hero" together grossed over $13 million in December.
French box office fell 1.5% to 183 million admissions in 2002 to notch up its second-best score in 20 years after last year's record-breaking 186 million.
"Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" and "Harry Potter and Sorcerer's Stone" were Poland's biggest money-spinners, drawing 2.5 million each in admissions in 2002.