Having already reached astronomical heights the year before, international box office continued to raise the bar in 2010.
While it hasn't set the world on fire, Disney's 3D "Tangled" is showing enough traction outside the United States to wind up as a solid performer.
Sony's action comedy "The Green Hornet" posted $550,000 from approximately 700 midnight screenings.
Sony hopes moviegoers will go green for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. "The Green Hornet" launches at 3,584 domestic locations, of which 2,704 are 3D-equipped, including 174 Imax sites.
Tokyo -- Toho, Japan's biggest distrib by a mile, set a record at the box office in 2010, earning $902 million and beating its $890 million record set in 2008.
SEOUL -- U.S.-Korea co-production "The Last Godfather," starring Harvey Keitel and Jason Mewes, has dominated the Korean box office for a second week.
'Witch' opens behind holiday holdovers.
Twentieth Century Fox's 3D family pic "Gulliver's Travels" proved hard to tie down over the New Year's frame, earning top coin at the international box office with almost $25 million at 7,786…
Relativity Media ramps up its distribution efforts this weekend, launching wide its first sole inhouse production.
RIO DE JANEIRO -- The Brazilian box office for 2010 was 1.26 billion real ($759 million), up 30% on 2009, the highest amount since the introduction of the new real currency in 1994.
International B.O. is clearly the growth area as overall numbers are expected to top $20 billion.