The foreign B.O. was hardly a model of consistency at the weekend as a slew of new titles zigzagged their way around the world.
Many would-be moviegoers stayed home to watch coverage of the U.S bombing of Afghanistan on TV, it seems.
Baz Luhrmann's evocation of life at a fin de siecle Parisian landmark struck a chord with Gallic auds over the weekend as "Moulin Rouge" bowed in the top spot in France.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$5.8M Cumulative:$281.2M Disney -16.98%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$166.3M Paramount Pictures -21.00%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$32.3M Warner Brothers / New Line -25.19%
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