Indiana Jones Up to $683 million Worldwide


Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull lead the international box office this weekend, edging The Incredible Hulk and Sex and the City.

“Crystal Skull” added $25 million from 5,877 theaters in 62 markets, with over half of that coming via a $13.1 million Japanese launch. “Skull” has hit $392 million overseas — more than $100 million ahead of its domestic total. Worldwide, the movie has reached $683 million.

The Incredible Hulk finished a close second by grabbing $23.4 million at 4,700 theaters from 50 territories in its second weekend. “Hulk” has raised its totals to $63.3 million overseas and $159.8 million worldwide.

Warner Bros.’ Sex and the City remained an impressive international player with $21.4 million at 6,554 in 52 markets. The film has earned $170 million worldwide.

Kung Fu Panda earned $19 million at 2,860 theaters in 18 territories for a tasty $6,643 per-location average. The animated-comedy is up to $66.5 million internationally and $221.1 million worldwide.

M. Night Shyamalan’s The Happening added $14.2 million at 5,500 theaters in 64 markets. The thriller has collected $57 million overseas and $107.3 million worldwide.

Domestic box office winner Get Smart opened respectably with $5.7 million at 1,082 in 13 smaller markets as Warners opted to hold off European launches amid competition from the Euro Cup soccer tournament.