Grossed its highest weekend total to date with $31 million from 40 territories, "Madagascar" automatically leads foreign box office
Though the DreamWorks cartoon "Madagascar" doesn't secure No. 1 at this weekend box office, still it astoundingly rules foreign box office with its highest weekend total to date grossed $31 million from 40 territories. In details, "Madagascar" opened to $9.7 million in the U.K. and $8.2 million in German market. In the meantime, in Austria it led with $1.1 million, $1.4 million in Taiwan, and about $1 million in Hong Kong.
Also scored at the international box office is the movie "War of the Worlds" which was grossed about $30 million, raising its total to $256.5 million. Along with both there is Fox's "Fantastic Four," earning an estimated $20.1 million. Some other projects scored at the international box office, including "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith," "The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D," "Herbie: Fully Loaded," "Land of the Dead," and "Bewitched."