Disney/Pixar's "Cars" has replaced "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" to lead the international box-office chart of the weekend.
Pirates' rule overseas has come to its end. After holding the top spot of foreign box-office for nine consecutive weeks, "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" finally has to hand over the position to "Cars" after only managed to gain $7.7 million from 47 territories, way behind the animated flick which succeeded in scoring $9 million from 34 territories during its weekend run ended Sunday, September 10.
Slated to open in Greece and Turkey on Friday, September 14, "Cars" so far has collected total sum of $183.3 million worldwide while "Dead Man's Chest" has just proclaimed itself to be the Hollywood's newest billion-dollar baby, the third movie to reach such title after "Titanic" and "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of The King."
Seating on the third place for the weekend is "Miami Vice" which delightfully could add another $6.1 million it collected from 44 markets to its pocket followed by "Monster House" with an estimated $3.8 million from 43 territories. Columbia's "Click" and 20th Fox Century's "The Sentinel" come up together next to share the fifth rank after both earning $3.2 million.