ENTERTAINMENT
02/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

"Valkyrie" Tops Foreign Box Office, #1 In Germany

Military thriller "Valkyrie" landed atop the foreign box office, while the weekend saw only a smattering of international expansions of awards contenders in the wake of Thursday's Oscar nominations announcement....

"Valkyrie," in its first weekend in international markets, earned $13.2 million at 2,283 playdates in 13 territories.

MGM/UA pic, handled by Fox overseas, scored a respectable $5,803 per-location average and racked up its best numbers in Germany with $3.4 million, South Korea with $2.7 million and the U.K. with $2.5 million. The Tom Cruise vehicle, which has cumed $80 million domestically, launches next weekend in 13 more markets, including Russia and Spain.

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