'Avatar' still on top globally in ninth week

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'Avatar' still on top globally in ninth week

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'Avatar' still on top globally in ninth week
'Valentine's Day' takes second place
by Frank Segers

What a pair of boxoffice legs!

20th Century Fox's "Avatar" in its ninth round on the foreign circuit defiantly stared down overseas openings of three big major studio films over the weekend, emerging No. 1 with $59 million drawn from 8,453 screens in 71 markets.

Director James Cameron's blockbuster epic in 3D pushed its record-setting overseas gross total to $1.690 billion, and its unprecedented worldwide cume to $2.350 billion. The 20th Century Fox release was the sole holdover in the weekend's top five titles.
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