The fourth installment in
The film performed especially well in Germany, where it had the biggest opening of the year in the country with $14.5 million in sales. The picture continued to do strong business in Mexico and France, where it debuted last weekend, with ticket sales falling only 27% in the European country.
The family film was the No. 1 option in a number of international markets, beating
It appears the fourth "Ice Age" movie will prove to be as popular abroad as its predecessors. The third installment in the series grossed an impressive $690.1 million internationally in 2009 — accounting for roughly 78% of its worldwide tally.