Tintin smashes to the top of international box office

Tintin smashes to the top of  international box office

Tintin smashes to the top of international box office

Steven Spielbergs animated adaptation of Belgian comic artist, The Adventures of Tintin, opened number one in 17 of 19  territories,grossing $55.8 million outside of the US.

The adventures of Tintin tells the story of a boyish reporter, Tintin, who embarks on a perilous mission to uncovered a secret treasure. Though immensely popular in Europe, the iconic comic character is virtually unknown in the US.

Distributed by Sony and Paramount and produced by Peter Jackson, The 3D motion-capture animation,  will not be released in the US until the second week on December.

Another animation from DreamWorks, Puss in Boots, claimed the second spot with $17 million, followed by  Paramounts horror flick, Paranormal Activity 3, adding $17 million to its last weekend intake.

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