Universal's erotic sequel Fifty Shades Darker has scored its second consecutive win at the international box office, including Australia, with $US43.7 million ($A56.9 million) in 59 territories.
Fifty Shades Darker declined 52 per cent from its opening weekend for a foreign total of $US187.2 million and a worldwide gross of $US276.9 million.
The film is holding in first place in Australia, Germany, Austria, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Brazil, Panama, Paraguay, Trinidad, Uruguay, Venezuela and Hong Kong.
Germany is the top market with $US6.2 million, declining just 27 per cent for a $US20.9 million total.
The film finished second in the UK-Ireland market behind Lego Batman as Darker declined 52 per cent to $US4.5 million for a total of $US21 million. France saw a 49 per cent decline to $US4.2 million for a total of $US15.1 million.
Brazil has totalled $US13.7 million, followed by Italy at $US12.9 million, Russia at $US10.7 million, Australia at $US10.6 million, and Spain at $US9.6 million. Japan will be the final opening on June 23.
Fifty Shades Darker stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan reprising their roles as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele as their characters reignite the romance that had ended in 2015's Fifty Shades of Grey.
Fifty Shades of Grey was a box office hit two years ago, grossing $US570 million worldwide with $US166 million domestically and $US404 million internationally.
Lionsgate's La La Land generated a second-place finish with $US31.7 million in 74 markets. The awards season front-runner has taken in $US206 million internationally to go along with $US135 million domestically.
Vin Diesel's action sequel xXx: Return of Xander Cage came in third with $US27.6 million in 59 markets for Paramount Pictures and Revolution Studios.
Nearly all of that weekend total came from China with a $US26.2 million weekend, lifting the Chinese cumulative take to $US134 million in two weeks. Return of Xander Cage has earned $US308 million worldwide.
Jackie Chan's action comedy Kung Fu Yoga followed in fourth with $US23.3 million in 13 markets to lift its worldwide total to $US267.3 million, according to comScore.
Warner Bros.' The Lego Batman Movie finished fifth with $US21.5 million at approximately 13,000 screens in 62 international markets. The film dropped a modest 34 per cent from its opening last weekend and has grossed $US72 million internationally.
Universal also reported on Sunday that Legendary's The Great Wall, starring Matt Damon, expanded its run into 21 international markets this weekend and took in $US19 million in 46 territories.
The Great Wall has already grossed $US171 million in China, so the international total is $US244.6 million.
The Great Wall opened in first in Russia with $US4.5 million and scored a second-place finish in Australia with $US2.4 million.
© RAW 2017 US actress and cast member Dakota Johnson (L) and British actor and cast member Jamie Dornan attend the premiere of the film 'Fifty Shades Darker' at Leicester Square in London, Britain, 09 February 2017. The sequel to 2015 film 'Fifty Shades of Grey' opens in British cinemas on 10 February.