Prince isn't, apparently, the under-performer in foreign lands that it is stateside.
Powerful opening launches in a handful of key overseas markets on the Memorial Day weekend propelled " Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" to the No. 1 spot on the foreign-theatrical circuit.
The Disney film drew $59 million from 7,100 screens in 47 territories for an early international cume of $87.5 million ....
And the green ogre is nosing into various countries beyond the seas:
... "Shrek" finished third wordwide, which opened in six markets including Turkey. Overall weekend tally was $18.5 million from 1,685 venues in 15 territories.