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Dead Mans Chest closing in on a billion

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In its ninth consecutive weekend, the most popular movie at the foreign box office, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest surpassed Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone ($976.5 million) to grab the third place in the industry history.

The movie that was released in 6,681 screens in 49 territories grossed $11.8 million increasing its international total to $579.1 million and $991.9 million worldwide. It is expected that the movie would cross the $1 billion mark by Friday. The other two movies to break the record are 1997's Titanic, which grossed $1.85 billion, and 2003's The Lord of the Rings: the Return of the King which grossed $1.12 billion.

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