Black Swan dances to top of international box office chart

The ballet thriller, starring Best Actress nominee Natalie Portman, grossed $17.2 million (£11.47 million) over the weekend (18-20Feb11), bringing its haul outside of the U.S. market to a total of $97.9 million (£65.23 million).

Another of Portman’s movies, romantic comedy No Strings Attached, proved to be popular at the box office – it came third in a three-way tie with True Grit and Yogi Bear, taking $10 million each (£6.6 million), according to The Hollywood Reporter.