John Carter is still the world’s number one movie

The film, starring Taylor Kitsch as a Civil War hero transported to Mars, grossed over $40 million (£25 million) in 54 markets outside the U.S., where the film has been savaged by critics.

John Carter has now earned a total of $126 million (£79 million) internationally – outside of America – since its release earlier this month (Mar12).

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax jumps up to number two on the international box office list and Reese Witherspoon’s comedy This Means War is third on the countdown.

Comedy 21 Jump Street, which debuted at number one in America on Sunday (18Mar12), has also started out well around the world, opening at number one in Australia and number two in the U.K., according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Meanwhile, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island has passed the $300 million (£187.5 million) gross mark worldwide