LOS ANGELES (AP) – Hollywood’s six major studios say they broke overseas box office records in 2008, with an estimated $9.9 billion in tickets sold.

That’s a 4 percent increase from a year earlier, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday.

Each of the six majors –Paramount, Warner Bros., Universal, 20th Century Fox, Sony and Disney – collected more than $1 billion.

Paramount Pictures led the pack with international releases grossing $2 billion.


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