Date: 9th January 2007
Mel Gibson's action movie Apocalypto has enjoyed the highest opening weekend box office figure for a foreign language film in the UK.
The film about the turbulent days of the Mayan civilisation took £1.36 million.
The previous record holders were Hero, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Amelie.
Apocalypto is spoken in Mayan dialect, although it has English subtitles.
Source: Press Release
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