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Mr. Bean could not take down the Smurfs at the overseas box office, but that doesn't mean Universal's "Johnny English Reborn" will be retiring spy games anytime soon.
Rowan Atkinson as "Johnny English Reborn" took $12 million overseas, while Sony's "The Smurfs" held on to its top spot internationally over the Sept. 16-18 frame, grossing $18.2 million for a cume of $345.6 million.
The toon-hybrid's weekend take--up 23% from the previous weekend--was boosted by its $2.74 million four-day opening in Australia, ranking 5% bigger than the local bow of similar
family toon "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel." Pic also took the top spot in its Italian debut …