Date: 12th February 2001

Crouching Tiger Becomes Top Foreign Film

The weekend box office was also notable for the fact that Sony Pictures Classics' Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon became the highest-grossing foreign-language film in U.S. box office history. Earning an estimated $5.1 million, its total gross reached $60.1 million, exceeding the previous record of $57.6 million set by Life Is Beautiful.

Source: WENN