Fourth Indiana Jones film is Spielberg's biggest hit

Fourth Indiana Jones film is Spielberg's biggest hit
Steven Spielberg

'Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' has given director Steven Spielberg his biggest global opening ever with a stunning $311m (€197.4m) five-day haul.

The fourth film in the Indiana Jones franchise has hit number one at box offices in 62 countries around the world, following its release last week.

Spielberg's previous best was 'War of the Worlds', which opened with $202m (€128.2m) in July, 2005.

'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' cost an estimated $185m (€117m) to make.

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