"Resident Evil: Afterlife" Stakes A Claim As Number 2 Worldwide Box Office Champ

There is no denying the drawing power of Canadian film crews/Canadian supporting film actors, as Summit Entertainment's Vancouver-lensed 'teen horror romance' "Twilight : Eclipse" is now being reported as the world's highest grossing independent feature for 2010, with a worldwide box office gross of $698.4 million on a budget of $68 million.

The second highest grossing feature in the world during 2010 was won by another Canadian-shot feature, the Sony/Screen Gems, Toronto-lensed video game adaptation "Resident Evil: Afterlife", earning $270.7 million on a budget of $60 million.

In Vancouver, box office champ "Twilight: Eclipse" shot scenes at Capilano College in North Van, David Thompson Secondary School and downtown Gastown in Vancouver, as well as Langley and Port Moody, British Columbia.

In Toronto "Resident Evil: Afterlife" filmed at Cinespace Film Studios, the University of Toronto Downtown Campus, Oshawa Municipal Airport, Sandbanks Provincial Park and the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Twilight: Eclipse" and "Resident Evil: Afterlife"...