Moviegoers opted for less "Salt" with their popcorn this weekend.
Warner Bros.' international rollout of "Inception" was small, but mighty, over the July 16-18 weekend, debuting day-and-date with the U.S. for a healthy $16.5 million in just nine overseas markets.
Sony finds out if "Salt" is worth it to moviegoers this weekend.
Ending the question of who would flinch first, Lionsgate has pushed back the release of "Saw 3D" by a week to Oct. 29, averting a showdown with Paramount's "Paranormal Activity 2."
Sony is moving forward with its English-language reboot "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," dating the pic for Dec. 21, 2011 and continue talks with Daniel Craig.
Largescreen exhib Imax is planning to extend its Asian rollout by adding new theaters in China and Japan.
"Inception" scored a standout estimate of $60.4 million at 3,792 locations.
Despite the World Cup finals last weekend, overseas moviegoers still found time to visit the multiplexes, with several films reaching impressive heights at the international box office.
Moviegoers were wide awake last night for midnight screenings of Warner Bros.' "Inception," shelling out a healthy estimated $3 million at approximately 2,000 late night runs.
Warner Bros. raises the curtain on its much-anticipated dreamy fantasy "Inception."
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