Summer box office may be off to a slow start domestically, but international B.O. is up a massive 64% for the major studios during the first five months, according to studio estimates.
As expected, the weekend's B.O. landscape saw modest results, down 22% from the comparable frame's record-setting totals last year.
CBS Films has opted to avoid a clash of the teen titans this summer.
Studios have long tub-thumped their film hitting No. 1 at the B.O., like an honor-student bumper sticker slapped on a new car.
While U.S. auds seemed distracted by Memorial Day weekend activities, overseas moviegoers paid ample attention to the frame's newest entries: Disney's "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" and Warner…
After a subdued Memorial Day weekend, B.O. observers aren't expecting much of a rebound this weekend, as a crowded slate of wide openers with modest expectations enters the frame.
Imax and AMC Entertainment announced Tuesday that they are expanding their joint rollout venture, which will add 15 to 25 digital large-screen plexes in 2011.
A quieter Memorial Day Weekend capped an unusually sleepy summer kick-off month at the domestic B.O.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$3.7M Sony / TriStar 0.00%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$3.5M Cumulative:$170.6M Disney -25.44%
Rio 23Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$49.3M Fox -28.83%