A weak performance by German films, coupled with the World Cup soccer tournament, resulted in an 8.9% drop at the German box office last year.
Dutch movie theaters had a record year in 2010, taking Euros219.3 million ($289.3 million) at the box office. Figure represents a 9% increase on 2009.
Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox went head-to-head for an industry record, with final figures for 2010 international box office at $2.93 billion and $2.9 billion, respectively.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
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