Will a 3D toon re-release or an epidemic-themed holdover win the weekend?
Chinese B.O. totaled 4.1 billion yuan ($640 million) in June, July and August, up 77% on last year. Foreign pics dominated the market.
The fall B.O. season got off to a typically sluggish start, as Warner Bros.' epidemic ensembler "Contagion" topped the domestic B.O. with an estimated debut of $23.1 million and Disney-DreamWorks'…
Female directors have been gaining ground in recent years -- mostly on the specialty scene. But when it comes to blockbusters, it's still a man's world.
While Sony's "The Smurfs" marked its fourth week at the top of the international box office, some territories saw fresh entries win locally, including "The Three Musketeers" in Germany and BBC docu…
Adult-skewing fare should continue to reign in the domestic B.O.'s first fall frame: With a projected launch north of $20 million, Warner Bros. ensembler "Contagion" looks set to wage germ warfare on…
Proving its resilience among adult moviegoers -- a particular boon demo during Labor Day weekend -- Disney-DreamWorks' "The Help" won its third straight domestic B.O. crown, grossing a solid…
Despite the entry of three new wide releases, Disney-DreamWorks' "The Help" topped the domestic B.O. over Labor Day weekend -- the pic's third straight winning frame -- with an estimated $14.2…
Fending off a new trio of openers, Disney's "The Help" stayed on top its third Friday in a row with $3.634 million.
Whenever a distributor blames bad weather for a poor box office performance, it often seems like a murky excuse.
For its third straight frame, Sony's "The Smurfs" topped the international box office, grossing $26.8 million over the Aug. 26-28 weekend, for a cume of $258.3 million.