The summer's first batch of comedies opens at the domestic box office this weekend, led by Warner Bros.' "The Hangover" and Universal's Will Ferrell topper "Land of the Lost."
"Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" topped "Angels and Demons" at the weekend's international box office, as the comedy sequel scored $37.2 million at 9,000 playdates in 100 markets.
China's film industry shook off global financial crisis woes last year and is on a fast track for more healthy growth this year, the country's top regulator said in its annual review of the biz.
Disney/Pixar's "Up" soared over rivals to dominate the domestic weekend box office with an estimated $68.2 million at 3,766 playdates. Boosted by a huge 3-D push, pic's buoyant perf maintains Pixar's…
Disney's Pixar release "Up" amassed an estimated $21.4 million yesterday, giving the Mouse House its second best opening day ever for an animated feature behind last summer's "Wall-E" which racked up…
With its settings almost entirely in Europe, "Angels and Demons" has wound up showing far greater traction among moviegoers outside the United States.
Amid sky-high expectations, "Up" should live up to its title as the latest in the long line of Disney/Pixar toon successes.
Russian cinema attendance is down compared with last year but box office remains healthy as exhibitors raise ticket prices, according to a report released by Russia's Movie Research company.
"Angels and Demons" topped the Japanese B.O. for a second weekend May 23-24, but box office across the territory was hit hard by the swine flu scare.
Twentieth Century Fox's sequel "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" charged past Warner Bros.' "Terminator: Salvation" to gross $70 million in its domestic debut.
"Terminator Salvation" swept all before it at the South Korean box office this weekend.