Film production spending in the U.K. rose 76% to £486 million ($915 million) in the first half of 2006, according to figures released by the U.K. Film Council.
Muscular bows from local pic "Days of Glory" and "The Devil Wears Prada" in its first outing on the European runway helped push the Gallic box office out of the September doldrums.
After four weeks in which local swashbuckler "Alatriste" reigned over the charts in Spain, Oliver Stone's opener "World Trade Center" has seized the B.O. crown.
None of the weekend's six new releases in Italy were able to dislodge "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" and "The Break-Up" from the top two spots in a soft frame that dipped 15% from the…
The specialty film sector saw an infusion of new product over the latest frame as Miramax's "The Queen" and Fox Searchlight's "The Last King of Scotland" vied to rule the arthouse scene. Fox subsid…
Oliver Stone's "World Trade Center" showed significant traction in Europe, winning the weekend at the foreign box office with a solid $12.3 million at 2,690 playdates in 20 markets.
Sony Pictures Animation's debut pic, "Open Season," shot to No. 1 over the weekend, bringing in family auds to the tune of $23 million. "Open" had been projected to be in a tighter battle for first…
The end of summer left overseas wickets a bit chilly: Buena Vista Intl.'s "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" was able to take the top spot among Hollywood imports in the latest frame, with…
There's something for everyone at the box office this weekend, as three new wide rollouts compete for vastly different auds. Disney's "The Guardian" (3,241 playdates) will be battling Sony's "Open…
Comedy sequels are continuing their run at the South Korean box office as Taewon Entertainment's "Marrying the Mafia 3" sold 1.25 million tickets in its first weekend, generating box office of $8.4…
German thriller "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer" has eclipsed the buccaneers, easily beating "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" as the top film at the international box office.