Another four movies open wide on Friday — Warner Bros.' Leonardo DiCaprio-Russell Crowe CIA actioner "Body of Lies," directed by Ridley Scott; Universal sports biopic "The Express"; Sony/Screen Gems'…
The market share of German films on home turf grew 6.9% in the first nine months of the year, resulting in an excellent 21.3% slice of the box office pie.
CJ Entertainment's period drama "Modern Boy" topped the Korean box office over the weekend.
Box office sensation "Mamma Mia!" opened strongly in Italy and held resolutely elsewhere at the European box office this weekend.
"Suspect X," a mystery starring TV heartthrob Masaharu Fukuyama and Kou Shibasaki ("Dororo," "Shaolin Girl"), opened atop the Japanese B.O. for the weekend of Oct. 4-5.
The weekend box office had something for everyone as Disney family pic "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" yapped its way to a $29 million bow, while Lionsgate's irreverent Bill Maher docu "Religulous" and…
In a Friday crowded with seven new wide releases, Disney's pooch pic "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" barked the loudest, generating an estimated $7.8 million at 3,215 theaters.
Holocaust drama "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" continued to do strong business at the international box office over the Sept. 26-28 frame in what's good news for Miramax and parent studio Disney.
Feelgood tuner "Mamma Mia!" finally arrives in Italy this weekend, hoping to sing up more whammo biz at the European box office, where trade is dominated by expansions and local openers.
Bill Maher's irreverent docu "Religulous" was off to a strong start as it bowed early in Gotham, grossing $13,237 on Wednesday from two theaters for a per location average of $6,619.
International hit "Mamma Mia!" stepped up to No.1 at the Korean box office in its fourth weekend, replacing "The Divine Weapon," which had dominated the charts for three consecutive frames.