The penguins are ready to pounce. "Happy Feet" is poised to become the biggest box office hit to come from Australia, overtaking current champ "Crocodile Dundee."
Australia's cinema admissions bounced back 6% in 2006, according to the Motion Picture Distributors Assn. of Australia. Total box office of A$866.6 million ($673.4 million) marks the second-highest…
Last year was a bountiful one for Chinese movies in overseas markets, according to the film bureau, with exports reeling in a hefty $244 million in 2006, even if product was again a little heavy on…
Pan-European cinema chain Kinepolis Group said Wednesday it had seen a 6% rise in admissions across its circuit in 2006.
South Korean admissions rose a hefty 14.6% in 2006 to 166.7 million tickets sold, according to a report by leading exhibitor CJ CGV. This reps the industry's 10th consecutive year of growth and ranks…
French films' market share was neck-and-neck with Hollywood fare at the French box office in 2006, 45% compared with 45.8%, according to official figures released Tuesday.
The long-awaited arrival of "Casino Royale" and controversy-fuelled release of "Apocalypto" gave the Italian box office biz a perfect start to 2007, where weekend trade shot up 50% from the previous…
Some clouds really do have a silver lining. Holland's early exit from the World Cup soccer tournament in June and the wettest Dutch August on record helped the Netherlands box office back to life in…
Chinese B.O. rose by nearly one-third last year to 2.62 billion yuan ($336 million), compared with $256 million a year earlier, according to the country's film bureau.
BAFTA is dropping its award for television current affairs programs and will replace it with a new international gong bound to favor U.S. shows.
Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto" has broken the record for opening weekend B.O. for a foreign-language pic in the U.K. Released on 385 screens by indie distrib Icon, the blood-soaked Mayan epic grabbed…