The worldwide "Pirates of the Caribbean" colossus keeps rolling, with international coin for "At World's End" topping $500 million in a record-setting 20 days.
With Hollywood commanding a 55% piece of the pie, Italo box office grosses are up 7.4% year-on-year between January and May 2007 to $389 million, while local pics account for more than one third…
Hollywood blockbusters continue to subdue their Korean counterparts, with "Shrek the Third" easily fending off competition from big-budget local costumer "Hwang jin yi."
"Ocean's Thirteen" entered the fray stylishly enough at the European box office this weekend, coming out on top in the U.K., Spain and Italy, and a host of smaller territories.
"Spider-Man 3" passed the Y6.5 billion ($53.7 million) mark on June 1 here, making it the second highest grosser in the franchise after "Spider-Man," according to distrib Sony Pictures Entertainment…
Despite strong word of mouth and favorable reviews, local helmer Pen-ek Ratanaruang's "Ploy" performed only modestly on its opening weekend.
The buccaneers stayed on course in a robust frame at the international box office, as "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" sailed to its third weekend victory with $51.3 million at 17,500…
Warner Bros.-Village Roadshow's "Ocean's Thirteen" launched to $37.1 million, which was on a par with the first two entries in the series and enough to ensure the B.O. crown. Overall, the weekend was…
Warner Bros.' "Ocean's Thirteen" rolled to $13.1 million, according to Friday estimates. Pic was riding in the No. 1 slot heading into the full weekend.
At the U.K. Film Distributor's Assn. summer launch, a cinema trailer showcasing the highlights of the summer season was premiered, boldly titled the Ultimate Trailer for the Ultimate Summer.
Though Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" hasn't completely been living up to sky-high expectations at home, the pic has been setting a torrid pace abroad.