"Casino Royale" has passed a half billion dollars at the global B.O. But in eight weeks of release, it was never No. 1 domestically. In contrast, "When a Stranger Calls" had a triumphant opening…
Much more so than in the United States, Hollywood's tentpole films have been hitting the sweet spot overseas. One of the most striking of the year-end statistics for 2006 shows just how successful…
International auds continued to flock to Hollywood's big holiday titles, even as 2007 got into full swing. Fox's "Night at the Museum" ruled the B.O. abroad once again in the most recent frame.
The mandarins of Chinese cinema can look back with satisfaction on a boffo year in 2006, with revenues at a growing number of cinemas rising by nearly one-third to RMB2.62 billion ($336 million)…
Queen Elizabeth II takes on Adolf Hitler at the box office this weekend as Stephen Frears' "The Queen" and Dani Levy's controversial homegrown comedy "Mein Fuhrer" open in Germany.
Will "Night at the Museum" be able to top the charts once again? Hit PG pic from Fox certainly has a real shot over a crowded Martin Luther King Day frame in which other, similarly skewing competish…
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.