DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek the Third" may have stomped the domestic B.O. over the May 18-20 weekend, but abroad, "Spider-Man 3" was still king.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" hit $58 million in its first two days of pre-weekend release Disney said Friday.
The skull and crossbones will fly over Europe this weekend.
The buccaneers have started raking in the gold as they look to outpace Spidey with "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," which launches around the world amid sky-high expectations.
Swedish film is getting an increasingly good reception on its home turf. During the first three months of 2007, Swedish pics had a market share of 35%, up 10% from last year, and the best figure…
While Goliaths in the "Spider-Man," "Shrek" and "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchises battle it out at the top, a host of indie pics are playing well at more modest levels, taking advantage of a…
Sony juggernaut "Spider-Man 3" held firm and Cannes contender "Zodiac" bowed brightly this weekend at the European box office.
It's still Spidey's world outside the U.S., as the third frame of "Spider-Man 3" dominated international moviegoing with $49.6 million at 15,850 playdates in 105 markets.
French film stats 2006
The perennial Gallic laffer notwithstanding, the reward for movie success in France's auteur-driven film biz used to be a prize at a fest. Not any more.
Just weeks after "Spider-Man 3" swung into theaters as the biggest opening weekend of all time, DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek the Third" took in $122 million over three days to become the…