A bumbling French inspector managed to break horror's chokehold on the 2006 box office, as "The Pink Panther" opened ahead of the strong-performing "Final Destination 3." And between the frame's…
Thanks mostly to holdover biz, Steven Spielberg's "Munich" managed to win its second consecutive frame overseas, boosted in part by its best pic Oscar nom.
It seems like almost everyone in Gaul made time to hang with their buddies last week, judging by the record-breaking first-week perf of Patrice Leconte's laffer "Les bronzes 3: amis pour la vie"…
In the most competitive frame yet of 2006, four major studio movies open this weekend, each raising a different set of issues for the industry. With most insiders expecting a $20 million-plus No. 1…
The Year of the Dog may be here, but for theaters in mainland China, it's the year of the ape. "King Kong," released Jan. 15 in time for the Chinese New Year holiday, which began Jan. 28, has taken…
The German box office is coming off its worst year in a decade and 2006 could be equally challenging with local and international pics facing a slew of obstacles.
Boosted by a quintet of Oscar nominations, Steven Spielberg's "Munich" easily led the foreign box office for the second straight weekend, collecting $13.3 million from 3,400 playdates in 40 markets.
Oscar noms yielded some healthy B.O. gains for a trio of best-pic contenders, but the weekend frame was dominated by another hot horror debut. Sony Screen Gems' "When a Stranger Calls" ruled the…
As the holiday blockbusters, including the latest "Harry Potter" installment and "King Kong," began to recede at the international wickets, a more diverse crop of pics began to draw in moviegoers as…
Japan's total B.O. fell 6% to ¥198,160 million ($1.7 million) in 2005, while admissions dropped 5.7%, to 160 million, according to figures announced last week by the Motion Picture Producers Assn. of…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%