After two years of year-to-year declines in cinema admissions, the tide in Spain has turned. According to Nielsen EDI, local B.O. over the first eight months of 2004 was up 9% to E433 million ($534.6…
Beefy bows by "Resident Evil: Apocalypse" in Japan, "The Village" in Germany, "Open Water" in the U.K. and "The Bourne Supremacy" in France were among the few highlights in a sluggish frame overseas…
In intriguing duels over the weekend, "Resident Evil: Apocalypse" zapped "The Village" in Japan while "Open Water" was the surprise victor in the U.K., ahead of "The Terminal's" resilient soph…
The undead were anything but at the box office as the debut of Sony/Screen Gems' zombie sequel "Resident Evil: Apocalypse" dominated the weekend with $23.7 million at 3,284 playdates.
Incessantly cloudy skies, summer storms and a slew of blockbuster titles have resulted in a record summer at the German box office this year.
In a mixed start to the fall season abroad, the B.O. slumped in the U.K., France and Germany last week while a strong national pic helped stimulate ticket sales in Spain. Italy perked up thanks to…
It's not easy for homegrown pics to get traction vs. Hollywood product, but Chile's "Machuca" is beating the blockbusters with, of all things, a politically oriented coming-of-age story set in 1973…
It's apprentice week at the weekend box office. In the last couple of weeks before studios begin rolling out their fall and holiday blockbusters, several helmers who ordinarily assist well-known…
TAKING A FALL On average over the past five years, September has been the lowest grossing month at the domestic box office, as kids head back to school and high-profile studio fare gets ready…
Lacking the kind of "Hero" that is dominating the domestic B.O., ticket sales were sluggish in most offshore markets last weekend as a lot of films did mid-level business.