Helmer Jayme Monjardim's biopic "Olga" sold 385,968 tickets in its first weekend (Aug. 20-22), the largest opening of a Brazilian pic this year.
Sentiment against President Bush and the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq is running high in Italy, where "Fahrenheit 9/11" bowed strongly last weekend.
The overseas B.O. had one of its worst weekends of the year, illustrated by the fact that no film could amass $10 million from multiple territories -- the first time that's happened since the dog…
"Hero" apparently was worth the wait. Two years after the Jet Li martial arts spectacle became a blockbuster in Asia, grossing more than $100 million, the Chinese pic opened with $17.8 million in…
For a Jerry Bruckheimer film that has struggled to around $51 million in the U.S., "King Arthur" is proving to be a far more valiant performer overseas, without sending exhibs or audiences into…
April may be the cruelest month, but Hollywood still considers August to be the worst month at the box office.
Four new wide releases are arriving this languorous late August weekend. Miramax finally releases Chinese martial arts dazzler "Hero" at 2,031 playdates. Sony has two films, the Screen Gems snake…
Who'd have thought? Fox's animated cat beat BVI's medieval knights in Austria and master spy Matt Damon in Hong Kong last weekend. And in another unpredictable result, hitman Tom Cruise, debuting in…
Faced with a choice between watching the Olympics or going to the movies, many kids and young adults chose the latter over the weekend.
"Exorcist: The Beginning" cast out its production demons and broke away from a crowded pack of late-summer titles to claim the weekend's top spot. Playing at 2,803 theaters, the WB-distribbed pic…
Russians love great movies -- they just hate to pay for 'em. Thanks to pervasive piracy and black marketeering, they rarely do. Until now.