Things are getting heated -- or desperate -- at the Hong Kong box office. Thai actioner "Tom Yum Goong" was initially pegged as the territory's top-grossing film on its opening day, Aug. 11, narrowly…
The annual Aussie box office awards were presented at a subdued closing-night ceremony Thursday at the Movie Convention. Fox took top honors for "Star Wars -- Episode III: Revenge of the Sith," which…
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Universal's "The 40 Year Old Virgin" unspools this weekend at 2,843 theaters with hopes that auds are ready for a second helping of R-rated comedy. Also opening, DreamWorks' plane thriller "Red Eye"…
The fortunes of DreamWorks and Warner Bros.' soggy sci-fi actioner "The Island" provide the latest proof that a pic doesn't necessarily need a high profile in the U.S. to score overseas.
"The Island," continuing to find foreign footing, topped a lukewarm international frame with $13.9 million at more than 4,200 screens in 33 markets during weekend, edging the still-sweet "Charlie and…
In a sluggish late-summer frame, two femme-friendly titles topped the weekend box office. Paramount's "Four Brothers" led the pack with a $20.7 million bow at 2,533 theaters. Though rated R for…
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Heading into the dog days of summer, Warner Bros.' "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" was one of the few pics not melting away at the international box office.
The B.O. slump seen in Europe is just as noticeable across Latin America -- despite the fact that economies have picked up in Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.
Asia is a more complicated mosaic of boxoffice ups and downs than are Europe and Latin America. The summer has not been unkind to Hollywood movies, but earlier in the year many movies failed to click.