Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise's "War of the Worlds" embarks on a six-day opening stretch today, invading 3,908 theaters. The nearly weeklong "weekend" means "Worlds" could be a blockbuster by the…
Asian street-racing actioner "Initial D" roared off the line in five territories over the weekend, landing in pole position in three, for a weekend cume of $6.71 million.
With international exhibs still savoring 2004's lofty but anomalous box office returns -- as opposed to this year's more earthbound numbers -- all eyes are on "War of the Worlds," hoping it can…
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"Batman Begins" showed staying power in a mostly moderate overseas market as its sophomore session grossed $26.7 million at 8,350 playdates in 85 territories.
"Batman Begins" was able to hold off fresh competish with a $26.8 million second-week performance, a relatively modest 45% drop. Caped Crusader's cume was pushed to $121.7 million. "Bewitched" became…
For some reason, Italians just don't appreciate a good Jedi battle. "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith" is not galvanizing the land of Galileo, where the latest installment in the George…
With the first half of 2005 closing out, international box office has remained solid but not spectacular -- particularly when compared with the supercharged 2004 results.
TENTPOLES FIRM UP This year’s box office might be trailing last year’s, but the first six months of 2005 boast more tentpoles and fewer misfires. Year Number of pix 2001 8…
Can a witch beat the bat? Race for the B.O. crown is expected to be tight this weekend as "Bewitched," which Sony bows at 3,174 theaters, attempts to dislodge Warner Bros.' "Batman Begins" from the…
Italian B.O. dropped a dramatic 17.8% to e253 million ($307 million) between January and mid-June compared with the same period in 2004, which was a bumper year. Admissions fell 18% to 42.7 million…
In the final tally, "Batman Begins" opened stronger than Warner Bros. had estimated, due to a strong turnout on Father's Day.