ASIAN IMPORTS Sony Classics is hoping Stephen Chow’s ‘Kung Fu Hustle’ kicks up the same breakout B.O. coin as ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.’ ‘Hustle’ has generated $65 million overseas…
In the last session before the studios start their summer stretch, distribs and exhibs alike hope that a passel of newcomers will end a blah spring season on a high note. Theaters are preparing for a…
Vin Diesel's "The Pacifier" edged Nicole Kidman's "The Interpreter" at the Friday-Sunday foreign box office with BVI's family comedy taking in $9.1 million at 1,908 playdates to lead in 14 of its 22…
Nicole Kidman's "The Interpreter" -- launching a week earlier overseas than in the United States -- translated to first place at a mild foreign box office, edging out "The Ring Two" and "The…
No remodeling was necessary in "The Amityville Horror," as MGM's homeowner frightfest -- the studio's last wide release -- scared up $23.3 million from 3,323 theaters. Horror pic was co-produced by…
"The Ring Two,'' "Robots'' and "Hitch'' provided the foreign box office a modicum of relief from its usual spring slump as moviegoers offered mostly mild support while awaiting the arrival of summer…
FRIGHT LIGHT Springtime hasn’t been a prime time for horror pics. Nonetheless, Miramax and MGM make a go of it today with the ‘Amityville Horror’ remake. TOP GROSSING SPRING HORROR PICS…
Lion hopes its last roar is a scream. MGM ends its run as a theatrical distrib this weekend with the release of "The Amityville Horror" at 3,323 theaters. Pic is co-produced by Dimension.
"The Ring Two" racked up its second straight international box office crown with a solid $14.75 million at 4,245 playdates in 46 territories, salvaging a generally mild frame in overseas markets.
"Sahara," the action-adventure treasure hunt pic from Bristol Bay and Paramount, led the box office this weekend, digging up $18.5 million from 3,154 playdates.
Solid but less-than-spectacular performances dominated the foreign box office during the post-Easter period that saw "The Ring Two," "Hitch" and "Robots" generate moderate grosses.