Warner Independent saw a promising debut for "Paradise Now," and both "Good Night, and Good Luck" and "Capote" showed crossover appeal as they expanded their runs over the weekend.
Making up for a modest domestic launch, "The Legend of Zorro" hit the foreign bull's-eye as the sequel's opening dominated offshore weekend biz with $27 million at 6,140 playdates in 50 foreign…
Horror sequel "Saw II" solved the box office puzzle that has stymied other distribs during the fall season, bowing to $30.5 million from 2,949 locations. Bow is the biggest in the studio's history…
UIP's "Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" continued its reign at the world B.O. over the Oct. 21-23 frame, playing particularly well in its own backyard, the U.K.
SEQUELITIS Sequels have fallen into a recession at the B.O. after peaking a year ago with ‘Shrek 2’ and ‘Spider-Man 2.’ Lions Gate’s ‘Saw II’ and Sony’s ‘The Legend of Zorro’ are two of…
A pair of sequels -- Lions Gate's "Saw II" and Sony's "The Legend of Zorro" -- square off during a potentially respectable pre-Halloween weekend that could reverse recent middling perfs at the box…
Clay stayed king at the foreign box office as UIP's "Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" easily won its third straight weekend with $15.75 million at 3,782 playdates in 32 markets.
Four wide openers, including the adaptation of the hit vidgame "Doom," weren't enough to reverse the gloom at the B.O., but several specialty pics were able to rev up solid per-screen averages over…
UIP's "Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" continued to scare up some serious coin on the international B.O. scene over the Oct. 14-16 frame by adding 12 markets to its distrib pattern…
Sacre bleu! Just when Hollywood was starting to count on foreign box office to save its bottom line, France and 190 other countries have laid down another potential roadblock.
WHEN THE BOW BREAKS Despite the autumn B.O. being 3% ahead of the same frame a year ago, the average B.O. for a wide bow has dipped. ‘Elizabethtown’ and ‘Domino’ were the latest soft…
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