WB's 'Troy' muscles into theaters as 'Helsing' faces sophomore downtick
Warner Bros. will bring "Troy" ashore this weekend in 3,411 locations. The beefcake battle epic is the latest in a line of expensive R-rated pics from the studio. The frame's only other wide opener…
Universal took a bite out of "Van Helsing's" opening on Monday. According to the actual weekend box office figures, monster pic opened with $51.7 million -- $2.5 million less than the studio's Sunday…
Folks overseas are more eager to take a trip to Transylvania than those in the U.S., judging by "Van Helsing's" opening weekend. The pic devoured $55.3 million from 5,254 playdates in 41 countries…
European films performed well in their home markets in 2003 but failed to ignite international B.O. as overall ticket sales dropped 4.4%, according to the European Audiovisual Observatory.
"Van Helsing" opened big, but it wasn't a monster. Universal's new take on its fright classics, the first summer blockbuster of the season, topped the weekend's box office with $54.2 million from…
Expectations among exhibs just before "Val Helsing" rolled out in 40 territories over the weekend were pretty lofty if not sky high, although many believe it'll take a big hit next weekend as "Troy"…
It's heat-and-dust season in north India -- the trying summer months before the monsoon marked by white-hot temperatures, frayed tempers and windstorms that sandblast already wilting humans on the…
And away we go. Launching its biggest pic of the year -- and the first summer tentpole -- Universal opens monster mash "Van Helsing" in 3,574 locations this weekend.