Here's a shock: The second "Harry Potter" blockbuster didn't have as much heft domestically as the first. And while the sequel has eclipsed its U.S. result by 130% abroad, it hasn't matched the…
Bumbling super spy "Johnny English" and the start of Easter school vacation sparked healthy B.O. bounces in the U.K., Germany and Australia last week, but there were disappointingly modest upticks in…
ERRATIC EASTER OPENERS The Easter frame is often crowded as distribs court kids on spring break, but their average opening has been hard to predict. This weekend, three newcomers face potent…
Jack Nicholson's movies usually have better second-week holds than those starring Adam Sandler. So it will be intriguing to watch whether the elder co-star's sturdier gams help "Anger Management"…
The start of the Easter school vacation in Europe and Australia and the arrival of "Johnny English" proved a potent combo last weekend, while the B.O. in parts of Asia continued to suffer from auds'…
James Cameron's Titanic-research docu "Ghosts of the Abyss" produced lively biz at the giant-screen box office this weekend.
"Johnny English," a spy spoof starring Rowan Atkinson, was just the tonic for ailing overseas markets over the weekend. In its world preems, the Universal/UIP laffer racked up an estimated $20…
Wolfgang Becker's box office hit "Good Bye, Lenin" scooped six nominations in the German Film Awards, or Lolas, announced Friday.
Sony/Revolution's "Anger Management" managed a blissful opening of $44.5 million in estimated weekend box office -- a record for April and personal best for the laffer's topliners.
Exhibs in some markets continued to blame the Iraq war TV coverage for depressing ticket sales last week while elsewhere bookers identified the real "enemy" as the paucity of compelling product.