Thank the Lord for "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King." That was the mantra from international distribs and exhibs as 2003 drew to a close amid sizzling returns for the finale of Peter…
It was tough-going at moviehouses around the world in 2003 -- and the problem may be getting worse. A feel-good movie like "Finding Nemo" or a vast epic with universal themes like "The Lord of the…
Get out of the way of "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King." With New Line's trilogy capper amassing $270 million in foreign markets in its first dozen days, avoiding head-to-head…
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Third time's the charm for helmer Peter Jackson. The final installment of New Line's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy has turned even more golden than its two predecessors in its tour around the world.
Predictably, New Line's "Return of the King" again ruled the box office over the long Christmas weekend, but "Cheaper By the Dozen" proved a surprise hit and "Peter Pan" got a lump of coal.
A sackful of new toys will be under the tree Christmas Day. The question is whether they will cheer up the ailing B.O. Wide openers include Miramax's "Cold Mountain," Fox's "Cheaper by the Dozen,"…
Helmer Moacyr Goes' "Xuxa Abracadabra," the latest pic featuring TV personality Xuxa Meneghel, sold 161,527 tickets and grossed 954,605 reals ($326,900) in its opening weekend.
It's been a chilly holiday season at the B.O. Maybe the film biz should throw another log -- or expensive movie spectacle -- on the fire. This past weekend showed the hefty toll exacted by the…
Even as winter starts, there's a sunny outlook worldwide for "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King." Peter Jackson's finale of the "Rings" trilogy has already shown potent drawing power in…
All hail the "King." New Line's "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" returned an estimated $125.1 million over its first five days, bowing better than even its mega-successful franchise…
Crowded conditions make this a particularly tough time for specialty pics seeking market traction before important January expansions, but "Big Fish" may have managed the feat.