As the world braced for war, U.S. distribs were sticking to their release plans overseas but understandably feeling antsy about the duration of the battle and its impact on cinemagoing.
THE SPOILS OF WAR The weekend B.O. in early 1991 was unfazed by the Gulf War, experiencing gains against the same January and February frames in 1990. Two films bowed during the Gulf War that…
With due respect to J Lopez, when "Maid in Manhattan" ranks as the weekend's B.O. queen, it's a sure sign that biz is off-key.
Three new pics couldn't bring down Disney feel-gooder "Bringing Down the House," which again topped the weekend box office in just the second repeat win this year.
BANKING ON THE KIDS Even though many schools won’t be out for spring break until late April, MGM is expecting moppets to line up for "Agent Cody Banks" in a fashion similar to the late-March…
Some 860 million euros ($948 million) was spent making 200 French films in 2002, four down on the previous year, the Centre National de la Cinematographie (CNC) said Tuesday.
In these worrying times, audiences around the world are thirsting for light, escapist fare, and last weekend they were sated by "Maid in Manhattan," "Die Another Day," "Lilo & Stitch," "Daredevil"…
Jennifer Lopez is perched atop the B.O. in a bunch of overseas markets as "Maid in Manhattan" delivered career-best openings for her.
Disney laffer "Bringing Down the House" brought down the weekend box office crown plus personal bests for topliners Steve Martin and Queen Latifah with an estimated $31.7 million opening.
South Korea's largest distribs are refusing to release ticket sales information for top-10 box office charts -- claiming the rankings don't accurately reflect business performance.
Continental Europeans don't have a tradition of attending American musicals, and that's proving to be a marketing challenge for "Chicago," despite its 13 Oscar noms, sundry awards and glitzy cast.