THE MORE THE SCARIER Today, five wide openers flood theaters – and history shows that’s not a good sign. Fall frames with few films fare best. 2002 Top Fall Weekends† Date Total…
Hollywood hopes to carve up the coming box office weekend with the sharpest of audience distinctions, but somebody has got to get hurt in the process.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" continued to dominate the B.O. in a slew of territories last weekend, but the pressing problem for exhibs is that few other films are making…
The Australian Film Commission argued that U.S. films dominate the Aussie B.O., grabbing 83.2% of the market last year, in its campaign to protect subsidies and quotas during U.S.-Australia free…
"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" ruled the overseas B.O. for the fifth consecutive weekend, matching the "Matrix Reloaded" feat of earlier this year and ransacking an…
Sony's "Once Upon a Time in Mexico" was unrestricted by its R rating this weekend, as the action sequel sprayed bullets and box office in equal measure for a franchise-best bow of $24 million.
THE MEAN SEASON Recently, September and October haven’t been fruitful frames for releases that eventually cross $100 million. That trend could change this month as many distribs have skedded…
Robert Rodriguez's hot helming hand after "Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over" should continue this weekend, with Sony's "Once Upon a Time in Mexico" expected to top the box office weekend -- as well as the…
Warner Bros.' seemingly iron grip on the U.S. majors' international B.O. crown this year is starting to look shaky, challenged by the fast-finishing Buena Vista Intl.
The treasure chest at Disney's Buena Vista Intl. is overflowing as "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," "Bruce Almighty" and "Finding Nemo" dominated the weekend B.O. overseas.
The first unofficial weekend of fall fell easily, as Paramount laffer "Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star" toppled box office competish with just $7 million in estimated opening grosses. United…