Spanish cinema admissions rose 5% to 142.3 million tickets sold in 2001, the highest figure since 1982.
Monday's official box office data showed there'd been an unusually high number of wrong estimates of three-day grosses this weekend as viewing of TV football telecasts spiked.
The romantic pairing -- on and off screen -- of Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz ensured lusty but not exceptional bows for "Vanilla Sky" over the weekend, while the Brad Pitt/Robert Redford combo gave…
More records tumbled last week as "Harry Potter" and "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" continue to weave their spells abroad, while there were potent opening salvos from "Black Hawk…
Weekend auds were split between battles and bathos. Sony/Revolution Studios' heroic military tale "Black Hawk Down" flew to its second straight weekend box office victory with an estimated $18.2…
WINTER PIC UPTICK Despite the absence of a "Hannibal"-esque tentpole, this winter's slate is at a five-year high in terms of the number of releases. Today's four wide bows are a sign of crowded…
Despite complaints of a production slump due to cuts in feature film investment from national television, 2001 was a good year for the Italian film biz, with the annual production tally now…
Sony/Revolution Studios' "Black Hawk Down" soared to an estimated $35.3 million in box office over the long Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, after official tallies showed…
In a memorable frame last weekend, "Harry Potter" edged past "Jurassic Park" to rank as the second-biggest earner of all time overseas, while "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings"…
"Amelie's" $20,891,879 take to date makes it the highest-grossing French-language pic released in North America and topples the previous record of $20,424,259 held since 1979 by "La cage aux folles."
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%