Aussies made a pilgrimage to "The Passion of the Christ" last weekend while a sizable number of Japanese boarded "Master & Commander: The Far Side of the World" and Germans went crazy for "Scary…
The first week of "The Passion of the Christ" could only be described as heavenly. Newmarket's Mel Gibson-helmed religious phenom rung up an estimated $117.5 million since its Wednesday bow.
Last week many exhibs were expecting "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" to claim the major Oscars -- but some don't think the statuettes will significantly boost takings for a…
The local pic "Silmido" ushered in the era of 10 million viewers in South Korea on Feb. 19, reaching a box office milestone that seemed but a dream just a decade ago.
FAR OFF FOLLOW-UPS Aside from some notable blockbusters like "Star Wars" and "The Silence of the Lambs," time is not on the side for long-delayed sequels at the B.O. Seventeen years after…
"Spider-Man 2," the sequel to the top-grossing pic in Mexico, will bow on a record 1,500 screens here on July 2, day and date with its U.S. launch.
Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" bowed in Australia on Wednesday local time (Tuesday L.A. time), grossing A$635,000 ($495,000) on a fairly wide 142 screens, stirring passions among church…
Helmer Vladimir Khotinenko's submarine drama "72 Meters" has notched up record B.O. of 36.5 million rubles ($1.25 million) after two weeks in wide release in Russia.
Combo of Oscar contenders, family fare, comedies and school vacations in parts of Europe kept B.O. humming in many markets last weekend. Looking to cash in on its seven noms, "Cold Mountain" rolled…
For the fourth time in the last five years, U.S. movies' market share in Spain for 2003 was significantly down from American movies' glory-days results in the mid to late '90s.
Considering the American Civil War is a challenging subject for many markets, Miramax had reasons to cheer over the weekend as "Cold Mountain" launched in 26 territories, aiming to cash in on its…