Carlos Carrera's "El Crimen del Padre Amaro" (The Crime of Father Amaro) has broken B.O. records for a local production in Mexico. Pic, which opened Aug. 16, has grossed $13.6 million in four weeks.
Several U.S. summer hits finally crossed the pond over the weekend, reviving flagging ticket sales in key European markets.
MGM's "Barbershop" worked moviegoers into a lather this weekend, as urban laffer rung up a box office-topping $21 million in estimated opening grosses.
Mexico's box office continues to boom, although dollar grosses are down due to local currency depreciation.
Don't look for a pattern in the summer B.O. overseas. There was none, due to uneven results for some major U.S. pics (and, in some cases, staggered releases) as well as fluctuations in the fortunes…
LONG HONEYMOON "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" will cross the century mark this weekend, 21 weeks after it opened. THat’s an uncommon feat in a marketplace where some pics target $100 million in a…
Auds in Germany and Spain gravitated to "Road to Perdition" last weekend while folks in Scandinavia were charmed by "Lilo & Stitch," Brazilians went nuts for "XXX" and Aussies and Japanese fell for…
Sony's overseas theatrical arm rocketed to $1 billion in annual grosses outside North America on Sunday -- the second fastest time to reach that pinnacle since "Titanic" powered 20th Century Fox…
20th Century Fox's "Swimfan" splashed blithely past crix' nixes this weekend, as youthful suspenser opened at No. 1 with an estimated $12.4 million.
Several high-profile U.S. films haven't been tracking as strongly abroad as at home, one factor that explains why the summer season didn't catch fire in some markets.
FALLING UPWARD Last year’s autumn B.O. reached an all-time high, allaying any fears that the aftermath of Sept. 11 would hurt pic receipts. Fox’s "Swimfan" and Warner Bros.’ "City by the Sea"…