MGM laffer "Legally Blonde" was, like, totally No. 1 this weekend with an overachieving $20.4 million bow that made pre-frame predictions of box office supremacy for Sony's much-hyped "Final Fantasy…
SUMMER SIESTA FOR ART FARE Summer arthouse grosses to date are roughly on pace with last summer, but the season has been slipping since ’98. One new limited entry today is John Favreau’s…
This Friday the 13th, the only horror pic in sight is a spoof of the genre, as Miramax's "Scary Movie 2" tries to avoid a frightening soph-sesh drop against new competish from a comedy, a drama and a…
B.O. receipts in Australia in the first half of this year rose by nearly 9% over the year-earlier frame, and distribs say upcoming releases will likely help produce an industry record for the year.
Sneak previews of ''Pearl Harbor'' in Japan rang up $1.6 million on 425 screens -- a BVI record -- auguring well for its nationwide rollout this Saturday.
Warner Bros. laffer "Cats & Dogs" high-tailed it to the top of the box office heap with a bright-eyed $22 million in estimated box office, while Steven Spielberg's much-heralded "A.I. Artificial…
SUMMER’S STRIDE TO A BILLION Last weekend the summer’s B.O. hit its first billion in a record 37 days tying the record set in 1999. Year Number of Days 2001 37 Days 1999 37 Days 2000…
It was raining like cats and dogs in much of the country, and that sent big numbers of holiday revelers to see Warner Bros.' family laffer of the same name on Independence Day.
Don't look for a lot of fireworks at the box office this weekend. This year Independence Day sits halfway between two weekends, but the entire 10-day span is marked by narrowly targeted releases and…
DOUBLING DOWN Warner Bros. is gearing up for two tentpole releases in the next five days: "A.I. Artificial Intelligence" bows today, "Cats & Dogs" next Wednesday. In the past decade, no…
Warner Bros. hopes pre-release buzz has programmed auds to love Steven Spielberg's "A.I. Artificial Intelligence," which bows today in a whopping 3,242 theaters.