SOPH-ENING THE BLOW According to recent laws of B.O. gravity, what goes up must come down at least 50%. The best sophomore holds occur over holiday weekends. Even so, "Spider-Man" could fall…
Industryites will be watching this weekend to see how sticky "Spider-Man" has spun his box office web.
Now that's amazing, "Spider-Man." Sony's web-slinging superhero finally leaped from comic-book pages to the silver screen this weekend, and the result was a mega-boffo bow that broke the all-time…
HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO Sony's "Spider-Man" will try to become the highest superhero pic opener, bringing more diversity to a B.O. list that has long been dominated by "Batman" pics. Top…
Oh, the web of intrigue. So high are expectations for Sony's weekend bow of "Spider-Man," it's considered a foregone conclusion the comic-inspired actioner will easily break the $68.1 million frame…
Here's a man-bites-dog news morsel: Several pics -- including the top dog in weekend box office -- actually did better than initially estimated.
In a middling frame last weekend, the Brits turned out to see the Hugh Grant caper "About a Boy," Latins embraced "The Scorpion King" with more fervor than Europeans, a fair number of Italians…
The Hugh Grant starrer "About a Boy" conquered the U.K. over the weekend while "The Scorpion King" ran hot in Latin America but was less compelling in its European debuts and "Panic Room" saw handy…
Universal's "The Scorpion King" stung a pair of wide openers in its second weekend, extending actioner's box office reign with an estimated $17.6 million over the latest frame.
Brawny bows by "The Scorpion King" in Asia and Australia and chart-topping debuts by "Panic Room" and "Blade II" in key European markets put a spring in many exhibs' steps last week, although the…