"Bad Company" went head-to-head with "The Bourne Identity" in Chinese cinemas last month. Guess who won?
LATE PAYOFF FOR MISTLETOE MOVIES "Maid in Manhattan" is hoping to emulate the track record of other December romantic comedies, getting its payoff at the B.O. in the end rather than upfront…
A double dose of the boy wizard has rocketed Warner Bros. past Sony into pole position at the overseas B.O. -- and it looks sure to take line honors for 2002.
'Tis the season to be jolly overseas as the "Harry Potter" and James Bond blockbusters continued on their merry way, joined last weekend by impressive debutantes "Minority Report," "The Ring," "Ghost…
The "Harry Potter" and James Bond juggernauts earned vast sums overseas at the weekend, but they weren't the only sizable money-makers.
James Bond took his own advice this weekend, as MGM 007 actioner "Die Another Day" delayed its demise atop the box office rankings with a third straight No. 1 perf.
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" -- we'll call it "Harry 2" -- is proving to be a champion sprinter but less of a stayer as MGM's Bond sequel -- released a week or so later is some…
Warner Bros. hopes to prove that conventional wisdom is occasionally not so wise as it unspools the high-profile sequel "Analyze That" this weekend. Most distribs avoid the weekend after Thanksgiving…
FROM TURKEY TO MURKY Last year the total weekend B.O. following the Thanksgiving holiday frame posted its smallest drop since 1998. This weekend’s lone wide release is WB’s "Analyze That."…
Current B.O. honchos "Die Another Day" and "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" have shown serious foreign legs, grossing a combined $273.4 million overseas in a sign that the duo may duplicate…
MGM's James Bond actioner "Die Another Day" was the biggest box office glutton over Thanksgiving's long holiday weekend, while Warner Bros.' latest "Harry Potter" fantasy proved a three-day B.O…