The biz has undergone its inevitable post-holiday cooldown, after the boffo B.O. season fueled by the "Harry Potter," "Lord of the Rings" and James Bond juggernauts, but exhibs aren't complaining.
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" premed Jan. 12 at a sparkling new multiplex on the Nile built by five film industry partners. They constructed the Galaxy for $3.5 million, says Gaby Khoury…
VALENTINY AUDS February seems prime for romantic comedies. But few have stolen audiences’ hearts. Par’s "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" gets a jump on Valentine’s Day by bowing today…
"Catch Me If You Can" was the front-runner in much of Europe last weekend, while Jackie Chan starrer "Shanghai Knights" kicked butt in its world preems in Singapore and Malaysia.
Finnish films doubled their ticket sales in the local market, contributing to the 18.4% growth of admissions in 2002, according to statistics published by the Finnish Film Foundation.
Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" has taken more than A$2.4 million ($1.4 million) at the Aussie box office, making it the highest-grossing documentary beating "In Bed With Madonna's" $1.3…
Crime paid off big time over the weekend as conman caper "Catch Me if You Can" ran away from the competition in the U.K., Germany, Austria and Italy, and in its soph session in Spain.
Fueled by "Spider-Man," Brazil's B.O. jumped a boffo 25% in 2002 in local currency terms from 2001, despite the difficult economic environment.
Traffic in the awards season corridor isn't as congested overseas as it is in the U.S. That's partly because several Oscar hopefuls won't be launched until the Berlin fest. Nonetheless, most of the…
Disney sleuther "The Recruit" captured the box office flag this weekend with an estimated $16.5 million, as second place proved the final perch for New Line horror pic "Final Destination 2" in a…
FEWER SCREAMS THE SECOND TIME "Final Destination 2" has an uphill battle this weekend. Horror sequels in the past 10 years have never outgrossed their first chapter. Below is a list of the…