In an action-packed frame overseas, "Spider-Man" reigned in much of Europe over the weekend while "Unfaithful" saw a rousing debut in Spain and "Scooby-Doo" kicked off its international campaign with…
"Scooby-Doo" did. Warner Bros.' live-action adaptation of the long-running TV cartoon led a hungry box office pack this weekend, scooping up a June-record $56.4 million in estimated opening grosses.
OUT OF TOON Today "Scooby-Doo" tries to become a rare commodity: a hit film based on an older TV cartoon property. Since "George of the Jungle," the subgenre has hit hard times.  Pic  …
There's been a perception for some time that MGM execs were anxious over the looming bow of "Windtalkers," but the Lion has significantly lowered its risk exposure on the pricey war movie by quietly…
The international theatrical marketplace is thriving, but not necessarily for Hollywood pics. Stats show that Motion Picture Assn. companies last year earned $2.2 billion in rentals from overseas…
The summer B.O. temperature abroad soared last weekend, with "Spider-Man" the hottest ticket in parts of Europe and Australia. A slew of other new releases, carefully dated to avoid the webslinger…
Enjoying its most lucrative frame abroad, "Spider-Man" began its Western European rollout in acrobatic style and effortlessly conquered Australia over the weekend.
The sum of a sports-packed weekend and crowded theatrical marketplace was a repeat No. 1 perf for Paramount actioner "The Sum of All Fears," which posted an estimated $18.7 million over its second…
BAD BOY OF SUMMER Summer isn’t summer without a pic from Jerry Bruckheimer. Today his latest entry "Bad Company" hopes to continue the producer’s usual march to $100 million. Some years…
The B.O. wilted in heat wave-hit Europe last weekend as the "Star Wars" juggernaut started to run out of puff, and exhibs eagerly awaited the arrival of "Spider-Man" over the next two weeks.