Despite slow business in Italian theaters over Christmas 2001, box office receipts were up 4.9%, with a 3.7% growth in admissions.
An injection of new blood gave the B.O. fresh impetus over the weekend, highlighted by "Ocean's Eleven" in German-speaking territories and Australia, "American Pie 2" in Mexico and Argentina, and…
After a year-end/New Year frame that ranked as an all-time record-breaker in many markets, the B.O. action stayed fast and furious last week, fueled by Hobbits, Hogwarts and animated monsters -- and…
"Rings" is on a roll. New Line's "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" topped weekend box office rankings for a fourth consecutive frame with an estimated $16.2 million.
It's been a fairytale start to the New Year overseas for Hollywood as "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" continues to reign in a bunch of markets and the "Harry Potter" phenom just…
Expectations are up for Sony's "Black Hawk Down." For a second straight sesh, the military actioner grossed an estimated $50,000 from each of four theaters in L.A. and Gotham.
Those Hobbits are making a habit of winning. For the third straight frame, New Line's "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings" topped weekend box office rankings, with an estimated $23…
While French cinema pulled in increased market share at home in 2001 (Daily Variety, Jan. 3), pics also exported well, according to figures released by Unifrance this week.
French cinemas notched up 183 million ticket sales in 2001, up 10% and the best year since 1984, according to estimates released by Gallic exhibs Wednesday.
Pop the bubbly -- just not the Dom Perignon. While 2001 will mark increases both in box office and admissions over last year, it's likely to set a record only for B.O. Meanwhile, Warner Bros. will…