Fewer Japanese bought movie tickets in 1996 than any year in the postwar period, the Japan Motion Picture Assn. said Monday.
January is supposed to be one month when the U.S. majors fire a lot of heavy artillery in overseas territories, but the guns have been mostly silent this time.
British cinema admissions rose 8% in 1996 to 123.5 million, according to figures published by the Cinema Advertising Assn.
Indie films, currently scoring in critics' circles, are riding high in the foreign marketplace as well.
The beginnings of economic renewal and a host of new multiplex screens spelled good news at the Mexican box office last year, with Motion Picture Assn. members' rentals up 17% in dollar terms over…
Spurred on by a rash of multiplex openings, French box office results for 1996 rose 4% to 135 million admissions and exhibs are now confidently predicting that the watershed 150 million mark will be…
The good news about the weekend's foreign B.O. is that business continues to thrive with a broad mix of healthy titles led by "Ransom," "Daylight," "Evita" and "Sleepers." The bad news is the debuts…
Sylvester Stallone starrer "Daylight" continued to obliterate its domestic result, pumping up a strapping $78.6 million.
Some 25 million people overseas have seen "Schindler's List," elevating its foreign gross to $ 100 million, distrib United Intl. Pictures reported Wednesday.
'Schindler's List' $ 100 mil o'seas With seven Oscars behind it, Steven Spielberg's Holocaust epic has been seen by 25 million people overseas.
Paul Hogan may be a waning force in the U.S., but he's still a big drawing card at home, as "Lightning Jack" had a terrific opening in Australia over Easter.