"Point of No Return" began its European campaign in surprisingly languid fashion in Italy last week, while "Indecent Proposal" ran red hot in Australia, "Aladdin" captivated Filipinos and "Groundhog…
In its first foreign outing, Paramount's "Indecent Proposal" bagged a socko $ 1.321 million in the first five days on 116 screens in Australia.
It's official: Warner Bros. grabbed the mantle of top U.S. distributor overseas last year as well as the domestic distrib crown.
Smash openings in Britain, France, Belgium and Israel by "Sommersby" last week gave the flagging box office a timely boost.
After the Easter vacation, the European box office came back to earth with a gentle bump last week. Among the handful of major releases, "Accidental Hero" ("Hero") was jaunty in London, "Sommersby"…
What makes a film like "Indecent Proposal" so successful? In its second weekend "Indecent" grossed $ 14,724,600, for an extremely modest 20% drop. After 12 days of release has earned a tad more than…
The weekend box office was very "Indecent" for a second week. With Paramount estimating $ 15.5 million on its "Proposal," the film was doing triple the business of its closest competitor.
Cinemas across most of Europe and Australia thrived during the Easter break, though there were some odd disparities in audiences' responses to new U.S. releases.
"Reckless Kelly," the new pic from Yahoo Serious, and one of the most expensive Oz films ever made, turned in a solid Easter weekend opening of $ 902, 000 from 129 screens.
Robert De Niro and other new blood perked the exclusive movie scene, while the hottest ticket in Gotham turned out to be 8-week-old Mexican import "Like Water for Chocolate."
Paramount's psychosexual drama "Indecent Proposal" debuted last Wednesday and when the dust settled yesterday the figure of $ 24,543,997 rang up on the register. The three-day weekend score, from…