TIMING IS EVERYTHING Most of DreamWorks’ top openers have occurred during the summer. With "Time Machine" bowing today, the studio is hoping to score a decent…
Japanese moviegoers were spoiled for heavyweight choice this past weekend with the release of Buena Vista Intl.'s toon "Monsters, Inc." and "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" through…
Paramount's Mel Gibson starrer "We Were Soldiers" captured the weekend box office with an estimated frame-record gross of $20.2 million.
UPHILL BATTLE War pics like "Saving Private Ryan" and "Pearl Harbor" have scored big in the summer. In other seasons, however, the subgenre comes under heavy fire…
Hot holdovers "Ocean's Eleven" and "Monsters, Inc." led the B.O. parade overseas last weekend while "A Beautiful Mind," "Black Hawk Down" and "Ali" catered for auds thirsting for serious fare with…
"Ocean's Eleven" effortlessly retained the mantle of top-grossing blockbuster abroad over the weekend while "Black Hawk Down" shot it out with "Ali" in Oz and "A Beautiful Mind" in Spain.
A combo of school holidays in some Euro territories and a batch of U.S. all-age crowd-pleasers, interspersed with a sprinkling of local heroes, kept the B.O. humming in most overseas markets last…
Warner Bros.' vampire romp "Queen of the Damned" sunk its teeth into an estimated $15.2 million to taste sweet victory in weekend box office competish.
POSTHUMOUS PICS Warner Bros. is carrying on with its release of "Queen of the Damned" despite the death of topliner Aaliyah. Past results have been erratic for…
Exhibs overseas were anticipating nice bounces from the Academy Award noms for "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" over the Feb. 15-17 weekend, while the Russell Crowe starrer "A…