While Hollywood celebrated the art and craft of cinema, the studios gave folks overseas scant reason to go to the movies over the weekend.
In a spotty weekend overseas, "Miss Congeniality" easily won the B.O. sweepstakes in Australia while "Enemy at the Gates" took pole position in a depressed U.K. market and "What Women Want" wowed…
While the U.S. B.O. soared in the first two months of this year, it's been a seesaw ride for exhibs and distribs in key offshore markets. France, Australia and Italy saw healthy upswings while…
Oscar hopefuls "Traffic" and "Chocolat" rolled out in key territories over the weekend with impressive results, while biz generally had to rely on tiring holdovers.
It truly was a monster weekend overseas as "Hannibal" wolfed down approximately $23.5 million from boffo bows in the U.K., German-speaking territories and Australia, plus huge holdover biz in Italy.
A record-busting bow by "Hannibal" in Italy and potent preems by local laffer "Would I Lie to You 2" in France, "Unbreakable" in Japan and "102 Dalmatians" in German-speaking territories and Spain…
Jackie Chan may be a Hollywood fixture these days in films like "Shanghai Noon" and the upcoming "Rush Hour 2," but back home in Asia, folks still yearn to see the Chinese superstar in his familiar…
Hail "Cast Away" as the undisputed B.O. champ in the U.K., Germany, Austria, Spain and Australia (all in its second or third voyage) as well as Argentina over the weekend, while "Traffic" had a solid…
Indications are that many major offshore markets, with the notable exception of Japan, are enjoying a stronger start to the B.O. year than last January, buoyed by a slew of U.S. drawcards and a…
Tom Hanks rescued the new year's box office from its torpid start as "Cast Away" uncovered lots of loot in its first foreign engagements over the weekend, while "Meet the Parents" amused Argentinean…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%