The world was just wild about "Harry" in 2002. Warner Bros. took top honors in the majors' overseas B.O. derby last year, thanks to a boffo run from "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets."
The new year is ringing in much the same way as the old one -- with a "Lord of the Rings" movie atop the box office and showing no signs of budging.
"Rings" has turned even more golden the second time around. Showing no slowdown from its lofty opening, New Line's "Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers' " foreign cume is $3 million ahead of its…
The success of Hindi-lingo pic "Kaante" (Thorns) in its opening week has buoyed the Indian industry, which has seen few record breaking films this year. Media Partners/Bollywood's L.A.-produced…
"The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" returned to the winner's circle this weekend as solidly bowing "Catch Me if You Can" failed to catch the sequel fantasy.
MORE BUCKS, LESS INFLUX The rise in Christmas week B.O. is mainly due to higher ticket prices. Admissions dipped 6% in 2001, even as grosses set a record at $290 million. Year  …
The power of awards nominations will be put to the test today for a quartet of prestige pics -- "Chicago," "The Hours," "Nicholas Nickleby" and "The Pianist" -- that open amid a perplexing kudos…
Current worldwide B.O. champ "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" has already shown serious foreign legs in its first five days, grossing $88 million, or 16% of the foreign cume for "The Lord of…
Chinese-language epic "Hero" shattered all-time box office records in its native land Friday, taking in a domestic gross of more than 12 million Chinese renminbi, or just under $1.45 million, on its…
Spain's 2002 box office takings and admissions could be down from last year's results.
The Hobbits are getting closer to Mordor and distrib New Line and its international affils are approaching B.O. nirvana.