BAD BOY OF SUMMER Summer isn’t summer without a pic from Jerry Bruckheimer. Today his latest entry "Bad Company" hopes to continue the producer’s usual march to $100 million. Some years…
The B.O. wilted in heat wave-hit Europe last weekend as the "Star Wars" juggernaut started to run out of puff, and exhibs eagerly awaited the arrival of "Spider-Man" over the next two weeks.
The "Spider-Man" and "Star Wars" juggernauts continued to dominate the B.O. in many territories over the weekend, while "Panic Room" and "40 Days and 40 Nights" seized a window of opportunity to post…
The film biz finally took a B.O. breather. Paramount rang up a $31.2 million bow for "The Sum of All Fears" and Universal/Imagine's "Undercover Brother" debuted with $12.1 million. Overall, though…
POST-MEMORIAL DAY BLUES Percent drop after memorial day weekend Last weekend set a record for the Memorial Day frame with $200 million in total grosses. But history shows the following weekend…
"Stars Wars: Episode II" cloned a boffo soph sesh with an estimated $61.2 million that topped a crush of box office competish over a Memorial Day weekend that registered historic highs.
When two blockbusters generate more than $110 million combined overseas in a bit less than one week, you can tell the pre-summer season is cooking.
SURRENDERING HOLIDAY BOUNTY TO ‘CLONES?’ Last year’s "Pearl Harbor" victory lap has given way to a Memorial Day free-for-all during which five pics could pull in more than $20 million apiece…
A high voltage box office battle is set for the Memorial Day weekend, as a pair of blockbusters still going strong face three major releases over a sesh expected to set an all-time high for…
The Jedi Knights emphatically conquered most of the world over the weekend except in Latin America, where Sony's webslinger smashed numerous industry opening records.
Far from sucking the life out of its box office rivals this weekend, the highly anticipated bow of "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones" seems to have stoked competitors' fires.