Almost every time a U.S. tentpole pic opened at less than stellar levels or crashed in its soph session this summer, studio execs were quick to proclaim their under-appreciated film was resonating -…
AUGUST SLIPPAGE This summer’s receipts are flat with 2002 levels. For 2003 to come out ahead, year-on-year gains will need to be posted at a time when grosses start fading fast. AVERAGE…
Exhibitor Kinepolis is blaming July's 8% dip in ticket sales on Europe's sizzling weather.
Arnold Schwarzenegger single-handedly hauled the European B.O. out of its summertime lethargy last weekend while it was a no-contest in Japan between Disney's "Pirates" and Universal's "The Hulk."
The "Terminator" ran amok in Europe over the weekend while Disney's "Pirates" cut Universal's "Hulk" down to size in Japan.
Universal's "American Wedding" rang box office bells in its opening weekend, chiming in with an estimated $34.3 million to lead a solid, if not spectacular, frame.
Stereotypes aside, even the French can have a boring time in bed -- if the number of couples flocking to see Didier Bourdon's "Seven Years of Marriage" is any gauge.
With their country's battered economy recovering, Argentines are swarming back to the theater for Hollywood blockbusters and a local "Popstars" spinoff. Ticket sales were up 11% two weekends ago, the…
It's a hot summer at the Japanese box office. For the first time in years, Hollywood pictures crowding Japan's limited number of screens during this all-important season have to cope with some…
"The folks who haven't gone off on holiday and are still in town obviously have better things to do than go to the movies," griped one German exhib last week, summing up the sleepy summer season in…
THIRD TIME’S A YARN Comedic third installments are rare and their bows even less boffo, last summer’s "Austin Powers in Goldmember" being the exception. "American Wedding" unspools today…