In a memorable frame last weekend, "Harry Potter" edged past "Jurassic Park" to rank as the second-biggest earner of all time overseas, while "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings"…
"Amelie's" $20,891,879 take to date makes it the highest-grossing French-language pic released in North America and topples the previous record of $20,424,259 held since 1979 by "La cage aux folles."
The Australian B.O. soared to record heights last year, reversing a rare decline in 2000. For the first time, annual ticket sales exceeded 90 million and B.O. receipts topped $A800 million ($416…
Typifying the fantastic start to the year, "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" soared past $300 million overseas last week, while "Harry Potter" approached $550 million and "Ocean's…
Fighting inclement East Coast weather, Sony/Revolution Studios' military drama "Black Hawk Down" flew heroically into wide release with a frame-record $29 million in three-day box office this weekend.
WIDE BREAKS January is a big month for awards hopefuls to break out of niche runs and reach mainstream auds. Recently, "A Beautiful Mind" recorded the best wide bow for a January platform over…
Sony's military drama "Black Hawk Down" is the highest-profile pic marching into wide release over the long Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, a box office frame of growing importance.
Despite slow business in Italian theaters over Christmas 2001, box office receipts were up 4.9%, with a 3.7% growth in admissions.
An injection of new blood gave the B.O. fresh impetus over the weekend, highlighted by "Ocean's Eleven" in German-speaking territories and Australia, "American Pie 2" in Mexico and Argentina, and…
After a year-end/New Year frame that ranked as an all-time record-breaker in many markets, the B.O. action stayed fast and furious last week, fueled by Hobbits, Hogwarts and animated monsters -- and…