The summer season abroad is wrapping with a bang, despite a heat wave in Europe, the distraction of papal rallies in Paris and distribs' natural desire to steer clear of counterprogramming…
The action was fast and furious at the overseas B.O. last weekend, triggered by "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "Con Air" and "Volcano," plus a muscular foreign preem by "Hercules."
The hot German box office set new records in the first half of 1997, with admissions rising by 10.2% compared with the same period of the previous year, and revenues increasing by 14.8%.
Sweltering weather belted the B.O. in Europe last weekend, although "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" and "Men in Black" stood up pretty well, and the latter earned the distinction of becoming the 12th…
Only the toughest beasts and villains could stand the heat during a wilting European frame at the foreign box office.
"Men in Black," which bowed here Wednesday, rocketed to the top spot at the French box office, breaking records for the biggest opening-day tally across the nation with more than 357,400 tickets sold.
It was "Men in Black" to the rescue of the ailing foreign business last weekend, as Barry Sonnenfeld's sci-fi comedy bagged $20 million from socko bows in five territories --- including an all-time…
The summer B.O. fires burned a little less brightly in some markets last week due to a shortage of new releases, while holdovers "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" and "Con Air" kept smokin'.
The foreign B.O. came off the boil a bit last weekend due to a scarcity of strong U.S. entries in major markets, but "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" continued to sizzle in Japan and the U.K., and…
It's the salad days of summer abroad as the season looks fairly certain to propel "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "Batman & Robin" and "Con Air" to higher altitudes than their domestic results.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%