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…
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
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.
In a sizzling weekend frame at the overseas B.O., dinosaurs conquered the U.K., Sony's merry men in black blitzed Taiwan and Argentina, and Batman and his sidekick continued on a tear.
Evil beasts in "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" and "Men in Black" had the time of their lives last week at the overseas box office, especially in Asia, Latin America and South Africa. Only the…
The summer season, now at the midway point, is shaping up more potently abroad than domestically, as continued multiplexing and better-spaced release skeds are enabling the big U.S. films to realize…
In a torrid weekend for U.S. actioners overseas, UIP's "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" stole the show to join the blockbuster club at the foreign box office with a 19-territory Latin American and Far…