With Korean movies snagging more than 40% of local B.O. and homegrown hits bringing seven-digit profits to producers, Koreans are realizing that movies can be as good as gold to investors.
New Line's "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" has smashed Australia's opening day B.O. record held since 1999 by "Star Wars: The Phantom Menace."
New Line's biggest gamble ever is paying off -- and how. "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" has returned a staggering $156 million after 12 days in 22 territories -- a whisker more…
The clear winner among specialty releases after the weekend is USA Films' "Gosford Park." Well-reviewed Robert Altman-helmed period drama grossed an estimated $241,458 from nine theaters for an…
The fabled denizens of Middle Earth battled to the top of the box office heap again this weekend. New Line's "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" led a strong B.O. field with an estimated…
"Ali" stung like a bee on Christmas, recording a $10.2 million perf on its first day in the ring, smashing a record for pics opening on Dec. 25. But Sony's boxing biopic failed to dethrone "Lord of…
In 2001, local Euro films managed to make themselves heard over the "Shreks" and "Pearl Harbors" coming out of the Hollywood studios.
"Harry Potter's" international rollout has been swift and dominant, but with "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" hitting most territories last week, the boy wizard's domination of the…
New Line grabbed the box office brass ring with "Rings" this weekend, as the action fantasy marked a December-record $45.3 million in estimated three-day grosses. First Friday-Sunday sesh for "The…
CHRISTMAS PRESENCE Last Year’s Christmas crop – a record 15 pics – generated more than half the holiday weekend’s box office. This yule frame has fewer films…
In a blockbuster movie season seemingly defined by Hobbits and wizards, Brazilian kids last week were eager for the arrival of still more fantastical creatures: dwarves and Xuxa.