COLD TOON CLIMATE Animated openers have not fared especially well from January through April. Fox hopes its CGI pic "Ice Age" will break that mold today – or at least top Disney’s winter toon "…
The Japanese B.O. was super-charged by animated monsters and digitally enhanced Hobbits last weekend while biz in Europe generally sagged and "A Beautiful Mind" took handsome sums in Australia…
A year after Hollywood shifted into hurry-up mode for fear of strike-related production stops, the theatrical landscape is littered with notable movie flops.
DreamWorks' "The Time Machine" flew past box office competish this weekend with a chart-topping $22.5 million in opening grosses.
Weekend Box Office Preview TIMING IS EVERYTHING Most of DreamWorks’ top openers have occurred during the summer. With "Time Machine" bowing today, the studio is hoping to…
Japanese moviegoers were spoiled for heavyweight choice this past weekend with the release of Buena Vista Intl.'s toon "Monsters, Inc." and "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" through…
Paramount's Mel Gibson starrer "We Were Soldiers" captured the weekend box office with an estimated frame-record gross of $20.2 million.
Weekend Box Office Preview UPHILL BATTLE War pics like "Saving Private Ryan" and "Pearl Harbor" have scored big in the summer. In other seasons, however, the subgenre…
Hot holdovers "Ocean's Eleven" and "Monsters, Inc." led the B.O. parade overseas last weekend while "A Beautiful Mind," "Black Hawk Down" and "Ali" catered for auds thirsting for serious fare with…
"Ocean's Eleven" effortlessly retained the mantle of top-grossing blockbuster abroad over the weekend while "Black Hawk Down" shot it out with "Ali" in Oz and "A Beautiful Mind" in Spain.
A combo of school holidays in some Euro territories and a batch of U.S. all-age crowd-pleasers, interspersed with a sprinkling of local heroes, kept the B.O. humming in most overseas markets last…