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'Volcano' erupts

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Asia provided the most B.O. thrills but the threat of a real-life natural disaster in Mexico sent locals running to theaters to see Hollywood's depiction of such a situation in domestic…

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O'seas pro on 'Con Air'

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Day and date with its domestic takeoff, "Con Air" went into high altitude with eleven top-spot bows at the overseas box office over the weekend, nabbing $5 million from results which were largely in…

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Heatstroke at Euro B.O.

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"The Lost World: Jurassic Park" wowed Australia, "Star Wars" ignited in Japan and "The Fifth Element" socked Spain last week, but in other parts of Europe there was little respite from the summertime…

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'Lost World' wows Oz

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"The Lost World: Jurassic Park" was heading for a monster foreign preem in Australia last week, while "The Fifth Element" consoled exhibs in a bunch of other markets who complained about the dual…

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Euro B.O. hits a lull

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"The Fifth Element" continued on a tear last week, but some of the other films launched at Cannes had underwhelming debuts, while the European B.O. generally was flattened by brilliant summer weather.

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Heat melts o'seas B.O.

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A combination of baking hot weather in Europe and a dearth of new releases cooled B.O. receipts overseas last weekend, partially offset by several boffo bows by "The Fifth Element," "Volcano's" fiery…

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'Element' in style

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The Cannes festival proved to be a terrific launching pad for "The Fifth Element," which had a record-busting debut in France and impressive bows in Belgium and Switzerland.

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