Oscar contenders, pure popcorn fare and several local heroes combined to keep pay windows busy in many offshore markets over the weekend.
Twentieth Century Fox's "Daredevil" landed atop the box office heap for a second consecutive frame -- the first back-to-back No. 1 perfs of the year -- with a soph-sesh haul estimated at $18.9…
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The U.K. served up several surprises last weekend as "Daredevil" launched smartly but couldn't catch the buoyant soph sesh of "Two Weeks Notice," while "The Hours" looks like it may struggle to…
"Daredevil" sizzled over the long holiday weekend with a chart-topping $47.3 million in estimated four-day box office, but an East Coast blizzard threw a wet blanket over portions of comix actioner's…
It's been a fab February so far, thanks to a slew of local heroes plus the runaway success of "Catch Me If You Can," last week's fiery bow by "Red Dragon" in Japan and jaunty world preems by "The…
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OSCAR AT THE ARTHOUSE Recent history suggests specialized pics "Chicago," "The Hours" and "The Pianist" could see the biggest surge in their first weekend after nabbing best picture Oscar…
The weekend looks to be a box office triple threat: It's stretched a day by Presidents' Day, pumped up by moviegoing valentines and brightened by the big media spotlight on "Daredevil."
After a sluggish 2002 at the Argentine box office, admissions soared 50% in January thanks to hobbits and wizards.
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