International moviegoing for 2008 got started with a bang as "I Am Legend" and "The Golden Compass" delivered a one-two punch to lead the way for a third straight weekend.
The Golden Compass
The London of "The Golden Compass" owes a debt to the unrealized vision of 17th-century architect Christopher Wren.
Working Title's "Atonement" has taken a clear lead in the longlists for the British Academy Film Awards.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$25.9M Sony / Screen Gems -71.48%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$578,865 Cumulative:$306.6M Disney -72.21%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$522,465 Cumulative:$16.4M Warner Brothers -87.42%
The second weekend of "The Golden Compass" showed far more traction overseas than domestically, with the film leading the foreign box office on the strength of a $29 million take from 6,800 playdates.
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