The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend turned into a gold mine for the film biz, led by the $39 million opening of Sony's "Paul Blart: Mall Cop."
Will Smith's "Seven Pounds" carried the most weight at the weekend's foreign box office with $19.8 million at 3,502 playdates in 25 markets.
Sony's Kevin James laffer "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" debuted to an estimated $33.8 million from 3,144 runs in another boom session at the domestic office that saw unexpectedly strong results across the…
Sony's Kevin James comedy "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" opened to No. 1 at the Friday box office, grossing an estimated $9.9 million from 3,144 runs as the long Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend got…
The highlight of this weekend at the European box office promises to be a red-hot holdover perf by awards season darling "Slumdog Millionaire" in the U.K.
Admissions for French films abroad last year jumped 17% to a record 78 million, according to statistics unveiled Friday.
"Red Cliff: Part II," the second installment of John Woo's period extravaganza, registered a strong opening day gross of HK$1.7 million ($220,000) at the Hong Kong box office.
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Total box office in Spain fell 4% last year in local Euro currency terms to Euros 610 million ($822.3 million).
Danny Boyle's Golden Globe champ "Slumdog Millionaire" and fellow openers "Role Models," "Bride Wars" and "Defiance" heated up already warm U.K. cinema biz as early 2009 trade went from good to great.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%