Despite the World Cup finals last weekend, overseas moviegoers still found time to visit the multiplexes, with several films reaching impressive heights at the international box office.
Moviegoers were wide awake last night for midnight screenings of Warner Bros.' "Inception," shelling out a healthy estimated $3 million at approximately 2,000 late night runs.
Warner Bros. raises the curtain on its much-anticipated dreamy fantasy "Inception."
"The Sorcerer's Apprentice" got off to a less-than-magical start Wednesday.
The World Cup soccer tourney threw a wrench in the summer's international B.O. machine, and though the tourney ended Sunday, studios still haven't cleared the pitches overseas.
Disney is looking for midweek magic as it launches "The Sorcerer's Apprentice."
Czech helmer Jiri Vejdelek's romantic comedy "Women in Temptation" has notched up 1 million admissions in the Czech Republic, making it a bigger hit than "Avatar" in audience terms.
Total French box office rose 8.9% first half 2010 to 104.15 million admissions, repping around Euros 635.3 million ($802.4 million) in B.O, according to estimates by France's CNC film board.
The specialty sector did more than all right at the weekend box office.
3D toon "Despicable Me" grossed an estimated $56.4 million at the domestic B.O.
"Despicable Me" topped the b.o. Friday with in an estimate of about $21.7 million in 3,476 runs.