"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" dominated Oscar-weekend box office overseas, sewing up its third straight victory with $19.6 million at 5,500 playdates in 53 markets.
"Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail" took in $41.1 million, giving Lionsgate its biggest opening weekend during a time of instability for the company.
Lionsgate roared at the box office yesterday.
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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 Dark Knight" has become the fourth film to take in more than $1 billion in worldwide box office.
A fairly flat weekend at the European box office in terms of newbies offers Oscar hopefuls the opportunity to extend their B.O. legs and run.
Psychological thriller "Loft" has become the most successful local film ever in Belgium, overtaking 1990 comedy "Koko Flanel."
Lionsgate's "Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail" is expected to lock up the top spot at the weekend box office as Perry's most enduring character returns to a title role for the first time since 2006.
"Mr. Bones 2: Back From the Past" has become the highest-grossing South African film ever on home turf, earning $3.4 million since its Nov. 27 release and beating the $3.2 million record set by its…
Awards season buzz and Brad Pitt's enduring box office appeal saw "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" open top in Italy and hold top in Germany and Spain this weekend at the European box office.
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" easily topped the foreign box office for the second straight frame, with $31 million at nearly 6,000 playdates in 54 markets.