Sony made good with "Resident Evil: Afterlife," which debuted with a stellar $46.2 million.
Four wide releases entering the domestic B.O. this weekend should appeal to a diverse crowd.
Sony/Screen Gems' first 2010 3D title "Resident Evil: Afterlife" nabbed domestic B.O.'s top spot.
Latest installment in the video-game-to-big-screen franchise, topped the box office on Friday.
Several local productions delivered a considerable punch in major overseas markets.
After a sunny summer at the domestic B.O., Sony looks to parlay its winning streak into fall, launching today the studio's first 3D title this year: "Resident Evil: Afterlife."
The Russian government is considering introducing a centralized automated system to ensure cinemas correctly report box office sales.
Summer was a bit less sunny at the domestic box office this year, but hits like "Iron Man 2" and "Shrek Forever After" helped Paramount top the season's distribs with $778 million.
"Shrek Forever After" has become DreamWorks Animation's biggest international release at the box office, taking $480.7 million to date outside the U.S.
Adult auds wound up embracing Focus Features' George Clooney thriller "The American."
The holiday weekend is shaping up to be a patriotic affair.