The opening day for "Funny People" is in line with Apatow's previous directorial outings at the B.O.
Though most of the attention has gone to "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," the family demo plus the attraction of 3-D has kept "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" also sizzling in international…
Universal opens Judd Apatow's "Funny People" at 3,008 playdates.
With Australian box office overall up some 13% for the year, the majors are celebrating, while the niche distribution scene continues to evolve.
Local pics helped the German box office rise 13.5% in the first half of the year -- its best showing for the time period over the past five years.
Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is more magical than ever, waving its wand to score the biggest international opening of all time with $236 million.
Guinea pigs and the sexy chemistry of Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler top 'Potter.'
Global admissions outside France for Gallic pics are currently tracking ahead of 2008's record year, according to pic promo org Unifrance.