"Rango" may not be in 3D, but the CG chameleon showed this weekend that the right 2D family title can help the box office gain dimension.
With four diverse entries bowing wide this weekend, led by Paramount's toon "Rango" at 3,917 locations, industryites hope more multiplex traffic will start to turnaround the box office's recent slump.
After an uncharacteristically off Sunday, Disney's "Gnomeo and Juliet" gave up its top spot at the domestic B.O. to Warner Bros.' debut laffer "Hall Pass," according to studio weekend actuals…
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Disney's 3D toon "Gnomeo and Juliet" had a stellar resurgence at this weekend's domestic B.O.
The new Warner Bros./New Line pic "Hall Pass" grabbed the top spot at the box office on Friday.
Spanish indie distributor Emon-Savor has picked up local rights to a duo of Gallic B.O. sleeper hits, comedies "Romantics Anonymous" and "Jo's Son."
The continued rise of 3D and booming international markets offset a decline in North American movie attendance in 2010, resulting in another global box office record high at $31.8 billion.
While plenty of moviegoers went to the multiplexes this Presidents Day weekend, those that did weren't enough to jump start the box office's current funk.
The domestic box office saw a nice change of pace this Presidents Day weekend.
If Til Schweiger is Germany's hottest star, the combination of Schweiger and little kids is the super fuel that makes him burn even brighter.
Coming off a strong showing last weekend, B.O. observers question whether a trio of new entries -- DreamWorks' "I Am Number Four," 20th Century Fox's "Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son" and Warner…