Friday's presidential debate hardly hampered business at the box office as the DreamWorks-Paramount thriller "Eagle Eye" led a fresh crop of adult-skewing releases with an estimated $9.7 million.
Universal's golden overseas summer has extended into the early fall.
Lots of new midrange releases jockey for position at the European box office this weekend where the key local bow is German terrorist drama "The Baader Meinhof Complex" and Gallic Palme d'Or winner…
Local films captured an increased share of China's box office in the first eight months of the year.
DreamWorks and Paramount's government-run-amok thriller "Eagle Eye" should shake the box office awake this weekend, while films going after older auds could see traffic slowed by Friday night's…
There was no change at the top of the Korean B.O. chart as CJ Entertainment's lightweight historical action drama "The Divine Weapon" held on to top spot and "Mamma Mia" stayed second.
"Tropic Thunder" whipped up top spot openings in Blighty and Germany, and Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" delighted Spanish auds in a quietish weekend at the European box office.
International powerhouse "Mamma Mia!" continued to croon sweetly at the foreign box office, raking in $14 million at 4,539 playdates in 48 markets to lead an otherwise moderate frame.
Sony Screen Gems' Samuel L. Jackson thriller "Lakeview Terrace" easily debuted at No. 1 over the weekend, while Focus Features' "Burn After Reading" continued to fan the flames in its soph sesh.
The fall box office eased slightly Friday from its bump a week ago as another four wide releases entered the marketplace with Sony-Screen Gems' thriller "Lakeview Terrace" easily coming in No. 1.
Laughter is likely to be good for the European box office this weekend as "Tropic Thunder" strikes Germany, "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" seduces Spain and "Burn After Reading" lands in Italy.
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