Over the weekend, Fox Searchlight's "Juno" rocketed up the box office chart to No. 2. That's a feat no other indie hit has achieved in recent years.
U.S. movies ruled in Gaul over 2007, taking a 49.9% aud share vs. French films' 36.5%.
U.K. box office grosses last year totaled $1.78 billion (£904 million), up 8% on 2006 and the biggest annual haul ever.
Following a strong showing in 2006, Germany's box office slipped 7% last year, due in part to underperforming local titles.
Focus Features' "Atonement" is continuing its strong box office run.
International moviegoing for 2008 got started with a bang as "I Am Legend" and "The Golden Compass" delivered a one-two punch to lead the way for a third straight weekend.
Disney sequel "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" led for the third weekend in a row at the domestic box office, while Fox Searchlight cross-over hit "Juno" overtook most big studio titles in…
Disney's "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" continued to mint coin at the top spot of Friday's box office with $6.4 million, but it was Fox Searchlight's "Juno" that received a pop on the day's…
Argentine film admissions dropped 2.5% to 34.5 million in 2007 from 35.4 million a year earlier, with U.S. titles taking 82% of the market despite a robust offering of local films, according to…
It's nearly official -- the foreign box office has finished 2007 in stellar style, with a 9% increase in revenues to $9.42 billion for the Big Six studios.
Festive period favorites such as "I Am Legend" and "The Golden Compass" should continue their good runs at the European box office this weekend, where there are few big new releases.