Moviegoing abroad ended 2006 with a bang, thanks mostly to Fox's one-two punch of "Night at the Museum" and "Eragon." "Museum" dominated the last weekend of the year, with $47 million from two dozen…
Thanks to solid December biz spearheaded by "Casino Royale" and given a late boost by Ben Stiller laffer "Night at the Museum" U.K. box office takings in 2006 matched those in 2005.
This weekend sees battle commence between Blighty's top independent distributors. The frame sees Momentum's "Miss Potter" squaring up against Icon's "Apocalypto," Lionsgate U.K.'s "Employee of the…
After a socko limited run, will Universal's gritty, dystopian sci-fi thriller "Children of Men" cross over in its expansion? Booked in 16 locations over New Year's, the Alfonso Cuaron-helmed pic…
Argentina's film admissions fell 1.7% to 35.4 million in 2006 from 36 million a year earlier, with U.S. titles holding ground against a record 74 local releases, according to Nielsen EDI Argentina…
With tentpoles driving overseas moviegoing, Hollywood majors saw 2006 foreign grosses rebound smartly by 9% and set a new record of $8.6 billion.
Auds haven't been embracing too many niche pics this season, but they seemed to change their tune and resolve to get in some serious stuff over the New Year's holiday frame.
Holdovers ruled the roost during the New Year's four-day frame, as Fox's "Night at the Museum" continued to spin the turnstiles at the multiplexes, taking in $46.7 million over the extended four-day…
"Night at the Museum" spent the last weekend of 2006 dominating the international box office with $47.3 million at 4,722 playdates in 26 markets.
"Night at the Museum," the PG family film from Fox starring Ben Stiller, was tops at the B.O. as of Sunday, taking in another $37.8 million.
Even after dropping steeply in its second frame of release in the U.S., Fox's fantasy pic "Eragon" still flew high abroad taking the No. 1 spot with $21.9 million from 52 territories.