Despite strong word of mouth and favorable reviews, local helmer Pen-ek Ratanaruang's "Ploy" performed only modestly on its opening weekend.
The buccaneers stayed on course in a robust frame at the international box office, as "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" sailed to its third weekend victory with $51.3 million at 17,500…
Warner Bros.-Village Roadshow's "Ocean's Thirteen" launched to $37.1 million, which was on a par with the first two entries in the series and enough to ensure the B.O. crown. Overall, the weekend was…
Warner Bros.' "Ocean's Thirteen" rolled to $13.1 million, according to Friday estimates. Pic was riding in the No. 1 slot heading into the full weekend.
At the U.K. Film Distributor's Assn. summer launch, a cinema trailer showcasing the highlights of the summer season was premiered, boldly titled the Ultimate Trailer for the Ultimate Summer.
Though Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" hasn't completely been living up to sky-high expectations at home, the pic has been setting a torrid pace abroad.
"Ocean's Thirteen" rolls out across Europe this weekend and will be looking to give the third frame of "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" a run for its money.
The summer's sequels are opening big and dropping fast...and here come two more. Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow are opening "Ocean's Thirteen," and Lionsgate has high hopes for "Hostel Part II."…
The Film Distributors Assn. is predicting the summer at the U.K. box office will be the biggest on record in terms of admissions.
"Dainipponjin," the debut pic by Hitoshi Matsumoto, won the opening round in its B.O. battle with "Kantoku banzai!," the 13th pic by rival helmer Takeshi Kitano.