It has been a long wait but Italian auds finally get their chance to get an eyeful of Sacha Baron Cohen in his G-string this weekend when "Borat" finally arrives in Italian theaters.
Sony's "Ghost Rider" scared off the competish at the foreign B.O. over the latest frame, driving home just under $17 million in 43 markets.
Disney will angle for its motorcycle ensembler "Wild Hogs" to run over Sony's B.O. champ "Ghost Rider" this weekend as the Mouse House guns "Hogs" into 3,287 theaters.
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$37.1M Sony / Columbia -63.56%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
Home baked pics "Hot Fuzz," "Day Before Finals -- Today" and "La Vie en rose" put in strong soph perfs in Blighty, Italy and Gaul this weekend while Yank superhero actioner "Ghost Rider" blazed a…
Fox's "Night at the Museum" was the most popular pic in Hong Kong during the Chinese New Year holiday. Distributed by Fox, the Ben Stiller pic brought in more than $3.2 million on 45 screens…
"Ghost Rider" rolled to a second straight international victory, easily topping a moderate frame at the foreign box office with $16.1 million at 3,000 playdates in 40 markets.
Sony's "Ghost Rider" ran roughshod over the B.O. competition for the second straight weekend, taking in $19.7 million, while a handful of widely released newcomers came in under expectations.
Expect little change at the top of the charts across Europe as homespun faves "Taxi 4," Hot Fuzz" and "Night Before Finals -- Today" look set to hold top spot in their soph efforts in France, Britain…
Sony's review-proof "Ghost Rider" ran roughshod over the foreign B.O. over the most recent frame -- just as the comicbook-hero pic did at home -- taking in $16.4 million from 25 markets overseas.
Can "The Number 23" beat "Reno 911!: Miami" to emerge as No. 1 this weekend? B.O. could be close for the two. For New Line, the question is whether auds will turn out to see funnyman Jim Carrey in…