The buccaneers have started raking in the gold as they look to outpace Spidey with "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," which launches around the world amid sky-high expectations.
Swedish film is getting an increasingly good reception on its home turf. During the first three months of 2007, Swedish pics had a market share of 35%, up 10% from last year, and the best figure…
While Goliaths in the "Spider-Man," "Shrek" and "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchises battle it out at the top, a host of indie pics are playing well at more modest levels, taking advantage of a…
Sony juggernaut "Spider-Man 3" held firm and Cannes contender "Zodiac" bowed brightly this weekend at the European box office.
It's still Spidey's world outside the U.S., as the third frame of "Spider-Man 3" dominated international moviegoing with $49.6 million at 15,850 playdates in 105 markets.
French film stats 2006
The perennial Gallic laffer notwithstanding, the reward for movie success in France's auteur-driven film biz used to be a prize at a fest. Not any more.
Just weeks after "Spider-Man 3" swung into theaters as the biggest opening weekend of all time, DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek the Third" took in $122 million over three days to become the…
"Shrek the Third" was No. 1 at the box office with $38.8 million in ticket sales, according to Friday estimates.
"Spider-Man 3" faces competish at the European box office this weekend from David Fincher's serial killer thriller "Zodiac."
After "Spider-Man 3" kicked off the season with record-breaking box office, the pressure is on for Paramount and DreamWorks Animation's third "Shrek" installment to deliver.