The fall box office got off to its shakiest start in years as Danny and Oxide Pang's Nicolas Cage hitman actioner "Bangkok Dangerous" barely beat holdover comedy "Tropic Thunder."
Lionsgate's English-language remake "Bangkok Dangerous," toplining Nicolas Cage, led the box office with $2.7 million in what was a tepid first Friday of the fall box office season.
Guy Ritchie geezer gangster caper "RocknRolla" rocks up hoping to bag the B.O. swag in Blighty, where Keira Knightley period drama "The Duchess" also will be hoping to lord it over the competish on…
Lionsgate kicks off the fall box office season with the bow of Nicolas Cage hit man actioner "Bangkok Dangerous," the Pang brothers' English-language remake of their 1999 Thai film.
"The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" has shown plenty of life in its Chinese launch, drawing $2 million at 1,158 playdates in its opening day.
"Hancock" opened top of the Japanese box office last weekend, raking in 830 million yen ($7.68 million) on 328 screens.
Summer ended pleasantly at the European box office with three new arrivals — "Step Brothers" in U.K., "Kung Fu Panda" in Italy and "Hellboy II: The Golden Army" in Spain — all meeting expectations…
As the sun sets on the summer B.O. sesh, "The Dark Knight" and "Mamma Mia!" have stayed bright overseas and kept overall international B.O. healthy.
"Mamma Mia!" -- here you go again. Special Labor Day sing-alongs for Universal's bigscreen musical adaptation "Mamma Mia!" scored bigtime, with the film actually enjoying a 2% bump in ticket sales…
The Labor Day box office may have been sluggish -- with none of the new releases doing big business -- but the summer ended on a high note in all but matching last year's record-setting B.O. haul.
"The Dark Knight" remained potent overseas, easily leading the weekend with $19 million at 6,580 playdates in 62 markets, while "Mamma Mia!" stayed stellar outside the United States.