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.
DreamWorks and Paramount's holdover comedy "Tropic Thunder" continued to dominate at the Labor Day box office with three-day take of $11.5 million from 3,473 theaters, while 20th Century Fox's Van…
Twentieth Century Fox's Vin Diesel sci-fi actioner "Babylon A.D." and holdover comedy "Tropic Thunder" were in a dead heat as the Labor Day weekend got underway at the domestic box office.
"The Dark Knight" has been a bright light for international moviegoing as it heads toward elite status among overseas performers.
This end of summer weekend at the European box office sees cinema trade rely mainly on the success of expansions of pics, including "Hellboy 2: The Golden Army" in Spain, "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"…
Chinese auds are starting to emerge from their Olympic slumber and getting back into the theaters, and the first beneficiary has been "The Incredible Hulk," which took in 24 million yuan ($3.5…
Hayao Miyazaki toon "Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea" has passed the 10 million admission mark in Japan, taking in 12 billion yen ($109.6 million) and putting it on track to become one of the biggest…
The international box office couldn't quite match last summer's heights, but it's been a solid season nevertheless.
There are five new wide releases playing over the long Labor Day weekend -- more than ever before for the holiday -- in a fitting end to a summer that's been full of surprises.
Comicbook heroes saved the European box office this weekend as "Hellboy 2: The Golden Army" and "The Dark Knight" opened top in the U.K. and Germany, respectively.
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