Hollywood movies continued to outsell Swedish pics on home turf in the first nine months of the year, despite a particularly strong start to 2007 for locally made movies.
Harlem gangsters, a fairytale princess and Viking heroes are buoying the otherwise lethargic box office in much of Europe as "American Gangster" defended its turf against "Beowulf" in the U.K. and…
"Beowulf" easily conquered the foreign box office, dominating the weekend with $26 million at 5,400 playdates in 43 markets for its second straight international victory.
Disney's modern-day princess tale "Enchanted" easily fit the glass slipper, grossing an estimated $50 million at the domestic box office over the five-day holiday frame.
The $14.4 million Friday haul for Disney's "Enchanted" was one for the Mouse House storybooks.
A quiet frame at the European box office this weekend in terms of mainstream openers paves the way for "American Gangster" and "Beowulf" to post solid soph sesh holdover and expansion biz.
Director Robert Zemeckis' 3-D epic "Beowulf" may have howled its way to becoming international market leader over the Nov. 16-18 frame, but it was a mobster and a cop who seemed to steal moviegoers'…
Food competition yarn "Le Grand Chef" topped the Korean box office for the third consecutive weekend, narrowly besting the opening frame of "Beowulf."
Offering everything from a princess to a menacing mist to a child prodigy, the five-day Thanksgiving box office will be the most crowded on record as seven wide releases unspool today domestically.
"American Gangster" pistol-whipped "Beowulf" into submission at the European box office this weekend.
"Beowulf" conquered the overseas box office this weekend, with a solid (but hardly blockbuster) $17 million, followed by "American Gangster," which nabbed an impressive $14 million in fewer playdates.