James Bond has opened with a bang in China. Sony's "Casino Royale" cashed in with $1.5 million at 470 playdates on its Tuesday opening, plus Monday previews.
The arrival of Oscar contenders "Blood Diamond" and "Dreamgirls" caused a ripple rather than a wave of excitement in Europe, where family favorites "The Pursuit of Happyness" and "Night at the…
"Dororo," a fantasy period actioner produced by the TBS web, is the first Japanese B.O. smash of 2007, scoring ¥453 million ($3.74 million) on 337,000 admissions its opening weekend.
"Night at the Museum" extended its stay at the top of a fairly robust international box office for the fifth straight weekend, taking in $14.6 million at 2,500 playdates in four dozen markets.
Sony threw an elegant party for "Catch and Release" at Les Deux Cafe in Los Angeles on Jan. 22. Jennifer Garner and Sony topper Amy Pascal were there to celebrate.
"Epic Movie," Fox's slapsticky spoof of popular pics, handily topped the box office over the weekend. But there was also an epic battle further down the charts as high-end features tried to spin…
It may yet prove a blip, but Czech exhibs, like those in France, are cautiously celebrating the return of auds following a report of the best B.O. numbers since 2004, when ticket prices were nearly…
Fox's "Night at the Museum" continued a dominant run overseas, proving that international and U.S. auds are of the same mind these days.
Will a slew of expanding Oscar nominees put the squeeze on new releases at the B.O. this weekend? With distributors fired up by their recently announced noms, pics including "Dreamgirls," "The…
Twentieth Century Fox is the U.K.'s top distributor in 2006, according to figures released by EDI Nielson. With an estimated cume of £177 million ($328 million) from 33 films released between Jan. 6…
As usual, there's a discrepancy between the global box office winners and Oscar. The top 10 films at the worldwide B.O. for 2006 only earned eight nominations.