"Cloverfield" did solid biz at the European box office this weekend where Gallic live-action laffer "Asterix at the Olympic Games" was the most notable home turf debut.
Studios don't usually underestimate box office numbers when reporting weekend results on Sunday.
Japan's box office for 2007 edged down 2.2% year-on-year to 198.4 billion yen ($1.9 billion), according to figures from the Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan (Eiren).
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South Korean cinema rolled out its big guns for the Lunar New Year holiday, and produced an unlikely winner in the modestly budgeted thriller "The Devil's Game."
Stephen Chow's "CJ7" defied blizzards in China and garnered a boffo 60 million yuan ($8.35 million) in its first four days on mainland screens.
"Cloverfield" scared up solid but not monstrous overseas biz to top the weekend at the international box office with $18.6 million at 3,174 playdates in 33 markets.
Disney 3-D pic "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" set off tween mania at the weekend box office, scoring the highest Super Bowl weekend gross of all time.
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"Cloverfield" crashes into four of the five big Euro box office territories this weekend hoping to scare up a bow as big as it monstered Stateside.
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