Feel-good tuner "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" sung up boffo biz at the European box office, opening top in the U.K., Germany and Spain.
Local comedy "My Wife Got Married" swept in to top place at the Korean weekend box office, bringing some relief to a sluggish film industry and a country wracked by economic turmoil.
Pirate epic "Queens of Langkasuka" stormed the Thai box office this weekend, achieving the strongest opening performance this year for a local pic.
Flemish thriller "Loft" has broken records in its first weekend on Belgian screens, attracting more than half the total audience. Distrib Independent Films claims a B.O. gross of E739,000 ($919,196).
Disney's "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" graduated with honors at the weekend's foreign box office in a dominant launch with a socko $40 million at 3,090 playdates in 22 markets.
"High School Musical 3: Senior Year" and "Saw V" divided and conquered the movie biz over the weekend, opening with $42 million and $30.5 million, respectively.• Review: Saw V • Review: High School…
Disney's "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" was the most popular movie Friday, nabbing $16.9 million, but Lionsgate's horror sequel "Saw V" cut an impressive $14 million in a close second.
While "Mamma Mia!" has grabbed headlines as the key driver of international moviegoing in recent months, keeping foreign B.O. healthy, the Coen brothers' dark comedy "Burn After Reading" has managed…
Disney's day-and-date release "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" hits all the big Euro territories bar Italy this weekend and is expected to sing up socko biz.
Just how loudly will Disney's "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" sing when it makes its theatrical debut at the worldwide box office this weekend? Loudly.
The smash hit mystery "Yogisha X no kenshin" (Suspect X) topped the Japanese weekend box office for the third weekend Oct. 18-19.