Tom Cruise remained a powerful draw at the foreign box office and the second weekend of "Mission: Impossible 3" maintained its lead overseas with $40.5 million at 7,390 screens in 57 markets.
A weak $20.3 million opening for "Poseidon" was grim news for Warner Bros., which will have to count on foreign grosses to avoid a financial bath on the $150 million-plus remake.
It was Tom Cruise's weekend to win or lose at the international wickets as all competish cleared the way for the star's latest vehicle, "Mission: Impossible III," from UIP. But any mission of…
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$27.7M Sony / Screen Gems 13.13%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$778,903 Cumulative:$307.3M Disney 34.56%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$703,203 Cumulative:$17.1M Warner Brothers 34.59%
Warner Bros. hopes to avert that sinking feeling this weekend as its pricey "Poseidon" remake bows. Studio aud tracking on the Wolfgang Petersen-helmed pic has been weak, leading to industry…
It's probably just as well "Mission: Impossible III" decided to give Japan a miss on its day-and-date rollout around the world. Tom Cruise starrer likely would've been sunk by Japanese Coast Guard…
Tom Cruise showed considerably more muscle overseas than he did domestically, as "Mission: Impossible III" launched with $70.3 million at 7,390 playdates in 57 markets. But in at least a couple of…
"Mission: Impossible 3" lit the fuse on the summer B.O. season but didn't deliver much of a bang. Auds seemingly grew weary of Tom Cruise's pervasive media presence, from his chair-hopping antics on…
Debut helmer Son Jae-gon's "My Scary Girl," a low-budget comedy shot in HD, is wowing the South Korean box office. Pic is a co-production between Sidus FNH and broadcaster MBC, with a modest $950,000…
Fox's CG toon "Ice Age: The Meltdown" was still enjoying scorching B.O. as of the latest frame, though the pic's prospects seem to be cooling as "Mission: Impossible III" preps its worldwide launch.
Paramount is hoping for a summer-season blast-off this weekend as "Mission: Impossible III" bows ultra-wide domestically and in nearly every major market around the world. Tentpole is an early test…