"Fearless," billed as the last martial-arts epic starring Jet Li, chopped and kicked its way to a cool $2 million across Southeast Asia on its opening day Thursday. Numbers exceed other pics produced…
All eyes this weekend will be on a little movie playing at just 34 playdates. Despite several wide bows and expansions, studios will be looking to see if Magnolia Pictures has success with the Steven…
Hollywood dominated the Australian box office with 81% market share in 2005, down 5% on the previous year. Aussie films grabbed only 2.8% of the B.O, earning A$23.1 million ($17.4 million) to double…
Propelled by its growing list of awards, "Brokeback Mountain" has lassoed an impressive international launch with $13.64 million in 10 territories.
After its ninth consecutive year of growth, South Korea's theatrical market has edged past Germany's, with an estimated 143 million admissions and $890 million in box office receipts.
In a first for French cinema, foreign tickets sales for Gallic films surpassed domestic in 2005 and French films achieved their best scores on record in the U.S., grossing $150 million.
Showing solid staying power, "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" won its fifth straight weekend at the international box office with $13.3 million at 7,067 playdates in…
The Australian box office registered a 10% drop in 2005 to A$819 million ($613 million) -- the first significant decline since 1987 and the biggest reversal of fortune since 1984.
Sony's Screen Gems horror pic "Underworld: Evolution" sunk its teeth into a boffo $27.6 million over the weekend, dominating a full slate at the box office. While "Brokeback Mountain" was expanding…
Aussie films made up just 1.3% of the B.O. in 2004, and while the 2005 figure is likely double that, even 3% is hardly a figure to brag about.
Local exhibs are anxiously awaiting the Lunar New Year weekend Jan. 28-31, traditionally a boffo time at the box office. Hopes are pegged to two homegrown titles -- MediaCorp Raintree Pictures' "I…