Despite five Indian states banning "The Da Vinci Code," pic unspooled to full houses in the state with the largest Christian population in India on Friday.
The month of May turned magical for the international moviegoing business, thanks to the formidable one-two-three punch of "The Da Vinci Code," "X-Men: The Last Stand" and "Mission: Impossible III."
"Poseidon" receives a second life this weekend with a launch into major foreign markets after a disappointing Stateside run. Warner Bros. is opening Wolfgang Petersen's remake in Australia, China…
Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn won't be able to break the mutants' hold on the box office this weekend. With "X-Men: the Last Stand" a lock on first place even if it falls as much as 60%…
Robin Williams starrer "RV" is providing a vivid reminder of the importance to pix of the hix in the stix. Sony's Robin Williams comedy "RV" opened to $16 million. A week later, Paramount's summer…
"The Da Vinci Code" was unstoppable in its second week overseas, and the mutants of "X-Men: The Last Stand" were simply magnificent. Sony's "Code" grossed $90.9 million at 12,038 playdates, while the…
"X-Men: The Last Stand" used Wolverine's claws this weekend to slice through plenty of domestic box office records. Fox's superhero sequel grossed an astounding $120.1 million over four days. "X-Men"…
"X-Men: The Last Stand" dominated the U.S. box office with an estimated $107 million at 3,690 playdates during its Friday-Sunday opening -- the second-best Friday-Sunday launch of all time.
Years from now, when folks want to make the point that there's no such thing as bad publicity for a film, they'll first mention "The Da Vinci Code."
After opening May 13, Ken Watanabe starrer "Memories of Tomorrow" has become distrib Toei's biggest hit this year, with total gross expected to reach $23 million.