Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto" has broken the record for opening weekend B.O. for a foreign-language pic in the U.K. Released on 385 screens by indie distrib Icon, the blood-soaked Mayan epic grabbed…
"Night at the Museum" stayed attractive to overseas patrons, as the comedy dominated a healthy foreign box office with $29.8 million at 5,000 playdates during the first weekend of 2007.
After a tough autumn at the B.O., specialty pics are showing some life this winter. Picturehouse's "Pan's Labyrinth," in its second weekend, continued to score some impressive returns, with a…
Fox's family adventure "Night at the Museum" and Sony's inspirational drama "The Pursuit of Happyness" continued to prove a potent one-two punch at the B.O. in the first frame of 2007.
Official 2006 box office figures for South Korea are not in yet, but some early estimates have provided a mixture of good news and controversy.
Moviegoing abroad ended 2006 with a bang, thanks mostly to Fox's one-two punch of "Night at the Museum" and "Eragon." "Museum" dominated the last weekend of the year, with $47 million from two dozen…
Thanks to solid December biz spearheaded by "Casino Royale" and given a late boost by Ben Stiller laffer "Night at the Museum" U.K. box office takings in 2006 matched those in 2005.
This weekend sees battle commence between Blighty's top independent distributors. The frame sees Momentum's "Miss Potter" squaring up against Icon's "Apocalypto," Lionsgate U.K.'s "Employee of the…
After a socko limited run, will Universal's gritty, dystopian sci-fi thriller "Children of Men" cross over in its expansion? Booked in 16 locations over New Year's, the Alfonso Cuaron-helmed pic…
Argentina's film admissions fell 1.7% to 35.4 million in 2006 from 36 million a year earlier, with U.S. titles holding ground against a record 74 local releases, according to Nielsen EDI Argentina…
With tentpoles driving overseas moviegoing, Hollywood majors saw 2006 foreign grosses rebound smartly by 9% and set a new record of $8.6 billion.