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…
In 2005, total B.O. in Brazil was down 16% and ticket sales fell 22%, interrupting a series of eight consecutive years of market growth. Analysts attribute the drop to many of the same reasons being…
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…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$11.1M Cumulative:$139.2M Fox -25.14%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$7.3M Cumulative:$29.8M Universal Pictures -23.30%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$4.5M Cumulative:$17.5M Disney -31.38%