You'd think a thriller centered around Catholic iconography would be a hard sell in Asia, where only South Korea has a dominant Christian population. But "The Da Vinci Code" has turned out to be a…
As the World Cup raged on, diverting interest from the silver screen to small screens across Europe, Sony's "The Da Vinci Code" and Fox's latest "X-Men" pic were battling it out to top overseas…
The comedies "The Pacifier" and "Scary Movie 4" did well in the international box office, but "The Longest Yard" did not. So how to explain what laffers work and what don't overseas?
This week has one major debut, but the real kick comes after "Click": In the next two weeks, audiences will get the summer's highest-profile tentpoles: "Superman Returns" and "Pirates of the…
"The Da Vinci Code" is now venturing into "Titanic" territory. Foreign gross has hit $479.1 million, representing 71% of the worldwide total of $678 million. Those numbers place "Code" on the verge…
World Cup fever put a chill on the foreign box office as "The Da Vinci Code" won for the fifth straight weekend with $15.2 million at 7,800 playdates, edging the fourth weekend of "X-Men: The Last…
In a come-from-behind victory, Pixar and Disney's "Cars" managed to hold the top spot with $31.2 million despite a heavy drop for the CG toon and stronger-than-expected competish from Paramount's…
With sweltering weather and soccer World Cup fever keeping auds away from the theaters, U.K. cinema operators are taking the line: "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em."
Last year's box office slump has ended -- and overseas markets have helped shore up the figures substantially.
Welcome to summer's most competitive weekend. For the first time since "Mission: Impossible III" kicked off the season, there isn't a single new film poised to dominate the frame. Instead, four…