WEAK WEEKENDS While Super Bowl weekend is notorious for being a dry spell at the box office, the period fares better then some post-holiday weekends. TOTAL WEEKEND B.O. AVERAGE.*…
Last year's box-office receipts in Japan hit a record ¥210.9 billion, or just slightly over $2 billion at present exchange rates, 3.8% up on 2003. Ticket sales were up 4.8% from 162.35 billion to 170…
Those 11 Academy Award noms helped fly "The Aviator" to the top spots in France, Italy and Mexico and ensured modest drops for the Howard Hughes biopic in Germany, Spain and the U.K. last weekend.
Oscar attention has paid immediate dividends for "The Aviator" and "Sideways," and a riotous preem in the U.K. enabled "Meet the Fockers" to grab the mantle of top-grossing title over the weekend.
In 2004, Japan's top 12 distributors domestically grossed a total of ¥194.4 billion, or $1.79 billion at the average exchange rate for last year, initial annual computations show.
Oscar worked its magic at the box office over the weekend, while "Hide and Seek" made a conspicuous debut. Fox's scare fest generated $22 million in ticket sales at 3,005 theaters over the frame…
For many exhibs overseas, January was a downer compared with the same month last year -- and the short-term outlook is mixed, at best.
SOUL CINEMA Outside the competitive summer and holiday months, studios typically program urban pics during the winter and spring seasons. After last weekend’s chart-topping success of…
The box office goes high- and low-brow this weekend, as two frighteners debut while Oscar-nominated specialty pics labor to collect kudos nom coin. Debuting at 3,005 locations, 20th Century Fox's…
The 16 Aussie films released Down Under last year grossed just A$11.8 million ($8.8 million) for a market share of 1.3% -- the lowest in the 27 years the stats have been kept.
The Aussie B.O. improved by nearly 5% to a record A$907.2 million ($680.4 million) in 2004, according to figures released by the Motion Picture Distribu-tors Assn. of Australia.
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