A pair of solid openings and some sturdy holdover pics repped welcome bright spots in a summer still marked by overcast box office conditions.
Europeans escaped the heatwave last week by cooling off in cinemas -- but pretty much only those where Arnold Schwarzenegger was strutting his stuff.
Almost every time a U.S. tentpole pic opened at less than stellar levels or crashed in its soph session this summer, studio execs were quick to proclaim their under-appreciated film was resonating…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%
AUGUST SLIPPAGE This summer's receipts are flat with 2002 levels. For 2003 to come out ahead, year-on-year gains will need to be posted at a time when grosses start fading fast. AVERAGE…
Exhibitor Kinepolis is blaming July's 8% dip in ticket sales on Europe's sizzling weather.
Arnold Schwarzenegger single-handedly hauled the European B.O. out of its summertime lethargy last weekend while it was a no-contest in Japan between Disney's "Pirates" and Universal's "The Hulk."
The "Terminator" ran amok in Europe over the weekend while Disney's "Pirates" cut Universal's "Hulk" down to size in Japan.
Universal's "American Wedding" rang box office bells in its opening weekend, chiming in with an estimated $34.3 million to lead a solid, if not spectacular, frame.
With their country's battered economy recovering, Argentines are swarming back to the theater for Hollywood blockbusters and a local "Popstars" spinoff. Ticket sales were up 11% two weekends ago, the…
"The folks who haven't gone off on holiday and are still in town obviously have better things to do than go to the movies," griped one German exhib last week, summing up the sleepy summer season in…