There's no accounting for audiences' tastes. How else to explain very different responses to "Gangs of New York," "Chicago" and "Solaris" last week?
CHOPSOCKY SYNDROME Most martial-art actioners unspooling during the first quarter continue to cater to niche auds, December release "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'' being the anomaly with a…
Hobbits swept seized the no. 1 and no. 2 positions on the list of year-end films at the B.O. "Lord of the Rings" sweep accounted for 11% of all cinema attendance, according to statistics published by…
Rings wrapped themselves around different parts of the world last weekend as "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" mesmerized Japan and "The Ring" thrilled the U.K. and Holland.
Oscar contenders, pure popcorn fare and several local heroes combined to keep pay windows busy in many offshore markets over the weekend.
Twentieth Century Fox's "Daredevil" landed atop the box office heap for a second consecutive frame -- the first back-to-back No. 1 perfs of the year -- with a soph-sesh haul estimated at $18.9…
The Oscars noms proved a catalyst last week as "Gangs of New York" took lotsa prisoners in Australia, "Chicago" sang lustily in the U.K. and Oz, "The Hours" clocked a promising offshore preem in…
'R' BUCKS IN LONG RUN While R-rated comedies can potentially bow to more than $40 million in the summer, their opening-weekend prospects are less rosy in the winter. Still, if college auds…
The U.K. served up several surprises last weekend as "Daredevil" launched smartly but couldn't catch the buoyant soph sesh of "Two Weeks Notice," while "The Hours" looks like it may struggle to…
"Daredevil" sizzled over the long holiday weekend with a chart-topping $47.3 million in estimated four-day box office, but an East Coast blizzard threw a wet blanket over portions of comix actioner's…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures