Kids are back in school and adults returned to work after the summer vacation in Europe, and a combo of cooler temperatures and the allure of "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl"…
Zapped by a prolonged heat wave in Europe, the generally soft summer season overseas delivered a few hits which clicked better than in the U.S., as well as some disappointments.
LINGERING HEAT Summer may be over at the B.O., but some of the season's hits manage to play strong throughout September. TOP SUMMER CARRYOVERS (1993 – 2002) Film (month – year bowed)…
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
The generally soft summer season abroad ended with a fusillade of cannon fire as "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" blasted off in eight territories and retained the crown with…
United Artists horror sequel "Jeepers Creepers 2" peeped out from atop the box office heap with the best Labor Day weekend bow ever -- an estimated $18.5 million over four days.
English-language pics are returning to Egyptian screens after a summer dominated by Arabic fare. Europe's box office malaise and economic downturn rubbed off on Egypt, which recorded a 30% B.O. drop…
Many exhibs in Europe aren't sorry to see the end of summer after the season's B.O. was dragged down by a combo of under-performing Hollywood films, a sustained heatwave, lack of local hits and the…
Dutch film is increasingly wooing audiences previously shy of or actually turned off to homegrown pics. In the first half year, home grown pics took 11.9% of the total market share in the territory…
BIG-MONEY MONDAYS Labor Day weekend is no B.O. behemoth, but the Monday holiday ranks behind only Memorial Day on a daily basis. AVERAGE SINGLE DAY* Memorial Day 38.7 Labor…
It's all over but the crying -- or celebrating, as the case may be. Summer 2003 winds to a close with this weekend's Labor Day-lengthened box office frame, but it's already clear fewer movie tickets…