CGI HIGHS As the only frosh wide release this weekend, “Shrek 2” is set to trounce all previous CGI pic bows. TOP OPENING CGI PICS Pic Opening B.O.* Finding Nemo 70  …
"Shrek 2" swamped multiplexes and theaters far, far away to gross $11.8 million in its first day of release -- a fast start that puts the pic on track to get well past $80 million by Sunday.
Hollywood needs a hit. Badly. With DreamWorks set to open "Shrek 2'' today, studio execs are hoping the toon sequel will inject some life into 2004's lackluster box office, which, if not for "The…
Spain was the fastest-growing theatrical market in Europe for the U.S. majors last year, while France posted the region's biggest jump in homevideo revenues.
Call it "Troy the Destroyer": Warners' Greek odyssey pulverized the competition, chiefly the soph session of "Van Helsing," all over the world last weekend.
Brad Pitt, Eric Bana and a cast of thousands have managed to do what Count Dracula, assorted vampires and werewolves failed to: mortally wound "Van Helsing."
The boy toys of "Troy" conquered the weekend box office, grossing $45.6 million from 3,411 locations in the epic's first three days. No. 2 in the frame was U's "Van Helsing," which took a heavy 61%…
"Van Helsing" ignited overseas even more potently than many exhibs predicted -- and they expect the monster pic generally to experience mild drops of 30%-40% in its second weekend as "Troy" sets sail…
Germany's exhib market may be in the doldrums, but you can't say it's not dynamic. Granted, box office revenue slid 9% to e213 million ($252 million) in the first quarter of 2004 -- some multiplex…
WB's 'Troy' muscles into theaters as 'Helsing' faces sophomore downtick
Warner Bros. will bring "Troy" ashore this weekend in 3,411 locations. The beefcake battle epic is the latest in a line of expensive R-rated pics from the studio. The frame's only other wide opener…