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…
Indian production house UTV Group is to throw $6 million, whopping by local standards, into Bollywood project "Lakshya," starring Amitabh Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan.
The B.O. spoils were shared fairly widely in a generally buoyant frame last weekend with "Pirates of the Caribbean" conquering parts of Europe, "American Wedding" the toast of Germany and the U.K…
For the second straight weekend, "Pirates of the Caribbean" ruled the high seas abroad and in its soph sessions fought off challenges from rookies "American Wedding" in Spain and "Lara Croft Tomb…
"Finding Nemo" became the top-grossing toon of all time and New Line's slasher sequel "Freddy vs. Jason" took the No. 1 slot for a second straight frame with $13.5 million despite a 63% drop.
When Japanese media execs saw Zhang Yimou's action epic "Hero" during an invitation-only premiere last December in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, they were neither awed by the presence of…
As the summer holidays wind down in Europe, audiences rediscovered the moviegoing habit last week, gravitating to "Pirates of the Caribbean" and the "American Pie" and "Lara Croft" sequels.
$6 Billion Run Last year, the annual B.O. hit $6 billion in mid-August, the earliest ever. To date, this year's total B.O. is slightly behind last year's but shows signs of crossing the mark…