Scheming lovers sold more movie tickets than funny tough guys this weekend. Paramount romancer "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" opened at No. 1 with an estimated $24.1 million, while Disney's action…
The biz has undergone its inevitable post-holiday cooldown, after the boffo B.O. season fueled by the "Harry Potter," "Lord of the Rings" and James Bond juggernauts, but exhibs aren't complaining.
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" premed Jan. 12 at a sparkling new multiplex on the Nile built by five film industry partners. They constructed the Galaxy for $3.5 million, says Gaby Khoury…
VALENTINY AUDS February seems prime for romantic comedies. But few have stolen audiences’ hearts. Par’s "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" gets a jump on Valentine’s Day by bowing today…
"Catch Me If You Can" was the front-runner in much of Europe last weekend, while Jackie Chan starrer "Shanghai Knights" kicked butt in its world preems in Singapore and Malaysia.
Finnish films doubled their ticket sales in the local market, contributing to the 18.4% growth of admissions in 2002, according to statistics published by the Finnish Film Foundation.
Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" has taken more than A$2.4 million ($1.4 million) at the Aussie box office, making it the highest-grossing documentary beating "In Bed With Madonna's" $1.3…
Crime paid off big time over the weekend as conman caper "Catch Me if You Can" ran away from the competition in the U.K., Germany, Austria and Italy, and in its soph session in Spain.
Fueled by "Spider-Man," Brazil's B.O. jumped a boffo 25% in 2002 in local currency terms from 2001, despite the difficult economic environment.
Traffic in the awards season corridor isn't as congested overseas as it is in the U.S. That's partly because several Oscar hopefuls won't be launched until the Berlin fest. Nonetheless, most of the…