Blackouts turned out to be good news for the horror biz. New Line's "Freddy vs. Jason" opened atop the weekend box office with a strong $36.4 million, as enthusiasm for restored cinema air…
Thesp-turned-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger remained a solid European draw even as the record-breaking heat wave took a toll -- while "Pirates of the Caribbean" raked in impressive B.O. booty.
OATERS SADDLE UP The critical and B.O. success of "Unforgiven" and "Dances with Wolves" in the early 90’s spurred a heard of Westerns. "Open Range" is the first of four this year that hope to…
Distribs will prod a herd of late-summer wide releases into movie theaters this weekend, including Kevin Costner-helmed Western "Open Range" from Disney.
While blistering temperatures zapped the B.O. across most of Europe last weekend, "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" proved to be a welcome diversion as it bowed in France, Belgium, Norway and…
Sequels still pack plenty of punch overseas judging by the weekend bows of "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" in France, Belgium and Norway; "American Wedding" in Australia; and "Bad Boys II" in…
A pair of solid openings and some sturdy holdover pics repped welcome bright spots in a summer still marked by overcast box office conditions.
Europeans escaped the heatwave last week by cooling off in cinemas -- but pretty much only those where Arnold Schwarzenegger was strutting his stuff.
Almost every time a U.S. tentpole pic opened at less than stellar levels or crashed in its soph session this summer, studio execs were quick to proclaim their under-appreciated film was resonating -…
AUGUST SLIPPAGE This summer’s receipts are flat with 2002 levels. For 2003 to come out ahead, year-on-year gains will need to be posted at a time when grosses start fading fast. AVERAGE…
Exhibitor Kinepolis is blaming July's 8% dip in ticket sales on Europe's sizzling weather.