"The folks who haven't gone off on holiday and are still in town obviously have better things to do than go to the movies," griped one German exhib last week, summing up the sleepy summer season in…
THIRD TIME’S A YARN Comedic third installments are rare and their bows even less boffo, last summer’s "Austin Powers in Goldmember" being the exception. "American Wedding" unspools today…
With the summer season entering its home stretch, an oddball pair of hard-to-define R-rated comedies seek to strike sparks at the box office this weekend.
European cinema admissions topped one billion for the second successive year in 2002, 6.5 million up on the previous year, according to a report released on Monday.
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Angelina Jolie were the hot tickets last weekend as "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" blasted off in South Korea, parts of Europe and, less potently, in Mexico…
"Spy Kids 3D: Game Over" proved the power of Miramax/Dimension's family franchise is anything but over with $32.5 million in weekend box office -- the biggest bow yet in the action series.
Local pics are helping to power the B.O. so far this year, raising hopes the Brazilian film industry will perform at levels not seen in nearly 15 years.
The U.K. is a fair barometer of the summer season abroad thus far -- and it's not high. Blighty exhibs describe the market as flat and "littered by disappointments," the latest being "The Hulk's"…
A correction was made to this chart on July 27, 2003. SUMMER SEQUEL SCORECARD Thanks to "Star Wars," Fox leads the pack insummer sequel grosses since ’99. Follow-ups to "Lara Croft: Tomb…
A trio of theatrical thoroughbreds will hit the box office track this weekend, including a horse of a different color. Universal is sending out "Seabiscuit," based on a bestselling book about the…
Only seven months into 2003, Warner Bros. Pictures Intl. has surpassed the billion-dollar mark, with a year-to-date foreign box office of $1.012 billion.