B.O. receipts in Australia in the first half of this year rose by nearly 9% over the year-earlier frame, and distribs say upcoming releases will likely help produce an industry record for the year.
Sneak previews of ''Pearl Harbor'' in Japan rang up $1.6 million on 425 screens -- a BVI record -- auguring well for its nationwide rollout this Saturday.
Warner Bros. laffer "Cats & Dogs" high-tailed it to the top of the box office heap with a bright-eyed $22 million in estimated box office, while Steven Spielberg's much-heralded "A.I. Artificial…
SUMMER’S STRIDE TO A BILLION Last weekend the summer’s B.O. hit its first billion in a record 37 days tying the record set in 1999. Year Number of Days 2001 37 Days 1999 37 Days 2000…
It was raining like cats and dogs in much of the country, and that sent big numbers of holiday revelers to see Warner Bros.' family laffer of the same name on Independence Day.
Don't look for a lot of fireworks at the box office this weekend. This year Independence Day sits halfway between two weekends, but the entire 10-day span is marked by narrowly targeted releases and…
DOUBLING DOWN Warner Bros. is gearing up for two tentpole releases in the next five days: "A.I. Artificial Intelligence" bows today, "Cats & Dogs" next Wednesday. In the past decade, no…
Warner Bros. hopes pre-release buzz has programmed auds to love Steven Spielberg's "A.I. Artificial Intelligence," which bows today in a whopping 3,242 theaters.
Hot weather generally put a damper on the European B.O. last weekend, but biz in other territories jumped like Lara Croft as "Tomb Raider" wowed Australia and Spain, "Pearl Harbor" had explosive…
Universal's street-racing actioner "The Fast and the Furious" sped to $41.6 million in estimated three-day grosses in a turbo-charged opening that's already outpaced production costs and fired up…
Competish for the top box office rungs should be "Fast and Furious" this weekend, especially in the race for young auds.