JUNE GLOOM Since 1997, June has gotten softer, with last weekend’s middling bows no exception. "Hulk" and "Alex & Emma" are aiming to juice up the month’s receipts. % OF JUNE PICS OPENING…
This weekend, one of Hollywood's great summer parlor games will culminate with the release of Universal's "The Hulk." One point is indisputable: The pic has enough critical mass to be a serious…
There was a yawning gap between each territory's top title and everything else last weekend, pointing to an unhealthy reliance on tentpoles and the underperformance of some U.S. films abroad.
"Bruce Almighty" was the answer to exhibs' prayers in German-speaking territories over the weekend while "2 Fast 2 Furious" was the front-runner in Mexico, New Zealand and Taiwan and "The Matrix…
Disney/Pixar's fish tale "Finding Nemo" bubbled back up to the top of the box office sea this weekend with an estimated $29.2 million haul over its third happy outing.
After a downer in 2002, Miramax Films has regained what it regards as its rightful position as a B.O. force at home and overseas.
The pre-summer season is taking a while to heat up as Germany experienced its worst weekend of the year and biz slid in Spain, France and Italy and stayed flat in the U.K. as "The Matrix Reloaded"…
SUMMER SUBTITLES "Il Postino" remains an anomaly among foreign-lingo summer pics, having generated the most B.O. since 1966’s French import "A Man and a Woman." Miramax hopes the Gallic…
Underwater toon "Finding Nemo" should resurface atop the box office pond in its third frame this weekend, with a soph-sesh stall likely to park street-rod sequel "2 Fast 2 Furious" in the runner-up…
This truly is the era of the tentpole overseas, as at home, with one giant pic dominating biz in most major territories. Last weekend the stand-outs were "The Matrix Reloaded" in Japan, "2 Fast 2…
But Fox Searchlight's leggy soccer drama "Bend It Like Beckham" hung onto 10th place over its 12th week with a tiny 5% slide.