The local pic "Silmido" ushered in the era of 10 million viewers in South Korea on Feb. 19, reaching a box office milestone that seemed but a dream just a decade ago.
FAR OFF FOLLOW-UPS Aside from some notable blockbusters like "Star Wars" and "The Silence of the Lambs," time is not on the side for long-delayed sequels at the B.O. Seventeen years after…
"Spider-Man 2," the sequel to the top-grossing pic in Mexico, will bow on a record 1,500 screens here on July 2, day and date with its U.S. launch.
Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" bowed in Australia on Wednesday local time (Tuesday L.A. time), grossing A$635,000 ($495,000) on a fairly wide 142 screens, stirring passions among church…
Helmer Vladimir Khotinenko's submarine drama "72 Meters" has notched up record B.O. of 36.5 million rubles ($1.25 million) after two weeks in wide release in Russia.
Combo of Oscar contenders, family fare, comedies and school vacations in parts of Europe kept B.O. humming in many markets last weekend. Looking to cash in on its seven noms, "Cold Mountain" rolled…
For the fourth time in the last five years, U.S. movies' market share in Spain for 2003 was significantly down from American movies' glory-days results in the mid to late '90s.
Considering the American Civil War is a challenging subject for many markets, Miramax had reasons to cheer over the weekend as "Cold Mountain" launched in 26 territories, aiming to cash in on its…
A week away from Oscar's big night, the latest box office session proved notably tepid despite four wide openers. Sony's "50 First Dates" again topped the competish in its second weekend, but an…
The Berlin fest can be a passport to B.O. success for Hollywood films -- or a ticket to nowhere. So it proved last week with the debuts of "Something's Gotta Give" and "The Missing."
SWITCHING OVER FROM SITCOMS With "Welcome to Mooseport," Ray Romano hopes to avoid the B.O. potholes hit by other sitcom stars. SITCOM STARS’ FIRST LEAD ROLES  Pic (Year) TV…