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.
Can "Pearl Harbor" hold onto its Euro auds? That's the question as the widely panned pic moves into its second or third week in major territories after strong bows in most markets.
It was an all-action weekend overseas as "Pearl Harbor" wowed Mexico, "The Mummy Returns" blazed a trail through the Far East and "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" had a lusty launch in Singapore…
Paramount's vidgame adaptation "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" plundered an estimated $48.2 million in opening box office, while Disney's family adventure "Atlantis" saw the smallest summer bow in years…