BEVY OF BOWS A hefty total of six pics is bowing today. Crowded weekends don’t tend to leave room for a huge opener, "The Lord of the Rings" being the major exception, and can water down the…
Like so many bugs splattered on a windshield, this weekend's five wide openers and half-dozen limited releases will make themselves noticed but pose no real threat of major impact.
Good news and bad for 20th Century Fox this weekend abroad: "Minority Report" registered a majority result in Europe, but the world preem of Alex Proyas' "Garage Days" tanked Down Under.
Tom Cruise showed his majority appeal for "Minority Report" over the weekend with openings that led in Germany, France and Spain.
Universal's "Red Dragon" gorged itself at the weekend box office with an October-record $37.5 million in estimated opening grosses. But latest Hannibal Lecter suspenser hardly cannibalized the…
Never an easy lot to please, exhibs expressed varying degrees of satisfaction last week with the fall biz and freshmen "The Bourne Identity," "Minority Report," "Road to Perdition," "The Tuxedo" and…
HOGGING UP THE FRAME The fourth quarter is not usually a time for a single movie to dominate the weekend. Last year, three pics gobbled up grosses. "Red Dragon" could likewise take advantage…
Universal's "Red Dragon" should have a serious box office feast this weekend. The third Hannibal Lecter chiller is poised to demolish the $28.6 million record for an October opening, set two year's…
The fall season abroad perked up last weekend, sparked by muscular bows from "The Bourne Identity," "Minority Report" and "The Tuxedo," as well as hot holdover biz for "Signs."
Mel Gibson, Matt Damon and Jackie Chan were B.O. heroes over the weekend as "Signs" continued to dominate Japan, Mexico and parts of Europe, "The Bourne Identity" enthralled auds in Australia and…
"Sweet Home Alabama" captured the box office flag this weekend with a September-record $37.5 million in estimated opening grosses. Boffo "'Bama" bow shows Disney wasn't whisting Dixie when it…