HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO Sony’s "Spider-Man" will try to become the highest superhero pic opener, bringing more diversity to a B.O. list that has long been dominated by "Batman" pics. Top…
Oh, the web of intrigue. So high are expectations for Sony's weekend bow of "Spider-Man," it's considered a foregone conclusion the comic-inspired actioner will easily break the $68.1 million frame…
Here's a man-bites-dog news morsel: Several pics -- including the top dog in weekend box office -- actually did better than initially estimated.
In a middling frame last weekend, the Brits turned out to see the Hugh Grant caper "About a Boy," Latins embraced "The Scorpion King" with more fervor than Europeans, a fair number of Italians…
The Hugh Grant starrer "About a Boy" conquered the U.K. over the weekend while "The Scorpion King" ran hot in Latin America but was less compelling in its European debuts and "Panic Room" saw handy…
Universal's "The Scorpion King" stung a pair of wide openers in its second weekend, extending actioner's box office reign with an estimated $17.6 million over the latest frame.
Brawny bows by "The Scorpion King" in Asia and Australia and chart-topping debuts by "Panic Room" and "Blade II" in key European markets put a spring in many exhibs' steps last week, although the…
STILL SCARY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS While the "Scream" trilogy is the most successful horror pic series at the domestic B.O., the "Friday the 13th" pics have had the most installments. Today New…
The pre-summer B.O. drought has broken, thanks to bows by "The Scorpion King" in Asia and Australia and top-ranked debuts in Europe by "Panic Room" and "Blade II."
Arnold who? Some industryites are saying this weekend's big bow for "The Scorpion King" may have crowned Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson as the next action monarch.
Day-and-date with domestic, "The Scorpion King" posted brawny numbers in all of its first nine markets except the U.K. over the weekend, while "Panic Room" spread incisively to Germany and Italy.