Spurred on by a rash of multiplex openings, French box office results for 1996 rose 4% to 135 million admissions and exhibs are now confidently predicting that the watershed 150 million mark will be…
Sylvester Stallone starrer "Daylight" continued to obliterate its domestic result, pumping up a strapping $78.6 million.
'Schindler's List' $ 100 mil o'seas With seven Oscars behind it, Steven Spielberg's Holocaust epic has been seen by 25 million people overseas.
Some 25 million people overseas have seen "Schindler's List," elevating its foreign gross to $ 100 million, distrib United Intl. Pictures reported Wednesday.
Paul Hogan may be a waning force in the U.S., but he's still a big drawing card at home, as "Lightning Jack" had a terrific opening in Australia over Easter.
Basking in the Oscars' limelight, "Schindler's List" accelerated to $ 73 million gross overseas through last Wednesday -- outpacing the domestic tally.
Worldwide gross of "Jurassic Park" is $ 883.1 million. Figure was wrong in Tuesday's story about Tom Pollock.
Right on cue, "Schindler's List,""The Piano" and "Philadelphia" enjoyed an uplift at the foreign B.O. after their Oscar wins. "Piano" has now grossed more than $ 100 million worldwide.
There were some high-profile winners -- and losers -- at the foreign B.O. last week as audiences again showed their predilection to overturn notions of universal popularity.
There's no doubt about it: Underneath that heavy tweed skirt, "Mrs. Doubtfire's" got fat legs, racking up $ 139.6 million in international dates.
Biz in the theatrical sector rose sharply over the past year in Argentina, spearheaded by "Jurassic Park," which culled close to $ 4,600,000 at local wickets.