SCARLET SUMMER LETTER Few R-rated films open spectacularly in the summer and even fewer are comedies. This weekend, Universal's “American Pie 2″ takes aim at last year's record bow of “Scary…
"Expect the unexpected" could have been the motto for last weekend's foreign B.O. as "Jurassic Park III" couldn't dislodge local champ "Spirited Away" in Japan and "Rush Hour 2" lost the barnyard…
"Rush Hour 2" surprisingly came off second-best in a scrap with "Cats & Dogs" in the U.K. over the weekend while "Jurassic Park III" saw potent preems in Japan, Germany and Holland and "Planet of the…
Scorching weather rather than hot competition clipped the wings of the flying dinosaurs and the B.O. in general in Europe last week, while Tim Burton's primates were let loose in three Asian markets…
"Apes" slipped on a banana peel tossed by Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan. New Line's "Rush Hour 2," which reteamed the duo as pan-Pacific cops prone to chopsocky and slapstick, rode the diamond lane to…
TOP AUGUST BOWS August's top B.O. openers have hovered around the $20 million range. However, should "Rush Hour 2" bow boffo, it will become New Line's third high opener for the monthly…
Hollywood soon will find out if "Planet of the Apes" turns out to be a yet another one-trick pony. Sure, 20th Century Fox's $100 million update of the scifi classic set a nonholiday three-day box…
Dinosaurs and apes ruled a July box office that matched last year's billion-dollar frame, but fell to a five-year low in admissions.
Tim Burton's primates wrestled sneaky dinosaurs amid fierce competition in Japan last weekend while hot weather zapped the B.O. in most of Europe and "Bridget Jones's Diary" wowed Australian auds.
Killer bows by "Jurassic Park III" together with breakout indigenous entries in Japan and Germany and monster ongoing business for "Shrek" sent the overseas B.O. flying faster than pteranodons last…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%