Mexico's box office continues to boom, although dollar grosses are down due to local currency depreciation.
Don't look for a pattern in the summer B.O. overseas. There was none, due to uneven results for some major U.S. pics (and, in some cases, staggered releases) as well as fluctuations in the fortunes…
LONG HONEYMOON "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" will cross the century mark this weekend, 21 weeks after it opened. THat’s an uncommon feat in a marketplace where some pics target $100 million in a…
Auds in Germany and Spain gravitated to "Road to Perdition" last weekend while folks in Scandinavia were charmed by "Lilo & Stitch," Brazilians went nuts for "XXX" and Aussies and Japanese fell for…
Sony's overseas theatrical arm rocketed to $1 billion in annual grosses outside North America on Sunday -- the second fastest time to reach that pinnacle since "Titanic" powered 20th Century Fox…
20th Century Fox's "Swimfan" splashed blithely past crix' nixes this weekend, as youthful suspenser opened at No. 1 with an estimated $12.4 million.
Several high-profile U.S. films haven't been tracking as strongly abroad as at home, one factor that explains why the summer season didn't catch fire in some markets.
FALLING UPWARD Last year’s autumn B.O. reached an all-time high, allaying any fears that the aftermath of Sept. 11 would hurt pic receipts. Fox’s "Swimfan" and Warner Bros.’ "City by the Sea"…
The B.O. rallied in most major markets last weekend, spurred by "Men in Black II's" socko bow in Spain and sterling contributions from a slew of other freshmen including "Signs," "Lilo & Stitch,"…
Labor Day auds gave the greenlight for "Signs" to park atop weekend box office rankings for a third time in its fifth frame with an estimated $16.5 million in four-day grosses.
SUMMER SLOWDOWN While this year’s mid-June to early-July sesh was markedly better than last year’s frame, the laggy legs of "Blue Crush" and "XXX" have slowed…