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 WEEKEND OF
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
America went bananas for "Planet of the Apes" this weekend, launching 20th Century Fox's update of the sci-fi classic to a nonholiday record $69.6 million in estimated box office.
LATE-SUMMER POWER July's final weekend has become increasingly viable as a launch pad for tentpole pics. Fox hopes "Planet of the Apes" dominates the frame, aping record holder "Nutty…
Twentieth Century Fox isn't monkeying around with today's "Planet of the Apes" bow, rocketing the sci-fi update into a studio-record 3,494 locations in hopes of an opening north of last weekend's…
Dinomania swept the U.K., parts of Asia and Latin America over the weekend as "Jurassic Park III" flew higher than "The Lost World: Jurassic Park's" bows in some cases and in others outran "The Mummy…
One Tokyo critic likened it to "Gone with the Wind" set in WWII. Another hailed it as more realistic than "Tora! Tora! Tora!" and labeled as misguided those who'd expected the movie to be…
Dinomania swept through the U.K., parts of Asia and Latin America at the weekend as "Jurassic Park III" flew higher than "The Lost World: Jurassic Park's" bows in some cases and in others outran "The…
Day-and-date with domestic, "Jurassic Park III" invaded 12 offshore markets over the weekend, delivering toothsome figures that generally eclipsed the bows of the original "Jurassic Park."