"Air Force One" roared off the runway in its maiden foreign flight in Brazil over the weekend, while "The Fifth Element" blitzed Germany and "Volcano" blew hot and cold in four European markets.
"The Lost World: Jurassic Park" charged past $500 million in worldwide B.O. receipts last weekend, while Polygram's comedy "Bean" wowed Germany and Austria, and Fox's laffer "The Full Monty" had a…
In its offshore preem, Paramount's sci-fier "Event Horizon" launched in the U.K. last weekend with a solid but not spectacular $1.7 million in four days on 207 screens.
"Face/Off" electrified three Asian markets, "Con Air" and "Conspiracy Theory" slugged it out in France, "Men in Black" pulled an additional $9.8 million overseas and the Italian B.O. started to…
The summer season abroad is wrapping with a bang, despite a heat wave in Europe, the distraction of papal rallies in Paris and distribs' natural desire to steer clear of counterprogramming…
The action was fast and furious at the overseas B.O. last weekend, triggered by "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "Con Air" and "Volcano," plus a muscular foreign preem by "Hercules."
The hot German box office set new records in the first half of 1997, with admissions rising by 10.2% compared with the same period of the previous year, and revenues increasing by 14.8%.
Sweltering weather belted the B.O. in Europe last weekend, although "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" and "Men in Black" stood up pretty well, and the latter earned the distinction of becoming the 12th…
Only the toughest beasts and villains could stand the heat during a wilting European frame at the foreign box office.
"Men in Black," which bowed here Wednesday, rocketed to the top spot at the French box office, breaking records for the biggest opening-day tally across the nation with more than 357,400 tickets sold.
It was "Men in Black" to the rescue of the ailing foreign business last weekend, as Barry Sonnenfeld's sci-fi comedy bagged $20 million from socko bows in five territories --- including an all-time…