Toons and time travelers ruled the B.O. in a bunch of territories over the weekend while the zombies of "Resident Evil" sucked a reasonable amount of money out of Germany.
SPRINGTIME FOR SEQUELS New Line is ushering in "Blade II" at an unorthodox time for sequels, which haven’t historically scored in March and April. HIGHEST OPENINGS FOR MARCH/APRIL SEQUELS  …
The market share of American movies in Western Europe dropped to 66% in 2001, down from 74% the previous year, according to figures published by the European Audiovisual Observatory.
Japan was jumping last week thanks to monsters and Hobbits while biz in Europe lagged, "A Beautiful Mind" did the math impressively in Australia, Turkey and Taiwan, and "We Were Soldiers" began its…
Day-and-date with its dynamite domestic preem, "Ice Age" melted many young hearts in Mexico over the weekend, while "Monsters, Inc." rocked Italy and "The Time Machine," "Return to Never Land" and…
Auds were hot for 20th Century Fox's "Ice Age," as the CGI-toon laffer topped weekend box office with an estimated $47.9 million bow -- March's best ever. Sony Screen Gems' vidgame-adaptation…
COLD TOON CLIMATE Animated openers have not fared especially well from January through April. Fox hopes its CGI pic "Ice Age" will break that mold today – or at least top Disney’s winter toon "…
The Japanese B.O. was super-charged by animated monsters and digitally enhanced Hobbits last weekend while biz in Europe generally sagged and "A Beautiful Mind" took handsome sums in Australia…
A year after Hollywood shifted into hurry-up mode for fear of strike-related production stops, the theatrical landscape is littered with notable movie flops.
DreamWorks' "The Time Machine" flew past box office competish this weekend with a chart-topping $22.5 million in opening grosses.
Weekend Box Office Preview TIMING IS EVERYTHING Most of DreamWorks’ top openers have occurred during the summer. With "Time Machine" bowing today, the studio is hoping to…