Right on cue, "Schindler's List,""The Piano" and "Philadelphia" enjoyed an uplift at the foreign B.O. after their Oscar victories.
There's's no surefire epic like "Jurassic Park" to light up cinemas around the world this summer, but overseas distribs and exhibs are still bullish about the range and diversity of the offerings…
The unstoppable "Mrs. Doubtfire" broke through the $ 100 million barrier overseas last week, powered by outstanding holdover business and big bows in a handful of small markets.
Oscar contenders "Schindler's List" and "In the Name of the Father" posted healthy openings in Europe last weekend.
A combination of the Chinese New Year holidays, school vacations in Europe and hot new product sent the foreign box office skywards.
In trying times, audiences need a laugh, and they're getting plenty from "Mrs. Doubtfire,""Wayne's World 2" and several other comedies.
Exhibs who had been griping about the undernourished start to 1994 dined out lavishly last week as "Mrs. Doubtfire" electrified the U.K., Germany and Austria ,"Little Buddha" shone in Spain, and the…
A general sense of drift continued at cinemas across much of Europe and Asia last week, leavened by the star power of Richard Gere in France and Sylvester Stallone in Spain and Italy.
In its first 22 days, 20th Century Fox's "Home Alone" has brought in 785.3 million rubles ($ 636,134) at the box office in the Commonwealth of Independent States.
"Striking Distance" charged into French and Australian waters at full throttle last week while "Addams Family Values" was good value in Germany and Italy.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%