European exhibs and the Walt Disney Co. were full of Christmas cheer last week as "Beauty and the Beast" and "Sister Act" filled their coffers.
Buena Vista Intl. is developing a winning habit with "Sister Act," which had celestial openings last week in France, London and Australia.
"Mo' Money" made plenty in its first foreign outing last week in Germany, a market that hasn't been receptive to black-themed pix, apart from ones starring Eddie Murphy.
Morgan Creek's "The Last of the Mohicans" three-day opening in the United Kingdom grossed T748,447 or $ 1,130,154 on 235 screens for a per-screen average of T3,185 or $ 4,809 (based on an exchange…
Paramount Pictures' "Patriot Games" international boxoffice gross has reportedly hit $ 54 million plus, including results from openings in several countries last weekend, the company said.
Universal's "Death Becomes Her," the comedy starring Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis and Goldie Hawn and directed by Robert Zemeckis, broke box office records this past weekend in Taipei--its initial…
Nearly 250,000 Germans flocked to see "1492: Conquest of Paradise" last week, while Italians gave it the cold shoulder. So much for the notion of homogenized European taste.
Per Spanish culture ministry figures released Monday, the box office tally for the first six months of 1992 totalled $ 154,142,245 for all films from Jan. 1 through June 30.
While "1492: Conquest of Paradise" was sinking with all hands on deck in the U.S. last week, Ridley Scott's epic showed more buoyancy in its first foreign voyages.
Disney's animated smash "Beauty and the Beast" set a house record at the Odeon West End 2 Theater in London during its debut weekend with T45,868 ($ 78, 140), surpassing the mark set by "The Addams…
As a yardstick for directors, the European b.o. last week was uplifting for directors Barbet Schroeder, Reginald Hudlin and David Fincher.