Finnish films doubled their ticket sales in the local market, contributing to the 18.4% growth of admissions in 2002, according to statistics published by the Finnish Film Foundation.
Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" has taken more than A$2.4 million ($1.4 million) at the Aussie box office, making it the highest-grossing documentary beating "In Bed With Madonna's" $1.3…
Crime paid off big time over the weekend as conman caper "Catch Me if You Can" ran away from the competition in the U.K., Germany, Austria and Italy, and in its soph session in Spain.
Fueled by "Spider-Man," Brazil's B.O. jumped a boffo 25% in 2002 in local currency terms from 2001, despite the difficult economic environment.
Traffic in the awards season corridor isn't as congested overseas as it is in the U.S. That's partly because several Oscar hopefuls won't be launched until the Berlin fest. Nonetheless, most of the…
Disney sleuther "The Recruit" captured the box office flag this weekend with an estimated $16.5 million, as second place proved the final perch for New Line horror pic "Final Destination 2" in a…
FEWER SCREAMS THE SECOND TIME "Final Destination 2" has an uphill battle this weekend. Horror sequels in the past 10 years have never outgrossed their first chapter. Below is a list of the…
The Australian film industry halved its share of the domestic box office in 2002, with no films grossing north of $A10 million ($5.8 million), as Hollywood pics continued to dominate.
A slew of Oscar contenders and several unadulterated crowdpleasers is underpinning the buoyant B.O. overseas. Among the impressive freshmen last weekend were "8 Mile," "The Bourne Identity," "My Big…
There was something for nearly everyone at overseas cinemas during the weekend as the Japanese embraced "The Bourne Identity," Aussies joined the chorus of approval for "Chicago," Germans toasted "My…
Sony/Revolution's "Darkness Falls," a horror pic about a town of the same name, scared up an estimated $12.5 million in opening grosses to top the weekend box office.