Paul Hogan may be a waning force in the U.S., but he's still a big drawing card at home, as "Lightning Jack" had a terrific opening in Australia over Easter.
Basking in the Oscars' limelight, "Schindler's List" accelerated to $ 73 million gross overseas through last Wednesday -- outpacing the domestic tally.
Worldwide gross of "Jurassic Park" is $ 883.1 million. Figure was wrong in Tuesday's story about Tom Pollock.
Right on cue, "Schindler's List,""The Piano" and "Philadelphia" enjoyed an uplift at the foreign B.O. after their Oscar wins. "Piano" has now grossed more than $ 100 million worldwide.
There were some high-profile winners -- and losers -- at the foreign B.O. last week as audiences again showed their predilection to overturn notions of universal popularity.
There's no doubt about it: Underneath that heavy tweed skirt, "Mrs. Doubtfire's" got fat legs, racking up $ 139.6 million in international dates.
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…
Biz in the theatrical sector rose sharply over the past year in Argentina, spearheaded by "Jurassic Park," which culled close to $ 4,600,000 at local wickets.
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.