TriStar Pictures took a chance releasing its male-audience actioner "Sniper" on Super Bowl weekend. The results were good enough for a shot at second place with an estimated $ 5.9 million on 1,551…
Patricia Barry has been elected president of the 1993 board of directors of Women in Film. Barry, who was one of the org's founders, most recently served as executive vice president. She is the first…
"Braindead," described by its New Zealand helmer Peter Jackson as a study in "gore, gore, gore," won the Grand Prix at the 21st Festival du Film Fantastique at Avoriaz, held Jan. 16 to 23. Fest was…
The Motion Picture Export Assn. of America has withdrawn a copryright complaint filed against Malta, claiming the island nation has made great strides in bringing its video piracy laws up to…
Dutch music behemoth and emerging movie giant Polygram has grabbed U.K.-based vid distribbery Vision Video Ltd. from General Electric Capital Corp. for a bargain price, believed to be below $ 5.6…
Underlining the theme of this year's Academy Awards presentation, "Women and the Movies," 71 Oscar-winning women gathered for a gala reception and group photograph Thursday evening in the Acad's…
The Sundance Film Festival is overpopulated with young artisans, but one of this year's most unusual is director Jonathan Darby, whose short film "Contact" played late Wednesday night.
Another round of early negotiations between the Directors Guild of America and the producers has made no progress toward an agreement.
Robert De Niro's Tribeca has arrowed motion picture rights to Andy Tennant and Rick Parks' original story "Cupid," a contemporary romantic fable set in Brooklyn about Roman mythology's god of love.
Among the surprise films at this year's Sundance Film Festival are pictures that challenge the conventions of melodrama, as distributors begin to circle around such pix as "Combination Platter,"…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$11.1M Cumulative:$139.2M Fox -25.14%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$7.3M Cumulative:$29.8M Universal Pictures -23.30%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$4.5M Cumulative:$17.5M Disney -31.38%