Once best known for its successful docus ("Spellbound," "Born Into Brothels," "The Aristocrats"), Canadian-U.S. distrib ThinkFilm has shifted its emphasis in 2006, focusing greater attention on…
The Weinstein Co. and its genre arm Dimension Films have been on an ambitious track over the past year as Bob and Harvey Weinstein angle to build the media titan they feel the Walt Disney Co. never…
Pubcaster RAI's film production/distribution arm is having its best year releasing movies since it branched out by setting up its 01 Distribution unit in 2002.
New indie distribs started out the year with more buzz than Magnolia Pictures. In January, the distribution arm of Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner's 2929 Entertainment inaugurated its simultaneous release…
Sometimes co-productions seem self-evident, with financial art neatly reflecting cultural nature. Just as often, however, external circumstances step in to reshape or even deform the way a film…
Barcelona-based Manga Films was Spain's top indie distrib over the first seven months of 2006, grossing E14.6 million ($18.8 million), a 4.2% market share. (Vet Spanish boutique TriPictures grossed…
Freestyle Releasing, based in Malibu, Calif., has been around for a full decade. Company handles service booking for other distribs but also releases its own titles. "An American Haunting," released…
One is a volunteer Los Angeles County sheriff who has collared petty crooks and suspected murderers. Two are trust fund babies. One made his fortune in the garment biz. Another is a shy Silicon…
What a year. In an Oscar shocker, Lionsgate stole the show when Paul Haggis' "Crash" ($55 million) edged out Ang Lee's "Brokeback Mountain" in the best pic race. The win gave Lionsgate the sort of…
Quality crossover pics and a lowbrow Gallic laffer earned Pathe its place at the top of the Gallic indie distribution heap in the first half of this year.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$11.8M Cumulative:$43.9M Universal Pictures -21.55%
Hercules2Daily:$8.5M Cumulative:$29.8M Paramount Pictures -16.73%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$5.3M Cumulative:$172.5M Fox -20.58%