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MADAGASCAR 3 WINS OVERSEAS, TOO

June 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Overseas, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted was, well, the most wanted, particularly in Europe. Of a $75.5-million foreign gross, $7.6 million came from France alone. Nevertheless, the opening of Euro 2012 clearly had an effect on attendance, with several countries reporting steep drop-offs from Friday to Saturday. The second week of Prometheus drew a solid […]

SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN: A SLEEPER HIT

June 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Snow White and the Huntsman could turn out to be the sleeper hit of the year. No one had expected that the Universal movie wound wind up with anything close to the $56.21 million that it took in, especially given its widely derided trailer, so-so tracking, and a less-than-stellar opening of just $18.13 million for […]

SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN: FAIREST OF THEM ALL

June 4, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Snow White and the Huntsman dwarfed everything else at the box office over the weekend, taking in an estimated $56.3 million, well ahead of industry forecasts. The result will no doubt come as considerable relief to Universal executives, who saw their last release, Battleship, sink out of the dock three weekends ago. Winding up in […]

MEN IN BLACK 3 A HUGE OVERSEAS HIT

June 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The overseas audience’s love affair with Will Smith appeared undiminished as Men in Black 3 took in more abroad in its second week than it did domestically in its first. The Sony film added $79.1 million to its foreign gross, which now stands at $275.4 million. Today’s (Monday) Hollywood Reporter noted that in Germany, it […]

SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN IS THE FAIREST OF THEM ALL

June 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Snow White and the Huntsman dwarfed everything else at the box office over the weekend, taking in an estimated $56.3 million, well ahead of industry forecasts. The result will no doubt come as considerable relief for Universal executives, who saw their last release, Battleship, sink out of the dock three weekends ago. Winding up in […]

IMAX AIDS MEN IN BLACK

May 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

IMAX helped push Men in Black 3 into respectable territory at the box office over the weekend. While it sold fewer tickets than the two previous MIB flicks, solid attendance at 278 IMAX theaters added $5.3 million to its domestic gross. Overseas, the per-IMAX-theater performance was even greater as the movie grossed $7.3 million on […]