Friday, October 23, 2020

HOBBIT TRIUMPHS OVERSEAS, TOO

December 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey had an impressive opening overseas, where it brought in an estimated $138.2 million in 56 markets, putting its worldwide total at $223 million. The U.K. boasted the biggest single opening — $18.3 million in 601 theaters, or a whopping $30,000 per-theater average. Meanwhile, IMAX issued a news release noting that […]

PIRATES LOOKS TO LAND $1.2 BILLION BOOTY

June 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Its swash has pretty much buckled in the U.S. where it is earning less at the box-office than its recent predecessors, but Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is plundering the overseas box office with ticket sales thus far of $614.9 million — in just three weeks. That brings its worldwide gross past the […]

HARRY CONQUERS THE WORLD

November 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

With a delayed debut in France of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 and the second week doing solid business everywhere else, the film earned $113.2 million overseas, bringing its foreign gross to $389.2 million, Reuters reported today (Monday). France’s opening topped all other sites with $19.1 million at 994 venues. Next was […]