Euros buy 'Samurai' but 'King' won't talk

McNary, Dave
January 2004
Daily Variety;1/12/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 10, p64
Trade Publication
Reports on the box-office performance of various films shown in Europe during the first week of January 2004. Comparison of the performance of Tom Cruise's "The Last Samurai" and "Lord of the Rings:" The Return of the King"; Breakdown of the box-office results in Europe for various films including "Freaky Friday," "Stuck on You" and "Calendar Girls".


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