TITLE

$77 mil lands pic as top '06 opener

AUTHOR(S)
Fritz, Ben
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;5/22/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 36, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the record-breaking revenue generated by the motion picture "The Da Vinci Code" during its international opening. With 77 million dollars in stateside gross, the film is considered to have had the biggest opening of 2006. In a worldwide frame, it is the second-biggest opening for the weekend ever.
ACCESSION #
20986037

 

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