TITLE

O'SEAS STUMPS SLUMP

AUTHOR(S)
McNary, Dave; Mohr, Ian; Jennings, Sheri; Frater, Patrick; Schilling, Mark; Meza, Ed; Klaussmann, Liza; de Prado, Esther
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Variety;6/19/2006, Vol. 403 Issue 5, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the performance of some Hollywood films in the international film market. The international box office is tracking well ahead of the all-time record set in 2004 for Hollywood films. Foreign campaigns have become the bigger growth area for some Hollywood films. The animated film Ice Age: The Meltdown has gained nearly 70% of its total internationally and The Da Vinci Code has 71% from foreign markets.
ACCESSION #
21196857

 

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