McNary, Dave
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/20/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 56, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the box office revenue of "The Da Vinci Code". Sony reported that the movie finished its fifth weekend with $14.2 million at 7,800 playdates overseas. It was still watched by moviegoers despite its lack of action plus the massive distraction of three World Cup matches per day. It also served as an effective counterprogramming during the surfeit of soccer games.


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