Movies

Die Hard sequel collects $10.1 million in first weekend

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/09/die-hard.jpg?itok=fAdBKDGn

MUMBAI: Box-office receipts of 20th Century Fox‘s release of A Good Day To Die Hard, that was released in limited outlets, was the highlight of a sluggish session on the foreign theatrical circuit despite Sony‘s Django Unchained remaining No. 1 overseas for the fourth consecutive weekend.

Springing a jump on its US and Canada bow this week, the fifth installment of the action franchise starring Bruce Willis opened over the weekend in just seven Asian markets and managed to draw in $10.1 million at 1,102 locations for a per-screen average of over $9,000.

In South Korea, the opening take including previews was $4.2 million from 459 sites. The film set a Fox record in Indonesia and set a franchise record in Hong Kong ($1.2 million at 87 spots).

Over a 25-year span the four prior Die Hard titles all starring Willis have made money overseas grossing $694.6 million, while the second sequel of the franchise, 1995‘s Die Hard With A Vengeance roped in $264.5 million.

The 1988 original Die Hard drew $57.8 million in offshore box office, with the first sequel, 1990‘s Die Hard 2, grossing $122.5 million. The last sequel, 2007‘s Live Free or Die Hard, completed its foreign run with box office of $249.7 million.

Meanwhile, director Quentin Tarantino‘s Unchained collected $18.7 million from 5,280 locations in 65 markets. The action westerner co starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and Leonardo Di Caprio that has acquired as many as five Oscar nominations, has grossed a total of $187.1 million since its opening.

In Germany, its best market, Unchained drew $3.9 million in its fourth round at 843 sites for a market total of $35.6 million while in France, the film has been at the No. 1 spot for four consecutive weeks with the latest weekend tally ($3.3 million) down around 33 per cent from that of the last weekend.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/23/tubelight.jpg?itok=RlPpBJ0u
Tubelight.... Betrays fans' faith

Tubelight is a slang word used generally to refer to a person who is slow starter, takes time in grasping matters like jokes or a simple statement. In the film,Tubelight, Salman Khan is described as such by one and all because nothing seems to get into his head. But, as the film unwinds, it belies...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/21/epic.jpg?itok=ctvWJiAq
Lesser-known facts about Indian cinema in new series on EPIC

A total of 24 lesser-known milestones and creatives of Hindi as well as regional cinema will be the highlight of a new series on Indian cinema on the Epic TV channel.

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/19/phullu_0.jpg?itok=dBmI2GaS
No takers for films sans merit or promotion

The drought continues despite a number of new films releasing. The thing is, the films released in last three weeks lacked in face value and promotion. Cinema halls continued with their suicidal approach of sticking to the high admission rates. It does not impact the merit and face value of a film.

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/19/Kishore%20Lulla%20and%20Necati%20Sasmaz.jpg?itok=-xR7wdf9
Eros International signs co-production deal with Turkish co Pana Film

MUMBAI: Eros International Media, a global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, has announced two Indo­-Turkish co-productions with Pana Film, a leading Turkish film studio owned by Turkish actor Necati Sasmaz, known for playing the lead role of Polat Alemdar in Turkey's...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/16/phullu_0.jpg?itok=6JvEBXvp
Phullu.....One for social cause

India is the flavour of the season. Be it biopics or social messages. The first awkward moment for the family audience was when bra panty underwear ads went online. Long ago, some makers ventured into bridging the gap between communities by depicting inter cast and inter class romance. The condom...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/13/NFAI-Story.jpg?itok=KuveZKHc
Rs-500m film digitisation, sound restoration & software RFPs to be floated in '17-18

NEW DELHI: Noting that substantial under-utilisation of funds under the National Film Heritage Mission has reflected in the overall idling of fund in the film sector as a whole during 2016-17, a Parliamentary Committee has asked the information and broadcasting ministry to ensure optimal...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/12/chanpion.jpg?itok=zRh8SM4W
Ramzan or Champions Trophy can't be an excuse for dull period at box office

With the kind of films being made which find their way to the cinema halls, one can’t blame the dull period at the box office to the fasting month of Ramzan when the Muslim audience keeps away from entertainment or the Championship Trophy 50 over matches being played in England.

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/12/Meryl%20Streep.jpg?itok=hyA6SrTs
Reliance, Universal & eOne to distribute Fox-Amblin's Spielberg movie 'The Papers'

MUMBAI: Twentieth Century Fox and Amblin Entertainments' riveting drama inspired by actual events, 'The Papers' began principal photography in New York recently. Internationally, the film will be distributed through Amblin’s deals with Universal Studios, Reliance Entertainment, eOne and other...

Movies International
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/09/raabta.jpg?itok=fufhTIOj
Raabta.....Intolerable

Reincarnation has worked when it is made around emotional bonds. There have been some memorable films made on reincarnation and there have been some rejected as utter thrash.

Movies Hindi

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories