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Christmas: The gift that keeps giving

As 2008 comes to a close, early estimates indicate that the MPAA companies' year at the overseas boxoffice will come close to 2007's all-time record of $9.4 billion.

Overseas boxoffice close to 2007 record

As 2008 comes to a close, early estimates indicate that the MPAA companies' year at the overseas boxoffice will come close to 2007's all-time record of $9.4 billion.

inside track

It was a merry Christmas indeed for the overseas movie biz as holiday revelers turned out in droves to applaud a diverse group of films.

‘Madagascar 2’ tops hale overseas b.o.

It was a merry Christmas indeed for the overseas movie biz as holiday revelers turned out in droves to applaud a diverse group of films.

Christmas early for ‘Madagascar’

As Paramount/DreamWorks "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" and Fox's "The Day the Earth Stood Still" delivered a one-two punch at the overseas boxoffice during the weekend, the major studios were focusing…

‘Madagascar 2’ in front ahead of holiday

As Paramount/DreamWorks "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" and Fox's "The Day the Earth Stood Still" delivered a one-two punch at the overseas boxoffice over the weekend, the major studios were focusing…

Animal magnetism overseas

As the studios jockey for overseas Christmas-week business, Paramount/DreamWorks' "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" hurdled to the forefront with an estimated weekend blast of $33.5 million from 5,959…

‘Madagascar 2’ knocks off ‘Earth’ overseas

"Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" hurdled to the forefront overseas with a weekend blast of $33.5 million from 5,959 screens in 56 territories.

MISSING HEADLINE

After this weekend, Fox's "The Day the Earth Stood Still" and Paramount/ DreamWorks' "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" are the strongly positioned favorites that will draw the most moviegoers to overseas…

‘Earth’ has a gravitational pull

After this weekend, 20th Century Fox's "The Day the Earth Stood Still" and Paramount/DreamWorks' "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" are the strongly positioned favorites that will draw the most moviegoers…

‘Earth’ stands tallest overseas with $39 mil frame

Backed by 7,700 screens in 90 territories, 20th Century Fox's "The Day the Earth Stood Still" took command of the overseas market during the weekend with a $39 million gross as the major studios vied…

‘Earth’ is No. 1 overseas

Backed by 7,700 screens in 90 territories, 20th Century Fox's "The Day the Earth Stood Still" took command of the overseas market during the weekend.