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2009-10-26 09:13:00

LANGHORNE, Pa., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of year again. Kids are coming home from school with sore throats and runny noses. The cold season is upon us! But this year, Sucrets® ICE -- the unique, frozen single-use packages that offer cooling, soothing relief to both children's and adults' harshest sore throats -- and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment are making cold season "cool" with the "Save the Polar ICE Caps!" Challenge. Sucrets ICE, with help...

2006-07-11 21:17:19

By Thomas K. Arnold LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The fourth-quarter DVD derby is officially off and running. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has reserved the lucrative November 21 date for "Ice Age: The Meltdown," the year's No. 4 movie, with $193.4 million in domestic boxoffice receipts. The release date falls on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, which means "Meltdown" likely will be the most potent new release in stores on Black Friday, the day after the holiday that...

2006-04-16 19:34:29

By Frank Segers LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Ice Age: The Meltdown" easily claimed the No. 1 spot at the foreign box office for a third weekend with an estimated $54 million from 57 territories. Its $251 million haul to date handily surpassed the $206.9 million overseas total of its 2002 predecessor. The Fox sequel remained No. 1 in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, France, Germany, Spain and the U.K., and bowed in the top spot in Hong Kong and Thailand. Another...

2006-04-11 02:40:05

By Hy Hollinger LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The "Ice Age" sequel more records during its second weekend at the foreign box office, taking in a mighty $94.7 million from 49 markets for an international total of $157.8 million. The budding blockbuster lifted the German box office out of the worst slump in a decade; in both the U.K. and France, it was the second-highest opening ever for an animated film (after "Shrek 2" and "Finding Nemo," respectively); in Switzerland, it was...

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2006-04-11 02:40:00

By Hy Hollinger LOS ANGELES -- The "Ice Age" sequel more records during its second weekend at the foreign box office, taking in a mighty $94.7 million from 49 markets for an international total of $157.8 million. The budding blockbuster lifted the German box office out of the worst slump in a decade; in both the U.K. and France, it was the second-highest opening ever for an animated film (after "Shrek 2" and "Finding Nemo," respectively); in Switzerland, it was the biggest industry opening...

2006-04-04 12:03:09

LOS ANGELES -- The computer-animated critters of "Ice Age" were not the only animals providing good news for a Hollywood studio on Monday. The DVD for "King Kong" scared up $100 million in revenues and broke a record for Universal Studios' home video group. Universal Studios Home Entertainment said more than 6.5 million DVDs were sold in the first six days "Kong" was on retail shelves, making it the best-selling DVD ever for Universal in its initial release. News of "Kong" DVD sales comes a...

2006-04-02 20:28:16

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The animated sequel "Ice Age: The Meltdown" froze out its rivals at the box office, selling about $114 million worth of tickets in North America and a slew of foreign territories during its first three days of release, distributor 20th Century Fox said on Sunday. The North American haul of $70.5 million ranks as the best opening of the year, and exceeded the News Corp.-owned studio's expectations of about $55 million. Its 2002 predecessor, "Ice...

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2006-04-03 00:25:00

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES -- The animated sequel "Ice Age: The Meltdown" froze out its rivals at the box office, selling about $114 million worth of tickets in North America and a slew of foreign territories during its first three days of release, distributor 20th Century Fox said on Sunday. The North American haul of $70.5 million ranks as the best opening of the year, and exceeded the News Corp.-owned studio's expectations of about $55 million. Its 2002 predecessor, "Ice Age," opened with...

2006-04-02 13:33:14

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The animated sequel "Ice Age: The Meltdown" registered the biggest opening of the year at the North American box office, selling an estimated $70.5 million worth of tickets during its first three days, distributor 20th Century Fox said on Sunday. The opening exceeded the News Corp.-owned studio's expectations of about $55 million. Its 2002 predecessor, "Ice Age," opened with $46 million, and went on to earn $176 million. The sequel, which features the voices...

2006-03-31 08:52:13

By Luke Sader LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - In the energetic sequel "Ice Age: The Meltdown," youngsters may fret over whether the animal heroes will reach their new home safely, parents may wonder how all this melting ice parallels the current concerns about global warming, and 20th Century Fox Animation may have to figure out what to do with the bounty undoubtedly flowing its way from box office and DVD coffers. Ray Romano again heads the voice cast, reunited with John...


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