The movie, which teased TV audiences with a Super Bowl commercial in January, has soared into the H$92.65 range on the Hollywood Stock Exchange (hsx.com). According to HSX, that figure indicates $92 million in box office revenue over four weeks.
Universal Studios' "U-571" is a World War II action thriller about a U.S. attempt to steal a top secret encryption device hidden aboard a German U-boat. Since October, the movie's stock price has more than doubled -- though in recent weeks it fell back 13.5% to mid-60s levels. Matthew McConaughey, whose StarBond is near its 52-week high, stars.
Dennis Quaid stars in New Line Cinema's "Frequency," about a firefighter in 1969 who mysteriously communicates via ham radio with his son, a homicide cop 30 years in the future. The movie's numbers have risen 42% since the beginning of the year. Stellan Skargard is another star whose StarBond is close to a 52-week high as well. But his movie "Time Code," from Columbia Pictures, is seeing lackluster activity. Mike Figgis directs this thriller focusing on a woman, Salma Hayek, whose murderous past comes back to haunt her.