SUMMER SIESTA FOR ART FARE
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Summer arthouse grosses to date are roughly on pace with last summer, but the season has been slipping since ’98. One new limited entry today is John Favreau’s "Made.&quot:
Summer to date B.O.* Summer B.O.**
 2001 39 ?

 2000 40 89

 1999 47 97
 1998 41 102
 1997 22 59
*through July 4th period               **in millions of $

OPENINGS
Movie Title Engagements
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (Sony) Bowed Wed. 2,649
Legally Blonde (MGM / UA)

2,620
The Score (Paramount)
2,129
Bully(Lions Gate)
6
Made (Artisan)LA, NY
3
Adanggaman(New Yorker) NY, Bowed Wed.
1
Downtown 81 (Zeitgeist)NY
1
Obscure Object of Desire (Rialto) NY 1
EXPANDING
Kiss of the Dragon(Fox) 2,025 – 2,100
Songcatcher (Lions Gate) 37 – 72

YEAR TO DATE*
(in millions of $)
3,703


2000
(thru July 9)

3,955
+7%

2001
(thru July 10)

RELEASE DATES AND CHANGES
As of July 12, 2001
Movie Title
New date
Old date
DREAMWORKS
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
August 17
August 10
FINE LINE
Storytelling

October 12

September 28
Invincible

October 26

September 14
Human Nature 1st quarter 2002 November 2
Domani Spring 2002 January 25
MIRAMAX
Jade and Silent Bob Strike Back
August 22
August 24
The Accidental Spy
December 21

PARAMOUNT CLASSICS
Focus

October 10

September 28
My First Mister November 2 November 9
FOX

Don’t Say a Word
October 5
November 21
Black Knight
November 21
January 11

Behind Enemy Lines
January 18

October 5

The Dubbed Action Movie…
February 15
1st quarter ’02

UNIVERSAL
Mullholland Drive
October 12
Harrison’s Flowers 1st quarter 2002 September 21
Bold indicates new entry
*In millions of $                                               Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource

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