Weekend Box Office Preview
July 28, 2001

Weekend Box Office Preview

LATE-SUMMER POWER

July’s final weekend has become increasingly viable as a launch pad for tentpole pics. Fox hopes “Planet of the Apes” dominates the frame, aping record holder “Nutty Professor 2: The Klumps.”

TOP OPENERS FOR JULY’S FINAL WEEKEND
  Opening B.O.*
Nutty Professor 2 (U, ’00)   $43
Air Force One (Sony, ’97)   $37
Runaway Bride (Par/BV ’99)   $35
…Private Ryan (Par/D’Works, ’98)   $31
The Mask (New Line, ’94)   $23
  *in millions of $

OPENINGS
Movie Title Engagements
Planet of the Apes (Fox) 3,494
Greenfingers (IDP)
9
Jackpot (SPC)
6
Wet Hot American Summer (USA) NY
2
101 Rykjavik (Menemsha) NY
1
Bread and Tulips (First Look) NY
1
The Monkey’s Mask (Strand) NY
1
Songs for Cassavetes (7th Art) Columbus, Ohio 1
Bob LeFlanbeur (Rialto) NY
1
YEAR TO DATE*
(in millions of $)
4,134


2000
(thru July 23)

4,382
+6%

2001
(thru July 22)

RELEASE DATES AND CHANGES
As of July 26, 2001
Movie Title
New date
Old date
BUENA VISTA
Bad Company
December
LIONS GATE
The Wash
October 3
October 12
Vulgar
October 12
Tape November 2 January
Lantana December 21
Frailty January 11 January
Chelsea Walls February October
MIRAMAX
Amelie
November 2
November 21
In the Bedroom
November 23
October 5
The Iron Monkey (re)
January 4
NEW LINE
Bones
October 24
October 26
Lord of the Rings: Two Towers December 18, 2002
PARAMOUNT
Rat Race
August 17
August 8
SONY
Slackers
January 18
Lone Star State of Mind April 5 January 18
The 51st State Summer 2002
Bold indicates new entry
*In millions of $                                               Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource

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