SUMMER’S STRIDE TO A BILLION
Last weekend the summer’s B.O. hit its first billion in a record 37 days tying the record set in 1999.
Year Number of Days
2001 37 Days
1999 37 Days
2000 39 Days
1998

1997 49 Days

OPENINGS

Title Engagements

Scary Movie 2 (Miramax) Bowed Wednesday

3,220

Cats & Dogs (Warner Bros.) Bowed Wednesday

3,040

Kiss of the Dragon (Fox)

2.025

Jump Tomorrow (IFC)

9

Lost and Delirious (Lions gate)

7

The Vertical Ray of the Sun (SPC) LA/NY

4

YEAR TO DATE*

(in millions of $)
3,452

’00
(thru July 2)

3,716

’01
(thu July 1)

RELEASE DATES AND CHANGES

As of July 5

Title

New date

Old date

IDP

Greenfingers

July 27

July 13

Innocence

Aug. 17

Aug.10l
Tortilla Soup

Aug. 24

Aug. 3.

MGM

Rollerball

1st qtr. ’02

Aug.173

MIRAMAX
Heaven

Dec. 7

Sept.14

NEW LINE

Knockaround Guys

Fall ’01

Aug. 31

Life as a House

Fall ’01

All About the Benjamins

Jan. 18

John Q Feb. 15 Nov. 2
Blade 2: Bloodhunt Mar. 22  
Cheaters May Sept. 14
Simone TBD Oct. 12

SONY

The New Guy

Nov. 16

Nov. 21

Master of Diguise

1st qtr. ’02

XXX

Summer ’02

Man of War 4th quarter ’02 Summer ’02

Bold indicates new release date

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