HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewSeptember 21, 2001 Variety Staff Follow Us on Twitter @Variety Share This Article LinkedIn Email Print Talk September 21, 2001 | 01:12AM PT Weekend Box Office Preview DIVA DEBUTS Female pop singers’ first pics have had a hard time tuning up at the B.O.-except for Whitney Houston in 1992’s “The Bodyguard.” Starting today, Fox hopes Mariah Carey can turn “Glitter” into gold. Pic (distrib, year) Total domestic B.O.* The Bodyguard (WB, ’92) Whitney Houston 122 The Rose (Fox, ’79) Bette Midler 29 Poetic Justice(Col, ’93) Janet Jackson 28 Desperately Seeking Susan(Orion, ’85) Madonna 27 Ride With the Devil (USA, ’99) Jewel 0.6 *in millions of $ Bowing Movie Title Engagements Glitter (FOX) 1,200 Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 (8X) 314 Go Tigers! (IFC) LA 59 Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (Vitagraph) 6 Liam (Lions Gate) 7 In Search of Peace, Part One (7th Art) NY 2 Rocky Road (Rocky Road) NY 1 Children Under Ground (Cinemax) NY (Bowed Wednesday) 1 YEAR TO DATE* (in millions of $) 5,280 ’00(thru Sept 17) 5,782+10% ’01(thru Sept 16) RELEASE DATES AND CHANGES As of Sept. 20 Pic New date Old date ARTISAN Novocaine Nov. 16 Oct. 26 BUENA VISTA Bad Company Summer Dec. ’01 DREAMWORKS The Tuxedo June 7 March 22 MGM Born Romantic Sept. 28 NEW LINE I Am Sam Dec. 28 All About the Benjamins Jan. 11 Jan. 18 Austin Powers in Goldmember July 26 PARAMOUNT CLASSICS My First Mister Oct. 12 Nov. 2 Focus Oct. 19 Oct. 12 Sidewalks of New York Nov. 21 TBA USA FILMS The Man Who Wasn’t There Oct. 31 Nov. 2 Gosford Park Dec. 26 Dec. 21 WARNER BROS. Charlotte Gray Dec. 28 1st qtr. ’02 Red indicates new entry Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY. Post A Comment 0 Biz Steve Bannon Out as Trump’s Chief Strategist TV ‘Game of Thrones’ Stars Before They Were Famous (PHOTOS) TV Netflix’s ‘The Defenders’ Set for Binge-Viewing Record TV MSNBC Tops Cable in Total Viewers for First Time Ever Oscars: Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott Race to the Finish Emmys 2017: Was the TV Academy on Autopilot When Nominating Comedies? Motion Picture Academy President John Bailey: The Variety Interview Emmys: As Final Voting Begins, One Last Stand for Broadcast? Variety Jobs Creative Development Coordinator Triptyk Studios, New York, New York Account/Project Coordinator (Ad Agency) Petrol Advertising, Burbank, California Media Specialist Bridgewater Associates, Westport, Connecticut Executive Director, Aspen Film Company Confidential, Aspen, Colorado Associate Director, YouTuber & Gamer Partnerships Save the Children, Fairfield, Connecticut See More Jobs Marketplace Leave a Reply No Comments Cancel reply Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications. Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.