Weekend Box Office Preview
October 26, 2001

FALL’S TOP SCREAMS ON THE SCREENS

“Bones” and “Thirteen Ghosts” cast their lots today as the final horror pics of the fall season. While the genre is a constant for autumn moviegoers, no horror pic since 1999’s “Stigmata” has cracked the season’s top five.
  Total B.O.*

 Interview With the Vampire    
(WB, ’94)   

105

Bram Stoker’s Dracula    
(Sony, ’92)   

 83

I Know … Last Summer   
(Sony, ’97)   

73
Stigmata    
(MGM, ’99)   
 50

     Halloween    
(Compass, ’78)   

 47 
  *in millions of $  

BOWING
Movie Title Engagements
Thirteen Ghosts (Warner Bros.) 2,781
K-Pax (U)
2,543
On the Line (Miramax) 900
Bones (New Line)
847

High Heels and Low Lifes (BV) 175
Donnie Darko (Newmarket)

58

Asoka (First Look) 56
Life as a House (New Line) 29
Better Than Sex (IDP) 7
History Lessons (First Run) NY 1

My Voyage to Italy (Miramax) LA
*
estimate

1
YEAR TO DATE*
(in millions of $)
5,766


’00
(thru Oct. 22)

6,291
+9%


’01
(thru Oct. 21)

RELEASE DATES AND CHANGES
As of Oct. 25
Pic
New date

Old date
ARTMATTAN PRODS.
Otomo
Nov. 7
FIRST LOOK
Skins
June
LIONS GATE
State Property
Dec. 5
MIRAMAX
Pinero
Dec. 5

Dec. 7
Baran Dec. 7  
NEW LINE
Run Ronnie Run
April 12
SONY CLASSICS
Beijing Bicycle Jan. 25 Jan. 11
UNIVERSAL
How High Dec. 21 Dec. 26
USA FILMS

Monsoon Wedding Feb. 15 Feb. 1
ZEITGEIST FILMS

I Remember Me

Nov. 9 Oct. 26
Red indicates new entry    
Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource
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