HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewFeb. 8, 2002 Variety Staff Follow Us on Twitter @Variety Share This Article LinkedIn Email Print Talk February 7, 2002 | 10:03PM PT Weekend Box Office Preview HUNTING OFF-SEASON Action pics “Collateral Damage” and “Rollerball” face off today. No matter which one prevails this weekend, the odds are stacked against long-term glory. Compared with summer, auds in winter give actioners a cold reception. ACTIONERS’ TOTAL B. O.* 1997 674 50 1998 502 126 1999 165 92 2000 526 15 2001 602 78 *in millions of $SummerWinter BOWING Movie Title Engagements Collateral Damage (WB) 2,824 Rollerball (MGM) 2,762 Big Fat Liar (U) 2,528 Scotland, PA (Lot 47) 17 Shiri (IDP) 7 EXPANDING Monster’s Ball (Lions Gate) 17 – 342 In the Bedroom (Miramax) 549 – 737 Storytelling (Fine Line) 4 – 40 YEAR TO DATE* (in millions of $) 775 ’01 (thru Feb. 4) 783 +1% ’02 (thru Feb. 3) 1. Collateral Damage 2. Rollerball 3. Big Fat Liar 4. Black Hawk Down 5. A Walk to… AOL Moviefone derives its Top Five Most Requested films from activity on its Web site. The Top Five have historically been 80% accurate in predicting the weekend’s top five movies at the box office. Visit Moviefone View opening films RELEASE DATES AND CHANGES As of February 7* Pic New date Old date ARTISAN National Lampoon’s Van Wilder March 29 March 22 LOT 47 13 Moon Aug. 30 Never Get outta the Boat Jan. 31 ’03 Aug. 9 MANHATTAN PICTURES Enigma April 19 In Praise of Love April 26 MIRAMAX The Importance of Being Earnest May 24 May 31 Tadpole July 19 Waking up in Reno 4th qtr. Feb. 22 The Warrior 1st qtr. ’03 July 26 SONY The Panic Room March 29 March 8 Red indicates new entry *all dates 2002 unless noted Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY. Post A Comment 0 TV ESPN Layoffs: A List of Which Employees Have Been Fired TV ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Photos Film Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ Film Jonathan Demme Dies: A Filmmaker Who Turned Humanity Into Art How Jonathan Demme’s ‘Silence of the Lambs’ Broke Countless Oscar Conventions Emmys: Allison Janney Goes Lead for ‘Mom’ as Campaigns Jockey for Position Jill Soloway’s ‘I Love Dick’ Brings the ‘Female Gaze’ to Emmy Voters A Year After ‘Birth of a Nation,’ Fox Searchlight Lines Up Oscar Season Players 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.