HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewJanuary 23, 2004 Email Print +Talk +G+ +Tweets January 22, 2004 | 08:26PM PT 'Polly' continues B.O. date as 'Tad,' 'Butterfly' cut in Variety Staff JANUARY HIGHS photos/charts/preview_tadhamilton.jpg” vspace=”0″ hspace=”0″> Touting the highest opening ever for a January frosh pic, "Along Came Polly" is positioned to become one of the month’s top-grossing release, none of which has ever crossed $100 million. Pic (Year) Opening B.O.* Total B.O.* Along Came Polly (’04) 36** Save the Last Dance(’01) 28** 91 Hand That Rocks the Cradle (’92) 8 88 Snow Dogs (’02) 24** 81 Kangaroo Jack (’03) 22** 67 *in millions of $ for new releases, not reissues **four-day bow BOWING Movie Title Engagements Win a Date With Tad Hamilton! (DreamWorks) 2,711 The Butterfly Effect (New Line) 2,605 Khakee (Eros) 43 Touching the Void (IFC) 5 Wooly Boys (Mac Releasing) 5 Made-up (Sisterfilm) NY 3 EXPANDING Mystic River (WB) 133-1,327 YEAR TO DATE (in millions of $) 338 ’03 (thru Jan. 20) 314 -7% ’04 (thru Jan. 19) 1. The Butterfly Effect 2. Along Came Polly 3. Win a Date With… 4. Big Fish 5. Return of the King 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 Jan. 22 Movie Title New date Old date BUENA VISTA Raising Helen May 26 Sept. 17 Mr. 3000 Sept. 24 May 14 FOX SEARCHLIGHT The Clearing May 21 TBA MGM Wicker Park Sept. 3 Beauty Shop Nov. 24 Amityville* Jan. 14 ’05 Sept. 3 NEW LINE The Notebook July 23 July 30 SONY Secret Window March 12 April 23 13 Going on 30 April 23 May 28 Breakin’ All the Rules April 30 March 26 THINKFILM Festival Express July Bright Young Things August Red indicates new entry Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource *formerly Amityville Horror Want Entertainment News First? Sign up for Variety Alerts and Newsletters! Post A Comment 0 Most Popular 1 Film 11:30AM PT Survey: Watchers Deem 'The… 2 Film 10:10AM PT Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken'… 3 Digital 9:00AM PT Digital Audience Ratings… 4 Film 8:30AM PT Seth Rogen Surprises Fans at… 5 Digital 3:22AM PT Pirates Swarm Over 'The… Variety Jobs Film Department Full-Time Faculty Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida Film Department Full-Time Faculty Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida Business Affairs Executive MRC, Beverly Hills, California Department Head, Cinema & Television Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Director, Marketing Entertainment One, Los Angeles, California 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.