HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewJanuary 23, 2004 Variety Staff Follow Us on Twitter @Variety 0 Share This Article Email LinkedIn Pin It Tumblr January 22, 2004 | 08:26PM PT 'Polly' continues B.O. date as 'Tad,' 'Butterfly' cut in JANUARY HIGHS 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 to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY. Post A Comment 0 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.