HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewMay 21, 2004 Variety Staff Follow Us on Twitter @Variety Share This Article LinkedIn Email Print Talk May 20, 2004 | 10:27PM PT 'Shrek' sequel poised to clean up the green CGI HIGHS As the only frosh wide release this weekend, “Shrek 2” is set to trounce all previous CGI pic bows. TOP OPENING CGI PICS Pic Opening B.O.* Finding Nemo 70 Monsters, Inc. 63 Toy Story 2** 57 Ice Age 46 Shrek 42 Dinosaur 39 *in millions of $ **first weekend of wide release BOWING Movie Title Engagements Shrek 2 (DreamWorks)* 4,163 Stateside (IDP) 156 Love Me if You Dare (Par Classics) LA, NY 3 S-21: The Khmer Rouge Death Machine (First Run)* NY, Chicago 2 Control Room (Magnolia) NY 1 My Mother Likes Women (Norador) NY 1 Twist (Strand) NY 1 *bowed Wed. YEAR TO DATE (in billions of $) 2.87 ’03 (thru May 18) 2.91 +1% ’04 (thru May 16) 1. Shrek 2 2. Troy 3. Van Helsing 4. Mean Girls 5. Breakin’ All the Rules 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 May 20 Movie Title New date Old date DREAMWORKS The Wallace & Gromit Movie Oct. 7 ’05 Sept. 30 ’05 MIRAMAX Zatoichi July June 4 Dear Frankie TBA June 18 REGENT The Burial Society July May 28 Merci Docteur Rey Aug. 13 July 23 Yes Nurse! No Nurse! Sept. 3 Aug. 6 Pauly Shore Is Dead Sept. May Callas Forever Oct. Sept. THINKFILM Bright Young Things Aug. 20 Aug. 6 UNIVERSAL Tru Blu June 3 ’05 WARNER BROS. Sisterhood of the Traveling… June 3 ’05 Syriana July 29 ’05 Red indicates new entry Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY. Post A Comment 0 Film Tom Cruise Injury Delays ‘M:I 6’ Production (EXCLUSIVE) TV Another ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode Leaks Film AMC Slams MoviePass, Threatening Legal Action TV Fox News Host Slams Trump’s Response to Charlottesville 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? Oscars Champ A24 Launches ‘The Florida Project’ Trailer 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.