HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewApril 15, 2005 Variety Staff Follow Us on Twitter @Variety Share This Article LinkedIn Email Print Talk April 14, 2005 | 08:26PM PT 'Amityville' haunting theaters FRIGHT LIGHT Springtime hasn’t been a prime time for horror pics. Nonetheless, Miramax and MGM make a go of it today with the ‘Amityville Horror’ remake. TOP GROSSING SPRING HORROR PICS Pic DOMESTIC B.O.* The Ring Two (’05) 72 Dawn of the Dead (’04) 59 Pet Sematary (’89) 57 Final Destination (’00) 53 Resident Evil (’02) 40 *in millions of $ BOWING Movie Title Engagements The Amityville Horror MGM/Dimension) 3,323 State Property 2 (Lions Gate)* 202 Down and Derby (Innovation) 58 The Year of the Yao (Fine Line) 12 Palindromes (Wellspring)* NY,LA 7 A Wake in Providence (Indican) 5 House of D (Lions Gate) NY, LA 2 15 (Picture This) NY 1 Double Dare ( Balcony) SF 1 It’s All Gone Pete Tong (Matson) NY 1 Perlasca (Castle Hill) NY 2 *bowed Wed. YEAR TO DATE (in billions of $) 2.2 ’04 (thru April 11) 2.1 -5% ’05 (thru April 10) 1. The Amityville Horror 2. Sahara 3. Sin City 4. Fever Pitch 5. Guess Who 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 April 14 Movie Title New date Old date BUENA VISTA Antarctica Feb. 17 The Santa Clause 3 Nov. 3 ’06 FOX Eragon June 16 ’06 FOCUS Cry Wolf Aug. 5 Aug. 26 NEWMARKET Last Days July 22 A Cock and Bull Story Oct. 14 The Notorious Bettie Page March 10 SONY The Cave Aug. 26 Aug. 19 Underworld: Evolution Dec. 2 Dec. 9 The Grudge 2 Oct. 20 ’06 UNIVERSAL The Land of the Dead June 24 Oct. 21 Doom Oct. 21 Aug. 5 WARNER BROS. Dominations… May 20 Red indicates new entry Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource Filed Under: Richard Matson 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.