HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office Preview February 18, 2005 Email Print +Talk +G+ +Tweets February 17, 2005 | 06:24PM PT 'Constantine' to battle President's Day B.O. curse Variety Staff WEAK WEEKEND photos/charts/preview_constantine.jpg width=”468″ height=”200″> On average over the last five years, President’s Day has posted the weakest B.O. for a Monday holiday. Warner Bros.’ ‘Constantine,’ starring Keanu Reeves, bows in 3,006 theaters today. HOLIDAY AVERAGE SINGLE DAY B.O.* Memorial Day 43 Labor Day 27 Martin Luther King Day 26 President’s Day 23 *in millions of $ BOWING Movie Title Engagements Because of Winn-Dixie (20th) 3,188 Constantine (WB) 3,006 Son of the Mask (New Line) 2,966 Mystery of the Nile (Freeman) 14 Bigger Than the Sky (MGM) 9 Imaginary Heroes (Sony Classics) NY, LA, Boston 8 Schultze Gets the Blues (Par Classics) 4 Turtles Can Fly (IFC) NY, LA 4 Harry and Max (TLA) NY 1 Downfall (Newmarket) NY 1 The Animation Show (Animation) LA 1 YEAR TO DATE (in billions of $) 849 ’04 thru Feb. 15 925 +9% ’05 thru Feb. 13 1. Constantine 2. Hitch 3. Because of Winn-Dixie 4. Son of the Mask 5. Million Dollar Baby 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 Feb. 17 Pic New date Old date BUENA VISTA The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy April 29 May 6 Sky High July 29 July 27 Dark Water Aug. 12 Aug. The Greatest Game Ever Played Sept. 30 TBA Shopgirl Oct. 21 TBA Casanova Xmas TBA Glory Road Jan. 13 ’06 TBA DREAMWORKS Red Eye Aug. 5 TBA Just Like Heaven Sept. 16 Untitled Kurt Russell Fall Aug. 5 Shrek 3 May 18 ’07 April NEW LINE Monster-in-Law May 13 May 6 SONY All the King’s Men 4th qtr. TBA Memoirs of a Geisha Dec. 9 Dec. UNIVERSAL The Perfect Man July 22 Aug. 12 Skeleton Key Aug. 12 July 8 2 For the Money Sept. 23 Untitled Steven Spielberg Dec. 23 WARNER BROS. V for Vendetta Nov. 4 Lucky You Dec. Red indicates new entry Source: Nielsen EDI Filmsource Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY. Post A Comment 0 Tales From the Oscar Luncheon: The Alternate ‘Stepbrothers’ Ending, Mark Ruffalo’s Silence Retreat Diane Ladd Blasts Studios’ ‘Greed and Corruption’ for Pushing Leading Roles as Supporting Q&A: ‘Spotlight’ Screenwriter Josh Singer Discusses Papal Commission Sylvester Stallone Says ‘Creed’ Feels Like Rocky Balboa’s Last Ride 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.