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 Entertainment News First? Sign up for Variety Alerts and Newsletters! Post A Comment 0 Most Popular 1 Biz 4:48PM PT Sony Threatens Legal Action… 2 Film 3:57PM PT 'Fast & Furious 6′ Helmer… 3 TV 1:42PM PT The 10 Best TV Surprises of… 4 TV 1:07PM PT Watch: HBO Teases 'Game of… 5 Film 12:03PM PT The 59 Best Movie… Variety Jobs Assistant Professor, Film University of Central Florida, Orlando, 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.