Weekend Box Office Preview <br>January 14, 2005

'Elektra' hoping to cash in on comicbook auds

COMICBOOKS GO COLD

While several comicbook pics such as ‘Spider-Man’ have excelled at the box office, many have fallen short of expectations recently. With schools off for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, ‘Elektra’ is aiming to avoid that fate.

Opening Final B.O.*                     

League of Extraordinary…  

23 66
Hellboy 

23 59
Blade: Trinity 

16 51
Catwoman 

17 40
The Punisher 

14 34
*in millions of $

BOWING
Movie Title Engagements
Elektra (20th) 3,204
Racing Stripes (WB) 3,185
Coach Carter (Par) 2,524
Appleseed (Geneon) 31
Alexandra’s Project (Film Movement) 3
The Chorus (Miramax) NY, LA 2
In Good Company (U) 3 – 1,565
House of Flying Daggers (Sony Classics) 142 – 1,000
The Phantom of the Opera (WB) 622 – 907

YEAR TO DATE
(in billions of $)
145

’04

thru Jan. 11

165

+14%

’05

thru Jan. 9

1. Elektra

2. Coach Carter

3. Meet the Fockers

4. Racing Stripes

5. White Noise

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RELEASE DATES AND CHANGES
As of Jan. 13
Pic New date Old date
BUENA VISTA
Herbie: Fully Loaded June 24 June 3
Sky High July 27 TBA
INNOVATION FILM GROUP
Citizen Verdict March Jan.
Modigliani March Dec.
MAGNOLIA
Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior Feb. 11 Feb.
NEW LINE
King’s Ransom April 22 Feb. 25
NEWMARKET
Daybreak Feb. 2  
PARAMOUNT

Sahara April 8 March 25
SONY

The Lords of Dogtown June 3 June 10
Red indicates new entry
Source: Nielsen EDI Filmsource

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