HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office Preview<br>July 15, 2005 Variety Staff Follow Us on Twitter @Variety Share This Article LinkedIn Email Print Talk July 14, 2005 | 07:04PM PT Warner betting auds will be sweet on PG 'Chocolate' GENERAL AUDS SET THEIR LIMITS Warner Bros.’ ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ is hoping to change the fate of PG-rated bows in July. PGs haven’t set an opening record for the month since 1999. Pic (Year) Domestic B.O.* Runaway Bride (’99) 35 Spy Kids 3-D (’03) 33 Inspector Gadget (’99) 22 Cats and Dogs (’01) 22 Contact (’97) 21 *in millions of $ BOWING Movie Title Engagements Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (WB) 3,770 Wedding Crashers (New Line) 2,925 Happy Endings (Lions Gate) 52 The Warrior (Miramax) LA, NY 4 Memories of Murder (Palm) NY 1 On the Outs (Fader) NY* 1 The Reception (Srand) NY 1 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus (Shadow) NY* 1 *Bowed Wed YEAR TO DATE (in billions of $) 4.9 ’04 (thru July 11) 4.5 -8% ’05 (thru July 10) 1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2. Wedding Crashers 3. Fantastic Four 4. War of the Worlds 5. Batman Begins 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 July 14 Movie Title New date Old date FOX The Sentinel April 21 FOX SEARCHLIGHT Night Watch 4th qtr. July 29 NEW LINE Domino Oct. 14 Aug. 19 UNIVERSAL Jarhead Nov. 4 Nov. 11 WARNER INDEPENDENT March of the Penguins (exp) Aug. 5 Everything is Illuminated Sept. 23 Good Night, And, Good Luck Oct. 7 May Paradise Now Oct. 28 Oct. 14 Looking For Comedy in the… Jan. 20 Duck Season March Untitled Douglas McGrath Sept. ’06 Sept. ’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 ‘Star Wars’ Cast: Then and Now (Photos) Music Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell Laid to Rest TV Fox News Insists Sean Hannity Will Return to Show TV The Stars of ‘Baywatch’: Then and Now (Photos) Could a Perfect Storm Help Push Elisabeth Moss to Her First Emmy Win? Cannes Awards: Controversial Swedish Satire ‘The Square’ Wins Palme d’Or Cannes: Predicting This Year’s Palme d’Or Winner and Other Awards Why This Year’s Cannes Lineup May Be Too Edgy for Oscar 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.