HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewJune 3, 2005 Variety Staff Follow Us on Twitter @Variety Share This Article LinkedIn Email Print Talk June 2, 2005 | 05:16PM PT 'Cinderella' looking for big Memorial day numbers WEEKEND WAKES UP Post-Memorial Day weekend — once a dormant frame for middle-grossing comedies — has exploded in recent years thanks to tentpoles like ‘Finding Nemo’ and ‘Harry Potter 3.’ POST-MEMORIAL DAY TOTAL WEEKEND B.O.* 1999 87 2000 104 2001 127 2002 122 2003 175 2004 188 *in millions of $ BOWING Movie Title Engagements Cinderella Man (U) 2,812 Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (WB) 2,583 Lords of Dogtown (Sony) 1’865 Rock School (Picture House) 32 Apres Vous (Par Classics) 3 Milwaukee, Minnesota (Tartan) 3 Or (My Treasure) (Kino) 2 Deep Blue (Miramax) 2 Caterina in the Big City (Empire) NY 2 YEAR TO DATE (in billions of $) 3.4 ’04 thru May 31 3.3 -5% ’05 thru May 30 1. Revenge of the Sith 2. Madagascar 3. Cinderella Man 4. Lords of Dogtown 5. The Longest Yard 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 June 2 Pic New date Old date FINE LINE The Bridge of San Luis Rey June 24 IDP DISTRIBUTION Lila Says June 24 July 1 ILLUMINAIRE ENTERTAINMENT Answering the Call Sept. 11 VITAGRAPH FILMS The Talent Given Us June 17 WARNER BROS. Rumor Has It Dec. 9 Dec. 21 Red indicates new entry Source: Nielsen EDI Filmsource Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY. Post A Comment 0 TV Bill Nye Answers Frequently Asked Questions About Monday’s Solar Eclipse TV Netflix’s ‘The Defenders’ Set for Binge-Viewing Record TV MSNBC Tops Cable in Total Viewers for First Time Ever TV ‘Game of Thrones’ Stars Before They Were Famous (PHOTOS) Oscars: Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott Race to the Finish Emmys 2017: Was the TV Academy on Autopilot When Nominating Comedies? Motion Picture Academy President John Bailey: The Variety Interview Emmys: As Final Voting Begins, One Last Stand for Broadcast? 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.