HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewJune 3, 2005 Email Print +Talk +G+ +Tweets June 2, 2005 | 05:16PM PT 'Cinderella' looking for big Memorial day numbers Variety Staff WEEKEND WAKES UP photos/charts/preview_cinderellaman.jpg width=”468″ height=”200″> 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 Follow @Variety on Twitter for breaking news, reviews and more Post A Comment 0 Most Popular 1 TV 5:13PM PT Bill Cosby's Lawyer Calls… 2 Music 3:54PM PT Cher Cancels Rest of Tour to… 3 TV 3:01PM PT 'Cosby Show' Producers Call… 4 Film 12:18PM PT Al Pacino Remembers Mike… 5 Film 12:13PM PT Channing Tatum 'Didn't… Variety Jobs Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs MLB Network, Secaucus, New Jersey Professor of the Business of Media John Paul the Great Catholic University, Escondido, California Assistant Professor Screenwriting Cal State U Fullerton, Fullerton, California Assistant Professor - Production (Film) Brooklyn College, CUNY, New York Vice President - Business Development Fork Films LLC, New York, New York 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.