HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewMay 13, 2005 Variety Staff Follow Us on Twitter @Variety Share This Article LinkedIn Email Print Talk May 12, 2005 | 05:16PM PT U anticipating long legs for 'Kicking' LAUGHS LAST LONGER Should Universal score with ‘Kicking and Screaming’, it will likely be in the long run. With the exception of ‘Scooby-Doo,’ most summer PG live-action fare has shown legs. NO. OF WEEKS TO CROSS $100 MILLION Scooby-Doo 2 Freaky Friday 6 Princess Diaries 7 Daddy Day Care 10 BOWING Movie Title Engagements Kicking and Screaming (U) 3,457 Monster-in-Law (New Line) 3,424 Unleashed (Rogue/Focus) 1,955 Mindhunters (Dimension/Miramax) 1,040 Layer Cake (Sony Classics) NY, LA 10 Modigliani (Innovation) LA 8 Up for Grabs (Laemmle/Zeller) LA 4 Lost (Silvercrest) LA 3 Mad Hot Ballroom (Par Classics) NY 2 Kings and Queen (Wellspring) NY 2 Ma Mere (TLA) NY, LA 2 Tell Them Who You Are (ThinkFilm) LA 1 YEAR TO DATE (in billions of $) 2.8 ’04 thru May 9 2.6 -7% ’05 thru May 8 1. Kicking & Screaming 2. Kingdom of Heaven 3. House of Wax 4. Monster-in-Law 5. Hitchhiker’s Guide… 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 May 12 Pic New date Old date FOCUS FEATURES The Constant Gardener Aug. 26 Oct. 14 Cry Wolf Sept. 23 Aug. 5 INNOVATION Crazy Like a Fox Oct. May 13 LIONS GATE Waiting Sept. 23 Oct. 7 Lord of War Oct. 14 SONY CLASSICS Heights June 17 June 10 The Alzheimer Case Aug. 19 WARNER INDEPENDENT Everything is Illuminated Sept. 16 Aug. 12 Paradise Now Oct. 14 Sept. 23 Red indicates new entry Source: Nielsen 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) Why This Year’s Cannes Lineup May Be Too Edgy for Oscar Oscars Producer Says She Wouldn’t Want Anyone but Jimmy Kimmel to Host 90th Academy Awards Jude Law on ‘The Young Pope’ and How Global Politics Could Shape a New Season Cannes 2017 Lineup Is High on Auteur Intrigue, Low on Safe Awards Bets 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.