HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewNov. 11, 2005 Email Print +Talk +G+ +Tweets November 10, 2005 | 05:03PM PT 50 Cent joins rapper-thesp game with 'Tryin'' Variety Staff BLING BLING AT THE B.O. photos/charts/preview_getrich.jpg” vspace=”0″ hspace=”0″> 50 Cent makes his acting debut in ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’,’ joining a string of rappers turned thesps. Eminem is the only one who has crossed over to broad auds. Pic (artist*) Domestic B.O.* 8 Mile (Eminem) 117 Boyz N the Hood (Ice Cube) 58 Exit Wounds (DMX) 52 Like Mike (Bow Wow) 51 New Jack City (Ice-T) 48 How High (Method Man and Redman) 31 *first headlining role in a wide release. BOWING Movie Title Engagements Zathura (Sony) 3,223 Derailed (Weinstein Co.) 2,441 Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (Par)* 1,652 Pride & Prejudice (Focus) 215 Bee Season (Fox Searchlight) 21 Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic (Roadside Attractions) 7 Ellie Parker (Strand) NY, LA, Seattle 6 Cape of Good Hope (Artistic License) NY 1 Duane Hopwood (IFC) Philly 1 Good Morning, Night (Wellspring) NY 1 Pulse (Kairo)* (Magnolia) NY 1 Swenkas* (7th Arts) NY 1 YEAR TO DATE (in billions of $) 7.6 ’04 (thru Nov. 4) 7.2 -5% ’05 (thru Nov. 6 ) 1. Chicken Little 2. Get Rich or Die Tryin’ 3. Zathura 4. Jarhead 5. Saw II 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 Nov. 10 Movie Title New date Old date DREAMWORKS Match Point Dec. 28 Dec. 25 FIRST RUN Electric Shadows Dec. 16 LIONS GATE Hostel Jan. 13 Dec. 21 Hard Candy May 19 2nd qtr. See No Evil May 19 2nd qtr. Saw III Oct. 27 MAGNOLIA Bubble Jan. 27 THINKFILM Boys of Baraka Nov. 30 WOLFE RELEASING Unveiled Nov. 18 Red indicates new entry Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource Follow @Variety on Twitter for breaking news, reviews and more Post A Comment 0 Most Popular 1 Film 7:03AM PT Lionsgate Stock Falls on… 2 TV 10:05PM PT 'Homeland': Stakes and… 3 Film 7:34PM PT Japan Box Office… 4 TV 7:00PM PT 'The Walking Dead' Recap… 5 Music 4:38PM PT American Music Awards –… 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.