HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewNov. 11, 2005 Variety Staff Follow Us on Twitter @Variety Share This Article LinkedIn Email Print Talk November 10, 2005 | 05:03PM PT 50 Cent joins rapper-thesp game with 'Tryin'' BLING BLING AT THE B.O. 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 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.