HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewNov. 18, 2005 Variety Staff Follow Us on Twitter @Variety 0 Share This Article Reddit LinkedIn Pin It Email Tumblr November 17, 2005 | 04:56PM PT Cash biopic walking the line set by B.O. champ 'Ray' TUNING UP Will Johnny Cash bio ‘Walk the Line’ live comfortably in the B.O. wake of last year’s ‘Ray’? The Jamie Foxx starrer is the highest-grossing musical biopic of all time. Pic (year) Domestic B.O.* Ray (’04) 75 Coal Miner’s Daughter (’80) 67 La Bamba (’87) 54 What’s Love Go to Do With It? (’93) 39 Selena (’97) 35 BOWING Movie Title Engagements Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (WB) 3,858 Walk the Line (20th) 2,961 Taj Mahal (Rainbow) 26 The Aryan Couple (Slow Hand) 16 Breakfast on Pluto (Sony Classics)* NY 3 Blackmail Boys (Picture This) NY 1 Classe tous risques (re) (Rialto) 1 Gilles’ Wife (Cinema Guild)* NY 1 The Syrian Bride (Koch Lorber) NY 1 Unveiled (Wolfe) NY 1 Zizek! (Zeitgeist) NY 1 YEAR TO DATE (in billions of $) 7.8 ’04 (thru Nov. 14) 7.3 -7% ’05 (thru Nov. 13) 1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2. Walk the Line 3. Chicken Little 4. Zathura 5. Get Rich or Die Tryin’ 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. 17 Movie Title New date Old date JOUR DE FETE Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremonet Nov. 25 LIONS GATE Streets of Legend Nov. 23 Nov. 25 NEW LINE Running Scared Feb. 24 Jan. 6 Take the Lead March 24 undated The Golden Compass Dec. 7, ’07 PARAMOUNT CLASSICS Neil Young: Heart of Gold Feb. 10 PICTUREHOUSE Factotum TBA Feb. 24 UNIVERSAL The Break Up June 2 Feb. 17 Red indicates new entry Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY. Post A Comment 0 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.