HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewOct. 14, 2005 Email Print +Talk +G+ +Tweets October 13, 2005 | 09:48PM PT Horror remakes scare up boffo B.O. Variety Staff RECURRING SCREAMS photos/charts/preview_thefog.jpg” vspace=”0″ hspace=”0″> ‘The Fog’ joins a recent crop of horror remakes. American remakes of Japanese horror pics have done better at the B.O. recently than reduxes of domestic frighteners. Pic (Year) Domestic B.O.* The Ring 129 The Grudge 110 The Haunting 91 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 80 The Amityville Horror 65 Dawn of the Dead 59 *in millions of $ Since 1995. Remakes of Japanes pix in Red. BOWING Movie Title Engagements The Fog (Sony) 2.927 Elizabethtown (Par) 2.517 Domino (New Line) 2,223 Innocent Voices (Slow Hand) 65 Where the Truth Lies (ThinkFilm) NY, LA 9 Nine Lives (Magnolia) NY, LA 8 Loggerheads (Strand) NY, LA 4 Don’t Tell (Quantum) NY, LA, Tempe 3 The President’s Last Bang (Kino) NY 3 Henri Laglois: Phantom of the Cinematheque (Leisuretime) NY, Boston* 2 The Dark Horse (Freestyle) NY** 1 YEAR TO DATE (in billions of $) 7.1 ’04 (thru Oct. 10) 6.6 -7% ’05 (thru Oct. 9 ) 1. Wallace & Gromit 2. Flightplan 3. Elizabethtown 4. Domino 5. The Fog 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 Oct. 13 Movie Title New date Old date DREAMWORKS She’s the Man March 17 FOX Garfield 2 June 16 July 28 Super Ex-Girlfriend July 14 FOX SEARCHLIGHT Imagine Me and You Jan. 27 Feb. 10 LIONS GATE Streets of Legend Nov. 25 See No Evil 2nd qtr. THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY Mrs. Henderson Presents Dec. 9 Dec. 25 The Matador Dec. 23 Nov. 4 Transamerica Dec. 23 Wolf Creek jan. 6 Nov. 18 Deogal Feb. 24 School for Scoundrels July 14 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 10:49PM PT Film Review: 'Traces of… 2 Film 8:47PM PT Disney Enters Awards Race… 3 Film 8:45PM PT Listen to Jennifer Lawrence… 4 Film 2:04PM PT First Look: Patrick Stewart… 5 Film 12:59PM PT Watch: First Trailer for… 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.