HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office Preview<br>Oct. 7, 2005 Variety Staff Follow Us on Twitter @Variety 0 Share This Article Email LinkedIn Print Pin It Tumblr October 6, 2005 | 06:32PM PT 'Wallace' running after 'Chicken' numbers ALTERNATIVE TOONS D’Works’ ‘Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabiit’ looks to replicate the success of its claymation predecessor ‘Chicken Run,’ an anomaly among nontraditional animated fare. Pic (Year) September B.O.* Chicken Run (’00) 107 Nightmare Before Christmas (’93) 50 Corpse Bride (’05) 33* James and the Giant Peach (’96) 29 *in millions of $ BOWING Movie Title Engagements Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (D’Works)* 3,645 In Her Shoes (20th) 2,808 Two for the Money (U) 2,388 Waiting… (Lions Gate) 1,652 The Gospel (Sony) 969 Good Night, and Good Luck Warner Indp. ) NY, LA 11 The Squid and the Whale (Samuel Goldwyn/Sony) NY 4 The Confederate States of America (IFC) 2 The Overture (Kino) SF 2 The Agressives (7th Art Releasing) NY 1 Sacred Stage (First Run) LA 1 *Bowed Wed YEAR TO DATE (in billions of $) 6.9 ’04 (thru Oct. 3) 6.5 -6% ’05 (thru Oct. 2 ) 1. In Her Shoes 2. Serenity 3. Wallace and Gromit… 4. Flightplan 5. Two For the Money 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. 6 Movie Title New date Old date 7TH ART RELEASING Swenkas Nov. 9 Isn’t This a Time Dec. 9 FOX The Family Stone Nov. 11 Nov. 4 Pathfinder June 16 Eragon Dec. 15 ’06 June 16 FOX SEARCHLIGHT Confetti May 26 April 14 IDP Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic Nov. 11 KINO The President’s Last Bang Oct. 14 MAGNOLIA Pulse (Kairo) Nov. 9 Nov. 18 Evil March Oct. 14 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.