HomeFilmBox Office Weekend Box Office PreviewSept. 29, 2005 Variety Staff Follow Us on Twitter @Variety Share This Article LinkedIn Email Print Talk September 29, 2005 | 06:40PM PT 'Serenity' on track for tube to screen transition TUBE TRIES ‘Serenity’ is the latest movie based on a TV show. Some tube-to-bigscreen adaptations hit big, but 2005 hasn’t been the dandiest of years. NOTABLE TV COMEDIAN CINEMATIC DEBUTS ALL-TIME TV PICS Mission: Impossible 2 215 The Fugitive 184 Mission Impossible 181 TV PICS OF 2005 The Dukes of Hazzard** 79 Bewitched 62 The Honeymooners 13 *in millions of $ **still in release BOWING Movie Title Engagements Into the Blue (Sony/MGM) 2,789 Serenity (U) 2,188 The Greatest Game Ever Played (BV) 1,014 Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (D’Works) 41 Mirrormask (Destination/Samuel Goldwyn) 18 Capote (Sony Classics) NY, LA 12 Sueno (Sony Home Entertainment) LA 8 Going Shopping (Rainbow Releasing) NY, LA 6 Little Manhattan (Fox) NY 2 The War Within (Magnolia) NY 1 BOWING A History of Violence (New Line) 14 – 1,340 Oliver Twist (Sony) 5 – 779 YEAR TO DATE (in billions of $) 6.8 ’04 thru Sept. 25 6.4 -8% ’05 thru Sept. 2 1. Into the Blue 2. Serenity 3. Flightplan 4. Corpse Bride 5. Just Like Heaven 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 Sept. 29 Pic New date Old date NEW LINE Hoot April 7 March 24 How to Eat Fried Worms Aug. 25 SONY CLASSICS The Three Burials of… Dec. 14 Don’t Come Knocking March 17 Feb. 17 The Child March 24 March 17 Friends With Money April 7 April Almodovar Film Festival April 21 Art School Confidential April 28 April SONY Rent Nov. 23 Nov. 11 Little Men May 26 Aug. 11 Zoom Aug. 11 May 12 TELEVISA CINE El Vacilion: The Movie Oct. 21 7 Dias Nov. 4 Sept. 23 La Ultima Noche TBA Oct. 21 Ladies Night TBA Nov. 11 UNIVERSAL The Producers Dec. 16 Dec. 21 WARNER BROS. Lucky You April 7 March 17 Red indicates new entry Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY. Post A Comment 0 Film Academy Invites Record 774 New Members Film Film Review: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ TV The Best TV Shows of 2017 (So Far) Film The Unbearable Rightness of Daniel Day-Lewis Retiring ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’: It’s Time to Revamp the Special Achievement Oscar Oscars: 13 Deserving Contenders From 2017 So Far Emmys: TV Outpaces Oscar Campaigning With More Content to Promote Than Ever Playback: Kumail Nanjiani on ‘The Big Sick’ and the Need for Representation 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.