Weekend Box Office Preview
August 11 2001

Weekend Box Office Preview


Few R-rated films open spectacularly in the summer and even fewer are comedies. This weekend, Universal’s “American Pie 2” takes aim at last year’s record bow of “Scary Movie.”

  Opening B.O.*
Scary Movie (Dimension,’00)  $42
Air Force One (Sony,’97)  $37
Lethal Weapon 4 (WB,’98)  $34
Beverly Hills Cop 2 (Par,’87)  $33**
The Firm (par,’93)  $32**
  *in millions of $      **4-day gross

Movie Title Engagements
American Pie 2 (U) 3,058
Osmosis Jones (WB)
The Others (Miramax)
Spy Kids (Dimension)
Session 9 (USA) LA,NY,Boston
An American Rhapsody (Par Classics) LA,NY
The Deep End (Fox Searchlight) LA,NY
The Turandot Project (Zeitgeist) NY
All Over the Guy (Lions Gate) NY
Apocalypse Now Redux (Miramax) 2-19
(in millions of $)

(thru Aug. 6)


(thru Aug. 5)

As of Aug. 9, 2001
Movie Title
New date
Old date
Soul Survivors
September 7
September 14
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
August 24
August 17
Dancing at the Blue Iguana October 19 October 12
Glitter September 21 August 31
The Iron Monkey (re)
September 14
January 4
Zu Warriors (re)
January 4
Life as a House
October 26
Knockaround Guys
The 51st State
3rd Qtr. 2002
Summer 2002
Once upon a Time in Mexico Fall 2002
Punchdrunk Love
Fall 2002
Adam Sandler’s 8 Crazy Nights
4nd Qtr. 2002
Bold indicates new entry
                                              Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource

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