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BIG-MONEY

MONDAYS

Labor Day weekend is no B.O. behemoth, but the Monday holiday ranks

behind only Memorial Day on a daily basis.

  
AVERAGE SINGLE DAY*

Memorial

Day  

 38.7 
Labor

Day  

 25.8**
Martin Luther

King Day 

 24.6
Presidents

Day  

 22.0
*in millions of $, since 1999&nbsp&nbsp**four-year

average

BOWING
Movie

Title

Engagements
Jeepers Creepers

2 (GM-UA)

3,124
Legend of Johnny Lingo (Innovation)

63

Civil Brand (Lions Gate)

35

Nola

(Samuel Goldwyn-Fireworks)

19

The Other Side of the Bed (Sundance Film

Series)

10*

Once

Upon a Time in the Midlands (Sony Classics)

6

EXPANDING
The Italian Job (Par)

64-1,964

Finding

Nemo (BV)

838-1,053

Le Divorce (Fox Searchlight)

422-701

*estimate

YEAR TO DATE
(in billions of $)
6.1

’02

(thru Aug.25)

5.9

-3%

’03

(thru Aug. 24)

Note: first Jan.

weekend is end of previous B.O. year.

1. Jeepers Creepers 2

2. Freaky Friday

3. Open Range

4. S.W.A.T.

5. Pirates of the…

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RELEASE

DATES AND CHANGES

As

of Aug. 28

Movie Title
New date

Old date

120 DEGREE FILMS

National

Lampoon’s Dorm Daze

Sept. 26  
INDICAN

Emerald

Cowboy

Sept. 19

American

Storytellers

Nov.

MAC RELEASING

No

Good Deed

Sept. 12

Prey

for Rock & Roll

Sept. 26

Dirt
Oct. 31

MIRAMAX

Kill

Bill Vol. 2

Feb. 20

NEW LINE

Highwaymen
TBA

Dec. 5

PARAMOUNT CLASSICS

The Singing Detective
Oct. 17

Oct. 24

SONY

In the Cut
Oct. 22

Oct. 24

Big Fish
Dec. 18

Nov. 26

UNIVERSAL

Curious George

Nov. 4, ’05

Oct. 7, ’05

Red indicates new entry

Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource