Weekend Box Office Chart
July 9, 2004

Can Spidey beat the sophomore slump?

SOPHOMORE SESSIONS

“Spider-Man 2” swings into its second weekend having crossed $200 million. For the two-months ending June 30, this summer’s wide releases on average fared slightly better in their second weekends than a year ago.

AVERAGE SECOND-WEEK DROPS*

2000

-40%
2001

-38%
2002

-41%
2003

-51%
2004

-45%

*vs. first weekend B.O. for films playing more than 600 engagements. May-June releases only.

BOWING
Movie

Title

Engagements
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (D’Works) 3,091
King Arthur (BV)* 3,086
Sleepover (MGM) 2,207
Riding Giants (Sony Classics) NY, LA, Hawaii 26
Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (IFC) NY, San Francisco 3
*bowed Wed.

YEAR TO DATE
(in

billions of $)

4.4

’03

(thru July 7)

4.7

+7%

’04

(thru July 5)

1. Spider-Man 2

2. Anchorman

3. King Arthur

4. Fahrenheit 9/11

5. Sleepover

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RELEASE DATES AND CHANGES
As of July 8
Movie Title
New date

Old date

DREAMWORKS

Surviving Christmas Nov. 10 Nov. 12
FOCUS

Seed of Chucky Nov. 10 Oct. 22
FOX

First Daughter Sept. 24 Nov. 19
IFC

When Will I Be Loved? Sept. 10
Novo Fall Aug. 13
Sex is Comedy Oct. 20 Oct.
Confederate States of America Jan. 14
The Ballad of Jack and Rose March 25
MIRAMAX

Deep Blue April
SONY

Are We There Yet? Jan. 28 Jan. 7
Cheer Up March 4 Jan. 28
UNIVERSAL

White Noise Jan. 7 TBA
WARNER INDEPENDENT PICTURES

Around the Bend Oct. 1 Oct. 15
 

Red indicates new entry

Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource

 

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