Weekend Box Office Preview
January 30, 2004

Keaton nom is one of few bright spots

BOOBY

PRIZE NOMINEES

These November-December pics aimed for Oscar glory but came away with

big B.O. instead. Sony’s “Something’s Gotta Give” is the latest

example.

Pic

(Year)  

Total

Domestic B.O.*

Cast

Away (’00)  


 234

 

Catch

Me if You Can (’02)  


 165

Good

Morning Vietnam (’87)  


 124

8

Mile (’02)  


 117

Vanilla

Sky (’01)  


 101

 *In millions of $ for fall-holiday

releases with no more than two Oscar noms each

BOWING
Movie

Title

Engagements
The Big Bounce

(WB)

2,304
The Perfect Score (Par)

2,208

You Got Served

(Sony/Screen Gems)

1,933

Latter

Days (TLA) NY,LA

4

On the Run: Trilogy 1

(Magnolia) NY

1

EXPANDING
Master

and Commander (20th/U/Miramax)

235-1,118

Monster

(Newmarket)

330-662

Lost

in Translation (Focus)

357-632

YEAR

TO DATE

(in

millions of $)

463

’03

(thru Jan. 26)

436

-6%

’04

(thru Jan. 25)

1. The Butterfly Effect

2. The Perfect Score

3. The Big Bounce

4. You Got Served

5. Along Came Polly

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RELEASE

DATES AND CHANGES

As

of Jan. 29

Movie Title
New date

Old date

BUENA VISTA

Sacred

Planet

April 22  
MGM

Saved!

April 23

The

Woods

Oct. 1

Into

the Blue

1st qtr. ’05

Be

Cool

Feb. 11 ’05

The

Pink Panther

July 22 ’05

MIRAMAX

Kill Bill Vol. 2
April 16

Feb. 20

Mindhunters
June 4

TBA

Darkness
June 18

TBA

Cursed
Oct. 1

Feb. 13

The

Brothers Grimm

Nov. 19

PARAMOUNT

Mission: Impossible

3

May 6 ’05

TBA

The

Longest Yard

May 27 ’05

SONY

Are

We There Yet?

Jan. 7 ’05

Bewitched
July 8 ’05

Stealth
July 29 ’05

 

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Source: ACNielsen EDI FilmSource

 
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