Iron Monkey Debuts In Sixth
The Hong Kong action flick IRON MONKEY, with primary visual effects by MetroLight, debuted in sixth place this weekend bringing in just over $6 million. Made in 1993 but picked up for distribution by Miramax in 2001, the film did well, topping teen thriller JOY RIDE, with primary visual effects by Spectrum Effects Inc., which finished its second week in eighth place with $4.9M and $14.7M total. Still in front is TRAINING DAY, with primary visual effects by Cinesite. The Denzel Washington drama is at number one for the second week in a row with a weekend gross of $13.4M raising its cume to $43.4M to date. RUSH HOUR 2 finally fell out of the top ten this week. The action-comedy, with primary visual effects by Cinesite, grossed just under $1M for the weekend pushing its 11-week total to $223M. Box office information was obtained from yahoo.com.