Just under the loud yelp of SCREAM 3 and THE HURRICANE, STUART LITTLE, with
primary visual effects by Sony Pictures Imageworks, additional animation by
CFX and Rhythm & Hues, and miniatures by Thunderstone, squeaked up a spot
to #3 at the U.S. box office. Sony's radiant rodent racked in US$4.71
million bringing its total stock pile of green cheese to $128.6 million.
THE GREEN MILE, with primary visual effects by ILM, Rhythm & Hues, POP and
Matte World Digital, dropped a spot to finish at 6th place, grossing $4.02
million bringing its cume to $120.4 million. Following suit, GALAXY QUEST,
with primary visual effects by ILM and additional effects by Light Matters,
slipped to 7th, grossing $3.31 million bringing its cume to $62.9 million.
On the heals of winning the grand prize at Imagina, TOY STORY 2 fell out of
the top ten to #11, grossing $2.25 million bringing its cume to $237.1
million. This weekend moves TOY STORY 2 over BEVERLY HILLS COP as the 19th
highest grossing film of all time in the U.S. FANTASIA/2000 finished this
past weekend at #13 making $1.84 million and raising its total take to
$18.9 million. Other special effects-laden films finishing in the top 30
include: New Line's MAGNOLIA at #15, with a gross of $1.29 million and a
cume of $19.3 million; Buena Vista's BICENTENNIAL MAN at #19, with a gross
of $790,000 and a cume of $56.7 million; MGM/UA's SUPERNOVA at #23, with a
gross of $680,000 and a cume of $13.3 million; and MGM/UA's THE WORLD IS
NOT ENOUGH at #25, with a gross of $650,000 and a cume of $125.2 million.
Box office figures obtained on Lyco's ShowBiz Data Base.