Anger Holds Onto Box Office
Created 04/20/2003 - 23:00
Sony/Revolutions' ANGER MANAGEMENT held its first place position at the weekend box office in the U.S., taking in another $25.6M to rack up at total of $80.6M in its first two weeks of release. Sony Pictures Imageworks and The Orphanage did VFX for ANGER.
Buena Vista's comedy family/adventure HOLES debuted in second place with $17M. Digital FilmWorks and Avtoma of L.A. contributed visual effects for VFX supervisor William Mesa, founder of Flash Film Works, whose studio did the majority of the work for the film from Walt Disney Pictures. MALIBU'S MOST WANTED garnered third position in its debut with $13.1M. C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures did some of the VFX work for the Warner Bros. release. BULLETPROOF MONK placed fourth in its debut taking in $8.6M. Eyetronics did 3D scanning while Burt Ward and his Boy Wonder VFX did visual effects along with Ian Locke at Millwright. The main title sequence was done by New Wave Entertainment for the MGM release. Twentieth Century Fox's PHONE BOOTH, with VFX by Asylum, came in at fifth place with $5.7M and a $35.1M cume. Warner Bros.' WHAT A GIRL WANTS, VFX work done by Cinesite, slipped to sixth place at $4.8M and a $27.3M take so far. BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE dropped to seventh place, earning $3.3M for a $122.7M cume. New Line's Vin Diesel actioner A MAN APART moved down to eighth place with $2.6M and a $22.6 total. CHICAGO, with visual effects by Toybox and Film Effects Inc., held at ninth place, taking in $2.5M to bring its total to $160.7M. Universal/Lion Gate's HOUSE OF 1,000 CORPSES dug in at tenth place at $2.4M for a $7M total in two weeks. Box office information obtained from boxofficemojo.com.