Matrix takes first place
Created 04/04/1999 - 23:00
The Matrix, a new futuristic, action movie that stars Keanu Reeves and
features state of the art visual effects, took first place at the the
weekend box office, grossing $27.6 million for the biggest opening weekend
this year, industry estimates showed Sunday.
Doug's 1st Movie, the Disney released animated feature based on the hit TV
show, finished eighth, grossing $3.1 million during its first week in
release. The movie was based on a TV show, formerly of Nickelodeon, now
Disney, that was originally intended to be a direct-to-video release, but
after the success of The Rugrats Movie, Disney decided in favor of a
Forces of Nature, a live action film starring Ben Afflick and Sandra
Bullock that includes visual effects created by Pacific Data Images (PDI),
finished fourth, grossing $6.3 million.