Men In Black II Stays On Top
Created 07/15/2002 - 23:00
Four new releases failed to attack the MEN IN BLACK's box office hold. Despite a 50% drop from last weekend's monstrous box office, MEN IN BLACK II is still number one, earning $25M and breaking the $100M mark after just 8 days. The film, with primary visual effects by ILM, has earned $133.3M since its July 4 debut. DreamWorks' THE ROAD TO PERDITION, debuted in second place with $22.1M. In third was the dragonslaying thriller REIGN OF FIRE, with visual effects by The Secret Lab, which brought in $16M, and HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION managed to scare up $12.3M for fourth place. The Adam Sandler comedy MR. DEEDS edged closer to the $100M mark in its third weekend, earning $11M for $94.1M to date. Crikey! THE CROCODILE HUNTER: COLLISION COURSE was in sixth with a $10M debut, and Disney's LILO & STITCH dropped to eighth, with $7.5M and a four week cume of $117.9M. LILO & STITCH is fairing much better then the other big screen animated films in release. Cartoon Network's THE POWERPUFF GIRLS MOVIE, has already fallen out of the top ten, earning $1.5M for fourteenth place, and just $9.5M after ten days. Nickelodeon's HEY ARNOLD! THE MOVIE dropped 70% over last week, bringing in just $600,000, for a paltry per screen average of $300. The film has earned $12.6M after three weeks in theaters. Box office information obtained from yahoo.com and boxofficemojo.com.