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The Times Film Index

Domestic Market Share

August 17, 1993

Year-to-date domestic market share of film distributors for the week ended Aug. 15: Warner Bros.: 16.4%

Universal: 15.9%

Buena Vista: 15.8%

Columbia: 11.2%

Paramount: 10.7%

20th Century Fox: 8.9%

TriStar: 7.4%

New Line: 4.3%

Miramax: 3.5%

MGM: 2.1%

TRACKING THE TOP 10

Total grosses of the latest Top 10 box office releases for the week ended Aug. 15, in millions of dollars:

% Chg. Wks. in Wknd. from Rank Film Distributor release Screens total last 1 The Fugitive Warner Bros. 2 2,364 $22.4 -6 2 Jason Goes New Line 1 1,355 7.6 -- to Hell 3 Rising Sun Fox 3 1,722 6.1 -32 4 The Secret Warner Bros. 1 1,319 4.6 -- Garden 5 In the Line Columbia 6 1,808 4.5 -23 of Fire 6 Heart and Universal 1 1,275 4.3 -- Souls 7 Jurassic Park Universal 10 1,792 4.3 -16 8 Free Willy Warner Bros. 5 1,820 4.0 -26 9 The Firm Paramount 7 1,601 3.4 -27 10 Robin Hood: Fox 3 1,407 3.3 -26 Men in Tights

Box Proj. office U.S. Rank to date B.O.* 1 $60.1 $140.0 2 7.6 31.0 3 41.0 60.0 4 4.6 22.0 5 84.2 99.0 6 4.3 20.0 7 299.6 316.0 8 53.0 70.0 9 139.2 153.0 10 24.3 37.0

* Distributors receive roughly half of box office revenue, on average.

Source: Top 10 provided by Entertainment Data Inc.; box office projections provided by Lisbeth R. Barron, S.G. Warburg & Co. Inc.

Coming Attractions. . . 'Manhattan Murder Mystery'

* Distributor: Tristar Pictures

* Release date: Friday, on 250 screens

* Production cost: About $25 million

* Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Anjelica Huston, Alan Alda

* Director: Woody Allen

* Synopsis: New York couple turn sleuths when a neighbor mysteriously dies. Drama. Rated PG.

* Prognosis: Tossup. Allen's films haven't generated much heat lately, but this one is being billed as his return to light comedy. Is a comeback in store?

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