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Weekend box office

April 01, 2003|Robert W. Welkos

Six of the 10 highest-grossing films released this year are comedies, including "Bringing Down the House" and "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days," which became the first and second films bowing in 2003 to cross the $100-million mark.

"The Pianist," fresh from picking up Academy Awards for best actor, director and adapted screenplay, grossed $2.5 million at 773 venues over the weekend for a per-theater average of $3,177. It has now grossed $23.6 million after 14 weeks.

Other films in more limited release included "Bend It Like Beckham," which grossed $655,741 at 46 theaters for a $14,255 per-theater average; "Assassination Tango," $64,474 at seven theaters for a $9,211 per-theater average; "Raising Victor Vargas," $33,166 at two New York theaters for a $16,583 average; and "The Good Old Naughty Days," $7,359 on one screen.

*--* MOVIE 3-DAY TOTAL VENUES AVERAGE WEEKS (STUDIO) GROSS (MILLIONS) PER OUT VENUE 1 Head of State $13.5 $13.5 2,151 $6,278 1 (DreamWorks) 2 Bringing Down the $12.5 $100.1 2,910 $4,289 4 House (Buena Vista) 3 The Core (Paramount) $12.1 $12.1 3.017 $3,995 1 4 Basic (Sony) $11.5 $11.5 2,876 $4,003 1 5 Chicago (Miramax) $7.2 $144.7 2,701 $2,670 14 6 Dreamcatcher (Warner $6.6 $25.6 2,945 $2,254 2 Bros.) 7 Agent Cody Banks (MGM) $6.4 $35.2 2,786 $2,304 3 8 Piglet's Big Movie $4.9 $12.7 2,084 $2,366 2 (Buena Vista) 9 The Hunted (Paramount) $3.6 $29.2 2,244 $1,616 3 10 View From the Top $3.5 $12.3 2,508 $1,402 2 (Miramax)

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Source: Exhibitor Relations Co.

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