|Genres||Short Film, Children's/Family|
|US Release Date||03/31/2000|
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Considering Soul Men represents the final screen work of both Bernie Mac and Issac Hayes, it would be nice to report that it is worthy of their talents. It’s not.
DreamWorks Pictures has announced plans for a sequel to Shrek, Variety reports, with Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio at the helm. The duo co-wrote and co-produced the first project, which has grossed $114 million since its May 16 opening. Shrek is based on a children's book by William Steig. Rossio and Elliott have collaborated on various projects in the past, including Disney's Alladin and DreamWorks' The Road to El Dorado. Production on the sequel will be quicker than the original, which took fiv
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 26, 2000 -- Every few years or so, there comes a film that seeks to capture the spirit of a lost generation. John Cusack And every few years or so, John Cusack seems to come out of relative seclusion to star in it. So the tradition continues this week with "High Fidelity" (opening wide, Friday), yet another serving of offbeat meandering through the mindset of the thirtysomething. Based on the novel of the same name by Nick Hornby, the flick revolves around the ex
Hollywood's tracking scores were off the track this weekend as "Rules of Engagement" held on to the top spot. Insiders had expected Columbia's high-tracking "28 Days" to rewrite the "Rules" for first place.Paramount's R rated military trial drama showed great legs with an estimated $10.9 million (-27 percent) at 3,199 theaters (+35 theaters; $3,417 per theater). Its cume is approximately $30.5 million heading for about $65 million in domestic theaters."The tracking has been so far off in the las
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 23, 2000 -- "What Lies Beneath" opened better than X-pected to a spirited $30 million, easily evicting "X-Men" from first place. The R-rated supernatural thriller, co-financed by DreamWorks (which is releasing it domestically) and 20th Century Fox (which is distributing it internationally) arrived to a lively ESTIMATED $30.1 million at 2,813 theaters ($10,700 per theater). Its per-theater average was the highest for any film playing in wide release this weekend.
Moviegoers accepted the mission of seeing Paramount's "Mission: Impossible 2" over Memorial Day weekend. "M:I-2's four-day gross of an ESTIMATED $71.8 million at 3,653 theaters ($19,655 per theater) is 26.4% bigger than the first "Mission's" $56.8 million. It puts "M:I-2" into the record books as the second-biggest Memorial Day weekend opening ever. The biggest Memorial Day opening, Universal and Amblin's 1997 launch of "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," did $90.2 million for four days (May
Dinosaurs snapped back to life this weekend as Buena Vista/Disney's "Dinosaur" kicked off to nearly $39 million. The PG-rated, computer-animated feature, which cut short the chart-topping reign of DreamWorks' "Gladiator," set a record as the year's biggest opening with an ESTIMATED $38.6 million at 3,257 theaters ($11,860 per theater). "Dinosaur's" per-theater average was the highest for any film playing in wide or limited release this weekend. "I think it's great," Buena Vista Distribu
"Gladiator" continued to rule the box office this weekend, collecting another $24 million in tribute from moviegoers. The R-rated action adventure from DreamWorks easily held on to first place in its second week with a hefty ESTIMATED $24.3 million (-30%) at 2,943 theaters (+40 theaters; $8,257 per theater). Its cume is approximately $73.3 million, heading for about $150 million in domestic theaters. "Gladiator's" per theater average was the highest for any film playing in wide release thi
Moviegoers gave DreamWorks' "Gladiator" a thumbs-up vote of nearly $33 million. The R-rated DreamWorks' action adventure set in ancient Rome arrived to a spectacular ESTIMATED $32.7 million at 2,938 theaters ($11,130 per theater). Its per theater average was the highest for any film playing in wide or limited release this weekend. "It really is a great opening," DreamWorks distribution head Jim Tharp said Sunday morning. "I think we're so pleased with it because it's an R-rated movie, it h
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