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Domestic Market Share

Domestic market share and number of films in release for U.S. distributors from

Jan. 4 to Sept. 12, 1993:

Market share Films Warner Bros.: 18.7% 23 Universal: 15.9% 15 Buena Vista: 14.7% 31 Columbia: 10.9% 19 Paramount: 10.1% 9 20th Century Fox: 9.0% 17 TriStar: 7.4% 9 New Line: 4.2% 21 Miramax: 3.3% 18 MGM: 2.1% 8

TRACKING THE TOP 10

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Total grosses of the latest Top 10 box office releases for the week ended Sept. 12, in millions of dollars: Rank: 1 Film: The Fugitive Distributor: Warner Bros. Weeks in release: 6 Screens: 2,374 eekend total: $8.3 % Change from last: N/A Box office to date: $144.5 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: $169.0

Rank: 2 Film: Undercover Blues Distributor: MGM/UA Weeks in release: 1 Screens: 1,596 Weekend total: 4.4 % Change from last: -- Box office to date: 4.4 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: 20.0

Rank: 3 Film: True Romance Distributor: Warner Bros. Weeks in release: 1 Screens: 1,254 Weekend total: 4.0 % Change from last: -- Box office to date: 4.0 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: 18.0

Rank: 4 Film: The Man Without a Face Distributor: Warner Bros. Weeks in release: 3 Screens: 1,290 Weekend total: 2.9 % Change from last: N/A Box office to date: 16.3 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: 27.0

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Rank: 5 Film: The Real McCoy Distributor: Universal Weeks in release: 1 Screens: 1,670 Weekend total: 2.7 % Change from last: -- Box office to date: 2.7 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: 12.0

Rank: 6 Film: Jurassic Park Distributor: Universal Weeks in release: 14 Screens: 1,295 Weekend total: 2.1 % Change from last: N/A Box office to date: 319.3 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: 325.0

Rank: 7 Film: Hard Target Distributor: Universal Weeks in release: 4 Screens: 1,691 Weekend total: 1.9 % Change from last: N/A Box office to date: 27.5 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: 33.0

Rank: 8 Film: In the Line of Fire Distributor: Columbia Weeks in release: 10 Screens: 1,127 Weekend total: 1.6 % Change from last: N/A Box office to date: 100.0 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: 104.0

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Rank: 9 Film: Sleepless in Seattle Distributor: Tristar Weeks in release: 12 Screens: 1,219 Weekend total: 1.5 % Change from last: N/A Box office to date: 114.9 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: 119.0

Rank: 10 Film: Needful Things Distributor: Columbia Weeks in release: 3 Screens: 1,815 Weekend total: 1.4 % Change from last: N/A Box office to date: 13.2 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: 17.0

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

Note: Percent change from previous weekend unavailable since last weekend was a 4-day weekend.

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

Coming Attractions: ‘The Age of Innocence’

* Distributor: Columbia

* Release date: Friday, at 82 locations

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* Production cost: About $35 million

* Cast: Michelle Pfeiffer, Daniel Day Lewis, Winona Rider, Martin Scorsese

* Director: Martin Scorsese

* Synopsis: Extramarital romance in 1870s New York, based on Edith Wharton’s novel. Drama. Rated PG.

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* Prognosis: Filmed classics don’t usually generate huge box office numbers, but the picture should get a big boost from good reviews and strong word of mouth.


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