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Company Town : HOLIDAY SEASON’S TOP 20 FILMS

Total grosses of the Top 20 box office releases for the period Dec. 23 through Jan. 12, ranked by millions of dollars for play period:

Play Wks. in Release period Rank Film Distributor release date box office 1 Dumb and Dumber New Line 4 Dec. 16 $56.4 2 Disclosure Warner Bros. 5 Dec. 9 39.2 3 Little Women Columbia 3 Dec. 21 29.0 4 The Jungle Book Buena Vista 3 Dec. 23 29.0 5 The Santa Clause Buena Vista 9 Nov. 11 27.8 6 Street Fighter Universal 3 Dec. 23 26.5 7 Richie Rich Warner Bros. 3 Dec. 21 26.5 8 Nell Fox 4 Dec. 14 20.1 9 I.Q. Paramount 3 Dec. 23 19.0 10 Speechless MGM/UA 4 Dec. 16 12.7 11 Drop Zone Paramount 5 Dec. 9 11.7 12 Ready to Wear Miramax 3 Dec. 23 9.4 13 The Lion King Buena Vista 30 June 15 9.0 14 Pulp Fiction Miramax 13 Oct. 14 7.4 15 Houseguest Buena Vista 1 Jan. 6 7.1 16 Star Trek: Generations Paramount 8 Nov. 18 6.2 17 Mixed Nuts TriStar 3 Dec. 21 5.9 18 Junior Universal 7 Nov. 23 4.4 19 Interview With Warner Bros. 9 Nov. 11 4.2 the Vampire 20 Higher Learning Columbia -- Jan. 11 3.7

B.O. to Rank date* 1 $81.5 2 63.8 3 29.1 4 29.0 5 141.2 6 26.5 7 28.7 8 20.3 9 19.0 10 18.5 11 26.1 12 9.4 13 302.1 14 67.0 15 7.1 16 72.7 17 6.7 18 31.9 19 101.7 20 3.7

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

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Source: Top 20 provided by Entertainment Data Inc.


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