The Early Report for October 2, 2005: Part Two

The Early Report This second part of the Early Report highlights the newest release date changes and additions, and MPAA ratings, as well as estimated screen counts for all films scheduled for release between November 2005 and November 2007.

Most Recent Release Date Changes and Additions

The Aggressives (Seventh Art): Daniel Peddle’s documentary about the New York City butch lesbian subculture opens at the Quad Cinemas in New York City this Friday, October 7

Art School Confidential (Sony Pictures Classics): Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff, the team behind “Ghost World,” aim their unique talents at the art world, in this scabrous dark comedy starring John Malkovich, opening in New York City and Los Angeles on April 28

The Child (Sony Pictures Classics): The Cannes Palm D’Or winner will now open in New York City and Los Angeles on March 24, one week later than previously set

Don’t Come Knocking (Sony Pictures Classics): Sam Shepard wrote and stars in this drama about a western movie star who has a crisis of conscience during a film shoot, which will now open on March 17, one week later than previously scheduled

Eragon (Twentieth Century Fox): The screen adaptation of Christopher Paolini’s bestseller about a teenage farm boy who finds his destiny when he happens upon a dragon’s egg, will now open in theaters December 15, 2006, six months later than previously scheduled

The Family Stone; (Twentieth Century Fox): Thomas Bezucha’s holiday family dramedy, starring Claire Danes, Diane Keaton, Rachel McAdams and Sarah Jessica Parker, will now open on November 11, one week later than last set

Find Me Guilty (Freestyle Releasing): Sidney Lumet directs Vin Diesel and Peter Dinklage in this fact-based drama about a mobster who defends himself in court when he refuses to rat on his associates, opening in New York City and Los Angeles on March 17

Friends with Money (Sony Pictures Classics): Jennifer Aniston, Joan Cusack, Catherine Keener and Frances McDormand star as four best friends in the latest film from Nicole Holofcener, opening in New York City and Los Angeles on April 7

Lucky You (Warner Brothers): Curtis Hanson’s gambling drama with Eric Bana and Drew Barrymore has been pushed back from March 17 to April 7

National Lampoon’s Adam & Eve (Lightning Entertainment): “Revenge of the Nerds” director Jeff Kanew directs this romantic comedy written by his son Justin, featuring Cameron Douglas (son of Michael, grandson of Kirk), opening in select markets on November 4

Pathfinder (Twentieth Century Fox): Marcus Nispel’s American remake of Nils Gaup’s 1987 Best Foreign Film Oscar winner, about a Viking boy accidentally left behind with Native Americans who is raised to fight the Norsemen, will open in theatres June 16

Rent (Columbia Pictures): The limited release on November 11 has been nixed, so the film once again will open in wide release on November 23

Thank You for Smoking (Fox Searchlight Pictures): The debut feature from Jason Reitman, son of “Ghostbusters” director Ivan, will open in limited release on March 24

The 3 Burials of Melquiades Estrada (Sony Pictures Classics): Tommy Lee Jones produced, directed and stars in this drama about a ranch hand who promises a recently deceased friend that he will be buried in his Mexican hometown, which will play a one week Academy qualifying run in Los Angeles on December 14 before opening in select markets on February 3

Winter Passing (Freestyle Releasing): Ed Harris, Amy Madigan and Will Ferrell star in Adam Rapp’s debut feature, which has been delayed from October 28 to February 17

Most Recent MPAA Ratings

Casanova (Buena Vista Pictures): R for some sexual content

Chaos (Chaos Distribution): R for violence and language

Creep (Lions Gate Home Entertainment): R for strong bloody horror violence, language, some drug use and sexual content

Crime Story (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment): R for martial arts violence, shootings and a sex scene

Duane Hopwood (Duane Hopwood Productions): R for language

Eternal (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment): R for strong sexual content, violence and language

50 Stacks (SNP Inc): R for pervasive language, some sexual content and drug use

The Fog (Columbia Pictures): PG-13 for violence, disturbing images and brief sexuality

Freedomland (Columbia Pictures): R for language and some violent content

The Legend Of Zorro (Columbia Pictures): PG for sequences of violence/peril and action, language and a couple of suggestive moments

London (Samuel Goldwyn Films): R for strong sexual content, pervasive language and drug use, and some violence

The Passenger (Sony Pictures Classics): PG-13 for some violence, nudity and language

Phantom Below (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment): PG-13 for some war violence

Police Story (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment): PG-13 for violence, brief sexual humor and drug content

Rent (Columbia Pictures): PG-13 for mature thematic material involving drugs and sexuality, and for some strong language

Scandal Sheet (905 Corporation): PG for thematic elements, brief sensuality and mild language

Scarred (MTI Home Video): R for violence/gore and language

Scooby-Doo In Where’s My Mummyr (Kidtoon Films): G

Scott Of The Antarctic (905 Corporation): PG for mild thematic elements and brief language

A Tale Of Two Pizzas (Emerging Pictures): PG for language and some mild sexual content

Transamerica (The Weinstein Company): R for sexual content, nudity, language and drug use

Yours, Mine & Ours (Paramount Pictures): PG for some mild crude humor

Screen Counts for future releases (all counts are estimates unless specific locations are mentioned)

Friday, November 4, 2005

Chicken Little (Buena Vista Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Christmas In The Clouds (Slowhand Releasing): Los Angeles exclusive

The Dying Gaul (Strand Releasing): Select markets

Gay Sex in the 70s (Lovett Productions/Frameline): New York City and San Francisco

I Love Your Work (THINKFilm): Exclusive to Laemmle’s Fairfax Cinemas in Los Angeles

Jarhead (Universal Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Killer Diller (Freestyle Releasing): Select markets

The Matador (The Weinstein Company): New York City and Los Angeles

National Lampoon’s Adam & Eve (Lightning Entertainment): Select markets

Tristram Shandy: A Cock And Bull Story (Picturehouse): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in select markets

The White Countess (Sony Pictures Classics): New York City exclusive

Wednesday, November 9, 2005

Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (Paramount Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Pulse (Magnolia Films): Exclusive to the IFC Film Center in New York City

Friday, November 11, 2005

Bee Season (Fox Searchlight): Major markets

Cape of Good Hope (Artistic License): Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City

Derailed (The Weinstein Company): 2000 plus locations

Ellie Parker (Strand Releasing): Select markets

The Family Stone (Twentieth Century Fox): 2000 plus locations

Go For Zucker! (First Run Features): New York City exclusive

The Kid & I (Slow Hand Releasing): Select markets

Sara Silverman: Jesus is Magic (Roadside Attractions): Select markets

Take My Eyes (New Yorker): New York City exclusive

Zathura (Columbia Pictures): 3500 plus locations

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Breakfast on Pluto (Sony Pictures Classics): New York City exclusive

The Syrian Bride (Koch/Lorber Films): Exclusive to the Film Fourm in New York City

Friday, November 18, 2005

Blackmail Boy (Picture This! Releasing): Exclusive to the Quad Cinemas in New York City

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Warner Brothers): 4250 plus locations

Private (Typecast Releasing): Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City

Walk the Line (Twentieth Century Fox): 2000 plus locations

Wolf Creek (The Weinstein Company/Dimension Films): Select markets

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Ice Harvest (Focus Features): 2250 plus locations

In the Mix (Lions Gate Films): 1500 plus locations

Just Friends (New Line Cinema): 2500 plus locations

The Libertine (Miramax Films): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in Los Angeles

Pride and Prejudice (Focus Features): Select markets

Rent (Columbia Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Syriana (Warner Brothers): Major markets

39 Pounds of Love (HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films): Exclusive to Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City

Yours, Mine and Ours (Paramount Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Wednesday, November 30, 2005

The Boys of Baraka (Loki Films): Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City

Friday, December 2, 2005

Aeon Flux (Paramount Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Be Here To Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (Palm Pictures): New York City and Los Angeles

Far Side of the Moon (TLA Releasing): Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City

First Descent (Universal Pictures): Select markets

A Good Woman (Lions Gate Films): Select markets

Goose! (Innovation Film Group): 500 plus locations

The Kid & I (Slowhand Releasing): Select markets

Transamerica (The Weinstein Company): New York City and Los Angeles

Friday, December 9, 2005

Brokeback Mountain (Focus Features): New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Buena Vista Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Marebito (Tartan Films): Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City

Memoirs of a Geisha (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

The World’s Fastest Indian (Magnolia Films): Los Angeles exclusive

Wednesday, December 14, 2005

The Grace Lee Project (Lee Lee Films): Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City

King Kong (Universal Pictures): 4000 plus locations

The 3 Burials of Melquiades Estrada (Sony Pictures Classics): One week Academy qualifying run in Los Angeles

Friday, December 16, 2005

All the King’s Men (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Darwin’s Nightmare (International Film Circuit): Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in Dallas

The Producers: The Movie Musical (Universal Pictures): New York City and Los Angeles

The Promise (The Weinstein Company): New York City and Los Angeles

The White Countess (Sony Pictures Classics): New York City and Los Angeles

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (Twentieth Century-Fox): 3300 plus locations

Fun With Dick and Jane (Columbia Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Friday, December 23, 2005

Cache (Sony Pictures Classics): New York City and Los Angeles

Freedomland (Columbia Pictures): Limited release

Hard Candy (Lions Gate Films): Select markets

Mrs. Henderson Presents (The Weinstein Company): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in select markets

Munich (Universal/Dreamworks SKG): 500 plus locations

The Ringer (Fox Searchlight): 1750 plus locations

Sunday, December 25, 2005

Casanova (Buena Vista Pictures): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, the Village East Cinemas in New York City and in Los Angeles

Hoodwinked (The Weinstein Company): 1000 plus locations

Match Point (DreamWorks SKG): Major markets

The New World (New Line Cinema): New York City and Los Angeles

Rumor Has It (Warner Brothers): 2500 plus locations

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

My Name Was Sabina Spielrein (Facets Multimedia): Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City

Friday, January 6, 2006

Bloodrayne (Romar Releasing): 1000 plus locations

Fateless (THINKFilm): New York City exclusive

The Gathering (The Weinstein Company): 1500 plus locations

Grandma’s Boy (Twentieth Century Fox): 1750 plus locations

Idlewild (Universal Pictures): 1500 plus locations

Running Scared (New Line Cinema): 2250 plus locations

Friday, January 13, 2006

Date Movie (Twentieth Century Fox): 2000 plus locations

Glory Road (Buena Vista Films): 2500 plus locations

Last Holiday (Paramount Pictures): 2000 plus locations

R Point (Tartan Films): Select markets

Friday, January 20, 2006

Underworld: Evolution (Screen Gems): 2500 plus locations

Why We Fight (Sony Pictures Classics): New York City and Los Angeles

Friday, January 27, 2006

Annapolis (Buena Vista Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Big Momma’s House 2 (Twentieth Century Fox): 2500 plus locations

Nanny McPhee (Universal Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Roving Mars (Buena Vista Pictures): 100+ IMAX and other large format locations

Friday, February 3, 2006

Factotum (Picturehouse): Select markets

Something New (Focus Features): 500 plus locations

Lady Vengeance (Tartan Films): Select markets

The 3 Burials of Melquiades Estrada (Sony Pictures Classics): New York City and Los Angeles

Tristan & Isolde (Twentieth Century Fox): 2500 plus locations

When A Stranger Calls (Sony/Screen Gems): 2000 plus locations

Friday, February 10, 2006

Cheating Death: Final Destination 3 (New Line Cinema): 3000 plus locations

Curious George (Universal Pictures): 3500 plus locations

Imagine Me and You (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Select markets

The Pink Panther (MGM/Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, February 17, 2006

Antartica (Buena Vista Pictures): 2500 plus locations

The Break Up (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Flicka (Twentieth Century Fox): 2000 plus locations

Second Chance (Columbia Pictures): Regional release

Unknown White Male (Wellspring Media): New York City and Los Angeles

Winter Passing (Freestyle Releasing): New York City and Los Angelse

Friday, February 24, 2006

Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Family Reunion (Lions Gate): 1500 plus locations

Friday, March 3, 2006

Deep Sea 3-D (Warner Brothers): 100 plus IMAX locations release

Failure to Launch (Paramount Pictures): 2250 plus locations release

Just My Luck (Twentieth Century Fox): 2500 plus locations

Merry Christmas (Sony Pictures Classics): New York City and Los Angeles

Pulse (The Weinstein Company/Dimension Films): 2000 plus locations

Friday, March 10, 2006

Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction (MGM/Columbia): 2500 plus locations

Battle in Heaven (Tartan Films): Select markets

The Hills Have Eyes (Twentieth Century Fox): 2250 plus locations

The Notorious Bettie Page (Picturehouse): Select markets

The Shaggy Dog (Buena Vista Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Friday, March 17, 2006

Don’t Come Knocking (Sony Pictures Classics): Major markets

Find My Guilty (Freestyle Releasing): New York City and Los Angeles

Killshot (The Weinstein Company): 2000 plus locations

Summer Storm (Here! Films/Regent Releasing): Select markets

V For Vendetta (Warner Brothers): 3500 plus locations

Friday, March 24, 2006

Adam & Steve (TLA Releasing): Limited release

Brick (Focus Features): New York City and Los Angeles

The Child (Sony Pictures Classics): New York City and Los Angeles

The Inside Man (Universal Pictures): 2500 plus locations

RV (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Thank You for Smoking (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Limited release

Friday, March 31, 2006

The Devil & Daniel Johnston (Sony Pictures Classics): New York City and Los Angeles

Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (Twentieth Century Fox): 3500 plus locations

Slither (Universal Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, April 7, 2006

The Benchwarmers (Columbia Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Friends with Money (Sony Pictures Classics): New York City and Los Angeles

Hoot (New Line Cinema): 2250 plus locations

Lucky You (Warner Brothers): 2500 plus locations

On a Clear Day (Focus Features): Select markets

Friday, April 14, 2006

Aquamarine (Twentieth Century Fox): 2500 plus locations

Confetti (Fox Searchlight): Select markets

The Hidden Blade (Tartan Films): Select markets

Scary Movie 4 (The Weinstein Company): 3000 plus locations

The Wild (Buena Vista Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, April 21, 2006

Accepted (Universal Pictures): 2000 plus locations

The Cleaner (New Line Cinema): 2250 plus locations

The Sentinel (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 plus locations

Silent Hill (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, April 28, 2006

Akeelah and the Bee (Lions Gate): 1000 plus locations

Art School Confidential (Sony Pictures Classics): New York City and Los Angeles

Catch and Release (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, May 5, 2006

Mission: Impossible 3 (Paramount): 3750 plus locations

Friday, May 12, 2006

Death Of Mr. Lazarus (Tartan Films): Select markets

Poseidon (Warner Brothers): 3000 plus locations

Friday, May 19, 2006

The Da Vinci Code (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Over The Hedge (Universal/DreamWorks SKG): 3500 plus locations

Friday, May 26, 2006

Little Man (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

X-Men 3 (Twentieth Century Fox): 4000 plus locations

Friday, June 2, 2006

Nacho Libre (Paramount Pictures): 2750 plus locations release

Friday, June 9, 2006

Cars (Buena Vista Pictures): 4000 plus locations

Friday, June 16, 2006

The Fast and the Furious 3: Toyko (Universal Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Pathfinder (Twentieth Century Fox): 2250 plus locations

Friday, June 23, 2006

Charlotte’s Web (Paramount Pictures): 3500 plus locations

Click (Columbia Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Johanna (Tartan Films): Select markets

Volver (Sony Pictures Classics): New York City and Los Angeles

Friday, June 30, 2006

Superman Returns (Warner Brothers): 4250 plus locations

Friday, July 7, 2006

Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Man’s Chest (Buena Vista Pictures): 4000 plus locations

Friday, July 14, 2006

Ghost Rider (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

You, Me and Dupree (Universal Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Friday, July 21, 2006

Lady in the Water (Warner Brothers): 3000 plus locations

Monster House (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, July 28, 2006

Garfield 2 (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 plus locations

Miami Vice (Universal Pictures): 3500 plus locations

Friday, August 4, 2006

Ant Bully (Warner Brothers): 3500 plus locations

The Untitled Will Ferrell NASCAR Comedy (Columbia Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Friday, August 11, 2006

Untitled Oliver Stone World Trade Center Project (Paramount Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Zoom (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, August 18, 2006

The Messengers (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Snakes on a Plane (New Line Cinema): 2750 plus locations

Friday, August 25, 2006

How to Eat Fried Worms (New Line Cinema): 2500 plus locations

Yankee Irving (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 plus locations

Friday, September 8, 2006

The Covenant (Columbia Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Friday, September 15, 2006

Gridiron Gang (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, September 22, 2006

Running With Scissors (TriStar Pictures): Select markets

Friday, September 29, 2006

The Children Of Men (Universal Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Open Season (Columbia Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Friday, October 6, 2006

Barnyard (Paramount Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, October 13, 2006

Marie-Antoniette (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, October 20, 2006

The Grudge 2 (Columbia Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Friday, November 3, 2006

Flushed Away (Universal/DreamWorks SKG): 3500 plus locations

The Santa Clause 3 (Buena Vista Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Friday, November 10, 2006

Stranger than Fiction (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, November 17, 2006

Casino Royale (MGM-UA/Columbia Pictures): 3500 plus locations

Foodfight! (Lions Gate Films): 1500 plus locations

Happy Feet (Warner Brothers): 3000 plus locations

Friday, December 15, 2006

Eragon (Twentieth Century Fox): 3500 plus locations

The Pursuit of Happyness (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, December 22, 2006

The Good Shepherd (Universal): 2250 plus locations release

Friday, May 4, 2007

Spider-Man 3 (Columbia Pictures): 4500 plus locations

Friday, May 18, 2007

Shrek 3 (Universal/DreamWorks SKG): 4500 plus locations

Friday, June 22, 2007

Surf’s Up (Columbia Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Transformers (Universal/DreamWorks SKG): 4000 plus locations

Friday, November 2, 2007

Bee Movie (Universal/DreamWorks SKG): 4500 plus locations

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Beowulf (Paramount Pictures): 4000 plus locations release

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