Date: 6th November 2000

Bagger Hits One Into The Rough

The only other major new entry, DreamWorks' The Legend of Bagger Vance, starring Will Smith and Matt Damon, performed below par, earning $12 million, just below the 13.1 million garnered by Universal's comedy, Meet the Parents, which can now boast a five-week total of $116.9 million. Last week's second-place finisher, Artisan's Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2, sank 60 percent, ending up with just $5.3 million. Paramount's Lucky Numbers, starring John Travolta, displayed none of them, earning only $2.2 million as it fell 53 percent in its second weekend.

The top ten films for the weekend, according to studio estimates compiled by Exhibitor Relations:
1. Charlie's Angels, $40.5 million;
2. Meet the Parents, $13.1 million;
3. The Legend of Bagger Vance, $12 million;
4. Remember the Titans, $7 million;
5. Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2, $5.3 million;
6. Bedazzled, $4.7 million;
7. Pay It Forward, $4.4 million;
8. The Little Vampire, $3.6 million;
9. Lucky Numbers, $2.2 million;
10. The Legend of Drunken Master, $1.6 million.

Source: Studio Briefing