Date: 28th May 2002

Star Wars Still Holds Boxoffice Top Spot

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) is still pulling in the viewers in America after a bumper Memorial Day weekend (24-27 MAY 2002).
The Overall ticket sales for the bank holiday surpassed last
year's record, according to studio estimates issued on
Monday (27 MAY 2002).

Star Wars earned $61.2 million (43.7 million) for the four
days beginning 24 May, taking its 12-day total to a staggering
$202.5 million (144.6 million).
Spider-Man (2002) stays in second place with an weekend $36.5 million (26 million) take, while Al Pacino's new movie Insomnia (2001) and Disney's latest animated feature Spirit: Stallion of Cimarron (2002) debuted with $26.2 million (18.7 million) and $23 million (16.4 million) respectively.

Jennifer Lopez's new film Enough (2001) also had a healthy opening weekend, coming in at number five with $17.5 million (12.5 million).

Source: Press Release



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