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Theater Counts

August 25th, 2005

The Brothers Grimm opens in 3,087 theaters this weekend -- considerably wider than originally anticipated. After a generally weak set of openings last weekend, it must be in with a chance of topping the charts. The 40 Year-Old Virgin gains 25 more venues, and will be hoping to repeat at number 1. Meanwhile, Red Eye will be keeping movie-goers glued to their seats in 3,091 houses, making it the widest release this weekend.

RankMovieTheatersChangeWeeks in
2Brothers Grimm, The3,087New1Miramax
3Dukes of Hazzard, The2,891-5134Warner Bros.
440 Year-old Virgin, The2,870+252Universal
5Skeleton Key, The2,780+63Universal
6Wedding Crashers, The2,737-1837New Line
7Four Brothers2,649n/c3Paramount
8March of the Penguins2,394+29210Warner Independent
9Cave, The2,195New1Sony
10Valiant2,016+22Buena Vista

15Undiscovered1,304New1Lions Gate
34Matando Cabos85New1Televisa Cine
38Dirty Deeds64New1Green Diamond/Free
39Baxter, The47New1IFC Films
46Zaak Alzheimer, De6New1Sony Classics
48Shoujyo: An Adolescent2New1Indican
50Formula 171New1Strand

Estimated Theater Counts for Next Week's Openers

Transporter 2, The3,200Fox
Constant Gardener, The1,300Focus
Sound of Thunder, A800Warner Bros.
Margret Cho: Assassin8Regent
Games of Love and Chance1New Yorker
William Eggleston in the Real World1Palm/Manga

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