July 2006
Daily Variety;7/24/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 14, p1
Trade Publication
The article analyzes the box-office performance of American films during the weekend of July 21 to 23, 2006. Walt Disney's film "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" dominated four new releases. Sony's film "Monster House" ranked second and Warner's film "Lady in the Water," directed by M. Night Shyamalan, was third. The pirates film also dominated foreign openings. Second in foreign openings was "Superman Returns."


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