News for Dec. 23, 2002

'Rings' Lord Of The Box Office

12/23/02, 2:39 pm EST - Strider

'New Line's sequel fantasy "Lord of the Rings: Two Towers" grossed an estimated $61.5 atop the weekend B.O. for a boffo five-day bow of $101.5. Miramax's historical epic "Gangs of New York," which unspooled with less than half the engagements of "Rings," finished fourth with $9.1 million.' [More]

Thanks to TORn staffer Asfaloth for the info!