'Cinderella Man' boxing film finds slow going at box office
UPI News Service, 06/15/2005
Movie executives are wondering why, despite having the right ingredients, "Cinderella Man" has brought only $34.6 million at the box office after two weeks.
At an urgent meeting at Universal Pictures headquarters in Los Angeles, executives pondered the performance of the movie, which cost $88 million to make, The New York Times reported.
"We certainly expected, and believed, that a movie that turned out this well, with this great story, that audiences responded to, would be able to fight its way into the marketplace at any time of the year," Universal Pictures Vice Chairman Marc Shmuger told the Times