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Miramax, by the numbers

Miramax, by the numbers. Tallying up the studio’s achievements, plus who gets custody of what?

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405
Movies released theatrically by Miramax, 1987 – 2005

10
Films to gross more than $100 million (Chicago, Good Will Hunting, Pulp Fiction, Scary Movie, Scary Movie 3, Scream, Scream 2, Shakespeare in Love, Spy Kids, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over)

$171 milion
Highest-grossing film (Chicago)

249
Oscar nominations

60
Oscar wins

3
Best Picture Oscars (The English Patient, Shakespeare in Love, Chicago

92
Disney’s non-Miramax, non-Pixar Oscar nominations since 1993

10
Wins

0
Wins for Best Picture

8
Miramax films starring Gwyneth Paltrow

9
Films starring Ben Affleck

3
Films starring Jennifer Lopez

2
Films starring Paltrow, Affleck, or Lopez to gross more than $100 million (Shakespeare in Love, Good Will Hunting)

$2 million
Paltrow’s reported Shakespeare salary

$15 million
Amount reportedly spent on Shakespeare’s Oscar campaign

3
Films bought back from Disney (Kids, Dogma, Fahrenheit 9/11)

More than 60
Pounds Harvey lost since 2003

More than 60
Miramax employees laid off since 2002

You gotta be %*@&ing kidding me
Expletives Harvey used during Miramax’s 26-year history

Who Gets What

Splitting assets is one of the hardest parts of any divorce. Here’s where some upcoming Miramax projects will land.

Going with Harvey and Bob:

? The Matador: Pierce Brosnan and Greg Kinnear star, a Sundance acquisition

? Derailed: Jennifer Aniston and Clive Owen, a Miramax production

? Scary Movie 4

? Breaking and Entering: Anthony Minghella to direct, Jude Law to star

? Unnamed Quentin Tarantino project

? The Passion of the Clerks: Kevin Smith’s next

? Sicko: Michael Moore’s health-care expos√© (a likely Weinstein venture)

Staying with Miramax/Disney (with the Weinsteins consulting), to be released before the end of September:

? The Brothers Grimm: Terry Gilliam’s fairy tale adventure starring Matt Damon and Heath Ledger

? Proof: Shakespeare in Love‘s John Madden directs Gwyneth Paltrow, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Anthony Hopkins

? The Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl in 3-D: Latest from Spy Kids director Robert Rodriguez

? An Unfinished Life: Jennifer Lopez and Robert Redford star

Custody uncertain:

? The Nanny Diaries: Based on the 2002 best-seller

? Artemis Fowl: Adaptation of the children’s fantasy by Eoin Colfer

Orphan for now:

? Damn Yankees: Movie musical from Chicago‘s producers and Billy Crystal

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