boat drama The Perfect Storm
was the No. 1 pic over the holiday weekend, grossing a whopping $64 million for the five days ending July 4. Mel Gibson
's Revolutionary War drama The Patriot
opened in the No. 2 spot with $35.2 million, followed by returning pics Chicken Run
($21 million) and Me, Myself & Irene
($19.5 million). The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle
opened in the fifth spot with a disappointing $11 million for the five days.