WATCHER REIGNS OVER BETTY
The Watcher, starring Keanu Reeves as a serial killer, beat the dark comedy Nurse Betty at the box office over the weekend. The Watcher grossed an estimated $9.1 million. The higher-profile Nurse Betty, which garnered mostly favorable reviews, opened at No. 2 with $7.3 million it stars Renée Zellweger as an obsessed soap fan who stalks Greg Kinnear. After two weeks on top, the cheerleading flick Bring It On was bumped to third place with $6.5 million. The Cell and Space Cowboys rounded out the lacklsuter moviegoing weekend, with grosses of $3.5 million and $3.3 million, respectively. Meanwhile, The Way of the Gun, starring Ryan Phillippe and Juliette Lewis, debuted at No. 9 with $2.2 million.