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The company held off on a major rerelease this year in order to build demand for older titles, but doing so pulled down fiscal 1999 profits in the Studio Entertainment division by 85 percent to $116 million.
To mark the rerelease of Pink Flamingos, The Advocate invited gay director Gus Van Sant to contribute his impressions of what Interview magazine once called "the sickest movie ever made.
While long planned as a commemoration of the Oscar-winning crime drama's 25th anniversary, the rerelease of ``The Godfather'' - at $133.
Still, that reissue's astonishing success has put new life into old films, and - their distributors hope - new momentum into rereleases that were in the works long before the Jedi's spectacular return.
Sony's Columbia Pictures arm has been awaiting final approval from Spielberg before pushing ahead with the rerelease, tentatively titled ``the Ultimate Edition.
It's not as if we woke up on the Monday morning after the first weekend of `Star Wars,' and decided to rerelease `Close Encounters,' '' he said.
Paramount is planning a limited rerelease of its 1972 hit ``The Godfather'' in 20 markets on March 21.
And Columbia will rerelease a longer version of the German movie ``Das Boot'' on April 4.
The Empire Strikes Back Special Edition In the 20th anniversary rerelease of this sequel to ``Star Wars,'' Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and Chewbacca face attack by the Imperial Forces and its AT-AT walkers on the ice planet Hoth.