Theater Counts > 2006 > Week 48


December 1
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> NEW RELEASES
5 - The Nativity Story New Line 3,083 - - 3,500 - 46,500 - 1
9 - National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj MGM 1,979 - - 2,000 - 27,600 - 1
13 - Turistas Fox Atomic 1,570 - - 1,600 - 22,700 - 1
42 - Christmas at Maxwell's Aloha Releasing 41 - - 41 - 530 - 1
62 - 10 Items or Less ThinkFilm 15 - - 15 - 66 - 1
71 - 3 Needles Wolfe Releasing 7 - - - - - - 1
80 - Dreamland Truly Indie 5 - - - - - - 1
105 - Unnatural and Accidental Alliance 2 - - - - - - 1
111 - The Architect Magnolia 1 - - 1 - 6 - 1
120 - Four Eyed Monsters Four Eyed Monsters 1 - - - - - - 1
127 - Two Weeks MGM 1 - - - - - - 1
> EXPANDING
12 10 Bobby MGM (Weinstein) 1,670 +3 +0.2% 1,700 - 18,900 -3,700 3
16 16 The Queen Miramax 712 +59 +9.0% 730 +60 9,040 +320 10
18 17 For Your Consideration Warner Independent 625 +2 +0.3% 630 -10 7,370 -2,550 3
24 24 Flicka Fox 303 +16 +5.6% 303 +13 2,960 +340 7
31 35 Little Miss Sunshine Fox Searchlight 136 +22 +19.3% 140 +20 1,300 +240 19
36 37 Shut Up and Sing Weinstein Company 84 +16 +23.5% 84 +14 970 +210 6
47 50 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2006) Warner Bros. 29 +5 +20.8% - - - - 3
49 48 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 5 (IMAX) IMAX 26 +1 +4.0% - - - - 5
52 56 The Science of Sleep Warner Independent 25 +7 +38.9% 30 +10 210 +60 11
53 67 Driving Lessons Sony Classics 21 +13 +162.5% 21 +13 82 +54 8
63 59 Bon Cop, Bad Cop Alliance 14 +1 +7.7% - - - - 18
64 60 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX 14 +2 +16.7% 14 +2 20 - 63
65 61 Copying Beethoven MGM 13 +2 +18.2% 13 +2 164 +44 4
66 68 Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles Sony Classics 13 +5 +62.5% 13 +3 40 +20 14
69 69 The History Boys Fox Searchlight 8 +1 +14.3% 10 - 128 -4 2
70 79 Infamous Warner Independent 8 +4 +100.0% 10 +6 30 +3 8
72 83 American Hardcore Sony Classics 7 +4 +133.3% 7 +4 20 +13 11
73 80 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont Cineville 7 +3 +75.0% 10 +6 20 +9 54
74 115 Old Joy Kino 7 +6 +600.0% 10 +9 20 +20 15
75 73 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC 7 +1 +16.7% 10 - 10 -10 14
83 105 The Aura IFC 4 +3 +300.0% 4 +3 10 +6 3
88 96 Heading South Shadow Dist. 4 +2 +100.0% 4 +2 20 +17 44
89 87 Unknown (2006) IFC 4 +1 +33.3% 4 +1 10 -1 5
90 102 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Balcony Releasing 4 +2 +100.0% 4 +2 13 +4 9
92 108 Black Gold California Newsreel 3 +2 +200.0% 3 +2 - - 9
98 110 Cautiva Laemmle / Zeller Films 2 +1 +100.0% - - - - 4
101 114 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX 2 +1 +100.0% 2 +1 - - 371
> NO CHANGE
1 1 Happy Feet Warner Bros. 3,804 - - 5,100 -300 62,900 -10,700 3
3 3 Deck the Halls Fox 3,205 - - 3,400 -200 45,400 -5,600 2
4 4 Deja Vu Buena Vista 3,108 - - 3,800 - 44,500 -3,300 2
10 9 Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny New Line 1,919 - - 1,919 - 16,400 -12,700 2
14 12 The Fountain Warner Bros. 1,472 - - 1,500 - 16,300 -5,700 2
15 - The Holiday Sony / Columbia 800 sneaks on 12/2 - - - - - - 0
17 - Blood Diamond Warner Bros. 705 sneaks on 12/2 - - - - - - 0
39 38 Dhoom 2 Yash Raj 63 - - 90 - 270 -670 2
41 40 The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided Excel 44 - - 50 - 210 -10 2
46 46 Volver Sony Classics 30 - - 37 -3 151 +1 5
59 57 The Last King of Scotland Fox Searchlight 17 - - 20 - 210 - 10
68 - Candy ThinkFilm 8 - - 8 - 38 - 3
77 70 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) N Wave 7 - - 10 - 10 -10 87
78 71 The Cave of the Yellow Dog Tartan 6 - - 6 - 22 - 4
79 - Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 6 - - 10 - 10 - 242
81 - F**k ThinkFilm 5 - - 5 - 17 - 4
82 - Lunacy Zeitgeist 5 - - 10 - 20 - 17
85 78 Cocaine Cowboys Magnolia 4 - - 4 - 20 +10 6
87 - Factotum IFC 4 - - 4 - 9 - 16
91 - Absolute Wilson New Yorker 3 - - 3 - 7 - 5
95 - The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes Zeitgeist 3 - - 3 - 20 - 3
96 91 Aliens of the Deep (IMAX) Buena Vista 2 - - 2 - 3 +3 97
97 93 The Bridge First Stripe Productions 2 - - 2 - 5 -5 6
102 95 Haunted Castle (IMAX) N Wave 2 - - 2 - 2 +2 302
103 99 Samoan Wedding Magnolia 2 - - - - - - 4
104 101 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX 2 - - 2 - - - 424
106 - Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly Indie 2 - - 2 - 3 - 12
109 103 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sagewood Cinema Ventures 1 - - 1 - 1 -5 2
110 104 Alien Adventure (IMAX) N Wave 1 - - - - - - 381
112 106 Aurora Borealis Regent Releasing 1 - - 1 - 2 -3 12
113 107 Backstage (2006) Strand 1 - - 1 - 5 - 2
114 - The Bridesmaid First Run 1 - - 1 - 3 - 18
115 109 Broken Sky Strand 1 - - - - - - 8
116 - Climates Zeitgeist 1 - - 1 - 5 - 6
117 - Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand 1 - - - - - - 17
118 112 Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds Ariztical Entertainment 1 - - 1 - 1 -5 2
119 113 Encounter in the 3rd Dimension (IMAX) N Wave 1 - - - - - - 406
121 - Gabrielle IFC 1 - - 1 - 2 - 20
123 - Iraq in Fragments Arab Film Dist. 1 - - 1 - 4 - 4
126 119 Two or Three Things I Know About Her (re-issue) Rialto 1 - - 1 - 5 - 3
128 - Yang Ban Xi Shadow Dist. 1 - - - - - - 39
> DECLINING
2 2 Casino Royale Sony / Columbia 3,386 -57 -1.7% 4,500 -500 47,400 -9,600 3
6 5 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Buena Vista 2,617 -426 -14.0% 2,700 -400 33,500 -8,100 5
7 7 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Fox 2,237 -315 -12.3% 2,300 -400 31,400 -8,300 5
8 6 Flushed Away Paramount (DreamWorks) 2,053 -568 -21.7% 2,100 -600 22,900 -11,300 5
11 8 Stranger Than Fiction Sony / Columbia 1,804 -454 -20.1% 1,804 -496 19,800 -8,300 4
19 15 Babel Paramount Vantage 609 -293 -32.5% 620 -300 5,580 -3,200 6
20 14 The Departed Warner Bros. 572 -338 -37.1% 580 -340 4,210 -1,970 9
21 13 Saw III Lionsgate 553 -491 -47.0% 560 -540 4,600 -4,000 6
22 18 The Prestige Buena Vista 321 -244 -43.2% 321 -249 820 -3,510 7
23 22 The Guardian Buena Vista 314 -18 -5.4% 314 -18 970 -110 10
25 23 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Buena Vista 268 -25 -8.5% 310 -30 940 -110 22
26 11 Let's Go to Prison Universal 241 -1,254 -83.9% 242 -1,258 2,070 -10,230 3
27 21 Flags of Our Fathers Paramount (DreamWorks) 204 -158 -43.6% 210 -152 1,540 -990 7
28 26 Facing the Giants IDP 182 -42 -18.8% 182 -48 560 -120 10
29 29 The Illusionist Yari Film Group 173 -2 -1.1% 173 -7 1,670 -160 16
30 19 A Good Year Fox 138 -372 -72.9% 140 -370 1,110 -2,406 4
32 32 The Marine Fox 128 -8 -5.9% 130 -10 1,370 +90 8
33 31 School for Scoundrels MGM (Weinstein) 125 -12 -8.8% 130 -10 1,290 -450 10
34 27 Open Season Sony / Columbia 124 -82 -39.8% 130 -80 1,160 -720 10
35 20 The Return Rogue Pictures 116 -305 -72.4% 120 -301 330 -3,480 4
37 33 Marie Antoinette Sony / Columbia 80 -43 -35.0% 80 -43 710 -340 7
38 36 One Night with the King 8X Entertainment 67 -16 -19.3% 70 -13 220 -50 8
40 25 Fast Food Nation Fox Searchlight 58 -194 -77.0% 60 -192 490 -1,620 3
43 43 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning New Line 35 -4 -10.3% 40 +1 110 - 9
44 42 Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus Picturehouse 33 -6 -15.4% 33 -7 320 -80 4
45 45 Little Children New Line 30 -1 -3.2% 30 -1 110 -10 9
48 47 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. 26 -3 -10.3% 30 - 170 -30 40
50 44 Shortbus ThinkFilm 26 -7 -21.2% 30 -3 70 -20 9
51 41 Everyone's Hero Fox 25 -14 -35.9% 30 -10 60 -240 12
54 34 Harsh Times MGM 21 -101 -82.8% 21 -101 259 -791 4
55 53 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista 20 -1 -4.8% 20 -1 40 - 45
56 49 The Devil Wears Prada Fox 19 -5 -20.8% 20 -4 50 -160 23
57 54 Keeping Mum ThinkFilm 19 -1 -5.0% 20 - 50 - 12
58 55 Sweet Land Libero, LLC 18 -2 -10.0% 18 -2 71 -19 8
60 51 Jesus Camp Magnolia 16 -7 -30.4% 20 -3 40 - 12
61 52 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D (2006) Buena Vista 16 -6 -27.3% 16 -6 70 -30 7
67 64 Boynton Beach Club Wingate Distribution 8 -1 -11.1% 10 - 20 -10 38
76 65 Trailer Park Boys: The Movie Alliance 7 -2 -22.2% - - - - 9
84 74 Bugs! (IMAX) SK Films 4 -1 -20.0% 4 -1 10 +3 188
86 66 Come Early Morning IDP 4 -4 -50.0% 4 -4 11 -13 4
93 75 Conversations with God IDP 3 -2 -40.0% 3 -2 8 -11 6
94 77 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7th Art 3 -2 -40.0% 3 -2 10 -6 7
99 85 Flannel Pajamas Gigantic Releasing 2 -1 -33.3% 2 -1 9 -1 3
100 72 Flyboys MGM 2 -4 -66.7% 2 -8 - - 11
107 89 49 Up First Run 1 -1 -50.0% - - - - 9
108 90 51 Birch Street Truly Indie 1 -1 -50.0% 1 -1 - - 7
122 76 Half Nelson ThinkFilm 1 -4 -80.0% 1 -9 1 -19 17
124 86 Mutual Appreciation Goodbye Cruel Releasing 1 -2 -66.7% 1 -2 - - 14
125 100 So Much So Fast Balcony Releasing 1 -1 -50.0% - - - - 8
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