Theater Counts > 2008 > Week 38


September 19
Updated Thursday afternoons

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> NEW RELEASES
5 - My Best Friend's Girl Lionsgate 2,604 - - 2,900 - 38,200 - 1
6 - Lakeview Terrace Sony / Screen Gems 2,464 - - 2,800 - 36,500 - 1
7 - Igor MGM 2,339 - - 2,400 - 33,600 - 1
11 - Ghost Town Paramount (DreamWorks) 1,505 - - 1,505 - 21,000 - 1
65 - Appaloosa Warner Bros. (New Line) 14 - - 20 - 264 - 1
70 - Hounddog Empire 11 - - 11 - 150 - 1
77 - Battle in Seattle Redwood Palms Pictures 8 - - 8 - 40 - 1
83 - The Duchess Paramount Vantage 7 - - 11 - 135 - 1
114 - A Thousand Years of Good Prayers Magnolia 2 - - 2 - 11 - 1
119 - Amexicano Maya Entertainment 1 - - - - - - 1
127 - Elite Squad IFC 1 - - 1 - 6 - 1
129 - Fraulein Film Movement 1 - - - - - - 1
138 - Walking on Dead Fish Variance Films 1 - - 1 - 6 - 1
> EXPANDING
2 2 The Women (2008) Picturehouse 2,995 +33 +1.1% 3,100 - 37,800 -900 2
4 6 Burn After Reading Focus Features 2,657 +6 +0.2% 3,000 - 40,700 -500 2
30 29 Space Chimps Fox 303 +25 +9.0% 303 +23 2,830 +360 10
40 45 Frozen River Sony Classics 96 +10 +11.6% 100 +10 370 +10 8
44 52 Beer for My Horses Roadside Attractions 74 +33 +80.5% 74 +33 890 +470 7
50 61 The Wackness Sony Classics 42 +21 +100.0% 42 +21 120 +60 12
51 58 When Did You Last See Your Father Sony Classics 39 +10 +34.5% 40 +10 150 +70 16
52 54 I Served the King of England Sony Classics 38 +2 +5.6% 38 -2 150 +10 4
58 64 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 20 +5 +33.3% 20 +6 40 +13 336
60 95 Towelhead Warner Independent 18 +14 +350.0% 20 +10 236 +142 2
61 109 The Flyboys Dark Coast Pictures 17 +15 +750.0% - - - - 6
62 89 Baghead Sony Classics 16 +12 +300.0% 16 +12 64 +44 15
63 66 A Girl Cut in Two IFC 16 +2 +14.3% 20 +6 60 +12 6
64 68 Sixty Six First Independent Pictures 15 +3 +25.0% 20 +8 60 +10 8
67 74 Trouble the Water Zeitgeist 14 +5 +55.6% 14 +5 56 +19 5
69 72 Gonzo Magnolia 11 +2 +22.2% 11 +2 20 +4 12
71 73 In Search of a Midnight Kiss IFC 11 +2 +22.2% 11 +2 41 +10 8
72 108 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures 10 +8 +400.0% - - - - 5
74 82 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment 9 +3 +50.0% - - - - 56
76 85 Up the Yangtze Zeitgeist 9 +3 +50.0% 10 - 20 - 22
79 79 The Edge of Heaven Strand 8 +1 +14.3% 10 - 20 - 18
81 99 Hell Ride Third Rail Releasing 8 +5 +166.7% - - - - 7
82 94 A Secret Strand 8 +4 +100.0% 8 +4 34 +15 3
84 119 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeitgeist 6 +5 +500.0% 10 +9 20 +20 15
86 90 The Fall Roadside Attractions 6 +2 +50.0% 10 +6 30 - 20
87 101 Mister Foe Magnolia 6 +3 +100.0% 6 +3 28 +8 3
88 87 The Pool Vitagraph 6 +1 +20.0% 6 +1 20 -5 3
90 93 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired ThinkFilm 6 +2 +50.0% 6 +2 15 +5 11
94 107 Emma Smith: My Story Candlelight Media Group 5 +3 +150.0% 10 +8 10 - 24
96 110 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX 5 +3 +150.0% 3 +2 - - 157
103 111 Moving Midway First Run 4 +2 +100.0% 4 +2 15 +5 2
104 112 OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies Music Box Films 4 +2 +100.0% 4 +2 21 +11 20
105 102 Sukiyaki Western Django First Look 4 +1 +33.3% 4 +1 10 - 4
109 124 Jellyfish Zeitgeist 2 +1 +100.0% 2 - - - 25
113 128 Save Me First Run 2 +1 +100.0% 2 +1 10 +4 3
115 130 Tuya's Marriage Music Box Films 2 +1 +100.0% 2 +1 10 +6 25
> NO CHANGE
1 1 Righteous Kill Overture Films 3,152 - - 3,900 - 50,300 -1,600 2
9 8 Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys Lionsgate 2,070 - - 2,700 -100 35,600 -1,500 2
29 28 Get Smart Warner Bros. 306 - - 310 - 3,200 -30 14
39 41 Tell No One Music Box Films 99 - - 100 - 320 +10 12
41 43 Man on Wire Magnolia 93 - - 93 - 310 -10 9
49 51 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment 45 - - 50 - 120 -10 51
59 62 The Last Mistress IFC 19 - - 19 -1 45 -15 13
78 75 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. 8 - - 10 - 60 +20 134
85 80 Elsa & Fred Mitropoulos Films 6 - - 10 +4 20 +7 13
91 84 U2 3D National Geographic Entertainment 6 - - 10 - 20 +10 35
98 88 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista 5 - - 10 - 10 - 139
99 - Take Out CAVU 5 - - 5 - 25 - 11
102 92 Loins of Punjab Presents Emerging Pictures 4 - - - - - - 2
106 - Love and Honor Eleven Arts 3 - - - - - - 21
108 105 CSNY: Deja Vu Roadside Attractions 2 - - - - - - 9
111 - The Legend of God's Gun Indican 2 - - - - - - 10
112 113 Ripple Effect Monterey Media, Inc. 2 - - 2 - 10 +6 14
116 - Yella Cinema Guild 2 - - 2 - 7 - 13
117 116 Alexandra Cinema Guild 1 - - - - - - 25
120 117 August Evening Maya Entertainment 1 - - - - - - 3
121 - Beautiful Boxer Regent Releasing 1 - - 1 - 3 - 25
122 - Box Elder Unknown 1 - - - - - - 26
123 120 Constantine's Sword First Run 1 - - - - - - 23
125 121 Dare Not Walk Alone Indican 1 - - - - - - 13
128 122 Enlighten Up! Balcony Releasing 1 - - - - - - 2
130 - Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX 1 - - - - - - 465
131 123 Girls Rock! Shadow Dist. 1 - - 1 - 4 - 29
132 125 A Jihad for Love First Run 1 - - 1 - 6 +1 18
133 126 Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) The Film Desk 1 - - - - - - 27
134 - The Sensation of Sight Monterey Media, Inc. 1 - - - - - - 18
137 - To the Limit First Run 1 - - 1 - 4 - 13
> DECLINING
3 4 The House Bunny Sony / Columbia 2,675 -88 -3.2% 2,700 -100 32,200 -3,200 5
8 3 Tropic Thunder Paramount (DreamWorks) 2,333 -594 -20.3% 2,400 -600 26,800 -9,200 6
10 7 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. 1,905 -286 -13.1% 2,000 -300 18,600 -3,500 10
12 10 Traitor Overture Films 1,407 -607 -30.1% 1,407 -607 13,300 -11,600 4
13 5 Bangkok Dangerous Lionsgate 1,349 -1,305 -49.2% 1,400 -1,400 12,700 -23,600 3
14 11 Death Race Universal 1,240 -767 -38.2% 1,240 -767 12,100 -8,000 5
15 13 Mamma Mia! Universal 1,121 -396 -26.1% 1,121 -396 11,500 -4,500 10
16 9 Babylon A.D. Fox 1,013 -1,049 -50.9% 1,013 -1,087 10,600 -12,200 4
17 12 Disaster Movie Lionsgate 971 -831 -46.1% 971 -831 10,160 -7,440 4
18 16 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Warner Bros. 688 -317 -31.5% 690 -315 5,950 -2,550 6
19 18 Journey to the Center of the Earth Warner Bros. (New Line) 675 -76 -10.1% 680 -71 6,130 -780 11
20 22 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment 662 -36 -5.2% 662 -38 6,850 -610 6
21 21 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM (Weinstein) 637 -89 -12.3% 640 -90 7,830 -1,700 6
22 15 Mirrors Fox 584 -424 -42.1% 590 -418 5,430 -3,570 6
23 14 Pineapple Express Sony / Columbia 550 -480 -46.6% 550 -480 4,710 -4,290 7
24 17 The Longshots MGM (Weinstein) 502 -356 -41.5% 502 -358 4,860 -3,200 5
25 19 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Universal 494 -256 -34.1% 500 -260 4,900 -2,110 8
26 24 WALL-E Buena Vista 435 -69 -13.7% 440 -70 1,240 -140 13
27 27 Kung Fu Panda Paramount (DreamWorks) 338 -32 -8.6% 360 -40 3,640 -370 16
28 23 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Warner Bros. 330 -315 -48.8% 330 -320 2,610 -2,480 7
31 25 Step Brothers Sony / Columbia 258 -196 -43.2% 260 -200 2,220 -1,470 9
32 30 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Paramount 206 -57 -21.7% 220 -70 2,090 -660 18
33 31 Bottle Shock Freestyle Releasing 134 -116 -46.4% 140 -110 1,250 -1,340 7
34 39 Elegy Samuel Goldwyn 134 -2 -1.5% 134 -6 480 -20 7
35 37 The Rocker Fox 128 -22 -14.7% 130 -20 1,270 -160 5
36 35 Iron Man Paramount 124 -32 -20.5% 130 -30 1,040 -290 21
37 36 Transsiberian First Look 124 -30 -19.5% 124 -30 400 -180 10
38 34 Swing Vote Buena Vista 123 -36 -22.6% 123 -37 350 -90 8
42 42 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Picturehouse 84 -12 -12.5% 84 -16 590 -90 14
43 40 Brideshead Revisited Miramax 75 -48 -39.0% 80 -43 200 -130 9
45 26 College MGM 70 -348 -83.3% 70 -350 500 -2,230 4
46 32 Hamlet 2 Focus Features 56 -112 -66.7% 60 -110 500 -1,100 5
47 44 Henry Poole Is Here Overture Films 53 -36 -40.4% 53 -37 480 -370 6
48 48 The X-Files: I Want to Believe Fox 50 -15 -23.1% 50 -20 140 -410 9
53 57 Meet Dave Fox 28 -2 -6.7% 30 - 110 -209 11
54 55 The Visitor Overture Films 27 -8 -22.9% 30 -10 150 -90 24
55 59 The Children of Huang Shi Sony Classics 24 -1 -4.0% 24 -6 80 - 18
56 53 American Teen Paramount Vantage 23 -16 -41.0% 23 -17 180 -140 9
57 49 Brick Lane Sony Classics 23 -25 -52.1% 23 -27 70 -100 14
66 60 Encounters at the End of the World ThinkFilm 14 -7 -33.3% 14 -7 40 -20 15
68 65 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment 13 -1 -7.1% - - - - 32
73 56 Greetings from the Shore Freestyle Releasing 10 -21 -67.7% 10 -21 35 -95 2
75 67 Ping Pong Playa IFC 9 -5 -35.7% 9 -5 38 -32 3
80 46 Everybody Wants to Be Italian Roadside Attractions 8 -65 -89.0% 10 -63 80 -762 3
89 20 Proud American Slowhand Cinema 6 -744 -99.2% 10 -740 10 -10,310 2
92 63 Young@Heart Fox Searchlight 6 -11 -64.7% 6 -14 9 -21 24
93 77 Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild TLA Releasing 5 -2 -28.6% 5 -2 20 -7 4
95 81 The Grocer's Son Film Movement 5 -1 -16.7% - - - - 16
97 83 Momma's Man Kino 5 -1 -16.7% 5 -1 19 -7 5
100 78 Boy A Weinstein Company 4 -3 -42.9% - - - - 9
101 86 I.O.U.S.A. Roadside Attractions 4 -1 -20.0% 4 -1 43 -14 5
107 97 Beautiful Losers Sidetrack Films 2 -1 -33.3% 2 -1 4 -6 7
110 91 Kabluey Regent Releasing 2 -2 -50.0% 2 -2 7 -3 12
118 96 America the Beautiful First Independent Pictures 1 -2 -66.7% 1 -2 3 -10 20
124 98 Cthulhu Regent Releasing 1 -2 -66.7% 1 -2 3 -7 5
126 106 Days and Clouds Film Movement 1 -1 -50.0% 1 -1 5 - 11
135 114 The Singing Revolution Abramorama 1 -1 -50.0% 1 -1 - - 42
136 47 Surfer, Dude Anchor Bay Films 1 -68 -98.6% - - - - 3
139 115 What We Do Is Secret Peace Arch Entertainment 1 -1 -50.0% 1 -1 - - 7
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