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December 17-19, 2004
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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
85 78 After Midnight Avatar $3,012 -43.4% 3 +1 $1,004 $20,787 - 3
6 3 National Treasure Buena Vista $6,022,564 -38.7% 2,772 -431 $2,172 $132,748,249 $100 5
10 6 The Incredibles Buena Vista $3,120,541 -38.0% 1,930 -726 $1,616 $236,978,426 $92 7
31 27 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Buena Vista $98,787 -12.6% 2 - $49,393 $311,689 $50 2
48 37 Ladder 49 Buena Vista $34,146 -34.2% 104 -56 $328 $73,381,280 - 12
56 38 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Buena Vista $22,644 -55.8% 98 -60 $231 $95,149,435 $40 19
61 43 Mr. 3000 Buena Vista $12,712 -69.7% 61 -87 $208 $21,800,302 - 14
84 95 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) Buena Vista $3,252 +37.3% 5 +1 $650 $16,583,026 - 89
94 94 The Young Black Stallion (IMAX) Buena Vista $1,996 -18.1% 3 +1 $665 $6,590,067 - 52
29 22 What the #$*! Do We Know?! Captured Light Distribution $108,663 -25.9% 100 -27 $1,086 $9,817,689 - 46
110 121 Broadway: The Golden Age Dada Films $304 +44.1% 1 - $304 $341,920 - 28
21 33 Shark Tale DreamWorks $271,236 +242.2% 411 +195 $659 $159,568,781 $75 12
90 104 Almost Peaceful Empire $2,306 +34.4% 3 +1 $768 $84,493 - 18
43 34 The Work and the Glory Excel $41,436 -39.9% 20 -17 $2,071 $856,020 $7.5 4
88 87 Saints and Soldiers Excel $2,742 -18.3% 5 -3 $548 $1,133,640 $0.78 20
39 N The Sea Inside Fine Line $55,681 - 23 - $2,420 $55,681 - 1
49 41 Vera Drake Fine Line $32,379 -26.8% 38 -13 $852 $2,047,941 - 11
102 117 Bright Leaves First Run $1,013 +57.3% 2 -1 $506 $62,018 - 17
112 92 Deserted Station First Run $184 -92.9% 1 - $184 $11,567 - 7
23 17 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus Features $202,157 -29.0% 159 -88 $1,271 $15,080,746 - 13
8 N Flight of the Phoenix Fox $5,019,430 - 2,604 - $1,927 $5,019,430 $45 1
37 28 Taxi Fox $60,152 -38.7% 149 -43 $403 $36,177,654 $25 11
67 59 I, Robot Fox $6,817 -43.5% 20 -11 $340 $144,786,439 $120 23
13 11 Sideways Fox Searchlight $1,502,800 +21.1% 424 -51 $3,544 $16,511,317 $16 9
17 14 Kinsey Fox Searchlight $506,039 -3.8% 191 +22 $2,649 $5,140,595 $11 6
26 23 Napoleon Dynamite Fox Searchlight $124,804 -12.8% 177 -41 $705 $44,140,989 $0.4 28
38 31 I Heart Huckabees Fox Searchlight $56,212 -32.8% 80 -27 $702 $12,495,748 $20 12
54 45 Garden State Fox Searchlight $26,006 -28.2% 44 -14 $591 $26,706,668 $2.5 21
50 46 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) Giant Screen Films $27,458 -11.6% 9 - $3,050 $8,857,208 - 114
55 52 Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey (IMAX) Giant Screen Films $23,589 +6.6% 6 - $3,931 $7,720,415 - 115
73 70 Rosenstrasse IDP $5,691 -23.0% 5 -3 $1,138 $715,599 - 21
107 90 Sex is Comedy IFC $703 -73.9% 2 -1 $351 $36,073 - 9
33 32 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 3 (IMAX) IMAX $84,741 +6.5% 21 -3 $4,035 $705,710 - 9
41 40 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $45,419 -8.8% 15 +3 $3,027 $56,060,417 - 140
68 63 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX $6,244 -37.1% 2 -3 $3,122 $49,597,499 - 322
82 91 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX $3,367 +28.4% 1 -1 $3,367 $14,604,875 - 261
78 64 Fabled Indican $3,972 -58.8% 2 -1 $1,986 $16,218 - 2
87 72 L.A. Twister Indican $2,886 -57.7% 1 -2 $2,886 $47,250 - 12
89 86 Days of Being Wild Kino $2,500 -28.0% 1 - $2,500 $68,120 - 5
101 77 A Talking Picture Kino $1,069 -79.9% 1 -1 $1,069 $8,756 - 2
32 19 Saw Lions Gate $87,289 -65.4% 178 -307 $490 $55,091,862 $1.2 8
42 N Beyond the Sea Lions Gate $45,264 - 6 - $7,544 $45,264 - 1
66 42 I Am David Lions Gate $7,143 -83.1% 26 -180 $274 $284,002 - 3
46 47 Therese: The Story of Saint Therese of Lisieux Luke Films $36,202 +17.7% 40 +12 $905 $1,741,103 - 12
80 62 Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst Magnolia $3,771 -64.6% 5 -4 $754 $70,541 - 4
81 88 End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Magnolia $3,505 +11.8% 5 +2 $701 $391,950 - 18
65 55 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela Films $8,007 -48.9% 3 - $2,669 $47,394 - 9
12 9 Finding Neverland Miramax $1,960,122 +16.1% 985 +448 $1,989 $16,908,196 $25 6
14 N The Aviator Miramax $858,021 - 40 - $21,450 $858,021 $110 1
27 18 Shall We Dance Miramax $113,872 -57.7% 322 -296 $353 $56,625,379 $50 10
45 44 Haunted Castle (IMAX) N Wave $39,000 +0.3% 5 - $7,800 $10,061,855 - 200
74 75 Alien Adventure (IMAX) N Wave $5,500 -12.0% 2 - $2,750 $4,687,916 - 279
104 112 Encounter in the 3rd Dimension (IMAX) N Wave $950 -9.5% 1 - $950 $7,030,900 - 296
5 2 Blade: Trinity New Line $6,817,584 -57.6% 2,912 - $2,341 $35,628,693 $65 2
34 16 After the Sunset New Line $82,738 -80.9% 216 -803 $383 $27,939,967 $60 6
91 60 Birth New Line $2,228 -81.4% 21 -34 $106 $4,760,168 $20 8
98 61 Moolaade New Yorker $1,460 -86.3% 2 -2 $730 $104,499 - 10
105 99 Dolls Palm $822 -60.2% 1 - $822 $4,067 - 2
111 114 DIG! Palm $254 -74.2% 1 -1 $254 $127,067 - 12
1 N Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Paramount $30,061,756 - 3,620 - $8,304 $30,061,756 $140 1
11 7 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Paramount $2,002,903 -54.0% 2,115 -1,192 $946 $76,362,402 $30 5
44 36 Without a Paddle Paramount $39,706 -27.8% 62 -62 $640 $58,009,897 $19 18
52 51 Alfie Paramount $26,521 +5.2% 121 +56 $219 $13,351,235 $60 7
53 35 Team America: World Police Paramount $26,178 -54.2% 73 -92 $358 $32,676,213 $32 10
69 53 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Paramount $6,224 -68.0% 30 -39 $207 $37,760,080 $70 14
40 30 The Machinist Paramount Classics $52,899 -41.3% 60 -12 $881 $939,471 - 9
76 66 Enduring Love Paramount Classics $4,729 -48.9% 13 -12 $363 $346,691 - 8
100 - I'll Sleep When I'm Dead Paramount Classics $1,295 - 1 - $1,295 $360,759 - 26
106 84 Fade to Black Paramount Classics $788 -81.7% 4 -7 $197 $728,243 - 7
109 - Love Me If You Dare Paramount Classics $375 - 1 - $375 $553,504 - 26
108 109 Guiana 1838 RBC Radio $541 -52.6% 1 - $541 $192,727 - 13
57 50 Callas Forever Regent Releasing $16,877 -37.7% 11 -5 $1,534 $283,402 - 7
113 83 Straight-Jacket Regent Releasing $6 -99.9% 1 -3 $6 $19,201 - 4
97 116 Godzilla (Original Japanese Version) Rialto $1,539 +87.2% 2 - $769 $412,520 - 30
35 21 Seed of Chucky Rogue Pictures $68,272 -62.3% 165 -221 $413 $17,016,190 $12 6
95 N Whore Screen Media $1,964 - 1 - $1,964 $1,964 - 1
96 81 Postmen in the Mountains Shadow Dist. $1,708 -63.8% 1 -2 $1,708 $103,379 - 46
51 48 Bugs! (IMAX) SK Films $26,815 -9.1% 22 -2 $1,218 $13,960,851 - 93
58 65 Paper Clips Slowhand Cinema $14,210 +49.8% 9 +1 $1,578 $78,442 - 4
7 5 Christmas with the Kranks Sony (Revolution) $5,366,072 -29.5% 2,941 -353 $1,824 $61,972,118 $60 4
3 N Spanglish Sony / Columbia $8,817,853 - 2,438 +1,319 $3,616 $8,817,853 $80 1
9 8 Closer Sony / Columbia $3,351,014 -10.3% 1,090 +468 $3,074 $18,803,296 $27 3
25 15 The Grudge Sony / Columbia $162,688 -64.4% 278 -454 $585 $110,175,871 $10 9
15 20 House of Flying Daggers Sony Classics $812,764 +295.7% 145 +130 $5,605 $1,620,434 - 3
28 24 Being Julia Sony Classics $109,926 -22.8% 118 -18 $931 $3,366,787 - 10
30 25 Bad Education Sony Classics $102,524 -24.1% 8 +3 $12,815 $857,344 $5 5
64 76 Lightning in a Bottle Sony Classics $8,012 +45.3% 8 -2 $1,001 $121,386 - 9
72 73 Zelary Sony Classics $5,943 -8.5% 14 +1 $424 $326,182 - 14
77 N Imaginary Heroes Sony Classics $4,696 - 2 - $2,348 $4,696 - 1
92 97 Head in the Clouds Sony Classics $2,188 -2.1% 5 +2 $437 $396,610 - 14
70 79 Testosterone Strand $6,176 +16.2% 4 +1 $1,544 $172,445 - 15
93 N Open My Heart Strand $2,049 - 1 - $2,049 $2,049 - 1
59 89 A Tale of Two Sisters Tartan $13,385 +364.9% 9 +7 $1,487 $19,061 - 3
63 56 Born Into Brothels ThinkFilm $9,155 -37.3% 1 - $9,155 $30,570 - 2
79 57 Primer ThinkFilm $3,835 -72.3% 5 -15 $767 $424,760 $0.007 11
83 69 Bear Cub TLA Releasing $3,347 -56.7% 2 -1 $1,673 $52,499 - 7
99 96 Cowboys and Angels TLA Releasing $1,367 -41.9% 1 -1 $1,367 $33,700 - 14
16 13 Ray Universal $550,015 -42.3% 618 -511 $889 $70,247,805 $40 8
20 12 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Universal $331,500 -70.2% 514 -1,187 $644 $39,314,970 $40 6
36 26 Friday Night Lights Universal $62,385 -46.3% 154 -116 $405 $61,113,215 $30 11
18 N Swades UTV Communications $424,804 - 74 - $5,740 $424,804 - 1
2 1 Ocean's Twelve Warner Bros. $18,124,149 -53.7% 3,290 - $5,508 $68,524,528 $110 2
4 4 The Polar Express Warner Bros. $8,411,135 -12.3% 2,868 -389 $2,932 $123,430,336 $165 6
19 10 Alexander Warner Bros. $374,890 -74.7% 622 -1,503 $602 $33,649,513 $155 4
24 N Million Dollar Baby Warner Bros. $179,953 - 8 - $22,494 $235,407 $30 1
60 54 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Warner Bros. $13,218 -23.5% 19 -1 $695 $19,460,154 - 41
22 39 A Very Long Engagement Warner Independent $239,796 +378.5% 24 +20 $9,991 $550,659 $56.6 4
62 58 Seducing Doctor Lewis Wellspring $9,647 -20.5% 10 - $964 $459,407 - 27
71 67 Tarnation Wellspring $6,012 -34.8% 13 - $462 $459,617 $0.0002 11
75 82 Red Lights Wellspring $5,226 +15.3% 7 +1 $746 $627,039 - 18
86 71 Our Music (Notre Musique) Wellspring $2,986 -59.4% 3 -1 $995 $58,321 - 4
103 111 Goodbye, Dragon Inn Wellspring $967 -12.1% 1 -1 $967 $25,166 - 14
47 29 Veer Zaara Yash Raj $34,784 -62.0% 21 -28 $1,656 $2,827,985 $7 6
TOTAL (113 MOVIES):$107,531,153+0.6%35,896+476$2,996 
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