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September 9-11, 2005
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'Exorcism' Torments the Top Spot,
Sticks It to 'The Man'...

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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 84 112 Therese: The Story of Saint Therese of Lisieux Luke $6,878 +814.6% 4 +3 $1,719 $2,491,673 - 50
2 111 116 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $1,977 +446.1% 2 +1 $988 $45,030 - 9
3 66 88 Elevator to the Gallows (Re-issue) Rialto $14,143 +221.6% 3 - $4,714 $179,570 - 12
4 81 93 Caterina in the Big City Emp. $8,271 +142.4% 8 +3 $1,033 $266,896 - 15
5 108 107 Drivers Wanted Pill. $2,402 +116.0% 1 - $2,402 $18,432 - 12
6 91 94 Shoujyo: The Adolescent Indic. $5,869 +102.7% 2 +1 $2,934 $20,329 - 3
7 134 119 Palindromes Wells $500 +100.0% 1 - $500 $553,368 - 22
8 78 87 Heights SPC $8,942 +93.4% 13 +1 $687 $1,141,122 - 13
9 83 89 The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam Arv. $7,923 +84.2% 3 +1 $2,641 $137,829 - 14
10 106 103 Sequins NYer $2,582 +57.4% 1 - $2,582 $23,171 - 14
11 103 95 Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance Tar. $3,722 +34.0% 6 +3 $620 $34,067 - 4
12 43 47 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) GSF $62,840 +32.0% 12 - $5,236 $10,295,191 - 152
13 45 51 El Crimen Perfecto Vita. $53,850 +31.3% 23 +9 $2,341 $164,451 - 4
14 97 90 The Two of Us Rialto $4,829 +29.4% 2 - $2,414 $50,710 - 16
15 21 26 Batman Begins WB $440,469 +26.5% 541 +304 $814 $204,145,879 $150 13
16 100 91 Yes SPC $4,550 +22.0% 8 - $568 $386,020 - 12
17 61 67 The Beat That My Heart Skipped Wells $18,881 +21.2% 21 +3 $899 $921,410 - 11
18 54 54 The Memory of a Killer SPC $35,631 +12.4% 17 +4 $2,095 $143,162 - 3
19 127 113 Lila Says IDP $736 +10.7% 1 -1 $736 $115,743 - 12
20 44 46 Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey (IMAX) GSF $55,630 +4.8% 9 -1 $6,181 $9,491,867 - 153
21 1 N The Exorcism of Emily Rose SGem $30,054,300 - 2,981 - $10,081 $30,054,300 $19 1
22 6 N The Man NL $4,065,014 - 2,040 - $1,992 $4,065,014 - 1
23 16 N An Unfinished Life Mira. $1,008,308 - 139 -602 $7,254 $1,008,308 $30 1
24 20 N Salaam Namaste Yash $504,898 - 63 - $8,014 $504,898 - 1
25 36 - Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) NWav $87,565 - 17 - $5,150 $4,563,238 - 23
26 41 N Mobsters and Mormons Hale $67,945 - 32 - $2,123 $67,945 - 1
27 47 N Green Street Hooligans Free $48,760 - 7 - $6,965 $48,760 - 1
28 52 - No Entry Eros $36,446 - 49 - $743 $628,886 - 3
29 55 N Cote D'Azur Strand $33,521 - 11 - $3,047 $33,521 - 1
30 64 - Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav $15,445 - 3 - $5,148 $11,166,009 - 238
31 68 N Campfire FM $12,598 - 5 - $2,519 $12,598 - 1
32 79 - Bugs! (IMAX) SK $8,589 - 6 - $1,431 $16,401,500 - 131
33 80 N Touch the Sound Shad. $8,435 - 3 - $2,811 $10,327 - 1
34 89 N Keane Magn. $6,151 - 1 - $6,151 $6,151 $0.85 1
35 94 - Music from the Inside Out Emr. $5,581 - 1 - $5,581 $103,199 - 16
36 96 - Happily Ever After Kino $5,171 - 7 - $738 $239,602 - 23
37 99 - A State of Mind Kino $4,592 - 5 - $918 $30,051 - 5
38 104 N Kamikaze Girls Viz $2,795 - 1 - $2,795 $2,795 - 1
39 105 - Wall Life $2,608 - 2 - $1,304 $13,913 - 3
40 109 - Down and Derby Free $2,274 - 8 - $284 $91,201 - 7
41 110 N Side Effects Hum. $2,216 - 1 - $2,216 $2,216 $30 1
42 112 - Pure Indic. $1,652 - 1 - $1,652 $56,648 - 14
43 113 N Steal Me Cnv. $1,600 - 1 - $1,600 $1,600 - 1
44 116 - My Mother's Smile NYer $1,309 - 1 - $1,309 $40,246 - 25
45 117 - Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $1,246 - 4 - $311 $4,061,936 - 21
46 118 - The Great Water Pict. $1,139 - 2 - $569 $15,965 - 8
47 120 - The World Zeit. $1,019 - 1 - $1,019 $53,227 - 11
48 121 - Alien Adventure (IMAX) NWav $975 - 2 - $487 $4,929,716 - 317
49 122 - Encounter in the 3rd Dimension (IMAX) NWav $899 - 1 - $899 $7,114,404 - 342
50 123 - Fear and Trembling CGld $886 - 1 - $886 $126,071 - 41
51 132 - Milwaukee, Minnesota Tar. $528 - 2 - $264 $17,350 - 12
52 133 - Wild Side Wells $500 - 1 - $500 $15,355 - 8
53 135 - Edvard Munch (Re-issue) Shad. $396 - 1 - $396 $29,215 - 13
54 136 - Intimate Stories NYer $203 - 1 - $203 $102,417 - 27
55 124 110 Face Indic. $861 -1.6% 1 - $861 $103,430 - 48
56 67 70 Howl's Moving Castle BV $13,514 -2.6% 22 -3 $614 $4,688,756 - 14
57 86 79 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $6,615 -3.0% 1 - $6,615 $25,225 - 2
58 49 49 Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress Emp. $44,175 -3.2% 16 +5 $2,760 $302,458 - 7
59 30 30 Junebug SPC $216,357 -6.6% 105 +14 $2,060 $1,408,391 - 6
60 76 75 Cronicas Palm $8,953 -9.8% 9 -1 $994 $276,475 - 10
61 101 85 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $4,485 -10.0% 1 - $4,485 $56,290 - 4
62 35 33 2046 SPC $117,501 -10.5% 61 +15 $1,926 $1,002,176 $12 6
63 71 71 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $11,795 -11.4% 2 - $5,897 $17,028,188 - 127
64 119 105 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $1,097 -12.9% 2 - $548 $15,173,674 - 306
65 56 53 Murderball Think $27,913 -16.1% 48 -1 $581 $1,431,038 - 10
66 95 82 November SPC $5,183 -17.6% 19 +3 $272 $173,921 $1.5 8
67 88 77 Happy Endings Lions $6,330 -18.3% 20 -5 $316 $1,311,633 - 9
68 38 35 Hustle and Flow ParC $79,220 -18.4% 157 +35 $504 $22,044,583 $2.8 8
69 75 72 Saraband SPC $9,146 -18.8% 25 +18 $365 $560,275 - 10
70 77 73 The Beautiful Country SPC $8,945 -18.9% 17 -4 $526 $406,198 - 10
71 62 63 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants WB $16,782 -19.2% 34 -15 $493 $39,008,741 $25 15
72 46 42 Ladies in Lavender IDP $50,332 -19.3% 78 -14 $645 $6,492,211 - 20
73 25 25 Mr. & Mrs. Smith Fox $308,606 -23.1% 383 +32 $805 $185,032,410 $110 14
74 93 78 Apres Vous ParC $5,727 -23.8% 12 +1 $477 $808,883 - 15
75 29 28 Grizzly Man Lions $219,307 -24.4% 105 - $2,088 $2,034,176 - 5
76 87 76 Saving Face SPC $6,543 -30.3% 6 -2 $1,090 $1,171,539 - 16
77 70 66 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $11,847 -30.4% 3 - $3,949 $51,997,762 - 360
78 98 80 Eternal Reg. $4,718 -30.4% 5 -4 $943 $20,222 - 3
79 19 16 Broken Flowers Focus $753,289 -30.7% 425 -1 $1,772 $11,551,236 - 6
80 42 37 Dark Water BV $65,117 -31.0% 143 -29 $455 $25,279,865 - 10
81 23 22 The Aristocrats Think $352,009 -31.1% 222 -12 $1,585 $5,215,396 - 7
82 102 81 The Edukators IFC $4,374 -31.3% 14 +1 $312 $156,185 - 8
83 8 7 Wedding Crashers NL $3,252,154 -31.6% 2,181 -235 $1,491 $200,021,913 $40 9
84 51 45 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $36,530 -32.2% 8 - $4,566 $63,504,691 - 178
85 59 55 Secuestro Express Mira. $20,765 -32.4% 18 -8 $1,153 $283,798 - 6
86 85 74 Tony Takitani Strand $6,841 -33.7% 5 - $1,368 $90,539 - 12
87 53 44 Aliens of the Deep (IMAX) BV $35,665 -34.3% 24 -1 $1,486 $7,138,707 - 33
88 26 23 Madagascar DW $295,723 -34.4% 373 -80 $792 $191,952,758 - 16
89 60 56 The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D Dim. $19,519 -34.6% 64 -33 $304 $39,122,485 - 14
90 10 8 March of the Penguins WIP $2,639,936 -35.0% 2,403 -103 $1,098 $66,979,768 - 12
91 50 43 Me and You and Everyone We Know IFC $40,087 -35.3% 58 -3 $691 $3,687,114 - 13
92 74 68 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $9,664 -36.2% 17 -3 $568 $2,904,461 - 31
93 32 27 Herbie: Fully Loaded BV $201,442 -39.3% 310 -84 $649 $65,487,261 $50 12
94 22 18 Must Love Dogs WB $418,466 -40.1% 566 -222 $739 $43,158,943 $30 7
95 5 4 Red Eye DW $4,470,741 -41.3% 3,076 -58 $1,453 $51,174,155 $26 4
96 9 6 Four Brothers Par. $2,946,003 -41.4% 2,093 -342 $1,407 $68,271,343 $45 5
97 2 2 The 40-Year-Old Virgin Uni. $7,717,530 -42.0% 2,974 +73 $2,595 $82,126,560 $26 4
98 37 32 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $81,869 -42.3% 119 -37 $687 $7,803,940 - 18
99 63 57 Pretty Persuasion IDP $16,494 -43.3% 18 -6 $916 $254,401 - 5
100 14 13 Sky High BV $1,131,891 -43.4% 1,206 -408 $938 $60,711,608 $35 7
101 17 14 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory WB $992,389 -43.5% 1,013 -444 $979 $202,596,015 $150 9
102 39 34 The Longest Yard Par. $72,175 -43.9% 130 -57 $555 $157,891,109 $82 16
103 72 64 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $11,537 -44.4% 13 -4 $887 $21,425,932 - 79
104 69 62 The Baxter IFC $12,247 -44.7% 12 -6 $1,020 $107,439 - 3
105 58 52 Cinderella Man Uni. $22,420 -45.2% 59 -14 $380 $61,577,640 $88 15
106 73 65 Saint Ralph IDP $10,260 -45.2% 14 -6 $732 $443,232 - 6
107 4 3 The Constant Gardener Focus $4,726,644 -45.5% 1,381 +35 $3,422 $19,017,317 $25 2
108 24 19 Fantastic Four Fox $317,875 -45.5% 376 -103 $845 $153,135,154 $100 10
109 15 12 Valiant BV $1,123,546 -46.8% 1,633 -370 $688 $17,449,423 $35 4
110 48 36 Crash Lions $48,429 -49.1% 90 -47 $538 $53,382,847 $6.5 19
111 28 24 War of the Worlds Par. $226,697 -49.3% 307 -101 $738 $232,901,322 $132 11
112 13 11 Underclassman Mira. $1,243,374 -50.8% 1,132 - $1,098 $4,636,984 - 2
113 18 15 The Dukes of Hazzard WB $793,197 -51.0% 1,245 -766 $637 $78,583,769 $50 6
114 130 106 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $582 -51.1% 1 - $582 $353,919 - 47
115 34 29 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $118,798 -51.5% 213 -68 $557 $379,972,309 $113 17
116 40 31 Bad News Bears Par. $70,873 -51.7% 201 -68 $352 $32,781,491 $35 8
117 7 5 The Brothers Grimm Dim. $3,343,644 -53.5% 2,750 -348 $1,215 $33,295,113 $88 3
118 12 10 The Cave SGem $1,355,355 -54.0% 1,871 -324 $724 $13,702,364 - 3
119 11 9 The Skeleton Key Uni. $1,510,180 -54.3% 1,882 -532 $802 $45,821,815 $43 5
120 3 1 Transporter 2 Fox $7,389,470 -55.3% 3,320 +17 $2,225 $30,321,471 $32 2
121 128 102 God's Sandbox Indic. $709 -58.0% 1 - $709 $19,646 - 7
122 107 83 Kings and Queen Wells $2,426 -59.0% 4 +1 $606 $269,071 - 18
123 92 69 Margaret Cho: The Assassin Tour Reg. $5,817 -61.2% 5 -3 $1,163 $25,896 - 2
124 31 20 The Great Raid Mira. $213,880 -61.9% 493 -348 $433 $9,895,319 $80 5
125 33 21 Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Sony $195,870 -62.0% 302 -304 $648 $21,877,412 $22 5
126 129 101 Tropical Malady Strand $629 -64.2% 1 - $629 $39,883 - 12
127 65 50 Asylum ParC $14,361 -65.3% 30 -25 $478 $323,328 - 5
128 138 121 Oldboy Tar. $45 -65.4% 1 - $45 $702,924 - 25
129 125 98 Games of Love and Chance (L'Esquive) NYer $861 -66.0% 1 - $861 $5,620 - 2
130 126 97 The Tunnel Avat. $848 -66.9% 2 - $424 $40,803 - 20
131 114 86 Three Dancing Slaves TLA $1,485 -68.2% 1 - $1,485 $9,760 - 2
132 82 59 Rebound Fox $8,229 -68.5% 18 -17 $457 $16,801,715 $33.1 11
133 27 17 A Sound of Thunder WB $284,527 -69.0% 806 -10 $353 $1,717,608 $80 2
134 131 99 Funny Ha Ha GCR $570 -69.0% 1 -1 $570 $77,070 - 20
135 57 38 Supercross Fox $24,018 -74.0% 51 -75 $470 $3,078,472 - 4
136 90 60 Matando Cabos Tele $6,102 -75.2% 14 -28 $435 $138,554 - 3
137 137 109 Schizo Pict. $161 -81.7% 1 - $161 $54,285 - 23
138 115 58 Dirty Deeds Free $1,473 -94.8% 3 -27 $491 $131,422 - 3
TOTAL (138 MOVIES):$86,589,953-7.3%42,906-947$2,018 
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