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December 2-4, 2005
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'Aeon Flux' Flounders
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1 19 22 Syriana WB $521,420 +39.2% 9 +4 $57,935 $1,271,259 $50 2
2 45 N Transamerica Wein. $46,908 - 2 - $23,454 $46,908 - 1
3 56 46 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $18,437 -61.0% 1 - $18,437 $15,416,160 - 319
4 17 16 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2005) WB $837,973 -31.4% 66 - $12,696 $2,511,434 - 2
5 65 N The Boys of Baraka Think $9,705 - 1 - $9,705 $12,800 - 1
6 67 N Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $9,098 - 1 - $9,098 $9,098 - 1
7 50 54 Breakfast on Pluto SPC $30,173 +4.8% 5 +2 $6,034 $128,776 - 3
8 57 68 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont Cnv. $17,158 +76.1% 3 +2 $5,719 $33,393 $0.75 2
9 1 1 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire WB $19,878,136 -63.7% 3,858 - $5,152 $229,266,716 $150 3
10 2 N Aeon Flux Par. $12,661,112 - 2,608 - $4,854 $12,661,112 $62 1
11 81 N Far Side of the Moon TLA $4,721 - 1 - $4,721 $4,721 - 1
12 38 40 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) NWav $80,111 +5.6% 19 - $4,216 $6,253,178 - 35
13 71 91 39 Pounds of Love Bal. $8,055 +91.0% 2 +1 $4,027 $15,206 - 2
14 85 126 After Innocence NYer $3,978 +844.9% 1 - $3,978 $33,646 - 7
15 74 74 The Syrian Bride Koch $7,682 -14.7% 2 +1 $3,841 $33,862 - 3
16 28 33 Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic IDP $128,205 -4.8% 34 +6 $3,770 $675,082 - 4
17 94 72 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $3,429 -62.0% 1 -1 $3,429 $77,873 - 5
18 8 7 Pride and Prejudice Focus $4,390,178 -38.7% 1,327 +28 $3,308 $22,398,482 - 4
19 33 28 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $97,941 -48.7% 30 -1 $3,264 $5,221,141 - 11
20 48 53 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) GSF $35,620 +19.8% 11 - $3,238 $10,736,371 - 164
21 35 34 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 4 (IMAX) Imax $89,371 -19.3% 28 -2 $3,191 $339,031 - 5
22 46 N Home Delivery Eros $46,730 - 15 - $3,115 $46,730 - 1
23 95 - Down and Derby Free $3,053 - 1 - $3,053 $230,601 - 26
24 60 61 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav $15,250 -22.9% 5 - $3,050 $12,294,313 - 250
25 3 2 Walk the Line Fox $9,532,166 -50.4% 3,160 +22 $3,016 $68,298,646 $28 3
26 22 23 The Squid and the Whale IDP $307,250 -13.1% 102 +20 $3,012 $3,674,293 $1.5 9
27 39 - Little Manhattan Fox $76,991 - 26 - $2,961 $334,863 - 9
28 76 - Brooklyn Lobster Mea. $5,799 - 2 - $2,899 $42,218 - 5
29 59 62 Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey (IMAX) GSF $15,488 -20.4% 6 - $2,581 $9,810,974 - 165
30 4 3 Yours, Mine and Ours Par. $8,258,472 -52.7% 3,210 +4 $2,572 $34,423,307 $45 2
31 43 - Christmas in the Clouds Slow $50,488 - 20 - $2,524 $149,322 $3 5
32 103 - Three of Hearts Think $2,434 - 1 - $2,434 $19,738 - 7
33 31 31 Ushpizin PicH $114,222 -28.4% 48 - $2,379 $980,039 - 7
34 5 6 Just Friends NL $5,601,132 -39.1% 2,505 - $2,235 $21,109,390 - 2
35 18 17 Capote SPC $547,617 -40.3% 247 -14 $2,217 $9,827,054 $7 10
36 42 41 The Passenger (re-issue) SPC $52,968 -29.9% 24 +2 $2,207 $411,539 - 6
37 69 - Darwin's Nightmare ICir $8,420 - 4 - $2,105 $89,925 - 18
38 106 98 Zizek! Zeit. $2,070 -29.8% 1 - $2,070 $17,320 - 3
39 51 47 Ballets Russes Zeit. $28,458 -38.9% 14 +1 $2,032 $281,043 - 6
40 34 32 Deewane Huye Paagal UTV $97,133 -33.4% 48 - $2,023 $301,376 - 2
41 107 70 Classe Tous Risques (re-issue) Rialto $2,015 -78.7% 1 - $2,015 $37,285 - 3
42 83 114 Garcon Stupide Pict. $4,020 +372.4% 2 +1 $2,010 $121,729 - 12
43 111 103 A Wake in Providence Indic. $1,988 -4.1% 1 -2 $1,988 $385,295 - 34
44 86 87 Pure Indic. $3,967 -30.7% 2 - $1,983 $87,720 - 26
45 63 73 Naked in Ashes Jour $11,550 +28.1% 6 +2 $1,925 $52,885 - 7
46 6 5 Rent SonR $4,441,633 -55.7% 2,437 +4 $1,822 $23,743,498 $40 2
47 20 N First Descent Uni. $438,615 - 243 - $1,805 $438,615 - 1
48 68 83 Pulse (2005) Magn. $9,017 +25.4% 5 +2 $1,803 $43,874 - 4
49 89 82 Down to the Bone L/Z $3,541 -51.8% 2 - $1,770 $14,207 - 2
50 114 89 Blackmail Boy Pict. $1,752 -62.6% 1 - $1,752 $16,504 - 3
51 92 75 First Morning Illm. $3,443 -61.4% 2 - $1,721 $82,232 $0.3 16
52 14 15 Good Night, and Good Luck. WIP $1,053,466 -44.0% 631 +14 $1,669 $21,031,448 $7 9
53 58 N Mr. Ya Miss Kria $15,776 - 10 - $1,577 $15,776 - 1
54 24 25 Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang WB $239,497 -29.8% 154 -14 $1,555 $3,790,852 $15 7
55 37 36 Paradise Now WIP $83,414 -18.7% 54 -1 $1,544 $812,607 $2 6
56 64 76 Protocols of Zion Think $10,481 +24.2% 7 +4 $1,497 $127,179 - 7
57 47 52 The Dying Gaul Hole. $35,735 +8.0% 24 +7 $1,488 $278,160 - 5
58 54 N Apaharan Kria $25,168 - 17 - $1,480 $25,168 - 1
59 7 4 Chicken Little BV $4,406,418 -64.9% 3,021 -454 $1,458 $124,118,837 $150 5
60 98 95 Cape of Good Hope AL $2,815 -16.2% 2 - $1,407 $20,506 $3 4
61 21 19 Shopgirl BV $420,893 -45.2% 307 -37 $1,370 $9,436,412 - 7
62 9 8 Derailed Wein. $2,300,550 -50.1% 1,702 -359 $1,351 $32,711,697 $22 4
63 120 - The Beat That My Heart Skipped Wells $1,324 - 1 - $1,324 $1,023,238 - 23
64 72 102 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $7,933 +273.0% 6 +3 $1,322 $165,735 - 16
65 121 115 God's Sandbox Indic. $1,248 +53.7% 1 - $1,248 $39,376 - 19
66 102 - Tony Takitani Strand $2,437 - 2 - $1,218 $124,407 - 24
67 10 9 In the Mix Lions $1,867,971 -58.0% 1,608 - $1,161 $8,625,445 - 2
68 73 64 New York Doll FInd. $7,887 -51.5% 7 -1 $1,126 $159,694 - 6
69 11 10 The Ice Harvest Focus $1,662,189 -55.6% 1,555 +5 $1,068 $7,685,956 - 2
70 52 45 The Work and the Glory II: American Zion Vine. $28,210 -47.7% 27 - $1,044 $1,838,667 $6.5 7
71 82 71 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $4,132 -55.1% 4 - $1,033 $21,578,808 - 91
72 16 14 Get Rich or Die Tryin' Par. $925,593 -57.3% 906 -307 $1,021 $29,821,986 $40 4
73 15 13 Saw II Lions $936,788 -62.0% 926 -400 $1,011 $85,743,451 $4 6
74 109 86 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $2,000 -65.4% 2 -1 $1,000 $3,031,954 - 43
75 96 111 Loggerheads Strand $2,915 +186.3% 3 +1 $971 $69,440 - 8
76 97 110 Private Arab $2,903 +166.8% 3 +2 $967 $9,623 - 3
77 113 84 Before the Fall Pict. $1,832 -74.1% 2 - $916 $64,276 - 9
78 70 71 Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress Emp. $8,126 -10.1% 9 - $902 $637,141 - 19
79 13 12 Jarhead Uni. $1,115,170 -60.2% 1,246 -366 $895 $61,122,435 $72 5
80 90 - Future of Food Libre $3,516 - 4 - $879 $78,276 - 12
81 84 97 Nine Lives Magn. $3,990 +25.9% 5 +3 $798 $334,043 - 8
82 124 - Games of Love and Chance (L'Esquive) NYer $760 - 1 - $760 $7,557 - 7
83 125 118 Encounter in the 3rd Dimension (IMAX) NWav $750 -5.7% 1 - $750 $7,141,915 - 354
84 80 80 The Aristocrats Think $5,061 -34.0% 7 -4 $723 $6,334,863 - 19
85 26 21 Prime Uni. $180,340 -56.1% 253 -104 $712 $22,564,215 $22 6
86 117 78 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $1,422 -82.5% 2 +1 $711 $52,093,063 - 372
87 99 93 Dorian Blues TLA $2,790 -26.6% 4 +1 $697 $57,679 - 11
88 91 99 Touch the Sound Shad. $3,447 +19.5% 5 - $689 $126,744 - 13
89 93 101 Separate Lies FoxS $3,435 +37.4% 5 - $687 $918,186 - 12
90 119 106 Elevator to the Gallows (Re-issue) Rialto $1,357 -5.3% 2 - $678 $259,784 - 24
91 12 11 Zathura Sony $1,211,177 -65.8% 1,791 -829 $676 $27,475,171 $65 4
92 23 18 The Legend of Zorro Sony $295,041 -67.5% 437 -330 $675 $45,000,383 $75 6
93 110 79 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $1,999 -74.9% 3 -1 $666 $63,890,163 - 190
94 29 27 Bee Season FoxS $126,234 -57.2% 192 -85 $657 $1,028,052 $14 4
95 112 - Ellie Parker Strand $1,963 - 3 - $654 $22,404 - 4
96 53 50 The Weather Man Par. $25,729 -34.7% 40 -28 $643 $12,412,616 $22 6
97 66 56 El Vacilon: The Movie Tele $9,430 -61.2% 15 -3 $628 $1,277,968 - 7
98 78 66 Bugs! (IMAX) SK $5,593 -51.4% 9 - $621 $16,641,353 - 143
99 41 44 A History of Violence NL $56,596 +3.7% 93 +30 $608 $30,927,547 $32 11
100 30 29 The 40-Year-Old Virgin Uni. $119,560 -31.7% 197 -2 $606 $109,089,208 $26 16
101 25 24 Flightplan BV $215,038 -38.2% 365 -26 $589 $88,424,637 - 11
102 104 79 Cinderella Man Uni. $2,350 -69.8% 4 - $587 $61,649,308 $88 27
103 87 96 Junebug SPC $3,818 +15.5% 7 -2 $545 $2,678,010 - 18
104 128 - El Crimen Perfecto Vita. $540 - 1 - $540 $410,270 - 16
105 49 42 North Country WB $33,073 -49.8% 62 -10 $533 $18,066,315 $35 7
106 88 105 Therese: The Story of Saint Therese of Lisieux Luke $3,575 +121.9% 7 +5 $510 $2,619,797 - 62
107 116 - Kings and Queen Wells $1,442 - 3 - $480 $289,592 - 29
108 40 35 Wedding Crashers NL $57,263 -47.6% 120 -17 $477 $209,107,253 $40 21
109 118 124 Kamikaze Girls Viz $1,407 +179.7% 3 +2 $469 $33,889 - 13
110 101 81 Aliens of the Deep (IMAX) BV $2,608 -64.5% 6 - $434 $7,504,854 - 45
111 79 67 Fantastic Four Fox $5,188 -51.1% 12 -6 $432 $154,684,147 $100 22
112 105 85 Mr. & Mrs. Smith Fox $2,136 -68.8% 5 -8 $427 $186,334,749 $110 26
113 55 57 Roll Bounce FoxS $24,505 +12.8% 59 +18 $415 $17,315,183 - 11
114 108 109 Going Shopping RBR $2,013 +68.9% 5 +3 $402 $29,476 - 10
115 36 26 Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit DW $89,123 -71.0% 225 -129 $396 $55,310,232 $30 9
116 123 116 Alien Adventure (IMAX) NWav $790 -1.3% 2 - $395 $4,963,311 - 329
117 44 38 In Her Shoes Fox $50,451 -44.7% 128 -5 $394 $32,705,430 - 9
118 27 20 Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story DW $172,609 -63.8% 461 -118 $374 $32,022,286 $32 7
119 77 88 MirrorMask IDP $5,760 +3.3% 16 -2 $360 $857,041 $4 10
120 32 30 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $103,699 -39.4% 296 -17 $350 $53,205,590 - 12
121 75 65 Transporter 2 Fox $6,231 -56.5% 18 -11 $346 $43,086,650 $32 14
122 115 92 Thumbsucker SPC $1,717 -56.6% 5 -3 $343 $1,325,073 - 12
123 122 123 2046 SPC $1,007 +76.7% 3 - $335 $1,442,305 $12 18
124 100 90 Mobsters and Mormons Hale $2,627 -41.5% 8 - $328 $403,697 - 13
125 129 - The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam Arv. $278 - 1 - $278 $185,208 - 25
126 61 59 Elizabethtown Par. $13,253 -36.0% 50 -8 $265 $26,702,075 $45 8
127 62 51 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory WB $11,930 -64.2% 55 -34 $216 $206,456,431 $150 21
128 126 119 Duane Hopwood IFC $630 -20.8% 3 +1 $210 $10,396 - 4
129 130 117 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $200 -75.0% 1 -1 $200 $70,435 - 21
130 127 122 Green Street Hooligans Free $587 +2.8% 3 +1 $195 $345,821 - 13
131 132 - Oldboy Tar. $165 - 1 - $165 $707,391 - 36
132 133 104 Forty Shades of Blue Vita. $88 -95.6% 1 -2 $88 $72,315 $1.5 10
133 134 - Tropical Malady Strand $82 - 1 - $82 $46,690 - 23
134 135 120 One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $79 -90.0% 1 - $79 $15,504 - 12
135 131 - Edvard Munch (Re-issue) Shad. $200 - 3 - $66 $39,436 - 24
TOTAL (135 MOVIES):$86,616,616-47.7%37,398-1,282$2,316 
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