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December 1-3, 2006
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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
74 70 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7th Art $5,498 -31.9% 3 -2 $1,832 $94,144 - 7
50 41 One Night with the King 8X Entertainment $36,917 -63.1% 67 -16 $551 $13,391,174 $20 8
64 58 Bon Cop, Bad Cop Alliance $9,781 -38.8% 14 +1 $698 $12,628,571 - 18
84 N Unnatural and Accidental Alliance $3,348 - 2 - $1,674 $3,348 - 1
105 97 Trailer Park Boys: The Movie Alliance $1,208 -28.6% 7 -2 $172 $3,833,507 - 9
65 N Christmas at Maxwell's Aloha Releasing $8,375 - 41 - $204 $8,375 $3 1
108 - Iraq in Fragments Arab Film Dist. $801 - 1 - $801 $64,116 - 4
107 82 Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds Ariztical Entertainment $842 -80.8% 1 - $842 $7,271 - 2
82 116 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Balcony Releasing $3,847 +1,368.3% 4 +2 $961 $22,454 - 9
117 106 So Much So Fast Balcony Releasing $399 -51.3% 1 -1 $399 $15,533 - 8
3 3 Deja Vu Buena Vista $10,947,752 -46.8% 3,108 - $3,522 $44,007,448 $75 2
6 6 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Buena Vista $4,893,966 -50.7% 2,617 -426 $1,870 $73,039,485 - 5
22 19 The Prestige Buena Vista $344,918 -59.9% 321 -244 $1,074 $51,648,073 $40 7
24 21 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Buena Vista $179,152 -42.6% 268 -25 $668 $423,271,331 $225 22
25 27 The Guardian Buena Vista $150,397 -35.3% 314 -18 $478 $54,567,828 - 10
47 45 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D (2006) Buena Vista $40,554 -42.6% 16 -6 $2,534 $8,538,588 - 7
49 50 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista $37,310 -15.0% 20 -1 $1,865 $5,226,946 - 45
89 67 Aliens of the Deep (IMAX) Buena Vista $2,996 -67.3% 2 - $1,498 $8,704,629 - 97
106 99 Black Gold California Newsreel $1,144 -25.2% 3 +2 $381 $56,872 - 9
77 78 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont Cineville $4,533 -16.9% 7 +3 $647 $1,695,777 $0.75 54
37 28 The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided Excel $70,625 -64.7% 44 - $1,605 $494,615 $6.5 2
110 90 49 Up First Run $622 -75.8% 1 -1 $622 $240,215 - 9
116 - The Bridesmaid First Run $449 - 1 - $449 $98,329 - 18
88 84 The Bridge First Stripe Productions $3,050 -22.7% 2 - $1,525 $137,760 - 6
97 N Four Eyed Monsters Four Eyed Monsters $1,886 - 1 - $1,886 $1,886 - 1
5 4 Deck the Halls Fox $6,676,139 -44.4% 3,205 - $2,083 $25,017,188 - 2
7 5 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Fox $4,746,746 -53.9% 2,237 -315 $2,121 $116,241,347 $18 5
28 31 Flicka Fox $122,366 -27.2% 303 +16 $403 $20,593,005 $15 7
39 25 A Good Year Fox $68,820 -76.6% 138 -372 $498 $7,304,163 $35 4
41 39 The Marine Fox $65,097 -36.6% 128 -8 $508 $18,599,849 - 8
66 66 The Devil Wears Prada Fox $8,175 -11.7% 19 -5 $430 $124,732,962 $35 23
72 63 Everyone's Hero Fox $5,765 -42.8% 25 -14 $230 $14,522,427 - 12
8 N Turistas Fox Atomic $3,582,554 - 1,570 - $2,281 $3,582,554 $10 1
29 37 Little Miss Sunshine Fox Searchlight $105,727 -14.7% 136 +22 $777 $59,084,296 $8 19
33 40 The History Boys Fox Searchlight $82,869 -17.8% 8 +1 $10,358 $264,558 - 2
43 29 Fast Food Nation Fox Searchlight $52,005 -74.0% 58 -194 $896 $905,718 - 3
44 46 The Last King of Scotland Fox Searchlight $48,869 -30.3% 17 - $2,874 $3,439,441 $6 10
69 65 Flannel Pajamas Gigantic Releasing $7,432 -24.8% 2 -1 $3,716 $42,218 - 3
120 93 Mutual Appreciation Goodbye Cruel Releasing $195 -91.6% 1 -2 $195 $85,033 - 14
26 23 Facing the Giants IDP $148,512 -51.6% 182 -42 $816 $9,730,628 $0.1 10
86 69 Come Early Morning IDP $3,199 -61.6% 4 -4 $799 $117,560 - 4
93 75 Conversations with God IDP $2,134 -64.1% 3 -2 $711 $422,897 - 6
68 80 The Aura IFC $7,645 +61.5% 4 +3 $1,911 $20,919 - 3
98 103 Unknown (2006) IFC $1,780 +87.8% 4 +1 $445 $19,427 - 5
109 96 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $709 -58.9% 7 +1 $101 $298,061 - 14
111 - Factotum IFC $572 - 4 - $143 $806,996 - 16
121 - Gabrielle IFC $152 - 1 - $152 $332,829 - 20
36 42 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 5 (IMAX) IMAX $73,166 -14.2% 26 +1 $2,814 $264,044 - 5
45 43 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $41,965 -43.7% 14 +2 $2,997 $15,996,403 - 63
76 73 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX $4,648 -38.8% 2 +1 $2,324 $16,584,419 - 371
115 115 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX $488 +53.9% 2 - $244 $52,881,905 - 424
122 - Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $120 - 6 - $20 $64,957,063 - 242
70 101 Old Joy Kino $6,855 +576.7% 7 +6 $979 $161,132 - 15
90 83 Cautiva Laemmle / Zeller Films $2,981 -26.2% 2 +1 $1,490 $13,004 - 4
48 48 Sweet Land Libero, LLC $38,443 -40.7% 18 -2 $2,135 $580,619 $1 8
19 16 Saw III Lionsgate $812,459 -48.4% 553 -491 $1,469 $79,544,001 $10 6
58 61 Jesus Camp Magnolia $13,884 +16.8% 16 -7 $867 $823,591 - 12
79 71 Samoan Wedding Magnolia $4,204 -47.5% 2 - $2,102 $51,828 - 4
91 89 Cocaine Cowboys Magnolia $2,837 +8.3% 4 - $709 $139,232 - 6
95 N The Architect Magnolia $2,032 - 1 - $2,032 $2,032 - 1
10 N National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj MGM $2,313,372 - 1,979 - $1,168 $2,313,372 - 1
53 52 Copying Beethoven MGM $33,305 -2.0% 13 +2 $2,561 $256,803 - 4
62 51 Harsh Times MGM $10,165 -76.4% 21 -101 $484 $3,328,430 - 4
123 105 Flyboys MGM $118 -85.6% 2 -4 $59 $13,006,620 $60 11
12 9 Bobby MGM (Weinstein) $2,002,792 -58.8% 1,670 +3 $1,199 $9,207,037 - 3
46 44 School for Scoundrels MGM (Weinstein) $40,584 -43.2% 125 -12 $324 $17,749,817 $35 10
14 12 The Queen Miramax $1,366,222 -47.2% 712 +59 $1,918 $23,087,069 - 10
55 60 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) N Wave $18,262 +38.8% 7 - $2,608 $11,602,033 - 87
87 86 Haunted Castle (IMAX) N Wave $3,100 -4.6% 2 - $1,550 $12,884,294 - 302
112 114 Alien Adventure (IMAX) N Wave $500 +11.1% 1 - $500 $5,015,472 - 381
113 113 Encounter in the 3rd Dimension (IMAX) N Wave $500 +4.2% 1 - $500 $7,193,516 - 406
4 N The Nativity Story New Line $7,849,304 - 3,083 - $2,545 $7,849,304 $35 1
15 11 Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny New Line $1,303,678 -59.7% 1,919 - $679 $7,411,132 $20 2
30 34 Little Children New Line $104,377 -26.3% 30 -1 $3,479 $1,819,876 $26 9
59 55 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning New Line $12,600 -28.3% 35 -4 $360 $39,379,698 $16 9
103 - Absolute Wilson New Yorker $1,283 - 3 - $427 $53,170 - 5
11 7 Flushed Away Paramount (DreamWorks) $2,205,862 -61.7% 2,053 -568 $1,074 $60,042,437 $149 5
32 22 Flags of Our Fathers Paramount (DreamWorks) $95,257 -69.2% 204 -158 $466 $33,479,810 $90 7
16 13 Babel Paramount Vantage $1,001,595 -49.1% 609 -293 $1,644 $16,774,393 - 6
54 53 Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus Picturehouse $23,586 -28.4% 33 -6 $714 $188,697 - 4
118 107 Aurora Borealis Regent Releasing $289 -63.4% 1 - $289 $60,552 - 12
67 62 Two or Three Things I Know About Her (re-issue) Rialto $8,050 -25.2% 1 - $8,050 $47,178 - 3
42 24 The Return Rogue Pictures $59,111 -80.3% 116 -305 $509 $7,712,009 - 4
102 79 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sagewood Cinema Ventures $1,284 -74.5% 1 - $1,284 $9,335 - 2
104 112 Heading South Shadow Dist. $1,230 +123.6% 4 +2 $307 $897,848 - 44
124 - Yang Ban Xi Shadow Dist. $48 - 1 - $48 $20,569 - 39
80 92 Bugs! (IMAX) SK Films $4,136 +72.8% 4 -1 $1,034 $18,280,035 - 188
2 2 Casino Royale Sony / Columbia $15,112,870 -50.9% 3,386 -57 $4,463 $115,876,024 $150 3
9 8 Stranger Than Fiction Sony / Columbia $3,356,324 -41.4% 1,804 -454 $1,860 $36,911,009 $30 4
34 30 Open Season Sony / Columbia $81,557 -51.8% 124 -82 $657 $84,303,558 $85 10
38 32 Marie Antoinette Sony / Columbia $70,373 -54.5% 80 -43 $879 $15,962,471 $40 7
21 20 Volver Sony Classics $380,261 -25.7% 30 - $12,675 $1,869,832 - 5
60 77 Driving Lessons Sony Classics $12,569 +121.1% 21 +13 $598 $168,786 - 8
73 98 American Hardcore Sony Classics $5,540 +255.8% 7 +4 $791 $219,905 - 11
81 85 Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles Sony Classics $4,093 +4.5% 13 +5 $314 $232,620 - 14
99 87 Broken Sky Strand $1,749 -44.0% 1 - $1,749 $24,911 - 8
100 102 Backstage (2006) Strand $1,717 +70.0% 1 - $1,717 $4,739 - 2
119 - Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $235 - 1 - $235 $70,358 - 17
61 57 The Cave of the Yellow Dog Tartan $11,663 -27.9% 6 - $1,943 $42,868 - 4
51 49 Shortbus ThinkFilm $35,977 -32.0% 26 -7 $1,383 $1,804,234 - 9
52 N 10 Items or Less ThinkFilm $35,929 - 15 - $2,395 $35,929 - 1
56 59 Keeping Mum ThinkFilm $16,198 +1.5% 19 -1 $852 $1,542,070 - 12
63 - Candy ThinkFilm $9,844 - 8 - $1,230 $14,526 - 3
83 - F**k ThinkFilm $3,830 - 5 - $766 $14,586 - 4
114 91 Half Nelson ThinkFilm $489 -79.9% 1 -4 $489 $2,687,199 - 17
78 N Dreamland Truly Indie $4,350 - 5 - $870 $4,350 - 1
94 - Vajra Sky Over Tibet Truly Indie $2,107 - 2 - $1,053 $60,746 - 12
101 81 51 Birch Street Truly Indie $1,614 -65.6% 1 -1 $1,614 $83,376 - 7
27 18 Let's Go to Prison Universal $130,680 -86.6% 241 -1,254 $542 $4,526,090 - 3
1 1 Happy Feet Warner Bros. $17,545,418 -52.6% 3,804 - $4,612 $121,501,018 $100 3
13 10 The Fountain Warner Bros. $1,785,334 -52.6% 1,472 - $1,212 $8,241,535 $35 2
18 15 The Departed Warner Bros. $825,361 -51.7% 572 -338 $1,442 $118,002,823 $90 9
23 26 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2006) Warner Bros. $215,043 -8.5% 29 +5 $7,415 $658,202 - 3
40 35 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $67,217 -47.4% 26 -3 $2,585 $21,355,597 - 40
17 14 For Your Consideration Warner Independent $846,953 -56.0% 625 +2 $1,355 $4,275,796 - 3
57 56 The Science of Sleep Warner Independent $16,093 -5.5% 25 +7 $643 $4,627,006 - 11
85 94 Infamous Warner Independent $3,291 +44.7% 8 +4 $411 $1,145,715 - 8
31 36 Shut Up and Sing Weinstein Company $102,047 -19.9% 84 +16 $1,214 $780,914 - 6
71 64 Boynton Beach Club Wingate Distribution $6,116 -39.1% 8 -1 $764 $3,115,393 - 38
35 33 The Illusionist Yari Film Group $80,412 -44.1% 173 -2 $464 $39,523,246 $16.5 16
20 17 Dhoom 2 Yash Raj $510,524 -47.9% 63 - $8,103 $2,085,707 - 2
75 - The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes Zeitgeist $5,027 - 3 - $1,675 $7,767 - 3
92 - Lunacy Zeitgeist $2,518 - 5 - $503 $44,343 - 17
96 - Climates Zeitgeist $1,908 - 1 - $1,908 $46,666 - 6
TOTAL (124 MOVIES):$93,245,755-42.5%40,900+558$2,280 
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