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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
117 - Jellyfish Zeitgeist $295 - 1 - $295 $338,097 - 22
102 107 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeitgeist $1,913 +122.7% 3 - $638 $196,321 - 12
76 74 Up the Yangtze Zeitgeist $9,954 -24.9% 8 -3 $1,244 $718,864 - 19
51 55 Trouble the Water Zeitgeist $43,380 +51.6% 8 +5 $5,423 $84,807 - 2
47 38 Bachna Ae Haseeno Yash Raj $66,004 -47.2% 35 -32 $1,886 $679,775 - 3
46 39 Sex and the City Warner Bros. (New Line) $69,413 -43.8% 107 -97 $649 $152,509,475 $65 14
16 15 Journey to the Center of the Earth Warner Bros. (New Line) $1,773,815 -18.9% 801 -250 $2,215 $94,553,075 $60 8
57 50 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $35,573 -7.2% 8 - $4,447 $36,216,279 - 131
39 35 Get Smart Warner Bros. $132,712 -3.3% 118 -3 $1,125 $128,426,530 $80 11
19 12 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Warner Bros. $1,435,809 -48.9% 1,252 -918 $1,147 $41,108,020 $27 4
12 5 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Warner Bros. $2,711,145 -52.1% 2,444 -1,008 $1,109 $29,619,167 - 3
3 4 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. $8,622,879 -18.2% 2,750 -413 $3,136 $502,293,926 $185 7
43 42 The Incredible Hulk Universal $73,495 -28.9% 100 -51 $735 $134,500,425 $150 12
36 30 Wanted Universal $158,105 -28.5% 186 -68 $850 $133,980,970 $75 10
35 28 Hellboy II: The Golden Army Universal $166,245 -35.1% 204 -82 $815 $75,374,075 $85 8
13 9 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Universal $2,629,445 -37.1% 1,713 -709 $1,535 $97,858,315 $145 5
8 8 Mamma Mia! Universal $4,211,495 -2.4% 1,968 -358 $2,140 $131,302,175 $52 7
6 3 Death Race Universal $6,304,635 -50.0% 2,537 +5 $2,485 $23,154,165 $45 2
68 N Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild TLA Releasing $21,086 - 3 - $7,029 $21,086 - 1
107 95 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired ThinkFilm $1,085 -38.1% 3 -3 $362 $49,726 - 8
74 64 Encounters at the End of the World ThinkFilm $11,898 -33.3% 15 -5 $793 $835,194 - 12
119 114 Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) The Film Desk $200 -61.9% 2 - $100 $27,852 - 20
89 86 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $4,276 -6.3% 7 +1 $611 $152,469 - 53
18 16 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment $1,509,198 +6.1% 630 +90 $2,396 $6,242,261 $25 3
71 76 The Edge of Heaven Strand $17,400 +41.8% 9 - $1,933 $675,034 - 15
98 92 Baghead Sony Classics $2,234 -33.9% 7 -1 $319 $114,907 - 12
66 60 The Children of Huang Shi Sony Classics $23,924 +3.8% 25 -1 $957 $831,361 - 15
63 54 When Did You Last See Your Father Sony Classics $25,107 -14.9% 33 -2 $761 $907,274 - 13
55 57 Brick Lane Sony Classics $36,852 +33.3% 31 -2 $1,189 $915,236 - 11
49 52 The Wackness Sony Classics $46,940 +29.2% 51 - $920 $1,887,470 - 9
48 N I Served the King of England Sony Classics $53,218 - 8 - $6,652 $53,218 - 1
31 33 Frozen River Sony Classics $256,749 +74.5% 69 +28 $3,721 $749,332 - 5
40 37 You Don't Mess with the Zohan Sony / Columbia $127,090 -4.8% 193 -11 $658 $99,864,677 $90 13
23 19 Hancock Sony / Columbia $664,586 +3.3% 465 -123 $1,429 $227,211,630 $150 9
20 14 Step Brothers Sony / Columbia $1,357,288 -41.0% 1,036 -603 $1,310 $97,926,025 $65 6
9 6 Pineapple Express Sony / Columbia $3,535,220 -35.2% 2,047 -573 $1,727 $79,918,601 $27 4
4 2 The House Bunny Sony / Columbia $8,317,426 -42.8% 2,714 - $3,065 $27,868,669 $25 2
82 101 Beautiful Losers Sidetrack Films $8,062 +602.3% 2 +1 $4,031 $31,743 - 4
114 - Girls Rock! Shadow Dist. $500 - 1 - $500 $156,222 - 26
73 70 Roman de Gare Samuel Goldwyn $12,548 -17.8% 15 -2 $837 $1,823,488 - 19
25 21 Elegy Samuel Goldwyn $624,069 +26.8% 139 +47 $4,490 $1,553,674 - 4
121 - Teeth Roadside Attractions $53 - 1 - $53 $346,342 - 19
99 88 Before the Rains Roadside Attractions $2,163 -46.2% 2 +1 $1,082 $1,017,553 - 17
87 82 The Fall Roadside Attractions $5,965 +6.1% 11 +4 $542 $2,241,297 - 17
61 51 Beer for My Horses Roadside Attractions $26,260 -31.5% 29 -11 $906 $444,813 - 4
54 47 I.O.U.S.A. Roadside Attractions $37,320 -39.1% 21 +3 $1,777 $661,135 - 2
109 98 Cthulhu Regent Releasing $685 -52.4% 1 - $685 $3,403 - 2
108 N Antarctica Regent Releasing $798 - 1 - $798 $798 - 1
100 - No Regret Regent Releasing $2,117 - 1 - $2,117 $11,754 - 5
80 77 Kabluey Regent Releasing $8,953 -22.0% 2 -1 $4,477 $70,377 - 9
83 62 Mongol Picturehouse $7,591 -61.5% 16 -14 $474 $5,684,339 $18 13
52 45 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Picturehouse $42,593 -40.1% 100 -46 $426 $17,450,901 $10 11
81 69 What We Do Is Secret Peace Arch Entertainment $8,878 -43.1% 7 +3 $1,268 $42,332 - 4
58 46 American Teen Paramount Vantage $34,345 -45.7% 74 -35 $464 $852,955 - 6
24 20 Kung Fu Panda Paramount (DreamWorks) $633,024 +9.3% 460 +23 $1,376 $213,591,364 $130 13
1 1 Tropic Thunder Paramount (DreamWorks) $11,518,611 -29.2% 3,473 +121 $3,317 $83,852,435 $92 3
33 29 Iron Man Paramount $223,636 -8.1% 220 -37 $1,017 $317,794,156 $140 18
27 40 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Paramount $396,651 +234.7% 303 +167 $1,309 $315,733,805 $185 15
72 67 The Visitor Overture Films $13,641 -16.9% 28 +2 $487 $9,326,665 - 21
45 26 Henry Poole Is Here Overture Films $71,001 -77.4% 102 -404 $696 $1,622,235 - 3
5 N Traitor Overture Films $7,868,465 - 2,054 - $3,831 $9,369,792 $22 1
59 58 U2 3D National Geographic Entertainment $31,594 +25.2% 7 +2 $4,513 $9,412,772 - 32
41 32 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment $98,482 -51.2% 46 - $2,141 $18,485,492 - 48
106 90 Tuya's Marriage Music Box Films $1,129 -70.3% 1 -1 $1,129 $68,007 - 22
28 25 Tell No One Music Box Films $373,623 +8.6% 102 +1 $3,663 $4,283,364 - 9
120 111 Ripple Effect Monterey Media, Inc. $121 -83.1% 1 -2 $121 $10,630 - 11
110 106 The Sensation of Sight Monterey Media, Inc. $572 -33.9% 2 - $286 $22,040 - 12
91 83 Elsa & Fred Mitropoulos Films $4,181 -22.4% 5 -4 $836 $162,304 - 10
34 23 Brideshead Revisited Miramax $218,546 -49.0% 232 -212 $942 $5,905,793 - 6
14 10 The Longshots MGM (Weinstein) $2,310,498 -43.4% 2,089 - $1,106 $7,460,122 - 2
10 11 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM (Weinstein) $2,815,506 -6.3% 692 - $4,069 $12,599,417 - 3
15 N College MGM $2,153,109 - 2,123 - $1,014 $2,153,109 $7 1
75 63 Gonzo Magnolia $11,104 -38.0% 15 -17 $740 $1,146,513 - 9
32 31 Man on Wire Magnolia $236,008 +14.2% 91 +17 $2,593 $1,460,433 - 6
7 N Disaster Movie Lionsgate $5,836,973 - 2,642 - $2,209 $5,836,973 $20 1
116 - My Father My Lord Kino $307 - 1 - $307 $154,870 - 16
113 97 Love Comes Lately Kino $527 -69.3% 1 - $527 $76,120 - 12
79 78 Momma's Man Kino $9,155 -17.3% 3 +2 $3,052 $26,322 - 2
118 119 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indican $258 +1.6% 1 - $258 $2,618 - 11
95 79 Dare Not Walk Alone Indican $3,084 -65.8% 1 -1 $3,084 $29,355 - 6
85 87 The Legend of God's Gun Indican $6,475 +43.4% 3 +1 $2,158 $114,344 - 7
62 59 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $25,792 +5.7% 11 +1 $2,345 $76,491,855 - 333
60 53 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $31,003 -3.7% 3 - $10,334 $25,809,726 - 154
70 72 In Search of a Midnight Kiss IFC $17,575 +29.0% 6 -3 $2,929 $92,676 - 5
69 66 The Last Mistress IFC $20,344 +21.3% 20 +2 $1,017 $711,772 $6 10
64 61 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $24,984 +17.9% 7 +5 $3,569 $88,769 - 3
26 18 Bottle Shock Freestyle Releasing $547,225 -16.0% 295 -29 $1,855 $2,454,139 - 4
96 89 Young@Heart Fox Searchlight $2,855 -25.8% 6 -1 $476 $3,931,345 - 21
92 91 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Fox $3,662 -2.9% 12 -2 $305 $154,528,032 $85 25
78 65 What Happens in Vegas Fox $9,467 -45.5% 30 +2 $316 $80,262,963 $35 17
56 56 The Happening Fox $36,275 +30.9% 25 -21 $1,451 $64,485,596 $48 12
53 48 Meet Dave Fox $41,732 -18.7% 58 -34 $720 $11,703,916 $60 8
42 41 The X-Files: I Want to Believe Fox $87,441 -25.2% 94 -69 $930 $20,837,515 $30 6
29 24 Space Chimps Fox $342,627 -15.2% 401 -66 $854 $28,862,148 $37 7
22 13 The Rocker Fox $969,878 -63.2% 2,784 - $348 $5,634,437 $15 2
11 7 Mirrors Fox $2,751,301 -45.1% 1,820 -844 $1,512 $24,819,581 - 3
2 N Babylon A.D. Fox $9,484,627 - 3,390 - $2,798 $9,484,627 $70 1
17 22 Hamlet 2 Focus Features $1,698,820 +286.2% 1,597 +1,494 $1,064 $2,725,020 $9 2
103 80 A Jihad for Love First Run $1,634 -75.7% 2 -1 $817 $85,181 - 15
93 105 Constantine's Sword First Run $3,283 +235.7% 3 +1 $1,094 $173,382 - 20
77 N Sukiyaki Western Django First Look $9,856 - 1 - $9,856 $9,856 - 1
30 34 Transsiberian First Look $281,949 +103.6% 81 +43 $3,481 $839,312 - 7
88 85 America the Beautiful First Independent Pictures $5,669 +18.6% 5 +1 $1,134 $51,683 - 17
67 75 Sixty Six First Independent Pictures $22,455 +80.0% 9 -2 $2,495 $117,618 - 5
112 - XXY Film Movement $560 - 1 - $560 $38,212 - 18
97 103 The Grocer's Son Film Movement $2,293 +119.0% 2 - $1,147 $191,762 - 13
90 - Days and Clouds Film Movement $4,207 - 1 - $4,207 $80,904 - 8
115 - Forza del Destino at Florence Emerging Pictures $480 - 1 - $480 $52,577 - 13
105 99 La Traviata at La Scala Emerging Pictures $1,168 -16.2% 1 - $1,168 $177,165 - 29
101 - Aida at La Scala Emerging Pictures $1,995 - 1 - $1,995 $205,098 - 28
86 N My Mexican Shivah Emerging Pictures $6,100 - 1 - $6,100 $6,100 - 1
111 102 Love and Honor Eleven Arts $561 -48.9% 1 - $561 $43,687 - 18
84 81 The Flyboys Dark Coast Pictures $7,509 +23.1% 2 +1 $3,755 $30,268 - 3
65 71 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista $24,304 +75.3% 5 - $4,861 $9,558,506 - 136
50 44 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Buena Vista $45,075 -40.6% 83 -63 $543 $141,595,602 $225 16
37 27 Swing Vote Buena Vista $157,566 -47.5% 185 -187 $852 $15,712,770 $21 5
21 17 WALL-E Buena Vista $1,175,863 +21.8% 1,155 +370 $1,018 $217,973,943 $180 10
94 N Young People Fucking Blowtorch Entertainment $3,220 - 1 - $3,220 $3,220 - 1
38 N Goal 2: Living the Dream Arenas Entertainment $150,098 - 99 - $1,516 $150,098 - 1
104 104 The Singing Revolution Abramorama $1,593 +60.6% 2 +1 $797 $329,627 - 39
44 43 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment $71,246 -13.8% 13 - $5,480 $4,423,054 - 29
TOTAL (121 MOVIES):$98,191,562-7.5%48,926+5,123$2,007 
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