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