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Weekend Box Office


October 17-19, 2008
Weekend


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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
128 136 Up the Yangtze Zeitgeist $167 -27.7% 1 - $167 $782,072 - 26
125 104 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeitgeist $505 -82.0% 2 - $253 $76,070 - 16
66 71 Trouble the Water Zeitgeist $17,071 +3.8% 15 +5 $1,138 $378,388 - 9
116 84 Towelhead Warner Independent $907 -84.6% 4 -3 $227 $371,641 - 6
24 28 Journey to the Center of the Earth Warner Bros. (New Line) $259,963 -11.5% 276 -9 $942 $100,830,143 $60 15
14 8 Appaloosa Warner Bros. (New Line) $2,029,200 -38.9% 1,265 -25 $1,604 $14,326,286 $20 5
73 67 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Warner Bros. $11,498 -35.9% 22 -21 $523 $43,956,353 $27 11
50 45 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $43,111 -19.5% 10 - $4,311 $36,634,447 - 138
47 38 Get Smart Warner Bros. $46,840 -39.2% 71 -22 $660 $130,246,343 $80 18
36 61 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Warner Bros. $100,933 +288.3% 234 +158 $431 $35,011,371 - 10
33 36 RockNRolla Warner Bros. $134,261 -7.2% 22 +15 $6,103 $404,474 - 2
20 19 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. $412,148 -22.0% 290 -85 $1,421 $527,356,352 $185 14
10 7 Nights in Rodanthe Warner Bros. $2,657,440 -41.5% 2,115 -460 $1,256 $36,869,470 - 4
6 3 Body of Lies Warner Bros. $6,824,259 -47.0% 2,714 +4 $2,514 $24,424,928 $70 2
22 15 An American Carol Vivendi Entertainment $350,000 -74.9% 599 -1,022 $584 $6,776,000 $20 3
85 82 The Pool Vitagraph $5,369 -19.2% 5 - $1,074 $69,169 - 7
112 99 Walking on Dead Fish Variance Films $1,311 -59.4% 3 -1 $437 $29,271 - 5
- - Box Elder Unknown $950 - 1 - $950 $39,138 - 33
32 16 Flash of Genius Universal $138,375 -84.1% 225 -873 $615 $4,234,040 - 3
30 32 Mamma Mia! Universal $168,730 -11.7% 219 -60 $770 $143,328,710 $52 14
12 6 The Express Universal $2,191,810 -52.0% 2,810 +2 $780 $8,214,570 $40 2
67 N The Elephant King Unison Films $15,959 - 1 - $15,959 $15,959 - 1
117 116 Bab'Aziz - The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul Typecast Releasing $881 -25.0% 1 - $881 $88,515 - 37
90 108 Encounters at the End of the World ThinkFilm $3,777 +55.6% 4 -3 $944 $932,590 - 19
107 137 Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) The Film Desk $1,767 +695.9% 2 +1 $884 $33,587 - 32
101 120 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $2,525 +172.1% 4 +1 $631 $187,916 - 60
51 43 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment $42,949 -25.7% 53 -22 $810 $12,085,870 $25 10
9 N Sex Drive Summit Entertainment $3,607,164 - 2,421 +1,647 $1,490 $3,607,164 $19 1
111 112 Choose Connor Strand $1,440 -0.1% 2 +1 $720 $3,315 - 2
63 62 A Secret Strand $18,503 -23.1% 6 -5 $3,084 $324,091 - 7
126 132 Baghead Sony Classics $477 +38.7% 3 +1 $159 $137,367 - 19
120 125 The Wackness Sony Classics $770 +18.5% 3 - $257 $2,077,046 - 16
103 135 When Did You Last See Your Father Sony Classics $2,169 +834.9% 5 +2 $434 $1,071,240 - 20
98 122 Brick Lane Sony Classics $2,660 +257.5% 2 -2 $1,330 $1,079,073 - 18
70 65 I Served the King of England Sony Classics $12,618 -39.4% 28 +4 $451 $500,013 - 8
65 64 Ashes of Time Redux Sony Classics $18,175 -15.0% 9 +4 $2,019 $50,619 - 2
57 52 Frozen River Sony Classics $34,514 -14.3% 50 -1 $690 $2,112,984 - 12
19 25 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics $657,646 +47.6% 69 +42 $9,531 $1,693,047 - 3
17 12 Lakeview Terrace Sony / Screen Gems $1,153,588 -56.5% 1,157 -1,061 $997 $38,228,466 $20 5
7 2 Quarantine Sony / Screen Gems $6,084,580 -57.2% 2,463 +2 $2,470 $24,471,512 $12 2
8 5 Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Sony / Columbia $3,693,384 -42.5% 2,241 -180 $1,648 $26,500,875 $10 3
58 50 Elegy Samuel Goldwyn $33,239 -26.4% 37 -18 $898 $3,510,091 - 11
11 10 Fireproof Samuel Goldwyn $2,578,271 -17.9% 905 +30 $2,849 $20,628,110 $0.5 4
44 31 Billy: The Early Years of Billy Graham Rocky Mountain Pictures $50,740 -73.6% 118 -164 $430 $320,896 - 2
123 134 CSNY: Deja Vu Roadside Attractions $600 +154.2% 3 +2 $200 $64,760 - 13
119 121 I.O.U.S.A. Roadside Attractions $817 +0.1% 3 +2 $272 $741,737 - 9
- 131 The Fall Roadside Attractions $2,116 +451.0% 1 - $2,116 $2,264,789 - 24
82 79 Beer for My Horses Roadside Attractions $6,501 -18.6% 8 -19 $813 $660,794 - 11
76 74 Lola Montes (re-issue) Rialto $9,278 -26.2% 3 - $3,093 $30,188 - 2
122 138 Cthulhu Regent Releasing $676 +668.2% 1 - $676 $15,513 - 9
109 N Tru Loved Regent Releasing $1,678 - 2 - $839 $1,678 - 1
92 77 Breakfast with Scot Regent Releasing $3,526 -69.2% 3 -2 $1,175 $20,810 - 2
78 N Saving Marriage Regent Releasing $8,044 - 2 - $4,022 $8,044 - 1
74 85 Battle in Seattle Redwood Palms Pictures $11,329 +95.3% 9 -1 $1,259 $198,864 - 5
38 30 The Women (2008) Picturehouse $90,028 -60.1% 155 -190 $581 $26,670,874 $16 6
127 118 What We Do Is Secret Peace Arch Entertainment $316 -69.4% 1 - $316 $58,776 - 11
13 9 The Duchess Paramount Vantage $2,121,588 -35.8% 1,207 - $1,758 $9,128,899 - 5
39 33 Tropic Thunder Paramount (DreamWorks) $89,265 -40.8% 179 -71 $499 $109,876,133 $92 10
26 20 Ghost Town Paramount (DreamWorks) $207,491 -58.7% 252 -323 $823 $12,888,414 $20 5
5 4 Eagle Eye Paramount (DreamWorks) $7,029,718 -35.6% 3,326 -288 $2,114 $81,021,825 $80 4
102 88 Henry Poole Is Here Overture Films $2,363 -56.3% 14 -24 $169 $1,835,293 - 10
59 49 Traitor Overture Films $32,178 -31.3% 82 -9 $392 $23,279,981 $22 8
27 22 Righteous Kill Overture Films $193,591 -59.9% 381 -362 $508 $39,228,389 $60 6
87 97 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $5,094 +46.2% 6 - $849 $110,065 - 13
81 N Frontrunners Oscilloscope Pictures $6,888 - 1 - $6,888 $10,011 - 1
75 75 U2 3D National Geographic Entertainment $9,381 -24.7% 12 - $782 $9,581,084 - 39
43 47 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment $54,202 +7.2% 25 - $2,168 $19,324,624 - 55
64 91 Haunted Castle (IMAX) N Wave $18,197 +289.3% 2 - $9,099 $13,597,897 - 366
100 - Tuya's Marriage Music Box Films $2,533 - 2 - $1,267 $81,824 - 29
42 39 Tell No One Music Box Films $55,459 -24.9% 59 -16 $940 $5,844,827 - 16
35 40 Happy-Go-Lucky Miramax $107,947 +46.1% 9 +5 $11,994 $217,388 - 2
77 72 The Longshots MGM (Weinstein) $8,055 -50.0% 19 -23 $424 $11,335,513 - 9
29 29 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM (Weinstein) $182,297 -27.8% 109 -42 $1,672 $21,754,183 - 10
129 127 College MGM $34 -94.4% 11 +8 $3 $4,678,919 $7 8
56 26 How to Lose Friends and Alienate People MGM $35,948 -91.8% 122 -1,551 $295 $2,725,950 $28 3
25 18 Igor MGM $242,231 -56.8% 543 -652 $446 $18,547,870 $25 5
124 109 Fraude Maya Entertainment $557 -76.5% 4 -1 $139 $3,373 - 2
96 81 August Evening Maya Entertainment $2,853 -60.2% 4 +2 $713 $46,524 - 7
72 56 Talento de Barrio Maya Entertainment $12,069 -66.6% 15 -5 $805 $57,479 - 2
114 98 Mister Foe Magnolia $1,002 -70.5% 3 -1 $334 $59,255 - 7
99 86 A Thousand Years of Good Prayers Magnolia $2,631 -52.6% 2 -3 $1,316 $73,750 - 5
94 92 Humboldt County Magnolia $3,113 -32.4% 4 -1 $778 $73,943 - 4
91 93 Gonzo Magnolia $3,608 -17.8% 9 +2 $401 $1,236,561 - 16
54 46 Man on Wire Magnolia $36,456 -31.8% 38 -17 $959 $2,667,120 - 13
28 N What Just Happened? Magnolia $192,508 - 36 - $5,347 $192,508 - 1
53 69 Bangkok Dangerous Lionsgate $37,255 +116.9% 104 +48 $358 $15,279,680 $45 7
40 60 Disaster Movie Lionsgate $57,188 +120.0% 111 +50 $515 $14,174,654 $20 8
31 23 My Best Friend's Girl Lionsgate $152,163 -68.3% 206 -385 $739 $19,151,864 $20 5
21 17 Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys Lionsgate $362,063 -56.9% 325 -214 $1,114 $37,019,849 - 6
16 13 Religulous Lionsgate $1,446,221 -35.2% 540 -28 $2,678 $9,068,325 $2.5 3
4 N W. Lionsgate $10,505,668 - 2,030 - $5,175 $10,505,668 $25.1 1
121 96 Momma's Man Kino $701 -80.0% 1 -3 $701 $83,447 - 9
89 83 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story InterPositive Media $4,520 -26.9% 6 -1 $753 $45,413 - 4
110 115 Dare Not Walk Alone Indican $1,482 +16.0% 2 - $741 $47,809 - 21
86 68 The Legend of God's Gun Indican $5,122 -70.4% 2 -1 $2,561 $190,795 - 14
60 63 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $27,119 +23.0% 5 -1 $5,424 $76,766,826 - 340
55 57 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $36,017 +8.4% 7 - $5,145 $26,262,476 - 161
97 111 In Search of a Midnight Kiss IFC $2,677 +72.8% 6 +1 $446 $160,496 - 12
88 N Filth and Wisdom IFC $4,597 - 1 - $4,597 $4,597 - 1
71 66 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $12,300 -33.7% 14 +2 $879 $322,597 - 10
68 70 Bottle Shock Freestyle Releasing $13,719 -19.7% 19 -9 $722 $4,040,588 - 11
41 35 Choke Fox Searchlight $55,490 -62.2% 64 -53 $867 $2,831,900 - 4
3 N The Secret Life of Bees Fox Searchlight $10,527,799 - 1,591 - $6,617 $10,527,799 $11 1
61 54 Space Chimps Fox $26,805 -30.1% 72 -29 $372 $30,054,058 $37 14
48 44 Mirrors Fox $45,302 -18.9% 68 -41 $666 $30,575,158 - 10
46 42 Babylon A.D. Fox $46,998 -22.0% 86 -4 $546 $22,489,779 $70 8
15 11 City of Ember Fox $1,730,755 -44.7% 2,023 +1 $856 $5,926,753 $55 2
1 N Max Payne Fox $17,639,849 - 3,376 - $5,225 $17,639,849 $35 1
18 14 Burn After Reading Focus Features $1,097,546 -47.6% 708 -698 $1,550 $57,118,919 $37 6
106 - Moving Midway First Run $1,807 - 4 - $452 $36,363 - 6
105 76 Save Me First Run $1,820 -84.3% 3 -2 $607 $62,644 - 7
62 55 Transsiberian First Look $20,730 -43.0% 22 -22 $942 $2,121,376 - 14
118 110 Sixty Six First Independent Pictures $825 -54.1% 2 - $413 $219,031 - 12
108 - XXY Film Movement $1,736 - 1 - $1,736 $46,011 - 24
104 103 Days and Clouds Film Movement $2,114 -25.8% 2 +1 $1,057 $105,888 - 15
83 94 The Grocer's Son Film Movement $5,447 +24.6% 2 +1 $2,724 $254,681 - 20
52 51 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $40,372 -2.4% 7 -5 $5,767 $121,894 - 2
69 73 Hounddog Empire $12,825 -18.1% 5 - $2,565 $78,811 - 5
115 114 The Flyboys Dark Coast Pictures $925 -27.7% 1 -1 $925 $127,561 - 10
49 48 Forever Strong Crane Movie Company $43,264 -13.9% 22 -10 $1,967 $590,043 - 5
93 - The Order of Myths Cinema Guild $3,127 - 3 - $1,042 $40,546 - 6
80 80 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista $7,596 +1.0% 5 +1 $1,519 $9,659,553 - 143
37 24 Miracle at St. Anna Buena Vista $97,329 -79.7% 147 -474 $662 $7,756,328 $45 4
34 N Morning Light Buena Vista $129,295 - 55 - $2,351 $129,295 - 1
23 27 WALL-E Buena Vista $342,730 -16.3% 321 -49 $1,068 $222,104,566 $180 17
2 1 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Buena Vista $11,422,425 -34.7% 3,239 +21 $3,527 $69,282,560 - 3
95 N Who Does She Think She Is? Artistic License $3,081 - 1 - $3,081 $3,081 - 1
113 N Flashbacks of a Fool Anchor Bay Films $1,020 - 2 - $510 $1,020 - 1
84 87 Ballast Alluvial Film Company $5,441 -1.5% 3 +2 $1,814 $33,043 - 3
79 90 Good Dick Abramorama $7,951 +57.9% 2 +1 $3,976 $16,272 - 2
45 53 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment $48,136 +22.2% 11 - $4,376 $4,888,909 - 36
TOTAL (131 MOVIES):$100,246,162-2.0%42,381-1,938$2,365 
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