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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 134 - Fall of Hyperion Reg. $17 - 1 - $17 $880 - 3
2 133 - Ice Blues: A Donald Strachey Mystery Reg. $26 - 1 - $26 $969 - 3
3 132 123 CSNY: Deja Vu RAtt. $78 -87.0% 3 - $26 $64,991 - 14
4 130 126 Baghead SPC $301 -36.9% 3 - $100 $138,088 - 20
5 126 - whaledreamers Mont. $361 - 2 - $181 $6,373 - 5
6 131 - Kabluey Reg. $233 - 1 - $233 $83,398 - 17
7 116 91 Gonzo Magn. $1,042 -71.1% 4 -5 $261 $1,242,996 - 17
8 68 59 Traitor Over. $17,311 -46.2% 61 -21 $284 $23,313,770 $22 9
9 129 - Alexandra CGld $323 - 1 - $323 $123,742 - 28
10 128 - Yella CGld $328 - 1 - $328 $28,926 - 15
11 98 97 In Search of a Midnight Kiss IFC $3,333 +24.5% 10 +4 $333 $165,468 - 13
12 127 - Constantine's Sword FRun $343 - 1 - $343 $179,507 - 25
13 48 36 Star Wars: The Clone Wars WB $48,079 -52.4% 140 -94 $343 $35,089,551 - 11
14 43 73 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 WB $70,090 +509.6% 203 +181 $345 $44,029,972 $27 12
15 75 46 Babylon A.D. Fox $11,473 -75.6% 33 -53 $348 $22,510,705 $70 9
16 74 61 Space Chimps Fox $12,969 -51.6% 36 -36 $360 $30,072,636 $37 15
17 125 118 Sixty Six FInd. $383 -53.6% 1 -1 $383 $219,673 - 13
18 82 56 How to Lose Friends and Alienate People MGM $7,400 -79.4% 18 -104 $411 $2,749,503 $28 4
19 112 109 Tru Loved Reg. $1,236 -26.3% 3 +1 $412 $3,784 - 2
20 35 25 Igor MGM $144,499 -40.3% 348 -195 $415 $18,749,396 $25 6
21 120 84 Ballast Allu. $841 -84.5% 2 -1 $421 $38,090 - 4
22 124 125 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $435 -13.9% 1 -1 $435 $76,703 - 18
23 123 106 Moving Midway FRun $441 -75.6% 1 -3 $441 $37,696 - 7
24 101 82 Beer for My Horses RAtt. $2,804 -56.9% 6 -2 $467 $664,632 - 12
25 41 27 Righteous Kill Over. $78,034 -59.7% 167 -214 $467 $39,392,184 $60 7
26 102 94 Humboldt County Magn. $2,380 -23.5% 5 +1 $476 $78,049 - 5
27 89 74 Battle in Seattle RedP $4,987 -56.0% 10 +1 $499 $209,916 - 6
28 45 77 The Longshots MGM/W $52,293 +549.2% 98 +79 $534 $11,389,715 - 10
29 115 93 The Order of Myths CGld $1,081 -65.4% 2 -1 $541 $44,310 - 8
30 107 85 The Pool Vita. $1,645 -69.4% 3 -2 $548 $73,482 - 8
31 44 22 An American Carol Viv. $60,000 -82.9% 109 -490 $550 $6,960,000 $20 4
32 122 117 Bab'Aziz - The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul Type. $562 -36.2% 1 - $562 $89,077 - 38
33 113 52 Call + Response FTrd. $1,126 -97.2% 2 -5 $563 $148,538 - 3
34 63 47 Get Smart WB $25,758 -45.0% 44 -27 $585 $130,286,630 $80 19
35 105 100 Tuya's Marriage MBox $1,863 -26.5% 3 +1 $621 $85,653 - 30
36 121 128 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $626 +274.9% 1 - $626 $783,416 - 27
37 65 41 Choke FoxS $20,047 -63.9% 32 -32 $626 $2,883,580 - 5
38 69 58 Elegy Gold. $16,506 -50.3% 26 -11 $635 $3,543,789 - 12
39 53 48 Mirrors Fox $38,276 -15.5% 60 -8 $638 $30,626,375 - 11
40 39 26 Ghost Town P/DW $81,111 -60.9% 125 -127 $649 $13,032,087 $20 6
41 58 37 Miracle at St. Anna BV $32,580 -66.5% 50 -97 $652 $7,829,067 $45 5
42 85 88 Filth and Wisdom IFC $6,710 +46.0% 10 +9 $671 $13,420 - 2
43 95 121 Momma's Man Kino $4,066 +480.0% 6 +5 $678 $87,888 - 10
44 56 38 The Women (2008) PicH $33,371 -62.9% 49 -106 $681 $26,739,763 $16 7
45 90 72 Talento de Barrio Maya $4,789 -60.3% 7 -8 $684 $64,829 - 3
46 37 30 Mamma Mia! Uni. $123,310 -26.9% 180 -39 $685 $143,536,325 $52 15
47 94 101 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $4,218 +67.0% 6 +2 $703 $193,922 - 61
48 72 71 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $14,101 +14.6% 20 +6 $705 $342,262 - 11
49 59 57 Frozen River SPC $30,369 -12.0% 42 -8 $723 $2,158,393 - 13
50 111 99 A Thousand Years of Good Prayers Magn. $1,455 -44.7% 2 - $728 $76,106 - 6
51 110 N God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $1,460 - 2 - $730 $1,460 - 1
52 96 90 Encounters at the End of the World Think $3,724 -1.4% 5 +1 $745 $939,490 - 20
53 93 87 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $4,500 -11.7% 6 - $750 $116,879 - 15
54 22 12 The Express Uni. $453,750 -79.3% 605 -2,205 $750 $9,314,770 $40 3
55 31 39 Tropic Thunder P/DW $172,005 +92.7% 228 +49 $754 $110,080,249 $92 11
56 13 9 Sex Drive Sum. $1,819,785 -49.6% 2,358 -63 $772 $6,850,274 $19 2
57 61 51 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $26,673 -37.9% 34 -19 $785 $12,127,887 $25 11
58 109 105 Save Me FRun $1,575 -13.5% 2 -1 $788 $64,976 - 8
59 55 34 Morning Light BV $33,478 -74.1% 42 -13 $797 $197,280 - 2
60 27 23 WALL-E BV $252,354 -26.4% 289 -32 $873 $222,449,229 $180 18
61 76 66 Trouble the Water Zeit. $11,437 -33.0% 13 -2 $880 $403,001 - 10
62 21 15 City of Ember Fox $476,742 -72.5% 536 -1,487 $889 $6,872,812 $55 3
63 28 24 Journey to the Center of the Earth WB (NL) $210,383 -19.1% 236 -40 $891 $101,109,908 $60 16
64 119 N Ben X FM $904 - 1 - $904 $904 - 1
65 70 70 I Served the King of England SPC $15,524 +23.0% 17 -11 $913 $521,573 - 9
66 60 62 Transsiberian First $28,881 +39.3% 31 +9 $932 $2,158,670 - 15
67 118 - Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild TLA $942 - 1 - $942 $101,775 - 9
68 104 98 Brick Lane SPC $1,896 -28.7% 2 - $948 $1,085,236 - 19
69 23 17 Lakeview Terrace SGem $434,844 -62.3% 454 -703 $958 $38,968,832 $20 6
70 117 110 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $1,012 -31.7% 1 -1 $1,012 $49,577 - 23
71 103 96 August Evening Maya $2,127 -25.4% 2 -2 $1,064 $49,846 - 8
72 14 10 Nights in Rodanthe WB $1,342,402 -49.5% 1,240 -875 $1,083 $39,242,656 - 5
73 114 79 Good Dick Abr. $1,088 -86.3% 1 -1 $1,088 $20,689 - 3
74 79 75 U2 3D NGE $8,872 -5.4% 8 -4 $1,109 $9,593,061 - 40
75 46 42 Tell No One MBox $49,561 -10.6% 44 -15 $1,126 $5,924,633 - 17
76 92 89 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $4,543 +0.5% 4 -2 $1,136 $51,621 - 5
77 10 7 Quarantine SGem $2,581,262 -57.6% 2,228 -235 $1,159 $28,801,265 $12 3
78 52 54 Man on Wire Magn. $38,556 +5.8% 33 -5 $1,168 $2,730,908 - 14
79 62 49 Forever Strong Crane $26,202 -39.4% 21 -1 $1,248 $634,228 - 6
80 - - Box Elder N/A $1,248 +31.4% 1 - $1,248 $40,386 - 34
81 12 8 Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Sony $2,022,406 -45.2% 1,571 -670 $1,287 $29,544,861 $10 4
82 16 14 Appaloosa WB (NL) $1,188,417 -41.4% 920 -345 $1,292 $16,358,655 $20 6
83 29 N Passengers Sony $172,544 - 125 - $1,380 $172,544 - 1
84 24 N Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D (2008 re-issue) BV $398,411 - 284 - $1,403 $398,411 - 1
85 15 13 The Duchess ParV $1,244,319 -41.3% 873 -334 $1,425 $11,210,179 - 6
86 49 N Roadside Romeo Yash $41,770 - 29 - $1,440 $41,770 - 1
87 100 86 The Legend of God's Gun Indic. $2,897 -43.4% 2 - $1,449 $195,350 - 15
88 91 83 The Grocer's Son FM $4,633 -14.9% 3 +1 $1,544 $261,115 - 21
89 33 29 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $151,391 -17.0% 98 -11 $1,545 $21,981,455 - 11
90 108 - Fraulein FM $1,589 - 1 - $1,589 $5,001 - 3
91 81 119 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $7,977 +876.4% 5 +2 $1,595 $750,098 - 10
92 77 81 Frontrunners Osci. $9,897 +43.7% 6 +5 $1,650 $23,055 - 2
93 106 115 The Flyboys DCoa. $1,668 +80.3% 1 - $1,668 $129,504 - 11
94 97 67 The Elephant King Unis. $3,341 -79.1% 2 +1 $1,671 $21,298 - 2
95 19 18 Burn After Reading Focus $744,475 -32.2% 422 -286 $1,764 $58,273,819 $37 7
96 26 20 The Dark Knight WB $295,949 -28.2% 166 -124 $1,783 $527,822,235 $185 15
97 9 6 Body of Lies WB $4,064,488 -40.4% 2,150 -564 $1,890 $30,889,452 $70 3
98 8 5 Eagle Eye P/DW $5,051,952 -28.1% 2,558 -768 $1,975 $87,903,354 $80 5
99 80 92 Breakfast with Scot Reg. $8,019 +127.4% 4 +1 $2,005 $26,517 - 3
100 17 16 Religulous LGF $945,030 -34.7% 452 -88 $2,091 $10,563,579 $2.5 4
101 4 2 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $6,884,387 -39.7% 3,190 -49 $2,158 $78,110,782 - 4
102 66 65 Ashes of Time Redux SPC $19,484 +7.2% 9 - $2,165 $79,445 - 3
103 3 1 Max Payne Fox $7,791,649 -55.8% 3,381 +5 $2,305 $29,855,620 $35 2
104 67 - My Father My Lord Kino $18,730 - 8 - $2,341 $174,618 - 21
105 11 11 Fireproof Gold. $2,154,559 -16.4% 898 -7 $2,399 $23,627,556 $0.5 5
106 5 N Pride & Glory WB (NL) $6,262,396 - 2,585 - $2,423 $6,262,396 $30 1
107 7 4 W. LGF $5,088,249 -51.6% 2,050 +20 $2,482 $18,506,750 $25.1 2
108 88 64 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav $5,601 -69.2% 2 - $2,801 $13,613,048 - 368
109 73 80 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $14,024 +84.6% 5 - $2,805 $9,679,925 - 144
110 71 69 Hounddog Emp. $14,325 +11.7% 5 - $2,865 $94,951 - 6
111 99 N Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $3,077 - 1 - $3,077 $4,490 - 1
112 86 78 Saving Marriage Reg. $6,291 -21.8% 2 - $3,146 $17,548 - 2
113 40 43 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $80,089 +47.8% 25 - $3,204 $19,452,434 - 56
114 51 45 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $40,582 -15.7% 11 - $3,689 $4,941,525 - 37
115 6 3 The Secret Life of Bees FoxS $6,051,630 -42.5% 1,630 +39 $3,713 $19,324,821 $11 2
116 36 28 What Just Happened? Magn. $130,040 -32.4% 35 -1 $3,715 $395,061 - 2
117 64 60 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $22,691 -16.3% 6 +1 $3,782 $76,814,910 - 341
118 50 50 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $41,494 -3.8% 10 - $4,149 $36,696,035 - 139
119 54 63 A Secret Strand $35,545 +92.1% 8 +2 $4,443 $367,923 - 8
120 38 33 RockNRolla WB $102,673 -23.5% 19 -3 $5,404 $571,962 - 3
121 25 N Heroes (2008) Eros $326,425 - 60 - $5,440 $326,425 - 1
122 57 55 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $33,213 -7.8% 6 -1 $5,536 $26,334,820 - 162
123 87 N Fear(s) of the Dark IFC $6,103 - 1 - $6,103 $7,921 - 1
124 84 76 Lola Montes (re-issue) Rialto $7,318 -21.1% 1 -2 $7,318 $44,195 - 3
125 83 - My Name Is Bruce Imag. $7,335 - 1 - $7,335 $7,335 - 0
126 18 19 Rachel Getting Married SPC $821,863 +25.0% 112 +43 $7,338 $2,731,710 - 4
127 42 N I've Loved You So Long SPC $72,205 - 9 - $8,023 $316,166 - 1
128 32 35 Happy-Go-Lucky Mira. $169,452 +57.0% 19 +10 $8,919 $429,199 - 3
129 2 N Saw V LGF $30,053,954 - 3,060 - $9,822 $30,053,954 $10.8 1
130 78 N Live Fast, Die Young RivR $9,841 - 1 - $9,841 $9,841 - 1
131 1 N High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $42,030,184 - 3,623 - $11,601 $42,030,184 $11 1
132 47 N Let the Right One In (2008) Magn. $49,295 - 4 - $12,324 $49,295 - 1
133 30 N Synecdoche, New York SPC $172,194 - 9 - $19,133 $172,194 $20 1
134 34 N Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom Logo $151,337 - 5 - $30,267 $151,337 - 1
135 20 N Changeling Uni. $489,015 - 15 - $32,601 $489,015 $55 1
TOTAL (135 MOVIES):$134,501,763+34.2%40,864-1,517$3,291 
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