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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 10 N Milk Focus $1,453,844 - 36 - $40,385 $1,941,472 $20 1
2 11 11 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $1,346,039 +42.0% 49 +17 $27,470 $3,544,374 $15 3
3 59 51 My Name Is Bruce Imag. $13,284 -41.2% 1 -3 $13,284 $119,909 - 5
4 51 50 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $33,975 +31.6% 3 -4 $11,325 $26,621,947 - 167
5 1 N Four Christmases WB (NL) $31,069,826 - 3,310 - $9,387 $46,054,468 $80 1
6 3 1 Twilight Sum. $26,344,032 -62.2% 3,425 +6 $7,692 $119,706,509 $37 2
7 27 44 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2008) WB $157,878 +269.6% 21 +9 $7,518 $246,992 - 2
8 2 3 Bolt BV $26,581,002 +1.4% 3,654 +3 $7,274 $66,848,840 $150 2
9 5 N Australia Fox $14,800,723 - 2,642 - $5,602 $20,004,456 $130 1
10 42 48 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $49,043 +59.2% 9 -1 $5,449 $37,021,878 - 144
11 4 2 Quantum of Solace Sony $18,833,552 -29.5% 3,501 +43 $5,379 $141,418,534 $200 3
12 56 54 Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom Logo $20,135 +7.5% 4 -1 $5,034 $511,955 - 6
13 7 N Transporter 3 LGF $12,063,452 - 2,626 - $4,594 $18,230,758 - 1
14 24 25 I've Loved You So Long SPC $211,806 +9.0% 52 +15 $4,073 $1,535,070 - 6
15 54 52 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $28,104 +40.1% 7 -1 $4,015 $77,095,713 - 346
16 76 76 How About You Strand $3,937 -28.6% 1 - $3,937 $22,022 - 3
17 49 56 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $39,281 +148.5% 10 -1 $3,928 $5,124,714 - 42
18 69 53 Were the World Mine SpkP $7,714 -59.8% 2 -1 $3,857 $36,962 - 5
19 6 4 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $14,207,329 -9.3% 3,709 -298 $3,831 $159,066,369 $150 4
20 25 27 A Christmas Tale IFC $160,987 -1.0% 43 +7 $3,744 $481,622 - 3
21 65 59 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $10,941 -22.3% 3 - $3,647 $38,607 - 2
22 28 32 Let the Right One In (2008) Magn. $135,692 +14.6% 41 +13 $3,310 $836,837 - 6
23 82 97 The Flyboys DCoa. $3,075 +120.9% 1 - $3,075 $141,474 - 16
24 83 - Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav $3,029 - 1 - $3,029 $13,651,656 - 375
25 9 8 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Mira. $1,696,187 +3.0% 582 +176 $2,914 $5,169,495 - 4
26 85 110 Antarctica Reg. $2,863 +367.0% 1 - $2,863 $5,329 - 7
27 57 N The Secrets Mont. $19,536 - 7 - $2,791 $21,958 - 1
28 45 64 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) Imax $44,448 +248.6% 16 +10 $2,778 $87,641 - 5
29 72 73 U2 3D NGE $5,382 -9.8% 2 -4 $2,691 $9,635,315 - 45
30 86 113 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $2,684 +419.1% 1 - $2,684 $85,098 - 23
31 87 74 The Betrayal CGld $2,554 -56.4% 1 - $2,554 $10,648 - 2
32 15 14 Rachel Getting Married SPC $530,210 -29.5% 216 -84 $2,455 $8,802,274 - 9
33 46 43 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $43,433 - 18 -17 $2,413 $22,478,183 - 16
34 8 5 Role Models Uni. $5,284,000 -27.9% 2,195 -538 $2,407 $57,780,820 $28 4
35 21 21 Synecdoche, New York SPC $285,822 -10.4% 119 +8 $2,402 $1,987,861 $20 6
36 70 58 I Can't Think Straight Reg. $6,632 -56.5% 3 - $2,211 $26,689 - 2
37 60 62 A Secret Strand $13,065 +0.5% 6 -1 $2,178 $519,273 - 13
38 26 22 Yuvvraaj Eros $158,433 -40.1% 77 - $2,058 $502,140 - 2
39 53 47 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $29,869 -11.8% 15 -1 $1,991 $12,336,126 $25 16
40 48 46 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $41,369 +1.1% 21 - $1,970 $19,924,370 - 61
41 77 94 Hounddog Emp. $3,825 +128.4% 2 +1 $1,913 $122,704 - 11
42 89 81 Special Magn. $1,875 -42.0% 1 - $1,875 $6,387 - 2
43 43 40 JCVD PArch $46,604 -23.9% 25 -1 $1,864 $276,891 - 4
44 66 69 Repo: The Genetic Opera LGF $10,862 +34.8% 6 - $1,810 $124,650 - 4
45 33 24 Dostana Yash $95,148 -57.3% 58 -15 $1,640 $1,187,051 - 3
46 61 55 Man on Wire Magn. $12,366 -23.0% 8 -5 $1,546 $2,882,536 - 19
47 67 70 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $8,649 +19.7% 6 - $1,442 $9,776,381 - 149
48 20 20 Happy-Go-Lucky Mira. $289,208 -14.5% 202 - $1,432 $2,641,426 - 8
49 93 - The Matador (2008) CityL $1,371 - 1 - $1,371 $13,962 - 5
50 17 12 Soul Men MGM/W $455,335 -50.1% 335 -479 $1,359 $11,652,750 - 4
51 63 63 I Served the King of England SPC $12,051 -6.8% 9 -5 $1,339 $599,699 - 14
52 68 60 Tell No One MBox $7,931 -42.7% 6 -10 $1,322 $6,111,659 - 22
53 75 72 Familiar Strangers Caval. $3,949 -40.9% 3 - $1,316 $25,699 - 3
54 94 - The Wild Child (re-issue) FDesk $1,212 - 1 - $1,212 $18,639 - 4
55 16 9 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Wein. $524,425 -67.3% 437 -785 $1,200 $30,439,806 $24 5
56 12 6 Changeling Uni. $1,207,240 -55.2% 1,010 -729 $1,195 $33,849,632 $55 6
57 14 10 The Secret Life of Bees FoxS $561,671 -55.6% 490 -605 $1,146 $36,652,652 $11 7
58 19 19 The Dark Knight WB $343,366 -7.3% 305 -40 $1,126 $530,258,989 $185 20
59 96 107 Breakfast with Scot Reg. $1,113 +44.5% 1 - $1,113 $38,032 - 8
60 88 104 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $2,137 +131.3% 2 +1 $1,069 $25,453 - 4
61 35 23 Body of Lies WB $84,944 -65.2% 80 -145 $1,062 $38,900,252 $70 8
62 40 30 W. LGF $56,678 -56.9% 55 -136 $1,031 $25,517,500 $25.1 7
63 39 31 Religulous LGF $62,364 -49.5% 61 -79 $1,022 $12,889,735 $2.5 9
64 50 36 RockNRolla WB $38,163 -56.9% 40 -65 $954 $5,582,509 - 8
65 47 N Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye UTV $42,399 - 45 - $942 $61,507 - 1
66 99 115 Otto; or, Up with the Dead People Strand $940 +291.7% 1 - $940 $7,733 - 4
67 90 112 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $1,843 +242.6% 2 +1 $922 $46,044 - 6
68 34 34 Burn After Reading Focus $86,900 -22.8% 97 -37 $896 $60,169,788 $37 12
69 18 13 Fireproof Gold. $431,787 -52.5% 486 -337 $888 $32,306,871 $0.5 10
70 100 67 Lake City Scre. $858 -90.8% 1 - $858 $10,973 - 2
71 79 84 Fear(s) of the Dark IFC $3,241 +19.2% 4 +1 $810 $68,404 - 6
72 22 16 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $253,990 -45.7% 317 -471 $801 $92,072,613 - 9
73 13 7 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $1,061,628 -48.2% 1,385 -976 $767 $88,751,254 $11 6
74 23 15 Eagle Eye P/DW $247,824 -62.9% 325 -432 $763 $100,232,865 $80 10
75 78 66 The Dukes CAVU $3,698 -61.6% 5 -6 $740 $24,088 - 3
76 92 87 The Alphabet Killer Anch. $1,434 -36.5% 2 +1 $717 $26,887 - 4
77 30 17 Saw V LGF $114,179 -75.1% 177 -517 $645 $56,652,813 $10.8 6
78 73 71 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $4,977 -30.5% 8 -2 $622 $394,977 - 16
79 81 95 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $3,108 +86.8% 5 - $622 $804,568 - 15
80 31 45 Igor MGM $110,563 +167.5% 179 +127 $618 $19,242,800 $25 11
81 29 29 WALL-E BV $116,758 -13.5% 190 -23 $615 $223,641,119 $180 23
82 38 26 Appaloosa WB (NL) $67,012 -65.3% 110 -240 $609 $19,929,043 $20 11
83 58 49 What Just Happened? Magn. $15,234 -43.8% 25 -14 $609 $1,067,456 - 7
84 91 91 Trouble the Water Zeit. $1,816 +0.7% 3 -1 $605 $470,844 - 15
85 84 93 Ballast Allu. $3,022 +74.8% 5 +4 $604 $73,028 - 9
86 44 33 The Duchess ParV $46,483 -60.6% 78 -76 $596 $13,759,842 - 11
87 95 85 The First Basket L/Z $1,169 -52.7% 2 -1 $585 $18,995 - 5
88 102 - Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) FDesk $581 - 1 - $581 $37,805 - 38
89 37 18 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Free $69,506 -81.9% 123 -491 $565 $13,350,177 - 5
90 74 88 Ashes of Time Redux SPC $4,478 +113.5% 8 +1 $560 $153,229 - 8
91 32 37 Righteous Kill Over. $105,423 +27.6% 197 -15 $535 $39,983,772 $60 12
92 80 75 Frozen River SPC $3,189 -42.3% 6 -9 $532 $2,284,536 - 18
93 36 28 Max Payne Fox $81,169 -46.1% 159 -105 $510 $40,438,648 $35 7
94 41 39 City of Ember Fox $54,470 -12.7% 111 -37 $491 $7,743,762 $55 8
95 104 N Rome & Jewel Emr. $470 - 1 - $470 $470 - 1
96 52 35 Nights in Rodanthe WB $31,490 -69.7% 73 -117 $431 $41,528,121 - 10
97 62 38 Pride & Glory WB (NL) $12,333 -81.9% 30 -95 $411 $15,649,224 $30 6
98 55 42 Journey to the Center of the Earth WB (NL) $20,551 -54.2% 51 -98 $403 $101,689,940 $60 21
99 98 79 One Day You'll Understand Kino $1,085 -73.3% 3 -3 $362 $80,000 - 5
100 101 77 House (2008) RAtt. $642 -85.8% 2 -12 $321 $569,792 - 4
101 103 96 The Other End of the Line MGM $577 -61.9% 2 -1 $289 $115,024 - 5
102 97 92 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $1,100 -37.5% 4 -1 $275 $139,044 - 25
103 64 41 Sex Drive Sum. $11,898 -75.7% 52 -91 $229 $8,396,942 $19 7
104 71 106 How to Lose Friends and Alienate People MGM $5,479 +609.7% 29 +25 $189 $2,768,010 $28 9
105 105 99 The Pool Vita. $148 -88.7% 1 -2 $148 $94,901 - 13
TOTAL (105 MOVIES):$162,603,106-1.3%33,880+705$4,799 
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