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March 27-29, 2009
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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
101 100 Trouble the Water Zeitgeist $676 -30.9% 1 -1 $676 $519,377 - 32
88 N Three Monkeys Zeitgeist $3,045 - 1 - $3,045 $3,045 - 1
77 77 Fados Zeitgeist $6,273 -15.6% 4 +2 $1,568 $48,421 - 4
67 69 Fanboys Weinstein Company $10,193 -1.9% 28 +2 $364 $622,879 - 8
48 54 Crossing Over Weinstein Company $36,095 +3.5% 42 +3 $859 $402,469 - 5
19 18 The Reader Weinstein Company $308,495 -42.4% 324 -380 $952 $33,484,347 $32 16
45 30 Friday the 13th (2009) Warner Bros. (New Line) $39,994 -72.6% 94 -211 $425 $64,782,751 $19 7
33 34 Inkheart Warner Bros. (New Line) $82,732 -35.1% 152 -42 $544 $17,203,561 $60 10
15 12 He's Just Not That Into You Warner Bros. (New Line) $473,269 -62.1% 506 -796 $935 $92,510,829 - 8
58 47 Yes Man Warner Bros. $30,265 -31.3% 59 +6 $513 $97,680,195 $70 15
23 21 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. $200,922 -43.2% 37 -17 $5,430 $4,298,988 - 7
16 14 Gran Torino Warner Bros. $438,481 -40.8% 478 -347 $917 $145,815,056 $33 16
8 5 Watchmen Warner Bros. $2,732,439 -59.8% 2,010 -1,500 $1,359 $103,273,462 $130 4
10 6 The Last House on the Left (2009) Universal $2,644,295 -54.2% 2,251 -151 $1,175 $28,492,330 - 3
5 3 Duplicity Universal $7,672,485 -45.1% 2,579 +5 $2,975 $25,754,865 $60 2
66 57 Valkyrie United Artists $11,877 -54.1% 32 -25 $371 $83,066,918 $75 14
56 60 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly Indie $31,106 +42.9% 2 +1 $15,553 $89,527 - 2
72 N Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela Media $7,685 - 1 - $7,685 $7,685 - 1
103 107 The Wild Child (re-issue) The Film Desk $266 -45.7% 1 -1 $266 $50,336 - 21
49 46 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment $36,034 -23.3% 9 - $4,004 $13,365,080 $25 33
43 33 Twilight Summit Entertainment $42,434 -68.1% 150 -97 $283 $191,449,475 $37 19
32 24 Push Summit Entertainment $92,307 -53.0% 123 -167 $750 $31,156,387 $38 8
3 1 Knowing Summit Entertainment $14,702,187 -40.2% 3,337 +5 $4,406 $46,217,199 $50 2
104 96 How About You Strand $260 -85.7% 1 - $260 $75,237 - 20
100 109 Of Time and the City Strand $678 +136.2% 1 - $678 $29,931 - 8
93 91 Perestroika Strand $1,780 -49.6% 1 - $1,780 $6,300 - 2
76 72 Cherry Blossoms Strand $6,870 -22.0% 5 -2 $1,374 $73,827 - 11
90 66 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics $2,649 -79.9% 5 -19 $530 $12,788,219 - 26
75 71 I've Loved You So Long Sony Classics $7,143 -20.9% 10 -7 $714 $3,156,096 - 23
71 84 12 Sony Classics $7,743 +52.2% 6 +3 $1,291 $51,252 - 4
60 58 Waltz with Bashir Sony Classics $18,420 -24.6% 46 -16 $400 $2,220,157 - 14
25 22 The Class Sony Classics $181,697 -11.9% 123 -3 $1,477 $3,064,397 - 15
26 15 Fired Up Sony / Screen Gems $178,979 -74.5% 377 -832 $475 $17,117,989 $20 6
14 11 Paul Blart: Mall Cop Sony / Columbia $840,596 -54.4% 1,082 -680 $777 $142,503,850 $26 11
64 64 Play the Game Slowhand Cinema $14,830 +4.2% 13 +1 $1,141 $217,290 - 5
89 70 Skills Like This Shadow Dist. $2,986 -68.3% 1 - $2,986 $14,279 - 2
79 N Spinning Into Butter Screen Media $5,534 - 4 - $1,384 $5,534 - 1
55 68 Brothers at War Samuel Goldwyn $31,784 +205.1% 15 +8 $2,119 $84,814 - 3
102 61 Super Capers Roadside Attractions $547 -97.5% 11 -69 $50 $30,487 - 2
47 N Goodbye Solo Roadside Attractions $38,042 - 3 - $12,681 $38,042 - 1
99 - Made in U.S.A. (re-issue) Rialto $688 - 1 - $688 $68,814 - 12
82 74 Z (40th anniv. re-issue) Rialto $4,606 -41.0% 1 - $4,606 $34,289 - 3
96 97 Ciao Regent Releasing $938 -38.5% 1 - $938 $48,498 - 17
46 63 Tokyo Sonata Regent Releasing $38,735 +162.4% 10 +8 $3,874 $103,045 - 3
41 44 Defiance Paramount Vantage $48,982 -27.3% 80 -38 $612 $28,471,672 $32 13
38 39 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage $63,113 -43.3% 142 -60 $444 $22,877,808 $35 14
35 27 The Uninvited Paramount (DreamWorks) $74,688 -58.1% 170 -112 $439 $28,573,173 - 9
17 19 Hotel for Dogs Paramount (DreamWorks) $314,942 -21.9% 381 -141 $827 $71,353,470 - 11
4 2 I Love You, Man Paramount (DreamWorks) $12,671,533 -28.9% 2,717 +6 $4,664 $37,078,306 - 2
1 N Monsters Vs. Aliens Paramount (DreamWorks) $59,321,095 - 4,104 - $14,454 $59,321,095 $175 1
22 35 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Paramount $208,157 +69.2% 246 +40 $846 $127,023,019 $150 14
37 38 Last Chance Harvey Overture Films $64,408 -42.4% 135 -109 $477 $14,716,436 - 14
11 16 Sunshine Cleaning Overture Films $1,274,007 +89.7% 167 +103 $7,629 $2,477,704 - 3
57 49 Wendy and Lucy Oscilloscope Pictures $30,328 -21.1% 32 -8 $948 $745,566 - 16
69 59 U2 3D National Geographic Entertainment $8,577 -61.5% 7 -1 $1,225 $9,784,258 - 62
50 56 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment $35,439 +16.1% 15 - $2,363 $21,154,606 - 78
59 N Shall We Kiss? Music Box Films $28,680 - 4 - $7,170 $28,680 - 1
107 110 Village Barbershop Monterey Media, Inc. $35 -53.3% 1 - $35 $2,210 - 10
34 29 Doubt Miramax $82,339 -44.9% 115 -103 $716 $33,337,239 $20 16
83 76 Mancora Maya Entertainment $4,577 -40.4% 2 - $2,289 $14,767 - 2
85 79 Let the Right One In (2008) Magnolia $4,100 -41.2% 5 -6 $820 $2,108,377 - 23
68 N American Swing Magnolia $10,174 - 1 - $10,174 $10,174 - 1
31 37 The Great Buck Howard Magnolia $93,645 -18.6% 56 +1 $1,672 $256,021 - 2
24 23 Two Lovers Magnolia $183,444 -11.0% 137 -11 $1,339 $2,236,389 - 7
13 9 Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail Lionsgate $1,133,085 -55.9% 1,128 -707 $1,005 $89,067,436 - 6
2 N The Haunting in Connecticut Lionsgate $23,004,765 - 2,732 - $8,420 $23,004,765 - 1
61 51 Tokyo! Liberation Entertainment $18,409 -49.2% 8 -3 $2,301 $142,743 - 4
94 99 Just Another Love Story Koch Lorber Films $1,265 +17.6% 1 - $1,265 $38,396 - 12
78 83 Katyn Koch Lorber Films $6,262 +15.4% 2 +1 $3,131 $79,268 - 6
87 67 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $3,080 -74.7% 5 -7 $616 $165,198 - 19
86 90 One Day You'll Understand Kino $3,676 +2.8% 6 +2 $613 $113,272 - 20
54 50 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $31,865 -15.5% 9 +1 $3,541 $78,228,758 - 363
52 53 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $33,429 -6.2% 6 -2 $5,572 $27,975,978 - 184
84 82 Medicine for Melancholy IFC $4,338 -27.4% 3 -1 $1,446 $99,221 - 9
62 65 Hunger (2008) IFC $16,550 +19.6% 5 +4 $3,310 $40,897 - 5
53 48 Che IFC $33,032 -22.6% 33 -6 $1,001 $1,369,740 - 16
44 52 Everlasting Moments IFC $42,197 +17.7% 23 +5 $1,835 $228,766 - 4
28 40 Gomorrah IFC $98,764 -4.0% 49 +2 $2,016 $1,085,987 - 15
80 87 Notorious (2009) Fox Searchlight $5,514 +38.9% 11 -2 $501 $36,842,118 $20 11
39 17 Miss March Fox Searchlight $60,837 -90.8% 169 -1,573 $360 $4,485,877 - 3
30 28 The Wrestler Fox Searchlight $93,910 -43.8% 143 -148 $657 $25,964,913 $6 15
12 8 Slumdog Millionaire Fox Searchlight $1,164,903 -56.5% 840 -1,227 $1,387 $139,341,484 $15 20
74 78 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Fox $7,191 +0.3% 14 -2 $514 $79,363,785 $80 16
40 32 Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li Fox $51,808 -62.6% 81 -105 $640 $8,556,885 - 5
29 31 Marley and Me Fox $98,123 -29.5% 129 -61 $761 $142,992,475 - 14
27 36 Bride Wars Fox $102,085 -15.6% 143 -19 $714 $58,470,843 $30 12
9 7 Taken Fox $2,695,342 -33.6% 1,961 -700 $1,374 $137,068,886 $25 9
7 N 12 Rounds Fox $5,329,240 - 2,331 - $2,286 $5,329,240 - 1
51 42 Milk Focus Features $35,394 -55.5% 54 -57 $655 $31,789,774 $20 18
36 41 Sin Nombre Focus Features $70,167 -13.8% 6 - $11,695 $185,874 - 2
20 10 Coraline Focus Features $305,114 -85.7% 360 -1,071 $848 $73,929,936 $60 8
105 N America Betrayed First Run $245 - 1 - $245 $245 - 1
81 108 Absurdistan First Run $4,662 +1,146.5% 1 - $4,662 $17,776 - 8
63 93 Ballerina First Run $15,456 +436.9% 5 +4 $3,091 $60,118 - 11
98 103 The Betrayal Cinema Guild $703 -9.5% 1 - $703 $35,565 - 19
73 20 Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience Buena Vista $7,373 -98.0% 15 -453 $492 $19,161,363 - 5
65 62 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista $12,882 -23.1% 5 - $2,576 $10,201,026 - 166
21 13 Confessions of a Shopaholic Buena Vista $254,390 -65.7% 358 -559 $711 $43,461,723 - 7
6 4 Race to Witch Mountain Buena Vista $5,801,775 -54.6% 3,268 +81 $1,775 $53,459,752 - 3
97 85 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argot Pictures $911 -80.8% 1 -3 $911 $69,562 - 10
95 101 Throw Down Your Heart Argot Pictures $1,107 +25.4% 2 +1 $554 $11,821 - 3
91 80 The New Twenty Argot Pictures $2,623 -58.2% 1 - $2,623 $11,845 - 2
70 N The Education of Charlie Banks Anchor Bay Films $8,538 - 3 - $2,846 $8,538 - 1
106 106 13B AdLabs $72 -86.4% 2 -3 $36 $12,439 - 4
92 81 Yaavarum Nalam AdLabs $2,076 -66.1% 3 -1 $692 $35,634 - 4
18 N The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X Entertainment $309,455 - 221 - $1,400 $309,455 - 1
42 55 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment $43,699 +34.3% 6 -1 $7,283 $5,781,986 - 59
TOTAL (107 MOVIES):$146,427,635+38.9%36,600-3,827$4,001 
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