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November 27-29, 2009
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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
65 75 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment $12,500 +102.7% 4 - $3,125 $7,210,670 - 94
12 16 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Apparition $1,301,197 +117.1% 373 +169 $3,488 $5,722,723 $8 5
61 52 Bright Star Apparition $19,120 -27.8% 25 -10 $765 $4,420,963 $8.5 11
78 60 William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe Arthouse Films $4,932 -71.5% 3 -3 $1,644 $46,078 - 3
4 N Old Dogs Buena Vista $16,894,511 - 3,425 - $4,933 $24,228,546 $35 1
5 5 A Christmas Carol (2009) Buena Vista $15,758,273 +28.4% 3,013 -565 $5,230 $104,927,816 $200 4
18 N The Princess and the Frog Buena Vista $786,190 - 2 - $393,095 $1,216,860 $105 1
34 29 G-Force Buena Vista $108,348 -0.4% 153 -12 $708 $119,420,252 $150 19
35 55 Surrogates Buena Vista $98,902 +342.6% 158 +110 $626 $38,542,418 $80 10
80 89 35 Shots of Rum Cinema Guild $4,280 +12.2% 1 -2 $4,280 $105,298 - 11
101 120 The Beaches of Agnes Cinema Guild $804 +167.1% 2 - $402 $215,667 - 22
75 - The End of Poverty? Cinema Libre $5,812 - 2 - $2,906 $25,932 - 3
53 44 The Maid Elephant Eye Films $31,546 -16.7% 14 - $2,253 $371,819 - 7
20 N De Dana Dan Eros $577,381 - 69 - $8,368 $742,377 - 1
106 104 Big Fan First Independent Pictures $232 -84.8% 1 -2 $232 $225,596 - 14
24 22 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans First Look $291,464 +18.8% 57 +30 $5,113 $687,631 $25 2
81 85 Four Seasons Lodge First Run $3,862 -13.9% 1 - $3,862 $32,576 - 3
98 80 Defamation First Run $1,137 -75.9% 3 -1 $379 $7,777 - 2
102 96 Crude First Run $507 -76.9% 2 - $254 $153,896 - 12
66 78 The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry Five & Two Pictures $12,338 +121.8% 7 -1 $1,763 $1,157,881 - 11
13 12 Pirate Radio Focus Features $989,260 -32.3% 478 -405 $2,070 $6,830,855 $50 3
22 18 A Serious Man Focus Features $478,235 +7.7% 173 -25 $2,764 $8,163,478 - 9
55 42 9 Focus Features $29,189 -32.7% 63 -29 $463 $31,743,332 $30 12
9 24 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $6,965,267 +3,322.5% 2,033 +2,029 $3,426 $10,024,072 $40 3
58 41 All About Steve Fox $22,483 -49.2% 59 -34 $381 $33,847,138 - 13
32 21 Amelia Fox Searchlight $118,176 -52.4% 175 -209 $675 $13,986,210 $40 6
71 43 Whip It Fox Searchlight $9,581 -77.1% 30 -53 $319 $13,021,433 $15 9
89 76 Gentlemen Broncos Fox Searchlight $2,355 -61.7% 4 -5 $589 $110,959 $10 5
41 N Me and Orson Welles Freestyle Releasing $63,638 - 4 - $15,910 $85,422 $25 1
70 70 That Evening Sun Freestyle Releasing $10,347 +0.7% 6 +2 $1,725 $39,437 - 4
52 56 Paris IFC $34,008 +64.0% 28 +7 $1,215 $935,302 - 11
62 53 Antichrist IFC $15,030 -42.9% 14 - $1,074 $357,015 - 6
87 79 Uncertainty IFC $2,431 -53.9% 1 - $2,431 $27,003 - 3
93 83 Mammoth IFC $1,743 -61.5% 1 - $1,743 $8,530 - 2
48 45 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $37,261 +5.7% 7 +1 $5,323 $80,325,614 - 398
54 61 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $29,995 +79.0% 6 +1 $4,999 $30,435,945 - 219
76 72 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg International Film Circuit $5,242 -34.5% 5 -5 $1,048 $1,120,125 - 21
88 84 The Way We Get By International Film Circuit $2,366 -47.7% 4 - $592 $103,767 - 20
8 6 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire Lionsgate $7,081,032 -34.9% 663 +34 $10,680 $32,433,482 $10 4
64 66 The Sun Lorber Films $13,748 +18.6% 3 +2 $4,583 $36,688 - 2
36 64 Red Cliff Magnolia $98,898 +654.7% 24 +22 $4,121 $146,465 - 2
77 87 The House of the Devil Magnolia $5,004 +27.4% 7 +4 $715 $79,517 - 5
86 81 Bronson Magnolia $2,445 -48.1% 4 - $611 $94,799 - 8
90 86 Ong Bak 2: The Beginning Magnolia $2,311 -42.2% 5 -1 $462 $85,510 - 6
47 88 Fame (2009) MGM $45,437 +1,086.3% 146 +123 $311 $22,429,956 $18 10
72 118 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $9,288 +2,318.8% 7 +6 $1,327 $21,654 - 3
99 107 Trucker Monterey Media, Inc. $1,109 -11.1% 2 -1 $555 $48,011 - 8
109 117 Endgame Monterey Media, Inc. $24 -94.7% 1 -1 $24 $6,255 - 4
104 94 Seraphine Music Box Films $396 -85.0% 2 -2 $198 $850,399 - 26
105 - Cloud 9 Music Box Films $245 - 1 - $245 $84,162 - 16
59 62 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment $21,862 +31.8% 8 - $2,733 $22,565,259 - 113
83 73 Amreeka National Geographic Entertainment $3,299 -48.5% 6 -1 $550 $606,663 - 13
29 28 The Messenger Oscilloscope Pictures $140,203 +27.3% 40 +9 $3,505 $353,303 $6.5 3
11 7 The Men Who Stare at Goats Overture Films $1,501,837 -46.9% 1,119 -937 $1,342 $30,521,930 $25 4
17 11 Law Abiding Citizen Overture Films $786,534 -51.0% 584 -743 $1,347 $71,505,530 $50 7
57 47 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $24,881 -26.1% 38 -14 $655 $14,312,858 $20 10
21 13 Paranormal Activity Paramount $486,190 -65.3% 725 -1,177 $671 $107,113,212 $0.015 10
100 101 Departures Regent Releasing $945 -49.5% 2 -1 $473 $1,490,231 - 27
56 48 Good Hair Roadside Attractions $28,066 -15.7% 13 -78 $2,159 $4,105,092 - 8
63 58 The September Issue Roadside Attractions $13,908 -24.1% 13 - $1,070 $3,788,846 - 14
97 102 The Cove Roadside Attractions $1,248 -32.5% 4 -2 $312 $847,443 - 18
108 - From Mexico with Love Roadside Attractions $31 - 1 - $31 $548,426 - 8
67 57 (Untitled) Samuel Goldwyn $12,238 -37.3% 7 -4 $1,748 $221,552 - 6
38 N The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Screen Media $89,950 - 12 - $7,496 $89,950 - 1
73 69 The Yes Men Fix the World Shadow Dist. $7,758 -24.9% 8 -4 $970 $141,742 - 10
85 111 Killing Kasztner Sky Island Films $2,549 +160.6% 2 +1 $1,275 $30,549 - 6
3 3 2012 Sony / Columbia $17,651,729 -33.2% 3,444 +36 $5,125 $138,451,427 $200 3
7 4 Planet 51 Sony / Columbia $10,218,641 -16.8% 3,035 - $3,367 $28,487,409 $70 2
16 10 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony / Columbia $828,976 -48.7% 576 -1,064 $1,439 $71,844,424 - 5
25 27 Zombieland Sony / Columbia $250,462 +115.4% 269 +120 $931 $75,170,292 $23.6 9
28 25 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony / Columbia $169,471 -1.5% 154 -77 $1,100 $122,560,112 $100 11
30 26 Julie & Julia Sony / Columbia $135,211 -9.7% 229 -39 $590 $94,125,426 $40 17
15 14 An Education Sony Classics $911,388 +10.2% 265 -38 $3,439 $5,563,649 $7.5 8
26 23 Coco Before Chanel Sony Classics $197,578 -16.5% 145 -39 $1,363 $5,627,432 $23 10
33 30 Broken Embraces Sony Classics $117,986 +10.2% 2 - $58,993 $312,966 - 2
69 67 The Damned United Sony Classics $10,604 -3.3% 17 +1 $624 $401,614 - 8
82 74 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $3,473 -45.7% 7 -4 $496 $1,592,782 - 16
107 106 Lorna's Silence Sony Classics $102 -92.7% 1 -1 $102 $337,696 - 18
84 93 The Missing Person Strand $2,735 +0.7% 3 +2 $912 $6,685 - 2
1 1 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Summit Entertainment $42,870,031 -70.0% 4,042 +18 $10,606 $230,947,696 $50 2
27 19 Astro Boy Summit Entertainment $172,892 -57.4% 287 -437 $602 $18,922,566 $65 6
79 N Small Change (re-issue) The Film Desk $4,624 - 1 - $4,624 $7,487 - 1
95 - Le combat dans l'Óle (1962) The Film Desk $1,290 - 1 - $1,290 $30,867 - 24
14 8 Couples Retreat Universal $960,995 -50.5% 862 -850 $1,115 $106,700,205 $70 8
19 9 The Fourth Kind Universal $618,265 -64.6% 552 -1,096 $1,120 $24,605,935 - 4
74 - The Little Traitor Unknown $6,079 - 3 - $2,026 $53,275 - 6
31 20 Kurbaan UTV Communications $130,885 -67.6% 70 -13 $1,870 $680,325 - 2
91 108 White on Rice Variance Films $2,107 +84.7% 2 - $1,054 $65,738 - 12
103 - Adventures of Power Variance Films $414 - 1 - $414 $17,196 - 8
92 90 The Baader Meinhof Complex Vitagraph $1,969 -45.2% 1 -1 $1,969 $474,224 - 15
94 97 Collapse Vitagraph $1,469 -32.0% 4 +2 $367 $28,932 - 4
50 40 New York, I Love You Vivendi Entertainment $34,958 -25.3% 27 -10 $1,295 $1,523,067 - 7
2 2 The Blind Side Warner Bros. $40,111,364 +17.6% 3,140 +30 $12,774 $100,238,841 $29 2
6 N Ninja Assassin Warner Bros. $13,316,158 - 2,503 - $5,320 $21,193,565 $40 1
23 15 Where the Wild Things Are Warner Bros. $398,406 -42.1% 404 -606 $986 $75,369,208 $100 7
37 17 The Box Warner Bros. $95,374 -80.7% 144 -821 $662 $14,745,120 $30 4
39 36 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. $82,841 +25.8% 30 - $2,761 $18,898,106 - 42
40 32 The Invention of Lying Warner Bros. $68,023 -29.3% 136 -45 $500 $18,339,593 $18.5 9
43 71 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2009) Warner Bros. $52,678 +438.0% 14 +6 $3,763 $83,384 - 4
44 38 The Hangover Warner Bros. $50,371 -11.6% 85 -18 $593 $277,240,744 $35 26
46 39 Shorts Warner Bros. $46,186 -15.2% 97 -34 $476 $20,875,468 - 15
49 37 The Informant! Warner Bros. $35,672 -42.8% 62 -69 $575 $33,278,731 $22 11
51 46 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Warner Bros. $34,824 -0.9% 44 -28 $791 $301,920,409 $250 20
60 - Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $21,070 - 4 - $5,268 $42,725,036 - 161
68 50 The Time Traveler's Wife Warner Bros. (New Line) $11,338 -63.5% 29 -53 $391 $63,411,478 $39 16
10 N The Road Weinstein / Dimension $1,502,231 - 111 - $13,534 $1,977,453 $25 1
42 34 Inglourious Basterds Weinstein Company $56,456 -27.6% 102 -61 $553 $120,381,050 $70 15
96 92 Horse Boy Zeitgeist $1,267 -55.1% 2 - $634 $122,193 - 9
45 51 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipporah Films $48,550 +56.5% 13 +6 $3,735 $179,642 - 4
TOTAL (109 MOVIES):$186,348,522-27.9%34,773-1,634$5,359 
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