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August 27-29, 2010
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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 103 73 Tales from Earthsea BV $589 -94.1% 1 -4 $589 $48,043 - 3
2 110 88 Everyone Else CGld $160 -91.4% 1 - $160 $92,859 - 21
3 100 79 Countdown to Zero Magn. $1,011 -82.9% 4 -2 $253 $251,728 - 6
4 105 81 Spoken Word Vari. $516 -80.8% 2 -1 $258 $23,746 - 6
5 109 94 Metropolis (2010 re-issue) Kino $250 -79.2% 2 +1 $125 $348,290 - 17
6 98 80 Kisses Osci. $1,067 -76.5% 2 -4 $534 $81,313 - 7
7 81 62 Patrik, Age 1.5 Reg. $4,275 -75.9% 4 -5 $1,069 $50,990 - 9
8 76 54 Agora NM $6,363 -73.9% 9 -2 $707 $555,852 $70 14
9 88 78 Mid-August Lunch Zeit. $1,969 -67.9% 2 -3 $985 $669,813 - 24
10 12 4 Lottery Ticket WB $3,854,303 -63.8% 1,974 +1 $1,953 $17,284,641 $17 2
11 45 34 Peepli Live UTV $60,265 -63.0% 45 -25 $1,339 $704,775 - 3
12 62 49 Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky SPC $15,339 -62.6% 28 -19 $548 $1,489,777 - 12
13 102 89 City Island Anch. $649 -62.5% 1 -3 $649 $6,670,712 $6 24
14 18 14 Step Up 3-D BV $1,227,816 -61.0% 901 -691 $1,363 $39,715,304 $30 4
15 20 15 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore WB $675,231 -60.3% 823 -757 $820 $41,279,244 $85 5
16 73 59 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $8,107 -59.9% 17 -13 $477 $2,905,490 - 12
17 83 71 Breathless (2010 re-issue) Rialto $4,228 -59.7% 4 -2 $1,057 $283,627 - 14
18 10 6 Piranha 3D W/Dim. $4,302,878 -57.4% 2,491 +21 $1,727 $18,266,889 $24 2
19 6 2 Vampires Suck Fox $5,221,780 -57.2% 3,233 - $1,615 $27,834,256 $20 2
20 55 41 The Extra Man Magn. $26,107 -56.5% 24 -9 $1,088 $334,664 - 5
21 96 82 Ran (2010 re-issue) Rialto $1,169 -55.8% 1 - $1,169 $111,132 - 30
22 31 21 Charlie St. Cloud Uni. $213,100 -55.2% 333 -314 $640 $30,749,875 $44 5
23 58 50 La Soga 7-57 $16,988 -53.2% 12 -8 $1,416 $144,432 - 3
24 59 53 Cyrus FoxS $16,261 -51.8% 32 -24 $508 $7,353,115 $7 11
25 14 10 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Uni. $2,505,555 -51.8% 1,566 -1,254 $1,600 $26,166,945 $60 3
26 51 39 Marmaduke Fox $40,285 -50.0% 66 -56 $610 $33,566,226 $50 13
27 16 12 Dinner for Schmucks P/DW $1,779,540 -49.5% 1,501 -648 $1,186 $69,204,372 $69 5
28 78 74 Le Amiche (re-issue) FDesk $4,980 -48.7% 1 - $4,980 $43,783 - 11
29 80 77 Army of Crime Lorb. $4,367 -46.1% 2 -1 $2,184 $19,021 - 2
30 56 48 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo MBox $22,580 -46.1% 29 -12 $779 $9,980,956 $13 24
31 9 7 The Switch Mira. $4,583,481 -45.7% 2,017 +5 $2,272 $16,410,009 $19 2
32 15 13 Salt Sony $1,883,890 -44.8% 1,168 -626 $1,613 $113,260,644 $110 6
33 28 20 The Sorcerer's Apprentice BV $264,319 -44.5% 312 -160 $847 $61,075,278 $150 7
34 8 8 Nanny McPhee Returns Uni. $4,714,215 -43.9% 2,798 +14 $1,685 $16,991,285 $35 2
35 3 1 The Expendables LGF $9,527,937 -43.8% 3,398 +128 $2,804 $82,040,183 $80 3
36 4 3 Eat Pray Love Sony $6,815,555 -43.7% 3,108 +26 $2,193 $60,531,326 $60 3
37 65 55 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $13,781 -42.4% 5 +1 $2,756 $173,314 - 6
38 44 36 I Am Love Magn. $64,776 -42.4% 52 -31 $1,246 $4,535,786 - 11
39 67 58 Soul Kitchen IFC $12,224 -41.6% 9 +7 $1,358 $44,388 - 2
40 57 51 A Film Unfinished Osci. $20,296 -40.4% 5 +1 $4,059 $91,498 - 2
41 52 45 The Tillman Story Wein. $31,670 -39.3% 5 +1 $6,334 $108,085 - 2
42 104 101 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $518 -38.8% 1 - $518 $81,970,006 - 437
43 40 33 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time BV $106,901 -38.7% 157 -29 $681 $90,586,623 $200 14
44 13 11 Despicable Me Uni. $2,859,680 -38.7% 1,833 -403 $1,560 $236,276,085 $69 8
45 43 37 The A-Team Fox $66,992 -38.2% 92 -59 $728 $77,096,459 $110 12
46 5 5 The Other Guys Sony $6,285,712 -38.2% 3,181 -291 $1,976 $99,018,172 $100 4
47 7 9 Inception WB $4,876,356 -37.8% 2,070 -331 $2,356 $270,519,920 $160 7
48 27 22 Grown Ups Sony $267,350 -37.4% 263 -161 $1,017 $159,372,006 $80 10
49 77 72 Wild Grass SPC $6,314 -37.2% 10 -9 $631 $351,731 - 10
50 63 56 Solitary Man Anch. $14,826 -37.0% 19 - $780 $4,317,528 $15 15
51 21 17 The Kids Are All Right Focus $522,172 -36.2% 342 -62 $1,527 $19,149,701 $4 8
52 - - Feed the Fish Strand $829 -35.6% 1 - $829 $48,719 - 18
53 75 69 Winnebago Man Kino $7,447 -35.4% 7 - $1,064 $131,700 - 8
54 107 105 Kings of the Evening Indic. $350 -34.6% 1 - $350 $98,682 - 12
55 71 67 Mademoiselle Chambon Lorb. $8,970 -34.3% 11 -1 $815 $307,420 - 14
56 30 24 The Karate Kid Sony $248,539 -34.3% 255 -59 $975 $175,908,763 $40 12
57 66 60 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $12,769 -34.0% 9 -1 $1,419 $3,200,414 - 20
58 19 16 Toy Story 3 BV $1,010,710 -33.6% 600 -130 $1,685 $405,659,221 $200 11
59 69 66 Date Night Fox $10,205 -32.1% 13 -10 $785 $98,700,494 $55 21
60 68 64 The Disappearance of Alice Creed Anch. $10,506 -32.0% 7 -1 $1,501 $129,201 - 4
61 50 42 Restrepo NGE $40,812 -31.1% 37 -7 $1,103 $1,123,818 - 10
62 38 29 Winter's Bone RAtt. $146,921 -30.7% 119 -12 $1,235 $5,432,117 $2 12
63 32 27 Shrek Forever After P/DW $192,638 -30.6% 207 -25 $931 $238,053,790 $165 15
64 35 28 Knight & Day Fox $182,311 -30.0% 229 -48 $796 $75,986,164 $117 10
65 46 40 Under the Sea 3D WB $54,107 -26.9% 16 - $3,382 $23,983,859 - 81
66 60 57 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $15,893 -26.3% 2 +1 $7,947 $33,971,006 - 258
67 29 26 Hubble 3D WB $263,530 -24.7% 151 - $1,745 $14,558,691 - 24
68 64 61 Life During Wartime IFC $14,348 -24.5% 14 -1 $1,025 $242,591 $4.5 6
69 36 30 Predators Fox $153,035 -23.6% 187 -47 $818 $51,619,022 $40 8
70 91 86 Mother and Child SPC $1,665 -21.1% 4 -9 $416 $1,098,396 $7 17
71 26 25 The Girl Who Played with Fire MBox $296,518 -21.1% 176 +5 $1,685 $6,184,326 - 8
72 24 23 Ramona and Beezus Fox $320,050 -20.6% 354 -34 $904 $24,817,355 $15 6
73 74 75 The Secret in Their Eyes SPC $7,497 -20.4% 13 +4 $577 $6,330,411 - 20
74 54 52 Lebanon SPC $28,016 -17.5% 14 -1 $2,001 $143,140 - 4
75 99 96 Princess Kaiulani RAtt. $1,045 -10.5% 1 - $1,045 $871,869 $9 16
76 22 19 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Sum. $514,653 -9.2% 476 -81 $1,081 $298,027,752 $68 9
77 48 43 The Wildest Dream NGE $51,060 -7.2% 21 +4 $2,431 $349,362 - 4
78 - - House (re-release) Jan. $2,509 -6.8% 2 - $1,255 $150,000 - 0
79 70 70 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $10,133 -6.2% 2 - $5,067 $43,642,326 - 235
80 108 109 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Undead Indic. $250 -5.7% 1 - $250 $66,901 - 13
81 47 44 The Concert Wein. $52,199 -1.9% 20 - $2,610 $370,281 - 5
82 106 - Crude FRun $499 - 1 - $499 $170,295 - 30
83 93 N Daniel & Ana Strand $1,400 - 1 - $1,400 $1,400 - 1
84 90 - The Cremaster Cycle (re-issue) ICir $1,702 - 1 - $1,702 $97,558 - 20
85 89 N The Milk of Sorrow Olive $1,914 - 1 - $1,914 $1,914 - 1
86 87 - The People I've Slept With PP $3,437 - 1 - $3,437 $11,137 - 3
87 86 - Around a Small Mountain CGld $3,604 - 3 - $1,201 $24,557 - 6
88 85 N Circle Indic. $3,926 - 2 - $1,963 $3,926 - 1
89 61 N Change of Plans IFC $15,378 - 2 - $7,689 $15,378 - 1
90 49 N Centurion Magn. $42,826 - 12 - $3,569 $42,826 $12 1
91 37 N Mesrine: Killer Instinct MBox $152,873 - 28 - $5,460 $152,873 - 1
92 33 N Nick Saban: Gamechanger FLF $188,786 - 26 - $7,261 $188,786 - 1
93 11 N Avatar: Special Edition Fox $4,007,750 - 812 - $4,936 $4,007,750 - 1
94 2 N The Last Exorcism LGF $20,366,613 - 2,874 - $7,087 $20,366,613 $1.8 1
95 1 N Takers SGem $20,512,304 - 2,206 - $9,298 $20,512,304 $32 1
96 - - Here and There CP $983 - 2 - $492 $26,873 - 16
97 72 76 Micmacs SPC $8,698 +2.4% 13 -11 $669 $1,187,751 $42 14
98 95 99 The Law (re-release) Osci. $1,214 +10.4% 1 - $1,214 $17,351 - 10
99 94 97 The Sicilian Girl MBox $1,378 +18.4% 3 +1 $459 $21,033 - 4
100 39 38 Animal Kingdom SPC $123,594 +21.8% 39 +17 $3,169 $372,511 - 3
101 34 35 Cairo Time IFC $182,409 +38.4% 49 +17 $3,723 $604,738 - 4
102 97 102 Orlando (re-issue) SPC $1,079 +38.5% 3 -2 $360 $55,412 - 6
103 42 47 Flipped WB $70,388 +41.6% 26 -3 $2,707 $671,109 $14 4
104 25 31 Mao's Last Dancer Gold. $299,691 +50.1% 75 +42 $3,996 $1,193,813 - 2
105 82 85 Ondine Magn. $4,267 +85.8% 4 -1 $1,067 $530,481 $12 13
106 41 46 What If... 5&2 $97,918 +96.7% 55 +32 $1,780 $162,768 - 2
107 23 32 The Last Airbender Par. $418,754 +122.0% 306 +83 $1,368 $130,590,256 $150 9
108 17 18 Get Low SPC $1,640,176 +129.8% 570 +424 $2,878 $3,633,451 $7 5
109 53 68 Please Give SPC $29,840 +141.0% 45 +27 $663 $4,010,320 $3 18
110 - - Cropsey CP $1,211 +260.4% 4 - $303 $46,518 - 13
111 101 112 Stonewall Uprising FRun $732 +632.0% 1 - $732 $119,407 - 11
112 92 111 Dogtooth Kino $1,453 +819.6% 1 - $1,453 $47,304 - 10
113 79 110 The Nature of Existence WS $4,527 +1,885.5% 2 +1 $2,264 $42,518 - 11
TOTAL (114 MOVIES):$114,811,458-10.6%44,077+265$2,605 
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