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November 25-27, 2011
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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
60 64 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D Entertainment $12,609 +64.2% 9 - $1,401 $4,399,140 $5 79
63 N Crazy Wisdom Alive Mind Cinema $10,304 - 1 - $10,304 $10,304 - 1
69 90 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress Alive Mind Cinema $6,667 +293.3% 3 +1 $2,222 $178,918 - 18
73 73 Revenge of the Electric Car Area23a $5,307 -3.6% 3 - $1,769 $136,591 - 6
2 N The Muppets Buena Vista $29,239,026 - 3,440 - $8,500 $41,516,691 $45 1
17 13 Real Steel Buena Vista $330,377 -40.4% 262 -440 $1,261 $83,181,049 - 8
19 21 The Help Buena Vista $311,076 +4.5% 283 -74 $1,099 $168,753,480 $25 16
37 32 The Lion King (in 3D) Buena Vista $105,747 -18.7% 68 -14 $1,555 $94,067,829 - 11
48 42 Cars 2 Buena Vista $28,394 -20.3% 63 -23 $451 $191,434,784 $200 23
101 - The Interrupters Cinema Guild $404 - 3 - $135 $254,631 - 18
68 71 Inni Cinema Purgatorio $7,002 +13.3% 3 -3 $2,334 $99,423 - 5
85 69 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Codeblack Entertainment $2,167 -66.3% 4 -7 $542 $7,701,965 - 12
57 67 Tomboy (2011) Dada Films $17,947 +153.6% 6 +5 $2,991 $31,798 - 2
105 - OKA! Dada Films $168 -40.0% 1 - $168 $12,937 - 7
15 N Desi Boyz Eros $702,325 - 103 - $6,819 $702,325 - 1
47 29 Rockstar (2011) Eros $35,787 -81.8% 112 - $320 $972,254 - 3
82 44 RA One Eros $2,303 -93.2% 189 - $12 $2,509,150 - 5
38 38 Drive (2011) FilmDistrict $93,344 +51.1% 93 +47 $1,004 $34,500,254 $15 11
45 31 The Rum Diary FilmDistrict $54,243 -63.4% 54 -98 $1,005 $12,957,015 $45 5
56 51 Eames: The Architect and the Painter First Run $18,335 -25.1% 9 +3 $2,037 $53,006 - 3
75 72 Garbo: The Spy First Run $5,000 -10.6% 2 +1 $2,500 $12,677 - 2
100 74 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby First Run $529 -90.0% 1 -2 $529 $140,097 - 10
102 - Back Door Channels Fisher-Klingenstein Films $346 - 2 - $173 $11,997 - 8
14 9 In Time Fox $775,107 -54.7% 749 -618 $1,035 $35,050,934 $40 5
40 36 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Fox $77,065 -10.7% 120 -11 $642 $176,585,297 $93 17
51 48 The Big Year Fox $25,014 -10.5% 52 -7 $481 $7,160,649 $41 7
9 10 The Descendants Fox Searchlight $7,345,720 +517.2% 390 +361 $18,835 $10,886,952 - 2
33 19 Martha Marcy May Marlene Fox Searchlight $176,158 -54.2% 127 -53 $1,387 $2,575,771 - 6
55 40 Into the Abyss IFC $19,002 -55.3% 19 -8 $1,000 $148,937 - 3
66 59 Weekend (2011) IFC $9,212 -1.2% 8 -3 $1,152 $469,947 - 10
71 70 Love Crime IFC $6,439 +1.7% 8 -3 $805 $538,356 - 13
76 N House of Pleasures IFC $4,766 - 1 - $4,766 $4,766 - 1
83 85 London Boulevard IFC $2,205 +6.2% 2 +1 $1,103 $10,484 - 3
52 - Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $24,980 +92.2% 2 +1 $12,490 $84,544,744 - 502
65 - Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX $9,836 +42.7% 1 - $9,836 $18,022,189 - 631
80 57 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness International Film Circuit $2,986 -69.3% 7 -6 $427 $825,164 - 21
88 103 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator International Film Circuit $1,524 +1,781.5% 3 +2 $508 $34,860 - 11
50 47 Le Havre Janus Films $26,738 -9.8% 12 -1 $2,228 $238,265 - 6
79 76 The Mill and the Cross Kino Classics $3,762 -19.2% 4 -5 $941 $251,105 - 11
72 - The Greatest Miracle KKM $6,410 -43.2% 2 -3 $3,205 $276,780 - 7
36 33 Abduction Lionsgate $132,281 +6.5% 163 -18 $812 $27,840,894 $35 10
103 89 The Woodmans Lorber Films $287 -85.2% 1 - $287 $42,069 - 26
18 20 Melancholia Magnolia $329,622 -2.3% 95 +38 $3,470 $1,200,599 - 3
84 77 Blackthorn Magnolia $2,201 -49.2% 3 -3 $734 $162,748 - 8
90 87 Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil Magnolia $1,269 -37.8% 5 -2 $254 $223,615 - 9
62 54 Mozart's Sister Music Box Films $10,974 -33.9% 13 -9 $844 $619,142 $4.5 15
74 60 Young Goethe in Love Music Box Films $5,173 -41.2% 3 - $1,724 $57,953 - 4
89 81 The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch Music Box Films $1,360 -51.9% 3 -1 $453 $5,150 - 2
91 58 The Conquest Music Box Films $1,246 -87.0% 3 -5 $415 $38,460 - 3
98 93 The Names of Love Music Box Films $654 -45.4% 1 - $654 $513,836 - 23
78 68 The Other F Word Oscilloscope Pictures $3,887 -43.0% 4 -2 $972 $43,301 - 4
70 66 The Whale Paladin $6,604 -9.0% 2 -3 $3,302 $53,991 - 12
5 N Hugo Paramount $11,364,505 - 1,277 - $8,899 $15,402,042 - 1
21 12 Footloose (2011) Paramount $288,787 -66.5% 384 -834 $752 $50,833,867 $24 7
23 11 Paranormal Activity 3 Paramount $275,373 -72.5% 355 -1,047 $776 $103,245,770 $5 6
8 5 Puss in Boots Paramount (DreamWorks) $7,511,036 -30.5% 3,005 -410 $2,500 $135,430,092 $130 5
16 14 Like Crazy Paramount Vantage $425,116 -18.6% 150 +42 $2,834 $2,478,434 - 5
28 23 The Way Producers Distribution Agency $205,441 -25.4% 101 -36 $2,034 $3,374,493 - 8
86 - Senna Producers Distribution Agency $1,959 -16.0% 2 - $980 $1,612,430 - 16
61 53 The Mighty Macs Quaker Media $11,897 -39.2% 11 -17 $1,082 $1,889,522 $7 6
7 3 Immortals Relativity $8,875,905 -28.1% 2,677 -443 $3,316 $68,706,981 $75 3
77 79 Machine Gun Preacher Relativity $4,247 +20.9% 9 -10 $472 $537,580 $30 10
87 - The Man Who Fell to Earth (35th anniversary re-issue) Rialto $1,578 - 2 - $789 $99,121 - 23
20 18 Margin Call Roadside Attractions $293,825 -30.6% 140 -30 $2,099 $4,367,821 $3.5 6
104 - Project Nim Roadside Attractions $231 - 1 -1 $231 $407,211 - 21
4 N Arthur Christmas Sony / Columbia $12,068,931 - 3,376 - $3,575 $16,301,131 - 1
6 4 Jack and Jill Sony / Columbia $10,000,142 -14.8% 3,029 -409 $3,301 $57,120,112 $79 3
22 15 Moneyball Sony / Columbia $285,687 -44.2% 187 -222 $1,528 $73,155,248 $50 10
24 16 The Ides of March Sony / Columbia $254,648 -44.7% 151 -147 $1,686 $39,543,246 - 8
25 27 The Smurfs Sony / Columbia $239,511 +12.5% 248 -4 $966 $142,324,120 $110 18
42 30 Anonymous Sony / Columbia $69,211 -60.8% 72 -107 $961 $4,301,018 $30 5
32 22 The Skin I Live In Sony Classics $184,737 -34.5% 91 -22 $2,030 $2,420,402 - 7
34 N A Dangerous Method Sony Classics $167,953 - 4 - $41,988 $226,685 - 1
43 43 Midnight in Paris Sony Classics $58,955 +69.9% 41 +5 $1,438 $55,684,541 $17 28
46 34 Take Shelter Sony Classics $50,282 -45.2% 49 -25 $1,026 $1,444,395 $5 9
54 49 The Guard Sony Classics $19,930 -23.7% 23 +1 $867 $5,275,693 $6 18
94 98 Higher Ground Sony Classics $992 +51.2% 6 - $165 $829,982 $2 14
95 102 Restless (2011) Sony Classics $835 +252.3% 3 +1 $278 $160,464 $8 11
59 52 The Women on the 6th Floor Strand $17,242 -27.2% 16 +1 $1,078 $336,495 - 8
96 65 Tyrannosaur Strand $804 -89.5% 3 -2 $268 $11,568 - 2
99 82 3 (2011) Strand $599 -76.5% 2 -3 $300 $58,911 - 11
106 - I'm Glad My Mother is Alive Strand $147 - 1 - $147 $8,705 - 7
58 45 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $17,514 -45.1% 11 -4 $1,592 $162,514 - 6
97 86 Rid of Me Submarine Deluxe $715 -65.5% 2 +1 $358 $3,349 - 2
1 1 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Summit Entertainment $41,683,574 -69.8% 4,066 +5 $10,252 $220,832,009 $110 2
26 26 The Three Musketeers (2011) Summit Entertainment $229,830 +6.5% 224 +54 $1,026 $19,908,928 $75 6
30 25 50/50 Summit Entertainment $197,651 -14.8% 210 +25 $941 $34,554,781 $8 9
81 - Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (2011 re-release) The Film Desk $2,498 - 1 - $2,498 $15,864 - 18
27 17 Courageous TriStar $209,123 -51.4% 211 -306 $991 $32,759,758 $2 9
10 6 Tower Heist Universal $7,174,615 +1.0% 2,474 -468 $2,900 $65,198,780 $75 4
67 55 Elite Squad: The Enemy Within Variance Films $9,118 -19.0% 5 +2 $1,824 $37,251 - 3
92 83 Amigo Variance Films $1,193 -50.6% 2 -2 $597 $172,099 $1.5 15
3 2 Happy Feet Two Warner Bros. $13,397,346 -36.9% 3,611 +5 $3,710 $43,755,357 - 2
11 7 J. Edgar Warner Bros. $4,975,172 -16.1% 1,910 -37 $2,605 $28,837,843 $35 3
31 24 Dolphin Tale Warner Bros. $185,854 -28.8% 216 -172 $860 $70,363,255 $37 10
35 28 Contagion Warner Bros. $155,298 -22.4% 218 -83 $712 $75,450,549 $60 12
39 37 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) Warner Bros. $89,022 +11.7% 49 - $1,817 $14,451,653 - 34
41 - Hubble 3D Warner Bros. $71,141 +57.7% 20 +1 $3,557 $29,542,053 - 89
44 N The Polar Express (2011 re-issue) Warner Bros. $55,299 - 19 - $2,910 $74,470 - 1
53 - Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. $20,178 +2.9% 8 -2 $2,522 $28,714,679 - 146
13 8 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Warner Bros. (New Line) $1,594,054 -45.1% 875 -933 $1,822 $31,559,389 $19 4
49 41 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Weinstein / Dimension $26,764 -28.4% 48 -22 $558 $38,516,832 $27 15
12 N My Week with Marilyn Weinstein Company $1,750,507 - 244 - $7,174 $2,062,150 - 1
29 N The Artist Weinstein Company $204,878 - 4 - $51,220 $204,878 $15 1
64 46 Sarah's Key Weinstein Company $10,061 -68.5% 27 -25 $373 $7,685,374 - 19
93 - Bill Cunningham New York Zeitgeist $1,172 - 1 - $1,172 $1,510,026 - 36
TOTAL (106 MOVIES):$164,744,972-26.0%36,389+1,433$4,527 
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* Production Budget in millions. On average, studios earn approximately 55 percent of the final gross.



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