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August 17-19, 2012
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'Expendables 2' Commandeers Top Spot,
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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 21 10 The Watch Fox $502,413 -77.4% 513 -1,950 $979 $33,062,599 $68 4
2 10 5 Total Recall (2012) Sony $3,472,829 -56.7% 2,434 -1,167 $1,427 $51,755,272 $125 3
3 12 8 Ted Uni. $1,543,080 -52.1% 1,169 -1,039 $1,320 $213,064,385 $50 8
4 15 9 Step Up Revolution LG/S $1,040,170 -64.6% 905 -993 $1,149 $32,776,588 $33 4
5 17 11 The Amazing Spider-Man Sony $758,807 -64.2% 598 -987 $1,269 $257,435,325 $230 7
6 11 7 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $3,005,507 -52.9% 2,274 -829 $1,322 $150,191,923 $95 6
7 9 6 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $3,834,737 -52.1% 2,737 -664 $1,401 $38,747,058 $22 3
8 16 12 Brave BV $815,785 -54.7% 641 -618 $1,273 $229,121,303 $185 9
9 6 3 The Dark Knight Rises WB $11,011,349 -42.0% 3,157 -533 $3,488 $409,787,260 $250 5
10 23 13 Nitro Circus the Movie 3D ArcEnt $312,790 -73.6% 424 -376 $738 $3,077,961 - 2
11 31 18 Magic Mike WB $199,389 -52.8% 255 -195 $782 $112,720,182 $7 8
12 35 24 Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection LGF $112,655 -60.8% 199 -165 $566 $64,958,425 $20 8
13 20 15 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $503,385 -18.1% 282 -165 $1,785 $42,966,193 $16 13
14 38 27 Savages (2012) Uni. $104,720 -57.2% 154 -164 $680 $47,057,935 $45 7
15 27 20 To Rome with Love SPC $244,287 -41.7% 160 -104 $1,527 $15,553,959 - 9
16 62 43 People Like Us BV $17,308 -67.2% 54 -86 $321 $12,412,386 $16 8
17 34 26 Marvel's The Avengers BV $148,968 -45.0% 142 -78 $1,049 $617,595,391 $220 16
18 46 32 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $62,668 -55.3% 140 -62 $448 $25,240,988 $12 7
19 36 30 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel FoxS $108,355 -35.5% 128 -56 $847 $45,592,328 $10 16
20 19 14 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $563,293 -22.1% 236 -50 $2,387 $8,110,969 - 8
21 25 17 Ruby Sparks FoxS $301,226 -32.0% 218 -43 $1,382 $1,796,597 - 4
22 43 34 Prometheus Fox $76,010 -31.5% 101 -40 $753 $126,195,339 $130 11
23 24 16 MIB 3 Sony $303,756 -40.2% 258 -37 $1,177 $178,127,919 $225 13
24 30 22 The Hunger Games LGF $204,955 -36.8% 230 -30 $891 $407,688,212 $78 22
25 28 25 Snow White and the Huntsman Uni. $208,615 -24.0% 244 -29 $855 $154,660,660 $170 12
26 44 36 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Fox $73,292 -19.0% 105 -25 $698 $37,307,111 $69 9
27 50 41 Safety Not Guaranteed FD $40,986 -32.3% 54 -19 $759 $3,683,593 - 11
28 47 37 Bernie MNE $62,219 -21.6% 71 -17 $876 $9,046,936 - 17
29 29 28 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $208,444 -2.0% 77 -12 $2,707 $1,246,635 - 5
30 61 57 Your Sister's Sister IFC $17,508 +9.3% 26 -7 $673 $1,573,712 - 10
31 78 74 Klown Drft. $2,663 -53.7% 5 -5 $533 $58,247 - 4
32 - 71 A Cat in Paris GK $3,208 -45.3% 7 -5 $458 $285,203 - 12
33 59 56 Take This Waltz Magn. $18,365 +5.5% 24 -5 $765 $1,175,318 - 8
34 83 67 Unforgivable Strand $2,236 -68.5% 2 -4 $1,118 $112,592 - 8
35 81 66 The Magic of Belle Isle Magn. $2,401 -67.4% 4 -4 $600 $94,610 - 7
36 77 63 Monsieur Lazhar (U.S.-only) MBox $3,008 -64.8% 6 -4 $501 $1,991,201 - 19
37 97 82 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $384 -90.4% 1 -3 $384 $75,308 - 10
38 76 80 Kumare KL $4,061 -0.2% 3 -3 $1,354 $94,354 - 9
39 51 44 From Beneath Noct. $36,855 -22.6% 15 -3 $2,457 $119,763 - 2
40 64 54 Easy Money (2012) Wein. $13,195 -27.2% 5 -2 $2,639 $165,786 - 6
41 71 76 Dark Horse BM&DH $5,909 +12.7% 6 -2 $985 $159,230 - 11
42 73 69 Trishna IFC $5,481 -11.3% 11 -2 $498 $234,432 - 6
43 68 73 Hysteria SPC $8,659 +49.8% 14 -2 $619 $1,761,961 - 14
44 85 84 Grand Illusion (2012 re-release) Rialto $1,804 -36.6% 1 -1 $1,804 $144,082 - 15
45 98 98 The Invisible War Cdgm. $376 -39.3% 1 -1 $376 $54,208 - 9
46 100 90 Nobody Else But You FRun $97 -93.4% 1 -1 $97 $33,153 - 15
47 82 85 Elena Zeit. $2,304 -17.7% 2 -1 $1,152 $208,667 - 14
48 86 102 Darling Companion SPC $1,749 +375.3% 3 -1 $583 $793,352 - 18
49 67 62 360 Magn. $9,077 -5.9% 8 -1 $1,135 $64,539 - 3
50 58 46 Hubble 3D WB $48,808 -6.1% 13 -1 $3,754 $33,840,238 - 127
51 99 105 China Heavyweight Zeit. $300 -7.7% 1 - $300 $9,395 - 7
52 - - The Color Wheel APD/C $93 - 1 - $93 $17,095 - 14
53 63 N Compliance Magn. $16,427 - 1 - $16,427 $16,427 - 1
54 72 N Death by China A23 $5,701 - 1 - $5,701 $5,701 - 1
55 - 107 The Deep Blue Sea MBox $498 +141.7% 1 - $498 $1,125,588 - 22
56 - - The Devil, Probably (2012 re-release) FDesk $242 - 1 - $242 $25,120 - 30
57 91 108 5 Broken Cameras KL $1,078 +476.5% 1 - $1,078 $65,118 - 12
58 102 - Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $31 - 1 - $31 $18,093,046 - 669
59 92 94 The Graduate: 45th Anniversary Reunion Rialto $1,055 -4.4% 1 - $1,055 $43,185 - 19
60 74 60 Max et les Ferrailleurs (Max and the Junkmen) (2012 re-release) Rialto $4,675 -58.5% 1 - $4,675 $25,120 - 2
61 75 65 Meet the Fokkens KL $4,573 -40.0% 1 - $4,573 $19,667 - 2
62 89 - The Salt of Life Zeit. $1,334 - 1 - $1,334 $317,060 - 23
63 69 N Side By Side Trib. $6,956 - 1 - $6,956 $6,956 - 1
64 90 64 $upercapitalist Truly $1,110 -86.7% 1 - $1,110 $13,220 - 2
65 - 96 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $920 -4.0% 1 - $920 $53,320,923 - 610
66 95 - Turn Me On, Dammit! NYer $727 - 1 - $727 $121,114 - 21
67 65 N Chicken with Plums SPC $11,301 - 2 - $5,651 $53,477 - 1
68 96 101 Damsels in Distress SPC $670 +50.9% 2 - $335 $1,007,535 - 20
69 70 59 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $17,626 +30.3% 2 - $8,813 $44,911,363 - 338
70 79 - Oslo, August 31st Strand $2,642 - 2 - $1,321 $75,325 - 13
71 52 N Robot & Frank Gold. $35,539 - 2 - $17,770 $35,539 - 1
72 101 55 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $24,985 -5.6% 2 - $12,493 $86,238,573 - 540
73 - - Union Square Da. $3,064 +268.3% 2 - $1,532 $39,347 - 6
74 93 86 You've Been Trumped ICir $906 -60.2% 2 - $453 $10,842 - 3
75 45 N Cosmopolis EOne $70,339 - 3 - $23,446 $266,912 - 1
76 94 88 I Wish Magn. $788 -50.8% 3 - $263 $145,697 - 15
77 84 83 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $2,172 -30.8% 3 - $724 $2,550,508 - 24
78 87 N Why Stop Now? IFC $1,641 - 3 - $547 $1,641 - 1
79 88 77 Iron Sky EOne $1,605 -68.0% 4 - $401 $32,639 - 4
80 55 N Beloved (2012) IFC $25,825 - 5 - $5,165 $25,825 - 1
81 60 N Painted Skin: The Resurrection WGUSA $17,791 - 6 - $2,965 $17,791 - 1
82 54 49 Under the Sea 3D WB $29,446 -24.0% 7 - $4,207 $30,779,133 - 184
83 - 38 Air Racers 3D 3D $61,234 -20.4% 10 - $6,123 $1,157,565 - 20
84 56 48 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D $25,242 -35.7% 10 - $2,524 $5,984,039 $5 117
85 49 40 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $46,684 -24.7% 33 - $1,415 $20,580,463 - 72
86 32 29 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB $158,489 -23.7% 52 - $3,048 $7,656,274 - 18
87 41 N The Awakening (2012) Cohen $95,933 - 70 - $1,370 $95,933 - 1
88 14 N Ek Tha Tiger Yash $1,139,340 - 120 - $9,495 $1,484,404 - 1
89 22 21 The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Wein. $366,655 -2.3% 194 - $1,890 $6,898,741 - 13
90 5 N Sparkle (2012) TriS $11,643,342 - 2,244 - $5,189 $11,643,342 $14 1
91 8 4 Hope Springs Sony $9,111,529 -37.8% 2,361 - $3,859 $35,063,321 - 2
92 7 N The Odd Life of Timothy Green BV $10,822,903 - 2,598 - $4,166 $15,100,918 - 1
93 1 N The Expendables 2 LGF $28,591,370 - 3,316 - $8,622 $28,591,370 $100 1
94 3 N ParaNorman Focus $14,087,050 - 3,429 - $4,108 $14,087,050 $60 1
95 53 53 The Well-Digger's Daughter KL $30,056 +50.7% 14 +1 $2,147 $180,897 - 5
96 40 35 Farewell My Queen Cohen $96,235 -2.9% 60 +2 $1,604 $966,200 - 6
97 80 103 Where Do We Go Now? SPC $2,442 +620.4% 5 +4 $488 $524,135 - 15
98 57 47 Red Hook Summer Vari. $23,280 -41.9% 9 +5 $2,587 $78,273 - 2
99 42 45 The Imposter IM $83,631 +90.5% 19 +6 $4,402 $273,245 - 6
100 48 42 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $49,103 -10.2% 31 +6 $1,584 $322,102 - 4
101 33 31 Killer Joe LD $150,000 +2.7% 42 +6 $3,571 $664,000 - 4
102 2 1 The Bourne Legacy Uni. $17,057,385 -55.3% 3,753 +8 $4,545 $69,618,465 $125 2
103 66 70 Neil Young Journeys SPC $10,789 +83.1% 23 +9 $469 $163,864 - 8
104 37 39 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $106,283 +67.8% 27 +12 $3,936 $309,359 - 4
105 39 50 2 Days in New York Magn. $100,375 +319.2% 20 +18 $5,019 $144,055 - 2
106 26 33 Celeste and Jesse Forever SPC $246,927 +97.5% 67 +49 $3,685 $615,488 - 3
107 4 2 The Campaign WB $13,127,289 -50.6% 3,255 +50 $4,033 $51,435,826 - 2
108 18 19 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted P/DW $708,023 +68.0% 406 +100 $1,744 $212,684,700 $145 11
109 13 23 2016 Obama's America RM $1,244,698 +292.3% 169 +108 $7,365 $2,028,067 - 6
TOTAL (109 MOVIES):$139,508,493-2.0%40,521+1,358$3,443 
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* Production Budget in millions. On average, studios earn approximately 55 percent of the final gross.



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