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September 7-9, 2012
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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 3 3 The Expendables 2 LGF $4,951,899 -45.2% 3,260 -74 $1,519 $75,619,038 $100 4
2 2 2 Lawless Wein. $6,007,036 -39.9% 3,138 +250 $1,914 $23,525,455 - 2
3 5 5 ParaNorman Focus $4,195,415 -36.2% 2,856 -229 $1,469 $45,452,876 $60 4
4 1 1 The Possession LGF $9,317,472 -47.5% 2,834 +18 $3,288 $33,166,582 $14 2
5 4 N The Words CBS $4,750,894 - 2,801 - $1,696 $4,750,894 $6 1
6 6 4 The Bourne Legacy Uni. $3,969,330 -45.1% 2,766 -365 $1,435 $103,628,825 $125 5
7 7 6 The Odd Life of Timothy Green BV $3,650,158 -41.8% 2,717 +82 $1,343 $43,007,208 - 4
8 8 8 The Campaign WB $3,377,189 -40.9% 2,542 -399 $1,329 $79,320,621 - 5
9 11 10 Hope Springs Sony $2,800,217 -40.4% 2,437 -4 $1,149 $57,519,656 - 5
10 12 11 Premium Rush Sony $2,311,414 -41.8% 2,182 -73 $1,059 $16,743,104 $35 3
11 9 9 2016 Obama's America RM $3,309,422 -41.0% 2,017 +270 $1,641 $26,115,717 - 9
12 10 7 The Dark Knight Rises WB $3,218,189 -47.4% 1,987 -200 $1,620 $437,782,482 $250 8
13 15 12 Hit and Run ORF $1,077,146 -58.4% 1,810 -1,060 $595 $12,503,750 $2 3
14 13 N The Cold Light of Day LG/S $1,831,588 - 1,511 - $1,212 $1,831,588 - 1
15 18 13 Marvel's The Avengers BV $786,181 -58.9% 1,209 -496 $650 $621,414,627 $220 19
16 20 15 Brave BV $720,572 -49.5% 959 -749 $751 $233,397,964 $185 12
17 17 16 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $817,491 -42.4% 931 -273 $878 $46,742,100 $22 6
18 19 14 Sparkle (2012) TriS $780,085 -56.2% 873 -384 $894 $23,374,162 $14 4
19 16 17 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $834,216 -36.0% 763 -273 $1,093 $157,173,660 $95 9
20 22 20 Ted Uni. $548,730 -32.3% 515 -46 $1,065 $216,858,060 $50 11
21 24 19 Total Recall (2012) Sony $467,562 -46.2% 502 -254 $931 $57,627,693 $125 6
22 27 21 Celeste and Jesse Forever SPC $352,037 -51.0% 441 -145 $798 $2,610,511 - 6
23 21 18 The Amazing Spider-Man Sony $565,880 -38.8% 416 -85 $1,360 $260,571,241 $230 10
24 25 24 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted P/DW $380,983 -39.5% 345 -160 $1,104 $215,240,165 $145 14
25 30 N Branded RAtt. $240,589 - 307 - $784 $240,589 - 1
26 51 26 Oogieloves In The BIG Balloon Adventure KVP $43,854 -90.1% 281 -1,879 $156 $1,029,050 $20 2
27 36 23 The Apparition WB $173,841 -72.5% 276 -534 $630 $4,739,362 $17 3
28 26 25 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $358,952 -32.0% 269 +2 $1,334 $10,272,091 - 11
29 14 N Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 - 267 - $6,269 $1,673,731 - 1
30 23 22 Robot & Frank Gold. $505,598 -27.0% 202 +58 $2,503 $2,014,027 - 4
31 44 37 Magic Mike WB $92,919 -41.2% 202 -66 $460 $113,578,737 $7 11
32 31 28 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $229,830 -32.9% 200 +3 $1,149 $44,640,048 $16 16
33 34 30 Step Up Revolution LG/S $190,638 -33.9% 198 -38 $963 $34,484,102 $33 7
34 28 27 The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Wein. $302,504 -20.4% 194 +22 $1,559 $8,569,131 - 16
35 40 33 MIB 3 Sony $128,715 -31.7% 173 -13 $744 $179,020,854 $225 16
36 38 34 Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection LGF $143,610 -21.9% 167 -12 $860 $65,483,079 $20 11
37 37 32 The Watch Fox $149,098 -34.7% 135 -60 $1,104 $33,998,900 $68 7
38 45 44 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel FoxS $82,338 -17.1% 114 +9 $722 $46,083,019 $10 19
39 42 38 To Rome with Love SPC $107,252 -26.7% 97 +3 $1,106 $16,316,776 - 12
40 49 47 Ruby Sparks FoxS $54,889 -38.7% 76 -2 $722 $2,373,073 - 7
41 29 29 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $280,359 -13.1% 73 +44 $3,841 $816,307 - 3
42 43 35 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $104,761 -36.0% 73 -14 $1,435 $2,011,366 - 8
43 39 31 Killer Joe LD $128,980 -47.8% 68 -6 $1,897 $1,664,479 - 7
44 32 39 For a Good Time, Call... Focus $215,985 +50.1% 56 +33 $3,857 $450,004 - 2
45 55 60 Safety Not Guaranteed FD $35,010 -11.8% 54 +6 $648 $3,876,519 - 14
46 46 36 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB $78,788 -50.2% 52 - $1,515 $8,395,135 - 21
47 58 57 Prometheus Fox $28,434 -38.0% 48 -7 $592 $126,429,117 $130 14
48 35 N Bachelorette RTWC $181,494 - 47 - $3,862 $181,494 - 1
49 52 48 Cosmopolis EOne $43,537 -51.1% 45 -20 $967 $702,922 - 4
50 68 42 Joker UTV $17,725 -83.2% 43 -31 $412 $163,070 - 2
51 67 56 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Fox $18,632 -59.5% 39 -10 $478 $37,498,906 $69 12
52 53 49 Farewell My Queen Cohen $37,456 -36.6% 36 - $1,040 $1,251,736 - 9
53 50 45 2 Days in New York Magn. $50,558 -44.4% 34 -8 $1,487 $519,657 - 5
54 41 40 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $114,455 -18.6% 33 +1 $3,468 $892,596 - 7
55 61 54 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $24,731 -49.4% 33 - $749 $20,816,624 - 75
56 59 53 Red Hook Summer Vari. $27,837 -47.3% 29 -12 $960 $300,458 - 5
57 47 - The Imposter IM $68,243 - 27 - $2,528 $601,212 - 9
58 66 N Toys in the Attic Hann. $19,913 - 27 - $738 $19,913 - 1
59 33 41 Samsara Osci. $194,862 +82.7% 25 +16 $7,794 $482,610 - 3
60 71 64 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $15,562 -9.8% 24 +6 $648 $450,090 - 7
61 80 66 Nitro Circus the Movie 3D ArcEnt $9,756 -35.6% 22 -9 $443 $3,360,768 - 5
62 56 52 Compliance Magn. $34,300 -36.6% 21 +2 $1,633 $231,363 - 4
63 77 62 Bernie MNE $13,130 -50.1% 18 -8 $729 $9,185,908 - 20
64 75 51 Mugamoodi UTV $13,590 -75.5% 17 -4 $799 $89,474 - 2
65 65 - Hubble 3D WB $21,963 -48.6% 16 +2 $1,373 $34,055,397 - 130
66 57 58 Little White Lies MPI $33,106 -23.1% 14 +2 $2,365 $137,819 - 3
67 63 59 Bullet Vanishes CL $22,461 -48.3% 13 -1 $1,728 $91,197 - 2
68 70 63 The Well-Digger's Daughter KL $16,579 -32.2% 13 -1 $1,275 $273,886 - 8
69 83 74 Take This Waltz Magn. $7,407 +16.8% 13 +4 $570 $1,216,734 - 11
70 72 - Bill W. P124 $15,163 - 12 - $1,264 $535,778 - 17
71 54 N The Inbetweeners Movie WHE $36,000 - 10 - $3,600 $36,000 - 1
72 64 61 Air Racers 3D 3D $21,929 -31.9% 10 - $2,193 $1,309,987 - 23
73 73 65 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D $14,267 -12.4% 10 - $1,427 $6,096,582 $5 120
74 91 75 Neil Young Journeys SPC $4,188 -30.6% 10 -1 $419 $193,642 - 11
75 82 - Iron Sky EOne $7,885 +126.8% 8 +6 $986 $85,106 - 7
76 94 68 The Ambassador Drft. $3,773 -71.1% 8 +4 $472 $24,295 - 2
77 97 N Rec 3: Genesis Magn. $3,001 - 8 - $375 $3,001 - 1
78 60 N The Eye of the Storm SEG $25,785 - 7 - $3,684 $25,785 - 1
79 88 91 Hysteria SPC $5,055 +248.6% 7 +3 $722 $1,779,166 - 17
80 92 - Under the Sea 3D WB $3,938 -83.3% 7 - $563 $30,901,501 - 187
81 74 67 Beloved (2012) IFC $14,229 +0.1% 6 - $2,372 $100,420 - 4
82 78 82 Unforgivable Strand $12,997 +401.4% 6 +5 $2,166 $135,947 - 11
83 48 N Keep the Lights On MBox $55,574 - 5 - $11,115 $55,574 - 1
84 79 - Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $11,376 - 5 - $2,275 $16,256 - 3
85 81 69 Chicken with Plums SPC $9,611 -14.3% 5 +2 $1,922 $115,692 - 4
86 87 88 Kumare KL $5,139 +206.3% 5 +2 $1,028 $111,832 - 12
87 95 - A Cat in Paris GK $3,543 -37.1% 5 +2 $709 $309,360 - 15
88 102 78 360 Magn. $2,008 -55.0% 5 +2 $402 $92,737 - 6
89 101 73 The Awakening (2012) Cohen $2,072 -76.5% 4 -9 $518 $175,088 - 4
90 117 93 Hermano MBox $403 -69.4% 4 -4 $101 $29,379 - 3
91 76 46 Flying Swords of Dragon Gate IM $13,464 -85.9% 3 -12 $4,488 $170,276 - 2
92 93 87 Painted Skin: The Resurrection WGUSA $3,897 +109.4% 3 +2 $1,299 $44,888 - 4
93 99 - Death by China A23 $2,682 - 3 - $894 $13,988 - 4
94 110 92 Where Do We Go Now? SPC $656 -53.5% 3 +1 $219 $531,813 - 18
95 - - General Education PHP $1,264 -60.4% 2 -1 $632 $7,742 - 3
96 62 N Hello I Must Be Going Osci. $23,904 - 2 - $11,952 $23,904 - 1
97 86 - Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $5,869 -20.0% 2 - $2,935 $44,964,999 - 341
98 100 70 Oslo, August 31st Strand $2,215 -79.1% 2 -5 $1,108 $97,811 - 16
99 104 71 The Day Anch. $1,281 -87.3% 2 -10 $641 $20,502 - 2
100 105 - Last Ride MBox $1,245 - 2 - $623 $5,480 - 6
101 109 - The Invisible War Cdgm. $696 - 2 - $348 $58,492 - 12
102 111 - OC87 FKF $634 - 2 - $317 $41,587 - 16
103 112 85 Easy Money (2012) Wein. $603 -74.6% 2 - $302 $188,870 - 9
104 115 - Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $459 - 2 - $230 $44,689 - 8
105 116 83 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $444 -82.8% 2 +1 $222 $79,814 - 13
106 - - The Color Wheel APD/C $240 - 1 - $240 $17,752 - 17
107 - - Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) FDesk $115 - 1 - $115 $62,664 - 130
108 69 N Detropia LF $17,414 - 1 - $17,414 $17,414 - 1
109 84 - Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $6,364 -56.4% 1 - $6,364 $86,334,400 - 543
110 85 N Las Acacias OutF $6,000 - 1 - $6,000 $6,000 - 1
111 89 N Girl Model FRun $4,898 - 1 - $4,898 $6,864 - 1
112 90 N For Ellen Trib. $4,616 - 1 - $4,616 $5,798 - 1
113 96 N Pickin & Grinnin HLM $3,003 - 1 - $3,003 $3,613 - 1
114 98 72 Neighboring Sounds CGld $2,738 -71.2% 1 -1 $2,738 $37,427 - 3
115 103 - Grand Illusion (2012 re-release) Rialto $1,434 - 1 - $1,434 $148,691 - 18
116 106 77 Little Birds MNE $1,222 -73.3% 1 - $1,222 $11,501 - 2
117 107 - How to Grow a Band ICir $1,056 - 1 - $1,056 $16,374 - 21
118 108 - Elena Zeit. $1,017 -41.6% 1 -1 $1,017 $215,507 - 17
119 113 89 Klown Drft. $571 -65.0% 1 -1 $571 $67,587 - 7
120 114 - Planet of Snail CGld $531 - 1 - $531 $8,509 - 4
121 118 - The Turin Horse CGld $358 - 1 - $358 $56,097 - 26
122 119 - The Devil, Probably (2012 re-release) FDesk $242 - 1 - $242 $25,639 - 33
123 120 - Elles KL $206 - 1 - $206 $157,427 - 18
124 121 - Turn Me On, Dammit! NYer $200 -70.8% 1 - $200 $123,543 - 24
125 122 - Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $129 - 1 - $129 $26,558 - 15
TOTAL (125 MOVIES):$67,728,681-35.2%46,184-2,512$1,466 
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