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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 11 N Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Par. $2,162,993 - 840 - $2,575 $2,282,368 - 1
2 26 N The Impossible LG/S $143,818 - 15 - $9,588 $143,818 - 1
3 - - Sister (2012) AF $622 -66.3% 2 -2 $311 $94,835 - 12
4 21 N Zero Dark Thirty Sony $417,150 - 5 - $83,430 $646,162 $40 1
5 87 - Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $443 - 2 +1 $222 $28,299 - 8
6 6 N The Guilt Trip Par. $5,290,629 - 2,431 - $2,176 $7,321,243 $40 1
7 66 N Django (2012 re-release) Rialto $6,150 - 8 - $769 $6,150 - 1
8 14 N Dabangg 2 Eros $1,019,213 - 166 - $6,140 $1,019,213 - 1
9 52 N Not Fade Away ParV $19,182 - 3 - $6,394 $19,182 $20 1
10 - N Barbara AF $63,410 - 15 - $4,227 $63,410 - 1
11 61 - Back to 1942 CL $9,414 -67.5% 5 -2 $1,883 $300,464 - 4
12 85 - Kumare KL $497 - 1 - $497 $131,417 - 27
13 8 N Monsters, Inc. (3D) BV $4,774,686 - 2,618 - $1,824 $6,259,667 - 1
14 37 N Amour SPC $68,266 - 3 - $22,755 $97,817 $8.9 1
15 78 - In Another Country KL $1,552 +6,108.0% 3 +2 $517 $9,495 - 6
16 2 N Jack Reacher Par. $15,210,156 - 3,352 - $4,538 $15,210,156 $60 1
17 3 N This Is 40 Uni. $11,579,175 - 2,912 - $3,976 $11,579,175 $35 1
18 41 N On the Road IFC $39,550 - 4 - $9,888 $39,550 - 1
19 84 - Now, Forager Argo. $546 - 1 - $546 $7,757 - 12
20 - - Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Elev. $3,780 -63.5% 1 -2 $3,780 $118,770 - 10
21 1 1 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $36,888,365 -56.4% 4,100 +55 $8,997 $150,041,265 - 2
22 4 2 Rise of the Guardians P/DW $5,732,817 -19.7% 3,031 -356 $1,891 $79,527,047 $145 5
23 5 3 Lincoln BV $5,525,774 -21.4% 2,293 +8 $2,410 $116,673,598 $65 7
24 7 4 Skyfall Sony $4,867,540 -25.8% 2,365 -559 $2,058 $279,959,314 $200 7
25 9 5 Life of Pi Fox $4,017,237 -25.8% 1,750 -798 $2,296 $76,373,481 $120 5
26 10 6 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 LG/S $2,626,955 -48.9% 2,000 -1,042 $1,313 $281,632,689 $120 6
27 12 7 Wreck-It Ralph BV $1,819,036 -43.4% 1,444 -805 $1,260 $171,741,561 $165 8
28 20 8 Playing for Keeps FD $424,105 -86.5% 851 -1,989 $498 $12,410,463 - 3
29 16 9 Red Dawn (2012) FD $794,880 -67.0% 1,011 -1,239 $786 $42,626,783 $65 5
30 13 10 Silver Linings Playbook Wein. $1,781,196 -15.6% 371 - $4,801 $19,861,238 $21 6
31 17 11 Flight Par. $678,171 -64.5% 742 -1,081 $914 $90,957,858 $31 8
32 15 12 Argo WB $899,693 -23.1% 450 -217 $1,999 $106,435,363 $44.5 11
33 19 13 Hitchcock FoxS $579,676 -47.7% 535 -26 $1,084 $4,194,968 - 5
34 18 14 Anna Karenina Focus $669,187 -34.5% 331 -78 $2,022 $9,639,374 - 6
35 29 15 Killing Them Softly Wein. $113,244 -88.8% 149 -1,278 $760 $14,736,331 $15 4
36 33 16 The Collection LD $80,202 -84.8% 112 -509 $716 $6,810,754 - 4
37 22 17 Hyde Park on Hudson Focus $387,579 +32.4% 86 +50 $4,507 $916,571 - 3
38 25 18 Taken 2 Fox $204,623 -29.1% 275 -64 $744 $138,469,723 $45 12
39 27 19 Pitch Perfect Uni. $130,545 -46.9% 214 -118 $610 $64,124,358 $17 13
40 43 20 Talaash Relbig. $35,548 -78.9% 25 -88 $1,422 $2,801,557 - 4
41 31 21 The Sessions FoxS $91,222 -38.1% 98 -53 $931 $5,375,009 - 10
42 30 22 The Polar Express (2012 re-issue) WB $106,724 +16.1% 15 +1 $7,115 $621,681 - 5
43 35 23 End of Watch ORF $72,466 -20.5% 172 - $421 $40,594,538 $7 14
44 44 24 Looper TriS $34,437 -61.5% 100 -89 $344 $66,396,954 $30 13
45 34 25 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $77,094 -11.9% 141 +16 $547 $17,146,730 - 14
46 40 26 Cloud Atlas WB $39,829 -52.2% 50 -48 $797 $26,721,901 - 9
47 24 27 Here Comes the Boom Sony $218,796 +168.1% 291 +141 $752 $42,936,477 - 11
48 47 28 Sinister LG/S $28,154 -63.6% 93 -91 $303 $47,988,003 $3 11
49 23 29 Hotel Transylvania Sony $313,892 +323.2% 301 +165 $1,043 $144,264,740 $85 13
50 48 30 Alex Cross LG/S $27,298 -63.0% 94 -81 $290 $25,801,291 $35 10
51 32 31 Chasing Ice SD $83,200 +26.9% 47 -6 $1,770 $709,300 - 7
52 55 32 Finding Nemo (3D) BV $17,962 -71.8% 36 -34 $499 $40,975,993 - 15
53 28 34 Rust and Bone SPC $126,763 +120.8% 27 +21 $4,695 $366,529 - 5
54 58 35 Paranormal Activity 4 Par. $12,141 -78.6% 50 -107 $243 $53,849,888 $5 10
55 45 36 A Werewolf Boy CJ $29,804 -43.1% 9 -11 $3,312 $295,400 - 4
56 38 37 A Late Quartet EOne $48,093 -6.3% 39 -7 $1,233 $1,165,522 - 8
57 42 38 The Other Son Cohen $36,600 -26.7% 31 -8 $1,181 $1,105,900 - 9
58 49 39 A Royal Affair Magn. $26,774 -42.4% 36 -20 $744 $585,872 - 7
59 50 40 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $25,801 -43.6% 72 -12 $358 $161,055,790 $95 24
60 60 42 The Odd Life of Timothy Green BV $10,124 -76.1% 49 -56 $207 $51,778,216 - 19
61 51 43 Any Day Now MBox $23,665 -41.6% 19 +3 $1,246 $82,385 - 2
62 63 44 Brave BV $7,365 -81.4% 39 -76 $189 $237,236,938 $185 27
63 54 46 The Central Park Five IFC $18,003 -53.0% 19 -3 $948 $217,238 - 5
64 39 47 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB $46,811 +25.3% 52 - $900 $10,307,864 - 36
65 67 48 ParaNorman Focus $5,349 -81.3% 24 -37 $223 $55,978,942 $60 19
66 57 49 Holy Motors IM $14,100 -44.0% 11 -10 $1,282 $476,900 - 10
67 36 50 Frankenweenie BV $69,592 +188.5% 178 +122 $391 $34,485,378 $39 12
68 56 51 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $15,703 -30.4% 25 -6 $628 $2,960,488 - 22
69 46 52 Hubble 3D WB $51,748 +38.7% 11 -3 $4,704 $35,209,158 - 145
70 53 53 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $18,192 -6.6% 30 - $606 $21,551,667 - 90
71 68 54 Chasing Mavericks Fox $4,590 -75.8% 18 -28 $255 $5,919,210 $20 9
72 62 55 The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Wein. $8,901 -50.8% 7 -18 $1,272 $10,108,313 - 31
73 69 56 Deadfall (2012) Magn. $4,088 -75.4% 8 -9 $511 $58,601 - 3
74 75 58 The Flat IFC $2,501 -83.1% 6 -9 $417 $455,203 - 10
75 65 59 Samsara Osci. $6,306 -55.6% 8 -2 $788 $2,601,847 - 18
76 77 61 Burn (2012) A23 $1,600 -86.9% 1 -3 $1,600 $111,300 - 7
77 59 64 The Master Wein. $11,568 +23.6% 13 -1 $890 $15,933,452 - 15
78 64 65 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $6,490 -18.8% 3 -1 $2,163 $45,183,241 - 356
79 71 66 Arbitrage RAtt. $3,580 -45.0% 5 -5 $716 $7,899,166 - 15
80 82 67 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $822 -81.4% 1 - $822 $50,750 - 4
81 70 68 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $3,643 -19.6% 7 -7 $520 $945,959 - 14
82 72 69 Under the Sea 3D WB $4,370 -1.1% 5 - $874 $31,045,395 - 202
83 76 70 Smashed SPC $2,143 -48.4% 5 -5 $429 $372,537 - 11
84 80 74 Wagner & Me FRun $1,136 -65.3% 2 -2 $568 $28,222 - 3
85 90 76 Somewhere Between Long Shot $139 -95.2% 1 -1 $139 $179,117 - 18
86 88 78 Wake in Fright Drft. $272 -88.3% 2 -3 $136 $50,394 - 12
87 - 79 Masquerade (2012) CJ $868 -52.9% 1 - $868 $905,108 - 14
88 74 80 The Well-Digger's Daughter KL $2,639 +44.4% 4 +2 $660 $378,905 - 23
89 89 82 Starlet MBox $254 -84.6% 1 -3 $254 $77,080 - 7
90 73 86 Brooklyn Castle PDA $3,383 +149.5% 2 - $1,692 $190,896 - 10
91 86 87 North Sea Texas Strand $493 -60.8% 1 -1 $493 $21,615 - 8
92 81 91 California Solo Strand $1,007 +18.1% 1 -1 $1,007 $12,464 - 4
93 79 92 Keep the Lights On MBox $1,179 +43.8% 1 - $1,179 $245,138 - 16
94 - 95 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $31,616 +185.3% 2 -1 $15,808 $86,795,867 - 558
95 83 96 All Together KL $584 +70.3% 1 - $584 $38,318 - 10
TOTAL (95 MOVIES):$110,869,479-18.9%36,787+1,352$3,014 
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