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TWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 The Pursuit of Happyness Sony $26,541,709 - 2,852 - $9,306 3,600 - $7,373 46,200 - $574 $26,541,709 1
2 Eragon Fox $23,239,907 - 3,020 - $7,695 3,700 - $6,281 51,500 - $451 $23,239,907 1
3 Charlotte's Web (2006) Par. $11,457,353 - 3,566 - $3,212 4,600 - $2,491 63,500 - $180 $11,457,353 1
4 Happy Feet WB $8,358,421 -35.2% 3,335 -315 $2,506 3,700 -800 $2,259 46,500 -8,200 $180 $149,244,791 5
5 The Holiday Sony $8,014,713 -37.3% 2,614 +4 $3,066 3,200 - $2,505 36,600 -1,100 $219 $25,125,052 2
6 Apocalypto BV $8,008,126 -46.6% 2,465 - $3,248 2,800 - $2,860 33,000 -100 $243 $28,209,532 2
7 Blood Diamond WB $6,517,471 -24.6% 1,910 - $3,412 2,200 -100 $2,962 25,800 +7,170 $253 $18,637,257 2
8 Casino Royale Sony $5,627,644 -37.0% 2,437 -724 $2,309 2,700 -1,000 $2,084 27,700 -11,000 $203 $137,501,384 5
9 The Nativity Story NL $4,656,376 -18.5% 2,574 -509 $1,809 2,600 -700 $1,791 30,100 -12,400 $155 $23,012,695 3
10 Unaccompanied Minors WB $3,545,352 -39.0% 2,775 - $1,277 2,800 -100 $1,266 36,700 -3,200 $97 $10,093,267 2
11 Deja Vu BV $2,975,356 -50.6% 1,985 -757 $1,498 2,100 -900 $1,417 21,800 -13,100 $136 $57,748,399 4
12 Deck the Halls Fox $1,921,123 -51.9% 1,851 -915 $1,037 1,900 -900 $1,011 20,200 -15,500 $95 $32,786,862 4
13 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause BV $1,895,591 -41.8% 1,535 -691 $1,234 1,535 -691 $1,235 16,000 -9,100 $118 $79,882,347 7
14 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Fox $1,543,840 -40.0% 951 -643 $1,623 960 -640 $1,608 9,920 -11,580 $156 $122,813,553 7
15 The Queen Mira. $666,687 -23.9% 483 -145 $1,380 490 -150 $1,361 5,410 -2,260 $123 $25,646,953 12
16 Stranger Than Fiction Sony $517,622 -63.7% 532 -734 $972 532 -768 $973 4,880 -7,720 $106 $40,137,776 6
17 Babel ParV $495,750 +8.6% 220 -153 $2,253 380 - $1,305 2,600 -700 $191 $18,320,965 8
18 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2006) WB $391,328 +19.6% 37 - $10,576 - - n/a - - n/a $1,665,032 5
19 Dreamgirls P/DW $378,950 - 3 - $126,316 3 - $126,317 20 - $18,948 $378,950 1
20 Romeo et Juliette All. $356,907 - 73 - $4,889 - - n/a - - n/a $356,907 1
21 The Departed WB $341,300 -22.1% 254 -101 $1,343 260 -100 $1,313 1,970 -780 $173 $119,273,628 11
22 Volver SPC $313,413 -15.7% 45 +1 $6,964 50 - $6,268 220 +10 $1,425 $2,865,369 7
23 Turistas FoxA $299,709 -78.9% 375 -1,197 $799 380 -1,220 $789 3,470 -14,830 $86 $6,737,122 3
24 Flushed Away P/DW $245,207 -70.6% 450 -598 $544 450 -650 $545 4,520 -6,080 $54 $61,607,497 7
25 The History Boys FoxS $219,532 +8.8% 76 +26 $2,888 81 +31 $2,710 1,014 +364 $217 $795,266 4
26 Guadalupe Slow $216,105 -28.3% 110 -115 $1,964 110 -120 $1,965 360 -2,670 $600 $671,228 2
27 For Your Consideration WIP $172,958 -49.2% 161 -134 $1,074 161 -139 $1,074 1,690 -1,590 $102 $5,162,418 5
28 Bobby MGM/W $155,050 -72.7% 203 -601 $763 203 -607 $764 1,840 -5,090 $84 $10,821,713 5
29 Kabul Express Yash $142,591 - 50 - $2,851 - - n/a - - n/a $142,591 1
30 The Fountain WB $130,233 -74.0% 145 -491 $898 150 -490 $868 1,390 -4,250 $94 $9,776,258 4
31 Dhoom 2 Yash $109,763 -32.9% 40 -11 $2,744 50 -10 $2,195 130 -70 $844 $2,490,892 4
32 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 5 (IMAX) Imax $96,519 +2.0% 29 - $3,328 - - n/a - - n/a $559,908 7
33 Little Children NL $77,587 +18.1% 21 -4 $3,694 21 -9 $3,695 80 -20 $970 $2,036,841 11
34 The Good German WB $76,817 - 5 - $15,363 8 - $9,602 120 - $640 $76,817 1
35 National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj MGM $63,874 -92.7% 130 -1,849 $491 130 -1,870 $491 1,220 -13,980 $52 $4,208,429 3
36 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $62,311 +10.6% 25 -1 $2,492 30 - $2,077 140 -10 $445 $21,579,955 42
37 The Prestige BV $58,699 -58.2% 116 -87 $506 120 -90 $489 290 -260 $202 $52,021,500 9
38 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $58,074 -27.5% 95 -25 $611 100 -20 $581 870 -210 $67 $59,315,777 21
39 Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny NL $54,663 -76.2% 160 -178 $341 160 -180 $342 520 -440 $105 $8,232,726 4
40 The Guardian BV $53,822 -44.7% 168 -76 $320 170 -74 $317 480 -250 $112 $54,809,203 12
41 Facing the Giants IDP $49,013 -48.3% 123 -29 $398 123 -29 $398 430 -40 $114 $9,984,628 12
42 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $48,914 -44.8% 71 -12 $688 83 - $589 750 -130 $65 $1,008,002 8
43 Flicka Fox $48,098 -43.1% 189 -66 $254 190 -70 $253 1,870 -640 $26 $20,780,521 9
44 Inland Empire 518 $44,891 +63.2% 4 +2 $11,222 6 +4 $7,482 20 +8 $2,245 $100,056 2
45 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $36,120 -9.8% 19 - $1,901 20 - $1,806 40 - $903 $5,342,643 47
46 The Illusionist YFG $35,492 -32.7% 82 -39 $432 82 -39 $433 800 -390 $44 $39,682,791 18
47 Sweet Land Lib. $35,074 -5.8% 21 +4 $1,670 21 +4 $1,670 80 +15 $438 $678,648 10
48 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $34,111 -31.0% 11 - $3,101 11 - $3,101 20 - $1,706 $16,190,602 65
49 The Last King of Scotland FoxS $33,206 +13.6% 15 +2 $2,213 20 +7 $1,660 180 +30 $184 $3,535,251 12
50 The Marine Fox $27,386 -48.2% 84 -25 $326 84 -26 $326 1,090 -250 $25 $18,719,747 10
51 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D (2006) BV $25,606 -7.5% 6 - $4,267 10 +4 $2,561 30 +6 $854 $8,616,662 9
52 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning NL $23,507 -34.1% 68 -16 $345 70 -14 $336 260 -90 $90 $39,456,126 11
53 The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided Excel $22,083 -47.9% 16 -18 $1,380 20 -20 $1,104 50 -100 $442 $621,715 4
54 Shortbus Think $20,173 -29.5% 21 -4 $960 21 -9 $961 60 -10 $336 $1,891,450 11
55 Copying Beethoven MGM $18,524 -15.6% 23 +3 $805 23 +3 $805 240 +10 $77 $321,952 6
56 A Good Year Fox $13,624 -56.1% 61 -86 $223 61 -89 $223 610 -760 $22 $7,392,800 6
57 Flyboys MGM $12,820 -69.4% 63 -77 $203 63 -77 $203 490 -910 $26 $13,082,288 13
58 Keeping Mum Think $11,717 -5.1% 14 -4 $836 14 -6 $837 40 - $293 $1,582,137 14
59 Fast Food Nation FoxS $11,292 -34.2% 24 -4 $470 24 -6 $471 220 -60 $51 $967,433 5
60 Driving Lessons SPC $10,875 -5.5% 19 +5 $572 20 +6 $544 70 +30 $155 $204,717 10
61 Le Petit Lieutenant CGld $9,595 - 3 - $3,198 - - n/a - - n/a $113,916 14
62 American Hardcore SPC $8,905 -13.4% 17 -2 $523 20 - $445 50 - $178 $250,275 13
63 Jesus Camp Magn. $8,442 -11.1% 14 -5 $603 14 -6 $603 30 -20 $281 $855,587 14
64 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) NWav $8,200 +4.3% 6 - $1,366 10 - $820 20 +10 $410 $12,414,352 89
65 School for Scoundrels MGM/W $7,998 -65.0% 40 -26 $199 40 -30 $200 410 -240 $20 $17,803,796 12
66 Monkey Warfare All. $7,811 +471.8% 3 +2 $2,603 - - n/a - - n/a $10,114 2
67 Screamers (2006) Maya $7,700 -67.4% 3 -1 $2,566 - - n/a - - n/a $38,682 2
68 Candy Think $7,124 +111.4% 12 +8 $593 12 +8 $594 46 +27 $155 $31,124 5
69 The Science of Sleep WIP $7,023 -45.7% 12 -5 $585 12 -8 $585 90 -20 $78 $4,663,809 13
70 El Topo (re-issue) Abk. $6,857 - 1 - $6,857 - - n/a - - n/a $10,104 1
71 Home of the Brave MGM $6,000 - 3 - $2,000 3 - $2,000 30 - $200 $6,000 1
72 The Secret Life of Words Strand $5,309 - 1 - $5,309 2 - $2,655 6 - $885 $5,309 1
73 The Bridesmaid FRun $5,307 - 6 - $884 10 - $531 20 - $265 $104,818 20
74 The Cave of the Yellow Dog Tar. $5,212 -50.0% 8 +1 $651 10 +3 $521 30 +6 $174 $67,028 6
75 10 Items or Less Think $5,187 -76.5% 4 -9 $1,296 4 -9 $1,297 20 -29 $259 $81,416 3
76 Trailer Park Boys: The Movie All. $4,777 - 8 - $597 - - n/a - - n/a $3,848,049 11
77 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $4,740 -20.2% 6 -2 $790 - - n/a - - n/a $12,665,721 20
78 Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus PicH $4,660 -47.6% 9 -14 $517 10 -13 $466 60 -100 $78 $220,914 6
79 The Aura IFC $4,608 +43.2% 3 - $1,536 3 - $1,536 - -10 n/a $34,950 5
80 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $4,520 +2.2% 2 - $2,260 2 - $2,260 - - n/a $16,606,211 373
81 Family Law IFC $4,055 -24.7% 3 +1 $1,351 3 +1 $1,352 10 - $406 $12,045 2
82 Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles SPC $3,688 +148.7% 10 +4 $368 10 - $369 20 - $184 $243,048 16
83 Unknown (2006) IFC $3,203 +118.6% 4 +3 $800 4 +3 $801 10 +5 $320 $24,686 7
84 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont Cnv. $3,145 -22.7% 5 -2 $629 5 -5 $629 9 -11 $349 $1,710,722 56
85 Black Gold CalN $3,126 -49.0% 4 +1 $781 4 +1 $782 12 +1 $261 $72,985 11
86 The Bridge FStr. $2,867 +96.8% 2 - $1,433 2 - $1,434 6 +2 $478 $144,880 8
87 Off the Black Think $2,832 -58.1% 4 +2 $708 4 +2 $708 15 +4 $189 $11,691 2
88 Army of Shadows (1969) Rialto $2,805 - 4 - $701 4 - $701 20 - $140 $642,617 33
89 Flannel Pajamas Giga. $2,438 -39.0% 1 - $2,438 1 - $2,438 2 -1 $1,219 $54,027 5
90 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav $2,250 +12.5% 2 - $1,125 2 - $1,125 - - n/a $12,892,944 304
91 The Architect Magn. $2,221 -55.6% 5 -3 $444 5 -3 $444 13 -21 $171 $12,644 3
92 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $2,148 -67.2% 3 -2 $716 3 -7 $716 10 - $215 $110,739 9
93 Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds Ariz. $2,050 -77.7% 2 -3 $1,025 2 -3 $1,025 5 -20 $410 $23,303 4
94 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $1,934 -13.9% 5 +1 $386 10 +6 $193 20 - $97 $146,200 8
95 Samoan Wedding Magn. $1,921 +7.9% 2 +1 $960 - - n/a - - n/a $57,887 6
96 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $1,621 +3.4% 5 -1 $324 6 - $270 7 -7 $232 $302,179 16
97 Aliens of the Deep (IMAX) BV $1,019 -69.2% 2 - $509 2 - $510 3 - $340 $8,712,494 99
98 Infamous WIP $978 -40.3% 4 -2 $244 4 -2 $245 28 -7 $35 $1,150,403 10
99 Paper Dolls Strand $831 - 2 - $415 2 - $416 8 - $104 $36,089 11
100 Old Joy Kino $765 -51.1% 3 - $255 3 - $255 - -10 n/a $168,974 17
101 Climates Zeit. $726 -6.3% 2 - $363 2 - $363 10 - $73 $49,530 8
102 Backstage (2006) Strand $725 - 1 - $725 1 - $725 4 - $181 $6,044 4
103 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $631 -36.2% 1 - $631 1 - $631 2 +1 $316 $11,509 4
104 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $624 +15.6% 2 -2 $312 2 -2 $312 2 +2 $312 $64,960,533 244
105 Encounter in the 3rd Dimension (IMAX) NWav $510 +4.1% 1 - $510 - - n/a - - n/a $7,195,401 408
106 Alien Adventure (IMAX) NWav $505 +2.0% 1 - $505 - - n/a - - n/a $5,017,087 383
107 Screen Door Jesus Indic. $504 -36.0% 1 - $504 - - n/a - - n/a $42,516 49
- Mutual Appreciation GCR $459 -82.9% 1 -4 $459 - - n/a - - n/a $89,666 16
108 Opal Dream Strand $400 -43.3% 1 - $400 1 - $400 3 -1 $133 $6,178 4
109 Captain Sabertooth Indic. $307 -38.8% 1 - $307 - - n/a - - n/a $105,152 13
110 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $250 +42.0% 1 - $250 1 - $250 1 +1 $250 $52,907,376 426
111 Time to Leave Strand $204 - 1 - $204 1 - $204 2 - $102 $117,581 20
TOTALS:$120,802,696+24.5%39,057-2,774$3,09343,637-1,729$2,768507,138+12,069$238 
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