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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 2 The Dark Knight WB $16,379,293 -37.3% 3,590 -435 $4,562 5,100 -2,000 $3,212 53,800 -23,100 $304 $471,082,150 5
2 23 Iron Man Par. $341,178 -20.0% 315 -30 $1,083 360 -50 $948 3,510 -690 $97 $317,058,295 16
3 32 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Par. $191,324 -18.4% 184 -78 $1,040 190 -80 $1,007 1,580 -890 $121 $315,070,993 13
4 14 Hancock Sony $1,720,241 -48.1% 1,277 -981 $1,347 1,300 -1,000 $1,323 12,700 -13,200 $135 $225,022,587 7
5 13 WALL-E BV $1,836,332 -41.5% 1,403 -741 $1,309 1,403 -797 $1,309 12,900 -10,300 $142 $214,129,943 8
6 25 Kung Fu Panda P/DW $283,677 -40.1% 264 -144 $1,075 270 -150 $1,051 2,420 -1,620 $117 $211,933,936 11
7 74 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Fox $8,403 -49.9% 31 -18 $271 31 -19 $271 70 -70 $120 $154,507,380 23
8 33 Sex and the City WB (NL) $190,078 +16.5% 294 +130 $647 300 +130 $634 2,720 +1,360 $70 $152,087,494 12
9 35 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian BV $139,547 -31.5% 201 -58 $694 220 -80 $634 630 -300 $222 $141,364,159 14
10 34 The Incredible Hulk Uni. $180,120 -41.7% 228 -104 $790 240 -120 $751 2,400 -1,190 $75 $134,189,490 10
11 21 Wanted Uni. $368,835 -49.8% 367 -275 $1,005 370 -280 $997 3,340 -2,620 $110 $133,319,410 8
12 30 Get Smart WB $210,345 -57.6% 211 -221 $997 211 -221 $997 1,820 -1,960 $116 $127,967,512 9
13 7 Mamma Mia! Uni. $6,096,250 -25.7% 2,771 -423 $2,200 2,800 -600 $2,177 33,600 -10,600 $181 $116,013,715 5
14 28 You Don't Mess with the Zohan Sony $222,716 +14.2% 239 +127 $932 250 +138 $891 2,660 +1,760 $84 $99,436,165 11
15 9 Step Brothers Sony $4,807,904 -47.3% 2,648 -534 $1,816 2,700 -900 $1,781 34,300 -16,100 $140 $90,695,938 4
16 11 Journey to the Center of the Earth WB (NL) $3,348,341 -31.3% 1,405 -565 $2,383 1,405 -595 $2,383 17,700 -7,900 $189 $88,002,999 6
17 6 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Uni. $8,205,720 -50.2% 3,363 -415 $2,440 3,900 -2,000 $2,104 46,900 -31,900 $175 $86,245,775 3
18 52 What Happens in Vegas Fox $35,630 -41.8% 59 -57 $604 60 -60 $594 540 -790 $66 $80,199,843 15
19 53 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $34,169 -32.0% 9 +3 $3,797 10 - $3,417 20 +10 $1,708 $76,402,325 331
20 19 Hellboy II: The Golden Army Uni. $541,150 -56.9% 481 -534 $1,125 490 -525 $1,104 4,140 -4,560 $131 $74,616,780 6
21 44 The Happening Fox $61,429 -23.1% 65 -69 $945 70 -64 $878 610 -790 $101 $64,384,941 10
22 5 Pineapple Express Sony $9,808,295 -57.8% 3,072 - $3,193 4,100 -100 $2,392 54,300 -3,700 $181 $62,740,789 2
23 86 Nim's Island Fox $3,276 -69.6% 17 -12 $193 20 -10 $164 40 -50 $82 $48,002,678 20
24 1 Tropic Thunder P/DW $25,812,796 - 3,319 - $7,777 4,500 - $5,736 61,900 - $417 $36,845,588 1
25 50 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $39,409 +5.6% 8 - $4,926 10 - $3,941 60 - $657 $36,069,503 129
26 38 The Love Guru Par. $110,718 +821.1% 151 +121 $733 151 +121 $733 1,810 +1,630 $61 $32,074,182 9
27 8 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 WB $5,785,250 -45.8% 2,714 +7 $2,132 2,900 -100 $1,995 36,700 -2,800 $158 $32,002,712 2
28 17 Space Chimps Fox $775,152 -56.1% 768 -863 $1,009 770 -861 $1,007 6,830 -9,070 $113 $27,568,802 5
29 47 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $47,702 +6.3% 2 -2 $23,851 1 -1 $47,702 - -3 n/a $25,692,695 152
30 27 The X-Files: I Want to Believe Fox $252,450 -80.4% 262 -1,433 $964 262 -1,438 $964 2,010 -12,490 $126 $20,504,740 4
31 31 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $202,909 +6.7% 46 - $4,411 50 - $4,058 120 - $1,691 $17,776,439 46
32 75 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $7,393 -21.4% 2 +1 $3,697 - - n/a - - n/a $17,476,677 460
33 36 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl PicH $124,596 -49.1% 226 -116 $551 230 -112 $542 1,940 -1,090 $64 $17,206,714 9
34 15 Swing Vote BV $1,137,385 -63.6% 1,281 -932 $888 1,300 -1,000 $875 10,300 -19,800 $110 $14,687,549 3
35 3 Star Wars: The Clone Wars WB $14,611,273 - 3,452 - $4,233 4,100 - $3,564 56,700 - $258 $14,611,273 1
36 101 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav $1,535 +107.4% 1 - $1,535 - - n/a - - n/a $13,562,125 355
37 43 Meet Dave Fox $64,206 -43.5% 124 -76 $518 124 -76 $518 1,240 -980 $52 $11,564,040 6
38 4 Mirrors Fox $11,161,074 - 2,664 - $4,190 2,800 - $3,986 37,800 - $295 $11,161,074 1
39 57 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $23,998 -27.4% 5 - $4,800 5 - $4,800 10 - $2,400 $9,479,641 134
40 54 U2 3D NGE $28,839 -47.5% 5 -1 $5,768 10 - $2,884 10 - $2,884 $9,316,509 30
41 65 The Visitor Over. $18,093 -61.0% 32 -27 $565 32 -28 $565 250 -300 $72 $9,277,453 19
42 51 Mongol PicH $36,219 -51.9% 55 -42 $659 60 -40 $604 400 -400 $91 $5,621,596 11
43 96 The Counterfeiters SPC $2,287 +122.3% 4 +1 $572 4 +1 $572 - - n/a $5,483,549 26
44 18 Brideshead Revisited Mira. $740,030 -30.3% 501 +152 $1,477 501 +141 $1,477 5,890 +1,480 $126 $4,650,150 4
45 39 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $103,905 -13.3% 15 - $6,927 - - n/a - - n/a $4,175,820 27
46 85 Young@Heart FoxS $3,459 -57.1% 9 -11 $384 10 -10 $346 10 -110 $346 $3,919,794 19
47 10 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $3,755,575 - 692 - $5,427 700 - $5,365 10,390 - $361 $3,755,575 1
48 88 Then She Found Me Think $3,276 -21.0% 5 -5 $655 5 -5 $655 10 -16 $328 $3,729,377 17
49 26 Tell No One MBox $275,387 -22.5% 96 -6 $2,869 100 -2 $2,754 350 -40 $787 $3,310,805 7
50 73 The Fall RAtt. $8,419 +6.7% 13 -7 $648 13 -7 $648 77 -63 $109 $2,219,448 15
51 81 Priceless Gold. $5,095 -12.0% 5 -5 $1,019 10 - $510 10 -20 $510 $2,155,820 21
52 22 Singh Is Kinng Stu18 $348,577 -69.8% 108 -4 $3,228 120 -20 $2,905 1,320 -330 $264 $1,907,733 2
53 12 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 - 452 - $4,205 460 - $4,132 6,819 - $279 $1,900,523 1
54 70 Roman de Gare Gold. $10,094 -47.0% 17 -6 $594 20 -3 $505 40 -30 $252 $1,785,359 17
55 49 The Wackness SPC $41,032 -51.5% 114 +17 $360 114 +14 $360 390 +60 $105 $1,739,074 7
56 56 Gonzo Magn. $27,555 -29.4% 38 -3 $725 - - n/a - - n/a $1,087,960 7
57 90 Before the Rains RAtt. $2,948 -84.0% 9 -18 $328 9 -21 $328 88 -182 $34 $1,003,854 15
58 20 Bottle Shock Free $392,440 +41.1% 117 +69 $3,354 120 +70 $3,270 1,610 +913 $244 $837,155 2
59 62 When Did You Last See Your Father SPC $18,326 +4.5% 29 +6 $632 30 +7 $611 70 - $262 $828,717 11
60 58 Brick Lane SPC $20,621 -44.6% 22 -11 $937 22 -11 $937 75 -65 $275 $823,486 9
61 118 Emma Smith: My Story CMG $413 -42.7% 1 -1 $413 1 -1 $413 5 -5 $83 $814,026 19
62 16 Henry Poole Is Here Over. $805,219 - 527 - $1,528 530 - $1,519 7,910 - $102 $805,219 1
63 29 Man on Wire Magn. $214,348 -21.8% 69 +10 $3,106 70 +10 $3,062 300 - $714 $800,247 4
64 55 Encounters at the End of the World Think $28,617 -29.8% 29 -7 $987 30 -10 $954 70 -40 $409 $777,380 10
65 68 The Children of Huang Shi SPC $11,285 +93.6% 19 +9 $594 20 +10 $564 30 - $376 $766,169 13
66 66 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $15,735 -12.9% 15 -5 $1,049 15 -5 $1,049 40 -20 $393 $676,020 17
67 63 The Last Mistress IFC $18,305 -48.8% 25 -3 $732 30 - $610 80 -10 $229 $657,804 8
68 40 American Teen ParV $102,542 -25.8% 105 +29 $977 110 +30 $932 1,290 +170 $79 $655,937 4
69 64 The Edge of Heaven Strand $18,294 -25.0% 12 - $1,525 12 - $1,525 40 - $457 $631,223 13
70 94 The Flight of the Red Balloon IFC $2,450 +44.5% 8 +1 $306 10 +3 $245 20 +2 $123 $459,364 20
71 93 Savage Grace IFC $2,497 -76.5% 7 -13 $357 10 -10 $250 20 -50 $125 $434,417 12
72 42 Beer for My Horses RAtt. $91,273 -56.4% 73 -18 $1,250 73 -18 $1,250 880 -480 $104 $350,013 2
73 110 Jellyfish Zeit. $844 -42.8% 1 -4 $844 1 -9 $844 4 -6 $211 $336,180 20
74 41 Transsiberian First $92,483 +32.8% 32 +18 $2,890 32 +18 $2,890 147 +83 $629 $329,312 5
75 24 Bachna Ae Haseeno Yash $322,431 - 71 - $4,541 80 - $4,030 280 - $1,152 $322,431 1
76 99 The Singing Revolution Abr. $1,791 -54.3% 3 -2 $597 3 -7 $597 10 - $179 $321,231 37
77 107 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $902 -17.8% 3 +1 $301 3 +1 $301 10 +6 $90 $307,811 12
78 45 Frozen River SPC $59,664 +7.5% 15 +8 $3,978 20 +10 $2,983 70 +30 $852 $254,777 3
79 46 Elegy Gold. $54,539 -47.6% 6 - $9,090 10 - $5,454 20 -10 $2,727 $214,891 2
80 48 Hell Ride TRR $44,439 -55.6% 36 -46 $1,234 40 -42 $1,111 290 -917 $153 $194,287 2
81 84 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $4,246 -52.7% 4 -4 $1,062 - - n/a - - n/a $190,836 10
82 91 The Grocer's Son FM $2,555 -51.9% 4 -2 $639 - - n/a - - n/a $186,254 11
83 71 La Traviata at La Scala Emr. $9,969 - 3 - $3,323 - - n/a - - n/a $172,263 25
84 114 Constantine's Sword FRun $564 +5.0% 2 +1 $282 2 - $282 3 - $188 $168,029 18
85 80 My Winnipeg IFC $5,439 +83.4% 10 +5 $544 10 - $544 29 +9 $188 $156,629 10
86 111 Girls Rock! Shad. $753 -9.9% 2 +1 $377 - - n/a - - n/a $154,735 24
87 116 My Father My Lord Kino $452 -66.4% 1 - $452 1 - $452 5 - $90 $154,264 14
88 112 Contempt (re-issue) Rialto $688 -62.7% 1 - $688 - - n/a - - n/a $149,874 23
89 103 Elsa & Fred Mitro. $1,292 -19.0% 4 -3 $323 4 -6 $323 10 -20 $129 $148,812 8
90 106 Last Year at Marienbad (re-issue) Rialto $1,111 -49.7% 1 - $1,111 1 - $1,111 2 - $556 $144,492 31
91 72 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $8,772 +55.1% 5 -1 $1,754 - - n/a - - n/a $136,036 51
92 37 God Tussi Great Ho Eros $121,432 - 69 - $1,760 80 - $1,518 280 - $434 $121,432 1
93 87 Alexandra CGld $3,276 -37.2% 4 +2 $819 4 +2 $819 6 - $546 $114,665 21
94 95 Baghead SPC $2,359 -84.6% 5 -13 $472 5 -13 $472 18 -51 $131 $106,237 10
95 77 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $6,880 -49.3% 8 -4 $860 10 -2 $688 30 -16 $229 $106,100 4
96 60 The Legend of God's Gun Indic. $19,296 -51.4% 6 -2 $3,216 - - n/a - - n/a $99,391 5
97 69 Boy A Wein. $10,728 -58.0% 10 - $1,073 10 - $1,073 97 -39 $111 $84,230 4
98 102 Bab'Aziz - The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul Type. $1,467 +161.0% 1 - $1,467 - - n/a - - n/a $79,737 28
99 67 Sixty Six FInd. $13,804 -50.0% 11 -5 $1,255 11 -5 $1,255 39 -41 $354 $72,922 3
100 59 Kenny Xen. $19,987 +70.0% 2 -1 $9,994 2 -1 $9,994 8 -2 $2,498 $68,188 9
101 82 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $5,052 +31.4% 1 - $5,052 - - n/a - - n/a $61,665 7
102 76 In Search of a Midnight Kiss IFC $7,301 -45.7% 7 - $1,043 7 -3 $1,043 25 -5 $292 $48,388 3
103 104 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $1,263 -35.0% 4 - $316 4 - $316 10 - $126 $45,294 6
104 100 Kabluey Reg. $1,552 -48.8% 3 - $517 3 - $517 13 - $119 $44,761 7
105 113 America the Beautiful FInd. $591 -72.1% 1 -1 $591 1 -1 $591 3 -1 $197 $38,198 14
106 122 The Order of Myths CGld $228 -91.4% 1 -1 $228 1 -1 $228 4 -3 $57 $37,218 4
107 117 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $445 - 1 - $445 - - n/a - - n/a $36,761 28
108 83 XXY FM $4,449 - 2 - $2,225 2 - $2,225 10 - $445 $34,832 16
109 79 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $6,703 -32.9% 1 - $6,703 1 - $6,703 5 - $1,341 $30,918 2
110 120 Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) FDesk $322 -82.2% 1 - $322 - - n/a - - n/a $26,515 16
111 98 Yella CGld $2,052 - 1 - $2,052 - - n/a - - n/a $22,713 10
112 109 The Sensation of Sight Mont. $882 -28.1% 4 +2 $221 - - n/a - - n/a $19,745 8
113 92 Beautiful Losers Side. $2,539 -76.1% 1 - $2,539 1 - $2,539 3 -4 $846 $18,748 2
114 61 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $18,658 - 2 - $9,329 - - n/a - - n/a $18,658 1
115 115 To the Limit FRun $479 -64.4% 1 - $479 1 - $479 2 -2 $240 $14,124 10
116 119 J'entends plus la guitare FDesk $360 - 1 - $360 - - n/a - - n/a $12,512 22
117 89 What We Do Is Secret PArch $3,263 -44.6% 3 +2 $1,088 3 +2 $1,088 9 +2 $363 $10,855 2
118 123 Battle for Haditha Lafa. $182 - 1 - $182 - - n/a - - n/a $10,310 14
119 105 Ripple Effect Mont. $1,194 +212.6% 4 +2 $299 4 +2 $299 10 +10 $119 $9,018 9
120 97 Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,178 - 3 - $726 3 - $726 14 - $156 $6,918 3
121 78 The Flyboys DCoa. $6,845 - 1 - $6,845 - - n/a - - n/a $6,845 1
122 108 On the Other Hand, Death Reg. $888 - 2 - $444 2 - $444 4 - $222 $2,425 3
123 121 Murder.com Reg. $273 - 2 - $137 2 - $137 4 - $68 $2,070 3
TOTALS:$125,105,639+2.9%41,115+2,420$3,04346,618+321$2,684550,088+7,010$227 
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