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Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
44 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment $71,246 -13.8% 13 - $5,480 - - n/a - - n/a $4,423,054 29
104 The Singing Revolution Abramorama $1,593 +60.6% 2 +1 $797 2 +1 $797 3 +2 $531 $329,627 39
38 Goal 2: Living the Dream Arenas Entertainment $150,098 - 99 - $1,516 100 - $1,501 1,330 - $113 $150,098 1
94 Young People Fucking Blowtorch Entertainment $3,220 - 1 - $3,220 1 - $3,220 - - n/a $3,220 1
21 WALL-E Buena Vista $1,175,863 +21.8% 1,155 +370 $1,018 1,200 +410 $980 8,300 +1,740 $142 $217,973,943 10
37 Swing Vote Buena Vista $157,566 -47.5% 185 -187 $852 190 -182 $829 460 -2,390 $343 $15,712,770 5
50 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Buena Vista $45,075 -40.6% 83 -63 $543 83 -67 $543 230 -200 $196 $141,595,602 16
65 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista $24,304 +75.3% 5 - $4,861 5 - $4,861 10 - $2,430 $9,558,506 136
84 The Flyboys Dark Coast Pictures $7,509 +23.1% 2 +1 $3,755 - - n/a - - n/a $30,268 3
111 Love and Honor Eleven Arts $561 -48.9% 1 - $561 - - n/a - - n/a $43,687 18
86 My Mexican Shivah Emerging Pictures $6,100 - 1 - $6,100 - - n/a - - n/a $6,100 1
101 Aida at La Scala Emerging Pictures $1,995 - 1 - $1,995 - - n/a - - n/a $205,098 28
105 La Traviata at La Scala Emerging Pictures $1,168 -16.2% 1 - $1,168 - - n/a - - n/a $177,165 29
115 Forza del Destino at Florence Emerging Pictures $480 - 1 - $480 - - n/a - - n/a $52,577 13
90 Days and Clouds Film Movement $4,207 - 1 - $4,207 1 - $4,207 - - n/a $80,904 8
97 The Grocer's Son Film Movement $2,293 +119.0% 2 - $1,147 - - n/a - - n/a $191,762 13
112 XXY Film Movement $560 - 1 - $560 1 - $560 2 - $280 $38,212 18
67 Sixty Six First Independent Pictures $22,455 +80.0% 9 -2 $2,495 9 -2 $2,495 35 +6 $642 $117,618 5
88 America the Beautiful First Independent Pictures $5,669 +18.6% 5 +1 $1,134 5 +1 $1,134 21 +4 $270 $51,683 17
30 Transsiberian First Look $281,949 +103.6% 81 +43 $3,481 81 +43 $3,481 362 +197 $779 $839,312 7
77 Sukiyaki Western Django First Look $9,856 - 1 - $9,856 1 - $9,856 10 - $986 $9,856 1
93 Constantine's Sword First Run $3,283 +235.7% 3 +1 $1,094 3 +1 $1,094 8 +6 $410 $173,382 20
103 A Jihad for Love First Run $1,634 -75.7% 2 -1 $817 2 -1 $817 6 -7 $272 $85,181 15
17 Hamlet 2 Focus Features $1,698,820 +286.2% 1,597 +1,494 $1,064 1,600 +1,490 $1,062 23,300 +21,600 $73 $2,725,020 2
2 Babylon A.D. Fox $9,484,627 - 3,390 - $2,798 3,600 - $2,635 48,600 - $195 $9,484,627 1
11 Mirrors Fox $2,751,301 -45.1% 1,820 -844 $1,512 1,820 -980 $1,512 16,900 -18,300 $163 $24,819,581 3
22 The Rocker Fox $969,878 -63.2% 2,784 - $348 2,800 - $346 16,500 -21,300 $59 $5,634,437 2
29 Space Chimps Fox $342,627 -15.2% 401 -66 $854 401 -69 $854 3,300 -970 $104 $28,862,148 7
42 The X-Files: I Want to Believe Fox $87,441 -25.2% 94 -69 $930 94 -69 $930 710 -670 $123 $20,837,515 6
53 Meet Dave Fox $41,732 -18.7% 58 -34 $720 60 -32 $696 600 -410 $70 $11,703,916 8
56 The Happening Fox $36,275 +30.9% 25 -21 $1,451 30 -20 $1,209 180 -220 $202 $64,485,596 12
78 What Happens in Vegas Fox $9,467 -45.5% 30 +2 $316 30 - $316 250 - $38 $80,262,963 17
92 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Fox $3,662 -2.9% 12 -2 $305 12 -2 $305 20 -10 $183 $154,528,032 25
96 Young@Heart Fox Searchlight $2,855 -25.8% 6 -1 $476 10 +3 $286 20 +8 $143 $3,931,345 21
26 Bottle Shock Freestyle Releasing $547,225 -16.0% 295 -29 $1,855 300 -30 $1,824 3,240 -1,040 $169 $2,454,139 4
64 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $24,984 +17.9% 7 +5 $3,569 10 - $2,498 30 - $833 $88,769 3
69 The Last Mistress IFC $20,344 +21.3% 20 +2 $1,017 20 - $1,017 52 +12 $391 $711,772 10
70 In Search of a Midnight Kiss IFC $17,575 +29.0% 6 -3 $2,929 6 -4 $2,929 26 -14 $676 $92,676 5
60 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $31,003 -3.7% 3 - $10,334 2 - $15,502 3 - $10,334 $25,809,726 154
62 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $25,792 +5.7% 11 +1 $2,345 10 - $2,579 20 - $1,290 $76,491,855 333
85 The Legend of God's Gun Indican $6,475 +43.4% 3 +1 $2,158 - - n/a - - n/a $114,344 7
95 Dare Not Walk Alone Indican $3,084 -65.8% 1 -1 $3,084 - - n/a - - n/a $29,355 6
118 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indican $258 +1.6% 1 - $258 - - n/a - - n/a $2,618 11
79 Momma's Man Kino $9,155 -17.3% 3 +2 $3,052 3 +2 $3,052 16 +9 $572 $26,322 2
113 Love Comes Lately Kino $527 -69.3% 1 - $527 1 - $527 5 +1 $105 $76,120 12
116 My Father My Lord Kino $307 - 1 - $307 1 - $307 1 - $307 $154,870 16
7 Disaster Movie Lionsgate $5,836,973 - 2,642 - $2,209 2,700 - $2,162 39,900 - $146 $5,836,973 1
32 Man on Wire Magnolia $236,008 +14.2% 91 +17 $2,593 91 +17 $2,593 340 +60 $694 $1,460,433 6
75 Gonzo Magnolia $11,104 -38.0% 15 -17 $740 - - n/a - - n/a $1,146,513 9
15 College MGM $2,153,109 - 2,123 - $1,014 2,123 - $1,014 30,200 - $71 $2,153,109 1
10 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM (Weinstein) $2,815,506 -6.3% 692 - $4,069 700 - $4,022 9,680 -490 $291 $12,599,417 3
14 The Longshots MGM (Weinstein) $2,310,498 -43.4% 2,089 - $1,106 2,100 -100 $1,100 22,500 -7,500 $103 $7,460,122 2
34 Brideshead Revisited Miramax $218,546 -49.0% 232 -212 $942 232 -218 $942 1,810 -2,100 $121 $5,905,793 6
91 Elsa & Fred Mitropoulos Films $4,181 -22.4% 5 -4 $836 10 - $418 10 -20 $418 $162,304 10
110 The Sensation of Sight Monterey Media, Inc. $572 -33.9% 2 - $286 - - n/a - - n/a $22,040 12
120 Ripple Effect Monterey Media, Inc. $121 -83.1% 1 -2 $121 1 -2 $121 3 -17 $40 $10,630 11
28 Tell No One Music Box Films $373,623 +8.6% 102 +1 $3,663 102 +1 $3,663 370 +10 $1,010 $4,283,364 9
106 Tuya's Marriage Music Box Films $1,129 -70.3% 1 -1 $1,129 - - n/a - - n/a $68,007 22
41 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment $98,482 -51.2% 46 - $2,141 50 - $1,970 120 - $821 $18,485,492 48
59 U2 3D National Geographic Entertainment $31,594 +25.2% 7 +2 $4,513 10 - $3,159 10 - $3,159 $9,412,772 32
5 Traitor Overture Films $7,868,465 - 2,054 - $3,831 2,100 - $3,747 27,600 - $285 $9,369,792 1
45 Henry Poole Is Here Overture Films $71,001 -77.4% 102 -404 $696 102 -408 $696 1,050 -3,200 $68 $1,622,235 3
72 The Visitor Overture Films $13,641 -16.9% 28 +2 $487 30 - $455 240 +50 $57 $9,326,665 21
27 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Paramount $396,651 +234.7% 303 +167 $1,309 350 +210 $1,133 3,490 +2,410 $114 $315,733,805 15
33 Iron Man Paramount $223,636 -8.1% 220 -37 $1,017 220 -60 $1,017 2,090 -667 $107 $317,794,156 18
1 Tropic Thunder Paramount (DreamWorks) $11,518,611 -29.2% 3,473 +121 $3,317 3,800 -700 $3,031 47,700 -10,900 $241 $83,852,435 3
24 Kung Fu Panda Paramount (DreamWorks) $633,024 +9.3% 460 +23 $1,376 500 +10 $1,266 5,040 -310 $126 $213,591,364 13
58 American Teen Paramount Vantage $34,345 -45.7% 74 -35 $464 74 -36 $464 700 -460 $49 $852,955 6
81 What We Do Is Secret Peace Arch Entertainment $8,878 -43.1% 7 +3 $1,268 10 +6 $888 30 +10 $296 $42,332 4
52 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Picturehouse $42,593 -40.1% 100 -46 $426 100 -50 $426 680 -470 $63 $17,450,901 11
83 Mongol Picturehouse $7,591 -61.5% 16 -14 $474 20 -10 $380 90 -100 $84 $5,684,339 13
80 Kabluey Regent Releasing $8,953 -22.0% 2 -1 $4,477 2 -2 $4,477 10 -1 $895 $70,377 9
100 No Regret Regent Releasing $2,117 - 1 - $2,117 1 - $2,117 4 - $529 $11,754 5
108 Antarctica Regent Releasing $798 - 1 - $798 - - n/a - - n/a $798 1
109 Cthulhu Regent Releasing $685 -52.4% 1 - $685 1 - $685 1 -2 $685 $3,403 2
54 I.O.U.S.A. Roadside Attractions $37,320 -39.1% 21 +3 $1,777 21 +3 $1,777 283 -3 $132 $661,135 2
61 Beer for My Horses Roadside Attractions $26,260 -31.5% 29 -11 $906 30 -10 $875 280 -130 $94 $444,813 4
87 The Fall Roadside Attractions $5,965 +6.1% 11 +4 $542 11 +1 $542 50 -10 $119 $2,241,297 17
99 Before the Rains Roadside Attractions $2,163 -46.2% 2 +1 $1,082 2 +1 $1,082 20 +20 $108 $1,017,553 17
121 Teeth Roadside Attractions $53 - 1 - $53 - - n/a - - n/a $346,342 19
25 Elegy Samuel Goldwyn $624,069 +26.8% 139 +47 $4,490 140 +48 $4,458 600 +200 $1,040 $1,553,674 4
73 Roman de Gare Samuel Goldwyn $12,548 -17.8% 15 -2 $837 15 -5 $837 35 -5 $359 $1,823,488 19
114 Girls Rock! Shadow Dist. $500 - 1 - $500 - - n/a - - n/a $156,222 26
82 Beautiful Losers Sidetrack Films $8,062 +602.3% 2 +1 $4,031 2 +1 $4,031 6 +5 $1,344 $31,743 4
4 The House Bunny Sony / Columbia $8,317,426 -42.8% 2,714 - $3,065 2,800 -100 $2,971 39,000 -800 $213 $27,868,669 2
9 Pineapple Express Sony / Columbia $3,535,220 -35.2% 2,047 -573 $1,727 2,100 -600 $1,683 19,700 -12,400 $179 $79,918,601 4
20 Step Brothers Sony / Columbia $1,357,288 -41.0% 1,036 -603 $1,310 1,036 -603 $1,310 7,600 -6,800 $179 $97,926,025 6
23 Hancock Sony / Columbia $664,586 +3.3% 465 -123 $1,429 490 -100 $1,356 5,150 -270 $129 $227,211,630 9
40 You Don't Mess with the Zohan Sony / Columbia $127,090 -4.8% 193 -11 $658 193 -17 $658 1,450 -660 $88 $99,864,677 13
31 Frozen River Sony Classics $256,749 +74.5% 69 +28 $3,721 69 +28 $3,721 310 +120 $828 $749,332 5
48 I Served the King of England Sony Classics $53,218 - 8 - $6,652 8 - $6,652 31 - $1,717 $53,218 1
49 The Wackness Sony Classics $46,940 +29.2% 51 - $920 51 - $920 150 - $313 $1,887,470 9
55 Brick Lane Sony Classics $36,852 +33.3% 31 -2 $1,189 31 -2 $1,189 70 -50 $526 $915,236 11
63 When Did You Last See Your Father Sony Classics $25,107 -14.9% 33 -2 $761 33 -7 $761 40 -70 $628 $907,274 13
66 The Children of Huang Shi Sony Classics $23,924 +3.8% 25 -1 $957 - - n/a - - n/a $831,361 15
98 Baghead Sony Classics $2,234 -33.9% 7 -1 $319 7 -3 $319 27 -3 $83 $114,907 12
71 The Edge of Heaven Strand $17,400 +41.8% 9 - $1,933 10 - $1,740 30 - $580 $675,034 15
18 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment $1,509,198 +6.1% 630 +90 $2,396 630 +90 $2,396 7,800 +240 $193 $6,242,261 3
89 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $4,276 -6.3% 7 +1 $611 - - n/a - - n/a $152,469 53
119 Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) The Film Desk $200 -61.9% 2 - $100 - - n/a - - n/a $27,852 20
74 Encounters at the End of the World ThinkFilm $11,898 -33.3% 15 -5 $793 20 - $595 40 -10 $297 $835,194 12
107 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired ThinkFilm $1,085 -38.1% 3 -3 $362 3 -7 $362 8 -2 $136 $49,726 8
68 Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild TLA Releasing $21,086 - 3 - $7,029 3 - $7,029 14 - $1,506 $21,086 1
6 Death Race Universal $6,304,635 -50.0% 2,537 +5 $2,485 2,700 -100 $2,335 37,400 -1,700 $169 $23,154,165 2
8 Mamma Mia! Universal $4,211,495 -2.4% 1,968 -358 $2,140 2,000 -326 $2,106 21,100 -4,100 $200 $131,302,175 7
13 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Universal $2,629,445 -37.1% 1,713 -709 $1,535 1,713 -787 $1,535 16,100 -10,300 $163 $97,858,315 5
35 Hellboy II: The Golden Army Universal $166,245 -35.1% 204 -82 $815 204 -86 $815 1,860 -810 $89 $75,374,075 8
36 Wanted Universal $158,105 -28.5% 186 -68 $850 190 -70 $832 1,620 -730 $98 $133,980,970 10
43 The Incredible Hulk Universal $73,495 -28.9% 100 -51 $735 100 -60 $735 910 -700 $81 $134,500,425 12
3 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. $8,622,879 -18.2% 2,750 -413 $3,136 3,000 -700 $2,874 30,000 -8,200 $287 $502,293,926 7
12 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Warner Bros. $2,711,145 -52.1% 2,444 -1,008 $1,109 2,500 -1,500 $1,084 24,600 -27,300 $110 $29,619,167 3
19 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Warner Bros. $1,435,809 -48.9% 1,252 -918 $1,147 1,300 -900 $1,104 10,000 -12,400 $144 $41,108,020 4
39 Get Smart Warner Bros. $132,712 -3.3% 118 -3 $1,125 120 -1 $1,106 1,110 -60 $120 $128,426,530 11
57 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $35,573 -7.2% 8 - $4,447 10 - $3,557 60 - $593 $36,216,279 131
16 Journey to the Center of the Earth Warner Bros. (New Line) $1,773,815 -18.9% 801 -250 $2,215 801 -299 $2,215 8,450 -3,350 $210 $94,553,075 8
46 Sex and the City Warner Bros. (New Line) $69,413 -43.8% 107 -97 $649 110 -94 $631 760 -720 $91 $152,509,475 14
47 Bachna Ae Haseeno Yash Raj $66,004 -47.2% 35 -32 $1,886 40 -30 $1,650 310 +90 $213 $679,775 3
51 Trouble the Water Zeitgeist $43,380 +51.6% 8 +5 $5,423 8 +5 $5,423 39 +24 $1,112 $84,807 2
76 Up the Yangtze Zeitgeist $9,954 -24.9% 8 -3 $1,244 10 -1 $995 10 -20 $995 $718,864 19
102 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeitgeist $1,913 +122.7% 3 - $638 - - n/a - - n/a $196,321 12
117 Jellyfish Zeitgeist $295 - 1 - $295 1 - $295 1 - $295 $338,097 22
TOTALS:$98,191,562-7.5%48,926+5,123$2,00750,435+3,302$1,947555,242+9,127$177 
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