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Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 45 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D (2008 re-issue) BV $65,334 -77.8% 62 -147 $1,054 - - n/a - - n/a $1,027,711 3
2 54 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $25,892 -28.3% 11 - $2,354 - - n/a - - n/a $5,022,718 39
3 72 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $10,959 +13.9% 10 - $1,096 - - n/a - - n/a $60,332 7
4 74 August Evening Maya $9,406 +228.3% 1 -2 $9,406 - - n/a - - n/a $63,628 10
5 85 The Wild Child (re-issue) FDesk $6,680 - 1 - $6,680 - - n/a - - n/a $6,680 1
6 88 Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi Eros $6,437 - 7 - $920 - - n/a - - n/a $6,437 1
7 89 Loins of Punjab Presents Emr. $6,372 - 8 - $797 - - n/a - - n/a $39,891 7
8 94 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) Imax $4,053 +2,102.7% 2 +1 $2,027 - - n/a - - n/a $4,915 2
9 98 Hounddog Emp. $3,749 -61.1% 2 -3 $1,875 - - n/a - - n/a $110,664 8
10 99 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,746 +7.0% 6 - $624 - - n/a - - n/a $126,202 19
11 103 The Legend of God's Gun Indic. $2,869 -25.4% 1 - $2,869 - - n/a - - n/a $204,156 17
12 108 Six in Paris (re-issue) NYer $1,859 +563.9% 1 - $1,859 - - n/a - - n/a $13,949 6
13 114 Gonzo Magn. $1,022 -74.4% 3 - $341 - - n/a - - n/a $1,250,234 19
14 116 Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) FDesk $927 +184.4% 1 -1 $927 - - n/a - - n/a $36,610 35
15 118 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $898 +144.0% 1 - $898 - - n/a - - n/a $3,504 3
16 121 The Flyboys DCoa. $800 -20.2% 1 - $800 - - n/a - - n/a $131,981 13
17 123 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $497 -79.1% 3 -1 $166 - - n/a - - n/a $198,986 63
18 124 Were the World Mine SpkP $487 -43.6% 1 - $487 - - n/a - - n/a $1,730 2
19 128 Yella CGld $333 +112.1% 1 - $333 - - n/a - - n/a $29,439 19
20 129 Beer for My Horses RAtt. $279 -22.7% 1 -2 $279 - - n/a - - n/a $666,045 14
21 130 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $265 - 1 - $265 - - n/a - - n/a $79,926 20
22 131 whaledreamers Mont. $200 -81.5% 1 -2 $200 - - n/a - - n/a $8,032 7
23 132 Momma's Man Kino $155 -81.7% 1 -1 $155 - - n/a - - n/a $91,148 12
24 3 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $9,159,523 -40.2% 3,464 -162 $2,644 4,200 -1,500 $2,181 52,800 -26,300 $173 $75,573,993 3
25 16 Pride & Glory WB (NL) $1,293,389 -61.5% 1,340 -1,245 $965 1,340 -1,260 $965 10,500 -20,600 $123 $14,381,710 3
26 12 Max Payne Fox $1,789,136 -51.5% 1,476 -1,088 $1,212 1,500 -1,200 $1,193 15,100 -18,700 $118 $38,653,498 4
27 7 Saw V LGF $4,067,071 -58.3% 2,829 -255 $1,438 2,900 -1,000 $1,402 38,500 -18,500 $106 $52,187,337 3
28 17 W. LGF $1,120,600 -53.0% 839 -964 $1,336 840 -963 $1,334 7,110 -12,090 $158 $24,231,628 4
29 11 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $2,518,049 -48.2% 2,359 -645 $1,067 2,400 -700 $1,049 27,100 -11,800 $93 $88,258,841 6
30 10 Eagle Eye P/DW $2,541,602 -27.0% 1,407 -600 $1,806 1,407 -693 $1,806 14,700 -8,000 $173 $96,348,829 7
31 27 Quarantine SGem $293,321 -73.9% 353 -936 $831 353 -947 $831 3,150 -7,750 $93 $31,451,718 5
32 8 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Free $3,318,694 -38.8% 2,576 -76 $1,288 2,600 -100 $1,276 30,600 -6,800 $108 $10,063,348 2
33 14 Body of Lies WB $1,537,219 -33.3% 850 -564 $1,808 850 -564 $1,808 7,910 -5,990 $194 $36,950,974 5
34 29 Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Sony $234,349 -66.0% 216 -463 $1,085 220 -460 $1,065 1,900 -4,530 $123 $31,286,789 6
35 42 Sex Drive Sum. $75,920 -80.3% 111 -462 $684 111 -462 $684 850 -3,480 $89 $8,234,346 4
36 18 RockNRolla WB $1,047,334 -44.1% 826 - $1,268 826 -4 $1,268 7,870 -3,430 $133 $4,373,979 5
37 9 The Secret Life of Bees FoxS $3,089,467 -23.0% 1,481 -130 $2,086 1,500 -200 $2,060 18,700 -3,300 $165 $29,902,363 4
38 24 Nights in Rodanthe WB $329,346 -43.4% 402 -335 $819 402 -338 $819 3,750 -3,180 $88 $40,920,857 7
39 5 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Wein. $6,274,530 -37.7% 2,735 - $2,294 2,900 -200 $2,164 38,400 -2,800 $163 $20,686,907 2
40 21 The Duchess ParV $403,984 -35.2% 323 -204 $1,251 323 -207 $1,251 2,960 -1,970 $136 $13,016,496 8
41 20 Religulous LGF $423,273 -26.6% 274 -131 $1,545 274 -136 $1,545 2,590 -1,730 $163 $12,125,806 6
42 19 Appaloosa WB (NL) $668,415 -18.4% 735 -120 $909 740 -120 $903 6,920 -1,420 $97 $18,658,697 8
43 55 The Women (2008) PicH $24,984 -58.0% 70 -94 $357 80 -84 $312 560 -1,210 $45 $26,872,727 9
44 64 The Other End of the Line MGM $16,512 -72.1% 51 -40 $324 51 -40 $324 290 -940 $57 $100,759 2
45 106 An American Carol Viv. $2,072 -90.9% 12 -65 $173 12 -68 $173 150 -650 $14 $7,012,339 6
46 37 Tropic Thunder P/DW $95,882 -20.1% 165 -55 $581 170 -50 $564 1,460 -580 $66 $110,416,702 13
47 113 College MGM $1,035 -87.8% 6 -39 $173 10 -40 $104 60 -520 $17 $4,693,919 11
48 34 City of Ember Fox $133,651 -40.6% 180 -77 $743 180 -80 $743 1,910 -490 $70 $7,416,488 5
49 43 Igor MGM $75,434 -11.2% 116 -70 $650 120 -70 $629 790 -490 $95 $18,969,088 8
50 76 Mirrors Fox $9,335 -67.8% 20 -38 $467 20 -40 $467 60 -430 $156 $30,681,264 13
51 23 Burn After Reading Focus $363,846 -20.3% 270 -57 $1,348 270 -60 $1,348 2,950 -410 $123 $59,501,512 9
52 4 Changeling Uni. $7,252,940 -22.4% 1,855 +5 $3,910 2,000 - $3,626 23,500 -400 $309 $20,559,497 3
53 13 Fireproof Gold. $1,585,555 -8.4% 872 -15 $1,818 880 -10 $1,802 9,360 -390 $169 $28,327,659 7
54 35 Journey to the Center of the Earth WB (NL) $119,881 -19.7% 163 -33 $735 163 -37 $735 1,830 -320 $66 $101,473,713 18
55 82 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 WB $6,903 -55.3% 28 -39 $247 30 -40 $230 170 -320 $41 $44,087,387 14
56 59 The Longshots MGM/W $22,351 -31.1% 38 -32 $588 38 -32 $588 426 -304 $52 $11,467,696 12
57 87 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $6,501 -68.4% 8 -17 $813 10 -20 $650 80 -280 $81 $790,791 12
58 65 Star Wars: The Clone Wars WB $14,577 -48.8% 49 -35 $297 50 -34 $292 330 -270 $44 $35,154,336 13
59 80 Choke FoxS $7,457 +16.7% 12 -5 $621 12 -8 $621 20 -146 $373 $2,913,380 7
60 30 The Dark Knight WB $219,425 -18.9% 125 -24 $1,755 140 -10 $1,567 1,070 -100 $205 $528,535,317 17
61 31 WALL-E BV $208,915 -1.2% 239 -14 $874 240 -30 $870 880 -70 $237 $223,003,468 20
62 101 Elegy Gold. $3,324 -76.9% 9 -12 $369 10 -11 $332 20 -38 $166 $3,577,210 14
63 117 How to Lose Friends and Alienate People MGM $926 -52.1% 2 -3 $463 2 -8 $463 13 -37 $71 $2,757,713 6
64 66 Ashes of Time Redux SPC $13,530 -23.9% 7 -11 $1,933 7 -11 $1,933 30 -36 $451 $125,964 5
65 33 What Just Happened? Magn. $149,777 -31.6% 86 -2 $1,742 90 - $1,664 350 -30 $428 $876,002 4
66 48 Fashion UTV $44,158 -58.3% 37 -3 $1,193 40 - $1,104 110 -30 $401 $173,551 2
67 53 Tell No One MBox $27,266 -23.1% 21 -9 $1,298 21 -9 $1,298 60 -30 $454 $6,024,900 19
68 90 Transsiberian First $5,986 -72.7% 12 -12 $499 12 -12 $499 30 -30 $200 $2,203,641 17
69 95 Babylon A.D. Fox $3,977 -39.5% 12 -9 $331 12 -9 $331 40 -30 $99 $22,527,653 11
70 97 Fear(s) of the Dark IFC $3,894 -82.2% 5 -3 $779 10 +2 $389 20 -21 $195 $48,962 3
71 47 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $48,832 +235.4% 29 -4 $1,684 30 -3 $1,628 220 -20 $222 $12,207,728 13
72 49 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $40,564 +16.7% 10 - $4,056 10 - $4,056 60 -20 $676 $36,824,573 141
73 73 Miracle at St. Anna BV $9,749 -19.1% 20 -10 $487 20 -10 $487 50 -20 $195 $7,869,848 7
74 111 Splinter (2008) Magn. $1,416 -85.1% 1 -3 $1,416 1 -3 $1,416 6 -14 $236 $12,918 2
75 115 The First Basket L/Z $942 -48.2% 1 - $942 1 - $942 6 -12 $157 $5,205 2
76 122 Breakfast with Scot Reg. $553 -86.6% 1 -3 $553 1 -3 $553 2 -12 $277 $34,974 5
77 50 Forever Strong Crane $33,821 +39.2% 17 - $1,989 20 - $1,691 50 -10 $676 $719,556 8
78 51 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $32,916 -37.1% 21 -4 $1,567 21 -9 $1,567 60 -10 $549 $19,663,058 58
79 56 Man on Wire Magn. $24,649 +22.3% 18 -2 $1,369 20 - $1,232 50 -10 $493 $2,812,485 16
80 63 Frozen River SPC $19,793 -24.5% 30 +6 $660 30 +6 $660 60 -10 $330 $2,230,237 15
81 83 I Served the King of England SPC $6,836 -51.1% 22 +5 $311 22 +2 $311 30 -10 $228 $556,705 11
82 125 Baghead SPC $360 -46.3% 3 -5 $120 3 -7 $120 10 -10 $36 $139,616 22
83 52 A Secret Strand $27,572 -5.8% 8 - $3,447 8 - $3,447 26 -4 $1,060 $451,586 10
84 91 My Father My Lord Kino $5,893 -14.3% 8 - $737 8 - $737 25 -3 $236 $194,258 25
85 70 Morning Light BV $11,322 +4.8% 15 -1 $755 14 -6 $809 58 -2 $195 $241,336 4
86 119 Brick Lane SPC $881 +78.3% 2 +1 $441 2 +1 $441 - -2 n/a $1,094,998 21
87 133 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $154 -14.9% 1 - $154 1 - $154 2 -2 $77 $30,060 8
88 84 Ballast Allu. $6,701 -13.9% 4 - $1,675 4 - $1,675 13 -1 $515 $55,566 6
89 112 In Search of a Midnight Kiss IFC $1,063 -0.5% 2 -1 $532 2 -1 $532 9 -1 $118 $170,945 15
90 1 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $63,106,589 - 4,056 - $15,559 7,100 - $8,888 115,800 - $545 $63,106,589 1
91 2 Role Models Uni. $19,167,085 - 2,792 - $6,865 3,000 - $6,389 41,700 - $460 $19,167,085 1
92 6 Soul Men MGM/W $5,401,605 - 2,044 - $2,643 2,400 - $2,251 33,400 - $162 $5,401,605 1
93 25 House (2008) RAtt. $327,445 - 363 - $902 363 - $902 5,580 - $59 $327,445 1
94 28 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Mira. $253,085 - 17 - $14,887 20 - $12,654 277 - $914 $253,085 1
95 38 Let the Right One In (2008) Magn. $92,533 +38.7% 17 +10 $5,443 20 - $4,627 80 - $1,157 $266,886 3
96 46 Repo: The Genetic Opera LGF $53,684 - 8 - $6,711 8 - $6,711 118 - $455 $53,684 1
97 57 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $24,366 +12.1% 7 +1 $3,481 10 - $2,437 10 - $2,437 $26,446,159 164
98 58 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $22,761 +27.2% 5 - $4,552 4 - $5,690 10 - $2,276 $76,901,252 343
99 62 JCVD PArch $20,119 - 2 - $10,060 2 - $10,060 12 - $1,677 $20,119 1
100 69 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $11,977 +401.8% 4 +3 $2,994 4 - $2,994 10 - $1,198 $22,101 3
101 71 The Alphabet Killer Anch. $11,000 - 1 - $11,000 1 - $11,000 15 - $733 $12,445 1
102 75 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $9,375 +57.1% 6 - $1,563 10 - $938 10 - $938 $9,715,664 146
103 77 The World Unseen Reg. $9,031 - 3 - $3,010 3 - $3,010 20 - $452 $9,031 1
104 79 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $8,227 - 1 - $8,227 1 - $8,227 5 - $1,645 $8,227 1
105 93 Space Chimps Fox $5,069 -31.5% 17 -3 $298 20 - $253 40 - $127 $30,090,196 17
106 100 Otto; or, Up with the Dead People Strand $3,456 - 1 - $3,456 1 - $3,456 7 - $494 $3,456 1
107 102 Gardens of the Night CityL $3,072 - 1 - $3,072 1 - $3,072 5 - $614 $3,072 1
108 104 Days and Clouds FM $2,256 - 2 - $1,128 2 - $1,128 7 - $322 $109,269 17
109 105 Lola Montes (re-issue) Rialto $2,150 -38.6% 1 - $2,150 1 - $2,150 11 - $195 $59,368 5
110 109 The Matador (2008) CityL $1,658 -75.2% 1 - $1,658 1 - $1,658 6 - $276 $10,908 2
111 127 America the Beautiful FInd. $346 -75.9% 1 - $346 1 - $346 - - n/a $74,203 27
112 134 Moving Midway FRun $119 - 1 - $119 1 - $119 5 - $24 $38,075 9
113 92 The Pool Vita. $5,087 -38.1% 5 +1 $1,017 5 +1 $1,017 11 +1 $462 $90,840 10
114 81 U2 3D NGE $7,072 -8.1% 6 -2 $1,179 6 -4 $1,179 12 +2 $589 $9,611,971 42
115 120 Filth and Wisdom IFC $843 -43.9% 3 - $281 3 - $281 13 +3 $65 $20,240 4
116 86 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $6,619 +129.3% 3 +2 $2,206 3 +2 $2,206 9 +4 $735 $11,051 2
117 126 Saving Marriage Reg. $353 +171.5% 1 - $353 1 - $353 4 +4 $88 $18,575 4
118 32 I've Loved You So Long SPC $186,821 +53.7% 22 +2 $8,492 22 +2 $8,492 90 +6 $2,076 $739,911 3
119 96 Save Me FRun $3,923 +48.7% 3 +1 $1,308 3 +1 $1,308 12 +6 $327 $73,200 10
120 107 The Order of Myths CGld $2,030 +890.2% 1 - $2,030 1 - $2,030 6 +6 $338 $49,209 12
121 67 Trouble the Water Zeit. $13,229 -18.4% 12 +2 $1,102 12 +2 $1,102 40 +10 $331 $444,753 12
122 78 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $8,835 +55.5% 11 - $803 11 - $803 40 +10 $221 $366,795 13
123 110 Battle in Seattle RedP $1,549 +451.2% 4 +3 $387 4 +3 $387 10 +10 $155 $216,044 8
124 60 One Day You'll Understand Kino $22,249 +15.9% 7 +4 $3,178 7 +4 $3,178 34 +17 $654 $50,028 2
125 39 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $92,153 +12.2% 55 +3 $1,676 60 +8 $1,536 490 +30 $188 $22,249,713 13
126 61 My Name Is Bruce Imag. $21,694 +32.0% 4 +3 $5,424 4 +3 $5,424 53 +33 $409 $50,798 2
127 44 Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom Logo $75,034 +1.0% 9 +4 $8,337 10 +4 $7,503 147 +50 $510 $389,831 3
128 68 Call + Response FTrd. $12,247 +799.2% 5 +3 $2,449 5 +3 $2,449 89 +59 $138 $164,248 5
129 41 Righteous Kill Over. $81,622 +18.6% 129 -13 $633 130 -12 $628 1,080 +90 $76 $39,618,049 9
130 26 Synecdoche, New York SPC $293,646 +195.5% 35 +26 $8,390 40 +30 $7,341 160 +112 $1,835 $675,537 3
131 22 Happy-Go-Lucky Mira. $402,076 +45.2% 102 +42 $3,942 102 +42 $3,942 1,260 +500 $319 $1,248,218 5
132 36 Ghost Town P/DW $98,827 +141.6% 170 +109 $581 170 +109 $581 1,860 +1,330 $53 $13,214,030 8
133 40 Traitor Over. $85,505 +678.2% 188 +150 $455 190 +150 $450 2,080 +1,710 $41 $23,422,957 11
134 15 Rachel Getting Married SPC $1,505,507 +111.6% 391 +258 $3,850 391 +251 $3,850 5,110 +4,510 $295 $5,415,820 6
TOTALS:$142,496,481+62.5%39,923-399$3,56944,738+649$3,185548,454+26,714$260 
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