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December 5-7, 2008
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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 2 Twilight Sum. $13,046,722 -50.5% 3,620 +195 $3,604 5,200 -500 $2,509 63,400 -14,200 $206 $138,402,068 3
2 34 Pride & Glory WB (NL) $54,637 +343.0% 180 +150 $304 180 +150 $304 1,750 +1,504 $31 $15,709,385 7
3 13 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Mira. $1,031,036 -39.2% 678 +96 $1,521 680 +90 $1,516 9,260 +640 $111 $6,657,280 5
4 4 Australia Fox $7,050,261 -52.4% 2,721 +79 $2,591 3,700 - $1,905 34,900 -2,200 $202 $30,919,097 2
5 11 Milk Focus $1,834,914 +26.2% 99 +63 $18,534 164 +98 $11,189 2,007 +1,156 $914 $4,284,465 2
6 38 The Duchess ParV $44,684 -3.9% 135 +57 $331 140 +60 $319 1,470 +830 $30 $13,823,741 12
7 12 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $1,402,176 +4.2% 78 +29 $17,977 130 +40 $10,786 1,620 +510 $866 $5,339,510 4
8 1 Four Christmases WB (NL) $16,755,478 -46.1% 3,335 +25 $5,024 4,700 +100 $3,565 69,200 -3,600 $242 $69,418,170 2
9 17 Fireproof Gold. $251,459 -41.8% 499 +13 $504 500 +10 $503 1,480 -2,870 $170 $32,678,691 11
10 30 Let the Right One In (2008) Magn. $104,312 -23.1% 50 +9 $2,086 50 +9 $2,086 190 +40 $549 $1,000,653 7
11 24 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2008) WB $156,463 -0.9% 26 +5 $6,018 - - n/a - - n/a $448,919 3
12 60 Repo: The Genetic Opera LGF $13,083 +20.4% 11 +5 $1,189 11 +1 $1,189 89 +39 $147 $140,244 5
13 55 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $17,479 -48.6% 7 +4 $2,497 10 +7 $1,748 10 +6 $1,748 $26,661,354 168
14 74 Ashes of Time Redux SPC $5,411 +20.8% 11 +3 $492 11 +1 $492 30 - $180 $159,892 9
15 41 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) Imax $39,677 -10.7% 18 +2 $2,204 - - n/a - - n/a $146,626 6
16 84 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $3,156 -36.6% 10 +2 $316 10 - $316 30 - $105 $400,129 17
17 96 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $1,900 +72.7% 6 +2 $317 - - n/a - - n/a $141,869 27
18 93 Fear(s) of the Dark IFC $2,210 -31.8% 6 +2 $368 10 +6 $221 20 +9 $111 $72,903 7
19 85 Trouble the Water Zeit. $3,032 +67.0% 5 +2 $606 10 +7 $303 10 - $303 $477,452 16
20 79 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $4,353 +136.2% 4 +2 $1,088 4 +2 $1,088 20 +20 $218 $52,001 7
21 31 A Christmas Tale IFC $91,283 -43.3% 44 +1 $2,075 44 +1 $2,075 120 -20 $761 $619,310 4
22 53 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $18,587 -62.1% 10 +1 $1,859 10 - $1,859 61 +1 $305 $37,052,922 145
23 54 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $18,420 -34.5% 8 +1 $2,303 10 - $1,842 10 - $1,842 $77,134,876 347
24 67 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $7,964 -7.9% 7 +1 $1,138 10 - $796 20 - $398 $9,791,194 150
25 64 Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom Logo $9,015 -55.2% 5 +1 $1,803 5 +1 $1,803 58 +1 $155 $526,259 7
26 90 Familiar Strangers Caval. $2,516 -36.3% 4 +1 $629 4 +1 $629 17 +7 $148 $28,883 4
27 75 Hounddog Emp. $5,388 +40.9% 3 +1 $1,796 3 - $1,796 60 - $90 $128,092 12
28 78 U2 3D NGE $4,644 -13.7% 3 +1 $1,548 3 +1 $1,548 - -10 n/a $9,640,827 46
29 62 Were the World Mine SpkP $9,784 +26.8% 3 +1 $3,261 3 +1 $3,261 40 +10 $245 $50,323 6
30 104 Lake City Scre. $782 -8.9% 2 +1 $391 2 +1 $391 8 +4 $98 $12,065 3
31 7 Transporter 3 LGF $4,668,898 -61.3% 2,626 - $1,778 2,900 -100 $1,610 39,800 -3,800 $117 $25,549,454 2
32 8 Punisher: War Zone LGF $4,271,451 - 2,508 - $1,703 2,700 - $1,582 36,900 - $116 $4,271,451 1
33 15 Nobel Son Free $333,912 - 893 - $374 900 - $371 12,360 - $27 $333,912 1
34 9 Cadillac Records Sony $3,445,559 - 687 - $5,015 770 - $4,475 10,980 - $314 $3,445,559 1
35 26 Happy-Go-Lucky Mira. $141,162 -51.2% 202 - $699 202 - $699 1,850 -80 $76 $2,861,186 9
36 44 Yuvvraaj Eros $34,336 -78.3% 77 - $446 80 -10 $429 210 -30 $164 $565,440 3
37 35 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $50,253 +21.5% 21 - $2,393 21 - $2,393 60 - $838 $20,046,097 62
38 58 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $15,525 -48.0% 15 - $1,035 20 - $776 30 - $518 $12,357,127 17
39 57 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $16,859 -57.1% 10 - $1,686 - - n/a - - n/a $5,163,693 43
40 61 A Secret Strand $10,033 -23.2% 6 - $1,672 10 +4 $1,003 20 - $502 $533,250 14
41 89 Frozen River SPC $2,597 -18.6% 6 - $433 10 - $260 20 +10 $130 $2,291,511 19
42 49 Don Carlo at La Scala Emr. $27,834 - 5 - $5,567 - - n/a - - n/a $27,834 1
43 100 Battle in Seattle RedP $1,118 - 4 - $280 4 - $280 10 - $112 $224,169 12
44 83 I Can't Think Straight Reg. $3,380 -49.0% 3 - $1,127 3 - $1,127 8 -4 $423 $30,629 3
45 72 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $5,771 -47.3% 3 - $1,924 3 - $1,924 12 -1 $481 $49,933 3
46 22 Frost/Nixon Uni. $180,708 - 3 - $60,236 4 - $45,177 67 - $2,697 $180,708 1
47 91 One Day You'll Understand Kino $2,467 +127.4% 3 - $822 3 - $822 14 +4 $176 $82,804 6
48 82 August Evening Maya $3,866 - 2 - $1,933 - - n/a - - n/a $71,361 14
49 73 Call + Response FTrd. $5,543 - 2 - $2,772 3 - $1,848 50 - $111 $186,367 9
50 97 Eden (2008) LibE $1,852 - 2 - $926 - - n/a - - n/a $10,074 4
51 114 Momma's Man Kino $250 - 2 - $125 - - n/a - - n/a $95,226 16
52 106 House (2008) RAtt. $648 +0.9% 2 - $324 2 -1 $324 20 -10 $32 $570,790 5
53 109 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $514 -80.8% 1 - $514 - - n/a - - n/a $86,816 24
54 107 The Matador (2008) CityL $636 -53.6% 1 - $636 1 - $636 5 - $127 $16,485 6
55 111 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $400 - 1 - $400 - - n/a - - n/a $201,603 67
56 56 My Name Is Bruce Imag. $17,214 +29.6% 1 - $17,214 1 - $17,214 - -14 n/a $154,342 6
57 95 Hunger (2008) IFC $1,980 - 1 - $1,980 1 - $1,980 5 - $396 $1,980 1
58 113 Antarctica Reg. $297 -89.6% 1 - $297 1 - $297 - - n/a $7,675 9
59 102 The Wild Child (re-issue) FDesk $831 -31.4% 1 - $831 - - n/a - - n/a $19,780 5
60 108 whaledreamers Mont. $612 - 1 - $612 1 - $612 1 - $612 $10,584 11
61 99 Breakfast with Scot Reg. $1,666 +49.7% 1 - $1,666 1 - $1,666 - -4 n/a $40,123 9
62 87 Ciao Reg. $2,672 - 1 - $2,672 1 - $2,672 5 - $534 $2,672 1
63 112 The Flyboys DCoa. $350 -88.6% 1 - $350 - - n/a - - n/a $142,524 17
64 101 Yella CGld $870 - 1 - $870 1 - $870 4 - $218 $30,309 22
65 76 Gardens of the Night CityL $4,904 - 1 - $4,904 1 - $4,904 4 - $1,226 $10,029 4
66 70 A Good Day to Be Black and Sexy Magn. $6,141 - 1 - $6,141 - - n/a - - n/a $6,141 1
67 86 How About You Strand $2,974 -24.5% 1 - $2,974 1 - $2,974 5 - $595 $27,020 4
68 80 Save Me FRun $4,011 - 1 - $4,011 1 - $4,011 6 - $669 $79,530 13
69 92 Amexicano Maya $2,245 - 1 - $2,245 - - n/a - - n/a $6,882 3
70 25 I've Loved You So Long SPC $144,675 -31.7% 51 -1 $2,837 51 -1 $2,837 190 -10 $761 $1,750,871 7
71 94 Ballast Allu. $2,053 -32.1% 4 -1 $513 4 -1 $513 13 -2 $158 $76,211 10
72 115 The Other End of the Line MGM $215 -62.7% 1 -1 $215 1 -1 $215 14 -7 $15 $115,504 6
73 88 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $2,637 +23.4% 1 -1 $2,637 1 -1 $2,637 4 -6 $659 $29,798 5
74 105 The First Basket L/Z $655 -44.0% 1 -1 $655 1 -1 $655 3 -6 $218 $20,170 6
75 110 The Alphabet Killer Anch. $435 -69.7% 1 -1 $435 1 -1 $435 12 -14 $36 $27,814 5
76 43 Religulous LGF $35,630 -42.9% 59 -2 $604 60 -1 $594 440 -30 $81 $12,953,375 10
77 81 I Served the King of England SPC $3,953 -67.2% 7 -2 $565 10 - $395 20 - $198 $609,094 15
78 66 The Secrets Mont. $8,372 -57.1% 5 -2 $1,674 10 - $837 10 -10 $837 $37,275 2
79 71 Tell No One MBox $5,947 -25.0% 4 -2 $1,487 4 -6 $1,487 10 - $595 $6,119,226 23
80 98 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $1,712 -44.9% 3 -2 $571 3 -2 $571 30 -16 $57 $807,806 16
81 77 How to Lose Friends and Alienate People MGM $4,740 -13.5% 26 -3 $182 30 - $158 250 -100 $19 $2,775,593 10
82 68 Man on Wire Magn. $7,728 -37.5% 5 -3 $1,546 5 -5 $1,546 17 -13 $455 $2,895,073 20
83 103 The Dukes CAVU $800 -78.4% 2 -3 $400 2 -8 $400 9 -1 $89 $26,157 4
84 23 Synecdoche, New York SPC $163,627 -42.8% 115 -4 $1,423 120 - $1,364 410 -30 $399 $2,244,636 7
85 50 RockNRolla WB $25,069 -34.3% 36 -4 $696 40 - $627 350 -20 $72 $5,622,796 9
86 45 JCVD PArch $33,234 -28.7% 21 -4 $1,583 21 -9 $1,583 80 -20 $415 $337,038 5
87 40 Appaloosa WB (NL) $40,323 -39.8% 104 -6 $388 104 -6 $388 950 -10 $42 $19,991,616 12
88 51 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $23,467 -46.0% 12 -6 $1,956 12 -8 $1,956 120 -60 $196 $22,512,805 17
89 69 What Just Happened? Magn. $7,316 -52.0% 17 -8 $430 20 -10 $366 50 -20 $146 $1,080,914 8
90 65 Journey to the Center of the Earth WB (NL) $8,531 -58.5% 41 -10 $208 41 -10 $208 350 -113 $24 $101,702,060 22
91 33 Max Payne Fox $55,578 -31.5% 145 -14 $383 150 -10 $371 1,450 -150 $38 $40,521,670 8
92 32 Igor MGM $65,509 -40.7% 162 -17 $404 162 -18 $404 1,690 -400 $39 $19,327,987 12
93 37 Burn After Reading Focus $45,414 -47.7% 78 -19 $582 80 -20 $568 720 -145 $63 $60,244,987 13
94 63 Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye UTV $9,059 -78.6% 24 -21 $377 24 -26 $377 57 -113 $159 $80,037 2
95 36 WALL-E BV $46,898 -59.8% 166 -24 $283 170 -20 $276 540 -60 $87 $223,704,223 24
96 46 Dostana Yash $30,919 -67.5% 34 -24 $909 40 -20 $773 110 -80 $281 $1,235,028 4
97 48 City of Ember Fox $27,861 -48.9% 83 -28 $336 83 -28 $336 750 -260 $37 $7,781,625 9
98 59 Nights in Rodanthe WB $15,423 -51.0% 45 -28 $343 50 -23 $308 410 -240 $38 $41,556,584 11
99 21 The Dark Knight WB $187,418 -45.4% 269 -36 $697 310 -40 $605 2,660 -500 $70 $530,540,885 21
100 42 Body of Lies WB $37,443 -55.9% 44 -36 $851 50 -40 $749 430 -330 $87 $38,970,379 9
101 16 Rachel Getting Married SPC $285,331 -46.2% 170 -46 $1,678 170 -50 $1,678 660 -160 $432 $9,226,246 10
102 20 The Secret Life of Bees FoxS $217,469 -61.3% 432 -58 $503 432 -58 $503 4,150 -520 $52 $36,994,417 8
103 39 Saw V LGF $42,029 -63.2% 115 -62 $365 120 -60 $350 960 -500 $44 $56,729,973 7
104 28 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $114,523 -54.9% 248 -69 $462 250 -70 $458 760 -190 $151 $92,231,434 10
105 5 Quantum of Solace Sony $6,752,390 -64.1% 3,423 -78 $1,973 4,400 -700 $1,535 55,900 -15,000 $121 $151,620,134 4
106 47 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Free $28,101 -59.6% 45 -78 $624 50 -73 $562 380 -690 $74 $13,396,776 6
107 27 Soul Men MGM/W $133,421 -70.7% 233 -102 $573 233 -107 $573 2,390 -1,030 $56 $11,874,010 5
108 52 Righteous Kill Over. $20,908 -80.2% 89 -108 $235 90 -110 $232 700 -840 $30 $40,054,627 13
109 29 Eagle Eye P/DW $113,174 -54.3% 205 -120 $552 210 -120 $539 1,870 -820 $61 $100,404,599 11
110 3 Bolt BV $9,796,149 -63.1% 3,516 -138 $2,786 5,400 -700 $1,814 72,300 -17,400 $135 $79,381,422 3
111 19 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Wein. $226,098 -56.9% 275 -162 $822 280 -160 $807 2,250 -1,270 $100 $30,839,277 6
112 10 Role Models Uni. $2,574,460 -51.3% 1,907 -288 $1,350 1,907 -293 $1,350 22,000 -4,200 $117 $61,617,805 5
113 14 Changeling Uni. $501,070 -58.5% 681 -329 $736 690 -320 $726 5,600 -2,300 $89 $34,683,447 7
114 6 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $5,079,120 -64.3% 3,317 -392 $1,531 3,800 -700 $1,337 51,300 -12,600 $99 $165,653,852 5
115 18 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $244,722 -76.9% 632 -753 $387 640 -760 $382 1,730 -7,970 $141 $89,132,272 7
TOTALS:$82,434,771-49.3%35,541+1,661$2,31943,582-342$1,891523,425-30,666$157 
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