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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 3 Twilight Sum. $7,951,131 -39.1% 3,649 +29 $2,179 4,400 -800 $1,807 51,400 -12,000 $155 $150,045,826 4
2 1 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Fox $30,480,153 - 3,560 - $8,562 5,900 - $5,166 80,200 - $380 $30,480,153 1
3 2 Four Christmases WB (NL) $13,074,470 -22.0% 3,540 +205 $3,693 4,500 -200 $2,905 63,300 -5,900 $207 $87,775,974 3
4 4 Bolt BV $7,464,282 -23.8% 3,133 -383 $2,382 4,000 -1,400 $1,866 52,000 -20,300 $144 $88,849,005 4
5 8 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $3,181,231 -37.4% 2,768 -549 $1,149 2,800 -1,000 $1,136 34,500 -16,800 $92 $169,937,394 6
6 5 Australia Fox $4,169,277 -40.9% 2,703 -18 $1,542 3,100 -600 $1,345 28,300 -6,600 $147 $37,767,253 3
7 6 Quantum of Solace Sony $3,715,522 -45.0% 2,635 -788 $1,410 2,800 -1,600 $1,327 34,700 -21,200 $107 $157,583,232 5
8 10 Transporter 3 LGF $2,351,229 -49.6% 2,541 -85 $925 2,600 -300 $904 29,400 -10,400 $80 $29,377,088 3
9 14 Punisher: War Zone LGF $1,383,898 -67.6% 2,508 - $552 2,600 -100 $532 28,800 -8,100 $48 $7,011,427 2
10 18 Delgo Free $511,920 - 2,160 - $237 2,200 - $233 30,300 - $17 $511,920 1
11 7 Nothing Like the Holidays Over. $3,531,664 - 1,671 - $2,114 1,800 - $1,962 25,400 - $139 $3,531,664 1
12 13 Role Models Uni. $1,543,625 -40.0% 1,328 -579 $1,162 1,328 -579 $1,162 14,600 -7,400 $106 $64,133,465 6
13 12 Cadillac Records Sony $1,585,407 -54.0% 688 +1 $2,304 760 -10 $2,086 10,770 -210 $147 $5,909,492 2
14 16 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Mira. $685,465 -33.5% 679 +1 $1,010 680 - $1,008 8,010 -1,250 $86 $7,763,062 6
15 21 Changeling Uni. $256,840 -48.7% 393 -288 $654 400 -290 $642 3,370 -2,230 $76 $35,161,607 8
16 26 Fireproof Gold. $147,543 -41.3% 346 -153 $426 350 -150 $422 990 -490 $149 $32,938,242 12
17 9 Milk Focus $2,598,638 +41.6% 328 +229 $7,923 420 +256 $6,187 5,140 +3,133 $506 $7,590,976 3
18 24 Eagle Eye P/DW $198,135 +75.1% 320 +115 $619 330 +120 $600 3,360 +1,490 $59 $100,639,704 12
19 27 The Secret Life of Bees FoxS $114,061 -47.6% 271 -161 $421 271 -161 $421 2,490 -1,660 $46 $37,208,667 9
20 31 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $101,527 -58.5% 260 -372 $390 260 -380 $390 800 -930 $127 $89,302,354 8
21 28 The Dark Knight WB $112,253 -40.1% 205 -64 $548 220 -90 $510 1,910 -750 $59 $530,723,626 22
22 35 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $70,981 -38.0% 173 -75 $410 173 -77 $410 500 -260 $142 $92,338,383 11
23 11 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $2,175,518 +55.2% 169 +91 $12,873 260 +130 $8,367 3,230 +1,610 $674 $8,048,764 5
24 32 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Wein. $100,786 -55.4% 163 -112 $618 163 -117 $618 1,380 -870 $73 $31,047,926 7
25 22 Rachel Getting Married SPC $221,323 -22.4% 151 -19 $1,466 151 -19 $1,466 560 -100 $395 $9,560,874 11
26 33 Happy-Go-Lucky Mira. $86,872 -38.5% 144 -58 $603 144 -58 $603 1,300 -550 $67 $3,014,482 10
27 45 WALL-E BV $30,820 -34.3% 123 -43 $251 123 -47 $251 360 -180 $86 $223,749,872 25
28 46 RockNRolla WB $28,624 +14.2% 123 +87 $233 123 +83 $233 1,230 +880 $23 $5,665,302 10
29 39 Max Payne Fox $45,734 -17.7% 121 -24 $378 121 -29 $378 1,190 -260 $38 $40,589,549 9
30 40 Igor MGM $45,700 -30.2% 118 -44 $387 120 -42 $381 1,270 -420 $36 $19,389,266 13
31 56 Nobel Son Free $16,603 -95.0% 99 -794 $168 100 -800 $166 680 -11,680 $24 $529,934 2
32 29 Synecdoche, New York SPC $104,777 -36.0% 97 -18 $1,080 100 -20 $1,048 310 -100 $338 $2,430,402 8
33 38 Soul Men MGM/W $49,944 -62.6% 95 -138 $526 100 -133 $499 1,050 -1,340 $48 $11,966,888 6
34 15 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Yash $920,995 - 83 - $11,096 140 - $6,579 1,340 - $687 $920,995 1
35 52 Appaloosa WB (NL) $18,789 -53.4% 65 -39 $289 70 -34 $268 500 -450 $38 $20,030,803 13
36 55 City of Ember Fox $16,760 -39.8% 63 -20 $266 63 -20 $266 530 -220 $32 $7,807,276 10
37 44 Burn After Reading Focus $32,481 -28.5% 57 -21 $570 60 -20 $541 510 -210 $64 $60,301,580 14
38 34 Let the Right One In (2008) Magn. $76,549 -26.6% 53 +3 $1,444 53 +3 $1,444 180 -10 $425 $1,132,898 8
39 30 I've Loved You So Long SPC $102,590 -29.1% 46 -5 $2,230 50 -1 $2,052 150 -40 $684 $1,917,952 8
40 36 A Christmas Tale IFC $61,982 -32.1% 43 -1 $1,441 43 -1 $1,441 120 - $517 $719,193 5
41 49 Religulous LGF $21,664 -39.2% 42 -17 $516 42 -18 $516 310 -130 $70 $12,995,673 11
42 17 Frost/Nixon Uni. $626,377 +246.6% 39 +36 $16,061 80 +76 $7,830 1,060 +993 $591 $873,836 2
43 48 Body of Lies WB $24,176 -35.4% 37 -7 $653 40 -10 $604 350 -80 $69 $39,015,553 10
44 71 Righteous Kill Over. $4,634 -77.8% 36 -53 $129 40 -50 $116 270 -430 $17 $40,076,438 14
45 42 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $40,479 +72.5% 28 +16 $1,446 30 +18 $1,349 370 +250 $109 $22,565,132 18
46 23 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2008) WB $212,812 +36.0% 26 - $8,185 - - n/a - - n/a $735,639 4
47 47 JCVD PArch $27,473 -17.3% 24 +3 $1,145 24 +3 $1,145 86 +6 $319 $382,923 6
48 66 Nights in Rodanthe WB $7,640 -50.5% 23 -22 $332 23 -27 $332 234 -176 $33 $41,573,913 12
49 43 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $40,333 -19.7% 21 - $1,921 21 - $1,921 70 +10 $576 $20,086,485 63
50 41 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) Imax $41,138 +3.7% 18 - $2,285 - - n/a - - n/a $221,382 7
51 62 Dark Streets Gold. $10,958 - 18 - $609 18 - $609 81 - $135 $10,958 1
52 64 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Free $10,298 -63.4% 16 -29 $644 20 -30 $515 150 -230 $69 $13,414,042 7
53 19 Doubt Mira. $507,226 - 15 - $33,815 28 - $18,115 402 - $1,262 $507,226 1
54 77 Ashes of Time Redux SPC $3,139 -42.0% 14 +3 $224 14 +3 $224 37 +7 $85 $164,700 10
55 65 Frozen River SPC $8,951 +244.7% 13 +7 $689 13 +3 $689 40 +20 $224 $2,303,266 20
56 59 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $14,890 -4.1% 12 -3 $1,241 12 -8 $1,241 20 -10 $745 $12,400,527 18
57 70 What Just Happened? Magn. $5,206 -28.8% 12 -5 $434 12 -8 $434 30 -20 $174 $1,089,365 9
58 84 House (2008) RAtt. $2,427 +274.5% 11 +9 $221 11 +9 $221 140 +120 $17 $573,450 6
59 51 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $19,028 +2.4% 10 - $1,903 10 - $1,903 60 -1 $317 $37,085,443 146
60 63 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $10,586 -37.2% 10 - $1,059 - - n/a - - n/a $5,178,494 44
61 25 The Reader Wein. $168,051 - 8 - $21,006 14 - $12,004 184 - $913 $179,970 1
62 58 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $15,471 -16.0% 8 - $1,934 10 - $1,547 10 - $1,547 $77,173,458 348
63 80 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $2,910 -7.8% 8 -2 $364 10 - $291 20 -10 $146 $404,827 18
64 20 Gran Torino WB $271,720 - 6 - $45,287 12 - $22,643 191 - $1,423 $271,720 1
65 67 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $6,809 -14.5% 6 -1 $1,135 10 - $681 20 - $340 $9,807,420 151
66 68 The Secrets Mont. $6,561 -21.6% 6 +1 $1,094 10 - $656 10 - $656 $47,473 3
67 50 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $19,562 +11.9% 5 -2 $3,912 10 - $1,956 10 - $1,956 $26,699,125 169
68 61 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $13,020 +393.7% 5 +4 $2,604 5 +4 $2,604 23 +19 $566 $43,670 6
69 75 Tell No One MBox $3,269 -45.0% 5 +1 $654 10 +6 $327 10 - $327 $6,125,056 24
70 83 Trouble the Water Zeit. $2,561 -15.5% 5 - $512 10 - $256 10 - $256 $484,046 17
71 93 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $991 -42.1% 5 +2 $198 10 +7 $99 30 - $33 $809,880 17
72 57 Were the World Mine SpkP $15,905 +62.6% 4 +1 $3,976 4 +1 $3,976 52 +12 $306 $71,378 7
73 69 Man on Wire Magn. $5,827 -24.6% 4 -1 $1,457 4 -1 $1,457 20 +3 $291 $2,904,701 21
74 82 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $2,712 -37.7% 4 - $678 4 - $678 10 -10 $271 $57,389 8
75 87 Fear(s) of the Dark IFC $1,889 -14.5% 4 -2 $472 4 -6 $472 9 -11 $210 $76,694 8
76 74 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $3,978 -31.1% 3 - $1,326 3 - $1,326 13 +1 $306 $56,328 4
77 76 I Served the King of England SPC $3,232 -18.2% 3 -4 $1,077 3 -7 $1,077 10 -10 $323 $614,442 16
78 78 U2 3D NGE $2,990 -35.6% 3 - $997 - - n/a - - n/a $9,645,029 47
79 86 I Can't Think Straight Reg. $2,127 -37.1% 3 - $709 3 - $709 6 -2 $355 $34,525 4
80 89 Eden (2008) LibE $1,661 -10.3% 3 +1 $554 - - n/a - - n/a $13,053 5
81 95 One Day You'll Understand Kino $788 -68.1% 3 - $263 3 - $263 9 -5 $88 $84,787 7
82 37 Che IFC $61,070 - 2 - $30,535 2 - $30,535 - - n/a $61,070 1
83 53 My Name Is Bruce Imag. $18,238 +5.9% 2 +1 $9,119 2 +1 $9,119 28 +28 $651 $173,066 7
84 54 Wendy and Lucy Osci. $18,218 - 2 - $9,109 2 - $9,109 11 - $1,656 $25,443 1
85 60 Call + Response FTrd. $14,308 +158.1% 2 - $7,154 2 -1 $7,154 8 -42 $1,789 $207,028 10
86 72 Timecrimes (Los Cronocrimenes) Magn. $4,351 - 2 - $2,176 2 - $2,176 9 - $483 $4,351 1
87 73 The Matador (2008) CityL $4,179 +557.1% 2 +1 $2,090 2 +1 $2,090 11 +6 $380 $20,916 7
88 79 Where God Left His Shoes IFC $2,918 - 2 - $1,459 2 - $1,459 10 - $292 $2,918 1
89 85 Hounddog Emp. $2,144 -60.2% 2 -1 $1,072 2 -1 $1,072 20 -40 $107 $130,236 13
90 88 The Alphabet Killer Anch. $1,732 +298.2% 2 +1 $866 2 +1 $866 27 +15 $64 $29,784 6
91 90 Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom Logo $1,535 -83.0% 2 -3 $768 2 -3 $768 22 -36 $70 $532,034 8
92 92 August Evening Maya $1,197 -69.0% 2 - $599 - - n/a - - n/a $73,035 15
93 97 Familiar Strangers Caval. $672 -73.3% 2 -2 $336 2 -2 $336 5 -12 $134 $30,341 5
94 102 The Order of Myths CGld $245 - 2 - $123 2 - $123 7 - $35 $56,180 16
95 81 Ciao Reg. $2,896 +8.4% 1 - $2,896 1 - $2,896 - -5 n/a $7,264 2
96 91 Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) FDesk $1,227 - 1 - $1,227 - - n/a - - n/a $39,026 40
97 94 Breakfast with Scot Reg. $973 -41.6% 1 - $973 1 - $973 - - n/a $41,784 10
98 96 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $697 +35.6% 1 - $697 - - n/a - - n/a $87,513 25
99 98 Lola Montes (re-issue) Rialto $634 - 1 - $634 - - n/a - - n/a $86,120 10
100 99 Amexicano Maya $574 -74.4% 1 - $574 - - n/a - - n/a $8,387 5
101 100 $9.99 Reg. $478 - 1 - $478 1 - $478 5 - $96 $478 1
102 101 The Flyboys DCoa. $290 -17.1% 1 - $290 - - n/a - - n/a $143,032 18
103 103 Lake City Scre. $226 -71.1% 1 -1 $226 1 -1 $226 4 -4 $57 $12,686 4
104 104 Gardens of the Night CityL $210 -95.7% 1 - $210 1 - $210 5 +1 $42 $11,141 6
105 105 Momma's Man Kino $75 -70.0% 1 -1 $75 - - n/a - - n/a $95,619 17
TOTALS:$91,696,655+11.2%38,235+2,694$2,39844,482+900$2,061530,659+7,234$173 
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