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TWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
54 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment $18,892 -22.5% 10 - $1,889 - - n/a - - n/a $5,278,371 48
32 Ghajini AdLabs $110,955 -61.5% 60 -23 $1,849 70 -30 $1,585 180 -730 $616 $2,355,778 3
6 Bedtime Stories Buena Vista $8,802,120 -57.1% 3,511 -173 $2,507 4,000 -900 $2,201 51,700 -17,500 $170 $97,432,093 3
17 Bolt Buena Vista $1,370,487 -58.4% 1,161 -568 $1,180 1,200 -600 $1,142 10,300 -4,500 $133 $111,806,897 8
27 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Buena Vista $215,358 -32.8% 242 -41 $890 260 -60 $828 1,030 -210 $209 $94,066,316 15
31 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Buena Vista $123,348 -49.3% 251 -44 $491 270 -50 $457 910 -250 $136 $90,396,719 12
62 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista $10,276 -6.3% 6 - $1,713 6 -4 $1,713 11 +1 $934 $9,879,688 155
84 Alexandra Cinema Guild $1,560 - 2 - $780 2 - $780 - - n/a $125,979 34
89 The Betrayal Cinema Guild $672 - 1 - $672 - - n/a - - n/a $12,136 4
82 The Beautiful Truth Cinema Libre $1,656 - 1 - $1,656 1 - $1,656 4 - $414 $12,855 4
72 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $4,183 - 1 - $4,183 1 - $4,183 4 - $1,046 $211,807 14
91 Sixty Six First Independent Pictures $407 -83.5% 1 - $407 - - n/a - - n/a $224,313 21
88 House of the Sleeping Beauties First Run $691 - 1 - $691 1 - $691 2 - $346 $4,078 6
19 Milk Focus Features $1,296,051 -31.4% 295 -14 $4,393 302 -28 $4,292 3,636 -394 $356 $19,163,996 7
2 Bride Wars Fox $21,058,173 - 3,226 - $6,528 3,800 - $5,542 52,300 - $403 $21,058,173 1
4 Marley and Me Fox $11,391,425 -53.1% 3,478 -27 $3,275 4,200 -300 $2,712 49,400 -8,600 $231 $123,751,596 3
15 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Fox $1,550,629 -69.3% 1,512 -825 $1,026 1,512 -988 $1,026 14,100 -16,500 $110 $77,330,238 5
22 Australia Fox $617,314 -46.9% 543 -222 $1,137 550 -220 $1,122 3,630 -780 $170 $47,764,206 7
65 City of Ember Fox $7,587 -25.0% 19 -4 $399 20 -3 $379 50 -10 $152 $7,871,693 14
68 Max Payne Fox $6,228 -45.6% 17 -10 $366 17 -13 $366 50 -30 $125 $40,687,294 13
11 Slumdog Millionaire Fox Searchlight $3,782,340 -19.4% 601 -11 $6,293 640 -20 $5,910 7,969 -621 $475 $34,127,195 9
21 The Wrestler Fox Searchlight $848,410 +93.8% 60 +42 $14,140 80 +50 $10,605 1,040 +640 $816 $2,822,431 4
40 The Secret Life of Bees Fox Searchlight $48,546 -21.8% 76 -8 $639 80 -4 $607 750 -100 $65 $37,600,538 13
61 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Freestyle Releasing $10,974 -39.2% 21 -6 $523 - - n/a - - n/a $13,522,373 11
47 Che IFC $37,613 +6.0% 5 +3 $7,523 10 +8 $3,761 30 +30 $1,254 $293,708 5
57 A Christmas Tale IFC $17,007 -58.3% 23 -11 $739 23 -11 $739 50 -30 $340 $1,026,528 9
67 The Secret of the Grain IFC $6,290 -36.2% 1 - $6,290 1 - $6,290 5 +5 $1,258 $46,655 3
49 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $23,154 -50.5% 8 +4 $2,894 10 +6 $2,315 10 - $2,315 $77,385,272 352
52 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $21,278 -56.3% 4 +2 $5,320 4 +2 $5,320 10 +10 $2,128 $27,174,480 173
81 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) IMAX $2,000 -84.2% 6 -9 $333 - - n/a - - n/a $433,731 11
79 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $2,429 +86.6% 5 +3 $486 10 +8 $243 10 +10 $243 $66,402 8
74 Just Another Love Story Koch Lorber Films $3,470 - 1 - $3,470 - - n/a - - n/a $3,470 1
23 The Spirit Lionsgate $558,480 -82.9% 1,088 -1,420 $513 1,100 -1,500 $508 7,200 -28,100 $78 $19,446,189 3
36 Let the Right One In (2008) Magnolia $62,114 -32.5% 37 - $1,679 40 - $1,553 100 +10 $621 $1,585,679 12
80 Yonkers Joe Magnolia $2,073 - 2 - $1,037 2 - $1,037 9 - $230 $2,073 1
55 Igor MGM $18,565 -53.0% 18 -16 $1,031 20 -14 $928 170 -150 $109 $19,520,836 17
46 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM (Weinstein) $38,628 -4.4% 38 +13 $1,017 40 +10 $966 370 +160 $104 $22,886,033 22
87 Soul Men MGM (Weinstein) $1,207 -54.6% 3 -6 $402 3 -7 $402 30 -60 $40 $12,026,529 10
14 Doubt Miramax $2,521,118 -49.6% 1,287 - $1,959 1,300 - $1,939 16,900 -1,700 $149 $22,959,422 5
38 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Miramax $58,205 -39.3% 85 -8 $685 90 -3 $647 740 -50 $79 $8,957,174 10
45 Happy-Go-Lucky Miramax $39,659 -43.5% 49 -10 $809 50 -10 $793 290 -80 $137 $3,384,240 14
83 The Secrets Monterey Media, Inc. $1,650 +156.2% 3 +1 $550 3 +1 $550 - -5 n/a $59,350 7
70 Tell No One Music Box Films $4,700 -37.6% 7 -1 $671 10 - $470 10 - $470 $6,161,076 28
43 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment $45,464 -31.8% 21 - $2,165 21 - $2,165 50 -10 $909 $20,515,871 67
73 U2 3D National Geographic Entertainment $3,908 -63.9% 2 -2 $1,954 2 -2 $1,954 2 -8 $1,954 $9,679,545 51
90 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story New Love Films $632 -24.6% 1 - $632 - - n/a - - n/a $39,081 36
58 Wendy and Lucy Oscilloscope Pictures $16,822 -32.5% 5 +1 $3,364 10 +6 $1,682 20 +10 $841 $140,520 5
30 Last Chance Harvey Overture Films $141,671 +38.6% 16 +10 $8,854 20 +10 $7,084 266 +167 $533 $531,825 3
50 Nothing Like the Holidays Overture Films $22,227 -85.7% 62 -246 $359 62 -248 $359 580 -1,730 $38 $7,478,384 5
59 Silent Light Palisades Tartan $11,967 - 1 - $11,967 - - n/a - - n/a $15,541 1
5 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Paramount $9,212,515 -50.7% 2,947 -41 $3,126 3,700 -400 $2,490 32,900 -7,900 $280 $94,092,395 3
26 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Paramount (DreamWorks) $319,301 -66.7% 375 -332 $851 380 -330 $840 3,060 -2,450 $104 $177,495,492 10
16 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage $1,427,744 +44.8% 135 +97 $10,576 160 +104 $8,923 2,170 +1,389 $658 $3,158,054 3
35 Defiance Paramount Vantage $68,183 -44.8% 2 - $34,092 3 - $22,728 38 -5 $1,794 $309,017 2
63 JCVD Peace Arch Entertainment $8,480 -7.1% 10 +2 $848 10 +2 $848 30 +6 $283 $460,653 10
76 Ciao Regent Releasing $3,185 +1.5% 2 -1 $1,593 2 -1 $1,593 7 -13 $455 $26,948 6
85 Antarctica Regent Releasing $1,484 -75.4% 1 - $1,484 1 - $1,484 - - n/a $19,930 17
60 Made in U.S.A. (re-issue) Rialto $11,147 - 1 - $11,147 - - n/a - - n/a $11,147 1
86 Lola Montes (re-issue) Rialto $1,256 +59.4% 3 +2 $419 3 - $419 10 - $126 $92,030 14
37 Fireproof Samuel Goldwyn $58,842 +3.6% 98 +11 $600 100 +10 $588 310 +40 $190 $33,334,235 16
10 Seven Pounds Sony / Columbia $3,818,230 -62.1% 2,456 -302 $1,555 2,500 -800 $1,527 28,900 -13,000 $132 $66,748,686 4
24 Quantum of Solace Sony / Columbia $380,050 -66.4% 357 -534 $1,065 360 -531 $1,056 2,660 -2,620 $143 $167,535,553 9
9 Not Easily Broken Sony / Screen Gems $5,314,278 - 724 - $7,340 780 - $6,813 11,500 - $462 $5,314,278 1
28 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics $179,805 +7.8% 96 +29 $1,873 100 +30 $1,798 340 +150 $529 $10,558,970 15
34 Waltz with Bashir Sony Classics $70,737 +32.1% 8 +3 $8,842 10 - $7,074 40 +20 $1,768 $374,325 3
39 I've Loved You So Long Sony Classics $52,340 -41.4% 33 -9 $1,586 33 -9 $1,586 100 -30 $523 $2,462,429 12
41 Synecdoche, New York Sony Classics $48,362 +7.9% 41 +2 $1,180 41 +1 $1,180 110 - $440 $2,780,920 12
69 How About You Strand $5,991 +100.7% 5 +1 $1,198 5 +1 $1,198 11 +1 $545 $50,648 9
78 A Secret Strand $2,727 -36.0% 4 +1 $682 4 +1 $682 8 -2 $341 $581,908 19
12 Twilight Summit Entertainment $2,841,852 -38.9% 1,466 -422 $1,939 1,500 -400 $1,895 12,700 -2,400 $224 $181,448,642 8
44 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment $43,595 +31.5% 12 - $3,633 12 - $3,633 30 - $1,453 $12,633,236 22
71 The Wild Child (re-issue) The Film Desk $4,541 - 2 - $2,271 - - n/a - - n/a $29,514 10
92 Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) The Film Desk $322 - 1 - $322 - - n/a - - n/a $41,331 44
66 Good ThinkFilm $6,830 -28.2% 8 +6 $854 8 +6 $854 36 +25 $190 $23,091 2
7 Valkyrie United Artists $6,617,065 -53.1% 2,838 +60 $2,332 2,900 - $2,282 35,000 -3,100 $189 $71,464,448 3
3 The Unborn (2009) Universal $19,810,585 - 2,357 - $8,405 2,500 - $7,924 36,100 - $549 $19,810,585 1
13 The Tale of Despereaux Universal $2,733,585 -60.6% 2,297 -794 $1,190 2,300 -1,000 $1,189 22,000 -19,700 $124 $47,584,450 4
20 Frost/Nixon Universal $891,627 -36.3% 205 - $4,349 210 -10 $4,246 2,760 -320 $323 $7,631,181 6
29 Role Models Universal $168,175 -31.9% 251 -19 $670 251 -19 $670 2,530 -70 $66 $66,971,710 10
1 Gran Torino Warner Bros. $29,484,388 +904.1% 2,808 +2,724 $10,500 3,200 +3,060 $9,214 40,000 +37,986 $737 $40,524,518 5
8 Yes Man Warner Bros. $6,032,337 -56.6% 2,955 -479 $2,041 3,100 -1,100 $1,946 38,100 -18,400 $158 $89,288,024 4
48 Body of Lies Warner Bros. $31,555 -61.3% 85 -97 $371 85 -97 $371 674 -1,026 $47 $39,380,442 14
51 Nights in Rodanthe Warner Bros. $21,860 -48.2% 53 -32 $412 53 -37 $412 420 -260 $52 $41,840,908 16
56 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $17,321 -65.6% 8 - $2,165 10 - $1,732 60 - $289 $37,347,865 150
64 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. $8,012 -87.7% 7 -68 $1,145 10 -70 $801 35 -475 $229 $531,026,626 26
25 Four Christmases Warner Bros. (New Line) $373,436 -86.7% 777 -1,530 $481 780 -1,527 $479 6,190 -17,210 $60 $119,209,383 7
33 Appaloosa Warner Bros. (New Line) $72,175 +1,267.5% 178 +163 $405 180 +160 $401 1,890 +1,760 $38 $20,157,730 17
18 The Reader Weinstein Company $1,346,742 -15.7% 507 +109 $2,656 510 +110 $2,641 6,370 +970 $211 $5,510,453 5
42 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Weinstein Company $47,878 -29.1% 103 +1 $465 103 +1 $465 980 -40 $49 $31,382,624 11
53 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Yash Raj $20,058 -72.3% 25 -20 $802 30 -20 $669 70 -60 $287 $2,074,346 5
75 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeitgeist $3,388 +79.5% 3 - $1,129 3 - $1,129 10 - $339 $68,007 12
77 Trouble the Water Zeitgeist $3,003 - 2 - $1,502 2 - $1,502 - - n/a $489,992 20
TOTALS:$146,505,600-4.5%42,120+671$3,47845,782-1,241$3,200512,067-32,580$286 
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