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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 107 Village Barbershop Mont. $35 -53.3% 1 - $35 - - n/a - - n/a $2,210 10
2 103 The Wild Child (re-issue) FDesk $266 -45.7% 1 -1 $266 - - n/a - - n/a $50,336 21
3 99 Made in U.S.A. (re-issue) Rialto $688 - 1 - $688 - - n/a - - n/a $68,814 12
4 97 Crips and Bloods: Made in America Argo. $911 -80.8% 1 -3 $911 - - n/a - - n/a $69,562 10
5 95 Throw Down Your Heart Argo. $1,107 +25.4% 2 +1 $554 - - n/a - - n/a $11,821 3
6 94 Just Another Love Story Koch $1,265 +17.6% 1 - $1,265 - - n/a - - n/a $38,396 12
7 82 Z (40th anniv. re-issue) Rialto $4,606 -41.0% 1 - $4,606 - - n/a - - n/a $34,289 3
8 42 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $43,699 +34.3% 6 -1 $7,283 - - n/a - - n/a $5,781,986 59
9 18 The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X $309,455 - 221 - $1,400 - - n/a - - n/a $309,455 1
10 104 How About You Strand $260 -85.7% 1 - $260 1 - $260 - -2 n/a $75,237 20
11 101 Trouble the Water Zeit. $676 -30.9% 1 -1 $676 1 -1 $676 - - n/a $519,377 32
12 100 Of Time and the City Strand $678 +136.2% 1 - $678 1 - $678 - -5 n/a $29,931 8
13 98 The Betrayal CGld $703 -9.5% 1 - $703 1 - $703 - -4 n/a $35,565 19
14 105 America Betrayed FRun $245 - 1 - $245 1 - $245 2 - $123 $245 1
15 96 Ciao Reg. $938 -38.5% 1 - $938 1 - $938 3 - $313 $48,498 17
16 78 Katyn Koch $6,262 +15.4% 2 +1 $3,131 2 +1 $3,131 3 -1 $2,087 $79,268 6
17 93 Perestroika Strand $1,780 -49.6% 1 - $1,780 1 - $1,780 4 - $445 $6,300 2
18 88 Three Monkeys Zeit. $3,045 - 1 - $3,045 1 - $3,045 4 - $761 $3,045 1
19 81 Absurdistan FRun $4,662 +1,146.5% 1 - $4,662 1 - $4,662 5 +3 $932 $17,776 8
20 72 Guest of Cindy Sherman Trela $7,685 - 1 - $7,685 1 - $7,685 5 - $1,537 $7,685 1
21 68 American Swing Magn. $10,174 - 1 - $10,174 1 - $10,174 6 - $1,696 $10,174 1
22 89 Skills Like This Shad. $2,986 -68.3% 1 - $2,986 1 - $2,986 7 - $427 $14,279 2
23 90 Rachel Getting Married SPC $2,649 -79.9% 5 -19 $530 5 -19 $530 8 -42 $331 $12,788,219 26
24 91 The New Twenty Argo. $2,623 -58.2% 1 - $2,623 1 - $2,623 9 -8 $291 $11,845 2
25 83 Mancora Maya $4,577 -40.4% 2 - $2,289 2 - $2,289 9 -2 $509 $14,767 2
26 87 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $3,080 -74.7% 5 -7 $616 10 -2 $308 10 -30 $308 $165,198 19
27 86 One Day You'll Understand Kino $3,676 +2.8% 6 +2 $613 10 +6 $368 10 - $368 $113,272 20
28 85 Let the Right One In (2008) Magn. $4,100 -41.2% 5 -6 $820 10 -1 $410 10 -10 $410 $2,108,377 23
29 69 U2 3D NGE $8,577 -61.5% 7 -1 $1,225 10 - $858 10 - $858 $9,784,258 62
30 65 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $12,882 -23.1% 5 - $2,576 10 - $1,288 10 - $1,288 $10,201,026 166
31 56 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $31,106 +42.9% 2 +1 $15,553 2 +1 $15,553 10 -5 $3,111 $89,527 2
32 54 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $31,865 -15.5% 9 +1 $3,541 10 - $3,187 10 - $3,187 $78,228,758 363
33 52 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $33,429 -6.2% 6 -2 $5,572 10 - $3,343 10 - $3,343 $27,975,978 184
34 84 Medicine for Melancholy IFC $4,338 -27.4% 3 -1 $1,446 3 -1 $1,446 13 -7 $334 $99,221 9
35 63 Ballerina FRun $15,456 +436.9% 5 +4 $3,091 5 +4 $3,091 18 +18 $859 $60,118 11
36 77 Fados Zeit. $6,273 -15.6% 4 +2 $1,568 4 +2 $1,568 19 +8 $330 $48,421 4
37 76 Cherry Blossoms Strand $6,870 -22.0% 5 -2 $1,374 10 - $687 20 - $344 $73,827 11
38 62 Hunger (2008) IFC $16,550 +19.6% 5 +4 $3,310 10 +9 $1,655 20 +14 $828 $40,897 5
39 59 Shall We Kiss? MBox $28,680 - 4 - $7,170 4 - $7,170 20 - $1,434 $28,680 1
40 49 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $36,034 -23.3% 9 - $4,004 10 - $3,603 20 - $1,802 $13,365,080 33
41 79 Spinning Into Butter Scre. $5,534 - 4 - $1,384 4 - $1,384 21 - $264 $5,534 1
42 71 12 SPC $7,743 +52.2% 6 +3 $1,291 6 +3 $1,291 21 +11 $369 $51,252 4
43 106 13B AdL. $72 -86.4% 2 -3 $36 2 -8 $36 25 -5 $3 $12,439 4
44 92 Yaavarum Nalam AdL. $2,076 -66.1% 3 -1 $692 3 -1 $692 30 - $69 $35,634 4
45 80 Notorious (2009) FoxS $5,514 +38.9% 11 -2 $501 11 -2 $501 30 - $184 $36,842,118 11
46 75 I've Loved You So Long SPC $7,143 -20.9% 10 -7 $714 10 -10 $714 30 -10 $238 $3,156,096 23
47 61 Tokyo! LibE $18,409 -49.2% 8 -3 $2,301 10 -1 $1,841 30 -10 $614 $142,743 4
48 50 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $35,439 +16.1% 15 - $2,363 20 - $1,772 30 - $1,181 $21,154,606 78
49 46 Tokyo Sonata Reg. $38,735 +162.4% 10 +8 $3,874 10 +8 $3,874 36 +26 $1,076 $103,045 3
50 64 Play the Game Slow $14,830 +4.2% 13 +1 $1,141 13 +1 $1,141 40 -2 $371 $217,290 5
51 70 The Education of Charlie Banks Anch. $8,538 - 3 - $2,846 3 - $2,846 41 - $208 $8,538 1
52 74 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Fox $7,191 +0.3% 14 -2 $514 14 -6 $514 44 +4 $163 $79,363,785 16
53 47 Goodbye Solo RAtt. $38,042 - 3 - $12,681 3 - $12,681 50 - $761 $38,042 1
54 102 Super Capers RAtt. $547 -97.5% 11 -69 $50 11 -69 $50 60 -1,110 $9 $30,487 2
55 73 Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience BV $7,373 -98.0% 15 -453 $492 20 -450 $369 60 -1,320 $123 $19,161,363 5
56 55 Brothers at War Gold. $31,784 +205.1% 15 +8 $2,119 20 +13 $1,589 60 +30 $530 $84,814 3
57 44 Everlasting Moments IFC $42,197 +17.7% 23 +5 $1,835 23 +3 $1,835 70 +10 $603 $228,766 4
58 36 Sin Nombre Focus $70,167 -13.8% 6 - $11,695 10 - $7,017 86 -5 $816 $185,874 2
59 57 Wendy and Lucy Osci. $30,328 -21.1% 32 -8 $948 32 -8 $948 90 -29 $337 $745,566 16
60 60 Waltz with Bashir SPC $18,420 -24.6% 46 -16 $400 50 -12 $368 100 -40 $184 $2,220,157 14
61 53 Che IFC $33,032 -22.6% 33 -6 $1,001 50 - $661 100 -10 $330 $1,369,740 16
62 28 Gomorrah IFC $98,764 -4.0% 49 +2 $2,016 50 +3 $1,975 170 -1 $581 $1,085,987 15
63 31 The Great Buck Howard Magn. $93,645 -18.6% 56 +1 $1,672 60 - $1,561 210 -50 $446 $256,021 2
64 66 Valkyrie UA $11,877 -54.1% 32 -25 $371 32 -28 $371 240 -150 $49 $83,066,918 14
65 67 Fanboys Wein. $10,193 -1.9% 28 +2 $364 30 +4 $340 280 -14 $36 $622,879 8
66 23 Under the Sea 3D WB $200,922 -43.2% 37 -17 $5,430 40 -14 $5,023 350 -190 $574 $4,298,988 7
67 51 Milk Focus $35,394 -55.5% 54 -57 $655 54 -57 $655 360 -490 $98 $31,789,774 18
68 25 The Class SPC $181,697 -11.9% 123 -3 $1,477 123 -7 $1,477 420 -20 $433 $3,064,397 15
69 48 Crossing Over Wein. $36,095 +3.5% 42 +3 $859 42 +3 $859 440 -29 $82 $402,469 5
70 24 Two Lovers Magn. $183,444 -11.0% 137 -11 $1,339 140 -10 $1,310 440 -80 $417 $2,236,389 7
71 58 Yes Man WB $30,265 -31.3% 59 +6 $513 60 +7 $504 530 +41 $57 $97,680,195 15
72 41 Defiance ParV $48,982 -27.3% 80 -38 $612 80 -40 $612 640 -340 $77 $28,471,672 13
73 40 Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li Fox $51,808 -62.6% 81 -105 $640 81 -109 $640 810 -1,180 $64 $8,556,885 5
74 45 Friday the 13th (2009) WB (NL) $39,994 -72.6% 94 -211 $425 94 -216 $425 850 -1,870 $47 $64,782,751 7
75 21 Confessions of a Shopaholic BV $254,390 -65.7% 358 -559 $711 360 -560 $707 1,070 -7,750 $238 $43,461,723 7
76 34 Doubt Mira. $82,339 -44.9% 115 -103 $716 120 -100 $686 1,080 -900 $76 $33,337,239 16
77 38 Revolutionary Road ParV $63,113 -43.3% 142 -60 $444 142 -60 $444 1,110 -780 $57 $22,877,808 14
78 32 Push Sum. $92,307 -53.0% 123 -167 $750 123 -167 $750 1,150 -1,500 $80 $31,156,387 8
79 29 Marley and Me Fox $98,123 -29.5% 129 -61 $761 130 -60 $755 1,200 -430 $82 $142,992,475 14
80 37 Last Chance Harvey Over. $64,408 -42.4% 135 -109 $477 140 -110 $460 1,230 -1,220 $52 $14,716,436 14
81 30 The Wrestler FoxS $93,910 -43.8% 143 -148 $657 143 -148 $657 1,270 -1,520 $74 $25,964,913 15
82 43 Twilight Sum. $42,434 -68.1% 150 -97 $283 150 -100 $283 1,280 -827 $33 $191,449,475 19
83 33 Inkheart WB (NL) $82,732 -35.1% 152 -42 $544 152 -42 $544 1,390 -350 $60 $17,203,561 10
84 39 Miss March FoxS $60,837 -90.8% 169 -1,573 $360 170 -1,630 $358 1,440 -14,260 $42 $4,485,877 3
85 27 Bride Wars Fox $102,085 -15.6% 143 -19 $714 143 -19 $714 1,570 -210 $65 $58,470,843 12
86 35 The Uninvited P/DW $74,688 -58.1% 170 -112 $439 170 -112 $439 1,800 -1,210 $41 $28,573,173 9
87 22 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Par. $208,157 +69.2% 246 +40 $846 250 +40 $833 1,970 +480 $106 $127,023,019 14
88 19 The Reader Wein. $308,495 -42.4% 324 -380 $952 330 -380 $935 3,000 -3,610 $103 $33,484,347 16
89 11 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $1,274,007 +89.7% 167 +103 $7,629 230 +130 $5,539 3,220 +1,870 $396 $2,477,704 3
90 17 Hotel for Dogs P/DW $314,942 -21.9% 381 -141 $827 381 -141 $827 3,280 -1,140 $96 $71,353,470 11
91 26 Fired Up SGem $178,979 -74.5% 377 -832 $475 380 -829 $471 3,310 -7,890 $54 $17,117,989 6
92 20 Coraline Focus $305,114 -85.7% 360 -1,071 $848 360 -1,071 $848 3,390 -12,010 $90 $73,929,936 8
93 15 He's Just Not That Into You WB (NL) $473,269 -62.1% 506 -796 $935 510 -792 $928 4,540 -8,160 $104 $92,510,829 8
94 16 Gran Torino WB $438,481 -40.8% 478 -347 $917 480 -350 $914 4,620 -3,910 $95 $145,815,056 16
95 12 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $1,164,903 -56.5% 840 -1,227 $1,387 840 -1,260 $1,387 8,420 -15,480 $138 $139,341,484 20
96 14 Paul Blart: Mall Cop Sony $840,596 -54.4% 1,082 -680 $777 1,100 -700 $764 12,000 -8,100 $70 $142,503,850 11
97 13 Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail LGF $1,133,085 -55.9% 1,128 -707 $1,005 1,200 -800 $944 13,500 -10,800 $84 $89,067,436 6
98 8 Watchmen WB $2,732,439 -59.8% 2,010 -1,500 $1,359 2,200 -2,500 $1,242 19,800 -22,600 $138 $103,273,462 4
99 9 Taken Fox $2,695,342 -33.6% 1,961 -700 $1,374 2,000 -700 $1,348 24,400 -11,000 $110 $137,068,886 9
100 10 The Last House on the Left (2009) Uni. $2,644,295 -54.2% 2,251 -151 $1,175 2,300 -400 $1,150 27,100 -8,900 $98 $28,492,330 3
101 7 12 Rounds Fox $5,329,240 - 2,331 - $2,286 2,400 - $2,221 32,800 - $162 $5,329,240 1
102 5 Duplicity Uni. $7,672,485 -45.1% 2,579 +5 $2,975 2,900 - $2,646 36,100 -300 $213 $25,754,865 2
103 4 I Love You, Man P/DW $12,671,533 -28.9% 2,717 +6 $4,664 3,300 -100 $3,840 45,100 -300 $281 $37,078,306 2
104 6 Race to Witch Mountain BV $5,801,775 -54.6% 3,268 +81 $1,775 3,700 -600 $1,568 49,800 -9,300 $117 $53,459,752 3
105 3 Knowing Sum. $14,702,187 -40.2% 3,337 +5 $4,406 4,200 -100 $3,501 50,900 -700 $289 $46,217,199 2
106 2 The Haunting in Connecticut LGF $23,004,765 - 2,732 - $8,420 3,500 - $6,573 51,300 - $448 $23,004,765 1
107 1 Monsters Vs. Aliens P/DW $59,321,095 - 4,104 - $14,454 7,600 - $7,805 113,600 - $522 $59,321,095 1
TOTALS:$146,427,635+38.9%36,600-3,827$4,00143,455-2,011$3,370534,809+30,326$274 
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