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TWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
117 Earth Days Zeitgeist $734 -45.8% 1 -2 $734 1 -2 $734 - -10 n/a $19,507 10
109 Afghan Star Zeitgeist $1,035 +33.0% 2 - $518 2 - $518 - - n/a $101,543 17
73 Horse Boy Zeitgeist $11,400 +70.9% 4 +1 $2,850 - - n/a - - n/a $60,405 3
42 All the Best Yash Raj $96,054 - 55 - $1,746 - - n/a - - n/a $96,054 1
23 Inglourious Basterds Weinstein Company $341,410 -59.8% 436 -532 $783 440 -540 $776 3,410 -4,730 $100 $119,073,469 9
51 Halloween II (2009) Weinstein / Dimension $56,135 -52.5% 140 -52 $401 140 -52 $401 1,330 -560 $42 $32,590,788 8
48 The Time Traveler's Wife Warner Bros. (New Line) $70,203 -61.7% 101 -162 $695 101 -162 $695 990 -1,290 $71 $62,620,110 10
41 The Final Destination Warner Bros. (New Line) $98,530 -64.6% 174 -191 $566 174 -196 $566 2,000 -1,880 $49 $66,083,246 8
69 Whiteout Warner Bros. $14,022 -69.0% 41 -109 $342 41 -109 $342 350 -980 $40 $10,173,035 6
55 Shorts Warner Bros. $43,580 +40.4% 54 -50 $807 54 -50 $807 240 -420 $182 $20,437,741 9
45 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. $85,653 -9.6% 32 -3 $2,677 32 -8 $2,677 230 -32 $372 $18,125,257 36
25 The Hangover Warner Bros. $267,583 -37.4% 359 -112 $745 360 -120 $743 3,660 -1,560 $73 $276,276,785 20
24 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Warner Bros. $273,341 -33.1% 356 -149 $768 370 -180 $739 2,970 -1,670 $92 $301,153,382 14
13 The Informant! Warner Bros. $955,456 -56.7% 1,228 -974 $778 1,228 -974 $778 11,400 -14,400 $84 $31,766,896 5
10 The Invention of Lying Warner Bros. $1,907,398 -42.9% 1,624 -119 $1,175 1,624 -176 $1,175 18,900 -5,300 $101 $15,497,164 3
1 Where the Wild Things Are Warner Bros. $32,695,407 - 3,735 - $8,754 5,000 - $6,539 68,700 - $476 $32,695,407 1
22 New York, I Love You Vivendi Entertainment $380,605 - 118 - $3,225 120 - $3,172 1,660 - $229 $380,605 1
76 The Baader Meinhof Complex Vitagraph $9,344 -18.3% 9 -9 $1,038 10 -8 $934 30 -14 $311 $436,180 9
108 White on Rice Variance Films $1,181 - 1 - $1,181 - - n/a - - n/a $45,345 6
102 Adventures of Power Variance Films $2,236 -47.4% 1 -1 $2,236 1 -1 $2,236 2 -8 $1,118 $7,309 2
60 Passport to Love Variance Films $31,908 -30.7% 6 - $5,318 - - n/a - - n/a $95,275 2
125 What's Your Rashee? UTV Communications $410 -95.7% 2 -12 $205 - - n/a - - n/a $257,868 4
61 Wake Up Sid UTV Communications $25,192 -87.2% 33 -43 $763 - - n/a - - n/a $682,163 3
37 Main Aurr Mrs. Khanna UTV Communications $121,134 - 59 - $2,053 - - n/a - - n/a $121,134 1
- Nobody (2009) Unknown $330 -53.5% 1 - $330 - - n/a - - n/a $14,271 3
94 Fuel Unknown $4,180 -3.1% 3 +1 $1,393 3 +1 $1,393 8 -1 $523 $28,639 5
17 Love Happens Universal $547,765 -62.7% 1,043 -851 $525 1,043 -857 $525 10,000 -12,200 $55 $22,416,260 5
4 Couples Retreat Universal $17,227,390 -49.8% 3,009 +9 $5,725 3,800 - $4,534 49,300 -400 $349 $62,617,735 2
28 District 9 TriStar $245,983 -15.4% 335 +2 $734 340 +7 $723 3,460 +450 $71 $115,238,926 10
88 Janky Promoters Third Rail Releasing $5,702 - 22 - $259 - - n/a - - n/a $5,702 1
131 Le combat dans l'île (1962) The Film Desk $200 - 1 - $200 - - n/a - - n/a $28,370 19
44 Sorority Row Summit Entertainment $87,667 -50.0% 244 -103 $359 250 -100 $351 2,570 -870 $34 $11,820,613 6
106 Peter and Vandy Strand $1,299 -82.3% 1 -2 $1,299 1 -2 $1,299 6 -10 $217 $10,248 2
101 A Woman in Berlin Strand $2,553 -76.3% 3 -4 $851 - - n/a - - n/a $264,826 14
118 Soul Power Sony Classics $709 +7.3% 4 -4 $177 4 -6 $177 10 -20 $71 $202,381 15
113 Whatever Works Sony Classics $852 -44.7% 3 -3 $284 3 -7 $284 8 -2 $107 $5,303,838 18
103 Lorna's Silence Sony Classics $2,172 -49.7% 12 -5 $181 12 -8 $181 30 -20 $72 $320,908 12
66 Moon Sony Classics $17,083 +2.1% 25 +8 $683 30 +10 $569 80 +40 $214 $4,940,274 19
58 The Damned United Sony Classics $37,675 +17.5% 15 +9 $2,512 15 +5 $2,512 65 +35 $580 $85,925 2
54 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $45,009 -23.9% 64 -4 $703 64 -6 $703 210 -10 $214 $1,420,401 10
29 An Education Sony Classics $244,763 +53.9% 19 +15 $12,882 22 +17 $11,126 107 +83 $2,288 $483,693 2
21 Coco Before Chanel Sony Classics $391,618 -14.9% 99 +2 $3,956 100 +50 $3,916 403 +193 $972 $2,379,316 4
5 The Stepfather (2009) Sony / Screen Gems $11,581,586 - 2,734 - $4,236 3,100 - $3,736 42,600 - $272 $11,581,586 1
27 Julie & Julia Sony / Columbia $246,959 -47.0% 295 -299 $837 300 -294 $823 2,750 -2,680 $90 $93,081,747 11
7 Zombieland Sony / Columbia $7,616,939 -48.5% 3,171 +133 $2,402 3,500 -300 $2,176 49,300 -6,200 $155 $60,640,317 3
6 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony / Columbia $8,017,871 -30.4% 3,037 +45 $2,640 3,400 -100 $2,358 46,200 -1,600 $174 $108,201,645 5
89 The Providence Effect Slowhand Cinema $5,588 +224.3% 4 +1 $1,397 4 +1 $1,397 14 +3 $399 $59,614 4
86 Play the Game Slowhand Cinema $6,106 -20.2% 15 -5 $407 20 - $305 50 -29 $122 $592,706 30
133 Under Our Skin Shadow Dist. $29 -94.9% 1 - $29 - - n/a - - n/a $85,754 18
99 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shadow Dist. $2,774 -69.8% 2 -2 $1,387 2 -2 $1,387 5 -5 $555 $152,318 19
78 The Yes Men Fix the World Shadow Dist. $8,097 -26.1% 1 - $8,097 1 - $8,097 - -6 n/a $38,153 4
122 Free Style Samuel Goldwyn $463 -99.5% 5 -255 $93 10 -250 $46 10 -1,320 $46 $140,987 2
79 Cold Souls Samuel Goldwyn $7,559 -26.7% 20 -1 $378 20 -1 $378 50 -10 $151 $879,630 11
130 The Stoning of Soraya M. Roadside Attractions $215 -15.7% 2 - $108 2 - $108 30 +30 $7 $633,860 17
92 The Cove Roadside Attractions $4,863 -25.1% 19 +1 $256 20 - $243 130 -20 $37 $825,552 12
46 From Mexico with Love Roadside Attractions $85,326 -74.5% 139 -140 $614 140 -140 $609 1,680 -2,490 $51 $505,606 2
43 The September Issue Roadside Attractions $91,743 -43.8% 77 -27 $1,191 80 -24 $1,147 870 -320 $105 $3,353,855 8
19 Good Hair Roadside Attractions $398,617 -61.6% 178 -8 $2,239 190 -13 $2,098 2,770 -317 $144 $1,727,611 2
132 Taxidermia Regent Releasing $114 - 1 - $114 1 - $114 1 - $114 $9,396 6
127 Tokyo Sonata Regent Releasing $378 +256.6% 1 - $378 - - n/a - - n/a $277,315 31
120 $9.99 Regent Releasing $625 - 2 - $313 2 - $313 - - n/a $50,410 32
119 The Song of Sparrows Regent Releasing $656 -69.9% 1 -1 $656 1 -1 $656 2 -1 $328 $115,605 29
75 Departures Regent Releasing $9,484 -2.1% 9 -1 $1,054 10 - $948 20 -3 $474 $1,440,135 21
18 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Paramount $407,537 -40.8% 514 -95 $793 540 -110 $755 5,860 -1,010 $70 $149,645,921 11
3 Paranormal Activity Paramount $19,617,650 +148.3% 760 +600 $25,813 1,270 +950 $15,447 21,180 +15,790 $926 $33,171,743 4
104 Paper Heart Overture Films $1,890 -17.8% 9 -9 $210 10 -10 $189 90 -30 $21 $1,259,854 11
34 Pandorum Overture Films $145,985 -82.2% 427 -1,052 $342 430 -1,070 $340 4,270 -10,330 $34 $10,051,556 4
12 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $1,455,510 -44.7% 991 -4 $1,469 1,010 -70 $1,441 11,780 -1,650 $124 $11,622,433 4
2 Law Abiding Citizen Overture Films $21,039,502 - 2,890 - $7,280 3,600 - $5,844 46,200 - $455 $21,039,502 1
87 Unmistaken Child Oscilloscope Pictures $5,815 +16.7% 5 +2 $1,163 10 +7 $582 10 - $582 $294,419 20
105 U2 3D National Geographic Entertainment $1,505 +134.8% 2 - $753 2 - $753 - -2 n/a $10,218,339 91
65 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment $17,440 -2.4% 8 - $2,180 10 - $1,744 20 - $872 $22,417,190 107
63 Amreeka National Geographic Entertainment $20,056 -61.0% 18 -16 $1,114 18 -16 $1,114 61 -70 $329 $537,404 7
116 Il Divo Music Box Films $772 +3,576.2% 1 - $772 1 - $772 - -1 n/a $235,636 26
107 Cloud 9 Music Box Films $1,245 -60.2% 3 +1 $415 - - n/a - - n/a $79,664 10
70 Seraphine Music Box Films $11,978 +26.3% 12 +2 $998 12 +2 $998 40 +10 $299 $813,404 20
81 Trucker Monterey Media, Inc. $6,513 -31.1% 4 -6 $1,628 4 -6 $1,628 16 -24 $407 $18,931 2
33 The Boys Are Back Miramax $154,237 -15.0% 108 +33 $1,428 110 +30 $1,402 1,320 +330 $117 $558,208 4
14 Fame (2009) MGM $903,890 -64.5% 1,555 -1,555 $581 1,600 -1,510 $565 14,800 -21,500 $61 $21,795,849 4
97 The Ministers Maya Entertainment $2,844 - 2 - $1,422 2 - $1,422 13 - $219 $2,844 1
100 Girl from Monaco Magnolia $2,558 - 3 - $853 3 - $853 - - n/a $597,580 16
98 Humpday Magnolia $2,785 +1,046.1% 4 +2 $696 4 +2 $696 10 - $279 $405,107 15
95 World's Greatest Dad Magnolia $4,031 +294.8% 5 +2 $806 10 +7 $403 20 +10 $202 $210,097 9
85 Food, Inc. Magnolia $6,222 +1.7% 11 -5 $566 11 -9 $566 20 -10 $311 $4,399,130 19
74 Bronson Magnolia $11,241 +2.8% 2 +1 $5,621 2 +1 $5,621 11 +4 $1,022 $28,660 2
72 The Burning Plain Magnolia $11,602 +165.8% 13 +3 $892 13 +3 $892 40 +10 $290 $176,279 5
32 More Than a Game Lionsgate $200,253 +57.2% 107 +63 $1,872 110 +60 $1,820 1,490 +794 $134 $598,210 3
16 Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself Lionsgate $557,799 -63.1% 807 -506 $691 840 -560 $664 9,310 -7,690 $60 $51,383,324 6
- Amarcord Janus Films $432 - 2 - $216 - - n/a - - n/a $126,000 0
124 The Way We Get By International Film Circuit $438 -90.2% 3 -4 $146 3 -7 $146 6 -24 $73 $73,829 14
57 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg International Film Circuit $40,008 -11.1% 20 -1 $2,000 20 -1 $2,000 70 - $572 $930,213 15
128 The Legend of God's Gun Indican $364 +50.4% 1 - $364 - - n/a - - n/a $242,772 66
115 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indican $785 -69.7% 1 -1 $785 - - n/a - - n/a $6,931 3
110 The Wonder of It All Indican $989 -75.2% 1 -1 $989 - - n/a - - n/a $777,615 14
114 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX $786 +194.4% 2 +1 $393 - - n/a - - n/a $17,653,641 521
64 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $18,333 -18.8% 5 -2 $3,667 10 - $1,833 10 - $1,833 $79,931,708 392
62 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $24,564 +20.5% 4 -3 $6,141 4 -6 $6,141 8 -2 $3,071 $30,111,390 213
96 The Other Man Image Entertainment $3,280 -51.6% 6 -3 $547 6 -3 $547 79 -56 $42 $147,792 6
80 In the Loop IFC $7,282 -38.1% 11 -18 $662 11 -19 $662 30 -50 $243 $2,384,044 13
47 Paris IFC $75,101 -8.5% 33 -1 $2,276 33 -1 $2,276 110 -20 $683 $600,124 5
59 My One and Only Freestyle Releasing $32,582 -53.7% 58 -91 $562 60 -90 $543 520 -1,020 $63 $2,388,180 9
50 I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell Freestyle Releasing $56,476 -69.3% 132 -134 $428 132 -138 $428 1,520 -1,800 $37 $1,357,585 4
82 Adam Fox Searchlight $6,351 -57.0% 17 -9 $374 20 -10 $318 150 -90 $42 $2,250,966 12
56 (500) Days of Summer Fox Searchlight $43,239 -51.5% 71 -88 $609 71 -89 $609 610 -930 $71 $32,203,940 14
11 Whip It Fox Searchlight $1,507,379 -46.7% 1,482 -256 $1,017 1,500 -300 $1,005 16,700 -6,700 $90 $11,360,796 3
77 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Fox $8,565 -64.9% 17 -22 $504 30 -10 $286 40 -330 $214 $177,220,561 22
52 Aliens in the Attic Fox $55,612 -45.5% 108 -46 $515 110 -44 $506 1,040 -540 $53 $25,055,633 12
39 Jennifer's Body Fox $116,986 -79.4% 313 -692 $374 313 -692 $374 3,080 -7,020 $38 $16,031,583 5
36 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Fox $130,408 -19.3% 181 -46 $720 181 -49 $720 1,730 -510 $75 $196,112,522 16
31 All About Steve Fox $225,426 -65.8% 507 -693 $445 510 -690 $442 4,960 -7,840 $45 $33,191,696 7
30 9 Focus Features $232,125 -72.0% 488 -728 $476 490 -726 $474 5,480 -8,520 $42 $31,219,946 6
15 A Serious Man Focus Features $842,511 +83.4% 82 +61 $10,275 110 +70 $7,659 1,520 +973 $554 $1,843,307 3
49 The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry Five & Two Pictures $64,858 -46.3% 90 -17 $721 90 -20 $721 360 -100 $180 $935,697 5
121 Food Beware First Run $595 - 1 - $595 - - n/a - - n/a $595 1
90 Crude First Run $5,112 +24.7% 5 +2 $1,022 10 +7 $511 10 -1 $511 $98,737 6
93 Big Fan First Independent Pictures $4,274 -9.1% 7 - $611 7 - $611 21 +1 $204 $203,125 8
111 Evangelion 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone Eleven Arts $958 -31.3% 1 - $958 - - n/a - - n/a $102,270 16
67 The Maid Elephant Eye Films $17,036 - 1 - $17,036 - - n/a - - n/a $17,036 1
126 Beeswax Cinema Guild $382 -87.7% 1 -1 $382 1 -1 $382 3 -7 $127 $34,899 11
112 The Beaches of Agnes Cinema Guild $874 -75.3% 2 -2 $437 2 -2 $437 3 -7 $291 $186,153 16
83 35 Shots of Rum Cinema Guild $6,290 +14.4% 2 +1 $3,145 - - n/a - - n/a $65,598 5
53 OPA! Cinedigm Entertainment $52,453 - 221 - $237 - - n/a - - n/a $52,453 1
68 Ponyo Buena Vista $16,054 -52.3% 45 -39 $357 50 -34 $321 100 -100 $161 $14,995,891 10
40 Up Buena Vista $105,278 -27.0% 162 -53 $650 162 -58 $650 490 -190 $215 $292,810,074 21
38 The Proposal Buena Vista $119,772 -43.1% 173 -87 $692 173 -87 $692 600 -260 $200 $163,802,563 18
26 G-Force Buena Vista $248,338 -11.6% 287 -26 $865 310 -30 $801 1,160 -100 $214 $118,302,194 13
9 Surrogates Buena Vista $1,917,315 -55.1% 2,326 -666 $824 2,400 -800 $799 29,500 -14,300 $65 $36,327,650 4
8 Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D) Buena Vista $3,016,580 -61.2% 1,489 -263 $2,026 1,500 -300 $2,011 13,800 -2,400 $219 $28,554,678 3
71 Visual Acoustics Arthouse Films $11,915 +238.8% 2 +1 $5,958 - - n/a - - n/a $17,252 2
123 American Casino Argot Pictures $439 -49.2% 1 - $439 - - n/a - - n/a $46,514 10
35 Black Dynamite Apparition $131,862 - 70 - $1,884 72 - $1,831 1,209 - $109 $131,862 1
20 Bright Star Apparition $396,479 -36.5% 295 -85 $1,344 300 -80 $1,322 2,930 -1,400 $135 $3,534,192 5
129 Chelsea on the Rocks Aliquot Films $305 -88.2% 1 - $305 1 - $305 6 +6 $51 $11,799 3
91 We Live in Public Abramorama $4,939 +193.8% 1 - $4,939 1 - $4,939 5 +3 $988 $36,746 8
84 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment $6,276 -16.3% 5 +1 $1,255 - - n/a - - n/a $7,111,089 88
TOTALS:$138,588,159+25.9%40,182-956$3,44944,503+470$3,114533,032+18,830$260 
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