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December 11-13, 2009
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TWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
73 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment $4,575 -30.2% 4 - $1,144 - - n/a - - n/a $7,229,954 96
44 The Slammin' Salmon Anchor Bay Films $26,167 - 11 - $2,379 11 - $2,379 180 - $145 $26,167 1
16 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Apparition $793,393 -14.0% 524 +92 $1,514 524 +92 $1,514 6,050 +980 $131 $8,475,017 7
1 The Princess and the Frog Buena Vista $24,208,916 +3,137.7% 3,434 +3,432 $7,050 4,800 +4,798 $5,044 68,400 +68,370 $354 $27,088,786 3
5 A Christmas Carol (2009) Buena Vista $6,833,190 -12.0% 2,402 -144 $2,845 2,700 -300 $2,531 35,400 -3,200 $193 $124,426,097 6
7 Old Dogs Buena Vista $4,409,772 -36.0% 3,090 -335 $1,427 3,200 -1,100 $1,378 42,700 -16,400 $103 $39,996,273 3
20 Larger than Life in 3D: Dave Matthews Band, Ben Harper and Gogol Bordello Cinedigm Entertainment $246,042 - 509 - $483 - - n/a - - n/a $246,042 1
69 35 Shots of Rum Cinema Guild $5,079 -13.1% 5 +2 $1,016 - - n/a - - n/a $120,198 13
85 The Beaches of Agnes Cinema Guild $1,893 +471.9% 4 +3 $473 4 +3 $473 10 +10 $189 $218,531 24
89 The End of Poverty? Cinema Libre $1,241 -80.3% 3 -2 $414 3 -2 $414 12 -10 $103 $38,928 5
84 The Bicycle Thief (2009 re-issue) Corinth Films $2,208 - 1 - $2,208 - - n/a - - n/a $36,818 6
51 The Maid Elephant Eye Films $18,327 -40.7% 19 +1 $965 20 +2 $916 180 -39 $102 $442,396 9
52 De Dana Dan Eros $17,640 -79.1% 69 - $256 70 - $252 210 -10 $84 $944,979 3
96 Big Fan First Independent Pictures $653 +93.8% 1 -1 $653 1 -1 $653 10 - $65 $229,473 16
27 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans First Look $146,292 -2.6% 96 +25 $1,524 100 +29 $1,463 360 +70 $406 $1,159,281 4
77 Four Seasons Lodge First Run $4,083 - 3 - $1,361 3 - $1,361 13 - $314 $38,285 5
83 Crude First Run $2,274 +7.2% 6 +3 $379 6 +3 $379 20 +10 $114 $160,483 14
95 Defamation First Run $657 -54.3% 1 - $657 - - n/a - - n/a $11,410 4
91 The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry Five & Two Pictures $1,006 -6.2% 3 +1 $335 3 +1 $335 12 +2 $84 $1,166,833 13
23 Pirate Radio Focus Features $174,293 -47.7% 242 -43 $720 242 -48 $720 2,300 -550 $76 $7,683,890 5
26 A Serious Man Focus Features $146,347 -33.9% 152 -8 $963 152 -8 $963 1,490 -140 $98 $8,717,496 11
14 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $1,396,148 -52.2% 1,268 -766 $1,101 1,300 -1,004 $1,074 14,800 -17,500 $94 $16,258,464 5
39 Amelia Fox Searchlight $43,830 -3.1% 118 -9 $371 120 -10 $365 1,000 -100 $44 $14,133,329 8
25 Me and Orson Welles Freestyle Releasing $154,754 +290.9% 64 +59 $2,418 70 +60 $2,211 880 +792 $176 $321,429 3
98 That Evening Sun Freestyle Releasing $625 -67.3% 2 -2 $313 - -4 n/a - -29 n/a $46,964 6
54 Transylmania Full Circle Releasing $16,018 -93.9% 118 -889 $136 120 -887 $133 850 -13,250 $19 $390,486 2
55 Paris IFC $15,038 -27.4% 28 -2 $537 30 - $501 60 -20 $251 $991,347 13
60 Antichrist IFC $9,036 -29.6% 13 -2 $695 13 -7 $695 40 - $226 $397,070 8
75 Uncertainty IFC $4,274 +266.9% 4 +3 $1,069 4 +3 $1,069 16 +14 $267 $33,558 5
46 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $23,048 -12.5% 5 - $4,610 5 - $4,610 8 -4 $2,881 $80,416,007 400
48 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $19,509 +7.0% 3 -1 $6,503 3 -1 $6,503 - - n/a $30,538,366 221
92 The Way We Get By International Film Circuit $950 +81.0% 1 - $950 - - n/a - - n/a $106,042 22
100 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg International Film Circuit $386 -85.7% 3 -1 $129 3 -1 $129 - -10 n/a $1,125,407 23
6 Brothers Lionsgate $5,014,426 -47.4% 2,088 - $2,402 2,100 - $2,388 28,200 - $178 $17,416,217 2
15 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire Lionsgate $1,280,550 -43.9% 664 - $1,929 730 -130 $1,754 10,060 -1,620 $127 $38,282,489 6
93 The Sun Lorber Films $782 -25.2% 2 +1 $391 - - n/a - - n/a $43,863 4
99 Home (2009 French movie) Lorber Films $462 -67.1% 1 - $462 - - n/a - - n/a $7,798 3
35 Red Cliff Magnolia $66,202 -26.5% 42 +1 $1,576 42 +1 $1,576 116 -14 $571 $374,183 4
70 Serious Moonlight Magnolia $4,981 -57.2% 8 - $623 10 +2 $498 30 -9 $166 $20,923 2
80 The House of the Devil Magnolia $3,003 -28.9% 5 -2 $601 10 - $300 10 -10 $300 $91,798 7
82 Ong Bak 2: The Beginning Magnolia $2,299 -24.2% 4 -1 $575 4 -6 $575 10 -10 $230 $94,922 8
88 Bronson Magnolia $1,262 -55.1% 3 -1 $421 3 -1 $421 5 -5 $252 $102,207 10
13 Everybody's Fine Miramax $2,194,210 -43.0% 2,141 +8 $1,025 2,141 +8 $1,025 26,900 -2,900 $82 $7,327,877 2
86 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $1,662 -57.7% 2 -1 $831 - - n/a - - n/a $35,042 5
90 One Peace at a Time Monterey Media, Inc. $1,124 -72.8% 2 +1 $562 2 +1 $562 10 +5 $112 $9,508 2
101 Trucker Monterey Media, Inc. $369 -29.0% 2 - $185 2 - $185 4 +4 $92 $50,970 10
87 Seraphine Music Box Films $1,498 +435.0% 2 - $749 2 - $749 5 -5 $300 $852,623 28
50 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment $18,931 -16.7% 8 - $2,366 10 - $1,893 20 - $947 $22,625,212 115
78 Amreeka National Geographic Entertainment $4,065 +63.3% 5 +1 $813 10 +6 $407 10 - $407 $617,004 15
37 The Messenger Oscilloscope Pictures $45,204 -36.8% 50 - $904 50 - $904 160 -17 $283 $541,782 5
22 The Men Who Stare at Goats Overture Films $202,035 -49.5% 324 -185 $624 330 -180 $612 3,320 -1,740 $61 $31,655,240 6
24 Law Abiding Citizen Overture Films $165,937 -34.5% 225 -91 $737 230 -90 $721 2,110 -790 $79 $72,266,340 9
66 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $5,727 -73.7% 35 -73 $164 40 -70 $143 230 -770 $25 $14,359,793 12
11 Up in the Air Paramount $2,394,344 +102.7% 72 +57 $33,255 150 +115 $15,962 2,450 +1,898 $977 $3,982,627 2
36 Paranormal Activity Paramount $61,704 -49.4% 182 -126 $339 182 -128 $339 1,660 -800 $37 $107,484,801 12
30 The Lovely Bones Paramount (DreamWorks) $116,616 - 3 - $38,872 5 - $23,323 62 - $1,881 $116,616 1
103 Departures Regent Releasing $66 -29.8% 1 - $66 1 - $66 - - n/a $1,490,792 29
63 Good Hair Roadside Attractions $6,855 -51.0% 14 -3 $490 14 -6 $490 145 -45 $47 $4,139,970 10
71 The September Issue Roadside Attractions $4,971 +4.7% 8 -1 $621 10 - $497 50 -10 $99 $3,808,414 16
72 Mystery Team Roadside Attractions $4,746 -57.8% 2 +1 $2,373 2 - $2,373 19 - $250 $49,018 16
102 The Cove Roadside Attractions $211 -34.1% 3 +2 $70 3 - $70 20 +17 $11 $849,281 20
104 From Mexico with Love Roadside Attractions $56 +250.0% 1 - $56 1 - $56 2 -2 $28 $548,498 10
42 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Screen Media $34,629 +8.0% 26 +13 $1,332 30 +17 $1,154 90 +30 $385 $194,600 3
76 The Yes Men Fix the World Shadow Dist. $4,145 -16.0% 11 +3 $377 11 +1 $377 30 - $138 $156,208 12
67 Killing Kasztner Sky Island Films $5,334 +236.1% 1 -1 $5,334 1 -1 $5,334 - - n/a $40,194 8
8 2012 Sony / Columbia $4,351,565 -35.7% 2,838 -382 $1,533 3,100 -600 $1,404 29,700 -6,000 $147 $155,288,405 5
12 Planet 51 Sony / Columbia $2,267,038 -48.3% 2,570 -334 $882 2,600 -400 $872 29,300 -10,100 $77 $37,142,406 4
29 Zombieland Sony / Columbia $119,670 -21.3% 236 -21 $507 240 -20 $499 2,630 -270 $46 $75,590,286 11
9 Armored Sony / Screen Gems $3,504,374 -46.2% 1,919 +4 $1,826 2,100 - $1,669 30,800 -900 $114 $11,750,895 2
18 An Education Sony Classics $314,439 -34.5% 224 -12 $1,404 224 -16 $1,404 830 -100 $379 $6,752,785 10
31 Broken Embraces Sony Classics $109,530 +23.7% 6 +4 $18,255 10 +6 $10,953 50 +26 $2,191 $596,723 4
41 Coco Before Chanel Sony Classics $38,522 -52.6% 68 -35 $567 70 -33 $550 170 -80 $227 $5,884,975 12
58 The Damned United Sony Classics $10,630 +74.2% 30 +10 $354 30 +10 $354 90 +30 $118 $424,235 10
74 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $4,518 +21.3% 4 -2 $1,130 4 -6 $1,130 5 -5 $904 $1,607,276 18
81 The Headless Woman Strand $2,832 +183.2% 2 - $1,416 - - n/a - - n/a $92,896 12
4 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Summit Entertainment $7,960,394 -48.4% 3,635 -489 $2,190 4,700 -1,700 $1,694 53,500 -20,400 $149 $267,320,977 4
38 Astro Boy Summit Entertainment $44,232 -23.7% 122 -36 $363 122 -38 $363 1,020 -350 $43 $19,073,382 8
94 Small Change (re-issue) The Film Desk $684 -60.2% 1 - $684 - - n/a - - n/a $14,541 3
19 Couples Retreat Universal $257,820 -17.6% 371 -61 $695 371 -61 $695 3,810 -320 $68 $107,592,235 10
28 The Fourth Kind Universal $142,115 -24.0% 217 -26 $655 220 -23 $646 2,440 -100 $58 $25,145,900 6
64 Kurbaan UTV Communications $6,407 -74.9% 13 -11 $493 13 -11 $493 100 -120 $64 $749,616 4
59 Until the Light Takes Us Variance Films $10,362 +43.0% 3 +2 $3,454 3 +2 $3,454 10 +10 $1,036 $32,826 2
62 Collapse Vitagraph $7,346 +9.4% 5 +2 $1,469 5 +2 $1,469 12 +3 $612 $46,964 6
53 New York, I Love You Vivendi Entertainment $17,459 +48.8% 27 +13 $647 30 +16 $582 250 +130 $70 $1,569,133 9
2 The Blind Side Warner Bros. $15,055,258 -24.9% 3,388 +62 $4,444 4,200 -100 $3,585 50,000 -1,500 $301 $149,816,797 4
3 Invictus Warner Bros. $8,611,147 - 2,125 - $4,052 2,700 - $3,189 32,500 - $265 $8,611,147 1
10 Ninja Assassin Warner Bros. $2,707,470 -46.5% 2,100 -403 $1,289 2,200 -700 $1,231 25,300 -14,100 $107 $34,304,761 3
32 The Box Warner Bros. $81,601 +268.3% 203 +128 $402 203 +123 $402 2,140 +1,500 $38 $14,882,598 6
33 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2009) Warner Bros. $76,700 +55.1% 16 - $4,794 - - n/a - - n/a $240,439 6
34 Where the Wild Things Are Warner Bros. $75,065 -40.0% 145 -90 $518 150 -90 $500 1,290 -680 $58 $75,698,188 9
40 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. $39,939 -7.8% 27 -3 $1,479 30 - $1,331 170 -20 $235 $19,057,544 44
47 The Invention of Lying Warner Bros. $21,557 -42.4% 68 -35 $317 70 -33 $308 640 -290 $34 $18,439,082 11
49 The Hangover Warner Bros. $18,956 -32.8% 49 -25 $387 50 -24 $379 420 -230 $45 $277,313,371 28
56 Whiteout Warner Bros. $11,969 -72.4% 85 -63 $141 90 -60 $133 740 -1,020 $16 $10,268,846 14
57 Shorts Warner Bros. $11,105 -41.8% 46 -22 $241 50 -20 $222 424 -236 $26 $20,916,309 17
61 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $7,461 -2.9% 5 +1 $1,492 - - n/a - - n/a $42,747,396 165
65 The Informant! Warner Bros. $5,771 -53.3% 18 -22 $321 20 -20 $289 110 -190 $52 $33,313,582 13
68 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Warner Bros. $5,150 -71.5% 23 -13 $224 23 -17 $224 170 -70 $30 $301,956,980 22
17 The Road Weinstein / Dimension $505,878 -32.5% 135 +7 $3,747 140 - $3,613 1,816 +66 $279 $4,012,327 3
21 A Single Man Weinstein Company $217,332 - 9 - $24,148 14 - $15,524 197 - $1,103 $217,332 1
45 Inglourious Basterds Weinstein Company $23,791 -62.2% 61 -133 $390 61 -139 $390 360 -780 $66 $120,523,073 17
79 Horse Boy Zeitgeist $3,083 -23.0% 2 - $1,542 - - n/a - - n/a $132,622 11
97 Earth Days Zeitgeist $642 - 2 - $321 2 - $321 - - n/a $26,484 15
43 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipporah Films $32,720 -5.0% 20 +4 $1,636 - - n/a - - n/a $283,995 6
TOTALS:$97,058,602-2.6%38,961+1,353$2,49143,478-412$2,232521,723-13,596$186 
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