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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 21 Nine Wein. $257,232 - 4 - $64,308 10 - $25,723 110 - $2,338 $257,232 1
2 47 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $17,960 -22.1% 3 -2 $5,987 3 -2 $5,987 10 +2 $1,796 $80,452,657 401
3 24 Broken Embraces SPC $198,254 +81.0% 30 +24 $6,608 30 +20 $6,608 140 +90 $1,416 $840,949 5
4 1 Avatar Fox $77,025,481 - 3,452 - $22,313 7,000 - $11,004 76,000 - $1,013 $77,025,481 1
5 32 Crazy Heart FoxS $82,664 - 4 - $20,666 6 - $13,777 90 - $918 $107,996 1
6 48 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $16,894 -10.8% 8 - $2,112 10 - $1,689 20 - $845 $22,651,881 116
7 20 The Young Victoria App. $260,591 - 44 - $5,923 30 - $8,686 360 - $724 $260,591 1
8 39 The Lovely Bones P/DW $45,097 -61.3% 3 - $15,032 5 - $9,019 65 +3 $694 $200,687 2
9 27 A Single Man Wein. $142,848 -34.3% 9 - $15,872 15 +1 $9,523 217 +20 $658 $475,198 2
10 8 Up in the Air Par. $3,210,132 +34.1% 175 +103 $18,344 330 +180 $9,728 4,910 +2,460 $654 $8,216,051 3
11 60 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $2,681 -74.1% 2 -1 $1,341 2 -1 $1,341 5 -5 $536 $40,928 3
12 41 Red Cliff Magn. $36,555 -44.8% 40 -2 $914 40 -2 $914 100 -16 $366 $444,758 5
13 23 An Education SPC $220,925 -29.7% 200 -24 $1,105 200 -24 $1,105 730 -100 $303 $7,120,034 11
14 58 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $2,999 +676.9% 3 - $1,000 3 - $1,000 10 +10 $300 $1,128,608 24
15 68 Ricky IFC $1,626 - 1 - $1,626 1 - $1,626 6 - $271 $2,226 1
16 61 The House of the Devil Magn. $2,611 -13.1% 6 +1 $435 10 - $261 10 - $261 $97,113 8
17 50 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Scre. $15,247 -56.0% 17 -9 $897 20 -10 $762 60 -30 $254 $226,471 4
18 36 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans First $64,934 -55.6% 76 -20 $854 80 -20 $812 270 -90 $240 $1,302,159 5
19 81 Seraphine MBox $889 -40.7% 2 - $445 2 - $445 4 -1 $222 $854,124 29
20 43 Coco Before Chanel SPC $28,206 -26.8% 53 -15 $532 53 -17 $532 130 -40 $217 $5,938,293 13
21 3 The Blind Side WB $10,021,280 -33.4% 3,407 +19 $2,941 4,000 -200 $2,505 48,500 -1,500 $207 $164,725,525 5
22 44 The Messenger Osci. $26,444 -41.5% 43 -7 $615 43 -7 $615 130 -30 $203 $592,390 6
23 42 Under the Sea 3D WB $31,395 -21.4% 26 -1 $1,208 30 - $1,047 170 - $185 $19,133,653 45
24 2 The Princess and the Frog BV $12,185,949 -49.7% 3,475 +41 $3,507 4,700 -100 $2,593 68,200 -200 $179 $44,717,721 4
25 55 Paris IFC $5,031 -66.5% 12 -16 $419 12 -18 $419 30 -30 $168 $1,005,168 14
26 93 Departures Reg. $160 +142.4% 1 - $160 1 - $160 1 +1 $160 $1,491,098 30
27 73 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $1,254 -69.3% 2 -1 $627 2 -1 $627 8 -5 $157 $41,653 6
28 4 Did You Hear About the Morgans? Sony $6,616,571 - 2,718 - $2,434 3,000 - $2,206 42,300 - $156 $6,616,571 1
29 6 Invictus WB $4,203,171 -51.2% 2,125 - $1,978 2,600 -100 $1,617 31,500 -1,000 $133 $15,877,956 2
30 7 A Christmas Carol (2009) BV $3,443,464 -49.6% 2,070 -332 $1,664 2,100 -600 $1,640 27,000 -8,400 $128 $130,813,354 7
31 90 Shall We Kiss? MBox $250 - 1 - $250 1 - $250 2 - $125 $533,939 29
32 16 The Road W/Dim. $660,274 +30.5% 396 +261 $1,667 400 +260 $1,651 5,370 +3,554 $123 $4,926,949 4
33 74 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $1,200 -36.6% 2 -2 $600 2 -2 $600 10 - $120 $221,482 25
34 5 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Sum. $4,407,598 -44.6% 3,035 -600 $1,452 3,200 -1,500 $1,377 38,500 -15,000 $114 $274,598,319 5
35 9 Brothers LGF $2,889,121 -42.4% 2,009 -79 $1,438 2,009 -91 $1,438 26,100 -2,100 $111 $22,349,862 3
36 11 2012 Sony $2,204,588 -49.3% 2,242 -596 $983 2,300 -800 $959 21,100 -8,600 $104 $159,028,696 6
37 78 Bronson Magn. $1,036 -17.9% 4 +1 $259 4 +1 $259 10 +5 $104 $103,828 11
38 54 The Damned United SPC $5,106 -52.0% 20 -10 $255 20 -10 $255 50 -40 $102 $435,202 11
39 28 A Serious Man Focus $98,311 -32.8% 117 -35 $840 120 -32 $819 980 -510 $100 $8,894,874 12
40 18 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $598,941 -57.1% 540 -728 $1,109 540 -760 $1,109 6,120 -8,680 $98 $17,385,916 6
41 92 The Missing Person Strand $189 - 1 - $189 1 - $189 2 - $95 $8,157 4
42 19 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day App. $406,783 -48.7% 404 -120 $1,007 404 -120 $1,007 4,430 -1,620 $92 $9,365,018 8
43 13 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,203,741 -6.0% 1,003 +339 $1,200 1,003 +273 $1,200 13,300 +3,240 $91 $40,084,412 7
44 26 Me and Orson Welles Free $156,420 +1.1% 134 +70 $1,167 134 +64 $1,167 1,730 +850 $90 $549,973 4
45 49 The Maid Elep. $16,374 -10.7% 19 - $862 19 -1 $862 185 +5 $89 $466,723 10
46 89 Beeswax CGld $265 - 1 - $265 1 - $265 3 - $88 $41,385 18
47 14 Ninja Assassin WB $932,447 -65.6% 1,155 -945 $807 1,200 -1,000 $777 12,200 -13,100 $76 $36,419,535 4
48 10 Old Dogs BV $2,340,575 -46.9% 2,630 -460 $890 2,700 -500 $867 31,900 -10,800 $73 $43,625,471 4
49 12 Armored SGem $1,284,591 -63.3% 1,538 -381 $835 1,600 -500 $803 18,100 -12,700 $71 $14,254,614 3
50 83 Serious Moonlight Magn. $769 -84.6% 2 -6 $385 2 -8 $385 11 -19 $70 $24,161 3
51 22 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony $255,073 - 307 - $831 330 - $773 3,910 - $65 $122,984,743 14
52 30 Law Abiding Citizen Over. $87,049 -47.5% 151 -74 $576 151 -79 $576 1,360 -750 $64 $72,443,511 10
53 15 Planet 51 Sony $810,137 -64.3% 1,349 -1,221 $601 1,400 -1,200 $579 12,800 -16,500 $63 $38,496,770 5
54 17 Everybody's Fine Mira. $601,659 -72.6% 1,003 -1,138 $600 1,003 -1,138 $600 10,700 -16,200 $56 $8,855,646 3
55 25 Couples Retreat Uni. $170,610 -33.8% 294 -77 $580 300 -71 $569 3,090 -720 $55 $107,863,225 11
56 53 New York, I Love You Viv. $5,996 -65.7% 11 -16 $545 11 -19 $545 110 -140 $55 $1,585,787 10
57 38 Where the Wild Things Are WB $56,636 -24.6% 123 -22 $460 123 -27 $460 1,040 -250 $54 $75,789,686 10
58 69 Kurbaan UTV $1,496 -76.7% 3 -10 $499 3 -10 $499 30 -70 $50 $754,268 5
59 35 The Fourth Kind Uni. $66,495 -53.2% 133 -84 $500 133 -87 $500 1,380 -1,060 $48 $25,269,950 7
60 70 The Slammin' Salmon Anch. $1,475 -94.4% 3 -8 $492 3 -8 $492 31 -149 $48 $37,798 2
61 82 Uncertainty IFC $770 -82.0% 4 - $193 4 - $193 16 - $48 $36,230 6
62 31 The Men Who Stare at Goats Over. $86,086 -57.4% 207 -117 $416 210 -120 $410 2,000 -1,320 $43 $31,847,604 7
63 75 The September Issue RAtt. $1,174 -76.4% 4 -4 $294 4 -6 $294 30 -20 $39 $3,811,853 17
64 91 Big Fan FInd. $229 -64.9% 1 - $229 1 - $229 6 -4 $38 $229,997 17
65 65 Good Hair RAtt. $1,877 -72.6% 6 -8 $313 10 -4 $188 52 -93 $36 $4,144,599 11
66 95 Peter and Vandy Strand $108 - 1 - $108 1 - $108 3 - $36 $10,726 4
67 29 Paranormal Activity Par. $88,715 +43.8% 237 +55 $374 240 +58 $370 2,560 +900 $35 $107,603,100 13
68 46 Amelia FoxS $18,777 -57.2% 65 -53 $289 70 -50 $268 540 -460 $35 $14,172,106 9
69 40 The Box WB $40,680 -50.1% 131 -72 $311 131 -72 $311 1,270 -870 $32 $14,961,931 7
70 33 Astro Boy Sum. $80,148 +81.2% 252 +130 $318 252 +130 $318 2,700 +1,680 $30 $19,168,663 9
71 37 Pirate Radio Focus $59,210 -66.0% 242 - $245 242 - $245 2,150 -150 $28 $7,830,004 6
72 94 From Mexico with Love RAtt. $140 +150.0% 2 +1 $70 2 +1 $70 19 +17 $7 $548,638 11
73 34 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2009) WB $75,143 -2.0% 17 +1 $4,420 - - n/a - - n/a $368,889 7
74 45 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $25,055 -23.4% 25 +5 $1,002 - - n/a - - n/a $339,790 7
75 51 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $12,936 -33.7% 3 - $4,312 3 - $4,312 - - n/a $30,577,464 222
76 52 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $7,283 -2.4% 3 -2 $2,428 - - n/a - - n/a $42,759,571 167
77 56 The Little Traitor N/A $5,021 - 2 - $2,511 - - n/a - - n/a $85,483 9
78 57 35 Shots of Rum CGld $3,177 -37.4% 2 -3 $1,589 - - n/a - - n/a $125,399 14
79 59 A Town Called Panic Zeit. $2,850 - 1 - $2,850 - - n/a - - n/a $4,043 1
80 62 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $2,565 -43.9% 4 - $641 - - n/a - - n/a $7,233,891 97
81 63 Killing Kasztner SkyI $2,308 -56.7% 1 - $2,308 1 - $2,308 - - n/a $45,861 9
82 64 Cloud 9 MBox $2,014 - 2 - $1,007 - - n/a - - n/a $86,452 19
83 66 Ong Bak 2: The Beginning Magn. $1,877 -18.4% 3 -1 $626 3 -1 $626 - -10 n/a $99,836 9
84 67 The Wonder of It All Indic. $1,843 - 2 - $922 - - n/a - - n/a $779,632 16
85 71 Horse Boy Zeit. $1,357 -56.0% 1 -1 $1,357 - - n/a - - n/a $136,691 12
86 72 Amreeka NGE $1,336 -67.1% 2 -3 $668 2 -8 $668 - -10 n/a $619,172 16
87 76 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $1,125 - 1 - $1,125 - - n/a - - n/a $11,708 10
88 77 Oh My God? Mitro. $1,106 -33.5% 1 -1 $1,106 - - n/a - - n/a $37,250 6
89 79 The Sun Lorb. $1,011 +29.3% 2 - $506 - - n/a - - n/a $45,565 5
90 80 The Yes Men Fix the World Shad. $916 -77.9% 3 -8 $305 3 -8 $305 - -30 n/a $159,033 13
91 84 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $705 - 1 - $705 - - n/a - - n/a $164,929 28
92 85 Home (2009 French movie) Lorb. $691 +49.6% 1 - $691 - - n/a - - n/a $8,739 4
93 86 Endgame Mont. $536 - 1 - $536 1 - $536 - - n/a $6,863 7
94 87 The Headless Woman Strand $448 -84.2% 1 -1 $448 - - n/a - - n/a $95,675 14
95 88 That Evening Sun Free $358 -42.7% 1 -1 $358 - - n/a - - n/a $47,695 7
96 96 Crude FRun $70 -96.9% 1 -5 $70 1 -5 $70 - -20 n/a $161,985 15
TOTALS:$137,963,395+42.1%37,874-1,087$3,64344,636+1,158$3,091526,986+5,263$262 
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