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Weekend Box Office


December 25-27, 2009
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Christmas Booms with 'Avatar,' 'Sherlock,' 'Alvin'...

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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 3 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Fox $48,875,415 - 3,700 - $13,210 5,500 - $8,886 84,700 - $577 $75,589,048 1
2 1 Avatar Fox $75,617,183 -1.8% 3,456 +4 $21,880 6,800 -200 $11,120 71,500 -4,500 $1,058 $212,711,184 2
3 2 Sherlock Holmes WB $62,304,277 - 3,626 - $17,183 5,600 - $11,126 69,000 - $903 $62,304,277 1
4 7 The Princess and the Frog BV $9,004,610 -26.1% 3,475 - $2,591 3,700 -1,000 $2,434 50,700 -17,500 $178 $63,679,289 5
5 4 It's Complicated Uni. $22,100,820 - 2,887 - $7,655 3,300 - $6,697 43,300 - $510 $22,100,820 1
6 9 Did You Hear About the Morgans? Sony $5,000,143 -24.4% 2,718 - $1,840 2,800 -200 $1,786 39,000 -3,300 $128 $15,600,328 2
7 5 The Blind Side WB $11,519,345 +14.9% 2,766 -641 $4,165 2,900 -1,100 $3,972 31,700 -16,800 $363 $184,195,981 6
8 6 Up in the Air Par. $11,270,248 +251.1% 1,895 +1,720 $5,947 2,200 +1,870 $5,123 30,500 +25,590 $370 $24,031,968 4
9 8 Nine Wein. $5,452,513 +2,019.7% 1,412 +1,408 $3,862 1,500 +1,490 $3,635 20,700 +20,590 $263 $5,830,585 2
10 10 Invictus WB $4,067,541 -3.2% 2,160 +35 $1,883 2,200 -400 $1,849 19,400 -12,100 $210 $23,049,804 3
11 11 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Sum. $3,044,259 -30.9% 1,593 -1,442 $1,911 1,600 -1,600 $1,903 13,800 -24,700 $221 $280,962,758 6
12 13 A Christmas Carol (2009) BV $1,292,155 -62.5% 1,245 -825 $1,038 1,300 -800 $994 10,300 -16,700 $125 $135,888,543 8
13 14 Brothers LGF $1,210,172 -58.1% 858 -1,151 $1,410 860 -1,149 $1,407 6,470 -19,630 $187 $25,341,515 4
14 16 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $865,083 -28.1% 629 -374 $1,375 630 -373 $1,373 5,730 -7,570 $151 $41,778,920 8
15 18 Old Dogs BV $652,737 -72.1% 645 -1,985 $1,012 650 -2,050 $1,004 5,610 -26,290 $116 $45,882,504 5
16 15 2012 Sony $994,494 -54.9% 800 -1,442 $1,243 800 -1,500 $1,243 4,710 -16,390 $211 $161,490,680 7
17 25 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony $237,775 -6.8% 276 -31 $862 300 -30 $793 3,330 -580 $71 $123,499,498 15
18 27 Where the Wild Things Are WB $197,658 +249.0% 267 +144 $740 280 +157 $706 3,270 +2,230 $60 $76,038,911 11
19 19 The Road W/Dim. $449,066 -32.0% 311 -85 $1,444 311 -89 $1,444 3,210 -2,160 $140 $5,879,604 5
20 29 Couples Retreat Uni. $162,155 -5.0% 230 -64 $705 230 -70 $705 2,390 -700 $68 $108,134,160 12
21 17 The Young Victoria App. $742,089 +184.8% 191 +147 $3,885 170 +140 $4,365 2,330 +1,970 $318 $1,196,667 2
22 24 Armored SGem $321,543 -75.0% 244 -1,294 $1,318 244 -1,356 $1,318 2,310 -15,790 $139 $15,303,287 4
23 31 Law Abiding Citizen Over. $137,779 +58.3% 205 +54 $672 210 +59 $656 2,160 +800 $64 $72,645,906 11
24 23 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $344,592 -42.5% 197 -343 $1,749 200 -340 $1,723 2,020 -4,100 $171 $18,288,004 7
25 32 Planet 51 Sony $104,685 -87.1% 209 -1,140 $501 210 -1,190 $499 1,840 -10,960 $57 $39,213,810 6
26 38 Astro Boy Sum. $51,722 -35.5% 168 -84 $308 170 -82 $304 1,700 -1,000 $30 $19,298,834 10
27 35 Paranormal Activity Par. $71,724 -19.2% 158 -79 $454 160 -80 $448 1,580 -980 $45 $107,736,981 14
28 26 Ninja Assassin WB $203,124 -78.2% 166 -989 $1,224 170 -1,030 $1,195 1,570 -10,630 $129 $37,166,599 5
29 12 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 - 119 - $13,828 140 - $11,754 1,530 - $1,075 $2,149,347 1
30 34 Me and Orson Welles Free $91,606 -41.4% 115 -19 $797 120 -14 $763 1,140 -590 $80 $759,235 5
31 42 Pirate Radio Focus $32,266 -45.5% 113 -129 $286 113 -129 $286 1,110 -1,040 $29 $7,913,976 7
32 33 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day App. $97,741 -76.0% 102 -302 $958 102 -302 $958 890 -3,540 $110 $9,744,417 9
33 21 A Single Man Wein. $352,652 +146.9% 46 +37 $7,666 50 +35 $7,053 740 +523 $477 $920,532 3
34 40 The Fourth Kind Uni. $45,120 -32.1% 64 -69 $705 64 -69 $705 610 -770 $74 $25,360,255 8
35 43 The Men Who Stare at Goats Over. $29,965 -65.2% 74 -133 $405 74 -136 $405 570 -1,430 $53 $31,944,330 8
36 28 An Education SPC $170,538 -22.8% 153 -47 $1,115 153 -47 $1,115 460 -270 $371 $7,437,144 12
37 47 The Box WB $17,649 -56.6% 50 -81 $353 50 -81 $353 400 -870 $44 $15,008,812 8
38 36 A Serious Man Focus $66,124 -32.7% 49 -68 $1,349 50 -70 $1,322 380 -600 $174 $9,042,760 13
39 22 Broken Embraces SPC $349,408 +76.2% 71 +41 $4,921 80 +50 $4,368 310 +170 $1,127 $1,313,884 6
40 30 Crazy Heart FoxS $159,850 +93.4% 12 +8 $13,321 16 +10 $9,991 243 +153 $658 $324,428 2
41 20 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus SPC $415,233 - 48 - $8,651 50 - $8,305 210 - $1,977 $415,233 1
42 53 Amelia FoxS $9,044 -51.8% 24 -41 $377 24 -46 $377 200 -340 $45 $14,195,118 10
43 37 Under the Sea 3D WB $52,590 +67.5% 26 - $2,023 30 - $1,753 160 -10 $329 $19,231,134 46
44 45 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans First $21,456 -67.0% 32 -44 $671 32 -48 $671 100 -170 $215 $1,367,264 6
45 41 The Lovely Bones P/DW $41,916 -7.1% 3 - $13,972 10 +5 $4,192 90 +25 $466 $276,161 3
46 49 The Messenger Osci. $13,955 -47.2% 22 -21 $634 22 -21 $634 63 -67 $222 $623,689 7
47 57 The Maid Elep. $5,025 -69.3% 6 -13 $838 10 -9 $503 54 -131 $93 $481,482 11
48 48 Red Cliff Magn. $14,658 -59.9% 24 -16 $611 24 -16 $611 50 -50 $293 $485,186 6
49 51 Coco Before Chanel SPC $13,230 -53.1% 19 -34 $696 20 -33 $662 50 -80 $265 $5,964,683 14
50 55 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Scre. $8,649 -43.3% 10 -7 $865 10 -10 $865 30 -30 $288 $247,397 5
51 65 The September Issue RAtt. $1,031 -12.2% 4 - $258 4 - $258 26 -4 $40 $3,813,787 18
52 50 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $13,282 -21.4% 8 - $1,660 10 - $1,328 20 - $664 $22,673,984 117
53 56 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $6,518 -63.7% 3 - $2,173 3 - $2,173 10 - $652 $80,528,192 402
54 60 The House of the Devil Magn. $1,369 -47.6% 3 -3 $456 3 -7 $456 10 - $137 $100,659 9
55 69 Ong Bak 2: The Beginning Magn. $608 -67.6% 3 - $203 3 - $203 10 +10 $61 $102,055 10
56 75 The Damned United SPC $402 -92.1% 3 -17 $134 3 -17 $134 10 -40 $40 $437,949 12
57 77 The Slammin' Salmon Anch. $196 -86.7% 1 -2 $196 1 -2 $196 6 -25 $33 $38,460 3
58 71 The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry 5&2 $534 - 1 - $534 1 - $534 5 - $107 $1,168,307 15
59 79 Crude FRun $145 +107.1% 1 - $145 1 - $145 5 +5 $29 $162,172 16
60 82 From Mexico with Love RAtt. $10 -92.9% 1 -1 $10 1 -1 $10 5 -14 $2 $548,719 12
61 66 The Missing Person Strand $1,028 +443.9% 1 - $1,028 1 - $1,028 4 +2 $257 $9,330 6
62 64 Seraphine MBox $1,112 +25.1% 1 -1 $1,112 1 -1 $1,112 3 -1 $371 $855,871 30
63 39 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $48,552 +275.3% 2 -1 $24,276 2 -1 $24,276 2 +2 $24,276 $31,319,155 223
64 67 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $988 -63.1% 1 -1 $988 1 -1 $988 2 -3 $494 $44,308 4
65 78 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $190 -84.8% 1 -1 $190 1 -1 $190 1 -7 $190 $42,850 7
66 80 Big Fan FInd. $91 -60.3% 1 - $91 1 - $91 1 -5 $91 $230,088 18
67 59 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $1,616 +34.7% 3 +1 $539 3 +1 $539 - -10 n/a $224,318 26
68 72 Endgame Mont. $456 -14.9% 1 - $456 1 - $456 - - n/a $7,703 8
69 76 Bronson Magn. $338 -67.4% 2 -2 $169 2 -2 $169 - -10 n/a $104,792 12
70 44 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2009) WB $23,257 -69.0% 20 +3 $1,163 - - n/a - - n/a $458,372 8
71 - La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $21,775 -13.1% 20 -5 $1,089 - - n/a - - n/a $377,925 8
72 46 Police, Adjective IFC $19,452 - 8 - $2,432 - - n/a - - n/a $26,692 1
73 52 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $9,197 +26.3% 3 - $3,066 - - n/a - - n/a $42,776,742 169
74 54 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $8,717 +239.8% 4 - $2,179 - - n/a - - n/a $7,243,378 98
75 58 A Town Called Panic Zeit. $3,737 +31.1% 2 +1 $1,869 - - n/a - - n/a $10,180 2
76 61 35 Shots of Rum CGld $1,345 -57.7% 3 +1 $448 - - n/a - - n/a $128,886 15
77 62 Le combat dans l'Óle (1962) FDesk $1,272 - 1 - $1,272 - - n/a - - n/a $32,630 27
78 63 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $1,166 -61.1% 2 -1 $583 - - n/a - - n/a $1,131,688 25
79 68 The Sun Lorb. $803 -20.6% 2 - $402 - - n/a - - n/a $46,368 6
80 70 Small Change (re-issue) FDesk $574 - 1 - $574 - - n/a - - n/a $15,649 5
81 73 Oh My God? Mitro. $412 -62.7% 1 - $412 - - n/a - - n/a $38,244 7
82 74 Serious Moonlight Magn. $408 -46.9% 1 -1 $408 - - n/a - - n/a $25,137 4
83 81 Beeswax CGld $54 -79.6% 1 - $54 - - n/a - - n/a $41,439 20
TOTALS:$270,119,719+95.8%37,779-95$7,15046,282+1,646$5,836544,340+17,354$496 
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