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TWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
88 Mid-August Lunch Zeitgeist $1,969 -67.9% 2 -3 $985 2 -8 $985 - -10 n/a $669,813 24
52 The Tillman Story Weinstein Company $31,670 -39.3% 5 +1 $6,334 5 +1 $6,334 76 +6 $417 $108,085 2
47 The Concert Weinstein Company $52,199 -1.9% 20 - $2,610 20 - $2,610 210 -30 $249 $370,281 5
10 Piranha 3D Weinstein / Dimension $4,302,878 -57.4% 2,491 +21 $1,727 2,600 - $1,655 36,700 -2,900 $117 $18,266,889 2
70 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $10,133 -6.2% 2 - $5,067 2 - $5,067 10 - $1,013 $43,642,326 235
46 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. $54,107 -26.9% 16 - $3,382 20 - $2,705 120 +4 $451 $23,983,859 81
42 Flipped Warner Bros. $70,388 +41.6% 26 -3 $2,707 30 +1 $2,346 326 +82 $216 $671,109 4
29 Hubble 3D Warner Bros. $263,530 -24.7% 151 - $1,745 151 - $1,745 1,040 -110 $253 $14,558,691 24
20 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Warner Bros. $675,231 -60.3% 823 -757 $820 850 -750 $794 7,300 -7,000 $92 $41,279,244 5
12 Lottery Ticket Warner Bros. $3,854,303 -63.8% 1,974 +1 $1,953 2,200 - $1,752 30,600 -2,100 $126 $17,284,641 2
7 Inception Warner Bros. $4,876,356 -37.8% 2,070 -331 $2,356 2,200 -500 $2,217 21,000 -5,000 $232 $270,519,920 7
79 The Nature of Existence Walking Shadows $4,527 +1,885.5% 2 +1 $2,264 2 +1 $2,264 8 +4 $566 $42,518 11
105 Spoken Word Variance Films $516 -80.8% 2 -1 $258 2 -1 $258 3 -2 $172 $23,746 6
45 Peepli Live UTV Communications $60,265 -63.0% 45 -25 $1,339 50 -22 $1,205 480 -345 $126 $704,775 3
31 Charlie St. Cloud Universal $213,100 -55.2% 333 -314 $640 333 -317 $640 2,970 -2,370 $72 $30,749,875 5
14 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Universal $2,505,555 -51.8% 1,566 -1,254 $1,600 1,600 -1,400 $1,566 15,400 -22,300 $163 $26,166,945 3
13 Despicable Me Universal $2,859,680 -38.7% 1,833 -403 $1,560 1,900 -500 $1,505 19,300 -6,000 $148 $236,276,085 8
8 Nanny McPhee Returns Universal $4,714,215 -43.9% 2,798 +14 $1,685 2,800 - $1,684 36,600 -1,100 $129 $16,991,285 2
78 Le Amiche (re-issue) The Film Desk $4,980 -48.7% 1 - $4,980 - - n/a - - n/a $43,783 11
22 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Summit Entertainment $514,653 -9.2% 476 -81 $1,081 510 -50 $1,009 4,810 +250 $107 $298,027,752 9
- Feed the Fish Strand $829 -35.6% 1 - $829 - - n/a - - n/a $48,719 18
93 Daniel & Ana Strand $1,400 - 1 - $1,400 - - n/a - - n/a $1,400 1
97 Orlando (re-issue) Sony Classics $1,079 +38.5% 3 -2 $360 - - n/a - - n/a $55,412 6
91 Mother and Child Sony Classics $1,665 -21.1% 4 -9 $416 4 -9 $416 10 -20 $167 $1,098,396 17
77 Wild Grass Sony Classics $6,314 -37.2% 10 -9 $631 10 -9 $631 20 -38 $316 $351,731 10
74 The Secret in Their Eyes Sony Classics $7,497 -20.4% 13 +4 $577 13 +3 $577 30 - $250 $6,330,411 20
72 Micmacs Sony Classics $8,698 +2.4% 13 -11 $669 13 -11 $669 30 -20 $290 $1,187,751 14
62 Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky Sony Classics $15,339 -62.6% 28 -19 $548 30 -20 $511 60 -60 $256 $1,489,777 12
54 Lebanon Sony Classics $28,016 -17.5% 14 -1 $2,001 14 -1 $2,001 52 -10 $539 $143,140 4
53 Please Give Sony Classics $29,840 +141.0% 45 +27 $663 50 +30 $597 140 +90 $213 $4,010,320 18
39 Animal Kingdom Sony Classics $123,594 +21.8% 39 +17 $3,169 40 +18 $3,090 170 +67 $727 $372,511 3
17 Get Low Sony Classics $1,640,176 +129.8% 570 +424 $2,878 570 +420 $2,878 2,560 +1,880 $641 $3,633,451 5
1 Takers Sony / Screen Gems $20,512,304 - 2,206 - $9,298 2,600 - $7,889 35,300 - $581 $20,512,304 1
30 The Karate Kid Sony / Columbia $248,539 -34.3% 255 -59 $975 270 -70 $921 2,540 -630 $98 $175,908,763 12
27 Grown Ups Sony / Columbia $267,350 -37.4% 263 -161 $1,017 270 -154 $990 2,320 -1,310 $115 $159,372,006 10
15 Salt Sony / Columbia $1,883,890 -44.8% 1,168 -626 $1,613 1,200 -600 $1,570 11,300 -6,300 $167 $113,260,644 6
5 The Other Guys Sony / Columbia $6,285,712 -38.2% 3,181 -291 $1,976 3,300 -400 $1,905 38,700 -7,300 $162 $99,018,172 4
4 Eat Pray Love Sony / Columbia $6,815,555 -43.7% 3,108 +26 $2,193 3,300 -400 $2,065 36,300 -6,100 $188 $60,531,326 3
25 Mao's Last Dancer Samuel Goldwyn $299,691 +50.1% 75 +42 $3,996 80 +46 $3,746 320 +173 $937 $1,193,813 2
99 Princess Kaiulani Roadside Attractions $1,045 -10.5% 1 - $1,045 - - n/a - - n/a $871,869 16
38 Winter's Bone Roadside Attractions $146,921 -30.7% 119 -12 $1,235 120 -11 $1,224 1,100 -150 $134 $5,432,117 12
96 Ran (2010 re-issue) Rialto $1,169 -55.8% 1 - $1,169 - - n/a - - n/a $111,132 30
83 Breathless (2010 re-issue) Rialto $4,228 -59.7% 4 -2 $1,057 4 -6 $1,057 20 -20 $211 $283,627 14
81 Patrik, Age 1.5 Regent Releasing $4,275 -75.9% 4 -5 $1,069 4 -5 $1,069 10 -23 $428 $50,990 9
66 Exit Through the Gift Shop Producers Distribution Agency $12,769 -34.0% 9 -1 $1,419 10 - $1,277 20 - $638 $3,200,414 20
87 The People I've Slept With People Pictures $3,437 - 1 - $3,437 1 - $3,437 17 - $202 $11,137 3
32 Shrek Forever After Paramount (DreamWorks) $192,638 -30.6% 207 -25 $931 220 -54 $876 2,320 -779 $83 $238,053,790 15
16 Dinner for Schmucks Paramount (DreamWorks) $1,779,540 -49.5% 1,501 -648 $1,186 1,501 -699 $1,186 13,500 -7,600 $132 $69,204,372 5
23 The Last Airbender Paramount $418,754 +122.0% 306 +83 $1,368 350 +120 $1,196 3,690 +1,640 $113 $130,590,256 9
98 Kisses Oscilloscope Pictures $1,067 -76.5% 2 -4 $534 2 -8 $534 4 -26 $267 $81,313 7
95 The Law (re-release) Oscilloscope Pictures $1,214 +10.4% 1 - $1,214 - - n/a - - n/a $17,351 10
57 A Film Unfinished Oscilloscope Pictures $20,296 -40.4% 5 +1 $4,059 10 +6 $2,030 20 -1 $1,015 $91,498 2
89 The Milk of Sorrow Olive Films $1,914 - 1 - $1,914 - - n/a - - n/a $1,914 1
76 Agora Newmarket $6,363 -73.9% 9 -2 $707 10 -1 $636 20 -10 $318 $555,852 14
50 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $40,812 -31.1% 37 -7 $1,103 40 -4 $1,020 130 -30 $314 $1,123,818 10
48 The Wildest Dream National Geographic Entertainment $51,060 -7.2% 21 +4 $2,431 - - n/a - - n/a $349,362 4
94 The Sicilian Girl Music Box Films $1,378 +18.4% 3 +1 $459 3 +1 $459 7 +4 $197 $21,033 4
56 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Music Box Films $22,580 -46.1% 29 -12 $779 30 -11 $753 60 -32 $376 $9,980,956 24
37 Mesrine: Killer Instinct Music Box Films $152,873 - 28 - $5,460 30 - $5,096 120 - $1,274 $152,873 1
26 The Girl Who Played with Fire Music Box Films $296,518 -21.1% 176 +5 $1,685 180 +9 $1,647 530 -20 $559 $6,184,326 8
9 The Switch Miramax $4,583,481 -45.7% 2,017 +5 $2,272 2,017 +5 $2,272 27,600 -700 $166 $16,410,009 2
100 Countdown to Zero Magnolia $1,011 -82.9% 4 -2 $253 4 -6 $253 11 -9 $92 $251,728 6
82 Ondine Magnolia $4,267 +85.8% 4 -1 $1,067 4 -1 $1,067 10 -2 $427 $530,481 13
55 The Extra Man Magnolia $26,107 -56.5% 24 -9 $1,088 24 -9 $1,088 75 -48 $348 $334,664 5
49 Centurion Magnolia $42,826 - 12 - $3,569 12 - $3,569 60 - $714 $42,826 1
44 I Am Love Magnolia $64,776 -42.4% 52 -31 $1,246 52 -31 $1,246 142 -68 $456 $4,535,786 11
80 Army of Crime Lorber Films $4,367 -46.1% 2 -1 $2,184 - - n/a - - n/a $19,021 2
71 Mademoiselle Chambon Lorber Films $8,970 -34.3% 11 -1 $815 11 -1 $815 30 - $299 $307,420 14
3 The Expendables Lionsgate $9,527,937 -43.8% 3,398 +128 $2,804 3,700 -400 $2,575 47,300 -9,000 $201 $82,040,183 3
2 The Last Exorcism Lionsgate $20,366,613 - 2,874 - $7,087 3,500 - $5,819 50,600 - $403 $20,366,613 1
109 Metropolis (2010 re-issue) Kino $250 -79.2% 2 +1 $125 - - n/a - - n/a $348,290 17
92 Dogtooth Kino $1,453 +819.6% 1 - $1,453 1 - $1,453 - -1 n/a $47,304 10
75 Winnebago Man Kino $7,447 -35.4% 7 - $1,064 7 -3 $1,064 15 -5 $496 $131,700 8
- House (re-release) Janus Films $2,509 -6.8% 2 - $1,255 - - n/a - - n/a $150,000 0
90 The Cremaster Cycle (re-issue) International Film Circuit $1,702 - 1 - $1,702 - - n/a - - n/a $97,558 20
108 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Undead Indican $250 -5.7% 1 - $250 - - n/a - - n/a $66,901 13
107 Kings of the Evening Indican $350 -34.6% 1 - $350 - - n/a - - n/a $98,682 12
85 Circle Indican $3,926 - 2 - $1,963 - - n/a - - n/a $3,926 1
104 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $518 -38.8% 1 - $518 1 - $518 1 - $518 $81,970,006 437
60 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $15,893 -26.3% 2 +1 $7,947 2 +1 $7,947 2 +1 $7,947 $33,971,006 258
73 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $8,107 -59.9% 17 -13 $477 17 -13 $477 41 -39 $198 $2,905,490 12
67 Soul Kitchen IFC $12,224 -41.6% 9 +7 $1,358 9 +7 $1,358 41 +31 $298 $44,388 2
64 Life During Wartime IFC $14,348 -24.5% 14 -1 $1,025 14 -6 $1,025 50 - $287 $242,591 6
61 Change of Plans IFC $15,378 - 2 - $7,689 - - n/a - - n/a $15,378 1
34 Cairo Time IFC $182,409 +38.4% 49 +17 $3,723 50 +18 $3,648 220 +70 $829 $604,738 4
59 Cyrus Fox Searchlight $16,261 -51.8% 32 -24 $508 32 -28 $508 240 -170 $68 $7,353,115 11
69 Date Night Fox $10,205 -32.1% 13 -10 $785 13 -10 $785 40 -30 $255 $98,700,494 21
51 Marmaduke Fox $40,285 -50.0% 66 -56 $610 70 -52 $576 589 -621 $68 $33,566,226 13
43 The A-Team Fox $66,992 -38.2% 92 -59 $728 92 -60 $728 650 -788 $103 $77,096,459 12
36 Predators Fox $153,035 -23.6% 187 -47 $818 190 -50 $805 1,520 -260 $101 $51,619,022 8
35 Knight & Day Fox $182,311 -30.0% 229 -48 $796 230 -50 $793 1,940 -750 $94 $75,986,164 10
24 Ramona and Beezus Fox $320,050 -20.6% 354 -34 $904 360 -30 $889 3,050 -480 $105 $24,817,355 6
11 Avatar: Special Edition Fox $4,007,750 - 812 - $4,936 900 - $4,453 9,220 - $435 $4,007,750 1
6 Vampires Suck Fox $5,221,780 -57.2% 3,233 - $1,615 3,300 -100 $1,582 46,400 -2,300 $113 $27,834,256 2
21 The Kids Are All Right Focus Features $522,172 -36.2% 342 -62 $1,527 342 -68 $1,527 3,510 -770 $149 $19,149,701 8
33 Nick Saban: Gamechanger Flashlight $188,786 - 26 - $7,261 30 - $6,293 120 - $1,573 $188,786 1
41 What If... Five & Two Pictures $97,918 +96.7% 55 +32 $1,780 60 +37 $1,632 240 +131 $408 $162,768 2
106 Crude First Run $499 - 1 - $499 - - n/a - - n/a $170,295 30
101 Stonewall Uprising First Run $732 +632.0% 1 - $732 - - n/a - - n/a $119,407 11
- Here and There Cinema Purgatorio $983 - 2 - $492 - - n/a - - n/a $26,873 16
- Cropsey Cinema Purgatorio $1,211 +260.4% 4 - $303 - - n/a - - n/a $46,518 13
110 Everyone Else Cinema Guild $160 -91.4% 1 - $160 - - n/a - - n/a $92,859 21
86 Around a Small Mountain Cinema Guild $3,604 - 3 - $1,201 3 - $1,201 10 - $360 $24,557 6
103 Tales from Earthsea Buena Vista $589 -94.1% 1 -4 $589 1 -4 $589 6 -50 $98 $48,043 3
40 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Buena Vista $106,901 -38.7% 157 -29 $681 160 -40 $668 530 -210 $202 $90,586,623 14
28 The Sorcerer's Apprentice Buena Vista $264,319 -44.5% 312 -160 $847 312 -160 $847 880 -460 $300 $61,075,278 7
19 Toy Story 3 Buena Vista $1,010,710 -33.6% 600 -130 $1,685 620 -130 $1,630 5,780 -1,200 $175 $405,659,221 11
18 Step Up 3-D Buena Vista $1,227,816 -61.0% 901 -691 $1,363 920 -780 $1,335 8,780 -9,720 $140 $39,715,304 4
65 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arthouse Films $13,781 -42.4% 5 +1 $2,756 10 +6 $1,378 20 - $689 $173,314 6
102 City Island Anchor Bay Films $649 -62.5% 1 -3 $649 1 -3 $649 8 -22 $81 $6,670,712 24
68 The Disappearance of Alice Creed Anchor Bay Films $10,506 -32.0% 7 -1 $1,501 10 +2 $1,051 87 - $121 $129,201 4
63 Solitary Man Anchor Bay Films $14,826 -37.0% 19 - $780 20 - $741 160 -30 $93 $4,317,528 15
58 La Soga 7-57 Releasing $16,988 -53.2% 12 -8 $1,416 12 -8 $1,416 130 -140 $131 $144,432 3
TOTALS:$114,807,532-10.6%44,075+263$2,60546,669-331$2,460538,481-8,266$213 
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