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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 93 Daniel & Ana Strand $1,400 - 1 - $1,400 - - n/a - - n/a $1,400 1
2 89 The Milk of Sorrow Olive $1,914 - 1 - $1,914 - - n/a - - n/a $1,914 1
3 85 Circle Indic. $3,926 - 2 - $1,963 - - n/a - - n/a $3,926 1
4 87 The People I've Slept With PP $3,437 - 1 - $3,437 1 - $3,437 17 - $202 $11,137 3
5 61 Change of Plans IFC $15,378 - 2 - $7,689 - - n/a - - n/a $15,378 1
6 95 The Law (re-release) Osci. $1,214 +10.4% 1 - $1,214 - - n/a - - n/a $17,351 10
7 80 Army of Crime Lorb. $4,367 -46.1% 2 -1 $2,184 - - n/a - - n/a $19,021 2
8 94 The Sicilian Girl MBox $1,378 +18.4% 3 +1 $459 3 +1 $459 7 +4 $197 $21,033 4
9 105 Spoken Word Vari. $516 -80.8% 2 -1 $258 2 -1 $258 3 -2 $172 $23,746 6
10 86 Around a Small Mountain CGld $3,604 - 3 - $1,201 3 - $1,201 10 - $360 $24,557 6
11 - Here and There CP $983 - 2 - $492 - - n/a - - n/a $26,873 16
12 79 The Nature of Existence WS $4,527 +1,885.5% 2 +1 $2,264 2 +1 $2,264 8 +4 $566 $42,518 11
13 49 Centurion Magn. $42,826 - 12 - $3,569 12 - $3,569 60 - $714 $42,826 1
14 78 Le Amiche (re-issue) FDesk $4,980 -48.7% 1 - $4,980 - - n/a - - n/a $43,783 11
15 67 Soul Kitchen IFC $12,224 -41.6% 9 +7 $1,358 9 +7 $1,358 41 +31 $298 $44,388 2
16 - Cropsey CP $1,211 +260.4% 4 - $303 - - n/a - - n/a $46,518 13
17 92 Dogtooth Kino $1,453 +819.6% 1 - $1,453 1 - $1,453 - -1 n/a $47,304 10
18 103 Tales from Earthsea BV $589 -94.1% 1 -4 $589 1 -4 $589 6 -50 $98 $48,043 3
19 - Feed the Fish Strand $829 -35.6% 1 - $829 - - n/a - - n/a $48,719 18
20 81 Patrik, Age 1.5 Reg. $4,275 -75.9% 4 -5 $1,069 4 -5 $1,069 10 -23 $428 $50,990 9
21 97 Orlando (re-issue) SPC $1,079 +38.5% 3 -2 $360 - - n/a - - n/a $55,412 6
22 108 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Undead Indic. $250 -5.7% 1 - $250 - - n/a - - n/a $66,901 13
23 98 Kisses Osci. $1,067 -76.5% 2 -4 $534 2 -8 $534 4 -26 $267 $81,313 7
24 57 A Film Unfinished Osci. $20,296 -40.4% 5 +1 $4,059 10 +6 $2,030 20 -1 $1,015 $91,498 2
25 110 Everyone Else CGld $160 -91.4% 1 - $160 - - n/a - - n/a $92,859 21
26 90 The Cremaster Cycle (re-issue) ICir $1,702 - 1 - $1,702 - - n/a - - n/a $97,558 20
27 107 Kings of the Evening Indic. $350 -34.6% 1 - $350 - - n/a - - n/a $98,682 12
28 52 The Tillman Story Wein. $31,670 -39.3% 5 +1 $6,334 5 +1 $6,334 76 +6 $417 $108,085 2
29 96 Ran (2010 re-issue) Rialto $1,169 -55.8% 1 - $1,169 - - n/a - - n/a $111,132 30
30 101 Stonewall Uprising FRun $732 +632.0% 1 - $732 - - n/a - - n/a $119,407 11
31 68 The Disappearance of Alice Creed Anch. $10,506 -32.0% 7 -1 $1,501 10 +2 $1,051 87 - $121 $129,201 4
32 75 Winnebago Man Kino $7,447 -35.4% 7 - $1,064 7 -3 $1,064 15 -5 $496 $131,700 8
33 54 Lebanon SPC $28,016 -17.5% 14 -1 $2,001 14 -1 $2,001 52 -10 $539 $143,140 4
34 58 La Soga 7-57 $16,988 -53.2% 12 -8 $1,416 12 -8 $1,416 130 -140 $131 $144,432 3
35 - House (re-release) Jan. $2,509 -6.8% 2 - $1,255 - - n/a - - n/a $150,000 0
36 37 Mesrine: Killer Instinct MBox $152,873 - 28 - $5,460 30 - $5,096 120 - $1,274 $152,873 1
37 41 What If... 5&2 $97,918 +96.7% 55 +32 $1,780 60 +37 $1,632 240 +131 $408 $162,768 2
38 106 Crude FRun $499 - 1 - $499 - - n/a - - n/a $170,295 30
39 65 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arth. $13,781 -42.4% 5 +1 $2,756 10 +6 $1,378 20 - $689 $173,314 6
40 33 Nick Saban: Gamechanger FLF $188,786 - 26 - $7,261 30 - $6,293 120 - $1,573 $188,786 1
41 64 Life During Wartime IFC $14,348 -24.5% 14 -1 $1,025 14 -6 $1,025 50 - $287 $242,591 6
42 100 Countdown to Zero Magn. $1,011 -82.9% 4 -2 $253 4 -6 $253 11 -9 $92 $251,728 6
43 83 Breathless (2010 re-issue) Rialto $4,228 -59.7% 4 -2 $1,057 4 -6 $1,057 20 -20 $211 $283,627 14
44 71 Mademoiselle Chambon Lorb. $8,970 -34.3% 11 -1 $815 11 -1 $815 30 - $299 $307,420 14
45 55 The Extra Man Magn. $26,107 -56.5% 24 -9 $1,088 24 -9 $1,088 75 -48 $348 $334,664 5
46 109 Metropolis (2010 re-issue) Kino $250 -79.2% 2 +1 $125 - - n/a - - n/a $348,290 17
47 48 The Wildest Dream NGE $51,060 -7.2% 21 +4 $2,431 - - n/a - - n/a $349,362 4
48 77 Wild Grass SPC $6,314 -37.2% 10 -9 $631 10 -9 $631 20 -38 $316 $351,731 10
49 47 The Concert Wein. $52,199 -1.9% 20 - $2,610 20 - $2,610 210 -30 $249 $370,281 5
50 39 Animal Kingdom SPC $123,594 +21.8% 39 +17 $3,169 40 +18 $3,090 170 +67 $727 $372,511 3
51 82 Ondine Magn. $4,267 +85.8% 4 -1 $1,067 4 -1 $1,067 10 -2 $427 $530,481 13
52 76 Agora NM $6,363 -73.9% 9 -2 $707 10 -1 $636 20 -10 $318 $555,852 14
53 34 Cairo Time IFC $182,409 +38.4% 49 +17 $3,723 50 +18 $3,648 220 +70 $829 $604,738 4
54 88 Mid-August Lunch Zeit. $1,969 -67.9% 2 -3 $985 2 -8 $985 - -10 n/a $669,813 24
55 42 Flipped WB $70,388 +41.6% 26 -3 $2,707 30 +1 $2,346 326 +82 $216 $671,109 4
56 45 Peepli Live UTV $60,265 -63.0% 45 -25 $1,339 50 -22 $1,205 480 -345 $126 $704,775 3
57 99 Princess Kaiulani RAtt. $1,045 -10.5% 1 - $1,045 - - n/a - - n/a $871,869 16
58 91 Mother and Child SPC $1,665 -21.1% 4 -9 $416 4 -9 $416 10 -20 $167 $1,098,396 17
59 50 Restrepo NGE $40,812 -31.1% 37 -7 $1,103 40 -4 $1,020 130 -30 $314 $1,123,818 10
60 72 Micmacs SPC $8,698 +2.4% 13 -11 $669 13 -11 $669 30 -20 $290 $1,187,751 14
61 25 Mao's Last Dancer Gold. $299,691 +50.1% 75 +42 $3,996 80 +46 $3,746 320 +173 $937 $1,193,813 2
62 62 Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky SPC $15,339 -62.6% 28 -19 $548 30 -20 $511 60 -60 $256 $1,489,777 12
63 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
64 66 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $12,769 -34.0% 9 -1 $1,419 10 - $1,277 20 - $638 $3,200,414 20
65 17 Get Low SPC $1,640,176 +129.8% 570 +424 $2,878 570 +420 $2,878 2,560 +1,880 $641 $3,633,451 5
66 11 Avatar: Special Edition Fox $4,007,750 - 812 - $4,936 900 - $4,453 9,220 - $435 $4,007,750 1
67 53 Please Give SPC $29,840 +141.0% 45 +27 $663 50 +30 $597 140 +90 $213 $4,010,320 18
68 63 Solitary Man Anch. $14,826 -37.0% 19 - $780 20 - $741 160 -30 $93 $4,317,528 15
69 44 I Am Love Magn. $64,776 -42.4% 52 -31 $1,246 52 -31 $1,246 142 -68 $456 $4,535,786 11
70 38 Winter's Bone RAtt. $146,921 -30.7% 119 -12 $1,235 120 -11 $1,224 1,100 -150 $134 $5,432,117 12
71 26 The Girl Who Played with Fire MBox $296,518 -21.1% 176 +5 $1,685 180 +9 $1,647 530 -20 $559 $6,184,326 8
72 74 The Secret in Their Eyes SPC $7,497 -20.4% 13 +4 $577 13 +3 $577 30 - $250 $6,330,411 20
73 102 City Island Anch. $649 -62.5% 1 -3 $649 1 -3 $649 8 -22 $81 $6,670,712 24
74 59 Cyrus FoxS $16,261 -51.8% 32 -24 $508 32 -28 $508 240 -170 $68 $7,353,115 11
75 56 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo MBox $22,580 -46.1% 29 -12 $779 30 -11 $753 60 -32 $376 $9,980,956 24
76 29 Hubble 3D WB $263,530 -24.7% 151 - $1,745 151 - $1,745 1,040 -110 $253 $14,558,691 24
77 9 The Switch Mira. $4,583,481 -45.7% 2,017 +5 $2,272 2,017 +5 $2,272 27,600 -700 $166 $16,410,009 2
78 8 Nanny McPhee Returns Uni. $4,714,215 -43.9% 2,798 +14 $1,685 2,800 - $1,684 36,600 -1,100 $129 $16,991,285 2
79 12 Lottery Ticket WB $3,854,303 -63.8% 1,974 +1 $1,953 2,200 - $1,752 30,600 -2,100 $126 $17,284,641 2
80 10 Piranha 3D W/Dim. $4,302,878 -57.4% 2,491 +21 $1,727 2,600 - $1,655 36,700 -2,900 $117 $18,266,889 2
81 21 The Kids Are All Right Focus $522,172 -36.2% 342 -62 $1,527 342 -68 $1,527 3,510 -770 $149 $19,149,701 8
82 2 The Last Exorcism LGF $20,366,613 - 2,874 - $7,087 3,500 - $5,819 50,600 - $403 $20,366,613 1
83 1 Takers SGem $20,512,304 - 2,206 - $9,298 2,600 - $7,889 35,300 - $581 $20,512,304 1
84 46 Under the Sea 3D WB $54,107 -26.9% 16 - $3,382 20 - $2,705 120 +4 $451 $23,983,859 81
85 24 Ramona and Beezus Fox $320,050 -20.6% 354 -34 $904 360 -30 $889 3,050 -480 $105 $24,817,355 6
86 14 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Uni. $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
87 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
88 31 Charlie St. Cloud Uni. $213,100 -55.2% 333 -314 $640 333 -317 $640 2,970 -2,370 $72 $30,749,875 5
89 51 Marmaduke Fox $40,285 -50.0% 66 -56 $610 70 -52 $576 589 -621 $68 $33,566,226 13
90 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
91 18 Step Up 3-D BV $1,227,816 -61.0% 901 -691 $1,363 920 -780 $1,335 8,780 -9,720 $140 $39,715,304 4
92 20 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore WB $675,231 -60.3% 823 -757 $820 850 -750 $794 7,300 -7,000 $92 $41,279,244 5
93 70 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $10,133 -6.2% 2 - $5,067 2 - $5,067 10 - $1,013 $43,642,326 235
94 36 Predators Fox $153,035 -23.6% 187 -47 $818 190 -50 $805 1,520 -260 $101 $51,619,022 8
95 4 Eat Pray Love Sony $6,815,555 -43.7% 3,108 +26 $2,193 3,300 -400 $2,065 36,300 -6,100 $188 $60,531,326 3
96 28 The Sorcerer's Apprentice BV $264,319 -44.5% 312 -160 $847 312 -160 $847 880 -460 $300 $61,075,278 7
97 16 Dinner for Schmucks P/DW $1,779,540 -49.5% 1,501 -648 $1,186 1,501 -699 $1,186 13,500 -7,600 $132 $69,204,372 5
98 35 Knight & Day Fox $182,311 -30.0% 229 -48 $796 230 -50 $793 1,940 -750 $94 $75,986,164 10
99 43 The A-Team Fox $66,992 -38.2% 92 -59 $728 92 -60 $728 650 -788 $103 $77,096,459 12
100 104 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $518 -38.8% 1 - $518 1 - $518 1 - $518 $81,970,006 437
101 3 The Expendables LGF $9,527,937 -43.8% 3,398 +128 $2,804 3,700 -400 $2,575 47,300 -9,000 $201 $82,040,183 3
102 40 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time BV $106,901 -38.7% 157 -29 $681 160 -40 $668 530 -210 $202 $90,586,623 14
103 69 Date Night Fox $10,205 -32.1% 13 -10 $785 13 -10 $785 40 -30 $255 $98,700,494 21
104 5 The Other Guys Sony $6,285,712 -38.2% 3,181 -291 $1,976 3,300 -400 $1,905 38,700 -7,300 $162 $99,018,172 4
105 15 Salt Sony $1,883,890 -44.8% 1,168 -626 $1,613 1,200 -600 $1,570 11,300 -6,300 $167 $113,260,644 6
106 23 The Last Airbender Par. $418,754 +122.0% 306 +83 $1,368 350 +120 $1,196 3,690 +1,640 $113 $130,590,256 9
107 27 Grown Ups Sony $267,350 -37.4% 263 -161 $1,017 270 -154 $990 2,320 -1,310 $115 $159,372,006 10
108 30 The Karate Kid Sony $248,539 -34.3% 255 -59 $975 270 -70 $921 2,540 -630 $98 $175,908,763 12
109 13 Despicable Me Uni. $2,859,680 -38.7% 1,833 -403 $1,560 1,900 -500 $1,505 19,300 -6,000 $148 $236,276,085 8
110 32 Shrek Forever After P/DW $192,638 -30.6% 207 -25 $931 220 -54 $876 2,320 -779 $83 $238,053,790 15
111 7 Inception WB $4,876,356 -37.8% 2,070 -331 $2,356 2,200 -500 $2,217 21,000 -5,000 $232 $270,519,920 7
112 22 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Sum. $514,653 -9.2% 476 -81 $1,081 510 -50 $1,009 4,810 +250 $107 $298,027,752 9
113 19 Toy Story 3 BV $1,010,710 -33.6% 600 -130 $1,685 620 -130 $1,630 5,780 -1,200 $175 $405,659,221 11
TOTALS:$114,807,532-10.6%44,075+263$2,60546,669-331$2,460538,481-8,266$213 
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