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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 2 The Bourne Legacy Uni. $17,057,385 -55.3% 3,753 +8 $4,545 5,400 -500 $3,159 63,400 -7,800 $269 $69,618,465 2
2 1 The Expendables 2 LGF $28,591,370 - 3,316 - $8,622 4,500 - $6,354 62,100 - $460 $28,591,370 1
3 4 The Campaign WB $13,127,289 -50.6% 3,255 +50 $4,033 4,100 -100 $3,202 58,000 -4,300 $226 $51,435,826 2
4 3 ParaNorman Focus $14,087,050 - 3,429 - $4,108 5,900 - $2,388 51,100 - $276 $14,087,050 1
5 7 The Odd Life of Timothy Green BV $10,822,903 - 2,598 - $4,166 2,700 - $4,008 37,900 - $286 $15,100,918 1
6 6 The Dark Knight Rises WB $11,011,349 -42.0% 3,157 -533 $3,488 4,000 -1,900 $2,753 37,000 -19,800 $298 $409,787,260 5
7 5 Sparkle (2012) TriS $11,643,342 - 2,244 - $5,189 2,800 - $4,158 36,800 - $316 $11,643,342 1
8 8 Hope Springs Sony $9,111,529 -37.8% 2,361 - $3,859 2,600 - $3,504 35,400 -1,500 $257 $35,063,321 2
9 9 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $3,834,737 -52.1% 2,737 -664 $1,401 2,800 -1,100 $1,370 32,900 -20,000 $117 $38,747,058 3
10 10 Total Recall (2012) Sony $3,472,829 -56.7% 2,434 -1,167 $1,427 2,500 -2,500 $1,389 26,100 -36,100 $133 $51,755,272 3
11 11 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $3,005,507 -52.9% 2,274 -829 $1,322 2,700 -1,300 $1,113 23,100 -13,600 $130 $150,191,923 6
12 12 Ted Uni. $1,543,080 -52.1% 1,169 -1,039 $1,320 1,200 -1,008 $1,286 9,100 -12,500 $170 $213,064,385 8
13 15 Step Up Revolution LG/S $1,040,170 -64.6% 905 -993 $1,149 1,070 -1,530 $972 7,960 -13,040 $131 $32,776,588 4
14 16 Brave BV $815,785 -54.7% 641 -618 $1,273 680 -620 $1,200 5,810 -5,290 $140 $229,121,303 9
15 18 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted P/DW $708,023 +68.0% 406 +100 $1,744 520 +190 $1,362 5,460 +2,490 $130 $212,684,700 11
16 17 The Amazing Spider-Man Sony $758,807 -64.2% 598 -987 $1,269 660 -1,140 $1,150 4,850 -8,050 $156 $257,435,325 7
17 23 Nitro Circus the Movie 3D ArcEnt $312,790 -73.6% 424 -376 $738 440 -410 $711 3,700 -8,790 $85 $3,077,961 2
18 21 The Watch Fox $502,413 -77.4% 513 -1,950 $979 520 -1,980 $966 3,530 -23,070 $142 $33,062,599 4
19 24 MIB 3 Sony $303,756 -40.2% 258 -37 $1,177 310 -50 $980 3,290 -600 $92 $178,127,919 13
20 19 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $563,293 -22.1% 236 -50 $2,387 240 -50 $2,347 2,728 -1,062 $206 $8,110,969 8
21 20 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $503,385 -18.1% 282 -165 $1,785 282 -168 $1,785 2,670 -2,000 $189 $42,966,193 13
22 13 2016 Obama's America RM $1,244,698 +292.3% 169 +108 $7,365 170 +109 $7,322 2,520 +2,220 $494 $2,028,067 6
23 30 The Hunger Games LGF $204,955 -36.8% 230 -30 $891 260 -50 $788 2,460 -440 $83 $407,688,212 22
24 25 Ruby Sparks FoxS $301,226 -32.0% 218 -43 $1,382 220 -41 $1,369 2,420 -1,300 $124 $1,796,597 4
25 28 Snow White and the Huntsman Uni. $208,615 -24.0% 244 -29 $855 244 -36 $855 2,230 -360 $94 $154,660,660 12
26 22 The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Wein. $366,655 -2.3% 194 - $1,890 200 +5 $1,833 2,220 -136 $165 $6,898,741 13
27 31 Magic Mike WB $199,389 -52.8% 255 -195 $782 260 -190 $767 1,830 -1,230 $109 $112,720,182 8
28 35 Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection LGF $112,655 -60.8% 199 -165 $566 200 -164 $563 1,710 -1,610 $66 $64,958,425 8
29 14 Ek Tha Tiger Yash $1,139,340 - 120 - $9,495 140 - $8,138 1,580 - $721 $1,484,404 1
30 46 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $62,668 -55.3% 140 -62 $448 150 -90 $418 1,230 -1,040 $51 $25,240,988 7
31 38 Savages (2012) Uni. $104,720 -57.2% 154 -164 $680 154 -166 $680 1,210 -1,240 $87 $47,057,935 7
32 44 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Fox $73,292 -19.0% 105 -25 $698 111 -29 $660 1,056 -254 $69 $37,307,111 9
33 36 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel FoxS $108,355 -35.5% 128 -56 $847 130 -54 $834 930 -480 $117 $45,592,328 16
34 43 Prometheus Fox $76,010 -31.5% 101 -40 $753 110 -40 $691 880 -310 $86 $126,195,339 11
35 47 Bernie MNE $62,219 -21.6% 71 -17 $876 71 -19 $876 710 -110 $88 $9,046,936 17
36 27 To Rome with Love SPC $244,287 -41.7% 160 -104 $1,527 160 -110 $1,527 450 -380 $543 $15,553,959 9
37 50 Safety Not Guaranteed FD $40,986 -32.3% 54 -19 $759 54 -19 $759 410 -210 $100 $3,683,593 11
38 32 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB $158,489 -23.7% 52 - $3,048 52 - $3,048 390 +20 $406 $7,656,274 18
39 34 Marvel's The Avengers BV $148,968 -45.0% 142 -78 $1,049 150 -80 $993 390 -230 $382 $617,595,391 16
40 41 The Awakening (2012) Cohen $95,933 - 70 - $1,370 70 - $1,370 335 - $286 $95,933 1
41 26 Celeste and Jesse Forever SPC $246,927 +97.5% 67 +49 $3,685 70 +51 $3,528 330 +225 $748 $615,488 3
42 29 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $208,444 -2.0% 77 -12 $2,707 80 -10 $2,606 260 -80 $802 $1,246,635 5
43 49 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $46,684 -24.7% 33 - $1,415 33 - $1,415 200 +20 $233 $20,580,463 72
44 40 Farewell My Queen Cohen $96,235 -2.9% 60 +2 $1,604 60 - $1,604 190 -30 $507 $966,200 6
45 33 Killer Joe LD $150,000 +2.7% 42 +6 $3,571 42 +2 $3,571 166 -14 $904 $664,000 4
46 62 People Like Us BV $17,308 -67.2% 54 -86 $321 54 -86 $321 140 -270 $124 $12,412,386 8
47 37 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $106,283 +67.8% 27 +12 $3,936 28 +8 $3,796 133 +63 $799 $309,359 4
48 48 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $49,103 -10.2% 31 +6 $1,584 31 +1 $1,584 100 - $491 $322,102 4
49 39 2 Days in New York Magn. $100,375 +319.2% 20 +18 $5,019 20 +18 $5,019 90 +80 $1,115 $144,055 2
50 66 Neil Young Journeys SPC $10,789 +83.1% 23 +9 $469 23 +9 $469 82 +42 $132 $163,864 8
51 42 The Imposter IM $83,631 +90.5% 19 +6 $4,402 20 +7 $4,182 80 +30 $1,045 $273,245 6
52 64 Easy Money (2012) Wein. $13,195 -27.2% 5 -2 $2,639 5 -2 $2,639 58 -25 $228 $165,786 6
53 61 Your Sister's Sister IFC $17,508 +9.3% 26 -7 $673 26 -7 $673 55 -35 $318 $1,573,712 10
54 59 Take This Waltz Magn. $18,365 +5.5% 24 -5 $765 24 -6 $765 50 -20 $367 $1,175,318 8
55 45 Cosmopolis EOne $70,339 - 3 - $23,446 3 - $23,446 42 - $1,675 $266,912 1
56 57 Red Hook Summer Vari. $23,280 -41.9% 9 +5 $2,587 9 +5 $2,587 41 +22 $568 $78,273 2
57 73 Trishna IFC $5,481 -11.3% 11 -2 $498 11 -2 $498 30 -10 $183 $234,432 6
58 - A Cat in Paris GK $3,208 -45.3% 7 -5 $458 10 -2 $321 30 -19 $107 $285,203 12
59 60 Painted Skin: The Resurrection WGUSA $17,791 - 6 - $2,965 6 - $2,965 29 - $613 $17,791 1
60 54 Under the Sea 3D WB $29,446 -24.0% 7 - $4,207 10 - $2,945 20 - $1,472 $30,779,133 184
61 67 360 Magn. $9,077 -5.9% 8 -1 $1,135 10 - $908 20 -10 $454 $64,539 3
62 68 Hysteria SPC $8,659 +49.8% 14 -2 $619 14 -6 $619 20 -20 $433 $1,761,961 14
63 71 Dark Horse BM&DH $5,909 +12.7% 6 -2 $985 10 - $591 20 - $295 $159,230 11
64 55 Beloved (2012) IFC $25,825 - 5 - $5,165 5 - $5,165 19 - $1,359 $25,825 1
65 74 Max et les Ferrailleurs (Max and the Junkmen) (2012 re-release) Rialto $4,675 -58.5% 1 - $4,675 1 - $4,675 15 - $312 $25,120 2
66 88 Iron Sky EOne $1,605 -68.0% 4 - $401 4 - $401 14 -12 $115 $32,639 4
67 52 Robot & Frank Gold. $35,539 - 2 - $17,770 2 - $17,770 12 - $2,962 $35,539 1
68 65 Chicken with Plums SPC $11,301 - 2 - $5,651 2 - $5,651 12 - $942 $53,477 1
69 58 Hubble 3D WB $48,808 -6.1% 13 -1 $3,754 13 -1 $3,754 10 - $4,881 $33,840,238 127
70 76 Kumare KL $4,061 -0.2% 3 -3 $1,354 3 -7 $1,354 10 - $406 $94,354 9
71 - Union Square Da. $3,064 +268.3% 2 - $1,532 2 - $1,532 10 +2 $306 $39,347 6
72 77 Monsieur Lazhar (U.S.-only) MBox $3,008 -64.8% 6 -4 $501 10 - $301 10 -10 $301 $1,991,201 19
73 80 Where Do We Go Now? SPC $2,442 +620.4% 5 +4 $488 10 +9 $244 10 +8 $244 $524,135 15
74 81 The Magic of Belle Isle Magn. $2,401 -67.4% 4 -4 $600 4 -6 $600 10 -10 $240 $94,610 7
75 87 Why Stop Now? IFC $1,641 - 3 - $547 3 - $547 10 - $164 $1,641 1
76 90 $upercapitalist Truly $1,110 -86.7% 1 - $1,110 1 - $1,110 6 +1 $185 $13,220 2
77 72 Death by China A23 $5,701 - 1 - $5,701 1 - $5,701 5 - $1,140 $5,701 1
78 89 The Salt of Life Zeit. $1,334 - 1 - $1,334 1 - $1,334 5 - $267 $317,060 23
79 93 You've Been Trumped ICir $906 -60.2% 2 - $453 2 - $453 5 -5 $181 $10,842 3
80 69 Side By Side Trib. $6,956 - 1 - $6,956 1 - $6,956 4 - $1,739 $6,956 1
81 101 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $24,985 -5.6% 2 - $12,493 2 - $12,493 2 +2 $12,493 $86,238,573 540
82 75 Meet the Fokkens KL $4,573 -40.0% 1 - $4,573 1 - $4,573 1 -5 $4,573 $19,667 2
83 98 The Invisible War Cdgm. $376 -39.3% 1 -1 $376 1 -1 $376 1 -2 $376 $54,208 9
84 102 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $31 - 1 - $31 1 - $31 1 - $31 $18,093,046 669
85 70 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $17,626 +30.3% 2 - $8,813 2 - $8,813 - -10 n/a $44,911,363 338
86 63 Compliance Magn. $16,427 - 1 - $16,427 1 - $16,427 - - n/a $16,427 1
87 79 Oslo, August 31st Strand $2,642 - 2 - $1,321 2 - $1,321 - - n/a $75,325 13
88 82 Elena Zeit. $2,304 -17.7% 2 -1 $1,152 2 -1 $1,152 - -10 n/a $208,667 14
89 83 Unforgivable Strand $2,236 -68.5% 2 -4 $1,118 2 -4 $1,118 - -22 n/a $112,592 8
90 84 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $2,172 -30.8% 3 - $724 3 - $724 - -6 n/a $2,550,508 24
91 86 Darling Companion SPC $1,749 +375.3% 3 -1 $583 3 -1 $583 - -10 n/a $793,352 18
92 91 5 Broken Cameras KL $1,078 +476.5% 1 - $1,078 1 - $1,078 - - n/a $65,118 12
93 97 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $384 -90.4% 1 -3 $384 1 -3 $384 - -10 n/a $75,308 10
94 99 China Heavyweight Zeit. $300 -7.7% 1 - $300 1 - $300 - - n/a $9,395 7
95 100 Nobody Else But You FRun $97 -93.4% 1 -1 $97 1 -1 $97 - -5 n/a $33,153 15
96 - Air Racers 3D 3D $61,234 -20.4% 10 - $6,123 - - n/a - - n/a $1,157,565 20
97 51 From Beneath Noct. $36,855 -22.6% 15 -3 $2,457 - - n/a - - n/a $119,763 2
98 53 The Well-Digger's Daughter KL $30,056 +50.7% 14 +1 $2,147 - - n/a - - n/a $180,897 5
99 56 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D $25,242 -35.7% 10 - $2,524 - - n/a - - n/a $5,984,039 117
100 78 Klown Drft. $2,663 -53.7% 5 -5 $533 - - n/a - - n/a $58,247 4
101 85 Grand Illusion (2012 re-release) Rialto $1,804 -36.6% 1 -1 $1,804 - - n/a - - n/a $144,082 15
102 92 The Graduate: 45th Anniversary Reunion Rialto $1,055 -4.4% 1 - $1,055 - - n/a - - n/a $43,185 19
103 - T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $920 -4.0% 1 - $920 - - n/a - - n/a $53,320,923 610
104 94 I Wish Magn. $788 -50.8% 3 - $263 - - n/a - - n/a $145,697 15
105 95 Turn Me On, Dammit! NYer $727 - 1 - $727 - - n/a - - n/a $121,114 21
106 96 Damsels in Distress SPC $670 +50.9% 2 - $335 - - n/a - - n/a $1,007,535 20
107 - The Deep Blue Sea MBox $498 +141.7% 1 - $498 - - n/a - - n/a $1,125,588 22
108 - The Devil, Probably (2012 re-release) FDesk $242 - 1 - $242 - - n/a - - n/a $25,120 30
109 - The Color Wheel APD/C $93 - 1 - $93 - - n/a - - n/a $17,095 14
TOTALS:$139,508,493-1.9%40,521+1,358$3,44349,516+717$2,817540,217+6,209$258 
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