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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 40 Samsara Osci. $139,407 +82.9% 9 +7 $15,490 9 - $15,490 92 - $1,515 $257,656 2
2 29 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $393,890 +472.5% 29 +28 $13,582 29 - $13,582 287 - $1,372 $483,106 2
3 44 Flying Swords of Dragon Gate IM $127,709 - 15 - $8,514 20 - $6,385 140 - $912 $127,709 1
4 39 For a Good Time, Call... Focus $186,689 - 23 - $8,117 30 - $6,223 540 - $346 $186,689 1
5 1 The Possession LGF $21,078,840 - 2,816 - $7,485 3,100 - $6,800 58,200 - $362 $21,078,840 1
6 22 Robot & Frank Gold. $917,966 +223.1% 144 +98 $6,375 150 - $6,120 1,310 - $701 $1,366,211 3
7 76 Little Birds MNE $6,351 - 1 - $6,351 1 - $6,351 12 - $529 $8,691 1
8 71 Neighboring Sounds CGld $12,445 -1.7% 2 - $6,223 - - n/a - - n/a $32,240 2
9 78 Teddy Bear FM $6,200 +15.1% 1 -1 $6,200 - - n/a - - n/a $16,138 2
10 38 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $187,953 +55.1% 32 +3 $5,874 32 - $5,874 307 - $612 $741,254 6
11 68 Chicken with Plums SPC $14,486 +121.9% 3 +1 $4,829 3 - $4,829 35 - $414 $103,362 3
12 56 Little White Lies MPI $56,330 +119.6% 12 +9 $4,694 12 - $4,694 149 - $378 $93,637 2
13 2 Lawless Wein. $12,872,548 - 2,888 - $4,457 3,000 - $4,291 51,600 - $249 $15,014,995 1
14 8 2016 Obama's America RM $7,518,204 +15.5% 1,747 +656 $4,303 1,800 +1,800 $4,177 33,400 +33,400 $225 $20,685,234 8
15 66 Side By Side Trib. $16,087 - 4 - $4,022 4 - $4,022 6 - $2,681 $28,592 3
16 35 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB $205,154 +51.1% 52 - $3,945 52 +52 $3,945 540 +540 $380 $8,278,720 20
17 67 The Ambassador Drft. $15,758 - 4 - $3,940 4 - $3,940 20 - $788 $17,539 1
18 58 Bullet Vanishes CL $54,992 - 14 - $3,928 14 - $3,928 135 - $407 $54,992 1
19 51 Compliance Magn. $70,326 +57.2% 19 +9 $3,701 20 - $3,516 143 - $492 $181,784 3
20 7 The Dark Knight Rises WB $7,997,311 +10.7% 2,187 -419 $3,657 2,500 +2,500 $3,199 27,600 +27,600 $290 $433,311,261 7
21 81 Somewhere Between Long Shot $3,548 -54.5% 1 - $3,548 1 - $3,548 6 - $591 $16,120 2
22 82 Unforgivable Strand $3,443 -2.9% 1 -1 $3,443 1 - $3,443 4 - $861 $122,289 10
23 3 The Expendables 2 LGF $11,455,180 -14.7% 3,334 -21 $3,436 3,500 +3,500 $3,273 59,900 +59,900 $191 $68,814,085 3
24 6 The Odd Life of Timothy Green BV $8,564,208 +20.2% 2,635 +37 $3,250 2,700 +2,700 $3,172 44,900 +44,900 $191 $38,441,566 3
25 53 Mugamoodi UTV $67,575 - 21 - $3,218 21 - $3,218 260 - $260 $67,575 1
26 65 Beloved (2012) IFC $18,973 +23.1% 6 -1 $3,162 6 - $3,162 42 - $452 $82,051 3
27 48 The Imposter IM $96,015 +19.4% 31 +7 $3,097 31 - $3,097 100 - $960 $514,483 8
28 4 The Bourne Legacy Uni. $9,314,725 -0.2% 3,131 -523 $2,975 3,300 +3,300 $2,823 43,900 +43,900 $212 $98,313,165 4
29 27 The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Wein. $501,633 +42.8% 172 -22 $2,916 172 +172 $2,916 2,510 +2,510 $200 $8,152,107 15
30 5 ParaNorman Focus $8,833,439 +2.2% 3,085 -370 $2,863 5,000 +5,000 $1,767 51,200 +51,200 $173 $40,312,625 3
31 84 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $2,814 +239.0% 1 -2 $2,814 1 - $2,814 - - n/a $79,080 12
32 45 2 Days in New York Magn. $116,348 +21.9% 42 +2 $2,770 42 - $2,770 280 - $416 $443,224 4
33 25 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $698,222 +50.8% 267 +55 $2,615 270 +270 $2,586 3,930 +3,930 $178 $9,788,161 10
34 86 Free Men FM $2,598 +63.7% 1 - $2,598 - - n/a - - n/a $53,810 13
35 10 Hope Springs Sony $6,143,923 +7.3% 2,441 +39 $2,517 2,500 +2,500 $2,458 37,100 +37,100 $166 $53,500,430 4
36 9 The Campaign WB $7,209,263 -3.5% 2,941 -361 $2,451 3,000 +3,000 $2,403 44,200 +44,200 $163 $74,783,927 4
37 34 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $211,480 +10.6% 87 +2 $2,431 90 - $2,350 460 - $460 $1,848,528 7
38 18 The Amazing Spider-Man Sony $1,211,149 +146.2% 501 +83 $2,417 620 +620 $1,953 6,760 +6,760 $179 $259,811,206 9
39 28 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $457,013 +13.7% 197 -135 $2,320 200 +200 $2,285 2,320 +2,320 $197 $44,320,081 15
40 11 Premium Rush Sony $5,152,473 -14.6% 2,255 - $2,285 2,300 +2,300 $2,240 44,300 +44,300 $116 $13,507,670 2
41 62 The Well-Digger's Daughter KL $31,471 +69.8% 14 +4 $2,248 - - n/a - - n/a $250,188 7
42 49 Farewell My Queen Cohen $76,725 -3.9% 36 -28 $2,131 40 - $1,918 220 - $349 $1,203,522 8
43 79 Monsieur Lazhar (U.S.-only) MBox $4,239 +131.3% 2 -1 $2,120 2 - $2,120 6 - $707 $2,000,920 21
44 77 360 Magn. $6,205 -16.7% 3 -9 $2,068 3 - $2,068 15 - $414 $87,026 5
45 80 The Good Doctor Magn. $4,106 - 2 - $2,053 2 - $2,053 20 - $205 $4,106 1
46 37 To Rome with Love SPC $191,964 -1.3% 94 -127 $2,042 94 - $2,042 470 - $408 $16,169,650 11
47 73 Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai Trib. $7,818 - 4 - $1,955 - - n/a - - n/a $60,201 7
48 54 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $64,264 +36.1% 33 - $1,947 33 +33 $1,947 280 +280 $230 $20,781,908 74
49 69 Oslo, August 31st Strand $13,461 +1,415.9% 7 +6 $1,923 10 - $1,346 40 - $337 $91,183 15
50 14 Sparkle (2012) TriS $2,324,876 -41.6% 1,257 -987 $1,850 1,300 +1,300 $1,788 15,900 +15,900 $146 $22,251,721 3
51 47 Cosmopolis EOne $115,753 -25.1% 65 +2 $1,781 70 +70 $1,654 960 +960 $121 $632,841 3
52 17 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $1,819,841 +3.9% 1,036 -514 $1,757 1,200 +1,200 $1,517 11,100 +11,100 $164 $156,152,655 8
53 43 Joker UTV $127,455 - 74 - $1,722 80 - $1,593 1,180 - $108 $127,455 1
54 20 Ted Uni. $959,310 +1.3% 561 -222 $1,710 570 +570 $1,683 5,910 +5,910 $162 $216,124,215 10
55 23 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted P/DW $863,089 +42.5% 505 +131 $1,709 580 +580 $1,488 6,650 +6,650 $130 $214,772,538 13
56 52 Red Hook Summer Vari. $69,646 -12.9% 41 +12 $1,699 41 - $1,699 320 - $218 $261,893 4
57 16 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $2,000,900 -10.9% 1,204 -761 $1,662 1,204 +1,204 $1,662 12,700 +12,700 $158 $45,768,488 5
58 83 Union Square Da. $3,191 +321.0% 2 - $1,596 2 - $1,596 20 - $160 $44,830 8
59 21 Celeste and Jesse Forever SPC $923,958 +219.8% 586 +471 $1,577 590 - $1,566 5,370 - $172 $2,079,790 5
60 30 Step Up Revolution LG/S $354,708 -28.2% 236 -192 $1,503 260 +260 $1,364 3,020 +3,020 $117 $34,237,030 6
61 46 Ruby Sparks FoxS $115,878 -29.1% 78 -57 $1,486 80 +80 $1,448 960 +960 $121 $2,295,968 6
62 13 Marvel's The Avengers BV $2,473,944 +2,045.0% 1,705 +1,582 $1,451 2,000 - $1,237 14,900 - $166 $620,323,837 18
63 19 Total Recall (2012) Sony $1,087,494 -38.2% 756 -820 $1,438 760 +760 $1,431 6,780 +6,780 $160 $56,957,119 5
64 31 The Watch Fox $270,983 +17.5% 195 -55 $1,390 200 +200 $1,355 2,560 +2,560 $106 $33,805,183 6
65 61 Bernie MNE $35,879 -20.5% 26 -26 $1,380 30 +30 $1,196 260 +260 $138 $9,168,139 19
66 85 Easy Money (2012) Wein. $2,744 -67.5% 2 -3 $1,372 2 +2 $1,372 31 +31 $89 $187,445 8
67 32 MIB 3 Sony $252,356 +5.3% 186 -46 $1,357 220 - $1,147 2,968 - $85 $178,856,554 15
68 93 Breathing KL $1,344 - 1 - $1,344 - - n/a - - n/a $1,344 1
69 - General Education PHP $3,930 +1,293.6% 3 +2 $1,310 3 +3 $1,310 40 +40 $98 $4,754 2
70 33 Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection LGF $234,064 +289.5% 179 +73 $1,308 180 +180 $1,300 2,630 +2,630 $89 $65,304,462 10
71 63 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $23,205 -33.1% 18 -19 $1,289 20 - $1,160 100 - $232 $428,220 6
72 42 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel FoxS $129,510 +39.5% 105 -7 $1,233 110 +110 $1,177 990 +990 $131 $45,957,506 18
73 15 Brave BV $2,055,937 +297.8% 1,708 +1,256 $1,204 1,900 +1,900 $1,082 17,400 +17,400 $118 $232,430,114 11
74 12 Hit and Run ORF $3,261,457 -27.9% 2,870 - $1,136 2,900 +2,900 $1,125 42,000 +42,000 $78 $10,730,847 2
75 59 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Fox $53,971 +2.4% 49 -26 $1,101 50 +50 $1,079 640 +640 $84 $37,473,371 11
76 70 The Day Anch. $12,939 - 12 - $1,078 12 - $1,078 275 - $47 $15,663 1
77 60 Safety Not Guaranteed FD $51,670 +8.1% 48 -6 $1,076 50 +50 $1,033 510 +510 $101 $3,832,060 13
78 57 Prometheus Fox $56,244 -3.1% 55 -36 $1,023 60 +60 $937 560 +560 $100 $126,386,757 13
79 - Elena Zeit. $2,017 +56.8% 2 +1 $1,009 2 - $1,009 - - n/a $212,477 16
80 24 The Apparition WB $789,413 -72.2% 810 - $975 810 +810 $975 14,810 +14,810 $53 $4,408,272 2
81 41 Snow White and the Huntsman Uni. $134,420 -13.4% 143 -51 $940 143 +143 $940 1,600 +1,600 $84 $155,111,815 14
82 88 Klown Drft. $1,859 +21.7% 2 -1 $930 - - n/a - - n/a $65,778 6
83 90 The Magic of Belle Isle Magn. $1,777 -24.6% 2 -5 $889 2 - $889 9 - $197 $100,910 9
84 72 The Awakening (2012) Cohen $11,281 -43.6% 13 -18 $868 13 - $868 111 - $102 $172,138 3
85 92 Where Do We Go Now? SPC $1,680 -31.7% 2 -4 $840 2 - $840 9 - $187 $530,887 17
86 75 Take This Waltz Magn. $7,125 -18.5% 9 -8 $792 10 - $713 41 - $174 $1,207,343 10
87 87 Kumare KL $2,268 -51.1% 3 -3 $756 3 - $756 - - n/a $105,876 11
88 36 Magic Mike WB $194,176 -15.0% 268 -87 $725 270 +270 $719 2,540 +2,540 $76 $113,427,040 10
89 55 Savages (2012) Uni. $59,045 +129.4% 82 -35 $720 82 +82 $720 840 +840 $70 $47,307,550 9
90 74 Neil Young Journeys SPC $7,601 +32.6% 11 -2 $691 11 - $691 50 - $152 $187,705 10
91 64 Nitro Circus the Movie 3D ArcEnt $20,129 -73.2% 31 -99 $649 40 +40 $503 320 +320 $63 $3,345,818 4
92 50 The Hunger Games LGF $75,946 -33.9% 145 -44 $524 150 +150 $506 1,400 +1,400 $54 $407,999,255 24
93 94 This is Not a Film PalT $481 - 1 - $481 - - n/a - - n/a $70,495 26
94 91 Hysteria SPC $1,730 -66.9% 4 -4 $433 4 - $433 18 - $96 $1,774,747 16
95 26 Oogieloves In The BIG Balloon Adventure KVP $610,056 - 2,160 - $282 2,200 - $277 29,500 - $21 $835,644 1
96 89 Hermano MBox $1,797 -90.5% 8 -41 $225 10 - $180 40 - $45 $28,802 2
97 95 The Invisible War Cdgm. $123 -94.1% 1 -3 $123 1 - $123 2 - $62 $57,742 11
98 96 The Day He Arrives CGld $108 - 1 - $108 - - n/a - - n/a $11,819 20
TOTALS:$133,952,229+36.2%48,608+5,420$2,75652,946+4,120$2,530725,763+187,356$185 
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