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TWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
54 10 Years Anchor Bay Films 5,100 -46.3% 63 +20 100 63 +20 100 790 +139 n/a 22,800 3
99 Nitro Circus the Movie 3D Arc Entertainment 200 -23.0% 7 - n/a 8 -2 n/a 55 -13 n/a 433,700 8
86 Hellbound? Area23a 600 +9.8% 5 +1 100 10 +6 100 20 -1 n/a 1,500 2
93 Death by China Area23a 400 +595.7% 2 +1 200 2 +1 200 8 +8 n/a 3,400 7
7 Finding Nemo (3D) Buena Vista 518,700 -58.1% 2,639 -265 200 2,700 -800 200 31,400 -11,800 n/a 4,684,400 3
19 The Odd Life of Timothy Green Buena Vista 83,300 -58.0% 1,187 -565 100 1,200 -600 100 10,800 -5,700 n/a 6,389,600 7
26 Marvel's The Avengers Buena Vista 34,700 -42.0% 241 -49 100 310 -70 100 910 -200 n/a 80,113,100 22
37 Brave Buena Vista 17,900 - 114 - 200 120 - 100 380 - n/a 30,038,200 14
36 The Words CBS Films 19,000 -80.4% 278 -969 100 280 -967 100 2,381 -8,919 n/a 1,469,800 4
60 Vulgaria China Lion 4,000 - 16 - 200 20 - 200 80 - 100 4,000 1
96 Step Up to the Plate Cinema Guild 300 -79.5% 1 -5 300 - - n/a - - n/a 3,400 3
109 Neighboring Sounds Cinema Guild 100 -72.7% 2 - n/a - - n/a - - n/a 5,500 6
112 Planet of Snail Cinema Guild n/a - 1 - n/a 1 - n/a - - n/a 1,500 9
84 Farewell My Queen Cohen Media Group 700 -44.4% 12 -8 100 12 -8 100 30 -20 n/a 170,900 12
68 Backwards Dada Films 2,200 -26.5% 9 +4 200 9 +4 200 39 +19 100 6,500 2
95 Cosmopolis Entertainment One 300 -10.0% 5 -4 100 10 - n/a 50 -10 n/a 97,900 7
104 Iron Sky Entertainment One 100 - 3 - n/a 3 - n/a - - n/a 15,300 10
70 Safety Not Guaranteed FilmDistrict 1,600 -37.0% 34 -6 n/a 34 -6 n/a 240 -100 n/a 511,700 17
18 ParaNorman Focus Features 100,400 -66.7% 1,209 -408 100 1,500 -600 100 12,900 -3,900 n/a 6,932,500 7
48 Moonrise Kingdom Focus Features 8,500 -48.5% 82 -38 100 82 -38 100 640 -460 n/a 5,822,000 19
50 For a Good Time, Call... Focus Features 6,900 -63.7% 84 -21 100 84 -26 100 1,050 -320 n/a 154,900 5
10 Won't Back Down Fox 334,600 - 2,515 - 100 2,600 - 100 33,000 - n/a 334,600 1
24 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox 49,400 -28.8% 387 -33 100 440 -40 100 4,280 -70 n/a 20,447,400 12
29 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox 24,500 -42.4% 332 -42 100 332 -48 100 3,170 -350 n/a 6,174,100 9
59 The Watch Fox 4,200 -37.9% 46 -31 100 50 -30 100 420 -280 n/a 4,407,100 10
47 Beasts of the Southern Wild Fox Searchlight 8,900 -43.8% 69 -63 100 70 -62 100 549 -641 n/a 1,417,700 14
64 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Fox Searchlight 3,300 -38.0% 32 -15 100 32 -18 100 210 -110 n/a 5,953,000 22
71 Ruby Sparks Fox Searchlight 1,200 -52.7% 17 -26 100 20 -23 100 110 -200 n/a 321,100 10
79 Tales of the Night GKIDS 900 - 1 - 900 - - n/a - - n/a 1,400 1
74 Toys in the Attic Hannover House 1,000 +23.5% 6 - 200 10 - 100 80 -10 n/a 7,700 4
33 Sleepwalk with Me IFC 19,400 -34.6% 127 -8 200 130 -10 100 370 -90 100 241,200 6
51 Liberal Arts IFC 6,300 +27.3% 31 +11 200 31 +11 200 127 +37 n/a 19,300 3
69 How to Survive a Plague IFC 2,100 -42.8% 7 +3 300 7 +2 300 22 +1 100 7,300 2
- Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 1,400 +46.7% 1 - 1,400 1 - 1,400 1 - 1,400 11,101,300 546
81 The Waiting Room International Film Circuit 900 - 4 - 200 4 - 200 10 - 100 2,100 1
101 How to Grow a Band International Film Circuit 200 +330.5% 2 - 100 - - n/a - - n/a 2,500 25
106 You've Been Trumped International Film Circuit 100 +6.7% 2 -1 100 2 -1 100 3 +3 n/a 2,500 9
80 The Well-Digger's Daughter Kino Lorber 900 +272.6% 9 +4 100 - - n/a - - n/a 39,100 11
88 Radio Unnameable Kino Lorber 500 -36.7% 1 - 500 1 - 500 6 - 100 2,000 2
108 Headshot Kino Lorber 100 - 1 - 100 - - n/a - - n/a 100 1
111 5 Broken Cameras Kino Lorber n/a - 1 - n/a 1 - n/a 1 - n/a 9,100 18
65 Killer Joe LD Entertainment 3,300 -44.6% 42 -28 100 42 -28 100 120 -90 n/a 250,400 10
11 Dredd Lionsgate 303,900 -62.3% 2,557 +51 100 4,300 -100 100 36,500 -3,100 n/a 1,407,300 2
12 The Possession Lionsgate 175,100 -48.4% 1,618 -980 100 1,618 -982 100 14,800 -17,400 n/a 6,094,100 5
20 The Expendables 2 Lionsgate 67,400 -64.0% 815 -1,005 100 820 -1,000 100 6,890 -9,110 n/a 10,800,200 7
13 The Perks of Being a Wallflower Lionsgate/Summit 141,900 +383.4% 102 +98 1,400 160 +152 900 2,410 +2,274 100 183,600 2
49 Step Up Revolution Lionsgate/Summit 8,200 -54.8% 110 -72 100 110 -90 100 1,020 -860 n/a 4,506,100 10
58 The Cold Light of Day Lionsgate/Summit 4,300 -43.2% 104 -51 n/a 104 -56 n/a 1,020 -170 n/a 481,900 4
61 Detropia Loki Films 3,500 -17.5% 11 - 300 11 - 300 30 - 100 22,900 4
83 Somewhere Between Long Shot Factory 700 -49.0% 3 +1 200 3 +1 200 10 - 100 6,400 6
56 The Queen of Versailles Magnolia 4,800 -25.4% 38 -2 100 40 - 100 100 - n/a 293,700 11
77 Occupy Unmasked Magnolia 1,000 -81.6% 4 - 200 4 - 200 30 +5 n/a 6,700 2
78 2 Days in New York Magnolia 1,000 -48.5% 9 -9 100 10 -10 100 30 -20 n/a 77,300 8
82 Compliance Magnolia 800 -52.0% 15 -1 100 15 -5 100 29 -21 n/a 38,900 7
103 Rec 3: Genesis Magnolia 200 +3.3% 2 -1 100 - - n/a - - n/a 1,200 4
105 Bringing Up Bobby Monterey Media, Inc. 100 - 1 - 100 - - n/a - - n/a 100 1
- Little White Lies MPI Media Group 300 -11.5% - - n/a - - n/a - - n/a 24,100 6
72 Keep the Lights On Music Box Films 1,200 -59.1% 5 -3 200 5 -5 200 10 -20 100 22,100 4
113 Snowman's Land Music Box Films n/a - 1 - n/a 1 - n/a 1 - n/a 100 3
3 End of Watch Open Road Films 1,004,100 -40.6% 2,780 +50 400 3,000 - 300 39,200 -300 n/a 3,339,400 2
53 Hit and Run Open Road Films 5,300 -69.6% 132 -159 n/a 132 -159 n/a 960 -1,800 n/a 1,762,700 6
34 Samsara Oscilloscope Pictures 19,300 -21.8% 60 +1 300 60 +1 300 210 -34 100 179,500 6
73 Hello I Must Be Going Oscilloscope Pictures 1,100 -57.5% 11 -4 100 11 -4 100 40 -33 n/a 10,800 4
92 Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best Oscilloscope Pictures 400 -21.5% 3 +2 100 3 +2 100 10 - n/a 1,000 2
94 Bill W. Page 124 Productions 400 -65.1% 9 -12 n/a - - n/a - - n/a 82,900 20
63 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Paramount 3,400 -64.7% 40 -45 100 40 -50 100 290 -250 n/a 400,400 4
35 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Paramount (DreamWorks) 19,200 -33.3% 203 -37 100 220 -40 100 2,020 -430 n/a 27,775,900 17
5 House at the End of The Street Relativity 915,500 -42.0% 3,083 - 300 3,400 -200 300 44,600 -3,500 n/a 2,852,600 2
102 Grand Illusion (2012 re-release) Rialto 200 -66.0% 2 - 100 - - n/a - - n/a 20,700 21
14 Arbitrage Roadside Attractions 112,300 -26.5% 256 +12 400 260 +10 400 3,200 -110 n/a 657,400 3
114 Branded Roadside Attractions n/a -93.3% 1 -1 n/a 1 -1 n/a 3 -23 n/a 45,400 4
23 2016 Obama's America Rocky Mountain Pictures 52,900 -56.1% 575 -641 100 580 -636 100 1,920 -11,080 n/a 4,234,800 12
32 Last Ounce of Courage Rocky Mountain Pictures 20,400 -71.8% 297 -767 100 300 -800 100 880 -9,220 n/a 411,600 3
52 My Uncle Rafael Rocky Mountain Pictures 5,800 -59.0% 5 -9 1,200 6 -9 1,000 24 -201 200 23,400 2
41 Robot & Frank Samuel Goldwyn 12,800 -45.3% 111 -45 100 111 -49 100 343 -197 n/a 393,900 7
44 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Samuel Goldwyn 11,700 +42.4% 14 +11 800 15 +12 800 78 +58 100 24,900 2
75 Wild Horse Wild Ride Screen Media 1,000 -51.5% 8 -6 100 10 -4 100 20 -30 n/a 12,200 6
- The Prophet's Son Slater Brothers 1,000 - 1 - 1,000 - - n/a - - n/a 1,000 1
1 Hotel Transylvania Sony / Columbia 5,465,600 - 3,349 - 1,600 6,300 - 900 63,600 - 100 5,465,600 1
22 Hope Springs Sony / Columbia 54,700 -50.3% 691 -456 100 730 -470 100 5,920 -4,580 n/a 8,089,700 8
27 The Amazing Spider-Man Sony / Columbia 28,500 -10.3% 204 -49 100 220 -70 100 1,740 -746 n/a 33,646,000 13
31 Total Recall (2012) Sony / Columbia 20,600 -43.2% 239 -83 100 240 -82 100 2,200 -930 n/a 7,549,000 9
39 Premium Rush Sony / Columbia 17,000 -63.6% 208 -359 100 210 -360 100 1,640 -3,490 n/a 2,561,000 6
8 Resident Evil: Retribution Sony / Screen Gems 383,900 -55.4% 2,381 -635 200 3,700 -1,800 100 31,300 -21,200 n/a 4,973,200 3
43 Searching for Sugar Man Sony Classics 12,300 +2.2% 37 -1 300 37 -3 300 148 -12 100 169,500 10
57 To Rome with Love Sony Classics 4,600 -34.6% 23 -27 200 23 -27 200 50 -70 100 2,132,700 15
67 Celeste and Jesse Forever Sony Classics 2,400 -60.0% 34 -20 100 34 -20 100 70 -80 n/a 392,500 9
76 Chicken with Plums Sony Classics 1,000 -53.9% 9 -8 100 9 -11 100 29 -31 n/a 23,400 7
98 Neil Young Journeys Sony Classics 200 +148.7% 9 -2 n/a 10 -1 n/a 20 -10 n/a 26,800 14
90 17 Girls Strand 400 -21.4% 5 -5 100 10 - n/a 10 -20 n/a 1,400 2
100 Unforgivable Strand 200 +427.2% 1 - 200 1 - 200 5 +5 n/a 18,700 14
87 The Eye of the Storm Sycamore 500 -34.0% 2 -3 300 2 -3 300 7 -10 100 8,600 4
66 The Other Dream Team The Film Arcade 2,500 - 2 - 1,300 2 - 1,300 11 - 200 2,500 1
107 The Long Day Closes (2012 re-release) The Film Desk 100 - 1 - 100 - - n/a - - n/a 2,900 24
110 We Won't Grow Old Together (2012 re-release) The Film Desk n/a - 1 - n/a - - n/a - - n/a 1,300 10
2 Looper TriStar 2,673,700 - 2,992 - 900 3,900 - 700 47,700 - 100 2,673,700 1
42 Sparkle (2012) TriStar 12,500 -22.9% 220 +14 100 230 +20 100 2,480 +600 n/a 3,135,900 7
6 Pitch Perfect Universal 661,900 - 335 - 2,000 490 - 1,400 6,830 - 100 661,900 1
17 The Bourne Legacy Universal 100,600 -51.4% 824 -607 100 830 -601 100 7,190 -5,310 n/a 14,357,300 8
30 Ted Universal 22,600 -28.3% 225 -68 100 230 -70 100 1,950 -730 n/a 28,035,800 14
25 Barfi! UTV Communications 41,300 -50.1% 127 -3 300 130 - 300 1,280 -100 n/a 316,500 3
40 Thaandavam UTV Communications 16,600 - 45 - 400 50 - 300 370 - n/a 16,600 1
46 Heroine UTV Communications 9,700 -80.6% 97 -17 100 100 -20 100 810 -480 n/a 72,000 2
97 Husbands in Goa UTV Communications 300 -55.6% 4 -3 100 4 -3 100 20 -42 n/a 1,000 2
89 Red Hook Summer Variance Films 500 +17.5% 6 -1 100 10 - n/a 10 -10 n/a 42,500 8
91 Head Games Variance Films 400 +183.9% 3 +1 100 3 +1 100 - -10 n/a 600 2
28 Unconditional Veracity 27,400 -59.5% 231 -81 100 232 -80 100 783 -727 n/a 113,100 2
4 Trouble with the Curve Warner Bros. 935,400 -40.2% 3,212 - 300 3,500 -300 300 42,900 -4,000 n/a 3,017,100 2
16 The Dark Knight Rises Warner Bros. 101,500 -37.7% 655 -293 200 720 -240 100 5,080 -2,140 n/a 57,118,000 11
21 The Campaign Warner Bros. 62,700 -59.5% 630 -620 100 630 -670 100 5,620 -6,480 n/a 11,041,100 8
45 To the Arctic (IMAX) Warner Bros. 11,600 +8.1% 52 - 200 52 - 200 400 +10 n/a 1,131,900 24
55 The Apparition Warner Bros. 4,900 +234.8% 65 +30 100 70 +30 100 690 +330 n/a 630,000 6
- Hubble 3D Warner Bros. 3,500 -11.2% 14 -1 200 14 - 200 10 - 300 4,398,000 133
62 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) Warner Bros. 3,400 +26.9% 33 - 100 33 - 100 230 - n/a 2,690,200 78
- Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. 900 +18.8% 2 - 500 2 - 500 - - n/a 5,783,200 344
- Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. 500 -77.2% 2 -5 200 2 - 200 - - n/a 3,976,500 190
9 The Master Weinstein Company 344,500 -39.0% 856 +68 400 980 -10 400 11,300 -270 n/a 1,229,900 3
15 Lawless Weinstein Company 111,500 -62.0% 1,503 -1,111 100 1,503 -1,111 100 11,300 -16,200 n/a 4,662,900 5
38 The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Weinstein Company 17,500 -25.0% 121 -35 100 121 -39 100 1,190 -430 n/a 1,219,200 19
85 Elena Zeitgeist 600 +137.3% 3 +1 200 3 +1 200 - -10 n/a 29,300 20
TOTALS:119,267,500+31.2%42,066-1,4362,80050,938-802,300515,823-4,801200 
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