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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 15 The Dark Knight Rises WB $661,000 -14.6% 575 -80 $1,100 680 -40 $1,000 5,310 +230 $100 $436,517,600 12
2 34 The Amazing Spider-Man Sony $121,000 -44.3% 145 -59 $800 150 -70 $800 1,160 -580 $100 $256,733,000 14
3 31 Brave BV $156,900 +15.2% 122 +8 $1,300 130 +10 $1,200 400 +20 $400 $229,279,200 16
4 32 Ted Uni. $143,900 -16.3% 187 -38 $800 190 -40 $800 1,700 -250 $100 $214,004,300 15
5 38 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted P/DW $99,400 -32.0% 155 -48 $600 160 -60 $600 1,510 -510 $100 $211,935,900 18
6 21 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $294,300 -21.9% 298 -89 $1,000 350 -90 $800 3,410 -870 $100 $156,303,600 13
7 19 The Bourne Legacy Uni. $337,800 -56.0% 482 -342 $700 482 -348 $700 4,040 -3,150 $100 $110,043,700 9
8 - Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $20,000 +89.0% 1 - $20,000 1 - $20,000 1 - $20,000 $84,688,200 547
9 27 The Campaign WB $172,300 -64.0% 303 -327 $600 303 -327 $600 2,820 -2,800 $100 $84,550,800 9
10 29 The Expendables 2 LGF $164,300 -68.0% 313 -502 $500 313 -507 $500 2,600 -4,290 $100 $82,693,400 8
11 2 Hotel Transylvania Sony $26,515,700 -36.4% 3,352 +3 $7,900 6,200 -100 $4,300 61,100 -2,500 $400 $75,187,200 2
12 24 Hope Springs Sony $209,100 -49.9% 439 -252 $500 470 -260 $400 3,410 -2,510 $100 $62,067,600 9
13 42 Total Recall (2012) Sony $82,100 -47.7% 167 -72 $500 170 -70 $500 1,480 -720 $100 $57,707,700 10
14 23 ParaNorman Focus $231,000 -69.8% 342 -867 $700 380 -1,120 $600 2,940 -9,960 $100 $53,274,000 8
15 22 The Odd Life of Timothy Green BV $265,400 -58.2% 534 -653 $500 534 -666 $500 4,100 -6,700 $100 $49,202,200 8
16 1 Taken 2 Fox $48,530,600 - 3,661 - $13,300 5,500 - $8,800 82,400 - $600 $48,530,600 1
17 18 The Possession LGF $611,100 -54.2% 821 -797 $700 821 -797 $700 7,550 -7,250 $100 $47,429,600 6
18 26 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $173,600 -7.2% 257 -75 $700 260 -72 $700 2,650 -520 $100 $47,293,500 10
19 69 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel FoxS $10,400 -58.5% 18 -14 $600 20 -12 $500 90 -120 $100 $45,422,400 23
20 46 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $53,800 -16.6% 92 +10 $600 92 +10 $600 930 +290 $100 $44,480,200 20
21 108 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $9,100 +28.6% 4 +2 $2,300 3 - $3,000 - - n/a $44,112,200 345
22 12 Resident Evil: Retribution SGem $1,135,000 -61.2% 1,361 -1,020 $800 1,700 -2,000 $700 13,300 -18,000 $100 $40,193,700 4
23 4 Looper TriS $11,875,200 -41.8% 2,993 +1 $4,000 3,600 -300 $3,300 44,100 -3,600 $300 $39,417,300 2
24 10 Finding Nemo (3D) BV $1,592,200 -59.7% 1,746 -893 $900 1,746 -954 $900 16,800 -14,600 $100 $38,263,100 4
25 20 Lawless Wein. $320,200 -62.4% 611 -892 $500 611 -892 $500 4,460 -6,840 $100 $36,266,000 6
26 56 The Watch Fox $29,000 -10.1% 32 -14 $900 32 -18 $900 220 -200 $100 $33,649,500 11
27 48 Hubble 3D WB $45,000 +70.1% 14 - $3,200 14 - $3,200 10 - $4,500 $33,612,500 134
28 28 2016 Obama's America RM $170,000 -57.9% 249 -326 $700 250 -330 $700 800 -1,120 $200 $32,687,100 13
29 6 End of Watch ORF $3,924,500 -48.7% 2,370 -410 $1,700 2,500 -500 $1,600 31,700 -7,500 $100 $32,197,100 3
30 77 Under the Sea 3D WB $6,400 +82.3% 5 +3 $1,300 10 - $600 10 - $600 $30,335,100 191
31 7 Trouble with the Curve WB $3,753,000 -47.4% 3,003 -209 $1,200 3,003 -497 $1,200 35,300 -7,600 $100 $29,079,300 3
32 8 House at the End of The Street Rela. $3,681,400 -47.3% 2,720 -363 $1,400 2,800 -600 $1,300 35,100 -9,500 $100 $27,040,800 3
33 3 Pitch Perfect Uni. $14,551,700 +188.3% 2,770 +2,435 $5,300 3,100 +2,610 $4,700 39,500 +32,670 $400 $21,261,900 2
34 53 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $34,000 +29.2% 33 - $1,000 33 - $1,000 210 -20 $200 $20,563,900 79
35 47 Premium Rush Sony $50,300 -61.1% 77 -131 $700 80 -130 $600 520 -1,120 $100 $19,615,500 7
36 59 To Rome with Love SPC $21,400 -38.6% 15 -8 $1,400 20 -3 $1,100 50 - $400 $16,295,800 16
37 68 Hit and Run ORF $10,800 -73.2% 51 -81 $200 51 -81 $200 330 -630 n/a $13,473,300 7
38 16 Dredd LGF $632,400 -72.7% 831 -1,726 $800 1,050 -3,250 $600 7,700 -28,800 $100 $12,443,300 3
39 9 The Master Wein. $1,824,700 -30.5% 864 +8 $2,100 910 -70 $2,000 10,370 -930 $200 $12,091,800 4
40 5 Frankenweenie BV $11,185,400 - 3,005 - $3,700 3,100 - $3,600 32,600 - $300 $11,185,400 1
41 49 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $40,300 -40.9% 51 -18 $800 51 -19 $800 420 -129 $100 $10,880,800 15
42 35 The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Wein. $103,900 -22.2% 84 -37 $1,200 90 -31 $1,200 840 -350 $100 $9,460,900 20
43 36 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB $101,000 +13.8% 52 - $1,900 52 - $1,900 370 -30 $300 $8,787,400 25
44 17 Arbitrage RAtt. $630,900 -26.3% 244 -12 $2,600 250 -10 $2,500 2,890 -310 $200 $5,935,600 4
45 61 The Apparition WB $16,300 -56.4% 38 -27 $400 40 -30 $400 400 -290 n/a $4,832,800 7
46 13 Won't Back Down Fox $996,000 -61.0% 2,517 +2 $400 2,517 -83 $400 23,400 -9,600 n/a $4,394,600 2
47 74 Safety Not Guaranteed FD $7,400 -40.4% 24 -10 $300 30 -4 $200 180 -60 n/a $3,914,500 18
48 98 Nitro Circus the Movie 3D ArcEnt $1,500 -10.7% 6 -1 $200 10 +2 $100 59 +4 n/a $3,309,800 9
49 11 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $1,535,400 +41.9% 221 +119 $6,900 280 +120 $5,500 3,970 +1,560 $400 $3,282,300 3
50 50 Last Ounce of Courage RM $38,300 -75.4% 93 -204 $400 93 -207 $400 280 -600 $100 $3,244,600 4
51 44 Robot & Frank Gold. $63,300 -35.2% 72 -39 $900 72 -39 $900 200 -143 $300 $3,104,700 8
52 81 Celeste and Jesse Forever SPC $5,300 -71.4% 15 -19 $400 20 -14 $300 30 -40 $200 $3,007,900 10
53 30 Barfi! UTV $160,000 -49.2% 110 -17 $1,500 110 -20 $1,500 1,030 -250 $200 $2,638,700 4
54 83 Ruby Sparks FoxS $4,600 -49.6% 10 -7 $500 10 -10 $500 60 -50 $100 $2,459,600 11
55 58 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $23,400 -36.3% 31 -7 $800 31 -9 $800 70 -30 $300 $2,287,400 12
56 39 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $92,300 -37.7% 100 -27 $900 100 -30 $900 270 -100 $300 $1,991,100 7
57 93 Monsieur Lazhar (U.S.-only) MBox $1,900 - 2 - $1,000 - - n/a - - n/a $1,969,100 26
58 66 Killer Joe LD $12,200 -51.5% 25 -17 $500 30 -12 $400 189 +69 $100 $1,936,400 11
59 33 Samsara Osci. $124,200 -15.7% 52 -8 $2,400 52 -8 $2,400 176 -34 $700 $1,572,200 7
60 40 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $84,800 -9.2% 38 +1 $2,200 40 +3 $2,100 150 +2 $600 $1,406,700 11
61 85 Farewell My Queen Cohen $4,000 -27.1% 8 -4 $500 10 -2 $400 20 -10 $200 $1,309,000 13
62 64 For a Good Time, Call... Focus $13,000 -75.2% 43 -41 $300 43 -41 $300 503 -547 n/a $1,219,200 6
63 45 Unconditional VMP $58,200 -72.1% 92 -139 $600 92 -140 $600 310 -473 $200 $985,800 3
64 14 English Vinglish Eros $730,600 - 88 - $8,300 - - n/a - - n/a $730,600 1
65 79 2 Days in New York Magn. $6,100 -17.0% 14 +5 $400 14 +4 $400 40 +10 $200 $598,400 9
66 70 Heroine UTV $10,100 -86.4% 18 -79 $600 20 -80 $500 127 -683 $100 $581,600 3
67 100 Bachelorette RTWC $1,300 - 5 -16 $300 5 +5 $300 15 +15 $100 $437,900 5
68 103 Red Hook Summer Vari. $900 -73.6% 3 -3 $300 3 -7 $300 10 - $100 $326,600 9
69 41 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $83,300 -6.2% 18 +4 $4,600 20 +5 $4,200 80 +2 $1,000 $324,100 3
70 78 The Well-Digger's Daughter KL $6,100 -13.1% 6 -3 $1,000 - - n/a - - n/a $310,000 12
71 92 Compliance Magn. $2,100 -64.7% 7 -8 $300 10 -5 $200 20 -9 $100 $301,600 8
72 107 Elena Zeit. $500 -90.1% 1 -2 $500 1 -2 $500 - - n/a $224,200 21
73 57 Detropia LF $28,700 +7.1% 11 - $2,600 11 - $2,600 30 - $1,000 $214,000 5
74 87 Neil Young Journeys SPC $3,600 +90.8% 5 -4 $700 10 - $400 20 - $200 $209,400 15
75 54 Liberal Arts IFC $31,000 -35.6% 29 -2 $1,100 29 -2 $1,100 88 -39 $400 $206,600 4
76 60 My Uncle Rafael RM $19,000 -57.0% 3 -2 $6,300 4 -2 $4,700 16 -8 $1,200 $206,000 3
77 82 10 Years Anch. $5,100 -86.8% 21 -42 $200 21 -42 $200 190 -600 n/a $196,900 4
78 63 Chicken with Plums SPC $13,800 +85.3% 24 +15 $600 24 +15 $600 94 +65 $100 $196,000 8
79 25 The Oranges ATO $194,500 - 110 - $1,800 - - n/a - - n/a $194,500 1
80 76 Keep the Lights On MBox $6,500 -29.0% 3 -2 $2,200 3 -2 $2,200 10 - $700 $180,100 5
81 51 Thaandavam UTV $37,200 -70.6% 21 -24 $1,800 21 -29 $1,800 160 -210 $200 $180,000 2
82 94 Grand Illusion (2012 re-release) Rialto $1,900 +21.9% 2 - $1,000 - - n/a - - n/a $160,100 22
83 101 Unforgivable Strand $1,200 -24.5% 1 - $1,200 1 - $1,200 1 -4 $1,200 $144,700 15
84 80 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $5,600 -25.0% 7 -1 $800 7 -3 $800 22 +2 $300 $101,100 7
85 37 The Paperboy MNE $100,700 - 11 - $9,200 - - n/a - - n/a $100,700 1
86 102 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $1,100 - 2 - $600 2 - $600 - - n/a $84,500 17
87 67 How to Survive a Plague IFC $11,800 -25.6% 7 - $1,700 10 +3 $1,200 20 -2 $600 $76,000 3
88 105 The Eye of the Storm SEG $700 -82.4% 1 -1 $700 - - n/a - - n/a $73,100 5
89 43 Butter RTWC $69,500 - 90 - $800 - - n/a - - n/a $69,500 1
90 96 Toys in the Attic Hann. $1,800 -76.6% 4 -2 $500 4 -6 $500 60 -20 n/a $61,800 5
91 86 Backwards Da. $3,600 -78.6% 1 -8 $3,600 1 -8 $3,600 5 -34 $700 $60,200 3
92 91 Somewhere Between Long Shot $2,400 -58.5% 2 -1 $1,200 2 -1 $1,200 - -10 n/a $52,800 7
93 71 Vulgaria CL $10,000 -67.3% 9 -7 $1,100 9 -11 $1,100 36 -44 $300 $52,200 2
94 99 Fat Kid Rules the World OutF $1,400 - 1 - $1,400 - - n/a - - n/a $40,600 1
95 65 The Other Dream Team TFA $12,700 -34.5% 7 +5 $1,800 10 +8 $1,300 110 +99 $100 $36,500 2
96 52 V/H/S Magn. $35,700 - 16 - $2,200 - - n/a - - n/a $35,700 1
97 55 Escape Fire RAtt. $30,300 - 12 - $2,500 - - n/a - - n/a $30,300 1
98 88 Death by China A23 $3,100 +8.6% 2 - $1,500 2 - $1,500 10 +2 $300 $29,400 8
99 109 Radio Unnameable KL $100 -97.4% 1 - $100 1 - $100 1 -5 $100 $18,000 3
100 104 The Waiting Room ICir $800 -89.0% 4 - $200 4 - $200 4 -6 $200 $17,500 2
101 84 Hellbound? A23 $4,100 -3.8% 5 - $800 5 -5 $800 23 +3 $200 $16,400 3
102 62 The House I Live In Abr. $16,100 - 2 - $8,100 - - n/a - - n/a $16,100 1
103 - Sister (2012) AF $15,100 - 3 - $5,000 - - n/a - - n/a $15,100 1
104 110 17 Girls Strand $100 -97.7% 1 -4 $100 1 -9 $100 4 -6 n/a $12,200 3
105 72 Decoding Deepak SF $8,900 - 3 - $3,000 - - n/a - - n/a $8,900 1
106 73 Wuthering Heights (2012) Osci. $8,800 - 1 - $8,800 - - n/a - - n/a $8,800 1
107 89 Head Games Vari. $2,700 -17.3% 5 +2 $500 10 +7 $300 20 +20 $100 $8,500 3
108 75 Wake in Fright Drft. $6,600 - 1 - $6,600 - - n/a - - n/a $6,600 1
109 - The Iran Job FM $700 - 1 - $700 - - n/a - - n/a $6,000 -34
110 97 Now, Forager Argo. $1,500 - 1 - $1,500 - - n/a - - n/a $3,200 1
111 111 Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film KL $100 - 1 - $100 - - n/a - - n/a $3,100 5
112 90 The Revisionaries KL $2,600 - 1 - $2,600 - - n/a - - n/a $2,600 1
113 95 Bel Borba Aqui PDA $1,800 - 1 - $1,800 - - n/a - - n/a $2,500 1
114 106 Trade of Innocents Mont. $600 - 1 - $600 - - n/a - - n/a $600 1
TOTALS:$1,121,914,500+19.2%39,540-2,526$28,40046,107-4,831$24,300499,714-16,109$2,200 
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