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December 21-23, 2012
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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 21 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $417,150 - 5 - $83,430 11 - $37,923 135 - $3,090 $646,162 1
2 37 Amour SPC $68,266 - 3 - $22,755 5 - $13,653 22 - $3,103 $97,817 1
3 26 The Impossible LG/S $143,818 - 15 - $9,588 20 - $7,191 295 - $488 $143,818 1
4 14 Dabangg 2 Eros $1,019,213 - 166 - $6,140 190 - $5,364 760 - $1,341 $1,019,213 1
5 46 Hubble 3D WB $51,748 +38.7% 11 -3 $4,704 11 - $4,704 20 - $2,587 $35,209,158 145
6 13 Silver Linings Playbook Wein. $1,781,196 -15.6% 371 - $4,801 390 - $4,567 5,280 -80 $337 $19,861,238 6
7 28 Rust and Bone SPC $126,763 +120.8% 27 +21 $4,695 30 +22 $4,225 140 +107 $905 $366,529 5
8 41 On the Road IFC $39,550 - 4 - $9,888 10 - $3,955 30 - $1,318 $39,550 1
9 22 Hyde Park on Hudson Focus $387,579 +32.4% 86 +50 $4,507 100 +50 $3,876 1,380 +580 $281 $916,571 3
10 52 Not Fade Away ParV $19,182 - 3 - $6,394 5 - $3,836 69 - $278 $19,182 1
11 2 Jack Reacher Par. $15,210,156 - 3,352 - $4,538 4,300 - $3,537 52,900 - $288 $15,210,156 1
12 1 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $36,888,365 -56.4% 4,100 +55 $8,997 11,300 -1,100 $3,264 105,900 -17,700 $348 $150,041,265 2
13 3 This Is 40 Uni. $11,579,175 - 2,912 - $3,976 3,600 - $3,216 43,900 - $264 $11,579,175 1
14 11 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Par. $2,162,993 - 840 - $2,575 840 - $2,575 5,270 - $410 $2,282,368 1
15 5 Lincoln BV $5,525,774 -21.4% 2,293 +8 $2,410 2,400 -200 $2,302 26,700 -2,000 $207 $116,673,598 7
16 64 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $6,490 -18.8% 3 -1 $2,163 3 - $2,163 10 - $649 $45,183,241 356
17 6 The Guilt Trip Par. $5,290,629 - 2,431 - $2,176 2,500 - $2,116 36,500 - $145 $7,321,243 1
18 7 Skyfall Sony $4,867,540 -25.8% 2,365 -559 $2,058 2,400 -800 $2,028 24,500 -11,300 $199 $279,959,314 7
19 15 Argo WB $899,693 -23.1% 450 -217 $1,999 450 -230 $1,999 4,540 -1,920 $198 $106,435,363 11
20 18 Anna Karenina Focus $669,187 -34.5% 331 -78 $2,022 340 -80 $1,968 3,560 -1,410 $188 $9,639,374 6
21 61 Back to 1942 CL $9,414 -67.5% 5 -2 $1,883 5 - $1,883 17 - $554 $300,464 4
22 8 Monsters, Inc. (3D) BV $4,774,686 - 2,618 - $1,824 2,618 - $1,824 33,700 - $142 $6,259,667 1
23 9 Life of Pi Fox $4,017,237 -25.8% 1,750 -798 $2,296 2,400 -1,700 $1,674 19,400 -15,100 $207 $76,373,481 5
24 4 Rise of the Guardians P/DW $5,732,817 -19.7% 3,031 -356 $1,891 3,600 -1,300 $1,592 35,700 -11,900 $161 $79,527,047 5
25 43 Talaash Relbig. $35,548 -78.9% 25 -88 $1,422 25 - $1,422 225 - $158 $2,801,557 4
26 10 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 LG/S $2,626,955 -48.9% 2,000 -1,042 $1,313 2,000 -1,300 $1,313 22,000 -19,900 $119 $281,632,689 6
27 38 A Late Quartet EOne $48,093 -6.3% 39 -7 $1,233 40 -6 $1,202 291 -29 $165 $1,165,522 8
28 51 Any Day Now MBox $23,665 -41.6% 19 +3 $1,246 20 - $1,183 70 - $338 $82,385 2
29 79 Keep the Lights On MBox $1,179 +43.8% 1 - $1,179 1 - $1,179 2 - $590 $245,138 16
30 12 Wreck-It Ralph BV $1,819,036 -43.4% 1,444 -805 $1,260 1,600 -1,100 $1,137 14,100 -13,800 $129 $171,741,561 8
31 19 Hitchcock FoxS $579,676 -47.7% 535 -26 $1,084 540 -40 $1,073 6,200 -2,090 $93 $4,194,968 5
32 81 California Solo Strand $1,007 +18.1% 1 -1 $1,007 1 -1 $1,007 5 -4 $201 $12,464 4
33 31 The Sessions FoxS $91,222 -38.1% 98 -53 $931 100 -51 $912 900 -660 $101 $5,375,009 10
34 17 Flight Par. $678,171 -64.5% 742 -1,081 $914 750 -1,073 $904 5,880 -13,230 $115 $90,957,858 8
35 39 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB $46,811 +25.3% 52 - $900 52 -52 $900 290 -260 $161 $10,307,864 36
36 54 The Central Park Five IFC $18,003 -53.0% 19 -3 $948 20 -2 $900 60 -20 $300 $217,238 5
37 59 The Master Wein. $11,568 +23.6% 13 -1 $890 13 -1 $890 60 -30 $193 $15,933,452 15
38 62 The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Wein. $8,901 -50.8% 7 -18 $1,272 10 -20 $890 50 -210 $178 $10,108,313 31
39 82 Beware of Mr. Baker SF $822 -81.4% 1 - $822 1 - $822 - - n/a $50,750 4
40 23 Hotel Transylvania Sony $313,892 +323.2% 301 +165 $1,043 390 - $805 4,130 - $76 $144,264,740 13
41 40 Cloud Atlas WB $39,829 -52.2% 50 -48 $797 50 -100 $797 350 -710 $114 $26,721,901 9
42 16 Red Dawn (2012) FD $794,880 -67.0% 1,011 -1,239 $786 1,011 -1,289 $786 10,800 -15,100 $74 $42,626,783 5
43 29 Killing Them Softly Wein. $113,244 -88.8% 149 -1,278 $760 150 -1,277 $755 1,540 -11,260 $74 $14,736,331 4
44 25 Taken 2 Fox $204,623 -29.1% 275 -64 $744 280 -70 $731 3,410 -360 $60 $138,469,723 12
45 24 Here Comes the Boom Sony $218,796 +168.1% 291 +141 $752 300 - $729 3,490 - $63 $42,936,477 11
46 33 The Collection LD $80,202 -84.8% 112 -509 $716 112 -509 $716 1,210 -5,100 $66 $6,810,754 4
47 65 Samsara Osci. $6,306 -55.6% 8 -2 $788 10 - $631 10 -10 $631 $2,601,847 18
48 56 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $15,703 -30.4% 25 -6 $628 25 -6 $628 50 -11 $314 $2,960,488 22
49 53 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $18,192 -6.6% 30 - $606 30 -30 $606 220 -230 $83 $21,551,667 90
50 27 Pitch Perfect Uni. $130,545 -46.9% 214 -118 $610 220 -120 $593 2,360 -1,160 $55 $64,124,358 13
51 34 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $77,094 -11.9% 141 +16 $547 141 +11 $547 1,360 +260 $57 $17,146,730 14
52 70 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Gold. $3,643 -19.6% 7 -7 $520 7 -7 $520 18 -2 $202 $945,959 14
53 20 Playing for Keeps FD $424,105 -86.5% 851 -1,989 $498 851 -1,989 $498 8,150 -28,450 $52 $12,410,463 3
54 85 Kumare KL $497 - 1 - $497 1 - $497 1 - $497 $131,417 27
55 55 Finding Nemo (3D) BV $17,962 -71.8% 36 -34 $499 40 -30 $449 120 -130 $150 $40,975,993 15
56 72 Under the Sea 3D WB $4,370 -1.1% 5 - $874 10 - $437 10 - $437 $31,045,395 202
57 76 Smashed SPC $2,143 -48.4% 5 -5 $429 5 -5 $429 15 -15 $143 $372,537 11
58 35 End of Watch ORF $72,466 -20.5% 172 - $421 172 - $421 2,050 +560 $35 $40,594,538 14
59 36 Frankenweenie BV $69,592 +188.5% 178 +122 $391 180 +120 $387 610 +450 $114 $34,485,378 12
60 71 Arbitrage RAtt. $3,580 -45.0% 5 -5 $716 10 - $358 30 -55 $119 $7,899,166 15
61 44 Looper TriS $34,437 -61.5% 100 -89 $344 100 - $344 760 - $45 $66,396,954 13
62 50 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $25,801 -43.6% 72 -12 $358 80 -10 $323 700 -120 $37 $161,055,790 24
63 47 Sinister LG/S $28,154 -63.6% 93 -91 $303 93 -97 $303 810 -1,210 $35 $47,988,003 11
64 48 Alex Cross LG/S $27,298 -63.0% 94 -81 $290 94 -86 $290 950 -970 $29 $25,801,291 10
65 89 Starlet MBox $254 -84.6% 1 -3 $254 1 -3 $254 2 -9 $127 $77,080 7
66 58 Paranormal Activity 4 Par. $12,141 -78.6% 50 -107 $243 50 -110 $243 390 -1,820 $31 $53,849,888 10
67 68 Chasing Mavericks Fox $4,590 -75.8% 18 -28 $255 20 -30 $230 120 -250 $38 $5,919,210 9
68 60 The Odd Life of Timothy Green BV $10,124 -76.1% 49 -56 $207 50 -60 $202 140 -200 $72 $51,778,216 19
69 63 Brave BV $7,365 -81.4% 39 -76 $189 40 -90 $184 90 -260 $82 $237,236,938 27
70 67 ParaNorman Focus $5,349 -81.3% 24 -37 $223 30 -40 $178 240 -400 $22 $55,978,942 19
71 90 Somewhere Between Long Shot $139 -95.2% 1 -1 $139 1 - $139 1 - $139 $179,117 18
72 30 The Polar Express (2012 re-issue) WB $106,724 +16.1% 15 +1 $7,115 - - n/a - - n/a $621,681 5
73 32 Chasing Ice SD $83,200 +26.9% 47 -6 $1,770 - - n/a - - n/a $709,300 7
74 - Barbara AF $63,410 - 15 - $4,227 - - n/a - - n/a $63,410 1
75 42 The Other Son Cohen $36,600 -26.7% 31 -8 $1,181 - - n/a - - n/a $1,105,900 9
76 - Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $31,616 +185.3% 2 -1 $15,808 - - n/a - - n/a $86,795,867 558
77 45 A Werewolf Boy CJ $29,804 -43.1% 9 -11 $3,312 - - n/a - - n/a $295,400 4
78 49 A Royal Affair Magn. $26,774 -42.4% 36 -20 $744 - - n/a - - n/a $585,872 7
79 57 Holy Motors IM $14,100 -44.0% 11 -10 $1,282 - - n/a - - n/a $476,900 10
80 66 Django (2012 re-release) Rialto $6,150 - 8 - $769 - - n/a - - n/a $6,150 1
81 69 Deadfall (2012) Magn. $4,088 -75.4% 8 -9 $511 - - n/a - - n/a $58,601 3
82 - Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Elev. $3,780 -63.5% 1 -2 $3,780 - - n/a - - n/a $118,770 10
83 73 Brooklyn Castle PDA $3,383 +149.5% 2 - $1,692 - - n/a - - n/a $190,896 10
84 74 The Well-Digger's Daughter KL $2,639 +44.4% 4 +2 $660 - - n/a - - n/a $378,905 23
85 75 The Flat IFC $2,501 -83.1% 6 -9 $417 - - n/a - - n/a $455,203 10
86 77 Burn (2012) A23 $1,600 -86.9% 1 -3 $1,600 - - n/a - - n/a $111,300 7
87 78 In Another Country KL $1,552 +6,108.0% 3 +2 $517 - - n/a - - n/a $9,495 6
88 80 Wagner & Me FRun $1,136 -65.3% 2 -2 $568 - - n/a - - n/a $28,222 3
89 - Masquerade (2012) CJ $868 -52.9% 1 - $868 - - n/a - - n/a $905,108 14
90 - Sister (2012) AF $622 -66.3% 2 -2 $311 - - n/a - - n/a $94,835 12
91 83 All Together KL $584 +70.3% 1 - $584 - - n/a - - n/a $38,318 10
92 84 Now, Forager Argo. $546 - 1 - $546 - - n/a - - n/a $7,757 12
93 86 North Sea Texas Strand $493 -60.8% 1 -1 $493 - - n/a - - n/a $21,615 8
94 87 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters Zeit. $443 - 2 +1 $222 - - n/a - - n/a $28,299 8
95 88 Wake in Fright Drft. $272 -88.3% 2 -3 $136 - - n/a - - n/a $50,394 12
TOTALS:$110,869,479-18.9%36,787+1,352$3,01447,255-745$2,346494,998+1,990$224 
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