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Weekend Box Office


December 18-20, 2009
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RowEst. / Act.DiffMovie Title (click to view)StudioStudio Est. / ActualDiff% DiffTheatersEst. TotalActualWk
1 2 2 - The Princess and the Frog BV $12,224,000 $12,185,949 $-38,051 -0.3% 3,475 $44,756,000 $44,717,721 4
2 1 1 - Avatar Fox $73,000,000 $77,025,481 $+4,025,481 +5.5% 3,452 $73,000,000 $77,025,481 1
3 3 3 - The Blind Side WB $10,030,000 $10,021,280 $-8,720 -0.1% 3,407 $164,734,000 $164,725,525 5
4 5 5 - The Twilight Saga: New Moon Sum. $4,370,000 $4,407,598 $+37,598 +0.9% 3,035 $274,561,000 $274,598,319 5
5 4 4 - Did You Hear About the Morgans? Sony $7,000,000 $6,616,571 $-383,429 -5.5% 2,718 $7,000,000 $6,616,571 1
6 10 10 - Old Dogs BV $2,289,000 $2,340,575 $+51,575 +2.3% 2,630 $43,574,000 $43,625,471 4
7 11 11 - 2012 Sony $2,150,000 $2,204,588 $+54,588 +2.5% 2,242 $158,974,000 $159,028,696 6
8 6 6 - Invictus WB $4,170,000 $4,203,171 $+33,171 +0.8% 2,125 $15,845,000 $15,877,956 2
9 7 7 - A Christmas Carol (2009) BV $3,419,000 $3,443,464 $+24,464 +0.7% 2,070 $130,789,000 $130,813,354 7
10 9 9 - Brothers LGF $2,630,000 $2,889,121 $+259,121 +9.9% 2,009 $22,091,000 $22,349,862 3
11 12 12 - Armored SGem $1,225,000 $1,284,591 $+59,591 +4.9% 1,538 $14,195,000 $14,254,614 3
12 15 15 - Planet 51 Sony $800,000 $810,137 $+10,137 +1.3% 1,349 $38,487,000 $38,496,770 5
13 14 14 - Ninja Assassin WB $870,000 $932,447 $+62,447 +7.2% 1,155 $36,357,000 $36,419,535 4
14 13 13 - Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,120,000 $1,203,741 $+83,741 +7.5% 1,003 $40,001,000 $40,084,412 7
15 18 17 -1 Everybody's Fine Mira. $586,000 $601,659 $+15,659 +2.7% 1,003 $8,840,000 $8,855,646 3
16 17 18 +1 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $600,000 $598,941 $-1,059 -0.2% 540 $17,387,000 $17,385,916 6
17 19 19 - The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day App. $370,000 $406,783 $+36,783 +9.9% 404 $9,328,000 $9,365,018 8
18 16 16 - The Road W/Dim. $612,000 $660,274 $+48,274 +7.9% 396 $4,879,000 $4,926,949 4
19 24 25 +1 Couples Retreat Uni. $165,000 $170,610 $+5,610 +3.4% 294 $107,857,000 $107,863,225 11
20 - 33 - Astro Boy Sum. $80,000 $80,148 $+148 +0.2% 252 $19,169,000 $19,168,663 9
21 - 37 - Pirate Radio Focus $55,300 $59,210 $+3,910 +7.1% 242 $7,826,000 $7,830,004 6
22 - 29 - Paranormal Activity Par. $79,000 $88,715 $+9,715 +12.3% 237 $107,594,000 $107,603,100 13
23 - 31 - The Men Who Stare at Goats Over. $78,000 $86,086 $+8,086 +10.4% 207 $31,840,000 $31,847,604 7
24 21 23 +2 An Education SPC $221,000 $220,925 $-75 -0.0% 200 $7,120,000 $7,120,034 11
25 8 8 - Up in the Air Par. $3,100,000 $3,210,132 $+110,132 +3.6% 175 $8,106,000 $8,216,051 3
26 - 30 - Law Abiding Citizen Over. $79,000 $87,049 $+8,049 +10.2% 151 $72,435,000 $72,443,511 10
27 23 26 +3 Me and Orson Welles Free $170,000 $156,420 $-13,580 -8.0% 134 $564,000 $549,973 4
28 - 35 - The Fourth Kind Uni. $65,000 $66,495 $+1,495 +2.3% 133 $25,268,000 $25,269,950 7
29 - 28 - A Serious Man Focus $90,600 $98,311 $+7,711 +8.5% 117 $8,894,000 $8,894,874 12
30 - 36 - Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans First $69,100 $64,934 $-4,166 -6.0% 76 $1,306,000 $1,302,159 5
31 - 43 - Coco Before Chanel SPC $20,300 $28,206 $+7,906 +38.9% 53 $5,930,000 $5,938,293 13
32 25 20 -5 The Young Victoria App. $148,000 $260,591 $+112,591 +76.1% 44 $148,000 $260,591 1
33 - 44 - The Messenger Osci. $26,300 $26,444 $+144 +0.5% 43 $592,000 $592,390 6
34 22 24 +2 Broken Embraces SPC $205,000 $198,254 $-6,746 -3.3% 30 $848,000 $840,949 5
35 - 45 - La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $27,500 $25,055 $-2,445 -8.9% 25 $342,000 $339,790 7
36 - 53 - New York, I Love You Viv. $5,800 $5,996 $+196 +3.4% 11 $1,586,000 $1,585,787 10
37 26 27 +1 A Single Man Wein. $139,000 $142,848 $+3,848 +2.8% 9 $471,000 $475,198 2
38 - 32 - Crazy Heart FoxS $84,200 $82,664 $-1,536 -1.8% 4 $110,000 $107,996 1
39 20 21 +1 Nine Wein. $247,000 $257,232 $+10,232 +4.1% 4 $247,000 $257,232 1
40 - 39 - The Lovely Bones P/DW $41,000 $45,097 $+4,097 +10.0% 3 $197,000 $200,687 2
TOTALS:$132,661,100$137,297,793$+4,636,693+3.5%36,995 
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* Production Budget in millions. On average, studios earn around 55 percent of the final gross.

Note: Studio Estimates are the estimated weekend grosses that each distributor makes for its own movies on Sunday mornings—based on grosses for Friday and Saturday plus a projection for Sunday. This chart view shows how accurate the studios were.



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