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January 1-3, 2010
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Est. / Act.DiffMovie Title (click to view)StudioStudio Est. / ActualDiff% DiffTheatersEst. TotalActualWk
15 15 - The Young Victoria Apparition $894,000 $1,011,466 $+117,466 +13.1% 193 $2,454,000 $2,980,856 3
- 33 - The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Apparition $117,000 $118,170 $+1,170 +1.0% 102 $9,957,000 $9,957,954 10
7 7 - The Princess and the Frog Buena Vista $10,013,000 $9,824,311 $-188,689 -1.9% 3,328 $86,085,000 $85,859,339 6
16 17 +1 Old Dogs Buena Vista $733,000 $711,002 $-21,998 -3.0% 620 $47,259,000 $47,239,575 6
18 18 - A Christmas Carol (2009) Buena Vista $540,000 $554,866 $+14,866 +2.8% 981 $137,429,000 $137,443,917 9
- 44 - Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans First Look $50,100 $44,520 $-5,580 -11.1% 38 $1,439,000 $1,433,091 7
1 1 - Avatar Fox $68,300,000 $68,490,688 $+190,688 +0.3% 3,461 $352,111,000 $352,114,898 3
3 3 - Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Fox $36,600,000 $35,189,653 $-1,410,347 -3.9% 3,747 $157,345,000 $155,916,935 2
20 21 +1 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $482,000 $478,633 $-3,367 -0.7% 274 $19,126,000 $19,123,189 8
- 28 - Crazy Heart Fox Searchlight $236,000 $220,988 $-15,012 -6.4% 12 $716,000 $702,188 3
- 34 - Me and Orson Welles Freestyle Releasing $101,000 $92,073 $-8,927 -8.8% 80 $951,000 $942,276 6
12 13 +1 Brothers Lionsgate $1,290,000 $1,192,134 $-97,866 -7.6% 858 $27,510,000 $27,414,913 5
14 16 +2 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire Lionsgate $950,000 $924,203 $-25,797 -2.7% 629 $43,520,000 $43,492,192 9
- 50 - The Messenger Oscilloscope Pictures $18,500 $18,755 $+255 +1.4% 21 $654,000 $654,374 8
- 31 - Law Abiding Citizen Overture Films $173,000 $164,586 $-8,414 -4.9% 205 $72,937,000 $72,928,813 12
- 45 - The Men Who Stare at Goats Overture Films $42,000 $41,494 $-506 -1.2% 74 $32,018,000 $32,018,431 9
6 6 - Up in the Air Paramount $11,350,000 $10,720,052 $-629,948 -5.6% 1,895 $45,020,000 $44,375,265 5
- 40 - Paranormal Activity Paramount $64,000 $61,751 $-2,249 -3.5% 145 $107,856,000 $107,854,596 15
- 38 - The Lovely Bones Paramount (DreamWorks) $65,000 $64,678 $-322 -0.5% 3 $383,000 $383,101 4
8 8 - Did You Hear About the Morgans? Sony / Columbia $5,200,000 $4,932,338 $-267,662 -5.1% 2,718 $25,620,000 $25,312,384 3
13 14 +1 2012 Sony / Columbia $1,125,000 $1,093,128 $-31,872 -2.8% 800 $163,466,000 $163,442,129 8
21 22 +1 Broken Embraces Sony Classics $464,000 $439,901 $-24,099 -5.2% 71 $2,064,000 $2,022,655 7
- 26 - An Education Sony Classics $306,000 $271,834 $-34,166 -11.2% 151 $7,937,000 $7,883,524 13
- 23 - The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Sony Classics $131,000 $368,836 $+237,836 +181.6% 48 $349,000 $1,029,821 2
- 41 - The White Ribbon Sony Classics $61,300 $59,848 $-1,452 -2.4% 3 $87,200 $85,690 1
- 48 - Coco Before Chanel Sony Classics $23,800 $20,459 $-3,341 -14.0% 28 $6,001,000 $5,997,682 15
11 11 - The Twilight Saga: New Moon Summit Entertainment $3,605,000 $3,442,263 $-162,737 -4.5% 1,627 $287,753,000 $287,954,655 7
- 36 - Astro Boy Summit Entertainment $77,000 $74,488 $-2,512 -3.3% 152 $19,453,000 $19,452,359 11
4 4 - It's Complicated Universal $18,700,000 $18,802,965 $+102,965 +0.6% 2,897 $59,105,000 $59,178,840 2
- 29 - Couples Retreat Universal $215,000 $214,295 $-705 -0.3% 222 $108,512,000 $108,511,760 13
2 2 - Sherlock Holmes Warner Bros. $38,385,000 $36,612,481 $-1,772,519 -4.6% 3,626 $140,675,000 $138,715,437 2
5 5 - The Blind Side Warner Bros. $12,650,000 $11,912,749 $-737,251 -5.8% 2,926 $209,052,000 $208,476,067 7
10 9 -1 Invictus Warner Bros. $4,130,000 $3,909,312 $-220,688 -5.3% 2,170 $30,755,000 $30,586,445 4
17 19 +2 The Road Weinstein / Dimension $560,000 $542,635 $-17,365 -3.1% 306 $6,791,000 $6,858,313 6
9 10 +1 Nine Weinstein Company $4,250,000 $3,901,203 $-348,797 -8.2% 1,412 $14,047,000 $13,745,956 3
19 20 +1 A Single Man Weinstein Company $508,000 $486,958 $-21,042 -4.1% 46 $1,730,000 $1,731,649 4
TOTALS:$222,409,700$217,009,716$-5,399,984-2.4%35,869 
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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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