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RowEst. / Act.DiffMovie Title (click to view)StudioStudio Est. / ActualDiff% DiffTheatersEst. TotalActualWk
1 - 15 - The Sitter Fox $1,425,000 $1,739,165 $+314,165 +22.0% 1,486 $21,913,000 $22,227,367 3
2 - 12 - The Descendants FoxS $1,715,000 $2,073,371 $+358,371 +20.9% 753 $32,007,000 $32,364,923 6
3 6 6 - We Bought a Zoo Fox $7,800,000 $9,360,434 $+1,560,434 +20.0% 3,117 $7,800,000 $9,818,920 1
4 2 2 - Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows WB $17,800,000 $20,270,555 $+2,470,555 +13.9% 3,703 $76,554,000 $79,024,177 2
5 1 1 - Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $26,500,000 $29,556,629 $+3,056,629 +11.5% 3,448 $58,935,000 $61,993,090 2
6 - 20 - My Week with Marilyn Wein. $507,000 $561,097 $+54,097 +10.7% 602 $6,926,000 $6,980,293 5
7 - 8 - New Year's Eve WB (NL) $3,005,000 $3,313,739 $+308,739 +10.3% 2,225 $32,342,000 $32,650,934 3
8 - - - Pina IFC $62,300 $68,012 $+5,712 +9.2% 3 $62,300 $68,012 1
9 - 10 - The Muppets BV $2,003,000 $2,145,762 $+142,762 +7.1% 1,536 $75,559,000 $75,702,287 5
10 - 27 - Real Steel BV $128,000 $136,939 $+8,939 +7.0% 227 $83,954,000 $83,962,784 12
11 5 5 - The Adventures of Tintin Par. $9,200,000 $9,720,993 $+520,993 +5.7% 3,087 $17,207,000 $17,729,016 1
12 - 19 - Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $683,000 $717,459 $+34,459 +5.0% 55 $1,784,000 $1,819,041 3
13 - - - In the Land of Blood and Honey FD $18,100 $18,854 $+754 +4.2% 3 $18,100 $18,854 1
14 - 18 - The Artist Wein. $857,000 $883,063 $+26,063 +3.0% 167 $2,355,000 $2,381,493 5
15 - 28 - Shame FoxS $120,000 $123,574 $+3,574 +3.0% 53 $1,527,000 $1,530,991 4
16 - - - The Three Musketeers (2011) Sum. $8,000 $8,207 $+207 +2.6% 37 $20,357,900 $20,358,120 10
17 4 3 -1 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) Sony $13,000,000 $12,768,604 $-231,396 -1.8% 2,914 $21,400,000 $21,145,077 1
18 - 25 - J. Edgar WB $147,000 $142,139 $-4,861 -3.3% 455 $36,059,000 $36,054,409 7
19 3 4 +1 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $13,325,000 $12,585,192 $-739,808 -5.6% 3,683 $50,265,000 $49,525,379 2
20 - 22 - Happy Feet Two WB $237,000 $219,513 $-17,487 -7.4% 525 $59,870,000 $59,852,155 6
21 - - - Carnage (2011) SPC $70,400 $58,216 $-12,184 -17.3% 7 $188,100 $175,871 2
22 - 23 - A Dangerous Method SPC $248,000 $197,230 $-50,770 -20.5% 58 $1,044,000 $993,457 5
23 - 13 - Arthur Christmas Sony $2,700,000 $2,073,319 $-626,681 -23.2% 1,524 $44,200,000 $43,541,321 5
24 - 26 - Tower Heist Uni. $185,000 $137,255 $-47,745 -25.8% 283 $76,298,000 $76,250,170 8
25 - - - 50/50 Sum. $5,000 $3,694 $-1,306 -26.1% 31 $35,005,100 $35,003,812 13
26 - 17 - The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $2,100,000 $1,466,306 $-633,694 -30.2% 1,603 $270,900,000 $270,268,207 6
TOTALS:$103,848,800$110,349,321$+6,500,521+6.3%31,585 
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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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