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RowEst. / Act.DiffMovie Title (click to view)StudioStudio Est. / ActualDiff% DiffTheatersEst. TotalActualWk
1 9 9 - 2016 Obama's America RM $5,103,000 $5,608,973 $+505,973 +9.9% 1,747 $18,203,000 $18,776,003 8
2 2 2 - Lawless Wein. $9,674,000 $10,001,982 $+327,982 +3.4% 2,888 $11,816,000 $12,144,429 1
3 8 8 - The Campaign WB $5,445,000 $5,710,234 $+265,234 +4.9% 2,941 $73,022,000 $73,284,898 4
4 7 7 - The Dark Knight Rises WB $5,880,000 $6,116,335 $+236,335 +4.0% 2,187 $431,196,000 $431,430,285 7
5 3 3 - The Expendables 2 LGF $8,800,000 $9,030,381 $+230,381 +2.6% 3,334 $66,159,000 $66,389,286 3
6 6 6 - The Odd Life of Timothy Green BV $6,055,000 $6,276,654 $+221,654 +3.7% 2,635 $35,900,000 $36,154,012 3
7 14 13 -1 Marvel's The Avengers BV $1,695,000 $1,910,701 $+215,701 +12.7% 1,705 $619,545,000 $619,760,594 18
8 16 15 -1 Brave BV $1,292,000 $1,427,002 $+135,002 +10.4% 1,708 $231,666,000 $231,801,179 11
9 - 20 - Ted Uni. $732,000 $810,645 $+78,645 +10.7% 561 $215,897,000 $215,975,550 10
10 11 11 - Premium Rush Sony $3,900,000 $3,971,312 $+71,312 +1.8% 2,255 $12,255,000 $12,326,509 2
11 17 17 - Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $1,280,000 $1,302,841 $+22,841 +1.8% 1,036 $155,613,000 $155,635,442 8
12 5 5 - ParaNorman Focus $6,551,000 $6,572,820 $+21,820 +0.3% 3,085 $38,025,000 $38,052,006 3
13 - 21 - Celeste and Jesse Forever SPC $698,000 $718,090 $+20,090 +2.9% 586 $1,854,000 $1,873,922 5
14 - 25 - Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $510,000 $528,167 $+18,167 +3.6% 267 $9,600,000 $9,618,106 10
15 - 28 - Moonrise Kingdom Focus $333,000 $342,370 $+9,370 +2.8% 197 $44,185,000 $44,205,438 15
16 1 1 - The Possession LGF $17,725,000 $17,732,480 $+7,480 +0.0% 2,816 $17,725,000 $17,732,480 1
17 - 23 - The Apparition WB $625,000 $632,262 $+7,262 +1.2% 810 $4,243,000 $4,251,121 2
18 - 46 - Flying Swords of Dragon Gate IM $90,000 $95,452 $+5,452 +6.1% 15 $90,000 $95,452 1
19 - 27 - The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Wein. $376,000 $379,826 $+3,826 +1.0% 172 $8,026,000 $8,030,300 15
20 - 60 - Safety Not Guaranteed FD $36,000 $39,693 $+3,693 +10.3% 48 $3,816,400 $3,820,083 13
21 - 30 - Step Up Revolution LG/S $285,000 $288,586 $+3,586 +1.3% 236 $34,102,000 $34,170,908 6
22 - 59 - Bullet Vanishes CL $40,000 $43,444 $+3,444 +8.6% 14 $40,000 $43,444 1
23 - 55 - Savages (2012) Uni. $43,100 $46,335 $+3,235 +7.5% 82 $47,291,600 $47,294,840 9
24 - 39 - For a Good Time, Call... Focus $141,000 $143,935 $+2,935 +2.1% 23 $141,000 $143,935 1
25 - 62 - Bernie MNE $23,800 $26,302 $+2,502 +10.5% 26 $9,156,000 $9,158,562 19
26 - 38 - To Rome with Love SPC $145,000 $146,330 $+1,330 +0.9% 94 $16,122,000 $16,124,016 11
27 - 22 - Robot & Frank Gold. $691,000 $692,318 $+1,318 +0.2% 144 $1,139,000 $1,140,563 3
28 - 68 - The Ambassador Drft. $11,900 $13,046 $+1,146 +9.6% 4 $13,600 $14,827 1
29 - 40 - Searching for Sugar Man SPC $140,000 $140,674 $+674 +0.5% 32 $693,000 $693,975 6
30 - 69 - Chicken with Plums SPC $10,800 $11,216 $+416 +3.9% 3 $99,700 $100,092 3
31 - 89 - Klown Drft. $1,400 $1,630 $+230 +16.4% 2 $65,300 $65,549 6
32 - 71 - The Day Anch. $10,800 $10,121 $-679 -6.3% 12 $13,500 $12,845 1
33 - 77 - Little Birds MNE $5,400 $4,574 $-826 -15.3% 1 $7,700 $6,914 1
34 - 66 - Nitro Circus the Movie 3D ArcEnt $16,000 $15,154 $-846 -5.3% 31 $3,341,000 $3,340,843 4
35 15 16 +1 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $1,420,000 $1,418,738 $-1,262 -0.1% 1,204 $45,188,000 $45,186,326 5
36 - 34 - Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection LGF $186,000 $183,785 $-2,215 -1.2% 179 $65,256,000 $65,254,183 10
37 - 43 - Snow White and the Huntsman Uni. $107,000 $104,390 $-2,610 -2.4% 143 $155,085,000 $155,081,785 14
38 10 10 - Hope Springs Sony $4,700,000 $4,697,097 $-2,903 -0.1% 2,441 $52,057,000 $52,053,604 4
39 - 26 - Oogieloves In The BIG Balloon Adventure KVP $448,000 $443,901 $-4,099 -0.9% 2,160 $674,000 $669,489 1
40 - 44 - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel FoxS $104,000 $99,368 $-4,632 -4.5% 105 $45,932,000 $45,927,364 18
41 - 41 - Samsara Osci. $113,000 $106,648 $-6,352 -5.6% 9 $232,000 $224,351 2
42 - 50 - The Hunger Games LGF $65,000 $58,343 $-6,657 -10.2% 145 $407,988,300 $407,981,652 24
43 - 29 - Sleepwalk with Me IFC $331,000 $322,677 $-8,323 -2.5% 29 $421,000 $411,893 2
44 4 4 - The Bourne Legacy Uni. $7,248,000 $7,232,610 $-15,390 -0.2% 3,131 $96,247,000 $96,231,050 4
45 - 19 - Total Recall (2012) Sony $885,000 $868,526 $-16,474 -1.9% 756 $56,755,000 $56,738,151 5
46 12 12 - Hit and Run ORF $2,611,000 $2,586,456 $-24,544 -0.9% 2,870 $10,080,000 $10,055,846 2
47 - 18 - The Amazing Spider-Man Sony $975,000 $924,776 $-50,224 -5.2% 501 $259,575,000 $259,524,833 9
48 13 14 +1 Sparkle (2012) TriS $1,850,000 $1,779,776 $-70,224 -3.8% 1,257 $21,777,000 $21,706,621 3
TOTALS:$99,408,200$101,618,976$+2,210,776+2.2%46,627 
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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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