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Est. / Act.DiffMovie Title (click to view)StudioStudio Est. / ActualDiff% DiffTheatersEst. TotalActualWk
1 1 - The Possession LGF $21,300,000 $21,078,840 $-221,160 -1.0% 2,816 $21,300,000 $21,078,840 1
2 2 - Lawless Wein. $13,000,000 $12,872,548 $-127,452 -1.0% 2,888 $15,100,000 $15,014,995 1
3 3 - The Expendables 2 LGF $11,200,000 $11,455,180 $+255,180 +2.3% 3,334 $68,559,000 $68,814,085 3
4 4 - The Bourne Legacy Uni. $9,377,000 $9,314,725 $-62,275 -0.7% 3,131 $98,375,000 $98,313,165 4
5 5 - ParaNorman Focus $8,853,000 $8,833,439 $-19,561 -0.2% 3,085 $40,327,000 $40,312,625 3
6 6 - The Odd Life of Timothy Green BV $8,502,000 $8,564,208 $+62,208 +0.7% 2,635 $38,830,000 $38,441,566 3
7 7 - The Dark Knight Rises WB $7,930,000 $7,997,311 $+67,311 +0.8% 2,187 $433,246,000 $433,311,261 7
8 8 - 2016 Obama's America RM $7,087,000 $7,518,204 $+431,204 +6.1% 1,747 $20,185,000 $20,685,234 8
9 9 - The Campaign WB $7,020,000 $7,209,263 $+189,263 +2.7% 2,941 $74,597,000 $74,783,927 4
10 10 - Hope Springs Sony $6,000,000 $6,143,923 $+143,923 +2.4% 2,441 $53,357,000 $53,500,430 4
11 11 - Premium Rush Sony $5,100,000 $5,152,473 $+52,473 +1.0% 2,255 $13,455,000 $13,507,670 2
12 12 - Hit and Run ORF $3,288,000 $3,261,457 $-26,543 -0.8% 2,870 $10,756,000 $10,730,847 2
13 13 - Marvel's The Avengers BV $2,416,000 $2,473,944 $+57,944 +2.4% 1,705 $620,266,000 $620,323,837 18
14 14 - Sparkle (2012) TriS $2,250,000 $2,324,876 $+74,876 +3.3% 1,257 $22,177,000 $22,251,721 3
15 16 +1 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $2,040,000 $2,000,900 $-39,100 -1.9% 1,204 $45,808,000 $45,768,488 5
16 15 -1 Brave BV $1,923,000 $2,055,937 $+132,937 +6.9% 1,708 $232,297,000 $232,430,114 11
17 17 - Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $1,800,000 $1,819,841 $+19,841 +1.1% 1,036 $156,133,000 $156,152,655 8
- 18 - The Amazing Spider-Man Sony $1,350,000 $1,211,149 $-138,851 -10.3% 501 $259,950,000 $259,811,206 9
- 19 - Total Recall (2012) Sony $1,175,000 $1,087,494 $-87,506 -7.4% 756 $57,045,000 $56,957,119 5
- 20 - Ted Uni. $948,000 $959,310 $+11,310 +1.2% 561 $216,113,000 $216,124,215 10
- 21 - Celeste and Jesse Forever SPC $938,000 $923,958 $-14,042 -1.5% 586 $2,094,000 $2,079,790 5
- 22 - Robot & Frank Gold. $914,000 $917,966 $+3,966 +0.4% 144 $1,363,000 $1,366,211 3
- 23 - Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted P/DW $850,000 $863,089 $+13,089 +1.5% 505 $214,760,000 $214,772,538 13
- 24 - The Apparition WB $765,000 $789,413 $+24,413 +3.2% 810 $4,383,000 $4,408,272 2
- 25 - Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $685,000 $698,222 $+13,222 +1.9% 267 $9,775,000 $9,788,161 10
- 26 - Oogieloves In The BIG Balloon Adventure KVP $601,000 $610,056 $+9,056 +1.5% 2,160 $827,000 $835,644 1
- 27 - The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Wein. $475,000 $501,633 $+26,633 +5.6% 172 $8,125,000 $8,152,107 15
- 29 - Sleepwalk with Me IFC $409,000 $393,890 $-15,110 -3.7% 29 $499,000 $483,106 2
- 30 - Step Up Revolution LG/S $270,000 $354,708 $+84,708 +31.4% 236 $34,152,000 $34,237,030 6
- 37 - To Rome with Love SPC $194,000 $191,964 $-2,036 -1.0% 94 $16,171,000 $16,169,650 11
- 38 - Searching for Sugar Man SPC $188,000 $187,953 $-47 -0.0% 32 $741,000 $741,254 6
- 39 - For a Good Time, Call... Focus $186,000 $186,689 $+689 +0.4% 23 $186,000 $186,689 1
- 41 - Snow White and the Huntsman Uni. $129,000 $134,420 $+5,420 +4.2% 143 $155,107,000 $155,111,815 14
- 42 - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel FoxS $127,000 $129,510 $+2,510 +2.0% 105 $45,955,000 $45,957,506 18
- 44 - Flying Swords of Dragon Gate IM $125,000 $127,709 $+2,709 +2.2% 15 $125,000 $127,709 1
- 55 - Savages (2012) Uni. $84,500 $59,045 $-25,455 -30.1% 82 $47,333,000 $47,307,550 9
- 50 - The Hunger Games LGF $74,000 $75,946 $+1,946 +2.6% 145 $407,997,300 $407,999,255 24
- 56 - Little White Lies MPI $52,300 $56,330 $+4,030 +7.7% 12 $89,400 $93,637 2
- 58 - Bullet Vanishes CL $51,000 $54,992 $+3,992 +7.8% 14 $51,000 $54,992 1
- 60 - Safety Not Guaranteed FD $51,000 $51,670 $+670 +1.3% 48 $3,831,400 $3,832,060 13
- 61 - Bernie MNE $32,900 $35,879 $+2,979 +9.1% 26 $9,165,100 $9,168,139 19
- 66 - Side By Side Trib. $17,100 $16,087 $-1,013 -5.9% 4 $29,600 $28,592 3
- 67 - The Ambassador Drft. $15,300 $15,758 $+458 +3.0% 4 $17,100 $17,539 1
- 68 - Chicken with Plums SPC $15,200 $14,486 $-714 -4.7% 3 $104,100 $103,362 3
- 76 - Little Birds MNE $6,000 $6,351 $+351 +5.9% 1 $8,300 $8,691 1
- 88 - Klown Drft. $1,600 $1,859 $+259 +16.2% 2 $65,550 $65,778 6
TOTALS:$129,815,900$130,734,605$+918,705+0.7%46,720 
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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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