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Weekly Box Office

December 5-11, 2008

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TWLWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 1 Four Christmases WB (NL) $22,038,812 -41.5% 3,335 +25 $6,608 $74,701,504 $80 2
2 2 Twilight Sum. $16,739,349 -47.7% 3,620 +195 $4,624 $142,094,695 $37 3
3 3 Bolt BV $11,799,450 -59.8% 3,516 -138 $3,356 $81,384,723 $150 3
4 5 Australia Fox $9,729,140 -47.9% 2,721 +79 $3,576 $33,597,976 $130 2
5 4 Quantum of Solace Sony $8,999,966 -59.6% 3,423 -78 $2,629 $153,867,710 $200 4
6 6 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $6,181,431 -60.7% 3,317 -392 $1,864 $166,756,163 $150 5
7 7 Transporter 3 LGF $6,145,303 -58.2% 2,626 - $2,340 $27,025,859 - 2
8 N Punisher: War Zone LGF $5,627,529 - 2,508 - $2,244 $5,627,529 $35 1
9 N Cadillac Records Sony $4,324,085 - 687 - $6,294 $4,324,085 $12 1
10 8 Role Models Uni. $3,546,495 -45.8% 1,907 -288 $1,860 $62,589,840 $28 5
11 10 Milk Focus $2,542,787 +29.6% 99 +63 $25,685 $4,992,338 $20 2
12 11 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $1,935,912 +11.3% 78 +29 $24,819 $5,873,246 $15 4
13 9 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Mira. $1,451,353 -32.6% 678 +96 $2,141 $7,077,597 - 5
14 12 Changeling Uni. $722,390 -53.1% 681 -329 $1,061 $34,904,767 $55 7
15 N Nobel Son Free $513,331 - 893 - $575 $513,331 - 1
16 16 Rachel Getting Married SPC $398,636 -40.4% 170 -46 $2,345 $9,339,551 - 10
17 17 Fireproof Gold. $363,467 -34.2% 499 +13 $728 $32,790,699 $0.5 11
18 14 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Wein. $333,961 -52.1% 275 -162 $1,214 $30,947,140 $24 6
19 15 The Secret Life of Bees FoxS $317,658 -53.7% 432 -58 $735 $37,094,606 $11 8
20 13 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $313,277 -73.8% 632 -753 $496 $89,200,827 $11 7
21 19 The Dark Knight WB $257,906 -41.1% 269 -36 $959 $530,611,373 $185 21
22 N Frost/Nixon Uni. $247,459 - 3 - $82,486 $247,459 $25 1
23 20 Synecdoche, New York SPC $244,616 -35.5% 115 -4 $2,127 $2,325,625 $20 7
24 26 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2008) WB $230,371 +13.3% 26 +7 $8,860 $522,827 - 3
25 24 I've Loved You So Long SPC $209,166 -26.1% 51 -1 $4,101 $1,815,362 - 7
26 21 Happy-Go-Lucky Mira. $207,586 -43.6% 202 - $1,028 $2,927,610 - 9
27 18 Soul Men MGM/W $176,355 -67.5% 233 -102 $757 $11,916,944 - 5
28 27 Let the Right One In (2008) Magn. $160,008 -18.0% 50 +9 $3,200 $1,056,349 - 7
29 23 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $150,491 -49.5% 248 -69 $607 $92,267,402 - 10
30 22 Eagle Eye P/DW $150,144 -51.0% 205 -120 $732 $100,441,569 $80 11
31 25 A Christmas Tale IFC $129,184 -37.7% 44 +1 $2,936 $656,211 - 4
32 60 Pride & Glory WB (NL) $85,973 +381.5% 180 +150 $478 $15,740,721 $30 7
33 32 Igor MGM $81,088 -37.7% 162 -17 $501 $19,343,566 $25 12
34 37 Max Payne Fox $77,723 -28.4% 145 -14 $536 $40,543,815 $35 8
35 45 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) Imax $73,295 +15.0% 18 +2 $4,072 $180,244 - 6
36 43 The Duchess ParV $69,921 +6.4% 135 +57 $518 $13,848,978 - 12
37 34 Burn After Reading Focus $69,526 -40.4% 78 -19 $891 $60,269,099 $37 13
38 31 WALL-E BV $61,727 -53.6% 166 -24 $372 $223,719,052 $180 24
39 39 Appaloosa WB (NL) $60,721 -32.0% 104 -6 $584 $20,012,014 $20 12
40 30 Saw V LGF $58,825 -60.6% 115 -62 $512 $56,746,769 $10.8 7
41 33 Body of Lies WB $58,441 -50.3% 44 -36 $1,328 $38,991,377 $70 9
42 38 Religulous LGF $56,264 -37.7% 59 -2 $954 $12,974,009 $2.5 10
43 42 JCVD PArch $51,646 -29.7% 20 -5 $2,582 $355,450 - 5
44 35 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $50,308 -55.4% 21 - $2,396 $20,046,152 - 62
45 54 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $44,035 +24.6% 15 - $2,936 $12,385,637 $25 17
46 52 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $41,531 -15.0% 8 +1 $5,191 $77,157,988 - 347
47 36 Dostana Yash $39,801 -64.5% 34 -24 $1,171 $1,243,910 - 4
48 28 Yuvvraaj Eros $38,986 -79.2% 77 - $506 $570,090 - 3
49 50 RockNRolla WB $38,951 -27.0% 36 -4 $1,082 $5,636,678 - 9
50 29 Righteous Kill Over. $38,085 -75.5% 89 -108 $428 $40,071,804 $60 13
51 44 City of Ember Fox $36,752 -43.0% 83 -28 $443 $7,790,516 $55 9
52 48 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $35,688 -36.2% 7 +4 $5,098 $26,679,563 - 168
53 49 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $35,315 -35.3% 12 -6 $2,943 $22,524,653 - 17
54 40 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Free $35,069 -60.2% 45 -78 $779 $13,403,744 - 6
55 46 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $32,080 -47.8% 10 +1 $3,208 $37,066,415 - 145
56 N Don Carlo at La Scala Emr. $27,834 - 5 - $5,567 $27,834 - 1
57 53 Nights in Rodanthe WB $25,112 -43.6% 45 -28 $558 $41,566,273 - 11
58 47 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $21,074 -65.7% 10 -32 $2,107 $5,167,908 - 43
59 67 Repo: The Genetic Opera LGF $19,589 +46.5% 11 +5 $1,781 $146,750 - 5
60 55 My Name Is Bruce Imag. $17,700 -42.0% 1 - $17,700 $154,826 - 6
61 66 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $17,381 +12.1% 7 +1 $2,483 $9,800,611 - 150
62 68 Were the World Mine SpkP $14,934 +32.3% 3 +1 $4,978 $55,473 - 6
63 64 A Secret Strand $13,933 -18.1% 6 - $2,322 $537,150 - 14
64 57 Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom Logo $13,255 -47.9% 5 +1 $2,651 $530,499 - 7
65 56 The Secrets Mont. $12,009 -54.7% 5 -2 $2,402 $40,912 - 2
66 - The Reader Wein. $11,919 - 1 - $11,919 $11,919 $32 -
67 92 Call + Response FTrd. $11,896 +310.5% 2 +1 $5,948 $192,720 - 9
68 63 Man on Wire Magn. $11,529 -32.9% 5 -3 $2,306 $2,898,874 - 20
69 58 Journey to the Center of the Earth WB (NL) $10,841 -55.1% 41 -10 $264 $101,704,370 $60 22
70 59 What Just Happened? Magn. $10,561 -50.6% 17 -8 $621 $1,084,159 - 8
71 51 Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye UTV $9,059 -82.5% 24 -21 $377 $80,037 - 2
72 N A Good Day to Be Black and Sexy Magn. $8,629 - 1 - $8,629 $8,629 - 1
73 69 Tell No One MBox $8,508 -10.9% 4 -2 $2,127 $6,121,787 - 23
74 65 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $8,188 -50.4% 3 - $2,729 $52,350 - 3
75 70 How to Lose Friends and Alienate People MGM $7,389 -11.2% 26 -3 $284 $2,778,242 $28 10
76 - Wendy and Lucy Osci. $7,225 - 2 - $3,613 $7,225 - -
77 76 Ashes of Time Redux SPC $7,080 +23.6% 11 +3 $644 $161,561 - 9
78 78 Trouble the Water Zeit. $7,065 +31.0% 5 +2 $1,413 $481,485 - 16
79 88 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $7,029 +103.9% 4 +2 $1,757 $54,677 - 7
80 61 I Served the King of England SPC $6,069 -65.3% 7 -2 $867 $611,210 - 15
81 - Save Me FRun $5,950 - 1 - $5,950 $81,469 - 14
82 74 U2 3D NGE $5,856 -6.3% 2 - $2,928 $9,642,039 - 46
83 - Gardens of the Night CityL $5,806 - 1 - $5,806 $10,931 - 5
84 71 Frozen River SPC $5,401 -28.6% 6 - $900 $2,294,315 - 19
85 86 Hounddog Emp. $5,388 +40.9% 3 +1 $1,796 $128,092 - 12
86 72 I Can't Think Straight Reg. $5,149 -28.4% 3 +1 $1,716 $32,398 - 3
87 73 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $4,944 -29.1% 13 +4 $380 $401,917 - 17
88 N Ciao Reg. $4,368 - 1 - $4,368 $4,368 - 1
89 - August Evening Maya $4,343 - 2 - $2,172 $71,838 - 14
90 75 How About You Strand $4,196 -29.6% 1 - $4,196 $28,242 - 4
91 77 Fear(s) of the Dark IFC $4,112 -25.6% 6 +2 $685 $74,805 - 7
92 99 One Day You'll Understand Kino $3,662 +157.5% 3 - $1,221 $83,999 - 6
93 N Hunger (2008) IFC $3,561 - 1 - $3,561 $3,561 - 1
94 85 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $3,489 -9.3% 1 -1 $3,489 $30,650 - 5
95 83 Ballast Allu. $3,398 -18.2% 4 -1 $850 $77,556 - 10
96 82 Familiar Strangers Caval. $3,302 -28.5% 4 +1 $826 $29,669 - 4
97 - Amexicano Maya $3,176 - 1 - $3,176 $7,813 - 4
98 - Eden (2008) LibE $3,170 - 2 - $1,585 $11,391 - 4
99 81 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $2,795 -39.7% 3 -2 $932 $808,889 - 16
100 94 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $2,600 +28.4% 6 +2 $433 $142,569 - 28
101 97 Breakfast with Scot Reg. $2,354 +53.1% 1 - $2,354 $40,811 - 9
102 79 The Dukes CAVU $1,518 -69.4% 2 -3 $759 $26,875 - 4
103 98 The Wild Child (re-issue) FDesk $1,427 -6.2% 1 - $1,427 $20,376 - 5
104 - Yella CGld $1,208 - 1 - $1,208 $30,647 - 23
105 101 Lake City Scre. $1,177 +0.8% 2 +1 $589 $12,460 - 3
106 - Battle in Seattle RedP $1,118 - 4 - $280 $224,169 - 12
- - Box Elder N/A $1,100 +136.1% 1 - $1,100 $43,452 - 40
107 96 The First Basket L/Z $925 -45.2% 1 -1 $925 $20,440 - 6
108 90 The Matador (2008) CityL $888 -72.7% 1 - $888 $16,737 - 6
109 102 House (2008) RAtt. $881 -11.2% 2 - $441 $571,023 - 5
110 95 The Alphabet Killer Anch. $673 -65.1% 1 -1 $673 $28,051 - 5
111 - whaledreamers Mont. $612 - 1 - $612 $10,584 - 11
112 87 The Flyboys DCoa. $568 -85.0% 1 - $568 $142,742 - 17
113 - Momma's Man Kino $568 - 2 - $284 $95,544 - 16
114 84 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $514 -86.8% 1 - $514 $86,816 - 24
115 80 Antarctica Reg. $501 -89.8% 1 - $501 $7,879 - 10
116 - A Man Named Pearl Tent. $400 - 1 - $400 $201,603 - 67
117 104 The Other End of the Line MGM $303 -64.0% 1 -1 $303 $115,592 - 6
118 103 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $187 -79.6% 1 - $187 $17,480,496 - 470
119 - The Order of Myths CGld $1 - 0 -1 n/a $55,934 - 15
TOTAL (120 MOVIES):$107,876,766-44.4%35,547+1,635$3,035 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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