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Weekly Box Office

January 2-8, 2009

Note: Weekly box office charts 7-day results (Friday through Thursday). To access the Weekend chart (Friday through Sunday), click here.


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TWLWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 1 Marley and Me Fox $29,959,888 -56.0% 3,505 +25 $8,548 $112,360,171 - 2
2 3 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Par. $24,274,042 -50.2% 2,988 - $8,124 $84,879,880 $150 2
3 2 Bedtime Stories BV $23,592,144 -56.7% 3,684 +3 $6,404 $88,629,973 $80 2
4 4 Valkyrie UA $18,198,079 -52.3% 2,778 +67 $6,551 $64,847,383 $75 2
5 5 Yes Man WB $17,658,776 -45.6% 3,434 - $5,142 $83,255,687 $70 3
6 6 Seven Pounds Sony $12,851,676 -47.6% 2,758 - $4,660 $62,930,456 $55 3
7 7 The Tale of Despereaux Uni. $8,128,385 -55.4% 3,091 -16 $2,630 $44,850,865 $60 3
8 10 Doubt Mira. $6,733,716 -36.2% 1,287 +20 $5,232 $20,438,304 $20 4
9 8 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Fox $6,405,051 -52.9% 2,337 -65 $2,741 $75,779,609 $80 4
10 12 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $6,359,026 -27.8% 612 -2 $10,391 $30,344,855 $15 8
11 11 Twilight Sum. $6,332,582 -34.7% 1,888 +39 $3,354 $178,606,790 $37 7
12 9 The Spirit LGF $4,403,869 -58.6% 2,508 -1 $1,756 $18,887,709 - 2
13 15 Gran Torino WB $4,155,999 -16.6% 84 - $49,476 $11,040,130 $33 4
14 14 Bolt BV $3,811,209 -49.7% 1,729 -194 $2,204 $110,436,410 $150 7
15 13 Four Christmases WB (NL) $3,457,503 -59.9% 2,307 -203 $1,499 $118,835,947 $80 6
16 16 Milk Focus $2,598,461 -25.7% 309 -2 $8,409 $17,867,945 $20 6
17 21 The Reader Wein. $2,208,605 +60.6% 398 +282 $5,549 $4,163,711 $32 4
18 18 Frost/Nixon Uni. $1,848,862 -31.7% 205 - $9,019 $6,739,554 $25 5
19 19 Australia Fox $1,623,348 -30.0% 765 +54 $2,122 $47,146,892 $130 6
20 17 Quantum of Solace Sony $1,465,145 -47.5% 891 - $1,644 $167,155,503 $200 8
21 29 Revolutionary Road ParV $1,340,522 +243.9% 38 +35 $35,277 $1,730,310 $35 2
22 20 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $1,117,778 -47.3% 707 -101 $1,581 $177,176,191 $150 9
23 23 The Wrestler FoxS $649,793 -19.2% 18 - $36,100 $1,974,021 $6 3
24 24 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $392,341 -39.9% 283 - $1,386 $93,850,958 - 14
25 28 Role Models Uni. $346,845 -18.0% 270 +45 $1,285 $66,803,535 $28 9
26 22 Ghajini AdL. $340,216 -73.5% 83 - $4,099 $2,244,823 - 2
27 26 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $292,499 -41.7% 295 - $992 $90,273,371 $11 11
28 27 Cadillac Records Sony $267,189 -45.1% 180 - $1,484 $8,195,551 $12 5
29 34 Rachel Getting Married SPC $238,474 -6.4% 67 +2 $3,559 $10,379,165 - 14
30 25 Nothing Like the Holidays Over. $206,340 -60.9% 308 -131 $670 $7,456,157 - 4
31 30 Eagle Eye P/DW $185,652 -38.5% 195 -10 $952 $101,440,743 $80 15
32 53 Defiance ParV $163,733 +112.4% 2 - $81,867 $240,834 $32 1
33 39 I've Loved You So Long SPC $143,488 -13.2% 42 -1 $3,416 $2,410,089 - 11
34 36 Last Chance Harvey Over. $141,413 -33.6% 6 - $23,569 $390,154 - 2
35 37 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Mira. $140,677 -24.1% 93 -3 $1,513 $8,898,969 - 9
36 40 Waltz with Bashir SPC $136,711 -16.1% 5 - $27,342 $282,970 - 2
37 42 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $134,533 +1.1% 21 - $6,406 $20,470,407 - 66
38 46 Let the Right One In (2008) Magn. $131,665 +25.7% 37 +1 $3,559 $1,523,565 - 11
39 38 Body of Lies WB $115,125 -31.8% 182 - $633 $39,348,887 $70 13
40 41 Changeling Uni. $112,515 -30.5% 125 +11 $900 $35,739,802 $55 11
41 48 Happy-Go-Lucky Mira. $104,381 +12.2% 59 +12 $1,769 $3,344,581 - 13
42 57 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Wein. $101,453 +81.3% 102 +56 $995 $31,334,746 $24 10
43 45 The Secret Life of Bees FoxS $88,725 -15.8% 84 +7 $1,056 $37,551,992 $11 12
44 31 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Yash $86,126 -69.4% 45 -9 $1,914 $2,054,288 - 4
45 32 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $82,219 -70.5% 2 -1 $41,110 $27,153,202 - 172
46 50 The Dark Knight WB $82,176 -9.0% 75 +1 $1,096 $531,018,614 $185 25
47 47 Fireproof Gold. $75,655 -23.3% 87 +2 $870 $33,275,393 $0.5 15
48 59 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $73,745 +140.1% 4 +2 $18,436 $77,362,118 - 351
49 56 Che IFC $73,109 +11.4% 2 - $36,555 $256,095 - 4
50 52 Synecdoche, New York SPC $71,534 -9.8% 39 +1 $1,834 $2,732,558 $20 11
51 43 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $67,081 -47.7% 8 - $8,385 $37,330,544 - 149
52 33 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2008) WB $64,877 -75.7% 18 -8 $3,604 $1,705,694 - 7
53 49 Nights in Rodanthe WB $58,838 -35.3% 85 -30 $692 $41,819,048 - 15
54 51 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $58,388 -33.4% 12 - $4,866 $12,589,641 $25 21
55 44 A Christmas Tale IFC $58,225 -48.9% 35 -17 $1,664 $1,009,521 - 8
56 54 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $57,137 -23.3% 25 - $2,285 $22,847,405 - 21
57 71 Igor MGM $55,050 +296.4% 34 -12 $1,619 $19,502,271 $25 16
58 60 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $40,248 +37.0% 10 - $4,025 $5,258,479 - 47
59 62 Wendy and Lucy Osci. $37,307 +63.2% 4 - $9,327 $123,698 - 4
60 58 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Free $23,232 -25.2% 27 +1 $860 $13,511,399 - 10
61 61 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $18,366 -30.7% 6 - $3,061 $9,869,412 - 154
62 64 Max Payne Fox $15,295 -24.6% 27 - $566 $40,681,066 $35 12
63 65 The Secret of the Grain IFC $15,132 -25.0% 1 - $15,132 $40,365 - 2
64 74 Man on Wire Magn. $14,685 +24.2% 5 - $2,937 $2,946,756 - 24
65 55 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) Imax $14,333 -78.7% 15 -3 $956 $431,731 - 10
66 77 Good Think $12,208 +201.2% 2 - $6,104 $16,261 - 1
67 70 U2 3D NGE $12,025 -16.0% 4 - $3,006 $9,675,637 - 50
68 68 JCVD PArch $11,968 -24.6% 8 - $1,496 $453,070 - 9
69 63 City of Ember Fox $11,916 -42.8% 25 - $477 $7,864,106 $55 13
70 72 Tell No One MBox $10,762 -19.4% 8 +1 $1,345 $6,156,376 - 27
71 69 Appaloosa WB (NL) $10,259 -33.3% 15 -3 $684 $20,085,555 $20 16
72 67 WALL-E BV $8,423 -48.4% 23 -10 $366 $223,808,164 $180 28
73 - Antarctica Reg. $8,167 - 1 - $8,167 $18,446 - 16
74 78 How About You Strand $7,879 +119.3% 4 +2 $1,970 $44,657 - 8
75 73 A Secret Strand $5,393 -55.4% 3 -3 $1,798 $579,181 - 18
76 - Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $4,027 - 5 - $805 $63,973 - 7
77 75 Ciao Reg. $3,957 -46.0% 3 +1 $1,319 $23,763 - 5
78 - Silent Light PalT $3,574 - 1 - $3,574 $3,574 - -
79 66 Soul Men MGM/W $3,384 -79.5% 9 -1 $376 $12,025,322 - 9
80 - Sixty Six FInd. $2,841 - 1 - $2,841 $223,906 - 20
81 84 Timecrimes (Los Cronocrimenes) Magn. $2,680 +77.4% 3 +2 $893 $23,389 - 4
82 83 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $2,506 +50.0% 3 +2 $835 $64,619 - 11
83 80 Were the World Mine SpkP $2,287 -14.0% 2 +1 $1,144 $89,443 - 10
84 79 Lola Montes (re-issue) Rialto $1,208 -59.7% 1 -1 $1,208 $90,774 - 13
85 89 Ashes of Time Redux SPC $1,017 +55.3% 4 +2 $254 $174,273 - 13
86 - August Evening Maya $999 - 1 - $999 $74,759 - 18
87 - Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $838 - 1 - $838 $38,449 - 35
88 81 The Secrets Mont. $835 -65.0% 2 - $418 $57,700 - 6
89 - Coyote County Loser Roe. $750 - 1 - $750 $750 - -10
90 - One Day You'll Understand Kino $560 - 1 - $560 $85,588 - 10
91 - Momma's Man Kino $407 - 1 - $407 $96,026 - 20
TOTAL (91 MOVIES):$194,232,062-49.3%41,458-278$4,685 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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