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Weekly Box Office

December 12-18, 2008

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TWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheatersChange / AvgEst.
Screens
Change / AvgEst.
Shows
Change / AvgTotal GrossWeek #
1 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Fox $38,476,884 - 3,560 - $10,808 5,900 - $6,522 170,200 - $226 $38,476,884 1
2 Four Christmases WB (NL) $17,707,948 -19.7% 3,540 +205 $5,002 4,500 -200 $3,935 133,100 -12,100 $133 $92,409,452 3
3 Twilight Sum. $11,139,204 -33.5% 3,649 +29 $3,053 4,400 -800 $2,532 108,500 -24,900 $103 $153,233,899 4
4 Bolt BV $9,368,480 -20.6% 3,133 -383 $2,990 4,000 -1,400 $2,342 109,100 -42,200 $86 $90,753,203 4
5 Australia Fox $6,024,361 -38.1% 2,703 -18 $2,229 3,100 -600 $1,943 60,300 -14,100 $100 $39,622,337 3
6 Quantum of Solace Sony $5,280,820 -41.3% 2,635 -788 $2,004 2,800 -1,600 $1,886 74,500 -44,000 $71 $159,148,530 5
7 Nothing Like the Holidays Over. $4,619,074 - 1,671 - $2,764 1,800 - $2,566 55,000 - $84 $4,619,074 1
8 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $4,066,296 -34.2% 2,768 -549 $1,469 2,800 -1,000 $1,452 73,400 -35,000 $55 $170,822,459 6
9 Milk Focus $3,688,545 +45.1% 328 +229 $11,246 420 +256 $8,782 11,150 +6,823 $331 $8,680,883 3
10 Transporter 3 LGF $3,361,497 -45.3% 2,541 -85 $1,323 2,600 -300 $1,293 63,200 -21,400 $53 $30,387,356 3
11 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $3,110,504 +60.7% 169 +91 $18,405 260 +130 $11,963 6,950 +3,440 $448 $8,983,750 5
12 Role Models Uni. $2,358,750 -33.5% 1,328 -579 $1,776 1,328 -579 $1,776 31,700 -15,700 $74 $64,948,590 6
13 Punisher: War Zone LGF $2,126,635 -62.2% 2,508 - $848 2,600 -200 $818 61,800 -16,800 $34 $7,754,164 2
14 Cadillac Records Sony $2,115,417 -51.1% 688 +1 $3,075 760 -10 $2,783 23,300 -590 $91 $6,439,502 2
15 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Yash $1,105,202 - 83 - $13,316 140 - $7,894 2,510 - $440 $1,105,202 1
16 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Mira. $1,027,362 -29.2% 679 +1 $1,513 680 - $1,511 17,270 -2,770 $59 $8,104,959 6
17 Frost/Nixon Uni. $865,751 +249.9% 39 +36 $22,199 80 +76 $10,822 2,260 +2,117 $383 $1,113,210 2
18 Doubt Mira. $718,600 - 15 - $47,907 30 - $23,953 885 - $812 $718,600 1
19 Delgo Free $694,782 - 2,160 - $322 2,200 - $316 64,100 - $11 $694,782 1
20 Gran Torino WB $391,639 - 6 - $65,273 12 - $32,637 414 - $946 $391,639 1
21 Changeling Uni. $390,585 -45.9% 393 -288 $994 400 -290 $976 7,240 -4,660 $54 $35,295,352 8
22 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2008) WB $348,977 +51.5% 26 - $13,422 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $871,804 4
23 Rachel Getting Married SPC $315,252 -20.9% 151 -19 $2,088 151 -19 $2,088 1,020 -180 $309 $9,654,803 11
24 Eagle Eye P/DW $285,811 +90.4% 320 +115 $893 330 +120 $866 7,270 +3,240 $39 $100,727,380 12
25 The Reader Wein. $244,531 +1,951.6% 8 +7 $30,566 14 +13 $17,467 424 +419 $577 $256,450 1
26 Fireproof Gold. $216,625 -40.4% 346 -153 $626 350 -150 $619 1,810 -890 $120 $33,007,324 12
27 The Secret Life of Bees FoxS $176,052 -44.6% 271 -161 $650 271 -169 $650 5,250 -3,630 $34 $37,270,658 9
28 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Wein. $169,560 -49.2% 163 -112 $1,040 163 -117 $1,040 3,010 -1,830 $56 $31,116,700 7
29 Synecdoche, New York SPC $168,426 -31.1% 97 -18 $1,736 100 -20 $1,684 580 -170 $290 $2,494,051 8
30 I've Loved You So Long SPC $154,021 -26.4% 46 -5 $3,348 50 -1 $3,080 290 -50 $531 $1,969,383 8
31 The Dark Knight WB $148,449 -42.4% 205 -64 $724 220 -90 $675 4,140 -1,590 $36 $530,759,822 22
32 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $147,484 -52.9% 260 -372 $567 260 -380 $567 1,480 -1,730 $100 $89,348,311 8
33 Happy-Go-Lucky Mira. $129,440 -37.6% 144 -58 $899 144 -58 $899 2,760 -1,200 $47 $3,057,050 10
34 Let the Right One In (2008) Magn. $120,875 -24.5% 51 +1 $2,370 53 +3 $2,281 320 -20 $378 $1,177,224 8
35 Che IFC $108,961 - 2 - $54,481 2 - $54,481 4 - $27,240 $108,961 1
36 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $102,486 -31.9% 173 -75 $592 173 -77 $592 930 -460 $110 $92,369,888 11
37 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) Imax $87,578 +19.5% 18 - $4,865 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $267,822 7
38 A Christmas Tale IFC $86,306 -33.2% 43 -1 $2,007 43 -1 $2,007 220 - $392 $743,517 5
39 The Wrestler FoxS $85,506 - 4 - $21,377 9 - $9,501 94 - $910 $85,506 -
40 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $84,442 +67.9% 21 - $4,021 21 - $4,021 130 +10 $650 $20,130,594 63
41 Soul Men MGM/W $66,523 -62.3% 95 -138 $700 100 -133 $665 2,250 -2,890 $30 $11,983,467 6
42 Max Payne Fox $63,705 -18.0% 121 -24 $526 121 -29 $526 2,640 -500 $24 $40,607,520 9
43 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $61,569 +74.3% 28 +16 $2,199 30 +18 $2,052 790 +540 $78 $22,586,222 18
44 Igor MGM $58,548 -27.8% 118 -44 $496 120 -42 $488 2,770 -900 $21 $19,402,114 13
45 Burn After Reading Focus $53,478 -23.1% 57 -21 $938 60 -20 $891 1,130 -400 $47 $60,322,577 14
46 RockNRolla WB $50,646 +30.0% 123 +87 $412 123 +83 $412 2,660 +1,910 $19 $5,687,324 10
47 JCVD PArch $44,783 -13.3% 20 - $2,239 24 +3 $1,866 146 +6 $307 $400,233 6
48 WALL-E BV $43,284 -29.9% 123 -43 $352 123 -47 $352 690 -330 $63 $223,762,336 25
49 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $41,692 +16.8% 5 -2 $8,338 10 - $4,169 20 - $2,085 $26,721,255 169
50 Body of Lies WB $40,684 -30.4% 37 -7 $1,100 40 -10 $1,017 760 -180 $54 $39,032,061 10
51 Religulous LGF $37,151 -34.0% 42 -17 $885 42 -18 $885 650 -280 $57 $13,011,160 11
52 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $36,443 -12.3% 8 - $4,555 10 - $3,644 20 - $1,822 $77,194,430 348
53 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $33,060 +3.1% 10 - $3,306 10 - $3,306 139 -2 $238 $37,099,475 146
54 Appaloosa WB (NL) $30,049 -50.5% 65 -39 $462 70 -34 $429 1,100 -960 $27 $20,042,063 13
55 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $27,692 -37.1% 12 -3 $2,308 12 -8 $2,308 50 -10 $554 $12,413,329 18
56 Wendy and Lucy Osci. $27,421 +279.5% 2 - $13,711 2 - $13,711 22 +12 $1,246 $34,646 1
57 Nobel Son Free $26,241 -94.9% 99 -794 $265 100 -800 $262 1,470 -25,730 $18 $539,572 2
58 Were the World Mine SpkP $23,835 +59.6% 4 +1 $5,959 4 +1 $5,959 112 +24 $213 $79,308 7
59 City of Ember Fox $23,716 -35.5% 63 -20 $376 63 -20 $376 1,220 -450 $19 $7,814,232 10
60 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $18,712 +436.3% 5 +4 $3,742 5 +4 $3,742 39 +35 $480 $49,362 6
- My Name Is Bruce Imag. $18,238 +3.0% 2 +1 $9,119 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $173,066 7
61 Dark Streets Gold. $16,815 - 18 - $934 18 - $934 156 - $108 $16,815 1
62 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $16,121 -7.2% 6 -1 $2,687 10 - $1,612 30 - $537 $9,816,732 151
63 Call + Response FTrd. $14,904 +25.3% 1 -1 $14,904 2 -1 $7,452 10 -110 $1,490 $207,624 10
64 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Free $14,253 -59.4% 16 -29 $891 20 -30 $713 310 -510 $46 $13,417,997 7
65 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $12,703 -39.7% 10 - $1,270 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $5,180,611 44
66 A Secret Strand $12,695 -8.9% 7 +1 $1,814 7 -3 $1,814 16 -19 $793 $549,845 15
67 Frozen River SPC $12,021 +122.6% 13 +7 $925 13 +3 $925 70 +30 $172 $2,306,336 20
68 Nights in Rodanthe WB $11,450 -54.4% 23 -22 $498 23 -27 $498 484 -406 $24 $41,577,723 12
69 Man on Wire Magn. $8,364 -27.5% 4 -1 $2,091 4 -6 $2,091 30 +3 $279 $2,907,238 21
70 The Secrets Mont. $8,275 -31.1% 6 +1 $1,379 10 - $828 20 - $414 $49,187 3
71 Righteous Kill Over. $7,611 -80.0% 36 -53 $211 40 -50 $190 600 -950 $13 $40,079,415 14
72 Timecrimes (Los Cronocrimenes) Magn. $7,023 - 2 - $3,512 2 - $3,512 17 - $413 $7,023 1
73 What Just Happened? Magn. $6,788 -35.7% 12 -5 $566 12 -8 $566 50 -40 $136 $1,090,947 9
74 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $6,287 -23.2% 3 - $2,096 3 - $2,096 23 -2 $273 $58,637 4
75 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $5,903 +19.4% 11 -2 $537 11 -2 $537 40 -20 $148 $407,820 18
76 I Served the King of England SPC $5,368 -11.6% 3 -4 $1,789 3 -7 $1,789 15 -15 $358 $616,578 16
77 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $5,298 -24.6% 4 - $1,325 4 - $1,325 18 -13 $294 $59,709 8
78 The Matador (2008) CityL $5,079 +472.0% 2 +1 $2,540 2 +1 $2,540 19 +11 $267 $21,816 7
79 Ashes of Time Redux SPC $5,068 -28.4% 14 +3 $362 14 +3 $362 70 +10 $72 $166,629 10
80 Tell No One MBox $4,950 -41.8% 5 +1 $990 10 +6 $495 20 - $248 $6,126,737 24
81 Trouble the Water Zeit. $4,635 -34.4% 5 - $927 10 - $464 20 - $232 $486,120 17
82 How About You Strand $4,626 +10.2% 7 +6 $661 7 - $661 20 - $231 $32,868 5
83 U2 3D NGE $4,043 -31.0% 2 - $2,022 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $9,646,082 47
84 Hounddog Emp. $3,869 -28.2% 2 -1 $1,935 2 -1 $1,935 20 -40 $193 $131,961 13
85 Ciao Reg. $3,622 -17.1% 1 - $3,622 1 - $3,622 3 -7 $1,207 $7,990 2
86 House (2008) RAtt. $3,586 +307.0% 11 +9 $326 11 +9 $326 300 +268 $12 $574,609 6
87 Where God Left His Shoes IFC $3,447 - 1 - $3,447 2 - $1,724 10 - $345 $3,447 1
88 Eden (2008) LibE $2,953 -6.8% 3 +1 $984 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $14,345 5
89 I Can't Think Straight Reg. $2,710 -47.4% 3 - $903 3 - $903 16 +2 $169 $35,108 4
90 Fear(s) of the Dark IFC $2,454 -40.3% 4 -2 $614 4 -6 $614 19 -21 $129 $77,259 8
91 Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom Logo $2,379 -82.1% 2 -3 $1,190 2 -3 $1,190 46 -76 $52 $532,878 8
92 Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) FDesk $2,273 - 1 - $2,273 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $40,072 40
93 August Evening Maya $1,922 -55.7% 2 - $961 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $73,760 15
94 The Alphabet Killer Anch. $1,732 +157.4% 2 +1 $866 2 +1 $866 35 +7 $49 $29,784 6
95 Breakfast with Scot Reg. $1,520 -35.4% 1 - $1,520 1 - $1,520 3 +3 $507 $42,331 10
96 Familiar Strangers Caval. $1,390 -57.9% 2 -2 $695 2 -2 $695 10 -22 $139 $31,059 5
97 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $1,307 -53.2% 1 -2 $1,307 10 +7 $131 52 -8 $25 $810,196 17
98 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $1,181 +129.8% 1 - $1,181 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $87,997 25
99 Lola Montes (re-issue) Rialto $1,079 - 1 - $1,079 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $86,565 10
100 One Day You'll Understand Kino $1,029 -71.9% 3 - $343 3 - $343 19 -5 $54 $85,028 7
101 Amexicano Maya $842 -73.5% 1 - $842 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $8,655 6
102 $9.99 Reg. $781 - 1 - $781 1 - $781 7 - $112 $781 1
103 The Flyboys DCoa. $666 +17.3% 1 - $666 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $143,408 18
104 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $626 +234.8% 1 - $626 1 - $626 1 - $626 $17,481,122 471
105 Gardens of the Night CityL $505 -91.3% 1 - $505 1 - $505 10 +2 $51 $11,436 6
106 Save Me FRun $476 -92.0% 1 - $476 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $82,369 15
107 Lake City Scre. $307 -73.9% 1 -1 $307 1 -1 $307 4 -10 $77 $12,767 4
108 Momma's Man Kino $75 -86.8% 1 -1 $75 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $95,619 17
TOTAL (109 MOVIES):$122,889,599-13.9%38,243+2,696$3,21344,505+808$2,7611,127,882+20,145$109 
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