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Weekly Box Office

December 19-25, 2008

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RowTWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheatersChange / AvgEst.
Screens
Change / AvgEst.
Shows
Change / AvgTotal GrossWeek #
1 30 The Wrestler FoxS $434,595 +408.3% 18 +14 $24,144 28 +19 $15,521 455 +361 $955 $520,101 1
2 27 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2008) WB $501,552 +43.7% 26 - $19,290 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $1,373,356 5
3 20 Gran Torino WB $1,506,404 +284.6% 84 +78 $17,933 140 +128 $10,760 1,666 +1,252 $904 $1,898,043 2
4 49 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $71,182 +70.7% 4 -1 $17,796 4 -6 $17,796 n/a -20 n/a $26,792,437 170
5 50 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $63,232 +73.5% 5 -3 $12,646 2 -8 $31,616 4 -16 $15,808 $77,257,662 349
6 70 Gomorrah IFC $10,405 - 1 - $10,405 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $10,405 1
7 12 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $6,190,775 +99.0% 614 +445 $10,083 700 +440 $8,844 19,700 +12,750 $314 $15,174,525 6
8 17 Milk Focus $3,090,064 -16.2% 311 -17 $9,936 430 +10 $7,186 11,220 +70 $275 $11,770,947 4
9 1 Yes Man WB $33,141,514 - 3,434 - $9,651 5,100 - $6,498 151,900 - $218 $33,141,514 1
10 2 Seven Pounds Sony $25,559,411 - 2,758 - $9,267 3,700 - $6,908 102,800 - $249 $25,559,411 1
11 25 Ghajini AdL. $620,675 - 83 - $7,478 90 - $6,896 620 - $1,001 $620,675 -
12 4 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Fox $17,305,501 -55.0% 2,402 -1,158 $7,205 5,600 -300 $3,090 153,300 -16,900 $113 $55,782,385 2
13 26 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Yash $581,674 -47.4% 82 -1 $7,094 110 -30 $5,288 1,290 -1,220 $451 $1,686,876 2
14 3 The Tale of Despereaux Uni. $18,515,460 - 3,104 - $5,965 3,700 - $5,004 111,900 - $165 $18,561,965 1
15 54 Last Chance Harvey Over. $35,674 - 6 - $5,946 7 - $5,096 35 - $1,019 $35,674 -
16 6 Four Christmases WB (NL) $14,339,223 -19.0% 2,510 -1,030 $5,713 4,000 -500 $3,585 114,500 -18,600 $125 $106,748,675 4
17 24 Cadillac Records Sony $1,002,420 -52.6% 180 -508 $5,569 710 -50 $1,412 18,370 -4,930 $55 $7,441,922 3
18 23 Frost/Nixon Uni. $1,071,030 +23.7% 205 +166 $5,225 220 +140 $4,868 2,750 +490 $389 $2,184,240 3
19 38 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $129,586 +110.5% 25 -3 $5,183 164 +134 $790 3,801 +3,011 $34 $22,715,808 19
20 78 The Secret of the Grain IFC $5,065 - 1 - $5,065 1 - $5,065 4 - $1,266 $5,065 -
21 9 Twilight Sum. $9,348,867 -16.1% 1,849 -1,800 $5,056 3,200 -1,200 $2,922 76,800 -31,700 $122 $162,582,765 5
22 15 Australia Fox $3,582,003 -40.5% 711 -1,992 $5,038 2,300 -800 $1,557 39,030 -21,270 $92 $43,204,340 4
23 28 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Mira. $468,057 -54.4% 96 -583 $4,876 403 -277 $1,161 8,480 -8,790 $55 $8,573,016 7
24 22 Role Models Uni. $1,085,135 -54.0% 225 -1,103 $4,823 792 -536 $1,370 15,810 -15,890 $69 $66,033,725 7
25 60 Wendy and Lucy Osci. $28,887 +5.3% 6 +4 $4,815 10 +8 $2,889 61 +39 $474 $63,533 2
26 19 Nothing Like the Holidays Over. $2,102,731 -54.5% 439 -1,232 $4,790 1,700 -100 $1,237 45,750 -9,250 $46 $6,721,805 2
27 47 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) Imax $82,250 -6.1% 18 - $4,569 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $350,072 8
28 55 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $35,672 +7.9% 8 -2 $4,459 10 - $3,567 138 -1 $258 $37,135,147 147
29 11 Bolt BV $8,292,555 -11.5% 1,923 -1,210 $4,312 3,400 -600 $2,439 87,300 -21,800 $95 $99,045,758 5
30 14 Quantum of Solace Sony $3,753,655 -28.9% 891 -1,744 $4,213 1,900 -900 $1,976 41,990 -32,510 $89 $162,902,185 6
31 5 Marley and Me Fox $14,380,980 - 3,480 - $4,132 4,500 - $3,196 17,500 - $822 $14,380,980 -
32 7 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Par. $11,871,831 - 2,988 - $3,973 4,200 - $2,827 12,800 - $927 $11,871,831 -
33 16 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $3,116,904 -23.3% 808 -1,960 $3,858 2,007 -793 $1,553 44,750 -28,650 $70 $173,939,363 7
34 48 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $72,245 -14.4% 21 - $3,440 21 - $3,440 150 +20 $482 $20,202,839 64
35 83 U2 3D NGE $3,212 -20.6% 1 -1 $3,212 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $9,649,294 48
36 10 Valkyrie UA $8,493,972 - 2,711 - $3,133 2,900 - $2,929 11,600 - $732 $8,493,972 -
37 8 Bedtime Stories BV $10,578,817 - 3,681 - $2,874 5,100 - $2,074 22,300 - $474 $10,578,817 -
38 31 The Reader Wein. $323,227 +32.2% 116 +108 $2,786 130 +116 $2,486 804 +380 $402 $579,677 2
39 77 Were the World Mine SpkP $5,190 -78.2% 2 -2 $2,595 3 -1 $1,730 60 -52 $87 $84,498 8
40 36 I've Loved You So Long SPC $131,906 -14.4% 52 +6 $2,537 52 +2 $2,537 360 +70 $366 $2,101,289 9
41 84 Antarctica Reg. $2,400 - 1 - $2,400 1 +1 $2,400 n/a - n/a $10,279 13
42 59 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $30,313 +9.5% 13 +1 $2,332 13 +1 $2,332 120 +70 $253 $12,443,642 19
43 62 Soul Men MGM/W $21,964 -67.0% 10 -85 $2,196 100 - $220 1,990 -260 $11 $12,005,431 7
44 67 Man on Wire Magn. $13,005 +55.5% 6 +2 $2,168 10 +6 $1,301 40 +10 $325 $2,920,243 22
45 39 Let the Right One In (2008) Magn. $109,899 -9.1% 53 +2 $2,074 53 - $2,074 310 -10 $355 $1,287,123 9
46 33 Rachel Getting Married SPC $231,140 -26.7% 115 -36 $2,010 120 -31 $1,926 765 -255 $302 $9,885,943 12
47 40 A Christmas Tale IFC $93,786 +8.7% 48 +5 $1,954 50 +7 $1,876 240 +20 $391 $837,303 6
48 43 Happy-Go-Lucky Mira. $90,090 -30.4% 47 -97 $1,917 84 -60 $1,073 1,440 -1,320 $63 $3,147,140 11
49 18 Doubt Mira. $2,426,521 +237.7% 1,267 +1,252 $1,915 1,300 +1,270 $1,867 7,508 +6,623 $323 $3,145,021 2
50 82 The Wild Child (re-issue) FDesk $3,500 - 2 - $1,750 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $23,876 7
51 68 Timecrimes (Los Cronocrimenes) Magn. $12,175 +73.4% 7 +5 $1,739 10 +8 $1,218 60 +43 $203 $19,198 2
52 69 A Secret Strand $11,840 -6.7% 7 - $1,691 10 +3 $1,184 40 +24 $296 $561,685 16
53 61 JCVD PArch $24,104 -46.2% 15 -5 $1,607 20 -4 $1,205 100 -46 $241 $424,337 7
54 44 Synecdoche, New York SPC $87,653 -48.0% 56 -41 $1,565 60 -40 $1,461 340 -240 $258 $2,581,704 9
55 29 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $435,542 +325.0% 283 +110 $1,539 360 +187 $1,210 5,180 +4,250 $84 $92,805,430 12
56 13 The Spirit LGF $3,842,223 - 2,509 - $1,531 2,600 - $1,478 11,200 - $343 $3,842,223 -
57 79 Ciao Reg. $4,495 +24.1% 3 +2 $1,498 3 +2 $1,498 17 +14 $264 $12,485 3
58 35 Changeling Uni. $170,075 -56.5% 114 -279 $1,492 230 -170 $739 4,170 -3,070 $41 $35,465,537 9
59 53 Max Payne Fox $37,960 -40.4% 27 -94 $1,406 70 -51 $542 460 -2,180 $83 $40,645,480 10
60 51 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Wein. $60,638 -64.2% 46 -117 $1,318 90 -73 $674 1,350 -1,660 $45 $31,177,338 8
61 89 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $1,309 -79.2% 1 -2 $1,309 1 -2 $1,309 4 -19 $327 $59,946 5
62 73 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $7,819 -51.5% 6 - $1,303 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $9,824,551 152
63 81 Waltz with Bashir SPC $3,892 - 3 - $1,297 3 - $1,297 10 - $389 $3,892 -
64 90 The Flyboys DCoa. $1,272 +91.0% 1 - $1,272 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $144,680 19
65 91 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $1,210 +93.3% 1 - $1,210 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $17,482,332 472
66 46 The Dark Knight WB $86,344 -41.8% 74 -131 $1,167 160 -60 $540 2,570 -1,570 $34 $530,846,166 23
67 45 The Secret Life of Bees FoxS $87,250 -50.4% 77 -194 $1,133 141 -130 $619 2,670 -2,580 $33 $37,357,908 10
68 34 Eagle Eye P/DW $225,855 -21.0% 205 -115 $1,102 260 -70 $869 5,910 -1,360 $38 $100,953,235 13
69 21 Transporter 3 LGF $1,097,687 -67.3% 1,007 -1,534 $1,090 1,007 -1,593 $1,090 21,400 -41,800 $51 $31,485,043 4
70 76 The Secrets Mont. $5,289 -36.1% 5 -1 $1,058 10 - $529 30 +10 $176 $54,476 4
71 92 Breakfast with Scot Reg. $1,052 -30.8% 1 - $1,052 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $43,383 11
72 80 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $4,045 -78.4% 4 -1 $1,011 4 -1 $1,011 30 -9 $135 $53,407 7
73 64 Appaloosa WB (NL) $17,849 -40.6% 18 -47 $992 33 -37 $541 470 -630 $38 $20,059,912 14
74 71 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $9,240 -27.3% 10 - $924 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $5,189,851 45
75 75 Tell No One MBox $5,525 +11.6% 6 +1 $921 10 - $553 20 - $276 $6,132,262 25
76 42 Nights in Rodanthe WB $91,483 +699.0% 115 +92 $796 210 +187 $436 5,090 +4,606 $18 $41,669,206 13
77 32 Punisher: War Zone LGF $296,813 -86.0% 385 -2,123 $771 400 -2,200 $742 7,520 -54,280 $39 $8,050,977 3
78 57 Burn After Reading Focus $32,770 -38.7% 44 -13 $745 44 -16 $745 880 -250 $37 $60,355,347 15
79 88 I Can't Think Straight Reg. $1,451 -46.5% 2 -1 $726 2 -1 $726 15 -1 $97 $36,559 5
80 95 Save Me FRun $706 +48.3% 1 - $706 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $82,651 16
81 65 City of Ember Fox $17,139 -27.7% 25 -38 $686 40 -23 $428 250 -970 $69 $7,831,371 11
82 58 Igor MGM $31,218 -46.7% 46 -72 $679 82 -38 $381 1,760 -1,010 $18 $19,433,332 14
83 63 WALL-E BV $21,096 -51.3% 33 -90 $639 62 -61 $340 600 -90 $35 $223,783,432 26
84 85 Frozen River SPC $2,385 -80.2% 4 -9 $596 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $2,308,721 21
85 41 Fireproof Gold. $93,730 -56.7% 160 -186 $586 160 -190 $586 940 -870 $100 $33,101,054 13
86 52 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Free $39,105 +174.4% 73 +57 $536 73 +53 $536 2,040 +1,730 $19 $13,457,102 8
87 - Box Elder N/A $990 - 2 - $495 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $44,442 42
88 97 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $467 -91.2% 1 -3 $467 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $60,442 9
89 99 Trouble the Water Zeit. $462 -90.0% 1 -4 $462 1 -9 $462 1 -19 $462 $486,582 18
90 37 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $131,118 -11.1% 295 +35 $444 350 +90 $375 2,660 +1,180 $49 $89,479,429 9
91 100 House (2008) RAtt. $439 -87.8% 1 -10 $439 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $575,048 7
92 74 Ashes of Time Redux SPC $5,972 +17.8% 14 - $427 14 - $427 60 -10 $100 $172,601 11
93 66 RockNRolla WB $13,302 -73.7% 39 -84 $341 40 -83 $333 680 -1,980 $20 $5,700,626 11
94 101 How About You Strand $318 -93.1% 1 -6 $318 1 -6 $318 2 -18 $159 $33,186 6
95 93 I Served the King of England SPC $825 -84.6% 3 - $275 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $617,403 17
96 94 Nobel Son Free $810 -96.9% 3 -96 $270 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $540,382 3
97 98 Where God Left His Shoes IFC $464 -86.5% 2 +1 $232 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $3,911 2
98 96 Fear(s) of the Dark IFC $617 -74.9% 3 -1 $206 3 -1 $206 24 +5 $26 $77,876 9
99 87 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $1,838 -68.9% 9 -2 $204 10 -1 $184 40 - $46 $409,658 19
100 56 Body of Lies WB $32,943 -19.0% 182 +145 $181 182 +142 $181 993 +233 $33 $39,065,004 11
101 102 House of the Sleeping Beauties FRun $136 - 1 - $136 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $3,387 4
102 86 Righteous Kill Over. $1,995 -73.8% 15 -21 $133 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $40,081,410 15
103 72 Che IFC $8,377 -92.3% 0 -2 n/a n/a -2 n/a n/a -4 n/a $117,338 2
TOTAL (103 MOVIES):$212,027,468-72.5%43,387+5,144$4,88765,821+21,316$3,2211,211,997+84,115$175 
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