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December 2-8, 2011

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TWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheatersChange / AvgEst.
Screens
Change / AvgEst.
Shows
Change / AvgTotal GrossWeek #
65 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D Entertainment $10,576 -44.2% 9 - $1,175 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $4,416,058 80
- Kinyarwanda AFFRM $26,289 - 9 - $2,921 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $26,289 1
61 Crazy Wisdom Alive Mind Cinema $12,907 -24.0% 3 +2 $4,302 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $29,901 2
80 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress Alive Mind Cinema $3,602 -74.2% 1 -3 $3,602 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $189,840 19
75 Revenge of the Electric Car Area23a $5,930 -35.1% 3 -1 $1,977 3 -1 $1,977 17 -11 $349 $146,345 7
2 The Muppets Buena Vista $13,488,843 -59.1% 3,440 - $3,921 4,600 - $2,932 125,900 -5,600 $107 $58,763,258 2
26 The Help Buena Vista $257,600 -38.4% 262 -21 $983 262 -28 $983 1,420 -110 $181 $169,118,300 17
27 Real Steel Buena Vista $237,547 -39.3% 253 -9 $939 260 -2 $914 1,420 -730 $167 $83,479,328 9
48 The Lion King (in 3D) Buena Vista $49,052 -61.0% 53 -15 $926 53 -17 $926 260 -140 $189 $94,136,971 12
67 Cars 2 Buena Vista $9,828 -69.8% 40 -23 $246 40 -30 $246 210 -90 $47 $191,448,767 24
86 The Interrupters Cinema Guild $2,165 -30.0% 1 -2 $2,165 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $259,483 19
99 London River Cinema Libre $270 - 1 - $270 1 - $270 5 - $54 $270 -
- Inni Cinema Purgatorio $8,571 -24.0% 4 +1 $2,143 4 +1 $2,143 6 +6 $1,429 $112,267 6
84 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Codeblack Entertainment $2,596 -1.5% 5 +1 $519 5 +1 $519 119 +38 $22 $7,705,030 13
55 Tomboy (2011) Dada Films $20,823 -22.0% 5 -1 $4,165 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $61,363 3
82 Hell and Back Again Docurama Films $2,731 - 1 - $2,731 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $33,891 9
29 Desi Boyz Eros $209,082 -74.3% 103 - $2,030 103 -7 $2,030 610 -140 $343 $1,023,250 2
76 Rockstar (2011) Eros $5,393 -88.0% 112 - $48 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $986,697 4
43 Drive (2011) FilmDistrict $91,238 -30.3% 86 -7 $1,061 90 -3 $1,014 1,920 -359 $48 $34,629,045 12
46 The Rum Diary FilmDistrict $60,202 -22.8% 63 +9 $956 64 +10 $941 1,155 +125 $52 $13,040,991 6
50 Eames: The Architect and the Painter First Run $31,267 +2.6% 12 +4 $2,606 12 +2 $2,606 70 +30 $447 $96,182 4
62 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby First Run $12,246 +1,559.3% 4 +3 $3,062 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $152,552 11
15 In Time Fox $763,479 -25.1% 421 -328 $1,813 421 -329 $1,813 8,450 -5,030 $90 $36,058,872 6
47 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Fox $59,455 -37.2% 84 -36 $708 84 -36 $708 1,220 -530 $49 $176,662,416 18
7 The Descendants Fox Searchlight $6,363,093 -31.9% 574 +184 $11,086 780 +250 $8,158 23,015 +7,165 $276 $19,250,423 3
17 Shame Fox Searchlight $498,086 - 10 - $49,809 20 - $24,904 677 - $736 $498,086 1
36 Martha Marcy May Marlene Fox Searchlight $129,359 -46.3% 84 -43 $1,540 84 -46 $1,540 1,160 -640 $112 $2,770,027 7
52 Into the Abyss IFC $23,244 -24.4% 21 +2 $1,107 21 +1 $1,107 130 - $179 $183,934 4
60 Sleeping Beauty (2011) (II) IFC $15,093 - 2 - $7,547 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $15,093 1
78 House of Pleasures IFC $4,680 -42.3% 1 - $4,680 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $12,784 2
54 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $21,285 -40.7% 4 +2 $5,321 4 +2 $5,321 n/a -2 n/a $84,576,950 503
74 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX $8,371 -35.4% 1 - $8,371 1 - $8,371 4 - $2,093 $18,033,685 632
90 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX $1,335 - 1 - $1,335 1 +1 $1,335 2 +2 $668 $53,233,761 554
96 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $473 -54.5% 1 - $473 1 - $473 1 - $473 $34,100,242 310
72 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness International Film Circuit $6,746 +20.0% 5 -2 $1,349 10 - $675 30 -10 $225 $834,546 22
88 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator International Film Circuit $1,560 -35.6% 1 -2 $1,560 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $37,318 12
49 Le Havre Janus Films $33,697 -1.5% 19 +7 $1,774 20 +8 $1,685 80 +20 $421 $279,428 7
73 The Mill and the Cross Kino Classics $6,497 +29.6% 7 +1 $928 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $258,854 12
64 Khodorkovsky Kino Lorber $10,691 +203.4% 1 - $10,691 1 - $10,691 10 +5 $1,069 $14,215 1
- The Greatest Miracle KKM $5,632 -26.9% 2 - $2,816 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $283,706 8
37 Abduction Lionsgate $122,850 -25.3% 151 -12 $814 151 -12 $814 3,570 -210 $34 $27,996,013 11
40 Pastorela Lionsgate $105,700 - 55 - $1,922 60 - $1,762 1,957 - $54 $105,700 1
81 My Reincarnation Long Shot Factory $2,745 -8.5% 1 -1 $2,745 1 -1 $2,745 2 -2 $1,373 $31,640 6
95 Rapt Lorber Films $495 -56.1% 1 -1 $495 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $45,294 20
- Film Socialisme Lorber Films $129 - 1 - $129 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $36,495 25
18 Melancholia Magnolia $409,302 -11.1% 129 +34 $3,173 130 +30 $3,148 750 +140 $546 $1,740,885 4
66 Outrage (2011) Magnolia $10,123 - 2 - $5,062 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $10,123 1
71 Blackthorn Magnolia $6,955 +118.8% 6 +3 $1,159 10 +7 $696 40 +20 $174 $170,681 9
68 Young Goethe in Love Music Box Films $8,836 +21.7% 5 +1 $1,767 5 +1 $1,767 29 +7 $305 $68,876 5
70 Mozart's Sister Music Box Films $7,467 -46.3% 12 -1 $622 12 -1 $622 40 -10 $187 $629,530 16
91 The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch Music Box Films $1,147 -33.6% 2 -1 $574 2 -1 $574 16 +11 $72 $6,665 3
92 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life Music Box Films $1,142 - 3 - $381 3 +3 $381 n/a - n/a $227,960 14
100 The Conquest Music Box Films $118 -93.6% 1 -2 $118 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $39,163 4
77 The Other F Word Oscilloscope Pictures $5,355 -16.2% 2 -2 $2,678 2 -2 $2,678 18 -7 $298 $51,163 5
- The Whale Paladin $707 -90.1% 1 -1 $707 1 -1 $707 5 +5 $141 $55,224 13
3 Hugo Paramount $9,800,934 -27.5% 1,840 +563 $5,327 3,300 +900 $2,970 75,100 +18,400 $131 $27,364,410 2
31 Footloose (2011) Paramount $183,861 -46.5% 309 -75 $595 310 -80 $593 5,360 -900 $34 $51,072,428 8
32 Paranormal Activity 3 Paramount $174,791 -48.8% 255 -100 $685 260 -100 $672 4,700 -1,500 $37 $103,486,352 7
10 Puss in Boots Paramount (DreamWorks) $3,773,074 -55.9% 2,750 -255 $1,372 3,600 -500 $1,048 73,900 -11,200 $51 $140,245,275 6
20 Like Crazy Paramount Vantage $364,707 -35.3% 152 +2 $2,399 152 - $2,399 4,339 -404 $84 $2,981,313 6
83 America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMK*BNC $2,622 - 1 - $2,622 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $12,366 7
25 The Way Producers Distribution Agency $267,923 -3.1% 160 +59 $1,675 160 +59 $1,675 2,160 +960 $124 $3,713,571 9
8 Immortals Relativity $6,213,220 -45.3% 2,627 -50 $2,365 3,500 -200 $1,775 73,200 -5,600 $85 $77,407,505 4
24 Margin Call Roadside Attractions $299,631 -24.2% 151 +11 $1,984 151 +11 $1,984 2,920 +130 $103 $4,769,083 7
56 Answers to Nothing Roadside Attractions $20,438 - 21 - $973 21 - $973 530 - $39 $20,438 1
69 Circumstance Roadside Attractions $7,930 - 1 - $7,930 3 +3 $2,643 7 +7 $1,133 $449,759 15
97 Thunder Soul Roadside Attractions $279 - 1 - $279 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $143,986 10
4 Arthur Christmas Sony / Columbia $8,948,361 -34.7% 3,376 - $2,651 5,600 - $1,598 118,400 -7,400 $76 $26,890,112 2
6 Jack and Jill Sony / Columbia $6,633,806 -43.2% 3,049 +20 $2,176 3,100 - $2,140 86,200 -4,200 $77 $65,442,287 4
14 Moneyball Sony / Columbia $809,265 +132.7% 1,004 +817 $806 1,004 +814 $806 15,400 +12,290 $53 $74,026,603 11
16 The Ides of March Sony / Columbia $741,515 +132.4% 1,016 +865 $730 1,016 +865 $730 15,400 +12,420 $48 $40,349,208 9
35 The Smurfs Sony / Columbia $164,207 -42.1% 327 +79 $502 340 +80 $483 3,950 +590 $42 $142,532,594 19
39 Anonymous Sony / Columbia $107,867 +17.5% 105 +33 $1,027 110 +38 $981 1,880 +660 $57 $4,431,440 6
21 Midnight in Paris Sony Classics $359,459 +363.4% 305 +264 $1,179 310 +269 $1,160 2,460 +2,270 $146 $56,062,617 29
28 The Skin I Live In Sony Classics $278,890 +8.4% 116 +25 $2,404 120 +29 $2,324 710 +170 $393 $2,721,856 8
34 A Dangerous Method Sony Classics $165,686 -29.4% 4 - $41,422 7 - $23,669 76 +2 $2,180 $459,049 2
45 Take Shelter Sony Classics $60,535 -14.6% 54 +5 $1,121 54 +4 $1,121 250 +50 $242 $1,525,494 10
57 The Guard Sony Classics $18,461 -35.9% 17 -6 $1,086 20 -3 $923 80 +10 $231 $5,303,026 19
87 Higher Ground Sony Classics $1,754 -54.5% 6 - $292 10 - $175 40 +20 $44 $834,594 15
101 Restless (2011) Sony Classics $56 -97.7% 1 -2 $56 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $162,068 12
51 The Women on the 6th Floor Strand $29,146 +15.4% 11 -5 $2,650 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $373,651 9
85 Tyrannosaur Strand $2,497 +92.4% 3 - $832 3 - $832 19 +14 $131 $14,559 3
58 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $17,229 -36.3% 15 +4 $1,149 20 +9 $861 110 +70 $157 $189,283 7
1 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Summit Entertainment $21,192,323 -58.6% 4,046 - $5,238 6,600 -700 $3,211 178,500 -41,400 $119 $251,583,267 3
30 50/50 Summit Entertainment $194,949 -28.0% 196 -14 $995 200 -10 $975 4,460 -560 $44 $34,822,940 10
33 The Three Musketeers (2011) Summit Entertainment $165,707 -44.1% 208 - $797 220 -40 $753 4,040 -930 $41 $20,141,283 7
- The Bride Wore Black (2011 re-release) The Film Desk $1,116 +67.6% 1 - $1,116 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $14,546 5
98 Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (2011 re-release) The Film Desk $277 -93.0% 1 - $277 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $17,601 20
- The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $273 - 1 - $273 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $24,789 12
22 Courageous TriStar $316,653 +16.2% 265 +54 $1,195 270 +59 $1,173 4,500 +930 $70 $33,139,879 10
9 Tower Heist Universal $5,118,700 -40.6% 2,404 -70 $2,129 2,404 -96 $2,129 58,700 -2,200 $87 $71,763,530 5
59 Elite Squad: The Enemy Within Variance Films $15,482 +14.0% 6 +1 $2,580 6 -4 $2,580 35 +9 $442 $57,191 4
93 Littlerock Variance Films $1,003 - 1 - $1,003 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $16,498 11
94 Amigo Variance Films $891 -34.8% 2 - $446 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $173,164 16
5 Happy Feet Two Warner Bros. $7,314,925 -52.6% 3,536 -75 $2,069 6,100 -400 $1,199 125,500 -22,400 $58 $53,100,101 3
11 J. Edgar Warner Bros. $3,311,617 -48.2% 1,985 +75 $1,668 2,000 +90 $1,656 46,000 -2,200 $72 $33,572,698 4
19 Dolphin Tale Warner Bros. $399,317 +79.7% 410 +194 $974 480 +260 $832 9,490 +5,730 $42 $70,798,915 11
38 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) Warner Bros. $113,657 -17.3% 49 - $2,320 50 - $2,273 630 - $180 $14,613,745 35
41 Contagion Warner Bros. $98,612 -50.7% 155 -63 $636 160 -60 $616 3,030 -1,340 $33 $75,593,984 13
42 The Polar Express (2011 re-issue) Warner Bros. $94,372 +38.1% 24 +5 $3,932 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $181,860 2
44 Hubble 3D Warner Bros. $76,809 -29.5% 17 -3 $4,518 20 - $3,840 60 - $1,280 $29,656,705 90
53 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. $23,897 -13.1% 7 -1 $3,414 10 - $2,390 20 - $1,195 $28,745,909 147
13 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Warner Bros. (New Line) $1,411,492 -33.9% 710 -165 $1,988 720 -170 $1,960 11,320 -1,180 $125 $33,511,459 5
63 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Weinstein / Dimension $10,732 -63.9% 31 -17 $346 31 -19 $346 650 -233 $17 $38,530,488 16
12 My Week with Marilyn Weinstein Company $1,656,633 -30.1% 244 - $6,789 254 -6 $6,522 7,918 -332 $209 $4,337,839 2
23 The Artist Weinstein Company $303,021 +4.4% 6 +2 $50,504 10 - $30,302 330 +16 $918 $593,380 2
79 Sarah's Key Weinstein Company $4,443 -66.9% 7 -20 $635 10 -20 $444 130 -390 $34 $7,693,187 20
89 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeitgeist $1,539 - 1 - $1,539 1 - $1,539 1 - $1,539 $23,649 7
TOTAL (108 MOVIES):$104,461,189+47.2%38,071+1,704$2,74450,039+910$2,0881,116,823-53,386$94 
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