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December 9-15, 2011

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TWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheatersChange / AvgEst.
Screens
Change / AvgEst.
Shows
Change / AvgTotal GrossWeek #
69 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D Entertainment $7,775 -26.5% 9 - $864 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $4,423,833 81
- Kinyarwanda AFFRM $7,646 -70.9% 6 -3 $1,274 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $33,935 2
74 Crazy Wisdom Alive Mind Cinema $6,824 -47.1% 2 -1 $3,412 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $36,725 3
89 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress Alive Mind Cinema $2,145 -40.4% 2 +1 $1,073 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $191,985 20
82 Revenge of the Electric Car Area23a $3,492 -41.1% 3 - $1,164 3 - $1,164 20 +3 $175 $149,837 8
4 The Muppets Buena Vista $8,710,387 -35.4% 3,328 -112 $2,617 3,900 -700 $2,233 104,700 -21,200 $83 $67,473,645 3
30 Real Steel Buena Vista $177,602 -25.2% 206 -47 $862 210 -50 $846 1,230 -190 $144 $83,656,930 10
34 The Help Buena Vista $155,352 -39.7% 212 -50 $733 212 -50 $733 1,150 -270 $135 $169,273,652 18
53 The Lion King (in 3D) Buena Vista $37,024 -24.5% 38 -15 $974 40 -13 $926 220 -40 $168 $94,173,995 13
80 Cars 2 Buena Vista $3,629 -63.1% 15 -25 $242 20 -20 $181 60 -150 $60 $191,452,396 25
68 Magic to Win China Lion $8,557 - 5 - $1,711 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $8,557 1
91 The Interrupters Cinema Guild $1,998 -7.7% 1 - $1,998 1 - $1,998 8 - $250 $261,481 20
99 London River Cinema Libre $1,268 +369.6% 1 - $1,268 1 - $1,268 8 +3 $159 $1,538 1
81 Inni Cinema Purgatorio $3,560 -58.5% 3 -1 $1,187 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $115,826 7
96 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Codeblack Entertainment $1,406 -45.8% 3 -2 $469 3 -2 $469 44 -75 $32 $7,706,436 14
59 Tomboy (2011) Dada Films $18,509 -11.1% 9 +4 $2,057 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $79,872 4
104 Hell and Back Again Docurama Films $400 -85.4% 1 - $400 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $34,292 10
47 Desi Boyz Eros $55,576 -73.4% 103 - $540 103 - $540 630 +20 $88 $1,078,826 3
43 Drive (2011) FilmDistrict $75,361 -17.4% 70 -16 $1,077 70 -20 $1,077 1,590 -330 $47 $34,704,406 13
50 The Rum Diary FilmDistrict $46,622 -22.6% 63 - $740 63 -1 $740 1,020 -135 $46 $13,087,613 7
58 Eames: The Architect and the Painter First Run $21,329 -31.8% 11 -1 $1,939 11 -1 $1,939 39 -31 $547 $117,755 5
65 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby First Run $10,315 -15.8% 8 +4 $1,289 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $162,867 12
87 Garbo: The Spy First Run $2,708 - 2 - $1,354 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $17,138 4
21 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus Features $422,771 - 4 - $105,693 10 - $42,277 213 - $1,985 $422,771 1
2 The Sitter Fox $13,321,306 - 2,750 - $4,844 3,500 - $3,806 109,000 - $122 $13,321,306 1
17 In Time Fox $510,468 -33.1% 354 -67 $1,442 360 -61 $1,418 8,140 -310 $63 $36,569,340 7
49 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Fox $49,406 -16.9% 61 -23 $810 61 -23 $810 1,346 +126 $37 $176,711,822 19
7 The Descendants Fox Searchlight $6,127,129 -3.7% 876 +302 $6,994 1,091 +311 $5,616 31,420 +8,405 $195 $25,377,552 4
20 Shame Fox Searchlight $425,955 -14.5% 21 +11 $20,284 39 +19 $10,922 1,269 +592 $336 $924,041 2
42 Martha Marcy May Marlene Fox Searchlight $78,648 -39.2% 72 -12 $1,092 72 -12 $1,092 1,500 +340 $52 $2,848,675 8
56 Into the Abyss IFC $25,939 +11.6% 30 +9 $865 30 +9 $865 170 +40 $153 $209,873 5
67 Sleeping Beauty (2011) (II) IFC $9,382 -37.8% 4 +2 $2,346 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $24,475 2
73 My Piece of the Pie IFC $6,850 - 2 - $3,425 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $6,850 1
79 House of Pleasures IFC $3,631 -22.4% 3 +2 $1,210 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $16,415 3
64 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $26,057 +22.4% 2 -2 $13,029 2 -2 $13,029 4 +4 $6,514 $84,603,007 504
71 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX $7,499 -10.4% 1 - $7,499 1 - $7,499 3 -1 $2,500 $18,041,184 633
- Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $1,706 +260.7% 1 - $1,706 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $34,101,948 311
95 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX $1,431 +7.2% 1 - $1,431 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $53,235,191 556
85 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness International Film Circuit $2,900 -57.0% 2 -3 $1,450 2 -8 $1,450 15 -15 $193 $837,446 23
107 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator International Film Circuit $120 -92.3% 1 - $120 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $37,438 13
48 Le Havre Janus Films $55,022 +63.3% 25 +6 $2,201 30 +10 $1,834 120 +40 $459 $334,449 8
83 The Mill and the Cross Kino Classics $3,609 -44.5% 5 -2 $722 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $262,463 13
66 Khodorkovsky Kino Lorber $9,506 -11.1% 1 - $9,506 1 - $9,506 10 - $951 $23,721 2
98 Charlotte Rampling: The Look Kino Lorber $1,289 - 1 - $1,289 1 +1 $1,289 2 +2 $645 $12,019 5
- The Greatest Miracle KKM $171,587 +2,946.6% 87 +85 $1,972 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $455,293 9
- Farmageddon Kristin Marie Productions $714 - 1 - $714 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $56,573 26
41 Abduction Lionsgate $91,142 -25.8% 131 -20 $696 131 -20 $696 3,140 -430 $29 $28,087,155 12
51 Pastorela Lionsgate $40,468 -61.7% 44 -11 $920 44 -16 $920 1,193 -764 $34 $146,168 2
84 My Reincarnation Long Shot Factory $3,250 +18.4% 2 +1 $1,625 2 +1 $1,625 n/a -2 n/a $34,890 7
106 Rapt Lorber Films $175 -64.6% 1 - $175 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $45,759 22
22 Melancholia Magnolia $368,407 -10.0% 145 +16 $2,541 150 +20 $2,456 800 +50 $461 $2,109,292 5
63 Outrage (2011) Magnolia $12,954 +28.0% 7 +5 $1,851 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $23,077 2
72 Blackthorn Magnolia $6,881 -1.1% 5 -1 $1,376 5 -5 $1,376 31 -9 $222 $177,562 10
77 I Melt With You Magnolia $4,125 - 2 - $2,063 2 - $2,063 17 - $243 $4,125 1
55 Mozart's Sister Music Box Films $30,130 +303.5% 19 +7 $1,586 20 +8 $1,507 90 +50 $335 $659,660 17
61 Young Goethe in Love Music Box Films $17,037 +92.8% 8 +3 $2,130 10 +5 $1,704 44 +15 $387 $85,913 6
86 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life Music Box Films $2,807 +145.8% 6 +3 $468 10 +7 $281 24 +24 $117 $230,767 15
97 The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch Music Box Films $1,354 +18.0% 2 - $677 2 - $677 6 -10 $226 $8,019 4
52 We Need to Talk About Kevin Oscilloscope Pictures $39,297 - 1 - $39,297 1 - $39,297 n/a - n/a $39,297 1
88 The Other F Word Oscilloscope Pictures $2,551 -52.4% 2 - $1,276 2 - $1,276 15 -3 $170 $53,714 6
92 The Whale Paladin $1,734 +145.3% 1 - $1,734 1 - $1,734 12 +7 $145 $56,958 14
5 Hugo Paramount $8,083,451 -17.5% 2,608 +768 $3,099 4,200 +900 $1,925 86,100 +11,000 $94 $35,447,861 3
16 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Paramount $600,000 - 425 - $1,412 430 - $1,395 810 - $741 $600,000 -
19 Young Adult Paramount $439,924 - 8 - $54,991 14 - $31,423 505 - $871 $439,924 1
28 Paranormal Activity 3 Paramount $205,510 +17.6% 302 +47 $680 302 +42 $680 6,940 +2,240 $30 $103,691,862 8
40 Footloose (2011) Paramount $96,602 -47.5% 201 -108 $481 201 -109 $481 3,740 -1,620 $26 $51,169,030 9
12 Puss in Boots Paramount (DreamWorks) $2,064,918 -45.3% 1,843 -907 $1,120 2,300 -1,300 $898 44,300 -29,600 $47 $142,310,193 7
25 Like Crazy Paramount Vantage $254,132 -30.3% 162 +10 $1,569 162 +10 $1,569 4,520 +181 $56 $3,235,445 7
29 The Way Producers Distribution Agency $195,670 -27.0% 120 -40 $1,631 120 -40 $1,631 1,460 -700 $134 $3,908,384 10
10 Immortals Relativity $3,630,500 -41.6% 2,286 -341 $1,588 2,900 -600 $1,252 57,900 -15,300 $63 $81,038,005 5
26 Margin Call Roadside Attractions $247,168 -17.5% 149 -2 $1,659 150 -1 $1,648 2,740 -180 $90 $5,016,252 8
76 Circumstance Roadside Attractions $4,362 -45.0% 1 - $4,362 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $454,121 16
78 Project Nim Roadside Attractions $3,764 - 2 +1 $1,882 2 +2 $1,882 66 +66 $57 $411,184 23
94 Answers to Nothing Roadside Attractions $1,434 -93.0% 7 -14 $205 7 -14 $205 76 -454 $19 $21,872 2
105 The Future Roadside Attractions $372 - 1 - $372 1 - $372 14 - $27 $568,662 20
6 Arthur Christmas Sony / Columbia $8,057,233 -10.0% 3,272 -104 $2,462 5,100 -500 $1,580 99,900 -18,500 $81 $34,947,345 3
9 Jack and Jill Sony / Columbia $3,835,499 -42.2% 2,787 -262 $1,376 2,800 -300 $1,370 76,700 -9,500 $50 $69,277,786 5
27 Moneyball Sony / Columbia $215,225 -73.4% 208 -796 $1,035 210 -794 $1,025 3,380 -12,020 $64 $74,241,828 12
32 The Ides of March Sony / Columbia $173,027 -76.7% 187 -829 $925 190 -826 $911 3,050 -12,350 $57 $40,522,235 10
- The Smurfs Sony / Columbia $81,564 -50.3% 181 -146 $451 190 -150 $429 2,330 -1,620 $35 $142,614,158 20
- Anonymous Sony / Columbia $31,560 -70.7% 82 -23 $385 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $4,463,000 -
31 Midnight in Paris Sony Classics $177,179 -50.7% 195 -110 $909 200 -110 $886 1,300 -1,160 $136 $56,239,796 30
36 The Skin I Live In Sony Classics $118,576 -57.5% 109 -7 $1,088 110 -10 $1,078 650 -60 $182 $2,890,432 9
38 A Dangerous Method Sony Classics $109,953 -33.6% 4 - $27,488 8 +1 $13,744 79 +3 $1,392 $569,002 3
44 Take Shelter Sony Classics $74,368 +22.9% 63 +9 $1,180 63 +9 $1,180 330 +80 $225 $1,599,862 11
62 The Guard Sony Classics $15,723 -14.8% 15 -2 $1,048 20 - $786 50 -30 $314 $5,318,749 20
100 Higher Ground Sony Classics $1,061 -39.5% 5 -1 $212 10 - $106 20 -20 $53 $835,656 16
101 Restless (2011) Sony Classics $932 +1,564.3% 3 +2 $311 3 - $311 10 - $93 $163,000 13
54 The Women on the 6th Floor Strand $35,762 +22.7% 13 +2 $2,751 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $409,413 10
102 Tyrannosaur Strand $931 -62.7% 1 -2 $931 1 -2 $931 6 -13 $155 $15,490 4
75 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $5,090 -70.5% 5 -10 $1,018 10 -10 $509 20 -90 $255 $194,373 8
3 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Summit Entertainment $10,546,814 -50.2% 3,604 -442 $2,926 4,800 -1,800 $2,197 125,000 -53,500 $84 $262,130,081 4
35 The Three Musketeers (2011) Summit Entertainment $123,831 -25.3% 168 -40 $737 180 -40 $688 3,400 -640 $36 $20,265,114 8
39 50/50 Summit Entertainment $103,657 -46.8% 146 -50 $710 150 -50 $691 3,180 -1,280 $33 $34,926,597 11
- The Bride Wore Black (2011 re-release) The Film Desk $1,703 +52.6% 2 +1 $852 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $16,249 6
- Le Rayon Vert (Summer) The Film Desk $796 - 1 - $796 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $37,455 27
- Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (2011 re-release) The Film Desk $488 +76.2% 1 - $488 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $18,089 21
- The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $471 +72.5% 1 - $471 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $25,260 14
24 Courageous TriStar $271,920 -14.1% 191 -74 $1,424 191 -79 $1,424 3,270 -1,230 $83 $33,411,799 11
11 Tower Heist Universal $3,124,185 -39.0% 2,069 -335 $1,510 2,100 -304 $1,488 52,700 -6,000 $59 $74,887,715 6
60 Elite Squad: The Enemy Within Variance Films $18,282 +18.1% 7 +1 $2,612 7 +1 $2,612 47 +12 $389 $75,473 5
90 Addiction Incorporated Variance Films $2,054 - 1 - $2,054 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $2,054 -
93 Amigo Variance Films $1,632 +83.2% 1 -1 $1,632 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $174,796 17
8 Happy Feet Two Warner Bros. $4,732,443 -35.3% 2,840 -696 $1,666 4,200 -1,900 $1,127 81,900 -43,600 $58 $57,832,544 4
13 J. Edgar Warner Bros. $1,759,705 -46.9% 1,555 -430 $1,132 1,600 -400 $1,100 30,200 -15,800 $58 $35,332,403 5
23 Dolphin Tale Warner Bros. $338,853 -15.1% 342 -68 $991 410 -70 $826 8,140 -1,350 $42 $71,137,768 12
33 The Polar Express (2011 re-issue) Warner Bros. $169,885 +80.1% 25 +1 $6,795 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $351,745 3
37 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) Warner Bros. $116,112 +2.2% 49 - $2,370 50 - $2,322 630 - $184 $14,729,857 36
46 Hubble 3D Warner Bros. $69,088 -10.1% 20 +3 $3,454 20 - $3,454 60 - $1,151 $29,725,793 91
45 Contagion Warner Bros. $64,113 -35.0% 111 -44 $578 111 -49 $578 2,220 -810 $29 $75,658,097 14
57 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. $23,475 -1.8% 10 +3 $2,348 10 - $2,348 30 +10 $783 $28,769,384 148
1 New Year's Eve Warner Bros. (New Line) $17,405,754 - 3,505 - $4,966 4,800 - $3,626 127,100 - $137 $17,405,754 1
15 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Warner Bros. (New Line) $726,556 -48.5% 470 -240 $1,546 480 -240 $1,514 9,110 -2,210 $80 $34,238,015 6
70 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Weinstein / Dimension $7,700 -28.3% 23 -8 $335 23 -8 $335 490 -160 $16 $38,538,188 17
14 My Week with Marilyn Weinstein Company $1,157,906 -30.1% 244 - $4,746 250 -4 $4,632 7,796 -122 $149 $5,495,745 3
18 The Artist Weinstein Company $446,773 +47.4% 16 +10 $27,923 30 +20 $14,892 860 +530 $520 $1,040,153 3
103 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeitgeist $667 -56.7% 2 +1 $334 2 +1 $334 n/a -1 n/a $24,316 8
TOTAL (117 MOVIES):$101,221,075+3.1%39,431+1,360$2,56749,335-704$2,0521,122,432+5,609$90 
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