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Weekly Box Office

December 16-22, 2011

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TWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheatersChange / AvgEst.
Screens
Change / AvgEst.
Shows
Change / AvgTotal GrossWeek #
56 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D Entertainment $15,121 +94.5% 9 - $1,680 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $4,438,954 82
- Kinyarwanda AFFRM $1,327 -82.6% 1 -5 $1,327 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $35,262 3
66 Crazy Wisdom Alive Mind Cinema $6,694 -1.9% 1 -1 $6,694 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $43,419 4
75 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress Alive Mind Cinema $4,521 +110.8% 2 - $2,261 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $196,506 21
85 Revenge of the Electric Car Area23a $943 -73.0% 1 -2 $943 1 -2 $943 5 -15 $189 $150,780 9
11 The Muppets Buena Vista $6,082,880 -30.2% 1,859 -1,469 $3,272 2,900 -1,000 $2,098 70,400 -34,300 $86 $73,556,525 4
33 Real Steel Buena Vista $168,915 -4.9% 155 -51 $1,090 160 -50 $1,056 1,000 -230 $169 $83,825,815 11
38 The Help Buena Vista $117,126 -24.6% 156 -56 $751 160 -52 $732 880 -270 $133 $169,390,778 19
50 The Lion King (in 3D) Buena Vista $43,291 +16.9% 32 -6 $1,353 32 -8 $1,353 208 -12 $208 $94,217,286 14
63 The Interrupters Cinema Guild $9,545 +377.7% 3 +2 $3,182 3 +2 $3,182 10 +2 $955 $271,026 21
74 London River Cinema Libre $3,614 +185.0% 2 +1 $1,807 2 +1 $1,807 11 +3 $329 $5,152 2
87 Inni Cinema Purgatorio $572 -83.9% 1 -2 $572 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $116,398 8
- Tomboy (2011) Dada Films $16,287 -12.0% 9 - $1,810 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $96,159 5
- King of Devil's Island Film Movement $960 - 1 - $960 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $2,751 5
47 Drive (2011) FilmDistrict $70,919 -5.9% 56 -14 $1,266 60 -10 $1,182 1,280 -310 $55 $34,775,325 14
54 The Rum Diary FilmDistrict $22,202 -52.4% 30 -33 $740 30 -33 $740 590 -430 $38 $13,109,815 8
59 Eames: The Architect and the Painter First Run $11,274 -47.1% 6 -5 $1,879 10 -1 $1,127 30 -9 $376 $129,029 6
70 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby First Run $4,282 -58.5% 3 -5 $1,427 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $167,149 13
78 Jane's Journey First Run $2,577 - 1 - $2,577 1 - $2,577 1 - $2,577 $21,152 9
80 American Teacher First Run $1,858 - 2 - $929 2 - $929 n/a - n/a $33,144 10
20 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus Features $678,811 +60.6% 16 +12 $42,426 27 +17 $25,141 772 +559 $879 $1,101,582 2
2 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $36,940,187 - 3,726 - $9,914 5,500 - $6,716 184,800 - $200 $36,940,187 1
7 The Sitter Fox $7,166,896 -46.2% 2,473 -277 $2,898 3,200 -300 $2,240 96,200 -12,800 $75 $20,488,202 2
23 We Bought a Zoo Fox $458,486 - 0 - n/a n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $458,486 -2
27 In Time Fox $253,668 -50.3% 273 -81 $929 280 -80 $906 6,130 -2,010 $41 $36,823,008 8
13 The Descendants Fox Searchlight $4,914,000 -19.8% 835 -41 $5,885 980 -111 $5,014 28,480 -2,940 $173 $30,291,552 5
22 Shame Fox Searchlight $483,376 +13.5% 50 +29 $9,668 70 +31 $6,905 2,300 +1,031 $210 $1,407,417 3
51 Martha Marcy May Marlene Fox Searchlight $34,620 -56.0% 39 -33 $888 40 -32 $866 759 -741 $46 $2,883,295 9
62 Cook County Hannover House $9,727 - 5 - $1,945 5 - $1,945 128 - $76 $9,727 1
60 Into the Abyss IFC $10,676 -58.8% 17 -13 $628 20 -10 $534 90 -80 $119 $220,549 6
64 Sleeping Beauty (2011) (II) IFC $7,916 -15.6% 4 - $1,979 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $32,391 3
- Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $38,694 +48.5% 3 +1 $12,898 3 +1 $12,898 n/a -4 n/a $84,641,701 505
- Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX $10,978 +46.4% 1 - $10,978 1 - $10,978 7 +4 $1,568 $18,052,162 634
- T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX $1,925 +34.5% 1 - $1,925 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $53,237,116 558
- Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $358 -79.0% 1 - $358 1 - $358 1 - $358 $34,102,306 312
81 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness International Film Circuit $1,647 -43.2% 2 - $824 2 - $824 11 -4 $150 $839,093 24
- The Mill and the Cross Kino Classics $4,394 +21.8% 6 +1 $732 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $266,857 14
72 Khodorkovsky Kino Lorber $3,997 -58.0% 1 - $3,997 1 - $3,997 8 -2 $500 $27,718 3
83 Charlotte Rampling: The Look Kino Lorber $1,152 -10.6% 1 - $1,152 1 - $1,152 6 +4 $192 $13,171 7
90 My Joy Kino Lorber $352 - 1 - $352 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $5,457 8
- The Greatest Miracle KKM $58,883 -65.7% 36 -51 $1,636 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $514,176 10
57 Pastorela Lionsgate $15,026 -62.9% 19 -25 $791 20 -24 $751 390 -803 $39 $161,194 3
69 My Reincarnation Long Shot Factory $4,407 +35.6% 3 +1 $1,469 3 +1 $1,469 3 +3 $1,469 $39,297 8
29 Melancholia Magnolia $225,688 -38.7% 131 -14 $1,723 131 -19 $1,723 680 -120 $332 $2,334,980 6
67 Blackthorn Magnolia $6,074 -11.7% 9 +4 $675 10 +5 $607 60 +29 $101 $183,636 11
68 Outrage (2011) Magnolia $4,968 -61.6% 7 - $710 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $28,045 3
84 I Melt With You Magnolia $1,088 -73.6% 2 - $544 2 - $544 8 -9 $136 $5,213 2
55 Mozart's Sister Music Box Films $15,453 -48.7% 11 -8 $1,405 11 -9 $1,405 60 -30 $258 $675,113 18
58 Young Goethe in Love Music Box Films $12,288 -27.9% 8 - $1,536 10 - $1,229 40 -4 $307 $98,201 7
79 The Conquest Music Box Films $1,967 - 1 - $1,967 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $41,130 6
- The Whale Paladin $1,480 -14.6% 1 - $1,480 1 - $1,480 1 -11 $1,480 $58,438 15
3 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Paramount $31,836,461 +5,206.1% 3,448 +3,023 $9,233 5,600 +5,170 $5,685 52,070 +51,260 $611 $32,436,461 1
6 The Adventures of Tintin Paramount $8,008,023 - 3,087 - $2,594 5,300 - $1,511 34,600 - $231 $8,008,023 -
10 Hugo Paramount $6,179,408 -23.6% 1,487 -1,121 $4,156 3,700 -500 $1,670 61,300 -24,800 $101 $41,627,269 4
12 Young Adult Paramount $4,969,524 +1,029.6% 986 +978 $5,040 1,010 +996 $4,920 34,800 +34,295 $143 $5,409,448 2
30 Footloose (2011) Paramount $225,592 +133.5% 253 +52 $892 253 +52 $892 5,980 +2,240 $38 $51,394,622 10
34 Paranormal Activity 3 Paramount $156,137 -24.0% 206 -96 $758 210 -92 $744 4,720 -2,220 $33 $103,847,999 9
18 Puss in Boots Paramount (DreamWorks) $941,004 -54.4% 757 -1,086 $1,243 930 -1,370 $1,012 18,590 -25,710 $51 $143,251,197 8
41 Like Crazy Paramount Vantage $98,691 -61.2% 100 -62 $987 100 -62 $987 2,150 -2,370 $46 $3,334,136 8
39 The Way Producers Distribution Agency $116,404 -40.5% 93 -27 $1,252 93 -27 $1,252 1,120 -340 $104 $4,025,642 11
17 Immortals Relativity $1,205,617 -66.8% 1,216 -1,070 $991 1,400 -1,500 $861 24,600 -33,300 $49 $82,243,622 6
48 Don 2 Reliance Big Pictures $58,134 - 59 - $985 60 - $969 90 - $646 $58,134 -
36 Margin Call Roadside Attractions $148,930 -39.7% 121 -28 $1,231 121 -29 $1,231 2,080 -660 $72 $5,165,181 9
5 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) Sony / Columbia $8,376,473 - 2,914 - $2,875 4,300 - $1,948 36,200 - $231 $8,376,473 -
9 Arthur Christmas Sony / Columbia $6,520,657 -19.1% 2,105 -1,167 $3,098 4,100 -1,000 $1,590 72,300 -27,600 $90 $41,468,002 4
15 Jack and Jill Sony / Columbia $1,781,922 -53.5% 677 -2,110 $2,632 1,910 -890 $933 32,950 -43,750 $54 $71,059,708 6
35 Moneyball Sony / Columbia $149,609 -30.5% 242 +34 $618 242 +32 $618 2,760 -620 $54 $74,391,437 13
45 The Ides of March Sony / Columbia $80,898 -53.2% 141 -46 $574 141 -49 $574 1,840 -1,210 $44 $40,603,133 11
28 A Dangerous Method Sony Classics $227,225 +106.7% 17 +13 $13,366 25 +17 $9,089 228 +149 $997 $796,227 4
37 Carnage (2011) Sony Classics $117,655 - 5 - $23,531 10 - $11,766 93 - $1,265 $117,655 1
42 The Skin I Live In Sony Classics $86,345 -27.2% 71 -38 $1,216 71 -39 $1,216 420 -230 $206 $2,976,777 10
44 Midnight in Paris Sony Classics $83,150 -53.1% 116 -79 $717 120 -80 $693 690 -610 $121 $56,322,946 31
49 Take Shelter Sony Classics $47,562 -36.0% 58 -5 $820 60 -3 $793 250 -80 $190 $1,647,424 12
61 The Guard Sony Classics $10,165 -35.3% 12 -3 $847 12 -8 $847 50 - $203 $5,328,914 21
82 Higher Ground Sony Classics $1,460 +37.6% 3 -2 $487 3 -7 $487 20 - $73 $837,116 17
92 Restless (2011) Sony Classics $265 -71.6% 1 -2 $265 1 -2 $265 4 -6 $66 $163,265 14
53 The Women on the 6th Floor Strand $27,711 -22.5% 12 -1 $2,309 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $437,124 11
88 3 (2011) Strand $468 - 2 - $234 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $59,954 14
52 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $27,780 +445.8% 8 +3 $3,473 10 - $2,778 40 +20 $695 $222,153 9
76 Rid of Me Submarine Deluxe $2,733 - 1 - $2,733 1 +1 $2,733 10 +10 $273 $6,455 5
8 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Summit Entertainment $6,671,820 -36.7% 1,822 -1,782 $3,662 3,100 -1,700 $2,152 73,800 -51,200 $90 $268,801,901 5
43 The Three Musketeers (2011) Summit Entertainment $84,799 -31.5% 123 -45 $689 130 -50 $652 2,560 -840 $33 $20,349,913 9
46 50/50 Summit Entertainment $73,521 -29.1% 111 -35 $662 111 -39 $662 2,010 -1,170 $37 $35,000,118 12
77 The Bride Wore Black (2011 re-release) The Film Desk $2,644 +55.3% 1 -1 $2,644 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $18,893 7
- The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $430 -8.7% 1 - $430 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $25,690 15
91 Le Rayon Vert (Summer) The Film Desk $349 -56.2% 1 - $349 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $37,804 28
94 Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (2011 re-release) The Film Desk $80 -83.6% 1 - $80 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $18,169 22
32 Courageous TriStar $181,969 -33.1% 187 -4 $973 190 -1 $958 2,480 -790 $73 $33,593,768 12
16 Tower Heist Universal $1,225,200 -60.8% 418 -1,651 $2,931 1,315 -785 $932 22,530 -30,170 $54 $76,112,915 7
65 Elite Squad: The Enemy Within Variance Films $7,437 -59.3% 7 - $1,062 10 +3 $744 40 -7 $186 $82,910 6
71 Amigo Variance Films $4,102 +151.3% 3 +2 $1,367 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $178,898 18
73 Addiction Incorporated Variance Films $3,826 +86.3% 1 - $3,826 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $4,878 1
86 Littlerock Variance Films $811 - 1 - $811 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $17,309 14
89 American: The Bill Hicks Story Variance Films $452 - 1 - $452 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $91,326 14
1 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Warner Bros. $58,753,622 - 3,703 - $15,866 6,300 - $9,326 169,300 - $347 $58,753,622 1
14 Happy Feet Two Warner Bros. $1,800,098 -62.0% 760 -2,080 $2,369 2,100 -2,100 $857 32,750 -49,150 $55 $59,632,642 5
21 J. Edgar Warner Bros. $579,867 -67.0% 455 -1,100 $1,274 710 -890 $817 9,950 -20,250 $58 $35,912,270 6
25 Dolphin Tale Warner Bros. $373,388 +10.2% 250 -92 $1,494 340 -70 $1,098 6,640 -1,500 $56 $71,511,156 13
31 The Polar Express (2011 re-issue) Warner Bros. $213,597 +25.7% 22 -3 $9,709 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $565,342 4
40 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) Warner Bros. $114,281 -1.6% 49 - $2,332 50 - $2,286 600 -30 $190 $14,844,138 37
- Hubble 3D Warner Bros. $87,741 +27.0% 20 - $4,387 20 - $4,387 80 +20 $1,097 $29,813,534 92
- Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. $27,810 +18.5% 8 -2 $3,476 10 - $2,781 20 -10 $1,391 $28,797,194 149
4 New Year's Eve Warner Bros. (New Line) $11,931,441 -31.5% 3,051 -454 $3,911 4,300 -500 $2,775 108,700 -18,400 $110 $29,337,195 2
26 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Warner Bros. (New Line) $296,169 -59.2% 245 -225 $1,209 270 -210 $1,097 4,640 -4,470 $64 $34,534,186 7
19 My Week with Marilyn Weinstein Company $923,451 -20.2% 244 - $3,785 250 - $3,694 7,540 -256 $122 $6,419,196 4
24 The Artist Weinstein Company $458,277 +2.6% 17 +1 $26,957 25 -5 $18,331 803 -57 $571 $1,498,430 4
93 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeitgeist $138 -79.3% 1 -1 $138 1 -1 $138 2 +2 $69 $24,454 9
TOTAL (107 MOVIES):$213,257,413-110.7%39,714+283$5,37062,695+13,360$3,4021,229,749+107,317$173 
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