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Weekly Box Office

December 18-24, 2009

Note: Weekly box office charts 7-day results (Friday through Thursday). To access the Weekend chart (Friday through Sunday), click here.


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TWLWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 N Avatar Fox $137,094,001 - 3,452 - $39,714 $137,094,051 - 1
2 - Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Fox $26,713,633 - 3,656 - $7,307 $26,713,633 $75 -
3 1 The Princess and the Frog BV $22,142,907 -25.3% 3,475 +41 $6,372 $54,674,679 $105 4
4 2 The Blind Side WB $17,972,391 -9.9% 3,252 -136 $5,527 $172,676,636 $29 5
5 N Did You Hear About the Morgans? Sony $10,600,185 - 2,718 - $3,900 $10,600,185 $58 1
6 11 Up in the Air Par. $7,755,801 +126.9% 1,895 +1,823 $4,093 $12,761,720 $25 3
7 4 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Sum. $7,727,778 -28.6% 2,642 -993 $2,925 $277,918,499 $50 5
8 3 Invictus WB $7,307,478 -37.4% 2,125 - $3,439 $18,982,263 $60 2
9 5 A Christmas Carol (2009) BV $7,226,498 -26.1% 1,736 -666 $4,163 $134,596,388 $200 7
10 6 Brothers LGF $4,670,602 -33.8% 1,714 -374 $2,725 $24,131,343 $26 3
11 8 Old Dogs BV $3,944,871 -30.8% 1,586 -1,504 $2,487 $45,229,767 $35 4
12 7 2012 Sony $3,672,078 -37.6% 1,394 -1,444 $2,634 $160,496,186 $200 6
13 15 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $2,033,166 +8.2% 907 +243 $2,242 $40,913,837 $10 7
14 9 Armored SGem $2,011,721 -57.4% 795 -1,124 $2,530 $14,981,744 $20 3
15 10 Ninja Assassin WB $1,476,387 -62.0% 631 -1,469 $2,340 $36,963,475 $40 4
16 13 Planet 51 Sony $1,422,492 -49.4% 468 -2,102 $3,040 $39,109,125 $70 5
17 17 The Road W/Dim. $1,163,863 +53.1% 396 +261 $2,939 $5,430,538 $25 4
18 14 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $1,156,437 -39.9% 368 -900 $3,142 $17,943,412 $40 6
19 12 Everybody's Fine Mira. $954,889 -69.4% 1,003 -1,138 $952 $9,208,876 $21 3
20 44 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $706,075 +1,446.0% 3 - $235,358 $31,270,603 - 222
21 16 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day App. $688,441 -46.1% 404 -120 $1,704 $9,646,676 $8 8
22 37 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony $532,053 +569.0% 307 +188 $1,733 $123,261,723 $100 14
23 - 3 Idiots Relbig. $503,845 - 119 - $4,234 $503,725 - -
24 N The Young Victoria App. $454,578 - 44 - $10,331 $454,578 $35 1
25 N Nine Wein. $378,072 - 4 - $94,518 $378,072 $80 1
26 18 An Education SPC $367,497 -20.2% 200 -23 $1,837 $7,266,606 $7.5 11
27 29 Broken Embraces SPC $321,781 +106.9% 30 +24 $10,726 $840,949 - 5
28 19 Couples Retreat Uni. $279,390 -22.0% 294 -77 $950 $107,972,005 $70 11
29 24 Me and Orson Welles Free $274,076 +20.8% 134 +70 $2,045 $667,629 $25 4
30 20 A Single Man Wein. $235,530 -29.1% 9 - $26,170 $567,880 $7 2
31 25 A Serious Man Focus $180,073 -20.1% 117 -35 $1,539 $8,976,636 - 12
32 42 Astro Boy Sum. $158,597 +167.2% 168 +46 $944 $19,247,112 $65 9
33 21 The Men Who Stare at Goats Over. $152,847 -50.4% 207 -117 $738 $31,914,365 $25 7
34 23 Law Abiding Citizen Over. $151,665 -40.8% 151 -74 $1,004 $72,508,127 $50 10
35 35 Paranormal Activity Par. $150,872 +65.3% 237 +55 $637 $107,665,257 $0.015 13
36 30 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2009) WB $141,369 +8.7% 21 +5 $6,732 $435,115 - 7
37 53 Crazy Heart FoxS $139,246 +449.7% 4 - $34,812 $164,578 $7 1
38 27 The Fourth Kind Uni. $111,680 -44.1% 133 -84 $840 $25,315,135 - 7
39 22 Pirate Radio Focus $110,916 -57.5% 129 -113 $860 $7,881,710 $50 6
40 26 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans First $108,583 -51.6% 76 -20 $1,429 $1,345,808 $25 5
41 33 Where the Wild Things Are WB $108,203 -1.6% 108 -37 $1,002 $75,841,253 $100 10
42 45 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $86,977 +108.4% 3 -2 $28,992 $80,521,674 - 401
43 28 The Lovely Bones P/DW $78,655 -49.4% 3 - $26,218 $234,245 $65 2
44 36 Under the Sea 3D WB $76,286 -9.9% 26 -1 $2,934 $19,178,544 - 45
45 31 The Box WB $69,912 -41.9% 129 -74 $542 $14,991,163 $30 7
46 34 Red Cliff Magn. $62,325 -37.8% 40 -2 $1,558 $470,528 - 5
47 38 The Messenger Osci. $43,788 -36.9% 43 -7 $1,018 $609,734 $6.5 6
- 41 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $41,415 -34.7% 25 +5 $1,657 $356,150 - 7
48 40 Coco Before Chanel SPC $41,366 -35.0% 53 -15 $780 $5,951,453 $23 13
49 39 Amelia FoxS $32,745 -48.7% 65 -53 $504 $14,186,074 $40 9
50 43 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Scre. $27,524 -46.3% 19 -7 $1,449 $238,748 - 4
51 52 The Maid Elep. $26,108 -0.7% 19 - $1,374 $476,342 - 10
52 49 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $25,715 -10.4% 8 - $3,214 $22,660,702 - 116
53 61 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $15,257 +23.5% 3 -2 $5,086 $42,767,545 - 168
54 54 Paris IFC $10,057 -57.8% 12 -16 $838 $1,010,194 - 14
- 50 New York, I Love You Viv. $8,209 -70.8% 11 -13 $746 $1,588,000 - -
55 57 The Damned United SPC $7,451 -54.8% 20 -10 $373 $437,547 - 11
56 - Police, Adjective IFC $7,240 - 8 - $905 $7,240 - -
57 73 35 Shots of Rum CGld $5,319 -25.1% 3 -2 $1,773 $126,425 - 14
58 94 A Town Called Panic Zeit. $5,250 +340.1% 1 - $5,250 $6,443 - 1
59 59 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $5,073 -67.9% 2 -1 $2,537 $43,320 - 3
60 66 The Little Traitor N/A $5,021 -44.8% 0 -5 n/a $85,483 - 9
61 101 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $4,913 +735.5% 3 - $1,638 $1,130,522 - 24
62 79 The House of the Devil Magn. $4,788 -16.1% 6 +1 $798 $99,290 - 8
63 68 Killing Kasztner SkyI $3,999 -54.0% 1 - $3,999 $47,552 - 9
64 80 Ong Bak 2: The Beginning Magn. $3,488 -34.6% 3 -1 $1,163 $101,447 - 9
65 77 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $3,335 -43.9% 4 - $834 $7,234,661 - 97
66 - Cloud 9 MBox $2,940 - 2 - $1,470 $87,378 - 19
67 99 Ricky IFC $2,857 +376.2% 1 - $2,857 $3,457 - 1
68 84 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $2,420 -33.6% 4 - $605 $222,702 - 25
69 - The Wonder of It All Indic. $2,321 - 2 - $1,161 $780,110 - 17
70 74 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $2,261 -63.5% 2 -1 $1,131 $42,660 - 6
71 78 Horse Boy Zeit. $2,161 -62.7% 2 - $1,081 $137,495 - 12
72 72 The September Issue RAtt. $2,077 -71.3% 2 -6 $1,039 $3,812,756 - 17
73 87 The End of Poverty? Libre $1,948 -13.2% 3 - $649 $41,880 - 6
74 47 The Slammin' Salmon Anch. $1,941 -94.7% 1 -10 $1,941 $38,264 - 2
75 86 Oh My God? Mitro. $1,688 -38.9% 1 -1 $1,688 $37,833 - 6
76 89 Bronson Magn. $1,662 -10.0% 4 +1 $416 $104,454 - 11
77 88 Seraphine MBox $1,524 -27.8% 2 - $762 $855,009 - 29
78 98 Home (2009 French movie) Lorb. $1,430 +100.8% 1 - $1,430 $9,478 - 4
79 69 Serious Moonlight Magn. $1,337 -82.1% 2 -6 $669 $24,729 - 3
80 - Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $1,270 - 1 - $1,270 $11,853 - 11
81 75 Uncertainty IFC $1,229 -80.1% 4 - $307 $36,689 - 6
- 63 Kurbaan UTV $1,228 -87.2% 3 -10 $409 $754,000 - -
82 90 The Sun Lorb. $1,011 -31.4% 2 - $506 $45,565 - 5
83 - Shall We Kiss? MBox $996 - 1 - $996 $534,685 - 30
84 107 Endgame Mont. $920 +4,742.1% 1 - $920 $7,247 - 7
85 95 That Evening Sun Free $773 -22.5% 1 -1 $773 $48,110 - 7
86 81 The Headless Woman Strand $728 -85.9% 1 -1 $728 $95,955 - 15
87 - The Missing Person Strand $334 - 1 - $334 $8,302 - 5
88 - Beeswax CGld $265 - 1 - $265 $41,385 - 19
89 96 Big Fan FInd. $229 -75.8% 1 - $229 $229,997 - 17
90 104 Departures Reg. $222 +4.7% 1 - $222 $1,491,160 - 30
91 105 From Mexico with Love RAtt. $211 +276.8% 2 +1 $106 $548,709 - 11
92 - Peter and Vandy Strand $143 - 1 - $143 $10,761 - 5
93 83 Crude FRun $112 -97.0% 1 -5 $112 $162,027 - 15
TOTAL (96 MOVIES):$274,043,021+111.8%37,673-903$7,274 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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