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Weekly Box Office

December 20-26, 2002

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 1 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $111,143,998 +177.6% 3,622 - $30,686 $151,182,682 $94 1
2 N Two Weeks Notice WB $27,526,010 - 2,755 - $9,991 $27,526,010 $60 1
3 2 Maid in Manhattan SonR $19,882,058 -19.0% 2,908 +70 $6,837 $44,426,058 $55 2
4 N Gangs of New York Mira. $18,924,344 - 2,170 - $8,721 $18,924,344 $100 1
5 - Catch Me If You Can DW $18,593,303 - 3,156 - $5,891 $18,593,303 $52 -
6 4 Drumline Fox $13,276,691 -12.9% 1,837 +1 $7,227 $28,511,187 $20 2
7 N The Wild Thornberrys Par. $11,053,852 - 3,012 - $3,670 $11,053,852 $25 1
8 7 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets WB $9,382,994 +15.1% 2,505 -520 $3,746 $233,833,266 $100 6
9 6 The Hot Chick BV $8,190,343 -10.9% 2,246 +29 $3,647 $17,387,506 - 2
10 5 Die Another Day MGM $7,870,071 -24.3% 1,875 -1,502 $4,197 $142,334,345 $142 5
11 3 Star Trek: Nemesis Par. $7,740,612 -64.9% 2,642 -69 $2,930 $29,792,393 $60 2
12 9 The Santa Clause 2 BV $6,756,679 +28.4% 1,511 -696 $4,472 $133,389,516 $65 8
13 8 Analyze That WB $4,211,047 -42.1% 1,611 -1,024 $2,614 $25,793,958 $60 3
14 12 My Big Fat Greek Wedding IFC $3,452,332 +45.8% 973 -257 $3,548 $219,756,772 $5 36
15 11 Treasure Planet BV $2,697,594 -29.0% 1,414 -778 $1,908 $31,299,890 $140 4
16 10 Empire Uni. $2,281,655 -41.5% 520 -349 $4,388 $14,103,655 $4 3
17 26 Adaptation. Sony $2,042,665 +389.2% 109 +102 $18,740 $3,041,109 $19 3
18 25 About Schmidt NL $1,306,284 +209.9% 34 +28 $38,420 $1,727,770 $30 2
19 88 Antwone Fisher FoxS $1,191,357 +13,744.9% 191 +188 $6,237 $1,199,962 $12.5 1
20 19 Far From Heaven Focus $1,070,753 -0.1% 235 -35 $4,556 $9,401,508 $13.5 7
21 - The Lion King (IMAX) BV $964,120 - 66 - $14,608 $964,120 - -
22 17 Frida Mira. $898,485 -27.9% 263 -235 $3,416 $19,754,438 $12 9
23 21 Bowling for Columbine UA $695,619 -21.3% 195 -39 $3,567 $14,786,528 $4 11
24 - Pinocchio Mira. $651,243 - 1,195 - $545 $651,243 - -
25 23 Seraphin, un homme et son peche All. $618,193 -9.4% 94 -25 $6,577 $3,606,743 - 4
26 14 The Ring DW $610,483 -66.8% 237 -1,045 $2,576 $126,463,602 $48 10
27 N Kaante Med. $602,189 - 26 - $23,161 $602,189 - 1
28 15 8 Mile Uni. $569,925 -68.1% 306 -522 $1,863 $114,360,475 $41 7
29 16 Friday After Next NL $533,451 -66.7% 202 -902 $2,641 $31,952,334 - 5
30 38 Sweet Home Alabama BV $443,443 +290.3% 326 +123 $1,360 $125,013,992 $30 13
31 28 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $393,730 +19.1% 15 -23 $26,249 $7,802,090 - 8
32 36 Talk to Her SPC $350,619 +166.0% 58 +54 $6,045 $908,916 - 5
33 13 Eight Crazy Nights Sony $338,931 -84.3% 176 -2,001 $1,926 $23,260,824 - 4
34 31 Santa Vs. the Snowman (IMAX) Imax $319,075 +24.2% 25 - $12,763 $1,549,701 - 8
35 41 Evelyn MGM $286,540 +204.7% 136 +121 $2,107 $380,573 - 2
36 24 El Crimen del Padre Amaro IDP $286,421 -32.9% 105 -32 $2,728 $4,052,349 - 6
37 20 The Emperor's Club Uni. $282,410 -72.8% 162 -289 $1,743 $13,514,580 $12.5 5
38 29 Real Women Have Curves NM $276,339 -7.8% 114 -20 $2,424 $4,969,411 - 10
39 71 Ghost Ship WB $260,791 +984.9% 173 +138 $1,507 $29,425,123 $20 9
40 30 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $259,054 -11.1% 49 -1 $5,287 $29,693,535 - 36
41 47 Rabbit-Proof Fence Mira. $245,685 +229.7% 84 +75 $2,925 $551,279 - 4
42 75 25th Hour BV $218,204 +893.3% 5 - $43,641 $240,172 $5 1
43 44 Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie Art. $210,396 +167.0% 421 +174 $500 $25,041,156 $14 12
44 52 Jackass: The Movie Par. $151,979 +139.6% 182 +69 $835 $63,948,929 $5 9
45 35 Standing in the Shadows of Motown Art. $136,443 -14.1% 58 -1 $2,352 $1,180,018 - 6
46 N Saathiya Yash $134,710 - 29 - $4,645 $134,710 - 1
47 34 Signs BV $131,364 -18.5% 123 -98 $1,068 $227,440,930 $72 21
48 32 Personal Velocity MGM $126,205 -35.9% 29 -9 $4,352 $569,631 - 5
49 N Narc Par. $121,930 - 6 - $20,322 $121,930 $6.5 1
50 18 Wes Craven Presents: They Dim. $98,105 -91.3% 127 -1,144 $772 $12,618,376 $17 4
51 37 Ararat Mira. $88,792 -27.8% 27 -10 $3,289 $1,423,442 $15.5 6
52 42 Barbershop MGM $86,188 -6.4% 93 -26 $927 $75,521,783 $12 15
53 22 Solaris Fox $77,756 -88.9% 74 -335 $1,051 $14,808,191 $47 4
54 49 Stuart Little 2 Sony $72,242 -1.5% 122 -64 $592 $64,807,356 $120 23
55 40 The Tuxedo DW $66,053 -31.1% 75 -61 $881 $50,383,993 $60 13
56 46 XXX SonR $64,725 -13.4% 62 -41 $1,044 $141,991,910 $70 20
57 53 Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams Dim. $50,741 -17.9% 73 -48 $695 $85,697,646 $38 20
58 57 Russian Ark Wells $48,816 +4.5% 2 - $24,408 $95,524 - 2
59 48 Secretary Lions $40,846 -44.8% 25 -11 $1,634 $3,818,335 - 14
60 50 Roger Dodger Art. $38,870 -46.5% 50 -10 $777 $1,184,761 - 9
61 51 Red Dragon Uni. $36,721 -45.7% 67 -41 $548 $93,111,873 $78 12
62 56 Brown Sugar FoxS $36,174 -25.3% 44 -41 $822 $27,238,195 $8 11
63 54 The Way Home ParC $35,972 -32.7% 19 -1 $1,893 $280,538 - 6
64 58 The Man from Elysian Fields IDP $35,652 -18.6% 13 -15 $2,742 $1,334,583 - 13
65 60 Spirited Away BV $33,258 -16.5% 38 +9 $875 $5,361,865 - 14
66 - The Pianist Focus $31,936 - 3 - $10,645 $31,936 $35 -
67 27 Equilibrium Dim. $30,186 -92.3% 26 -275 $1,161 $1,203,794 - 3
68 59 Auto Focus SPC $29,797 -28.2% 29 -7 $1,027 $1,965,214 - 10
69 69 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav $27,500 +8.6% 0 -4 n/a $5,534,202 - 96
70 66 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) SPC $24,229 -9.4% 5 - $4,846 $14,521,303 - 134
71 N Morvern Callar Cow. $23,390 - 3 - $7,797 $22,448 - 1
72 55 The Transporter Fox $21,925 -56.3% 31 -36 $707 $25,259,642 $21 11
73 61 Comedian Mira. $17,821 -46.9% 14 -17 $1,273 $2,751,988 - 11
74 63 Apollo 13: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Imax $16,402 -47.4% 5 -1 $3,280 $1,374,394 - 14
75 70 The Trials of Henry Kissinger FRun $15,312 -39.2% 0 -7 n/a $363,349 - 13
76 73 Tuck Everlasting BV $15,070 -36.1% 27 -46 $558 $18,789,684 - 11
77 - Sordid Lives Reg. $14,400 - 4 - $3,600 $982,999 - 85
78 68 Tully SmlP $14,400 -43.3% 8 -5 $1,800 $231,037 - 8
79 64 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. $14,371 -48.4% 9 - $1,597 $13,755,148 - 98
80 86 Intacto Lions $14,036 +28.8% 1 - $14,036 $24,932 - 2
81 33 Extreme Ops Par. $13,669 -91.6% 69 -46 $198 $4,758,220 - 4
82 N Spider SPC $11,432 - 1 - $11,432 $11,432 $10 1
83 91 The Bread, My Sweet Pan. $11,088 +35.2% 5 +1 $2,218 $329,488 - 101
84 74 One Hour Photo FoxS $10,803 -54.1% 22 -12 $491 $31,578,737 $12 18
85 97 China: The Panda Adventure (IMAX) Imax $10,563 +76.1% 4 - $2,641 $2,985,973 - 81
86 92 Charly Excel $10,215 +32.0% 10 +3 $1,022 $569,682 - 13
87 84 The Komediant NYer $9,436 -21.8% 2 - $4,718 $108,444 - 38
88 80 Alias Betty Wells $8,323 -45.8% 7 -1 $1,189 $181,491 - 15
89 90 Metropolis (2002 re-issue) Kino $7,989 -2.8% 2 -4 $3,995 $569,449 - 24
90 83 Mostly Martha ParC $7,542 -41.2% 13 -7 $580 $4,127,074 - 19
91 95 Encounter in the 3rd Dimension (IMAX) NWav $7,500 +15.4% 0 -2 n/a $6,681,012 - 91
92 110 Devils on the Doorstep Cow. $6,482 +389.6% 1 - $6,482 $7,806 - 1
93 N Il Posto Cow. $5,934 - 1 - $5,934 $5,934 - 1
94 87 Children of the Century Emp. $5,082 -46.1% 5 +1 $1,016 $54,139 - 15
95 79 Bloody Sunday ParC $5,046 -67.2% 5 -12 $1,009 $754,478 - 12
96 96 O Fantasma Pict. $4,940 -22.5% 1 - $4,940 $56,405 - 5
97 99 Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times FRun $4,875 -16.3% 0 -1 n/a $45,010 - 5
98 N Smokers Only Strand $4,683 - 1 - $4,683 $4,683 - 1
99 111 God is Great, I'm Not Emp. $3,550 +214.7% 1 - $3,550 $64,223 - 7
100 119 On Guard Emp. $3,399 +721.0% 2 +1 $1,700 $67,233 - 10
101 102 Alien Adventure (IMAX) NWav $3,000 +9.1% 0 -1 n/a $4,232,504 - 119
102 98 Merci Pour le Chocolat Emp. $2,883 -51.2% 3 -3 $961 $431,138 - 21
103 85 Ziggy Stardust (Re-issue) Cow. $2,762 -75.7% 1 -3 $2,762 $144,636 - 24
104 105 Thrill Ride (IMAX) SPC $2,736 +15.8% 2 - $1,368 $18,324,666 - 191
105 77 The Banger Sisters FoxS $2,710 -82.8% 5 -24 $542 $30,307,416 $10 14
106 - Les Destinees Wells $2,550 - 2 - $1,275 $230,900 - 38
107 94 Beauty and the Beast (re-issue) Cow. $2,141 -69.2% 2 +1 $1,071 $116,030 - 27
108 81 Skins First $2,004 -85.5% 4 -12 $501 $245,693 - 13
109 103 His Secret Life Strand $1,529 -37.2% 1 - $1,529 $118,452 - 14
110 106 Kurosawa & Mifune Festival Cow. $1,304 -37.9% 0 -1 n/a $383,416 - 22
111 118 How I Killed My Father NYer $1,235 +182.0% 2 +1 $618 $129,256 - 18
112 109 Extreme (IMAX) Imax $1,180 -12.6% 0 -1 n/a $12,339,965 - 147
113 82 Seven Samurai (re-issue) Cow. $912 -93.3% 1 - $912 $181,798 - 17
114 101 Trembling Before G-d NYer $899 -77.6% 1 -1 $899 $788,555 - 46
115 104 In Praise of Love Manh $668 -72.5% 1 -4 $668 $231,642 - 16
116 115 Mark Twain's America in 3-D (IMAX) SPC $485 -39.1% 2 +1 $243 $2,291,748 - 234
117 108 The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat) Lot47 $464 -66.0% 0 -2 n/a $3,764,911 - 37
118 116 The Cockettes Strand $75 -88.4% 1 - $75 $217,644 - 33
TOTAL (118 MOVIES):$291,116,393+68.8%41,442+416$7,025 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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