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Weekly Box Office

December 19-25, 2008

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 Yes Man WB $33,141,514 - 3,434 - $9,651 $33,141,514 $70 1
2 N Seven Pounds Sony $25,559,411 - 2,758 - $9,267 $25,559,411 $55 1
3 N The Tale of Despereaux Uni. $18,515,460 - 3,104 - $5,965 $18,561,965 $60 1
4 1 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Fox $17,305,501 -55.0% 2,402 -1,158 $7,205 $55,782,385 $80 2
5 - Marley and Me Fox $14,380,980 - 3,480 - $4,132 $14,380,980 - -
6 2 Four Christmases WB (NL) $14,339,223 -19.0% 2,510 -1,030 $5,713 $106,748,675 $80 4
7 - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Par. $11,871,831 - 2,988 - $3,973 $11,871,831 $150 -
8 - Bedtime Stories BV $10,578,817 - 3,681 - $2,874 $10,578,817 $80 -
9 3 Twilight Sum. $9,348,867 -16.1% 1,849 -1,800 $5,056 $162,582,765 $37 5
10 - Valkyrie UA $8,493,972 - 2,711 - $3,133 $8,493,972 $75 -
11 4 Bolt BV $8,292,555 -11.5% 1,923 -1,210 $4,312 $99,045,758 $150 5
12 11 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $6,190,775 +99.0% 614 +445 $10,083 $15,174,525 $15 6
13 - The Spirit LGF $3,842,223 - 2,509 - $1,531 $3,842,223 - -
14 6 Quantum of Solace Sony $3,753,655 -28.9% 891 -1,744 $4,213 $162,902,185 $200 6
15 5 Australia Fox $3,582,003 -40.5% 711 -1,992 $5,038 $43,204,340 $130 4
16 8 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $3,116,904 -23.3% 808 -1,960 $3,858 $173,939,363 $150 7
17 9 Milk Focus $3,090,064 -16.2% 311 -17 $9,936 $11,770,947 $20 4
18 18 Doubt Mira. $2,426,521 +237.7% 1,267 +1,252 $1,915 $3,145,021 $20 2
19 7 Nothing Like the Holidays Over. $2,102,731 -54.5% 439 -1,232 $4,790 $6,721,805 - 2
20 20 Gran Torino WB $1,506,404 +284.6% 84 +78 $17,933 $1,898,043 $33 2
21 10 Transporter 3 LGF $1,097,687 -67.3% 1,007 -1,534 $1,090 $31,485,043 - 4
22 12 Role Models Uni. $1,085,135 -54.0% 225 -1,103 $4,823 $66,033,725 $28 7
23 17 Frost/Nixon Uni. $1,071,030 +23.7% 205 +166 $5,225 $2,184,240 $25 3
24 14 Cadillac Records Sony $1,002,420 -52.6% 180 -508 $5,569 $7,441,922 $12 3
25 - Ghajini AdL. $620,675 - 83 - $7,478 $620,675 - -
26 15 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Yash $581,674 -47.4% 82 -1 $7,094 $1,686,876 - 2
27 22 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2008) WB $501,552 +43.7% 26 - $19,290 $1,373,356 - 5
28 16 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Mira. $468,057 -54.4% 96 -583 $4,876 $8,573,016 - 7
29 36 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $435,542 +325.0% 283 +110 $1,539 $92,805,430 - 12
30 39 The Wrestler FoxS $434,595 +408.3% 18 +14 $24,144 $520,101 $6 1
31 25 The Reader Wein. $323,227 +32.2% 116 +108 $2,786 $579,677 $32 2
32 13 Punisher: War Zone LGF $296,813 -86.0% 385 -2,123 $771 $8,050,977 $35 3
33 23 Rachel Getting Married SPC $231,140 -26.7% 115 -36 $2,010 $9,885,943 - 12
34 24 Eagle Eye P/DW $225,855 -21.0% 205 -115 $1,102 $100,953,235 $80 13
35 21 Changeling Uni. $170,075 -56.5% 114 -279 $1,492 $35,465,537 $55 9
36 30 I've Loved You So Long SPC $131,906 -14.4% 52 +6 $2,537 $2,101,289 - 9
37 32 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $131,118 -11.1% 295 +35 $444 $89,479,429 $11 9
38 43 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $129,586 +110.5% 25 -3 $5,183 $22,715,808 - 19
39 34 Let the Right One In (2008) Magn. $109,899 -9.1% 53 +2 $2,074 $1,287,123 - 9
40 38 A Christmas Tale IFC $93,786 +8.7% 48 +5 $1,954 $837,303 - 6
41 26 Fireproof Gold. $93,730 -56.7% 160 -186 $586 $33,101,054 $0.5 13
42 68 Nights in Rodanthe WB $91,483 +699.0% 115 +92 $796 $41,669,206 - 13
43 33 Happy-Go-Lucky Mira. $90,090 -30.4% 47 -97 $1,917 $3,147,140 - 11
44 29 Synecdoche, New York SPC $87,653 -48.0% 56 -41 $1,565 $2,581,704 $20 9
45 27 The Secret Life of Bees FoxS $87,250 -50.4% 77 -194 $1,133 $37,357,908 $11 10
46 31 The Dark Knight WB $86,344 -41.8% 74 -131 $1,167 $530,846,166 $185 23
47 37 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) Imax $82,250 -6.1% 18 - $4,569 $350,072 - 8
48 40 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $72,245 -14.4% 21 - $3,440 $20,202,839 - 64
49 49 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $71,182 +70.7% 4 -1 $17,796 $26,792,437 - 170
50 52 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $63,232 +73.5% 5 -3 $12,646 $77,257,662 - 349
51 28 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Wein. $60,638 -64.2% 46 -117 $1,318 $31,177,338 $24 8
52 64 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Free $39,105 +174.4% 73 +57 $536 $13,457,102 - 8
53 42 Max Payne Fox $37,960 -40.4% 27 -94 $1,406 $40,645,480 $35 10
54 - Last Chance Harvey Over. $35,674 - 6 - $5,946 $35,674 - -
55 53 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $35,672 +7.9% 8 -2 $4,459 $37,135,147 - 147
56 50 Body of Lies WB $32,943 -19.0% 182 +145 $181 $39,065,004 $70 11
57 45 Burn After Reading Focus $32,770 -38.7% 44 -13 $745 $60,355,347 $37 15
58 44 Igor MGM $31,218 -46.7% 46 -72 $679 $19,433,332 $25 14
59 55 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $30,313 +9.5% 13 +1 $2,332 $12,443,642 $25 19
60 56 Wendy and Lucy Osci. $28,887 +5.3% 6 +4 $4,815 $63,533 - 2
61 47 JCVD PArch $24,104 -46.2% 15 -5 $1,607 $424,337 - 7
62 41 Soul Men MGM/W $21,964 -67.0% 10 -85 $2,196 $12,005,431 - 7
63 48 WALL-E BV $21,096 -51.3% 33 -90 $639 $223,783,432 $180 26
64 54 Appaloosa WB (NL) $17,849 -40.6% 18 -47 $992 $20,059,912 $20 14
65 59 City of Ember Fox $17,139 -27.7% 25 -38 $686 $7,831,371 $55 11
66 46 RockNRolla WB $13,302 -73.7% 39 -84 $341 $5,700,626 - 11
67 69 Man on Wire Magn. $13,005 +55.5% 6 +2 $2,168 $2,920,243 - 22
68 72 Timecrimes (Los Cronocrimenes) Magn. $12,175 +73.4% 7 +5 $1,739 $19,198 - 2
69 66 A Secret Strand $11,840 -6.7% 7 - $1,691 $561,685 - 16
70 N Gomorrah IFC $10,405 - 1 - $10,405 $10,405 - 1
71 65 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $9,240 -27.3% 10 - $924 $5,189,851 - 45
72 35 Che IFC $8,377 -92.3% 0 -2 n/a $117,338 - 2
73 62 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $7,819 -51.5% 6 - $1,303 $9,824,551 - 152
74 79 Ashes of Time Redux SPC $5,972 +17.8% 14 - $427 $172,601 - 11
75 80 Tell No One MBox $5,525 +11.6% 6 +1 $921 $6,132,262 - 25
76 70 The Secrets Mont. $5,289 -36.1% 5 -1 $1,058 $54,476 - 4
77 58 Were the World Mine SpkP $5,190 -78.2% 2 -2 $2,595 $84,498 - 8
78 - The Secret of the Grain IFC $5,065 - 1 - $5,065 $5,065 - -
79 85 Ciao Reg. $4,495 +24.1% 3 +2 $1,498 $12,485 - 3
80 60 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $4,045 -78.4% 4 -1 $1,011 $53,407 - 7
81 - Waltz with Bashir SPC $3,892 - 3 - $1,297 $3,892 - -
82 - The Wild Child (re-issue) FDesk $3,500 - 2 - $1,750 $23,876 - 7
83 83 U2 3D NGE $3,212 -20.6% 1 -1 $3,212 $9,649,294 - 48
84 - Antarctica Reg. $2,400 - 1 - $2,400 $10,279 - 13
85 67 Frozen River SPC $2,385 -80.2% 4 -9 $596 $2,308,721 - 21
86 71 Righteous Kill Over. $1,995 -73.8% 15 -21 $133 $40,081,410 $60 15
87 75 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $1,838 -68.9% 9 -2 $204 $409,658 - 19
88 89 I Can't Think Straight Reg. $1,451 -46.5% 2 -1 $726 $36,559 - 5
89 74 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $1,309 -79.2% 1 -2 $1,309 $59,946 - 5
90 103 The Flyboys DCoa. $1,272 +91.0% 1 - $1,272 $144,680 - 19
91 104 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $1,210 +93.3% 1 - $1,210 $17,482,332 - 472
92 95 Breakfast with Scot Reg. $1,052 -30.8% 1 - $1,052 $43,383 - 11
- - Box Elder N/A $990 - 2 - $495 $44,442 - 42
93 76 I Served the King of England SPC $825 -84.6% 3 - $275 $617,403 - 17
94 57 Nobel Son Free $810 -96.9% 3 -96 $270 $540,382 - 3
95 106 Save Me FRun $706 +48.3% 1 - $706 $82,651 - 16
96 90 Fear(s) of the Dark IFC $617 -74.9% 3 -1 $206 $77,876 - 9
97 77 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $467 -91.2% 1 -3 $467 $60,442 - 9
98 87 Where God Left His Shoes IFC $464 -86.5% 2 +1 $232 $3,911 - 2
99 81 Trouble the Water Zeit. $462 -90.0% 1 -4 $462 $486,582 - 18
100 86 House (2008) RAtt. $439 -87.8% 1 -10 $439 $575,048 - 7
101 82 How About You Strand $318 -93.1% 1 -6 $318 $33,186 - 6
102 - House of the Sleeping Beauties FRun $136 - 1 - $136 $3,387 - 4
TOTAL (103 MOVIES):$212,027,468+72.5%43,387+5,144$4,887 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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