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Weekly Box Office

December 26-January 1, 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 5 Marley and Me Fox $68,019,303 +373.0% 3,480 - $19,546 $82,400,283 - 1
2 8 Bedtime Stories BV $54,459,012 +414.8% 3,681 - $14,795 $65,037,829 $80 1
3 7 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Par. $48,734,007 +310.5% 2,988 - $16,310 $60,605,838 $150 1
4 10 Valkyrie UA $38,155,332 +349.2% 2,711 - $14,074 $46,649,304 $75 1
5 1 Yes Man WB $32,455,397 -2.1% 3,434 - $9,451 $65,596,911 $70 2
6 2 Seven Pounds Sony $24,519,369 -4.1% 2,758 - $8,890 $50,078,780 $55 2
7 3 The Tale of Despereaux Uni. $18,207,020 -1.7% 3,107 +3 $5,860 $36,722,480 $60 2
8 4 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Fox $13,592,173 -21.5% 2,402 - $5,659 $69,374,558 $80 3
9 13 The Spirit LGF $10,641,617 +177.0% 2,509 - $4,241 $14,483,840 - 1
10 18 Doubt Mira. $10,559,467 +335.2% 1,267 - $8,334 $13,704,588 $20 3
11 9 Twilight Sum. $9,691,442 +3.7% 1,849 - $5,241 $172,274,208 $37 6
12 12 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $8,811,304 +42.3% 614 - $14,351 $23,985,829 $15 7
13 6 Four Christmases WB (NL) $8,629,769 -39.8% 2,510 - $3,438 $115,378,444 $80 5
14 11 Bolt BV $7,579,443 -8.6% 1,923 - $3,941 $106,625,201 $150 6
15 20 Gran Torino WB $4,986,088 +231.0% 84 - $59,358 $6,884,131 $33 3
16 17 Milk Focus $3,498,537 +13.2% 311 - $11,249 $15,269,484 $20 5
17 14 Quantum of Solace Sony $2,788,173 -25.7% 891 - $3,129 $165,690,358 $200 7
18 23 Frost/Nixon Uni. $2,706,452 +152.7% 205 - $13,202 $4,890,692 $25 4
19 15 Australia Fox $2,319,204 -35.3% 711 - $3,262 $45,523,544 $130 5
20 16 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $2,119,050 -32.0% 808 - $2,623 $176,058,413 $150 8
21 31 The Reader Wein. $1,375,429 +325.5% 116 - $11,857 $1,955,106 $32 3
22 25 Ghajini AdL. $1,283,932 +106.9% 83 - $15,469 $1,904,607 - 1
23 30 The Wrestler FoxS $804,127 +85.0% 18 - $44,674 $1,324,228 $6 2
24 29 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $653,187 +50.0% 283 - $2,308 $93,458,617 - 13
25 19 Nothing Like the Holidays Over. $528,012 -74.9% 439 - $1,203 $7,249,817 - 3
26 37 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $501,443 +282.4% 295 - $1,700 $89,980,872 $11 10
27 24 Cadillac Records Sony $486,440 -51.5% 180 - $2,702 $7,928,362 $12 4
28 22 Role Models Uni. $422,965 -61.0% 225 - $1,880 $66,456,690 $28 8
29 N Revolutionary Road ParV $389,788 - 3 - $129,929 $389,788 $35 1
30 34 Eagle Eye P/DW $301,856 +33.7% 205 - $1,472 $101,255,091 $80 14
31 26 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Yash $281,286 -51.6% 54 -28 $5,209 $1,968,162 - 3
32 49 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $278,546 +291.3% 3 -1 $92,849 $27,070,983 - 171
33 27 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2008) WB $267,461 -46.7% 26 - $10,287 $1,640,817 - 6
34 33 Rachel Getting Married SPC $254,748 +10.2% 65 -50 $3,919 $10,140,691 - 13
35 21 Transporter 3 LGF $230,019 -79.0% 135 -872 $1,704 $31,715,062 - 5
36 54 Last Chance Harvey Over. $213,067 +497.3% 6 - $35,511 $248,741 - 1
37 28 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Mira. $185,276 -60.4% 96 - $1,930 $8,758,292 - 8
38 56 Body of Lies WB $168,758 +412.3% 182 - $927 $39,233,762 $70 12
39 36 I've Loved You So Long SPC $165,312 +25.3% 43 -9 $3,844 $2,266,601 - 10
40 81 Waltz with Bashir SPC $162,985 +4,087.7% 5 +2 $32,597 $166,877 - 1
41 35 Changeling Uni. $161,860 -4.8% 114 - $1,420 $35,627,287 $55 10
42 48 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $133,035 +84.1% 21 - $6,335 $20,335,874 - 65
43 55 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $128,316 +259.7% 8 - $16,040 $37,263,463 - 148
44 40 A Christmas Tale IFC $113,993 +21.5% 52 +4 $2,192 $951,296 - 7
45 45 The Secret Life of Bees FoxS $105,359 +20.8% 77 - $1,368 $37,463,267 $11 11
46 39 Let the Right One In (2008) Magn. $104,777 -4.7% 36 -17 $2,910 $1,391,900 - 10
47 41 Fireproof Gold. $98,684 +5.3% 85 -75 $1,161 $33,199,738 $0.5 14
48 43 Happy-Go-Lucky Mira. $93,060 +3.3% 47 - $1,980 $3,240,200 - 12
49 42 Nights in Rodanthe WB $91,004 -0.5% 115 - $791 $41,760,210 - 14
50 46 The Dark Knight WB $90,272 +4.5% 74 - $1,220 $530,936,438 $185 24
51 59 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $87,611 +189.0% 12 -1 $7,301 $12,531,253 $25 20
52 44 Synecdoche, New York SPC $79,320 -9.5% 38 -18 $2,087 $2,661,024 $20 10
53 - Defiance ParV $77,101 - 2 - $38,551 $77,101 $32 -
54 38 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $74,460 -42.5% 25 - $2,978 $22,790,268 - 20
55 47 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) Imax $67,326 -18.1% 18 - $3,740 $417,398 - 9
56 72 Che IFC $65,648 +683.7% 2 - $32,824 $182,986 - 3
57 51 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Wein. $55,955 -7.7% 46 - $1,216 $31,233,293 $24 9
58 52 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Free $31,065 -20.6% 26 -47 $1,195 $13,488,167 - 9
59 50 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $30,711 -51.4% 2 -3 $15,356 $77,288,373 - 350
60 71 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $29,380 +218.0% 10 - $2,938 $5,219,231 - 46
61 73 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $26,495 +238.9% 6 - $4,416 $9,851,046 - 153
62 60 Wendy and Lucy Osci. $22,858 -20.9% 4 -2 $5,715 $85,004 - 3
63 65 City of Ember Fox $20,819 +21.5% 25 - $833 $7,852,190 $55 12
64 53 Max Payne Fox $20,291 -46.5% 27 - $752 $40,665,771 $35 11
65 78 The Secret of the Grain IFC $20,168 +298.2% 1 - $20,168 $25,233 - 1
66 62 Soul Men MGM/W $16,507 -24.8% 10 - $1,651 $12,021,938 - 8
67 63 WALL-E BV $16,309 -22.7% 33 - $494 $223,799,741 $180 27
68 61 JCVD PArch $15,868 -34.2% 8 -7 $1,984 $440,205 - 8
69 64 Appaloosa WB (NL) $15,384 -13.8% 18 - $855 $20,075,296 $20 15
70 83 U2 3D NGE $14,318 +345.8% 4 +3 $3,580 $9,663,612 - 49
71 58 Igor MGM $13,889 -55.5% 46 - $302 $19,447,221 $25 15
72 75 Tell No One MBox $13,352 +141.7% 7 +1 $1,907 $6,145,614 - 26
73 69 A Secret Strand $12,103 +2.2% 6 -1 $2,017 $573,788 - 17
74 67 Man on Wire Magn. $11,828 -9.1% 5 -1 $2,366 $2,932,071 - 23
75 79 Ciao Reg. $7,321 +62.9% 2 -1 $3,661 $19,806 - 4
76 - The Order of Myths CGld $6,168 - 1 - $6,168 $62,645 - 19
77 - Good Think $4,053 - 2 - $2,027 $4,053 - -
78 101 How About You Strand $3,592 +1,029.6% 2 +1 $1,796 $36,778 - 7
79 - Lola Montes (re-issue) Rialto $3,001 - 2 - $1,501 $89,566 - 12
80 77 Were the World Mine SpkP $2,658 -48.8% 1 -1 $2,658 $87,156 - 9
81 76 The Secrets Mont. $2,389 -54.8% 2 -3 $1,195 $56,865 - 5
82 88 I Can't Think Straight Reg. $2,030 +39.9% 1 -1 $2,030 $38,589 - 6
83 97 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $1,671 +257.8% 1 - $1,671 $62,113 - 10
84 68 Timecrimes (Los Cronocrimenes) Magn. $1,511 -87.6% 1 -6 $1,511 $20,709 - 3
85 85 Frozen River SPC $1,237 -48.1% 1 -3 $1,237 $2,309,958 - 22
86 - Moving Midway FRun $1,146 - 1 - $1,146 $40,864 - 13
87 82 The Wild Child (re-issue) FDesk $1,097 -68.7% 1 -1 $1,097 $24,973 - 8
88 - Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) FDesk $937 - 1 - $937 $41,009 - 42
89 74 Ashes of Time Redux SPC $655 -89.0% 2 -12 $328 $173,256 - 12
TOTAL (89 MOVIES):$383,425,388+80.8%41,736-1,651$9,187 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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