Domestic Box Office For Dec 18, 2009

Rank Release Metric Fri Dec 18Sat Dec 19Sun Dec 20Mon Dec 21Tue Dec 22Wed Dec 23Thu Dec 24
1

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross-----$18,801,277$7,912,356
Theaters-----3,6563,656
Average-----$5,142$2,164
%± YD-------57.9%
%± LW-------
GTD-----$18,801,277$26,713,633
Days-----12
2

Avatar

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$26,752,099$25,529,036$24,744,346$16,385,820$16,086,461$16,445,291$11,150,998
Theaters3,4523,4523,4523,4523,4523,4523,452
Average$7,749$7,395$7,168$4,746$4,660$4,763$3,230
%± YD--4.6%-3.1%-33.8%-1.8%+2.2%-32.2%
%± LW-------
GTD$26,752,099$52,281,135$77,025,481$93,411,301$109,497,762$125,943,053$137,094,051
Days1234567
3

The Princess and the Frog

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$3,419,258$4,957,827$3,808,864$2,915,921$3,142,912$2,451,123$1,447,002
Theaters3,4753,4753,4753,4753,4753,4753,475
Average$983$1,426$1,096$839$904$705$416
%± YD+147.5%+45%-23.2%-23.4%+7.8%-22%-41%
%± LW-51.3%-52.9%-42.8%+118.8%+117.8%+90.6%+4.8%
GTD$35,951,030$40,908,857$44,717,721$47,633,642$50,776,554$53,227,677$54,674,679
Days24252627282930
4

The Blind Side

Warner Bros.
Gross$3,181,301$3,907,374$2,932,605$2,001,418$2,218,097$2,177,448$1,554,148
Theaters3,4073,4073,4073,4073,4073,2523,252
Average$933$1,146$860$587$651$669$477
%± YD+142.2%+22.8%-24.9%-31.8%+10.8%-1.8%-28.6%
%± LW-32.7%-43.2%-15%+83%+74.9%+79.6%+18.3%
GTD$157,885,546$161,792,920$164,725,525$166,726,943$168,945,040$171,122,488$172,676,636
Days29303132333435
5

Up in the Air

Paramount Pictures
Gross$931,546$1,261,798$1,016,788$526,064$541,444$1,726,665$1,751,496
Theaters1751751751751751,8951,895
Average$5,323$7,210$5,810$3,006$3,093$911$924
%± YD+255.6%+35.5%-19.4%-48.3%+2.9%+218.9%+1.4%
%± LW+41.5%+19.4%+49.6%+150.3%+102.6%+508.1%+568.7%
GTD$5,937,465$7,199,263$8,216,051$8,742,115$9,283,559$11,010,224$12,761,720
Days15161718192021
6

Did You Hear About the Morgans?

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$2,338,392$2,412,967$1,865,212$1,085,573$1,201,654$1,033,367$663,020
Theaters2,7182,7182,7182,7182,7182,7182,718
Average$860$887$686$399$442$380$243
%± YD-+3.2%-22.7%-41.8%+10.7%-14%-35.8%
%± LW-------
GTD$2,338,392$4,751,359$6,616,571$7,702,144$8,903,798$9,937,165$10,600,185
Days1234567
7

A Christmas Carol

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$955,084$1,312,790$1,175,590$881,362$1,030,142$979,285$892,245
Theaters2,0702,0702,0702,0702,0701,7361,736
Average$461$634$567$425$497$564$513
%± YD+13%+37.5%-10.5%-25%+16.9%-4.9%-8.9%
%± LW-44.2%-57.7%-41.9%+46.6%+38.8%+29.6%+5.6%
GTD$128,324,974$129,637,764$130,813,354$131,694,716$132,724,858$133,704,143$134,596,388
Days43444546474849
8

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Summit Entertainment (pre Lionsgate)
Gross$1,387,458$1,641,835$1,378,305$971,582$1,050,161$903,460$394,977
Theaters3,0353,0353,0353,0353,0352,6422,642
Average$457$540$454$320$346$341$149
%± YD+92.4%+18.3%-16.1%-29.5%+8.1%-14%-56.3%
%± LW-43.2%-52.2%-33.8%+38.2%+42.5%+27.5%-45.2%
GTD$271,578,179$273,220,014$274,598,319$275,569,901$276,620,062$277,523,522$277,918,499
Days29303132333435
9

Invictus

Warner Bros.
Gross$1,331,881$1,614,345$1,256,945$746,201$837,369$803,151$717,586
Theaters2,1252,1252,1252,1252,1252,1252,125
Average$626$759$591$351$394$377$337
%± YD+81.7%+21.2%-22.1%-40.6%+12.2%-4.1%-10.7%
%± LW-54.4%-55.8%-38.3%+4.5%-1.2%+4.4%-2.1%
GTD$13,006,666$14,621,011$15,877,956$16,624,157$17,461,526$18,264,677$18,982,263
Days891011121314
10

Brothers

Lionsgate Films
Gross$899,753$1,053,467$935,901$549,047$574,824$424,759$232,851
Theaters2,0092,0092,0092,0092,0091,7141,714
Average$447$524$465$273$286$247$135
%± YD+87.3%+17.1%-11.2%-41.3%+4.7%-26.1%-45.2%
%± LW-45.3%-49%-28.3%+10.8%+0.9%-14.9%-51.5%
GTD$20,360,494$21,413,961$22,349,862$22,898,909$23,473,733$23,898,492$24,131,343
Days15161718192021
11

Old Dogs

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$713,359$921,298$705,918$487,611$570,333$328,395$217,957
Theaters2,6302,6302,6302,6302,6301,5861,586
Average$271$350$268$185$216$207$137
%± YD+105.5%+29.1%-23.4%-30.9%+17%-42.4%-33.6%
%± LW-42.5%-54.7%-37.7%+75.6%+60.5%+6.5%-37.2%
GTD$41,998,255$42,919,553$43,625,471$44,113,082$44,683,415$45,011,810$45,229,767
Days24252627282930
12

2012

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$644,209$854,070$706,309$447,336$475,325$326,469$218,360
Theaters2,2422,2422,2422,2422,2421,3941,394
Average$287$380$315$199$212$234$156
%± YD+66.8%+32.6%-17.3%-36.7%+6.3%-31.3%-33.1%
%± LW-46.7%-56.9%-39.3%+22.1%+16.5%-13%-43.5%
GTD$157,468,317$158,322,387$159,028,696$159,476,032$159,951,357$160,277,826$160,496,186
Days36373839404142
13

Precious

Lionsgate Films
Gross$357,236$445,473$401,032$235,873$258,758$203,093$131,701
Theaters1,0031,0031,0031,0031,003907907
Average$356$444$399$235$257$223$145
%± YD+125.4%+24.7%-10%-41.2%+9.7%-21.5%-35.2%
%± LW-6.4%-20.7%+18.8%+85.3%+67.2%+28.9%-16.9%
GTD$39,237,907$39,683,380$40,084,412$40,320,285$40,579,043$40,782,136$40,913,837
Days43444546474849
14

3 Idiots

Reliance Big Pictures
Gross-----$180,514$323,211
Theaters-----119119
Average-----$1,516$2,716
%± YD------+79.1%
%± LW-------
GTD-----$180,514$503,725
Days-----12
15

Armored

Screen Gems
Gross$426,205$466,934$391,452$230,827$252,766$144,632$98,905
Theaters1,5381,5381,5381,5381,538795795
Average$277$303$254$150$164$181$124
%± YD+49.1%+9.6%-16.2%-41%+9.5%-42.8%-31.6%
%± LW-61.4%-69.5%-54.9%-22.4%-25.8%-51%-65.4%
GTD$13,396,228$13,863,162$14,254,614$14,485,441$14,738,207$14,882,839$14,981,744
Days15161718192021
16

The Road

Dimension Films
Gross$204,594$235,073$220,607$140,214$144,658$133,753$84,964
Theaters396396396396396396396
Average$516$593$557$354$365$337$214
%± YD+239.9%+14.9%-6.2%-36.4%+3.2%-7.5%-36.5%
%± LW+40.1%+13.7%+44.1%+121.2%+115.9%+109.7%+41.2%
GTD$4,471,269$4,706,342$4,926,949$5,067,163$5,211,821$5,345,574$5,430,538
Days24252627282930
17

Fantastic Mr. Fox

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$162,229$227,180$209,532$162,081$181,162$118,778$95,475
Theaters540540540540540368368
Average$300$420$388$300$335$322$259
%± YD+16.1%+40%-7.8%-22.6%+11.8%-34.4%-19.6%
%± LW-52.5%-63.5%-51.6%+33.5%+34.5%-10.4%-31.7%
GTD$16,949,204$17,176,384$17,385,916$17,547,997$17,729,159$17,847,937$17,943,412
Days36373839404142
18

Ninja Assassin

Warner Bros.
Gross$282,651$327,948$321,848$178,268$177,217$114,215$74,240
Theaters1,1551,1551,1551,1551,155631631
Average$244$283$278$154$153$181$117
%± YD-0.3%+16%-1.9%-44.6%-0.6%-35.6%-35%
%± LW-64.7%-71%-58.5%-39%-43.2%-61.2%-73.8%
GTD$35,769,739$36,097,687$36,419,535$36,597,803$36,775,020$36,889,235$36,963,475
Days24252627282930
19

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$65,240$106,987$82,846$70,806$91,039$78,272$36,863
Theaters307307307307307307307
Average$212$348$269$230$296$254$120
%± YD-+64%-22.6%-14.5%+28.6%-14%-52.9%
%± LW-------
GTD$122,794,910$122,901,897$122,984,743$123,055,549$123,146,588$123,224,860$123,261,723
Days92939495969798
20

Planet 51

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$203,375$330,023$276,739$229,870$266,754$73,516$42,215
Theaters1,3491,3491,3491,3491,349468468
Average$150$244$205$170$197$157$90
%± YD+31.1%+62.3%-16.1%-16.9%+16%-72.4%-42.6%
%± LW-57.3%-69.8%-60.4%+87.3%+98.3%-44.2%-72.8%
GTD$37,890,008$38,220,031$38,496,770$38,726,640$38,993,394$39,066,910$39,109,125
Days29303132333435
21

The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day

Apparition
Gross$124,578$140,069$142,136$95,051$93,361$62,124$31,122
Theaters404404404404404404404
Average$308$346$351$235$231$153$77
%± YD+9.2%+12.4%+1.5%-33.1%-1.8%-33.5%-49.9%
%± LW-49%-54.6%-40.8%-25.2%-24.2%-47.8%-72.7%
GTD$9,082,813$9,222,882$9,365,018$9,460,069$9,553,430$9,615,554$9,646,676
Days50515253545556
22

Everybody's Fine

Miramax Films
Gross$188,899$229,177$183,583$107,326$127,923$60,815$57,166
Theaters1,0031,0031,0031,0031,0031,0031,003
Average$188$228$183$107$127$60$56
%± YD-16.6%+21.3%-19.9%-41.5%+19.2%-52.5%-6%
%± LW-72.4%-76%-67%-48.2%-51.5%-73.4%-74.8%
GTD$8,442,886$8,672,063$8,855,646$8,962,972$9,090,895$9,151,710$9,208,876
Days15161718192021
23

The Young Victoria

Apparition
Gross$45,864$61,088-$30,098$32,442$29,490-
Theaters2020-202020-
Average$2,293$3,054-$1,504$1,622$1,474-
%± YD-+33.2%--+7.8%-9.1%-
%± LW-------
GTD$45,864$106,952-$190,167$222,609$252,099-
Days12-456-
24

Couples Retreat

Universal Pictures
Gross$53,005$67,625$49,980$32,340$33,810$29,400$13,230
Theaters294294294294294294294
Average$180$230$170$110$115$100$45
%± YD+103.8%+27.6%-26.1%-35.3%+4.5%-13%-55%
%± LW-35%-41.2%-18.4%+33.2%+30.2%+21.9%-49.1%
GTD$107,745,620$107,813,245$107,863,225$107,895,565$107,929,375$107,958,775$107,972,005
Days71727374757677
25

Me and Orson Welles

Freestyle Releasing
Gross$44,193$62,699$49,528$29,619$31,760$27,673$28,604
Theaters134134134134134134134
Average$329$467$369$221$237$206$213
%± YD+167.2%+41.9%-21%-40.2%+7.2%-12.9%+3.4%
%± LW+9%-12.4%+16.2%+87.4%+47.6%+51.5%+73%
GTD$437,746$500,445$549,973$579,592$611,352$639,025$667,629
Days24252627282930
26

Nine

The Weinstein Company
Gross$86,229$89,296$81,707$33,024$28,286$24,866$34,664
Theaters4444444
Average$21,557$22,324$20,426$8,256$7,071$6,216$8,666
%± YD-+3.6%-8.5%-59.6%-14.3%-12.1%+39.4%
%± LW-------
GTD$86,229$175,525$257,232$290,256$318,542$343,408$378,072
Days1234567
27

A Single Man

The Weinstein Company
Gross$38,897$55,318$48,633$23,308$24,085$22,472$22,817
Theaters9999999
Average$4,321$6,146$5,403$2,589$2,676$2,496$2,535
%± YD+49.3%+42.2%-12.1%-52.1%+3.3%-6.7%+1.5%
%± LW-37.7%-35.6%-29.5%-19.4%-26.1%-18.1%-12.4%
GTD$371,247$426,565$475,198$498,506$522,591$545,063$567,880
Days891011121314
28

The Polar Express

2009 IMAX ReleaseWarner Bros.
Gross$21,233$32,262$21,558$13,414$15,641$21,768$15,403
Theaters17171717172121
Average$1,249$1,897$1,268$789$920$1,036$733
%± YD+12%+51.9%-33.2%-37.8%+16.6%+39.2%-29.2%
%± LW+1.3%-12.6%+14.6%+49.8%+35.6%+56.1%-18.8%
GTD$315,069$347,331$368,889$382,303$397,944$419,712$435,115
Days43444546474849
29

Astro Boy

Summit Entertainment (pre Lionsgate)
Gross$18,018$34,408$27,722$21,375$25,367$20,695$11,012
Theaters252252252252252252168
Average$71$136$110$84$100$82$65
%± YD+431.8%+91%-19.4%-22.9%+18.7%-18.4%-46.8%
%± LW+101.8%+57.5%+106%+587.5%+666.6%+288.5%+225%
GTD$19,106,533$19,140,941$19,168,663$19,190,038$19,215,405$19,236,100$19,247,112
Days57585960616263
30

A Serious Man

Focus Features
Gross$25,219$41,811$31,281$17,114$21,723$20,000$22,925
Theaters117117117117117117117
Average$215$357$267$146$185$170$195
%± YD+21.7%+65.8%-25.2%-45.3%+26.9%-7.9%+14.6%
%± LW-30.4%-40.1%-22.3%+5.9%+1%-3.3%+10.6%
GTD$8,821,782$8,863,593$8,894,874$8,911,988$8,933,711$8,953,711$8,976,636
Days78798081828384
31

Paranormal Activity

Paramount Pictures
Gross$24,208$33,596$30,911$18,749$19,125$18,122$6,161
Theaters237237237237237237237
Average$102$141$130$79$80$76$25
%± YD+230.3%+38.8%-8%-39.3%+2%-5.2%-66%
%± LW+29.1%+26.9%+87.5%+142.7%+181%+134.7%-15.9%
GTD$107,538,593$107,572,189$107,603,100$107,621,849$107,640,974$107,659,096$107,665,257
Days85868788899091
32

The Men Who Stare at Goats

Overture Films
Gross$25,015$33,313$27,758$18,318$20,612$17,670$10,161
Theaters207207207207207207207
Average$120$160$134$88$99$85$49
%± YD-9.9%+33.2%-16.7%-34%+12.5%-14.3%-42.5%
%± LW-57.8%-62.9%-47.6%-23.1%-26.1%-34.1%-63.4%
GTD$31,786,533$31,819,846$31,847,604$31,865,922$31,886,534$31,904,204$31,914,365
Days43444546474849
33

Law Abiding Citizen

Overture Films
Gross$25,453$33,893$27,703$18,027$21,171$16,013$9,405
Theaters151151151151151151151
Average$168$224$183$119$140$106$62
%± YD+12.3%+33.2%-18.3%-34.9%+17.4%-24.4%-41.3%
%± LW-51.8%-51.7%-35.6%-9.1%-17.2%-27.5%-58.5%
GTD$72,381,915$72,415,808$72,443,511$72,461,538$72,482,709$72,498,722$72,508,127
Days64656667686970
34

Where the Wild Things Are

Warner Bros.
Gross$14,702$22,021$19,913$13,987$16,304$13,859$7,417
Theaters123123123123123108108
Average$119$179$161$113$132$128$68
%± YD+60.2%+49.8%-9.6%-29.8%+16.6%-15%-46.5%
%± LW-25.7%-31.1%-14.6%+76.4%+66.2%+74.4%-19.2%
GTD$75,747,752$75,769,773$75,789,686$75,803,673$75,819,977$75,833,836$75,841,253
Days64656667686970
35

Pirate Radio

Focus Features
Gross$17,057$24,022$18,131$12,401$13,741$13,602$11,962
Theaters242242242242242242129
Average$70$99$74$51$56$56$92
%± YD-24.4%+40.8%-24.5%-31.6%+10.8%-1%-12.1%
%± LW-63.3%-70.2%-61.5%-35.9%-44.5%-32.7%-47%
GTD$7,787,851$7,811,873$7,830,004$7,842,405$7,856,146$7,869,748$7,881,710
Days36373839404142
36

Crazy Heart

Fox Searchlight
Gross$24,806$32,424$25,434$11,156$12,991$13,493$18,942
Theaters4444444
Average$6,201$8,106$6,358$2,789$3,247$3,373$4,735
%± YD+95.7%+30.7%-21.6%-56.1%+16.4%+3.9%+40.4%
%± LW-----+6.6%+49.4%
GTD$50,138$82,562$107,996$119,152$132,143$145,636$164,578
Days3456789
37

Under the Sea 3D

Warner Bros.
Gross$10,388$11,233$9,774$12,039$13,076$12,613$7,163
Theaters26262626262626
Average$399$432$375$463$502$485$275
%± YD-17.9%+8.1%-13%+23.2%+8.6%-3.5%-43.2%
%± LW-27.2%-30.8%+3.5%+57.4%+17.7%-5.2%-43.4%
GTD$19,112,646$19,123,879$19,133,653$19,145,692$19,158,768$19,171,381$19,178,544
Days309310311312313314315
38

The Fourth Kind

Universal Pictures
Gross$21,225$24,005$21,265$14,630$14,595$11,305$4,655
Theaters133133133133133133133
Average$159$180$159$110$109$85$35
%± YD+51%+13.1%-11.4%-31.2%-0.2%-22.5%-58.8%
%± LW-49.8%-61.2%-44%+3.1%-3.9%-19.9%-66.9%
GTD$25,224,680$25,248,685$25,269,950$25,284,580$25,299,175$25,310,480$25,315,135
Days43444546474849
39

The Box

Warner Bros.
Gross$12,528$15,534$12,618$8,521$9,058$8,203$3,450
Theaters131131131131131129129
Average$95$118$96$65$69$63$26
%± YD+32.5%+24%-18.8%-32.5%+6.3%-9.4%-57.9%
%± LW-48.2%-55.2%-44.5%-10.8%-12.8%-11.4%-63.5%
GTD$14,933,779$14,949,313$14,961,931$14,970,452$14,979,510$14,987,713$14,991,163
Days43444546474849
40

The Lovely Bones

DreamWorks (at Paramount)
Gross$13,101$16,034$15,962$8,040$10,047$7,628$7,843
Theaters3333333
Average$4,367$5,344$5,320$2,680$3,349$2,542$2,614
%± YD+33.5%+22.4%-0.4%-49.6%+25%-24.1%+2.8%
%± LW-69.9%-60.6%-50.7%-25.7%+4.8%-12.8%-20.1%
GTD$168,691$184,725$200,687$208,727$218,774$226,402$234,245
Days891011121314
41

Amelia

Fox Searchlight
Gross$6,043$7,377$5,357$3,970$4,128$3,918$1,952
Theaters65656565656565
Average$92$113$82$61$63$60$30
%± YD+8.9%+22.1%-27.4%-25.9%+4%-5.1%-50.2%
%± LW-54.1%-60.7%-55%-4.8%-21.7%-21.8%-64.8%
GTD$14,159,372$14,166,749$14,172,106$14,176,076$14,180,204$14,184,122$14,186,074
Days57585960616263
42

The Maid

Elephant Eye Films
Gross$4,091$6,414$5,869$2,297$2,893$2,290$2,139
Theaters19191919191919
Average$215$337$308$120$152$120$112
%± YD+122.9%+56.8%-8.5%-60.9%+25.9%-20.8%-6.6%
%± LW-12.1%-21.6%+7%+43.1%+17.9%+11.2%+16.6%
GTD$454,440$460,854$466,723$469,020$471,913$474,203$476,342
Days64656667686970
43

The Slammin' Salmon

Anchor Bay Films
Gross$372$417$686$107$175$124$60
Theaters3333331
Average$124$139$228$35$58$41$60
%± YD-83.5%+12.1%+64.5%-84.4%+63.6%-29.1%-51.6%
%± LW-96.7%-95.3%-88.8%-95.7%-93.5%-95.4%-97.3%
GTD$36,695$37,112$37,798$37,905$38,080$38,204$38,264
Days891011121314
44

That Evening Sun

Freestyle Releasing
Gross$156$188$14$49$270$96-
Theaters111111-
Average$156$188$14$49$270$96-
%± YD+122.9%+20.5%-92.6%+250%+451%-64.4%-
%± LW-15.7%-19%-93.3%-12.5%+132.8%-26.7%-
GTD$47,493$47,681$47,695$47,744$48,014$48,110-
Days434445464748-
45

Oh My God

Mitropoulos Films
Gross$598$284$224$206$125$90$162
Theaters1111111
Average$598$284$224$206$125$90$162
%± YD+63.4%-52.5%-21.1%-8%-39.3%-28%+80%
%± LW+52.9%-47.9%-69.1%+29.6%-51.6%-71.8%-55.7%
GTD$36,742$37,026$37,250$37,456$37,581$37,671$37,833
Days36373839404142
46

New York, I Love You

Vivendi Entertainment
Gross$1,856$2,202$1,938$1,050$1,178--
Theaters1111111111--
Average$168$200$176$95$107--
%± YD-43.4%+18.6%-12%-45.8%+12.2%--
%± LW-65%-68.4%-62.5%-49.9%-53.7%--
GTD$1,581,647$1,583,849$1,585,787$1,586,837$1,588,015--
Days6465666768--
47

Good Hair

Roadside Attractions
Gross$533$604$740----
Theaters666----
Average$88$100$123----
%± YD-9.2%+13.3%+22.5%----
%± LW-68.5%-79.2%-67.2%----
GTD$4,143,255$4,143,859$4,144,599----
Days717273----
48

Kurbaan

UTV Communications
Gross$263$618$615----
Theaters333----
Average$87$206$205----
%± YD-69.1%+135%-0.5%----
%± LW-88.8%-75.2%-60.5%----
GTD$753,035$753,653$754,268----
Days293031----
49

The September Issue

Roadside Attractions
Gross$347$448$379----
Theaters444----
Average$86$112$94----
%± YD-23.1%+29.1%-15.4%----
%± LW-74.5%-77.1%-77%----
GTD$3,811,026$3,811,474$3,811,853----
Days113114115----
50

From Mexico with Love

Roadside Attractions
Gross$42$56$42----
Theaters222----
Average$21$28$21----
%± YD-+33.3%-25%----
%± LW---25%----
GTD$548,540$548,596$548,638----
Days717273----