Domestic Box Office For Dec 26, 2009

Rank Release Metric Fri Dec 25Sat Dec 26Sun Dec 27Mon Dec 28Tue Dec 29Wed Dec 30Thu Dec 31
1

Avatar

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$23,095,046$28,274,406$24,247,681$19,418,139$18,290,628$18,466,123$14,738,136
Theaters3,4563,4563,4563,4563,4563,4563,456
Average$6,682$8,181$7,016$5,618$5,292$5,343$4,264
%± YD+107.1%+22.4%-14.2%-19.9%-5.8%+1%-20.2%
%± LW-13.7%+10.8%-2%+18.5%+13.7%+12.3%+32.2%
GTD$160,189,097$188,463,503$212,711,184$232,129,323$250,419,951$268,886,074$283,624,210
Days891011121314
2

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$13,890,011$19,842,031$15,143,373$12,096,892$12,532,035$11,777,294$8,732,013
Theaters3,7003,7003,7003,7003,7003,7003,700
Average$3,754$5,362$4,092$3,269$3,387$3,183$2,360
%± YD+75.5%+42.9%-23.7%-20.1%+3.6%-6%-25.9%
%± LW------37.4%+10.4%
GTD$40,603,644$60,445,675$75,589,048$87,685,940$100,217,975$111,995,269$120,727,282
Days3456789
3

Sherlock Holmes

Warner Bros.
Gross$24,608,941$21,837,175$15,858,161$11,166,213$10,217,042$9,723,643$8,691,781
Theaters3,6263,6263,6263,6263,6263,6263,626
Average$6,786$6,022$4,373$3,079$2,817$2,681$2,397
%± YD--11.3%-27.4%-29.6%-8.5%-4.8%-10.6%
%± LW-------
GTD$24,608,941$46,446,116$62,304,277$73,470,490$83,687,532$93,411,175$102,102,956
Days1234567
4

It's Complicated

Universal Pictures
Gross$7,174,195$8,402,005$6,524,620$4,272,760$4,273,105$4,402,675$5,326,515
Theaters2,8872,8872,8872,8872,8872,8872,897
Average$2,485$2,910$2,260$1,480$1,480$1,525$1,838
%± YD-+17.1%-22.3%-34.5%<0.1%+3%+21%
%± LW-------
GTD$7,174,195$15,576,200$22,100,820$26,373,580$30,646,685$35,049,360$40,375,875
Days1234567
5

The Princess and the Frog

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$1,955,703$3,857,675$3,191,232$3,071,216$3,364,477$3,329,189$2,590,857
Theaters3,4753,4753,4753,4753,4753,4753,475
Average$562$1,110$918$883$968$958$745
%± YD+35.2%+97.3%-17.3%-3.8%+9.5%-1%-22.2%
%± LW-42.8%-22.2%-16.2%+5.3%+7%+35.8%+79%
GTD$56,630,382$60,488,057$63,679,289$66,750,505$70,114,982$73,444,171$76,035,028
Days31323334353637
6

The Blind Side

Warner Bros.
Gross$3,372,405$4,656,427$3,490,513$2,832,710$3,003,566$3,065,836$3,465,225
Theaters2,7662,7662,7662,7662,7662,7662,766
Average$1,219$1,683$1,261$1,024$1,085$1,108$1,252
%± YD+117%+38.1%-25%-18.8%+6%+2.1%+13%
%± LW+6%+19.2%+19%+41.5%+35.4%+40.8%+123%
GTD$176,049,041$180,705,468$184,195,981$187,028,691$190,032,257$193,098,093$196,563,318
Days36373839404142
7

Up in the Air

Paramount Pictures
Gross$3,643,812$4,376,519$3,249,917$2,260,808$2,228,216$2,305,603$2,828,618
Theaters1,8951,8951,8951,8951,8951,8951,895
Average$1,922$2,309$1,714$1,193$1,175$1,216$1,492
%± YD+108%+20.1%-25.7%-30.4%-1.4%+3.5%+22.7%
%± LW+291.2%+246.8%+219.6%+329.8%+311.5%+33.5%+61.5%
GTD$16,405,532$20,782,051$24,031,968$26,292,776$28,520,992$30,826,595$33,655,213
Days22232425262728
8

Did You Hear About the Morgans?

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$1,539,943$1,963,417$1,496,783$1,102,918$1,199,043$1,191,530$1,286,227
Theaters2,7182,7182,7182,7182,7182,7182,718
Average$566$722$550$405$441$438$473
%± YD+132.3%+27.5%-23.8%-26.3%+8.7%-0.6%+7.9%
%± LW-34.1%-18.6%-19.8%+1.6%-0.2%+15.3%+94%
GTD$12,140,128$14,103,545$15,600,328$16,703,246$17,902,289$19,093,819$20,380,046
Days891011121314
9

Nine

The Weinstein Company
Gross$2,030,047$1,887,053$1,535,413$1,096,605$1,027,338$1,013,095$877,130
Theaters1,4121,4121,4121,4121,4121,4121,412
Average$1,437$1,336$1,087$776$727$717$621
%± YD+5,756.4%-7%-18.6%-28.6%-6.3%-1.4%-13.4%
%± LW+2,254.3%+2,013.3%+1,779.2%+3,220.6%+3,532%+3,974.2%+2,430.4%
GTD$2,408,119$4,295,172$5,830,585$6,927,190$7,954,528$8,967,623$9,844,753
Days891011121314
10

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Summit Entertainment (pre Lionsgate)
Gross$662,171$1,247,837$1,134,251$956,936$954,488$995,998$642,212
Theaters1,5931,5931,5931,5931,5931,5931,593
Average$415$783$712$600$599$625$403
%± YD+67.6%+88.4%-9.1%-15.6%-0.3%+4.3%-35.5%
%± LW-52.3%-24%-17.7%-1.5%-9.1%+10.2%+62.6%
GTD$278,580,670$279,828,507$280,962,758$281,919,694$282,874,182$283,870,180$284,512,392
Days36373839404142
11

Invictus

Warner Bros.
Gross$1,312,569$1,617,311$1,137,661$861,367$875,014$898,122$992,826
Theaters2,1602,1602,1602,1602,1602,1602,160
Average$607$748$526$398$405$415$459
%± YD+82.9%+23.2%-29.7%-24.3%+1.6%+2.6%+10.5%
%± LW-1.4%+0.2%-9.5%+15.4%+4.5%+11.8%+38.4%
GTD$20,294,832$21,912,143$23,049,804$23,911,171$24,786,185$25,684,307$26,677,133
Days15161718192021
12

3 Idiots

Reliance Big Pictures
Gross$657,207$516,133$472,282$267,913$299,333$300,888$245,128
Theaters119119119119119120120
Average$5,522$4,337$3,968$2,251$2,515$2,507$2,042
%± YD+103.3%-21.5%-8.5%-43.3%+11.7%+0.5%-18.5%
%± LW-----+66.7%-24.2%
GTD$1,160,932$1,677,065$2,149,347$2,417,260$2,716,593$3,017,481$3,262,609
Days3456789
13

A Christmas Carol

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$465,998$471,733$354,424$268,835$278,237$251,256$202,180
Theaters1,2451,2451,2451,2451,2451,2451,245
Average$374$378$284$215$223$201$162
%± YD-47.8%+1.2%-24.9%-24.1%+3.5%-9.7%-19.5%
%± LW-51.2%-64.1%-69.9%-69.5%-73%-74.3%-77.3%
GTD$135,062,386$135,534,119$135,888,543$136,157,378$136,435,615$136,686,871$136,889,051
Days50515253545556
14

Brothers

Lionsgate Films
Gross$390,479$453,212$366,481$251,402$243,069$234,316$152,477
Theaters858858858858858858858
Average$455$528$427$293$283$273$177
%± YD+67.7%+16.1%-19.1%-31.4%-3.3%-3.6%-34.9%
%± LW-56.6%-57%-60.8%-54.2%-57.7%-44.8%-34.5%
GTD$24,521,822$24,975,034$25,341,515$25,592,917$25,835,986$26,070,302$26,222,779
Days22232425262728
15

2012

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$306,405$379,847$308,242$221,568$217,719$227,896$191,138
Theaters800800800800800800800
Average$383$474$385$276$272$284$238
%± YD+40.3%+24%-18.9%-28.1%-1.7%+4.7%-16.1%
%± LW-52.4%-55.5%-56.4%-50.5%-54.2%-30.2%-12.5%
GTD$160,802,591$161,182,438$161,490,680$161,712,248$161,929,967$162,157,863$162,349,001
Days43444546474849
16

Precious

Lionsgate Films
Gross$218,408$346,043$300,632$225,350$213,652$214,084$135,983
Theaters629629629629629629629
Average$347$550$477$358$339$340$216
%± YD+65.8%+58.4%-13.1%-25%-5.2%+0.2%-36.5%
%± LW-38.9%-22.3%-25%-4.5%-17.4%+5.4%+3.3%
GTD$41,132,245$41,478,288$41,778,920$42,004,270$42,217,922$42,432,006$42,567,989
Days50515253545556
17

The Young Victoria

Apparition
Gross$165,482$253,410-$148,674$156,065$164,464-
Theaters163163-163163163-
Average$1,015$1,554-$912$957$1,008-
%± YD-+53.1%--+5%+5.4%-
%± LW+260.8%+314.8%-+394%+381.1%+457.7%-
GTD$448,130$701,540-$1,076,637$1,232,702$1,397,166-
Days89-111213-
18

Old Dogs

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$198,277$254,564$199,896$136,421$154,115$161,516$194,017
Theaters645645645645645645645
Average$307$394$309$211$238$250$300
%± YD-9%+28.4%-21.5%-31.8%+13%+4.8%+20.1%
%± LW-72.2%-72.4%-71.7%-72%-73%-50.8%-11%
GTD$45,428,044$45,682,608$45,882,504$46,018,925$46,173,040$46,334,556$46,528,573
Days31323334353637
19

The Road

Dimension Films
Gross$117,050$178,392$153,624$115,968$116,843$119,648$83,615
Theaters311311311311311311311
Average$376$573$493$372$375$384$268
%± YD+37.8%+52.4%-13.9%-24.5%+0.8%+2.4%-30.1%
%± LW-42.8%-24.1%-30.4%-17.3%-19.2%-10.5%-1.6%
GTD$5,547,588$5,725,980$5,879,604$5,995,572$6,112,415$6,232,063$6,315,678
Days31323334353637
20

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$47,166$106,521$84,088$90,764$110,984$118,283$91,168
Theaters276276276276276276276
Average$170$385$304$328$402$428$330
%± YD+27.9%+125.8%-21.1%+7.9%+22.3%+6.6%-22.9%
%± LW-27.7%-0.4%+1.5%+28.2%+21.9%+51.1%+147.3%
GTD$123,308,889$123,415,410$123,499,498$123,590,262$123,701,246$123,819,529$123,910,697
Days99100101102103104105
21

Fantastic Mr. Fox

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$96,438$138,133$110,021$89,795$94,567$94,812$77,378
Theaters197197197197197197197
Average$489$701$558$455$480$481$392
%± YD+1%+43.2%-20.4%-18.4%+5.3%+0.3%-18.4%
%± LW-40.6%-39.2%-47.5%-44.6%-47.8%-20.2%-19%
GTD$18,039,850$18,177,983$18,288,004$18,377,799$18,472,366$18,567,178$18,644,556
Days43444546474849
22

A Single Man

The Weinstein Company
Gross$95,869$129,548$127,235$87,459$81,068$85,812$69,820
Theaters46464646464646
Average$2,084$2,816$2,765$1,901$1,762$1,865$1,517
%± YD+320.2%+35.1%-1.8%-31.3%-7.3%+5.9%-18.6%
%± LW+146.5%+134.2%+161.6%+275.2%+236.6%+281.9%+206%
GTD$663,749$793,297$920,532$1,007,991$1,089,059$1,174,871$1,244,691
Days15161718192021
23

Where the Wild Things Are

Warner Bros.
Gross$42,425$82,854$72,379$63,070$74,063$72,836$53,099
Theaters267267267267267267267
Average$158$310$271$236$277$272$198
%± YD+472%+95.3%-12.6%-12.9%+17.4%-1.7%-27.1%
%± LW+188.6%+276.2%+263.5%+350.9%+354.3%+425.6%+615.9%
GTD$75,883,678$75,966,532$76,038,911$76,101,981$76,176,044$76,248,880$76,301,979
Days71727374757677
24

Planet 51

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$20,007$42,419$42,259$44,868$56,574$54,186$41,120
Theaters209209209209209209209
Average$95$202$202$214$270$259$196
%± YD-52.6%+112%-0.4%+6.2%+26.1%-4.2%-24.1%
%± LW-90.2%-87.1%-84.7%-80.5%-78.8%-26.3%-2.6%
GTD$39,129,132$39,171,551$39,213,810$39,258,678$39,315,252$39,369,438$39,410,558
Days36373839404142
25

Armored

Screen Gems
Gross$111,659$124,576$85,308$52,531$53,439$53,429$35,554
Theaters244244244244244244244
Average$457$510$349$215$219$218$145
%± YD+12.9%+11.6%-31.5%-38.4%+1.7%<0.1%-33.5%
%± LW-73.8%-73.3%-78.2%-77.2%-78.9%-63.1%-64.1%
GTD$15,093,403$15,217,979$15,303,287$15,355,818$15,409,257$15,462,686$15,498,240
Days22232425262728
26

Couples Retreat

Universal Pictures
Gross$35,650$70,155$56,350$40,250$42,555$44,850$35,650
Theaters230230230230230230230
Average$155$305$245$175$185$195$155
%± YD+169.5%+96.8%-19.7%-28.6%+5.7%+5.4%-20.5%
%± LW-32.7%+3.7%+12.7%+24.5%+25.9%+52.6%+169.5%
GTD$108,007,655$108,077,810$108,134,160$108,174,410$108,216,965$108,261,815$108,297,465
Days78798081828384
27

Crazy Heart

Fox Searchlight
Gross$54,083$57,330$48,437$35,852$35,780$40,721$44,419
Theaters12121212121212
Average$4,506$4,777$4,036$2,987$2,981$3,393$3,701
%± YD+185.5%+6%-15.5%-26%-0.2%+13.8%+9.1%
%± LW+118%+76.8%+90.4%+221.4%+175.4%+201.8%+134.5%
GTD$218,661$275,991$324,428$360,280$396,060$436,781$481,200
Days10111213141516
28

Ninja Assassin

Warner Bros.
Gross$71,395$72,211$59,518$35,711$37,497$35,622$28,036
Theaters166166166166166166166
Average$430$435$358$215$225$214$168
%± YD-3.8%+1.1%-17.6%-40%+5%-5%-21.3%
%± LW-74.7%-78%-81.5%-80%-78.8%-68.8%-62.2%
GTD$37,034,870$37,107,081$37,166,599$37,202,310$37,239,807$37,275,429$37,303,465
Days31323334353637
29

Law Abiding Citizen

Overture Films
Gross$35,942$57,263$44,574$31,285$32,263$33,326$21,447
Theaters205205205205205205205
Average$175$279$217$152$157$162$104
%± YD+282.2%+59.3%-22.2%-29.8%+3.1%+3.3%-35.6%
%± LW+41.2%+69%+60.9%+73.5%+52.4%+108.1%+128%
GTD$72,544,069$72,601,332$72,645,906$72,677,191$72,709,454$72,742,780$72,764,227
Days71727374757677
30

Under the Sea 3D

Warner Bros.
Gross$1,789$24,355$26,446$32,489$37,502$32,485$18,960
Theaters26262626262626
Average$68$936$1,017$1,249$1,442$1,249$729
%± YD-75%+1,261.4%+8.6%+22.9%+15.4%-13.4%-41.6%
%± LW-82.8%+116.8%+170.6%+169.9%+186.8%+157.6%+164.7%
GTD$19,180,333$19,204,688$19,231,134$19,263,623$19,301,125$19,333,610$19,352,570
Days316317318319320321322
31

The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day

Apparition
Gross$24,403$37,760$35,578$26,136$26,607$26,775$15,849
Theaters102102102102102102102
Average$239$370$348$256$260$262$155
%± YD-21.6%+54.7%-5.8%-26.5%+1.8%+0.6%-40.8%
%± LW-80.4%-73%-75%-72.5%-71.5%-56.9%-49.1%
GTD$9,671,079$9,708,839$9,744,417$9,770,553$9,797,160$9,823,935$9,839,784
Days57585960616263
32

Me and Orson Welles

Freestyle Releasing
Gross$23,427$37,216$30,963$21,069$20,871$23,220$25,808
Theaters115115115115115115115
Average$203$323$269$183$181$201$224
%± YD-18.1%+58.9%-16.8%-32%-0.9%+11.3%+11.1%
%± LW-47%-40.6%-37.5%-28.9%-34.3%-16.1%-9.8%
GTD$691,056$728,272$759,235$780,304$801,175$824,395$850,203
Days31323334353637
33

Astro Boy

Summit Entertainment (pre Lionsgate)
Gross$10,745$22,205$18,772$17,565$21,342$22,339$17,791
Theaters168168168168168168168
Average$63$132$111$104$127$132$105
%± YD-2.4%+106.7%-15.5%-6.4%+21.5%+4.7%-20.4%
%± LW-40.4%-35.5%-32.3%-17.8%-15.9%+7.9%+61.6%
GTD$19,257,857$19,280,062$19,298,834$19,316,399$19,337,741$19,360,080$19,377,871
Days64656667686970
34

Paranormal Activity

Paramount Pictures
Gross$17,866$29,078$24,780$16,502$14,983$15,863$8,516
Theaters158158158158158158158
Average$113$184$156$104$94$100$53
%± YD+190%+62.8%-14.8%-33.4%-9.2%+5.9%-46.3%
%± LW-26.2%-13.4%-19.8%-12%-21.7%-12.5%+38.2%
GTD$107,683,123$107,712,201$107,736,981$107,753,483$107,768,466$107,784,329$107,792,845
Days92939495969798
35

A Serious Man

Focus Features
Gross$21,371$24,517$20,236$14,949$13,999$15,105$11,623
Theaters49494949494949
Average$436$500$412$305$285$308$237
%± YD-6.8%+14.7%-17.5%-26.1%-6.4%+7.9%-23.1%
%± LW-15.3%-41.4%-35.3%-12.7%-35.6%-24.5%-49.3%
GTD$8,998,007$9,022,524$9,042,760$9,057,709$9,071,708$9,086,813$9,098,436
Days85868788899091
36

The Lovely Bones

DreamWorks (at Paramount)
Gross$13,120$13,861$14,935$10,630$11,049$14,470$6,113
Theaters3333333
Average$4,373$4,620$4,978$3,543$3,683$4,823$2,037
%± YD+67.3%+5.6%+7.7%-28.8%+3.9%+31%-57.8%
%± LW+0.1%-13.6%-6.4%+32.2%+10%+89.7%-22.1%
GTD$247,365$261,226$276,161$286,791$297,840$312,310$318,423
Days15161718192021
37

The Fourth Kind

Universal Pictures
Gross$12,160$17,920$15,040$10,560$10,240$10,225$5,440
Theaters64646464646464
Average$190$280$235$165$160$159$85
%± YD+161.2%+47.4%-16.1%-29.8%-3%-0.1%-46.8%
%± LW-42.7%-25.3%-29.3%-27.8%-29.8%-9.6%+16.9%
GTD$25,327,295$25,345,215$25,360,255$25,370,815$25,381,055$25,391,280$25,396,720
Days50515253545556
38

The Polar Express

2009 IMAX ReleaseWarner Bros.
Gross$1,568$11,062$10,627$10,300$11,247$10,016$7,722
Theaters20202020202020
Average$78$553$531$515$562$500$386
%± YD-89.8%+605.5%-3.9%-3.1%+9.2%-10.9%-22.9%
%± LW-92.6%-65.7%-50.7%-23.2%-28.1%-54%-49.9%
GTD$436,683$447,745$458,372$468,672$479,919$489,935$497,657
Days50515253545556
39

Pirate Radio

Focus Features
Gross$6,413$13,894$11,959$8,310$9,185$9,678$8,407
Theaters113113113113113113113
Average$56$122$105$73$81$85$74
%± YD-46.4%+116.7%-13.9%-30.5%+10.5%+5.4%-13.1%
%± LW-62.4%-42.2%-34%-33%-33.2%-28.8%-29.7%
GTD$7,888,123$7,902,017$7,913,976$7,922,286$7,931,471$7,941,149$7,949,556
Days43444546474849
40

The Men Who Stare at Goats

Overture Films
Gross$6,723$13,508$9,734$8,303$8,681$9,010$6,613
Theaters74747474747474
Average$90$182$131$112$117$121$89
%± YD-33.8%+100.9%-27.9%-14.7%+4.6%+3.8%-26.6%
%± LW-73.1%-59.5%-64.9%-54.7%-57.9%-49%-34.9%
GTD$31,921,088$31,934,596$31,944,330$31,952,633$31,961,314$31,970,324$31,976,937
Days50515253545556
41

The Box

Warner Bros.
Gross$4,382$7,669$5,598$4,478$4,433$4,876$2,680
Theaters50505050505050
Average$87$153$111$89$88$97$53
%± YD+27%+75%-27%-20%-1%+10%-45%
%± LW-65%-50.6%-55.6%-47.4%-51.1%-40.6%-22.3%
GTD$14,995,545$15,003,214$15,008,812$15,013,290$15,017,723$15,022,599$15,025,279
Days50515253545556
42

Amelia

Fox Searchlight
Gross$1,371$4,132$3,541$3,015$3,344$3,467$3,034
Theaters24242424242424
Average$57$172$147$125$139$144$126
%± YD-29.8%+201.4%-14.3%-14.9%+10.9%+3.7%-12.5%
%± LW-77.3%-44%-33.9%-24.1%-19%-11.5%+55.4%
GTD$14,187,445$14,191,577$14,195,118$14,198,133$14,201,477$14,204,944$14,207,978
Days64656667686970
43

The Maid

Elephant Eye Films
Gross$1,297$1,782$2,061$915$1,341$1,338$1,156
Theaters6666666
Average$216$297$343$152$223$223$192
%± YD-39.4%+37.4%+15.7%-55.6%+46.6%-0.2%-13.6%
%± LW-68.3%-72.2%-64.9%-60.2%-53.6%-41.6%-46%
GTD$477,639$479,421$481,482$482,397$483,738$485,076$486,232
Days71727374757677
44

The Slammin' Salmon

Anchor Bay Films
Gross$54$66$76$118$80$136$126
Theaters1111111
Average$54$66$76$118$80$136$126
%± YD-10%+22.2%+15.2%+55.3%-32.2%+70%-7.4%
%± LW-85.5%-84.2%-88.9%+10.3%-54.3%+9.7%+110%
GTD$38,318$38,384$38,460$38,578$38,658$38,794$38,920
Days15161718192021
45

The September Issue

Roadside Attractions
Gross$156$406$469----
Theaters444----
Average$39$101$117----
%± YD-+160.3%+15.5%----
%± LW-55%-9.4%+23.7%----
GTD$3,812,912$3,813,318$3,813,787----
Days120121122----
46

Oh My God

Mitropoulos Films
Gross$134$154$124----
Theaters111----
Average$134$154$124----
%± YD-17.3%+14.9%-19.5%----
%± LW-77.6%-45.8%-44.6%----
GTD$37,967$38,121$38,244----
Days434445----