Domestic Box Office For Jan 4, 2010

Rank Release Metric Fri Jan 1Sat Jan 2Sun Jan 3Mon Jan 4Tue Jan 5Wed Jan 6Thu Jan 7
1

Avatar

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$25,274,008$25,835,551$17,381,129$8,094,554$7,327,233$6,909,167$6,094,445
Theaters3,4613,4613,4613,4613,4613,4613,461
Average$7,302$7,464$5,021$2,338$2,117$1,996$1,760
%± YD+71.5%+2.2%-32.7%-53.4%-9.5%-5.7%-11.8%
%± LW+9.4%-8.6%-28.3%-58.3%-59.9%-62.6%-58.6%
GTD$308,898,218$334,733,769$352,114,898$360,209,452$367,536,685$374,445,852$380,540,297
Days15161718192021
2

Sherlock Holmes

Warner Bros.
Gross$14,889,882$14,373,564$7,349,035$2,911,461$2,702,422$2,319,326$1,919,120
Theaters3,6263,6263,6263,6263,6263,6263,626
Average$4,106$3,964$2,026$802$745$639$529
%± YD+71.3%-3.5%-48.9%-60.4%-7.2%-14.2%-17.3%
%± LW-39.5%-34.2%-53.7%-73.9%-73.5%-76.1%-77.9%
GTD$116,992,838$131,366,402$138,715,437$141,626,898$144,329,320$146,648,646$148,567,766
Days891011121314
3

It's Complicated

Universal Pictures
Gross$7,127,425$7,691,535$3,984,005$1,462,225$1,738,255$1,593,350$1,389,995
Theaters2,8972,8972,8972,8972,8972,8972,897
Average$2,460$2,655$1,375$504$600$550$479
%± YD+33.8%+7.9%-48.2%-63.3%+18.9%-8.3%-12.8%
%± LW-0.7%-8.5%-38.9%-65.8%-59.3%-63.8%-73.9%
GTD$47,503,300$55,194,835$59,178,840$60,641,065$62,379,320$63,972,670$65,362,665
Days891011121314
4

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$12,998,264$14,373,273$7,818,116$2,217,825$1,552,890$1,177,774$1,019,252
Theaters3,7473,7473,7473,7473,7473,7473,747
Average$3,468$3,835$2,086$591$414$314$272
%± YD+48.9%+10.6%-45.6%-71.6%-30%-24.2%-13.5%
%± LW-6.4%-27.6%-48.4%-81.7%-87.6%-90%-88.3%
GTD$133,725,546$148,098,819$155,916,935$158,134,760$159,687,650$160,865,424$161,884,676
Days10111213141516
5

Up in the Air

Paramount Pictures
Gross$4,112,263$4,457,565$2,150,224$815,407$910,705$835,243$705,121
Theaters1,8951,8951,8951,8951,8951,8951,895
Average$2,170$2,352$1,134$430$480$440$372
%± YD+45.4%+8.4%-51.8%-62.1%+11.7%-8.3%-15.6%
%± LW+12.9%+1.9%-33.8%-63.9%-59.1%-63.8%-75.1%
GTD$37,767,476$42,225,041$44,375,265$45,190,672$46,101,377$46,936,620$47,641,741
Days29303132333435
6

The Blind Side

Warner Bros.
Gross$4,554,779$4,997,659$2,360,311$824,120$768,341$740,164$638,217
Theaters2,9262,9262,9262,9262,9262,9262,926
Average$1,556$1,708$806$281$262$252$218
%± YD+31.4%+9.7%-52.8%-65.1%-6.8%-3.7%-13.8%
%± LW+35.1%+7.3%-32.4%-70.9%-74.4%-75.9%-81.6%
GTD$201,118,097$206,115,756$208,476,067$209,300,187$210,068,528$210,808,692$211,446,909
Days43444546474849
7

The Princess and the Frog

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$3,631,520$3,928,064$2,264,727$707,307$525,568$417,450$385,907
Theaters3,3283,3283,3283,3283,3283,3283,328
Average$1,091$1,180$680$212$157$125$115
%± YD+40.2%+8.2%-42.3%-68.8%-25.7%-20.6%-7.6%
%± LW+85.7%+1.8%-29%-77%-84.4%-87.5%-85.1%
GTD$79,666,548$83,594,612$85,859,339$86,566,646$87,092,214$87,509,664$87,895,571
Days38394041424344
8

Nine

The Weinstein Company
Gross$1,459,195$1,558,613$883,395$364,665$414,330$368,581$328,575
Theaters1,4121,4121,4121,4121,4121,4121,412
Average$1,033$1,103$625$258$293$261$232
%± YD+66.4%+6.8%-43.3%-58.7%+13.6%-11%-10.9%
%± LW-28.1%-17.4%-42.5%-66.7%-59.7%-63.6%-62.5%
GTD$11,303,948$12,862,561$13,745,956$14,110,621$14,524,951$14,893,532$15,222,107
Days15161718192021
9

Did You Hear About the Morgans?

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$1,933,346$2,017,120$981,872$381,502$420,530$357,386$328,449
Theaters2,7182,7182,7182,7182,7182,7182,718
Average$711$742$361$140$154$131$120
%± YD+50.3%+4.3%-51.3%-61.1%+10.2%-15%-8.1%
%± LW+25.5%+2.7%-34.4%-65.4%-64.9%-70%-74.5%
GTD$22,313,392$24,330,512$25,312,384$25,693,886$26,114,416$26,471,802$26,800,251
Days15161718192021
10

Invictus

Warner Bros.
Gross$1,485,826$1,631,588$791,898$313,317$318,018$302,422$264,441
Theaters2,1702,1702,1702,1702,1702,1702,170
Average$684$751$364$144$146$139$121
%± YD+49.7%+9.8%-51.5%-60.4%+1.5%-4.9%-12.6%
%± LW+13.2%+0.9%-30.4%-63.6%-63.7%-66.3%-73.4%
GTD$28,162,959$29,794,547$30,586,445$30,899,762$31,217,780$31,520,202$31,784,643
Days22232425262728
11

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Summit Entertainment (pre Lionsgate)
Gross$1,289,766$1,378,404$774,093$314,436$279,094$250,356$240,929
Theaters1,6271,6271,6271,6271,6271,6271,627
Average$792$847$475$193$171$153$148
%± YD+100.8%+6.9%-43.8%-59.4%-11.2%-10.3%-3.8%
%± LW+94.8%+10.5%-31.8%-67.1%-70.8%-74.9%-62.5%
GTD$285,802,158$287,180,562$287,954,655$288,269,091$288,548,185$288,798,541$289,039,470
Days43444546474849
12

Brothers

Lionsgate Films
Gross$465,462$481,228$245,444$116,156$115,812$101,594$85,685
Theaters858858858858858858858
Average$542$560$286$135$134$118$99
%± YD+205.3%+3.4%-49%-52.7%-0.3%-12.3%-15.7%
%± LW+19.2%+6.2%-33%-53.8%-52.4%-56.6%-43.8%
GTD$26,688,241$27,169,469$27,414,913$27,531,069$27,646,881$27,748,475$27,834,160
Days29303132333435
13

The Young Victoria

Apparition
Gross$313,109$357,579-$78,010$96,752$91,883-
Theaters165165-165165165-
Average$1,897$2,167-$472$586$556-
%± YD-+14.2%--+24%-5%-
%± LW+89.2%+41.1%--47.5%-38%-44.1%-
GTD$1,878,075$2,235,654-$2,534,347$2,631,099$2,722,982-
Days1516-181920-
14

Precious

Lionsgate Films
Gross$339,314$378,248$206,641$84,296$90,252$91,111$88,890
Theaters629629629629629629629
Average$539$601$328$134$143$144$141
%± YD+149.5%+11.5%-45.4%-59.2%+7.1%+1%-2.4%
%± LW+55.4%+9.3%-31.3%-62.6%-57.8%-57.4%-34.6%
GTD$42,907,303$43,285,551$43,492,192$43,576,488$43,666,740$43,757,851$43,846,741
Days57585960616263
15

2012

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$427,412$446,695$219,021$85,392$74,764$70,720$64,781
Theaters800800800800800800800
Average$534$558$273$106$93$88$80
%± YD+123.6%+4.5%-51%-61%-12.4%-5.4%-8.4%
%± LW+39.5%+17.6%-28.9%-61.5%-65.7%-69%-66.1%
GTD$162,776,413$163,223,108$163,442,129$163,527,521$163,602,285$163,673,005$163,737,786
Days50515253545556
16

The Road

Dimension Films
Gross$210,977$206,887$124,771$63,736$67,086$65,482$53,815
Theaters306306306306306306306
Average$689$676$407$208$219$213$175
%± YD+152.3%-1.9%-39.7%-48.9%+5.3%-2.4%-17.8%
%± LW+80.2%+16%-18.8%-45%-42.6%-45.3%-35.6%
GTD$6,526,655$6,733,542$6,858,313$6,922,049$6,989,135$7,054,617$7,108,432
Days38394041424344
17

3 Idiots

Reliance Big Pictures
Gross$630,178$552,620$313,799$60,709$79,227$65,168$44,294
Theaters132132132132132132132
Average$4,774$4,186$2,377$459$600$493$335
%± YD+157.1%-12.3%-43.2%-80.7%+30.5%-17.7%-32%
%± LW-4.1%+7.1%-33.6%-77.3%-73.5%-78.3%-81.9%
GTD$3,892,787$4,445,407$4,759,206$4,819,915$4,899,142$4,964,310$5,008,604
Days10111213141516
18

A Single Man

The Weinstein Company
Gross$177,038$190,444$119,476$44,829$49,852$51,619$48,570
Theaters46464646464646
Average$3,848$4,140$2,597$974$1,083$1,122$1,055
%± YD+153.6%+7.6%-37.3%-62.5%+11.2%+3.5%-5.9%
%± LW+84.7%+47%-6.1%-48.7%-38.5%-39.8%-30.4%
GTD$1,421,729$1,612,173$1,731,649$1,776,478$1,826,330$1,877,949$1,926,519
Days22232425262728
19

Old Dogs

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$275,745$287,666$147,591$49,585$40,176$35,081$33,010
Theaters620620620620620620620
Average$444$463$238$79$64$56$53
%± YD+42.1%+4.3%-48.7%-66.4%-19%-12.7%-5.9%
%± LW+39.1%+13%-26.2%-63.7%-73.9%-78.3%-83%
GTD$46,804,318$47,091,984$47,239,575$47,289,160$47,329,336$47,364,417$47,397,427
Days38394041424344
20

Fantastic Mr. Fox

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$182,513$181,831$114,289$45,745$39,755$34,374$30,821
Theaters274274274274274274274
Average$666$663$417$166$145$125$112
%± YD+135.9%-0.4%-37.1%-60%-13.1%-13.5%-10.3%
%± LW+89.3%+31.6%+3.9%-49.1%-58%-63.7%-60.2%
GTD$18,827,069$19,008,900$19,123,189$19,168,934$19,208,689$19,243,063$19,273,884
Days50515253545556
21

A Christmas Carol

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$222,879$210,319$121,668$37,449$28,533$26,889$25,774
Theaters981981981981981981981
Average$227$214$124$38$29$27$26
%± YD+10.2%-5.6%-42.2%-69.2%-23.8%-5.8%-4.1%
%± LW-52.2%-55.4%-65.7%-86.1%-89.7%-89.3%-87.3%
GTD$137,111,930$137,322,249$137,443,917$137,481,366$137,509,899$137,536,788$137,562,562
Days57585960616263
22

Crazy Heart

Fox Searchlight
Gross$83,294$88,261$49,433$19,923$20,591$22,425$19,494
Theaters12121212121212
Average$6,941$7,355$4,119$1,660$1,715$1,868$1,624
%± YD+87.5%+6%-44%-59.7%+3.4%+8.9%-13.1%
%± LW+54%+54%+2.1%-44.4%-42.5%-44.9%-56.1%
GTD$564,494$652,755$702,188$722,111$742,702$765,127$784,621
Days17181920212223
23

Where the Wild Things Are

Warner Bros.
Gross$97,013$105,233$62,266$25,530$23,743$20,182$18,972
Theaters267267267267267267267
Average$363$394$233$95$88$75$71
%± YD+82.7%+8.5%-40.8%-59%-7%-15%-6%
%± LW+128.7%+27%-14%-59.5%-67.9%-72.3%-64.3%
GTD$76,398,992$76,504,225$76,566,491$76,592,021$76,615,764$76,635,946$76,654,918
Days78798081828384
24

Couples Retreat

Universal Pictures
Gross$81,095$91,020$42,180$18,870$19,980$17,760$15,540
Theaters222222222222222222222
Average$365$410$190$85$90$80$70
%± YD+127.5%+12.2%-53.7%-55.3%+5.9%-11.1%-12.5%
%± LW+127.5%+29.7%-25.1%-53.1%-53%-60.4%-56.4%
GTD$108,378,560$108,469,580$108,511,760$108,530,630$108,550,610$108,568,370$108,583,910
Days85868788899091
25

Law Abiding Citizen

Overture Films
Gross$64,127$66,054$34,405$18,426$18,038$17,120$13,857
Theaters205205205205205205205
Average$312$322$167$89$87$83$67
%± YD+199%+3%-47.9%-46.4%-2.1%-5.1%-19.1%
%± LW+78.4%+15.4%-22.8%-41.1%-44.1%-48.6%-35.4%
GTD$72,828,354$72,894,408$72,928,813$72,947,239$72,965,277$72,982,397$72,996,254
Days78798081828384
26

The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day

Apparition
Gross$45,507$43,705$28,958$18,650$16,619$15,885$12,568
Theaters102102102102102102102
Average$446$428$283$182$162$155$123
%± YD+187.1%-4%-33.7%-35.6%-10.9%-4.4%-20.9%
%± LW+86.5%+15.7%-18.6%-28.6%-37.5%-40.7%-20.7%
GTD$9,885,291$9,928,996$9,957,954$9,976,604$9,993,223$10,009,108$10,021,676
Days64656667686970
27

Ninja Assassin

Warner Bros.
Gross$80,046$71,743$37,520$16,884$18,065$15,356$13,360
Theaters166166166166166166166
Average$482$432$226$101$108$92$80
%± YD+185.5%-10.4%-47.7%-55%+7%-15%-13%
%± LW+12.1%-0.6%-37%-52.7%-51.8%-56.9%-52.3%
GTD$37,383,511$37,455,254$37,492,774$37,509,658$37,527,723$37,543,079$37,556,439
Days38394041424344
28

Me and Orson Welles

Freestyle Releasing
Gross$32,415$36,901$22,757$9,348$11,022$11,251$11,618
Theaters80808080808080
Average$405$461$284$116$137$140$145
%± YD+25.6%+13.8%-38.3%-58.9%+17.9%+2.1%+3.3%
%± LW+38.4%-0.8%-26.5%-55.6%-47.2%-51.5%-55%
GTD$882,618$919,519$942,276$951,624$962,646$973,897$985,515
Days38394041424344
29

A Serious Man

Focus Features
Gross$31,474$38,658$21,937$9,791$9,733$9,627$9,112
Theaters49494949494949
Average$642$788$447$199$198$196$185
%± YD+170.8%+22.8%-43.3%-55.4%-0.6%-1.1%-5.3%
%± LW+47.3%+57.7%+8.4%-34.5%-30.5%-36.3%-21.6%
GTD$9,129,910$9,168,568$9,190,505$9,200,296$9,210,029$9,219,656$9,228,768
Days92939495969798
30

Under the Sea 3D

Warner Bros.
Gross$17,411$29,544$16,499$8,543$8,855$8,448$8,728
Theaters26262626262626
Average$669$1,136$634$328$340$324$335
%± YD-8.2%+69.7%-44.2%-48.2%+3.7%-4.6%+3.3%
%± LW+873.2%+21.3%-37.6%-73.7%-76.4%-74%-54%
GTD$19,369,981$19,399,525$19,416,024$19,424,567$19,433,422$19,441,870$19,450,598
Days323324325326327328329
31

Pirate Radio

Focus Features
Gross$16,391$18,394$9,774$5,837$5,356$6,643$5,966
Theaters111111111111111111111
Average$147$165$88$52$48$59$53
%± YD+95%+12.2%-46.9%-40.3%-8.2%+24%-10.2%
%± LW+155.6%+32.4%-18.3%-29.8%-41.7%-31.4%-29%
GTD$7,965,947$7,984,341$7,994,115$7,999,952$8,005,308$8,011,951$8,017,917
Days50515253545556
32

The Lovely Bones

DreamWorks (at Paramount)
Gross$24,949$23,707$16,022$6,384$7,553$5,852$6,618
Theaters3333333
Average$8,316$7,902$5,340$2,128$2,517$1,950$2,206
%± YD+308.1%-5%-32.4%-60.2%+18.3%-22.5%+13.1%
%± LW+90.2%+71%+7.3%-39.9%-31.6%-59.6%+8.3%
GTD$343,372$367,079$383,101$389,485$397,038$402,890$409,508
Days22232425262728
33

The Men Who Stare at Goats

Overture Films
Gross$15,645$16,725$9,124$4,407$4,919$5,445$4,348
Theaters74747474747474
Average$211$226$123$59$66$73$58
%± YD+136.6%+6.9%-45.4%-51.7%+11.6%+10.7%-20.1%
%± LW+132.7%+23.8%-6.3%-46.9%-43.3%-39.6%-34.3%
GTD$31,992,582$32,009,307$32,018,431$32,022,838$32,027,757$32,033,202$32,037,550
Days57585960616263
34

The Fourth Kind

Universal Pictures
Gross$26,180$26,565$15,015$6,545$5,390$5,005$4,620
Theaters77777777777777
Average$340$345$195$85$70$65$60
%± YD+381.2%+1.5%-43.5%-56.4%-17.6%-7.1%-7.7%
%± LW+115.3%+48.2%-0.2%-38%-47.4%-51.1%-15.1%
GTD$25,422,900$25,449,465$25,464,480$25,471,025$25,476,415$25,481,420$25,486,040
Days57585960616263
35

Paranormal Activity

Paramount Pictures
Gross$24,351$24,773$12,627$5,871$5,294$4,738$4,214
Theaters145145145145145145145
Average$167$170$87$40$36$32$29
%± YD+185.9%+1.7%-49%-53.5%-9.8%-10.5%-11.1%
%± LW+36.3%-14.8%-49%-64.4%-64.7%-70.1%-50.5%
GTD$107,817,196$107,841,969$107,854,596$107,860,467$107,865,761$107,870,499$107,874,713
Days99100101102103104105
36

Astro Boy

Summit Entertainment (pre Lionsgate)
Gross$28,474$30,148$15,866$6,847$4,579$3,836$3,720
Theaters152152152152152152152
Average$187$198$104$45$30$25$24
%± YD+60%+5.9%-47.4%-56.8%-33.1%-16.2%-3%
%± LW+165%+35.8%-15.5%-61%-78.5%-82.8%-79.1%
GTD$19,406,345$19,436,493$19,452,359$19,459,206$19,463,785$19,467,621$19,471,341
Days71727374757677
37

Amelia

Fox Searchlight
Gross$4,494$7,351$4,318$1,418$1,615$1,655$2,045
Theaters28282828282828
Average$160$262$154$50$57$59$73
%± YD+48.1%+63.6%-41.3%-67.2%+13.9%+2.5%+23.6%
%± LW+227.8%+77.9%+21.9%-53%-51.7%-52.3%-32.6%
GTD$14,212,472$14,219,823$14,224,141$14,225,559$14,227,174$14,228,829$14,230,874
Days71727374757677
38

The Box

Warner Bros.
Gross$8,308$8,224$3,865$1,778$1,631$1,637$1,255
Theaters50505050505050
Average$166$164$77$35$32$32$25
%± YD+210%-1%-53%-54%-8.3%+0.4%-23.3%
%± LW+89.6%+7.2%-31%-60.3%-63.2%-66.4%-53.2%
GTD$15,033,587$15,041,811$15,045,676$15,047,454$15,049,085$15,050,722$15,051,977
Days57585960616263
39

The Maid

Elephant Eye Films
Gross$2,279$2,408$1,846$428$740$421$638
Theaters5555555
Average$455$481$369$85$148$84$127
%± YD+97.1%+5.7%-23.3%-76.8%+72.9%-43.1%+51.5%
%± LW+75.7%+35.1%-10.4%-53.2%-44.8%-68.5%-44.8%
GTD$488,511$490,919$492,765$493,193$493,933$494,354$494,992
Days78798081828384
40

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$131,985$146,282$75,943----
Theaters256256256----
Average$515$571$296----
%± YD+44.8%+10.8%-48.1%----
%± LW+179.8%+37.3%-9.7%----
GTD$124,042,682$124,188,964$124,264,907----
Days106107108----
41

Armored

Screen Gems
Gross$129,020$130,003$58,039----
Theaters244244244----
Average$528$532$237----
%± YD+262.9%+0.8%-55.4%----
%± LW+15.5%+4.4%-32%----
GTD$15,627,260$15,757,263$15,815,302----
Days293031----
42

Planet 51

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$56,678$65,129$38,204----
Theaters209209209----
Average$271$311$182----
%± YD+37.8%+14.9%-41.3%----
%± LW+183.3%+53.5%-9.6%----
GTD$39,467,236$39,532,365$39,570,569----
Days434445----
43

The Polar Express

2009 IMAX ReleaseWarner Bros.
Gross$4,761$7,761$4,175----
Theaters202020----
Average$238$388$208----
%± YD-38.3%+63%-46.2%----
%± LW+203.6%-29.8%-60.7%----
GTD$502,418$510,179$514,354----
Days575859----
44

The Fall

Roadside Attractions
Gross$686$1,430-----
Theaters11-----
Average$686$1,430-----
%± YD-+108.5%-----
%± LW-------
GTD$2,265,475$2,266,905-----
Days603604-----
45

The September Issue

Roadside Attractions
Gross$444$867$500----
Theaters222----
Average$222$433$250----
%± YD-+95.3%-42.3%----
%± LW+184.6%+113.5%+6.6%----
GTD$3,815,816$3,816,683$3,817,183----
Days127128129----
46

From Mexico with Love

Roadside Attractions
Gross$18$21$6----
Theaters111----
Average$18$21$6----
%± YD-+16.7%-71.4%----
%± LW-------
GTD$548,748$548,769$548,775----
Days858687----