Domestic Box Office For Q4 2009

Q4 2009 runs Oct 1-Dec 31

RankRelease Distributor GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease Date
1The Twilight Saga: New MoonSummit Entertainment $284,512,3924,124$296,623,634Nov 20
2AvatarTwentieth Century Fox $283,624,2103,461$749,766,139Dec 18
3The Blind SideWarner Bros. $196,563,3183,407$255,951,749Nov 20
42012Sony Pictures Releasing $162,349,0013,444$166,112,167Nov 13
5A Christmas CarolWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $136,889,0513,683$137,562,562Nov 6
6Alvin and the Chipmunks: The SqueakquelTwentieth Century Fox $120,727,2823,747$219,553,378Dec 23
7Couples RetreatUniversal Pictures $108,297,4653,074$109,204,945Oct 9
8Paranormal ActivityParamount Pictures $107,696,5622,712$107,918,810Sep 25
9Sherlock HolmesWarner Bros. $102,102,9563,626$209,028,679Dec 25
10Where the Wild Things AreWarner Bros. $76,301,9793,735$77,233,467Oct 16
11The Princess and the FrogWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $76,035,0283,475$97,955,233Nov 25
12ZombielandSony Pictures Releasing $75,296,6533,171$75,590,286Oct 2
13Law Abiding CitizenOverture Films $72,764,2272,890$73,357,727Oct 16
14This Is ItSony Pictures Releasing $72,091,0163,481$72,091,016Oct 28
15Cloudy with a Chance of MeatballsSony Pictures Releasing $59,057,5183,119$124,870,275Sep 18
16Old DogsWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $46,528,5733,425$47,397,427Nov 25
17PreciousLionsgate $42,567,9891,003$47,566,524Nov 6
18It's ComplicatedUniversal Pictures $40,375,8752,955$112,735,375Dec 25
19Planet 51Sony Pictures Releasing $39,410,5583,035$42,194,060Nov 20
20Ninja AssassinWarner Bros. $37,303,4652,503$38,122,883Nov 25
21Up in the AirParamount Pictures $33,655,2132,218$83,823,381Dec 4
22The Men Who Stare at GoatsOverture Films $31,976,9372,453$32,428,195Nov 6
23Toy Story
2009 Re-release
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $30,330,8051,752$30,330,805Oct 2
24The StepfatherScreen Gems $29,062,5612,734$29,062,561Oct 16
25Saw VILionsgate $27,693,2923,036$27,693,292Oct 23
26InvictusWarner Bros. $26,677,1332,170$37,491,364Dec 11
27BrothersLionsgate $26,222,7792,088$28,544,157Dec 4
28The Fourth KindUniversal Pictures $25,396,7202,530$25,486,040Nov 6
29Did You Hear About the Morgans?Sony Pictures Releasing $20,380,0462,718$29,580,087Dec 18
30SurrogatesWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $20,247,8622,992$38,416,641Sep 25
31Astro BoySummit Entertainment $19,377,8713,020$19,551,067Oct 23
32Fantastic Mr. FoxTwentieth Century Fox $18,644,5562,304$20,958,741Nov 13
33The Invention of LyingWarner Bros. $18,451,2511,743$18,451,251Oct 2
34ArmoredScreen Gems $15,498,2401,919$15,988,876Dec 4
35The BoxWarner Bros. $15,025,2792,635$15,051,977Nov 6
36AmeliaFox Searchlight Pictures $14,207,9781,070$14,246,488Oct 23
37Capitalism: A Love StoryOverture Films $13,991,363995$14,363,397Sep 23
38Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's AssistantUniversal Pictures $13,869,5152,754$13,869,515Oct 23
39Whip ItFox Searchlight Pictures $13,025,0181,738$13,025,018Oct 2
40The Informant!Warner Bros. $11,010,9312,505$33,316,821Sep 18
41FameMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) $10,956,1973,133$22,455,510Sep 25
42NineThe Weinstein Company $9,844,7531,412$19,670,243Dec 18
43The Boondock Saints II: All Saints DayApparition $9,839,784524$10,273,188Oct 30
44Everybody's FineMiramax $9,208,8762,141$9,208,876Dec 4
45A Serious ManFocus Features $9,098,436262$9,228,768Oct 2
46Pirate RadioFocus Features $7,949,556883$8,017,917Nov 13
47Love HappensUniversal Pictures $7,164,6101,922$22,965,110Sep 18
48The Road-$6,315,678396$8,117,000Nov 25
49I Can Do Bad All by MyselfLionsgate $6,306,4682,255$51,733,921Sep 11
50Inglourious BasterdsThe Weinstein Company $5,320,8173,358$120,540,719Aug 21
51Deep SeaWarner Bros. $5,267,19047$46,403,478Mar 3
52PandorumOverture Films $4,754,4512,506$10,330,853Sep 25
53Good HairRoadside Attractions $4,144,599466$4,157,223Oct 9
549Focus Features $3,890,8672,060$31,749,894Sep 9
55All About SteveTwentieth Century Fox $3,415,6162,265$33,853,938Sep 4
56Bright StarApparition $3,287,766380$4,444,637Sep 16
573 IdiotsReliance Big Pictures $3,262,609156$6,532,874Dec 23
58Jennifer's BodyTwentieth Century Fox $2,905,3532,738$16,186,947Sep 18
59The HangoverWarner Bros. $2,758,5963,545$277,322,503Jun 5
60G.I. Joe: The Rise of CobraParamount Pictures $2,613,2984,007$150,201,498Aug 7
61Julie & JuliaSony Pictures Releasing $2,598,9072,528$94,125,426Aug 7
62G-ForceWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $2,384,2513,697$119,276,703Jul 24
63Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceWarner Bros. $1,926,1974,455$301,959,197Jul 15
64Under the Sea 3DWarner Bros. $1,662,937108$36,227,390Feb 13
65New York, I Love YouVivendi Entertainment $1,578,715118$1,588,015Oct 16
66The Final DestinationWarner Bros. $1,548,3373,121$66,477,700Aug 28
67The Time Traveler's WifeWarner Bros. $1,544,8742,988$63,414,846Aug 14
68District 9TriStar Pictures $1,524,2053,180$115,646,235Aug 14
69Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3DIMAX $1,495,93482$34,136,978Sep 23
70Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New OrleansFirst Look International $1,388,57196$1,702,112Nov 20
71TwilightSummit Entertainment $1,304,4403,649$192,769,854Nov 21
72Halloween II-$1,258,0433,088$33,392,973Aug 28
73A Single ManThe Weinstein Company $1,244,691354$9,152,334Dec 11
74The September IssueRoadside Attractions $1,166,901143$3,820,067Aug 28
75The Young VictoriaApparition $1,087,077476$11,001,272Dec 18
76Sorority RowSummit Entertainment $1,031,1722,665$11,965,282Sep 11
77Ice Age: Dawn of the DinosaursTwentieth Century Fox $1,024,2864,102$196,472,300Jul 1
78The ProposalWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $965,8863,158$163,958,031Jun 19
79More Than a GameLionsgate $950,675111$950,675Oct 2
80De Dana DanEros International $944,97969$944,979Nov 27
81I Hope They Serve Beer in HellFreestyle Releasing $930,896266$1,429,299Sep 25
82It Might Get LoudSony Pictures Classics $928,29975$1,587,830Aug 14
83Me and Orson WellesFreestyle Releasing $850,203134$1,190,003Nov 25
84UpWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $778,3243,886$293,004,164May 29
85KurbaanUTV Motion Pictures $747,47383$754,268Nov 20
86The Boys Are BackMiramax $744,953108$809,752Sep 25
87ParisIFC Films $743,54334$1,010,194Sep 18
88Space Station 3DIMAX $730,12064$93,379,882Apr 19
89Wake Up SidUTV Motion Pictures $718,76679$718,766Oct 2
90The Imaginarium of Doctor ParnassusSony Pictures Classics $660,985607$7,689,607Dec 25
91The MessengerOscilloscope $635,61950$1,109,660Nov 13
92ShortsWarner Bros. $624,8263,105$20,919,166Aug 21
93From Mexico with LoveRoadside Attractions $553,722279$548,787Oct 9
94500 Days of SummerFox Searchlight Pictures $534,0011,048$32,391,374Jul 17
95Red CliffMagnolia Pictures $502,73042$627,047Nov 18
96The Polar Express
2009 IMAX Release
Warner Bros. $497,65721$514,354Nov 6
97Aliens in the AtticTwentieth Century Fox $493,4903,108$25,168,704Jul 31
98The MaidElephant Eye Films $486,23219$576,608Oct 16
99Crazy HeartFox Searchlight Pictures $481,2001,361$39,458,875Dec 16
100My One and OnlyFreestyle Releasing $435,039256$2,479,538Aug 21
101The Nightmare Before Christmas
2009 3D Release
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $406,085105$406,085Oct 23
102AntichristIFC Films $404,12219$404,122Oct 23
103TransylmaniaFull Circle Releasing $397,6411,007$397,641Dec 4
104La Danse: The Paris Opera BalletZipporah Films $388,25225$500,562Nov 4
105Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric AdventureNational Geographic Entertainment $348,903252$23,744,066Oct 5
106Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. GoldbergInternational Film Circuit $338,30125$1,134,623Jul 10
107Transformers: Revenge of the FallenDreamWorks $321,5964,293$402,111,870Jun 24
108WhiteoutWarner Bros. $319,7882,745$10,275,638Sep 11
109The Lovely BonesDreamWorks $318,4232,638$44,114,232Dec 11
110London DreamsStudio 18 $300,29382$300,293Oct 30
111AmreekaNational Geographic Entertainment $272,21640$626,933Sep 4
112The Private Lives of Pippa LeeScreen Media Films $254,78826$337,356Nov 27
113Larger Than Life in 3DCinedigm Entertainment Group $246,042509$246,042Dec 11
114Black DynamiteApparition $242,57870$242,578Oct 16
115PonyoWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $236,381927$15,090,399Aug 14
116(Untitled)The Samuel Goldwyn Company $230,60025$230,600Oct 23
117GamerLionsgate $230,0082,502$20,534,907Sep 4
118Do Knot DisturbAdlabs Films $213,52557$213,525Oct 2
119Paa-$199,22867$199,228Dec 4
120Main Aurr Mrs KhannaUTV Motion Pictures $197,18359$197,183Oct 16
121Passport to LoveVariance Films $173,8289$173,828Oct 9
122Dolphins and Whales 3D: Tribes of the Ocean3D Entertainment $167,51342$7,714,996Feb 15
123The Hurt LockerSummit Entertainment $165,730535$17,017,811Jun 26
124Free StyleThe Samuel Goldwyn Company $141,108260$141,108Oct 9
125MoonSony Pictures Classics $134,496252$5,010,163Jun 12
126The Ugly TruthSony Pictures Releasing $124,4792,975$88,915,214Jul 24
127All the Best: Fun Begins-$120,71355$120,713Oct 16
128ExtractMiramax $115,2611,614$10,823,158Sep 4
129Gentlemen BroncosFox Searchlight Pictures $111,99618$111,996Oct 30
130The Horse BoyZeitgeist Films $111,8245$138,291Sep 30
131BronsonMagnolia Pictures $104,9798$104,979Oct 9
132Ong Bak 2Magnolia Pictures $102,45812$102,458Oct 23
133The House of the DevilMagnolia Pictures $101,2157$101,215Oct 30
134OrphanWarner Bros. $96,7422,750$41,596,251Jul 24
135Play the GameSlowhand Cinema Releasing $96,54755$659,483Feb 27
136The Baader Meinhof ComplexVitagraph Films $94,53438$476,270Aug 21
137DeparturesRegent Releasing $93,98827$1,496,341May 29
138MotherhoodFreestyle Releasing $93,38848$93,388Oct 23
139SéraphineMusic Box Films $86,49124$884,613Jun 5
140CrudeFirst Run $86,1037$169,796Sep 9
141AdamFox Searchlight Pictures $83,163177$2,277,396Jul 29
142Night at the Museum: Battle of the SmithsonianTwentieth Century Fox $82,5934,101$177,211,996May 22
143Cold SoulsThe Samuel Goldwyn Company $74,55752$905,209Aug 7
144Food, Inc.Magnolia Pictures $66,780155$4,417,674Jun 12
145The Little Traitor-$66,4835$400,705Oct 23
146The Burning PlainMagnolia Pictures $65,76926$200,730Sep 18
147A Woman in BerlinStrand Releasing $64,9729$294,014Jul 17
148What's Your Raashee?UTV Motion Pictures $59,85478$257,868Sep 25
149Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) AloneEleven Arts $57,2506$107,797Jul 3
150The CoveRoadside Attractions $54,47056$857,005Jul 31
151In the LoopIFC Films $54,31892$2,388,804Jul 24
152Big FanFirst Independent Pictures $53,59615$234,422Aug 28
153Lost in LoveCinedigm Entertainment Group $52,453221$52,453Oct 16
154TruckerMonterey Media $51,19213$52,166Oct 9
155The Beaches of AgnèsThe Cinema Guild $49,9117$238,978Jul 2
156That Evening SunFreestyle Releasing $48,11010$281,350Nov 6
157My Sister's KeeperWarner Bros. $47,8312,606$49,200,230Jun 26
158Killing KasztnerSky Island Films $47,5525$85,779Oct 23
159CollapseVitagraph Films $46,9645$46,964Nov 6
160The Sun
2009 Re-release
Lorber Films $46,3684$62,602Nov 18
161William Kunstler: Disturbing the UniverseArthouse Films $46,0786$46,078Nov 13
162Until the Light Takes UsVariance Films $45,3263$127,013Dec 4
163The Way We Get ByInternational Film Circuit $42,4507$106,542Jul 17
164No Impact Man: The DocumentaryOscilloscope $39,3678$100,028Sep 11
165The Slammin' SalmonAnchor Bay Films $38,92011$41,587Dec 11
166Police, AdjectiveIFC Films $38,4248$53,206Dec 23
167Oh My GodMitropoulos Films $38,2457$38,244Nov 13
168Unmistaken ChildOscilloscope $37,9986$306,140Jun 3
169Bicycle Thieves
2008 Re-release
Corinth Films $36,8212$36,818Oct 31
170UncertaintyIFC Films $36,6894$36,689Nov 13
171Paper HeartOverture Films $34,30996$1,274,062Aug 7
172Mystery TeamRoadside Attractions $33,2334$89,442Aug 28
173The Other ManImage Entertainment $29,91911$149,528Sep 11
174The Providence EffectSlowhand Cinema Releasing $29,71114$62,500Sep 25
175Serious MoonlightMagnolia Pictures $25,3398$25,339Dec 4
176The Girl from Monaco
2008 Re-release
Magnolia Pictures $24,13431$595,022Jul 3
177World's Greatest DadMagnolia Pictures $21,89530$221,805Aug 21
178We Live in PublicAbramorama $21,4342$40,552Aug 28
179BeeswaxThe Cinema Guild $20,1723$41,439Aug 7
180Whatever WorksSony Pictures Classics $20,127353$5,306,706Jun 19
181DareImage Entertainment $18,0872$18,088Nov 13
182Women in TroubleScreen Media Films $18,0003$18,000Nov 13
183Adventures of PowerVariance Films $17,4193$17,419Oct 9
184Earth DaysZeitgeist Films $17,3795$25,842Aug 14
185SplinterheadsPaladin $16,3923$16,392Nov 6
2009 Re-release
Film Movement $16,0133$16,013Oct 30
187Small ChangeThe Film Desk $15,0752$37,610Nov 24
188A Town Called PanicZeitgeist Films $14,76710$161,624Dec 16
189The Wedding SongStrand Releasing $13,8754$30,162Oct 9
2009 Re-release
Paladin $12,2549$69,705Sep 18
191DefamationFirst Run $12,0384$12,038Nov 20
192Nobody-$11,8961$11,896Oct 1
193Chelsea on the RocksAliquot Films $11,7991$11,799Oct 2
194One Peace at a TimeMonterey Media $11,6982$11,698Dec 4
195Brief Interviews with Hideous MenIFC Films $11,3122$33,745Sep 25
196Looking for PalladinWildcat Releasing $11,2688$11,268Oct 30
197Soul PowerSony Pictures Classics $10,38623$207,121Jul 10
198FixMangusta Productions $9,8901$9,890Nov 20
199MammothIFC Films $9,5801$9,580Nov 20
2008 Re-release
Lorber Films $9,4782$15,677Nov 27
201Under Our SkinShadow Distribution $9,3876$97,798Jun 19
202Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I LoveShadow Distribution $9,2077$170,825Jun 12
203Tokyo SonataRegent Releasing $8,32610$277,387Mar 13
204The Song of SparrowsRegent Releasing $8,3115$116,305Apr 3
205Star TrekParamount Pictures $8,1864,053$257,730,019May 8
206TezaMypheduh Films $7,8271$30,070Sep 18
207American CasinoArgot Pictures $7,7593$50,437Aug 14
208Laila's BirthdayKino International $7,3553$13,027May 29
209U2 3DNational Geographic Entertainment $7,203686$10,335,294Jan 23
210Little AshesRegent Releasing $7,09216$481,258May 8
211HumpdayMagnolia Pictures $7,06127$407,377Jul 10
212Walt & El GrupoWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $6,7964$15,843Sep 9
213StreetballersMSK Productions $6,1242$27,523Aug 21
214The Big Gay Musical-$6,0491$24,140Sep 11
215JerichowThe Cinema Guild $5,9793$59,726May 15
216Il DivoMusic Box Films $5,9698$239,294Apr 24
2009 Re-release
First Run $5,7093$37,493Aug 7
218The Stoning of Soraya M.Roadside Attractions $5,70434$637,421Jun 26
219The Janky PromotersThird Rail Releasing $5,70222$5,702Oct 16
220$9.99Regent Releasing $5,7004$51,563Dec 12
221Le combat dans l'îleThe Film Desk $5,5521$49,545Jun 12
222The StripTruly Indie $5,1078$5,107Dec 4
223The Goods: Live Hard, Sell HardParamount Vantage $4,9691,849$15,122,676Aug 14
224Taking WoodstockFocus Features $4,4731,395$7,460,204Aug 26
225The MinistersMaya Entertainment $4,4472$4,447Oct 16
226The FallRoadside Attractions $4,436111$2,266,905May 9
227Cloud 9Music Box Films $4,3488$90,884Aug 14
228Afghan StarZeitgeist Films $4,2795$102,115Jun 26
229AfterschoolIFC Films $3,9111$3,911Oct 2
230GalapagosIMAX $3,78614$18,629,106Oct 29
231Mississippi MermaidThe Film Desk $3,6541$31,413Jul 10
232RickyIFC Films $3,4571$3,457Dec 16
233The Legend of God's GunIndican Pictures $3,0558$243,079Jul 18
234Every Little StepSony Pictures Classics $2,79170$1,725,141Apr 17
235Shall We Kiss?Music Box Films $2,60033$534,684Mar 27
236The Wonder of It AllIndican Pictures $2,32239$781,016Jul 17
237The Headless WomanStrand Releasing $2,2813$98,969Aug 19
238Box Elder-$2,0942$48,996Mar 3
239AdorationSony Pictures Classics $1,85420$294,244May 8
240The CanyonTruly Indie $1,7852$1,785Oct 23
241Easy VirtueSony Pictures Classics $1,756255$2,656,784May 22
242O'HortenSony Pictures Classics $1,58523$302,232May 22
24324 CityThe Cinema Guild $1,5142$30,358Jun 5
244The Windmill MovieThe Film Desk $1,3424$30,050Jun 17
245Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy: Fallen IdolIndican Pictures $1,2702$13,179Oct 2
246Goodbye SoloRoadside Attractions $1,21534$870,781Mar 27
247Food Beware: The French Organic RevolutionFirst Run $1,1811$1,181Oct 16
248Harmony and Me-$1,0981$17,695Sep 18
249The Wild ChildThe Film Desk $1,0722$64,048Nov 7
2009 Re-release
Regent Releasing $8782$11,408Aug 14
251ShrinkRoadside Attractions $84527$189,621Jul 24
252Post GradTwentieth Century Fox $7541,959$6,362,617Aug 21
253Monsieur VerdouxThe Film Desk $7012$63,643Mar 14
254Vanished Empire
2009 Re-release
Kino International $6491$8,043Jul 10
255HomeMonterey Media $5533$9,478Apr 23
256Lion's DenStrand Releasing $5211$12,140Jul 3
257Tru LovedRegent Releasing $4704$9,192Oct 17
258Loren CassKino International $2232$8,125Jul 24
259La BohèmeEmerging Pictures $14449$54,464Sep 23
260Gogol Bordello Non-StopLorber Films $1041$5,532Sep 11
261Beyond a Reasonable DoubtAnchor Bay Films $845$32,917Sep 11
262The Wizard of Oz
2009 NCM Fathom Event
Warner Bros. $0451$910,000Sep 23