Domestic Box Office For Holiday Season 2008

Holiday Season 2008 is November 7-January 1, 2009.

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$176,058,4134,065$180,010,950Nov 7DreamWorks
2Twilight$172,274,2083,649$192,769,854Nov 21Summit Entertainment
3Quantum of Solace$165,690,3583,501$168,368,427Nov 14Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
4Four Christmases$115,378,4443,540$120,146,040Nov 26Warner Bros.
5Bolt$106,625,2013,654$114,053,579Nov 21Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
6Marley & Me$82,400,2833,505$143,153,751Dec 25Twentieth Century Fox
7The Day the Earth Stood Still$69,374,5583,560$79,366,978Dec 12Twentieth Century Fox
8Role Models$66,456,6902,798$67,294,270Nov 7Universal Pictures
9Yes Man$65,596,9113,434$97,690,976Dec 19Warner Bros.
10Bedtime Stories$65,037,8293,684$110,101,975Dec 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
11The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$60,605,8382,988$127,509,326Dec 25Paramount Pictures
12Seven Pounds$50,078,7802,758$69,951,824Dec 19Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
13Valkyrie$46,649,3042,838$83,077,833Dec 25United Artists
14Australia$45,523,5442,721$49,554,002Nov 26Twentieth Century Fox
15The Tale of Despereaux$36,722,4803,107$50,877,145Dec 19Universal Pictures
16Transporter 3$31,715,0622,626$31,715,062Nov 26Lionsgate
17Slumdog Millionaire$23,985,8292,943$141,319,928Nov 12Fox Searchlight Pictures
18High School Musical 3: Senior Year$23,566,4023,626$90,559,416Oct 24Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
19Changeling$22,320,7301,896$35,739,802Oct 24Universal Pictures
20Zack and Miri Make a Porno$16,820,9162,735$31,457,946Oct 31The Weinstein Company
21Milk$15,269,484882$31,841,299Nov 26Focus Features
22The Spirit$14,483,8402,509$19,806,188Dec 25Lionsgate
23Doubt$13,704,5881,287$33,446,470Dec 12Miramax
24Soul Men$12,021,9382,048$12,082,391Nov 7-
25The Secret Life of Bees$10,650,3711,630$37,770,162Oct 17Fox Searchlight Pictures
26The Boy in the Striped Pajamas$8,758,292679$9,046,156Nov 7Miramax
27Saw V$8,626,5033,084$56,746,769Oct 24Lionsgate
28Punisher: War Zone$8,050,9772,508$8,050,977Dec 5Lionsgate
29Cadillac Records$7,928,362701$8,195,551Dec 5Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
30Beverly Hills Chihuahua$7,717,8253,239$94,514,402Oct 3Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
31Eagle Eye$7,447,8643,614$101,440,743Sep 26DreamWorks
32Nothing Like the Holidays$7,249,8171,671$7,503,736Dec 12Overture Films
33Gran Torino$6,884,1313,045$148,095,302Dec 12Warner Bros.
34The Haunting of Molly Hartley$6,743,5132,652$13,559,812Oct 31Freestyle Releasing
35Fireproof$6,457,634905$33,456,317Sep 26The Samuel Goldwyn Company
36Rachel Getting Married$6,230,378391$12,796,841Oct 3Sony Pictures Classics
37Frost/Nixon$4,890,6921,105$18,622,031Dec 5Universal Pictures
38Body of Lies$3,820,0072,714$39,394,666Oct 10Warner Bros.
39Max Payne$3,801,4093,381$40,689,393Oct 17Twentieth Century Fox
40Pride and Glory$2,652,4002,585$15,740,721Oct 24Warner Bros.
41The Dark Knight$2,620,5464,366$533,345,358Jul 18Warner Bros.
42W.$2,423,4652,050$25,534,493Oct 17Lionsgate
43Happy-Go-Lucky$2,394,058202$3,512,016Oct 10Miramax
44RocknRolla$2,373,981826$5,700,626Oct 8Warner Bros.
45Synecdoche, New York$2,279,133119$3,083,538Oct 24Sony Pictures Classics
46Appaloosa$2,085,0141,290$20,211,394Sep 19Warner Bros.
47Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi$1,968,16283$2,078,956Dec 12Yash Raj Films
48The Reader$1,955,1061,203$34,194,407Dec 10The Weinstein Company
49Ghajini$1,904,60783$2,430,627Dec 24Adlabs Films
50I've Loved You So Long$1,713,51169$3,169,305Oct 24Sony Pictures Classics
51The Polar Express
2008 IMAX Release
$1,640,81726$1,705,694Nov 21Warner Bros.
52The Wrestler$1,324,228776$26,238,243Dec 17Fox Searchlight Pictures
53Religulous$1,308,627568$13,011,160Oct 1Lionsgate
54Friendship$1,243,91074$1,243,910Nov 14Yash Raj Films
55The Duchess$1,236,4661,207$13,848,978Sep 19Paramount Vantage
56Burn After Reading$1,217,6812,657$60,355,347Sep 12Focus Features
57Let the Right One In$1,217,54753$2,122,065Oct 24Magnolia Pictures
58Nights in Rodanthe$1,168,6992,704$41,850,659Sep 26Warner Bros.
59WALL·E$1,005,1883,992$223,808,164Jun 27Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
60A Christmas Tale$951,29652$1,060,922Nov 14IFC Films
61Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure$705,732252$23,746,066Oct 5National Geographic Entertainment
62Delgo$694,7822,160$694,782Dec 12Freestyle Releasing
63Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon$649,19082$34,137,524Sep 23IMAX
64Vicky Cristina Barcelona$632,708726$23,216,709Aug 15-
65House$575,048363$575,048Nov 7Roadside Attractions
66Yuvvraaj$570,09077$570,090Nov 21Eros Worldwide
67City of Ember$569,3532,023$7,873,007Oct 10Twentieth Century Fox
68Igor$553,5672,341$19,528,602Sep 19Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
69Righteous Kill$544,9833,152$40,081,410Sep 12Overture Films
70Nobel Son$540,382893$540,382Dec 5Freestyle Releasing
71Quarantine$533,4142,463$31,691,811Oct 10Screen Gems
72Deep Sea$479,45447$46,412,757Mar 3Warner Bros.
73JCVD$440,20528$470,691Nov 7-
74Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$434,8532,421$31,487,293Oct 3Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
75Santa vs. the Snowman 3D
2008 Re-release
$416,53618$433,797Oct 31IMAX
76Space Station 3D$409,88264$93,383,953Apr 19IMAX
77Revolutionary Road$389,7881,077$22,911,480Dec 26Paramount Vantage
78Fly Me to the Moon 3D$372,357713$13,816,982Aug 15Summit Entertainment
79Mamma Mia!$367,1083,194$144,130,063Jul 18Universal Pictures
80What Just Happened$364,72288$1,090,947Oct 17Magnolia Pictures
81Journey to the Center of the Earth$350,5382,830$101,704,370Jul 11Warner Bros.
82Ghost Town$252,4211,512$13,367,624Sep 19DreamWorks
83Last Chance Harvey$248,7411,108$14,889,042Dec 25Overture Films
84Sex Drive$244,0592,421$8,402,485Oct 17Summit Entertainment
85Dolphins and Whales 3D: Tribes of the Ocean$222,40542$7,714,996Feb 153D Entertainment
86Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom$218,0819$532,878Oct 24-
87Tropic Thunder$194,4933,473$110,515,313Aug 13DreamWorks
88Traitor$193,3792,108$23,530,831Aug 27Overture Films
89Che: Part One/Che: Part Two$182,98639$1,497,109Dec 12IFC Films
90Waltz with Bashir$166,877208$2,283,849Dec 25Sony Pictures Classics
91A Secret$149,77411$623,558Sep 5Strand Releasing
92The Express$149,6812,810$9,793,406Oct 10Universal Pictures
93Tell No One$147,980112$6,177,192Jul 2Music Box Films
94The Nightmare Before Christmas
2009 3D Release
$146,811284$1,109,188Oct 24Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
95Repo! The Genetic Opera$146,75011$146,750Nov 7Lionsgate
96Roving Mars$144,75727$10,407,978Jan 27Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
97Man on Wire$144,23593$2,962,242Jul 25Magnolia Pictures
98My Name Is Bruce$143,9624$173,066Oct 31Image Entertainment
99Frozen River$99,51496$2,511,476Aug 1Sony Pictures Classics
100The Longshots$91,7012,089$11,537,046Aug 22-
101Wendy and Lucy$86,39140$865,695Dec 10Oscilloscope
102Were the World Mine$85,9134$123,789Oct 31-
103Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!$80,03745$80,037Nov 26UTV Motion Pictures
104Defiance$77,1011,793$28,644,813Dec 31Paramount Vantage
105I Served the King of England$67,53438$617,403Aug 29Sony Pictures Classics
106Fashion$62,04940$191,442Oct 31UTV Motion Pictures
107Ashes of Time$60,82218$174,273Oct 10Sony Pictures Classics
108Harvard Beats Yale 29-29$59,94613$268,431Nov 19Kino International
109Miracle at St. Anna$59,0181,185$7,919,117Sep 26Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
110U2$58,713686$10,363,341Jan 23National Geographic Entertainment
111One Day You'll Understand$57,2497$145,642Oct 31Kino International
112The Secrets$56,8659$122,094Nov 26Monterey Media
113Call + Response$55,62317$215,185Oct 10Fair Trade Pictures
114Trouble the Water$55,05815$520,151Aug 22Zeitgeist Films
115The Women$54,3322,995$26,902,075Sep 12Picturehouse
116Pray the Devil Back to Hell$53,4075$90,066Nov 7Balcony Releasing
117Stranded$51,9897$89,473Oct 22Zeitgeist Films
118A Girl Cut in Two$51,69821$409,658Aug 15IFC Films
119Morning Light$45,48355$275,497Oct 17Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
120I Can't Think Straight$38,5893$39,576Nov 21Regent Releasing
121How About You$36,7787$78,234Nov 14Strand Releasing
122Forever Strong$33,821259$719,556Sep 19Crane Movie Company
123Fear(s) of the Dark$32,8088$77,876Oct 22IFC Films
124Lola Montès$32,3484$120,306Oct 10Rialto Pictures
125The Other End of the Line$31,34591$115,592Oct 31Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
126Familiar Strangers$31,0594$34,068Nov 14Cavalier Films
127Bottle Shock$30,084401$4,078,607Aug 6Freestyle Releasing
128Ballast$28,6915$77,556Oct 1Alluvial Film Company
129The Alphabet Killer$28,3392$29,784Nov 7Anchor Bay Films
130Don Carlo$27,8345$27,834Dec 5Emerging Pictures
131The Dukes$26,87511$26,875Nov 14-
132I.O.U.S.A.$25,906358$821,046Aug 22Roadside Attractions
133The Secret of the Grain$25,2333$86,356Dec 24IFC Films
134Hounddog$25,04611$131,961Sep 19Empire Pictures Inc.
135The Wild Child$24,9732$65,051Nov 7The Film Desk
136How to Lose Friends & Alienate People$21,9651,750$2,778,752Oct 3Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
137Star Wars: The Clone Wars$21,7953,452$35,161,554Aug 15Warner Bros.
138Space Chimps$20,8412,538$30,105,968Jul 18Twentieth Century Fox
139Timecrimes$20,7097$39,127Dec 12Magnolia Pictures
140Choke$20,642435$2,926,565Sep 26Fox Searchlight Pictures
141Flow: For Love of Water$20,11311$142,569Mar 21Oscilloscope
142Ciao$19,8063$49,494Dec 5Regent Releasing
143August Evening$19,5384$74,759Sep 5Maya Entertainment
144Mirrors$19,5102,664$30,691,439Aug 15Twentieth Century Fox
145The World Unseen$17,8083$17,808Nov 7Regent Releasing
146Dark Streets$16,81518$16,815Dec 12The Samuel Goldwyn Company
147The First Basket$16,1774$20,440Oct 29-
148The Order of Myths$15,4663$62,645Jul 25The Cinema Guild
149My Father My Lord$15,3439$203,708May 16Kino International
150Eden$14,3453$15,611Nov 14Liberation Entertainment
151Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father$13,9023$18,334Oct 31Oscilloscope
152Sky Kids$13,49917$144,680Aug 15Dark Coast Pictures
153Save Me$13,3745$83,397Sep 5First Run
154Lake City$12,7672$12,767Nov 21Screen Media Films
155The Matador$12,5662$21,816Oct 31City Lights Pictures
156The Betrayal$11,4643$41,271Nov 21The Cinema Guild
157Gardens of the Night$11,4361$11,436Nov 7City Lights Pictures
158The Beautiful Truth$11,1992$15,387Nov 14Cinema Libre Studio
159Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story$10,95910$60,332Sep 26InterPositive Media
160Gomorrah$10,40550$1,579,146Dec 19IFC Films
161Antarctica$10,2792$21,679Aug 29Regent Releasing
162Battle in Seattle$9,67440$224,169Sep 19Redwood Palms Pictures
163The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2$9,4802,714$44,089,964Aug 6Warner Bros.
164The Pool$9,3498$95,102Sep 3Vitagraph Films
165Breakfast with Scot$8,9626$46,060Oct 10Regent Releasing
166Babylon A.D.$8,8963,425$22,532,572Aug 29Twentieth Century Fox
167Haunted Castle$8,80610$13,651,656Feb 23-
168Transsiberian$8,750154$2,206,405Jul 18First Look International
169A Good Day to Be Black & Sexy$8,6291$8,629Dec 5Magnolia Pictures
170Louise Bourgeois$8,3364$95,865Jun 25Zeitgeist Films
171Otto; or, Up with Dead People$8,1552$11,295Nov 7Strand Releasing
172Elegy$7,756142$3,581,642Aug 8The Samuel Goldwyn Company
173Special
2008 Re-release
$7,2021$7,202Nov 21Magnolia Pictures
174Ek Vivaah... Aisa Bhi$6,4377$6,437Nov 7Eros Worldwide
175Loins of Punjab Presents$6,3728$39,891Sep 12Emerging Pictures
176Monsieur Verdoux$5,3322$64,636Mar 14The Film Desk
177Days and Clouds$5,0894$112,102Jul 11Film Movement
178Momma's Man$4,6269$100,435Aug 22Kino International
179Good$4,0538$27,276Dec 31THINKFilm
180Amexicano$4,0181$8,655Sep 19Maya Entertainment
181Where God Left His Shoes$3,9112$3,911Dec 12IFC Films
182Box Elder$3,8062$48,996Mar 3-
183Galapagos$3,69014$18,630,372Oct 29IMAX
184Hunger$3,56111$154,084Dec 5IFC Films
185Six in Paris$3,4421$15,532Oct 3New Yorker Films
186The Legend of God's Gun$3,3958$243,768Jul 18Indican Pictures
187House of the Sleeping Beauties$3,3871$4,509Nov 14First Run
188A Man Named Pearl$3,1149$208,392Aug 31Tentmakers Entertainment
189Good Dick$3,0202$27,595Oct 10Abramorama
190Filth and Wisdom$3,00910$22,406Oct 17IFC Films
191An American Carol$2,9241,639$7,013,191Oct 3Vivendi Entertainment
192Moving Midway$2,9084$40,864Sep 12First Run
193Gonzo$2,88859$1,252,100Jul 4Magnolia Pictures
194Whaledreamers$2,7526$10,584Sep 26Monterey Media
195In Search of a Midnight Kiss$2,72311$172,605Aug 1IFC Films
196Splinter$2,6524$14,154Oct 31Magnolia Pictures
197God and Gays: Bridging the Gap$2,4892$5,095Oct 24Indican Pictures
198XXY$2,3232$48,334May 2Film Movement
199America the Beautiful$2,3165$76,173May 9First Independent Pictures
200The Grocer's Son$2,1257$264,889Jun 6Film Movement