Domestic 2002 Weekend 52

December 27-29, 2002

Key:New This WeekEstimated

RankLWRelease Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeksDistributor
11The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$48,875,549-21.2%3,622-$13,494$200,058,2312New Line Cinema
2-Catch Me If You Can$30,053,627-3,156-$9,522$48,646,9301DreamWorks Distribution
32Two Weeks Notice$15,518,420+8.3%2,755-$5,632$43,044,4302Warner Bros.
43Maid in Manhattan$12,524,396+16.9%2,938+72$4,262$56,950,4543Revolution Studios
5-Gangs of New York$11,200,000+23.1%2,190+686$5,114$30,100,0002Miramax
65Drumline$8,108,083+13.8%1,669-168$4,858$36,619,2703Twentieth Century Fox
76The Wild Thornberrys$7,364,432+22.5%3,012-$2,445$18,418,2842Paramount Pictures
89Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$6,474,267+48.1%2,505-245$2,584$240,307,5337Warner Bros.
97The Hot Chick$4,813,878+5.2%2,246+29$2,143$22,201,3843Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
1010Die Another Day$4,365,536+8.3%1,875-200$2,328$146,699,8816Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
118Star Trek: Nemesis$4,054,107-8.2%2,642-69$1,534$33,846,5003Paramount Pictures
1213My Big Fat Greek Wedding$2,760,697+88.9%951-22$2,902$222,517,46937IFC Films
13-Chicago$2,074,929-77-$26,947$2,074,9291Miramax
1411The Santa Clause 2$2,070,255-35.4%1,511-190$1,370$135,459,7719Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
1512Analyze That$2,068,396-13.3%1,611-400$1,283$27,862,3544Warner Bros.
16-The Lion King
2002 IMAX Release
$1,825,849-66-$27,664$2,789,9691Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
1728Antwone Fisher$1,801,384+757.7%191+176$9,431$3,001,3462Fox Searchlight Pictures
1815Treasure Planet$1,549,980+19%1,414-390$1,096$32,849,8705Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
19-Pinocchio$1,151,463-1,195-$963$1,802,7061Miramax
2014Empire$1,066,370-22.9%496-270$2,149$15,170,0254Universal Pictures
2116Adaptation.$1,033,875-6.7%109-$9,485$4,074,9844Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
2217About Schmidt$845,041+40.4%34+8$24,854$2,572,8113New Line Cinema
2318Far from Heaven$646,897+7.6%230-5$2,812$10,048,4058Focus Features
2419Frida$551,484+20.4%283+20$1,948$20,305,92210Miramax
2525Séraphin: un homme et son péché$492,874+54.5%89-5$5,537$4,099,6175Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm
2649Rabbit-Proof Fence$434,362+842.4%84+72$5,170$985,6415Miramax
2735Talk to Her
2002 Re-release
$429,634+225.4%59+43$7,281$1,338,5506Sony Pictures Classics
2821Bowling for Columbine$417,215+8.1%175-20$2,384$15,203,74312United Artists
2929Sweet Home Alabama$401,304+91.7%326-12$1,230$125,415,29614Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
30238 Mile$346,620+0.8%321-129$1,079$114,707,0958Universal Pictures
31-The Hours$338,622-11-$30,783$338,6221Paramount Pictures
3222The Ring$298,246-19.2%237-136$1,258$126,761,84811DreamWorks Distribution
3324Friday After Next$268,356-19.4%335-$801$32,220,6906New Line Cinema
3436Evelyn$250,102+92.3%137+70$1,825$630,6753Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
3520Thorns$211,305-50.4%29+3$7,286$813,4942Media Partners
3631The Crime of Padre Amaro$210,405+22.8%83-22$2,535$4,262,7547IDP Distribution
3734Ghost Ship$190,638+22.4%173-30$1,101$29,615,76110Warner Bros.
3833Real Women Have Curves$143,819-11.1%101-13$1,423$5,113,23011Newmarket Films
3926Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
2002 IMAX Release
$133,694-45.6%17-20$7,864$7,935,7849Twentieth Century Fox
4039Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie$132,475+22.8%392-29$337$25,173,63113Artisan Entertainment
4137Space Station 3D$127,436+2.9%44-5$2,896$29,820,97137IMAX
4230Santa vs. the Snowman 3D$120,840-35.7%23-2$5,253$1,670,5419IMAX
433825th Hour$117,036+7.5%5-$23,407$357,2082Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
44-The Pianist$111,261-6-$18,543$143,1971Focus Features
4532The Emperor's Club$110,230-35.5%167-88$660$13,624,8106Universal Pictures
4640Jackass: The Movie$105,259+22.1%182-9$578$64,054,18810Paramount Pictures
47-I Spy$96,313-137-$703$33,258,4189Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
4844Signs$94,236+33.6%123-31$766$227,535,16622Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
4927Eight Crazy Nights$80,678-63.1%176-282$458$23,341,5025Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
5048Barbershop$72,550+51.4%81-12$895$75,594,33316Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
5145Narc$63,675+0.6%6-$10,612$185,6052Paramount Pictures
5243Saathiya$58,820-17.6%29-$2,028$193,5302Yash Raj Films
5342Standing in the Shadows of Motown$54,227-28%57-1$951$1,234,2467Artisan Entertainment
5441Personal Velocity$53,692-30.4%29-14$1,851$623,3236Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
5551Stuart Little 2$47,353+23.5%92-30$514$64,854,70924Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
5652The Tuxedo$46,694+31.9%71-4$657$50,430,68714DreamWorks Distribution
5755Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams$45,532+78.1%75+2$607$85,743,17821Dimension Films
5853xXx$44,545+29.5%62-13$718$142,036,45521Revolution Studios
59-Nicholas Nickleby$42,864-5-$8,572$42,8641Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
6050Ararat$36,021-17.2%16-11$2,251$1,459,4637Miramax
6146They$31,298-42.9%43-84$727$12,649,6745Dimension Films
62-Max$30,157-6-$5,026$30,1571Lionsgate
6364Spirited Away$30,141+94.7%38+4$793$5,392,00615Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
6457Russian Ark$29,433+25.6%2-$14,716$124,9573Wellspring Media
6560Brown Sugar$28,009+32.8%36-17$778$27,266,20412Fox Searchlight Pictures
6661The Man from Elysian Fields$27,941+38.7%13-$2,149$1,362,52214IDP Distribution
6758Red Dragon$25,743+13.9%61-6$422$93,137,61613Universal Pictures
6847Solaris$22,183-55.9%59-43$375$14,830,3745Twentieth Century Fox
6974Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure$19,531+137.5%7-2$2,790$13,774,67999-
70-Auto Focus$18,287-25-$731$1,983,50111Sony Pictures Classics
7154Secretary$18,004-37.9%21-4$857$3,836,33915Lionsgate
72-Sonny$17,639-6-$2,939$17,6391-
73-Haunted Castle$15,000-3-$5,000$5,549,20297-
7469Extreme Ops$13,347+27.1%69-46$193$4,771,5675Paramount Pictures
7567Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man$12,289-9.5%5-$2,457$14,533,592139Sony Pictures Classics
7666Morvern Callar$11,932-13.8%3-$3,977$35,3222Cowboy Pictures
77-Igby Goes Down$11,668-8-$1,458$4,700,78316Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
7862The Way Home$11,494-34.1%13-6$884$292,0327Paramount Classics
7983Intacto
2002 Re-release
$11,065+175%5+4$2,213$35,9973Lionsgate
8056Roger Dodger$10,919-54.6%30-20$363$1,195,68010Artisan Entertainment
8165The Transporter$9,527-32.3%24-17$396$25,269,16912Twentieth Century Fox
8279The Bread, My Sweet$9,493+73.4%6+1$1,582$338,981102Panorama Entertainment
8382Charly$7,461+74.7%8-2$932$577,14314Excel Entertainment
8475One Hour Photo$6,918-9.7%15-7$461$31,585,65519Fox Searchlight Pictures
8571The Trials of Henry Kissinger$6,666-29.4%5-$1,333$370,01514First Run
8697On Guard$6,025+228.3%4+2$1,506$73,04711Empire Pictures Inc.
8772Tuck Everlasting$5,640-37.9%27-10$208$18,795,32412Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
8885Metropolis
2002 Re-release
$5,540+38.8%5+3$1,108$574,98925Kino International
8977Sordid Lives$5,200-8.8%4-$1,300$988,19986Regent Releasing
9073Tully$4,875-41.5%4-4$1,218$235,9129-
9184Mostly Martha$4,562+13.7%8-5$570$4,131,63620Paramount Classics
92-Quai des Orfèvres$4,539-1-$4,539$44,14110Rialto Pictures
93-Tarkovsky At 70
Film Festival
$4,348-1-$4,348$100,98716Kino International
9489Devils on the Doorstep$4,342+34.6%1-$4,342$12,1482Cowboy Pictures
9591Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times$3,538+25.6%1-$3,538$48,5486First Run
96103Skins$3,511+177.1%3-1$1,170$249,20414First Look International
97-Encounter in the Third Dimension$3,200-2-$1,600$6,684,212201-
9898Merci pour le Chocolat$2,777+53.9%3-$925$432,58322Empire Pictures Inc.
9968Apollo 13
The IMAX Experience
$2,736-77.2%2-3$1,368$1,377,13015IMAX
10076Alias Betty$2,705-64.7%3-4$901$184,19616Wellspring Media
10190Smokers Only$2,274-26.7%1-$2,274$6,9572Strand Releasing
10288China: The Panda Adventure$2,226-31.1%4-$556$2,988,19982IMAX
103-Ikiru$2,149-1-$2,149$2,1491Cowboy Pictures
104-Kurosawa & Mifune Festival$2,134-1-$2,134$385,55023Cowboy Pictures
105100Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun$2,129+25.9%2-$1,064$18,326,795286Sony Pictures Classics
10687Bloody Sunday$1,946-39.9%5-14$389$756,42413Paramount Classics
107-All or Nothing$1,838-2-$919$174,88210United Artists
108-Extreme$1,743-1-$1,743$12,341,708196IMAX
10980The Komediant$1,697-65.9%2-$848$110,14139New Yorker Films
110-Galapagos$1,590-1-$1,590$13,863,764166IMAX
111104His Secret Life$1,583+36.1%1-$1,583$120,03515Strand Releasing
112-Alien Adventure$1,300-1-$1,300$4,233,804176-
11386The Children of the Century$1,223-64.7%3-2$407$54,91216Empire Pictures Inc.
11493God Is Great and I'm Not$1,191-54.7%1-$1,191$65,4648Empire Pictures Inc.
11592O Fantasma$1,005-62.1%1-$1,005$57,4106-
116105How I Killed My Father$967+5.9%1-1$967$130,22319New Yorker Films
117-The Producers$839-1-$839$110,27230Rialto Pictures
118110The Cockettes$739+885.3%1-$739$218,38334Strand Releasing
119109In Praise of Love$495+35.2%1-$495$232,13717-
120-Tosca$478-1-$478$53,74025Avatar Films
12195Beauty and the Beast
2002 Re-release
$459-78.6%1-1$459$116,48928Cowboy Pictures
122-Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner$400-1-$400$3,765,31138Lot 47 Films
123-I Am Trying to Break Your Heart$399-1-$399$425,82023Cowboy Pictures
124-Across the Sea of Time$215-1-$215$15,951,073376Sony Pictures Classics
12594Il Posto$203-92.1%1-$203$6,1372Cowboy Pictures
126106Trembling Before G-d$190-75.1%1-$190$788,74562New Yorker Films
12799Mark Twain's America in 3D$73-95.7%1-1$73$2,291,821235Sony Pictures Classics