Domestic 2004 Weekend 53

December 31-January 2, 2005

Key:New This WeekEstimated

RankLWRelease Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeksDistributor
11Meet the Fockers$41,741,785-9.5%3,524+6$11,845$162,461,3702Universal Pictures
22Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$14,587,219+15.7%3,623-$4,026$94,616,7453Paramount Pictures
3-The Aviator$11,200,000+19.1%1,796-$6,236$31,100,0003Miramax
43Fat Albert$10,176,065+1.5%2,744+70$3,708$33,325,6222Twentieth Century Fox
55Ocean's Twelve$9,433,199+12.3%3,290-$2,867$107,006,3444Warner Bros.
611National Treasure$6,768,112+70.7%2,282+81$2,965$154,522,3057-
78Spanglish$6,183,965+33.2%2,489+48$2,484$31,001,5883Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
86The Polar Express$5,609,096-14.1%2,513-105$2,232$155,112,4418Warner Bros.
910The Phantom of the Opera$4,762,233+19%622-$7,656$16,178,4312Warner Bros.
10-Darkness$4,500,000-29.7%1,718+18$2,619$16,500,0002Dimension Films
119The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou$4,424,122-2.7%1,105-$4,003$14,794,8284-
1215The Incredibles$4,160,395+72.1%1,715-17$2,425$251,657,0049-
1313Flight of the Phoenix$3,050,635+14.4%2,373-231$1,285$16,720,2423Twentieth Century Fox
14-Blade: Trinity$3,000,202+1.6%2,207-111$1,359$48,079,9394New Line Cinema
15-Finding Neverland$2,590,313+90.3%1,054+121$2,457$24,676,3728Miramax
1616Closer$2,231,133+31.8%1,094+25$2,039$27,460,7545Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
1718Sideways$2,150,398+83.9%370+11$5,811$22,404,20611Fox Searchlight Pictures
1814Christmas with the Kranks$1,637,528-36.7%1,825-310$897$73,077,0096Revolution Studios
1940Beyond the Sea$1,340,773+3,552.2%383+377$3,500$1,917,7563Lionsgate
2019The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$1,246,327+74.4%1,068-248$1,166$81,900,0757Paramount Pictures
21-House of Flying Daggers$741,890+12%161-4$4,608$4,157,1995Sony Pictures Classics
2221A Very Long Engagement$692,062+52.8%167-$4,144$2,653,1296Warner Independent Pictures (WIP)
2322Kinsey$531,360+60.5%228-6$2,330$6,734,3218Fox Searchlight Pictures
2424Ray$449,330+78.1%343+69$1,310$71,611,06510Universal Pictures
2527Shark Tale$341,261+94.2%407-$838$160,762,02214DreamWorks Distribution
2625Bad Education$282,562+15.5%47-3$6,011$1,759,1887Sony Pictures Classics
2726Million Dollar Baby$271,472+43.2%9-$30,163$1,044,1493Warner Bros.
2828The Motorcycle Diaries$189,754+49%93+1$2,040$15,724,90015Focus Features
2930Shall We Dance$179,234+89.7%306-35$585$57,149,86812Miramax
3031Ladder 49$165,335+79.5%255-$648$73,870,84114-
31-In Good Company$151,750-3-$50,583$225,0311Universal Pictures
3229Hotel Rwanda$142,378+42.2%7-$20,339$426,8032United Artists
3323Swades$132,726-49%60-10$2,212$1,060,4493UTV Motion Pictures
3432Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$131,755+96%216+28$609$39,877,9458Universal Pictures
3533The Woodsman$83,077+53.9%13+7$6,390$197,6232Newmarket Films
3642The Work and the Glory$80,904+147.5%19+2$4,258$1,160,0476Excel Entertainment
37-The Merchant of Venice$69,868-4-$17,467$103,2601Sony Pictures Classics
3835What the #$*! Do We (K)now!?$68,416+51.2%58+4$1,179$10,091,90348-
3934Space Station 3D$63,908+34.3%9-1$7,100$56,491,713142IMAX
4044After the Sunset$63,049+128.5%146-12$431$28,113,9258New Line Cinema
4139Taxi
2004 Re-release
$62,725+68.6%77-22$814$36,362,28713Twentieth Century Fox
4237Napoleon Dynamite$47,898+16.4%114-27$420$44,411,05030Fox Searchlight Pictures
4336Being Julia$47,841+13.7%43-14$1,112$3,555,62012Sony Pictures Classics
4438Alexander$47,387+15.2%232-$204$34,000,3046Warner Bros.
45-The Assassination of Richard Nixon$37,547-5-$7,509$55,2551THINKFilm
4641Haunted Castle$32,500-7.1%5-$6,500$10,147,355202-
4753NASCAR: The IMAX Experience$29,147+86.4%18-$1,619$19,558,39743Warner Bros.
4855Without a Paddle$28,883+96.6%25-17$1,155$58,107,98220Paramount Pictures
49-A Love Song for Bobby Long$28,243-8-$3,530$41,7711Lionsgate
5045Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk$27,005+8.7%8-$3,375$8,909,046116Giant Screen Films
5149I Heart Huckabees$26,129+44.4%43-1$607$12,596,97514Fox Searchlight Pictures
5252Santa vs. the Snowman 3D
2004 Re-release
$23,209+48%13-2$1,785$1,073,42411IMAX
5351Vera Drake$22,226+31.4%19-10$1,169$2,122,64313Fine Line Features
5448The Sea Inside$18,784-4.6%5-1$3,756$142,4743Fine Line Features
5546Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey$18,458-12.7%5-$3,691$7,760,025117Giant Screen Films
5654In the Realms of the Unreal$17,167+10.9%3-$5,722$70,4652Wellspring Media
5758Team America: World Police$15,278+38.1%41+7$372$32,749,82212Paramount Pictures
5850Veer-Zaara$14,246-17.1%10-2$1,424$2,874,4258Yash Raj Films
5959The Machinist$13,557+48.7%26-$521$1,004,51111Paramount Classics
6064Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids$11,170+158.9%1-$11,170$55,0454THINKFilm
6160Garden State$10,717+28.1%24-4$446$26,754,25123Fox Searchlight Pictures
6256Callas Forever$10,228-28.8%6-5$1,704$330,7619Regent Releasing
6357Paper Clips$8,510-35.4%6-1$1,418$115,2356Slowhand Cinema Releasing
6468Tarnation$7,388+125.9%7-1$1,055$478,11213Wellspring Media
6574Bear Cub$7,259+206.4%4+1$1,814$66,0969TLA Releasing
6691Notre musique$7,240+932.8%3+2$2,413$70,2826Wellspring Media
6773Postmen in the Mountains$7,225+197.4%3+1$2,408$117,65654Shadow Distribution
6876The Young Black Stallion$6,762+197.1%4-$1,690$6,614,41754-
6981Ghosts of the Abyss$6,103+221.9%4-2$1,525$16,606,16191-
7063Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela$6,081+31.3%3-$2,027$69,08411-
7169Alfie$5,322+69.3%20-12$266$13,386,3129Paramount Pictures
7271Lightning in a Bottle$4,920+76.1%6+2$820$136,36711Sony Pictures Classics
7361T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous$4,765-29.2%1-1$4,765$49,633,324324IMAX
7462Alien Adventure$4,500-10%2-$2,250$4,703,416281-
75-Moolaadé$4,123-2-$2,061$109,79012New Yorker Films
76-Galapagos$3,146-1-$3,146$14,617,700271IMAX
77-Sky Blue$3,022-1-$3,022$3,0221-
7866Rosenstrasse$2,951-25.1%4-$737$727,46723IDP Distribution
7977A Tale of Two Sisters$2,525+13.9%2-$1,262$35,7105Tartan
8070Seducing Doctor Lewis
2004 Re-release
$2,473-17.6%3-3$824$469,55129Wellspring Media
8165Thérèse: The Story of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux$2,144-45.8%7-23$306$1,775,29214-
82-Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst$2,096-2-$1,048$72,9336Magnolia Pictures
8383Apollo 13
The IMAX Experience
$1,668+22%1-$1,668$1,747,494120IMAX
8480Red Lights$1,500-21.3%2-4$750$634,06420Wellspring Media
8572Almost Peaceful
2004 Re-release
$1,055-60.6%1-1$1,055$89,93120Empire Pictures Inc.
8686Saints and Soldiers$955+18.6%2-2$477$1,141,22122Excel Entertainment
8784Encounter in the Third Dimension$875-2.8%1-$875$7,033,175306-
8885Untold Scandal$594-27.2%2+1$297$44,59912Kino International
8993Fear and Trembling
2004 Re-release
$551+3.8%1-$551$23,9657The Cinema Guild
90-L'autre monde
2004 Re-release
$527-1-$527$2,27422ArtMattan Productions
9197Zelary$524+54.1%1-$524$329,72316Sony Pictures Classics
92-La petite Lili
2004 Re-release
$492-1-$492$21,9838First Run
9388Birth$413-46.9%5-5$82$4,763,52510New Line Cinema
94102A Talking Picture$387+154.6%1-$387$10,6454Kino International
95100Enduring Love$276+1.8%1-4$276$349,11710Paramount Classics
96-The Deserted Station$118-1-$118$11,83727First Run
97103Head in the Clouds$72-41%1-1$72$398,17916Sony Pictures Classics