Domestic 2006 Weekend 50

December 15-17, 2006

Key:New This WeekEstimated

RankLWRelease Distributor Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeks
1-The Pursuit of HappynessSony Pictures Releasing $26,541,709-2,852-$9,306$26,541,7091
2-EragonTwentieth Century Fox $23,239,907-3,020-$7,695$23,239,9071
3-Charlotte's WebParamount Pictures $11,457,353-3,566-$3,212$11,457,3531
42Happy FeetWarner Bros. $8,358,421-35.2%3,335-315$2,506$149,244,7915
53The HolidaySony Pictures Releasing $8,014,713-37.3%2,614+4$3,066$25,125,0522
61ApocalyptoWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $8,008,126-46.6%2,465-$3,248$28,209,5322
75Blood DiamondWarner Bros. $6,517,471-24.6%1,910-$3,412$18,637,2572
84Casino RoyaleSony Pictures Releasing $5,627,644-37%2,437-724$2,309$137,501,3845
9-The Nativity StoryNew Line Cinema $4,700,000-12.1%2,574-509$1,825$23,056,0003
107Unaccompanied MinorsWarner Bros. $3,545,352-39%2,775-$1,277$10,093,2672
116Deja VuWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $2,975,356-50.6%1,985-757$1,498$57,748,3994
129Deck the HallsTwentieth Century Fox $1,921,123-51.9%1,851-915$1,037$32,786,8624
1310The Santa Clause 3: The Escape ClauseWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $1,895,591-41.8%1,535-691$1,234$79,882,3477
1411Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of KazakhstanTwentieth Century Fox $1,543,840-40%951-643$1,623$122,813,5537
15-The QueenMiramax $685,000-24.3%483-145$1,418$25,665,00012
1612Stranger Than FictionSony Pictures Releasing $517,622-63.7%532-734$972$40,137,7766
1719BabelParamount Vantage $495,750+8.6%220-153$2,253$18,320,9658
1823The Polar Express
2006 IMAX Release
Warner Bros. $391,328+19.6%37-$10,576$1,665,0325
19-DreamgirlsDreamWorks $378,950-3-$126,316$378,9501
20-Roméo et JulietteAlliance Atlantis Vivafilm $356,907-73-$4,889$356,9071
2120The DepartedWarner Bros. $341,300-22.1%254-101$1,343$119,273,62811
2221VolverSony Pictures Classics $313,413-15.7%45+1$6,964$2,865,3697
2313TuristasFox Atomic $299,709-78.9%375-1,197$799$6,737,1223
2416Flushed AwayDreamWorks $245,207-70.6%450-598$544$61,607,4977
2527The History BoysFox Searchlight Pictures $219,532+8.8%76+26$2,888$795,2664
26-GuadalupeSlowhand Cinema Releasing $216,105-28.3%110-115$1,964$671,2282
2722For Your ConsiderationWarner Independent Pictures (WIP) $172,958-49.2%161-134$1,074$5,162,4185
2817Bobby-$155,050-72.7%203-601$763$10,821,7135
29-Kabul Express-$142,591-50-$2,851$142,5911
3018The FountainWarner Bros. $130,233-74%145-491$898$9,776,2584
3128Dhoom 2-$109,763-32.9%40-11$2,744$2,490,8924
3232Santa vs. the Snowman 3D
2006 Re-release
IMAX $96,519+2%29-$3,328$559,9087
3336Little ChildrenNew Line Cinema $77,587+18.1%21-4$3,694$2,036,84111
34-The Good GermanWarner Bros. $76,817-5-$15,363$76,8171
3515Van Wilder 2: The Rise of TajMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) $63,874-92.7%130-1,849$491$4,208,4293
3637Deep SeaWarner Bros. $62,311+10.6%25-1$2,492$21,579,95542
3729The PrestigeWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $58,699-58.2%116-87$506$52,021,5009
3835Little Miss SunshineFox Searchlight Pictures $58,074-27.5%95-25$611$59,315,77721
3926Tenacious D in The Pick of DestinyNew Line Cinema $54,663-76.2%160-178$341$8,232,7264
4030The GuardianWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $53,822-44.7%168-76$320$54,809,20312
4131Facing the GiantsIDP Distribution $49,013-48.3%123-29$398$9,984,62812
4233The Wedding WeekendThe Weinstein Company $48,914-44.8%71-12$688$1,008,0028
4334FlickaTwentieth Century Fox $48,098-43.1%189-66$254$20,780,5219
44-Inland Empire518 Media $44,891+63.2%4+2$11,222$100,0562
4545Roving MarsWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $36,120-9.8%19-$1,901$5,342,64347
4640The IllusionistYari Film Group Releasing $35,492-32.7%82-39$432$39,682,79118
4746Sweet LandLibero $35,074-5.8%21+4$1,670$678,64810
4841Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3DIMAX $34,111-31%11-$3,101$16,190,60265
4949The Last King of ScotlandFox Searchlight Pictures $33,206+13.6%15+2$2,213$3,535,25112
5039The MarineTwentieth Century Fox $27,386-48.2%84-25$326$18,719,74710
5151The Nightmare Before Christmas
2006 3D Release
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $25,606-7.5%6-$4,267$8,616,6629
5247The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The BeginningNew Line Cinema $23,507-34.1%68-16$345$39,456,12611
5343The Work and the Glory III: A House DividedExcel Entertainment $22,083-47.9%16-18$1,380$621,7154
5450ShortbusTHINKFilm $20,173-29.5%21-4$960$1,891,45011
5556Copying BeethovenMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) $18,524-15.6%23+3$805$321,9526
5648A Good YearTwentieth Century Fox $13,624-56.1%61-86$223$7,392,8006
5744FlyboysMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) $12,820-69.4%63-77$203$13,082,28813
5861Keeping MumTHINKFilm $11,717-5.1%14-4$836$1,582,13714
5959Fast Food NationFox Searchlight Pictures $11,292-34.2%24-4$470$967,4335
6062Driving LessonsSony Pictures Classics $10,875-5.5%19+5$572$204,71710
61-Le petit lieutenantThe Cinema Guild $9,595-3-$3,198$113,91615
6266American HardcoreSony Pictures Classics $8,905-13.4%17-2$523$250,27513
6367Jesus CampMagnolia Pictures $8,442-11.1%14-5$603$855,58714
6470Wild Safari - A South African Adventure-$8,200+4.3%6-$1,366$12,414,35289
6554School for Scoundrels-$7,998-65%40-26$199$17,803,79612
66105Monkey WarfareAlliance Atlantis Vivafilm $7,811+471.8%3+2$2,603$10,1142
6753ScreamersMaya Entertainment $7,700-67.4%3-1$2,566$38,6822
6884CandyTHINKFilm $7,124+111.4%12+8$593$31,1245
6960The Science of SleepWarner Independent Pictures (WIP) $7,023-45.7%12-5$585$4,663,80913
70-El TopoABKCO Films $6,857-1-$6,857$10,1041
71-Home of the BraveMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) $6,000-3-$2,000$6,0001
72-The Secret Life of WordsStrand Releasing $5,309-1-$5,309$5,3091
73-The BridesmaidFirst Run $5,307-6-$884$104,81820
7465The Cave of the Yellow DogTartan $5,212-50%8+1$651$67,0286
755510 Items or LessTHINKFilm $5,187-76.5%4-9$1,296$81,4163
76-Trailer Park Boys: The MovieAlliance Atlantis Vivafilm $4,777-8-$597$3,848,04911
7774Bon Cop Bad CopAlliance Atlantis Vivafilm $4,740-20.2%6-2$790$12,665,72120
7869Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane ArbusPicturehouse $4,660-47.6%9-14$517$220,9146
7986The AuraIFC Films $4,608+43.2%3-$1,536$34,9505
8080GalapagosIMAX $4,520+2.2%2-$2,260$16,606,211373
8177Family LawIFC Films $4,055-24.7%3+1$1,351$12,0452
8299Riding Alone for Thousands of MilesSony Pictures Classics $3,688+148.7%10+4$368$243,04816
83100UnknownIFC Films $3,203+118.6%4+3$800$24,6867
8481Mrs. Palfrey at the ClaremontCineville $3,145-22.7%5-2$629$1,710,72256
8573Black GoldCalifornia Newsreel $3,126-49%4+1$781$72,98511
86101The BridgeFirst Stripe Productions $2,867+96.8%2-$1,433$144,8808
8771Off the BlackTHINKFilm $2,832-58.1%4+2$708$11,6912
88-Army of ShadowsRialto Pictures $2,805-4-$701$642,61734
8983Flannel Pajamas-$2,438-39%1-$2,438$54,0275
9092Haunted Castle-$2,250+12.5%2-$1,125$12,892,944304
9179The ArchitectMagnolia Pictures $2,221-55.6%5-3$444$12,6443
9272Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples TempleSeventh Art Releasing $2,148-67.2%3-2$716$110,7399
9368Eating Out 2: Sloppy SecondsAriztical Entertainment $2,050-77.7%2-3$1,025$23,3034
9490Cocaine CowboysMagnolia Pictures $1,934-13.9%5+1$386$146,2008
9595Samoan WeddingMagnolia Pictures $1,921+7.9%2+1$960$57,8876
9697This Film Is Not Yet RatedIFC Films $1,621+3.4%5-1$324$302,17916
9785Aliens of the DeepWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $1,019-69.2%2-$509$8,712,49499
9896InfamousWarner Independent Pictures (WIP) $978-40.3%4-2$244$1,150,40310
99-Paper DollsStrand Releasing $831-2-$415$36,08915
10098Old JoyKino International $765-51.1%3-$255$168,97417
101112ClimatesZeitgeist Films $726-6.3%2-$363$49,5308
102-BackstageStrand Releasing $725-1-$725$6,0444
103107Abduction: The Megumi Yokota StorySagewood Cinema Ventures $631-36.2%1-$631$11,5094
104118Space Station 3DIMAX $624+15.6%2-2$312$64,960,533244
105121Encounter in the Third Dimension-$510+4.1%1-$510$7,195,401408
106120Alien Adventure-$505+2%1-$505$5,017,087383
107111Screen Door JesusIndican Pictures $504-36%1-$504$42,51664
10888Mutual AppreciationGoodbye Cruel Releasing $459-82.9%1-4$459$89,66616
109114Opal DreamStrand Releasing $400-43.3%1-$400$6,1784
110119Captain Sabertooth
2006 Re-release
Indican Pictures $307-38.8%1-$307$105,15213
111126T-Rex: Back to the CretaceousIMAX $250+42%1-$250$52,907,376426
112-Time to LeaveStrand Releasing $204-1-$204$117,58122