Domestic 2006 Weekend 51

December 22-24, 2006

Key:New This WeekEstimated

RankLWRelease Distributor Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeks
1-Night at the MuseumTwentieth Century Fox $30,433,781-3,685-$8,258$30,433,7811
21The Pursuit of HappynessSony Pictures Releasing $14,817,371-44.2%2,863+11$5,175$53,104,2662
3-Rocky BalboaMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) $12,158,168-3,017-$4,029$21,851,3821
4-The Good ShepherdUniversal Pictures $9,912,110-2,215-$4,474$9,912,1101
53Charlotte's WebParamount Pictures $7,566,306-34%3,728+162$2,029$26,375,7722
62EragonTwentieth Century Fox $7,006,467-69.9%3,030+10$2,312$37,502,1692
7-We Are MarshallWarner Bros. $6,114,264-2,606-$2,346$7,214,2641
84Happy FeetWarner Bros. $5,163,474-38.2%2,565-770$2,013$159,119,6376
95The HolidaySony Pictures Releasing $4,839,108-39.6%2,635+21$1,836$34,932,0703
10-The Nativity StoryNew Line Cinema $4,650,000-1.1%1,824-750$2,549$31,335,0004
118Casino RoyaleSony Pictures Releasing $3,143,720-44.1%1,588-849$1,979$143,713,1206
127Blood DiamondWarner Bros. $3,126,379-52%1,920+10$1,628$25,129,1293
136ApocalyptoWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $2,868,725-64.2%2,144-321$1,338$34,592,8813
1413The Santa Clause 3: The Escape ClauseWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $1,165,697-38.5%801-734$1,455$82,278,4418
1510Unaccompanied MinorsWarner Bros. $873,466-75.4%1,125-1,650$776$12,872,7333
1611Deja VuWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $743,704-75%839-1,146$886$59,862,5375
1714Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of KazakhstanTwentieth Century Fox $619,066-59.9%458-493$1,351$124,303,0638
1812Deck the HallsTwentieth Century Fox $536,425-72.1%751-1,100$714$34,104,7175
1922VolverSony Pictures Classics $453,880+44.8%115+70$3,946$3,478,8368
2018The Polar Express
2006 IMAX Release
Warner Bros. $336,203-14.1%36-1$9,338$2,329,0246
2117BabelParamount Vantage $312,218-37%208-12$1,501$18,874,5549
2225The History BoysFox Searchlight Pictures $287,527+31%163+87$1,763$1,195,3175
23-Bhagam Bhag-$252,988-51-$4,960$252,9881
2419DreamgirlsDreamWorks $227,639-39.9%3-$75,879$851,6642
2521The DepartedWarner Bros. $219,428-35.7%191-63$1,148$119,700,90612
26-The QueenMiramax $190,000-72.3%302-181$629$26,350,00013
27-Curse of the Golden FlowerSony Pictures Classics $184,000-60-$3,066$344,0001
2834The Good GermanWarner Bros. $95,539+24.4%19+14$5,028$214,1172
2937The PrestigeWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $91,110+55.2%263+147$346$52,158,62910
30-Letters from Iwo JimaWarner Bros. $89,097-5-$17,819$128,8421
3132Santa vs. the Snowman 3D
2006 Re-release
IMAX $72,064-25.3%28-1$2,573$726,5278
3248Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3DIMAX $62,819+84.2%11-$5,710$16,307,07866
3327For Your ConsiderationWarner Independent Pictures (WIP) $55,518-67.9%63-98$881$5,308,2526
3436Deep SeaWarner Bros. $52,371-16%25-$2,094$21,702,17143
35-The Painted VeilWarner Independent Pictures (WIP) $51,086-4-$12,771$72,2301
3628Bobby-$43,951-71.7%88-115$499$10,941,9036
3723TuristasFox Atomic $39,427-86.8%80-295$492$6,897,6464
38-VenusMiramax $35,604-3-$11,868$41,3671
3938Little Miss SunshineFox Searchlight Pictures $34,962-39.8%63-32$554$59,393,70422
4029Kabul Express-$33,801-76.3%27-23$1,251$209,2482
4145Roving MarsWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $32,055-11.3%18-1$1,780$5,395,50448
4230The FountainWarner Bros. $26,482-79.7%35-110$756$9,882,5735
4340The GuardianWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $25,491-52.6%101-67$252$54,867,31713
4431Dhoom 2-$24,255-77.9%16-24$1,515$2,529,2585
4542The Wedding WeekendThe Weinstein Company $21,897-55.2%35-36$625$1,066,1629
4651The Nightmare Before Christmas
2006 3D Release
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $20,966-18.1%4-2$5,241$8,660,55610
4743FlickaTwentieth Century Fox $17,128-64.4%90-99$190$20,818,49110
4849The Last King of ScotlandFox Searchlight Pictures $16,567-50.1%9-6$1,840$3,570,17013
4941Facing the GiantsIDP Distribution $15,570-68.2%53-70$293$10,020,39113
5046The IllusionistYari Film Group Releasing $15,491-56.4%62-20$249$39,718,56119
5153The Work and the Glory III: A House DividedExcel Entertainment $13,232-40.1%11-5$1,202$651,1415
5250The MarineTwentieth Century Fox $12,507-54.3%68-16$183$18,743,84211
5356A Good YearTwentieth Century Fox $7,315-46.3%35-26$209$7,409,8057
5454ShortbusTHINKFilm $7,205-64.3%14-7$514$1,913,27912
5555Copying BeethovenMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) $6,588-64.4%18-5$366$336,9527
5667ScreamersMaya Entertainment $6,162-20%2-1$3,081$50,6303
5763Jesus CampMagnolia Pictures $5,114-39.4%8-6$639$865,36815
5872The Secret Life of WordsStrand Releasing $4,702-11.4%3+2$1,567$12,6882
5961Le petit lieutenantThe Cinema Guild $4,544-52.6%1-2$4,544$122,63916
6058Keeping MumTHINKFilm $4,525-61.4%11-3$411$1,594,68815
6180GalapagosIMAX $3,858-14.6%3+1$1,286$16,616,606374
6262American HardcoreSony Pictures Classics $3,343-62.5%9-8$371$260,48914
63-2 or 3 Things I Know About HerRialto Pictures $3,306-1-$3,306$66,7706
6481Family LawIFC Films $3,272-19.3%3-$1,090$16,8763
6597Aliens of the DeepWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $3,197+213.7%2-$1,598$8,719,602100
6635Van Wilder 2: The Rise of TajMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) $3,135-95.1%12-118$261$4,242,4814
6784Mrs. Palfrey at the ClaremontCineville $2,392-23.9%3-2$797$1,715,23957
6860Driving LessonsSony Pictures Classics $2,303-78.8%11-8$209$215,26511
69-Words of My Perfect TeacherInternational Film Circuit $2,300-3-$766$6,7191
7059Fast Food NationFox Searchlight Pictures $2,260-80%6-18$376$977,4446
7174The Cave of the Yellow DogTartan $1,388-73.4%5-3$277$71,0617
7279The AuraIFC Films $1,259-72.7%2-1$629$38,5606
73-Matthew Barney: No RestraintIFC Films $1,241-1-$1,241$3,1201
7487Off the BlackTHINKFilm $1,088-61.6%2-2$544$14,3783
7568CandyTHINKFilm $1,082-84.8%5-7$216$37,4466
7694Cocaine CowboysMagnolia Pictures $957-50.5%2-3$478$148,5849
77-A SoapStrand Releasing $764-1-$764$2,9028
7882Riding Alone for Thousands of MilesSony Pictures Classics $739-80%5-5$147$245,59717
7995Samoan WeddingMagnolia Pictures $726-62.2%2-$363$59,7397
80109Opal DreamStrand Releasing $548+37%2+1$274$7,5765
81100Old JoyKino International $487-36.3%1-2$487$170,40218
8273The BridesmaidFirst Run $446-91.6%1-5$446$106,90021
83108Mutual AppreciationGoodbye Cruel Releasing $135-70.6%2+1$67$89,80117