Domestic 2009 Weekend 51

December 18-20, 2009

Key:New This Week

RankLWRelease Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeksDistributor
1-Avatar$77,025,481-3,452-$22,313$77,025,4811Twentieth Century Fox
21The Princess and the Frog$12,185,949-49.7%3,475+41$3,506$44,717,7214Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
32The Blind Side$10,021,280-33.4%3,407+19$2,941$164,725,5255Warner Bros.
4-Did You Hear About the Morgans?$6,616,571-2,718-$2,434$6,616,5711Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
54The Twilight Saga: New Moon$4,407,598-44.6%3,035-600$1,452$274,598,3195Summit Entertainment
63Invictus$4,203,171-51.2%2,125-$1,977$15,877,9562Warner Bros.
75A Christmas Carol$3,443,464-49.6%2,070-332$1,663$130,813,3547Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
811Up in the Air$3,210,132+34.1%175+103$18,343$8,216,0513Paramount Pictures
96Brothers$2,889,121-42.4%2,009-79$1,438$22,349,8623Lionsgate
107Old Dogs$2,340,575-46.9%2,630-460$889$43,625,4714Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
1182012$2,204,588-49.3%2,242-596$983$159,028,6966Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
129Armored$1,284,591-63.3%1,538-381$835$14,254,6143Screen Gems
1315Precious$1,203,741-6%1,003+339$1,200$40,084,4127Lionsgate
1410Ninja Assassin$932,447-65.6%1,155-945$807$36,419,5354Warner Bros.
1512Planet 51$810,137-64.3%1,349-1,221$600$38,496,7705Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
1617The Road$660,274+30.5%396+261$1,667$4,926,9494-
1713Everybody's Fine$601,659-72.6%1,003-1,138$599$8,855,6463Miramax
1814Fantastic Mr. Fox$598,941-57.1%540-728$1,109$17,385,9166Twentieth Century Fox
1916The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day$406,783-48.7%404-120$1,006$9,365,0188Apparition
20-The Young Victoria$260,591-44-$5,922$260,5911Apparition
21-Nine$257,232-4-$64,308$257,2321The Weinstein Company
22-Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$255,073-307-$830$122,984,74314Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
2318An Education$220,925-29.7%200-24$1,104$7,120,03411Sony Pictures Classics
2431Broken Embraces$198,254+81%30+24$6,608$840,9495Sony Pictures Classics
2519Couples Retreat$170,610-33.8%294-77$580$107,863,22511Universal Pictures
2625Me and Orson Welles$156,420+1.1%134+70$1,167$549,9734Freestyle Releasing
2721A Single Man$142,848-34.3%9-$15,872$475,1982The Weinstein Company
2826A Serious Man$98,311-32.8%117-35$840$8,894,87412Focus Features
2936Paranormal Activity$88,715+43.8%237+55$374$107,603,10013Paramount Pictures
3024Law Abiding Citizen$87,049-47.5%151-74$576$72,443,51110Overture Films
3122The Men Who Stare at Goats$86,086-57.4%207-117$415$31,847,6047Overture Films
32-Crazy Heart$82,664-4-$20,666$107,9961Fox Searchlight Pictures
3338Astro Boy$80,148+81.2%252+130$318$19,168,6639Summit Entertainment
3433The Polar Express
2009 IMAX Release
$75,143-2%17+1$4,420$368,8897Warner Bros.
3528The Fourth Kind$66,495-53.2%133-84$499$25,269,9507Universal Pictures
3627Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans$64,934-55.6%76-20$854$1,302,1595First Look International
3723Pirate Radio$59,210-66%242-$244$7,830,0046Focus Features
3834Where the Wild Things Are$56,636-24.6%123-22$460$75,789,68610Warner Bros.
3930The Lovely Bones$45,097-61.3%3-$15,032$200,6872DreamWorks
4032The Box$40,680-50.1%131-72$310$14,961,9317Warner Bros.
4135Red Cliff$36,555-44.8%40-2$913$444,7585Magnolia Pictures
4240Under the Sea 3D$31,395-21.4%26-1$1,207$19,133,65345Warner Bros.
4341Coco Before Chanel$28,206-26.8%53-15$532$5,938,29313Sony Pictures Classics
4437The Messenger$26,444-41.5%43-7$614$592,3906Oscilloscope
4543La Danse: The Paris Opera Ballet$25,055-23.4%25+5$1,002$339,7907Zipporah Films
4639Amelia$18,777-57.2%65-53$288$14,172,1069Fox Searchlight Pictures
4746Space Station 3D$17,960-22.1%3-2$5,986$80,452,657401IMAX
4850Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure$16,894-10.8%8-$2,111$22,651,881116National Geographic Entertainment
4951The Maid$16,374-10.7%19-$861$466,72310Elephant Eye Films
5042The Private Lives of Pippa Lee$15,247-56%17-9$896$226,4714Screen Media Films
5148Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D$12,936-33.7%3-$4,312$30,577,464222IMAX
5261Deep Sea$7,283-2.4%3-2$2,427$42,759,571199Warner Bros.
5353New York, I Love You$5,996-65.7%11-16$545$1,585,78710Vivendi Entertainment
5458The Damned United$5,106-52%20-10$255$435,20211Sony Pictures Classics
5555Paris$5,031-66.5%12-16$419$1,005,16814IFC Films
56-The Little Traitor$5,021-2-$2,510$85,4839N/A
576935 Shots of Rum$3,177-37.4%2-3$1,588$125,39914The Cinema Guild
58100Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg$2,999+676.9%3-$999$1,128,60824International Film Circuit
59-A Town Called Panic$2,850-1-$2,850$4,0431Zeitgeist Films
6059Until the Light Takes Us$2,681-74.1%2-1$1,340$40,9283Variance Films
6180The House of the Devil$2,611-13.1%6+1$435$97,1138Magnolia Pictures
6273Dolphins and Whales 3D: Tribes of the Ocean$2,565-43.9%4-$641$7,233,891973D Entertainment
6367Killing Kasztner$2,308-56.7%1-$2,308$45,8619Sky Island Films
64-Cloud 9$2,014-2-$1,007$86,45219Music Box Films
6563Good Hair$1,877-72.6%6-8$312$4,144,59911Roadside Attractions
6682Ong Bak 2$1,877-18.4%3-1$625$99,8369Magnolia Pictures
67-The Wonder of It All$1,843-2-$921$779,63223Indican Pictures
68-Ricky$1,626-1-$1,626$2,2261IFC Films
6964Kurbaan$1,496-76.7%3-10$498$754,2685UTV Motion Pictures
7044The Slammin' Salmon$1,475-94.4%3-8$491$37,7982Anchor Bay Films
7179The Horse Boy$1,357-56%1-1$1,357$136,69112Zeitgeist Films
7278Amreeka$1,336-67.1%2-3$668$619,17216National Geographic Entertainment
7377Four Seasons Lodge$1,254-69.3%2-1$627$41,6536First Run
7485The Beaches of Agnès$1,200-36.6%2-2$600$221,48225The Cinema Guild
7571The September Issue$1,174-76.4%4-4$293$3,811,85317Roadside Attractions
76-Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy: Fallen Idol$1,125-1-$1,125$11,70812Indican Pictures
7786Oh My God$1,106-33.5%1-1$1,106$37,2506Mitropoulos Films
7888Bronson$1,036-17.9%4+1$259$103,82811Magnolia Pictures
7993The Sun
2009 Re-release
$1,011+29.3%2-$505$45,5655Lorber Films
8076The Yes Men Fix the World$916-77.9%3-8$305$159,03313Shadow Distribution
8187Seraphine$889-40.7%2-$444$854,12429Music Box Films
8275Uncertainty$770-82%4-$192$36,2306IFC Films
8370Serious Moonlight$769-84.6%2-6$384$24,1613Magnolia Pictures
84-Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love$705-1-$705$164,92928Shadow Distribution
8599Home
2008 Re-release
$691+49.6%1-$691$8,7394Lorber Films
86-Endgame$536-1-$536$6,8447Monterey Media
8781The Headless Woman$448-84.2%1-1$448$95,67518Strand Releasing
8898That Evening Sun$358-42.7%1-1$358$47,6957Freestyle Releasing
89-Beeswax$265-1-$265$41,38520The Cinema Guild
90-Shall We Kiss?$250-1-$250$533,93939Music Box Films
9196Big Fan$229-64.9%1-$229$229,99717First Independent Pictures
92-The Missing Person$189-1-$189$8,1575Strand Releasing
93103Departures$160+142.4%1-$160$1,491,09830Regent Releasing
94104From Mexico with Love$140+150%2+1$70$548,63811Roadside Attractions
95-Peter and Vandy$108-1-$108$10,72611Strand Releasing
9683Crude$70-96.9%1-5$70$161,98515First Run