Domestic 2009 Weekend 51

December 18-20, 2009

RankLWRelease Distributor Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeks
1-AvatarTwentieth Century Fox $77,025,481-3,452-$22,313$77,025,4811
21The Princess and the FrogWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $12,185,949-49.7%3,475+41$3,506$44,717,7214
32The Blind SideWarner Bros. $10,021,280-33.4%3,407+19$2,941$164,725,5255
4-Did You Hear About the Morgans?Sony Pictures Releasing $6,616,571-2,718-$2,434$6,616,5711
54The Twilight Saga: New MoonSummit Entertainment $4,407,598-44.6%3,035-600$1,452$274,598,3195
63InvictusWarner Bros. $4,203,171-51.2%2,125-$1,977$15,877,9562
75A Christmas CarolWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $3,443,464-49.6%2,070-332$1,663$130,813,3547
811Up in the AirParamount Pictures $3,210,132+34.1%175+103$18,343$8,216,0513
96BrothersLionsgate $2,889,121-42.4%2,009-79$1,438$22,349,8623
107Old DogsWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $2,340,575-46.9%2,630-460$889$43,625,4714
1182012Sony Pictures Releasing $2,204,588-49.3%2,242-596$983$159,028,6966
129ArmoredScreen Gems $1,284,591-63.3%1,538-381$835$14,254,6143
1315PreciousLionsgate $1,203,741-6%1,003+339$1,200$40,084,4127
1410Ninja AssassinWarner Bros. $932,447-65.6%1,155-945$807$36,419,5354
1512Planet 51Sony Pictures Releasing $810,137-64.3%1,349-1,221$600$38,496,7705
1617The Road-$660,274+30.5%396+261$1,667$4,926,9494
1713Everybody's FineMiramax $601,659-72.6%1,003-1,138$599$8,855,6463
1814Fantastic Mr. FoxTwentieth Century Fox $598,941-57.1%540-728$1,109$17,385,9166
1916The Boondock Saints II: All Saints DayApparition $406,783-48.7%404-120$1,006$9,365,0188
20-The Young VictoriaApparition $260,591-44-$5,922$260,5911
21-NineThe Weinstein Company $257,232-4-$64,308$257,2321
22-Cloudy with a Chance of MeatballsSony Pictures Releasing $255,073-307-$830$122,984,74314
2318An EducationSony Pictures Classics $220,925-29.7%200-24$1,104$7,120,03411
2431Broken EmbracesSony Pictures Classics $198,254+81%30+24$6,608$840,9495
2519Couples RetreatUniversal Pictures $170,610-33.8%294-77$580$107,863,22511
2625Me and Orson WellesFreestyle Releasing $156,420+1.1%134+70$1,167$549,9734
2721A Single ManThe Weinstein Company $142,848-34.3%9-$15,872$475,1982
2826A Serious ManFocus Features $98,311-32.8%117-35$840$8,894,87412
2936Paranormal ActivityParamount Pictures $88,715+43.8%237+55$374$107,603,10013
3024Law Abiding CitizenOverture Films $87,049-47.5%151-74$576$72,443,51110
3122The Men Who Stare at GoatsOverture Films $86,086-57.4%207-117$415$31,847,6047
32-Crazy HeartFox Searchlight Pictures $82,664-4-$20,666$107,9961
3338Astro BoySummit Entertainment $80,148+81.2%252+130$318$19,168,6639
3433The Polar Express
2009 IMAX Release
Warner Bros. $75,143-2%17+1$4,420$368,8897
3528The Fourth KindUniversal Pictures $66,495-53.2%133-84$499$25,269,9507
3627Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New OrleansFirst Look International $64,934-55.6%76-20$854$1,302,1595
3723Pirate RadioFocus Features $59,210-66%242-$244$7,830,0046
3834Where the Wild Things AreWarner Bros. $56,636-24.6%123-22$460$75,789,68610
3930The Lovely BonesDreamWorks $45,097-61.3%3-$15,032$200,6872
4032The BoxWarner Bros. $40,680-50.1%131-72$310$14,961,9317
4135Red CliffMagnolia Pictures $36,555-44.8%40-2$913$444,7585
4240Under the Sea 3DWarner Bros. $31,395-21.4%26-1$1,207$19,133,65345
4341Coco Before ChanelSony Pictures Classics $28,206-26.8%53-15$532$5,938,29313
4437The MessengerOscilloscope $26,444-41.5%43-7$614$592,3906
4543La Danse: The Paris Opera BalletZipporah Films $25,055-23.4%25+5$1,002$339,7907
4639AmeliaFox Searchlight Pictures $18,777-57.2%65-53$288$14,172,1069
4746Space Station 3DIMAX $17,960-22.1%3-2$5,986$80,452,657401
4850Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric AdventureNational Geographic Entertainment $16,894-10.8%8-$2,111$22,651,881116
4951The MaidElephant Eye Films $16,374-10.7%19-$861$466,72310
5042The Private Lives of Pippa LeeScreen Media Films $15,247-56%17-9$896$226,4714
5148Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3DIMAX $12,936-33.7%3-$4,312$30,577,464222
5261Deep SeaWarner Bros. $7,283-2.4%3-2$2,427$42,759,571199
5353New York, I Love YouVivendi Entertainment $5,996-65.7%11-16$545$1,585,78710
5458The Damned UnitedSony Pictures Classics $5,106-52%20-10$255$435,20211
5555ParisIFC Films $5,031-66.5%12-16$419$1,005,16814
56-The Little TraitorN/A$5,021-2-$2,510$85,4839
576935 Shots of RumThe Cinema Guild $3,177-37.4%2-3$1,588$125,39914
58100Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. GoldbergInternational Film Circuit $2,999+676.9%3-$999$1,128,60824
59-A Town Called PanicZeitgeist Films $2,850-1-$2,850$4,0431
6059Until the Light Takes UsVariance Films $2,681-74.1%2-1$1,340$40,9283
6180The House of the DevilMagnolia Pictures $2,611-13.1%6+1$435$97,1138
6273Dolphins and Whales 3D: Tribes of the Ocean3D Entertainment $2,565-43.9%4-$641$7,233,89197
6367Killing KasztnerSky Island Films $2,308-56.7%1-$2,308$45,8619
64-Cloud 9Music Box Films $2,014-2-$1,007$86,45219
6563Good HairRoadside Attractions $1,877-72.6%6-8$312$4,144,59911
6682Ong Bak 2Magnolia Pictures $1,877-18.4%3-1$625$99,8369
67-The Wonder of It AllIndican Pictures $1,843-2-$921$779,63223
68-RickyIFC Films $1,626-1-$1,626$2,2261
6964KurbaanUTV Motion Pictures $1,496-76.7%3-10$498$754,2685
7044The Slammin' SalmonAnchor Bay Films $1,475-94.4%3-8$491$37,7982
7179The Horse BoyZeitgeist Films $1,357-56%1-1$1,357$136,69112
7278AmreekaNational Geographic Entertainment $1,336-67.1%2-3$668$619,17216
7377Four Seasons LodgeFirst Run $1,254-69.3%2-1$627$41,6536
7485The Beaches of AgnèsThe Cinema Guild $1,200-36.6%2-2$600$221,48225
7571The September IssueRoadside Attractions $1,174-76.4%4-4$293$3,811,85317
76-Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy: Fallen IdolIndican Pictures $1,125-1-$1,125$11,70812
7786Oh My GodMitropoulos Films $1,106-33.5%1-1$1,106$37,2506
7888BronsonMagnolia Pictures $1,036-17.9%4+1$259$103,82811
7993The Sun
2009 Re-release
Lorber Films $1,011+29.3%2-$505$45,5655
8076The Yes Men Fix the WorldShadow Distribution $916-77.9%3-8$305$159,03313
8187SéraphineMusic Box Films $889-40.7%2-$444$854,12429
8275UncertaintyIFC Films $770-82%4-$192$36,2306
8370Serious MoonlightMagnolia Pictures $769-84.6%2-6$384$24,1613
84-Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I LoveShadow Distribution $705-1-$705$164,92928
8599Home
2008 Re-release
Lorber Films $691+49.6%1-$691$8,7394
86-EndgameMonterey Media $536-1-$536$6,8447
8781The Headless WomanStrand Releasing $448-84.2%1-1$448$95,67518
8898That Evening SunFreestyle Releasing $358-42.7%1-1$358$47,6957
89-BeeswaxThe Cinema Guild $265-1-$265$41,38520
90-Shall We Kiss?Music Box Films $250-1-$250$533,93939
9196Big FanFirst Independent Pictures $229-64.9%1-$229$229,99717
92-The Missing PersonStrand Releasing $189-1-$189$8,1575
93103DeparturesRegent Releasing $160+142.4%1-$160$1,491,09830
94104From Mexico with LoveRoadside Attractions $140+150%2+1$70$548,63811
95-Peter and VandyStrand Releasing $108-1-$108$10,72611
9683CrudeFirst Run $70-96.9%1-5$70$161,98515