Domestic 2011 Weekend 50

December 16-18, 2011

RankLWRelease Distributor Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeks
1-Sherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsWarner Bros. $39,637,079-3,703-$10,704$39,637,0791
2-Alvin and the Chipmunks: ChipwreckedTwentieth Century Fox $23,244,744-3,723-$6,243$23,244,7441
3-Mission: Impossible - Ghost ProtocolParamount Pictures $12,785,204-425-$30,082$13,385,2041
41New Year's EveWarner Bros. $7,310,413-43.8%3,505-$2,085$24,716,1672
52The SitterTwentieth Century Fox $4,608,681-53.2%2,752+2$1,674$17,929,9872
63The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1Summit Entertainment $4,197,893-46.3%2,958-646$1,419$266,327,9745
76HugoParamount Pictures $3,707,848-38.7%2,532-76$1,464$39,155,7094
85Arthur ChristmasSony Pictures Releasing $3,554,286-45.4%2,929-343$1,213$38,501,6314
94The MuppetsWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $3,520,926-49.5%2,808-520$1,253$70,994,5714
1018Young AdultParamount Pictures $3,403,159+996.9%986+978$3,451$3,843,0832
117The DescendantsFox Searchlight Pictures $3,268,357-25.4%878+2$3,722$28,645,9095
129Jack and JillSony Pictures Releasing $1,228,843-60.2%1,910-877$643$70,506,6296
138Happy Feet TwoWarner Bros. $1,077,329-70.8%1,780-1,060$605$58,909,8735
1411Tower HeistUniversal Pictures $901,025-61.8%1,315-754$685$75,788,7407
1510ImmortalsRelativity Media $851,371-65.4%1,210-1,076$703$81,889,3766
1614My Week with MarilynThe Weinstein Company $591,385-24.3%244-$2,423$6,087,1304
1712Puss in BootsDreamWorks $465,209-71.4%757-1,086$614$142,775,4028
1817Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyFocus Features $456,777+47.1%16+12$28,548$879,5482
1913J. EdgarWarner Bros. $386,494-67.5%703-852$549$35,718,8976
2020ShameFox Searchlight Pictures $307,254+8.4%51+30$6,024$1,231,2953
2119The ArtistThe Weinstein Company $287,367-2.7%17+1$16,903$1,327,5204
2221Dolphin TaleWarner Bros. $193,092-28.4%281-61$687$71,330,86013
2315A Very Harold & Kumar 3D ChristmasWarner Bros. $175,064-63.1%202-268$866$34,413,0797
2416In TimeTwentieth Century Fox $163,354-52.9%273-81$598$36,732,6948
2538A Dangerous MethodSony Pictures Classics $150,855+96.1%17+13$8,873$719,8574
2622MelancholiaMagnolia Pictures $133,914-41.9%131-14$1,022$2,243,2066
2739Footloose
2011 Re-release
Paramount Pictures $123,746+76.7%253+52$489$51,292,77610
2833The Polar Express
2011 IMAX Release
Warner Bros. $108,303-6.1%25-$4,332$460,0484
2923CourageousTriStar Pictures $102,879-46.9%101-90$1,018$33,514,67812
3024Margin CallRoadside Attractions $98,178-44.9%121-27$811$5,114,4299
3127Paranormal Activity 3Paramount Pictures $91,616-35.8%206-96$444$103,783,4789
3228Real SteelWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $80,352-39.1%155-51$518$83,737,28211
33-CarnageSony Pictures Classics $79,795-5-$15,959$79,7951
3429The Way
2010 Re-release
-$79,295-38.6%93-27$852$3,988,53311
3526MoneyballSony Pictures Releasing $75,535-49.7%98-110$770$74,317,36313
3635The HelpWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $72,053-32.2%156-56$461$169,345,70519
3725Like CrazyParamount Vantage $57,513-65.3%100-62$575$3,292,9588
3842Born to Be WildWarner Bros. $57,088-8.1%49-$1,165$14,786,94537
3932Midnight in ParisSony Pictures Classics $53,678-53.5%116-79$462$56,293,47431
4034The Skin I Live InSony Pictures Classics $51,798-53%71-38$729$2,942,23010
4136The Three MusketeersSummit Entertainment $50,210-41.8%123-45$408$20,315,3249
4231The Ides of MarchSony Pictures Releasing $45,589-61.6%72-115$633$40,567,82411
4344DriveFilmDistrict $41,947-13.4%56-14$749$34,746,35314
4430The Greatest Miracle-$37,652-69.1%36-51$1,045$492,94510
454150/50Summit Entertainment $37,370-42.5%111-35$336$34,963,96712
4650Hubble 3DWarner Bros. $36,447+7.5%20-$1,822$29,762,24092
4745Take ShelterSony Pictures Classics $27,608-42.1%58-5$476$1,627,47012
4848Le HavreJanus Films $24,257-36.5%21-2$1,155$358,7069
4954The Lion King
2011 3D Release
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $23,694-11.2%32-6$740$94,197,68914
5043Martha Marcy May MarleneFox Searchlight Pictures $21,602-57.7%39-33$553$2,870,2779
5156The Women on the 6th FloorStrand Releasing $18,684-20.1%12-1$1,557$428,09711
5276Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's JourneySubmarine Deluxe $13,903+343.9%8+3$1,737$208,2769
5364Space Station 3DIMAX $12,851+21.3%3+1$4,283$84,615,858505
5453The Rum DiaryFilmDistrict $12,429-57.8%30-33$414$13,100,0428
5552PastorelaLionsgate $10,616-65.6%19-25$558$156,7843
5663TomboyDada Films $9,881-14.2%9-$1,097$89,7535
5773Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World3D Entertainment $9,800+131.5%9-$1,088$4,433,63382
5857Mozart's SisterMusic Box Films $9,421-43.7%10-6$942$669,08118
5960Under the Sea 3DWarner Bros. $9,190-30.3%8-2$1,148$28,778,574149
60-Cook CountyHannover House $7,579-5-$1,515$7,5791
6161Young Goethe in LoveMusic Box Films $7,298-41.7%8-$912$93,2117
62-Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood RebelAnchor Bay Films $7,000-2-$3,500$7,0001
6359Into the AbyssIFC Films $6,389-59.6%17-13$375$216,2626
6477Crazy Wisdom: The Life & Times of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche-$6,381+105.2%4+2$1,595$43,1064
6565The GuardSony Pictures Classics $6,341-38.4%12-3$528$5,325,09021
6693The InterruptersThe Cinema Guild $6,282+377.4%3+2$2,094$267,76321
6758Eames: The Architect & The PainterFirst Run $5,614-64.8%6-5$935$123,3696
6875GalapagosIMAX $5,486+41.8%1-$5,486$18,046,670634
6962Elite Squad: The Enemy WithinVariance Films $5,014-56.5%7-$716$80,4876
7072BlackthornMagnolia Pictures $4,535+6.8%9+4$503$182,09711
7168Sleeping BeautyIFC Films $4,529-23.8%4-$1,132$29,0043
7294AmigoVariance Films $3,489+190.5%3+2$1,163$178,28518
7367The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William ColbyFirst Run $3,410-44.7%3-3$1,136$166,27713
7489My ReincarnationLong Shot Factory $3,121+68.6%3+1$1,040$38,0118
7566The OutrageMagnolia Pictures $3,082-62.1%7-$440$26,1593
7685House of ToleranceIFC Films $2,912+37.4%3-$970$19,3274
7796London River
2011 Re-release
-$2,600+149%2+1$1,300$4,1002
7871Happy MagicChina Lion Film Distribution $2,140-58.2%3-2$713$10,6972
7970KhodorkovskyKino Lorber $1,759-70.1%1-$1,759$25,4803
80-Rid of MeSubmarine Deluxe $1,660-1-$1,660$5,3825
81-Addiction IncorporatedVariance Films $1,629-1-$1,629$3,6831
82104El Bulli: Cooking in Progress-$1,628+135.9%2+1$814$193,61321
8392The Bride Wore BlackThe Film Desk $1,412-2.3%1-1$1,412$17,6617
8495T-Rex: Back to the CretaceousIMAX $1,298+14.3%1-$1,298$53,236,489687
85-The ConquestMusic Box Films $1,276-1-$1,276$40,4396
8688The Mill and the Cross-$1,045-46.1%3-1$348$263,50814
8797The WhalePaladin $1,028+3%1-$1,028$57,98615
88-American TeacherFirst Run $994-2-$497$32,28012
89-Jane's JourneyFirst Run $982-1-$982$19,55714
90103Higher Ground
2011 Re-release
Sony Pictures Classics $847+17.6%3-2$282$836,50317
9184Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the DarknessInternational Film Circuit $789-64.9%1-1$789$838,23524
9280I Melt with YouMagnolia Pictures $670-75.4%2-$335$4,7952
9399The LookKino Lorber $645-31.6%1-$645$12,6647
94-LittlerockVariance Films $581-1-$581$17,07919
9590Sigur Rós: InniCinema Purgatorio $572-66.5%1-2$572$116,3988
96-King of Devil's IslandFilm Movement $554-1-$554$2,3455
9779Revenge of the Electric CarArea 23a $470-83.2%1-2$470$150,3079
98-American: The Bill Hicks StoryVariance Films $432-1-$432$91,30637
99-My JoyKino Lorber $352-1-$352$5,45712
100102Summer
2011 Re-release
The Film Desk $349-56.2%1-$349$37,80428
101110Hell and Back Again-$346-13.7%1-$346$34,63711
102-3Strand Releasing $288-2-$144$59,77414
103101Answers to NothingRoadside Attractions $157-81.9%1-6$157$22,0293
104105RestlessSony Pictures Classics $141-79.4%1-2$141$163,14114
105108Four Adventures of Reinette and MirabelleThe Film Desk $80-83.6%1-$80$18,16922
106106Paul Goodman Changed My LifeZeitgeist Films $17-97.2%1-1$17$24,3339