Domestic 2004 Week 53

December 31-January 6, 2005

Key:New This WeekEstimated

RankLWRelease Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeksDistributor
11Meet the Fockers$55,080,125-42.8%3,524+6$15,630$175,799,7103Universal Pictures
22A Series of Unfortunate Events$18,100,587-45.5%3,623-$4,996$98,130,1133Paramount Pictures
35The Aviator$15,129,469-19.6%1,796-$8,423$35,306,1953Miramax
44Ocean's Twelve$12,428,444-35.9%3,290-$3,777$110,001,5894Warner Bros.
53Fat Albert$12,124,439-47.6%2,744+70$4,418$35,273,9962Twentieth Century Fox
69National Treasure$8,516,685-20.1%2,282+81$3,732$156,270,8787Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
78Spanglish$8,439,333-25.2%2,489+48$3,390$33,256,9563Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
86The Polar Express$7,084,784-55.2%2,513-105$2,819$156,588,1299Warner Bros.
911The Phantom of the Opera$6,712,298-26.2%622-$10,791$18,128,4963Warner Bros.
1010The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou$6,333,793-36.4%1,105-$5,731$16,704,4994Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
117Darkness$6,060,370-49.5%1,718+18$3,527$18,071,4282Dimension Films
1212The Incredibles$5,184,229-30.8%1,715-17$3,022$252,680,8389Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
1313Blade: Trinity$4,145,206-30.1%2,207-111$1,878$49,224,9435New Line Cinema
1414Flight of the Phoenix$4,103,391-29.9%2,373-231$1,729$17,772,9983Twentieth Century Fox
1517Finding Neverland$3,542,312-4%1,054+121$3,360$25,628,3718Miramax
1616Closer$3,358,608-22.9%1,094+25$3,070$28,588,2295Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
1718Sideways$2,962,366+1.3%370+6$8,006$23,216,17411Fox Searchlight Pictures
1815Christmas with the Kranks$1,961,207-62.2%1,825-310$1,074$73,400,6887Revolution Studios
1925Beyond the Sea$1,838,573+260%383-$4,800$2,415,5563Lionsgate
2019The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$1,614,474-37.6%1,068-248$1,511$82,268,2227Paramount Pictures
2120House of Flying Daggers$1,044,106-22.3%161-4$6,485$4,459,4155Sony Pictures Classics
2221A Very Long Engagement$1,039,414-6.9%167-$6,224$3,000,4816Warner Independent Pictures (WIP)
2322Kinsey$789,120-0.8%228-6$3,461$6,992,0818Fox Searchlight Pictures
2423Ray$607,160-2%343+69$1,770$71,768,89510Universal Pictures
2535Santa vs. the Snowman 3D
2004 Re-release
$481,719+142.2%13-2$37,055$1,531,93411IMAX
2624Shark Tale$441,147-27.1%407-$1,083$160,861,90814DreamWorks Distribution
2726Bad Education$415,858-14.7%47-3$8,848$1,892,4847Sony Pictures Classics
2827Million Dollar Baby$414,609-4.7%9-$46,067$1,187,2864Warner Bros.
2930The Motorcycle Diaries$282,141-7.3%93+1$3,033$15,817,28815Focus Features
3032Shall We Dance$249,852-5.9%306-35$816$57,220,48612Miramax
3131Ladder 49$242,117-10.2%255-$949$73,947,62314Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
3244In Good Company$221,284+202%3-$73,761$294,5652Universal Pictures
3333Hotel Rwanda$218,068-9.9%7-$31,152$502,4933United Artists
3434Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$199,740-8.6%216+28$924$39,945,9308Universal Pictures
3528Swades$174,509-55.8%60-10$2,908$1,102,2323UTV Motion Pictures
3636The Work and the Glory$127,791-24.8%22+5$5,808$1,206,9347Excel Entertainment
3739The Woodsman$125,963+10%13-$9,689$240,5092Newmarket Films
3829Space Station 3D$120,900-62.9%9-1$13,433$56,548,705142IMAX
3937What the #$*! Do We (K)now!?$117,867-3.1%54-$2,182$10,141,35448-
4045After the Sunset$106,715+70.8%146-12$730$28,157,5918New Line Cinema
4154The Merchant of Venice$86,378+158.7%4-$21,594$119,7702Sony Pictures Classics
4243Taxi
2004 Re-release
$84,075-4.2%77-22$1,091$36,383,63714Twentieth Century Fox
4340Alexander$76,328-23.3%232-$329$34,029,2457Warner Bros.
4442Being Julia$76,282-16.9%43-14$1,774$3,584,06112Sony Pictures Classics
4538Napoleon Dynamite$75,141-37%114-27$659$44,438,29330Fox Searchlight Pictures
4664The Assassination of Richard Nixon$57,406+224.2%5-$11,481$75,1142THINKFilm
4763T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous$44,053+115.9%1-1$44,053$49,672,612324IMAX
4849Haunted Castle$43,000-4.4%5-$8,600$10,157,855202-
4951I Heart Huckabees$42,423+2.4%43-1$986$12,613,26914Fox Searchlight Pictures
5048Without a Paddle$41,824-10.4%25-17$1,672$58,120,92720Paramount Pictures
5166A Love Song for Bobby Long$41,215+204.7%8-$5,151$54,7432Lionsgate
5253Vera Drake$38,073+1.2%19-10$2,003$2,138,49013Fine Line Features
5346NASCAR: The IMAX Experience$36,892-38.5%18-$2,049$19,566,14243Warner Bros.
5450In the Realms of the Unreal$33,846-22%3-$11,282$87,1353Wellspring Media
5552The Sea Inside$28,979-24.3%5-1$5,795$152,6693Fine Line Features
5657Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk$27,005+8.7%8-$3,375$8,909,046116Giant Screen Films
5755Team America: World Police$26,937-18%41+7$657$32,761,48112Paramount Pictures
5860The Machinist$23,645+10.1%26-$909$1,014,59911Paramount Classics
5962Veer-Zaara$19,929-3.3%10-2$1,992$2,880,1089Yash Raj Films
6061Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey$18,458-12.7%5-$3,691$7,760,025117Giant Screen Films
6158Garden State$17,626-24.6%24-4$734$26,761,16024Fox Searchlight Pictures
6277Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids$15,355+143.7%1-$15,355$59,2305THINKFilm
6356Callas Forever$14,820-50.3%6-5$2,470$335,3539Regent Releasing
6459Paper Clips$12,810-42.5%6-1$2,135$119,5357Slowhand Cinema Releasing
6565Ghosts of the Abyss$11,838-16.6%4-2$2,959$16,611,89691Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
6672Tarnation$11,503+35.6%7-1$1,643$482,22714Wellspring Media
6767The Young Black Stallion$11,190-16%4-$2,797$6,618,84555Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
6880Bear Cub$10,611+100.8%4+1$2,652$69,4489TLA Releasing
6969Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela$10,154+2%3-$3,384$73,15711-
7086Notre musique$9,972+378%3+1$3,324$73,0147Wellspring Media
7168Alfie$9,861-10.3%20-12$493$13,390,8519Paramount Pictures
7279Postmen in the Mountains$9,731+62.8%3+1$3,243$120,16255Shadow Distribution
7376Lightning in a Bottle$9,223+41.9%6+2$1,537$140,67011Sony Pictures Classics
7474Alien Adventure$7,800-2.5%2-$3,900$4,706,716281-
75-Moolaadé$7,253-2-$3,626$112,92012New Yorker Films
7673Apollo 13
The IMAX Experience
$6,217-23%1-$6,217$1,752,043120IMAX
77-Sky Blue$5,444-1-$5,444$5,4441-
7878Rosenstrasse$5,138-15.2%4-$1,284$729,65423IDP Distribution
79-Galapagos$4,322-1-$4,322$14,618,876271IMAX
8083Seducing Doctor Lewis
2004 Re-release
$4,158+8%3-3$1,386$471,23630Wellspring Media
8175A Tale of Two Sisters$3,763-48.6%2-$1,881$36,9485Tartan
82-Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst$3,107-2-$1,553$73,9446Magnolia Pictures
8370Thérèse: The Story of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux$2,971-68.6%7-23$424$1,776,11914-
8485Red Lights$2,263-22.6%2-4$1,131$634,82720Wellspring Media
8584Saints and Soldiers$1,566-54.4%2-2$783$1,141,83222Excel Entertainment
8681Almost Peaceful
2004 Re-release
$1,232-71.9%1-1$1,232$90,10820Empire Pictures Inc.
8791Encounter in the Third Dimension$1,200+9.1%1-$1,200$7,033,500306-
8887Untold Scandal$875-47.3%2+1$437$44,82713Kino International
8994Zelary$834+75.2%1-$834$330,03316Sony Pictures Classics
9090Fear and Trembling
2004 Re-release
$804-33.9%1-$804$24,2187The Cinema Guild
91-L'autre monde
2004 Re-release
$747-1-$747$2,49422ArtMattan Productions
92-La petite Lili
2004 Re-release
$660-1-$660$22,1518First Run
9398WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception$610+51%1-2$610$22,5415Cinema Libre Studio
9488Birth$586-64.4%5-5$117$4,763,69810New Line Cinema
95101Enduring Love$563+107.7%1-4$563$349,40410Paramount Classics
9695A Talking Picture$516+9.8%1-$516$10,7744Kino International
9792Goodbye, Dragon Inn$500-50%1-$500$27,06616Wellspring Media
98-The Deserted Station$334-1-$334$12,05327First Run
99100Head in the Clouds$171-51.8%1-1$171$398,27816Sony Pictures Classics