Theater Counts > 2008 > Week 49


December 5
Updated Thursday afternoons

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> NEW RELEASES
8 - Punisher: War Zone Lionsgate 2,508 - - 2,700 - 36,900 - 1
10 - Nobel Son Freestyle Releasing 893 - - 900 - 12,360 - 1
11 - Cadillac Records Sony / Columbia 687 - - 770 - 10,980 - 1
63 - The Black Balloon NeoClassics Films 8 - - - - - - 1
72 - Don Carlo at La Scala Emerging Pictures 5 - - - - - - 1
83 - Extreme Movie Weinstein / Dimension 3 - - - - - - 1
84 - Frost/Nixon Universal 3 - - 4 - 67 - 1
103 - Ciao Regent Releasing 1 - - 1 - 5 - 1
108 - A Good Day to Be Black and Sexy Magnolia 1 - - - - - - 1
110 - Hunger (2008) IFC 1 - - 1 - 5 - 1
> EXPANDING
1 4 Twilight Summit Entertainment 3,620 +195 +5.7% 5,200 -500 63,400 -14,200 3
4 5 Four Christmases Warner Bros. (New Line) 3,335 +25 +0.8% 4,700 +100 69,200 -3,600 2
6 6 Australia Fox 2,721 +79 +3.0% 3,700 - 34,900 -2,200 2
13 11 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Miramax 678 +96 +16.5% 680 +90 9,260 +640 5
15 13 Fireproof Samuel Goldwyn 499 +13 +2.7% 500 +10 1,480 -2,870 11
23 47 Pride & Glory Warner Bros. (New Line) 180 +150 +500.0% 180 +150 1,750 +1,504 7
28 32 The Duchess Paramount Vantage 135 +57 +73.1% 140 +60 1,470 +830 12
32 46 Milk Focus Features 99 +63 +175.0% 164 +98 2,007 +1,156 2
36 41 Slumdog Millionaire Fox Searchlight 78 +29 +59.2% 130 +40 1,620 +510 4
40 44 Let the Right One In (2008) Magnolia 50 +9 +22.0% 50 +9 190 +40 7
44 43 A Christmas Tale IFC 44 +1 +2.3% 44 +1 120 -20 4
49 51 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2008) Warner Bros. 26 +5 +23.8% - - - - 3
54 54 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) IMAX 18 +2 +12.5% - - - - 6
58 59 Ashes of Time Redux Sony Classics 11 +3 +37.5% 11 +1 30 - 9
59 65 Repo: The Genetic Opera Lionsgate 11 +5 +83.3% 11 +1 89 +39 5
60 57 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. 10 +1 +11.1% 10 - 61 +1 145
62 60 A Girl Cut in Two IFC 10 +2 +25.0% 10 - 30 - 17
64 63 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 8 +1 +14.3% 10 - 10 - 347
66 78 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX 7 +4 +133.3% 10 +7 10 +6 168
67 66 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista 7 +1 +16.7% 10 - 20 - 150
68 72 Fear(s) of the Dark IFC 6 +2 +50.0% 10 +6 20 +9 7
69 73 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures 6 +2 +50.0% - - - - 27
74 74 Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom Logo Features 5 +1 +25.0% 5 +1 58 +1 7
76 80 Trouble the Water Zeitgeist 5 +2 +66.7% 10 +7 10 - 16
79 75 Familiar Strangers Cavalier Films 4 +1 +33.3% 4 +1 17 +7 4
80 87 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeitgeist 4 +2 +100.0% 4 +2 20 +20 7
86 83 Hounddog Empire 3 +1 +50.0% 3 - 60 - 12
90 88 U2 3D National Geographic Entertainment 3 +1 +50.0% 3 +1 - - 46
91 89 Were the World Mine Speak Productions 3 +1 +50.0% 3 +1 40 +10 6
96 97 Lake City Screen Media 2 +1 +100.0% 2 +1 8 +4 3
> NO CHANGE
7 7 Transporter 3 Lionsgate 2,626 - - 2,900 -100 39,800 -3,800 2
22 20 Happy-Go-Lucky Miramax 202 - - 202 - 1,850 -80 9
37 33 Yuvvraaj Eros 77 - - 80 -10 210 -30 3
51 - Local Color Monterey Media, Inc. 22 markets - - - - - - 8
53 52 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment 21 - - 21 - 60 - 62
56 55 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment 15 - - 20 - 30 - 17
61 56 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment 10 - - - - - - 43
70 64 Frozen River Sony Classics 6 - - 10 - 20 +10 19
71 67 A Secret Strand 6 - - 10 +4 20 - 14
78 - Battle in Seattle Redwood Palms Pictures 4 - - 4 - 10 - 12
82 - Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures 3 - - 3 - 50 - 9
85 76 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino 3 - - 3 - 12 -1 3
87 77 I Can't Think Straight Regent Releasing 3 - - 3 - 8 -4 3
89 79 One Day You'll Understand Kino 3 - - 3 - 14 +4 6
92 - August Evening Maya Entertainment 2 - - - - - - 14
94 - Eden (2008) Liberation Entertainment 2 - - - - - - 4
95 84 House (2008) Roadside Attractions 2 - - 2 -1 20 -10 5
97 - Momma's Man Kino 2 - - - - - - 16
99 - Amexicano Maya Entertainment 1 - - - - - - 3
100 90 Antarctica Regent Releasing 1 - - 1 - - - 9
101 92 Box Elder Unknown 1 - - - - - - 40
102 93 Breakfast with Scot Regent Releasing 1 - - 1 - - - 9
104 - Everybody Wants to Be Italian Roadside Attractions 1 - - - - - - 7
106 94 The Flyboys Dark Coast Pictures 1 - - - - - - 17
107 - Gardens of the Night City Lights Pictures Releasing 1 - - 1 - 4 - 4
109 96 How About You Strand 1 - - 1 - 5 - 4
111 98 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeitgeist 1 - - - - - - 24
112 - A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment 1 - - - - - - 67
113 99 The Matador (2008) City Lights Pictures Releasing 1 - - 1 - 5 - 6
114 101 My Name Is Bruce Image Entertainment 1 - - 1 - - - 6
117 - The Reader Weinstein Company 1 - - - - - - 0
118 - Save Me First Run 1 - - 1 - 6 - 13
119 - whaledreamers Monterey Media, Inc. 1 - - 1 - 1 - 11
120 106 The Wild Child (re-issue) The Film Desk 1 - - - - - - 5
121 - Yella Cinema Guild 1 - - 1 - 4 - 22
> DECLINING
2 2 Bolt Buena Vista 3,516 -138 -3.8% 5,400 -700 72,300 -17,400 3
3 3 Quantum of Solace Sony / Columbia 3,423 -78 -2.2% 4,400 -700 55,900 -15,000 4
5 1 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Paramount (DreamWorks) 3,317 -392 -10.6% 3,800 -700 51,300 -12,600 5
9 8 Role Models Universal 1,907 -288 -13.1% 1,907 -293 22,000 -4,200 5
12 10 Changeling Universal 681 -329 -32.6% 690 -320 5,600 -2,300 7
14 9 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Buena Vista 632 -753 -54.4% 640 -760 1,730 -7,970 7
16 12 The Secret Life of Bees Fox Searchlight 432 -58 -11.8% 432 -58 4,150 -520 8
17 14 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Weinstein Company 275 -162 -37.1% 280 -160 2,250 -1,270 6
18 18 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. 269 -36 -11.8% 310 -40 2,660 -500 21
19 17 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Buena Vista 248 -69 -21.8% 250 -70 760 -190 10
20 15 Soul Men MGM (Weinstein) 233 -102 -30.4% 233 -107 2,390 -1,030 5
21 16 Eagle Eye Paramount (DreamWorks) 205 -120 -36.9% 210 -120 1,870 -820 11
24 19 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics 170 -46 -21.3% 170 -50 660 -160 10
25 22 WALL-E Buena Vista 166 -24 -12.6% 170 -20 540 -60 24
26 23 Igor MGM 162 -17 -9.5% 162 -18 1,690 -400 12
27 25 Max Payne Fox 145 -14 -8.8% 150 -10 1,450 -150 8
29 24 Saw V Lionsgate 115 -62 -35.0% 120 -60 960 -500 7
30 27 Synecdoche, New York Sony Classics 115 -4 -3.4% 120 - 410 -30 7
31 29 Appaloosa Warner Bros. (New Line) 104 -6 -5.5% 104 -6 950 -10 12
33 21 Righteous Kill Overture Films 89 -108 -54.8% 90 -110 700 -840 13
34 28 City of Ember Fox 83 -28 -25.2% 83 -28 750 -260 9
35 30 Burn After Reading Focus Features 78 -19 -19.6% 80 -20 720 -145 13
38 35 Religulous Lionsgate 59 -2 -3.3% 60 -1 440 -30 10
39 38 I've Loved You So Long Sony Classics 51 -1 -1.9% 51 -1 190 -10 7
41 26 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Freestyle Releasing 45 -78 -63.4% 50 -73 380 -690 6
42 34 Nights in Rodanthe Warner Bros. 45 -28 -38.4% 50 -23 410 -240 11
43 31 Body of Lies Warner Bros. 44 -36 -45.0% 50 -40 430 -330 9
45 40 Journey to the Center of the Earth Warner Bros. (New Line) 41 -10 -19.6% 41 -10 350 -113 22
46 45 RockNRolla Warner Bros. 36 -4 -10.0% 40 - 350 -20 9
47 36 Dostana Yash Raj 34 -24 -41.4% 40 -20 110 -80 4
48 48 How to Lose Friends and Alienate People MGM 26 -3 -10.3% 30 - 250 -100 10
50 42 Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye UTV Communications 24 -21 -46.7% 24 -26 57 -113 2
52 49 JCVD Peace Arch Entertainment 21 -4 -16.0% 21 -9 80 -20 5
55 50 What Just Happened? Magnolia 17 -8 -32.0% 20 -10 50 -20 8
57 53 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM (Weinstein) 12 -6 -33.3% 12 -8 120 -60 17
65 58 I Served the King of England Sony Classics 7 -2 -22.2% 10 - 20 - 15
73 61 Man on Wire Magnolia 5 -3 -37.5% 5 -5 17 -13 20
75 62 The Secrets Monterey Media, Inc. 5 -2 -28.6% 10 - 10 -10 2
77 69 Ballast Alluvial Film Company 4 -1 -20.0% 4 -1 13 -2 10
81 68 Tell No One Music Box Films 4 -2 -33.3% 4 -6 10 - 23
88 71 I.O.U.S.A. Roadside Attractions 3 -2 -40.0% 3 -2 30 -16 16
93 70 The Dukes CAVU 2 -3 -60.0% 2 -8 9 -1 4
98 81 The Alphabet Killer Anchor Bay Films 1 -1 -50.0% 1 -1 12 -14 5
105 82 The First Basket Laemmle / Zeller Films 1 -1 -50.0% 1 -1 3 -6 6
115 85 The Other End of the Line MGM 1 -1 -50.0% 1 -1 14 -7 6
116 86 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Balcony Releasing 1 -1 -50.0% 1 -1 4 -6 5
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