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September 16-18, 2005
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'Just Like Heaven' No Cure for B.O. Blahs,
'Lord of War' Shoots Blanks...

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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 23 N Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $388,166 - 5 - $77,633 $388,166 - 1
2 35 N Proof Mira. $193,840 - 8 - $24,230 $193,840 $20 1
3 66 N Separate Lies FoxS $22,341 - 2 - $11,170 $22,341 - 1
4 45 N Everything Is Illuminated WIP $66,806 - 6 - $11,134 $66,806 - 1
5 42 N Thumbsucker SPC $85,327 - 9 - $9,480 $85,327 - 1
6 83 71 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $8,502 -27.9% 1 -1 $8,502 $17,039,427 - 128
7 49 51 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $48,482 +32.7% 8 - $6,060 $63,601,201 - 179
8 91 N The Weeping Meadow NYer $6,015 - 1 - $6,015 $7,999 - 1
9 31 N G Aloha $248,337 - 42 - $5,912 $248,337 - 1
10 71 N Garcon Stupide Pict. $17,195 - 3 - $5,731 $17,195 - 1
11 73 66 Elevator to the Gallows (Re-issue) Rialto $16,657 +17.8% 3 - $5,552 $199,683 - 13
12 2 1 The Exorcism of Emily Rose SGem $14,851,719 -50.6% 2,983 +2 $4,978 $51,561,110 $19 2
13 102 94 Music from the Inside Out Emr. $4,865 -12.8% 1 - $4,865 $111,078 - 18
14 74 64 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav $14,250 -7.7% 3 - $4,750 $11,206,314 - 239
15 1 N Just Like Heaven DW $16,408,718 - 3,508 - $4,677 $16,408,718 $58 1
16 56 44 Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey (IMAX) GSF $41,890 -24.7% 9 - $4,654 $9,533,757 - 154
17 54 N Hellbent Reg. $45,047 - 10 - $4,504 $45,047 - 1
18 82 N Future of Food Libre $8,721 - 2 - $4,360 $12,371 - 1
19 27 20 Salaam Namaste Yash $273,932 -45.7% 63 - $4,348 $911,022 - 2
20 51 43 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) GSF $47,120 -25.0% 12 - $3,926 $10,342,311 - 153
21 46 36 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) NWav $65,750 -24.9% 17 - $3,867 $4,666,943 - 24
22 88 89 Keane Magn. $7,129 +15.9% 2 +1 $3,564 $16,209 $0.85 2
23 89 70 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $7,008 -40.8% 2 -1 $3,504 $52,012,262 - 361
24 50 47 Green Street Hooligans Free $47,940 -1.7% 14 +7 $3,424 $122,300 - 2
25 3 N Lord of War Lions $9,390,144 - 2,814 - $3,336 $9,390,144 $50 1
26 111 86 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $2,990 -54.8% 1 - $2,990 $33,785 - 3
27 112 N One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern FRun $2,876 - 1 - $2,876 $2,876 - 1
28 96 104 Kamikaze Girls Viz $5,619 +101.0% 2 +1 $2,809 $8,414 - 2
29 11 16 An Unfinished Life Mira. $2,052,066 +103.5% 753 +614 $2,725 $3,370,348 $30 2
30 7 4 The Constant Gardener Focus $3,618,254 -23.4% 1,387 +6 $2,608 $24,289,337 $25 3
31 32 N The Thing About My Folks PicH $235,341 - 93 - $2,530 $235,341 - 1
32 5 N Cry Wolf Rog. $4,428,209 - 1,789 - $2,475 $4,428,209 $1 1
33 114 91 Shoujyo: The Adolescent Indic. $2,462 -58.1% 1 -1 $2,462 $24,184 - 4
34 80 83 The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam Arv. $10,122 +27.8% 5 +2 $2,024 $150,737 - 15
35 4 2 The 40-Year-Old Virgin Uni. $5,967,005 -22.7% 3,006 +32 $1,985 $90,726,553 $26 5
36 108 130 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela $3,864 +563.9% 2 +1 $1,932 $358,564 - 48
37 61 N Chocolate (2005) Eros $38,000 - 20 - $1,900 $38,000 - 1
38 57 49 Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress Emp. $41,387 -6.3% 22 +6 $1,881 $366,937 - 8
39 29 30 Junebug SPC $263,859 +22.0% 143 +38 $1,845 $1,752,234 - 7
40 116 126 The Tunnel Avat. $1,838 +116.7% 1 -1 $1,838 $43,182 - 21
41 36 29 Grizzly Man Lions $176,614 -19.5% 97 -8 $1,820 $2,315,268 - 6
42 55 53 Aliens of the Deep (IMAX) BV $43,503 +22.0% 24 - $1,812 $7,196,784 - 34
43 40 35 2046 SPC $89,677 -23.7% 51 -10 $1,758 $1,147,129 $12 7
44 69 55 Cote D'Azur Strand $17,413 -48.1% 10 -1 $1,741 $66,074 - 2
45 110 84 Therese: The Story of Saint Therese of Lisieux Luke $3,153 -54.2% 2 -2 $1,576 $2,499,090 - 51
46 58 54 The Memory of a Killer SPC $41,322 +16.0% 27 +10 $1,530 $201,134 - 4
47 120 - A Wake in Providence Indic. $1,498 - 1 - $1,498 $157,107 - 23
48 85 80 Touch the Sound Shad. $7,460 -11.6% 5 +2 $1,492 $23,364 - 2
49 105 120 The World Zeit. $4,471 +338.8% 3 +2 $1,490 $58,193 - 12
50 19 19 Broken Flowers Focus $541,302 -28.1% 372 -53 $1,455 $12,379,258 - 7
51 94 92 Margaret Cho: The Assassin Tour Reg. $5,739 -1.3% 4 -1 $1,434 $35,506 - 3
52 6 3 Transporter 2 Fox $4,012,866 -45.7% 2,805 -515 $1,430 $36,495,152 $32 3
53 52 41 Mobsters and Mormons Hale $45,619 -32.9% 32 - $1,425 $145,613 - 2
54 30 23 The Aristocrats Think $249,686 -29.1% 177 -45 $1,410 $5,635,233 - 8
55 9 8 Wedding Crashers NL $2,527,642 -22.3% 1,807 -374 $1,398 $203,620,728 $40 10
56 76 75 Saraband SPC $13,567 +48.3% 10 -15 $1,356 $599,346 - 11
57 10 10 March of the Penguins WIP $2,518,327 -4.6% 1,876 -527 $1,342 $70,393,482 - 13
58 90 68 Campfire FM $6,493 -48.5% 5 - $1,298 $22,941 - 2
59 81 59 Secuestro Express Mira. $10,048 -51.6% 8 -10 $1,256 $302,256 - 7
60 113 107 Kings and Queen Wells $2,497 +2.9% 2 -2 $1,248 $272,015 - 19
61 14 9 Four Brothers Par. $1,877,892 -36.3% 1,509 -584 $1,244 $71,065,317 $45 6
62 8 5 Red Eye DW $2,859,529 -36.0% 2,455 -621 $1,164 $55,185,874 $26 5
63 93 85 Tony Takitani Strand $5,777 -15.6% 5 - $1,155 $99,817 - 13
64 62 69 The Baxter IFC $28,562 +133.2% 25 +13 $1,142 $143,225 - 4
65 16 17 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory WB $737,101 -25.7% 651 -362 $1,132 $203,563,984 $150 10
66 95 81 Caterina in the Big City Emp. $5,660 -31.6% 5 -3 $1,132 $273,827 - 16
67 67 61 The Beat That My Heart Skipped Wells $18,548 -1.8% 17 -4 $1,091 $950,015 - 12
68 39 39 The Longest Yard Par. $95,170 +31.9% 88 -42 $1,081 $158,018,439 $82 17
69 20 N Venom Dim. $519,489 - 489 - $1,062 $519,489 - 1
70 75 72 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $13,600 +17.9% 13 - $1,046 $21,445,456 - 80
71 15 14 Sky High BV $805,146 -28.9% 795 -411 $1,012 $61,706,274 $35 8
72 123 128 God's Sandbox Indic. $1,010 +42.5% 1 - $1,010 $21,143 - 8
73 124 98 Eternal Reg. $1,008 -78.6% 1 -4 $1,008 $28,089 - 4
74 125 119 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $999 -8.9% 1 -1 $999 $15,175,191 - 308
75 101 87 Saving Face SPC $4,981 -23.9% 5 -1 $996 $1,181,041 - 17
76 12 6 The Man NL $2,009,547 -50.6% 2,040 - $985 $7,149,964 - 2
77 13 7 The Brothers Grimm Dim. $1,970,306 -41.1% 2,002 -748 $984 $36,225,567 $88 4
78 38 28 War of the Worlds Par. $149,127 -34.2% 157 -150 $949 $233,122,751 $132 12
79 127 122 Encounter in the 3rd Dimension (IMAX) NWav $900 +0.1% 1 - $900 $7,117,355 - 343
80 128 112 Pure Indic. $892 -46.0% 1 - $892 $58,446 - 15
81 117 127 Lila Says IDP $1,780 +141.8% 2 +1 $890 $118,239 - 13
82 100 63 Pretty Persuasion IDP $5,264 -68.1% 6 -12 $877 $267,895 - 6
83 21 13 Underclassman Mira. $509,417 -59.0% 601 -531 $847 $5,373,347 - 3
84 28 26 Madagascar DW $273,073 -7.7% 324 -49 $842 $192,342,140 - 17
85 26 24 Fantastic Four Fox $275,411 -13.4% 328 -48 $839 $153,490,490 $100 11
86 92 109 Down and Derby Free $5,855 +157.5% 7 -1 $836 $97,883 - 9
87 118 - Darwin's Nightmare ICir $1,654 - 2 - $827 $55,723 - 7
88 129 99 A State of Mind Kino $789 -82.8% 1 -4 $789 $33,956 - 6
89 25 21 Batman Begins WB $343,694 -22.0% 444 -97 $774 $204,646,787 $150 14
90 33 25 Mr. & Mrs. Smith Fox $205,325 -33.5% 268 -115 $766 $185,346,461 $110 15
91 17 15 Valiant BV $723,140 -35.6% 949 -684 $762 $18,399,969 $35 5
92 44 33 Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Sony $80,248 -59.0% 108 -194 $743 $22,017,434 $22 6
93 18 11 The Skeleton Key Uni. $627,195 -58.5% 900 -982 $696 $46,853,185 $43 6
94 115 129 Tropical Malady Strand $2,027 +222.3% 3 +2 $675 $42,198 - 13
95 122 111 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shad. $1,350 -31.7% 2 - $675 $48,647 - 10
96 47 37 Mad Hot Ballroom ParC $58,095 -29.0% 87 -32 $667 $7,899,271 - 19
97 86 78 Heights SPC $7,336 -18.0% 11 -2 $666 $1,150,703 - 14
98 79 74 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $11,078 +14.6% 17 - $651 $2,926,473 - 32
99 37 32 Herbie: Fully Loaded BV $159,425 -20.9% 245 -65 $650 $65,689,454 $50 13
100 130 - Reel Paradise Wells $634 - 1 - $634 $15,557 - 5
101 87 73 Saint Ralph IDP $7,275 -29.1% 12 -2 $606 $454,383 - 7
102 131 108 Drivers Wanted Pill. $605 -74.8% 1 - $605 $19,875 - 13
103 22 12 The Cave SGem $453,565 -66.5% 750 -1,121 $604 $14,528,772 - 4
104 59 46 Ladies in Lavender IDP $38,813 -22.9% 65 -13 $597 $6,576,023 - 21
105 63 50 Me and You and Everyone We Know IFC $27,745 -30.8% 47 -11 $590 $3,762,379 - 14
106 34 22 Must Love Dogs WB $204,428 -51.1% 349 -217 $585 $43,502,974 $30 8
107 77 77 The Beautiful Country SPC $12,177 +36.1% 22 +5 $553 $422,334 - 11
108 65 56 Murderball Think $25,256 -9.5% 47 -1 $537 $1,473,964 - 11
109 132 - Watermarks Kino $536 - 1 - $536 $245,845 - 33
110 64 52 No Entry Eros $26,211 -28.1% 49 - $534 $678,000 - 4
111 41 34 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $88,357 -25.6% 166 -47 $532 $380,101,660 $113 18
112 24 18 The Dukes of Hazzard WB $345,366 -56.5% 652 -593 $529 $79,101,892 $50 7
113 106 100 Yes SPC $4,193 -7.8% 8 - $524 $392,742 - 13
114 72 65 Asylum ParC $17,103 +19.1% 33 +3 $518 $347,802 - 6
115 68 60 The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D Dim. $18,073 -7.4% 38 -26 $475 $39,144,467 - 15
116 53 42 Dark Water BV $45,609 -30.0% 97 -46 $470 $25,347,143 - 11
117 98 82 Rebound Fox $5,403 -34.3% 12 -6 $450 $16,808,336 $33.1 12
118 126 121 Alien Adventure (IMAX) NWav $900 -7.7% 2 - $450 $4,933,641 - 318
119 48 38 Hustle and Flow ParC $49,484 -37.5% 110 -47 $449 $22,125,461 $2.8 9
120 99 93 Apres Vous ParC $5,325 -7.0% 12 - $443 $817,671 - 16
121 97 76 Cronicas Palm $5,555 -38.0% 13 +4 $427 $286,078 - 11
122 103 67 Howl's Moving Castle BV $4,642 -65.7% 11 -11 $422 $4,698,161 - 15
123 119 96 Happily Ever After Kino $1,650 -68.1% 4 -3 $412 $244,833 - 24
124 133 - Torremolinos 73 FRun $410 - 1 - $410 $86,919 - 22
125 60 40 Bad News Bears Par. $38,096 -46.2% 104 -97 $366 $32,844,355 $35 9
126 43 31 The Great Raid Mira. $81,851 -61.7% 241 -252 $339 $10,074,830 $80 6
127 134 - Or (My Treasure) Kino $331 - 1 - $331 $28,894 - 15
128 104 95 November SPC $4,595 -11.3% 14 -5 $328 $181,073 $1.5 9
129 109 102 The Edukators IFC $3,850 -12.0% 12 -2 $320 $162,791 - 9
130 135 - Slutty Summer Embr. $312 - 1 - $312 $14,648 - 4
131 121 117 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Magn. $1,451 +16.5% 5 +1 $290 $4,064,421 - 22
132 107 90 Matando Cabos Tele $4,058 -33.5% 14 - $289 $144,771 - 4
133 70 27 A Sound of Thunder WB $17,343 -93.9% 62 -744 $279 $1,854,284 $80 3
134 84 58 Cinderella Man Uni. $8,060 -64.0% 31 -28 $260 $61,597,795 $88 16
135 78 57 Supercross Fox $12,173 -49.3% 48 -3 $253 $3,094,063 - 5
136 136 136 Intimate Stories NYer $233 +14.8% 1 - $233 $102,714 - 29
137 138 138 Oldboy Tar. $125 +177.8% 1 - $125 $703,196 - 26
138 139 118 The Great Water Pict. $124 -89.1% 1 -1 $124 $16,532 - 10
139 140 115 Dirty Deeds Free $114 -92.3% 1 -2 $114 $132,036 - 4
140 137 103 Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance Tar. $189 -94.9% 2 -4 $94 $36,987 - 5
TOTAL (140 MOVIES):$85,268,310-1.5%41,680-1,226$2,046 
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