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45 35 G Aloha Releasing $87,951 -38.3% 40 -2 $2,198 $550,693 - 3
98 95 The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam Arrival Pictures $4,539 -23.2% 2 - $2,269 $167,591 - 17
138 134 The Tunnel Avatar $681 -16.7% 1 - $681 $46,009 - 23
96 N My Big Fat Independent Movie Big Fat Movies $4,655 - 1 - $4,655 $4,655 - 1
1 1 Flightplan Buena Vista $14,805,739 -39.9% 3,424 - $4,324 $45,912,018 - 2
9 N The Greatest Game Ever Played Buena Vista $3,657,322 - 1,014 - $3,606 $3,657,322 - 1
26 20 Sky High Buena Vista $216,789 -49.7% 329 -197 $658 $62,622,581 $35 10
31 24 Valiant Buena Vista $172,050 -46.7% 343 -198 $501 $19,116,852 $35 7
47 39 Herbie: Fully Loaded Buena Vista $78,426 -33.9% 170 -31 $461 $65,942,664 $50 15
63 48 Dark Water Buena Vista $20,850 -62.2% 36 -43 $579 $25,459,264 - 13
67 65 Aliens of the Deep (IMAX) Buena Vista $17,540 -25.9% 18 - $974 $7,269,633 - 36
117 101 Howl's Moving Castle Buena Vista $2,014 -52.8% 10 -4 $201 $4,710,455 - 17
150 142 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) Buena Vista $73 -42.1% 1 - $73 $17,040,226 - 130
127 120 A Tout de Suite Cinema Guild $1,304 -20.3% 2 +1 $652 $239,447 - 23
100 83 Future of Food Cinema Libre $4,289 -51.0% 3 - $1,429 $39,696 - 3
33 17 The Brothers Grimm Dimension Films $167,675 -73.7% 367 -629 $456 $37,735,300 $88 6
84 37 Venom Dimension Films $8,943 -92.7% 32 -428 $279 $875,861 - 3
88 75 The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D Dimension Films $6,959 -37.8% 18 -8 $386 $39,166,861 - 17
6 3 Just Like Heaven DreamWorks $6,128,180 -36.3% 3,543 +34 $1,729 $38,424,283 $58 3
24 14 Red Eye DreamWorks $321,609 -71.2% 567 -1,008 $567 $57,649,061 $26 7
29 26 Madagascar DreamWorks $186,301 -23.0% 292 -31 $638 $192,933,489 - 19
34 N The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio DreamWorks $159,056 - 41 - $3,879 $159,056 $12 1
119 106 Slutty Summer Embrem Entertainment $1,870 -43.7% 2 - $935 $21,515 - 8
61 58 Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress Empire $24,121 -23.0% 16 -4 $1,507 $456,726 - 10
107 104 Caterina in the Big City Empire $3,017 -20.3% 3 - $1,005 $283,585 - 18
60 44 Dil Jo Bhi Kahe Eros $30,535 -66.6% 33 - $925 $129,319 - 2
120 92 Campfire Film Movement $1,788 -71.7% 5 - $357 $34,835 - 4
135 66 Dirty Love First Look $822 -96.5% 2 -42 $411 $35,657 - 2
115 - Le Grand Role First Run $2,099 - 1 - $2,099 $10,567 - 11
121 - The Goebbels Experiment First Run $1,685 - 1 - $1,685 $32,256 - 6
126 - Manna from Heaven Five Sisters $1,395 - 1 - $1,395 $505,675 - 81
12 8 The Constant Gardener Focus Features $1,419,745 -38.9% 1,004 -278 $1,414 $29,869,811 $25 5
27 23 Broken Flowers Focus Features $202,499 -38.0% 222 -70 $912 $13,224,003 - 9
13 9 Transporter 2 Fox $1,160,986 -47.9% 1,056 -670 $1,099 $41,761,272 $32 5
28 27 Fantastic Four Fox $187,112 -21.6% 258 -56 $725 $154,044,191 $100 13
37 32 Mr. & Mrs. Smith Fox $137,790 -15.0% 188 -44 $732 $185,774,715 $110 17
56 N Little Manhattan Fox $36,397 - 2 - $18,198 $36,397 - 1
62 51 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $21,109 -53.3% 49 -50 $430 $380,209,351 $113 20
8 4 Roll Bounce Fox Searchlight $4,029,257 -46.8% 1,661 +36 $2,425 $12,677,124 - 2
51 68 Separate Lies Fox Searchlight $65,295 +227.2% 25 +23 $2,611 $128,792 - 3
59 56 Green Street Hooligans Freestyle Releasing $32,580 -8.8% 21 +6 $1,551 $235,722 - 4
72 71 Down and Derby Freestyle Releasing $14,044 -4.8% 17 -2 $826 $141,196 - 13
53 52 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) Giant Screen Films $40,200 -6.2% 12 - $3,350 $10,425,371 - 155
58 55 Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey (IMAX) Giant Screen Films $34,390 -7.8% 9 - $3,821 $9,605,427 - 156
66 61 Mobsters and Mormons Halestorm $18,367 -33.6% 22 -7 $834 $225,944 - 4
38 N MirrorMask IDP $126,449 - 18 - $7,024 $126,449 $4 1
69 59 Ladies in Lavender IDP $16,630 -45.3% 36 -12 $461 $6,677,127 - 23
92 86 Pretty Persuasion IDP $5,826 -27.9% 12 +4 $485 $289,450 - 8
97 93 Saint Ralph IDP $4,613 -24.1% 11 - $419 $470,912 - 9
71 69 Me and You and Everyone We Know IFC $14,091 -24.0% 23 -3 $612 $3,845,538 - 16
99 77 The Baxter IFC $4,395 -59.9% 10 -6 $439 $176,647 - 6
140 102 The Edukators IFC $552 -87.0% 3 -13 $184 $173,788 - 11
21 19 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $426,636 -11.0% 82 +2 $5,202 $1,132,662 - 2
82 60 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $10,128 -65.0% 7 -2 $1,446 $63,712,474 - 181
128 127 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX $1,158 +16.6% 2 - $579 $15,179,228 - 310
148 119 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX $270 -83.8% 1 -1 $270 $52,021,696 - 363
90 N Screen Door Jesus Indican $6,040 - 3 - $2,013 $6,040 - 1
102 109 Shoujyo: The Adolescent Indican $4,238 +41.8% 2 +1 $2,119 $33,009 - 6
131 118 Pure Indican $903 -46.4% 1 - $903 $62,347 - 17
136 132 A Wake in Providence Indican $774 -10.1% 1 - $774 $160,003 - 25
143 137 God's Sandbox Indican $483 -4.5% 1 - $483 $23,735 - 10
106 - Darwin's Nightmare International Film Circuit $3,048 - 5 - $609 $58,830 - 9
116 - Happily Ever After Kino $2,093 - 6 - $348 $250,221 - 26
118 - A State of Mind Kino $1,914 - 2 - $957 $36,206 - 8
137 - The Ninth Day Kino $702 - 1 - $702 $63,220 - 17
11 6 Lord of War Lions Gate $2,462,153 -51.1% 2,125 -689 $1,158 $21,642,637 $50 3
43 38 Grizzly Man Lions Gate $91,894 -23.3% 81 -16 $1,134 $2,657,856 - 8
113 94 Therese: The Story of Saint Therese of Lisieux Luke Films $2,326 -61.0% 3 - $775 $2,522,483 - 53
85 N The War Within Magnolia $7,540 - 1 - $7,540 $7,540 - 1
94 105 Keane Magnolia $5,291 +42.4% 5 +3 $1,058 $30,303 $0.85 4
111 110 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela Mela Films $2,465 -8.4% 1 - $2,465 $367,635 - 50
14 16 Proof Miramax $1,152,307 +38.0% 240 +156 $4,801 $2,497,410 $20 3
15 12 An Unfinished Life Miramax $1,115,083 -33.7% 805 -83 $1,385 $7,485,496 $30 4
57 41 Underclassman Miramax $35,809 -68.3% 64 -156 $559 $5,633,090 - 5
77 64 The Great Raid Miramax $10,799 -57.9% 47 -54 $229 $10,158,195 $80 8
129 90 Daltry Calhoun Miramax $1,126 -85.5% 2 -11 $563 $11,677 - 2
50 47 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) N Wave $65,733 +1.9% 21 +4 $3,130 $4,898,923 - 26
83 72 Haunted Castle (IMAX) N Wave $9,555 -30.5% 3 - $3,185 $11,280,219 - 241
130 133 Alien Adventure (IMAX) N Wave $925 +8.8% 2 - $462 $4,941,316 - 320
132 130 Encounter in the 3rd Dimension (IMAX) N Wave $875 -2.9% 1 - $875 $7,122,705 - 345
4 18 A History of Violence New Line $8,103,077 +1,470.4% 1,340 +1,326 $6,047 $8,871,781 $32 2
19 13 Wedding Crashers New Line $590,352 -53.4% 676 -549 $873 $206,542,642 $40 12
44 21 The Man New Line $90,369 -76.3% 234 -636 $386 $8,278,660 - 4
125 126 Cronicas Palm $1,417 +41.0% 3 - $472 $290,832 - 13
141 111 William Eggleston in the Real World Palm $549 -78.8% 1 - $549 $41,786 - 5
20 15 Four Brothers Paramount $466,057 -47.2% 455 -359 $1,024 $73,310,603 $45 8
52 45 War of the Worlds Paramount $55,744 -36.0% 73 -44 $763 $233,331,057 $132 14
70 54 The Longest Yard Paramount $14,161 -63.6% 38 -29 $372 $158,115,031 $82 19
75 62 Mad Hot Ballroom Paramount Classics $12,215 -55.2% 31 -20 $394 $7,981,925 - 21
79 67 Hustle and Flow Paramount Classics $10,553 -47.6% 22 -29 $479 $22,182,800 $2.8 11
108 82 Asylum Paramount Classics $2,928 -67.1% 13 -9 $225 $370,583 - 8
124 121 Apres Vous Paramount Classics $1,433 -9.1% 6 +1 $238 $823,597 - 18
73 79 Garcon Stupide Picture This! $13,279 +37.7% 4 +2 $3,319 $52,580 - 3
41 28 The Thing About My Folks Picturehouse $109,348 -53.1% 113 -32 $967 $710,031 - 3
89 N Going Shopping Rainbow Releasing $6,691 - 6 - $1,115 $6,691 - 1
68 63 Hellbent Regent Releasing $16,901 -34.2% 8 -3 $2,112 $120,088 - 3
146 136 Margaret Cho: The Assassin Tour Regent Releasing $339 -33.7% 1 -1 $339 $38,526 - 5
144 91 Elevator to the Gallows (Re-issue) Rialto $480 -92.6% 1 -3 $480 $220,216 - 15
109 N Three Days of Rain Rogue Arts $2,841 - 1 - $2,841 $2,841 - 1
17 10 Cry Wolf Rogue Pictures $974,433 -55.5% 1,038 -749 $938 $8,981,491 $1 3
78 78 Touch the Sound Shadow Dist. $10,762 +3.1% 8 -1 $1,345 $53,301 - 4
91 96 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shadow Dist. $5,945 +14.1% 10 +2 $594 $2,948,358 - 34
104 113 Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Shadow Dist. $3,859 +58.4% 5 +2 $771 $57,254 - 12
145 128 Edvard Munch (Re-issue) Shadow Dist. $406 -57.8% 1 -1 $406 $31,106 - 16
80 80 Bugs! (IMAX) SK Films $10,465 +11.6% 5 -1 $2,093 $16,454,988 - 134
122 123 Never Been Thawed Slippery Chicken Pictures $1,586 +22.8% 1 - $1,586 $38,514 - 12
5 N Into the Blue Sony / Columbia $7,057,854 - 2,789 - $2,530 $7,057,854 - 1
18 46 Oliver Twist Sony / Columbia $888,721 +1,198.4% 779 +774 $1,140 $981,198 $60 2
49 40 Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Sony / Columbia $69,592 -39.1% 157 -29 $443 $22,264,487 $22 8
7 5 The Exorcism of Emily Rose Sony / Screen Gems $4,380,280 -41.2% 3,004 -41 $1,458 $68,502,023 $19 4
39 42 The Cave Sony / Screen Gems $115,456 +4.1% 225 -17 $513 $14,888,028 - 6
23 N Capote Sony Classics $324,857 - 12 - $27,071 $324,857 $7 1
35 43 Thumbsucker Sony Classics $156,250 +47.3% 91 +63 $1,717 $428,365 - 3
36 30 Junebug Sony Classics $143,990 -31.3% 125 -11 $1,151 $2,267,595 - 9
54 50 2046 Sony Classics $38,253 -28.6% 47 - $813 $1,306,948 $12 9
64 57 The Memory of a Killer Sony Classics $20,450 -40.0% 21 -6 $973 $283,482 - 6
95 89 Saraband Sony Classics $4,871 -37.4% 5 -4 $974 $628,565 - 13
112 99 The Beautiful Country Sony Classics $2,434 -45.4% 7 -4 $347 $440,742 - 13
114 114 November Sony Classics $2,171 -6.2% 5 -7 $434 $189,361 $1.5 11
103 N Sueno Sony Pictures Home Ent. $4,181 - 8 - $522 $4,181 - 1
86 97 Cote D'Azur Strand $7,305 +42.8% 4 -2 $1,826 $90,864 - 4
105 129 Tony Takitani Strand $3,651 +299.5% 3 +2 $1,217 $107,701 - 15
142 - The Reception Strand $509 - 1 - $509 $17,956 $0.005 10
133 125 Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance Tartan $866 -14.3% 1 -3 $866 $39,696 - 7
149 141 Oldboy Tartan $163 -20.5% 1 - $163 $703,659 - 28
46 34 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $82,426 -43.3% 92 -35 $895 $6,031,653 - 10
87 74 Murderball ThinkFilm $7,046 -41.8% 14 -14 $503 $1,523,883 - 13
101 73 Dorian Blues TLA Releasing $4,271 -66.1% 2 - $2,135 $20,971 - 2
147 108 Three Dancing Slaves TLA Releasing $329 -89.0% 1 -1 $329 $16,342 - 5
2 N Serenity Universal $10,086,680 - 2,188 - $4,610 $10,086,680 $39 1
10 7 The 40-Year-Old Virgin Universal $3,120,045 -27.6% 2,152 -429 $1,449 $101,405,778 $26 7
32 29 The Skeleton Key Universal $168,645 -22.4% 272 -69 $620 $47,466,390 $43 8
110 107 Cinderella Man Universal $2,545 -18.4% 10 -6 $254 $61,607,475 $88 18
65 53 El Crimen Perfecto Vitagraph $18,602 -56.3% 18 -1 $1,033 $324,643 - 7
76 N Forty Shades of Blue Vitagraph $11,940 - 3 - $3,980 $11,940 $1.5 1
134 - Kamikaze Girls Viz Media $863 - 1 - $863 $14,538 - 4
3 2 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Warner Bros. $10,033,257 -47.6% 3,204 - $3,131 $33,188,109 - 3
22 25 The Dukes of Hazzard Warner Bros. $382,543 +42.5% 467 +196 $819 $79,901,365 $50 9
25 22 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Warner Bros. $292,093 -23.1% 290 -121 $1,007 $204,482,131 $150 12
40 31 Batman Begins Warner Bros. $115,230 -32.8% 244 -76 $472 $205,085,404 $150 16
42 - Duma Warner Bros. $105,626 - 42 - $2,514 $723,036 $12 24
55 49 Must Love Dogs Warner Bros. $38,012 -30.4% 77 -33 $493 $43,667,322 $30 10
74 70 A Sound of Thunder Warner Bros. $13,175 -27.2% 8 -6 $1,646 $1,895,296 $80 5
93 84 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Warner Bros. $5,516 -36.8% 7 -1 $788 $21,470,134 - 82
16 11 March of the Penguins Warner Independent $1,114,959 -36.2% 1,078 -327 $1,034 $74,515,363 - 15
30 36 Everything Is Illuminated Warner Independent $185,076 +39.7% 60 +34 $3,084 $457,646 - 3
81 76 The Beat That My Heart Skipped Wellspring $10,267 -7.1% 15 -7 $684 $983,100 - 14
123 115 Reel Paradise Wellspring $1,576 -15.8% 1 -1 $1,576 $20,324 - 7
139 124 Kings and Queen Wellspring $614 -46.0% 2 -1 $307 $275,806 - 21
48 33 Salaam Namaste Yash Raj $71,397 -55.7% 28 -32 $2,549 $1,270,501 - 4
TOTAL (150 MOVIES):$88,715,649-11.3%40,147+110$2,210 
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