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December 16-18, 2005
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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 80 121 Pulse (2005) Magn. $2,664 +366.5% 5 +2 $532 $49,046 - 6
2 8 15 Brokeback Mountain Focus $2,508,494 +358.2% 69 +64 $36,354 $3,474,311 $14 2
3 88 122 Ellie Parker Strand $1,858 +234.8% 3 +1 $619 $25,826 - 6
4 25 46 Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit DW $125,009 +206.3% 380 +202 $328 $55,508,438 $30 11
5 41 63 The Weather Man Par. $31,774 +175.0% 97 +75 $327 $12,469,811 $22 8
6 68 91 The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam Arv. $6,713 +171.0% 2 - $3,356 $195,260 - 28
7 70 96 Go for Zucker FRun $4,783 +124.6% 4 +2 $1,195 $7,595 - 2
8 12 14 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $1,302,331 +90.8% 52 +44 $25,044 $2,274,320 $85 2
9 79 104 God's Sandbox Indic. $2,992 +67.6% 2 +1 $1,496 $45,582 - 21
10 75 93 Down to the Bone L/Z $3,390 +41.5% 2 - $1,695 $23,630 - 4
11 24 30 The Legend of Zorro Sony $140,887 +37.7% 286 +89 $492 $45,356,386 $75 8
12 78 94 Aliens of the Deep (IMAX) BV $2,999 +31.8% 7 +1 $428 $7,513,883 - 47
13 69 80 The Aristocrats Think $5,027 +23.3% 8 +2 $628 $6,353,098 - 21
14 74 86 Nine Lives Magn. $3,583 +19.4% 6 +1 $597 $347,284 - 10
15 91 113 Elevator to the Gallows (Re-issue) Rialto $1,369 +18.8% 2 - $684 $263,404 - 26
16 13 12 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2005) WB $1,091,729 +17.4% 66 - $16,541 $5,425,480 - 4
17 100 119 Encounter in the 3rd Dimension (IMAX) NWav $725 +3.6% 1 - $725 $7,144,450 - 356
18 29 31 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 4 (IMAX) Imax $104,488 +2.1% 32 +2 $3,265 $642,249 - 7
19 51 58 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $15,734 +1.1% 2 +1 $7,867 $15,469,574 - 321
20 95 114 Forty Shades of Blue Vita. $1,152 +0.3% 2 - $576 $75,180 $1.5 12
21 1 N King Kong Uni. $50,130,145 - 3,568 - $14,049 $66,181,645 $207 1
22 3 N The Family Stone Fox $12,521,027 - 2,466 - $5,077 $12,521,027 $18 1
23 22 N Bluff Master UTV $160,385 - 43 - $3,729 $160,385 - 1
24 23 N The Producers Uni. $154,590 - 6 - $25,765 $154,590 $45 1
25 46 N The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada SPC $23,859 - 5 - $4,771 $31,644 $15 1
26 71 - Cape of Good Hope AL $4,283 - 6 - $713 $25,325 $3 6
27 82 - The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $2,350 - 3 - $783 $3,041,591 - 45
28 84 - Touch the Sound Shad. $1,985 - 4 - $496 $136,047 - 15
29 86 N Happy Here and Now IFC $1,867 - 2 - $933 $2,443 - 1
30 87 - Shoujyo: The Adolescent Indic. $1,864 - 1 - $1,864 $40,948 - 13
31 98 N Electric Shadows FRun $784 - 1 - $784 $784 - 1
32 103 - A Tout de Suite CGld $666 - 1 - $666 $248,565 - 28
33 109 - El Crimen Perfecto Vita. $418 - 1 - $418 $415,498 - 18
34 19 23 The Squid and the Whale IDP $218,053 -1.1% 132 +17 $1,651 $4,299,500 $1.5 11
35 99 118 Alien Adventure (IMAX) NWav $760 -3.2% 2 - $380 $4,966,316 - 331
36 47 54 Transamerica Wein. $20,394 -4.6% 3 +1 $6,798 $115,677 - 3
37 60 67 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav $9,995 -4.8% 5 - $1,999 $12,352,558 - 252
38 111 127 Reel Paradise Wells $215 -4.9% 1 - $215 $29,720 - 17
39 43 48 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) GSF $30,432 -6.1% 11 - $2,766 $10,799,223 - 166
40 18 21 Capote SPC $301,468 -10.7% 193 -14 $1,562 $10,790,585 $7 12
41 73 76 Bugs! (IMAX) SK $3,895 -11.6% 8 - $486 $16,660,741 - 145
42 56 61 Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey (IMAX) GSF $11,390 -12.2% 6 - $1,898 $9,835,344 - 167
43 32 35 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $72,923 -12.3% 29 -4 $2,514 $5,557,866 - 13
44 38 43 A History of Violence NL $37,054 -13.3% 104 -19 $356 $31,061,904 $32 13
45 90 107 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $1,442 -16.4% 3 +1 $480 $63,898,590 - 192
46 62 68 The Syrian Bride Koch $8,282 -16.9% 3 - $2,760 $56,697 - 5
47 34 40 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) NWav $45,663 -18.0% 12 - $3,805 $6,434,950 - 37
48 63 70 Brooklyn Lobster Mea. $7,881 -18.8% 5 +2 $1,576 $62,199 - 7
49 36 41 Mrs. Henderson Presents Wein. $42,486 -23.2% 6 - $7,081 $123,522 - 2
50 55 57 Roll Bounce FoxS $11,880 -25.4% 32 -10 $371 $17,351,235 - 13
51 42 44 Wedding Crashers NL $30,541 -26.4% 65 -33 $469 $209,218,368 $40 23
52 93 106 Separate Lies FoxS $1,214 -30.3% 4 -1 $303 $923,347 - 14
53 59 60 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt Palm $10,199 -30.4% 4 - $2,549 $46,002 - 3
54 7 5 Yours, Mine and Ours Par. $3,511,110 -30.5% 2,723 -487 $1,289 $45,202,963 $45 4
55 33 34 Ushpizin PicH $64,910 -31.8% 38 -9 $1,708 $1,210,541 - 9
56 28 25 Flightplan BV $106,859 -33.1% 236 -81 $452 $88,817,081 - 13
57 76 75 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $3,313 -33.1% 2 - $1,656 $52,103,919 - 374
58 72 74 Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress Emp. $4,029 -33.2% 3 -4 $1,343 $654,604 - 21
59 39 42 Paradise Now WIP $35,171 -33.3% 39 -13 $901 $969,442 $2 8
60 66 66 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont Cnv. $7,163 -33.3% 5 +1 $1,432 $61,070 $0.75 4
61 64 62 The Work and the Glory II: American Zion Vine. $7,615 -35.1% 20 -5 $380 $1,880,588 $6.5 9
62 85 89 Gay Sex in the 70s Lvtt. $1,890 -35.6% 2 - $945 $85,625 - 7
63 6 4 Walk the Line Fox $3,688,031 -35.7% 2,664 -370 $1,384 $82,607,528 $28 5
64 57 55 North Country WB $11,349 -35.7% 31 -7 $366 $18,118,144 $35 9
65 17 16 Good Night, and Good Luck. WIP $341,905 -36.5% 322 -190 $1,061 $22,432,374 $7 11
66 49 50 Ballets Russes Zeit. $19,195 -36.6% 15 -6 $1,279 $364,961 - 8
67 31 29 Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic IDP $74,086 -37.7% 57 +7 $1,299 $968,800 - 6
68 11 8 Pride and Prejudice Focus $1,579,825 -38.8% 1,141 -194 $1,384 $29,237,853 - 6
69 67 65 Protocols of Zion Think $6,788 -39.4% 7 - $969 $156,335 - 9
70 61 56 Breakfast on Pluto SPC $9,560 -40.2% 3 -2 $3,186 $171,967 - 5
71 4 3 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire WB $5,952,452 -42.0% 3,185 -543 $1,868 $252,598,259 $150 5
72 110 123 A Wake in Providence Indic. $283 -44.4% 1 - $283 $387,346 - 36
73 9 7 Just Friends NL $2,080,852 -45.4% 1,882 -582 $1,105 $29,572,142 - 4
74 50 47 In Her Shoes Fox $18,806 -46.7% 61 -45 $308 $32,797,372 - 11
75 44 39 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $29,880 -49.2% 112 -96 $266 $53,337,608 - 14
76 37 36 Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story DW $39,061 -49.9% 171 -112 $228 $32,213,499 $32 9
77 83 77 Fantastic Four Fox $2,176 -50.1% 5 -3 $435 $154,693,150 $100 24
78 54 53 The Passenger (re-issue) SPC $12,268 -50.2% 20 -4 $613 $481,003 - 8
79 2 1 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe BV $31,837,683 -51.4% 3,680 +64 $8,651 $113,169,644 $180 2
80 48 45 Christmas in the Clouds Slow $20,049 -51.6% 25 -2 $801 $223,335 $3 7
81 5 2 Syriana WB $5,605,167 -52.2% 1,775 +23 $3,157 $22,462,362 $50 4
82 65 59 The Dying Gaul Hole. $7,214 -52.6% 15 -2 $480 $321,167 - 7
83 77 72 Naked in Ashes Jour $3,131 -52.7% 6 - $521 $72,073 - 9
84 14 9 Chicken Little BV $1,054,952 -54.3% 1,602 -724 $658 $128,829,279 $150 7
85 97 101 Darwin's Nightmare ICir $908 -55.1% 1 - $908 $97,614 - 20
86 45 38 Elizabethtown Par. $28,575 -57.1% 104 -102 $274 $26,838,396 $45 10
87 21 18 Saw II Lions $195,151 -57.2% 296 -255 $659 $86,797,222 $4 8
88 96 92 Isn't This a Time! A Tribute to Harold Leventhal 7Art $984 -59.5% 1 - $984 $4,433 - 2
89 10 6 Aeon Flux Par. $1,751,220 -61.6% 2,058 -550 $850 $23,215,672 $62 3
90 30 24 Shopgirl BV $83,344 -61.6% 137 -101 $608 $9,956,413 - 9
91 89 78 New York Doll FInd. $1,611 -61.6% 4 -3 $402 $176,056 - 8
92 15 10 Rent SonR $752,122 -62.5% 926 -1,045 $812 $28,274,336 $40 4
93 107 111 Tony Takitani Strand $470 -62.6% 2 - $235 $127,644 - 26
94 58 49 Bee Season FoxS $10,468 -66.2% 32 -30 $327 $1,127,261 $14 6
95 94 83 Transporter 2 Fox $1,204 -66.2% 8 -10 $150 $43,094,698 $32 16
96 35 26 Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang WB $45,495 -67.3% 81 -89 $561 $4,135,793 $15 9
97 27 20 Get Rich or Die Tryin' Par. $114,828 -68.6% 206 -226 $557 $30,626,022 $40 6
98 102 95 Pure Indic. $695 -68.6% 1 - $695 $93,329 - 28
99 104 98 The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till Think $641 -69.2% 2 -1 $320 $171,916 - 18
100 16 11 Derailed Wein. $368,918 -69.5% 547 -581 $674 $35,402,054 $22 6
101 20 13 In the Mix Lions $211,653 -72.8% 348 -586 $608 $10,105,281 - 4
102 26 19 Jarhead Uni. $116,635 -73.3% 324 -380 $359 $62,195,880 $72 7
103 40 28 Ek Ajnabee Eros $32,207 -73.5% 38 - $847 $181,247 - 2
104 108 105 Duane Hopwood IFC $441 -75.1% 1 -2 $441 $13,510 - 6
105 81 69 The Boys of Baraka Think $2,380 -76.1% 1 - $2,380 $38,100 - 3
106 52 37 Neal -N- Nikki Yash $15,249 -79.7% 30 -14 $508 $100,359 - 2
107 106 88 Therese: The Story of Saint Therese of Lisieux Luke $482 -83.7% 3 -4 $160 $2,625,812 - 64
108 105 79 Loggerheads Strand $511 -87.6% 2 -3 $255 $77,215 - 10
109 53 27 First Descent Uni. $14,850 -88.9% 33 -205 $450 $739,690 - 3
110 101 71 El Vacilon: The Movie Tele $715 -92.4% 4 -13 $178 $1,291,842 - 9
111 114 97 Dorian Blues TLA $134 -93.6% 2 -2 $67 $60,809 - 13
112 112 81 Marebito Tar. $210 -94.5% 1 -1 $210 $6,232 - 2
113 92 52 Little Manhattan Fox $1,367 -95.0% 2 -24 $683 $384,924 - 12
114 113 73 39 Pounds of Love Bal. $160 -97.6% 1 -7 $160 $25,467 - 4
115 115 124 Dear Wendy Wells $12 -97.6% 1 -1 $12 $19,325 - 13
TOTAL (115 MOVIES):$129,118,504+4.5%32,808-3,092$3,936 
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