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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
113 110 Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? At Risk Films $570 -71.2% 1 - $570 $31,942 - 6
97 73 The Groomsmen Bauer Martinez Distribution $2,207 -80.0% 4 -7 $551 $125,373 - 8
1 1 Invincible Buena Vista $12,151,426 -28.7% 2,921 +4 $4,160 $34,792,269 - 2
10 8 Step Up Buena Vista $4,504,140 -26.9% 2,553 -94 $1,764 $57,384,935 $12 4
11 12 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Buena Vista $3,785,298 -4.9% 1,786 +85 $2,119 $412,883,344 $225 9
19 22 Cars Buena Vista $849,014 +15.6% 555 +24 $1,529 $241,743,295 $120 13
56 63 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista $39,538 +49.1% 18 +1 $2,196 $4,578,368 - 32
71 69 Aliens of the Deep (IMAX) Buena Vista $15,773 -1.1% 3 - $5,257 $8,465,837 - 84
72 88 La Moustache Cinema Guild $13,590 +145.7% 4 +2 $3,397 $194,985 - 15
57 60 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont Cineville $38,786 +24.8% 18 +3 $2,154 $1,401,533 $0.75 38
67 64 The OH in Ohio Cyan Pictures $22,781 +0.4% 14 - $1,627 $372,584 $5 8
62 57 Conversations with Other Women Fabrication Films $29,157 -20.3% 7 -4 $4,165 $257,211 $0.45 4
80 95 Edmond First Independent Pictures $8,327 +97.5% 5 +1 $1,665 $106,503 - 8
82 93 The Great New Wonderful First Independent Pictures $6,548 +45.3% 4 - $1,637 $142,899 $0.5 11
111 - Mini's First Time First Independent Pictures $600 - 1 - $600 $45,639 $6 5
81 76 The Proposition First Look $8,040 -19.9% 10 -4 $804 $1,891,096 - 18
70 102 Unidentified Five & Two Pictures $16,803 +470.4% 12 +9 $1,400 $107,920 $0.4 19
36 27 Scoop Focus Features $217,853 -39.0% 165 -96 $1,320 $10,168,057 - 6
21 20 The Devil Wears Prada Fox $787,789 -10.5% 501 -84 $1,572 $121,836,154 $35 10
29 28 John Tucker Must Die Fox $350,910 +4.4% 361 -99 $972 $40,036,321 $18 6
42 39 My Super Ex-Girlfriend Fox $131,747 -9.4% 160 -24 $823 $22,204,622 - 7
44 N Idiocracy Fox $124,367 - 130 - $956 $124,367 - 1
55 53 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties Fox $41,303 -9.3% 73 -27 $565 $28,347,480 - 12
60 54 X-Men: The Last Stand Fox $35,207 -22.3% 53 -47 $664 $234,298,832 $210 15
85 77 Ice Age: The Meltdown Fox $5,386 -45.4% 13 -5 $414 $195,327,048 $80 23
4 3 Little Miss Sunshine Fox Searchlight $7,621,579 +3.4% 1,602 +172 $4,757 $33,729,554 $8 6
27 29 Trust the Man Fox Searchlight $362,295 +29.2% 260 +102 $1,393 $1,017,417 - 3
88 85 Thank You for Smoking Fox Searchlight $3,914 -33.9% 3 -6 $1,304 $24,786,249 $6.5 25
101 82 Water Fox Searchlight $1,748 -76.1% 3 -6 $582 $3,222,292 - 19
74 N Mutual Appreciation Goodbye Cruel Releasing $13,141 - 1 - $13,141 $13,141 - 1
31 N Lassie (2006) IDP $254,420 - 169 - $1,505 $254,420 - 1
87 92 The Puffy Chair IDP $4,067 -13.6% 4 -1 $1,016 $185,029 - 14
40 41 Factotum IFC $148,031 +25.0% 46 +15 $3,218 $412,160 - 3
61 N This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $30,664 - 2 - $15,332 $30,664 - 1
73 65 Wordplay IFC $13,540 -38.8% 28 -14 $483 $3,026,689 - 12
77 71 Gabrielle IFC $9,467 -32.3% 12 +4 $788 $268,318 - 8
83 89 Princesas IFC $6,209 +20.6% 3 +2 $2,069 $16,477 - 2
86 94 Darshan IFC $4,503 +0.1% 5 +1 $900 $44,613 - 6
48 48 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $62,788 -7.6% 16 +2 $3,924 $14,596,310 - 50
89 97 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX $3,620 -10.8% 4 - $905 $52,861,999 - 411
105 107 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $1,192 -49.2% 2 -2 $596 $64,908,065 - 229
99 117 Stolen International Film Circuit $2,071 +100.5% 2 - $1,035 $117,319 - 20
115 126 Jailbait Kindred Media Group $351 -18.6% 2 -1 $175 $5,331 - 5
110 99 Old Joy Kino $625 -81.1% 1 - $625 $7,211 - 2
114 - Look Both Ways Kino $450 - 1 - $450 $104,656 - 20
65 61 Changing Times Koch Lorber Films $24,574 -11.1% 6 - $4,095 $353,609 - 8
93 106 Our Brand Is Crisis Koch Lorber Films $2,810 +11.3% 2 +1 $1,405 $146,004 - 27
2 N Crank Lionsgate $10,457,367 - 2,515 - $4,157 $10,457,367 $12 1
24 17 The Descent Lionsgate $414,283 -58.8% 426 -433 $972 $25,302,391 - 5
64 59 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man Lionsgate $27,028 -17.6% 38 -10 $711 $1,003,345 - 11
78 72 Only Human Magnolia $8,844 -24.9% 9 -1 $982 $242,405 - 12
17 13 Material Girls MGM $995,585 -54.8% 1,188 -321 $838 $10,211,207 - 3
58 52 Clerks II MGM (Weinstein) $36,322 -27.7% 59 -40 $615 $24,010,389 $5 7
69 44 The Night Listener Miramax $18,541 -76.4% 63 -97 $294 $7,820,574 - 5
98 87 The Heart of the Game Miramax $2,089 -63.7% 10 -6 $208 $444,127 - 13
108 100 Once in a Lifetime Miramax $765 -75.7% 4 -2 $191 $144,224 - 9
14 11 How to Eat Fried Worms New Line $2,951,683 -26.3% 1,870 - $1,578 $8,522,996 - 2
15 7 Snakes on a Plane New Line $2,446,662 -60.3% 2,505 -1,050 $976 $30,981,855 $33 3
90 91 Wondrous Oblivion Palm $3,316 -29.7% 1 -1 $3,316 $61,639 - 7
92 79 13 Tzameti Palm $2,970 -68.8% 2 -2 $1,485 $81,483 - 6
100 - The Motel Palm $1,903 - 3 - $634 $43,692 - 10
112 109 Lower City (Cidade Baixa) Palm $576 -73.9% 1 -2 $576 $116,467 - 12
7 10 Barnyard: The Original Party Animals Paramount $4,891,459 -13.5% 2,907 -96 $1,682 $62,080,221 $51 5
8 5 World Trade Center Paramount $4,609,685 -28.8% 2,902 -119 $1,588 $62,495,330 $65 4
45 38 Nacho Libre Paramount $120,069 -25.7% 179 -60 $670 $80,163,130 $35 12
41 36 Over the Hedge Paramount (DreamWorks) $142,614 -17.1% 200 -35 $713 $154,966,834 - 16
35 35 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $221,624 +14.0% 265 +95 $836 $23,107,416 - 15
106 112 Hate Crime Pasidg Productions $1,144 -17.6% 1 -1 $1,144 $40,208 - 41
52 47 A Prairie Home Companion Picturehouse $49,794 -26.8% 90 +5 $553 $20,082,560 - 13
75 70 The Celestine Prophecy Ram Entertainment $12,159 -21.2% 17 +3 $715 $590,440 - 20
68 68 Queens Regent Releasing $21,053 +27.6% 8 +3 $2,631 $45,621 - 2
96 105 The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green Regent Releasing $2,536 +0.1% 2 +1 $1,268 $148,597 - 12
103 78 Posterboy Regent Releasing $1,570 -83.5% 1 -3 $1,570 $40,048 - 4
79 83 Army of Shadows (1969) Rialto $8,758 +34.9% 5 - $1,751 $550,570 - 19
54 58 Heading South Shadow Dist. $44,540 +22.1% 20 -1 $2,227 $724,325 - 31
28 26 Click Sony (Revolution) $353,658 -8.0% 281 -11 $1,258 $136,414,248 $82.5 11
32 23 Zoom Sony (Revolution) $252,273 -61.3% 303 -565 $832 $11,312,028 - 4
6 2 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Sony / Columbia $6,100,545 -24.9% 3,001 -369 $2,032 $136,773,926 $72.5 5
12 N Crossover Sony / Columbia $3,767,567 - 1,023 - $3,682 $3,767,567 $5.8 1
20 16 Monster House Sony / Columbia $795,546 -30.3% 568 -338 $1,400 $70,577,979 $75 7
37 62 The Quiet Sony Classics $193,567 +602.7% 366 +359 $528 $236,621 - 2
39 33 Quinceanera Sony Classics $190,229 -12.3% 86 -10 $2,211 $1,092,107 - 5
51 49 Who Killed the Electric Car? Sony Classics $51,451 -23.3% 58 -2 $887 $1,410,754 - 10
53 67 Viva Pedro! (Almodovar festival) Sony Classics $46,802 +172.1% 10 +7 $4,680 $119,562 - 4
63 N Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles Sony Classics $28,223 - 5 - $5,644 $28,223 - 1
66 56 The House of Sand Sony Classics $23,238 -38.6% 10 -4 $2,323 $191,544 - 4
95 101 Sketches of Frank Gehry Sony Classics $2,637 -12.0% 8 +3 $329 $437,527 - 17
102 119 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul Strand $1,631 +90.3% 2 - $815 $66,554 - 13
104 129 Lemming Strand $1,245 +250.7% 1 - $1,245 $80,900 - 16
107 118 Two Drifters Strand $852 -11.3% 1 - $852 $23,140 - 9
109 111 Time to Leave Strand $696 -52.4% 1 - $696 $101,540 - 7
116 115 Lady Vengeance Tartan $62 -94.7% 1 -4 $62 $205,495 - 19
33 34 Half Nelson ThinkFilm $233,863 +11.0% 36 +15 $6,496 $724,640 - 4
76 66 Strangers with Candy ThinkFilm $10,054 -52.6% 16 -23 $628 $2,053,316 - 10
84 81 10th & Wolf ThinkFilm $6,019 -20.9% 6 +1 $1,003 $47,992 $8 3
91 N Looking for Kitty ThinkFilm $3,210 - 1 - $3,210 $3,210 - 1
47 55 Another Gay Movie TLA Releasing $65,390 +44.5% 19 +5 $3,441 $450,528 - 6
9 6 Accepted Universal $4,599,915 -27.5% 2,822 -95 $1,630 $28,110,115 $23 3
16 9 Idlewild Universal $2,330,620 -59.4% 975 +2 $2,390 $9,385,265 - 2
25 18 Miami Vice Universal $408,005 -57.7% 412 -392 $990 $62,727,320 $135 6
26 24 You, Me and Dupree Universal $395,015 -31.5% 397 -125 $995 $74,546,965 $54 8
49 45 The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Universal $58,680 -20.8% 72 -37 $815 $62,482,015 - 12
50 46 The Break-Up Universal $56,695 -17.7% 63 -32 $899 $118,668,645 $52 14
3 N The Wicker Man Warner Bros. $9,610,204 - 2,784 - $3,451 $9,610,204 $40 1
13 4 Beerfest Warner Bros. $3,657,918 -48.0% 2,964 - $1,234 $13,809,869 - 2
18 21 Superman Returns Warner Bros. $874,141 +12.0% 281 -30 $3,110 $196,576,057 $270 10
23 25 The Ant Bully Warner Bros. $560,510 +0.1% 409 -106 $1,370 $26,505,664 $50 6
30 31 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $268,618 +12.2% 37 +2 $7,259 $18,274,916 - 27
38 42 Lady in the Water Warner Bros. $192,430 +90.4% 261 +98 $737 $41,910,228 $70 7
46 43 The Lake House Warner Bros. $65,896 -28.7% 118 -52 $558 $52,204,794 $40 12
59 50 A Scanner Darkly Warner Independent $36,059 -39.0% 52 -27 $693 $5,354,553 - 9
22 15 Pulse Weinstein / Dimension $648,975 -59.7% 787 -821 $824 $19,131,799 $20.5 4
34 32 Boynton Beach Club Wingate Distribution $224,661 -2.4% 63 - $3,566 $2,077,732 - 25
5 14 The Illusionist Yari Film Group $6,189,133 +237.2% 971 +827 $6,373 $10,248,815 $16.5 3
43 30 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Yash Raj $129,654 -50.2% 30 -20 $4,321 $3,129,779 - 4
94 113 My Country, My Country Zeitgeist $2,802 +112.8% 1 -1 $2,802 $14,792 - 5
TOTAL (116 MOVIES):$101,692,847-1.4%46,139+2,053$2,204 
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