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