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December 15-17, 2006
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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 N The Pursuit of Happyness Sony $26,541,709 - 2,852 - $9,306 $26,541,709 $55 1
2 N Eragon Fox $23,239,907 - 3,020 - $7,695 $23,239,907 $100 1
3 N Charlotte's Web (2006) Par. $11,457,353 - 3,566 - $3,212 $11,457,353 $85 1
4 2 Happy Feet WB $8,358,421 -35.2% 3,335 -315 $2,506 $149,244,791 $100 5
5 3 The Holiday Sony $8,014,713 -37.3% 2,614 +4 $3,066 $25,125,052 $85 2
6 1 Apocalypto BV $8,008,126 -46.6% 2,465 - $3,248 $28,209,532 $40 2
7 5 Blood Diamond WB $6,517,471 -24.6% 1,910 - $3,412 $18,637,257 $100 2
8 4 Casino Royale Sony $5,627,644 -37.0% 2,437 -724 $2,309 $137,501,384 $150 5
9 8 The Nativity Story NL $4,656,376 -18.5% 2,574 -509 $1,809 $23,012,695 $35 3
10 7 Unaccompanied Minors WB $3,545,352 -39.0% 2,775 - $1,277 $10,093,267 $25 2
11 6 Deja Vu BV $2,975,356 -50.6% 1,985 -757 $1,498 $57,748,399 $75 4
12 9 Deck the Halls Fox $1,921,123 -51.9% 1,851 -915 $1,037 $32,786,862 - 4
13 10 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause BV $1,895,591 -41.8% 1,535 -691 $1,234 $79,882,347 - 7
14 11 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Fox $1,543,840 -40.0% 951 -643 $1,623 $122,813,553 $18 7
15 14 The Queen Mira. $666,687 -23.9% 483 -145 $1,380 $25,646,953 - 12
16 12 Stranger Than Fiction Sony $517,622 -63.7% 532 -734 $972 $40,137,776 $30 6
17 19 Babel ParV $495,750 +8.6% 220 -153 $2,253 $18,320,965 - 8
18 23 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2006) WB $391,328 +19.6% 37 - $10,576 $1,665,032 - 5
19 N Dreamgirls P/DW $378,950 - 3 - $126,316 $378,950 - 1
20 N Romeo et Juliette All. $356,907 - 73 - $4,889 $356,907 - 1
21 20 The Departed WB $341,300 -22.1% 254 -101 $1,343 $119,273,628 $90 11
22 21 Volver SPC $313,413 -15.7% 45 +1 $6,964 $2,865,369 - 7
23 13 Turistas FoxA $299,709 -78.9% 375 -1,197 $799 $6,737,122 $10 3
24 16 Flushed Away P/DW $245,207 -70.6% 450 -598 $544 $61,607,497 $149 7
25 27 The History Boys FoxS $219,532 +8.8% 76 +26 $2,888 $795,266 - 4
26 24 Guadalupe Slow $216,105 -28.3% 110 -115 $1,964 $671,228 - 2
27 22 For Your Consideration WIP $172,958 -49.2% 161 -134 $1,074 $5,162,418 - 5
28 17 Bobby MGM/W $155,050 -72.7% 203 -601 $763 $10,821,713 - 5
29 N Kabul Express Yash $142,591 - 50 - $2,851 $142,591 - 1
30 18 The Fountain WB $130,233 -74.0% 145 -491 $898 $9,776,258 $35 4
31 28 Dhoom 2 Yash $109,763 -32.9% 40 -11 $2,744 $2,490,892 - 4
32 32 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 5 (IMAX) Imax $96,519 +2.0% 29 - $3,328 $559,908 - 7
33 36 Little Children NL $77,587 +18.1% 21 -4 $3,694 $2,036,841 $26 11
34 N The Good German WB $76,817 - 5 - $15,363 $76,817 - 1
35 15 National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj MGM $63,874 -92.7% 130 -1,849 $491 $4,208,429 - 3
36 37 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $62,311 +10.6% 25 -1 $2,492 $21,579,955 - 42
37 29 The Prestige BV $58,699 -58.2% 116 -87 $506 $52,021,500 $40 9
38 35 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $58,074 -27.5% 95 -25 $611 $59,315,777 $8 21
39 26 Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny NL $54,663 -76.2% 160 -178 $341 $8,232,726 $20 4
40 30 The Guardian BV $53,822 -44.7% 168 -76 $320 $54,809,203 - 12
41 31 Facing the Giants IDP $49,013 -48.3% 123 -29 $398 $9,984,628 $0.1 12
42 33 Shut Up and Sing Wein. $48,914 -44.8% 71 -12 $688 $1,008,002 - 8
43 34 Flicka Fox $48,098 -43.1% 189 -66 $254 $20,780,521 $15 9
44 52 Inland Empire 518 $44,891 +63.2% 4 +2 $11,222 $100,056 - 2
45 45 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $36,120 -9.8% 19 - $1,901 $5,342,643 - 47
46 40 The Illusionist YFG $35,492 -32.7% 82 -39 $432 $39,682,791 $16.5 18
47 46 Sweet Land Lib. $35,074 -5.8% 21 +4 $1,670 $678,648 $1 10
48 41 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $34,111 -31.0% 11 - $3,101 $16,190,602 - 65
49 49 The Last King of Scotland FoxS $33,206 +13.6% 15 +2 $2,213 $3,535,251 $6 12
50 39 The Marine Fox $27,386 -48.2% 84 -25 $326 $18,719,747 - 10
51 51 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D (2006) BV $25,606 -7.5% 6 - $4,267 $8,616,662 - 9
52 47 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning NL $23,507 -34.1% 68 -16 $345 $39,456,126 $16 11
53 43 The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided Excel $22,083 -47.9% 16 -18 $1,380 $621,715 $6.5 4
54 50 Shortbus Think $20,173 -29.5% 21 -4 $960 $1,891,450 - 11
55 56 Copying Beethoven MGM $18,524 -15.6% 23 +3 $805 $321,952 - 6
56 48 A Good Year Fox $13,624 -56.1% 61 -86 $223 $7,392,800 $35 6
57 44 Flyboys MGM $12,820 -69.4% 63 -77 $203 $13,082,288 $60 13
58 61 Keeping Mum Think $11,717 -5.1% 14 -4 $836 $1,582,137 - 14
59 59 Fast Food Nation FoxS $11,292 -34.2% 24 -4 $470 $967,433 - 5
60 62 Driving Lessons SPC $10,875 -5.5% 19 +5 $572 $204,717 - 10
61 - Le Petit Lieutenant CGld $9,595 - 3 - $3,198 $113,916 - 14
62 66 American Hardcore SPC $8,905 -13.4% 17 -2 $523 $250,275 - 13
63 67 Jesus Camp Magn. $8,442 -11.1% 14 -5 $603 $855,587 - 14
64 70 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) NWav $8,200 +4.3% 6 - $1,366 $12,414,352 - 89
65 54 School for Scoundrels MGM/W $7,998 -65.0% 40 -26 $199 $17,803,796 $35 12
66 105 Monkey Warfare All. $7,811 +471.8% 3 +2 $2,603 $10,114 - 2
67 53 Screamers (2006) Maya $7,700 -67.4% 3 -1 $2,566 $38,682 - 2
68 85 Candy Think $7,124 +111.4% 12 +8 $593 $31,124 - 5
69 60 The Science of Sleep WIP $7,023 -45.7% 12 -5 $585 $4,663,809 - 13
70 N El Topo (re-issue) Abk. $6,857 - 1 - $6,857 $10,104 - 1
71 N Home of the Brave MGM $6,000 - 3 - $2,000 $6,000 - 1
72 N The Secret Life of Words Strand $5,309 - 1 - $5,309 $5,309 - 1
73 - The Bridesmaid FRun $5,307 - 6 - $884 $104,818 - 20
74 65 The Cave of the Yellow Dog Tar. $5,212 -50.0% 8 +1 $651 $67,028 - 6
75 55 10 Items or Less Think $5,187 -76.5% 4 -9 $1,296 $81,416 - 3
76 - Trailer Park Boys: The Movie All. $4,777 - 8 - $597 $3,848,049 - 11
77 74 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $4,740 -20.2% 6 -2 $790 $12,665,721 - 20
78 69 Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus PicH $4,660 -47.6% 9 -14 $517 $220,914 - 6
79 87 The Aura IFC $4,608 +43.2% 3 - $1,536 $34,950 - 5
80 80 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $4,520 +2.2% 2 - $2,260 $16,606,211 - 373
81 77 Family Law IFC $4,055 -24.7% 3 +1 $1,351 $12,045 - 2
82 99 Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles SPC $3,688 +148.7% 10 +4 $368 $243,048 - 16
83 100 Unknown (2006) IFC $3,203 +118.6% 4 +3 $800 $24,686 - 7
84 81 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont Cnv. $3,145 -22.7% 5 -2 $629 $1,710,722 $0.75 56
85 73 Black Gold CalN $3,126 -49.0% 4 +1 $781 $72,985 - 11
86 101 The Bridge FStr. $2,867 +96.8% 2 - $1,433 $144,880 - 8
87 71 Off the Black Think $2,832 -58.1% 4 +2 $708 $11,691 - 2
88 - Army of Shadows (1969) Rialto $2,805 - 4 - $701 $642,617 - 33
89 83 Flannel Pajamas Giga. $2,438 -39.0% 1 - $2,438 $54,027 - 5
90 92 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav $2,250 +12.5% 2 - $1,125 $12,892,944 - 304
91 79 The Architect Magn. $2,221 -55.6% 5 -3 $444 $12,644 - 3
92 72 Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 7Art $2,148 -67.2% 3 -2 $716 $110,739 - 9
93 68 Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds Ariz. $2,050 -77.7% 2 -3 $1,025 $23,303 - 4
94 90 Cocaine Cowboys Magn. $1,934 -13.9% 5 +1 $386 $146,200 - 8
95 95 Samoan Wedding Magn. $1,921 +7.9% 2 +1 $960 $57,887 - 6
96 97 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $1,621 +3.4% 5 -1 $324 $302,179 - 16
97 86 Aliens of the Deep (IMAX) BV $1,019 -69.2% 2 - $509 $8,712,494 - 99
98 96 Infamous WIP $978 -40.3% 4 -2 $244 $1,150,403 - 10
99 - Paper Dolls Strand $831 - 2 - $415 $36,089 - 11
100 98 Old Joy Kino $765 -51.1% 3 - $255 $168,974 - 17
101 112 Climates Zeit. $726 -6.3% 2 - $363 $49,530 - 8
102 - Backstage (2006) Strand $725 - 1 - $725 $6,044 - 4
103 107 Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Sage. $631 -36.2% 1 - $631 $11,509 - 4
104 118 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $624 +15.6% 2 -2 $312 $64,960,533 - 244
105 120 Encounter in the 3rd Dimension (IMAX) NWav $510 +4.1% 1 - $510 $7,195,401 - 408
106 119 Alien Adventure (IMAX) NWav $505 +2.0% 1 - $505 $5,017,087 - 383
107 111 Screen Door Jesus Indic. $504 -36.0% 1 - $504 $42,516 - 49
- 84 Mutual Appreciation GCR $459 -82.9% 1 -4 $459 $89,666 - 16
108 114 Opal Dream Strand $400 -43.3% 1 - $400 $6,178 - 4
109 118 Captain Sabertooth Indic. $307 -38.8% 1 - $307 $105,152 - 13
110 126 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $250 +42.0% 1 - $250 $52,907,376 - 426
111 - Time to Leave Strand $204 - 1 - $204 $117,581 - 20
TOTAL (112 MOVIES):$120,802,696+24.5%39,057-2,774$3,093 
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