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August 15-17, 2008
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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 2 1 The Dark Knight WB $16,379,293 -37.3% 3,590 -435 $4,562 $471,082,150 $185 5
2 23 19 Iron Man Par. $341,178 -20.0% 315 -30 $1,083 $317,058,295 $140 16
3 32 25 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Par. $191,324 -18.4% 184 -78 $1,040 $315,070,993 $185 13
4 14 8 Hancock Sony $1,720,241 -48.1% 1,277 -981 $1,347 $225,022,587 $150 7
5 13 9 WALL-E BV $1,836,332 -41.5% 1,403 -741 $1,309 $214,129,943 $180 8
6 25 18 Kung Fu Panda P/DW $283,677 -40.1% 264 -144 $1,075 $211,933,936 $130 11
7 74 61 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Fox $8,403 -49.9% 31 -18 $271 $154,507,380 $85 23
8 33 30 Sex and the City WB (NL) $190,078 +16.5% 294 +130 $647 $152,087,494 $65 12
9 35 27 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian BV $139,547 -31.5% 201 -58 $694 $141,364,159 $225 14
10 34 21 The Incredible Hulk Uni. $180,120 -41.7% 228 -104 $790 $134,189,490 $150 10
11 21 16 Wanted Uni. $368,835 -49.8% 367 -275 $1,005 $133,319,410 $75 8
12 30 17 Get Smart WB $210,345 -57.6% 211 -221 $997 $127,967,512 $80 9
13 7 6 Mamma Mia! Uni. $6,096,250 -25.7% 2,771 -423 $2,200 $116,013,715 $52 5
14 28 28 You Don't Mess with the Zohan Sony $222,716 +14.2% 239 +127 $932 $99,436,165 $90 11
15 9 5 Step Brothers Sony $4,807,904 -47.3% 2,648 -534 $1,816 $90,695,938 $65 4
16 11 7 Journey to the Center of the Earth WB (NL) $3,348,341 -31.3% 1,405 -565 $2,383 $88,002,999 $60 6
17 6 3 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Uni. $8,205,720 -50.2% 3,363 -415 $2,440 $86,245,775 $145 3
18 52 40 What Happens in Vegas Fox $35,630 -41.8% 59 -57 $604 $80,199,843 $35 15
19 53 43 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $34,169 -32.0% 9 +3 $3,797 $76,402,325 - 331
20 19 13 Hellboy II: The Golden Army Uni. $541,150 -56.9% 481 -534 $1,125 $74,616,780 $85 6
21 44 37 The Happening Fox $61,429 -23.1% 65 -69 $945 $64,384,941 $48 10
22 5 2 Pineapple Express Sony $9,808,295 -57.8% 3,072 - $3,193 $62,740,789 $27 2
23 86 68 Nim's Island Fox $3,276 -69.6% 17 -12 $193 $48,002,678 $37 20
24 1 N Tropic Thunder P/DW $25,812,796 - 3,319 - $7,777 $36,845,588 $92 1
25 50 49 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $39,409 +5.6% 8 - $4,926 $36,069,503 - 129
26 38 66 The Love Guru Par. $110,718 +821.1% 151 +121 $733 $32,074,182 $62 9
27 8 4 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 WB $5,785,250 -45.8% 2,714 +7 $2,132 $32,002,712 $27 2
28 17 11 Space Chimps Fox $775,152 -56.1% 768 -863 $1,009 $27,568,802 $37 5
29 47 45 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $47,702 +6.3% 2 -2 $23,851 $25,692,695 - 152
30 27 12 The X-Files: I Want to Believe Fox $252,450 -80.4% 262 -1,433 $964 $20,504,740 $30 4
31 31 29 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $202,909 +6.7% 46 - $4,411 $17,776,439 - 46
32 75 72 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $7,393 -21.4% 2 +1 $3,697 $17,476,677 - 460
33 36 24 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl PicH $124,596 -49.1% 226 -116 $551 $17,206,714 $10 9
34 15 10 Swing Vote BV $1,137,385 -63.6% 1,281 -932 $888 $14,687,549 $21 3
35 3 N Star Wars: The Clone Wars WB $14,611,273 - 3,452 - $4,233 $14,611,273 - 1
36 101 114 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav $1,535 +107.4% 1 - $1,535 $13,562,125 - 355
37 43 33 Meet Dave Fox $64,206 -43.5% 124 -76 $518 $11,564,040 $60 6
38 4 N Mirrors Fox $11,161,074 - 2,664 - $4,190 $11,161,074 - 1
39 57 53 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $23,998 -27.4% 5 - $4,800 $9,479,641 - 134
40 54 42 U2 3D NGE $28,839 -47.5% 5 -1 $5,768 $9,316,509 - 30
41 65 44 The Visitor Over. $18,093 -61.0% 32 -27 $565 $9,277,453 - 19
42 51 38 Mongol PicH $36,219 -51.9% 55 -42 $659 $5,621,596 $18 11
43 96 112 The Counterfeiters SPC $2,287 +122.3% 4 +1 $572 $5,483,549 - 26
44 18 15 Brideshead Revisited Mira. $740,030 -30.3% 501 +152 $1,477 $4,650,150 - 4
45 39 32 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $103,905 -13.3% 15 - $6,927 $4,175,820 - 27
46 85 74 Young@Heart FoxS $3,459 -57.1% 9 -11 $384 $3,919,794 - 19
47 10 N Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $3,755,575 - 692 - $5,427 $3,755,575 - 1
48 88 83 Then She Found Me Think $3,276 -21.0% 5 -5 $655 $3,729,377 - 17
49 26 20 Tell No One MBox $275,387 -22.5% 96 -6 $2,869 $3,310,805 - 7
50 73 75 The Fall RAtt. $8,419 +6.7% 13 -7 $648 $2,219,448 - 15
51 81 78 Priceless Gold. $5,095 -12.0% 5 -5 $1,019 $2,155,820 - 21
52 22 14 Singh Is Kinng Stu18 $348,577 -69.8% 108 -4 $3,228 $1,907,733 - 2
53 12 N Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 - 452 - $4,205 $1,900,523 $25 1
54 70 57 Roman de Gare Gold. $10,094 -47.0% 17 -6 $594 $1,785,359 - 17
55 49 36 The Wackness SPC $41,032 -51.5% 114 +17 $360 $1,739,074 - 7
56 56 48 Gonzo Magn. $27,555 -29.4% 38 -3 $725 $1,087,960 - 7
57 90 58 Before the Rains RAtt. $2,948 -84.0% 9 -18 $328 $1,003,854 - 15
58 20 22 Bottle Shock Free $392,440 +41.1% 117 +69 $3,354 $837,155 - 2
59 62 60 When Did You Last See Your Father SPC $18,326 +4.5% 29 +6 $632 $828,717 - 11
60 58 50 Brick Lane SPC $20,621 -44.6% 22 -11 $937 $823,486 - 9
61 118 115 Emma Smith: My Story CMG $413 -42.7% 1 -1 $413 $814,026 - 19
62 16 N Henry Poole Is Here Over. $805,219 - 527 - $1,528 $805,219 - 1
63 29 23 Man on Wire Magn. $214,348 -21.8% 69 +10 $3,106 $800,247 - 4
64 55 46 Encounters at the End of the World Think $28,617 -29.8% 29 -7 $987 $777,380 - 10
65 68 77 The Children of Huang Shi SPC $11,285 +93.6% 19 +9 $594 $766,169 - 13
66 66 59 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $15,735 -12.9% 15 -5 $1,049 $676,020 - 17
67 63 51 The Last Mistress IFC $18,305 -48.8% 25 -3 $732 $657,804 $6 8
68 40 31 American Teen ParV $102,542 -25.8% 105 +29 $977 $655,937 - 4
69 64 56 The Edge of Heaven Strand $18,294 -25.0% 12 - $1,525 $631,223 - 13
70 94 102 The Flight of the Red Balloon IFC $2,450 +44.5% 8 +1 $306 $459,364 - 20
71 93 69 Savage Grace IFC $2,497 -76.5% 7 -13 $357 $434,417 - 12
72 42 26 Beer for My Horses RAtt. $91,273 -56.4% 73 -18 $1,250 $350,013 - 2
73 110 104 Jellyfish Zeit. $844 -42.8% 1 -4 $844 $336,180 - 20
74 41 39 Transsiberian First $92,483 +32.8% 32 +18 $2,890 $329,312 - 5
75 24 N Bachna Ae Haseeno Yash $322,431 - 71 - $4,541 $322,431 - 1
76 99 85 The Singing Revolution Abr. $1,791 -54.3% 3 -2 $597 $321,231 - 37
77 107 109 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Magn. $902 -17.8% 3 +1 $301 $307,811 - 12
78 45 41 Frozen River SPC $59,664 +7.5% 15 +8 $3,978 $254,777 - 3
79 46 34 Elegy Gold. $54,539 -47.6% 6 - $9,090 $214,891 - 2
80 48 35 Hell Ride TRR $44,439 -55.6% 36 -46 $1,234 $194,287 - 2
81 84 73 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $4,246 -52.7% 4 -4 $1,062 $190,836 - 10
82 91 80 The Grocer's Son FM $2,555 -51.9% 4 -2 $639 $186,254 - 11
83 71 - La Traviata at La Scala Emr. $9,969 - 3 - $3,323 $172,263 - 25
84 114 118 Constantine's Sword FRun $564 +5.0% 2 +1 $282 $168,029 - 18
85 80 93 My Winnipeg IFC $5,439 +83.4% 10 +5 $544 $156,629 - 10
86 111 113 Girls Rock! Shad. $753 -9.9% 2 +1 $377 $154,735 - 24
87 116 107 My Father My Lord Kino $452 -66.4% 1 - $452 $154,264 - 14
88 112 100 Contempt (re-issue) Rialto $688 -62.7% 1 - $688 $149,874 - 23
89 103 103 Elsa & Fred Mitro. $1,292 -19.0% 4 -3 $323 $148,812 - 8
90 106 97 Last Year at Marienbad (re-issue) Rialto $1,111 -49.7% 1 - $1,111 $144,492 - 31
91 72 79 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $8,772 +55.1% 5 -1 $1,754 $136,036 - 51
92 37 N God Tussi Great Ho Eros $121,432 - 69 - $1,760 $121,432 - 1
93 87 81 Alexandra CGld $3,276 -37.2% 4 +2 $819 $114,665 - 21
94 95 62 Baghead SPC $2,359 -84.6% 5 -13 $472 $106,237 - 10
95 77 64 Bustin' Down the Door Scre. $6,880 -49.3% 8 -4 $860 $106,100 - 4
96 60 47 The Legend of God's Gun Indic. $19,296 -51.4% 6 -2 $3,216 $99,391 - 5
97 69 55 Boy A Wein. $10,728 -58.0% 10 - $1,073 $84,230 - 4
98 102 117 Bab'Aziz - The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul Type. $1,467 +161.0% 1 - $1,467 $79,737 - 28
99 67 54 Sixty Six FInd. $13,804 -50.0% 11 -5 $1,255 $72,922 - 3
100 59 67 Kenny Xen. $19,987 +70.0% 2 -1 $9,994 $68,188 - 9
101 82 86 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $5,052 +31.4% 1 - $5,052 $61,665 - 7
102 76 65 In Search of a Midnight Kiss IFC $7,301 -45.7% 7 - $1,043 $48,388 - 3
103 104 99 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $1,263 -35.0% 4 - $316 $45,294 - 6
104 100 92 Kabluey Reg. $1,552 -48.8% 3 - $517 $44,761 - 7
105 113 98 America the Beautiful FInd. $591 -72.1% 1 -1 $591 $38,198 - 14
106 122 95 The Order of Myths CGld $228 -91.4% 1 -1 $228 $37,218 - 4
107 117 - Yiddish Theater: A Love Story NLov. $445 - 1 - $445 $36,761 - 28
108 83 82 XXY FM $4,449 - 2 - $2,225 $34,832 - 16
109 79 71 Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $6,703 -32.9% 1 - $6,703 $30,918 - 2
110 120 105 Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) FDesk $322 -82.2% 1 - $322 $26,515 - 16
111 98 - Yella CGld $2,052 - 1 - $2,052 $22,713 - 10
112 109 108 The Sensation of Sight Mont. $882 -28.1% 4 +2 $221 $19,745 - 8
113 92 70 Beautiful Losers Side. $2,539 -76.1% 1 - $2,539 $18,748 - 2
114 61 N A Girl Cut in Two IFC $18,658 - 2 - $9,329 $18,658 - 1
115 115 106 To the Limit FRun $479 -64.4% 1 - $479 $14,124 - 10
116 119 - J'entends plus la guitare FDesk $360 - 1 - $360 $12,512 - 22
117 89 76 What We Do Is Secret PArch $3,263 -44.6% 3 +2 $1,088 $10,855 - 2
118 123 - Battle for Haditha Lafa. $182 - 1 - $182 $10,310 - 14
119 105 120 Ripple Effect Mont. $1,194 +212.6% 4 +2 $299 $9,018 - 9
120 97 - Stealing America: Vote by Vote Drct. $2,178 - 3 - $726 $6,918 - 3
121 78 N The Flyboys DCoa. $6,845 - 1 - $6,845 $6,845 - 1
122 108 - On the Other Hand, Death Reg. $888 - 2 - $444 $2,425 - 3
123 121 - Murder.com Reg. $273 - 2 - $137 $2,070 - 3
TOTAL (123 MOVIES):$125,105,639+2.9%41,115+2,420$3,043 
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