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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 105 N Antarctica Reg. $1,385 - 1 - $1,385 $1,385 - 1
2 94 N Young People Fucking Blow. $3,724 - 1 - $3,724 $3,724 - 1
3 84 N My Mexican Shivah Emr. $7,960 - 1 - $7,960 $7,960 - 1
4 76 N Sukiyaki Western Django First $12,172 - 1 - $12,172 $12,172 - 1
5 66 N Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild TLA $26,155 - 3 - $8,718 $26,155 - 1
6 47 N I Served the King of England SPC $68,460 - 8 - $8,558 $68,460 - 1
7 38 N Goal 2: Living the Dream Aren $179,432 - 99 - $1,812 $179,432 - 1
8 15 N College MGM $2,619,730 - 2,123 - $1,234 $2,619,730 $7 1
9 7 N Disaster Movie LGF $6,945,535 - 2,642 - $2,629 $6,945,535 $20 1
10 5 N Traitor Over. $10,006,327 - 2,054 - $4,872 $11,507,654 $22 1
11 2 N Babylon A.D. Fox $11,541,571 - 3,390 - $3,405 $11,541,571 $70 1
12 108 98 Cthulhu Reg. $906 -37.0% 1 - $906 $3,624 - 2
13 79 78 Momma's Man Kino $11,305 +2.1% 3 +2 $3,768 $28,472 - 2
14 51 55 Trouble the Water Zeit. $51,178 +78.9% 8 +5 $6,397 $92,605 - 2
15 53 47 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $48,004 -21.7% 21 +3 $2,286 $671,819 - 2
16 17 22 Hamlet 2 Focus $2,126,310 +383.3% 1,597 +1,494 $1,331 $3,152,510 $9 2
17 22 13 The Rocker Fox $1,180,836 -55.2% 2,784 - $424 $5,845,395 $15 2
18 14 10 The Longshots MGM/W $3,041,255 -25.5% 2,089 - $1,456 $8,190,879 - 2
19 6 3 Death Race Uni. $7,889,755 -37.5% 2,537 +5 $3,110 $24,739,285 $45 2
20 4 2 The House Bunny Sony $10,177,701 -30.0% 2,714 - $3,750 $29,728,944 $25 2
21 78 81 The Flyboys DCoa. $11,434 +87.4% 2 +1 $5,717 $34,193 - 3
22 62 61 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $31,273 +47.6% 7 +5 $4,468 $95,058 - 3
23 46 38 Bachna Ae Haseeno Yash $77,907 -37.7% 35 -32 $2,226 $691,678 - 3
24 43 26 Henry Poole Is Here Over. $95,218 -69.7% 102 -404 $934 $1,646,452 - 3
25 18 16 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $2,050,645 +44.2% 630 +90 $3,255 $6,783,708 $25 3
26 11 11 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $3,525,970 +17.3% 692 - $5,095 $13,309,881 - 3
27 13 7 Mirrors Fox $3,326,853 -33.6% 1,820 -844 $1,828 $25,395,133 - 3
28 10 5 Star Wars: The Clone Wars WB $3,764,410 -33.5% 2,444 -1,008 $1,540 $30,672,432 - 3
29 1 1 Tropic Thunder P/DW $14,602,121 -10.3% 3,473 +121 $4,204 $86,935,945 $92 3
30 83 101 Beautiful Losers Side. $9,346 +714.1% 2 +1 $4,673 $33,027 - 4
31 80 69 What We Do Is Secret PArch $11,065 -29.1% 7 +3 $1,581 $44,701 - 4
32 61 51 Beer for My Horses RAtt. $32,247 -15.8% 29 -11 $1,112 $450,800 - 4
33 25 21 Elegy Gold. $789,716 +60.4% 139 +47 $5,681 $1,719,321 - 4
34 26 18 Bottle Shock Free $712,991 +9.4% 295 -29 $2,417 $2,619,905 - 4
35 19 12 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 WB $1,864,131 -33.6% 1,252 -918 $1,489 $41,536,342 $27 4
36 9 6 Pineapple Express Sony $4,448,782 -18.4% 2,047 -573 $2,173 $80,832,163 $27 4
37 69 72 In Search of a Midnight Kiss IFC $22,465 +64.8% 6 -3 $3,744 $97,566 - 5
38 64 75 Sixty Six FInd. $28,762 +130.5% 9 -2 $3,196 $123,925 - 5
39 31 33 Frozen River SPC $319,974 +117.5% 69 +28 $4,637 $812,557 - 5
40 36 27 Swing Vote BV $194,072 -35.3% 185 -187 $1,049 $15,749,276 $21 5
41 12 9 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Uni. $3,443,120 -17.6% 1,713 -709 $2,010 $98,671,990 $145 5
42 103 - No Regret Reg. $1,959 - 1 - $1,959 $12,596 - 6
43 55 46 American Teen ParV $43,207 -31.7% 74 -35 $584 $861,817 - 6
44 32 31 Man on Wire Magn. $302,336 +46.4% 91 +17 $3,322 $1,526,761 - 6
45 33 23 Brideshead Revisited Mira. $284,783 -33.5% 232 -212 $1,228 $5,972,030 - 6
46 42 41 The X-Files: I Want to Believe Fox $97,192 -16.8% 94 -69 $1,034 $20,847,266 $30 6
47 20 14 Step Brothers Sony $1,668,902 -27.5% 1,036 -603 $1,611 $98,237,639 $65 6
48 93 79 Dare Not Walk Alone Indic. $3,875 -57.1% 1 -1 $3,875 $30,146 - 7
49 85 87 The Legend of God's Gun Indic. $7,640 +69.3% 3 +1 $2,547 $115,509 - 7
50 30 34 Transsiberian First $361,722 +161.2% 81 +43 $4,466 $919,085 - 7
51 29 24 Space Chimps Fox $426,816 +5.6% 401 -66 $1,064 $28,946,337 $37 7
52 8 8 Mamma Mia! Uni. $5,421,815 +25.7% 1,968 -358 $2,755 $132,512,495 $52 7
53 3 4 The Dark Knight WB $11,127,290 +5.5% 2,750 -413 $4,046 $504,798,337 $185 7
54 106 95 Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Think $1,327 -24.3% 3 -3 $442 $50,122 - 8
55 91 - Days and Clouds FM $4,606 - 1 - $4,606 $81,303 - 8
56 52 48 Meet Dave Fox $50,572 -1.5% 58 -34 $872 $11,712,756 $60 8
57 35 28 Hellboy II: The Golden Army Uni. $212,145 -17.1% 204 -82 $1,040 $75,419,975 $85 8
58 16 15 Journey to the Center of the Earth WB (NL) $2,415,283 +10.4% 801 -250 $3,015 $95,194,543 $60 8
59 81 77 Kabluey Reg. $10,564 -8.0% 2 -1 $5,282 $71,989 - 9
60 74 63 Gonzo Magn. $13,300 -25.7% 15 -17 $887 $1,148,709 - 9
61 50 52 The Wackness SPC $52,287 +43.9% 51 - $1,025 $1,892,817 - 9
62 28 25 Tell No One MBox $474,159 +37.8% 102 +1 $4,649 $4,383,900 - 9
63 23 19 Hancock Sony $834,155 +29.7% 465 -123 $1,794 $227,381,199 $150 9
64 89 83 Elsa & Fred Mitro. $5,592 +3.7% 5 -4 $1,118 $163,716 - 10
65 68 66 The Last Mistress IFC $25,272 +50.7% 20 +2 $1,264 $716,700 $6 10
66 37 30 Wanted Uni. $192,540 -12.9% 186 -68 $1,035 $134,015,405 $75 10
67 21 17 WALL-E BV $1,649,723 +70.9% 1,155 +370 $1,428 $218,447,803 $180 10
68 117 111 Ripple Effect Mont. $273 -61.8% 1 -2 $273 $10,782 - 11
69 57 57 Brick Lane SPC $37,695 +36.4% 31 -2 $1,216 $916,079 - 11
70 49 45 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl PicH $62,049 -12.7% 100 -46 $620 $17,470,357 $10 11
71 39 35 Get Smart WB $170,967 +24.6% 118 -3 $1,449 $128,464,785 $80 11
72 118 118 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indic. $258 +1.6% 1 - $258 $2,618 - 12
73 109 97 Love Comes Lately Kino $782 -54.4% 1 - $782 $76,375 - 12
74 98 92 Baghead SPC $2,710 -19.8% 7 -1 $387 $115,383 - 12
75 99 107 Chris & Don. A Love Story Zeit. $2,611 +204.0% 3 - $870 $197,019 - 12
76 73 64 Encounters at the End of the World Think $14,471 -18.9% 15 -5 $965 $837,767 - 12
77 56 56 The Happening Fox $38,222 +37.9% 25 -21 $1,529 $64,487,543 $48 12
78 44 42 The Incredible Hulk Uni. $91,460 -11.6% 100 -51 $915 $134,518,390 $150 12
79 110 106 The Sensation of Sight Mont. $710 -18.0% 2 - $355 $22,178 - 13
80 96 103 The Grocer's Son FM $3,103 +196.4% 2 - $1,552 $192,572 - 13
81 65 54 When Did You Last See Your Father SPC $27,354 -7.3% 33 -2 $829 $909,521 - 13
82 82 62 Mongol PicH $9,757 -50.5% 16 -14 $610 $5,686,505 $18 13
83 40 37 You Don't Mess with the Zohan Sony $152,571 +14.2% 193 -11 $791 $99,890,158 $90 13
84 24 20 Kung Fu Panda P/DW $803,859 +38.8% 460 +23 $1,748 $213,762,199 $130 13
85 114 - Forza del Destino at Florence Emr. $480 - 1 - $480 $52,577 - 14
86 45 39 Sex and the City WB (NL) $85,180 -31.1% 107 -97 $796 $152,525,242 $65 14
87 102 80 A Jihad for Love FRun $1,978 -70.6% 2 -1 $989 $85,525 - 15
88 70 76 The Edge of Heaven Strand $22,392 +82.5% 9 - $2,488 $680,026 - 15
89 67 60 The Children of Huang Shi SPC $25,325 +9.9% 25 -1 $1,013 $832,762 - 15
90 27 40 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Par. $507,600 +328.4% 303 +167 $1,675 $315,844,754 $185 15
91 115 - My Father My Lord Kino $470 - 1 - $470 $155,033 - 16
92 48 44 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian BV $63,496 -16.4% 83 -63 $765 $141,614,023 $225 16
93 86 85 America the Beautiful FInd. $7,022 +46.9% 5 +1 $1,404 $53,036 - 17
94 97 88 Before the Rains RAtt. $3,040 -24.5% 2 +1 $1,520 $1,018,430 - 17
95 87 82 The Fall RAtt. $6,870 +22.2% 11 +4 $625 $2,242,202 - 17
96 77 65 What Happens in Vegas Fox $11,494 -33.8% 30 +2 $383 $80,264,990 $35 17
97 111 - XXY FM $629 - 1 - $629 $38,281 - 18
98 112 102 Love and Honor Elev. $608 -44.6% 1 - $608 $43,734 - 18
99 34 29 Iron Man Par. $277,156 +13.9% 220 -37 $1,260 $317,847,676 $140 18
100 75 74 Up the Yangtze Zeit. $12,950 -2.3% 8 -3 $1,619 $721,860 - 19
101 72 70 Roman de Gare Gold. $17,478 +14.5% 15 -2 $1,165 $1,828,418 - 19
102 92 105 Constantine's Sword FRun $3,925 +301.3% 3 +1 $1,308 $174,024 - 20
103 120 - Teeth RAtt. $53 - 1 - $53 $346,342 - 20
104 119 114 Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) FDesk $228 -56.6% 2 - $114 $27,880 - 21
105 95 89 Young@Heart FoxS $3,528 -8.4% 6 -1 $588 $3,932,018 - 21
106 71 67 The Visitor Over. $17,480 +6.5% 28 +2 $624 $9,330,504 - 21
107 104 90 Tuya's Marriage MBox $1,492 -60.7% 1 -1 $1,492 $68,370 - 22
108 116 - Jellyfish Zeit. $295 - 1 - $295 $338,097 - 22
109 90 91 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Fox $4,817 +27.7% 12 -2 $401 $154,529,187 $85 25
110 113 - Girls Rock! Shad. $500 - 1 - $500 $156,222 - 26
111 107 99 La Traviata at La Scala Emr. $1,168 -16.2% 1 - $1,168 $177,165 - 29
112 100 - Aida at La Scala Emr. $1,995 - 1 - $1,995 $205,098 - 29
113 59 58 U2 3D NGE $35,099 +39.0% 7 +2 $5,014 $9,416,277 - 32
114 101 104 The Singing Revolution Abr. $1,983 +99.9% 2 +1 $992 $330,017 - 39
115 41 32 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $113,482 -43.8% 46 - $2,467 $18,500,492 - 48
116 88 86 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $5,771 +26.4% 7 +1 $824 $153,964 - 53
117 54 50 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $46,397 +21.1% 8 - $5,800 $36,227,103 - 131
118 60 71 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $34,528 +149.0% 5 - $6,906 $9,568,730 - 136
119 58 53 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $37,478 +16.4% 3 - $12,493 $25,816,201 - 154
120 63 59 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $30,210 +23.9% 11 +1 $2,746 $76,496,274 - 333
TOTAL (120 MOVIES):$123,794,714-48,913-$2,531 
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