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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
51 45 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment $40,582 -15.7% 11 - $3,689 $4,941,525 - 37
114 79 Good Dick Abramorama $1,088 -86.3% 1 -1 $1,088 $20,689 - 3
120 84 Ballast Alluvial Film Company $841 -84.5% 2 -1 $421 $38,090 - 4
1 N High School Musical 3: Senior Year Buena Vista $42,030,184 - 3,623 - $11,601 $42,030,184 $11 1
4 2 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Buena Vista $6,884,387 -39.7% 3,190 -49 $2,158 $78,110,782 - 4
24 N Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D (2008 re-issue) Buena Vista $398,411 - 284 - $1,403 $398,411 - 1
27 23 WALL-E Buena Vista $252,354 -26.4% 289 -32 $873 $222,449,229 $180 18
55 34 Morning Light Buena Vista $33,478 -74.1% 42 -13 $797 $197,280 - 2
58 37 Miracle at St. Anna Buena Vista $32,580 -66.5% 50 -97 $652 $7,829,067 $45 5
73 80 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista $14,024 +84.6% 5 - $2,805 $9,679,925 - 144
115 93 The Order of Myths Cinema Guild $1,081 -65.4% 2 -1 $541 $44,310 - 8
128 - Yella Cinema Guild $328 - 1 - $328 $28,926 - 15
129 - Alexandra Cinema Guild $323 - 1 - $323 $123,742 - 28
62 49 Forever Strong Crane Movie Company $26,202 -39.4% 21 -1 $1,248 $634,228 - 6
106 115 The Flyboys Dark Coast Pictures $1,668 +80.3% 1 - $1,668 $129,504 - 11
71 69 Hounddog Empire $14,325 +11.7% 5 - $2,865 $94,951 - 6
25 N Heroes (2008) Eros $326,425 - 60 - $5,440 $326,425 - 1
113 52 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $1,126 -97.2% 2 -5 $563 $148,538 - 3
91 83 The Grocer's Son Film Movement $4,633 -14.9% 3 +1 $1,544 $261,115 - 21
108 - Fraulein Film Movement $1,589 - 1 - $1,589 $5,001 - 3
119 N Ben X Film Movement $904 - 1 - $904 $904 - 1
125 118 Sixty Six First Independent Pictures $383 -53.6% 1 -1 $383 $219,673 - 13
60 62 Transsiberian First Look $28,881 +39.3% 31 +9 $932 $2,158,670 - 15
109 105 Save Me First Run $1,575 -13.5% 2 -1 $788 $64,976 - 8
123 106 Moving Midway First Run $441 -75.6% 1 -3 $441 $37,696 - 7
127 - Constantine's Sword First Run $343 - 1 - $343 $179,507 - 25
19 18 Burn After Reading Focus Features $744,475 -32.2% 422 -286 $1,764 $58,273,819 $37 7
3 1 Max Payne Fox $7,791,649 -55.8% 3,381 +5 $2,305 $29,855,620 $35 2
21 15 City of Ember Fox $476,742 -72.5% 536 -1,487 $889 $6,872,812 $55 3
53 48 Mirrors Fox $38,276 -15.5% 60 -8 $638 $30,626,375 - 11
74 61 Space Chimps Fox $12,969 -51.6% 36 -36 $360 $30,072,636 $37 15
75 46 Babylon A.D. Fox $11,473 -75.6% 33 -53 $348 $22,510,705 $70 9
6 3 The Secret Life of Bees Fox Searchlight $6,051,630 -42.5% 1,630 +39 $3,713 $19,324,821 $11 2
65 41 Choke Fox Searchlight $20,047 -63.9% 32 -32 $626 $2,883,580 - 5
72 71 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $14,101 +14.6% 20 +6 $705 $342,262 - 11
85 88 Filth and Wisdom IFC $6,710 +46.0% 10 +9 $671 $13,420 - 2
87 N Fear(s) of the Dark IFC $6,103 - 1 - $6,103 $7,921 - 1
98 97 In Search of a Midnight Kiss IFC $3,333 +24.5% 10 +4 $333 $165,468 - 13
83 - My Name Is Bruce Image Entertainment $7,335 - 1 - $7,335 $7,335 - 0
57 55 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $33,213 -7.8% 6 -1 $5,536 $26,334,820 - 162
64 60 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $22,691 -16.3% 6 +1 $3,782 $76,814,910 - 341
100 86 The Legend of God's Gun Indican $2,897 -43.4% 2 - $1,449 $195,350 - 15
110 N God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indican $1,460 - 2 - $730 $1,460 - 1
117 110 Dare Not Walk Alone Indican $1,012 -31.7% 1 -1 $1,012 $49,577 - 23
92 89 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story InterPositive Media $4,543 +0.5% 4 -2 $1,136 $51,621 - 5
67 - My Father My Lord Kino $18,730 - 8 - $2,341 $174,618 - 21
95 121 Momma's Man Kino $4,066 +480.0% 6 +5 $678 $87,888 - 10
2 N Saw V Lionsgate $30,053,954 - 3,060 - $9,822 $30,053,954 $10.8 1
7 4 W. Lionsgate $5,088,249 -51.6% 2,050 +20 $2,482 $18,506,750 $25.1 2
17 16 Religulous Lionsgate $945,030 -34.7% 452 -88 $2,091 $10,563,579 $2.5 4
34 N Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom Logo Features $151,337 - 5 - $30,267 $151,337 - 1
36 28 What Just Happened? Magnolia $130,040 -32.4% 35 -1 $3,715 $395,061 - 2
47 N Let the Right One In (2008) Magnolia $49,295 - 4 - $12,324 $49,295 - 1
52 54 Man on Wire Magnolia $38,556 +5.8% 33 -5 $1,168 $2,730,908 - 14
102 94 Humboldt County Magnolia $2,380 -23.5% 5 +1 $476 $78,049 - 5
111 99 A Thousand Years of Good Prayers Magnolia $1,455 -44.7% 2 - $728 $76,106 - 6
116 91 Gonzo Magnolia $1,042 -71.1% 4 -5 $261 $1,242,996 - 17
90 72 Talento de Barrio Maya Entertainment $4,789 -60.3% 7 -8 $684 $64,829 - 3
103 96 August Evening Maya Entertainment $2,127 -25.4% 2 -2 $1,064 $49,846 - 8
35 25 Igor MGM $144,499 -40.3% 348 -195 $415 $18,749,396 $25 6
82 56 How to Lose Friends and Alienate People MGM $7,400 -79.4% 18 -104 $411 $2,749,503 $28 4
33 29 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM (Weinstein) $151,391 -17.0% 98 -11 $1,545 $21,981,455 - 11
45 77 The Longshots MGM (Weinstein) $52,293 +549.2% 98 +79 $534 $11,389,715 - 10
32 35 Happy-Go-Lucky Miramax $169,452 +57.0% 19 +10 $8,919 $429,199 - 3
126 - whaledreamers Monterey Media, Inc. $361 - 2 - $181 $6,373 - 5
46 42 Tell No One Music Box Films $49,561 -10.6% 44 -15 $1,126 $5,924,633 - 17
105 100 Tuya's Marriage Music Box Films $1,863 -26.5% 3 +1 $621 $85,653 - 30
88 64 Haunted Castle (IMAX) N Wave $5,601 -69.2% 2 - $2,801 $13,613,048 - 368
40 43 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment $80,089 +47.8% 25 - $3,204 $19,452,434 - 56
79 75 U2 3D National Geographic Entertainment $8,872 -5.4% 8 -4 $1,109 $9,593,061 - 40
77 81 Frontrunners Oscilloscope Pictures $9,897 +43.7% 6 +5 $1,650 $23,055 - 2
93 87 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $4,500 -11.7% 6 - $750 $116,879 - 15
41 27 Righteous Kill Overture Films $78,034 -59.7% 167 -214 $467 $39,392,184 $60 7
68 59 Traitor Overture Films $17,311 -46.2% 61 -21 $284 $23,313,770 $22 9
8 5 Eagle Eye Paramount (DreamWorks) $5,051,952 -28.1% 2,558 -768 $1,975 $87,903,354 $80 5
31 39 Tropic Thunder Paramount (DreamWorks) $172,005 +92.7% 228 +49 $754 $110,080,249 $92 11
39 26 Ghost Town Paramount (DreamWorks) $81,111 -60.9% 125 -127 $649 $13,032,087 $20 6
15 13 The Duchess Paramount Vantage $1,244,319 -41.3% 873 -334 $1,425 $11,210,179 - 6
56 38 The Women (2008) Picturehouse $33,371 -62.9% 49 -106 $681 $26,739,763 $16 7
89 74 Battle in Seattle Redwood Palms Pictures $4,987 -56.0% 10 +1 $499 $209,916 - 6
80 92 Breakfast with Scot Regent Releasing $8,019 +127.4% 4 +1 $2,005 $26,517 - 3
86 78 Saving Marriage Regent Releasing $6,291 -21.8% 2 - $3,146 $17,548 - 2
112 109 Tru Loved Regent Releasing $1,236 -26.3% 3 +1 $412 $3,784 - 2
131 - Kabluey Regent Releasing $233 - 1 - $233 $83,398 - 17
133 - Ice Blues: A Donald Strachey Mystery Regent Releasing $26 - 1 - $26 $969 - 3
134 - Fall of Hyperion Regent Releasing $17 - 1 - $17 $880 - 3
84 76 Lola Montes (re-issue) Rialto $7,318 -21.1% 1 -2 $7,318 $44,195 - 3
78 N Live Fast, Die Young River Rain $9,841 - 1 - $9,841 $9,841 - 1
81 119 I.O.U.S.A. Roadside Attractions $7,977 +876.4% 5 +2 $1,595 $750,098 - 10
101 82 Beer for My Horses Roadside Attractions $2,804 -56.9% 6 -2 $467 $664,632 - 12
132 123 CSNY: Deja Vu Roadside Attractions $78 -87.0% 3 - $26 $64,991 - 14
11 11 Fireproof Samuel Goldwyn $2,154,559 -16.4% 898 -7 $2,399 $23,627,556 $0.5 5
69 58 Elegy Samuel Goldwyn $16,506 -50.3% 26 -11 $635 $3,543,789 - 12
12 8 Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Sony / Columbia $2,022,406 -45.2% 1,571 -670 $1,287 $29,544,861 $10 4
29 N Passengers Sony / Columbia $172,544 - 125 - $1,380 $172,544 - 1
10 7 Quarantine Sony / Screen Gems $2,581,262 -57.6% 2,228 -235 $1,159 $28,801,265 $12 3
23 17 Lakeview Terrace Sony / Screen Gems $434,844 -62.3% 454 -703 $958 $38,968,832 $20 6
18 19 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics $821,863 +25.0% 112 +43 $7,338 $2,731,710 - 4
30 N Synecdoche, New York Sony Classics $172,194 - 9 - $19,133 $172,194 $20 1
42 N I've Loved You So Long Sony Classics $72,205 - 9 - $8,023 $316,166 - 1
59 57 Frozen River Sony Classics $30,369 -12.0% 42 -8 $723 $2,158,393 - 13
66 65 Ashes of Time Redux Sony Classics $19,484 +7.2% 9 - $2,165 $79,445 - 3
70 70 I Served the King of England Sony Classics $15,524 +23.0% 17 -11 $913 $521,573 - 9
104 98 Brick Lane Sony Classics $1,896 -28.7% 2 - $948 $1,085,236 - 19
130 126 Baghead Sony Classics $301 -36.9% 3 - $100 $138,088 - 20
54 63 A Secret Strand $35,545 +92.1% 8 +2 $4,443 $367,923 - 8
13 9 Sex Drive Summit Entertainment $1,819,785 -49.6% 2,358 -63 $772 $6,850,274 $19 2
61 51 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment $26,673 -37.9% 34 -19 $785 $12,127,887 $25 11
94 101 A Man Named Pearl Tentmakers Entertainment $4,218 +67.0% 6 +2 $703 $193,922 - 61
96 90 Encounters at the End of the World ThinkFilm $3,724 -1.4% 5 +1 $745 $939,490 - 20
118 - Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild TLA Releasing $942 - 1 - $942 $101,775 - 9
122 117 Bab'Aziz - The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul Typecast Releasing $562 -36.2% 1 - $562 $89,077 - 38
97 67 The Elephant King Unison Films $3,341 -79.1% 2 +1 $1,671 $21,298 - 2
20 N Changeling Universal $489,015 - 15 - $32,601 $489,015 $55 1
22 12 The Express Universal $453,750 -79.3% 605 -2,205 $750 $9,314,770 $40 3
37 30 Mamma Mia! Universal $123,310 -26.9% 180 -39 $685 $143,536,325 $52 15
- - Box Elder Unknown $1,248 +31.4% 1 - $1,248 $40,386 - 34
107 85 The Pool Vitagraph $1,645 -69.4% 3 -2 $548 $73,482 - 8
44 22 An American Carol Vivendi Entertainment $60,000 -82.9% 109 -490 $550 $6,960,000 $20 4
9 6 Body of Lies Warner Bros. $4,064,488 -40.4% 2,150 -564 $1,890 $30,889,452 $70 3
14 10 Nights in Rodanthe Warner Bros. $1,342,402 -49.5% 1,240 -875 $1,083 $39,242,656 - 5
26 20 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. $295,949 -28.2% 166 -124 $1,783 $527,822,235 $185 15
38 33 RockNRolla Warner Bros. $102,673 -23.5% 19 -3 $5,404 $571,962 - 3
43 73 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Warner Bros. $70,090 +509.6% 203 +181 $345 $44,029,972 $27 12
48 36 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Warner Bros. $48,079 -52.4% 140 -94 $343 $35,089,551 - 11
50 50 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $41,494 -3.8% 10 - $4,149 $36,696,035 - 139
63 47 Get Smart Warner Bros. $25,758 -45.0% 44 -27 $585 $130,286,630 $80 19
5 N Pride & Glory Warner Bros. (New Line) $6,262,396 - 2,585 - $2,423 $6,262,396 $30 1
16 14 Appaloosa Warner Bros. (New Line) $1,188,417 -41.4% 920 -345 $1,292 $16,358,655 $20 6
28 24 Journey to the Center of the Earth Warner Bros. (New Line) $210,383 -19.1% 236 -40 $891 $101,109,908 $60 16
49 N Roadside Romeo Yash Raj $41,770 - 29 - $1,440 $41,770 - 1
76 66 Trouble the Water Zeitgeist $11,437 -33.0% 13 -2 $880 $403,001 - 10
99 N Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeitgeist $3,077 - 1 - $3,077 $4,490 - 1
121 128 Up the Yangtze Zeitgeist $626 +274.9% 1 - $626 $783,416 - 27
124 125 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeitgeist $435 -13.9% 1 -1 $435 $76,703 - 18
TOTAL (135 MOVIES):$134,501,763+34.2%40,864-1,517$3,291 
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