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November 7-9, 2008
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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 94 136 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) Imax $4,053 +2,102.7% 2 +1 $2,027 $4,915 - 2
2 107 135 The Order of Myths CGld $2,030 +890.2% 1 - $2,030 $49,209 - 12
3 68 117 Call + Response FTrd. $12,247 +799.2% 5 +3 $2,449 $164,248 - 5
4 40 76 Traitor Over. $85,505 +678.2% 188 +150 $455 $23,422,957 $22 11
5 108 134 Six in Paris (re-issue) NYer $1,859 +563.9% 1 - $1,859 $13,949 - 6
6 110 133 Battle in Seattle RedP $1,549 +451.2% 4 +3 $387 $216,044 - 8
7 69 105 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeit. $11,977 +401.8% 4 +3 $2,994 $22,101 - 3
8 47 71 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $48,832 +235.4% 29 -4 $1,684 $12,207,728 $25 13
9 74 102 August Evening Maya $9,406 +228.3% 1 -2 $9,406 $63,628 - 10
10 26 38 Synecdoche, New York SPC $293,646 +195.5% 35 +26 $8,390 $675,537 $20 3
11 116 132 Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) FDesk $927 +184.4% 1 -1 $927 $36,610 - 35
12 126 139 Saving Marriage Reg. $353 +171.5% 1 - $353 $18,575 - 4
13 118 130 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indic. $898 +144.0% 1 - $898 $3,504 - 3
14 36 47 Ghost Town P/DW $98,827 +141.6% 170 +109 $581 $13,214,030 $20 8
15 86 101 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Osci. $6,619 +129.3% 3 +2 $2,206 $11,051 - 2
16 128 138 Yella CGld $333 +112.1% 1 - $333 $29,439 - 19
17 15 17 Rachel Getting Married SPC $1,505,507 +111.6% 391 +258 $3,850 $5,415,820 - 6
18 119 129 Brick Lane SPC $881 +78.3% 2 +1 $441 $1,094,998 - 21
19 75 92 Roving Mars (IMAX) BV $9,375 +57.1% 6 - $1,563 $9,715,664 - 146
20 78 95 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $8,835 +55.5% 11 - $803 $366,795 - 13
21 32 33 I've Loved You So Long SPC $186,821 +53.7% 22 +2 $8,492 $739,911 - 3
22 96 103 Save Me FRun $3,923 +48.7% 3 +1 $1,308 $73,200 - 10
23 22 25 Happy-Go-Lucky Mira. $402,076 +45.2% 102 +42 $3,942 $1,248,218 - 5
24 50 57 Forever Strong Crane $33,821 +39.2% 17 - $1,989 $719,556 - 8
25 38 43 Let the Right One In (2008) Magn. $92,533 +38.7% 17 +10 $5,443 $266,886 - 3
26 61 68 My Name Is Bruce Imag. $21,694 +32.0% 4 +3 $5,424 $50,798 - 2
27 58 66 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $22,761 +27.2% 5 - $4,552 $76,901,252 - 343
28 56 63 Man on Wire Magn. $24,649 +22.3% 18 -2 $1,369 $2,812,485 - 16
29 41 42 Righteous Kill Over. $81,622 +18.6% 129 -13 $633 $39,618,049 $60 9
30 49 51 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $40,564 +16.7% 10 - $4,056 $36,824,573 - 141
31 80 91 Choke FoxS $7,457 +16.7% 12 -5 $621 $2,913,380 - 7
32 60 65 One Day You'll Understand Kino $22,249 +15.9% 7 +4 $3,178 $50,028 - 2
33 72 80 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story IPos. $10,959 +13.9% 10 - $1,096 $60,332 - 7
34 39 40 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $92,153 +12.2% 55 +3 $1,676 $22,249,713 - 13
35 57 61 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $24,366 +12.1% 7 +1 $3,481 $26,446,159 - 164
36 99 99 FLOW: For Love of Water Osci. $3,746 +7.0% 6 - $624 $126,202 - 19
37 70 77 Morning Light BV $11,322 +4.8% 15 -1 $755 $241,336 - 4
38 44 41 Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom Logo $75,034 +1.0% 9 +4 $8,337 $389,831 - 3
39 1 N Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $63,106,589 - 4,056 - $15,559 $63,106,589 $150 1
40 2 N Role Models Uni. $19,167,085 - 2,792 - $6,865 $19,167,085 $28 1
41 6 N Soul Men MGM/W $5,401,605 - 2,044 - $2,643 $5,401,605 - 1
42 25 N House (2008) RAtt. $327,445 - 363 - $902 $327,445 - 1
43 28 N The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Mira. $253,085 - 17 - $14,887 $253,085 - 1
44 46 N Repo: The Genetic Opera LGF $53,684 - 8 - $6,711 $53,684 - 1
45 62 N JCVD PArch $20,119 - 2 - $10,060 $20,119 - 1
46 71 N The Alphabet Killer Anch. $11,000 - 1 - $11,000 $12,445 - 1
47 77 N The World Unseen Reg. $9,031 - 3 - $3,010 $9,031 - 1
48 79 N Pray the Devil Back to Hell Bal. $8,227 - 1 - $8,227 $8,227 - 1
49 85 N The Wild Child (re-issue) FDesk $6,680 - 1 - $6,680 $6,680 - 1
50 88 N Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi Eros $6,437 - 7 - $920 $6,437 - 1
51 89 - Loins of Punjab Presents Emr. $6,372 - 8 - $797 $39,891 - 7
52 100 N Otto; or, Up with the Dead People Strand $3,456 - 1 - $3,456 $3,456 - 1
53 102 N Gardens of the Night CityL $3,072 - 1 - $3,072 $3,072 - 1
54 104 - Days and Clouds FM $2,256 - 2 - $1,128 $109,269 - 17
55 130 - Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeit. $265 - 1 - $265 $79,926 - 20
56 134 - Moving Midway FRun $119 - 1 - $119 $38,075 - 9
57 112 121 In Search of a Midnight Kiss IFC $1,063 -0.5% 2 -1 $532 $170,945 - 15
58 31 29 WALL-E BV $208,915 -1.2% 239 -14 $874 $223,003,468 $180 20
59 52 53 A Secret Strand $27,572 -5.8% 8 - $3,447 $451,586 - 10
60 81 85 U2 3D NGE $7,072 -8.1% 6 -2 $1,179 $9,611,971 - 42
61 13 14 Fireproof Gold. $1,585,555 -8.4% 872 -15 $1,818 $28,327,659 $0.5 7
62 43 39 Igor MGM $75,434 -11.2% 116 -70 $650 $18,969,088 $25 8
63 84 84 Ballast Allu. $6,701 -13.9% 4 - $1,675 $55,566 - 6
64 91 87 My Father My Lord Kino $5,893 -14.3% 8 - $737 $194,258 - 25
65 133 137 Walking on Dead Fish Vari. $154 -14.9% 1 - $154 $30,060 - 8
66 19 16 Appaloosa WB (NL) $668,415 -18.4% 735 -120 $909 $18,658,697 $20 8
67 67 69 Trouble the Water Zeit. $13,229 -18.4% 12 +2 $1,102 $444,753 - 12
68 30 26 The Dark Knight WB $219,425 -18.9% 125 -24 $1,755 $528,535,317 $185 17
69 73 74 Miracle at St. Anna BV $9,749 -19.1% 20 -10 $487 $7,869,848 $45 7
70 35 32 Journey to the Center of the Earth WB (NL) $119,881 -19.7% 163 -33 $735 $101,473,713 $60 18
71 37 34 Tropic Thunder P/DW $95,882 -20.1% 165 -55 $581 $110,416,702 $92 13
72 121 123 The Flyboys DCoa. $800 -20.2% 1 - $800 $131,981 - 13
73 23 22 Burn After Reading Focus $363,846 -20.3% 270 -57 $1,348 $59,501,512 $37 9
74 4 4 Changeling Uni. $7,252,940 -22.4% 1,855 +5 $3,910 $20,559,497 $55 3
75 129 131 Beer for My Horses RAtt. $279 -22.7% 1 -2 $279 $666,045 - 14
76 9 7 The Secret Life of Bees FoxS $3,089,467 -23.0% 1,481 -130 $2,086 $29,902,363 $11 4
77 53 50 Tell No One MBox $27,266 -23.1% 21 -9 $1,298 $6,024,900 - 19
78 66 67 Ashes of Time Redux SPC $13,530 -23.9% 7 -11 $1,933 $125,964 - 5
79 63 56 Frozen River SPC $19,793 -24.5% 30 +6 $660 $2,230,237 - 15
80 103 98 The Legend of God's Gun Indic. $2,869 -25.4% 1 - $2,869 $204,156 - 17
81 20 21 Religulous LGF $423,273 -26.6% 274 -131 $1,545 $12,125,806 $2.5 6
82 10 9 Eagle Eye P/DW $2,541,602 -27.0% 1,407 -600 $1,806 $96,348,829 $80 7
83 54 49 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $25,892 -28.3% 11 - $2,354 $5,022,718 - 39
84 59 52 The Longshots MGM/W $22,351 -31.1% 38 -32 $588 $11,467,696 - 12
85 93 86 Space Chimps Fox $5,069 -31.5% 17 -3 $298 $30,090,196 $37 17
86 33 28 What Just Happened? Magn. $149,777 -31.6% 86 -2 $1,742 $876,002 - 4
87 14 12 Body of Lies WB $1,537,219 -33.3% 850 -564 $1,808 $36,950,974 $70 5
88 21 19 The Duchess ParV $403,984 -35.2% 323 -204 $1,251 $13,016,496 - 8
89 51 46 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $32,916 -37.1% 21 -4 $1,567 $19,663,058 - 58
90 5 2 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Wein. $6,274,530 -37.7% 2,735 - $2,294 $20,686,907 $24 2
91 92 83 The Pool Vita. $5,087 -38.1% 5 +1 $1,017 $90,840 - 10
92 105 100 Lola Montes (re-issue) Rialto $2,150 -38.6% 1 - $2,150 $59,368 - 5
93 8 5 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Free $3,318,694 -38.8% 2,576 -76 $1,288 $10,063,348 - 2
94 95 90 Babylon A.D. Fox $3,977 -39.5% 12 -9 $331 $22,527,653 $70 11
95 3 1 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $9,159,523 -40.2% 3,464 -162 $2,644 $75,573,993 $11 3
96 34 27 City of Ember Fox $133,651 -40.6% 180 -77 $743 $7,416,488 $55 5
97 24 20 Nights in Rodanthe WB $329,346 -43.4% 402 -335 $819 $40,920,857 - 7
98 124 124 Were the World Mine SpkP $487 -43.6% 1 - $487 $1,730 - 2
99 120 114 Filth and Wisdom IFC $843 -43.9% 3 - $281 $20,240 - 4
100 18 13 RockNRolla WB $1,047,334 -44.1% 826 - $1,268 $4,373,979 - 5
101 125 127 Baghead SPC $360 -46.3% 3 -5 $120 $139,616 - 22
102 11 6 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $2,518,049 -48.2% 2,359 -645 $1,067 $88,258,841 - 6
103 115 111 The First Basket L/Z $942 -48.2% 1 - $942 $5,205 - 2
104 65 55 Star Wars: The Clone Wars WB $14,577 -48.8% 49 -35 $297 $35,154,336 - 13
105 83 73 I Served the King of England SPC $6,836 -51.1% 22 +5 $311 $556,705 - 11
106 12 8 Max Payne Fox $1,789,136 -51.5% 1,476 -1,088 $1,212 $38,653,498 $35 4
107 117 110 How to Lose Friends and Alienate People MGM $926 -52.1% 2 -3 $463 $2,757,713 $28 6
108 17 11 W. LGF $1,120,600 -53.0% 839 -964 $1,336 $24,231,628 $25.1 4
109 82 70 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 WB $6,903 -55.3% 28 -39 $247 $44,087,387 $27 14
110 55 44 The Women (2008) PicH $24,984 -58.0% 70 -94 $357 $26,872,727 $16 9
111 7 3 Saw V LGF $4,067,071 -58.3% 2,829 -255 $1,438 $52,187,337 $10.8 3
112 48 37 Fashion UTV $44,158 -58.3% 37 -3 $1,193 $173,551 - 2
113 98 79 Hounddog Emp. $3,749 -61.1% 2 -3 $1,875 $110,664 - 8
114 16 10 Pride & Glory WB (NL) $1,293,389 -61.5% 1,340 -1,245 $965 $14,381,710 $30 3
115 29 18 Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Sony $234,349 -66.0% 216 -463 $1,085 $31,286,789 $10 6
116 76 54 Mirrors Fox $9,335 -67.8% 20 -38 $467 $30,681,264 - 13
117 87 62 I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $6,501 -68.4% 8 -17 $813 $790,791 - 12
118 64 45 The Other End of the Line MGM $16,512 -72.1% 51 -40 $324 $100,759 - 2
119 90 59 Transsiberian First $5,986 -72.7% 12 -12 $499 $2,203,641 - 17
120 27 15 Quarantine SGem $293,321 -73.9% 353 -936 $831 $31,451,718 $12 5
121 114 97 Gonzo Magn. $1,022 -74.4% 3 - $341 $1,250,234 - 19
122 109 88 The Matador (2008) CityL $1,658 -75.2% 1 - $1,658 $10,908 - 2
123 127 115 America the Beautiful FInd. $346 -75.9% 1 - $346 $74,203 - 27
124 101 72 Elegy Gold. $3,324 -76.9% 9 -12 $369 $3,577,210 - 14
125 45 24 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D (2008 re-issue) BV $65,334 -77.8% 62 -147 $1,054 $1,027,711 - 3
126 123 106 A Man Named Pearl Tent. $497 -79.1% 3 -1 $166 $198,986 - 63
127 42 23 Sex Drive Sum. $75,920 -80.3% 111 -462 $684 $8,234,346 $19 4
128 131 120 whaledreamers Mont. $200 -81.5% 1 -2 $200 $8,032 - 7
129 132 125 Momma's Man Kino $155 -81.7% 1 -1 $155 $91,148 - 12
130 97 60 Fear(s) of the Dark IFC $3,894 -82.2% 5 -3 $779 $48,962 - 3
131 111 81 Splinter (2008) Magn. $1,416 -85.1% 1 -3 $1,416 $12,918 - 2
132 122 96 Breakfast with Scot Reg. $553 -86.6% 1 -3 $553 $34,974 - 5
133 113 82 College MGM $1,035 -87.8% 6 -39 $173 $4,693,919 $7 11
134 106 58 An American Carol Viv. $2,072 -90.9% 12 -65 $173 $7,012,339 $20 6
TOTAL (134 MOVIES):$142,496,481+62.5%39,923-399$3,569 
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