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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
56 53 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment $15,805 -31.6% 11 - $1,437 $5,081,473 - 41
93 79 Ballast Alluvial Film Company $1,729 -68.9% 1 -4 $1,729 $69,160 - 8
87 80 The Alphabet Killer Anchor Bay Films $2,258 -55.9% 1 -1 $2,258 $24,674 - 3
104 71 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Balcony Releasing $924 -87.4% 1 -2 $924 $22,058 - 3
3 N Bolt Buena Vista $26,223,128 - 3,651 +2,811 $7,182 $26,223,128 $150 1
7 4 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Buena Vista $2,049,144 -63.8% 2,361 -841 $868 $86,864,082 $11 5
16 10 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Buena Vista $468,078 -70.4% 788 -829 $594 $91,614,153 - 8
29 31 WALL-E Buena Vista $134,989 -29.8% 213 -10 $634 $223,454,780 $180 22
68 54 Miracle at St. Anna Buena Vista $8,655 -60.9% 35 -41 $247 $7,916,887 $45 9
70 65 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista $7,224 -31.9% 6 - $1,204 $9,754,848 - 148
82 62 Morning Light Buena Vista $2,900 -78.8% 3 -18 $967 $275,093 - 6
103 48 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D (2008 re-issue) Buena Vista $967 -97.5% 2 -35 $484 $1,109,053 - 5
72 64 Familiar Strangers Cavalier Films $6,686 -42.1% 3 +1 $2,229 $19,982 - 2
66 76 The Dukes CAVU $9,631 +58.7% 11 +7 $876 $18,002 - 2
74 N The Betrayal Cinema Guild $5,864 - 1 - $5,864 $5,864 - 1
117 - Alexandra Cinema Guild $54 - 1 - $54 $124,085 - 31
78 93 The Beautiful Truth Cinema Libre $4,396 +45.3% 1 - $4,396 $9,521 - 2
97 104 The Flyboys Dark Coast Pictures $1,392 -5.6% 1 -1 $1,392 $135,941 - 15
94 83 Hounddog Empire $1,675 -64.0% 1 -1 $1,675 $118,879 - 10
22 N Yuvvraaj Eros $264,362 - 77 - $3,433 $264,362 - 1
98 118 Days and Clouds Film Movement $1,327 +318.6% 2 +1 $664 $112,102 - 20
114 111 Sixty Six First Independent Pictures $340 -42.3% 2 +1 $170 $220,977 - 17
116 106 America the Beautiful First Independent Pictures $153 -86.5% 1 - $153 $76,173 - 29
34 30 Burn After Reading Focus Features $112,607 -42.5% 134 -73 $840 $60,029,592 $37 11
28 17 Max Payne Fox $150,463 -75.7% 264 -581 $570 $40,300,771 $35 6
39 36 City of Ember Fox $62,389 -35.7% 148 -23 $422 $7,658,330 $55 7
80 74 Space Chimps Fox $4,019 -36.4% 15 -2 $268 $30,105,968 $37 19
109 85 Mirrors Fox $668 -85.4% 3 -8 $223 $30,691,439 - 15
10 8 The Secret Life of Bees Fox Searchlight $1,264,991 -45.9% 1,095 -354 $1,155 $35,638,795 $11 6
11 24 Slumdog Millionaire Fox Searchlight $947,795 +163.3% 32 +22 $29,619 $1,570,240 $15 2
89 84 Choke Fox Searchlight $1,812 -61.0% 3 -16 $604 $2,926,565 - 9
18 12 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Freestyle Releasing $385,013 -73.2% 614 -973 $627 $13,180,859 - 4
27 40 A Christmas Tale IFC $162,689 +154.9% 36 +29 $4,519 $256,151 - 2
71 78 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $7,164 +27.0% 10 -1 $716 $387,842 - 15
84 81 Fear(s) of the Dark IFC $2,718 -44.1% 3 -1 $906 $63,172 - 5
100 117 Filth and Wisdom IFC $1,181 +259.0% 2 +1 $591 $22,406 - 6
51 63 My Name Is Bruce Image Entertainment $22,598 +69.5% 4 - $5,650 $105,245 - 4
50 56 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $25,814 +31.4% 7 +2 $3,688 $26,553,703 - 166
52 41 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $20,063 -68.3% 8 +1 $2,508 $77,036,007 - 345
64 69 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) IMAX $12,752 +63.7% 6 +1 $2,125 $31,483 - 4
59 N Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $14,088 - 3 - $4,696 $18,716 - 1
79 66 One Day You'll Understand Kino $4,068 -59.7% 6 -1 $678 $77,368 - 4
86 92 My Father My Lord Kino $2,263 -25.7% 5 - $453 $203,304 - 28
102 98 Momma's Man Kino $1,038 -53.7% 3 -2 $346 $94,872 - 14
85 75 The First Basket Laemmle / Zeller Films $2,471 -60.6% 3 -1 $824 $16,552 - 4
83 91 Eden (2008) Liberation Entertainment $2,729 -11.5% 2 +1 $1,365 $7,473 - 2
17 9 Saw V Lionsgate $459,081 -74.0% 694 -1,308 $662 $56,383,962 $10.8 5
30 21 W. Lionsgate $131,523 -70.4% 191 -314 $689 $25,411,191 $25.1 6
31 28 Religulous Lionsgate $123,599 -46.4% 140 -98 $883 $12,772,716 $2.5 8
69 57 Repo: The Genetic Opera Lionsgate $8,057 -57.7% 6 -2 $1,343 $108,045 - 3
54 51 Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom Logo Features $18,729 -42.0% 5 -2 $3,746 $482,638 - 5
32 34 Let the Right One In (2008) Magnolia $118,410 -4.4% 28 +2 $4,229 $623,767 - 5
49 42 What Just Happened? Magnolia $27,103 -54.0% 39 -23 $695 $1,043,419 - 6
55 58 Man on Wire Magnolia $16,058 -5.3% 13 -2 $1,235 $2,863,670 - 18
81 N Special Magnolia $3,232 - 1 - $3,232 $3,232 - 1
111 101 August Evening Maya Entertainment $567 -72.9% 1 -3 $567 $67,439 - 12
45 44 Igor MGM $41,327 -16.4% 52 -26 $795 $19,098,493 $25 10
96 88 The Other End of the Line MGM $1,515 -55.1% 3 -2 $505 $113,913 - 4
106 107 How to Lose Friends and Alienate People MGM $772 -28.9% 4 -1 $193 $2,760,453 $28 8
12 7 Soul Men MGM (Weinstein) $912,269 -61.2% 814 -1,234 $1,121 $10,900,509 - 3
43 43 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM (Weinstein) $43,433 -22.4% 35 -4 $1,241 $22,417,130 - 15
61 59 The Longshots MGM (Weinstein) $13,215 -21.4% 32 -4 $413 $11,508,423 - 14
8 19 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Miramax $1,647,514 +247.3% 406 +368 $4,058 $2,628,053 - 3
20 23 Happy-Go-Lucky Miramax $338,071 -8.8% 202 +59 $1,674 $2,213,147 - 7
105 123 whaledreamers Monterey Media, Inc. $868 +921.2% 6 +4 $145 $9,380 - 9
60 52 Tell No One Music Box Films $13,848 -40.6% 16 -13 $866 $6,097,293 - 21
46 45 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment $40,905 -13.6% 21 - $1,948 $19,861,920 - 60
73 73 U2 3D National Geographic Entertainment $5,966 -11.1% 6 - $994 $9,628,636 - 44
92 90 FLOW: For Love of Water Oscilloscope Pictures $1,760 -43.2% 5 - $352 $137,044 - 23
37 46 Righteous Kill Overture Films $82,619 +87.2% 212 +104 $390 $39,811,690 $60 11
65 47 Traitor Overture Films $10,863 -72.5% 39 -85 $279 $23,527,748 $22 13
4 2 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Paramount (DreamWorks) $15,661,936 -55.3% 4,007 -58 $3,909 $137,109,390 $150 3
15 11 Eagle Eye Paramount (DreamWorks) $667,605 -54.4% 757 -457 $882 $99,740,445 $80 9
33 27 The Duchess Paramount Vantage $117,896 -50.2% 154 -116 $766 $13,670,183 - 10
40 39 JCVD Peace Arch Entertainment $61,242 -10.4% 26 -2 $2,355 $197,072 - 3
101 99 Battle in Seattle Redwood Palms Pictures $1,074 -50.8% 3 -7 $358 $222,419 - 10
58 N I Can't Think Straight Regent Releasing $15,239 - 3 - $5,080 $15,239 - 1
90 96 The World Unseen Regent Releasing $1,812 -23.4% 3 - $604 $16,832 - 3
107 110 Breakfast with Scot Regent Releasing $770 +29.6% 1 - $770 $36,919 - 7
108 - Tru Loved Regent Releasing $745 - 2 - $373 $7,892 - 6
110 105 Antarctica Regent Releasing $613 -49.5% 1 - $613 $2,307 - 5
118 - Cthulhu Regent Releasing $32 - 1 - $32 $15,213 - 11
57 - Lola Montes (re-issue) Rialto $15,296 - 4 - $3,824 $80,046 - 7
77 37 House (2008) Roadside Attractions $4,537 -94.6% 14 -220 $324 $567,858 - 3
95 89 I.O.U.S.A. Roadside Attractions $1,664 -49.9% 5 -2 $333 $800,717 - 14
13 13 Fireproof Samuel Goldwyn $909,404 -27.6% 823 -39 $1,105 $31,514,538 $0.5 9
67 N Lake City Screen Media $9,355 - 1 - $9,355 $9,355 - 1
2 1 Quantum of Solace Sony / Columbia $26,707,945 -60.4% 3,458 +7 $7,724 $108,790,786 $200 2
14 14 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics $751,611 -28.5% 300 -90 $2,505 $8,003,380 - 8
21 26 Synecdoche, New York Sony Classics $319,110 -3.8% 111 +31 $2,875 $1,554,060 $20 5
25 32 I've Loved You So Long Sony Classics $194,337 +19.0% 37 +6 $5,252 $1,245,904 - 5
63 72 I Served the King of England Sony Classics $12,926 +83.0% 14 -2 $923 $581,173 - 13
75 61 Frozen River Sony Classics $5,525 -64.5% 15 -11 $368 $2,275,673 - 17
88 70 Ashes of Time Redux Sony Classics $2,097 -71.5% 7 -8 $300 $147,051 - 7
53 - Were the World Mine Speak Productions $19,192 - 3 - $6,397 $21,786 - 4
62 60 A Secret Strand $13,004 -22.3% 7 - $1,858 $500,877 - 12
76 77 How About You Strand $5,515 -8.4% 1 - $5,515 $14,661 - 2
115 113 Otto; or, Up with the Dead People Strand $240 -57.7% 1 - $240 $6,793 - 3
1 N Twilight Summit Entertainment $69,637,740 - 3,419 - $20,368 $69,637,740 $37 1
41 50 Sex Drive Summit Entertainment $48,980 +40.1% 143 +81 $343 $8,364,827 $19 6
47 55 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment $33,876 +59.5% 16 -11 $2,117 $12,283,904 $25 15
5 3 Role Models Universal $7,324,445 -34.3% 2,733 -65 $2,680 $48,133,020 $28 3
6 5 Changeling Universal $2,695,450 -36.6% 1,739 -157 $1,550 $31,665,332 $55 5
99 116 The Pool Vitagraph $1,313 +248.3% 3 +1 $438 $94,753 - 12
19 18 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. $370,449 -26.3% 345 -1 $1,074 $529,696,290 $185 19
23 15 Body of Lies Warner Bros. $244,258 -63.8% 225 -400 $1,086 $38,728,557 $70 7
35 29 Nights in Rodanthe Warner Bros. $104,021 -51.1% 190 -124 $547 $41,464,321 - 9
36 25 RockNRolla Warner Bros. $88,451 -74.3% 105 -443 $842 $5,507,900 - 7
44 N The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2008) Warner Bros. $42,718 - 12 - $3,560 $42,718 - 1
48 49 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $30,808 -14.1% 10 - $3,081 $36,938,217 - 143
26 20 Appaloosa Warner Bros. (New Line) $193,270 -57.5% 350 -387 $552 $19,791,700 $20 10
38 22 Pride & Glory Warner Bros. (New Line) $67,952 -83.4% 125 -450 $544 $15,612,802 $30 5
42 38 Journey to the Center of the Earth Warner Bros. (New Line) $44,913 -39.9% 149 - $301 $101,653,320 $60 20
9 6 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Weinstein Company $1,605,579 -49.0% 1,222 -988 $1,314 $29,256,029 $24 4
24 16 Dostana Yash Raj $222,712 -65.5% 73 -1 $3,051 $987,966 - 2
91 82 Trouble the Water Zeitgeist $1,804 -62.5% 4 -4 $451 $465,847 - 14
112 68 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeitgeist $538 -93.8% 1 -4 $538 $44,021 - 5
113 112 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeitgeist $517 -11.6% 1 - $517 $82,005 - 22
TOTAL (118 MOVIES):$164,744,894+10.9%33,175-3,477$4,966 
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