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December 12-14, 2008
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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
96 109 Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine Zeitgeist $697 +35.6% 1 - $697 $87,513 - 25
83 85 Trouble the Water Zeitgeist $2,561 -15.5% 5 - $512 $484,046 - 17
82 79 Stranded: I Have Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains Zeitgeist $2,712 -37.7% 4 - $678 $57,389 - 8
15 N Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Yash Raj $920,995 - 83 - $11,096 $920,995 - 1
32 19 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Weinstein Company $100,786 -55.4% 163 -112 $618 $31,047,926 $24 7
25 N The Reader Weinstein Company $168,051 - 8 - $21,006 $179,970 $32 1
52 40 Appaloosa Warner Bros. (New Line) $18,789 -53.4% 65 -39 $289 $20,030,803 $20 13
2 1 Four Christmases Warner Bros. (New Line) $13,074,470 -22.0% 3,540 +205 $3,693 $87,775,974 $80 3
66 59 Nights in Rodanthe Warner Bros. $7,640 -50.5% 23 -22 $332 $41,573,913 - 12
51 53 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $19,028 +2.4% 10 - $1,903 $37,085,443 - 146
48 42 Body of Lies Warner Bros. $24,176 -35.4% 37 -7 $653 $39,015,553 $70 10
46 50 RockNRolla Warner Bros. $28,624 +14.2% 123 +87 $233 $5,665,302 - 10
28 21 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. $112,253 -40.1% 205 -64 $548 $530,723,626 $185 22
23 24 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2008) Warner Bros. $212,812 +36.0% 26 - $8,185 $735,639 - 4
20 N Gran Torino Warner Bros. $271,720 - 6 - $45,287 $271,720 $33 1
21 14 Changeling Universal $256,840 -48.7% 393 -288 $654 $35,161,607 $55 8
17 22 Frost/Nixon Universal $626,377 +246.6% 39 +36 $16,061 $873,836 $25 2
13 10 Role Models Universal $1,543,625 -40.0% 1,328 -579 $1,162 $64,133,465 $28 6
91 - Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) The Film Desk $1,227 - 1 - $1,227 $39,026 - 40
59 58 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment $14,890 -4.1% 12 -3 $1,241 $12,400,527 $25 18
3 2 Twilight Summit Entertainment $7,951,131 -39.1% 3,649 +29 $2,179 $150,045,826 $37 4
57 62 Were the World Mine Speak Productions $15,905 +62.6% 4 +1 $3,976 $71,378 - 7
77 74 Ashes of Time Redux Sony Classics $3,139 -42.0% 14 +3 $224 $164,700 - 10
76 81 I Served the King of England Sony Classics $3,232 -18.2% 3 -4 $1,077 $614,442 - 16
65 89 Frozen River Sony Classics $8,951 +244.7% 13 +7 $689 $2,303,266 - 20
30 25 I've Loved You So Long Sony Classics $102,590 -29.1% 46 -5 $2,230 $1,917,952 - 8
29 23 Synecdoche, New York Sony Classics $104,777 -36.0% 97 -18 $1,080 $2,430,402 $20 8
22 16 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics $221,323 -22.4% 151 -19 $1,466 $9,560,874 - 11
12 9 Cadillac Records Sony / Columbia $1,585,407 -54.0% 688 +1 $2,304 $5,909,492 $12 2
6 5 Quantum of Solace Sony / Columbia $3,715,522 -45.0% 2,635 -788 $1,410 $157,583,232 $200 5
103 104 Lake City Screen Media $226 -71.1% 1 -1 $226 $12,686 - 4
62 N Dark Streets Samuel Goldwyn $10,958 - 18 - $609 $10,958 - 1
26 17 Fireproof Samuel Goldwyn $147,543 -41.3% 346 -153 $426 $32,938,242 $0.5 12
93 98 I.O.U.S.A. Roadside Attractions $991 -42.1% 5 +2 $198 $809,880 - 17
84 106 House (2008) Roadside Attractions $2,427 +274.5% 11 +9 $221 $573,450 - 6
98 - Lola Montes (re-issue) Rialto $634 - 1 - $634 $86,120 - 10
100 N $9.99 Regent Releasing $478 - 1 - $478 $478 - 1
94 99 Breakfast with Scot Regent Releasing $973 -41.6% 1 - $973 $41,784 - 10
86 83 I Can't Think Straight Regent Releasing $2,127 -37.1% 3 - $709 $34,525 - 4
81 87 Ciao Regent Releasing $2,896 +8.4% 1 - $2,896 $7,264 - 2
47 45 JCVD Peace Arch Entertainment $27,473 -17.3% 24 +3 $1,145 $382,923 - 6
24 29 Eagle Eye Paramount (DreamWorks) $198,135 +75.1% 320 +115 $619 $100,639,704 $80 12
8 6 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Paramount (DreamWorks) $3,181,231 -37.4% 2,768 -549 $1,149 $169,937,394 $150 6
71 52 Righteous Kill Overture Films $4,634 -77.8% 36 -53 $129 $40,076,438 $60 14
7 N Nothing Like the Holidays Overture Films $3,531,664 - 1,671 - $2,114 $3,531,664 - 1
54 N Wendy and Lucy Oscilloscope Pictures $18,218 - 2 - $9,109 $25,443 - 1
78 78 U2 3D National Geographic Entertainment $2,990 -35.6% 3 - $997 $9,645,029 - 47
43 35 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment $40,333 -19.7% 21 - $1,921 $20,086,485 - 63
75 71 Tell No One Music Box Films $3,269 -45.0% 5 +1 $654 $6,125,056 - 24
68 66 The Secrets Monterey Media, Inc. $6,561 -21.6% 6 +1 $1,094 $47,473 - 3
33 26 Happy-Go-Lucky Miramax $86,872 -38.5% 144 -58 $603 $3,014,482 - 10
19 N Doubt Miramax $507,226 - 15 - $33,815 $507,226 $20 1
16 13 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Miramax $685,465 -33.5% 679 +1 $1,010 $7,763,062 - 6
42 51 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM (Weinstein) $40,479 +72.5% 28 +16 $1,446 $22,565,132 - 18
38 27 Soul Men MGM (Weinstein) $49,944 -62.6% 95 -138 $526 $11,966,888 - 6
40 32 Igor MGM $45,700 -30.2% 118 -44 $387 $19,389,266 $25 13
99 92 Amexicano Maya Entertainment $574 -74.4% 1 - $574 $8,387 - 5
92 82 August Evening Maya Entertainment $1,197 -69.0% 2 - $599 $73,035 - 15
72 N Timecrimes (Los Cronocrimenes) Magnolia $4,351 - 2 - $2,176 $4,351 - 1
70 69 What Just Happened? Magnolia $5,206 -28.8% 12 -5 $434 $1,089,365 - 9
69 68 Man on Wire Magnolia $5,827 -24.6% 4 -1 $1,457 $2,904,701 - 21
34 30 Let the Right One In (2008) Magnolia $76,549 -26.6% 53 +3 $1,444 $1,132,898 - 8
90 64 Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom Logo Features $1,535 -83.0% 2 -3 $768 $532,034 - 8
49 43 Religulous Lionsgate $21,664 -39.2% 42 -17 $516 $12,995,673 $2.5 11
14 8 Punisher: War Zone Lionsgate $1,383,898 -67.6% 2,508 - $552 $7,011,427 $35 2
10 7 Transporter 3 Lionsgate $2,351,229 -49.6% 2,541 -85 $925 $29,377,088 - 3
89 97 Eden (2008) Liberation Entertainment $1,661 -10.3% 3 +1 $554 $13,053 - 5
105 114 Momma's Man Kino $75 -70.0% 1 -1 $75 $95,619 - 17
95 91 One Day You'll Understand Kino $788 -68.1% 3 - $263 $84,787 - 7
74 72 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $3,978 -31.1% 3 - $1,326 $56,328 - 4
58 54 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $15,471 -16.0% 8 - $1,934 $77,173,458 - 348
50 55 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $19,562 +11.9% 5 -2 $3,912 $26,699,125 - 169
41 41 Santa Vs. the Snowman - Season 7 (IMAX) IMAX $41,138 +3.7% 18 - $2,285 $221,382 - 7
53 56 My Name Is Bruce Image Entertainment $18,238 +5.9% 2 +1 $9,119 $173,066 - 7
87 93 Fear(s) of the Dark IFC $1,889 -14.5% 4 -2 $472 $76,694 - 8
80 84 A Girl Cut in Two IFC $2,910 -7.8% 8 -2 $364 $404,827 - 18
79 N Where God Left His Shoes IFC $2,918 - 2 - $1,459 $2,918 - 1
37 N Che IFC $61,070 - 2 - $30,535 $61,070 - 1
36 31 A Christmas Tale IFC $61,982 -32.1% 43 -1 $1,441 $719,193 - 5
64 47 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Freestyle Releasing $10,298 -63.4% 16 -29 $644 $13,414,042 - 7
56 15 Nobel Son Freestyle Releasing $16,603 -95.0% 99 -794 $168 $529,934 - 2
18 N Delgo Freestyle Releasing $511,920 - 2,160 - $237 $511,920 $40 1
27 20 The Secret Life of Bees Fox Searchlight $114,061 -47.6% 271 -161 $421 $37,208,667 $11 9
11 12 Slumdog Millionaire Fox Searchlight $2,175,518 +55.2% 169 +91 $12,873 $8,048,764 $15 5
55 48 City of Ember Fox $16,760 -39.8% 63 -20 $266 $7,807,276 $55 10
39 33 Max Payne Fox $45,734 -17.7% 121 -24 $378 $40,589,549 $35 9
5 4 Australia Fox $4,169,277 -40.9% 2,703 -18 $1,542 $37,767,253 $130 3
1 N The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Fox $30,480,153 - 3,560 - $8,562 $30,480,153 $80 1
44 37 Burn After Reading Focus Features $32,481 -28.5% 57 -21 $570 $60,301,580 $37 14
9 11 Milk Focus Features $2,598,638 +41.6% 328 +229 $7,923 $7,590,976 $20 3
60 73 Call + Response Fair Trade Pictures $14,308 +158.1% 2 - $7,154 $207,028 - 10
85 75 Hounddog Empire $2,144 -60.2% 2 -1 $1,072 $130,236 - 13
101 112 The Flyboys Dark Coast Pictures $290 -17.1% 1 - $290 $143,032 - 18
104 76 Gardens of the Night City Lights Pictures Releasing $210 -95.7% 1 - $210 $11,141 - 6
73 107 The Matador (2008) City Lights Pictures Releasing $4,179 +557.1% 2 +1 $2,090 $20,916 - 7
102 - The Order of Myths Cinema Guild $245 - 2 - $123 $56,180 - 16
97 90 Familiar Strangers Cavalier Films $672 -73.3% 2 -2 $336 $30,341 - 5
67 67 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista $6,809 -14.5% 6 -1 $1,135 $9,807,420 - 151
45 36 WALL-E Buena Vista $30,820 -34.3% 123 -43 $251 $223,749,872 $180 25
35 28 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Buena Vista $70,981 -38.0% 173 -75 $410 $92,338,383 - 11
31 18 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Buena Vista $101,527 -58.5% 260 -372 $390 $89,302,354 $11 8
4 3 Bolt Buena Vista $7,464,282 -23.8% 3,133 -383 $2,382 $88,849,005 $150 4
61 88 Pray the Devil Back to Hell Balcony Releasing $13,020 +393.7% 5 +4 $2,604 $43,670 - 6
88 110 The Alphabet Killer Anchor Bay Films $1,732 +298.2% 2 +1 $866 $29,784 - 6
63 57 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment $10,586 -37.2% 10 - $1,059 $5,178,494 - 44
TOTAL (105 MOVIES):$91,696,655+11.2%38,235+2,694$2,398 
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