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May 22-24, 2009
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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
108 99 Examined Life Zeitgeist $800 -51.8% 3 +1 $267 $109,404 - 13
96 104 Three Monkeys Zeitgeist $2,033 +48.4% 3 +2 $678 $26,359 - 9
82 71 Tulpan Zeitgeist $5,462 -34.9% 3 -1 $1,821 $69,616 - 8
72 94 Fados Zeitgeist $8,355 +296.2% 4 +3 $2,089 $93,454 - 12
63 46 He's Just Not That Into You Warner Bros. (New Line) $14,208 -59.0% 22 -41 $646 $93,921,555 - 16
10 6 17 Again Warner Bros. (New Line) $1,015,178 -69.9% 1,107 -1,343 $917 $60,324,099 - 6
7 4 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Warner Bros. (New Line) $3,845,424 -42.2% 2,255 -895 $1,705 $45,983,769 - 4
61 33 Watchmen Warner Bros. $14,708 -77.4% 45 -118 $327 $107,498,512 $130 12
34 25 Gran Torino Warner Bros. $127,724 +11.0% 203 -15 $629 $147,942,052 $33 24
29 49 Observe and Report Warner Bros. $157,368 +416.8% 38 -18 $4,141 $23,619,456 $18 7
19 19 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. $268,261 +1.5% 40 - $6,707 $8,323,744 - 15
2 N Terminator Salvation Warner Bros. $42,558,390 - 3,530 - $12,056 $55,930,881 $200 1
44 31 Duplicity Universal $40,920 -45.6% 66 -89 $620 $40,550,035 $60 10
33 12 Fighting Universal $146,695 -86.8% 253 -913 $580 $22,667,695 - 5
17 13 State of Play Universal $303,055 -68.4% 278 -710 $1,090 $36,205,310 - 6
16 14 Fast and Furious Universal $351,545 -55.7% 378 -504 $930 $153,548,585 $85 8
38 35 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly Indie $75,000 +16.5% 34 +1 $2,206 $1,069,066 - 10
52 61 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment $26,686 +46.1% 6 - $4,448 $13,799,656 $25 41
22 18 Knowing Summit Entertainment $195,344 -42.0% 264 -157 $740 $79,166,065 $50 10
15 29 The Brothers Bloom Summit Entertainment $384,476 +325.3% 52 +48 $7,394 $507,864 - 2
12 9 Next Day Air Summit Entertainment $604,805 -73.1% 542 -597 $1,116 $8,916,907 - 3
103 100 Kabei Strand $1,439 -12.5% 1 - $1,439 $9,671 - 3
97 - Cherry Blossoms Strand $1,947 - 2 - $974 $99,571 - 19
23 22 Is Anybody There? Story Island Entertainment $192,656 -13.4% 136 -29 $1,417 $1,511,817 - 6
99 84 12 Sony Classics $1,660 -64.1% 5 -15 $332 $119,243 - 12
81 69 The Class Sony Classics $5,524 -35.8% 11 -10 $502 $3,757,730 - 23
57 50 Paris 36 Sony Classics $21,510 -24.8% 33 -6 $652 $780,004 - 8
56 45 Adoration Sony Classics $22,303 -37.0% 18 +2 $1,239 $134,376 - 3
54 N O'Horten Sony Classics $24,938 - 8 - $3,117 $24,938 - 1
40 27 Tyson Sony Classics $54,945 -45.2% 41 -15 $1,340 $598,069 - 5
39 37 Sugar Sony Classics $55,406 +8.6% 46 +6 $1,204 $823,363 - 8
35 N Easy Virtue Sony Classics $110,443 - 10 - $11,044 $110,443 - 1
27 26 Every Little Step Sony Classics $159,143 +50.2% 59 +10 $2,697 $687,035 - 6
20 15 Rudo Y Cursi Sony Classics $249,395 -43.8% 134 -85 $1,861 $1,144,614 - 3
8 5 Obsessed Sony / Screen Gems $1,975,753 -56.9% 1,603 -1,031 $1,233 $65,884,107 $20 5
32 21 Paul Blart: Mall Cop Sony / Columbia $147,141 -37.7% 194 -46 $758 $146,293,127 $26 19
4 1 Angels & Demons Sony / Columbia $21,721,903 -53.0% 3,527 - $6,159 $81,832,529 $150 2
95 98 Skills Like This Shadow Dist. $2,145 +20.5% 5 -1 $429 $57,663 - 10
59 53 Lymelife Screen Media $20,045 -13.4% 21 -4 $955 $351,682 - 7
98 - Brothers at War Samuel Goldwyn $1,691 - 4 - $423 $151,583 - 6
93 64 American Violet Samuel Goldwyn $2,803 -79.4% 4 -12 $701 $546,553 - 6
68 55 The Merry Gentleman Samuel Goldwyn $9,546 -57.0% 11 -22 $868 $232,406 - 4
28 17 Management Samuel Goldwyn $157,427 -58.1% 110 -102 $1,431 $665,585 - 2
111 108 Alien Trespass Roadside Attractions $258 -55.3% 3 +2 $86 $82,102 - 8
41 38 Goodbye Solo Roadside Attractions $52,845 +6.7% 26 - $2,033 $493,374 - 9
109 109 Made in U.S.A. (re-issue) Rialto $735 +39.7% 1 - $735 $82,366 - 20
110 - Serbis Regent Releasing $475 - 1 - $475 $63,847 - 15
89 101 The Song of Sparrows Regent Releasing $3,408 +128.9% 1 - $3,408 $63,552 - 8
77 79 Tokyo Sonata Regent Releasing $5,915 +7.0% 5 +1 $1,183 $243,574 - 11
51 40 Little Ashes Regent Releasing $29,036 -37.4% 11 -4 $2,640 $205,051 - 3
48 34 Hotel for Dogs Paramount (DreamWorks) $37,625 -41.8% 101 -27 $373 $73,012,167 - 19
21 16 I Love You, Man Paramount (DreamWorks) $226,103 -43.7% 274 -66 $825 $71,055,065 - 10
11 8 The Soloist Paramount (DreamWorks) $849,457 -64.6% 654 -1,368 $1,299 $29,245,289 - 5
9 7 Monsters Vs. Aliens Paramount (DreamWorks) $1,459,198 -54.1% 1,434 -517 $1,018 $193,105,062 $175 9
5 N Dance Flick Paramount $10,643,536 - 2,450 - $4,344 $10,643,536 $25 1
3 2 Star Trek Paramount $22,892,262 -46.8% 4,053 +193 $5,648 $184,526,281 $150 3
25 23 Sunshine Cleaning Overture Films $165,720 -15.7% 147 -112 $1,127 $11,479,010 - 11
101 95 The Garden Oscilloscope Pictures $1,542 -25.5% 2 -1 $771 $23,434 - 5
92 83 Treeless Mountain Oscilloscope Pictures $2,814 -40.6% 2 -2 $1,407 $33,719 - 5
80 N Burma VJ Oscilloscope Pictures $5,554 - 1 - $5,554 $7,886 - 1
64 66 U2 3D National Geographic Entertainment $11,997 -1.2% 4 +1 $2,999 $9,877,221 - 70
60 59 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment $15,865 -21.1% 9 - $1,763 $21,484,492 - 86
66 58 Il Divo Music Box Films $11,727 -42.3% 6 - $1,955 $128,671 - 5
58 62 Shall We Kiss? Music Box Films $20,313 +22.4% 26 +4 $781 $456,325 - 9
45 30 Adventureland Miramax $40,650 -51.4% 69 -75 $589 $16,014,264 - 8
107 103 Sleep Dealer Maya Entertainment $823 -41.2% 1 -1 $823 $60,247 - 6
104 75 Big Man Japan Magnolia $1,381 -80.6% 1 -1 $1,381 $12,889 - 2
91 80 Julia (2009) Magnolia $3,046 -43.1% 1 -1 $3,046 $32,814 - 3
88 72 The Great Buck Howard Magnolia $3,906 -52.0% 10 -14 $391 $718,601 - 10
73 56 Two Lovers Magnolia $8,101 -62.2% 15 -8 $540 $3,107,250 - 15
50 51 Outrage Magnolia $33,782 +27.0% 13 +6 $2,599 $121,358 - 3
26 N The Girlfriend Experience Magnolia $162,965 - 30 - $5,432 $162,965 - 1
83 43 Battle for Terra Lionsgate $5,211 -85.9% 14 -51 $372 $1,614,507 - 4
100 85 Tokyo! Liberation Entertainment $1,598 -61.3% 4 -6 $400 $340,756 - 12
85 102 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 Kino $4,300 +193.5% 7 +5 $614 $251,790 - 27
70 68 Revanche Janus Films $9,441 -10.4% 6 +1 $1,574 $85,107 - 4
112 106 In a Dream International Film Circuit $146 -85.5% 1 -1 $146 $49,960 - 7
76 96 The Legend of God's Gun Indican $6,435 +221.4% 3 +2 $2,145 $229,497 - 29
75 78 Rolling Indican $7,002 +18.8% 2 - $3,501 $78,935 - 8
69 74 Monster Beach Party Indican $9,480 +25.0% 5 +1 $1,896 $86,020 - 7
94 91 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX $2,723 -10.1% 1 - $2,723 $17,500,261 - 488
55 57 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $22,431 +9.6% 9 +3 $2,492 $78,765,774 - 371
53 52 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $25,827 +0.6% 8 +2 $3,228 $28,744,561 - 192
102 89 Hunger (2008) IFC $1,464 -60.9% 5 -5 $293 $147,744 - 21
87 76 Gomorrah IFC $4,158 -39.9% 28 - $149 $1,561,117 - 23
65 65 Everlasting Moments IFC $11,895 -11.5% 18 - $661 $553,650 - 12
46 44 Lemon Tree IFC $40,003 +10.7% 18 - $2,222 $247,257 - 6
24 39 Summer Hours IFC $191,849 +287.7% 27 +25 $7,106 $266,586 - 2
79 67 Slumdog Millionaire Fox Searchlight $5,703 -45.9% 10 -12 $570 $141,318,757 $15 28
36 36 12 Rounds Fox $90,224 +45.7% 29 -35 $3,111 $12,183,112 - 9
31 20 Taken Fox $147,679 -38.5% 154 -96 $959 $144,757,826 $25 17
30 42 Dragonball Evolution Fox $154,085 +312.3% 42 -31 $3,669 $9,307,220 - 7
6 3 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fox $8,070,557 -45.1% 3,183 -709 $2,536 $163,324,294 $150 4
1 N Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Fox $54,173,286 - 4,096 - $13,226 $54,173,286 $150 1
49 47 Coraline Focus Features $34,137 +2.6% 49 -18 $697 $75,163,119 $60 16
47 41 The Limits of Control Focus Features $38,742 -15.9% 20 -1 $1,937 $259,249 - 4
37 28 Sin Nombre Focus Features $87,459 -12.0% 62 -17 $1,411 $2,261,582 - 10
106 97 Ballerina First Run $903 -54.7% 2 - $452 $107,699 - 19
105 111 Absurdistan First Run $963 +184.9% 2 +1 $482 $38,281 - 16
74 82 Gigantic First Independent Pictures $7,259 +50.7% 7 +2 $1,037 $79,703 - 8
90 73 Jerichow Cinema Guild $3,278 -59.2% 1 -2 $3,278 $16,274 - 2
84 81 Roving Mars (IMAX) Buena Vista $4,941 -6.4% 5 - $988 $10,364,896 - 174
67 48 Confessions of a Shopaholic Buena Vista $11,351 -62.7% 30 -33 $378 $44,265,678 - 15
62 N The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Buena Vista $14,632 - 5 - $2,926 $14,632 - 1
18 24 Race to Witch Mountain Buena Vista $286,982 +91.9% 310 +113 $926 $65,311,921 - 11
14 11 Hannah Montana The Movie Buena Vista $461,065 -71.4% 628 -997 $734 $76,847,285 - 7
13 10 Earth (2009) Buena Vista $467,418 -72.5% 619 -965 $755 $30,413,249 - 5
78 70 Enlighten Up! Balcony Releasing $5,837 -30.5% 6 -2 $973 $158,940 - 37
71 60 Not Forgotten Anchor Bay Films $8,490 -54.0% 4 - $2,123 $45,371 - 2
43 32 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abramorama $44,040 -36.0% 21 -6 $2,097 $432,591 - 7
86 63 The Cross: The Arthur Blessit Story 8X Entertainment $4,246 -72.0% 5 -8 $849 $740,349 - 9
42 54 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment $49,532 +115.7% 7 - $7,076 $6,135,144 - 67
TOTAL (112 MOVIES):$176,294,011+28.3%33,913-1,433$5,198 
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