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September 18-20, 2009
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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 34 N Bright Star App. $189,703 - 19 - $9,984 $206,649 $8.5 1
2 1 N Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony $30,304,648 - 3,119 - $9,716 $30,304,648 $100 1
3 75 N 35 Shots of Rum CGld $9,576 - 1 - $9,576 $12,786 - 1
4 78 N Teza Myph $8,908 - 1 - $8,908 $8,908 - 1
5 50 N Paris IFC $46,518 - 6 - $7,753 $46,518 - 1
6 24 N Dil Bole Hadippa! (My Heart Goes Hooray) Yash $351,457 - 54 - $6,508 $351,457 - 1
7 69 64 Crude FRun $15,097 -9.0% 3 +2 $5,032 $43,669 - 2
8 3 1 Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself LGF $9,877,436 -57.9% 2,255 - $4,380 $37,749,545 - 2
9 4 N Love Happens Uni. $8,057,010 - 1,898 - $4,245 $8,057,010 $18 1
10 72 N Disgrace Pala. $12,615 - 3 - $4,205 $12,615 - 1
11 2 N The Informant! WB $10,464,314 - 2,505 - $4,177 $10,464,314 $22 1
12 94 80 The Big Gay Musical N/A $4,136 -48.6% 1 - $4,136 $15,973 - 2
13 84 - Anvil! The Story of Anvil Abr. $7,140 - 2 - $3,570 $666,659 - 19
14 23 20 The September Issue RAtt. $404,475 -41.7% 115 +4 $3,517 $1,934,144 - 4
15 54 58 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $30,859 +21.1% 9 +1 $3,429 $22,280,818 - 103
16 66 68 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $15,831 +24.3% 5 +1 $3,166 $29,880,934 - 209
17 73 N Fuel N/A $12,386 - 4 - $3,097 $12,386 - 1
18 33 N Wanted (2009) Eros $217,432 - 71 - $3,062 $217,432 - 1
19 68 57 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $15,250 -40.6% 5 -2 $3,050 $7,054,101 - 84
20 45 53 Amreeka NGE $61,176 +86.0% 21 +17 $2,913 $189,225 - 3
21 70 69 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $14,455 +16.9% 5 +2 $2,891 $79,781,492 - 388
22 46 N The Burning Plain Magn. $58,749 - 21 - $2,798 $58,749 - 1
23 6 2 9 Focus $5,563,134 -48.2% 2,060 +399 $2,701 $22,918,077 $30 2
24 38 34 Under the Sea 3D WB $104,539 -18.7% 39 -12 $2,680 $17,473,671 - 32
25 5 N Jennifer's Body Fox $6,868,397 - 2,702 - $2,542 $6,868,397 $16 1
26 86 - Unmistaken Child Osci. $7,003 - 3 - $2,334 $257,847 - 16
27 92 77 The Headless Woman Strand $4,557 -44.1% 2 - $2,279 $81,975 - 5
28 30 N The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry 5&2 $258,400 - 117 - $2,209 $258,400 - 1
29 80 78 White on Rice Vari. $8,515 +5.4% 4 +2 $2,129 $19,485 - 2
30 95 89 Beeswax CGld $4,064 +17.1% 2 -1 $2,032 $29,762 - 7
31 71 66 No Impact Man Osci. $13,773 -9.5% 7 +5 $1,968 $33,053 - 2
32 97 107 Under Our Skin Shad. $3,935 +274.4% 2 -1 $1,968 $72,657 - 14
33 62 44 The Other Man Imag. $18,550 -64.3% 11 +3 $1,686 $89,482 - 2
34 49 42 The Baader Meinhof Complex Vita. $50,504 -26.8% 30 -2 $1,683 $299,475 - 5
35 39 35 It Might Get Loud SPC $102,377 -19.6% 62 +1 $1,651 $945,200 - 6
36 88 94 Evangelion 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone Elev. $6,572 +122.0% 4 +2 $1,643 $35,404 - 12
37 8 4 All About Steve Fox $3,373,212 -40.2% 2,159 -106 $1,562 $26,651,633 - 3
38 7 3 Inglourious Basterds Wein. $3,818,142 -37.8% 2,519 -696 $1,516 $110,116,807 $70 5
39 83 74 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $7,566 -22.8% 5 - $1,513 $168,160 - 12
40 27 28 My One and Only Free $281,964 -19.4% 202 +86 $1,396 $1,540,957 - 5
41 61 49 Big Fan FInd. $19,220 -46.4% 14 +1 $1,373 $140,419 - 4
42 10 5 The Final Destination WB (NL) $2,388,473 -56.7% 1,805 -927 $1,323 $62,405,206 $40 4
43 90 63 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Anch. $4,927 -71.3% 4 -1 $1,232 $29,009 - 2
44 13 8 District 9 TriS $1,913,150 -45.9% 1,558 -1,002 $1,228 $111,685,356 $30 6
45 105 85 The Wonder of It All Indic. $2,384 -57.3% 2 -1 $1,192 $760,422 - 10
46 67 56 Still Walking IFC $15,294 -41.7% 13 +2 $1,176 $151,013 - 4
47 21 19 The Hangover WB $467,373 -34.1% 401 -163 $1,166 $273,863,601 $35 16
48 77 81 Flame & Citron IFC $9,018 +16.9% 8 +1 $1,127 $133,843 - 8
49 19 16 (500) Days of Summer FoxS $644,418 -45.1% 608 -182 $1,060 $31,041,803 $7.5 10
50 22 18 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince WB $426,987 -53.0% 415 -329 $1,029 $299,576,295 $250 10
51 20 23 The Proposal BV $480,548 +27.2% 468 +76 $1,027 $162,250,180 $40 14
52 15 11 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Par. $1,377,943 -43.9% 1,361 -759 $1,012 $146,189,915 $175 7
53 100 110 Afghan Star Zeit. $3,029 +241.1% 3 +2 $1,010 $94,188 - 13
54 60 67 Departures Reg. $19,551 +43.8% 20 +6 $978 $1,369,856 - 17
55 64 60 Seraphine MBox $17,605 -13.2% 18 +2 $978 $740,074 - 16
56 89 79 Whatever Works SPC $5,854 -27.5% 6 -3 $976 $5,278,653 - 14
57 9 6 Sorority Row Sum. $2,499,758 -50.6% 2,591 -74 $965 $8,880,742 $12.5 2
58 52 45 Cold Souls Gold. $37,617 -24.7% 39 -4 $965 $758,301 - 7
59 12 10 Julie & Julia Sony $1,914,186 -39.4% 2,003 -339 $956 $88,460,267 $40 7
60 28 24 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Fox $279,016 -25.6% 293 -60 $952 $195,028,506 $90 12
61 79 72 A Woman in Berlin Strand $8,552 -22.6% 9 - $950 $207,063 - 10
62 91 90 Girl from Monaco Magn. $4,688 +37.6% 5 -2 $938 $581,799 - 12
63 25 22 Up BV $314,758 -25.7% 336 -30 $937 $291,819,165 $175 17
64 103 N Devil Girl Noct. $2,769 - 3 - $923 $2,769 - 1
65 115 118 Laila's Birthday Kino $920 +112.0% 1 -1 $920 $9,065 - 13
66 37 25 The Ugly Truth Sony $150,193 -59.8% 168 -217 $894 $88,440,877 $38 9
67 116 73 U2 3D NGE $887 -91.9% 1 -1 $887 $10,209,848 - 87
68 14 9 Gamer LGF $1,413,921 -57.1% 1,605 -897 $881 $18,997,783 - 3
69 59 62 Lorna's Silence SPC $20,181 +15.4% 23 +10 $877 $288,057 - 8
70 81 70 Tetro AZoe. $8,465 -28.5% 10 -2 $847 $506,484 - 15
71 - N Pretty Ugly People Osiris $2,522 - 3 - $841 $2,522 - 1
72 48 37 In the Loop IFC $54,561 -46.9% 67 -17 $814 $2,251,324 - 9
73 104 76 American Casino Argo. $2,437 -70.3% 3 - $812 $40,999 - 6
74 31 26 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen P/DW $254,295 -31.3% 325 -81 $782 $401,485,117 $200 13
75 118 109 Bliss (2009) FRun $780 -17.7% 1 -2 $780 $33,394 - 7
76 40 30 Star Trek Par. $100,316 -47.3% 129 -105 $778 $257,604,001 $150 20
77 11 7 Whiteout WB $2,131,043 -56.6% 2,745 - $776 $8,553,633 $35 2
78 16 12 The Time Traveler's Wife WB (NL) $1,029,388 -55.4% 1,372 -856 $750 $60,825,021 $39 6
79 56 50 Moon SPC $25,352 -29.1% 34 -5 $746 $4,830,598 - 15
80 17 14 Halloween II (2009) W/Dim. $751,894 -64.4% 1,038 -1,312 $724 $31,477,782 $15 4
81 18 13 Extract Mira. $667,284 -69.2% 937 -677 $712 $10,137,866 $8 3
82 32 29 Aliens in the Attic Fox $221,817 -35.5% 313 -79 $709 $24,442,224 $45 8
83 47 31 Adam FoxS $58,542 -58.7% 85 -36 $689 $2,121,118 - 8
84 42 36 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Fox $81,333 -24.4% 119 -43 $683 $177,030,388 $150 18
85 108 92 Mystery Team RAtt. $2,025 -36.4% 3 +1 $675 $16,951 - 4
86 87 55 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $6,697 -78.5% 10 -15 $670 $786,487 - 11
87 43 32 The Hurt Locker Sum. $72,193 -48.8% 109 -78 $662 $12,402,612 $15 13
88 36 40 Orphan WB $152,384 +89.8% 231 +125 $660 $41,320,078 - 9
89 51 46 Bandslam Sum. $37,995 -21.9% 58 -95 $655 $5,205,343 - 6
90 110 84 Walt & El Grupo BV $1,305 -78.5% 2 -1 $653 $10,352 - 2
91 99 100 Every Little Step SPC $3,241 +87.1% 5 +1 $648 $1,714,963 - 23
92 112 91 Earth Days Zeit. $1,281 -61.1% 2 -1 $641 $14,095 - 6
93 119 117 Le combat dans l'Óle (1962) FDesk $608 +32.5% 1 - $608 $27,287 - 15
94 26 17 G-Force BV $311,976 -69.3% 526 -439 $593 $117,204,428 $150 9
95 35 21 Ponyo BV $188,536 -70.0% 329 -260 $573 $14,656,787 - 6
96 74 61 I Love You Beth Cooper Fox $10,739 -45.5% 19 -9 $565 $14,787,109 $18 11
97 63 59 The Cove RAtt. $17,930 -25.3% 32 +3 $560 $757,611 - 8
98 98 75 Cloud 9 MBox $3,896 -53.6% 7 -1 $557 $66,981 - 6
99 65 43 The Collector Free $16,571 -68.6% 30 -41 $552 $7,706,394 - 8
100 41 27 Taking Woodstock Focus $85,622 -76.3% 157 -268 $545 $7,366,736 $30 4
101 121 - Mississippi Mermaid (re-issue) FDesk $542 - 1 - $542 $10,761 - 8
102 109 83 The Way We Get By ICir $1,604 -74.6% 3 -1 $535 $60,009 - 10
103 114 101 Little Ashes Reg. $1,058 -35.5% 2 -4 $529 $478,511 - 20
104 58 52 Food, Inc. Magn. $22,134 -33.5% 43 -12 $515 $4,288,938 - 15
105 44 33 My Sister's Keeper WB $67,395 -49.9% 131 -108 $514 $49,069,310 $30 13
106 96 65 Play the Game Slow $4,052 -73.5% 8 -14 $507 $551,712 - 22
107 123 95 Gogol Bordello Non-Stop Lorb. $504 -82.0% 1 - $504 $4,123 - 2
108 124 105 If I Die Tonight Indic. $502 -58.6% 1 - $502 $19,726 - 7
109 102 93 Herb & Dorothy Arth. $3,005 -3.6% 6 +1 $501 $189,406 - 16
110 125 116 The Legend of God's Gun Indic. $498 -1.6% 1 - $498 $241,126 - 59
111 93 106 O'Horten SPC $4,300 +294.5% 9 +4 $478 $295,248 - 18
112 82 51 World's Greatest Dad Magn. $8,422 -75.1% 18 -12 $468 $187,142 - 5
113 76 88 Soul Power SPC $9,063 +155.4% 20 +4 $453 $189,011 - 11
114 53 47 Post Grad Fox $32,021 -33.6% 74 -30 $433 $6,334,699 - 5
115 55 48 Paper Heart Over. $25,565 -43.0% 61 -14 $419 $1,196,623 - 7
116 101 87 Humpday Magn. $3,010 -18.6% 8 -2 $376 $393,057 - 11
117 126 - Treeless Mountain Osci. $366 - 1 - $366 $60,023 - 20
118 127 98 Jerichow CGld $350 -83.3% 1 -1 $350 $56,682 - 19
119 106 82 Easy Virtue SPC $2,090 -69.1% 6 -7 $348 $2,652,508 - 18
120 128 86 Il Divo MBox $345 -91.7% 1 -2 $345 $233,124 - 22
121 29 15 Shorts WB $269,071 -77.8% 810 -891 $332 $20,152,636 - 5
122 111 122 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shad. $1,292 +1,556.4% 4 +1 $323 $131,569 - 15
123 57 41 The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard ParV $24,817 -67.1% 80 -70 $310 $15,050,529 $10 6
124 120 - 24 City CGld $606 - 2 - $303 $29,450 - 12
125 113 108 The Stoning of Soraya M. RAtt. $1,184 +15.6% 4 +1 $296 $629,826 - 13
126 107 102 Adoration SPC $2,028 +23.7% 7 +3 $290 $287,976 - 20
127 85 54 Broken Hill AAMP $7,057 -78.0% 25 -23 $282 $50,076 - 2
128 122 112 $9.99 Reg. $538 -9.9% 3 - $179 $47,638 - 26
129 117 96 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fox $883 -66.4% 5 -2 $177 $179,879,825 $150 21
130 129 114 Shrink RAtt. $289 -45.6% 2 +1 $145 $187,750 - 9
131 130 113 Goodbye Solo RAtt. $280 -50.8% 2 -4 $140 $869,492 - 26
132 131 121 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $78 -55.7% 1 - $78 $17,649,823 - 517
TOTAL (132 MOVIES):$101,915,572+10.5%43,877-453$2,323 
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