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December 4-6, 2009
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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
69 65 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D Entertainment $6,553 -47.6% 4 - $1,638 $7,223,412 - 95
97 - We Live in Public Abramorama $1,159 - 1 - $1,159 $41,711 - 15
14 12 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Apparition $922,623 -29.1% 432 +59 $2,136 $7,218,197 $8 6
58 61 Bright Star Apparition $13,128 -31.3% 17 -8 $772 $4,440,055 $8.5 12
24 N Paa Big Pictures $199,228 - 67 - $2,974 $199,228 - 1
4 5 A Christmas Carol (2009) Buena Vista $7,763,244 -50.7% 2,546 -467 $3,049 $115,249,331 $200 5
5 4 Old Dogs Buena Vista $6,892,265 -59.2% 3,425 - $2,012 $33,924,385 $35 2
16 18 The Princess and the Frog Buena Vista $747,710 -4.9% 2 - $373,855 $2,410,810 $105 2
74 80 35 Shots of Rum Cinema Guild $5,842 +36.5% 3 +2 $1,947 $111,140 - 12
106 101 The Beaches of Agnes Cinema Guild $331 -58.8% 1 -1 $331 $215,988 - 23
70 75 The End of Poverty? Cinema Libre $6,313 +8.6% 5 +3 $1,263 $33,919 - 4
46 53 The Maid Elephant Eye Films $30,893 -2.1% 18 +4 $1,716 $411,693 - 8
32 20 De Dana Dan Eros $84,420 -85.4% 69 - $1,223 $913,899 - 2
105 106 Big Fan First Independent Pictures $337 +45.3% 2 +1 $169 $226,345 - 15
27 24 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans First Look $150,205 -48.5% 71 +14 $2,116 $940,824 $25 3
88 102 Crude First Run $2,122 +318.5% 3 +1 $707 $156,915 - 13
93 98 Defamation First Run $1,437 +26.4% 1 -2 $1,437 $9,995 - 3
98 66 The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry Five & Two Pictures $1,072 -91.3% 2 -5 $536 $1,165,027 - 12
19 13 Pirate Radio Focus Features $333,475 -66.3% 285 -193 $1,170 $7,383,803 $50 4
23 22 A Serious Man Focus Features $221,428 -53.7% 160 -13 $1,384 $8,488,738 - 10
11 9 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $2,918,331 -58.1% 2,034 +1 $1,435 $14,084,495 $40 4
73 58 All About Steve Fox $6,072 -73.0% 24 -35 $253 $33,860,010 - 14
39 32 Amelia Fox Searchlight $45,239 -61.7% 127 -48 $356 $14,070,460 $40 7
65 71 Whip It Fox Searchlight $9,399 -1.9% 30 - $313 $13,034,417 $15 10
96 89 Gentlemen Broncos Fox Searchlight $1,159 -50.8% 3 -1 $386 $113,155 $10 6
42 41 Me and Orson Welles Freestyle Releasing $39,587 -37.8% 5 +1 $7,917 $149,051 $25 2
90 70 That Evening Sun Freestyle Releasing $1,912 -81.5% 4 -2 $478 $45,387 - 5
21 N Transylmania Full Circle Releasing $263,941 - 1,007 - $262 $263,941 - 1
53 52 Paris IFC $20,715 -39.1% 30 +2 $691 $966,015 - 12
59 62 Antichrist IFC $12,842 -14.6% 15 +1 $856 $379,502 - 7
95 87 Uncertainty IFC $1,165 -52.1% 1 - $1,165 $28,916 - 4
48 48 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $26,329 -29.3% 5 -2 $5,266 $80,373,361 - 399
55 54 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $18,234 -39.2% 4 -2 $4,559 $30,484,421 - 220
86 76 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg International Film Circuit $2,697 -48.6% 4 -1 $674 $1,124,434 - 22
103 88 The Way We Get By International Film Circuit $525 -77.8% 1 -3 $525 $105,092 - 21
3 N Brothers Lionsgate $9,527,848 - 2,088 - $4,563 $9,527,848 $26 1
12 8 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire Lionsgate $2,282,077 -67.8% 664 +1 $3,437 $36,252,012 $10 5
94 - Home (2009 French movie) Lorber Films $1,403 - 1 - $1,403 $6,606 - 2
99 64 The Sun Lorber Films $1,046 -92.4% 1 -2 $1,046 $42,594 - 3
30 36 Red Cliff Magnolia $90,095 -8.9% 41 +17 $2,197 $267,571 - 3
62 N Serious Moonlight Magnolia $11,636 - 8 - $1,455 $11,636 - 1
79 77 The House of the Devil Magnolia $4,226 -15.5% 7 - $604 $86,183 - 6
84 90 Ong Bak 2: The Beginning Magnolia $3,033 +31.2% 5 - $607 $89,420 - 7
85 86 Bronson Magnolia $2,811 +15.0% 4 - $703 $99,420 - 9
64 47 Fame (2009) MGM $10,597 -76.7% 62 -84 $171 $22,452,209 $18 11
10 N Everybody's Fine Miramax $3,852,068 - 2,133 - $1,806 $3,852,068 $21 1
82 72 Oh My God? Mitropoulos Films $3,926 -57.7% 3 -4 $1,309 $30,902 - 4
80 N One Peace at a Time Monterey Media, Inc. $4,138 - 1 - $4,138 $4,138 - 1
104 99 Trucker Monterey Media, Inc. $520 -53.1% 2 - $260 $49,128 - 9
109 - Humble Pie Monterey Media, Inc. $149 - 1 - $149 $3,223 - 5
111 109 Endgame Monterey Media, Inc. $53 +120.8% 1 - $53 $6,255 - 5
108 104 Seraphine Music Box Films $280 -29.3% 2 - $140 $850,986 - 27
112 105 Cloud 9 Music Box Films $48 -80.4% 1 - $48 $84,380 - 17
50 59 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment $22,727 +4.0% 8 - $2,841 $22,597,490 - 114
87 83 Amreeka National Geographic Entertainment $2,490 -24.5% 4 -2 $623 $610,730 - 14
34 29 The Messenger Oscilloscope Pictures $71,515 -49.0% 50 +10 $1,430 $464,878 $6.5 4
18 11 The Men Who Stare at Goats Overture Films $400,153 -73.4% 509 -610 $786 $31,289,229 $25 5
22 17 Law Abiding Citizen Overture Films $253,146 -67.8% 316 -268 $801 $71,991,438 $50 8
52 57 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $21,757 -12.6% 108 +70 $201 $14,342,792 $20 11
13 N Up in the Air Paramount $1,181,450 - 15 - $78,763 $1,181,450 $25 1
29 21 Paranormal Activity Paramount $122,055 -74.9% 308 -417 $396 $107,377,206 $0.015 11
110 100 Departures Regent Releasing $94 -90.1% 1 -1 $94 $1,490,694 - 28
57 56 Good Hair Roadside Attractions $13,977 -50.2% 17 +4 $822 $4,128,154 - 9
63 - Mystery Team Roadside Attractions $11,259 - 1 - $11,259 $39,900 - 15
78 63 The September Issue Roadside Attractions $4,750 -65.8% 9 -4 $528 $3,801,063 - 15
107 97 The Cove Roadside Attractions $320 -74.4% 1 -3 $320 $848,540 - 19
113 108 From Mexico with Love Roadside Attractions $16 -48.4% 1 - $16 $548,442 - 9
71 67 (Untitled) Samuel Goldwyn $6,181 -49.5% 5 -2 $1,236 $230,600 - 7
45 38 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Screen Media $32,071 -64.3% 13 +1 $2,467 $146,846 - 2
77 73 The Yes Men Fix the World Shadow Dist. $4,935 -36.4% 8 - $617 $149,764 - 11
101 - Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love Shadow Dist. $711 - 2 - $356 $164,234 - 26
92 85 Killing Kasztner Sky Island Films $1,587 -37.7% 2 - $794 $33,629 - 7
6 3 2012 Sony / Columbia $6,771,665 -61.6% 3,220 -224 $2,103 $148,958,486 $200 4
9 7 Planet 51 Sony / Columbia $4,386,873 -57.1% 2,904 -131 $1,511 $34,052,876 $70 3
26 25 Zombieland Sony / Columbia $152,014 -39.3% 257 -12 $591 $75,408,241 $23.6 10
35 28 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony / Columbia $69,719 -58.9% 119 -35 $586 $122,650,135 $100 12
7 N Armored Sony / Screen Gems $6,511,128 - 1,915 - $3,400 $6,511,128 $20 1
17 15 An Education Sony Classics $479,774 -47.4% 236 -29 $2,033 $6,264,756 $7.5 9
31 33 Broken Embraces Sony Classics $88,570 -24.9% 2 - $44,285 $452,878 - 3
33 26 Coco Before Chanel Sony Classics $81,193 -58.9% 103 -42 $788 $5,795,589 $23 11
72 69 The Damned United Sony Classics $6,101 -42.5% 20 +3 $305 $410,516 - 9
83 82 It Might Get Loud Sony Classics $3,726 +7.3% 6 -1 $621 $1,600,958 - 17
100 - The Headless Woman Strand $1,000 - 2 - $500 $89,249 - 10
2 1 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Summit Entertainment $15,427,628 -64.0% 4,124 +82 $3,741 $255,363,052 $50 3
37 27 Astro Boy Summit Entertainment $57,989 -66.5% 158 -129 $367 $19,014,667 $65 7
91 79 Small Change (re-issue) The Film Desk $1,721 -62.8% 1 - $1,721 $12,336 - 2
75 N The Strip Truly Indie $5,107 - 8 - $638 $5,107 - 1
20 14 Couples Retreat Universal $313,005 -67.4% 432 -430 $725 $107,233,200 $70 9
25 19 The Fourth Kind Universal $187,050 -69.7% 243 -309 $770 $24,941,980 - 5
76 74 The Little Traitor Unknown $5,056 -16.8% 5 +2 $1,011 $59,781 - 7
49 31 Kurbaan UTV Communications $25,514 -80.5% 24 -46 $1,063 $736,413 - 3
67 N Until the Light Takes Us Variance Films $7,246 - 1 - $7,246 $17,356 - 1
102 91 White on Rice Variance Films $572 -72.9% 1 -1 $572 $67,186 - 13
68 94 Collapse Vitagraph $6,712 +356.9% 3 -1 $2,237 $37,679 - 5
89 92 The Baader Meinhof Complex Vitagraph $2,046 +3.9% 1 - $2,046 $476,270 - 16
61 50 New York, I Love You Vivendi Entertainment $11,735 -66.4% 14 -13 $838 $1,546,139 - 8
1 2 The Blind Side Warner Bros. $20,043,181 -50.0% 3,326 +186 $6,026 $128,867,559 $29 3
8 6 Ninja Assassin Warner Bros. $5,061,499 -62.0% 2,503 - $2,022 $29,821,996 $40 2
28 23 Where the Wild Things Are Warner Bros. $125,018 -68.6% 235 -169 $532 $75,575,341 $100 8
38 43 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2009) Warner Bros. $49,442 -6.1% 16 +2 $3,090 $144,505 - 5
40 - Whiteout Warner Bros. $43,413 - 148 - $293 $10,235,867 $35 13
41 39 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. $43,337 -47.7% 30 - $1,445 $18,979,679 - 43
43 40 The Invention of Lying Warner Bros. $37,456 -44.9% 103 -33 $364 $18,401,364 $18.5 10
47 44 The Hangover Warner Bros. $28,200 -44.0% 74 -11 $381 $277,283,642 $35 27
51 37 The Box Warner Bros. $22,155 -76.8% 75 -69 $295 $14,789,615 $30 5
54 46 Shorts Warner Bros. $19,078 -58.7% 68 -29 $281 $20,900,194 - 16
56 51 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Warner Bros. $18,047 -48.2% 36 -8 $501 $301,948,049 $250 21
60 49 The Informant! Warner Bros. $12,363 -65.3% 40 -22 $309 $33,303,503 $22 12
66 60 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $7,683 -63.5% 4 - $1,921 $42,735,913 - 163
15 10 The Road Weinstein / Dimension $749,535 -50.1% 128 +17 $5,856 $3,194,349 $25 2
36 42 Inglourious Basterds Weinstein Company $62,924 +11.5% 194 +92 $324 $120,464,449 $70 16
81 96 Horse Boy Zeitgeist $4,005 +216.1% 2 - $2,003 $128,371 - 10
44 45 La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipporah Films $34,425 -29.1% 16 +3 $2,152 $230,287 - 5
TOTAL (113 MOVIES):$99,663,985-46.5%37,608+2,835$2,650 
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