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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
58 50 La Soga 7-57 Releasing $16,988 -53.2% 12 -8 $1,416 $144,432 - 3
63 56 Solitary Man Anchor Bay Films $14,826 -37.0% 19 - $780 $4,317,528 $15 15
68 64 The Disappearance of Alice Creed Anchor Bay Films $10,506 -32.0% 7 -1 $1,501 $129,201 - 4
102 89 City Island Anchor Bay Films $649 -62.5% 1 -3 $649 $6,670,712 $6 24
65 55 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Arthouse Films $13,781 -42.4% 5 +1 $2,756 $173,314 - 6
18 14 Step Up 3-D Buena Vista $1,227,816 -61.0% 901 -691 $1,363 $39,715,304 $30 4
19 16 Toy Story 3 Buena Vista $1,010,710 -33.6% 600 -130 $1,685 $405,659,221 $200 11
28 20 The Sorcerer's Apprentice Buena Vista $264,319 -44.5% 312 -160 $847 $61,075,278 $150 7
40 33 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Buena Vista $106,901 -38.7% 157 -29 $681 $90,586,623 $200 14
103 73 Tales from Earthsea Buena Vista $589 -94.1% 1 -4 $589 $48,043 - 3
86 - Around a Small Mountain Cinema Guild $3,604 - 3 - $1,201 $24,557 - 6
110 88 Everyone Else Cinema Guild $160 -91.4% 1 - $160 $92,859 - 21
- - Cropsey Cinema Purgatorio $1,211 +260.4% 4 - $303 $46,518 - 13
- - Here and There Cinema Purgatorio $983 - 2 - $492 $26,873 - 16
101 112 Stonewall Uprising First Run $732 +632.0% 1 - $732 $119,407 - 11
106 - Crude First Run $499 - 1 - $499 $170,295 - 30
41 46 What If... Five & Two Pictures $97,918 +96.7% 55 +32 $1,780 $162,768 - 2
33 N Nick Saban: Gamechanger Flashlight $188,786 - 26 - $7,261 $188,786 - 1
21 17 The Kids Are All Right Focus Features $522,172 -36.2% 342 -62 $1,527 $19,149,701 $4 8
6 2 Vampires Suck Fox $5,221,780 -57.2% 3,233 - $1,615 $27,834,256 $20 2
11 N Avatar: Special Edition Fox $4,007,750 - 812 - $4,936 $4,007,750 - 1
24 23 Ramona and Beezus Fox $320,050 -20.6% 354 -34 $904 $24,817,355 $15 6
35 28 Knight & Day Fox $182,311 -30.0% 229 -48 $796 $75,986,164 $117 10
36 30 Predators Fox $153,035 -23.6% 187 -47 $818 $51,619,022 $40 8
43 37 The A-Team Fox $66,992 -38.2% 92 -59 $728 $77,096,459 $110 12
51 39 Marmaduke Fox $40,285 -50.0% 66 -56 $610 $33,566,226 $50 13
69 66 Date Night Fox $10,205 -32.1% 13 -10 $785 $98,700,494 $55 21
59 53 Cyrus Fox Searchlight $16,261 -51.8% 32 -24 $508 $7,353,115 $7 11
34 35 Cairo Time IFC $182,409 +38.4% 49 +17 $3,723 $604,738 - 4
61 N Change of Plans IFC $15,378 - 2 - $7,689 $15,378 - 1
64 61 Life During Wartime IFC $14,348 -24.5% 14 -1 $1,025 $242,591 $4.5 6
67 58 Soul Kitchen IFC $12,224 -41.6% 9 +7 $1,358 $44,388 - 2
73 59 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $8,107 -59.9% 17 -13 $477 $2,905,490 - 12
60 57 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $15,893 -26.3% 2 +1 $7,947 $33,971,006 - 258
104 101 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $518 -38.8% 1 - $518 $81,970,006 - 437
85 N Circle Indican $3,926 - 2 - $1,963 $3,926 - 1
107 105 Kings of the Evening Indican $350 -34.6% 1 - $350 $98,682 - 12
108 109 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Undead Indican $250 -5.7% 1 - $250 $66,901 - 13
90 - The Cremaster Cycle (re-issue) International Film Circuit $1,702 - 1 - $1,702 $97,558 - 20
- - House (re-release) Janus Films $2,509 -6.8% 2 - $1,255 $150,000 - 0
75 69 Winnebago Man Kino $7,447 -35.4% 7 - $1,064 $131,700 - 8
92 111 Dogtooth Kino $1,453 +819.6% 1 - $1,453 $47,304 - 10
109 94 Metropolis (2010 re-issue) Kino $250 -79.2% 2 +1 $125 $348,290 - 17
2 N The Last Exorcism Lionsgate $20,366,613 - 2,874 - $7,087 $20,366,613 $1.8 1
3 1 The Expendables Lionsgate $9,527,937 -43.8% 3,398 +128 $2,804 $82,040,183 $80 3
71 67 Mademoiselle Chambon Lorber Films $8,970 -34.3% 11 -1 $815 $307,420 - 14
80 77 Army of Crime Lorber Films $4,367 -46.1% 2 -1 $2,184 $19,021 - 2
44 36 I Am Love Magnolia $64,776 -42.4% 52 -31 $1,246 $4,535,786 - 11
49 N Centurion Magnolia $42,826 - 12 - $3,569 $42,826 $12 1
55 41 The Extra Man Magnolia $26,107 -56.5% 24 -9 $1,088 $334,664 - 5
82 85 Ondine Magnolia $4,267 +85.8% 4 -1 $1,067 $530,481 $12 13
100 79 Countdown to Zero Magnolia $1,011 -82.9% 4 -2 $253 $251,728 - 6
9 7 The Switch Miramax $4,583,481 -45.7% 2,017 +5 $2,272 $16,410,009 $19 2
26 25 The Girl Who Played with Fire Music Box Films $296,518 -21.1% 176 +5 $1,685 $6,184,326 - 8
37 N Mesrine: Killer Instinct Music Box Films $152,873 - 28 - $5,460 $152,873 - 1
56 48 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Music Box Films $22,580 -46.1% 29 -12 $779 $9,980,956 $13 24
94 97 The Sicilian Girl Music Box Films $1,378 +18.4% 3 +1 $459 $21,033 - 4
48 43 The Wildest Dream National Geographic Entertainment $51,060 -7.2% 21 +4 $2,431 $349,362 - 4
50 42 Restrepo National Geographic Entertainment $40,812 -31.1% 37 -7 $1,103 $1,123,818 - 10
76 54 Agora Newmarket $6,363 -73.9% 9 -2 $707 $555,852 $70 14
89 N The Milk of Sorrow Olive Films $1,914 - 1 - $1,914 $1,914 - 1
57 51 A Film Unfinished Oscilloscope Pictures $20,296 -40.4% 5 +1 $4,059 $91,498 - 2
95 99 The Law (re-release) Oscilloscope Pictures $1,214 +10.4% 1 - $1,214 $17,351 - 10
98 80 Kisses Oscilloscope Pictures $1,067 -76.5% 2 -4 $534 $81,313 - 7
23 32 The Last Airbender Paramount $418,754 +122.0% 306 +83 $1,368 $130,590,256 $150 9
16 12 Dinner for Schmucks Paramount (DreamWorks) $1,779,540 -49.5% 1,501 -648 $1,186 $69,204,372 $69 5
32 27 Shrek Forever After Paramount (DreamWorks) $192,638 -30.6% 207 -25 $931 $238,053,790 $165 15
87 - The People I've Slept With People Pictures $3,437 - 1 - $3,437 $11,137 - 3
66 60 Exit Through the Gift Shop Producers Distribution Agency $12,769 -34.0% 9 -1 $1,419 $3,200,414 - 20
81 62 Patrik, Age 1.5 Regent Releasing $4,275 -75.9% 4 -5 $1,069 $50,990 - 9
83 71 Breathless (2010 re-issue) Rialto $4,228 -59.7% 4 -2 $1,057 $283,627 - 14
96 82 Ran (2010 re-issue) Rialto $1,169 -55.8% 1 - $1,169 $111,132 - 30
38 29 Winter's Bone Roadside Attractions $146,921 -30.7% 119 -12 $1,235 $5,432,117 $2 12
99 96 Princess Kaiulani Roadside Attractions $1,045 -10.5% 1 - $1,045 $871,869 $9 16
25 31 Mao's Last Dancer Samuel Goldwyn $299,691 +50.1% 75 +42 $3,996 $1,193,813 - 2
4 3 Eat Pray Love Sony / Columbia $6,815,555 -43.7% 3,108 +26 $2,193 $60,531,326 $60 3
5 5 The Other Guys Sony / Columbia $6,285,712 -38.2% 3,181 -291 $1,976 $99,018,172 $100 4
15 13 Salt Sony / Columbia $1,883,890 -44.8% 1,168 -626 $1,613 $113,260,644 $110 6
27 22 Grown Ups Sony / Columbia $267,350 -37.4% 263 -161 $1,017 $159,372,006 $80 10
30 24 The Karate Kid Sony / Columbia $248,539 -34.3% 255 -59 $975 $175,908,763 $40 12
1 N Takers Sony / Screen Gems $20,512,304 - 2,206 - $9,298 $20,512,304 $32 1
17 18 Get Low Sony Classics $1,640,176 +129.8% 570 +424 $2,878 $3,633,451 $7 5
39 38 Animal Kingdom Sony Classics $123,594 +21.8% 39 +17 $3,169 $372,511 - 3
53 68 Please Give Sony Classics $29,840 +141.0% 45 +27 $663 $4,010,320 $3 18
54 52 Lebanon Sony Classics $28,016 -17.5% 14 -1 $2,001 $143,140 - 4
62 49 Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky Sony Classics $15,339 -62.6% 28 -19 $548 $1,489,777 - 12
72 76 Micmacs Sony Classics $8,698 +2.4% 13 -11 $669 $1,187,751 $42 14
74 75 The Secret in Their Eyes Sony Classics $7,497 -20.4% 13 +4 $577 $6,330,411 - 20
77 72 Wild Grass Sony Classics $6,314 -37.2% 10 -9 $631 $351,731 - 10
91 86 Mother and Child Sony Classics $1,665 -21.1% 4 -9 $416 $1,098,396 $7 17
97 102 Orlando (re-issue) Sony Classics $1,079 +38.5% 3 -2 $360 $55,412 - 6
93 N Daniel & Ana Strand $1,400 - 1 - $1,400 $1,400 - 1
- - Feed the Fish Strand $829 -35.6% 1 - $829 $48,719 - 18
22 19 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Summit Entertainment $514,653 -9.2% 476 -81 $1,081 $298,027,752 $68 9
78 74 Le Amiche (re-issue) The Film Desk $4,980 -48.7% 1 - $4,980 $43,783 - 11
8 8 Nanny McPhee Returns Universal $4,714,215 -43.9% 2,798 +14 $1,685 $16,991,285 $35 2
13 11 Despicable Me Universal $2,859,680 -38.7% 1,833 -403 $1,560 $236,276,085 $69 8
14 10 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Universal $2,505,555 -51.8% 1,566 -1,254 $1,600 $26,166,945 $60 3
31 21 Charlie St. Cloud Universal $213,100 -55.2% 333 -314 $640 $30,749,875 $44 5
45 34 Peepli Live UTV Communications $60,265 -63.0% 45 -25 $1,339 $704,775 - 3
105 81 Spoken Word Variance Films $516 -80.8% 2 -1 $258 $23,746 - 6
79 110 The Nature of Existence Walking Shadows $4,527 +1,885.5% 2 +1 $2,264 $42,518 - 11
7 9 Inception Warner Bros. $4,876,356 -37.8% 2,070 -331 $2,356 $270,519,920 $160 7
12 4 Lottery Ticket Warner Bros. $3,854,303 -63.8% 1,974 +1 $1,953 $17,284,641 $17 2
20 15 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Warner Bros. $675,231 -60.3% 823 -757 $820 $41,279,244 $85 5
29 26 Hubble 3D Warner Bros. $263,530 -24.7% 151 - $1,745 $14,558,691 - 24
42 47 Flipped Warner Bros. $70,388 +41.6% 26 -3 $2,707 $671,109 $14 4
46 40 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. $54,107 -26.9% 16 - $3,382 $23,983,859 - 81
70 70 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. $10,133 -6.2% 2 - $5,067 $43,642,326 - 235
10 6 Piranha 3D Weinstein / Dimension $4,302,878 -57.4% 2,491 +21 $1,727 $18,266,889 $24 2
47 44 The Concert Weinstein Company $52,199 -1.9% 20 - $2,610 $370,281 - 5
52 45 The Tillman Story Weinstein Company $31,670 -39.3% 5 +1 $6,334 $108,085 - 2
88 78 Mid-August Lunch Zeitgeist $1,969 -67.9% 2 -3 $985 $669,813 - 24
TOTAL (114 MOVIES):$114,811,458-10.6%44,077+265$2,605 
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