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RowTWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 - - Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $14,612 +2.4% 1 - $14,612 $86,314,886 - 542
2 41 46 Samsara Osci. $106,648 +39.9% 9 +7 $11,850 $224,351 - 2
3 29 48 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $322,677 +369.0% 29 +28 $11,127 $411,893 - 2
4 46 N Flying Swords of Dragon Gate IM $95,452 - 15 - $6,363 $95,452 - 1
5 1 N The Possession LGF $17,732,480 - 2,816 - $6,297 $17,732,480 $14 1
6 39 N For a Good Time, Call... Focus $143,935 - 23 - $6,258 $143,935 - 1
7 22 26 Robot & Frank Gold. $692,318 +143.7% 144 +98 $4,808 $1,140,563 - 3
8 72 66 Neighboring Sounds CGld $9,500 -25.0% 2 - $4,750 $29,295 - 2
9 76 77 Teddy Bear FM $4,680 -13.1% 1 -1 $4,680 $14,618 - 2
10 77 N Little Birds MNE $4,574 - 1 - $4,574 $6,914 - 1
11 40 37 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $140,674 +16.1% 32 +3 $4,396 $693,975 - 6
12 69 73 Chicken with Plums SPC $11,216 +71.8% 3 +1 $3,739 $100,092 - 3
13 - - Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $7,335 -49.8% 2 - $3,668 $44,954,859 - 340
14 58 60 Little White Lies MPI $43,035 +67.8% 12 +9 $3,586 $80,340 - 2
15 2 N Lawless Wein. $10,001,982 - 2,888 - $3,463 $12,144,429 - 1
16 - - Under the Sea 3D WB $23,569 -8.0% 7 +1 $3,367 $30,887,018 - 186
17 31 30 Killer Joe LD $247,000 +24.1% 74 +14 $3,338 $1,450,000 - 6
18 68 N The Ambassador Drft. $13,046 - 4 - $3,262 $14,827 - 1
19 61 52 Air Racers 3D 3D $32,192 -38.5% 10 - $3,219 $1,278,929 - 22
20 9 7 2016 Obama's America RM $5,608,973 -13.8% 1,747 +656 $3,211 $18,776,003 - 8
21 59 N Bullet Vanishes CL $43,444 - 14 - $3,103 $43,444 - 1
22 - - Hubble 3D WB $42,735 +24.0% 14 +2 $3,053 $34,003,716 - 129
23 36 36 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB $158,089 +16.5% 52 - $3,040 $8,231,655 - 20
24 52 56 Compliance Magn. $54,141 +21.0% 19 +9 $2,850 $165,599 - 3
25 7 5 The Dark Knight Rises WB $6,116,335 -15.3% 2,187 -419 $2,797 $431,430,285 $250 7
26 3 1 The Expendables 2 LGF $9,030,381 -32.7% 3,334 -21 $2,709 $66,389,286 $100 3
27 51 N Mugamoodi UTV $55,501 - 21 - $2,643 $55,501 - 1
28 82 85 Unforgivable Strand $2,592 -26.9% 1 -1 $2,592 $121,438 - 10
29 83 103 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $2,574 +210.1% 1 -2 $2,574 $78,840 - 12
30 84 71 Somewhere Between Long Shot $2,512 -67.8% 1 - $2,512 $15,084 - 2
31 6 6 The Odd Life of Timothy Green BV $6,276,654 -11.9% 2,635 +37 $2,382 $36,154,012 - 3
32 67 65 Beloved (2012) IFC $14,221 -7.8% 6 -1 $2,370 $77,299 - 3
33 4 2 The Bourne Legacy Uni. $7,232,610 -22.5% 3,131 -523 $2,310 $96,231,050 $125 4
34 27 24 The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Wein. $379,826 +8.1% 172 -22 $2,208 $8,030,300 - 15
35 45 41 2 Days in New York Magn. $90,968 -4.7% 42 +2 $2,166 $417,844 - 4
36 5 3 ParaNorman Focus $6,572,820 -23.9% 3,085 -370 $2,131 $38,052,006 $60 3
37 25 21 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $528,167 +14.0% 267 +55 $1,978 $9,618,106 - 10
38 8 4 The Campaign WB $5,710,234 -23.6% 2,941 -361 $1,942 $73,284,898 - 4
39 10 9 Hope Springs Sony $4,697,097 -18.0% 2,441 +39 $1,924 $52,053,604 - 4
40 86 96 Free Men FM $1,923 +21.2% 1 - $1,923 $53,135 - 12
41 35 32 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $163,772 -14.3% 87 +2 $1,882 $1,800,820 - 7
42 - 79 A Cat in Paris GK $5,636 +10.0% 3 -3 $1,879 $300,872 - 14
43 87 74 Painted Skin: The Resurrection WGUSA $1,861 -71.0% 1 -3 $1,861 $37,938 - 3
44 18 20 The Amazing Spider-Man Sony $924,776 +88.0% 501 +83 $1,846 $259,524,833 $230 9
45 11 8 Premium Rush Sony $3,971,312 -34.1% 2,255 - $1,761 $12,326,509 $35 2
46 63 64 The Well-Digger's Daughter KL $24,448 +31.9% 14 +4 $1,746 $243,165 - 7
47 - 80 Iron Sky EOne $3,477 -25.7% 2 - $1,739 $68,854 - 6
48 28 23 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $342,370 -14.8% 197 -135 $1,738 $44,205,438 $16 15
49 49 45 Farewell My Queen Cohen $59,108 -26.0% 36 -28 $1,642 $1,185,905 - 8
50 65 61 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D $16,293 -33.1% 10 - $1,629 $6,069,994 $5 119
51 79 93 Monsieur Lazhar (U.S.-only) MBox $3,201 +74.6% 2 -1 $1,601 $1,999,882 - 21
52 80 - Union Square Da. $3,191 +321.0% 2 - $1,596 $44,830 - 8
53 81 N The Good Doctor Magn. $3,180 - 2 - $1,590 $3,180 - 1
54 38 31 To Rome with Love SPC $146,330 -24.8% 94 -127 $1,557 $16,124,016 - 11
55 70 101 Oslo, August 31st Strand $10,621 +1,096.1% 7 +6 $1,517 $88,343 - 15
56 78 72 360 Magn. $4,458 -40.1% 3 -9 $1,486 $85,279 - 5
57 54 54 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $48,871 +3.5% 33 - $1,481 $20,766,515 - 74
58 20 16 Ted Uni. $810,645 -14.4% 561 -222 $1,445 $215,975,550 $50 10
59 42 N Joker UTV $105,366 - 74 - $1,424 $105,366 - 1
60 14 11 Sparkle (2012) TriS $1,779,776 -55.3% 1,257 -987 $1,416 $21,706,621 $14 3
61 48 35 Cosmopolis EOne $89,049 -42.4% 65 +2 $1,370 $606,137 - 3
62 53 44 Red Hook Summer Vari. $52,859 -33.9% 41 +12 $1,289 $245,106 - 4
63 17 15 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $1,302,841 -25.6% 1,036 -514 $1,258 $155,635,442 $95 8
64 24 17 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted P/DW $630,209 +4.0% 505 +131 $1,248 $214,539,658 $145 13
65 21 25 Celeste and Jesse Forever SPC $718,090 +148.6% 586 +471 $1,225 $1,873,922 - 5
66 30 19 Step Up Revolution LG/S $288,586 -41.6% 236 -192 $1,223 $34,170,908 $33 6
67 85 70 Easy Money (2012) Wein. $2,375 -71.8% 2 -3 $1,188 $187,076 - 8
68 16 13 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $1,418,738 -36.8% 1,204 -761 $1,178 $45,186,326 $22 5
69 32 28 The Watch Fox $228,206 -1.0% 195 -55 $1,170 $33,762,406 $68 6
70 19 14 Total Recall (2012) Sony $868,526 -50.7% 756 -820 $1,149 $56,738,151 $125 5
71 47 33 Ruby Sparks FoxS $89,597 -45.2% 78 -57 $1,149 $2,269,687 - 6
72 13 39 Marvel's The Avengers BV $1,910,701 +1,556.7% 1,705 +1,582 $1,121 $619,760,594 $220 18
73 - - General Education PHP $3,192 +1,031.9% 3 +2 $1,064 $4,016 - 2
74 34 49 Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection LGF $183,785 +205.8% 179 +73 $1,027 $65,254,183 $20 10
75 33 27 MIB 3 Sony $188,572 -21.3% 186 -46 $1,014 $178,792,770 $225 15
76 62 55 Bernie MNE $26,302 -41.7% 26 -26 $1,012 $9,158,562 - 19
77 64 57 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $17,257 -50.3% 18 -19 $959 $422,272 - 6
78 95 N Breathing KL $949 - 1 - $949 $949 - 1
79 44 42 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel FoxS $99,368 +7.1% 105 -7 $946 $45,927,364 $10 18
80 56 51 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Fox $46,052 -12.6% 49 -26 $940 $37,465,452 $69 11
81 12 10 Hit and Run ORF $2,586,456 -42.9% 2,870 - $901 $10,055,846 $2 2
82 - 99 Elena Zeit. $1,740 +35.3% 2 +1 $870 $212,200 - 16
83 71 N The Day Anch. $10,121 - 12 - $843 $12,845 - 1
84 15 18 Brave BV $1,427,002 +176.1% 1,708 +1,256 $835 $231,801,179 $185 11
85 57 50 Prometheus Fox $45,847 -21.0% 55 -36 $834 $126,376,360 $130 13
86 60 53 Safety Not Guaranteed FD $39,693 -17.0% 48 -6 $827 $3,820,083 - 13
87 89 97 Klown Drft. $1,630 +6.7% 2 -1 $815 $65,549 - 6
88 23 12 The Apparition WB $632,262 -77.7% 810 - $781 $4,251,121 $17 2
89 90 91 The Magic of Belle Isle Magn. $1,516 -35.7% 2 -5 $758 $100,649 - 9
90 43 34 Snow White and the Huntsman Uni. $104,390 -32.8% 143 -51 $730 $155,081,785 $170 14
91 74 69 Take This Waltz Magn. $6,341 -27.5% 9 -8 $705 $1,206,559 - 10
92 92 90 Where Do We Go Now? SPC $1,410 -42.7% 2 -4 $705 $530,617 - 17
93 - 100 Turn Me On, Dammit! NYer $684 -26.9% 1 - $684 $122,967 - 23
94 73 62 The Awakening (2012) Cohen $8,822 -55.9% 13 -18 $679 $169,679 - 3
95 - 112 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $590 -13.0% 1 - $590 $53,323,581 - 614
96 37 29 Magic Mike WB $158,066 -30.8% 268 -87 $590 $113,390,930 $7 10
97 55 59 Savages (2012) Uni. $46,335 +80.0% 82 -35 $565 $47,294,840 $45 9
98 88 81 Kumare KL $1,678 -63.8% 3 -3 $559 $105,286 - 11
99 75 75 Neil Young Journeys SPC $6,031 +5.2% 11 -2 $548 $186,135 - 10
100 66 47 Nitro Circus the Movie 3D ArcEnt $15,154 -79.8% 31 -99 $489 $3,340,843 - 4
101 50 40 The Hunger Games LGF $58,343 -49.2% 145 -44 $402 $407,981,652 $78 24
102 94 104 You've Been Trumped ICir $1,182 +48.7% 3 -2 $394 $15,280 - 5
103 91 78 Hysteria SPC $1,450 -72.3% 4 -4 $363 $1,774,477 - 16
104 26 N Oogieloves In The BIG Balloon Adventure KVP $443,901 - 2,160 - $206 $669,489 $20 1
105 93 63 Hermano MBox $1,318 -93.0% 8 -41 $165 $28,323 - 2
106 96 - The Day He Arrives CGld $108 - 1 - $108 $11,819 - 19
TOTAL (106 MOVIES):$104,464,738+6.2%48,696+5,508$2,145 
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* Production Budget in millions. On average, studios earn approximately 55 percent of the final gross.



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