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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 21 I Don't Know How She Does It Wein. $401,675 -79.9% 745 -1,745 $539 750 -1,750 $536 6,460 -23,240 $62 $9,222,113 3
2 19 Straw Dogs (2011) SGem $426,681 -79.2% 874 -1,534 $488 880 -1,620 $485 6,780 -23,020 $63 $10,067,903 3
3 11 Drive (2011) FD $3,289,714 -42.9% 1,974 -930 $1,667 2,000 -1,000 $1,645 22,900 -15,200 $144 $27,003,029 3
4 17 Warrior LGF $460,263 -58.9% 707 -704 $651 710 -701 $648 5,050 -7,250 $91 $13,082,667 4
5 15 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Fox $541,075 -53.4% 591 -587 $916 591 -609 $916 5,790 -5,010 $93 $174,482,629 9
6 24 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World W/Dim. $359,592 -49.9% 710 -497 $506 750 -550 $479 5,190 -3,710 $69 $37,544,387 7
7 14 The Debt Focus $628,884 -50.1% 603 -464 $1,043 603 -497 $1,043 5,760 -5,340 $109 $30,073,751 5
8 20 Colombiana TriS $407,354 -56.4% 412 -435 $989 412 -438 $989 3,900 -4,150 $104 $35,845,421 6
9 10 Contagion WB $4,907,154 -41.9% 2,744 -392 $1,788 3,000 -500 $1,636 34,700 -9,100 $141 $64,569,619 4
10 33 Shark Night 3D Rela. $141,688 -69.6% 292 -345 $485 300 -380 $472 2,580 -2,810 $55 $18,492,105 5
11 44 Our Idiot Brother Wein. $64,252 -74.6% 136 -275 $472 140 -271 $459 1,030 -2,300 $62 $24,603,224 6
12 22 Crazy, Stupid, Love. WB $398,083 -49.2% 405 -270 $983 410 -270 $971 3,540 -2,250 $112 $82,763,540 10
13 25 The Smurfs Sony $336,049 -38.0% 411 -258 $818 420 -280 $800 3,350 -2,070 $100 $138,809,045 10
14 46 Apollo 18 W/Dim. $52,239 -72.1% 114 -225 $458 114 -226 $458 980 -1,960 $53 $17,486,059 5
15 34 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark FD $129,142 -63.5% 216 -208 $598 220 -210 $587 2,000 -1,670 $65 $23,708,510 6
16 12 The Help BV $3,015,995 -31.0% 2,505 -190 $1,204 2,505 -295 $1,204 22,900 -5,000 $132 $159,373,023 8
17 41 Seven Days in Utopia Visio $84,244 -64.3% 135 -137 $624 140 -132 $602 1,320 -1,610 $64 $4,198,954 5
18 42 Final Destination 5 WB (NL) $75,574 -55.5% 144 -110 $525 150 -120 $504 1,230 -1,610 $61 $42,520,918 8
19 30 Cowboys & Aliens Uni. $186,795 -32.7% 241 -104 $775 243 -107 $769 2,308 -982 $81 $99,552,611 10
20 32 Horrible Bosses WB (NL) $171,737 -35.7% 222 -91 $774 222 -98 $774 1,940 -1,170 $89 $117,223,926 13
21 26 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 WB $273,263 -29.5% 252 -68 $1,084 260 -70 $1,051 2,220 -590 $123 $379,245,610 12
22 43 Mr. Popper's Penguins Fox $69,498 -36.3% 103 -50 $675 103 -50 $675 900 -550 $77 $68,131,160 16
23 28 Transformers: Dark of the Moon P/DW $200,720 -50.0% 208 -43 $965 250 -90 $803 1,970 -890 $102 $352,222,098 14
24 27 Zookeeper Sony $211,317 -32.0% 253 -41 $835 260 -50 $813 2,590 -710 $82 $79,912,190 13
25 31 Midnight in Paris SPC $180,622 -18.8% 140 -25 $1,290 140 -30 $1,290 420 -110 $430 $54,697,329 20
26 69 Thunder Soul RAtt. $16,538 -67.7% 13 -22 $1,272 13 -27 $1,272 203 -372 $81 $81,390 2
27 68 Fright Night (2011) BV $16,730 -13.5% 23 -21 $727 23 -27 $727 50 -60 $335 $18,084,090 7
28 59 The Whistleblower Gold. $22,799 -22.7% 34 -16 $671 34 -16 $671 80 -50 $285 $1,052,014 9
29 48 Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame IM $51,900 -67.7% 34 -14 $1,526 34 -16 $1,526 120 -80 $433 $350,034 5
30 53 Higher Ground SPC $48,079 -31.4% 51 -13 $943 52 -12 $925 194 -38 $248 $661,292 6
31 36 Sarah's Key Wein. $109,812 -17.2% 139 -12 $790 140 -11 $784 1,330 -260 $83 $6,770,091 11
32 103 Project Nim RAtt. $1,851 -58.7% 7 -11 $264 10 -10 $185 60 -50 $31 $397,785 13
33 80 The Future RAtt. $8,654 -7.0% 16 -11 $541 20 -10 $433 110 -60 $79 $535,957 10
34 67 The Tree of Life FoxS $17,740 -44.1% 29 -10 $612 30 -10 $591 60 -200 $296 $13,246,069 19
35 29 The Guard SPC $193,343 -22.5% 157 -10 $1,231 160 -10 $1,208 460 -110 $420 $4,455,135 10
36 104 Life, Above All SPC $1,778 -52.7% 7 -9 $254 10 -10 $178 30 -20 $59 $116,537 12
37 13 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $735,231 -35.2% 278 -9 $2,645 280 -20 $2,626 4,080 -420 $180 $6,250,710 4
38 113 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $774 -83.3% 4 -8 $194 4 -8 $194 10 -20 $77 $1,190,369 13
39 91 Connected Pala. $5,344 -26.8% 1 -6 $5,344 1 -9 $5,344 6 -14 $891 $32,502 3
40 63 Circumstance RAtt. $20,387 -37.8% 23 -6 $886 23 -7 $886 231 -49 $88 $345,723 6
41 107 3 (2011) Strand $1,569 -81.9% 2 -4 $785 - - n/a - - n/a $31,049 3
42 58 Mozart's Sister MBox $32,481 -11.6% 18 -4 $1,805 20 -2 $1,624 50 -10 $650 $284,105 7
43 102 The Man Who Fell to Earth (35th anniversary re-issue) Rialto $1,955 +11.7% 2 -3 $978 2 -8 $978 11 -10 $178 $87,207 15
44 81 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life MBox $8,271 -18.9% 4 -3 $2,068 4 -6 $2,068 10 -10 $827 $130,625 5
45 119 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $384 -76.4% 1 -2 $384 - - n/a - - n/a $16,332 4
46 93 The Interrupters CGld $4,939 -39.2% 5 -2 $988 10 - $494 10 -10 $494 $199,611 10
47 60 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $21,585 -78.9% 5 -2 $4,317 10 - $2,159 10 -10 $2,159 $454,784 2
48 97 Magic Trip Magn. $3,029 +38.2% 5 -2 $606 10 - $303 20 - $151 $142,600 9
49 65 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D $19,212 -20.4% 10 -2 $1,921 - - n/a - - n/a $4,271,367 71
50 66 Point Blank Magn. $18,888 -5.6% 24 -2 $787 24 -6 $787 70 -20 $270 $646,095 10
51 85 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $7,573 -8.6% 1 -1 $7,573 1 -1 $7,573 1 +1 $7,573 $84,307,934 494
52 114 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hann. $646 -6.5% 1 -1 $646 1 - $646 8 - $81 $375,733 15
53 111 Women, Art, Revolution Zeit. $818 -53.6% 1 -1 $818 - - n/a - - n/a $49,706 18
54 115 Pianomania FRun $604 -20.1% 1 -1 $604 1 -1 $604 - -3 n/a $28,509 19
55 110 Caesar & Otto's Summer Camp Massacre Noct. $952 -86.1% 2 -1 $476 - - n/a - - n/a $25,844 3
56 88 Limelight Magn. $6,321 -31.7% 1 - $6,321 1 - $6,321 6 +6 $1,054 $24,593 2
57 101 My Joy KL $2,077 - 1 - $2,077 - - n/a - - n/a $2,077 1
58 105 Benda Bilili! NGE $1,678 - 1 - $1,678 1 - $1,678 6 - $280 $1,678 1
59 116 Rapt Lorb. $91 -75.5% 1 - $91 1 - $91 3 - $30 $40,733 13
60 122 Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Argo. $217 -52.7% 1 - $217 1 - $217 2 +2 $109 $20,726 5
61 123 The Robber Kino $192 - 1 - $192 - - n/a - - n/a $83,451 34
62 - Nostalgia for the Light Icar. $278 - 1 - $278 - - n/a - - n/a $150,317 38
63 118 Leap Year (2011) Strand $405 - 1 - $405 - - n/a - - n/a $12,561 12
64 56 Munger Road Free $36,605 - 1 - $36,605 2 - $18,303 26 - $1,408 $36,605 1
65 - War of the Arrows CJ $24,041 - 1 - $24,041 - - n/a - - n/a $24,041 1
66 117 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $497 - 1 - $497 - - n/a - - n/a $44,389,243 290
67 124 Film Socialisme Lorb. $188 -6.5% 1 - $188 1 - $188 4 +2 $47 $34,102 18
68 121 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $350 -50.4% 1 - $350 1 - $350 - -1 n/a $1,500,813 29
69 79 Finding Joe Bal. $8,753 - 1 - $8,753 - - n/a - - n/a $8,753 1
70 112 A Bird of the Air Pala. $809 -78.8% 1 - $809 1 - $809 2 -4 $405 $5,462 2
71 74 Archie's Final Project Rocket $13,165 +260.0% 1 - $13,165 - - n/a - - n/a $17,282 2
72 120 Aurora CGld $371 - 1 - $371 1 - $371 1 - $371 $5,061 6
73 90 American Teacher FRun $6,036 - 2 - $3,018 2 - $3,018 6 - $1,006 $6,036 1
74 108 City of Life and Death Kino $1,060 -56.3% 2 - $530 - - n/a - - n/a $112,646 21
75 100 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator ICir $2,320 +29.4% 2 - $1,160 2 - $1,160 5 +5 $464 $17,933 3
76 86 Margaret FoxS $7,525 - 2 - $3,763 - - n/a - - n/a $7,525 1
77 47 Take Shelter SPC $52,041 - 3 - $17,347 4 - $13,010 18 - $2,891 $52,041 1
78 84 Where Soldiers Come From ICir $7,826 +36.1% 3 - $2,609 3 - $2,609 - - n/a $25,359 4
79 76 Puncture MNE $10,141 -65.2% 4 - $2,535 4 - $2,535 18 -3 $563 $46,038 2
80 106 The Last Circus Magn. $1,634 -62.9% 5 - $327 10 - $163 10 - $163 $34,580 7
81 87 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Free $6,911 - 6 - $1,152 - - n/a - - n/a $6,911 1
82 77 Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster UTV $9,548 - 9 - $1,061 - - n/a - - n/a $9,548 1
83 70 Muran UTV $16,490 - 10 - $1,649 - - n/a - - n/a $16,490 1
84 39 Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust Noct. $86,086 - 11 - $7,826 - - n/a - - n/a $86,086 1
85 50 Hubble 3D WB $48,259 -23.4% 26 - $1,856 30 - $1,609 50 - $965 $28,699,308 81
86 45 Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil Magn. $52,843 - 30 - $1,761 - - n/a - - n/a $52,843 1
87 - Bol Eros $587 -80.9% 38 - $15 40 - $15 60 -20 $10 $188,595 5
88 35 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $111,946 -3.3% 49 - $2,285 50 - $2,239 380 - $295 $13,181,619 26
89 37 Mausam Eros $103,018 -77.6% 96 - $1,073 100 - $1,030 290 -50 $355 $655,552 2
90 23 Cars 2 BV $382,241 - 255 - $1,499 320 - $1,195 1,110 - $344 $190,061,329 14
91 4 Courageous TriS $9,112,839 - 1,161 - $7,849 1,400 - $6,509 16,800 - $542 $9,112,839 1
92 5 50/50 Sum. $8,644,095 - 2,458 - $3,517 2,600 - $3,325 35,900 - $241 $8,644,095 1
93 6 Dream House Uni. $8,129,355 - 2,661 - $3,055 2,900 - $2,803 39,400 - $206 $8,129,355 1
94 9 Killer Elite ORF $4,916,839 -47.4% 2,986 - $1,647 3,300 -300 $1,490 41,100 -3,800 $120 $17,501,286 2
95 2 Moneyball Sony $12,031,592 -38.3% 2,993 - $4,020 3,700 -100 $3,252 42,900 -1,400 $280 $38,000,130 2
96 8 What's Your Number? Fox $5,421,669 - 3,002 - $1,806 3,100 - $1,749 40,400 - $134 $5,421,669 1
97 7 Abduction LGF $5,608,053 -48.7% 3,118 - $1,799 3,600 -200 $1,558 45,200 -3,500 $124 $19,097,241 2
98 109 Jane's Journey FRun $959 -81.1% 2 +1 $480 2 +1 $480 2 -2 $480 $14,152 3
99 95 Incendiary Truly $4,120 -43.6% 2 +1 $2,060 - - n/a - - n/a $13,170 2
100 94 The Whale Pala. $4,556 +5.6% 2 +1 $2,278 2 +1 $2,278 8 +3 $570 $18,779 4
101 82 Mysteries of Lisbon MBox $8,145 +17.2% 5 +1 $1,629 10 +6 $815 10 +3 $815 $89,339 9
102 99 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $2,446 +14.3% 7 +1 $349 - - n/a - - n/a $1,060,054 16
103 92 The Names of Love MBox $5,227 -24.1% 11 +1 $475 11 +1 $475 20 -8 $261 $486,302 15
104 98 Bellflower Osci. $2,514 -41.1% 13 +1 $193 13 - $193 40 -1 $63 $155,070 9
105 78 Another Earth FoxS $8,902 +59.2% 15 +1 $593 20 +6 $445 40 +20 $223 $1,316,074 11
106 54 Love Crime IFC $46,867 -3.4% 21 +1 $2,232 21 +1 $2,232 76 +3 $617 $293,076 5
107 55 Senna PDA $43,907 +4.0% 32 +1 $1,372 32 +1 $1,372 100 - $439 $1,257,291 8
108 72 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $13,762 -10.7% 3 +2 $4,587 - - n/a - - n/a $34,807 2
109 75 Passione Abr. $10,200 +693.2% 3 +2 $3,400 3 +2 $3,400 10 +7 $1,020 $214,686 15
110 61 The Mill and the Cross KC $20,982 -4.1% 7 +2 $2,997 - - n/a - - n/a $76,942 3
111 64 Under the Sea 3D WB $20,181 +20.8% 10 +2 $2,018 10 - $2,018 16 +6 $1,261 $28,474,040 138
112 71 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $16,320 +15.6% 12 +2 $1,360 12 +2 $1,360 29 -1 $563 $582,870 13
113 83 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $8,031 +129.9% 7 +3 $1,147 - - n/a - - n/a $125,827 10
114 57 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $32,712 +1.2% 9 +3 $3,635 9 -1 $3,635 40 +10 $818 $126,240 4
115 96 The Tree Zeit. $3,542 +321.2% 6 +4 $590 6 +4 $590 10 +10 $354 $55,664 12
116 89 Happy, Happy Magn. $6,061 +43.9% 7 +4 $866 - - n/a - - n/a $22,503 3
117 52 The Hedgehog NeoC $48,138 +5.5% 26 +4 $1,851 - - n/a - - n/a $492,267 7
118 51 Weekend (2011) IFC $48,418 +77.7% 6 +5 $8,070 - - n/a - - n/a $92,232 2
119 73 Brighton Rock IFC $13,535 -8.8% 24 +6 $564 24 +4 $564 80 +10 $169 $186,016 6
120 1 Dolphin Tale WB $13,912,419 -27.4% 3,515 +8 $3,958 5,700 - $2,441 51,000 -600 $273 $37,183,796 2
121 3 The Lion King (in 3D) BV $10,615,645 -51.6% 2,340 +10 $4,537 2,400 - $4,423 32,400 +1,400 $328 $79,209,794 3
122 38 My Afternoons with Margueritte Cohen $88,800 +14.3% 41 +12 $2,166 41 +12 $2,166 173 +51 $513 $218,500 3
123 18 Captain America: The First Avenger Par. $436,207 +44.4% 350 +16 $1,246 390 +40 $1,118 3,750 +830 $116 $175,330,418 11
124 62 Restless (2011) SPC $20,960 +35.0% 43 +26 $487 43 +23 $487 190 +110 $110 $70,791 3
125 40 Machine Gun Preacher Rela. $84,732 +87.8% 33 +29 $2,568 34 +24 $2,492 465 +365 $182 $142,931 2
126 49 Conan the Barbarian (2011) LGF $50,505 +146.5% 115 +59 $439 120 +60 $421 1,180 +840 $43 $21,270,904 7
127 16 Bad Teacher Sony $473,817 +194.3% 354 +122 $1,338 354 +122 $1,338 1,850 -420 $256 $100,226,015 15
TOTALS:$99,307,078-15.9%42,005-956$2,36446,922-1,555$2,116510,208-4,041$195 
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