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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 17 Puss in Boots P/DW $465,209 -71.4% 757 -1,086 $615 870 -1,430 $535 7,820 -12,480 $59 $142,775,402 8
2 15 Immortals Rela. $851,371 -65.4% 1,210 -1,076 $704 1,400 -1,500 $608 10,500 -15,600 $81 $81,889,376 6
3 13 Happy Feet Two WB $1,077,329 -70.8% 1,780 -1,060 $605 2,100 -2,100 $513 17,800 -20,300 $61 $58,909,873 5
4 12 Jack and Jill Sony $1,228,843 -60.2% 1,910 -877 $643 1,910 -890 $643 18,000 -17,600 $68 $70,506,629 6
5 19 J. Edgar WB $386,494 -67.5% 703 -852 $550 710 -890 $544 5,010 -8,790 $77 $35,718,897 6
6 14 Tower Heist Uni. $901,025 -61.8% 1,315 -754 $685 1,315 -785 $685 12,500 -11,400 $72 $75,788,740 7
7 6 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $4,197,893 -46.3% 2,958 -646 $1,419 3,100 -1,700 $1,354 38,000 -20,000 $110 $266,327,974 5
8 9 The Muppets BV $3,520,926 -49.5% 2,808 -520 $1,254 2,900 -1,000 $1,214 36,300 -12,800 $97 $70,994,571 4
9 8 Arthur Christmas Sony $3,554,286 -45.4% 2,929 -343 $1,213 4,100 -1,000 $867 36,900 -9,800 $96 $38,501,631 4
10 23 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas WB (NL) $175,064 -63.1% 202 -268 $867 202 -278 $867 1,790 -2,290 $98 $34,413,079 7
11 42 The Ides of March Sony $45,589 -61.6% 72 -115 $633 72 -118 $633 580 -820 $79 $40,567,824 11
12 35 Moneyball Sony $75,535 -49.7% 98 -110 $771 100 -110 $755 750 -800 $101 $74,317,363 13
13 31 Paranormal Activity 3 Par. $91,616 -35.8% 206 -96 $445 210 -92 $436 2,150 -1,050 $43 $103,783,478 9
14 29 Courageous TriS $102,879 -46.9% 101 -90 $1,019 101 -90 $1,019 840 -660 $122 $33,514,678 12
15 24 In Time Fox $163,354 -52.9% 273 -81 $598 280 -80 $583 2,780 -920 $59 $36,732,694 8
16 39 Midnight in Paris SPC $53,678 -53.5% 116 -79 $463 120 -80 $447 370 -310 $145 $56,293,474 31
17 7 Hugo Par. $3,707,848 -38.7% 2,532 -76 $1,464 3,700 -500 $1,002 32,000 -7,800 $116 $39,155,709 4
18 37 Like Crazy ParV $57,513 -65.3% 100 -62 $575 100 -62 $575 970 -1,100 $59 $3,292,958 8
19 22 Dolphin Tale WB $193,092 -28.4% 281 -61 $687 330 -70 $585 3,140 -560 $61 $71,330,860 13
20 36 The Help BV $72,053 -32.2% 156 -56 $462 160 -52 $450 480 -140 $150 $169,345,705 19
21 44 The Greatest Miracle KKM $37,652 -69.1% 36 -51 $1,046 - - n/a - - n/a $492,945 10
22 32 Real Steel BV $80,352 -39.1% 155 -51 $518 160 -50 $502 490 -150 $164 $83,737,282 11
23 41 The Three Musketeers (2011) Sum. $50,210 -41.8% 123 -45 $408 130 -50 $386 1,160 -420 $43 $20,315,324 9
24 40 The Skin I Live In SPC $51,798 -53.0% 71 -38 $730 71 -39 $730 210 -130 $247 $2,942,230 10
25 45 50/50 Sum. $37,370 -42.5% 111 -35 $337 111 -39 $337 930 -490 $40 $34,963,967 12
26 53 The Rum Diary FD $12,429 -57.8% 30 -33 $414 30 -33 $414 260 -200 $48 $13,100,042 8
27 50 Martha Marcy May Marlene FoxS $21,602 -57.7% 39 -33 $554 40 -32 $540 349 -351 $62 $2,870,277 9
28 34 The Way PDA $79,295 -38.6% 93 -27 $853 93 -27 $853 250 -70 $317 $3,988,533 11
29 30 Margin Call RAtt. $98,178 -44.9% 121 -27 $811 121 -29 $811 970 -350 $101 $5,114,429 9
30 54 Pastorela LGF $10,616 -65.6% 19 -25 $559 20 -24 $531 180 -354 $59 $156,784 3
31 43 Drive (2011) FD $41,947 -13.4% 56 -14 $749 60 -10 $699 590 -110 $71 $34,746,353 14
32 26 Melancholia Magn. $133,914 -41.9% 131 -14 $1,022 131 -19 $1,022 370 -60 $362 $2,243,206 6
33 62 Into the Abyss IFC $6,389 -59.6% 17 -13 $376 20 -10 $319 50 -40 $128 $216,262 6
34 94 Answers to Nothing RAtt. $157 -81.9% 1 -6 $157 - - n/a - - n/a $22,029 3
35 57 Mozart's Sister MBox $9,421 -43.7% 10 -6 $942 10 -10 $942 30 -10 $314 $669,081 18
36 49 The Lion King (in 3D) BV $23,694 -11.2% 32 -6 $740 32 -8 $740 108 -12 $219 $94,197,689 14
37 66 Eames: The Architect and the Painter FRun $5,614 -64.8% 6 -5 $936 10 -1 $561 10 -9 $561 $123,369 6
38 46 Take Shelter SPC $27,608 -42.1% 58 -5 $476 60 -3 $460 140 -40 $197 $1,627,470 12
39 70 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $3,410 -44.7% 3 -3 $1,137 - - n/a - - n/a $166,277 13
40 64 The Guard SPC $6,341 -38.4% 12 -3 $528 12 -8 $528 30 - $211 $5,325,090 21
41 88 Inni CP $572 -66.5% 1 -2 $572 - - n/a - - n/a $116,398 8
42 90 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $470 -83.2% 1 -2 $470 1 -2 $470 - -10 n/a $150,307 9
43 95 Restless (2011) SPC $141 -79.4% 1 -2 $141 1 -2 $141 2 -8 $71 $163,141 14
44 - Magic to Win CL $2,140 -58.2% 3 -2 $713 - - n/a - - n/a $10,697 2
45 84 Higher Ground SPC $847 +17.6% 3 -2 $282 3 -7 $282 10 - $85 $836,503 17
46 58 Under the Sea 3D WB $9,190 -30.3% 8 -2 $1,149 10 - $919 10 - $919 $28,778,574 149
47 48 Le Havre Jan. $24,257 -36.5% 21 -2 $1,155 21 -2 $1,155 50 -10 $485 $358,706 9
48 85 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $789 -64.9% 1 -1 $789 1 -1 $789 5 -3 $158 $838,235 24
49 96 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $17 -97.2% 1 -1 $17 1 -1 $17 1 +1 $17 $24,333 9
50 - The Bride Wore Black (2011 re-release) FDesk $1,412 -2.3% 1 -1 $1,412 - - n/a - - n/a $17,661 7
51 80 The Mill and the Cross KC $1,045 -46.1% 3 -1 $348 - - n/a - - n/a $263,508 14
52 51 The Women on the 6th Floor Strand $18,684 -20.1% 12 -1 $1,557 - - n/a - - n/a $428,097 11
53 75 Khodorkovsky KL $1,759 -70.1% 1 - $1,759 1 - $1,759 4 -1 $440 $25,480 3
54 69 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $5,486 +41.8% 1 - $5,486 1 - $5,486 3 - $1,829 $18,046,670 634
55 76 Rid of Me SD $1,660 - 1 - $1,660 1 - $1,660 5 - $332 $5,382 4
56 79 The Conquest MBox $1,276 - 1 - $1,276 - - n/a - - n/a $40,439 6
57 87 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $645 -31.6% 1 - $645 1 - $645 4 +4 $161 $12,664 6
58 91 My Joy KL $352 - 1 - $352 - - n/a - - n/a $5,457 7
59 92 Hell and Back Again DF $346 -13.7% 1 - $346 - - n/a - - n/a $34,637 11
60 - American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $432 - 1 - $432 - - n/a - - n/a $91,306 13
61 - Littlerock Vari. $581 - 1 - $581 - - n/a - - n/a $17,079 13
62 78 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $1,298 +14.3% 1 - $1,298 - - n/a - - n/a $53,236,489 557
63 89 King of Devil's Island FM $554 - 1 - $554 - - n/a - - n/a $2,345 4
64 - Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (2011 re-release) FDesk $80 -83.6% 1 - $80 - - n/a - - n/a $18,169 22
65 - Le Rayon Vert (Summer) FDesk $349 -56.2% 1 - $349 - - n/a - - n/a $37,804 28
66 81 The Whale Pala. $1,028 +3.0% 1 - $1,028 1 - $1,028 - -6 n/a $57,986 15
67 - Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,629 - 1 - $1,629 - - n/a - - n/a $3,683 1
68 83 Jane's Journey FRun $982 - 1 - $982 1 - $982 1 - $982 $19,557 8
69 61 Corman's World Anch. $7,000 - 2 - $3,500 - - n/a - - n/a $7,000 1
70 93 3 (2011) Strand $288 - 2 - $144 - - n/a - - n/a $59,774 13
71 82 American Teacher FRun $994 - 2 - $497 2 - $497 - - n/a $32,280 9
72 86 I Melt With You Magn. $670 -75.4% 2 - $335 2 - $335 8 -1 $84 $4,795 2
73 73 House of Pleasures IFC $2,912 +37.4% 3 - $971 - - n/a - - n/a $19,327 4
74 68 Sleeping Beauty (2011) (II) IFC $4,529 -23.8% 4 - $1,132 - - n/a - - n/a $29,004 3
75 59 Cook County Hann. $7,579 - 5 - $1,516 5 - $1,516 59 - $128 $7,579 1
76 33 Carnage (2011) SPC $79,795 - 5 - $15,959 10 - $7,980 50 - $1,596 $79,795 1
77 72 Outrage (2011) Magn. $3,082 -62.1% 7 - $440 - - n/a - - n/a $26,159 3
78 - Elite Squad: The Enemy Within Vari. $5,014 -56.5% 7 - $716 10 +3 $501 20 -6 $251 $80,487 6
79 60 Young Goethe in Love MBox $7,298 -41.7% 8 - $912 10 +2 $730 20 -4 $365 $93,211 7
80 56 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D $9,800 +131.5% 9 - $1,089 - - n/a - - n/a $4,433,633 82
81 55 Tomboy (2011) Da. $9,881 -14.2% 9 - $1,098 - - n/a - - n/a $89,753 5
82 47 Hubble 3D WB $36,447 +7.5% 20 - $1,822 20 - $1,822 40 +10 $911 $29,762,240 92
83 28 The Polar Express (2011 re-issue) WB $108,303 -6.1% 25 - $4,332 - - n/a - - n/a $460,048 4
84 38 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $57,088 -8.1% 49 - $1,165 50 - $1,142 260 -10 $220 $14,786,945 37
85 16 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $591,385 -24.3% 244 - $2,424 250 - $2,366 3,450 -123 $171 $6,087,130 4
86 3 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $12,785,204 - 425 - $30,083 430 - $29,733 5,830 - $2,193 $13,385,204 1
87 4 New Year's Eve WB (NL) $7,310,413 -43.8% 3,505 - $2,086 4,300 -500 $1,700 53,400 -6,100 $137 $24,716,167 2
88 1 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows WB $39,637,079 - 3,703 - $10,704 6,300 - $6,292 78,000 - $508 $39,637,079 1
89 2 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $23,244,744 - 3,723 - $6,244 5,500 - $4,226 84,600 - $275 $23,244,744 1
90 77 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $1,628 +135.9% 2 +1 $814 - - n/a - - n/a $193,613 21
91 74 London River Libre $2,600 +149.0% 2 +1 $1,300 2 +1 $1,300 5 +1 $520 $4,100 2
92 71 My Reincarnation Long Shot $3,121 +68.6% 3 +1 $1,040 3 +1 $1,040 - - n/a $38,011 8
93 - Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $12,851 +21.3% 3 +1 $4,284 3 +1 $4,284 - -2 n/a $84,615,858 505
94 21 The Artist Wein. $287,367 -2.7% 17 +1 $16,904 25 -5 $11,495 364 -26 $789 $1,327,520 4
95 - Amigo Vari. $3,489 +190.5% 3 +2 $1,163 3 - $1,163 - - n/a $178,285 18
96 65 The Interrupters CGld $6,282 +377.4% 3 +2 $2,094 3 +2 $2,094 - -4 n/a $267,763 21
97 63 Crazy Wisdom AM $6,381 +105.2% 4 +2 $1,595 - - n/a - - n/a $43,106 4
98 11 The Descendants FoxS $3,268,357 -25.4% 878 +2 $3,723 980 -111 $3,335 13,060 -1,210 $250 $28,645,909 5
99 5 The Sitter Fox $4,608,681 -53.2% 2,752 +2 $1,675 3,200 -300 $1,440 47,000 -3,600 $98 $17,929,987 2
100 52 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $13,903 +343.9% 8 +3 $1,738 10 - $1,390 20 +10 $695 $208,276 9
101 67 Blackthorn Magn. $4,535 +6.8% 9 +4 $504 10 +5 $454 30 +14 $151 $182,097 11
102 18 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $456,777 +47.1% 16 +12 $28,549 27 +17 $16,918 350 +260 $1,305 $879,548 2
103 25 A Dangerous Method SPC $150,855 +96.1% 17 +13 $8,874 25 +17 $6,034 118 +76 $1,278 $719,857 4
104 20 Shame FoxS $307,254 +8.4% 51 +30 $6,025 70 +31 $4,389 1,070 +489 $287 $1,231,295 3
105 27 Footloose (2011) Par. $123,746 +76.7% 253 +52 $489 253 +52 $489 2,680 +970 $46 $51,292,776 10
106 10 Young Adult Par. $3,403,159 +996.9% 986 +978 $3,451 1,010 +996 $3,369 15,580 +15,326 $218 $3,843,083 2
TOTALS:$118,308,106+57.0%38,469-521$3,07547,448-1,524$2,493540,916+20,323$219 
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