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Est. / Act.DiffMovie Title (click to view)StudioStudio Est. / ActualDiff% DiffTheatersEst. TotalActualWk
1 1 - Tropic Thunder P/DW $14,300,000 $14,602,121 $+302,121 +2.1% 3,473 $86,634,000 $86,935,945 3
2 2 - Babylon A.D. Fox $12,000,000 $11,541,571 $-458,429 -3.8% 3,390 $12,000,000 $11,541,571 1
3 5 +2 Traitor Over. $11,501,000 $10,006,327 $-1,494,673 -13.0% 2,054 $11,501,000 $11,507,654 1
4 3 -1 The Dark Knight WB $11,025,000 $11,127,290 $+102,290 +0.9% 2,750 $504,696,000 $504,798,337 7
5 4 -1 The House Bunny Sony $10,200,000 $10,177,701 $-22,299 -0.2% 2,714 $29,751,000 $29,728,944 2
6 6 - Death Race Uni. $8,195,000 $7,889,755 $-305,245 -3.7% 2,537 $25,044,000 $24,739,285 2
7 7 - Disaster Movie LGF $6,880,000 $6,945,535 $+65,535 +1.0% 2,642 $6,880,000 $6,945,535 1
8 8 - Mamma Mia! Uni. $5,786,000 $5,421,815 $-364,185 -6.3% 1,968 $132,877,000 $132,512,495 7
9 9 - Pineapple Express Sony $4,500,000 $4,448,782 $-51,218 -1.1% 2,047 $80,883,000 $80,832,163 4
10 11 +1 Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $3,531,000 $3,525,970 $-5,030 -0.1% 692 $13,315,000 $13,309,881 3
11 10 -1 Star Wars: The Clone Wars WB $3,500,000 $3,764,410 $+264,410 +7.6% 2,444 $30,408,000 $30,672,432 3
12 12 - The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Uni. $3,452,000 $3,443,120 $-8,880 -0.3% 1,713 $98,681,000 $98,671,990 5
13 13 - Mirrors Fox $3,450,000 $3,326,853 $-123,147 -3.6% 1,820 $25,518,000 $25,395,133 3
14 14 - The Longshots MGM/W $2,922,000 $3,041,255 $+119,255 +4.1% 2,089 $8,072,000 $8,190,879 2
15 15 - College MGM $2,635,000 $2,619,730 $-15,270 -0.6% 2,123 $2,635,000 $2,619,730 1
16 16 - Journey to the Center of the Earth WB (NL) $2,300,000 $2,415,283 $+115,283 +5.0% 801 $95,079,000 $95,194,543 8
17 17 - Hamlet 2 Focus $2,124,000 $2,126,310 $+2,310 +0.1% 1,597 $3,150,000 $3,152,510 2
18 18 - Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,977,000 $2,050,645 $+73,645 +3.7% 630 $6,710,000 $6,783,708 3
19 19 - The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 WB $1,900,000 $1,864,131 $-35,869 -1.9% 1,252 $41,472,000 $41,536,342 4
20 20 - Step Brothers Sony $1,625,000 $1,668,902 $+43,902 +2.7% 1,036 $98,194,000 $98,237,639 6
21 21 - WALL-E BV $1,545,000 $1,649,723 $+104,723 +6.8% 1,155 $218,343,000 $218,447,803 10
22 22 - The Rocker Fox $1,265,000 $1,180,836 $-84,164 -6.7% 2,784 $5,930,000 $5,845,395 2
23 25 +2 Elegy Gold. $792,000 $789,716 $-2,284 -0.3% 139 $1,722,000 $1,719,321 4
24 26 +2 Bottle Shock Free $706,000 $712,991 $+6,991 +1.0% 295 $2,613,000 $2,619,905 4
25 28 +3 Tell No One MBox $457,000 $474,159 $+17,159 +3.8% 102 $4,367,000 $4,383,900 9
- 30 - Transsiberian First $383,000 $361,722 $-21,278 -5.6% 81 $940,000 $919,085 7
- 31 - Frozen River SPC $347,000 $319,974 $-27,026 -7.8% 69 $835,000 $812,557 5
- 33 - Brideshead Revisited Mira. $284,000 $284,783 $+783 +0.3% 232 $5,971,000 $5,972,030 6
- 35 - Hellboy II: The Golden Army Uni. $230,000 $212,145 $-17,855 -7.8% 204 $75,437,000 $75,419,975 8
- 37 - Wanted Uni. $211,000 $192,540 $-18,460 -8.7% 186 $134,034,000 $134,015,405 10
- 44 - The Incredible Hulk Uni. $96,000 $91,460 $-4,540 -4.7% 100 $134,523,000 $134,518,390 12
- 47 - I Served the King of England SPC $67,900 $68,460 $+560 +0.8% 8 $67,900 $68,460 1
- 53 - I.O.U.S.A. RAtt. $48,200 $48,004 $-196 -0.4% 21 $707,000 $671,819 2
- 61 - Beer for My Horses RAtt. $33,000 $32,247 $-753 -2.3% 29 $475,000 $450,800 4
- 64 - Sixty Six FInd. $29,000 $28,762 $-238 -0.8% 9 $124,000 $123,925 5
- 76 - Sukiyaki Western Django First $13,100 $12,172 $-928 -7.1% 1 $13,100 $12,172 1
TOTALS:$120,310,200$118,467,200$-1,843,000-1.5%45,187 
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* Production Budget in millions. On average, studios earn around 55 percent of the final gross.

Note: Studio Estimates are the estimated weekend grosses that each distributor makes for its own movies on Sunday mornings—based on grosses for Friday and Saturday plus a projection for Sunday. This chart view shows how accurate the studios were.



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