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RowEst. / Act.DiffMovie Title (click to view)StudioStudio Est. / ActualDiff% DiffTheatersEst. TotalActualWk
1 3 3 - Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $18,250,000 $16,369,799 $-1,880,201 -10.3% 3,724 $94,609,000 $92,729,134 3
2 2 2 - Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows WB $22,095,000 $20,881,420 $-1,213,580 -5.5% 3,703 $132,100,000 $130,903,746 3
3 1 1 - Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $31,250,000 $29,421,879 $-1,828,121 -5.9% 3,455 $134,139,000 $132,406,086 3
4 6 6 - We Bought a Zoo Fox $14,300,000 $13,238,241 $-1,061,759 -7.4% 3,163 $41,787,000 $40,725,558 2
5 7 7 - The Adventures of Tintin Par. $12,000,000 $11,436,160 $-563,840 -4.7% 3,087 $47,841,000 $47,475,147 2
6 5 4 -1 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) Sony $16,300,000 $14,824,577 $-1,475,423 -9.1% 2,914 $57,100,000 $55,584,881 2
7 4 5 +1 War Horse BV $16,940,000 $14,422,729 $-2,517,271 -14.9% 2,547 $42,969,000 $40,451,772 2
8 9 9 - The Darkest Hour Sum. $4,300,000 $4,163,241 $-136,759 -3.2% 2,327 $13,200,000 $13,137,963 2
9 8 8 - New Year's Eve WB (NL) $6,741,000 $6,334,300 $-406,700 -6.0% 2,225 $46,372,000 $45,999,350 4
10 11 11 - The Muppets BV $2,588,000 $2,662,191 $+74,191 +2.9% 1,541 $82,456,000 $82,529,452 6
11 14 14 - The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $2,000,000 $2,060,942 $+60,942 +3.0% 1,411 $275,445,000 $275,530,738 7
12 15 15 - The Sitter Fox $1,660,000 $1,673,796 $+13,796 +0.8% 1,348 $26,304,000 $26,317,857 4
13 - 20 - Arthur Christmas Sony $775,000 $683,168 $-91,832 -11.8% 1,343 $45,993,000 $45,820,235 6
14 13 13 - Young Adult Par. $2,200,000 $2,092,633 $-107,367 -4.9% 987 $12,167,000 $12,061,771 4
15 12 12 - Hugo Par. $2,525,000 $2,461,610 $-63,390 -2.5% 951 $49,539,000 $49,454,202 6
16 10 10 - The Descendants FoxS $3,650,000 $3,396,129 $-253,871 -7.0% 758 $39,675,000 $39,420,775 7
17 - 18 - My Week with Marilyn Wein. $954,000 $925,349 $-28,651 -3.0% 630 $8,964,000 $8,935,721 6
18 - 22 - Happy Feet Two WB $410,000 $397,003 $-12,997 -3.2% 525 $60,817,000 $60,808,168 7
19 - 25 - J. Edgar WB $283,000 $245,624 $-37,376 -13.2% 455 $36,603,000 $36,572,605 8
20 - 19 - Puss in Boots P/DW $775,000 $752,233 $-22,767 -2.9% 389 $145,527,000 $145,483,661 10
21 - 24 - Tower Heist Uni. $277,000 $253,005 $-23,995 -8.7% 253 $76,756,000 $76,733,915 9
22 - 26 - Real Steel BV $235,000 $240,399 $+5,399 +2.3% 227 $84,488,000 $84,493,241 13
23 - 16 - The Artist Wein. $1,408,000 $1,310,770 $-97,230 -6.9% 167 $5,142,000 $5,044,344 6
24 - - - The Help BV $37,700 $37,980 $+280 +0.7% 65 $169,499,000 $169,499,546 21
25 - 23 - A Dangerous Method SPC $330,000 $299,741 $-30,259 -9.2% 61 $1,608,000 $1,577,757 6
26 - 17 - Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $1,161,000 $1,085,444 $-75,556 -6.5% 57 $4,031,000 $3,955,734 4
27 - 29 - Shame FoxS $196,000 $200,291 $+4,291 +2.2% 55 $1,962,000 $1,965,874 5
28 - - - Carnage (2011) SPC $106,000 $93,161 $-12,839 -12.1% 12 $361,000 $348,605 3
29 - - - The Lion King (in 3D) BV $4,100 $4,488 $+388 +9.5% 7 $94,233,000 $94,233,351 16
30 - 27 - The Iron Lady Wein. $221,800 $220,409 $-1,391 -0.6% 4 $221,800 $220,409 1
31 - - - Pariah Focus $49,700 $48,579 $-1,121 -2.3% 4 $81,400 $84,986 1
32 - - - A Separation SPC $66,600 $59,481 $-7,119 -10.7% 3 $66,600 $59,481 1
33 - - - In the Land of Blood and Honey FD $8,400 $9,479 $+1,079 +12.8% 2 $48,000 $49,142 2
TOTALS:$164,097,300$152,306,251$-11,791,049-7.2%38,400 
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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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