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Weekly Box Office

December 2-8, 2011

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TWLWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
65 58 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D Entertainment $10,576 -44.2% 9 - $1,175 $4,416,058 $5 80
- N Kinyarwanda AFFRM $26,289 - 9 - $2,921 $26,289 - 1
61 59 Crazy Wisdom Alive Mind Cinema $12,907 -24.0% 3 +2 $4,302 $29,901 - 2
80 60 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress Alive Mind Cinema $3,602 -74.2% 1 -3 $3,602 $189,840 - 19
75 66 Revenge of the Electric Car Area23a $5,930 -35.1% 3 -1 $1,977 $146,345 - 7
2 2 The Muppets Buena Vista $13,488,843 -59.1% 3,440 - $3,921 $58,763,258 $45 2
26 18 The Help Buena Vista $257,600 -38.4% 262 -21 $983 $169,118,300 $25 17
27 20 Real Steel Buena Vista $237,547 -39.3% 253 -9 $939 $83,479,328 - 9
48 39 The Lion King (in 3D) Buena Vista $49,052 -61.0% 53 -15 $926 $94,136,971 - 12
67 48 Cars 2 Buena Vista $9,828 -69.8% 40 -23 $246 $191,448,767 $200 24
86 82 The Interrupters Cinema Guild $2,165 -30.0% 1 -2 $2,165 $259,483 - 19
99 - London River Cinema Libre $270 - 1 - $270 $270 - -
- 65 Inni Cinema Purgatorio $8,571 -24.0% 4 +1 $2,143 $112,267 - 6
84 84 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Codeblack Entertainment $2,596 -1.5% 5 +1 $519 $7,705,030 - 13
55 56 Tomboy (2011) Dada Films $20,823 -22.0% 5 -1 $4,165 $61,363 - 3
82 - Hell and Back Again Docurama Films $2,731 - 1 - $2,731 $33,891 - 9
29 15 Desi Boyz Eros $209,082 -74.3% 103 - $2,030 $1,023,250 - 2
76 46 Rockstar (2011) Eros $5,393 -88.0% 112 - $48 $986,697 - 4
43 38 Drive (2011) FilmDistrict $91,238 -30.3% 86 -7 $1,061 $34,629,045 $15 12
46 42 The Rum Diary FilmDistrict $60,202 -22.8% 63 +9 $956 $13,040,991 $45 6
50 51 Eames: The Architect and the Painter First Run $31,267 +2.6% 12 +4 $2,606 $96,182 - 4
62 98 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby First Run $12,246 +1,559.3% 4 +3 $3,062 $152,552 - 11
15 14 In Time Fox $763,479 -25.1% 421 -328 $1,813 $36,058,872 $40 6
47 - Rise of the Planet of the Apes Fox $59,455 -37.2% 84 -36 $708 $176,662,416 $93 18
7 8 The Descendants Fox Searchlight $6,363,093 -31.9% 574 +184 $11,086 $19,250,423 - 3
17 N Shame Fox Searchlight $498,086 - 10 - $49,809 $498,086 - 1
36 32 Martha Marcy May Marlene Fox Searchlight $129,359 -46.3% 84 -43 $1,540 $2,770,027 - 7
52 50 Into the Abyss IFC $23,244 -24.4% 21 +2 $1,107 $183,934 - 4
60 N Sleeping Beauty (2011) (II) IFC $15,093 - 2 - $7,547 $15,093 - 1
78 67 House of Pleasures IFC $4,680 -42.3% 1 - $4,680 $12,784 - 2
54 49 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX $21,285 -40.7% 4 +2 $5,321 $84,576,950 - 503
74 64 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX $8,371 -35.4% 1 - $8,371 $18,033,685 - 632
90 - T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX $1,335 - 1 - $1,335 $53,233,761 - 554
96 97 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX $473 -54.5% 1 - $473 $34,100,242 - 310
72 73 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness International Film Circuit $6,746 +20.0% 5 -2 $1,349 $834,546 - 22
88 86 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator International Film Circuit $1,560 -35.6% 1 -2 $1,560 $37,318 - 12
49 47 Le Havre Janus Films $33,697 -1.5% 19 +7 $1,774 $279,428 - 7
73 75 The Mill and the Cross Kino Classics $6,497 +29.6% 7 +1 $928 $258,854 - 12
64 80 Khodorkovsky Kino Lorber $10,691 +203.4% 1 - $10,691 $14,215 - 1
- 68 The Greatest Miracle KKM $5,632 -26.9% 2 - $2,816 $283,706 - 8
37 36 Abduction Lionsgate $122,850 -25.3% 151 -12 $814 $27,996,013 $35 11
40 N Pastorela Lionsgate $105,700 - 55 - $1,922 $105,700 - 1
81 83 My Reincarnation Long Shot Factory $2,745 -8.5% 1 -1 $2,745 $31,640 - 6
95 94 Rapt Lorber Films $495 -56.1% 1 -1 $495 $45,294 - 20
- - Film Socialisme Lorber Films $129 - 1 - $129 $36,495 - 25
18 17 Melancholia Magnolia $409,302 -11.1% 129 +34 $3,173 $1,740,885 - 4
66 N Outrage (2011) Magnolia $10,123 - 2 - $5,062 $10,123 - 1
71 81 Blackthorn Magnolia $6,955 +118.8% 6 +3 $1,159 $170,681 - 9
68 69 Young Goethe in Love Music Box Films $8,836 +21.7% 5 +1 $1,767 $68,876 - 5
70 61 Mozart's Sister Music Box Films $7,467 -46.3% 12 -1 $622 $629,530 $4.5 16
91 89 The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch Music Box Films $1,147 -33.6% 2 -1 $574 $6,665 - 3
92 - Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life Music Box Films $1,142 - 3 - $381 $227,960 - 14
100 88 The Conquest Music Box Films $118 -93.6% 1 -2 $118 $39,163 - 4
77 72 The Other F Word Oscilloscope Pictures $5,355 -16.2% 2 -2 $2,678 $51,163 - 5
- 70 The Whale Paladin $707 -90.1% 1 -1 $707 $55,224 - 13
3 5 Hugo Paramount $9,800,934 -27.5% 1,840 +563 $5,327 $27,364,410 - 2
31 22 Footloose (2011) Paramount $183,861 -46.5% 309 -75 $595 $51,072,428 $24 8
32 23 Paranormal Activity 3 Paramount $174,791 -48.8% 255 -100 $685 $103,486,352 $5 7
10 10 Puss in Boots Paramount (DreamWorks) $3,773,074 -55.9% 2,750 -255 $1,372 $140,245,275 $130 6
20 16 Like Crazy Paramount Vantage $364,707 -35.3% 152 +2 $2,399 $2,981,313 - 6
83 - America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments PMK*BNC $2,622 - 1 - $2,622 $12,366 - 7
25 28 The Way Producers Distribution Agency $267,923 -3.1% 160 +59 $1,675 $3,713,571 - 9
8 7 Immortals Relativity $6,213,220 -45.3% 2,627 -50 $2,365 $77,407,505 $75 4
24 19 Margin Call Roadside Attractions $299,631 -24.2% 151 +11 $1,984 $4,769,083 $3.5 7
56 N Answers to Nothing Roadside Attractions $20,438 - 21 - $973 $20,438 - 1
69 - Circumstance Roadside Attractions $7,930 - 1 - $7,930 $449,759 $1 15
97 - Thunder Soul Roadside Attractions $279 - 1 - $279 $143,986 - 10
4 4 Arthur Christmas Sony / Columbia $8,948,361 -34.7% 3,376 - $2,651 $26,890,112 - 2
6 6 Jack and Jill Sony / Columbia $6,633,806 -43.2% 3,049 +20 $2,176 $65,442,287 $79 4
14 21 Moneyball Sony / Columbia $809,265 +132.7% 1,004 +817 $806 $74,026,603 $50 11
16 24 The Ides of March Sony / Columbia $741,515 +132.4% 1,016 +865 $730 $40,349,208 - 9
35 27 The Smurfs Sony / Columbia $164,207 -42.1% 327 +79 $502 $142,532,594 $110 19
39 41 Anonymous Sony / Columbia $107,867 +17.5% 105 +33 $1,027 $4,431,440 $30 6
21 43 Midnight in Paris Sony Classics $359,459 +363.4% 305 +264 $1,179 $56,062,617 $17 29
28 31 The Skin I Live In Sony Classics $278,890 +8.4% 116 +25 $2,404 $2,721,856 - 8
34 33 A Dangerous Method Sony Classics $165,686 -29.4% 4 - $41,422 $459,049 - 2
45 44 Take Shelter Sony Classics $60,535 -14.6% 54 +5 $1,121 $1,525,494 $5 10
57 53 The Guard Sony Classics $18,461 -35.9% 17 -6 $1,086 $5,303,026 $6 19
87 79 Higher Ground Sony Classics $1,754 -54.5% 6 - $292 $834,594 $2 15
101 87 Restless (2011) Sony Classics $56 -97.7% 1 -2 $56 $162,068 $8 12
51 57 The Women on the 6th Floor Strand $29,146 +15.4% 11 -5 $2,650 $373,651 - 9
85 92 Tyrannosaur Strand $2,497 +92.4% 3 - $832 $14,559 - 3
58 54 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Submarine Deluxe $17,229 -36.3% 15 +4 $1,149 $189,283 - 7
1 1 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Summit Entertainment $21,192,323 -58.6% 4,046 - $5,238 $251,583,267 $110 3
30 30 50/50 Summit Entertainment $194,949 -28.0% 196 -14 $995 $34,822,940 $8 10
33 25 The Three Musketeers (2011) Summit Entertainment $165,707 -44.1% 208 - $797 $20,141,283 $75 7
- - The Bride Wore Black (2011 re-release) The Film Desk $1,116 +67.6% 1 - $1,116 $14,546 - 5
98 78 Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (2011 re-release) The Film Desk $277 -93.0% 1 - $277 $17,601 - 20
- - The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu The Film Desk $273 - 1 - $273 $24,789 - 12
22 29 Courageous TriStar $316,653 +16.2% 265 +54 $1,195 $33,139,879 $2 10
9 9 Tower Heist Universal $5,118,700 -40.6% 2,404 -70 $2,129 $71,763,530 $75 5
59 62 Elite Squad: The Enemy Within Variance Films $15,482 +14.0% 6 +1 $2,580 $57,191 - 4
93 - Littlerock Variance Films $1,003 - 1 - $1,003 $16,498 - 11
94 91 Amigo Variance Films $891 -34.8% 2 - $446 $173,164 $1.5 16
5 3 Happy Feet Two Warner Bros. $7,314,925 -52.6% 3,536 -75 $2,069 $53,100,101 - 3
11 11 J. Edgar Warner Bros. $3,311,617 -48.2% 1,985 +75 $1,668 $33,572,698 $35 4
19 34 Dolphin Tale Warner Bros. $399,317 +79.7% 410 +194 $974 $70,798,915 $37 11
38 37 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) Warner Bros. $113,657 -17.3% 49 - $2,320 $14,613,745 - 35
41 35 Contagion Warner Bros. $98,612 -50.7% 155 -63 $636 $75,593,984 $60 13
42 45 The Polar Express (2011 re-issue) Warner Bros. $94,372 +38.1% 24 +5 $3,932 $181,860 - 2
44 40 Hubble 3D Warner Bros. $76,809 -29.5% 17 -3 $4,518 $29,656,705 - 90
53 55 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. $23,897 -13.1% 7 -1 $3,414 $28,745,909 - 147
13 13 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Warner Bros. (New Line) $1,411,492 -33.9% 710 -165 $1,988 $33,511,459 $19 5
63 52 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Weinstein / Dimension $10,732 -63.9% 31 -17 $346 $38,530,488 $27 16
12 12 My Week with Marilyn Weinstein Company $1,656,633 -30.1% 244 - $6,789 $4,337,839 - 2
23 26 The Artist Weinstein Company $303,021 +4.4% 6 +2 $50,504 $593,380 $15 2
79 63 Sarah's Key Weinstein Company $4,443 -66.9% 7 -20 $635 $7,693,187 - 20
89 - Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeitgeist $1,539 - 1 - $1,539 $23,649 - 7
TOTAL (108 MOVIES):$104,461,189-47.2%38,071+1,704$2,744 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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