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December 18-24, 2009

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TWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheatersChange / AvgEst.
Screens
Change / AvgEst.
Shows
Change / AvgTotal GrossWeek #
1 Avatar Fox $137,094,001 - 3,452 - $39,714 7,000 - $19,585 164,700 - $832 $137,094,051 1
2 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Fox $26,713,633 - 3,656 - $7,307 5,500 - $4,857 51,600 - $518 $26,713,633 -
3 The Princess and the Frog BV $22,142,907 -25.3% 3,475 +41 $6,372 4,700 -100 $4,711 146,900 +2,100 $151 $54,674,679 4
4 The Blind Side WB $17,972,391 -9.9% 3,252 -136 $5,527 4,000 -200 $4,493 103,700 -2,700 $173 $172,676,636 5
5 Did You Hear About the Morgans? Sony $10,600,185 - 2,718 - $3,900 3,000 - $3,533 92,700 - $114 $10,600,185 1
6 Up in the Air Par. $7,755,801 +126.9% 1,895 +1,823 $4,093 2,200 +2,050 $3,525 26,610 +21,260 $291 $12,761,720 3
7 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Sum. $7,727,778 -28.6% 2,642 -993 $2,925 3,200 -1,500 $2,415 81,200 -32,500 $95 $277,918,499 5
8 Invictus WB $7,307,478 -37.4% 2,125 - $3,439 2,600 -100 $2,811 67,700 -3,200 $108 $18,982,263 2
9 A Christmas Carol (2009) BV $7,226,498 -26.1% 1,736 -666 $4,163 2,100 -600 $3,441 57,400 -18,300 $126 $134,596,388 7
10 Brothers LGF $4,670,602 -33.8% 1,714 -374 $2,725 2,009 -91 $2,325 55,300 -6,100 $84 $24,131,343 3
11 Old Dogs BV $3,944,871 -30.8% 1,586 -1,504 $2,487 2,700 -500 $1,461 63,400 -26,400 $62 $45,229,767 4
12 2012 Sony $3,672,078 -37.6% 1,394 -1,444 $2,634 2,300 -800 $1,597 42,200 -21,400 $87 $160,496,186 6
13 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $2,033,166 +8.2% 907 +243 $2,242 1,003 +273 $2,027 28,490 +6,400 $71 $40,913,837 7
14 Armored SGem $2,011,721 -57.4% 795 -1,124 $2,530 1,600 -500 $1,257 35,330 -31,470 $57 $14,981,744 3
15 Ninja Assassin WB $1,476,387 -62.0% 631 -1,469 $2,340 1,200 -1,000 $1,230 24,140 -30,760 $61 $36,963,475 4
16 Planet 51 Sony $1,422,492 -49.4% 468 -2,102 $3,040 1,400 -1,200 $1,016 23,740 -38,360 $60 $39,109,125 5
17 The Road W/Dim. $1,163,863 +53.1% 396 +261 $2,939 402 +262 $2,895 11,781 +7,834 $99 $5,430,538 4
18 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $1,156,437 -39.9% 368 -900 $3,142 540 -760 $2,142 12,290 -19,910 $94 $17,943,412 6
19 Everybody's Fine Mira. $954,889 -69.4% 1,003 -1,138 $952 1,003 -1,138 $952 24,000 -34,100 $40 $9,208,876 3
20 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $706,075 +1,446.0% 3 - $235,358 3 - $235,358 n/a - n/a $31,270,603 222
21 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day App. $688,441 -46.1% 404 -120 $1,704 404 -120 $1,704 9,920 -3,360 $69 $9,646,676 8
22 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony $532,053 +569.0% 307 +188 $1,733 330 +210 $1,612 8,780 +8,450 $61 $123,261,723 14
23 3 Idiots Relbig. $503,845 - 119 - $4,234 150 - $3,359 940 - $536 $503,725 -
24 The Young Victoria App. $454,578 - 44 - $10,331 30 - $15,153 770 - $590 $454,578 1
25 Nine Wein. $378,072 - 4 - $94,518 10 - $37,807 274 - $1,380 $378,072 1
26 An Education SPC $367,497 -20.2% 200 -23 $1,837 200 -24 $1,837 1,300 -220 $283 $7,266,606 11
27 Broken Embraces SPC $321,781 +106.9% 30 +24 $10,726 30 +20 $10,726 260 +169 $1,238 $840,949 5
28 Couples Retreat Uni. $279,390 -22.0% 294 -77 $950 300 -80 $931 6,890 -1,400 $41 $107,972,005 11
29 Me and Orson Welles Free $274,076 +20.8% 134 +70 $2,045 134 +64 $2,045 3,740 +1,870 $73 $667,629 4
30 A Single Man Wein. $235,530 -29.1% 9 - $26,170 15 +1 $15,702 486 +47 $485 $567,880 2
31 A Serious Man Focus $180,073 -20.1% 117 -35 $1,539 120 -32 $1,501 2,190 -1,000 $82 $8,976,636 12
32 Astro Boy Sum. $158,597 +167.2% 168 +46 $944 252 +130 $629 5,930 +3,600 $27 $19,247,112 9
33 The Men Who Stare at Goats Over. $152,847 -50.4% 207 -117 $738 210 -120 $728 4,510 -2,680 $34 $31,914,365 7
34 Law Abiding Citizen Over. $151,665 -40.8% 151 -74 $1,004 151 -79 $1,004 3,130 -1,580 $48 $72,508,127 10
35 Paranormal Activity Par. $150,872 +65.3% 237 +55 $637 240 +58 $629 5,840 +2,280 $26 $107,665,257 13
36 The Polar Express (IMAX re-issue 2009) WB $141,369 +8.7% 21 +5 $6,732 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $435,115 7
37 Crazy Heart FoxS $139,246 +449.7% 4 - $34,812 6 +1 $23,208 198 +171 $703 $164,578 1
38 The Fourth Kind Uni. $111,680 -44.1% 133 -84 $840 133 -87 $840 3,110 -2,210 $36 $25,315,135 7
39 Pirate Radio Focus $110,916 -57.5% 129 -113 $860 242 - $458 4,350 -550 $25 $7,881,710 6
40 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans First $108,583 -51.6% 76 -20 $1,429 80 -20 $1,357 500 -180 $217 $1,345,808 5
41 Where the Wild Things Are WB $108,203 -1.6% 108 -37 $1,002 123 -27 $880 2,280 -590 $47 $75,841,253 10
42 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $86,977 +108.4% 3 -2 $28,992 3 -2 $28,992 20 -1 $4,349 $80,521,674 401
43 The Lovely Bones P/DW $78,655 -49.4% 3 - $26,218 5 - $15,731 153 +9 $514 $234,245 2
44 Under the Sea 3D WB $76,286 -9.9% 26 -1 $2,934 30 - $2,543 360 -40 $212 $19,178,544 45
45 The Box WB $69,912 -41.9% 129 -74 $542 131 -72 $534 2,820 -1,860 $25 $14,991,163 7
46 Red Cliff Magn. $62,325 -37.8% 40 -2 $1,558 40 -2 $1,558 180 -36 $346 $470,528 5
47 The Messenger Osci. $43,788 -36.9% 43 -7 $1,018 43 -7 $1,018 230 -70 $190 $609,734 6
- La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris Zipp. $41,415 -34.7% 25 +5 $1,657 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $356,150 7
48 Coco Before Chanel SPC $41,366 -35.0% 53 -15 $780 53 -17 $780 260 -70 $159 $5,951,453 13
49 Amelia FoxS $32,745 -48.7% 65 -53 $504 70 -50 $468 1,140 -1,010 $29 $14,186,074 9
50 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Scre. $27,524 -46.3% 19 -7 $1,449 20 -10 $1,376 110 -40 $250 $238,748 4
51 The Maid Elep. $26,108 -0.7% 19 - $1,374 20 - $1,305 389 +9 $67 $476,342 10
52 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE $25,715 -10.4% 8 - $3,214 10 - $2,572 40 - $643 $22,660,702 116
53 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $15,257 +23.5% 3 -2 $5,086 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $42,767,545 168
54 Paris IFC $10,057 -57.8% 12 -16 $838 12 -18 $838 60 -50 $168 $1,010,194 14
- New York, I Love You Viv. $8,209 -70.8% 11 -13 $746 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $1,588,000 -
55 The Damned United SPC $7,451 -54.8% 20 -10 $373 20 -10 $373 100 -70 $75 $437,547 11
56 Police, Adjective IFC $7,240 - 8 - $905 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $7,240 -
57 35 Shots of Rum CGld $5,319 -25.1% 3 -2 $1,773 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $126,425 14
58 A Town Called Panic Zeit. $5,250 +340.1% 1 - $5,250 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $6,443 1
59 Until the Light Takes Us Vari. $5,073 -67.9% 2 -1 $2,537 2 -1 $2,537 10 -10 $507 $43,320 3
60 The Little Traitor N/A $5,021 -44.8% 0 -5 n/a n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $85,483 9
61 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg ICir $4,913 +735.5% 3 - $1,638 3 - $1,638 20 +20 $246 $1,130,522 24
62 The House of the Devil Magn. $4,788 -16.1% 6 +1 $798 10 - $479 20 -10 $239 $99,290 8
63 Killing Kasztner SkyI $3,999 -54.0% 1 - $3,999 1 - $3,999 5 +1 $800 $47,552 9
64 Ong Bak 2: The Beginning Magn. $3,488 -34.6% 3 -1 $1,163 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $101,447 9
65 Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean 3D 3D $3,335 -43.9% 4 - $834 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $7,234,661 97
66 Cloud 9 MBox $2,940 - 2 - $1,470 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $87,378 19
67 Ricky IFC $2,857 +376.2% 1 - $2,857 1 - $2,857 12 +6 $238 $3,457 1
68 The Beaches of Agnes CGld $2,420 -33.6% 4 - $605 4 - $605 27 +7 $90 $222,702 25
69 The Wonder of It All Indic. $2,321 - 2 - $1,161 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $780,110 17
70 Four Seasons Lodge FRun $2,261 -63.5% 2 -1 $1,131 2 -1 $1,131 13 -9 $174 $42,660 6
71 Horse Boy Zeit. $2,161 -62.7% 2 - $1,081 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $137,495 12
72 The September Issue RAtt. $2,077 -71.3% 2 -6 $1,039 4 -6 $519 34 -62 $61 $3,812,756 17
73 The End of Poverty? Libre $1,948 -13.2% 3 - $649 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $41,880 6
74 The Slammin' Salmon Anch. $1,941 -94.7% 1 -10 $1,941 3 -8 $647 60 -320 $32 $38,264 2
75 Oh My God? Mitro. $1,688 -38.9% 1 -1 $1,688 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $37,833 6
76 Bronson Magn. $1,662 -10.0% 4 +1 $416 4 +1 $416 10 +5 $166 $104,454 11
77 Seraphine MBox $1,524 -27.8% 2 - $762 2 - $762 8 -7 $191 $855,009 29
78 Home (2009 French movie) Lorb. $1,430 +100.8% 1 - $1,430 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $9,478 4
79 Serious Moonlight Magn. $1,337 -82.1% 2 -6 $669 2 -8 $669 21 -33 $64 $24,729 3
80 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indic. $1,270 - 1 - $1,270 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $11,853 11
81 Uncertainty IFC $1,229 -80.1% 4 - $307 4 - $307 36 +10 $34 $36,689 6
- Kurbaan UTV $1,228 -87.2% 3 -10 $409 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $754,000 -
82 The Sun Lorb. $1,011 -31.4% 2 - $506 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $45,565 5
83 Shall We Kiss? MBox $996 - 1 - $996 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $534,685 30
84 Endgame Mont. $920 +4,742.1% 1 - $920 1 - $920 n/a -3 n/a $7,247 7
85 That Evening Sun Free $773 -22.5% 1 -1 $773 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $48,110 7
86 The Headless Woman Strand $728 -85.9% 1 -1 $728 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $95,955 15
87 The Missing Person Strand $334 - 1 - $334 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $8,302 5
88 Beeswax CGld $265 - 1 - $265 1 - $265 4 - $66 $41,385 19
89 Big Fan FInd. $229 -75.8% 1 - $229 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $229,997 17
90 Departures Reg. $222 +4.7% 1 - $222 1 - $222 2 +1 $111 $1,491,160 30
91 From Mexico with Love RAtt. $211 +276.8% 2 +1 $106 2 +1 $106 21 +17 $10 $548,709 11
92 Peter and Vandy Strand $143 - 1 - $143 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $10,761 5
93 Crude FRun $112 -97.0% 1 -5 $112 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $162,027 15
TOTAL (96 MOVIES):$274,043,021-111.8%37,673-903$7,27452,124+8,824$5,2581,184,744+72,510$231 
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