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Weekly Box Office

December 23-29, 2011

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TWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheatersChange / AvgEst.
Screens
Change / AvgEst.
Shows
Change / AvgTotal GrossWeek #
1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $70,547,746 +121.6% 3,448 - $20,460 5,400 -200 $13,064 143,300 +91,230 $492 $102,984,207 2
2 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows WB $51,268,704 -12.7% 3,703 - $13,845 5,600 -700 $9,155 145,200 -24,100 $353 $110,022,326 2
3 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $39,419,148 +6.7% 3,683 -43 $10,703 5,300 -200 $7,438 160,000 -24,800 $246 $76,359,335 2
4 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) Sony $32,383,831 +286.6% 2,914 - $11,113 4,300 - $7,531 102,000 +65,800 $317 $40,760,304 1
5 The Adventures of Tintin Par. $28,030,964 +250.0% 3,087 - $9,080 5,500 +200 $5,097 118,400 +83,800 $237 $36,038,987 1
6 We Bought a Zoo Fox $27,028,831 +5,795.2% 3,117 - $8,671 3,400 +3,400 $7,950 97,400 +97,400 $278 $27,487,317 1
7 War Horse BV $26,029,043 - 2,376 - $10,955 3,100 - $8,396 59,500 - $437 $26,029,043 1
8 New Year's Eve WB (NL) $10,327,855 -13.4% 2,225 -826 $4,642 2,700 -1,600 $3,825 52,100 -56,600 $198 $39,665,050 3
9 The Darkest Hour Sum. $8,974,722 - 2,327 - $3,857 3,400 - $2,640 59,400 - $151 $8,974,722 1
10 The Muppets BV $6,310,736 +3.7% 1,536 -323 $4,109 1,800 -1,100 $3,506 27,200 -43,200 $232 $79,867,261 5
11 The Descendants FoxS $5,733,094 +16.7% 753 -82 $7,614 840 -140 $6,825 23,590 -4,890 $243 $36,024,646 6
12 Hugo Par. $5,365,323 -13.2% 951 -536 $5,642 1,500 -2,200 $3,577 19,900 -41,400 $270 $46,992,592 5
13 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $4,667,895 -30.0% 1,603 -219 $2,912 1,603 -1,497 $2,912 29,800 -44,000 $157 $273,469,796 6
14 Young Adult Par. $4,559,690 -8.2% 987 +1 $4,620 990 -20 $4,606 33,350 -1,450 $137 $9,969,138 3
15 The Sitter Fox $4,155,859 -42.0% 1,486 -987 $2,797 1,800 -1,400 $2,309 30,900 -65,300 $134 $24,644,061 3
16 Arthur Christmas Sony $3,669,065 -43.7% 1,524 -581 $2,408 2,100 -2,000 $1,747 25,200 -47,100 $146 $45,137,067 5
17 Don 2 Relbig. $2,584,678 +4,346.1% 158 +99 $16,359 180 +120 $14,359 3,160 +3,070 $818 $2,642,812 1
18 The Artist Wein. $2,235,144 +387.7% 167 +150 $13,384 200 +175 $11,176 6,265 +5,462 $357 $3,733,574 5
19 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $1,768,708 +160.6% 55 +39 $32,158 80 +53 $22,109 2,208 +1,436 $801 $2,870,290 3
20 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,591,176 +72.3% 602 +358 $2,643 602 +352 $2,643 18,700 +11,160 $85 $8,010,372 5
21 Puss in Boots P/DW $1,480,231 +57.3% 389 -368 $3,805 470 -460 $3,149 10,570 -8,020 $140 $144,731,428 9
22 Happy Feet Two WB $778,523 -56.8% 525 -235 $1,483 560 -1,540 $1,390 6,960 -25,790 $112 $60,411,165 6
23 A Dangerous Method SPC $481,789 +112.0% 58 +41 $8,307 61 +36 $7,898 856 +628 $563 $1,278,016 5
24 Jack and Jill Sony $449,002 -74.8% 242 -435 $1,855 390 -1,520 $1,151 5,820 -27,130 $77 $71,508,710 7
25 Real Steel BV $426,997 +152.8% 227 +72 $1,881 230 +70 $1,857 2,350 +1,350 $182 $84,252,842 12
26 J. Edgar WB $414,711 -28.5% 455 - $911 460 -250 $902 4,940 -5,010 $84 $36,326,981 7
27 Tower Heist Uni. $367,995 -70.0% 283 -135 $1,300 283 -1,032 $1,300 5,950 -16,580 $62 $76,480,910 8
28 Moneyball Sony $365,012 +144.0% 242 - $1,508 242 - $1,508 5,090 +2,330 $72 $74,756,449 14
29 Shame FoxS $358,166 -25.9% 53 +3 $6,758 60 -10 $5,969 1,826 -474 $196 $1,765,583 4
30 Dolphin Tale WB $300,510 -19.5% 188 -62 $1,598 200 -140 $1,503 3,770 -2,870 $80 $71,811,666 14
31 Courageous TriS $289,621 +59.2% 192 +5 $1,508 192 +2 $1,508 4,350 +1,870 $67 $33,883,389 13
32 Immortals Rela. $288,007 -76.1% 228 -988 $1,263 250 -1,150 $1,152 4,280 -20,320 $67 $82,531,629 7
33 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas WB (NL) $262,339 -11.4% 245 - $1,071 270 - $972 5,660 +1,020 $46 $34,796,523 8
- Hubble 3D WB $254,299 +189.8% 15 -5 $16,953 20 - $12,715 100 +20 $2,543 $30,067,833 93
34 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $214,140 +87.4% 49 - $4,370 50 - $4,283 610 +10 $351 $15,058,278 38
36 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close WB $202,274 - 6 - $33,712 10 - $20,227 200 - $1,011 $202,274 1
37 Footloose (2011) Par. $161,534 -28.4% 182 -71 $888 182 -71 $888 3,480 -2,500 $46 $51,556,156 11
38 Pina IFC $157,369 - 3 - $52,456 3 - $52,456 60 - $2,623 $157,369 1
39 The Ides of March Sony $138,768 +71.5% 145 +4 $957 150 +9 $925 3,330 +1,490 $42 $40,741,901 12
40 Carnage (2011) SPC $137,789 +17.1% 7 +2 $19,684 10 - $13,779 176 +83 $783 $255,444 2
41 In Time Fox $133,617 -47.3% 112 -161 $1,193 131 -149 $1,020 2,540 -3,590 $53 $36,956,625 9
42 Melancholia Magn. $119,438 -47.1% 66 -65 $1,810 70 -61 $1,706 290 -390 $412 $2,454,418 7
43 The Polar Express (2011 re-issue) WB $116,389 -45.5% 20 -2 $5,819 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $681,731 5
44 The Way PDA $92,160 -20.8% 45 -48 $2,048 93 - $991 675 -445 $137 $4,117,802 12
45 Paranormal Activity 3 Par. $91,696 -41.3% 124 -82 $739 124 -86 $739 2,320 -2,400 $40 $103,939,695 10
46 The Help BV $70,788 -39.6% 65 -91 $1,089 70 -90 $1,011 460 -420 $154 $169,461,566 20
- Under the Sea 3D WB $61,097 +119.7% 10 +2 $6,110 10 - $6,110 60 +40 $1,018 $28,858,291 150
47 Margin Call RAtt. $57,282 -61.5% 30 -91 $1,909 30 -91 $1,909 500 -1,580 $115 $5,222,463 10
48 The Skin I Live In SPC $43,121 -50.1% 34 -37 $1,268 40 -31 $1,078 260 -160 $166 $3,019,898 11
49 In the Land of Blood and Honey FD $39,663 - 3 - $13,221 3 - $13,221 140 - $283 $39,663 1
50 Midnight in Paris SPC $37,121 -55.4% 28 -88 $1,326 30 -90 $1,237 183 -507 $203 $56,360,067 32
51 Pariah Focus $36,407 - 4 - $9,102 5 - $7,281 49 - $743 $36,407 -
52 Drive (2011) FD $33,204 -53.2% 26 -30 $1,277 30 -30 $1,107 410 -870 $81 $34,808,529 15
53 The Three Musketeers (2011) Sum. $24,571 -71.0% 37 -86 $664 40 -90 $614 600 -1,960 $41 $20,374,484 10
54 Like Crazy ParV $24,331 -75.3% 30 -70 $811 30 -70 $811 530 -1,620 $46 $3,358,467 9
- Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $19,268 -50.2% 2 -1 $9,634 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $84,660,969 506
- Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $17,929 +63.3% 1 - $17,929 1 - $17,929 11 +4 $1,630 $18,070,091 635
55 Martha Marcy May Marlene FoxS $17,330 -49.9% 15 -24 $1,155 20 -20 $867 253 -506 $68 $2,900,625 10
- The Greatest Miracle KKM $17,086 -71.0% 8 -28 $2,136 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $531,262 11
- Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D $15,383 +1.7% 9 - $1,709 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $4,454,337 83
56 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $14,786 -46.8% 13 +5 $1,137 13 +3 $1,137 60 +20 $246 $236,939 10
57 Take Shelter SPC $14,756 -69.0% 24 -34 $615 24 -36 $615 130 -120 $114 $1,662,180 13
58 50/50 Sum. $14,074 -80.9% 31 -80 $454 31 -80 $454 390 -1,620 $36 $35,014,192 13
59 The Women on the 6th Floor Strand $12,564 -54.7% 6 -6 $2,094 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $449,688 12
60 My Reincarnation Long Shot $12,445 +182.4% 5 +2 $2,489 10 +7 $1,245 20 +17 $622 $51,742 9
61 The Lion King (in 3D) BV $11,577 -73.3% 10 -22 $1,158 10 -22 $1,158 90 -118 $129 $94,228,863 15
- T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $5,944 +208.8% 1 - $5,944 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $53,243,061 561
62 Eames: The Architect and the Painter FRun $5,196 -53.9% 5 -1 $1,039 10 - $520 17 -13 $306 $134,225 7
63 The Guard SPC $4,659 -54.2% 6 -6 $777 10 -2 $466 28 -22 $166 $5,333,573 22
74 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $4,574 +1.2% 2 - $2,287 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $201,080 22
64 Miss Minoes MBox $4,458 - 3 - $1,486 3 - $1,486 24 - $186 $4,458 1
65 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $4,379 +165.9% 5 +3 $876 10 +8 $438 20 +9 $219 $844,031 25
66 Sleeping Beauty (2011) (II) IFC $4,187 -47.1% 3 -1 $1,396 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $36,578 4
35 The Mill and the Cross KC $3,707 -15.6% 5 -1 $741 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $270,564 15
67 Into the Abyss IFC $3,331 -68.8% 3 -14 $1,110 3 -17 $1,110 n/a -90 n/a $223,880 7
68 The Interrupters CGld $3,201 -66.5% 1 -2 $3,201 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $274,227 22
- The Prince of the Himalayas AM $2,883 - 1 - $2,883 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $2,883 1
69 Blackthorn Magn. $2,743 -54.8% 5 -4 $549 10 - $274 20 -40 $137 $186,379 12
70 Higher Ground SPC $2,380 +63.0% 5 +2 $476 10 +7 $238 50 +30 $48 $839,496 18
71 Mozart's Sister MBox $2,084 -86.5% 3 -8 $695 3 -8 $695 14 -46 $149 $677,197 19
- The Bride Wore Black (2011 re-release) FDesk $1,761 -33.4% 1 - $1,761 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $20,654 8
72 El Sicario, Room 164 Icar. $1,604 - 1 - $1,604 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $1,604 -
- Rid of Me SD $1,560 -42.9% 1 - $1,560 1 - $1,560 3 -7 $520 $8,015 6
73 Outrage (2011) Magn. $1,472 -70.4% 1 -6 $1,472 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $29,517 4
75 Amigo Vari. $1,269 -69.1% 0 -3 n/a n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $180,167 19
- Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,183 -69.1% 1 - $1,183 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $7,063 2
76 Elite Squad: The Enemy Within Vari. $1,166 -84.3% 2 -5 $583 2 -8 $583 8 -32 $146 $84,076 7
77 I Melt With You Magn. $1,148 +5.5% 1 -1 $1,148 1 -1 $1,148 6 -2 $191 $6,361 3
78 Young Goethe in Love MBox $1,142 -90.7% 2 -6 $571 2 -8 $571 n/a -40 n/a $99,343 8
79 The Worst Movie EVER! DWOES $1,080 - 1 - $1,080 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $3,213 12
- The Whale Pala. $1,067 -27.9% 1 - $1,067 1 - $1,067 1 - $1,067 $59,505 16
80 Jane's Journey FRun $949 -63.2% 1 - $949 1 - $949 1 - $949 $22,101 11
81 Inni CP $655 +14.5% 1 - $655 1 - $655 2 - $328 $117,053 9
82 Tyrannosaur Strand $650 -1,611.6% 1 - $650 1 +1 $650 n/a - n/a $16,097 6
- Mississippi Mermaid (re-issue) FDesk $650 - 1 - $650 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $28,445 52
83 Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (2011 re-release) FDesk $586 +632.5% 1 - $586 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $18,755 23
- OKA! Da. $400 - 1 - $400 1 - $400 8 - $50 $13,399 10
84 Crazy Wisdom AM $323 -95.2% 1 - $323 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $43,742 5
- Kinyarwanda AFFRM $150 -88.7% 1 - $150 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $35,412 4
TOTAL (99 MOVIES):$345,401,912-62.0%41,262+1,548$8,37155,373-7,322$6,2381,238,124+8,375$279 
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