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August 31-September 6, 2012

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TWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheatersChange / AvgEst.
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Change / AvgEst.
Shows
Change / AvgTotal GrossWeek #
1 The Possession LGF $23,849,110 - 2,816 - $8,469 3,100 - $7,693 95,600 - $249 $23,849,110 1
2 Lawless Wein. $15,375,972 +617.7% 2,888 +323 $5,324 3,000 +400 $5,125 84,900 +63,400 $181 $17,518,419 1
3 The Expendables 2 LGF $13,308,234 -28.2% 3,334 -21 $3,992 3,500 -900 $3,802 98,300 -28,000 $135 $70,667,139 3
4 The Bourne Legacy Uni. $10,661,055 -16.8% 3,131 -359 $3,405 3,300 -1,000 $3,231 73,800 -26,000 $144 $99,659,495 4
5 ParaNorman Focus $9,778,275 -17.5% 3,085 -370 $3,170 5,000 -900 $1,956 84,800 -21,200 $115 $41,257,461 3
6 2016 Obama's America RM $9,639,265 -6.7% 1,747 +656 $5,518 1,800 +700 $5,355 55,500 +19,000 $174 $22,806,295 8
7 The Odd Life of Timothy Green BV $9,479,692 -4.5% 2,635 +37 $3,598 2,700 - $3,511 74,100 -6,000 $128 $39,357,050 3
8 The Dark Knight Rises WB $9,250,343 -10.0% 2,187 -419 $4,230 2,600 -500 $3,558 46,700 -16,000 $198 $434,564,293 7
9 The Campaign WB $8,368,768 -20.1% 2,941 - $2,846 3,000 -500 $2,790 73,800 -25,100 $113 $75,943,432 4
10 Hope Springs Sony $7,362,932 -11.0% 2,441 +39 $3,016 2,500 - $2,945 61,000 -11,300 $121 $54,719,439 4
11 Premium Rush Sony $6,076,493 -27.3% 2,255 - $2,695 2,300 -100 $2,642 73,100 -4,500 $83 $14,431,690 2
12 Hit and Run ORF $3,957,214 -37.0% 2,870 - $1,379 2,900 - $1,365 69,500 -16,400 $57 $11,426,604 2
13 Marvel's The Avengers BV $2,778,553 +1,586.2% 1,705 +1,582 $1,630 2,000 +1,870 $1,389 25,400 +24,740 $109 $620,628,446 18
14 Sparkle (2012) TriS $2,667,232 -49.2% 1,257 -763 $2,122 1,300 -1,300 $2,052 26,700 -42,200 $100 $22,594,077 3
15 Brave BV $2,303,215 +187.2% 1,708 +1,256 $1,348 1,900 +1,420 $1,212 29,100 +19,890 $79 $232,677,392 11
16 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $2,157,021 -31.1% 1,204 -343 $1,792 1,204 -796 $1,792 21,400 -17,200 $101 $45,924,609 5
17 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $2,006,843 -22.3% 1,036 -175 $1,937 1,200 -600 $1,672 18,800 -10,200 $107 $156,339,444 8
18 The Amazing Spider-Man Sony $1,405,304 +90.9% 501 +133 $2,805 620 +160 $2,267 11,410 +3,780 $123 $260,005,361 9
19 Total Recall (2012) Sony $1,290,506 -47.5% 756 -570 $1,707 760 -840 $1,698 11,590 -15,010 $111 $57,160,131 5
20 Ted Uni. $1,144,425 -15.2% 561 -118 $2,040 570 -213 $2,008 10,070 -3,670 $114 $216,309,330 10
21 Celeste and Jesse Forever SPC $1,102,642 +165.5% 586 +471 $1,882 590 +470 $1,869 7,790 +6,760 $142 $2,258,474 5
22 Robot & Frank Gold. $1,060,184 +167.1% 144 +98 $7,362 150 +100 $7,068 1,870 +1,458 $567 $1,508,429 3
23 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted P/DW $949,733 +15.0% 505 +131 $1,881 590 +110 $1,610 11,280 -30 $84 $214,859,182 13
24 The Apparition WB $946,662 -73.8% 810 - $1,169 810 -10 $1,169 24,953 -4,747 $38 $4,565,521 2
25 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $823,200 +18.7% 267 +35 $3,083 270 +38 $3,049 6,510 +1,190 $126 $9,913,139 10
26 Oogieloves In The BIG Balloon Adventure KVP $759,608 +236.7% 2,160 - $352 2,200 - $345 48,100 +33,400 $16 $985,196 1
27 The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Wein. $616,153 +13.8% 172 -22 $3,582 173 -27 $3,562 4,083 -791 $151 $8,266,627 15
28 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $547,150 -7.8% 197 -135 $2,777 200 -132 $2,736 3,860 -2,750 $142 $44,410,218 15
29 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $446,732 +400.7% 29 +28 $15,405 29 +27 $15,405 405 +384 $1,103 $535,948 2
30 Step Up Revolution LG/S $411,142 -38.9% 236 -192 $1,742 260 -230 $1,581 4,890 -4,280 $84 $34,293,464 6
- Killer Joe LD $332,967 -28.3% 74 +14 $4,500 74 +14 $4,500 550 +52 $605 $1,535,499 6
31 The Watch Fox $315,602 +5.4% 195 -55 $1,618 200 -50 $1,578 4,410 -270 $72 $33,849,802 6
32 MIB 3 Sony $287,941 -12.3% 186 -46 $1,548 220 -60 $1,309 3,628 -162 $79 $178,892,139 15
33 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $269,557 -7.0% 87 +2 $3,098 90 - $2,995 660 +160 $408 $1,906,605 7
34 Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection LGF $269,071 +254.7% 179 +73 $1,503 180 +70 $1,495 4,380 +2,360 $61 $65,339,469 10
35 Magic Mike WB $252,954 -32.5% 268 -87 $944 270 -90 $937 4,310 -3,470 $59 $113,485,818 10
36 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB $242,781 -4.2% 52 - $4,669 52 - $4,669 930 -10 $261 $8,316,347 20
37 For a Good Time, Call... Focus $234,019 - 23 - $10,175 30 - $7,801 899 - $260 $234,019 1
38 To Rome with Love SPC $231,838 -20.7% 94 -127 $2,466 94 -127 $2,466 680 -430 $341 $16,209,524 11
39 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $224,840 +25.4% 32 +3 $7,026 32 +2 $7,026 447 +202 $503 $778,141 6
40 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel FoxS $172,685 +3.4% 105 -1 $1,645 110 -2 $1,570 1,620 -200 $107 $46,000,681 18
41 Samsara Osci. $170,045 +44.5% 9 +7 $18,894 9 +7 $18,894 135 +116 $1,260 $287,748 2
42 Snow White and the Huntsman Uni. $159,360 -26.0% 143 -51 $1,114 143 -51 $1,114 2,660 -1,270 $60 $155,136,755 14
- Flying Swords of Dragon Gate IM $156,812 - 15 - $10,454 20 - $7,841 200 - $784 $156,812 1
43 Joker UTV $145,345 - 74 - $1,964 80 - $1,817 1,920 - $76 $145,345 1
44 Cosmopolis EOne $142,297 -36.3% 65 +2 $2,189 70 +6 $2,033 1,610 -375 $88 $659,385 3
45 2 Days in New York Magn. $142,223 +2.9% 42 +1 $3,386 42 +1 $3,386 410 +92 $347 $469,099 4
46 Ruby Sparks FoxS $138,094 -42.0% 78 -41 $1,770 80 -60 $1,726 1,560 -1,390 $89 $2,318,184 6
- The Imposter IM $114,501 +1.0% 31 +7 $3,694 31 +7 $3,694 190 +20 $603 $532,969 8
47 Farewell My Queen Cohen $87,483 -25.3% 36 -28 $2,430 40 -24 $2,187 310 -60 $282 $1,214,344 8
48 The Hunger Games LGF $87,383 -43.3% 145 -44 $603 150 -60 $583 2,360 -1,930 $37 $408,010,692 24
49 Compliance Magn. $85,605 +25.7% 19 +8 $4,506 20 +9 $4,280 203 +111 $422 $197,063 3
50 Red Hook Summer Vari. $80,374 -22.3% 41 +12 $1,960 41 +11 $1,960 470 +230 $171 $272,621 4
51 Mugamoodi UTV $75,884 - 21 - $3,614 21 - $3,614 410 - $185 $75,884 1
52 Savages (2012) Uni. $74,595 +3.7% 82 -35 $910 82 -38 $910 1,440 -1,055 $52 $47,323,100 9
53 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $74,249 -16.6% 33 - $2,250 33 - $2,250 460 -30 $161 $20,791,893 74
- Hubble 3D WB $72,453 +1.5% 14 +2 $5,175 14 +2 $5,175 20 - $3,623 $34,033,434 129
54 Prometheus Fox $70,170 -22.7% 55 -36 $1,276 60 -40 $1,170 970 -670 $72 $126,400,683 13
55 Bullet Vanishes CL $68,736 - 14 - $4,910 14 - $4,910 194 - $354 $68,736 1
56 Little White Lies MPI $67,408 +80.7% 12 +9 $5,617 12 +9 $5,617 182 +133 $370 $104,644 2
57 Safety Not Guaranteed FD $61,119 -16.8% 48 -6 $1,273 50 -4 $1,222 840 -20 $73 $3,841,509 13
58 Flying Monsters NGE $61,057 -33.2% 18 - $3,392 20 - $3,053 50 - $1,221 $3,712,799 37
59 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Fox $60,874 -18.8% 49 -26 $1,242 50 -30 $1,217 1,090 -680 $56 $37,480,274 11
- Air Racers 3D 3D $41,321 -36.7% 10 - $4,132 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $1,288,058 22
60 Bernie MNE $40,518 -32.2% 26 -26 $1,558 30 -22 $1,351 440 -570 $92 $9,173,891 19
61 The Well-Digger's Daughter KL $38,590 +55.0% 14 +3 $2,756 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $257,307 7
- Under the Sea 3D WB $34,114 -36.8% 7 +1 $4,873 10 +4 $3,411 50 +14 $682 $30,897,563 186
- Bill W. P124 $30,295 -21.1% 15 - $2,020 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $520,615 16
62 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $29,513 -47.1% 18 -19 $1,640 20 -20 $1,476 140 -70 $211 $434,528 6
- Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D $28,614 -36.9% 10 - $2,861 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $6,082,315 119
- Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $27,762 -14.8% 1 - $27,762 1 - $27,762 2 - $13,881 $86,328,036 542
63 Nitro Circus the Movie 3D ArcEnt $25,323 -75.7% 31 -50 $817 40 -100 $633 400 -1,670 $63 $3,351,012 4
64 Beloved (2012) IFC $23,113 +0.2% 6 -1 $3,852 6 -1 $3,852 61 +22 $379 $86,191 3
65 Side By Side Trib. $21,283 +487.9% 4 +2 $5,321 4 +2 $5,321 17 +13 $1,252 $33,788 3
66 The Ambassador Drft. $18,741 +952.3% 4 +3 $4,685 4 +3 $4,685 30 +24 $625 $20,522 1
67 Oslo, August 31st Strand $17,874 +1,118.4% 7 +6 $2,553 10 +9 $1,787 60 +60 $298 $95,596 15
68 Chicken with Plums SPC $17,205 +73.6% 3 +1 $5,735 3 +1 $5,735 50 +30 $344 $106,081 3
69 The Day Anch. $16,497 +505.6% 12 - $1,375 12 - $1,375 453 +327 $36 $19,222 1
- Neighboring Sounds CGld $14,894 -24.8% 2 - $7,447 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $34,689 2
70 The Awakening (2012) Cohen $12,159 -56.8% 13 -18 $935 13 -18 $935 161 +31 $76 $173,018 3
71 Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai Trib. $12,045 +1,390.7% 4 +2 $3,011 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $64,428 7
72 Iron Sky EOne $11,844 -31.0% 2 - $5,922 2 - $5,922 2 -4 $5,922 $77,221 6
- Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $11,606 -48.7% 2 - $5,803 2 - $5,803 20 +14 $580 $44,959,130 340
73 A Cat in Paris GK $10,581 +57.2% 3 -3 $3,527 3 -7 $3,527 87 -43 $122 $305,817 14
74 360 Magn. $9,908 -11.1% 3 -9 $3,303 3 -9 $3,303 21 -39 $472 $90,729 5
75 Neil Young Journeys SPC $9,350 +1.3% 11 -2 $850 11 -2 $850 70 +10 $134 $189,454 10
76 Take This Waltz Magn. $9,109 -37.1% 9 -8 $1,012 10 -10 $911 51 -9 $179 $1,209,327 10
77 Little Birds MNE $7,939 +239.3% 1 - $7,939 1 - $7,939 18 +12 $441 $10,279 1
- Teddy Bear FM $6,062 -29.2% 1 -1 $6,062 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $16,000 -
- General Education PHP $5,654 +586.2% 4 +2 $1,414 4 +2 $1,414 70 +49 $81 $6,478 2
78 Monsieur Lazhar (U.S.-only) MBox $5,402 +71.5% 3 - $1,801 3 - $1,801 6 -10 $900 $2,002,083 21
79 The Good Doctor Magn. $5,206 - 2 - $2,603 2 - $2,603 30 - $174 $5,206 1
80 Painted Skin: The Resurrection WGUSA $4,914 -47.1% 1 -3 $4,914 1 -3 $4,914 9 -21 $546 $40,991 3
81 Somewhere Between Long Shot $4,283 -65.9% 1 - $4,283 1 - $4,283 8 -6 $535 $16,855 2
82 Unforgivable Strand $4,104 -18.6% 1 -1 $4,104 1 -1 $4,104 5 +5 $821 $122,950 10
83 Elena Zeit. $4,030 +213.4% 3 +2 $1,343 3 - $1,343 n/a - n/a $214,490 16
84 Easy Money (2012) Wein. $3,566 -72.4% 2 -3 $1,783 2 -8 $1,783 49 -39 $73 $188,267 8
85 The Magic of Belle Isle Magn. $3,255 -8.5% 2 -5 $1,628 2 -8 $1,628 13 -7 $250 $102,388 9
86 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $3,104 +224.0% 1 -2 $3,104 1 -2 $3,104 n/a -10 n/a $79,370 12
87 Klown Drft. $3,097 -25.8% 3 - $1,032 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $67,016 6
89 Kumare KL $3,085 -58.6% 3 -3 $1,028 3 -7 $1,028 n/a -20 n/a $106,693 11
88 Hit So Hard Vari. $2,804 - 1 - $2,804 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $34,025 11
90 Hermano MBox $1,971 -92.7% 8 -41 $246 10 -40 $197 60 -410 $33 $28,976 2
- Girl Model FRun $1,966 - 1 - $1,966 1 - $1,966 6 - $328 $1,966 -
91 Where Do We Go Now? SPC $1,950 -54.1% 2 -4 $975 2 -8 $975 12 -8 $163 $531,157 17
92 You've Been Trumped ICir $1,846 -34.4% 3 -2 $615 3 -7 $615 n/a -20 n/a $15,944 5
93 Breathing KL $1,814 - 1 - $1,814 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $1,814 1
94 For Ellen Trib. $1,182 - 1 - $1,182 1 - $1,182 6 - $197 $1,182 -
- T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $1,138 +22.5% 1 - $1,138 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $53,324,129 615
95 Hysteria SPC $1,084 -85.0% 4 -4 $271 4 -6 $271 28 +8 $39 $1,775,111 16
96 Turn Me On, Dammit! NYer $1,060 -9.3% 1 - $1,060 1 - $1,060 6 +3 $177 $123,343 23
- Pickin & Grinnin HLM $610 - 0 - n/a n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $610 -
97 Alps KL $561 -67.0% 1 -1 $561 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $8,593 7
- This is Not a Film PalT $481 +30.7% 1 - $481 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $70,495 27
- Death by China A23 $344 -90.6% 1 - $344 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $11,306 3
98 The Invisible War Cdgm. $177 -94.6% 1 -3 $177 1 -3 $177 3 -8 $59 $57,796 11
- The Day He Arrives CGld $108 - 1 - $108 n/a - n/a n/a - n/a $11,819 20
TOTAL (117 MOVIES):$156,149,036-11.3%48,776+3,226$3,20153,191-348$2,9361,201,953+5,681$130 
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