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Weekly Box Office

December 16-22, 2011

Note: Weekly box office charts 7-day results (Friday through Thursday). To access the Weekend chart (Friday through Sunday), click here.


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TWLWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 N Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows WB $58,753,622 - 3,703 - $15,866 $58,753,622 - 1
2 N Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $36,940,187 - 3,726 - $9,914 $36,940,187 $75 1
3 16 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $31,836,461 +5,206.1% 3,448 +3,023 $9,233 $32,436,461 $145 1
4 1 New Year's Eve WB (NL) $11,931,441 -31.5% 3,051 -454 $3,911 $29,337,195 $56 2
5 - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) Sony $8,376,473 - 2,914 - $2,875 $8,376,473 $90 -
6 - The Adventures of Tintin Par. $8,008,023 - 3,087 - $2,594 $8,008,023 - -
7 2 The Sitter Fox $7,166,896 -46.2% 2,473 -277 $2,898 $20,488,202 $25 2
8 3 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $6,671,820 -36.7% 1,822 -1,782 $3,662 $268,801,901 $110 5
9 6 Arthur Christmas Sony $6,520,657 -19.1% 2,105 -1,167 $3,098 $41,468,002 - 4
10 5 Hugo Par. $6,179,408 -23.6% 1,487 -1,121 $4,156 $41,627,269 - 4
11 4 The Muppets BV $6,082,880 -30.2% 1,859 -1,469 $3,272 $73,556,525 $45 4
12 19 Young Adult Par. $4,969,524 +1,029.6% 986 +978 $5,040 $5,409,448 $12 2
13 7 The Descendants FoxS $4,914,000 -19.8% 835 -41 $5,885 $30,291,552 - 5
14 8 Happy Feet Two WB $1,800,098 -62.0% 760 -2,080 $2,369 $59,632,642 - 5
15 9 Jack and Jill Sony $1,781,922 -53.5% 677 -2,110 $2,632 $71,059,708 $79 6
16 11 Tower Heist Uni. $1,225,200 -60.8% 418 -1,651 $2,931 $76,112,915 $75 7
17 10 Immortals Rela. $1,205,617 -66.8% 1,216 -1,070 $991 $82,243,622 $75 6
18 12 Puss in Boots P/DW $941,004 -54.4% 757 -1,086 $1,243 $143,251,197 $130 8
19 14 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $923,451 -20.2% 244 - $3,785 $6,419,196 - 4
20 21 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $678,811 +60.6% 16 +12 $42,426 $1,101,582 - 2
21 13 J. Edgar WB $579,867 -67.0% 455 -1,100 $1,274 $35,912,270 $35 6
22 20 Shame FoxS $483,376 +13.5% 50 +29 $9,668 $1,407,417 - 3
23 - We Bought a Zoo Fox $458,486 - 0 - n/a $458,486 - -2
24 18 The Artist Wein. $458,277 +2.6% 17 +1 $26,957 $1,498,430 $15 4
25 23 Dolphin Tale WB $373,388 +10.2% 250 -92 $1,494 $71,511,156 $37 13
26 15 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas WB (NL) $296,169 -59.2% 245 -225 $1,209 $34,534,186 $19 7
27 17 In Time Fox $253,668 -50.3% 273 -81 $929 $36,823,008 $40 8
28 38 A Dangerous Method SPC $227,225 +106.7% 17 +13 $13,366 $796,227 - 4
29 22 Melancholia Magn. $225,688 -38.7% 131 -14 $1,723 $2,334,980 - 6
30 40 Footloose (2011) Par. $225,592 +133.5% 253 +52 $892 $51,394,622 $24 10
31 33 The Polar Express (2011 re-issue) WB $213,597 +25.7% 22 -3 $9,709 $565,342 - 4
32 24 Courageous TriS $181,969 -33.1% 187 -4 $973 $33,593,768 $2 12
33 30 Real Steel BV $168,915 -4.9% 155 -51 $1,090 $83,825,815 - 11
34 28 Paranormal Activity 3 Par. $156,137 -24.0% 206 -96 $758 $103,847,999 $5 9
35 27 Moneyball Sony $149,609 -30.5% 242 +34 $618 $74,391,437 $50 13
36 26 Margin Call RAtt. $148,930 -39.7% 121 -28 $1,231 $5,165,181 $3.5 9
37 N Carnage (2011) SPC $117,655 - 5 - $23,531 $117,655 - 1
38 34 The Help BV $117,126 -24.6% 156 -56 $751 $169,390,778 $25 19
39 29 The Way PDA $116,404 -40.5% 93 -27 $1,252 $4,025,642 - 11
40 37 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $114,281 -1.6% 49 - $2,332 $14,844,138 - 37
41 25 Like Crazy ParV $98,691 -61.2% 100 -62 $987 $3,334,136 - 8
- 46 Hubble 3D WB $87,741 +27.0% 20 - $4,387 $29,813,534 - 92
42 36 The Skin I Live In SPC $86,345 -27.2% 71 -38 $1,216 $2,976,777 - 10
43 35 The Three Musketeers (2011) Sum. $84,799 -31.5% 123 -45 $689 $20,349,913 $75 9
44 31 Midnight in Paris SPC $83,150 -53.1% 116 -79 $717 $56,322,946 $17 31
45 32 The Ides of March Sony $80,898 -53.2% 141 -46 $574 $40,603,133 - 11
46 39 50/50 Sum. $73,521 -29.1% 111 -35 $662 $35,000,118 $8 12
47 43 Drive (2011) FD $70,919 -5.9% 56 -14 $1,266 $34,775,325 $15 14
- - The Greatest Miracle KKM $58,883 -65.7% 36 -51 $1,636 $514,176 - 10
48 - Don 2 Relbig. $58,134 - 59 - $985 $58,134 - -
49 44 Take Shelter SPC $47,562 -36.0% 58 -5 $820 $1,647,424 $5 12
50 53 The Lion King (in 3D) BV $43,291 +16.9% 32 -6 $1,353 $94,217,286 - 14
- 64 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $38,694 +48.5% 3 +1 $12,898 $84,641,701 - 505
51 42 Martha Marcy May Marlene FoxS $34,620 -56.0% 39 -33 $888 $2,883,295 - 9
- 57 Under the Sea 3D WB $27,810 +18.5% 8 -2 $3,476 $28,797,194 - 149
52 75 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey SD $27,780 +445.8% 8 +3 $3,473 $222,153 - 9
53 54 The Women on the 6th Floor Strand $27,711 -22.5% 12 -1 $2,309 $437,124 - 11
54 50 The Rum Diary FD $22,202 -52.4% 30 -33 $740 $13,109,815 $45 8
- 59 Tomboy (2011) Da. $16,287 -12.0% 9 - $1,810 $96,159 - 5
55 55 Mozart's Sister MBox $15,453 -48.7% 11 -8 $1,405 $675,113 $4.5 18
56 69 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D $15,121 +94.5% 9 - $1,680 $4,438,954 $5 82
57 51 Pastorela LGF $15,026 -62.9% 19 -25 $791 $161,194 - 3
58 61 Young Goethe in Love MBox $12,288 -27.9% 8 - $1,536 $98,201 - 7
59 58 Eames: The Architect and the Painter FRun $11,274 -47.1% 6 -5 $1,879 $129,029 - 6
- 71 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $10,978 +46.4% 1 - $10,978 $18,052,162 - 634
60 56 Into the Abyss IFC $10,676 -58.8% 17 -13 $628 $220,549 - 6
61 62 The Guard SPC $10,165 -35.3% 12 -3 $847 $5,328,914 $6 21
62 N Cook County Hann. $9,727 - 5 - $1,945 $9,727 - 1
63 91 The Interrupters CGld $9,545 +377.7% 3 +2 $3,182 $271,026 - 21
64 67 Sleeping Beauty (2011) (II) IFC $7,916 -15.6% 4 - $1,979 $32,391 - 3
65 60 Elite Squad: The Enemy Within Vari. $7,437 -59.3% 7 - $1,062 $82,910 - 6
66 74 Crazy Wisdom AM $6,694 -1.9% 1 -1 $6,694 $43,419 - 4
67 72 Blackthorn Magn. $6,074 -11.7% 9 +4 $675 $183,636 - 11
68 63 Outrage (2011) Magn. $4,968 -61.6% 7 - $710 $28,045 - 3
75 89 El Bulli: Cooking in Progress AM $4,521 +110.8% 2 - $2,261 $196,506 - 21
69 84 My Reincarnation Long Shot $4,407 +35.6% 3 +1 $1,469 $39,297 - 8
- 83 The Mill and the Cross KC $4,394 +21.8% 6 +1 $732 $266,857 - 14
70 65 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby FRun $4,282 -58.5% 3 -5 $1,427 $167,149 - 13
71 93 Amigo Vari. $4,102 +151.3% 3 +2 $1,367 $178,898 $1.5 18
72 66 Khodorkovsky KL $3,997 -58.0% 1 - $3,997 $27,718 - 3
73 90 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $3,826 +86.3% 1 - $3,826 $4,878 - 1
74 99 London River Libre $3,614 +185.0% 2 +1 $1,807 $5,152 - 2
76 - Rid of Me SD $2,733 - 1 - $2,733 $6,455 - 5
77 - The Bride Wore Black (2011 re-release) FDesk $2,644 +55.3% 1 -1 $2,644 $18,893 - 7
78 - Jane's Journey FRun $2,577 - 1 - $2,577 $21,152 - 9
79 - The Conquest MBox $1,967 - 1 - $1,967 $41,130 - 6
- 95 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $1,925 +34.5% 1 - $1,925 $53,237,116 - 558
80 - American Teacher FRun $1,858 - 2 - $929 $33,144 - 10
81 85 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $1,647 -43.2% 2 - $824 $839,093 - 24
- 92 The Whale Pala. $1,480 -14.6% 1 - $1,480 $58,438 - 15
82 100 Higher Ground SPC $1,460 +37.6% 3 -2 $487 $837,116 $2 17
- - Kinyarwanda AFFRM $1,327 -82.6% 1 -5 $1,327 $35,262 - 3
83 98 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $1,152 -10.6% 1 - $1,152 $13,171 - 7
84 77 I Melt With You Magn. $1,088 -73.6% 2 - $544 $5,213 - 2
- - King of Devil's Island FM $960 - 1 - $960 $2,751 - 5
85 82 Revenge of the Electric Car A23 $943 -73.0% 1 -2 $943 $150,780 - 9
86 - Littlerock Vari. $811 - 1 - $811 $17,309 - 14
87 81 Inni CP $572 -83.9% 1 -2 $572 $116,398 - 8
88 - 3 (2011) Strand $468 - 2 - $234 $59,954 - 14
89 - American: The Bill Hicks Story Vari. $452 - 1 - $452 $91,326 - 14
- - The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $430 -8.7% 1 - $430 $25,690 - 15
- - Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $358 -79.0% 1 - $358 $34,102,306 - 312
90 - My Joy KL $352 - 1 - $352 $5,457 - 8
91 - Le Rayon Vert (Summer) FDesk $349 -56.2% 1 - $349 $37,804 - 28
92 101 Restless (2011) SPC $265 -71.6% 1 -2 $265 $163,265 $8 14
93 103 Paul Goodman Changed My Life Zeit. $138 -79.3% 1 -1 $138 $24,454 - 9
94 - Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (2011 re-release) FDesk $80 -83.6% 1 - $80 $18,169 - 22
TOTAL (107 MOVIES):$213,257,413+110.7%39,714+283$5,370 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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