Weekly Movie Post – Dec. 8-13, 2009

Weekly Movie Podcast – Dec. 13, 2009 19 mins (8.5 MB)
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  • Jamie Gore and Chris Karpyszyn
  • Sandra Bullock is doing amazing business, dethrones Twilight
  • 2009 has not been a good year to movies overall though
  • This could be the lamest Oscar season in quite some time
  • All box office info come from http://www.the-numbers.com
  • Click more to see the top 5 movies from this past two weekends as well as a listing of the movies coming out this week both in theatres and on DVD.

Top 5 and notable new films for the weekend of Nov. 27, 2009

Rank

Title

$ Wknd.

$ per Theatre

$ Overall

Weeks

1 The Twilight Saga: New Moon $42.9m $10.6k $230.9m 2
2 The Blind Side $40.1m $12.8k $100.2m 2
3 2012 $17.7m $5.1k $138.5m 3
4 Old Dogs $16.9m $4.9k $16.9m new
5 Disney’s A Christmas Carol $15.8m $5.2k $104.9m 4
6 Ninja Assassin $13.3m $5.3k $13.3m new
10 The Road $1.5m $13.5k $1.5m new

 

Top 5 and notable new films for the weekend of Dec. 4, 2009

Rank

Title

$ Wknd.

$ per Theatre

$ Overall

Weeks

1 The Blind Side $20.0m $6.0k $128.9m 3
2 The Twilight Saga: New Moon $15.4m $3.7k $255.4m 3
3 Brothers $9.5m $4.6k $9.5m new
4 Disney’s A Christmas Carol $7.8m $3.0k $115.2m 5
5 Old Dogs $6.9m $2.0k $33.9m 2
6 2012 $6.8m $2.1k $149.0m 4
7 Armored $6.5m $3.4k $6.5m new


Theatrical Releases The Week
(click where available for trailer)

Invictus
The Princess and the Frog

According to Greta (Limited)
The Lovely Bones (Limited)
The Slammin’ Salmon (Limited)

Collapse (Montreal Premiere)
Le Dernier Pour La Route (Montreal Premiere)
Me and Orson Welles (Montreal Premiere)

DVD Releases The Week (click where available for trailer)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Public Enemies
Julie and Julia

Beautiful Losers
The Cove
The Dog Who Saved Christmas
Lion’s Den
Les Pieds dans le vide
Moonlight Serenade
Plaguers
Le Renard et l’enfant
Shank

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