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Globes add golden glow to ‘Shine’s’ B.O.

After its star Geoffrey Rush was feted by his new best friends at the Golden Globes, “Shine” finished the week as the exclusive box office champ – overthrowing last week’s king, “Hamlet.”

Energized by Rush’s award for best actor in a drama, “Shine” garnered additional Oscar heat and stormed through the week, taking in a total of $111,679 from nine screens in Los Angeles and New York.

While “Shine” was the exclusive box office champ, the remaining films finished the week in a cluster, with Miramax’s “Marvin’s Room” taking the second spot on the list with $45,673 on six screens on both coasts.

A dethroned “Hamlet” took in $45,521 from the totals from a single screen in each city.

While no films broke out from the exclusives pack this week, BV’s “Prefontaine” and Miramax’s “Kolya” joined the list, taking in $23,224 and $37,795, respectively, in their debuts.

Following are the weekend grosses for films playing on a limited number of screens in New York and Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles

“Shine” (Fine Line) dropped 12% to $10,679 in its 10th at the Laemmle Monica and 14% to $7,538 in its ninth at the United Artists Westwood; it also dipped 12% to $6,772 in its 10th at the Cineplex Odeon Showcase and 14% to $4,990 in its 10th at the AMC Century 14.

“Sling Blade” (Miramax) slipped 5% to $13,661 in its ninth at the Laemmle Sunset 5, and debuted with $9,039 at the Laemmle Monica.

“Hamlet” (Sony) fell 23% to $16,790 in its fifth at the Laemmle Royal.

“Kolya” (Miramax) debuted with $7,921 at the Laemmle Sunset 5 and with $7,800 at the Landmark Samuel Goldwyn Pavilion.

“Marvin’s Room” (Miramax) rose 31% to $8,239 in its third at the GCC Beverly Connection and 27% to $5,324 in its sixth at the UA Westwood.

“Prefontaine” (Buena Vista) jogged through its debut with $3,588 at the AMC Century City 14; $2,389 at the AMC Santa Monica 7; $2,252 at the Mann Fourplex; $1,841 at the Cineplex Odeon Beverly Center; and $1,438 at the Cineplex Odeon Universal City 18.

“Secrets & Lies” (October) leaped 59% to $6,465 in its 17th at the Landmark Samuel Goldwyn Pavilion, and rose 12% to $4,993 in its fifth at the Laemmle Monica.

“Albino Alligator” (Miramax) slipped 32% to $11,222 in its second at the Laemmle Sunset 5.

“Breaking the Waves” (October) jumped 13% to $6,591 in its fifth at the Laemmle Monica and 5% to $3,924 in its fifth at the AMC Fine Arts.

“Swingers” (Miramax) fell 10% to $5,408 in its fifth at the Mann Fourplex.

“The Portrait of a Lady” (Gramercy) faded 15% to $4,755 in its fifth at the Laemmle Sunset 5.

“Big Night” (Goldwyn) surrendered 13% to $3,432 in its 19th at the Landmark Samuel Goldwyn Pavilion.

“Ridicule” (CFP/Miramax) slipped 19% to $3,383 in its eighth at the Laemmle Music Hall.

“La Ceremonie” (New Yorker) declined 22% to $3,160 in its sixth at the Landmark Samuel Goldwyn Pavilion.

“I’m Not Rappaport” (Gramercy) lost 34% to $2,037 in its fifth at the Laemmle Music Hall.

“Some Mother’s Son” (Sony) brought home $1,620 in its debut at the Landmark NuWilshire.

“Thieves” (Sony Pictures Classics) stole $1,299 in its first at the Laemmle Music Hall.

“The Whole Wide World” gained 9% to $863 in its third at the Laemmle Music Hall.

New York

“Shine” dropped 4% to $24,982 in its 10th at the City Cinemas 1, 2, 3rd Avenue and 3% to $19,991 in its ninth at the City Cinemas Angelika; rose 14% to $16,383 in its 10th at the Sony Lincoln Square; fell 15% to $10,345 in its fifth at the Cineplex Odeon Chelsea; and debuted with $9,999 at the City Cinemas Murray Hill.

“Marvin’s Room” rose 12% to $10,179 in its third at the City Cinemas 68th Street Playhouse and 5% to $9,369 in its third at the City Cinemas Village East. Pic took in $8,057 in its debut at the Loews 19th Street East and $4,505 in its first at the Cineplex Odeon Carnegie Hall.

“The Portrait of a Lady” fell 17% to $9,159 in its fifth at the Loews Village Sevenplex, 51% to $8,850 in its fifth at the Sony Lincoln Square and 26% to $4,177 in its second at the Loews 34th Street Showplace. “Lady” debuted with $8,995 at the Cineplex Odeon First and 62nd Streets.

“Breaking the Waves” swelled 11% to $14,602 in its 11th at the City Cinemas Angelika and 15% to $11,909 in its fourth at the City Cinemas Eastside Playhouse.

“Hamlet” rose 11% to $25,731 in its fifth at the Loews Paris.

“Albino Alligator” slid 21% to $10,675 in its second at the City Cinemas Angelika, 41% to $8,152 in its second at the Sony Lincoln Square and 25% to $4,396 in its second at the Cineplex Odeon Coronet.

“Kolya” took in $22,074 in its first at the Lincoln Plaza.

“La Ceremonie” declined 15% to $10,504 in its sixth at the Lincoln Plaza and 17% to $5,728 in its sixth at the Quad.

“Secrets & Lies” added 2% to $12,801 in its 18th at the Lincoln Plaza and debuted with $3,160 at the City Cinemas Angelika.

“Thieves” dropped 24% to $8,023 in its fifth at the Lincoln Plaza and 5% to $6,188 in its fifth at the Quad.

“Prefontaine” started with $5,760 at the Sony Lincoln Square, $3,231 at the City Cinemas Village East and $2,726 at the City Cinemas Sutton.

“Big Night” slipped 42% to $6,305 in its 19th at the Lincoln Plaza and 12% to $4,267 in its 10th at the Cineplex Odeon Cinema .

“Angel Baby” (CFP) debuted with $5,264 at the Quad and $4,626 at the Cineplex Odeon Carnegie Hall.

“Some Mother’s Son” gave up 28% to $7,114 Sony Lincoln Square and 66% to $2,382 in its fifth at the City Cinemas Angelika.

“Sling Blade” dropped 12% to $6,709 in its fourth at the City Cinemas Angelika.

“Angel Dust” (Northern Arts) opened with $5,832 at the Cinema Village.

“Swingers” fell 10% to $5,530 in its fifth at the Screening Room.

“Troublesome Creek” (Artistic License) brought in $5,185 in its first at the City Cinemas Angelika.

“Ridicule” debuted with $3,124 at the City Cinemas 86th Street Eastside.

“I’m Not Rappaport” decreased 10% to $2,800 in its fifth at the Cineplex Odeon Regency.

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