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Annabelle (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $84,273,813Details
International Box Office $172,600,000
Worldwide Box Office $256,873,813
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $6,130,615 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $3,845,888 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $9,976,503
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Synopsis

John Gordon has found the perfect gift for both his pregnant wife Mia and their unborn child—Annabelle, a beautiful and rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. Unfortunately, the family's delight with the doll is short-lived. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of a satanic cult, who violently attack John and Mia. Spilled blood and terror are not all they leave behind. The cultists have conjured an entity, which is so malevolent that nothing they did will compare to the sinister conduit to the damned that is now Annabelle.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
29% - Rotten
Audience
36% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$6,500,000
Domestic Releases: October 3rd, 2014 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: January 20th, 2015 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for intense sequences of disturbing violence and terror.
(Rating bulletin 2339, 9/10/2014)
Running Time: 98 minutes
Franchise: The Conjuring
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Keywords: Cults, Demons, New Parents, Troubled Pregnancy or Miscarriage, Prequel, Living Toys
Source:Spin-Off
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Atomic Monster, The Safran Company, RatPac Entertainment, Dune Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,700 $26,808 Dec 12, 2014 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,624 $50,112 Dec 5, 2014 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,459 $89,082 Nov 28, 2014 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,473 $128,295 Nov 21, 2014 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,938 $131,774 Nov 14, 2014 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,164 $531,176 Nov 7, 2014 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,497 $1,959,047 Oct 31, 2014 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,422 $3,350,090 Oct 24, 2014 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 803 $7,878,300 Oct 17, 2014 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 519 $15,855,329 Oct 10, 2014 10
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 401 $51,028,917 Oct 10, 2014 8
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 734 $7,701,451 Oct 5, 2014 3
Biggest October Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 13 $37,134,255 Oct 3, 2014 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 328 $37,134,255 Oct 3, 2014 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 432 $37,134,255 Oct 3, 2014 3
Widest Opening Weekend 585 3,185 Oct 3, 2014 3
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 457 $13,979,788 Oct 4, 2014 2
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 287 $15,453,016 Oct 3, 2014 1
Biggest October Day at the Domestic Box Office 20 $15,453,016 Oct 3, 2014 1
Biggest Single Days at the Domestic Box Office 957 $15,453,016 Oct 3, 2014 1

Cast

Annabelle Wallis    Mia
Ward Horton    John
Alfre Woodard    Evelyn
Tony Amendola    Father Perez
Kerry O'Malley    Sharon Higgins
Brian Howe    Pete Higgins
Eric Ladin    Detective Clarkin
Ivar Brogger    Dr. Burgher
Geoff Wehner    Neighbor
Gabriel Bateman    Little Boy
Shiloh Nelson    Little Girl
Sasha Sheldon    Nurse
Camden Singer    Clerk
Robin Pearson Rose    Mother
Keira Daniels    Young Annabelle Higgins

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Peter Safran
Producer    James Wan
Screenwriter    Gary Dauberman
Executive Producer    Richard Brener
Executive Producer    Walter Hamada
Executive Producer    Dave Neustradter
Executive Producer    Hans Ritter
Director of Photography    James Kniest
Production Designer    Bob Ziembicki
Editor    Tom Elkins
Composer    Joseph Bishara
Executive Producer    Steven Mnuchin
Costume Designer    Janet Ingram
Casting Director    Lauren Bass
Casting Director    Jordan Bass
Unit Production Manager    Jenny Hinkey
First Assistant Director    Milos Milicevic
Second Assistant Director    Ivan Kraljevic
Co-Producer    Jenny Hinkey
Co-Producer    Carey Hayes
Co-Producer    Chad Hayes
Special Make up Effects-Demon Design and Special Make-Up Effects    Gregory Nicotero
Art Director    Doug Cumming
Set Decorator    Kris Fuller
Post-Production Supervisor    J.M. Logan
Assistant Editor    Nikko Tsiotsias
Sound Designer    Joe Zuban
Re-recording Mixer    Joe Zuban
Re-recording Mixer    Jim Bolt
Sound Effects Editor    William R. Dean
Dialogue Editor    Justin Dzuban
Sound Editor-Assistant Sound Editor    Pernell L. Salinas
Foley Mixer    Ron Mellegers
Foley Mixer    Ryan Lukasik
Foley Mixer    Kevin Schultz
Music Editor    Julie Pearce
Music Editor    Skye Lewin
Score Recordist    Chris Spilfogel
Score Mixer    Chris Spilfogel
Script Supervisor    Sherie Giehtbrock
Costume Supervisor    Michele Dunn
Make up    Hedvig Kacser
Hairstylist    Richard De Alba
Hairstylist    Bryn Leetch
Special Effects Coordinator    Ron Trost
Special Effects    Jay Bartus
Additional Photography-Still Photographer    Gregory Smith
Additional Casting-Extras Casting    Vanessa Portillo Walsh
Visual Effects Supervisor    Art Codron
Visual Effects Producer    Tiffany A. Smith

Home Market Numbers: Blu-ray and DVD Headed in Different Directions

February 9th, 2015

New releases helped the overall Blu-ray sales grow this past weekend. Lucy, The Boxtrolls, and Annabelle were the big trio and they helped the overall Blu-ray numbers grow to 1.11 million units / $23.82 million. This was week-to-week growth of 40% in terms units and 41% in terms of revenue, which is excellent for one weeks growth. Compared to last year, Blu-ray sold 41% more units and generated 35% more revenue. This helped the overall Blu-ray share grow to 44%. More...

DVD Sales: New Releases all but Gone

February 9th, 2015

New releases scored four of the top five spots on the DVD sales chart this week. This includes Lucy, which opened with 367,000 units / $5.39 million. More...

Blu-ray Sales: Lucy has Diamond Debut on Blu

February 9th, 2015

New releases dominated the Blu-ray Sales Chart earning the top three spots. This includes Lucy, which opened in first place with 425,000 units / $8.71 million for an opening week Blu-ray share of 54%. Action films tend to do really well on Blu-ray, so this result isn't too much of a surprise. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for January 20th, 2015

January 21st, 2015

It is another very shallow week on the home market with only a few releases that are really worth considering. The biggest release is Lucy, which is absolutely worth picking up the Blu-ray Combo Pack, assuming you are willing to ignore the bad science. Likewise, The Boxtrolls the second biggest hit and the 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack is worth picking up, if you like stop-motion animation. As for Pick of the Week Contenders, there are a trio of such films: Coherence on DVD, The Drop on DVD or Blu-ray, and The Mule on DVD or Blu-ray. In the end it was a coin toss and Coherence won. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Fury et al are a Little Calmer than Expected

October 21st, 2014

Fury poster

The weekend box office was a little softer than expected, with Fury earning first place, but with much less than some were expecting. I was a little more conservative and I was still off by close to $10 million. The rest of the top five, on the whole, were also not quite as strong as expected, so the overall box office fell 11% from last weekend. However, it was 26% higher than the same weekend last year, which is the much more important figure. 2014 is still behind 2013 by more than $300 million, or 3.6%, at $8.05 billion to $8.36 billion, but if we can close the gap a little bit each week, we can at least make it a respectable race in the end. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Untold Nearly Undoes the Competition, But Gone Remains

October 14th, 2014

Gone Girl poster

There were four new releases in the top ten, plus another that just missed that mark. Despite the competition, Gone Girl remained in first place and it earned a little more than expected. The biggest surprise was Dracula Untold, which earned first place on Friday and nearly took first place over the weekend. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day grabbed third place, while there were other reasons to celebrate lower on the chart as well. Overall, the box office was on par with last weekend at $147 million. It was technically higher, but by 0.2%. Compared to last year, the box office was 26% higher, which was much better than anticipated. 2014 is still well behind 2013 by more than $300 million at $7.87 billion to $8.18 million, but every little bit helps. At this point, we are more concerned about limiting the losses than we are worried about completing the comeback. More...

Friday Estimates: Dracula Wins Friday, Gone Girl Will Win Weekend

October 11th, 2014

Dracula Untold poster

Dracula Untold enjoyed a better-than-expected opening day, and will top the chart for Friday. Saturday morning reports have it doing $8.9 million, well ahead of Gone Girl, which will land on $8.15 million. Dracula looks set for a weekend between $20 million and $25 million, which won’t be enough for an overall win. Gone Girl should end up between $25 million and $27 million for the weekend, down just 30% from its opening frame, and will be close to $80 million by Monday morning. More...

Weekend Predictions: Are the New Releases Terrible, Horrible, No Good, and Very Bad?

October 9th, 2014

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day poster

This weekend there are four new wide releases; however, none of them are expected to be big hits. In fact, Gone Girl is widely expected to repeat in first place, while Annabelle might have a shot at second place. Three of the new releases will likely finish in the midteens with Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day currently on track to become the best of the bad bunch of new films. The Judge has taken a huge tumble as far as analysts are concerned. Dracula Untold is in the mix and might earn second place, but it might also earn fifth. Regardless, it won't do well enough for a film that cost $100 million to make. Then there's Addicted, a movie whose buzz is so quiet I forgot it was opening this week. This weekend last year, Gravity again led the way with $43.19 million, while Captain Phillips opened in second place with $25.72 million. There's no chance any film will match Gravity. In fact, the top film this week will very likely be behind Captain Phillips. On the other hand, last year only one other film earned more than $4 million, so the depth was terrible. I think the depth this week should be enough to eke out a win. More...

Per Theater Chart: Wide Releases are Keepin' On

October 7th, 2014

Keep On Keepin' On poster

Keep On Keepin' On had the best weekend of its run earning an average of $13,291 in two theaters. Gone Girl earned an average of $12,446 in just over 3,000 theaters. Annabelle was very close behind with an average of $11,659 in close to 3,200 theaters. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Gone Girl Arrives and Annabelle Scares the Competition

October 7th, 2014

Gone Girl poster

As expected, Gone Girl won the race for top spot on the box office chart this weekend. However, while it earned more than expected, Annabelle still managed to make it a really close race. These two films, as well as the rest of the top five, all beat predictions and this lead to the overall box office growing 38% to $147 million. More impressively, this was 16% better than the same weekend last year. I was not expected 2014 to come out ahead on the year-over-year comparison, which makes this win so much more spectacular. Year-to-date, 2014 is still behind 2013 by a substantial margin of $370 million or 4.6% at $8.05 billion to $7.68 billion. More...

Weekend Predictions: Are the Box Office Chances Going, Going, Gone?

October 2nd, 2014

Gone Girl poster

The first weekend in October promises to be better than the average weekend in September was, but then again, it would practically have to. Gone Girl is aiming for first place and most analysts think it will get there. On the other, Annabelle has an outside shot at top spot over the weekend. That seems unlikely, but thanks to its genre, it has a better shot at earning first place on Friday's daily chart. The final wide release of the week is Left Behind, which as it turns out isn't opening truly wide. The buzz is so bad that some expect the film to open below the Mendoza Line. This weekend last year, Gravity opened in first place with $55.79 million. No film is going to open with that much money. In fact, all three wide releases combined might not make that much. 2014 is going to lose in the year-over-year comparison, but frankly we should all be used to that by now. More...

Contest: Get These Prizes Before They are Gone

September 25th, 2014

October finally begins next week and Gone Girl should have no trouble leading the way at the box office. (Annabelle should be a midlevel hit, while Left Behind will be left behind at the box office.) Since Gone Girl could open with more than the other two films combined, it is the clear choice for the target film for this week's box office prediction contest. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for Gone Girl.

Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going over, will win a copy of Decoding Annie Parker on DVD. Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going under, will also win a copy of Decoding Annie Parker on DVD. Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay! More...

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/10/03 2 $37,134,255   3,185 $11,659   $37,134,255 3
2014/10/10 4 $15,855,329 -57% 3,215 $4,932   $61,645,901 10
2014/10/17 8 $7,878,300 -50% 2,878 $2,737   $74,080,010 17
2014/10/24 11 $3,350,090 -57% 2,505 $1,337   $79,501,131 24
2014/10/31 14 $1,959,047 -42% 1,755 $1,116   $82,459,183 31
2014/11/07 17 $531,176 -73% 630 $843   $83,505,687 38
2014/11/14 30 $131,774 -75% 252 $523   $83,825,354 45
2014/11/21 29 $128,295 -3% 225 $570   $83,990,974 52
2014/11/28 31 $89,082 -31% 171 $521   $84,146,551 59
2014/12/05 40 $50,112 -44% 149 $336   $84,220,236 66
2014/12/12 42 $26,808 -47% 101 $265   $84,263,837 73

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/10/03 1 $15,453,016   3,185 $4,852   $15,453,016 1
2014/10/04 2 $13,979,788 -10% 3,185 $4,389   $29,432,804 2
2014/10/05 2 $7,701,451 -45% 3,185 $2,418   $37,134,255 3
2014/10/06 2 $2,308,284 -70% 3,185 $725   $39,442,539 4
2014/10/07 2 $2,674,166 +16% 3,185 $840   $42,116,705 5
2014/10/08 2 $1,787,483 -33% 3,185 $561   $43,904,188 6
2014/10/09 2 $1,886,384 +6% 3,185 $592   $45,790,572 7
2014/10/10 4 $5,238,345 +178% 3,215 $1,629   $51,028,917 8
2014/10/11 4 $6,743,348 +29% 3,215 $2,097   $57,772,265 9
2014/10/12 4 $3,873,636 -43% 3,215 $1,205   $61,645,901 10
2014/10/13 5 $1,577,269 -59% 3,215 $491   $63,223,170 11
2014/10/14 4 $1,171,070 -26% 3,215 $364   $64,394,240 12
2014/10/15 4 $901,163 -23% 3,215 $280   $65,295,403 13
2014/10/16 5 $906,307 +1% 3,215 $282   $66,201,710 14
2014/10/17 7 $2,495,045 +175% 2,878 $867   $68,696,755 15
2014/10/18 7 $3,601,629 +44% 2,878 $1,251   $72,298,384 16
2014/10/19 8 $1,781,626 -51% 2,878 $619   $74,080,010 17
2014/10/20 8 $544,378 -69% 2,878 $189   $74,624,388 18
2014/10/21 7 $622,103 +14% 2,878 $216   $75,246,491 19
2014/10/22 8 $477,303 -23% 2,878 $166   $75,723,794 20
2014/10/23 8 $427,247 -10% 2,878 $148   $76,151,041 21
2014/10/24 11 $1,062,651 +149% 2,505 $424   $77,213,692 22
2014/10/25 11 $1,505,103 +42% 2,505 $601   $78,718,795 23
2014/10/26 11 $782,336 -48% 2,505 $312   $79,501,131 24
2014/10/27 11 $241,121 -69% 2,505 $96   $79,742,252 25
2014/10/28 11 $282,352 +17% 2,505 $113   $80,024,604 26
2014/10/29 11 $231,208 -18% 2,505 $92   $80,255,812 27
2014/10/30 11 $244,324 +6% 2,505 $98   $80,500,136 28
2014/10/31 11 $690,318 +183% 1,755 $393   $81,190,454 29
2014/11/01 15 $859,478 +25% 1,755 $490   $82,049,932 30
2014/11/02 - $409,251 -52% 1,755 $233   $82,459,183 31
2014/11/03 - $138,193 -66% 1,755 $79   $82,597,376 32
2014/11/04 - $152,808 +11% 1,755 $87   $82,750,184 33
2014/11/05 - $113,872 -25% 1,755 $65   $82,864,056 34
2014/11/06 - $110,455 -3% 1,755 $63   $82,974,511 35
2014/11/07 - $164,977 +49% 630 $262   $83,139,488 36
2014/11/08 - $249,115 +51% 630 $395   $83,388,603 37
2014/11/09 - $117,084 -53% 630 $186   $83,505,687 38
2014/11/10 - $58,542 -50% 630 $93   $83,564,229 39
2014/11/11 - $64,689 +11% 630 $103   $83,628,918 40
2014/11/12 - $32,991 -49% 630 $52   $83,661,909 41
2014/11/13 - $31,671 -4% 630 $50   $83,693,580 42
2014/11/14 - $42,950 +36% 252 $170   $83,736,530 43
2014/11/15 - $62,454 +45% 252 $248   $83,798,984 44
2014/11/16 - $26,370 -58% 252 $105   $83,825,354 45
2014/11/17 - $9,029 -66% 252 $36   $83,834,383 46
2014/11/18 - $9,983 +11% 252 $40   $83,844,366 47
2014/11/19 - $9,084 -9% 252 $36   $83,853,450 48
2014/11/20 - $9,229 +2% 252 $37   $83,862,679 49
2014/11/21 - $34,431 +273% 225 $153   $83,897,110 50
2014/11/22 22 $56,485 +64% 225 $251   $83,953,595 51
2014/11/23 - $37,379 -34% 225 $166   $83,990,974 52
2014/11/24 - $16,694 -55% 225 $74   $84,007,668 53
2014/11/25 - $19,698 +18% 225 $88   $84,027,366 54
2014/11/26 - $17,104 -13% 171 $100   $84,044,470 55
2014/11/27 - $12,999 -24% 171 $76   $84,057,469 56
2014/11/28 - $33,099 +155% 171 $194   $84,090,568 57
2014/11/29 - $37,695 +14% 171 $220   $84,128,263 58
2014/11/30 - $18,288 -51% 171 $107   $84,146,551 59
2014/12/01 - $6,035 -67% 171 $35   $84,152,586 60
2014/12/02 - $6,095 +1% 171 $36   $84,158,681 61
2014/12/03 - $5,582 -8% 171 $33   $84,164,263 62
2014/12/04 - $5,861 +5% 171 $34   $84,170,124 63
2014/12/05 - $15,280 +161% 149 $103   $84,185,404 64
2014/12/06 - $22,759 +49% 149 $153   $84,208,163 65
2014/12/07 - $12,073 -47% 149 $81   $84,220,236 66
2014/12/08 - $4,346 -64% 149 $29   $84,224,582 67
2014/12/09 - $4,389 +1% 149 $29   $84,228,971 68
2014/12/10 - $4,257 -3% 149 $29   $84,233,228 69
2014/12/11 - $3,801 -11% 149 $26   $84,237,029 70
2014/12/12 - $7,328 +93% 101 $73   $84,244,357 71
2014/12/13 - $12,565 +71% 101 $124   $84,256,922 72
2014/12/14 - $6,915 -45% 101 $68   $84,263,837 73
2014/12/15 - $2,627 -62% 101 $26   $84,266,464 74
2014/12/16 - $2,574 -2% 101 $25   $84,269,038 75
2014/12/17 - $2,174 -16% 101 $22   $84,271,212 76
2014/12/18 - $2,601 +20% 101 $26   $84,273,813 77

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/10/03 2 $45,790,572   3,185 $14,377   $45,790,572 7
2014/10/10 4 $20,411,138 -55% 3,215 $6,349   $66,201,710 14
2014/10/17 8 $9,949,331 -51% 2,878 $3,457   $76,151,041 21
2014/10/24 11 $4,349,095 -56% 2,505 $1,736   $80,500,136 28
2014/10/31 15 $2,474,375 -43% 1,755 $1,410   $82,974,511 35
2014/11/07 18 $719,069 -71% 630 $1,141   $83,693,580 42
2014/11/14 30 $169,099 -76% 252 $671   $83,862,679 49
2014/11/21 31 $194,790 +15% 171 $1,139   $84,057,469 56
2014/11/28 33 $112,655 -42% 171 $659   $84,170,124 63
2014/12/05 38 $66,905 -41% 149 $449   $84,237,029 70
2014/12/12 47 $36,784 -45% 101 $364   $84,273,813 77

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
1/25/20154143,156 143,156$2,145,908$2,145,9081
2/1/2015867,607-53% 210,763$1,011,401$3,157,3092
2/8/20151337,190-45% 247,953$555,619$3,712,9283
2/15/20151742,733+15% 290,686$638,004$4,350,9314
2/22/20152024,397-43% 315,083$365,223$4,716,1555
3/8/20152615,468 346,524$231,556$5,186,8267

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
1/25/2015394,101 94,101$2,182,211$2,182,2111
2/1/20151216,630-82% 110,731$415,574$2,597,7852
2/15/20151815,413 135,682$373,299$3,205,6174

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