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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,909,149Details
International Box Office $11,404,482
Worldwide Box Office $15,313,631
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $9,885,062 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $9,885,062
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
76% - Certified Fresh
Audience
75% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$30,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 21st, 2007 (Limited) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: February 5th, 2008 by Warner Home Video, released as Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The
MPAA Rating: R for some strong violence and brief sexual references
Running Time: 160 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Western
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: JJ Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,086 $7,291 Jan 25, 2008 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,727 $1,530 Jan 18, 2008 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,731 $3,760 Jan 11, 2008 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,035 $3,653 Jan 4, 2008 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,251 $4,262 Dec 28, 2007 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,623 $3,614 Dec 21, 2007 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,385 $13,528 Dec 14, 2007 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,464 $22,160 Dec 7, 2007 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,727 $25,109 Nov 30, 2007 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,141 $23,188 Nov 23, 2007 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,587 $77,191 Nov 16, 2007 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,299 $151,441 Nov 9, 2007 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,367 $227,398 Nov 2, 2007 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,342 $431,441 Oct 26, 2007 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,806 $531,282 Oct 19, 2007 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,650 $432,273 Oct 12, 2007 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,247 $420,331 Oct 5, 2007 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,729 $92,351 Sep 28, 2007 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,688 $147,812 Sep 21, 2007 3

Cast

   Jesse James
   Robert Ford
Sam Shepard    Frank James
Mary-Louise Parker    Zeralda James
Paul Schneider    Dick Liddil
Jeremy Renner    Wood Hite
Zooey Deschanel    Dorothy Evans
Sam Rockwell    Charley Ford
Michael Parks    Henry Craig
Ted Levine    Sheriff James Timberlake
Garret Dillahunt    Ed Miller
Alison Elliott    Martha Bolton
James Carville    Governor Crittenden
Tom Aldredge    Major George Hite
Hugh Ross    Narrator
Brooklynn Proulx    Mary James
Dustin Bollinger    Tim James
Joel McNichol    Express Messenger
James DeFelice    Baggagemaster
J.C. Roberts    Engineer
Darrell Orydzuk    Ukranian Train Passenger
Jonathan Erich Drachenberg    Young Train Passenger
Torben S. Hansen    Danish Train Passenger
Lauren Calvert    Ida
Kailin See    Sarah Hite
Jesse Frechette    Albert Ford
Pat Healy    Wilbur Ford
Joel Duncan    Deputy
Stephanie Wahlstrom    Store Customer
Adam Arlukiewicz    Newsboy
Ian Ferrier    Photographer
Michael Rogers    Onlooker at Jesse's Death
Calvin Bliid    Small Boy at Jesse's Death
Sarah Lind    Bob's Girlfriend
Nick Cave    Bowery Saloon Singer
Matthew Walker    Bowery Saloonkeeper
Michael Copeman    Edward O'Kelly
Laryssa Yanchak    Ella Mae Waterson

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Andrew Dominik
Story Creator    Ron Hansen
Producer    Brad Pitt
Producer    Dede Gardner
Producer    Ridley Scott
Producer    Jules Daly
Producer    David Valdes
Executive Producer    Brad Grey
Executive Producer    Tony Scott
Executive Producer    Lisa Ellzey
Executive Producer    Benjamin Waisbren
Editor    Dylan Tichenor
Editor    Curtiss Clayton
Composer    Nick Cave
Composer    Warren Ellis
Director of Photography    Roger Deakins
Associate Producer    Ron Hansen
Assistant Director    Scott Andrew Robertson
Unit Production Manager    Brian Parker
Unit Production Manager    David Valdes
Art Director    Troy Sizemore
Art Director    Martin Gendron
Set Decorator    Janice Blackie-Goodine
Costume Designer    Patricia Norris
Costume Supervisor    Kelly Fraser
Associate Editor    Peter McNulty
Sound Mixer    Bruce Carwardine
Re-recording Mixer    D.M. Hemphill
Re-recording Mixer    Ron Bartlett
Supervising Sound Editor    Richard King
Supervising Sound Editor    Hamilton Sterling
Sound Effects Editor    Michael W. Mitchell
Sound Effects Editor    Hamilton Sterling
Sound Effects Editor    Michael Babcock
Sound Designer    Richard King
Sound Designer    Leslie Shatz
Sound Designer    Christopher Aud
Dialogue Editor    Michael Magill
Dialogue Editor    Hugo Weng
Dialogue Editor    Allen Hartz
Music Editor    Will Kaplan
Music Editor    Jonathan Karp
Make up    Gail Kennedy
Hairstylist    Iloe Flewelling
Music Producer    Gerald McCann
Casting Director    Mali Finn
Casting Director    Jackie Lind
Casting Director    Deb Green
Stunt Coordinator    Billy Burton
Stunt Coordinator    Brent Woolsey

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December 13th, 2007

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Still in Control on the Per Theater Chart

October 23rd, 2007

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September 25th, 2007

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2007/09/21 38 $147,812   5 $29,562   $147,812 3
2007/09/28 42 $92,351 -38% 5 $18,470   $300,737 10
2007/10/05 27 $420,331 +355% 61 $6,891   $758,529 17
2007/10/12 27 $432,273 +3% 163 $2,652   $1,404,225 24
2007/10/19 21 $531,282 +23% 301 $1,765   $2,178,826 31
2007/10/26 22 $431,441 -19% 294 $1,467   $2,859,767 38
2007/11/02 27 $227,398 -47% 212 $1,073   $3,296,227 45
2007/11/09 34 $151,441 -33% 130 $1,165   $3,556,821 52
2007/11/16 37 $77,191 -49% 84 $919   $3,708,208 59
2007/11/23 56 $23,188 -70% 30 $773   $3,760,569 66
2007/11/30 46 $25,109 +8% 30 $837   $3,794,352 73
2007/12/07 55 $22,160 -12% 35 $633   $3,828,160 80
2007/12/14 53 $13,528 -39% 30 $451   $3,854,797 87
2007/12/21 52 $3,614 -73% 10 $361   $3,868,378 94
2007/12/28 56 $4,262 +18% 10 $426   $3,876,717 101
2008/01/04 62 $3,653 -14% 7 $522   $3,884,370 108
2008/01/11 71 $3,760 +3% 8 $470   $3,889,926 115
2008/01/18 87 $1,530 -59% 4 $383   $3,896,658 122
2008/01/25 79 $7,291 +377% 9 $810   $3,904,982 129

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2007/10/19 - $165,447   301 $550   $1,812,991 29
2007/10/20 - $215,360 +30% 301 $715   $2,028,351 30
2007/10/21 - $150,475 -30% 301 $500   $2,178,826 31
2007/10/22 - $61,408 -59% 301 $204   $2,240,234 32
2007/10/23 - $66,446 +8% 301 $221   $2,306,680 33
2007/10/24 - $64,331 -3% 301 $214   $2,371,011 34
2008/01/01 - $773   10 $77   $3,880,717 103
2008/01/21 74 $353   4 $88   $3,897,011 123
2008/01/22 - $224 -37% 4 $56   $3,897,235 124
2008/01/23 - $252 +13% 4 $63   $3,897,487 125
2008/01/24 - $204 -19% 4 $51   $3,897,691 126
2008/01/25 - $2,007 +884% 9 $223   $3,899,698 127
2008/01/26 - $3,421 +70% 9 $380   $3,903,119 128
2008/01/27 - $1,863 -46% 9 $207   $3,904,982 129
2008/01/28 - $667 -64% 9 $74   $3,905,649 130
2008/01/29 - $1,049 +57% 9 $117   $3,906,698 131
2008/01/30 - $1,018 -3% 9 $113   $3,907,716 132
2008/01/31 - $927 -9% 9 $103   $3,908,643 133

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2007/09/21 38 $208,386   5 $41,677   $208,386 7
2007/09/28 43 $129,812 -38% 5 $25,962   $338,198 14
2007/10/05 27 $633,754 +388% 61 $10,389   $971,952 21
2007/10/12 25 $675,592 +7% 163 $4,145   $1,647,544 28
2007/10/19 20 $780,782 +16% 301 $2,594   $2,428,326 35
2007/10/26 23 $640,503 -18% 294 $2,179   $3,068,829 42
2007/11/02 26 $336,551 -47% 212 $1,588   $3,405,380 49
2007/11/09 34 $225,637 -33% 130 $1,736   $3,631,017 56
2007/11/16 43 $106,364 -53% 84 $1,266   $3,737,381 63
2007/11/23 58 $31,862 -70% 30 $1,062   $3,769,243 70
2007/11/30 48 $36,757 +15% 30 $1,225   $3,806,000 77
2007/12/07 57 $35,269 -4% 35 $1,008   $3,841,269 84
2007/12/14 52 $23,495 -33% 30 $783   $3,864,764 91
2007/12/21 65 $7,691 -67% 10 $769   $3,872,455 98
2007/12/28 64 $8,262 +7% 10 $826   $3,880,717 105
2008/01/04 64 $5,449 -34% 7 $778   $3,886,166 112
2008/01/11 64 $8,962 +64% 8 $1,120   $3,895,128 119
2008/01/18 88 $2,563 -71% 4 $641   $3,897,691 126
2008/01/25 76 $11,458 +347% 9 $1,273   $3,909,149 133

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
2/10/20085204,274 204,274$3,599,308$3,599,3081
2/17/200815100,955-51% 305,229$1,805,075$5,404,3832
2/24/20081676,504-24% 381,733$1,255,431$6,659,8143
3/2/20083070,349-8% 452,082$1,252,916$7,912,7304

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