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Ballast (2008)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $80,203Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 11,049 $80,203
All Time Worldwide Box Office 13,963 $80,203
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 4,024 $80,203

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 1st, 2008 (Exclusive) by IFC Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 4,525 $2,053 Dec 5, 2008 68
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,935 $2,053 Dec 5, 2008 68
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,914 $513 Dec 5, 2008 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 4,848 $2,773 Nov 28, 2008 61
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,018 $2,773 Nov 28, 2008 61
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,027 $555 Nov 28, 2008 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 4,706 $8,089 Nov 21, 2008 54
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,666 $8,089 Nov 21, 2008 54
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 797 $1,618 Nov 21, 2008 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 5,472 $5,552 Nov 14, 2008 47
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,089 $5,552 Nov 14, 2008 47
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,612 $1,110 Nov 14, 2008 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 5,907 $6,355 Nov 7, 2008 40
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,234 $6,355 Nov 7, 2008 40
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 812 $2,118 Nov 7, 2008 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 6,329 $7,693 Oct 31, 2008 33
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,394 $7,693 Oct 31, 2008 33
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,298 $1,923 Oct 31, 2008 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 8,178 $840 Oct 24, 2008 26
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,843 $840 Oct 24, 2008 26
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,735 $420 Oct 24, 2008 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 7,926 $5,441 Oct 17, 2008 19
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 3,401 $5,441 Oct 17, 2008 19
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,415 $1,814 Oct 17, 2008 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 8,907 $5,524 Oct 10, 2008 12
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 4,116 $5,524 Oct 10, 2008 12
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,232 $5,524 Oct 10, 2008 12
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 9,631 $8,572 Oct 3, 2008 5
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,671 $8,572 Oct 3, 2008 5
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,743 $8,572 Oct 3, 2008 5
Theater Average Limited Release 2,970 $8,572 Oct 3, 2008 5
Top 2008 Theater Average Limited Release 162 $8,572 Oct 3, 2008 5
Never Wide Domestic 4,912 $80,203 Oct 1, 2008 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 8,417 $80,203 Oct 1, 2008 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 2,930 4 Oct 1, 2008 0

Cast

Micheal J. Smith Sr.    Lawrence
JimMyron Ross    James
Tarra Riggs    Marlee
Johnny McPhail    John

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/10/03 78 $8,572   1 $8,572   $12,165 5
2008/10/10 86 $5,524 -36% 1 $5,524   $23,774 12
2008/10/17 84 $5,441 -2% 3 $1,814   $33,043 19
2008/10/24 120 $840 -85% 2 $420   $37,249 26
2008/10/31 86 $7,693 +816% 4 $1,923   $45,790 33
2008/11/07 92 $6,355 -17% 3 $2,118   $55,368 40
2008/11/14 81 $5,552 -13% 5 $1,110   $64,895 47
2008/11/21 69 $8,089 +46% 5 $1,618   $67,431 54
2008/11/28 89 $2,773 -66% 5 $555   $80,203 61
2008/12/05 96 $2,053 -26% 4 $513   $76,211 68

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/10/03 77 $14,657   1 $14,657   $18,250 9
2008/10/10 83 $9,352 -36% 1 $9,352   $27,602 16
2008/10/17 83 $8,807 -6% 3 $2,936   $36,409 23
2008/10/24 116 $1,688 -81% 2 $844   $38,097 30
2008/10/31 86 $10,916 +547% 4 $2,729   $49,013 37
2008/11/07 84 $10,330 -5% 3 $3,443   $59,343 44
2008/11/14 125 $-1 -100% 5 $0   $59,342 51
2008/11/21 69 $18,088 -1,808,900% 5 $3,618   $77,430 58

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