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Big Eyes (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,482,031Details
International Box Office $1,393,287Details
Worldwide Box Office $15,875,318
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $2,006,724 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $909,707 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $2,916,431
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  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

BIG EYES is based on the true story of Walter Keane, who was one of the most successful painters of the 1950s and early 1960s. The artist earned staggering notoriety by revolutionizing the commercialization and accessibility of popular art with his enigmatic paintings of waifs with big eyes. The truth would eventually be discovered though: Keane's art was actually not created by him at all, but by his wife, Margaret. The Keanes, it seemed, had been living a lie that had grown to gigantic proportions. BIG EYES centers on Margaret's awakening as an artist, the phenomenal success of her paintings, and her tumultuous relationship with her husband, who was catapulted to international fame while taking credit for her work.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
72% - Fresh
Audience
68% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 2014 (Limited) by Weinstein Co.
International Releases: January 1st, 2015 (Wide) (Italy)
March 19th, 2015 (Wide) (Australia)
April 9th, 2015 (Wide) (Argentina)
April 23rd, 2015 (Wide) (Germany)
August 21st, 2015 (Wide) (Venezuela)
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Video Release: March 31st, 2015 by Anchor Bay Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements and brief strong language.
(Rating bulletin 2326, 6/10/2014)
Running Time: 106 minutes
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Keywords: Artists
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Tim Burton, Electric City Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,024 $3,386 Mar 20, 2015 88
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,030 $7,545 Mar 13, 2015 81
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,419 $7,654 Mar 6, 2015 74
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,554 $12,061 Feb 27, 2015 67
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,845 $15,022 Feb 20, 2015 60
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,693 $34,922 Feb 13, 2015 53
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,663 $62,663 Feb 6, 2015 46
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,897 $86,089 Jan 30, 2015 39
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,597 $228,612 Jan 23, 2015 32
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,495 $534,991 Jan 16, 2015 25
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,440 $1,257,289 Jan 9, 2015 18
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,243 $2,610,026 Jan 2, 2015 11
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,680 $3,001,738 Dec 26, 2014 4
Widest Opening Weekend 3,214 1,307 Dec 26, 2014 4

Cast

   Margaret Keane
   Walter Keane
Danny Huston    Dick Nolan
Jon Polito    Enrico Banducci
Krysten Ritter    DeeAnn
Jason Schwartzman    Ruben
Terence Stamp    John Canaday
Madeleine Arthur    Older Jane
Delaney Raye    Young Jane
James Saito    Judge
Elisabetta Fantone    Olivetti Girl
Emily Bruhn    2nd Olivetti Girl
Brent Chapman    Factory Boss
Gabe Khouth    Dad at Art Show
Dylan Kingwell    Real Estate Guy
Peter Kelamis    Real Estate Guy
Deni Delory    Fancy Lady
Desiree Zurowski    Tipsy Lady
Vincent Gale    Tipsy Man
Fred Keating    Priest
Heather Doerksen    Gossipy Woman #1
Eliza Norbury    Gossipy Woman #2
Ryan Beil    Nosy Gallery Guy
Fiona Vroom    Gallery Assistant
Jill Morrison    Gallery Patron
Leela Savasta    Hippie Chick
Traci Toguchi    Jehovah's Witness #2
Emily Fonda    Sexy Girl
Aaron Craven    Early Buyer
Heather Ireland    Proper Woman
Linda Marr    Proper Woman
Elizabeth Urrea    Proper Woman
Kari Ann Wood    Female Art Gallery Attendee
Dale Wolfe    TV Host
Patricia Mayen-Salazar    Fan #1
Tony Alcantar    Fan #2
Darren Dolynski    Snobby Artist #1
Andrew Airlie    Rich Man
Forbes Angus    Civic Leader
Michael Kopsa    NY Society Man
Thomas J. Potter    Society Man #2
Colleen Winton    Mrs. Teasdale
Matthew Kevin Anderson    Hipster Man
Brittney Irvin    Hipster Lady
Barclay Hope    Gannett Lawyer
Mia Adams    Autograph Seeker
Michael St. John Smith    Margaret's Lawyer
Eric Keenleyside    Gannett Lawyer #2
Greg Kean    Gannett Lawyer #3
Sean Campbell    Bailiff
Julie Johnson    Hungry i Patron
Stephanie Bennett    Coed #1
David Milchard    Snobby Artist #2

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Scott Alexander
Screenwriter    Larry Karaszewski
Producer    Lynette Howell
Producer    Scott Alexander
Producer    Larry Karaszewski
Producer    Tim Burton
Executive Producer    Bob Weinstein
Executive Producer    Harvey Weinstein
Executive Producer    Jamie Patricof
Executive Producer    Katterli Frauenfelder
Executive Producer    Derek Frey
Director of Photography    Bruno Delbonnel
Production Designer    Rick Heinrichs
Editor    J.C. Bond
Costume Designer    Colleen Atwood
Composer    Danny Elfman
Casting Director    Jeanne McCarthy
Casting Director    Nicole Abellera
Supervising Art Director    Chris August
Set Designer    Colleen Atwood
Sound Mixer    Chris Duesterdiek
Supervising Sound Editor    Oliver Tarney
Supervising Sound Editor    Bjorn Ole Schroeder
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Semanick
Re-recording Mixer    Tom Johnson
Special Effects Coordinator    Sean House
Visual Effects Supervisor    Mark Stetson
Visual Effects Supervisor    Ralph Maiers
Visual Effects Producer    Lauren Weidel
Stunt Coordinator    Scott Nicholson
Stunt Coordinator    Rocky Capella
Line Producer    Brendan Ferguson
Assistant Director    Katterli Frauenfelder

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/12/26 15 $3,001,738   1,307 $2,297   $4,412,264 4
2015/01/02 14 $2,610,026 -13% 1,307 $1,997   $9,924,025 11
2015/01/09 15 $1,257,289 -52% 1,044 $1,204   $12,218,971 18
2015/01/16 23 $534,991 -57% 587 $911   $13,464,801 25
2015/01/23 31 $228,612 -57% 303 $754   $14,006,331 32
2015/01/30 40 $86,089 -62% 137 $628   $14,195,944 39
2015/02/06 47 $62,663 -27% 111 $565   $14,321,745 46
2015/02/13 55 $34,922 -44% 66 $529   $14,391,461 53
2015/02/20 61 $15,022 -57% 30 $501   $14,423,300 60
2015/02/27 69 $12,061 -20% 37 $326   $14,444,602 67
2015/03/06 75 $7,654 -37% 20 $383   $14,459,185 74
2015/03/13 71 $7,545 -1% 16 $472   $14,471,298 81
2015/03/20 81 $3,386 -55% 7 $484   $14,479,776 88

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/12/25 - $1,410,526   1,307 $1,079   $1,410,526 1
2014/12/26 15 $1,043,081 -26% 1,307 $798   $2,453,607 2
2014/12/27 14 $1,110,188 +6% 1,307 $849   $3,563,795 3
2014/12/28 - $848,469 -24% 1,307 $649   $4,412,264 4
2014/12/29 15 $562,576 -34% 1,307 $430   $4,974,840 5
2014/12/30 14 $605,141 +8% 1,307 $463   $5,579,981 6
2014/12/31 - $747,697 +24% 1,307 $572   $6,327,678 7
2015/01/01 13 $986,321 +32% 1,307 $755   $7,313,999 8
2015/01/02 14 $957,544 -3% 1,307 $733   $8,271,543 9
2015/01/03 14 $1,008,068 +5% 1,307 $771   $9,279,611 10
2015/01/04 14 $644,414 -36% 1,307 $493   $9,924,025 11
2015/01/05 13 $247,864 -62% 1,408 $176   $10,171,889 12
2015/01/06 12 $295,001 +19% 1,408 $210   $10,466,890 13
2015/01/07 12 $249,274 -16% 1,408 $177   $10,716,164 14
2015/01/08 11 $245,518 -2% 1,408 $174   $10,961,682 15
2015/01/09 15 $368,929 +50% 1,044 $353   $11,330,611 16
2015/01/10 - $562,021 +52% 1,044 $538   $11,892,632 17
2015/01/11 - $326,339 -42% 1,044 $313   $12,218,971 18
2015/01/12 14 $158,080 -52% 1,044 $151   $12,377,051 19
2015/01/13 14 $210,682 +33% 1,044 $202   $12,587,733 20
2015/01/14 14 $184,840 -12% 1,044 $177   $12,772,573 21
2015/01/15 13 $157,237 -15% 1,044 $151   $12,929,810 22
2015/01/16 - $147,521 -6% 587 $251   $13,077,331 23
2015/01/17 - $227,818 +54% 587 $388   $13,305,149 24
2015/01/18 - $159,652 -30% 587 $272   $13,464,801 25
2015/01/19 - $123,797 -22% 587 $211   $13,588,598 26
2015/01/20 - $69,211 -44% 587 $118   $13,657,809 27
2015/01/21 - $58,610 -15% 587 $100   $13,716,419 28
2015/01/22 - $61,300 +5% 587 $104   $13,777,719 29
2015/01/23 - $64,229 +5% 303 $212   $13,841,948 30
2015/01/24 - $98,728 +54% 303 $326   $13,940,676 31
2015/01/25 - $65,655 -33% 303 $217   $14,006,331 32
2015/01/26 - $26,850 -59% 303 $89   $14,033,181 33
2015/01/27 - $34,295 +28% 303 $113   $14,067,476 34
2015/01/28 - $21,530 -37% 303 $71   $14,089,006 35
2015/01/29 - $20,849 -3% 303 $69   $14,109,855 36
2015/01/30 - $25,607 +23% 137 $187   $14,135,462 37
2015/01/31 - $40,154 +57% 137 $293   $14,175,616 38
2015/02/01 - $20,328 -49% 137 $148   $14,195,944 39
2015/02/02 - $11,679 -43% 137 $85   $14,207,623 40
2015/02/03 - $19,650 +68% 137 $143   $14,227,273 41
2015/02/04 - $15,527 -21% 137 $113   $14,242,800 42
2015/02/05 - $16,282 +5% 137 $119   $14,259,082 43
2015/02/06 - $17,906 +10% 111 $161   $14,276,988 44
2015/02/07 - $27,571 +54% 111 $248   $14,304,559 45
2015/02/08 - $17,186 -38% 111 $155   $14,321,745 46
2015/02/09 - $8,844 -49% 111 $80   $14,330,589 47
2015/02/10 - $9,014 +2% 111 $81   $14,339,603 48
2015/02/11 - $9,014 n/c 111 $81   $14,348,617 49
2015/02/12 - $7,922 -12% 111 $71   $14,356,539 50
2015/02/13 - $9,163 +16% 66 $139   $14,365,702 51
2015/02/14 - $15,160 +65% 66 $230   $14,380,862 52
2015/02/15 - $10,599 -30% 66 $161   $14,391,461 53
2015/02/16 - $6,855 -35% 66 $104   $14,398,316 54
2015/02/17 - $3,724 -46% 66 $56   $14,402,040 55
2015/02/18 - $3,221 -14% 66 $49   $14,405,261 56
2015/02/19 - $3,017 -6% 66 $46   $14,408,278 57
2015/02/20 - $4,759 +58% 30 $159   $14,413,037 58
2015/02/21 - $7,106 +49% 30 $237   $14,420,143 59
2015/02/22 - $3,157 -56% 30 $105   $14,423,300 60
2015/02/23 - $1,433 -55% 30 $48   $14,424,733 61
2015/02/24 - $1,903 +33% 30 $63   $14,426,636 62
2015/02/25 - $2,458 +29% 30 $82   $14,429,094 63
2015/02/26 - $3,447 +40% 30 $115   $14,432,541 64
2015/02/27 - $3,432 n/c 37 $93   $14,435,973 65
2015/02/28 - $5,307 +55% 37 $143   $14,441,280 66
2015/03/01 - $3,322 -37% 37 $90   $14,444,602 67
2015/03/02 - $1,682 -49% 37 $45   $14,446,284 68
2015/03/03 - $1,810 +8% 37 $49   $14,448,094 69
2015/03/04 - $1,530 -15% 37 $41   $14,449,624 70
2015/03/05 - $1,907 +25% 37 $52   $14,451,531 71
2015/03/06 - $2,129 +12% 20 $106   $14,453,660 72
2015/03/07 - $2,868 +35% 20 $143   $14,456,528 73
2015/03/08 - $2,657 -7% 20 $133   $14,459,185 74
2015/03/09 - $780 -71% 20 $39   $14,459,965 75
2015/03/10 - $867 +11% 20 $43   $14,460,832 76
2015/03/11 - $2,087 +141% 20 $104   $14,462,919 77
2015/03/12 - $834 -60% 20 $42   $14,463,753 78
2015/03/13 - $2,054 +146% 16 $128   $14,465,807 79
2015/03/14 - $2,522 +23% 16 $158   $14,468,329 80
2015/03/15 - $2,969 +18% 16 $186   $14,471,298 81
2015/03/16 - $1,445 -51% 16 $90   $14,472,743 82
2015/03/17 - $1,456 +1% 16 $91   $14,474,199 83
2015/03/18 - $904 -38% 16 $57   $14,475,103 84
2015/03/19 - $1,287 +42% 16 $80   $14,476,390 85
2015/03/20 - $940 -27% 7 $134   $14,477,330 86
2015/03/21 - $1,611 +71% 7 $230   $14,478,941 87
2015/03/22 - $835 -48% 7 $119   $14,479,776 88
2015/03/23 - $351 -58% 7 $50   $14,480,127 89
2015/03/24 - $1,177 +235% 7 $168   $14,481,304 90
2015/03/25 - $321 -73% 7 $46   $14,481,625 91
2015/03/26 - $406 +26% 7 $58   $14,482,031 92

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/12/19 20 $1,410,526   1,307 $1,079   $1,410,526 1
2014/12/26 15 $5,903,473 +319% 1,307 $4,517   $7,313,999 8
2015/01/02 13 $3,647,683 -38% 1,408 $2,591   $10,961,682 15
2015/01/09 15 $1,968,128 -46% 1,044 $1,885   $12,929,810 22
2015/01/16 22 $847,909 -57% 587 $1,444   $13,777,719 29
2015/01/23 32 $332,136 -61% 303 $1,096   $14,109,855 36
2015/01/30 40 $149,227 -55% 137 $1,089   $14,259,082 43
2015/02/06 42 $97,457 -35% 111 $878   $14,356,539 50
2015/02/13 55 $51,739 -47% 66 $784   $14,408,278 57
2015/02/20 68 $24,263 -53% 30 $809   $14,432,541 64
2015/02/27 76 $18,990 -22% 20 $950   $14,451,531 71
2015/03/06 75 $12,222 -36% 20 $611   $14,463,753 78
2015/03/13 72 $12,637 +3% 16 $790   $14,476,390 85
2015/03/20 83 $5,641 -55% 7 $806   $14,482,031 92

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Argentina 4/9/2015 $0 0 1 1 $24,037 9/22/2015
Australia 3/19/2015 $123,502 43 43 214 $424,042 5/11/2015
Germany 4/23/2015 $0 0 2 5 $795,716 10/20/2015
Italy 1/1/2015 $0 0 1 1 $3,322 10/13/2015
Venezuela 8/21/2015 $55,619 12 12 17 $146,170 9/18/2015
 
International Total$1,393,287 10/20/2015

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
4/19/2015450,396 50,396$747,373$747,3733
4/26/20151620,718-59% 71,114$305,383$1,052,7564
5/3/20152016,056-23% 87,170$234,096$1,286,8525

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
4/19/20151215,114 15,114$300,007$300,0073

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