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Bless the Child (2000)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $29,374,178Details
International Box Office $11,061,516
Worldwide Box Office $40,435,694
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  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
3% - Rotten
Audience
42% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 11th, 2000 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for violence, drug content and brief language
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Keywords: Religious, The Devil
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,998 $29,307 Nov 3, 2000 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,887 $57,267 Oct 27, 2000 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,537 $127,269 Oct 20, 2000 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,554 $53,714 Oct 13, 2000 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,297 $103,623 Oct 6, 2000 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,352 $144,371 Sep 29, 2000 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,076 $306,708 Sep 22, 2000 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,254 $469,332 Sep 15, 2000 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,453 $805,393 Sep 8, 2000 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,824 $2,436,755 Sep 1, 2000 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,408 $2,712,898 Aug 25, 2000 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,198 $4,837,688 Aug 18, 2000 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,907 $9,413,684 Aug 11, 2000 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,511 2,524 Aug 11, 2000 3
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 524 3.13 Aug 11, 2000 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 612 31.9% Aug 11, 2000 1

Cast

Kim Basinger    Maggie O'Connor
Jimmy Smits    Agent John Travis
Rufus Sewell    Erick Stark
Ian Holm   
Angela Bettis    Jenna O'Connor
Christina Ricci   
Yan Birch   
Lumi Cavazos   
Holliston Coleman    Cody O'Connor
Matthew Lemche   
Eugene Lipinski    Stuart
Nicole Lyn   
Jonathan Malen    Youngest member of the cult
David Sparrow   
Peter Mensah    Good Samaritan Janitor

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Christopher Young

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
2000/08/11 7 $9,413,684   2,524 $3,730   $9,413,684 3
2000/08/18 10 $4,837,688 -49% 2,521 $1,919   $18,014,363 10
2000/08/25 13 $2,712,898 -44% 2,350 $1,154   $22,752,806 17
2000/09/01 16 $2,436,755 -10% 1,942 $1,255   $26,244,972 24
2000/09/08 17 $805,393 -67% 1,165 $691   $27,429,185 31
2000/09/15 25 $469,332 -42% 652 $720   $28,134,407 38
2000/09/22 27 $306,708 -35% 446 $688   $28,620,352 45
2000/09/29 38 $144,371 -53% 321 $450   $28,843,558 52
2000/10/06 42 $103,623 -28% 167 $620   $28,997,133 59
2000/10/13 55 $53,714 -48% 89 $604   $29,079,022 66
2000/10/20 34 $127,269 +137% 310 $411   $29,224,174 73
2000/10/27 48 $57,267 -55% 151 $379   $29,326,737 80
2000/11/03 62 $29,307 -49% 81 $362   $29,374,178 87

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/08/11 5 $3,006,000   2,524 $1,191   $3,006,000 1
2000/08/12 7 $3,395,000 +13% 2,524 $1,345   $6,401,000 2
2000/08/13 7 $2,811,000 -17% 2,524 $1,114   $9,413,684 3
2000/08/14 8 $1,053,231 -63% 2,524 $417   $10,466,915 4
2000/08/15 7 $1,043,528 -1% 2,524 $413   $11,510,443 5
2000/08/16 8 $832,355 -20% 2,524 $330   $12,342,798 6
2000/08/17 8 $833,877 n/c 2,524 $330   $13,176,675 7
2000/08/19 9 $1,916,000   2,521 $760   $16,534,000 9
2000/08/20 9 $1,456,000 -24% 2,521 $578   $18,014,363 10
2000/08/21 10 $515,926 -65% 2,521 $205   $18,530,289 11
2000/08/22 9 $609,480 +18% 2,521 $242   $19,139,769 12
2000/08/23 10 $453,578 -26% 2,521 $180   $19,593,347 13
2000/08/24 10 $446,561 -2% 2,521 $177   $20,039,908 14
2000/08/27 12 $775,000   2,350 $330   $22,752,806 17
2000/08/28 13 $258,319 -67% 2,350 $110   $23,011,125 18
2000/08/29 13 $301,701 +17% 2,350 $128   $23,312,826 19
2000/08/30 13 $251,609 -17% 2,350 $107   $23,564,435 20
2000/08/31 13 $243,782 -3% 2,350 $104   $23,808,217 21
2000/09/04 15 $517,059   1,942 $266   $26,244,972 25
2000/09/05 13 $154,695 -70% 1,942 $80   $26,399,667 26
2000/09/06 16 $115,755 -25% 1,942 $60   $26,515,422 27
2000/09/07 14 $108,370 -6% 1,942 $56   $26,623,792 28
2000/09/10 18 $203,000   1,165 $174   $27,429,185 31
2000/09/11 18 $52,274 -74% 1,165 $45   $27,481,459 32
2000/09/12 18 $66,774 +28% 1,165 $57   $27,548,233 33
2000/09/13 17 $58,555 -12% 1,165 $50   $27,606,788 34
2000/09/14 17 $58,287 n/c 1,165 $50   $27,665,075 35

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/08/11 7 $13,176,675   2,524 $5,221   $13,176,675 7
2000/08/18 10 $6,863,233 -48% 2,521 $2,722   $20,039,908 14
2000/08/25 12 $3,768,309 -45% 2,350 $1,604   $23,808,217 21
2000/09/01 16 $2,815,575 -25% 1,942 $1,450   $26,623,792 28
2000/09/08 17 $1,041,283 -63% 1,165 $894   $27,665,075 35
2000/09/15 23 $648,569 -38% 652 $995   $28,313,644 42
2000/09/22 28 $385,543 -41% 446 $864   $28,699,187 49
2000/09/29 38 $194,323 -50% 321 $605   $28,893,510 56
2000/10/06 46 $131,798 -32% 167 $789   $29,025,308 63
2000/10/13 55 $71,597 -46% 89 $804   $29,096,905 70
2000/10/20 33 $172,565 +141% 310 $557   $29,269,470 77
2000/10/27 49 $75,401 -56% 151 $499   $29,344,871 84
2000/11/03 63 $29,307 -61% 81 $362   $29,374,178 91

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