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City by the Sea (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,433,915Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
48% - Rotten
Audience
40% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 6th, 2002 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 108 minutes
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Keywords: Film Noir
Source:Based on Factual Book/Article
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Franchise Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,924 $32,070 Nov 8, 2002 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,663 $70,769 Nov 1, 2002 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,287 $13,822 Oct 25, 2002 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,265 $30,439 Oct 18, 2002 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,525 $41,116 Oct 11, 2002 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,579 $227,472 Oct 4, 2002 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,159 $764,416 Sep 27, 2002 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,854 $1,978,267 Sep 20, 2002 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,188 $4,862,445 Sep 13, 2002 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,986 $8,935,426 Sep 6, 2002 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,425 2,575 Sep 6, 2002 3
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 602 3.05 Sep 6, 2002 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 701 32.7% Sep 6, 2002 1

Cast

   Detective Vincent LaMarca
   Michelle
James Franco    Joey LaMarca
Eliza Dushku    Gina
William Forsythe    Spyder
George Dzundza    Reg Duffy
Patti LuPone    Maggie
Anson Mount    Dave Simon
John Doman    Henderson
Cyrus Farmer    Carl
Brian Tarantina    Snake
Drena De Niro    Vanessa Hansen
Michael P. Moran    Herb
Nestor Serrano    Rossi
Matthew Cowles    Arnie
Linda Emond    Margery
Jay Boryea    Picasso
Leo Burmester    Lieutenant Katt
Gregg Edelman    A.P.C. Johnson
Jason Winther    Jason
Orlando Pabjoy    Will
Leslie Cohen    Jean
Michelle Daimer    Terry
Stephi Lineberg    Bree
Mark La Mura    Mayor Jackson
Jill Marie Lawrence    Evelyn
Teresa Kelsey    Reporter Laura
Teresa Woods    Reporter Carol
Michael Dellafemina    Angelo LaMarca
Jim Marcus    Medical Examiner
Joanne Lamstein    Screaming Teenager
Dominick Angelo Cangro    Baby Angelo
Pasquale Enrico Cangro    Baby Angelo

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Ken Hixon
Story Creator    Michael McAlary
Producer    Brad Grey
Producer    Elie Samaha
Producer    Michael Caton-Jones
Producer    Matthew Baer
Executive Producer    Andrew Stevens
Executive Producer    Dan Klores
Executive Producer    Don Carmody
Executive Producer    Roger Paradiso
Director of Photography    Karl Walter Lindenlaub
Production Designer    Jane Musky
Editor    Jim Clark
Composer    John Murphy
Casting Director    Amanda Mackey
Casting Director    Cathy Sandrich
Co-Producer    Laura Viederman
Assistant Director    Tom Reilly
Unit Production Manager    Roger Paradiso
Art Director    Patricia Woodbridge
Set Decorator    B. Lynn Tonneson
Second Unit Camera    Gerard Sava
Second Unit Camera    Michael Slovis
Additional Photography    Declan Quinn
Costume Designer    Richard Owings
Costume Supervisor    Pashelle Clayton
Costume Supervisor    Paul A. Simmons Jr.
Costume Supervisor    Omar Simmons
Additional Editor    Mitch Stanley
Sound Mixer    Tom Nelson
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Ash
Re-recording Mixer    Joe Earle
Supervising Sound Editor    Dave McMoyler
Sound Effects Editor    Perry Robertson
Sound Effects Editor    Stewart Bernstein
Dialogue Editor    Neal Anderson
Dialogue Editor    Frederick H. Stahly
Music Editor    Douglas Lackey
Music Editor    Justin Taylor
Make up    Nicki Ledermann
Hairstylist    Leonard Drake
Executive Music Producer    Michael Lloyd
Music Supervisor    Don Fleming
Music Supervisor    Jason Alexander

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/09/06 3 $8,935,426   2,575 $3,470   $8,935,426 3
2002/09/13 7 $4,862,445 -46% 2,575 $1,888   $16,654,735 10
2002/09/20 12 $1,978,267 -59% 2,150 $920   $20,209,428 17
2002/09/27 15 $764,416 -61% 1,034 $739   $21,629,419 24
2002/10/04 25 $227,472 -70% 425 $535   $22,094,074 31
2002/10/11 53 $41,116 -82% 85 $484   $22,226,347 38
2002/10/18 60 $30,439 -26% 54 $564   $22,271,212 45
2002/10/25 74 $13,822 -55% 31 $446   $22,295,473 52
2002/11/01 49 $70,769 +412% 185 $383   $22,369,941 59
2002/11/08 58 $32,070 -55% 94 $341   $22,433,915 66

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/09/06 2 $2,925,000   2,575 $1,136   $2,925,000 1
2002/09/07 3 $3,700,000 +26% 2,575 $1,437   $6,625,000 2
2002/09/08 3 $2,234,079 -40% 2,575 $868   $8,935,426 3
2002/09/09 2 $711,000 -68% 2,575 $276   $9,647,000 4
2002/09/10 2 $818,000 +15% 2,575 $318   $10,465,000 5
2002/09/11 2 $703,000 -14% 2,575 $273   $11,168,000 6
2002/09/12 2 $624,000 -11% 2,575 $242   $11,792,000 7
2002/09/13 7 $1,411,000 +126% 2,575 $548   $13,203,000 8
2002/09/14 7 $2,133,325 +51% 2,575 $828   $15,351,058 9
2002/09/15 7 $1,303,677 -39% 2,575 $506   $16,654,735 10
2002/09/16 4 $414,000 -68% 2,575 $161   $17,069,000 11
2002/09/17 4 $427,000 +3% 2,575 $166   $17,496,000 12
2002/09/18 4 $381,000 -11% 2,575 $148   $17,878,000 13
2002/09/19 4 $353,000 -7% 2,575 $137   $18,231,000 14
2002/09/20 12 $568,448 +61% 2,150 $264   $18,799,609 15
2002/09/21 12 $924,325 +63% 2,150 $430   $19,723,934 16
2002/09/22 12 $485,494 -47% 2,150 $226   $20,209,428 17
2002/09/23 10 $153,000 -68% 2,150 $71   $20,363,000 18
2002/09/24 10 $183,000 +20% 2,150 $85   $20,546,000 19
2002/09/25 10 $158,000 -14% 2,150 $73   $20,704,000 20
2002/09/26 10 $161,000 +2% 2,150 $75   $20,865,000 21
2002/10/04 18 $63,624   425 $150   $21,930,226 29
2002/10/05 18 $111,275 +75% 425 $262   $22,041,501 30
2002/10/06 18 $52,573 -53% 425 $124   $22,094,074 31

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/09/06 3 $11,792,290   2,575 $4,580   $11,792,290 7
2002/09/13 7 $6,438,871 -45% 2,575 $2,501   $18,231,161 14
2002/09/20 11 $2,633,842 -59% 2,150 $1,225   $20,865,003 21
2002/09/27 15 $1,001,599 -62% 1,034 $969   $21,866,602 28
2002/10/04 24 $318,629 -68% 425 $750   $22,185,231 35
2002/10/11 53 $55,542 -83% 85 $653   $22,240,773 42
2002/10/18 62 $40,878 -26% 54 $757   $22,281,651 49
2002/10/25 77 $17,521 -57% 31 $565   $22,299,172 56
2002/11/01 48 $102,673 +486% 185 $555   $22,401,845 63
2002/11/08 63 $32,070 -69% 94 $341   $22,433,915 70

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