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Control Room (2004)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,589,616Details
International Box Office $135,210
Worldwide Box Office $2,724,826
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
96% - Certified Fresh
Audience
87% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 21st, 2004 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
Video Release: October 26th, 2004 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 504 $6,117 Oct 29, 2004 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 549 $7,564 Oct 22, 2004 157
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 762 $15,475 Oct 1, 2004 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 886 $16,789 Sep 24, 2004 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,022 $20,041 Sep 17, 2004 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,238 $19,543 Sep 10, 2004 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,470 $19,399 Sep 3, 2004 108
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,621 $40,060 Aug 20, 2004 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,717 $51,047 Aug 13, 2004 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,772 $68,411 Aug 6, 2004 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,121 $63,799 Jul 30, 2004 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,924 $113,774 Jul 23, 2004 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,033 $139,881 Jul 16, 2004 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,387 $141,076 Jul 9, 2004 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,541 $193,337 Jul 2, 2004 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,380 $153,455 Jun 25, 2004 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,436 $273,039 Jun 18, 2004 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,585 $141,070 Jun 11, 2004 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,609 $25,320 Jun 4, 2004 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,181 $24,755 May 28, 2004 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,776 $27,125 May 21, 2004 3

Sideways Eternally Grateful to the WGA

February 20th, 2005

The Annual Writers Guild Awards held their 57th annual awards on Saturday. Among the more than a dozen awards handed out were three for theatrical releases, including the inaugural award for best documentary, (which had been handed out earlier.) More...

Eastwood Wins DGA Award - Becomes Oscars Favorite

January 31st, 2005

On Saturday, the Directors Guild of America celebrated their 57th annual awards. And while there were many winners, only two awards were for theatrical releases. More...

It Has Begun!

December 2nd, 2004

That's right, it's officially award season as the IFP Independent Spirit Awards announced their nominees. This year the leader of the pack was Sideways, which was nominated 6 times. Topping the list of studios was Fox Searchlight with 14 nominations. More...

Oscars: Academy Announces Documentary Semi-Finalists

November 18th, 2004


DVD Releases for October 26, 2004

October 25th, 2004

Every week films get a second chance at success from the home market; or, in some cases, a first chance at success. Here is a list of wide releases, limited releases and a few from the growing TV on DVD section, including the winner of the DVD Pick of the Week That 70's Show - The Complete First Season - Buy from Amazon. More...

A Lot of Green in this Garden

August 4th, 2004

It was Zach Braff's directorial debut, Garden State, taking the top spot on the per theatre chart with an impressive $22,346 average in 9 theatres. Well behind was the overall box office champ, The Village with an average of $13,605 and Intimate Strangers with $11,167. More...

Major Expansions Highlight Limited Release Schedule

June 11th, 2004

There are only two limited releases on our list this week. However, there are also two limited releases undergoing major expansions this week as well. And since this was a slow week, why not have them on the list one more time. More...

Harry Potter Unable to Control Per Theatre Charts

June 9th, 2004

In its third weekend of release, Control Room saw its per theatre average increase from $24,755 last weekend to $25,320 this weekend while finishing first on the charts for the third weekend in a row. Add in the fact that this was a post holiday weekend and this film needs to expand to take advantage of the demand and it needs to expand now. More...

Still in Control

June 3rd, 2004

The boost to the box office due to the long weekend helped several films cross $10,000 per theatre with a pretty even mix of wide and limited releases. But it was last week's winner Control Room that won the weekend with $24,755 per theatre over the 3-day weekend. Coming in second was The Day After Tomorrow with an impressive $20,071; coincidentally, the film also came in second place on the overall charts. Next on the list were two films with very similar averages: Saved! brought in $17,257 and just behind was Shrek 2 at $17,090 per theatre. Rounding out the $10,000 films was My Mother Likes Women, which saw its per theatre average increased to $11,024 last weekend. More...

Control Room Reigns over Per Theatre Charts

May 26th, 2004

Three films earned per theatre averages of more than $10,000 this weekend lead by the debut of the documentary Control Room, which earned an impressive $27,125 in its lone theatre. Close behind in second place was Shrek 2's record setting debut with an unbelievable average of $25,952 in an unprecedented 4,163 theatres. Lastly, Coffee and Cigarettes managed a second weekend above the $10,000 average mark with $11,558 despite more than tripling its theatre count to 17. More...

Widest Limited Release in a Long Time

May 21st, 2004

Six limited release movies open either tonight or have already opened on Wednesday. And one of them is opening in more theatres than the combined theatres of all the limited releases in the average week. Unfortunately, that release also has by far the weakest reviews. More...

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/05/21 70 $27,125   1 $27,125   $27,125 3
2004/05/28 74 $24,755 -9% 1 $24,755   $67,570 10
2004/06/04 64 $25,320 +2% 1 $25,320   $126,710 17
2004/06/11 21 $141,070 +457% 41 $3,441   $290,174 24
2004/06/18 18 $273,039 +94% 74 $3,690   $654,312 31
2004/06/25 23 $153,455 -44% 74 $2,074   $963,088 38
2004/07/02 23 $193,337 +26% 56 $3,452   $1,059,038 45
2004/07/09 28 $141,076 -27% 56 $2,519   $1,464,902 52
2004/07/16 31 $139,881 -1% 56 $2,498   $1,687,384 59
2004/07/23 39 $113,774 -19% 63 $1,806   $1,885,396 66
2004/07/30 45 $63,799 -44% 49 $1,302   $2,014,566 73
2004/08/06 48 $68,411 +7% 47 $1,456   $2,123,108 80
2004/08/13 55 $51,047 -25% 44 $1,160   $2,222,612 87
2004/08/20 56 $40,060 -22% 32 $1,252   $2,301,502 94
2004/09/03 66 $19,399   18 $1,078   $2,413,572 108
2004/09/10 74 $19,543 +1% 18 $1,086   $2,444,173 115
2004/09/17 74 $20,041 +3% 19 $1,055   $2,476,620 122
2004/09/24 79 $16,789 -16% 21 $799   $2,507,462 129
2004/10/01 75 $15,475 -8% 22 $703   $2,532,559 136
2004/10/22 91 $7,564   8 $946   $2,576,552 157
2004/10/29 75 $6,117 -19% 13 $471   $2,586,511 164

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/05/21 69 $42,815   1 $42,815   $42,815 7
2004/05/28 58 $58,575 +37% 1 $58,575   $101,390 14
2004/06/04 58 $47,714 -19% 1 $47,714   $149,104 21
2004/06/11 23 $232,169 +387% 41 $5,663   $381,273 28
2004/06/18 18 $428,360 +85% 74 $5,789   $809,633 35
2004/06/25 37 $56,068 -87% 74 $758   $865,701 42
2004/07/02 22 $458,125 +717% 56 $8,181   $1,323,826 49
2004/07/09 30 $223,677 -51% 56 $3,994   $1,547,503 56
2004/07/16 34 $224,119 n/c 56 $4,002   $1,771,622 63
2004/07/23 37 $179,145 -20% 63 $2,844   $1,950,767 70
2004/07/30 45 $103,930 -42% 49 $2,121   $2,054,697 77
2004/08/06 47 $116,868 +12% 47 $2,487   $2,171,565 84
2004/08/13 50 $89,877 -23% 44 $2,043   $2,261,442 91
2004/09/03 65 $30,457   18 $1,692   $2,424,630 112
2004/09/10 70 $31,949 +5% 18 $1,775   $2,456,579 119
2004/09/17 72 $34,094 +7% 19 $1,794   $2,490,673 126
2004/09/24 74 $26,411 -23% 21 $1,258   $2,517,084 133
2004/10/22 82 $11,406   8 $1,426   $2,580,394 161
2004/10/29 74 $9,222 -19% 13 $709   $2,589,616 168

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