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Creature (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $331,000Details
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Synopsis

An ex-Navy seal, his girlfriend and their friends head out on a road trip to New Orleans. The group decides to stop at a roadside convenience store owned by Chopper, who tells them the tale of Lockjaw, a fabled god-like creature who is half-man, half-alligator. The legend has it that an inbred local man by the name of Grimley lost his family to a monstrous white alligator, which then drove him to madness and some believe he was transformed into that very creature that now haunts the depths of the swamps. Their curiosity piqued, the group decides to play along with the local tourist trap and journey deep into the backwoods to find the old dilapidated cabin which is supposed to be the birthplace of the creature. As they set-up camp for the night, their faith is put to the test when Lockjaw turns out to be more than just a myth and they realize the locals are hiding a horrifying secret that jeopardizes them all.

Metrics

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Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
11% - Rotten
Audience
17% - Spilled

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 9th, 2011 (Wide) by The Bubble Factory
MPAA Rating: R for bloody violence and grisly images, some sexual content, graphic nudity, language and brief drug use.
(Rating bulletin 2180, 7/13/2011)
Running Time: 95 minutes
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Keywords: Teenage Slasher, Creature Features, Road Trip, Mutants, Monster
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: The Bubble Factory
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,140 $327,000 Sep 9, 2011 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,919 1,507 Sep 9, 2011 3

Cast

   Niles
   Emily
Amanda Fuller    Beth
Dillon Casey    Oscar
Lauren Schneider    Karen
Aaron Hill    Randy
Daniel Bernhardt    Grimley
   Chopper

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Fred M. Andrews
Screenwriter    Tracy Morse
Producer    Sid Sheinberg
Producer    Jon Sheinberg

Weekend Wrap-Up: Contagion is Catchy, the Rest of Box Office Is Sick

September 12th, 2011

The weekend after the Labor Day long weekend is often the worst weekend of the year, and that appears to be the case this time around. No film matched Thursday's predictions, although a couple came relatively close, like Contagion. Unfortunately, the rest of the new releases really bombed and most of the holdovers fell significantly more than expected. This led to the box office falling 24% from last weekend to just $82 million. This is the lowest it's been all year, and lower than last year, but by less than 1%. Unless next weekend will be even worse, and it is almost hard to imagine that as a possibility, this will be the lowest point for the year. On the other hand, there's a chance that we don't dip below this level for a long, long time, if ever. Given population growth and inflation, hitting these low points are less likely each year. More...

Weekend Estimates: Contagion Has a Healthy Start

September 11th, 2011

Having four wide releases on what is traditionally the slowest weekend of the year never seemed like a good idea. And so it proved for three of the films. The fourth, however, can lay claim to decent numbers this weekend. Contagion posted a very respectable estimated opening of $23.1 million, according to Warner Bros.' on Sunday, with a per theater average of over $7,000. That put it well ahead of The Help, which scored $8.7 million in second place. Warrior will be third with $5.6 million from 1,869 theaters -- not a bad opening, but a $3,000 per theater average won't encourage significant expansion, no matter how good word of mouth is for the film. The other two wide openers would have loved to come even close to that number though. More...

Weekend Predictions: Four Wide Releases for a Slow Weekend

September 8th, 2011

The weekend after the Labor Day long weekend tends to be one of the worst, if not the worst weekend of the year, but that probably won't be the case this year. This weekend we have four wide releases, one of which is a bit of a surprise wide release. One of them, Contagion, could wind up being a real hit. The other three, well, they are not opening truly wide. Maybe The Warrior will be a sleeper hit, but the other two could struggle to reach the top ten. By comparison, this weekend last year Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D was a surprise hit with $26.65 million. It's not terribly likely any film will match that opening, but 2011 has better depth and hopefully that will be the key to victory. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/09/09 29 $327,000   1,507 $217   $327,000 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/09/09 31 $327,000   1,507 $217   $327,000 7

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