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Dark Horse (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $166,228Details
International Box Office $88,797Details
Worldwide Box Office $255,025
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Synopsis

In his mid-30s, Abe clings to the trappings of his adolescence, including the extensive collection of toys and action figures adorning his boyhood bedroom. Still living with his parents Jackie and Phyllis, Abe works for his increasingly disappointed Dad and spends evenings ruthlessly trouncing his Mom at backgammon. His older brother Richard's success as a California doctor only feeds Abe’s resentment and rage at his family over his failures. When Abe meets Miranda, whose personal and professional disasters have sent her scrambling back to the safety of her parents’ suburban home, he sees what he thinks is a chance at true love. Abe throws himself into pursuing the overmedicated Miranda, convincing her to marry him after a whirlwind courtship. But, as the couple haltingly prepares to start a new life together, the film swerves into Abe’s subconscious, where his crippling self-doubt and dark fears begin to undermine his nearly realized dream of a fuller life.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 10,048 $166,228
All Time International Box Office 7,438 $88,797
All Time Worldwide Box Office 12,144 $255,025
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 3,229 $166,228

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 8th, 2012 (Limited) by Brainstorm Media
International Releases: June 29th, 2012 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
August 29th, 2012 (Wide) (France)
August 30th, 2012 (Wide) (Lebanon)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 85 minutes
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Keywords: Delayed Adulthood, Romance, Dysfunctional Family
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Goldcrest Films, Double Hope Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,386 $3,973 Aug 24, 2012 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,360 $3,973 Aug 24, 2012 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,126 $795 Aug 24, 2012 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,624 $5,702 Aug 17, 2012 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,356 $5,702 Aug 17, 2012 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,031 $950 Aug 17, 2012 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 4,059 $5,226 Aug 10, 2012 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,529 $5,226 Aug 10, 2012 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,670 $653 Aug 10, 2012 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 4,253 $7,703 Aug 3, 2012 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,513 $7,703 Aug 3, 2012 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,485 $856 Aug 3, 2012 59
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 4,946 $12,818 Jul 20, 2012 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,653 $12,818 Jul 20, 2012 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,384 $1,282 Jul 20, 2012 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 5,919 $6,000 Jul 13, 2012 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,254 $6,000 Jul 13, 2012 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,033 $1,000 Jul 13, 2012 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 6,605 $4,756 Jul 6, 2012 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,649 $4,756 Jul 6, 2012 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,616 $1,585 Jul 6, 2012 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 7,168 $5,165 Jun 29, 2012 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,938 $5,165 Jun 29, 2012 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,876 $1,722 Jun 29, 2012 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 7,368 $10,654 Jun 22, 2012 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,905 $10,654 Jun 22, 2012 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,949 $1,332 Jun 22, 2012 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 8,189 $10,209 Jun 15, 2012 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,471 $10,209 Jun 15, 2012 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,360 $5,105 Jun 15, 2012 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 8,861 $13,551 Jun 8, 2012 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,935 $13,551 Jun 8, 2012 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 887 $13,551 Jun 8, 2012 3
Theater Average Limited Release 1,309 $13,551 Jun 8, 2012 3
Top 2012 Theater Average Limited Release 46 $13,551 Jun 8, 2012 3
Never Wide Domestic 3,976 $166,228 Jun 8, 2012 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 7,490 $166,228 Jun 8, 2012 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 2,367 9 Jun 8, 2012 0

Cast

   Richard
Selma Blair    Miranda
Mia Farrow    Phyllis
Jordan Gelber    Abe
Donna Murphy    Marie
Christopher Walken    Jackie
Zachary Booth    Justin
Aasif Mandvi    Mahmoud

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Todd Solondz
Producer    Ted Hope
Producer    Derrick Tseng
Executive Producer    Nick Quested
Cinematographer    Andrij Parekh
Editor    Kevin Messman
Music Supervisor    Michael Hill
Production Designer    Alex DiGerlando

Per Theater Chart: Moon Shines Over Wide Releases

June 12th, 2012

For the third weekend in a row, Moonrise Kingdom remained the top film on the per theater chart with an average of $16,247. Again, most limited releases would kill to have an opening week per theater average that high while playing in only a couple theaters. Moonrise Kingdom did it in its third weekend of release while playing in nearly 100 theaters. To call it a success is an understatement. Prometheus finished in second place with $15,032, while the overall box office leader, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, was right behind with an average of $14,166. Dark Horse opened with $13,551 in its lone theater. Safety Not Guaranteed opened in ninety theaters, which is a little high for a limited release, but it still earned an impressive average of $10,862. More...

Limited Releases: Success Not Guaranteed

June 8th, 2012

There are quite a few limited releases on this week's list, including quite a few that earned some pre-release buzz: Bel Ami, Dark Horse, Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding, Lola Versus, and Safety Not Guarenteed. Unfortunately, only the last one is earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. Hopefully it will perform well enough that it can escape the art house circuit and earn some measure of mainstream success. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/06/08 60 $13,551   1 $13,551   $13,551 3
2012/06/15 64 $10,209 -25% 2 $5,105   $30,513 10
2012/06/22 61 $10,654 +4% 8 $1,332   $48,285 17
2012/06/29 64 $5,165 -52% 3 $1,722   $62,591 24
2012/07/06 65 $4,756 -8% 3 $1,585   $74,547 31
2012/07/13 62 $6,000 +26% 6 $1,000   $85,536 38
2012/07/20 55 $12,818 +114% 10 $1,282   $101,488 45
2012/08/03 62 $7,703   9 $856   $141,637 59
2012/08/10 75 $5,226 -32% 8 $653   $150,482 66
2012/08/17 67 $5,702 +9% 6 $950   $159,023 73
2012/08/24 79 $3,973 -30% 5 $795   $166,228 80

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/06/08 61 $20,304   1 $20,304   $20,304 7
2012/06/15 63 $17,327 -15% 2 $8,664   $37,631 14
2012/06/22 60 $19,795 +14% 8 $2,474   $57,426 21
2012/06/29 65 $12,365 -38% 3 $4,122   $69,791 28
2012/07/13 64 $9,134   6 $1,522   $88,670 42
2012/08/03 68 $11,322   9 $1,258   $145,256 63
2012/08/10 69 $8,065 -29% 8 $1,008   $153,321 70
2012/08/17 68 $8,934 +11% 6 $1,489   $162,255 77
2012/08/24 80 $3,973 -56% 5 $795   $166,228 84

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
France 8/29/2012 $60,318 29 29 29 $60,318 12/11/2015
Lebanon 8/30/2012 $861 1 1 3 $2,095 12/11/2015
United Kingdom 6/29/2012 $11,327 7 7 14 $26,384 12/10/2015
 
International Total$88,797 12/11/2015

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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