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Darkness Falls (2003)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $32,539,681Details
International Box Office $14,750,077
Worldwide Box Office $47,289,758
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  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
9% - Rotten
Audience
34% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$7,000,000
Domestic Releases: January 24th, 2003 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: April 22nd, 2003 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for terror and horror images, and brief language
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Village Roadshow Productions, Revolution Studios

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,813 $14,010 May 2, 2003 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,740 $31,443 Apr 25, 2003 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,889 $37,541 Apr 18, 2003 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,750 $70,039 Apr 11, 2003 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,985 $75,127 Apr 4, 2003 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,474 $14,000 Mar 28, 2003 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,782 $63,883 Mar 21, 2003 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,361 $144,741 Mar 14, 2003 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,376 $227,474 Mar 7, 2003 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,306 $448,538 Feb 28, 2003 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,576 $706,117 Feb 21, 2003 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,068 $2,108,232 Feb 14, 2003 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,875 $3,820,366 Feb 7, 2003 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,607 $7,018,472 Jan 31, 2003 10
Biggest January Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 223 $12,024,917 Jan 24, 2003 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,532 $12,024,917 Jan 24, 2003 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,064 2,837 Jan 24, 2003 3
Biggest January Day at the Domestic Box Office 424 $5,508,000 Jan 25, 2003 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 2,254 $5,508,000 Jan 25, 2003 2

Cast

Chaney Kley    Kyle
Emma Caulfield    Caitlin
Joshua Anderson    Young Kyle
Andrew Bayly    Officer Batten
Emily Browning    Young Caitlin
Lee Cormie    Michael
Peter Curtin    Dr. Travis
Daniel Daperis    Young Larry
Rebecca McCauley    Kyle's Mom
Kestie Morassi    Nurse Lauren
Steve Mouzakis    Dr. Peter Murphy
Alannah Oliver    Kimberly
Grant Piro    Larry
Angus Sampson    Ray
Christian Schaeffer    Young Ray
Peter Stanton    Captain Henry
Sullivan Stapleton    Matt
Sherilyn Fenn    Sally Driscoll

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Brian Tyler

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/01/24 1 $12,024,917   2,837 $4,239   $12,024,917 3
2003/01/31 6 $7,018,472 -42% 2,865 $2,450   $21,802,315 10
2003/02/07 9 $3,820,366 -46% 2,456 $1,556   $26,806,695 17
2003/02/14 15 $2,108,232 -45% 1,539 $1,370   $29,877,615 24
2003/02/21 21 $706,117 -67% 602 $1,173   $30,919,502 31
2003/02/28 23 $448,538 -36% 307 $1,461   $31,521,572 38
2003/03/07 29 $227,474 -49% 194 $1,173   $31,830,509 45
2003/03/14 41 $144,741 -36% 134 $1,080   $32,032,215 52
2003/03/21 51 $63,883 -56% 67 $953   $32,131,483 59
2003/03/28 80 $14,000 -78% 18 $778   $32,145,483 66
2003/04/04 47 $75,127 +437% 111 $677   $32,241,506 73
2003/04/11 48 $70,039 -7% 111 $631   $32,385,584 80
2003/04/18 63 $37,541 -46% 47 $799   $32,423,125 87
2003/04/25 61 $31,443 -16% 47 $669   $32,516,824 94
2003/05/02 83 $14,010 -55% 21 $667   $32,539,681 101

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/01/24 1 $4,917,000   2,837 $1,733   $4,917,000 1
2003/01/25 2 $5,508,000 +12% 2,837 $1,941   $10,425,000 2
2003/01/26 2 $1,760,000 -68% 2,837 $620   $12,185,000 3
2003/01/27 1 $763,000 -57% 2,837 $269   $12,788,000 4
2003/01/28 2 $702,000 -8% 2,837 $247   $13,490,000 5
2003/01/29 2 $611,000 -13% 2,837 $215   $14,102,000 6
2003/01/30 2 $682,000 +12% 2,837 $240   $14,784,000 7
2003/01/31 4 $2,401,000 +252% 2,837 $846   $17,185,000 8
2003/02/01 6 $3,136,558 +31% 2,865 $1,095   $20,321,758 9
2003/02/02 7 $1,480,557 -53% 2,865 $517   $21,802,315 10
2003/02/03 6 $303,000 -80% 2,865 $106   $22,105,000 11
2003/02/04 8 $310,000 +2% 2,865 $108   $22,415,000 12
2003/02/05 9 $268,000 -14% 2,865 $94   $22,683,000 13
2003/02/06 8 $303,000 +13% 2,865 $106   $22,986,000 14
2003/02/07 7 $1,258,500 +315% 2,456 $512   $24,244,500 15
2003/02/08 9 $1,736,564 +38% 2,456 $707   $25,949,989 16
2003/02/09 10 $856,706 -51% 2,456 $349   $26,806,695 17

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/01/24 1 $14,783,843   2,837 $5,211   $14,783,843 7
2003/01/31 6 $8,202,486 -45% 2,865 $2,863   $22,986,329 14
2003/02/07 10 $4,783,054 -42% 2,456 $1,947   $27,769,383 21
2003/02/14 15 $2,444,002 -49% 1,539 $1,588   $30,213,385 28
2003/02/21 23 $859,649 -65% 602 $1,428   $31,073,034 35
2003/02/28 23 $530,001 -38% 307 $1,726   $31,603,035 42
2003/03/07 31 $284,439 -46% 194 $1,466   $31,887,474 49
2003/03/14 41 $180,126 -37% 134 $1,344   $32,067,600 56
2003/03/21 58 $63,883 -65% 67 $953   $32,131,483 63
2003/03/28 73 $34,896 -45% 18 $1,939   $32,166,379 70
2003/04/04 42 $149,166 +327% 111 $1,344   $32,315,545 77
2003/04/11 56 $70,039 -53% 111 $631   $32,385,584 84
2003/04/18 54 $99,797 +42% 47 $2,123   $32,485,381 91
2003/04/25 67 $40,290 -60% 47 $857   $32,525,671 98
2003/05/02 91 $14,010 -65% 21 $667   $32,539,681 105

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