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The Dead Lands (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $5,240Details
International Box Office $44,385Details
Worldwide Box Office $49,625
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Hongi - a Maori chieftain's teenage son - must avenge his father's murder in order to bring peace and honor to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains, led by Wirepa, Hongi's only hope is to pass through the feared and forbidden Dead Lands and forge an uneasy alliance with the mysterious "Warrior", a ruthless fighter who has ruled the area for years.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 14,225 $5,240
All Time International Box Office 7,957 $44,385
All Time Worldwide Box Office 14,699 $49,625
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 6,633 $5,240
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 4,298 $5,240
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 2,250 $44,385
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 4,035 $49,625

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 17th, 2015 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
International Releases: February 5th, 2015 (Limited) (Australia)
Video Release: August 4th, 2015 by Magnolia Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for brutal bloody violence.
(Rating bulletin 2360, 2/11/2015)
Running Time: 109 minutes
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Keywords: New Zealand, Revenge, Maori
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Toa Fraser, Matthew Metcalf, GFC Fightertown, XYZ Films, New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand Film Production Fund Trust
Production Countries: New Zealand

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 9,206 $400 May 1, 2015 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 4,566 $400 May 1, 2015 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 4,335 $400 May 1, 2015 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 10,303 $649 Apr 24, 2015 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 5,393 $649 Apr 24, 2015 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 5,344 $325 Apr 24, 2015 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 11,877 $1,327 Apr 17, 2015 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 6,862 $1,327 Apr 17, 2015 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 6,999 $442 Apr 17, 2015 3
Theater Average Limited Release 54,296 $442 Apr 17, 2015 3
Top 2015 Theater Average Limited Release 2,160 $442 Apr 17, 2015 3
Never Wide Domestic 7,987 $5,240 Apr 17, 2015 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 11,374 $5,240 Apr 17, 2015 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 6,302 0 Apr 17, 2015 0


   The Warrior
Te Kohe Tuhaka    Wirepa
Xavier Horan    Rangi
George Henare    Tane
Raukura Turei    Mehe
Rena Owen    Hongi's Grandmother

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Matthew Metcalfe
Screenwriter    Glenn Standring
Producer    Glenn Standring
Co-Producer    Tainui Stephens
Co-Producer    Norman Merry
Executive Producer    Peter Hampden
Executive Producer    Nick Spicer
Cinematographer    Leon Narbey
Editor    Dan Kircher
Production Designer    Grant Major
Line Producer    Catherine Madigan
Composer    Don McGlashan
Stunt Coordinator    Steve McQuillan
Costume Designer    Barbara Darragh
Make-up, Hair and Prosthetics Designer    Davina Lamont
Casting Director    Liz Mullane

Per Theater Chart: Felix et Machina

April 21st, 2015

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Limited Releases: Going Dark

April 17th, 2015

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There's a lot of films that might be opening in limited release this week, but many of them have not enough reviews to have a Tomatometer Score. (I'll be skipping most of those.) Worse still, many that do are earning terrible reviews. There are some that are worth watching, like Alex of Venice, Felix and Meira, and Tangerines. On the other hand, I wouldn't bet on any of them finding success at the box office. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/04/17 85 $1,327   3 $442   $1,327 3
2015/04/24 103 $649 -51% 2 $325   $3,688 10
2015/05/01 90 $400 -38% 1 $400   $4,426 17

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/04/17 91 $3,039   3 $1,013   $3,039 7
2015/04/24 109 $987 -68% 2 $494   $4,026 14
2015/05/01 89 $1,214 +23% 1 $1,214   $5,240 21

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 2/5/2015 $39,317 5 5 8 $44,385 7/1/2015
International Total$44,385 7/1/2015

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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