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Desierto (2016)

Desierto poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,002,036Details
International Box Office $2,476,215Details
Worldwide Box Office $4,478,251
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Synopsis

What begins as a hopeful journey to seek a better life becomes a harrowing and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante chases a group of unarmed men and women through the treacherous U.S.-Mexican border. In the harsh, unforgiving desert terrain, the odds are stacked firmly against them as they continuously discover there’s nowhere to hide from the unrelenting, merciless killer.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
58% - Rotten
Audience
54% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 14th, 2016 (Limited) by STX Entertainment
International Releases: April 13th, 2016 (Wide) (France)
April 15th, 2016 (Wide) (Mexico)
September 21st, 2016 (Wide) (South Korea)
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence and language.
(Rating bulletin 2411 (Cert 50189), 2/10/2016)
Running Time: 90 minutes
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Keywords: Desert, Vigilante, Border Town, Immigration
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Esperanto Kino, Orange Studio, CG Cinema, Itaca Films, IM Global
Production Countries: France,
Mexico

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,328 $99,185 Nov 11, 2016 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,635 $131,646 Nov 4, 2016 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,486 $308,862 Oct 28, 2016 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,619 $499,743 Oct 21, 2016 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,880 $514,282 Oct 14, 2016 3

Cast

   Moises
Jeffrey Dean Morgan    Sam
Alondra Hidalgo    Adela
Diego Catano    Mechas
Marco Perez    Lobo
Oscar Flores    Ramiro
David Peralt Arreola    Ulises
Butch McCain    Radio Talk Show Host
David Lorenzo    Ulises
Erik Vasquez    Coyote

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Jonas Cuaron
Screenwriter    Mateo Garcia
Producer    Alfonso Cuarón
Producer    Carlos Alfonso
Producer    Alex Garcia
Producer    Charles Gillibert
Executive Producer    David Linde
Executive Producer    Gael Garcia Bernal
Executive Producer    Nicolás Celis

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October 16th, 2016

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October 14th, 2016

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/10/14 18 $514,282   73 $7,045   $514,282 3
2016/10/21 18 $499,743 -3% 168 $2,975   $1,145,083 10
2016/10/28 22 $308,862 -38% 168 $1,838   $1,607,334 17
2016/11/04 30 $131,646 -57% 102 $1,291   $1,828,933 24
2016/11/11 35 $99,185 -25% 54 $1,837   $1,969,105 31

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/10/14 - $146,728   73 $2,010   $146,728 1
2016/10/15 - $176,824 +21% 73 $2,422   $323,552 2
2016/10/16 - $190,730 +8% 73 $2,613   $514,282 3
2016/10/17 - $36,230 -81% 73 $496   $550,512 4
2016/10/18 - $40,356 +11% 73 $553   $590,868 5
2016/10/19 - $27,616 -32% 73 $378   $618,484 6
2016/10/20 - $26,856 -3% 73 $368   $645,340 7
2016/10/21 - $111,600 +316% 168 $664   $756,940 8
2016/10/22 - $180,984 +62% 168 $1,077   $937,924 9
2016/10/23 - $207,159 +14% 168 $1,233   $1,145,083 10
2016/10/24 - $40,207 -81% 168 $239   $1,185,290 11
2016/10/25 - $50,776 +26% 168 $302   $1,236,066 12
2016/10/26 - $30,287 -40% 168 $180   $1,266,353 13
2016/10/27 - $32,119 +6% 168 $191   $1,298,472 14
2016/10/28 - $71,769 +123% 168 $427   $1,370,241 15
2016/10/29 - $113,112 +58% 168 $673   $1,483,353 16
2016/10/30 - $123,981 +10% 168 $738   $1,607,334 17
2016/10/31 - $22,466 -82% 168 $134   $1,629,800 18
2016/11/01 - $31,477 +40% 168 $187   $1,661,277 19
2016/11/02 - $20,555 -35% 168 $122   $1,681,832 20
2016/11/03 - $15,455 -25% 168 $92   $1,697,287 21
2016/11/04 - $28,802 +86% 102 $282   $1,726,089 22
2016/11/05 - $50,154 +74% 102 $492   $1,776,243 23
2016/11/06 - $52,690 +5% 102 $517   $1,828,933 24
2016/11/07 - $10,875 -79% 102 $107   $1,839,808 25
2016/11/08 - $12,193 +12% 102 $120   $1,852,001 26
2016/11/09 - $9,383 -23% 102 $92   $1,861,384 27
2016/11/10 - $8,536 -9% 102 $84   $1,869,920 28
2016/11/11 - $21,889 +156% 54 $405   $1,891,809 29
2016/11/12 - $38,182 +74% 54 $707   $1,929,991 30
2016/11/13 - $39,114 +2% 54 $724   $1,969,105 31
2016/11/14 - $7,271 -81% 54 $135   $1,976,376 32
2016/11/15 - $7,416 +2% 54 $137   $1,983,792 33
2016/11/16 - $9,210 +24% 54 $171   $1,993,002 34
2016/11/17 - $9,034 -2% 54 $167   $2,002,036 35

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/10/14 19 $645,340   73 $8,840   $645,340 7
2016/10/21 18 $653,132 +1% 168 $3,888   $1,298,472 14
2016/10/28 22 $398,815 -39% 168 $2,374   $1,697,287 21
2016/11/04 31 $172,633 -57% 102 $1,692   $1,869,920 28
2016/11/11 36 $132,116 -23% 54 $2,447   $2,002,036 35

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
France 4/13/2016 $316,532 98 98 98 $316,532 6/9/2016
Mexico 4/15/2016 $568,170 0 0 0 $2,056,025 6/9/2016
South Korea 9/21/2016 $0 0 113 113 $89,342 10/27/2016
 
Rest of World $14,316
 
International Total$2,476,215 10/27/2016

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