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Drive Angry (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $10,721,033Details
International Box Office $30,321,550
Worldwide Box Office $41,042,583
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $5,042,094 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $3,373,741 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $8,415,835
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Synopsis

John Milton is a hardened felon who has broken out of hell for one last chance at redemption. Intent on stopping a vicious cult who murdered his daughter, he has three days to stop them before they sacrifice her baby beneath a full moon. He's joined by Piper - a young, sexy waitress who liberates her ex-boyfriend's cherry-red muscle car in order to help Milton. Now, the two of them are hot on the trail of the deadly leader of the cult, Jonah King, who believes it is his destiny to use the baby to unleash hell on earth. But the bloodthirsty cult is the least of Milton's problems. The police are after him too. And worse, an enigmatic killer known only as "The Accountant" - who has been sent by the Devil to retrieve Milton and deliver him back to hell. With wicked cunning and hypnotic savagery, the Accountant will relentlessly pursue Milton at high speed across the country until his mission is accomplished. Fueled by high octane and pure rage, Milton must use his anger to go beyond all human limits to avenge his daughter's murder, before his last chance at redemption is revoked.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
46% - Rotten
Audience
37% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$50,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 25th, 2011 (Wide) by Summit Entertainment
Video Release: May 31st, 2011 by Summit Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for strong brutal violence throughout, grisly images, some graphic sexual content, nudity and pervasive language.
(Rating bulletin 2147, 11/17/2010)
Running Time: 104 minutes
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Keywords: 3-D, Heaven and Hell, Occult, Demons, Revenge, Rescue, Car Chase, Hitmen, Prologue, Voiceover/Narration, Visual Effects, Relationships Gone Wrong, Boss From Hell, Non-Chronological, Grindhouse
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,928 $25,179 Apr 15, 2011 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,714 $59,256 Apr 8, 2011 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,277 $15,254 Apr 1, 2011 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,384 $27,549 Mar 25, 2011 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,612 $39,278 Mar 18, 2011 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,503 $304,262 Mar 11, 2011 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,453 $2,225,659 Mar 4, 2011 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,874 $5,187,625 Feb 25, 2011 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,857 2,290 Feb 25, 2011 3

Cast

   John Milton
   Piper
William Fichtner    The Accountant
Billy Burke    Jonah King
Charlotte Ross    Candy
Christa Campbell    Mona
Tom Atkins    Cap
Katy Mixon    Norma Jean
Jack McGee    Fat Lou
Todd Farmer    Frank
David Morse    Webster

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Michael De Luca
Producer    Rene Besson
Producer    Adam Fields
Executive Producer    Avi Lerner
Executive Producer    Danny Dimbort
Executive Producer    Trevor Short
Executive Producer    Joe Gatta
Executive Producer    Boaz Davidson
Executive Producer    John Thompson
Co-Producer    Ed Cathell III
Co-Producer    Zach Schiff-Abrams
Co-Producer    Josh Bratman
Director   
Screenwriter    Todd Farmer
Screenwriter    Patrick Lussier

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/02/25 9 $5,187,625   2,290 $2,265   $5,187,625 3
2011/03/04 13 $2,225,659 -57% 2,290 $972   $9,103,951 10
2011/03/11 24 $304,262 -86% 551 $552   $10,308,051 17
2011/03/18 50 $39,278 -87% 95 $413   $10,510,846 24
2011/03/25 61 $27,549 -30% 72 $383   $10,558,225 31
2011/04/01 70 $15,254 -45% 22 $693   $10,590,748 38
2011/04/08 42 $59,256 +288% 126 $470   $10,655,799 45
2011/04/15 53 $25,179 -58% 71 $355   $10,706,786 52

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/02/25 9 $1,629,735   2,290 $712   $1,629,735 1
2011/02/26 9 $2,182,261 +34% 2,290 $953   $3,811,996 2
2011/02/27 9 $1,375,629 -37% 2,290 $601   $5,187,625 3
2011/02/28 7 $429,280 -69% 2,290 $187   $5,616,905 4
2011/03/01 7 $519,270 +21% 2,290 $227   $6,136,175 5
2011/03/02 7 $378,121 -27% 2,290 $165   $6,514,296 6
2011/03/03 8 $363,996 -4% 2,290 $159   $6,878,292 7
2011/03/04 13 $606,290 +67% 2,290 $265   $7,484,582 8
2011/03/05 13 $968,863 +60% 2,290 $423   $8,453,445 9
2011/03/06 13 $650,506 -33% 2,290 $284   $9,103,951 10
2011/03/07 11 $228,025 -65% 2,290 $100   $9,331,976 11
2011/03/08 11 $259,020 +14% 2,290 $113   $9,590,996 12
2011/03/09 11 $206,241 -20% 2,290 $90   $9,797,237 13
2011/03/10 11 $206,552 n/c 2,290 $90   $10,003,789 14
2011/03/11 - $88,269 -57% 551 $160   $10,092,058 15
2011/03/12 - $129,775 +47% 551 $236   $10,221,833 16
2011/03/13 - $86,218 -34% 551 $156   $10,308,051 17
2011/03/14 - $38,321 -56% 551 $70   $10,346,372 18
2011/03/15 - $43,372 +13% 551 $79   $10,389,744 19
2011/03/16 - $41,459 -4% 551 $75   $10,431,203 20
2011/03/17 - $40,365 -3% 551 $73   $10,471,568 21
2011/03/18 - $12,447 -69% 95 $131   $10,484,015 22
2011/03/19 - $16,645 +34% 95 $175   $10,500,660 23
2011/03/20 - $10,186 -39% 95 $107   $10,510,846 24
2011/03/21 - $3,816 -63% 95 $40   $10,514,662 25
2011/03/22 - $5,158 +35% 95 $54   $10,519,820 26
2011/03/23 - $5,184 +1% 95 $55   $10,525,004 27
2011/03/24 - $5,672 +9% 95 $60   $10,530,676 28
2011/03/25 - $8,175 +44% 72 $114   $10,538,851 29
2011/03/26 - $11,951 +46% 72 $166   $10,550,802 30
2011/03/27 - $7,423 -38% 72 $103   $10,558,225 31
2011/03/28 - $3,917 -47% 72 $54   $10,562,142 32
2011/03/29 - $5,597 +43% 72 $78   $10,567,739 33
2011/03/30 - $3,766 -33% 72 $52   $10,571,505 34
2011/03/31 - $3,989 +6% 72 $55   $10,575,494 35
2011/04/01 - $4,579 +15% 22 $208   $10,580,073 36
2011/04/02 - $6,871 +50% 22 $312   $10,586,944 37
2011/04/03 - $3,804 -45% 22 $173   $10,590,748 38
2011/04/04 - $1,392 -63% 22 $63   $10,592,140 39
2011/04/05 - $1,688 +21% 22 $77   $10,593,828 40
2011/04/06 - $1,351 -20% 22 $61   $10,595,179 41
2011/04/07 - $1,364 +1% 22 $62   $10,596,543 42
2011/04/08 - $16,003 +1,073% 22 $727   $10,612,546 43
2011/04/09 - $25,494 +59% 22 $1,159   $10,638,040 44
2011/04/10 - $17,759 -30% 22 $807   $10,655,799 45
2011/04/11 - $6,284 -65% 22 $286   $10,662,083 46
2011/04/12 - $7,505 +19% 22 $341   $10,669,588 47
2011/04/13 - $5,624 -25% 22 $256   $10,675,212 48
2011/04/14 - $6,395 +14% 22 $291   $10,681,607 49
2011/04/15 - $7,194 +12% 71 $101   $10,688,801 50
2011/04/16 - $10,961 +52% 71 $154   $10,699,762 51
2011/04/17 - $7,024 -36% 71 $99   $10,706,786 52
2011/04/18 - $2,960 -58% 71 $42   $10,709,746 53
2011/04/19 - $3,854 +30% 71 $54   $10,713,600 54
2011/04/20 - $3,284 -15% 71 $46   $10,716,884 55
2011/04/21 - $4,149 +26% 71 $58   $10,721,033 56

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/02/25 9 $6,878,292   2,290 $3,004   $6,878,292 7
2011/03/04 13 $3,125,497 -55% 2,290 $1,365   $10,003,789 14
2011/03/11 23 $467,779 -85% 551 $849   $10,471,568 21
2011/03/18 52 $59,108 -87% 95 $622   $10,530,676 28
2011/03/25 62 $44,818 -24% 72 $622   $10,575,494 35
2011/04/01 70 $21,049 -53% 22 $957   $10,596,543 42
2011/04/08 42 $85,064 +304% 126 $675   $10,681,607 49
2011/04/15 54 $39,426 -54% 71 $555   $10,721,033 56

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
6/5/20113145,061 145,061$2,049,712$2,049,7121
6/12/20111649,800-66% 194,861$696,702$2,746,4142
6/19/20112330,667-38% 225,528$475,032$3,221,4463
6/26/20112724,183-21% 249,711$310,752$3,532,1974
7/3/20112619,009-21% 257,439$208,909$3,579,5375

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
6/5/2011269,215 69,215$1,314,397$1,314,3971
6/12/2011716,391-76% 85,606$311,268$1,625,6652

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