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Encounters at the End of the World (2008)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $944,933Details
International Box Office $307,680Details
Worldwide Box Office $1,252,613
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 8,001-8,100) 8,006 $944,933
All Time International Box Office (Rank 7,301-7,400) 7,316 $307,680
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 10,101-10,200) 10,192 $1,252,613
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,652 $944,933

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 11th, 2008 (Limited) by ThinkFilm
MPAA Rating: G
Running Time: 99 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Top 2008 Theater Average 43 $18,519 Jun 20, 2008 12

Production and Technical Credits

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January 22nd, 2009

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December 2nd, 2008

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November 18th, 2008

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Kit the Smart Choice on the Per Theater Chart

June 24th, 2008

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2008/06/13 59 $17,730   1 $17,730   $25,913 1
2008/06/20 54 $18,519 +4% 1 $18,519   $60,330 2
2008/06/27 37 $49,101 +165% 8 $6,138   $127,035 3
2008/07/04 35 $74,100 +51% 19 $3,900   $243,275 4
2008/07/11 32 $79,436 +7% 32 $2,482   $361,174 5
2008/07/18 38 $65,900 -17% 39 $1,690   $479,501 6
2008/07/25 34 $62,633 -5% 36 $1,740   $578,334 7
2008/08/01 43 $46,301 -26% 32 $1,447   $659,666 8
2008/08/08 50 $40,783 -12% 36 $1,133   $723,966 9
2008/08/15 57 $28,617 -30% 29 $987   $777,380 10
2008/08/22 65 $17,841 -38% 20 $892   $812,541 11
2008/08/29 75 $11,898 -33% 15 $793   $835,194 12
2008/09/05 71 $17,772 +49% 24 $741   $861,707 13
2008/09/12 77 $13,331 -25% 21 $635   $884,681 14
2008/09/19 89 $6,983 -48% 14 $499   $900,034 15
2008/09/26 76 $9,367 +34% 20 $468   $915,395 16
2008/10/03 100 $3,217 -66% 6 $536   $921,813 17
2008/10/10 103 $2,427 -25% 7 $347   $926,736 18
2008/10/17 90 $3,777 +56% 4 $944   $932,590 19
2008/10/24 96 $3,724 -1% 5 $745   $939,490 20
2008/10/31 113 $1,730 -54% 4 $433   $943,934 21

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/09/01 69 $2,573   15 $172   $837,767 83

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2008/06/13 52 $33,628   1 $33,628   $41,811 2
2008/06/20 50 $36,123 +7% 1 $36,123   $77,934 3
2008/06/27 40 $83,558 +131% 8 $10,445   $161,492 4
2008/07/04 34 $112,563 +35% 19 $5,924   $281,738 5
2008/07/11 32 $132,524 +18% 32 $4,141   $413,601 6
2008/07/18 39 $102,100 -23% 39 $2,618   $515,701 7
2008/07/25 34 $97,664 -4% 36 $2,713   $613,365 8
2008/08/01 46 $69,818 -29% 33 $2,116   $683,183 9
2008/08/08 53 $65,580 -6% 36 $1,822   $748,763 10
2008/08/15 60 $45,937 -30% 32 $1,436   $794,700 11
2008/08/22 68 $28,596 -38% 21 $1,362   $823,296 12
2008/08/29 75 $20,639 -28% 16 $1,290   $843,935 13
2008/09/05 69 $27,415 +33% 26 $1,054   $871,350 14
2008/09/12 73 $21,701 -21% 25 $868   $893,051 15
2008/09/19 79 $12,977 -40% 19 $683   $906,028 16
2008/09/26 77 $12,568 -3% 21 $598   $918,596 17
2008/10/03 90 $5,713 -55% 6 $952   $924,309 18
2008/10/10 99 $4,504 -21% 9 $500   $928,813 19
2008/10/17 88 $6,953 +54% 6 $1,159   $935,766 20
2008/10/24 90 $6,438 -7% 6 $1,073   $942,204 21
2008/10/31 113 $2,729 -58% 6 $455   $944,933 22

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