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Equilibrium (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,190,018Details
International Box Office $4,155,851
Worldwide Box Office $5,345,869
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
38% - Rotten
81% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 6th, 2002 (Limited) by Miramax/Dimension
Video Release: May 13th, 2003 by Dimension Home
MPAA Rating: R for violence
Running Time: 107 minutes
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Keywords: Prologue, Voiceover/Narration, Post Apocalypse, Cyberpunk, Surprise Twist, False Identity, Death of a Spouse or Fiancée / Fiancé, Young Child Dealing with the Death of a Parent, Dream Sequence, Martial Arts
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,920 $16,410 Dec 20, 2002 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,926 $268,016 Dec 13, 2002 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,832 $541,512 Dec 6, 2002 3


   Clerick John Preston
Emily Watson    Mary O'Brian
Taye Diggs    Clerick Brandt
Angus MacFadyen    Master Clerick/Father
Sean Bean    Partridge
William Fichtner   
Oliver Brandl    The Technician
Dominic Purcell    Seamus

Production and Technical Credits

Executive Producer    Bob Weinstein
Executive Producer    Harvey Weinstein
Composer    Klaus Badelt

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April 9th, 2012

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April 3rd, 2012

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/12/06 19 $541,512   301 $1,799   $541,512 3
2002/12/13 25 $268,016 -51% 301 $890   $1,050,459 10
2002/12/20 54 $16,410 -94% 26 $631   $1,190,018 17

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/12/06 18 $186,000   301 $618   $190,000 1
2002/12/07 19 $217,000 +17% 301 $721   $407,000 2
2002/12/08 18 $138,000 -36% 301 $458   $541,512 3

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/12/06 19 $782,443   301 $2,599   $782,443 7
2002/12/13 25 $391,165 -50% 301 $1,300   $1,173,608 14
2002/12/20 56 $16,410 -96% 26 $631   $1,190,018 21

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