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Ernest et Celestine (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $292,562Details
International Box Office $9,083,882Details
Worldwide Box Office $9,376,444
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $192,930 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $216,867 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $409,797
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$12,500,000
Domestic Releases: March 1st, 2013 (Limited) by Mongrel Media, released as Ernest & Celestine (Canada)
February 28th, 2014 (Limited) by GKIDS, released as Ernest & Celestine
International Releases: December 12th, 2012 (Wide) (Lithuania)
March 1st, 2013 (Limited), released as Ernest & Celestine (Canada)
April 10th, 2014 (Wide) (Germany)
July 3rd, 2014 (Wide), released as Ernest & Celestine (New Zealand)
Video Release: June 17th, 2014 by Cinedigm/New Video, released as Ernest & Celestine
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Comparisons: vs. Gake no ue no Ponyo
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Keywords: Animal Lead, Poverty, Orphan, Busking, Musicians, Dream Sequence, Fugitive / On the Run, Prison, Courtroom Drama
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Hand Animation
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Countries: France

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,555 $319 Apr 5, 2013 35
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,748 $1,702 Mar 29, 2013 28
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,663 $1,414 Mar 22, 2013 21
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,812 $5,362 Mar 15, 2013 14
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,948 $23,755 Mar 8, 2013 7

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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 17th, 2014

June 17th, 2014

It's a good week / bad week on the home market. There are several releases coming out this week that are absolutely worth picking up. But there are also several of these where I'm still waiting for screeners to arrive, some of which are contenders for Pick of the Week, like The Grand Budapest Hotel or House of Cards. Other potential Pick of the Week contenders include Ernest and Celestine on Blu-ray Combo Pack and The LEGO Movie on Blu-ray Combo Pack. It was literally a coin toss and Ernest and Celestine won. Meanwhile, No Clue on DVD wins the Puck of the Week, for the best Canadian release of the week. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Ernest and Celestine

June 15th, 2014

Pretty much every year, the Oscar nominations for Best Animated Feature includes one surprise nomination. I don't mean one film that didn't earn strong enough reviews to be an Oscar-contender (although that also happens a lot) but a film that most mainstream moviegoers haven't heard of before the nominations are announced. Last year, that film was Ernest and Celestine. The film only got a token release in theaters, but it is coming out on DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack this week. Did it earn the nomination? And is the Blu-ray Combo Pack worth picking up? More...

Per Theater Chart: Wind Rises to the Top

March 5th, 2014

Ernest & Celestine poster

There were three films in the $10,000 club this past weekend, two that were not a surprise, but one that was a huge surprise. Leading the way was The Lunchbox with an average of $14,847 in three theaters. This film earned 94% positive reviews. Likewise, Ernest & Celestine earned 100% positive reviews, so its start of $13,078 in one theater is also to be expected. In between those two films was The Bag Man, which earned an average of $14,616 in two theaters, but only managed 9% positive reviews. More...

Weekend Estimates: Non-Stop Tops Son of God on Oscar Weekend

March 2nd, 2014

Non-Stop poster

Even with awards shows dominating industry headlines this weekend, three movies, none of which are nominated for anything, will manage to top $20 million at the box office. Top of the pile will be Liam Neeson actioner Non-Stop, which will debut with a shade over $30 million. That's the best performance for a non-sequel movie Neeson has headlined. Not far behind, Son of God is projected to earn around $26.5 million this weekend, and Fox is projecting it to top the chart on Sunday. The third movie topping $20 million will be The LEGO Movie, which passes $200 million in the process in its 4th weekend in release. More...

Limited Releases take on the Oscars

February 28th, 2014

Ernest & Celestine poster

It is Oscar weekend, so it should come as no surprise there are not a lot of limited releases with the usual target audience. Art house aficionados will be paying more attention to the Awards than to new releases. Ernest & Celestine is the lone exception, which is the only Oscar-nominated film on this week's list and the best reviewed as well. Most of the rest of the movies are earning reviews that range from mixed to outright terrible. The Lunchbox could be the break-out hit of the weekend, if there is a break-out hit. More...

2014 Awards Season: Oscar Highlight: Best Animated Feature

February 15th, 2014

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With our annual Oscar Prediction contest underway, now is the best time to look at the nominees and try and figure out who the favorites are and which films should just feel honored to be nominated. Today we look at Best Animated Feature Film, which looked like it would be competitive for most of the year, then Frozen came out and instantly became the favorite. Is it the favorite? Or is there a dark horse out there? More...

2014 Awards Season: Oscars Understand the Gravity of the Situation

January 16th, 2014

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The Oscar nominations were announced this morning and there are some surprises mixed in with the predictable results. Gravity and American Hustle led the way with ten nominations each while 12 Years a Slave was right behind with nine. The fact that 12 Years a Slave wasn't the leader is the first of the surprises. More...

Per Theater Chart: Somebody Up There Likes These Films

March 13th, 2013

There were a trio of films to top the $10,000 mark on the per theater chart. Somebody Up There Likes Me earned first place with $34,362 in its one theater. The overall number one film, Oz the Great and Powerful, earned second place with an average of $20,223 in nearly 4,000 theaters. The final film in the $10,000 club was The We and the I, which managed $10,774 in one theater. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/03/08 59 $23,755   27 $880   $106,627 7
2013/03/15 81 $5,362 -77% 14 $383   $117,160 14
2013/03/22 102 $1,414 -74% 3 $471   $123,222 21
2013/03/29 104 $1,702 +20% 1 $1,702   $127,432 28
2013/04/05 114 $319 -81% 1 $319   $129,809 35
2013/05/10 104 $651   3 $217   $135,013 7
2014/02/28 62 $13,078   1 $13,078   $148,996 3
2014/03/07 66 $10,953 -16% 6 $1,826   $161,878 10
2014/03/14 51 $39,556 +261% 9 $4,395   $205,431 17

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/02/28 - $2,319   1 $2,319   $138,237 1
2014/03/01 - $7,819 +237% 1 $7,819   $146,056 2
2014/03/02 - $2,940 -62% 1 $2,940   $148,996 3
2014/03/07 - $2,888   6 $481   $151,884 8
2014/03/08 - $4,499 +56% 6 $750   $156,383 9
2014/03/09 - $3,566 -21% 6 $594   $159,949 10
2014/03/10 - $1,010 -72% 6 $168   $160,959 11
2014/03/11 - $1,122 +11% 6 $187   $162,081 12
2014/03/12 - $1,924 +71% 6 $321   $164,005 13
2014/03/13 - $1,870 -3% 6 $312   $165,875 14
2014/04/28 - $836   20 $42   $290,286 60
2014/04/29 - $872 +4% 20 $44   $291,158 61
2014/04/30 - $654 -25% 20 $33   $291,812 62
2014/05/01 - $750 +15% 20 $38   $292,562 63

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/03/01 53 $76,637   27 $2,838   $76,637 7
2013/03/08 62 $28,314 -63% 27 $1,049   $111,186 14
2013/03/15 79 $8,814 -69% 17 $518   $121,808 21
2013/03/22 97 $3,922 -56% 3 $1,307   $125,730 25
2013/03/29 101 $3,388 -14% 1 $3,388   $129,490 7
2013/04/05 102 $2,257 -33% 1 $2,257   $131,747 39
2013/04/12 114 $714 -68% 1 $714   $132,461 7
2013/04/19 112 $351 -51% 1 $351   $134,243 14
2013/05/10 113 $650   3 $217   $135,012 7
2013/05/17 99 $699 +8% 4 $175   $135,918 14
2014/02/28 63 $15,007   1 $15,007   $150,925 7
2014/03/07 62 $14,950 n/c 6 $2,492   $165,875 14
2014/03/21 62 $15,166   7 $2,167   $220,597 28
2014/03/28 50 $42,250 +179% 12 $3,521   $262,847 35
2014/04/04 74 $5,717 -86% 24 $238   $268,564 42
2014/04/18 55 $20,886   31 $674   $289,450 56
2014/04/25 83 $3,112 -85% 20 $156   $292,562 63

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Canada 3/1/2013 $0 0 0 0 $0
Germany 4/10/2014 $0 0 1 1 $309 10/20/2015
Lithuania 12/12/2012 $0 0 1 1 $1,671 6/9/2016
New Zealand 7/3/2014 $0 0 33 33 $53,300 1/8/2016
 
Rest of World $9,028,602
 
International Total$9,083,882 6/9/2016

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