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The Escapist (2009)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $13,439Details
International Box Office $450,232
Worldwide Box Office $463,671
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
67% - Fresh
64% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 3rd, 2009 (Limited) by ThinkFilm
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Keywords: Prison
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,934 $632 Apr 17, 2009 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,814 $5,182 Apr 10, 2009 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 11,016 $3,075 Apr 3, 2009 3


Brian Cox    Frank Perry
Joseph Fiennes    Lenny Drake
Dominic Cooper    Lacey
Steven Mackintosh    Tony
Damian Lewis    Rizza

Furious Weekend on the Per Theater Chart

April 7th, 2009

The overall box office leader, Fast and Furious, was also the leader on the Per Theater Chart with an average of $20,500 during its opening weekend. Enlighten Up! returned to the chart in second place with $16,161 in second place. Valentino: The Last Emperor doubled its theater count, again, but remained strong with an average of $14,196 in four theaters. Strong buzz helped Gigantic earn $10,294 in its lone theater. Tulpan failed to reach $10,000 over the weekend with an opening of $8,620 in one theater; however, adding in Wednesday and Thursday and it made $10,357. More...

Movie Website Reviews for the Weekend of April 3rd, 2009

April 4th, 2009

This was a better than average week in terms of websites with only one movie not having a site, and only one site being below average. At the top, Adventureland's Official Site had all the usual feature, plus lots of extras, and did the best job of selling me on the movie. More...

Invading Limited Release

April 3rd, 2009

An eccletic bunch of limited releases this week including a Sci-Fi spoof, a Christian thriller, a baseball drama, and even Alia Shawkat's second prom movie in as as many years. There are only a couple movies on this list that have a shot at significant expansion, but a few others could do well on the home market. More...

New Movie Announcements, Stars and Directors - April 29, 2008

April 29th, 2008

This week another number of upcoming movies, new stars and directors have been added to our archive! More...

New Movie US Release Dates - April 27, 2008

April 27th, 2008

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for Phoebe in Wonderland, He's Just Not That Into You, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I and more! More...

Cast Updates - April 24, 2008

April 24th, 2008

This week's round of new casting information contains updates for Bottle Shock, Crank 2, The Escapist, and more! More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2009/04/03 94 $3,075   1 $3,075   $3,075 3
2009/04/10 82 $5,182 +69% 2 $2,591   $9,640 10
2009/04/17 113 $632 -88% 1 $632   $13,023 17

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2009/04/03 91 $4,458   1 $4,458   $4,458 7
2009/04/10 80 $7,933 +78% 2 $3,967   $12,391 14
2009/04/17 113 $1,048 -87% 1 $1,048   $13,439 21

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