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First Descent (2005)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $739,690Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
52% - Rotten
86% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 2nd, 2005 (Limited) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language and a momentary drug reference
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,000 $14,850 Dec 16, 2005 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,407 $133,285 Dec 9, 2005 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,951 $438,615 Dec 2, 2005 3

DVD Releases for February 21, 2006

February 20th, 2006

As usual, there's a very strange mix of DVDs coming out tomorrow with something for even the most unique of tastes. As for the best of the best, The Memory of a Killer - Buy from Amazon is the DVD Pick of the Week, only the third foreign language film to earn that distinction. Honorable mentions include two films that were unfortunately neglected when they first came out, Class of 1984 - Buy from Amazon and Erik the Viking - Buy from Amazon. Neither of which would be considered high art, but I like them and getting to highlight personal favorites of mine is one of the perks of the job. More...

Wide Variety of Limited Releases

December 2nd, 2005

Limited releases run the gamut this week in terms of stories told, quality of the telling, and even of the geological location of the openings. The best bet is the recent Independent Spirit Awards nominee, Transamerica, but those in Seattle might want to check out Be Here to Love Me, since it is not often that a limited release opens there. The same can be said about The Boys of Baraka and Boston. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/12/02 20 $438,615   243 $1,805   $438,615 3
2005/12/09 27 $133,285 -70% 238 $560   $689,945 10
2005/12/16 52 $14,850 -89% 33 $450   $739,690 17

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/12/02 21 $556,660   243 $2,291   $556,660 7
2005/12/09 29 $168,180 -70% 238 $707   $724,840 14
2005/12/16 47 $14,850 -91% 33 $450   $739,690 21

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