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First Descent (2005)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $739,690Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 8,154 $739,690
All Time Worldwide Box Office 10,618 $739,690
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 1,783 $739,690

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


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
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 7,137 $14,850 Dec 16, 2005 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,681 $14,850 Dec 16, 2005 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 4,263 $450 Dec 16, 2005 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,514 $133,285 Dec 9, 2005 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,095 $133,285 Dec 9, 2005 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 5,034 $560 Dec 9, 2005 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,039 $438,615 Dec 2, 2005 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 536 $438,615 Dec 2, 2005 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 5,575 $1,805 Dec 2, 2005 3
Theater Average Limited Release 21,836 $1,805 Dec 2, 2005 3
Top 2005 Theater Average Limited Release 1,274 $1,805 Dec 2, 2005 3
Never Wide Domestic 2,233 $739,690 Dec 2, 2005 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 5,764 $739,690 Dec 2, 2005 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 7,008 0 Dec 2, 2005 0

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...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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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