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The Five-Year Engagement (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $28,700,285Details
International Box Office $32,923,534Details
Worldwide Box Office $61,623,819
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $5,188,293 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $2,055,110 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $7,243,403
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

The director and writer/star of Forgetting Sarah Marshall reteam for the irreverent comedy The Five-Year Engagement. Beginning where most romantic comedies end, the new film from director Nicholas Stoller, producer Judd Apatow and Rodney Rothman looks at what happens when an engaged couple, keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
63% - Fresh
Audience
52% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$30,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 27th, 2012 (Wide) by Universal
International Releases: May 3rd, 2012 (Wide) (Australia)
May 3rd, 2012 (Wide) (New Zealand)
May 4th, 2012 (Wide) (Romania)
May 10th, 2012 (Wide) (Portugal)
May 10th, 2012 (Wide) (United Arab Emirates)
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Video Release: September 4th, 2012 by Universal Home Entertainment, released as Five Year Engagement
MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, and language throughout.
(Rating bulletin 2210, 2/15/2012)
Running Time: 124 minutes
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Keywords: Romance, Wedding Day, In-Laws / Future In-Laws, Religious, Dysfunctional Family
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Apatow/Stoller Global Solutions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,822 $92,440 Jun 15, 2012 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,028 $121,625 Jun 8, 2012 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,210 $179,845 Jun 1, 2012 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,375 $294,555 May 25, 2012 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,847 $1,110,375 May 18, 2012 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,111 $3,314,010 May 11, 2012 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,155 $5,029,110 May 4, 2012 10
Biggest April Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 232 $10,610,060 Apr 27, 2012 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,711 $10,610,060 Apr 27, 2012 3
Widest Opening Weekend 941 2,936 Apr 27, 2012 3

Cast

   Tom Solomon
   Violet Barnes
Chris Pratt    Alex Eihauer
Alison Brie    Suzie Barnes-Eilhauer
Lauren Weedman    Chef Sally
Mimi Dennedy    Carol Solomon
David Paymer    Pete Solomon
Jacki Weaver    Sylvia Dickerson-Barnes
Jim Piddock    George Barnes
Eric Scott Cooper    B & B Mananger
Dakota Johnson    Audrey
Jane Carr    Grandma Katherine
Clement Von Franckenstein    Grandpa Baba
Michael Ensign    Grandpa Harold
Madge Levinson    Grandma Leonora
Murray Miller    SF Wedding Barn Manager
Eileen Grubba    Botanical Garden Manager
Mark Rademacher    Priest
Kevin Yon    Rabbi
Heather Mathieson    Female Justice of the Piece
Rhys Ifans    Winton Childs
Mindy Kaling    Vaneetha
Randall Park    Ming
Kevin Hart    Doug
Kamail Nanjiani    Pakistani Chef
Gerry Bednob    Pakistani Chef
Tim Heidecker    Negotiating Chef
Molly Shannon    Onion Chef
Brian Posehn    Tarquin
Suzanne Kluce    Deli Customer
Tracee Chimo    Margaret
Chris Parnell    Bill
Gina Ragnone    Ashley
Kenneth Small    Not Zach
Francesca Delbanco    Cake Shop Owner
Stephanie Faracy    Florist
Zoe Niemkiewicz    Vanessa
Tyler Hamway    Vaneetha's Date in Bar
Michele Messmer    Band Manager
Fred Lindholm    Bingo Caller
Richard Rector    Randy
Aaron Lustig    Michigan Rabbi
Chris Newman    Used Car Lot Guy
Da'Vone McDonald    Taco Customer
Laurie Brown    Professor Walch
Nicholas Delbanco    Professor Delbanco
Corey Fischer    Male Justice of the Peace
Nicholas Totis    Vaneetha's Boyfriend

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Jason Segel
Screenwriter    Nicholas Stoller
Producer    Judd Apatow
Producer    Nicholas Stoller
Producer    Rodney Rothman
Executive Producer    Richard Vane
Executive Producer    Jason Segel
Cinematographer    Javier Aguirresarobe
Production Designer    Julie Berghoff
Editor    William Kerr
Editor    Peck Prior
Unit Production Manager    Marcei A. Brown
First Assistant Director    Michael J. Moore
Second Assistant Director    Basti Van Der Woude
Associate Producer    Lisa Yadavaia
Additional Editor    Craig Herring
Art Director    Johnny Jos
Set Decorator    Sophie Neudorfer
Set Designer    Erick Donaldson
Set Designer    Justin Lang

Blu-ray Sales: Battleship Fires Another Salvo

September 19th, 2012

None of the new releases were able to unseat Battleship on top of the Blu-ray Sales Chart this week, as it sold 145,000 units / $3.63 million for the week giving it totals of 729,000 units / $15.30 million after two. This is better than it is performing on DVD, but that's not saying a lot. More...

DVD Sales: Games Go Into Overtime

September 19th, 2012

It was a bad week for new releases, at least in terms of quality. How bad? The Hunger Games was able to return to first place on the DVD sales chart. It sold an additional 256,000 units / $5.11 million over the week for a total of 5.38 million units / $93.21 million. It has now sold more units than any other DVD in 2012, but it is still a little behind Breaking Dawn, Part 1 in terms of revenue. More...

Blu-ray Sales: Battleship Sinks Competition

September 12th, 2012

Battleship was one of four new releases to reach the top five on the Blu-ray Sales Chart this week scoring first place with 584,000 units / $11.67 million. Its opening week Blu-ray share was 61%, which is fantastic. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for September 4th, 2012

September 3rd, 2012

This week is again loaded with TV on DVD releases, including several in the top best sellers according to Amazon.com. The best TV on DVD release in terms of comedy is 2 Broke Girls: Season One on DVD or Blu-ray, while Person of Interest: Season One on DVD or Blu-ray is the best TV on DVD release as far as the dramas are concerned. Both are contenders for Pick of the Week, but neither quite gets there. The Five-Year Engagement on Blu-ray Combo Pack comes a little close, but in the end I went with Headhunters on DVD or Blu-ray. Just keep an eye on the price of the Blu-ray. More...

Weekend Wrap-up: Avengers Assemble a New Record Book

May 7th, 2012

Expectations for The Avengers were high, record-breakingly high among some people. However, as high as they were, reality was higher. Records were not just broken, but destroyed beyond recognition. The overall box office was in the top five combined biggest weekends with $258 million, which was 134% higher than last weekend. 134%. It was 55% higher than the same weekend last year. Like I've said before, this kind of year-over-year change usually only happens when there is a misalignment in holidays. The victory erases all of the losses from April, and then some, giving 2012 a $500 million lead over 2011 at $3.58 billion to $3.08 billion. This is an amazing start for the summer and with with roughly 25 million people seeing movies this weekend, upcoming films got a ton of free publicity and added hype. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will Box Office Records Be Avenged?

May 3rd, 2012

The Avengers. That's all that really matters. The Avengers has no competition from any film playing this weekend and will finish in first place by a margin of well over $100 million. It has no competition with any film that opened last year and it might beat Thor's opening by $100 million. Its only real competition comes from The Hunger Games for biggest opening of the year at $152.54 million, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, for Biggest Opening of All Time. More...

Contest: Engage the Competition: Winning Announcement

May 3rd, 2012

The winners of our Engage the Competitioncontest were determined and they are... More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: The Box Office Will Be Avenged

April 30th, 2012

If someone were to describe the box office this weekend in just one word, that one word would be, "Yuck". Only one of the four wide releases matched expectations, and that was the film that was expected to do the worst. Think Like a Man easily repeated on top of the chart, despite falling nearly 50%. The overall box office fell 18% from last weekend to $110 million, which was 30% lower than the same weekend last year. Declines like this usually only happen due to a misalignment in holidays. Year-to-date, 2012 is still ahead of 2011, but the lead has shrunk to 14% at $3.29 billion to $2.88 billion. Fortunately, The Avengers is on track to break records, so 2012 should get back to its winning ways very soon. More...

Weekend Estimates: Think Like a Man Rises Above the Pack

April 29th, 2012

This weekend's four new wide releases were no match for Think Like a Man, according to studio estimates released on Sunday, with the comedy's 46% weekend-to-weekend drop-off and $18 million gross still putting it almost $7 million ahead of the next-best finisher. That movie, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, also comes from the Sony stable, although it is projected to be very narrowly at the head of a pack of movies that will earn around $11 million, and could actually end up anywhere between second and fifth when the final numbers come in on Monday. The other movies in the hunt for the (not very) coveted runners-up position include new release The Five-Year Engagement and two returning films: The Lucky One and The Hunger Games (which will end the weekend with over $370 million). More...

Weekend Predictions: Seven-Day Engagement

April 26th, 2012

The four films opening wide this week will be looking to pull in as much money as possible over the next seven days before The Avengers opens and makes everything currently in theaters irrelevant. Five-Year Engagement is the only new film that is expected to compete for top spot, but even its box office chances have taken a hit from the beginning of the month. The other three films, The Raven and The Pirates! Band of Misfits could be in a close battle for a spot in the top five, while Safe looks like it is going to sink. This weekend last year was an abnormally strong weekend for April. In fact, Fast Five's opening of $86.20 million was strong for for a summer release. There's no chance anything coming out this weekend will match that figure. More...

Contest: Engage the Competition

April 20th, 2012

It looks like The Five Year Engagement will be the easy winner next week, even though The Pirates! Band of Misfits will be opening in more theaters. The Five Year Engagement is the target film in this week's box office prediction contest. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for The Five Year Engagement. Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going over, will win a copy of Night Wolf on DVD. Meanwhile, whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going under, will also win a copy of Crew 2 Crew on DVD. Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay! More...

2012 Preview: April

April 1st, 2012

There's good news / bad news going forward into April. First the good news, aside from one week where we saw a minor dip, March was fantastic. There were a number of films beating expectations and the overall the month was even stronger than predicted. As of this weekend, the box office is now 20% higher than the same pace last year. The bad news? That winning streak will certainly come to an end in April. Last year, there was one film that reached $200 million, Fast Five, plus two others that reached $100 million, Hop and Rio. Granted, due to the shifting calendar, Hop is actually being compared to the last weekend in March, so this April only needs one $200 million hit and a $150 million hit to keep pace. But even so, there's almost no chance that will happen. In fact, there's a chance that we might not have one film topping $100 million this year. Only three films have a real shot at this milestone: American Reunion, Five-Year Engagement, and Titanic 3D. And quite frankly, only the first one has a 50/50 chance of getting there. We will likely see 2012 shed some of its lead over 2011, but it should still end the month with a solid year-over-year lead. More...

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/27 5 $10,610,060   2,936 $3,614   $10,610,060 3
2012/05/04 6 $5,029,110 -53% 2,941 $1,710   $19,133,015 10
2012/05/11 6 $3,314,010 -34% 2,569 $1,290   $24,623,420 17
2012/05/18 11 $1,110,375 -66% 1,175 $945   $27,103,010 24
2012/05/25 19 $294,555 -73% 274 $1,075   $27,949,840 31
2012/06/01 25 $179,845 -39% 218 $825   $28,284,600 38
2012/06/08 28 $121,625 -32% 175 $695   $28,490,225 45
2012/06/15 32 $92,440 -24% 168 $550   $28,644,770 52

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/27 3 $3,478,500   2,936 $1,185   $3,478,500 1
2012/04/28 5 $4,534,660 +30% 2,936 $1,545   $8,013,160 2
2012/04/29 4 $2,596,900 -43% 2,936 $885   $10,610,060 3
2012/04/30 2 $822,085 -68% 2,935 $280   $11,432,145 4
2012/05/01 2 $1,130,360 +37% 2,936 $385   $12,562,505 5
2012/05/02 2 $822,080 -27% 2,935 $280   $13,384,585 6
2012/05/03 2 $719,320 -13% 2,935 $245   $14,103,905 7
2012/05/04 4 $1,676,370 +133% 2,941 $570   $15,780,275 8
2012/05/05 6 $2,043,995 +22% 2,941 $695   $17,824,270 9
2012/05/06 5 $1,308,745 -36% 2,941 $445   $19,133,015 10
2012/05/07 3 $470,560 -64% 2,941 $160   $19,603,575 11
2012/05/08 3 $676,430 +44% 2,941 $230   $20,280,005 12
2012/05/09 3 $529,380 -22% 2,941 $180   $20,809,385 13
2012/05/10 3 $500,025 -6% 2,941 $170   $21,309,410 14
2012/05/11 6 $963,375 +93% 2,569 $375   $22,272,785 15
2012/05/12 7 $1,297,345 +35% 2,569 $505   $23,570,130 16
2012/05/13 7 $1,053,290 -19% 2,569 $410   $24,623,420 17
2012/05/14 5 $346,815 -67% 2,569 $135   $24,970,235 18
2012/05/15 5 $462,420 +33% 2,569 $180   $25,432,655 19
2012/05/16 8 $285,480 -38% 2,196 $130   $25,718,135 20
2012/05/17 8 $274,500 -4% 2,196 $125   $25,992,635 21
2012/05/18 11 $334,875 +22% 1,175 $285   $26,327,510 22
2012/05/19 11 $464,125 +39% 1,175 $395   $26,791,635 23
2012/05/20 11 $311,375 -33% 1,175 $265   $27,103,010 24
2012/05/21 11 $141,025 -55% 1,175 $120   $27,244,035 25
2012/05/22 10 $152,750 +8% 1,175 $130   $27,396,785 26
2012/05/23 - $123,375 -19% 1,175 $105   $27,520,160 27
2012/05/24 11 $135,125 +10% 1,175 $115   $27,655,285 28
2012/05/25 - $83,575 -38% 274 $305   $27,738,860 29
2012/05/26 - $113,710 +36% 274 $415   $27,852,570 30
2012/05/27 - $97,270 -14% 274 $355   $27,949,840 31
2012/05/28 - $63,020 -35% 274 $230   $28,012,860 32
2012/05/29 - $32,985 -48% 274 $120   $28,045,845 33
2012/05/30 - $28,770 -13% 274 $105   $28,074,615 34
2012/05/31 - $30,140 +5% 274 $110   $28,104,755 35
2012/06/01 - $52,320 +74% 218 $240   $28,157,075 36
2012/06/02 - $80,660 +54% 218 $370   $28,237,735 37
2012/06/03 - $46,865 -42% 218 $215   $28,284,600 38
2012/06/04 - $19,620 -58% 218 $90   $28,304,220 39
2012/06/05 - $24,005 +22% 218 $110   $28,328,225 40
2012/06/06 - $19,665 -18% 218 $90   $28,347,890 41
2012/06/07 - $20,710 +5% 218 $95   $28,368,600 42
2012/06/08 - $36,750 +77% 175 $210   $28,405,350 43
2012/06/09 - $53,375 +45% 175 $305   $28,458,725 44
2012/06/10 - $31,500 -41% 175 $180   $28,490,225 45
2012/06/11 - $14,875 -53% 175 $85   $28,505,100 46
2012/06/12 - $18,450 +24% 175 $105   $28,523,550 47
2012/06/13 - $14,790 -20% 175 $85   $28,538,340 48
2012/06/14 - $13,990 -5% 175 $80   $28,552,330 49
2012/06/15 - $30,165 +116% 168 $180   $28,582,495 50
2012/06/16 - $41,225 +37% 168 $245   $28,623,720 51
2012/06/17 - $21,050 -49% 168 $125   $28,644,770 52
2012/06/18 - $13,440 -36% 168 $80   $28,658,210 53
2012/06/19 - $15,195 +13% 168 $90   $28,673,405 54
2012/06/20 - $14,205 -7% 168 $85   $28,687,610 55
2012/06/21 - $12,675 -11% 168 $75   $28,700,285 56

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/27 2 $14,103,905   2,935 $4,805   $14,103,905 7
2012/05/04 5 $7,205,505 -49% 2,941 $2,450   $21,309,410 14
2012/05/11 7 $4,683,225 -35% 2,196 $2,133   $25,992,635 21
2012/05/18 11 $1,662,650 -64% 1,175 $1,415   $27,655,285 28
2012/05/25 20 $449,470 -73% 274 $1,640   $28,104,755 35
2012/06/01 26 $263,845 -41% 218 $1,210   $28,368,600 42
2012/06/08 27 $183,730 -30% 175 $1,050   $28,552,330 49
2012/06/15 33 $147,955 -19% 168 $881   $28,700,285 56

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 5/3/2012 $2,006,970 276 276 1228 $6,212,354 12/10/2015
Austria 7/13/2012 $342,930 60 62 335 $1,119,485 12/11/2015
Belgium 8/1/2012 $37,966 16 16 57 $105,175 12/11/2015
Croatia 6/21/2012 $0 0 10 50 $44,480 12/11/2015
Egypt 7/4/2012 $0 0 6 30 $57,090 12/11/2015
France 8/1/2012 $109,842 45 45 45 $109,842 12/11/2015
Germany 7/12/2012 $1,346,375 281 358 1712 $4,777,603 12/11/2015
Iceland 5/11/2012 $11,062 3 3 11 $38,952 12/10/2015
Israel 7/5/2012 $83,788 18 19 75 $326,058 12/11/2015
Italy 9/28/2012 $169,037 99 99 99 $169,037 12/11/2015
Lebanon 5/17/2012 $23,579 9 9 18 $43,441 12/10/2015
Mexico 8/10/2012 $249,993 208 208 781 $968,967 12/11/2015
Netherlands 6/28/2012 $23,677 10 10 10 $43,091 12/10/2015
New Zealand 5/3/2012 $218,294 50 54 247 $640,845 12/10/2015
Peru 11/29/2012 $61,954 33 37 103 $181,141 12/14/2015
Poland 6/29/2012 $44,575 59 59 166 $157,569 12/11/2015
Portugal 5/10/2012 $43,809 35 35 97 $110,927 12/10/2015
Romania 5/4/2012 $46,190 25 25 68 $134,066 12/10/2015
Slovenia 6/14/2012 $5,881 7 7 56 $65,088 12/11/2015
South Africa 10/5/2012 $43,926 24 24 64 $132,213 12/12/2015
Spain 9/7/2012 $179,875 199 199 358 $424,622 12/12/2015
United Arab Emirates 5/10/2012 $155,466 26 26 32 $350,666 12/10/2015
United Kingdom 6/22/2012 $1,626,783 457 472 2177 $16,369,856 12/11/2015
Uruguay 4/5/2013 $7,985 5 5 9 $15,493 12/14/2015
Venezuela 3/15/2013 $0 0 17 48 $325,473 12/14/2015
 
International Total$32,923,534 12/14/2015

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/9/20127123,062 123,062$2,090,823$2,090,8231
9/16/20122050,294-59% 173,356$1,027,506$3,118,3302
9/23/20122513,195-74% 169,593$273,400$3,238,4863

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/9/2012448,764 48,764$1,071,354$1,071,3541
9/16/20121311,249-77% 60,013$268,507$1,339,8612

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