For Colored Girls

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $37,729,698Details
International Box Office $288,175
Worldwide Box Office $38,017,873
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $18,876,384 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $2,086,966 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $20,963,350
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
32% - Rotten
Audience
73% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$21,000,000
Theatrical Release: November 5th, 2010 (Wide) by Lionsgate
Video Release: February 8th, 2011 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for some disturbing violence including a rape, sexual content and language.
(Rating bulletin 2142, 10/13/2010)
Keywords: Ensemble, Segments, Religious, Sex Crimes, African-American
Source:Based on Play
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: 34th Street Films, Lionsgate

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 8th, 2011

Another incredibly slow week with very few releases that could be considered top tier. None of the first-run releases are really worth picking up for most people, but there are a couple smaller releases that are contenders for Pick of the Week. This includes Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XX, but in the end I gave that honor to Inside Job on either DVD or Blu-ray. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: For Colored Girls

Tyler Perry's latest film, For Colored Girls, is an adaptation of an award-winning play by Ntozake Shange. Will the high caliber of the source material help produce a high caliber film? More...

DVD Sales: Color Pulling in the Green

Due to a mixture of weak holdovers and depth in the new releases, we had seven DVDs debut in the top 30 sales chart this week. This includes a new number one, For Colored Girls, which sold 517,000 units and generated $8.41 million in consumer spending at retail. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for February 8th, 2011

Wow. It's a bad week for DVD / Blu-ray releases. While there are a number of first run releases, none of them exactly shout Pick of the Week. The best bet as far as first run releases goes is Paranormal Activity 2, but the screener hasn't arrived yet. Same goes for Thelma & Louise, which is making its Blu-ray debut this week. So in the end I went with Doctor Who: Story 63: The Mutants as the pick of the week. Great story, powerful message, and lots of extras. More...

MegaMind was the Truly Unstoppable Film

Only one film in the top five topped expectations over the weekend, while another film came within a rounding error of doing so. This left the overall box office down nearly 20% from last weekend, which combined with last year's monster opening for 2012 means 2010 is off last year's pace by 13%. Year-to-date, 2010 still has a more than $300 million lead at $9.14 billion to $8.84 billion, so a one-week stumble like this is hardly reason to panic. More...

November's Mega Start Just Misses Record

While practically every film in the top five missed expectations, none of them were complete misses and all made enough that they could be considered victories. The overall box office was an incredibly healthy $151 million, which was 59% higher than last weekend and 26% higher than the same weekend last year. In fact, it came within $2 million of the record for the opening weekend of November. 2010 was able to put more distance between it and 2009 and it now leads the year-to-date race $8.97 billion to $8.66 billion. It would take a fairly major collapse for 2010 to not break the record for highest box office, although it will likely fail to top last year in terms of ticket sales. More...

Weekend Estimates: MegaMind First as Three Movies Top $20 Million

MegaMind posted a solid $47.65 million to top the weekend chart, according to studio estimates released on Sunday. That's very much in line with the performance of other opening weekends for non-sequels from DreamWorks Animation. How to Train Your Dragon opened with $43.7 million earlier in the year; Monsters vs. Aliens posted $59.3 million in 2009, and fellow-November-opener Bee Movie scored $38 million back in 2007. Bee Movie ended up with $126 million in total in the US, and $150 million looks like the minimum benchmark for MegaMind as it looks forward to the lucrative holiday season. More...

Will November Start Mega-Sized?

November could start on a high note with three wide releases poised to open one-two-three. If all three films only manage to reach just the midpoint of expectations, then the month will start with a big win year-over-year, as last year three of the four new releases struggled. If they reach the high end of expectations, then the top three films this week will earn more than the top ten films did last year. Even low end expectations has this year's likely number one film, MegaMind, topping last year's number one film, A Christmas Carol. The only bad news is the lack of depth, as none of the holdovers are poised to do much business. They are either pump and dumps, or have been in theaters so long that they are no longer a real factor. More...

2010 Preview: November

November's here and expectations are all over the place. October saw 2010 lose ground to 2009, which is a bad sign going forward, but we also saw records fall. This month will undoubtedly see an increase in ticket sales over last month, what with the start of Awards Season and the Holidays, but the real question is how well it will compare with last year. Last November saw the release of a couple of surprise hits, none more surprising than The Blind Side, while in the end there were five $100 million movies and two that reached $200 million. Will that happen this year? Maybe. I count six films with a statistically significant shot at reaching $100 million, including three that might reach $200 million, and one of those has a shot at $300 million. That is on the high end, but even on the low end there are three $100 million movies coming out this month, including one that is all but guaranteed to reach $200 million in the end. More...

Cast

Kimberly Elise    Crystal/Brown
Janet Jackson    Jo/Red
Loretta Devine    Juanita/Green
Thandie Newton    Tangie/Orange
Anika Noni Rose    Yasmine/Yellow
Kerry Washington    Kelly/Blue
Tessa Thompson    Nyla/Purple
Phylicia Rashad    Gilda
Whoopi Goldberg    Alice/White
Michael Ealy    Beau Willie
Omari Hardwick    Carl
Mariah Carey   
Macy Gray   
Richard Lawson   
Hill Harper   
Khalil Kain   
Rayna Tharani   
Jaycee Williams   
Thomas Deuce Jessup   
May Zayan   
John Crow   

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Paul Hall
Producer    Roger M. Bobb
Executive Producer    Ozzie Areu
Executive Producer    Joseph P. Genier
Executive Producer    Nzingha Stewart
Executive Producer    Michael Paseornek
Co-Producer    Charisse Nesbit
Director    Tyler Perry
Screenwriter    Tyler Perry
Story Creator    Ntozake Shange
Cinematographer    Alexander Gruszynski
Editor    Maysie Hoy
Composer    Aaron Zigman
Music Supervisor    Joel C. High
Production Designer    Ina Mayhew
Art Director    Roswell Hamrick
Set Designer    Danny Brown
Set Decorator    C. Lance Totten
Costume Designer    Johnetta Boone
Sound Editor    Damian Elias Canelos
Supervising Sound Editor    Mike Wilhoit
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Summers
Re-recording Mixer    Daniel J. Leahy
Special Effects Coordinator    Justin Crump
Special Effects Coordinator    Eric A. Martin
Assistant Director    Roger M. Bobb
Second Unit Camera    Sergei Franklin
Line Producer    Deborah A. Evans
Casting Director    Robi Reed

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/11/05 3 $7,411,012   2,127 $3,484   $7,411,012 1
2010/11/06 3 $7,797,224 +5% 2,127 $3,666   $15,208,236 2
2010/11/07 3 $4,289,088 -45% 2,127 $2,016   $19,497,324 3
2010/11/08 3 $1,138,857 -73% 2,127 $535   $20,636,181 4
2010/11/09 3 $1,053,145 -8% 2,127 $495   $21,689,326 5
2010/11/10 4 $930,778 -12% 2,127 $438   $22,620,104 6
2010/11/11 3 $1,550,084 +67% 2,127 $729   $24,170,188 7
2010/11/12 6 $1,984,109 +28% 2,127 $933   $26,154,297 8
2010/11/13 6 $2,980,489 +50% 2,127 $1,401   $29,134,786 9
2010/11/14 6 $1,552,682 -48% 2,127 $730   $30,687,468 10
2010/11/15 6 $407,589 -74% 2,127 $192   $31,095,057 11
2010/11/16 7 $407,091 n/c 2,127 $191   $31,502,148 12
2010/11/17 7 $327,514 -20% 2,127 $154   $31,829,662 13
2010/11/18 7 $310,035 -5% 2,127 $146   $32,139,697 14
2010/11/19 9 $650,919 +110% 1,216 $535   $32,790,616 15
2010/11/20 9 $1,087,490 +67% 1,216 $894   $33,878,106 16
2010/11/21 9 $561,547 -48% 1,216 $462   $34,439,653 17
2010/11/22 9 $190,227 -66% 1,216 $156   $34,629,880 18
2010/11/23 9 $214,507 +13% 1,216 $176   $34,844,387 19
2010/11/24 - $160,220 -25% 1,216 $132   $35,004,607 20
2010/11/25 - $197,470 +23% 1,216 $162   $35,202,077 21
2010/11/26 14 $533,329 +170% 1,216 $439   $35,735,406 22
2010/11/27 13 $593,169 +11% 1,216 $488   $36,328,575 23
2010/11/28 14 $235,789 -60% 1,216 $194   $36,564,364 24
2010/11/29 15 $72,141 -69% 1,216 $59   $36,636,505 25
2010/11/30 15 $63,459 -12% 1,216 $52   $36,699,964 26
2010/12/01 15 $52,816 -17% 1,216 $43   $36,752,780 27
2010/12/02 15 $54,840 +4% 1,216 $45   $36,807,620 28
2010/12/03 - $128,965 +135% 485 $266   $36,936,585 29
2010/12/04 - $209,375 +62% 485 $432   $37,145,960 30
2010/12/05 - $106,063 -49% 485 $219   $37,252,023 31
2010/12/06 - $32,356 -69% 485 $67   $37,284,379 32
2010/12/07 - $34,093 +5% 485 $70   $37,318,472 33
2010/12/08 - $31,391 -8% 485 $65   $37,349,863 34
2010/12/09 - $31,413 n/c 485 $65   $37,381,276 35
2010/12/10 - $45,364 +44% 243 $187   $37,426,640 36
2010/12/11 - $73,205 +61% 243 $301   $37,499,845 37
2010/12/12 - $33,576 -54% 243 $138   $37,533,421 38
2010/12/13 - $14,290 -57% 243 $59   $37,547,711 39
2010/12/14 - $13,686 -4% 243 $56   $37,561,397 40
2010/12/15 - $13,533 -1% 243 $56   $37,574,930 41
2010/12/16 - $13,793 +2% 243 $57   $37,588,723 42
2010/12/17 - $9,828 -29% 79 $124   $37,598,551 43
2010/12/18 - $16,488 +68% 79 $209   $37,615,039 44
2010/12/19 - $11,006 -33% 79 $139   $37,626,045 45
2010/12/20 - $5,121 -53% 79 $65   $37,631,166 46
2010/12/21 - $6,180 +21% 79 $78   $37,637,346 47
2010/12/22 - $3,114 -50% 79 $39   $37,640,460 48
2010/12/23 - $2,876 -8% 79 $36   $37,643,336 49
2010/12/24 - $1,870 -35% 39 $48   $37,645,206 50
2010/12/25 - $2,042 +9% 39 $52   $37,647,248 51
2010/12/26 - $3,646 +79% 39 $93   $37,650,894 52
2010/12/27 - $3,490 -4% 39 $89   $37,654,384 53
2010/12/28 - $3,795 +9% 39 $97   $37,658,179 54
2010/12/29 - $3,674 -3% 39 $94   $37,661,853 55
2010/12/30 - $4,105 +12% 39 $105   $37,665,958 56
2010/12/31 - $3,246 -21% 28 $116   $37,669,204 57
2011/01/01 - $4,386 +35% 28 $157   $37,673,590 58
2011/01/02 - $3,184 -27% 28 $114   $37,676,774 59
2011/01/03 - $1,385 -57% 28 $49   $37,678,159 60
2011/01/04 - $1,106 -20% 28 $40   $37,679,265 61
2011/01/05 - $952 -14% 28 $34   $37,680,217 62
2011/01/06 - $935 -2% 28 $33   $37,681,152 63
2011/01/07 - $1,404 +50% 21 $67   $37,682,556 64
2011/01/08 - $2,565 +83% 21 $122   $37,685,121 65
2011/01/09 - $1,153 -55% 21 $55   $37,686,274 66
2011/01/10 - $241 -79% 21 $11   $37,686,515 67
2011/01/11 - $234 -3% 21 $11   $37,686,749 68
2011/01/12 - $353 +51% 21 $17   $37,687,102 69
2011/01/13 - $500 +42% 21 $24   $37,687,602 70
2011/01/14 - $6,076 +1,115% 111 $55   $37,693,678 71
2011/01/15 - $11,402 +88% 111 $103   $37,705,080 72
2011/01/16 - $9,780 -14% 111 $88   $37,714,860 73
2011/01/17 44 $7,089 -28% 111 $64   $37,721,949 74
2011/01/18 - $2,746 -61% 111 $25   $37,724,695 75
2011/01/19 - $2,424 -12% 111 $22   $37,727,119 76
2011/01/20 - $2,579 +6% 111 $23   $37,729,698 77

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/11/05 3 $19,497,324   2,127 $9,167   $19,497,324 3
2010/11/12 6 $6,517,280 -67% 2,127 $3,064   $30,687,468 10
2010/11/19 9 $2,299,956 -65% 1,216 $1,891   $34,439,653 17
2010/11/26 14 $1,362,287 -41% 605 $2,252   $36,564,364 24
2010/12/03 16 $444,403 -67% 485 $916   $37,252,023 31
2010/12/10 26 $152,145 -66% 243 $626   $37,533,421 38
2010/12/17 42 $37,322 -75% 79 $472   $37,626,045 45
2010/12/24 53 $7,558 -80% 39 $194   $37,650,894 52
2010/12/31 58 $10,816 +43% 28 $386   $37,676,774 59
2011/01/07 66 $5,122 -53% 21 $244   $37,686,274 66
2011/01/14 48 $27,258 +432% 111 $246   $37,714,860 73

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
2/13/20111560,954 560,954$9,132,331$9,132,3311
2/20/201111184,566-67% 745,520$2,951,210$12,083,5412
2/27/20111767,280-64% 812,800$1,172,018$13,255,5593
3/6/20112345,223-33% 858,023$765,173$14,020,7324
3/13/20112342,571-6% 900,594$714,341$14,735,0745
3/20/20112332,761-23% 933,355$540,229$15,275,3026
3/27/20113022,036-33% 955,391$338,253$15,613,5557

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
2/13/2011455,253 55,253$1,368,605$1,368,6051

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