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Formula 51 (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $5,204,007Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
25% - Rotten
Audience
59% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$27,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 18th, 2002 (Wide) by Screen Media Films
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, language, drug content and some sexuality
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,904 $25,621 Nov 8, 2002 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,269 $101,067 Nov 1, 2002 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,183 $964,019 Oct 25, 2002 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,712 $2,817,719 Oct 18, 2002 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,388 1,857 Oct 18, 2002 3
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 887 3.06 Oct 18, 2002 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,012 32.7% Oct 18, 2002 1

Cast

Samuel L. Jackson    Elmo McElroy
Robert Carlyle    Felix DeSouza
Emily Mortimer    Dakota
Meat Loaf    The Lizard
Rhys Ifans    Iki
Nigel Whitmey    L.A. Highway Patrol
Robert Jezek    Priest
Jake Abraham    Konokko
Mac McDonald    Mr. Davidson
Aaron Swartz    Mr. Yuri
David Webber    Mr. Jones
Michael J. Reynolds    Mr. Escobar

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
2002/10/18 12 $2,817,719   1,857 $1,517   $2,817,719 3
2002/10/25 19 $964,019 -66% 1,857 $519   $4,677,676 10
2002/11/01 41 $101,067 -90% 196 $516   $5,142,921 17
2002/11/08 62 $25,621 -75% 47 $545   $5,204,007 24

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/10/18 12 $921,328   1,857 $496   $921,328 1
2002/10/19 12 $1,178,120 +28% 1,857 $634   $2,099,448 2
2002/10/20 12 $718,271 -39% 1,857 $387   $2,817,719 3
2002/10/21 9 $235,000 -67% 1,857 $127   $3,052,000 4
2002/10/22 9 $249,000 +6% 1,857 $134   $3,301,000 5
2002/10/23 9 $213,000 -14% 1,857 $115   $3,515,000 6

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/10/18 12 $3,713,657   1,857 $2,000   $3,713,657 7
2002/10/25 19 $1,328,197 -64% 1,857 $715   $5,041,854 14
2002/11/01 40 $136,532 -90% 196 $697   $5,178,386 21
2002/11/08 66 $25,621 -81% 47 $545   $5,204,007 28

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