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The Gambler (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $33,680,992Details
International Box Office $5,037,039Details
Worldwide Box Office $38,718,031
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $2,902,876 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $2,036,170 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $4,939,046
Further financial details...

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  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

Jim Bennett is a college literature professor with a gambling addiction that is spiralling out of control.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
46% - Rotten
Audience
32% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$25,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 10th, 2014 (Limited) by Paramount Pictures
December 25th, 2014 (Expands Wide) by Paramount Pictures
International Releases: February 5th, 2015 (Wide) (Australia)
Video Release: April 7th, 2015 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for language throughout, and for some sexuality/nudity.
(Rating bulletin 2348, 11/12/2014)
Running Time: 111 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Don Juan DeMarco
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Keywords: Gambling, Addiction, Money Troubles, Loan Shark, College Professor, Los Angeles, Non-Chronological, Remake
Source:Remake
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Chartoff Winkler Productions, Closest to the Hole, Leverage
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,450 $14,645 Feb 13, 2015 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,895 $55,416 Feb 6, 2015 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,356 $12,933 Jan 30, 2015 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,319 $29,422 Jan 23, 2015 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,996 $223,686 Jan 16, 2015 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,337 $2,305,574 Jan 9, 2015 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 643 $6,337,114 Jan 2, 2015 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 642 $9,127,514 Dec 26, 2014 19
Biggest December Day at the Domestic Box Office 707 $5,003,169 Dec 25, 2014 16
Biggest Thursday at the Domestic Box Office 304 $5,003,169 Dec 25, 2014 16

Cast

   Jim Bennett
   Frank
   Amy Phillips
Michael Kenneth Williams    Neville
Jessica Lange    Roberta
Alvin Ing    Mr. Lee
Leland Orser    Larry
Emory Cohen    Dexter
Anthony Kelley    Lamar
Richard Schiff    Jeweler
George Kennedy    Ed

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    William Monahan
Story Creator    James Toback
Producer    Mark Wahlberg
Producer    Stephen Levinson
Producer    Irwin Winkler
Producer    Robert Chartoff
Producer    David Winkler
Executive Producer    David Crockett
Executive Producer    James Toback
Executive Producer    William Monahan
Director of Photography    Greig Fraser
Production Designer    Keith Cunningham
Editor    Pete Beaudreau
Costume Designer    Jacqueline West
Composer    Jon Brown
Composer    Theo Green
Music Supervisor    Wyatt Green
Music Supervisor    Clint Bennett
Art Director    Dawn Swiderski
Set Decorator    Maggie Martin
Sound Mixer    Lee Orloff
Sound Designer    Chuck Michael
Re-recording Mixer    Chuck Michael
Re-recording Mixer    Ron Bartlett
Special Effects Coordinator    Ante Dugandzic
Visual Effects Supervisor    Justin Cornish
Visual Effects Supervisor    Brooke Lyndon-Stanford
Stunt Coordinator    Ben Bray
Assistant Director    Donald L. Sparks
Casting Director    Sheila Jaffe

DVD Sales: Paddington Pads Its Lead

May 27th, 2015

The top of the DVD sales chart were dominated by new releases with four of the top five DVDs new to the charts. This includes Paddington, which took top spot with 216,000 units / $3.24 million. More...

Blu-ray Sales: Paddington Leads Parade of New Releases

May 27th, 2015

New releases took the top three spots on the Blu-ray sales chart, led by Paddington. The film sold 168,000 units and generated $3.35 million in sales. Its opening week Blu-ray share was 44%, which is amazing for a live action family film. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for April 28th, 2015

April 28th, 2015

This is usually a terrible time of year on the home market with the dredges of January and February coming out and precious little else. However, this week is actually really strong with not only one of the best films of the year, Paddington, as well as a number of summer shows coming out on TV on DVD. Unfortunately, it is also a really shallow week and with the May monthly preview due on Friday, I'm not even going to pretend it's a deep week and I'm ignoring anything below second-tier releases. As far as Pick of the Week is concerned, there are really only two contenders. The first is the aforementioned Paddington DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack. The second is Mommy a Canadian movie coming out on DVD this week. Paddington is the Pick of the Week, but Mommy earns the rarely awarded Puck of the Week. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Angel of Death Breathes Life into Box Office

January 5th, 2015

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies poster

2015 box office started off on a strong note with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies leading the way with $21.73 million. More impressive, The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death earned fourth place with $15.03 million, which is significantly more than what most people were predicting. The overall box office was $155 million, which is 2% lower than last weekend. More importantly, it is 10% higher than the same weekend last year. Obviously it is far, far too early to judge 2015, but after what happened last year, I'll take any win and I'll be happy about it. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Close Battle over Christmas Break

December 30th, 2014

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies poster

We are still dealing with studio estimates for the weekend numbers, but we can at least tell you what film won, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, and roughly how much it earned, $41.42 million. The new releases were much closer than expected with Into the Woods and Unbroken both earning just over $30 million over the weekend. Because we don't have enough final numbers, we really can't compare the overall box office to last weekend or last year. So far, the final weekend of 2014 pulled in $200 million and that number should grow a little bit as box office numbers filter in. This is 52% more than last weekend and 2.3% more than the same weekend last year. I'm a little more bullish about January's box office chances after this result. More...

Weekend Predictions: Christmas Wishes for Woods and Unbroken

December 23rd, 2014

Into the Woods poster

We have a short prediction column today detailing the three Christmas day wide releases, as well as the two bigger limited releases. Sadly, none of these five films are really living up to potential and Christmas Day could be rather weak at the box office. Then again, why should Christmas be any different than the past several months. 2014 got off to such a great start. Last Christmas was busier, but not particularly strong either, so at least 2014 won't lose too badly. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/12/26 7 $9,127,514   2,478 $3,683   $14,130,683 19
2015/01/02 9 $6,337,114 -31% 2,494 $2,541   $27,606,266 26
2015/01/09 14 $2,305,574 -64% 2,121 $1,087   $32,262,888 33
2015/01/16 29 $223,686 -90% 415 $539   $33,414,086 40
2015/01/23 52 $29,422 -87% 69 $426   $33,542,093 47
2015/01/30 61 $12,933 -56% 34 $380   $33,568,716 54
2015/02/06 51 $55,416 +328% 103 $538   $33,631,221 61
2015/02/13 66 $14,645 -74% 46 $318   $33,672,759 68

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/12/25 - $5,003,169   2,478 $2,019   $5,003,169 16
2014/12/26 7 $3,421,451 -32% 2,478 $1,381   $8,424,620 17
2014/12/27 7 $3,360,858 -2% 2,478 $1,356   $11,785,478 18
2014/12/28 - $2,345,205 -30% 2,478 $946   $14,130,683 19
2014/12/29 8 $1,536,368 -34% 2,478 $620   $15,667,051 20
2014/12/30 - $1,621,479 +6% 2,478 $654   $17,288,530 21
2014/12/31 - $1,589,841 -2% 2,478 $642   $18,878,371 22
2015/01/01 8 $2,388,296 +50% 2,478 $964   $21,266,667 23
2015/01/02 9 $2,575,454 +8% 2,494 $1,033   $23,844,606 24
2015/01/03 9 $2,357,008 -8% 2,494 $945   $26,201,614 25
2015/01/04 9 $1,404,652 -40% 2,494 $563   $27,606,266 26
2015/01/05 8 $604,857 -57% 2,494 $243   $28,211,123 27
2015/01/06 7 $706,446 +17% 2,494 $283   $28,917,569 28
2015/01/07 6 $558,464 -21% 2,494 $224   $29,476,033 29
2015/01/08 6 $481,281 -14% 2,494 $193   $29,957,314 30
2015/01/09 13 $750,170 +56% 2,121 $354   $30,707,484 31
2015/01/10 14 $1,000,642 +33% 2,121 $472   $31,708,126 32
2015/01/11 14 $554,762 -45% 2,121 $262   $32,262,888 33
2015/01/12 12 $213,516 -62% 2,121 $101   $32,476,404 34
2015/01/13 11 $313,615 +47% 2,121 $148   $32,790,019 35
2015/01/14 10 $249,580 -20% 2,121 $118   $33,039,599 36
2015/01/15 14 $150,801 -40% 2,121 $71   $33,190,400 37
2015/01/16 - $68,810 -54% 415 $166   $33,259,210 38
2015/01/17 - $102,302 +49% 415 $247   $33,361,512 39
2015/01/18 - $52,574 -49% 415 $127   $33,414,086 40
2015/01/19 - $32,322 -39% 415 $78   $33,446,408 41
2015/01/20 - $26,637 -18% 415 $64   $33,473,045 42
2015/01/21 - $20,321 -24% 415 $49   $33,493,366 43
2015/01/22 - $19,305 -5% 415 $47   $33,512,671 44
2015/01/23 - $8,697 -55% 69 $126   $33,521,368 45
2015/01/24 - $14,458 +66% 69 $210   $33,535,826 46
2015/01/25 - $6,267 -57% 69 $91   $33,542,093 47
2015/01/26 - $2,975 -53% 69 $43   $33,545,068 48
2015/01/27 - $3,873 +30% 69 $56   $33,548,941 49
2015/01/28 - $3,450 -11% 69 $50   $33,552,391 50
2015/01/29 - $3,392 -2% 69 $49   $33,555,783 51
2015/01/30 - $4,739 +40% 34 $139   $33,560,522 52
2015/01/31 - $6,685 +41% 34 $197   $33,567,207 53
2015/02/01 - $1,509 -77% 34 $44   $33,568,716 54
2015/02/02 - $1,607 +6% 34 $47   $33,570,323 55
2015/02/03 - $1,777 +11% 34 $52   $33,572,100 56
2015/02/04 - $1,825 +3% 34 $54   $33,573,925 57
2015/02/05 - $1,880 +3% 34 $55   $33,575,805 58
2015/02/06 - $16,727 +790% 103 $162   $33,592,532 59
2015/02/07 - $23,573 +41% 103 $229   $33,616,105 60
2015/02/08 - $15,116 -36% 103 $147   $33,631,221 61
2015/02/09 - $6,404 -58% 103 $62   $33,637,625 62
2015/02/10 - $7,777 +21% 103 $76   $33,645,402 63
2015/02/11 - $6,438 -17% 103 $63   $33,651,840 64
2015/02/12 - $6,274 -3% 103 $61   $33,658,114 65
2015/02/13 - $3,651 -42% 46 $79   $33,661,765 66
2015/02/14 - $6,458 +77% 46 $140   $33,668,223 67
2015/02/15 - $4,536 -30% 46 $99   $33,672,759 68
2015/02/16 - $2,468 -46% 46 $54   $33,675,227 69
2015/02/17 - $2,102 -15% 46 $46   $33,677,329 70
2015/02/18 - $1,809 -14% 46 $39   $33,679,138 71
2015/02/19 - $1,854 +2% 46 $40   $33,680,992 72

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/12/19 14 $5,003,169   2,478 $2,019   $5,003,169 16
2014/12/26 7 $16,263,498 +225% 2,478 $6,563   $21,266,667 23
2015/01/02 9 $8,690,647 -47% 2,494 $3,485   $29,957,314 30
2015/01/09 13 $3,233,086 -63% 2,121 $1,524   $33,190,400 37
2015/01/16 29 $322,271 -90% 415 $777   $33,512,671 44
2015/01/23 50 $43,112 -87% 69 $625   $33,555,783 51
2015/01/30 59 $20,022 -54% 34 $589   $33,575,805 58
2015/02/06 44 $82,309 +311% 103 $799   $33,658,114 65
2015/02/13 66 $22,878 -72% 46 $497   $33,680,992 72

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 2/5/2015 $316,403 176 176 415 $627,677 7/7/2015
 
Rest of World $4,409,362
 
International Total$5,037,039 7/7/2015

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/3/2015578,978 78,978$1,249,432$1,249,4324
5/10/2015932,796-58% 111,774$588,032$1,837,4645
5/17/20151525,363-23% 137,137$456,280$2,293,7456

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/3/2015362,256 62,256$1,067,697$1,067,6974
5/10/2015618,089-71% 80,345$415,502$1,483,1995
5/17/20151212,657-30% 93,002$286,933$1,770,1326

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