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Happy Tears (2010)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,464Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
28% - Rotten
Audience
21% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 19th, 2010 (Limited) by Roadside Attractions
Video Release: June 15th, 2010 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R For language, drug use, and some sexual content including brief nudity
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Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,171 $148 Mar 5, 2010 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,541 $2,228 Feb 26, 2010 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,826 $13,009 Feb 19, 2010 3

Cast

Demi Moore   
Parker Posey   
Ellen Barkin   
Rip Torn   

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 15th, 2010

June 14th, 2010

As it usually this time of year, the selection of first run releases on the home market is rather weak, with only one certified hit: The Book of Eli. That's not to say there are not a lot of interesting releases, as we have many summer TV series hitting the home market ahead of their premieres. However, looking for the Pick of the Week we have to dig deep to find a mostly undiscovered gem: Mary & Max. Both the DVD and the Blu-ray are worth buying, but the latter is the better deal. More...

Featured DVD Review: Happy Tears

June 11th, 2010

Happy Tears was written and directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein, whose first feature was Teeth, a movie I really liked. I wasn't alone in that opinion. It earned amazing reviews, but struggled at the box office. This film did worse in both regards, but is it a true sophomore slump, or was it unfairly judged and overlooked? More...

Ghost Haunts the Top of the Per Theater Chart

February 24th, 2010

Showing once again that there's no such thing as bad publicity, Ghost Writer topped the per theater chart with an average of $45,752 in four theaters during its opening weekend. It will be interesting to see if it can maintain this momentum going forward. Shutter Island was the only other film in the $10,000 club, earning an average of $13,729 in nearly 3,000 theaters on its way to the number one spot on the overall chart. More...

Limited Releases on the Defensive

February 19th, 2010

Oscar night is approaching, a fact which has influence on both the most significant limited release of the week, and the relative weakness of limited releases in general. It would be hard to argue that 2010 Oscar Shorts is not the biggest release of the week, but the most interesting release might be Defendor. More...

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/02/19 63 $13,009   15 $867   $13,009 3
2010/02/26 88 $2,228 -83% 4 $557   $21,568 10
2010/03/05 106 $148 -93% 1 $148   $22,377 17

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/02/19 - $3,502   15 $233   $3,502 1
2010/02/20 - $5,825 +66% 15 $388   $9,327 2
2010/02/21 - $3,682 -37% 15 $245   $13,009 3
2010/02/22 - $1,522 -59% 15 $101   $14,531 4
2010/02/23 - $1,376 -10% 15 $92   $15,907 5
2010/02/24 - $1,797 +31% 15 $120   $17,704 6
2010/02/25 - $1,636 -9% 15 $109   $19,340 7
2010/02/26 - $580 -65% 4 $145   $19,920 8
2010/02/27 - $902 +56% 4 $226   $20,822 9
2010/02/28 - $746 -17% 4 $187   $21,568 10
2010/03/01 - $58 -92% 4 $15   $21,626 11
2010/03/02 - $239 +312% 4 $60   $21,865 12
2010/03/03 - $203 -15% 4 $51   $22,068 13
2010/03/04 - $161 -21% 4 $40   $22,229 14
2010/03/05 - $30 -81% 1 $30   $22,259 15
2010/03/06 - $43 +43% 1 $43   $22,302 16
2010/03/07 - $75 +74% 1 $75   $22,377 17
2010/03/08 - $9 -88% 1 $9   $22,386 18
2010/03/10 - $22   1 $22   $22,408 20
2010/03/11 - $56 +155% 1 $56   $22,464 21

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/02/19 63 $19,340   15 $1,289   $19,340 7
2010/02/26 89 $2,889 -85% 4 $722   $22,229 14
2010/03/05 111 $235 -92% 1 $235   $22,464 21

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