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Les invasions barbares (2003)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,460,000Details
International Box Office $17,453,869Details
Worldwide Box Office $25,913,869
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 4,988 $8,460,000
All Time International Box Office 2,676 $17,453,869
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,727 $25,913,869
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 324 $8,460,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,569 $8,460,000
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 810 $17,453,869
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,151 $25,913,869

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$5,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 9th, 2003 (Limited) by Miramax, released as The Barbarian Invasions
MPAA Rating: R for language, sexual dialogue and drug content
Comparisons: vs. Bella
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Keywords: Foreign Language
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: Canada

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 56th Weekend 52 $7,568 May 28, 2004 388
Biggest 56th Weekend Limited Release 10 $7,568 May 28, 2004 388
Theater Average 56th Weekend Limited Release 24 $582 May 28, 2004 388
Biggest Domestic 55th Weekend 54 $8,342 May 21, 2004 381
Biggest 55th Weekend Limited Release 11 $8,342 May 21, 2004 381
Theater Average 55th Weekend Limited Release 31 $379 May 21, 2004 381
Biggest Domestic 54th Weekend 44 $10,317 May 14, 2004 374
Biggest 54th Weekend Limited Release 10 $10,317 May 14, 2004 374
Theater Average 54th Weekend Limited Release 27 $344 May 14, 2004 374
Biggest Domestic 53rd Weekend 34 $32,009 May 7, 2004 367
Biggest 53rd Weekend Limited Release 5 $32,009 May 7, 2004 367
Theater Average 53rd Weekend Limited Release 29 $525 May 7, 2004 367
Biggest Domestic 52nd Weekend 33 $27,026 Apr 30, 2004 360
Biggest 52nd Weekend Limited Release 3 $27,026 Apr 30, 2004 360
Theater Average 52nd Weekend Limited Release 26 $541 Apr 30, 2004 360
Biggest Domestic 51st Weekend 33 $34,125 Apr 23, 2004 353
Biggest 51st Weekend Limited Release 4 $34,125 Apr 23, 2004 353
Theater Average 51st Weekend Limited Release 25 $683 Apr 23, 2004 353
Biggest Domestic 50th Weekend 36 $21,729 Apr 16, 2004 346
Biggest 50th Weekend Limited Release 4 $21,729 Apr 16, 2004 346
Theater Average 50th Weekend Limited Release 25 $621 Apr 16, 2004 346
Biggest Domestic 49th Weekend 27 $49,858 Apr 9, 2004 339
Biggest 49th Weekend Limited Release 2 $49,858 Apr 9, 2004 339
Theater Average 49th Weekend Limited Release 24 $791 Apr 9, 2004 339
Biggest Domestic 48th Weekend 21 $72,764 Apr 2, 2004 332
Biggest 48th Weekend Limited Release 2 $72,764 Apr 2, 2004 332
Theater Average 48th Weekend Limited Release 27 $887 Apr 2, 2004 332
Biggest Domestic 47th Weekend 19 $100,169 Mar 26, 2004 325
Biggest 47th Weekend Limited Release 2 $100,169 Mar 26, 2004 325
Theater Average 47th Weekend Limited Release 20 $973 Mar 26, 2004 325
Biggest Domestic 46th Weekend 14 $158,455 Mar 19, 2004 318
Biggest 46th Weekend Limited Release 2 $158,455 Mar 19, 2004 318
Theater Average 46th Weekend Limited Release 14 $1,278 Mar 19, 2004 318
Biggest Domestic 45th Weekend 9 $271,328 Mar 12, 2004 311
Biggest 45th Weekend Limited Release 1 $271,328 Mar 12, 2004 311
Theater Average 45th Weekend Limited Release 14 $1,966 Mar 12, 2004 311
Biggest Domestic 44th Weekend 10 $381,410 Mar 5, 2004 304
Biggest 44th Weekend Limited Release 2 $381,410 Mar 5, 2004 304
Theater Average 44th Weekend Limited Release 5 $2,744 Mar 5, 2004 304
Biggest Domestic 43rd Weekend 17 $160,783 Feb 27, 2004 297
Biggest 43rd Weekend Limited Release 4 $160,783 Feb 27, 2004 297
Theater Average 43rd Weekend Limited Release 11 $1,985 Feb 27, 2004 297
Biggest Domestic 42nd Weekend 26 $91,885 Feb 20, 2004 290
Biggest 42nd Weekend Limited Release 4 $91,885 Feb 20, 2004 290
Theater Average 42nd Weekend Limited Release 9 $2,297 Feb 20, 2004 290
Biggest Domestic 41st Weekend 21 $109,197 Feb 13, 2004 283
Biggest 41st Weekend Limited Release 6 $109,197 Feb 13, 2004 283
Theater Average 41st Weekend Limited Release 18 $1,851 Feb 13, 2004 283
Biggest Domestic 40th Weekend 25 $109,553 Feb 6, 2004 276
Biggest 40th Weekend Limited Release 6 $109,553 Feb 6, 2004 276
Theater Average 40th Weekend Limited Release 13 $1,956 Feb 6, 2004 276
Biggest Domestic 39th Weekend 51 $40,589 Jan 30, 2004 269
Biggest 39th Weekend Limited Release 10 $40,589 Jan 30, 2004 269
Theater Average 39th Weekend Limited Release 13 $2,537 Jan 30, 2004 269
Biggest Domestic 38th Weekend 69 $22,271 Jan 23, 2004 262
Biggest 38th Weekend Limited Release 15 $22,271 Jan 23, 2004 262
Theater Average 38th Weekend Limited Release 20 $1,856 Jan 23, 2004 262
Biggest Domestic 37th Weekend 67 $29,499 Jan 16, 2004 255
Biggest 37th Weekend Limited Release 17 $29,499 Jan 16, 2004 255
Theater Average 37th Weekend Limited Release 10 $2,950 Jan 16, 2004 255
Biggest Domestic 36th Weekend 62 $43,739 Jan 9, 2004 248
Biggest 36th Weekend Limited Release 13 $43,739 Jan 9, 2004 248
Theater Average 36th Weekend Limited Release 15 $2,573 Jan 9, 2004 248
Biggest Domestic 35th Weekend 43 $100,910 Jan 2, 2004 241
Biggest 35th Weekend Limited Release 9 $100,910 Jan 2, 2004 241
Theater Average 35th Weekend Limited Release 21 $2,102 Jan 2, 2004 241
Biggest Domestic 34th Weekend 43 $87,936 Dec 26, 2003 234
Biggest 34th Weekend Limited Release 13 $87,936 Dec 26, 2003 234
Theater Average 34th Weekend Limited Release 38 $1,628 Dec 26, 2003 234
Biggest Domestic 33rd Weekend 55 $77,513 Dec 19, 2003 227
Biggest 33rd Weekend Limited Release 13 $77,513 Dec 19, 2003 227
Theater Average 33rd Weekend Limited Release 29 $1,891 Dec 19, 2003 227
Biggest Domestic 32nd Weekend 88 $37,302 Dec 12, 2003 220
Biggest 32nd Weekend Limited Release 18 $37,302 Dec 12, 2003 220
Theater Average 32nd Weekend Limited Release 8 $3,391 Dec 12, 2003 220
Biggest Domestic 31st Weekend 90 $54,934 Dec 5, 2003 213
Biggest 31st Weekend Limited Release 17 $54,934 Dec 5, 2003 213
Theater Average 31st Weekend Limited Release 4 $5,493 Dec 5, 2003 213
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 84 $70,248 Nov 28, 2003 206
Biggest 30th Weekend Limited Release 16 $70,248 Nov 28, 2003 206
Theater Average 30th Weekend Limited Release 3 $8,781 Nov 28, 2003 206
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 81 $79,650 Nov 21, 2003 199
Biggest 29th Weekend Limited Release 16 $79,650 Nov 21, 2003 199
Theater Average 29th Weekend Limited Release 1 $13,275 Nov 21, 2003 199
Theater Average Limited Release 1,365 $13,275 Nov 21, 2003 199
Top 2003 Theater Average Limited Release 63 $13,275 Nov 21, 2003 199
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 704 $21,352 Sep 19, 2003 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 211 $21,352 Sep 19, 2003 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 152 $1,642 Sep 19, 2003 136
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,883 $23,912 Aug 8, 2003 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 493 $23,912 Aug 8, 2003 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 195 $1,993 Aug 8, 2003 94
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,083 $604,600 May 23, 2003 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 362 $604,600 May 23, 2003 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 449 $6,298 May 23, 2003 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,852 $358,940 May 16, 2003 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 574 $358,940 May 16, 2003 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,602 $2,679 May 16, 2003 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 4,990 $461,363 May 9, 2003 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 512 $461,363 May 9, 2003 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,075 $3,443 May 9, 2003 3
Never Wide Domestic 362 $8,460,000 May 9, 2003 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,251 $8,460,000 May 9, 2003 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 2,760 5 May 9, 2003 0

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/05/09 19 $461,363   134 $3,443   $461,363 3
2003/05/16 14 $358,940 -22% 134 $2,679   $1,214,381 10
2003/05/23 13 $604,600 +68% 96 $6,298   $2,145,000 17
2003/08/08 64 $23,912   12 $1,993   $4,466,092 94
2003/09/19 69 $21,352   13 $1,642   $4,958,643 136
2003/11/21 34 $79,650   6 $13,275   $79,650 199
2003/11/28 44 $70,248 -12% 8 $8,781   $188,217 206
2003/12/05 43 $54,934 -22% 10 $5,493   $271,390 213
2003/12/12 50 $37,302 -32% 11 $3,391   $334,320 220
2003/12/19 36 $77,513 +108% 41 $1,891   $433,199 227
2003/12/26 45 $87,936 +13% 54 $1,628   $580,980 234
2004/01/02 42 $100,910 +15% 48 $2,102   $767,818 241
2004/01/09 54 $43,739 -57% 17 $2,573   $849,784 248
2004/01/16 59 $29,499 -33% 10 $2,950   $897,177 255
2004/01/23 61 $22,271 -25% 12 $1,856   $934,598 262
2004/01/30 51 $40,589 +82% 16 $2,537   $989,227 269
2004/02/06 41 $109,553 +170% 56 $1,956   $1,117,128 276
2004/02/13 42 $109,197 n/c 59 $1,851   $1,286,966 283
2004/02/20 48 $91,885 -16% 40 $2,297   $6,621,946 290
2004/02/27 39 $160,783 +75% 81 $1,985   $1,649,307 297
2004/03/05 22 $381,410 +137% 139 $2,744   $2,154,132 304
2004/03/12 27 $271,328 -29% 138 $1,966   $2,562,193 311
2004/03/19 33 $158,455 -42% 124 $1,278   $2,834,487 318
2004/03/26 39 $100,169 -37% 103 $973   $3,002,022 325
2004/04/02 42 $72,764 -27% 82 $887   $3,120,018 332
2004/04/09 51 $49,858 -31% 63 $791   $8,460,000 339
2004/04/16 58 $21,729 -56% 35 $621   $3,247,256 346
2004/04/23 53 $34,125 +57% 50 $683   $3,292,656 353
2004/04/30 66 $27,026 -21% 50 $541   $3,334,898 360
2004/05/07 57 $32,009 +18% 61 $525   $3,384,152 367
2004/05/14 94 $10,317 -68% 30 $344   $3,404,017 374
2004/05/21 95 $8,342 -19% 22 $379   $3,417,796 381
2004/05/28 100 $7,568 -9% 13 $582   $3,431,404 388

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/01/19 54 $4,232   10 $423   $901,409 256
2004/02/16 46 $12,576   59 $213   $1,299,542 284

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/05/09 17 $855,441   134 $6,384   $855,441 7
2003/05/16 14 $684,959 -20% 134 $5,112   $1,540,400 14
2003/11/21 36 $117,969   6 $19,662   $117,969 203
2003/11/28 41 $98,487 -17% 8 $12,311   $216,456 210
2003/12/05 42 $80,562 -18% 10 $8,056   $297,018 217
2003/12/12 49 $58,668 -27% 11 $5,333   $355,686 224
2003/12/19 34 $137,358 +134% 41 $3,350   $493,044 231
2003/12/26 45 $173,864 +27% 54 $3,220   $666,908 238
2004/01/02 44 $139,137 -20% 48 $2,899   $806,045 245
2004/01/09 54 $61,633 -56% 17 $3,625   $867,678 252
2004/01/16 61 $44,649 -28% 10 $4,465   $912,327 259
2004/01/23 56 $36,311 -19% 12 $3,026   $948,638 266
2004/01/30 51 $58,937 +62% 16 $3,684   $1,007,575 273
2004/02/06 38 $170,194 +189% 56 $3,039   $1,177,769 280
2004/02/13 9 $5,352,292 +3,045% 59 $90,717   $6,530,061 287
2004/02/27 35 $284,198   81 $3,509   $1,772,722 301
2004/03/05 22 $518,143 +82% 139 $3,728   $2,290,865 308
2004/03/12 28 $385,167 -26% 138 $2,791   $2,676,032 315
2004/03/19 32 $225,821 -41% 124 $1,821   $2,901,853 322
2004/03/26 41 $145,401 -36% 103 $1,412   $3,047,254 329
2004/04/02 10 $5,362,888 +3,588% 82 $65,401   $8,410,142 336
2004/04/16 57 $33,004   35 $943   $3,258,531 350
2004/04/23 54 $49,341 +50% 50 $987   $3,307,872 357
2004/04/30 60 $44,271 -10% 50 $885   $3,352,143 364
2004/05/07 60 $41,557 -6% 61 $681   $3,393,700 371
2004/05/14 92 $15,754 -62% 30 $525   $3,409,454 378
2004/05/21 89 $14,382 -9% 22 $654   $3,423,836 385

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