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James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D (2014)

Deepsea Challenge poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $149,879Details
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $14,850 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $164,275 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $179,125
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As a boy, filmmaker James Cameron dreamed of a journey to the deepest part of the ocean. This film is the fulfillment of that dream. It chronicles Cameron’s solo dive to the depths of the Mariana Trench—nearly seven miles beneath the ocean’s surface—piloting a submersible he designed himself.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 10,226 $149,879
All Time Worldwide Box Office 12,999 $149,879
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 3,362 $149,879

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 8th, 2014 (Limited) by DisruptiveLA
Video Release: November 11th, 2014 by Alchemy
MPAA Rating: PG for language and brief disaster images.
(Rating bulletin 2304, 1/8/2014)
Running Time: 90 minutes
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Keywords: 3-D, Underwater, 3-D - Shot in 3-D, World Record Attempt
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Wight Expedition, Beyond Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,802 $149,879 Aug 8, 2014 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,115 $149,879 Aug 8, 2014 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 6,957 $493 Aug 8, 2014 3
Theater Average Limited Release 52,634 $493 Aug 8, 2014 3
Top 2014 Theater Average Limited Release 2,288 $493 Aug 8, 2014 3
Never Wide Domestic 4,134 $149,879 Aug 8, 2014 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 7,653 $149,879 Aug 8, 2014 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 7,144 0 Aug 8, 2014 0


James Cameron    Himself
Frank Lotito    Giuseppe Buono
Lachlan Woods    Jacques Piccard
Paul Henri    Don Walsh

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Andrew Wight
Screenwriter    John Garvin
Producer    Andrew Wight
Producer    Brett Popplewell
Executive Producer    James Cameron
Executive Producer    Lisa Truitt
Executive Producer    Maria Wilhelm
Executive Producer    Mikael Borglund
Composer    Ricky Edwards
Composer    Brett Aplin
Composer    Amy Bastow
Director of Photography    Jules O'Loughlin
Editor    Jane Moran

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/08/08 27 $149,879   304 $493   $149,879 3

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/08/08 - $45,300   304 $149   $45,300 1

Weekly Box Office Performance

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