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Killer Elite (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,124,986Details
International Box Office $40,284,060Details
Worldwide Box Office $65,409,046
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $7,274,455 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $4,472,443 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $11,746,898
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

A match-up made in tough-guy heaven -- Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro star in Killer Elite. Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world's most elite operatives - Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor - against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East, Danny and Hunter are plunged into a highly dangerous game of cat and mouse - where the predators become the prey.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
25% - Rotten
Audience
42% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$70,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 23rd, 2011 (Wide) by Open Road
International Releases: June 1st, 2012 (Wide) (Italy)
October 26th, 2012 (Wide) (Venezuela)
April 11th, 2013 (Wide) (Bolivia)
Video Release: January 10th, 2012 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, language and some sexuality/nudity.
(Rating bulletin 2184, 8/10/2011)
Running Time: 105 minutes
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Keywords: Based on an UNTRUE Story, Hitmen, Rescue, Secret Agent, Out of Retirement, Revenge, Death of a Son or Daughter
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Omnilab Media Group, Ambience Entertainment, Sighvatsson Films, Current Entertainment, Film Victoria, The Wales Creative IP Fund
Production Countries: Australia,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,149 $65,729 Nov 11, 2011 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,006 $42,531 Nov 4, 2011 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,697 $108,443 Oct 28, 2011 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,060 $410,036 Oct 21, 2011 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,913 $1,031,220 Oct 14, 2011 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,742 $2,201,362 Oct 7, 2011 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,193 $4,916,839 Sep 30, 2011 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,938 $9,352,008 Sep 23, 2011 3
Widest Opening Weekend 888 2,986 Sep 23, 2011 3

Cast

   Danny Bryce
   Spike
   Hunter
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje    The Agent
George Murphy    ADR Voice
Grant Bowler    Captian James Cregg
Dominic Purcell    Davies
Aden Young    Meier
Yvonne Strahovski    Anne
Ben Mendelsohn    Martin
Rodney Afif    Sheikh Amr

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Matt Sherring
Story Creator    Ralph Fiennes
Producer    Sigurjon Sighvatsson
Producer    Steven Chasman
Producer    Michael Boughen
Producer    Tony Winley
Executive Producer    Christopher Mapp
Executive Producer    Matthew Street
Executive Producer    David Whealy
Executive Producer    Peter D. Graves

Blu-ray Sales: Ides of January

January 31st, 2012

January is typically a really bad month for the home market, and it is usually even worse for Blu-ray. Not only are there not many hits coming out, but those that are being released tend to be films that are better suited to DVD than Blu-ray (middling hits, dramas, etc.). This is certainly the case with this week's new releases. Leading the way on the Blu-ray sales chart was Ides of March, a political drama, with 116,000 units / $2.08 million. Its opening Blu-ray share was 39%, which is better than expected for the genre. More...

Blu-ray Sales: Moneyball Earns Greenbacks on Blu-ray

January 25th, 2012

Like it was on the DVD sales chart, there were three new releases to top the Blu-ray sales chart, although they finished in a slightly different order. Moneyball still led the way with 467,000 units / $9.74 million giving it an opening week Blu-ray share of 44%, which is excellent for a drama. More...

DVD Sales: Moneyball Doesn't Hit a Home Run, but gets a Solid Double

January 24th, 2012

Moneyball led all new releases and the overall DVD sales chart with 601,000 units / $10.22 million during its first week of release. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for January 10th, 2012

January 9th, 2012

It's a pretty good week on the home market, for this time of year, with a number of releases that are worth checking out. This includes big budget releases, like Moneyball on Blu-ray Combo Pack, as well as TV on DVD releases like Doctor Who: Story 71: Invasion of the Dinosaurs and Story 83: The Android Invasion, as well as smaller releases like Higher Ground on Blu-ray Combo Pack. Unfortunately, it's not a particularly deep week for releases, and it isn't long before we start getting to DVDs and Blu-rays that would be ignored during a typically busy week. Not only that, but I'm still waiting for screeners for a number of bigger releases. One of these, Boardwalk Empire: Season One on Blu-ray, is the most likely candidate for Pick of the Week. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Tale Tall During Sophomore Stint

October 3rd, 2011

It was a good news / bad news weekend and the box office. First the bad news. Only one of the four new wide releases made any real impact and this led to a 16% drop-off from last weekend to just $99 million. The good news is that's still 4% higher than the same weekend last year. Year-to-date, 2011 is still behind 2010 by 3% at $7.99 billion to $8.27 billion, but at least there's a little hope left that we can turn things around, if October beats expectations. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: New Releases are Money, King Still Reigns

September 26th, 2011

It was a very good weekend at the box office, compared to the average for this time of year. None of the four wide releases were real bombs, although a couple opened soft, they were within the range of expectations. Also, The Lion King held on even better than expected leading the way for the second weekend in a row. This helped the film grow just over 16% from last weekend to $117 million. More importantly, the overall box office was close to 17% higher than this weekend last year. Not only did The Lion King top Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps's opening, so did Moneyball and Dolphin Tale. Year-to-date, 2011 is still behind 2010 by 4% at $7.85 billion to $8.14 billion, but a few more wins like this and that gap will start to close. More...

Weekend Estimates: Lion King Just Holds Off Moneyball and Dolphin Tale

September 25th, 2011

In a surprisingly strong weekend for September, The Lion King will enjoy a second weekend at the top of the chart, although only by a narrow margin over new entries Moneyball and Dolphin Tale. Disney's animated classic will take in about $22 million this weekend, and now looks set to pass $400 million in lifetime domestic box office before its theatrical run is over, and it has a shot at topping Spider-Man to take a place in the all-time top 10. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will New Releases Bring In the Money?

September 22nd, 2011

It's a busy week with four wide releases, including two that are opening at saturation level theater counts. With such a lot of competition, there's little chance all four will find a sizable audience this weekend. In fact, there's a chance none of them will be able to top The Lion King, leaving it on top for the second weekend in a row. If that happens, there's no telling how many classic films will get a 3D conversion. As for which release have the best shot at becoming the new box office king, Moneyball seems to be the consensus pick, but there is some debate as to how well the new releases will do. There's also some debate as to how well the overall box office will do compared to last year. There's a 50-50 chance the number one film this year will top Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps, which earned just over $19 million last year, while the depth is a little better this year. More...

2011 Preview: September

September 1st, 2011

After a strong start, August ended on a really low note, and that's bad news for September, as it means the positive momentum we had is gone. Looking at the upcoming month, there are 18 films opening wide over five weekends (including one re-release) but only four or five of them have a real shot at being midlevel hits, and it is unlikely that all of them will get there. Worse still, there are no films opening this month that look like they will match The Town, which made more than $90 million last September. In fact, the selection of releases is so weak that the film I'm most looking forward to is a limited release that has already come out on Video on Demand, Tucker and Dale vs. Evil. (It has seventeen reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and still not a negative one among them.) More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/09/23 5 $9,352,008   2,986 $3,132   $9,352,008 3
2011/09/30 9 $4,916,839 -47% 2,986 $1,647   $17,501,286 10
2011/10/07 12 $2,201,362 -55% 2,411 $913   $21,646,929 17
2011/10/14 17 $1,031,220 -53% 1,431 $721   $23,763,744 24
2011/10/21 22 $410,036 -60% 751 $546   $24,626,635 31
2011/10/28 36 $108,443 -74% 257 $422   $24,909,621 38
2011/11/04 47 $42,531 -61% 119 $357   $25,006,568 45
2011/11/11 42 $65,729 +55% 160 $411   $25,093,607 52

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/09/23 5 $3,406,208   2,986 $1,141   $3,406,208 1
2011/09/24 6 $3,699,105 +9% 2,986 $1,239   $7,105,313 2
2011/09/25 5 $2,246,695 -39% 2,986 $752   $9,352,008 3
2011/09/26 3 $775,000 -66% 2,986 $260   $10,127,008 4
2011/09/27 3 $979,664 +26% 2,986 $328   $11,106,672 5
2011/09/28 4 $725,505 -26% 2,986 $243   $11,832,177 6
2011/09/29 4 $752,270 +4% 2,986 $252   $12,584,447 7
2011/09/30 9 $1,513,828 +101% 2,986 $507   $14,098,275 8
2011/10/01 10 $2,122,610 +40% 2,986 $711   $16,220,885 9
2011/10/02 8 $1,280,401 -40% 2,986 $429   $17,501,286 10
2011/10/03 7 $453,858 -65% 2,986 $152   $17,955,144 11
2011/10/04 5 $601,123 +32% 2,986 $201   $18,556,267 12
2011/10/05 6 $452,120 -25% 2,986 $151   $19,008,387 13
2011/10/06 6 $437,180 -3% 2,986 $146   $19,445,567 14
2011/10/07 12 $643,200 +47% 2,411 $267   $20,088,767 15
2011/10/08 12 $909,101 +41% 2,411 $377   $20,997,868 16
2011/10/09 12 $649,061 -29% 2,411 $269   $21,646,929 17
2011/10/10 12 $336,160 -48% 2,411 $139   $21,983,089 18
2011/10/11 10 $275,520 -18% 2,411 $114   $22,258,609 19
2011/10/12 11 $235,755 -14% 2,411 $98   $22,494,364 20
2011/10/13 12 $238,160 +1% 2,411 $99   $22,732,524 21
2011/10/14 - $303,613 +27% 1,431 $212   $23,036,137 22
2011/10/15 - $451,539 +49% 1,431 $316   $23,487,676 23
2011/10/16 - $276,068 -39% 1,431 $193   $23,763,744 24
2011/10/17 - $105,405 -62% 1,431 $74   $23,869,149 25
2011/10/18 - $133,109 +26% 1,431 $93   $24,002,258 26
2011/10/19 - $112,003 -16% 1,431 $78   $24,114,261 27
2011/10/20 15 $102,338 -9% 1,431 $72   $24,216,599 28
2011/10/21 - $121,001 +18% 751 $161   $24,337,600 29
2011/10/22 - $177,025 +46% 751 $236   $24,514,625 30
2011/10/23 - $106,010 -40% 751 $141   $24,620,635 31
2011/10/24 - $40,100 -62% 751 $53   $24,660,735 32
2011/10/25 - $53,401 +33% 751 $71   $24,714,136 33
2011/10/26 - $43,601 -18% 751 $58   $24,757,737 34
2011/10/27 - $43,441 n/c 751 $58   $24,801,178 35
2011/10/28 - $31,919 -27% 257 $124   $24,833,097 36
2011/10/29 - $46,705 +46% 257 $182   $24,879,802 37
2011/10/30 - $29,819 -36% 257 $116   $24,909,621 38
2011/10/31 - $13,630 -54% 257 $53   $24,923,251 39
2011/11/01 - $14,160 +4% 257 $55   $24,937,411 40
2011/11/02 - $13,001 -8% 257 $51   $24,950,412 41
2011/11/03 - $13,625 +5% 257 $53   $24,964,037 42
2011/11/04 - $13,001 -5% 119 $109   $24,977,038 43
2011/11/05 - $18,170 +40% 119 $153   $24,995,208 44
2011/11/06 - $11,360 -37% 119 $95   $25,006,568 45
2011/11/07 - $4,967 -56% 119 $42   $25,011,535 46
2011/11/08 - $5,259 +6% 119 $44   $25,016,794 47
2011/11/09 - $5,235 n/c 119 $44   $25,022,029 48
2011/11/10 - $5,849 +12% 119 $49   $25,027,878 49
2011/11/11 - $21,905 +275% 160 $137   $25,049,783 50
2011/11/12 - $25,441 +16% 160 $159   $25,075,224 51
2011/11/13 - $18,383 -28% 160 $115   $25,093,607 52
2011/11/14 - $7,385 -60% 160 $46   $25,100,992 53
2011/11/15 - $8,974 +22% 160 $56   $25,109,966 54
2011/11/16 - $7,465 -17% 160 $47   $25,117,431 55
2011/11/17 - $7,555 +1% 160 $47   $25,124,986 56

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/09/23 5 $12,584,447   2,986 $4,214   $12,584,447 7
2011/09/30 8 $6,861,120 -45% 2,986 $2,298   $19,445,567 14
2011/10/07 10 $3,286,937 -52% 2,411 $1,363   $22,732,504 21
2011/10/14 17 $1,484,075 -55% 1,431 $1,037   $24,216,599 28
2011/10/21 22 $584,579 -61% 751 $778   $24,801,178 35
2011/10/28 35 $162,859 -72% 257 $634   $24,964,037 42
2011/11/04 48 $63,841 -61% 119 $536   $25,027,878 49
2011/11/11 41 $97,108 +52% 160 $607   $25,124,986 56

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Bolivia 4/11/2013 $1,450 2 2 2 $1,450 12/14/2015
Italy 6/1/2012 $385,578 187 187 257 $961,480 12/10/2015
Venezuela 10/26/2012 $20,042 10 10 24 $62,678 12/12/2015
 
Rest of World $39,258,452
 
International Total$40,284,060 12/14/2015

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
1/15/20123154,864 154,864$2,631,139$2,631,1391
1/22/20121069,462-55% 224,326$1,259,346$3,890,4852
1/29/20121336,609-47% 260,935$695,205$4,585,6903
2/5/20122226,817-27% 287,752$506,037$5,091,7274
2/12/20122619,503-27% 307,255$296,446$5,388,1735

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
1/15/2012280,431 80,431$1,656,071$1,656,0711
1/22/2012541,689-48% 122,120$988,038$2,644,1092
1/29/20121015,473-63% 137,593$371,496$3,015,6053

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