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Life After Beth (2014)

Life After Beth poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $80,315Details
International Box Office $254,176
Worldwide Box Office $334,491
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $213,852 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $48,409 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $262,261
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Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. But when she miraculously comes back to life, Zach takes full advantage of the opportunity to share and experience all the things he regretted not doing with her before. However, the newly returned Beth isn’t quite how he remembered her and, before long, Zach’s whole world takes a turn for the worse.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
44% - Rotten
30% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 15th, 2014 (Limited) by A24
Video Release: October 21st, 2014 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for pervasive language, some horror violence, sexual content, nudity and brief drug use.
(Rating bulletin 2322, 5/14/2014)
Running Time: 90 minutes
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Keywords: Digital Cinematography, Romance, Interspecies Romance, Zombies, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Black Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: American Zoetrope, Destro Films
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,381 $14,240 Sep 5, 2014 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,732 $20,666 Aug 29, 2014 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,793 $13,500 Aug 22, 2014 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,490 $15,843 Aug 15, 2014 3


   Zach Orfman
Molly Shannon    Geenie Slocum
John C. Reilly    Maury Slocum
Cheryl Hines    Judy Orfman
Paul Reiser    Noah Orfman
Matthew Gray Gubler    Kyle
Anna Kendrick    Erica Wexler
Eva LaDare    Pearline
Thomas McDonell    Dan

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Jeff Baena
Producer    Michael Zakin
Producer    Liz Destro
Executive Producer    Charles Bonan
Executive Producer    Kim Leadford
Executive Producer    Tim Nye
Executive Producer    Elizabeth Stillwell
Executive Producer    Brian Young
Executive Producer    Courtney Kivowitz
Co-Producer    Daniel McGilvray
Line Producer    Tracey Landon
Director of Photography    Jay Hunter
Editor    Colin Patton
Production Designer    Michael Grasley
Costume Designer    Negar Ali Kline
Music Supervisor    Bruce Gilbert
Composer    BRNC BRNC
Casting Director    Courtney Bright
Casting Director    Nicole Daniels

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for October 21st, 2014

October 21st, 2014

Like last week, it is not a very busy week on the home market. However, unlike last week, there are not a lot of prime releases. The second to last DVD / Blu-ray release for Mad Men tops the list. Well, it is the second to last release, until the Full Season Megaset comes out. The biggest theatrical release is The Purge: Anarchy, which was a huge hit, given its budget, but not a monster hit. As for the Pick of the Week contenders, it's Mad Men and Snowpiercer on DVD or Blu-ray. In the end I had to flip a coin to decide. I came up heads. Then I realized I should probably decide which movie is heads before I flipped the coin. Let's try that again. Snowpiercer is the Pick of the Week. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Life After Beth

October 20th, 2014

Life After Beth opened with strong buzz, especially for a limited release, but the reviews were mixed and it struggled to find an audience in theaters. It also debuted on Video on Demand, so that didn't help its box office numbers. Now that it is out on the home market, is it worth a look? And is the Blu-ray worth picking up? More...

Per Theater Chart: Italian Cuisine

August 19th, 2014

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The Trip to Italy led the way on the per theater chart with an average of $26,841 in three theaters during its opening weekend. The Admiral: Roaring Currents earned an average of $17,517 in 30 theaters during its second weekend of release. By this time next week, it will be at over $1 million in total. Frank was the final member of the $10,000 club with an opening of $16,056 in its lone theater. More...

Frankly, You Need to Support Limited Releases

August 15th, 2014

Frank poster

As the summer blockbuster season ends, there are a few limited releases that are actually fairly strong. Perhaps they are hoping to take advantage of the lull in blockbusters, or perhaps they are hoping to get a jump on Awards Season. Regardless why they picked this weekend to open, Abuse of Weakness, Frank, and The Trip to Italy all have a chance to thrive in the art house circuit. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/08/15 62 $15,843   2 $7,922   $15,843 3
2014/08/22 62 $13,500 -15% 20 $675   $34,400 10
2014/08/29 63 $20,666 +53% 15 $1,378   $59,787 17
2014/09/05 66 $14,240 -31% 20 $712   $80,315 24

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/08/15 - $5,300   2 $2,650   $5,300 1

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/08/29 61 $26,954   15 $1,797   $66,075 21

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