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Life in a Day (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $252,788Details
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Synopsis

Life in a Day is a user-generated, feature-length documentary shot on a single day - July 24, 2010. Enlisted to capture a moment of the day on camera, the global community responded by submitting more than 80,000 videos to YouTube. The videos contained over 4,500 hours of deeply personal, powerful moments shot by contributors from Australia to Zambia, and from the heart of bustling major cities to some of the most remote places on Earth. Life in a Day brings together the most compelling footage from YouTube to create a 90-minute film crafted by Macdonald, executive producer Ridley Scott, producer Liza Marshall, and their teams. The film offers a unique experience that shows - with beauty, humor, and joyful honesty - what it's like to be alive on Earth today.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 9,479 $252,788
All Time Worldwide Box Office 12,147 $252,788
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 2,779 $252,788

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 24th, 2011 (Special Engagement) by National Geographic Entertainment
July 27th, 2011 (Limited) by National Geographic Entertainment
Video Release: November 8th, 2011 by Virgil Films and Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG for disturbing violent images, language and a sexual reference.
(Rating bulletin 2172, 5/18/2011)
Running Time: 95 minutes
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Keywords: Segments, Prologue, Non-Chronological, Epilogue
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Scott Free Films
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 4,858 $2,628 Sep 23, 2011 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,029 $2,628 Sep 23, 2011 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,076 $526 Sep 23, 2011 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 4,883 $5,702 Sep 16, 2011 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,822 $5,702 Sep 16, 2011 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,771 $815 Sep 16, 2011 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 5,506 $5,052 Sep 9, 2011 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,126 $5,052 Sep 9, 2011 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,393 $632 Sep 9, 2011 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 5,771 $7,872 Sep 2, 2011 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,118 $7,872 Sep 2, 2011 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,245 $875 Sep 2, 2011 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 6,908 $2,708 Aug 26, 2011 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,925 $2,708 Aug 26, 2011 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 3,058 $542 Aug 26, 2011 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 7,040 $6,270 Aug 19, 2011 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,823 $6,270 Aug 19, 2011 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,389 $627 Aug 19, 2011 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 7,030 $16,265 Aug 12, 2011 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,594 $16,265 Aug 12, 2011 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 3,473 $957 Aug 12, 2011 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,863 $35,839 Aug 5, 2011 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,259 $35,839 Aug 5, 2011 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,327 $1,886 Aug 5, 2011 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 7,123 $45,202 Jul 29, 2011 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,297 $45,202 Jul 29, 2011 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,637 $4,109 Jul 29, 2011 3
Theater Average Limited Release 8,347 $4,109 Jul 29, 2011 3
Top 2011 Theater Average Limited Release 417 $4,109 Jul 29, 2011 3
Never Wide Domestic 3,449 $252,788 Jul 24, 2011 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 6,958 $252,788 Jul 24, 2011 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 2,444 8 Jul 24, 2011 0

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Liz Marshall
Executive Producer    Tony Scott
Executive Producer    Ridley Scott
Co-Producer    Jack Arbuthnott
Co-Producer    Tim Partridge

The Future of the Per Theater Chart

August 3rd, 2011

Miranda July's second film, The Future, opened about as well as her first film, Me and You and Everyone We Know, did. It earned $27,137 in its lone theater, which was enough for top spot on the per theater chart and suggests a strong potential for expansion. The Devil's Double and The Guard were in a virtual tie with averages of $19,283 and $19,209 respectively. Attack the Block was one of the wider limited releases of the week, and it had the biggest opening in terms of raw dollars. Furthermore, its average of $17,198 suggest potential to expand. El Bulli: Cooking in Progress opened in one theater earning $12,756 over the weekend and $20,699 since Wednesday. Sarah's Key expanded from 5 theaters to 33, but still managed a very strong per theater average of $11,112. The final film to cross the $10,000 per theater average was The Smurfs at $10,489. More...

Limited Releases Double Down

July 29th, 2011

There are five films opening in limited release that are earning Tomatometer Scores of 80% or better. There are also a couple others earning reviews that are good, but not great. That's a lot of competition and sadly it likely means a few of them won't live up to their potential as a result. Some, like Attack the Block, might have to wait till the home market to find an audience. Others won't be as lucky. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/07/29 47 $45,202   11 $4,109   $89,202 3
2011/08/05 55 $35,839 -21% 19 $1,886   $152,231 10
2011/08/12 68 $16,265 -55% 17 $957   $191,717 17
2011/08/19 84 $6,270 -61% 10 $627   $207,324 24
2011/08/26 94 $2,708 -57% 5 $542   $210,032 31
2011/09/02 86 $7,872 +191% 9 $875   $222,878 38
2011/09/09 93 $5,052 -36% 8 $632   $230,913 45
2011/09/16 96 $5,702 +13% 7 $815   $244,587 52
2011/09/23 109 $2,628 -54% 5 $526   $247,215 59

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/09/05 76 $2,983   9 $331   $225,861 39

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/07/29 48 $72,392   11 $6,581   $116,392 7
2011/08/05 53 $59,060 -18% 19 $3,108   $175,452 14
2011/08/12 65 $26,039 -56% 17 $1,532   $201,054 21
2011/08/19 88 $6,270 -76% 10 $627   $207,324 28
2011/08/26 91 $4,974 -21% 5 $995   $215,006 35
2011/09/02 88 $10,855 +118% 9 $1,206   $225,861 42
2011/09/09 91 $7,972 -27% 8 $997   $238,885 49
2011/09/16 102 $5,702 -28% 7 $815   $244,587 56
2011/09/23 95 $5,573 -2% 5 $1,115   $252,788 63

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