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Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $201,574Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 9,833 $201,574
All Time Worldwide Box Office 12,568 $201,574
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 3,047 $201,574

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 22nd, 2004 (Limited) by Sony Pictures Classics
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 1,319 $1,205 Mar 4, 2005 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 683 $1,205 Mar 4, 2005 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 567 $603 Mar 4, 2005 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 1,136 $6,309 Feb 25, 2005 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 422 $6,309 Feb 25, 2005 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 92 $2,103 Feb 25, 2005 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 1,388 $5,600 Feb 18, 2005 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 532 $5,600 Feb 18, 2005 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 572 $800 Feb 18, 2005 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 1,600 $6,419 Feb 11, 2005 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 585 $6,419 Feb 11, 2005 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 841 $584 Feb 11, 2005 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 2,313 $1,793 Feb 4, 2005 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 1,061 $1,793 Feb 4, 2005 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 951 $598 Feb 4, 2005 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 2,769 $1,005 Jan 28, 2005 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,335 $1,005 Jan 28, 2005 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,186 $503 Jan 28, 2005 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 2,630 $3,930 Jan 21, 2005 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,051 $3,930 Jan 21, 2005 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,069 $655 Jan 21, 2005 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 2,565 $9,590 Jan 14, 2005 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 845 $9,590 Jan 14, 2005 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 469 $1,370 Jan 14, 2005 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,207 $5,978 Jan 7, 2005 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,204 $5,978 Jan 7, 2005 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,212 $747 Jan 7, 2005 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,711 $4,920 Dec 31, 2004 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,431 $4,920 Dec 31, 2004 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,205 $820 Dec 31, 2004 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 4,400 $2,794 Dec 24, 2004 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,830 $2,794 Dec 24, 2004 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,593 $699 Dec 24, 2004 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 4,241 $8,012 Dec 17, 2004 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,501 $8,012 Dec 17, 2004 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,244 $1,002 Dec 17, 2004 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 4,913 $5,514 Dec 10, 2004 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,845 $5,514 Dec 10, 2004 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,224 $551 Dec 10, 2004 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 4,909 $13,912 Dec 3, 2004 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,614 $13,912 Dec 3, 2004 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,336 $662 Dec 3, 2004 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 5,570 $11,180 Nov 26, 2004 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,939 $11,180 Nov 26, 2004 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 493 $2,795 Nov 26, 2004 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 6,109 $10,791 Nov 19, 2004 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,204 $10,791 Nov 19, 2004 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,399 $981 Nov 19, 2004 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 6,861 $8,283 Nov 12, 2004 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,655 $8,283 Nov 12, 2004 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,754 $1,035 Nov 12, 2004 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 7,187 $13,974 Nov 5, 2004 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,728 $13,974 Nov 5, 2004 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,489 $1,747 Nov 5, 2004 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 8,277 $9,646 Oct 29, 2004 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,543 $9,646 Oct 29, 2004 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,239 $3,215 Oct 29, 2004 10
Theater Average Limited Release 11,439 $3,215 Oct 29, 2004 10
Top 2004 Theater Average Limited Release 614 $3,215 Oct 29, 2004 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 10,442 $5,300 Oct 22, 2004 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 5,458 $5,300 Oct 22, 2004 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,744 $2,650 Oct 22, 2004 3
Never Wide Domestic 3,765 $201,574 Oct 22, 2004 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 7,291 $201,574 Oct 22, 2004 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,804 19 Oct 22, 2004 0

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/10/22 97 $5,300   2 $2,650   $5,300 3
2004/10/29 64 $9,646 +82% 3 $3,215   $17,437 10
2004/11/05 64 $13,974 +45% 8 $1,747   $33,005 17
2004/11/12 71 $8,283 -41% 8 $1,035   $48,620 24
2004/11/19 61 $10,791 +30% 11 $981   $63,130 31
2004/11/26 65 $11,180 +4% 4 $2,795   $78,031 38
2004/12/03 57 $13,912 +24% 21 $662   $98,306 45
2004/12/10 74 $5,514 -60% 10 $551   $110,663 52
2004/12/17 57 $8,012 +45% 8 $1,002   $121,386 59
2004/12/24 67 $2,794 -65% 4 $699   $127,742 66
2004/12/31 71 $4,920 +76% 6 $820   $136,367 73
2005/01/07 73 $5,978 +22% 8 $747   $146,648 80
2005/01/14 64 $9,590 +60% 7 $1,370   $158,935 87
2005/01/21 76 $3,930 -59% 6 $655   $166,553 94
2005/01/28 99 $1,005 -74% 2 $503   $169,342 101
2005/02/04 100 $1,793 +78% 3 $598   $172,598 108
2005/02/11 83 $6,419 +258% 11 $584   $179,466 115
2005/02/18 90 $5,600 -13% 7 $800   $190,800 122
2005/02/25 81 $6,309 +13% 3 $2,103   $200,220 129
2005/03/04 109 $1,205 -81% 2 $603   $201,574 136

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/01/17 - $1,709   7 $244   $160,644 88

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/10/22 88 $7,791   2 $3,896   $7,791 7
2004/10/29 66 $11,240 +44% 3 $3,747   $19,031 14
2004/11/05 61 $21,306 +90% 8 $2,663   $40,337 21
2004/11/12 68 $12,002 -44% 8 $1,500   $52,339 28
2004/11/19 62 $14,512 +21% 11 $1,319   $66,851 35
2004/11/26 61 $17,543 +21% 4 $4,386   $84,394 42
2004/12/03 55 $20,755 +18% 21 $988   $105,149 49
2004/12/10 68 $8,225 -60% 10 $823   $113,374 56
2004/12/17 58 $11,574 +41% 8 $1,447   $124,948 63
2004/12/24 65 $6,499 -44% 4 $1,625   $131,447 70
2004/12/31 72 $9,223 +42% 6 $1,537   $140,670 77
2005/01/07 76 $8,675 -6% 8 $1,084   $149,345 84
2005/01/14 63 $13,278 +53% 7 $1,897   $162,623 91
2005/01/21 77 $5,714 -57% 6 $952   $168,337 98
2005/01/28 89 $2,468 -57% 2 $1,234   $170,805 105
2005/02/04 98 $2,242 -9% 3 $747   $173,047 112
2005/02/11 79 $12,153 +442% 11 $1,105   $185,200 119
2005/02/18 87 $8,711 -28% 7 $1,244   $193,911 126
2005/02/25 86 $6,458 -26% 3 $2,153   $200,369 133
2005/03/04 108 $1,205 -81% 2 $603   $201,574 140

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