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Meek's Cutoff (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $977,772Details
International Box Office $892,156Details
Worldwide Box Office $1,869,928
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  1. Summary
  2. News
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

The year is 1845, the earliest days of the Oregon Trail, and a wagon train of three families has hired mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over the Cascade Mountains. Claiming to know a shortcut, Meek leads the group on an unmarked path across the high plain desert, only to become lost in the dry rock and sage. Over the coming days, the emigrants face the scourges of hunger, thirst and their own lack of faith in one another's instincts for survival. When a Native American wanderer crosses their path, the emigrants are torn between their trust in a guide who has proven himself unreliable and a man who has always been seen as a natural born enemy.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 7,851 $977,772
All Time International Box Office 5,876 $892,156
All Time Worldwide Box Office 9,126 $1,869,928
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 1,578 $977,772

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$2,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 8th, 2011 (Limited) by Oscilloscope Pictures
Video Release: September 13th, 2011 by Oscilloscope Video
MPAA Rating: PG for some mild violent content, brief language and smoking.
(Rating bulletin 2158, 2/9/2011)
Running Time: 104 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Moonlight
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Keywords: Road Trip, Bigotry, Costume Drama, Inspired by a True Story
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Evenstar Films, Film Science, Harmony Productions, Primitive Nerd
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 1,371 $920 Aug 19, 2011 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 729 $920 Aug 19, 2011 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 679 $460 Aug 19, 2011 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 1,395 $2,197 Aug 12, 2011 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 631 $2,197 Aug 12, 2011 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 680 $549 Aug 12, 2011 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 1,490 $4,224 Aug 5, 2011 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 612 $4,224 Aug 5, 2011 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 1,075 $235 Aug 5, 2011 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 1,499 $9,037 Jul 29, 2011 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 511 $9,037 Jul 29, 2011 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 323 $1,291 Jul 29, 2011 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,861 $6,796 Jul 22, 2011 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 665 $6,796 Jul 22, 2011 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 337 $1,359 Jul 22, 2011 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,846 $13,702 Jul 15, 2011 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 557 $13,702 Jul 15, 2011 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 564 $1,054 Jul 15, 2011 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 2,291 $9,063 Jul 8, 2011 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 774 $9,063 Jul 8, 2011 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 931 $755 Jul 8, 2011 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 2,593 $9,021 Jul 1, 2011 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 869 $9,021 Jul 1, 2011 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,275 $601 Jul 1, 2011 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,702 $15,236 Jun 24, 2011 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 811 $15,236 Jun 24, 2011 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 995 $896 Jun 24, 2011 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,723 $27,354 Jun 17, 2011 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 720 $27,354 Jun 17, 2011 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,089 $912 Jun 17, 2011 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,791 $42,121 Jun 10, 2011 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 683 $42,121 Jun 10, 2011 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,072 $1,027 Jun 10, 2011 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,741 $68,910 Jun 3, 2011 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 625 $68,910 Jun 3, 2011 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 719 $1,531 Jun 3, 2011 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,818 $96,828 May 27, 2011 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 609 $96,828 May 27, 2011 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 386 $2,421 May 27, 2011 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,429 $84,416 May 20, 2011 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 786 $84,416 May 20, 2011 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 633 $2,165 May 20, 2011 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,835 $96,990 May 13, 2011 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 845 $96,990 May 13, 2011 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 359 $3,233 May 13, 2011 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,767 $61,337 May 6, 2011 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,184 $61,337 May 6, 2011 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 566 $3,228 May 6, 2011 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 5,797 $34,724 Apr 29, 2011 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,750 $34,724 Apr 29, 2011 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 897 $3,157 Apr 29, 2011 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 6,362 $35,791 Apr 22, 2011 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,995 $35,791 Apr 22, 2011 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 510 $5,965 Apr 22, 2011 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 7,900 $14,092 Apr 15, 2011 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,190 $14,092 Apr 15, 2011 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 885 $7,046 Apr 15, 2011 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 8,307 $20,042 Apr 8, 2011 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,393 $20,042 Apr 8, 2011 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,420 $10,021 Apr 8, 2011 3
Theater Average Limited Release 2,299 $10,021 Apr 8, 2011 3
Top 2011 Theater Average Limited Release 133 $10,021 Apr 8, 2011 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,982 $977,772 Apr 8, 2011 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 5,500 $977,772 Apr 8, 2011 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,236 43 Apr 8, 2011 0

Cast

   Emily Tetherow
Bruce Greenwood    Stephen Meek
Will Patton    Solomon Tetherow
Paul Dano    Thomas Gately
Zoe Kazan    Millie Gately
Shirley Henderson    Glory White
Neal Huff    William White
Rod Rondeaux    The Cayuse
Tommy Nelson    Jimmy White

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Jon Raymond
Editor    Kelly Reichardt
Executive Producer    Todd Haynes
Executive Producer    Phil Morrison
Executive Producer    Andrew Pope
Executive Producer    Laura Rosenthal
Executive Producer    Mike S. Ryan
Executive Producer    Rajen Savjani
Executive Producer    Steven Tuttleman
Producer    Elizabeth Cuthrell
Producer    Neil Kopp
Producer    Anish Savjani
Producer    David Urrutia

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/04/08 59 $20,042   2 $10,021   $20,042 3
2011/04/15 62 $14,092 -30% 2 $7,046   $44,162 10
2011/04/22 53 $35,791 +154% 6 $5,965   $87,845 17
2011/04/29 60 $34,724 -3% 11 $3,157   $140,194 24
2011/05/06 49 $61,337 +77% 19 $3,228   $217,135 31
2011/05/13 43 $96,990 +58% 30 $3,233   $344,553 38
2011/05/20 42 $84,416 -13% 39 $2,165   $468,876 45
2011/05/27 37 $96,828 +15% 40 $2,421   $603,102 52
2011/06/03 37 $68,910 -29% 45 $1,531   $723,247 59
2011/06/10 44 $42,121 -39% 41 $1,027   $794,075 66
2011/06/17 52 $27,354 -35% 30 $912   $843,679 73
2011/06/24 62 $15,236 -44% 17 $896   $876,302 80
2011/07/01 64 $9,021 -41% 15 $601   $894,271 87
2011/07/08 66 $9,063 n/c 12 $755   $911,663 94
2011/07/15 57 $13,702 +51% 13 $1,054   $931,436 101
2011/07/22 66 $6,796 -50% 5 $1,359   $948,506 108
2011/07/29 69 $9,037 +33% 7 $1,291   $959,351 115
2011/08/05 86 $4,224 -53% 18 $235   $970,103 122
2011/08/12 97 $2,197 -48% 4 $549   $975,770 129
2011/08/19 111 $920 -58% 2 $460   $977,600 136

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/30 39 $24,036   40 $601   $627,138 53
2011/07/04 65 $1,434   15 $96   $895,705 88

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/04/08 56 $30,070   2 $15,035   $30,070 7
2011/04/15 64 $21,984 -27% 2 $10,992   $52,054 14
2011/04/22 51 $53,416 +143% 6 $8,903   $105,470 21
2011/04/29 58 $50,328 -6% 11 $4,575   $155,798 28
2011/05/06 47 $91,765 +82% 19 $4,830   $247,563 35
2011/05/13 42 $136,897 +49% 30 $4,563   $384,460 42
2011/05/20 45 $121,814 -11% 39 $3,123   $506,274 49
2011/05/27 37 $148,063 +22% 40 $3,702   $654,337 56
2011/06/03 40 $97,617 -34% 45 $2,169   $751,954 63
2011/06/10 46 $64,317 -34% 41 $1,569   $816,325 70
2011/06/17 52 $44,741 -30% 30 $1,491   $861,066 77
2011/06/24 63 $24,184 -46% 17 $1,423   $885,250 84
2011/07/01 63 $17,350 -28% 15 $1,157   $902,600 91
2011/07/08 68 $15,134 -13% 12 $1,261   $917,734 98
2011/07/15 55 $23,976 +58% 13 $1,844   $941,710 105
2011/07/22 71 $8,504 -65% 5 $1,701   $950,214 112
2011/07/29 69 $15,665 +84% 7 $2,238   $965,879 119
2011/08/05 83 $7,694 -51% 18 $427   $973,573 126
2011/08/12 97 $3,107 -60% 4 $777   $976,680 133
2011/08/19 121 $1,092 -65% 2 $546   $977,772 140

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