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Metropolis (1927)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,206,834Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
99% - Certified Fresh
Audience
92% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 6th, 1927 (Exclusive) by Paramount Pictures
March 13th, 1927 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
August 10th, 1984 (Limited) by Paramount Pictures (Re-edited version with a new score by Giorgio Moroder)
July 12th, 2002 (Limited) by Paramount Pictures
May 7th, 2010 (Limited) by Paramount Pictures
October 7th, 2011 (Limited) by Kino Classics (Re-edited version with a new score by Giorgio Moroder.)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Keywords: Visual Effects, Silent Film
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 57th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 66 $1,070 Aug 8, 2003 395
Biggest 47th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 95 $1,238 May 30, 2003 325
Biggest 34th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 150 $4,331 Feb 28, 2003 234
Biggest 33rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 219 $1,351 Feb 21, 2003 227
Biggest 32nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 247 $1,103 Feb 14, 2003 220
Biggest 31st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 259 $1,698 Feb 7, 2003 213
Biggest 30th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 273 $2,264 Jan 31, 2003 206
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 253 $3,917 Jan 24, 2003 199
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 294 $4,385 Jan 17, 2003 192
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 397 $4,683 Jan 3, 2003 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 450 $5,540 Dec 27, 2002 171
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 605 $5,183 Dec 13, 2002 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 687 $6,144 Dec 6, 2002 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 751 $8,868 Nov 29, 2002 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,192 $2,159 Nov 22, 2002 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 942 $13,439 Nov 15, 2002 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,311 $6,904 Nov 8, 2002 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,516 $7,932 Nov 1, 2002 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,594 $13,554 Oct 25, 2002 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,738 $17,291 Oct 18, 2002 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,804 $2,272 Oct 11, 2002 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,521 $9,894 Oct 4, 2002 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,446 $3,187 Sep 27, 2002 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,210 $11,328 Sep 20, 2002 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,157 $23,118 Sep 13, 2002 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,970 $11,911 Sep 6, 2002 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,107 $19,358 Aug 30, 2002 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,933 $46,370 Aug 23, 2002 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,996 $23,633 Aug 16, 2002 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,909 $12,931 Aug 9, 2002 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,434 $13,914 Aug 2, 2002 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,867 $18,088 Jul 26, 2002 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,604 $16,776 Jul 19, 2002 10

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 15th, 2011

November 16th, 2011

It's a really soft week for releases. Granted, Harry Potter came out last week and it is likely still going to be selling quite well this week. But the best release of Tuesday, at least according to Amazon.com, is Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides on DVD. Normally this would be a huge release, but it came out on Blu-ray weeks ago. The same is true of the second best selling release, The Lion King. The most of the next several best selling releases are Blu-ray catalog titles. Granted, many are worth picking up, but it could still be a really slow week in terms of overall sales. That doesn't mean it is a slow week in terms of high quality releases. West Side Story is coming out on Blu-ray, My Fair Lady is also making its Blu-ray debut. There are several more catalogue titles getting a Blu-ray double-dip, like Evil Dead II: 25th Anniversary Edition, or the latest Blu-ray for Metropolis. TV on DVD is well represented with Farscape: The Complete Series (Blu-ray), Being Human: Season One on Blu-ray, and Awkward: Season One. Beginners on Blu-ray is also a Contender for Pick of the Week, as is Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: Volume One: Blu-ray Ultimate Collector's Edition. In the end I went with Evil Dead II: 25th Anniversary Edition. It is a double-dip, but there are major improvements over the previous release, plus it is a bargain price at just $11, and given the number of prime releases coming out this week, a bargain price is certainly welcome. More...

2010 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part III

December 9th, 2010

Christmas shopping season continues, as does our Holiday Gift Guide. We started with Part I, which talked about the big first run releases, while Part II dealt with box sets and TV on DVD releases. This week we look at limited releases, foreign releases, and some old time classics, starting with... More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 23rd, 2010

November 22nd, 2010

This Friday is Black Friday, but there's a lull on the home market with not a whole lot of great releases. (This is the usual pattern for Thanksgiving.) The biggest hit coming out is The Expendables, which should top the chart, while there are a number of smaller releases that are in contention for Pick of the Week. The best of these is Metropolis: The Complete Metropolis, which comes out on Blu-ray this week after being released on DVD last week. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 16th, 2010

November 16th, 2010

It's getting really close to Black Friday, which is sometimes reported as the busiest shopping day of the year. (It's not. That would be Christmas Eve.) So it should come as no surprise that there's a prime release this week, or should I say re-release. Avatar: Extended Collector's Edition on Blu-ray is the biggest, and arguably the best, release of the week and it is the Pick of the Week. However, there was some competition from The Kids Are All Right on DVD or Blu-ray. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/07/12 63 $19,386   1 $19,386   $19,386 27,525
2002/07/19 62 $16,776 -13% 2 $8,388   $55,521 10
2002/07/26 64 $18,088 +8% 2 $9,044   $93,475 17
2002/08/02 73 $13,914 -23% 2 $6,957   $119,424 24
2002/08/09 75 $12,931 -7% 2 $6,466   $146,309 31
2002/08/16 66 $23,633 +83% 7 $3,376   $185,787 38
2002/08/23 53 $46,370 +96% 6 $7,728   $253,517 45
2002/08/30 64 $19,358 -58% 8 $2,420   $313,885 52
2002/09/06 73 $11,911 -38% 7 $1,702   $334,018 59
2002/09/13 65 $23,118 +94% 6 $3,853   $364,437 66
2002/09/20 91 $11,328 -51% 4 $2,832   $393,568 73
2002/09/27 119 $3,187 -72% 3 $1,062   $403,586 80
2002/10/04 86 $9,894 +210% 2 $4,947   $416,151 87
2002/10/11 101 $2,272 -77% 3 $757   $427,740 94
2002/10/18 71 $17,291 +661% 7 $2,470   $446,931 101
2002/10/25 75 $13,554 -22% 6 $2,259   $472,831 108
2002/11/01 77 $7,932 -41% 6 $1,322   $488,528 115
2002/11/08 83 $6,904 -13% 2 $3,452   $499,386 122
2002/11/15 69 $13,439 +95% 8 $1,680   $524,110 129
2002/11/22 105 $2,159 -84% 3 $720   $529,293 136
2002/11/29 80 $8,868 +311% 2 $4,434   $538,161 143
2002/12/06 76 $6,144 -31% 4 $1,536   $549,271 150
2002/12/13 76 $5,183 -16% 5 $1,037   $559,422 157
2002/12/27 74 $5,540   5 $1,108   $571,990 171
2003/01/03 78 $4,683 -15% 5 $937   $583,182 178
2003/01/17 96 $4,385   3 $1,462   $596,237 192
2003/01/24 94 $3,917 -11% 4 $979   $603,629 199
2003/01/31 103 $2,264 -42% 2 $1,132   $606,143 206
2003/02/07 105 $1,698 -25% 3 $566   $608,794 213
2003/02/14 111 $1,103 -35% 1 $1,103   $617,593 220
2003/02/21 116 $1,351 +22% 2 $676   $619,656 227
2003/02/28 98 $4,331 +221% 3 $1,444   $624,171 234
2003/05/30 94 $1,238   1 $1,238   $636,830 325
2003/08/08 130 $1,070   1 $1,070   $650,422 395
2007/07/20 66 $7,372   1 $7,372   $7,372 1,837
2007/08/24 82 $6,039   1 $6,039   $22,817 1,872
2007/09/07 118 $1,294   1 $1,294   $28,779 1,886
2010/05/07 56 $19,978   2 $9,989   $19,978 30,381
2010/05/14 45 $30,797 +54% 4 $7,699   $65,466 30,388
2010/05/21 47 $23,028 -25% 4 $5,757   $113,871 30,395
2010/06/04 49 $35,024   6 $5,837   $177,349 30,409
2010/06/11 54 $23,160 -34% 8 $2,895   $226,297 30,416
2010/06/18 66 $12,707 -45% 6 $2,118   $250,586 30,423
2010/06/25 87 $2,899 -77% 0     $258,210 30,430
2010/07/09 66 $8,716   4 $2,179   $266,938 30,444
2010/07/16 86 $1,985 -77% 2 $993   $278,233 30,451
2010/07/23 71 $6,463 +226% 4 $1,616   $301,172 30,458
2010/07/30 97 $1,248 -81% 1 $1,248   $311,793 30,465
2010/08/06 74 $6,992 +460% 5 $1,398   $319,729 30,472
2010/08/13 61 $16,765 +140% 6 $2,794   $343,863 30,479
2010/08/20 93 $1,204 -93% 1 $1,204   $345,801 30,486
2010/08/27 106 $250 -79% 1 $250   $346,451 30,493
2010/09/03 87 $3,256 +1,202% 3 $1,085   $350,659 30,500
2010/09/10 108 $1,748 -46% 2 $874   $353,842 30,507
2010/09/17 107 $2,450 +40% 3 $817   $372,690 30,514
2010/09/24 89 $5,913 +141% 4 $1,478   $383,702 30,521
2010/10/01 95 $3,957 -33% 6 $660   $425,680 30,528
2010/10/08 106 $1,977 -50% 2 $989   $439,908 30,535
2010/10/15 132 $268 -86% 2 $134   $452,515 30,542
2010/10/22 63 $17,159 +6,303% 3 $5,720   $486,183 30,549
2010/10/29 106 $622 -96% 1 $622   $498,802 30,556
2010/11/12 82 $4,908   3 $1,636   $527,918 30,570
2010/12/17 103 $135   1 $135   $529,603 30,605
2011/10/14 113 $1,696   8 $212   $1,185,727 30,906
2011/10/21 111 $2,131 +26% 8 $266   $1,189,090 30,913
2011/10/28 95 $2,707 +27% 8 $338   $1,195,685 30,920
2011/11/04 98 $1,936 -28% 9 $215   $1,199,767 30,927
2011/11/11 87 $3,009 +55% 9 $334   $1,206,834 30,934

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/09/06 88 $1,045   3 $348   $351,704 30,501

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/07/12 59 $38,745   1 $38,745   $38,745 27,529
2002/07/19 60 $36,642 -5% 2 $18,321   $75,387 27,536
2002/07/26 67 $30,123 -18% 2 $15,062   $105,510 27,543
2002/08/02 68 $27,868 -7% 2 $13,934   $133,378 27,550
2002/08/09 70 $28,776 +3% 2 $14,388   $162,154 27,557
2002/08/16 61 $44,993 +56% 7 $6,428   $207,147 27,564
2002/08/23 49 $87,380 +94% 6 $14,563   $294,527 27,571
2002/08/30 61 $27,580 -68% 8 $3,448   $322,107 27,578
2002/09/06 73 $19,212 -30% 7 $2,745   $341,319 27,585
2002/09/13 59 $40,921 +113% 6 $6,820   $382,240 27,592
2002/09/20 88 $18,159 -56% 4 $4,540   $400,399 27,599
2002/09/27 111 $5,858 -68% 3 $1,953   $406,257 27,606
2002/10/04 71 $19,211 +228% 2 $9,606   $425,468 27,613
2002/10/11 98 $4,172 -78% 3 $1,391   $429,640 27,620
2002/10/18 69 $29,637 +610% 7 $4,234   $459,277 27,627
2002/10/25 71 $21,319 -28% 6 $3,553   $480,596 27,634
2002/11/01 78 $11,886 -44% 6 $1,981   $492,482 27,641
2002/11/08 73 $18,189 +53% 2 $9,095   $510,671 27,648
2002/11/15 73 $16,463 -9% 8 $2,058   $527,134 27,655
2002/11/22 110 $2,159 -87% 3 $720   $529,293 27,662
2002/11/29 70 $13,834 +541% 2 $6,917   $543,127 27,669
2002/12/06 67 $11,112 -20% 4 $2,778   $554,239 27,676
2002/12/27 72 $12,049   5 $2,410   $578,499 27,697
2003/01/17 91 $7,860   3 $2,620   $599,712 27,718
2003/01/24 95 $4,167 -47% 4 $1,042   $603,879 27,725
2003/01/31 97 $3,217 -23% 2 $1,609   $607,096 27,732
2003/02/07 85 $9,394 +192% 3 $3,131   $616,490 27,739
2003/02/14 102 $1,815 -81% 1 $1,815   $618,305 27,746
2003/02/21 101 $1,535 -15% 2 $768   $619,840 27,753
2007/08/24 76 $10,707   1 $10,707   $27,485 1,876
2010/05/07 53 $34,669   2 $17,335   $34,669 30,385
2010/05/14 43 $56,174 +62% 4 $14,044   $90,843 30,392
2010/05/21 48 $36,706 -35% 4 $9,177   $127,549 30,399
2010/05/28 67 $14,776 -60% 2 $7,388   $142,325 30,406
2010/06/04 48 $60,812 +312% 6 $10,135   $203,137 30,413
2010/06/11 55 $34,742 -43% 8 $4,343   $237,879 30,420
2010/06/18 72 $17,432 -50% 6 $2,905   $255,311 30,427
2010/06/25 97 $2,899 -83% 1 $2,899   $258,210 30,434
2010/07/09 66 $18,026   4 $4,507   $276,248 30,448
2010/07/16 57 $18,461 +2% 2 $9,231   $294,709 30,455
2010/07/23 63 $15,836 -14% 4 $3,959   $310,545 30,462
2010/07/30 96 $2,192 -86% 1 $2,192   $312,737 30,469
2010/08/06 69 $14,361 +555% 5 $2,872   $327,098 30,476
2010/08/13 63 $17,499 +22% 6 $2,917   $344,597 30,483
2010/08/20 93 $1,604 -91% 2 $802   $346,201 30,490
2010/08/27 102 $1,202 -25% 1 $1,202   $347,403 30,497
2010/09/03 90 $4,691 +290% 3 $1,564   $352,094 30,504
2010/09/10 78 $18,146 +287% 2 $9,073   $370,240 30,511
2010/09/17 101 $7,549 -58% 3 $2,516   $377,789 30,518
2010/09/24 59 $43,934 +482% 4 $10,984   $421,723 30,525
2010/10/01 79 $16,208 -63% 6 $2,701   $437,931 30,532
2010/10/08 75 $14,316 -12% 2 $7,158   $452,247 30,539
2010/10/15 75 $16,777 +17% 2 $8,389   $469,024 30,546
2010/10/22 60 $29,156 +74% 3 $9,719   $498,180 30,553
2010/10/29 86 $6,998 -76% 4 $1,750   $505,788 30,560
2010/11/05 78 $13,407 +92% 6 $2,235   $519,195 30,567
2010/11/12 83 $6,458 -52% 3 $2,153   $529,468 30,574
2010/12/17 112 $135   1 $135   $529,603 30,609
2011/10/07 96 $4,006   4 $1,002   $1,184,031 30,903
2011/10/14 103 $2,928 -27% 11 $266   $1,186,959 30,910
2011/10/21 88 $6,409 +119% 13 $493   $1,193,368 30,917
2011/10/28 87 $5,092 -21% 15 $339   $1,198,460 30,924
2011/11/04 85 $5,365 +5% 16 $335   $1,203,825 30,931
2011/11/11 89 $3,009 -44% 9 $334   $1,206,834 30,938