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Monster Trucks (2016)

Monster Trucks
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $33,370,166Details
International Box Office $28,311,102Details
Worldwide Box Office $61,681,268
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  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp, a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange and subterranean creature with a taste and a talent for speed, Tripp may have just found the key to getting out of town and a most unlikely friend. Melding cutting edge visual effects and state-of-the-art CGI, Monster Trucks is an action filled adventure for the whole family that will keep you on the edge of your seat and ultimately touch your heart.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 2,343 $33,370,166
All Time International Box Office 2,088 $28,311,102
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,101 $61,681,268

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$125,000,000
Domestic Releases: January 13th, 2017 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
International Releases: December 29th, 2016 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
January 4th, 2017 (Wide) (Mexico)
January 6th, 2017 (Wide) (Russia (CIS))
January 6th, 2017 (Wide) (Spain)
January 13th, 2017 (Wide) (Australia)
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MPAA Rating: PG-13 for action, peril, brief scary images, and some rude humor.
(Rating bulletin 2454 (Cert #49981), 12/7/2016)
Running Time: 104 minutes
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Keywords: Monster, Monster Trucks, Friendly Alien on Earth, Development Hell
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Animation/Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon Films, Disruption Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,947 $157,442 Mar 10, 2017 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,101 $196,290 Mar 3, 2017 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,174 $108,217 Feb 24, 2017 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,185 $191,546 Feb 17, 2017 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,685 $634,345 Feb 10, 2017 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,049 $2,166,214 Feb 3, 2017 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,755 $4,177,101 Jan 27, 2017 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,603 $7,072,602 Jan 20, 2017 10
Biggest Domestic January Weekend 297 $10,950,705 Jan 13, 2017 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,703 $10,950,705 Jan 13, 2017 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 40 4.22 Jan 13, 2017 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,475 23.7% Jan 13, 2017 3
Widest Opening Weekend 683 3,119 Jan 13, 2017 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,172 $33,370,166 Jan 13, 2017 0

Cast

   Tripp
   Mr. Weathers
   Meredith
   Reece Tenneson
   Wade Coley
Amy Ryan    Cindy
Holt McCallany    Burke
Thomas Lennon    Jim Dowd
Barry Pepper    Sheriff Rick
Aliyah O'Brien    Junior Scientist
Samara Weaving    Brianne
Tucker Albrizzi    Sam Geldon
Faustino Di Bauda    Roughneck
Jedidiah Goodacre    Jake
Cinta Laura    Ariel
Daniel Bacon    Technician
Ruairi MacDonald    9th Grader
Chris Gauthier    Mr. Geldon
Scott Patey    Deputy
Ryan Cowie    Deputy
Adrian Formosa    Security Merc
Maja Aro    Pretty Woman in Car
Philip Granger    Used Car Lot Owner
Daniel Boileau    Car Lot Associate
Alex Kliner    Grandpa
Pat Waldron    Grandma
Ryver Stone    Little Boy in Restaurant
Peter New    Taxi Cab Driver
Simon Chin    Security Guard
Devielle Johnson    Terravex Security Guard
Christian Sloan    Driver
Jordana Largy    Tenneson’s Secretary
Ian Carter    Oil Executive
Howard lai    Engineer
Candice Zhao    Executive
Jagen Johnson    Terravex Worker
Giacomo Baessato    Special Agent

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Derek Connolly
Story by    Matthew Robinson
Story by    Jonathan Aibel
Story by    Glenn Berger
Producer    Denis L. Stewart
Producer    Mary Parent
Executive Producer    Cale Boyter
Executive Producer    Jonathan Aibel
Executive Producer    Glenn Berger
Director of Photography    Don Burgess
Production Designer    Andrew Menzies
Editor    Conrad Buff
Costume Designer    Tish Monaghan
Composer    David Sardy
Second Unit Camera    Igor Meglic

Weekend Wrap-Up: Split’s $40.01 million Helps Box Office Soar

January 24th, 2017

Split

Split dominated the weekend box office earning $40.01 million, which is nearly double predictions and nearly double its nearest competition, xXx: Return of Xander Cage. The overall box office still shrunk from last weekend, but it was down just 3.2%, which is excellent for a post-holiday weekend. Compared to this weekend last year, 2017 was 27% stronger. Year-to-date, 2017 is still behind 2016, but that gap has closed to 9.4% at $736 million to $812 million. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Hidden Figures Really Helps the Box Office with $27.51 million

January 18th, 2017

Hidden Figures

As expected, Hidden Figures remained in first place as the box office was dominated by holdovers. The best of the new releases / wide expansions was The Bye Bye Man, which earned fifth place with $15.20 million. On the positive side, while there was only one film to earn more than $20 million over the weekend, there were seven that earned $10 million or more. That’s really good depth. It’s good enough for an 8.5% increase from last weekend reaching $149 million. However, this is still 10% lower than the same weekend last year. Year-to-date, 2017 is behind 2016 by 15% at $562 million to $659 million, but again, it is way too soon to make any predictions. More...

Weekend Estimates: Hidden Figures wins MLK Weekend

January 15th, 2017

Hidden Figures

A pile-up at the box office this weekend will leave a crush of new releases behind Hidden Figures and La La Land, which remain the top two films at the box office. Hidden Figures will be down just 10% (in part thanks to expanded distribution) to $20.45 million, for $54.8 million in total, as of Sunday evening. Fox is projecting a $25.3 million 4-day weekend for the film. La La Land is even more impressive, growing its box office by 43% and moving from fifth to second on the chart with $14.5 million, and $74.1 million to date. It’s record-breaking performance at the Golden Globes has clearly lifted it to another level with audiences. More...

Thursday Night Previews: Is Patriots Day Going Bye Bye with $560,000?

January 13th, 2017

Patriots Day

Patriots Day earned $560,000 from 2,000 theaters during its Thursday previews. This is less than half of what Hidden Figures made last week. Worse still, Patriots Day’s target audience should be more likely to go see a film’s previews than Hidden Figures’ target audience would be. That said, it is still a holiday weekend and it should bounce back over the next few days. I think it will miss our predictions, but it should come close with about $19 million. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will the Patriots Win the Weekend? Or Will Hidden Remain Up Front?

January 12th, 2017

Patriots Day

Six films are opening or expanding this weekend, which have a shot at the top ten. However, only one of them, Patriots Day, has a real shot at first place. In fact, it might be the only “new” film in the top five. The biggest wide release of the week is Monster Trucks, which is opening in 2,800 theaters. I didn’t see that coming. [Ed.: The final announced theater count for Monster Trucks is an even more impressive 3,119] Meanwhile, Sleepless is only opening in 1,800 theaters, while Silence is expanding into 750 theaters. We still haven’t mentioned all of the new films. As for holdovers, Hidden Figures has a real shot at first place, while La La Land should get a boost from its Awards Season success. This weekend last year, Ride Along 2 opened with just over $35 million over the three-day weekend. There’s no film that will match that figure during the four-day weekend. On the positive side, there were only four films that earned more than $10 million during the three-day weekend and this year we should have five. That’s not enough to win in the year-over-year competition. It likely won’t even be close. More...

2017 Preview: January

January 1st, 2017

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

December box office numbers helped 2016 end on ... a note. The good news and the bad news almost exactly balance out. On the one hand, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will finish the year with more than $400 million after just 16 days of release. That’s a stunning amount of money that helped 2016 earn a record box office at the domestic market. However, Star Wars: The Force Awakens earned $650 million during December of 2015, so the month lost a lot of its lead over 2015, so much so that ticket sales fell behind last year’s total. The weakness at the end of the year will spill over into 2017, which is terrible news. A slow start could result in the dominant box office story being 2017 struggles compared to 2016. Bad news like this can sometimes become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Sadly, 2017 is also going to get off to a slow start when it comes to wide releases / expansions. There are 16 films scheduled to open or expand wide this month and none of them are expected to get to $100 million. It is likely none of them will even get very close. xXx: Return of Xander Cage is expected to be the best of a weak bunch, but I could see it getting beat by one of the five Oscar contenders opening wide this month, if it gets off to a slow start and one of the Oscar contenders starts picking up steam. Hidden Figures got off to a great start on Christmas Day and should it continue to earn Awards Season recognition, including some Oscar nominations, it could be in wide release well into February. Last January wasn’t as busy with 13 films opening or expanding wide over five weeks. Of these, two of them, The Revenant and Kung Fu Panda 3, topped $100 million domestically, while another, Ride Along 2, came close. 2017 is going to get destroyed in the year-over-year comparison. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/01/13 7 $10,950,705   3,119 $3,511   $10,950,705 3
2017/01/20 7 $7,072,602 -35% 3,119 $2,268   $22,684,156 10
2017/01/27 9 $4,177,101 -41% 2,496 $1,674   $28,212,248 17
2017/02/03 12 $2,166,214 -48% 1,901 $1,140   $31,160,807 24
2017/02/10 22 $634,345 -71% 842 $753   $32,210,272 31
2017/02/17 33 $191,546 -70% 230 $833   $32,591,413 38
2017/02/24 37 $108,217 -44% 150 $721   $32,802,975 45
2017/03/03 27 $196,290 +81% 187 $1,050   $33,038,182 52
2017/03/10 28 $157,442 -20% 181 $870   $33,243,820 59

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/01/13 8 $2,595,731   3,119 $832   $2,595,731 1
2017/01/14 6 $4,670,620 +80% 3,119 $1,497   $7,266,351 2
2017/01/15 5 $3,684,354 -21% 3,119 $1,181   $10,950,705 3
2017/01/16 4 $3,223,334 -13% 3,119 $1,033   $14,174,039 4
2017/01/17 7 $725,273 -77% 3,119 $233   $14,899,312 5
2017/01/18 11 $366,278 -49% 3,119 $117   $15,265,590 6
2017/01/19 9 $345,964 -6% 3,119 $111   $15,611,554 7
2017/01/20 8 $1,400,410 +305% 3,119 $449   $17,011,964 8
2017/01/21 7 $3,500,546 +150% 3,119 $1,122   $20,512,510 9
2017/01/22 5 $2,171,646 -38% 3,119 $696   $22,684,156 10
2017/01/23 9 $336,676 -84% 3,119 $108   $23,020,832 11
2017/01/24 8 $478,091 +42% 3,119 $153   $23,498,923 12
2017/01/25 10 $272,602 -43% 3,119 $87   $23,771,525 13
2017/01/26 10 $263,622 -3% 3,119 $85   $24,035,147 14
2017/01/27 10 $783,430 +197% 2,496 $314   $24,818,577 15
2017/01/28 9 $2,017,392 +158% 2,496 $808   $26,835,969 16
2017/01/29 9 $1,376,279 -32% 2,496 $551   $28,212,248 17
2017/01/30 14 $185,721 -87% 2,496 $74   $28,397,969 18
2017/01/31 13 $268,181 +44% 2,496 $107   $28,666,150 19
2017/02/01 14 $170,557 -36% 2,496 $68   $28,836,707 20
2017/02/02 15 $157,886 -7% 2,496 $63   $28,994,593 21
2017/02/03 14 $437,077 +177% 1,901 $230   $29,431,670 22
2017/02/04 12 $1,204,330 +176% 1,901 $634   $30,636,000 23
2017/02/05 12 $524,807 -56% 1,901 $276   $31,160,807 24
2017/02/06 - $103,383 -80% 1,901 $54   $31,264,190 25
2017/02/07 - $139,087 +35% 1,901 $73   $31,403,277 26
2017/02/08 - $94,407 -32% 1,901 $50   $31,497,684 27
2017/02/09 - $78,243 -17% 1,901 $41   $31,575,927 28
2017/02/10 - $125,665 +61% 842 $149   $31,701,592 29
2017/02/11 - $308,624 +146% 842 $367   $32,010,216 30
2017/02/12 - $200,056 -35% 842 $238   $32,210,272 31
2017/02/13 - $43,881 -78% 842 $52   $32,254,153 32
2017/02/14 - $81,535 +86% 842 $97   $32,335,688 33
2017/02/15 - $32,595 -60% 842 $39   $32,368,283 34
2017/02/16 - $31,584 -3% 842 $38   $32,399,867 35
2017/02/17 - $40,811 +29% 230 $177   $32,440,678 36
2017/02/18 - $87,550 +115% 230 $381   $32,528,228 37
2017/02/19 - $63,185 -28% 230 $275   $32,591,413 38
2017/02/20 - $63,278 n/c 230 $275   $32,654,691 39
2017/02/21 - $15,106 -76% 230 $66   $32,669,797 40
2017/02/22 - $12,423 -18% 230 $54   $32,682,220 41
2017/02/23 - $12,538 +1% 230 $55   $32,694,758 42
2017/02/24 - $21,683 +73% 150 $145   $32,716,441 43
2017/02/25 - $51,183 +136% 150 $341   $32,767,624 44
2017/02/26 - $35,351 -31% 150 $236   $32,802,975 45
2017/02/27 - $9,015 -74% 150 $60   $32,811,990 46
2017/02/28 - $9,904 +10% 150 $66   $32,821,894 47
2017/03/01 - $10,430 +5% 150 $70   $32,832,324 48
2017/03/02 - $9,568 -8% 150 $64   $32,841,892 49
2017/03/03 - $37,800 +295% 187 $202   $32,879,692 50
2017/03/04 - $90,609 +140% 187 $485   $32,970,301 51
2017/03/05 - $67,881 -25% 187 $363   $33,038,182 52
2017/03/06 - $11,866 -83% 187 $63   $33,050,048 53
2017/03/07 - $13,226 +11% 187 $71   $33,063,274 54
2017/03/08 - $10,667 -19% 187 $57   $33,073,941 55
2017/03/09 - $12,437 +17% 187 $67   $33,086,378 56
2017/03/10 - $33,395 +169% 181 $185   $33,119,773 57
2017/03/11 - $72,278 +116% 181 $399   $33,192,051 58
2017/03/12 - $51,769 -28% 181 $286   $33,243,820 59
2017/03/13 - $28,852 -44% 181 $159   $33,272,672 60
2017/03/14 - $35,028 +21% 181 $194   $33,307,700 61
2017/03/15 - $30,742 -12% 181 $170   $33,338,442 62
2017/03/16 - $31,724 +3% 181 $175   $33,370,166 63

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/01/13 7 $15,611,554   3,119 $5,005   $15,611,554 7
2017/01/20 7 $8,423,593 -46% 3,119 $2,701   $24,035,147 14
2017/01/27 9 $4,959,446 -41% 2,496 $1,987   $28,994,593 21
2017/02/03 12 $2,581,334 -48% 1,901 $1,358   $31,575,927 28
2017/02/10 22 $823,940 -68% 842 $979   $32,399,867 35
2017/02/17 33 $294,891 -64% 230 $1,282   $32,694,758 42
2017/02/24 39 $147,134 -50% 150 $981   $32,841,892 49
2017/03/03 29 $244,486 +66% 187 $1,307   $33,086,378 56
2017/03/10 26 $283,788 +16% 181 $1,568   $33,370,166 63

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 1/13/2017 $1,066,080 241 241 1433 $3,993,347 3/23/2017
Malaysia 1/13/2017 $450,000 0 0 0 $450,000 1/18/2017
Mexico 1/4/2017 $1,079,545 0 0 0 $3,332,303 2/2/2017
New Zealand 1/13/2017 $67,944 58 58 304 $305,185 3/27/2017
Russia (CIS) 1/6/2017 $2,423,889 884 884 2501 $4,088,753 2/2/2017
Spain 1/6/2017 $315,955 290 290 1068 $956,733 3/23/2017
United Kingdom 12/29/2016 $2,129,569 471 471 1382 $3,970,903 1/18/2017
Vietnam 2/2/2017 $642,000 0 0 0 $642,000 2/6/2017
 
Rest of World $10,571,878
 
International Total$28,311,102 3/27/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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