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The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (2010)

The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $453,650Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
96% - Certified Fresh
Audience
90% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 29th, 2010 (Limited) by First Run Features
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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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 27th Weekend 581 $166 Jul 30, 2010 185
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 360 $166 Jul 30, 2010 185
Theater Average 27th Weekend Limited Release 353 $166 Jul 30, 2010 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 651 $324 Jul 23, 2010 178
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 387 $324 Jul 23, 2010 178
Theater Average 26th Weekend Limited Release 362 $324 Jul 23, 2010 178
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 852 $343 Jul 9, 2010 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 514 $343 Jul 9, 2010 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 474 $343 Jul 9, 2010 164
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 1,310 $384 Jun 18, 2010 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 736 $384 Jun 18, 2010 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 774 $128 Jun 18, 2010 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 1,273 $1,467 Jun 11, 2010 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 645 $1,467 Jun 11, 2010 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 651 $489 Jun 11, 2010 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 1,587 $982 Jun 4, 2010 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 818 $982 Jun 4, 2010 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 858 $327 Jun 4, 2010 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 1,557 $3,035 May 28, 2010 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 674 $3,035 May 28, 2010 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 741 $607 May 28, 2010 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 1,620 $5,864 May 21, 2010 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 611 $5,864 May 21, 2010 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 372 $1,173 May 21, 2010 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 2,229 $2,334 May 14, 2010 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 994 $2,334 May 14, 2010 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 963 $584 May 14, 2010 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 2,048 $7,189 May 7, 2010 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 713 $7,189 May 7, 2010 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 786 $799 May 7, 2010 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 2,110 $13,118 Apr 30, 2010 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 648 $13,118 Apr 30, 2010 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 383 $1,458 Apr 30, 2010 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 2,395 $13,916 Apr 23, 2010 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 734 $13,916 Apr 23, 2010 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 537 $1,265 Apr 23, 2010 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,899 $10,090 Apr 16, 2010 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 964 $10,090 Apr 16, 2010 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 481 $1,441 Apr 16, 2010 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,936 $18,582 Apr 9, 2010 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 854 $18,582 Apr 9, 2010 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 352 $1,858 Apr 9, 2010 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,198 $22,529 Apr 2, 2010 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 888 $22,529 Apr 2, 2010 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 334 $2,048 Apr 2, 2010 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,773 $17,858 Mar 26, 2010 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,155 $17,858 Mar 26, 2010 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 653 $1,623 Mar 26, 2010 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 4,144 $19,309 Mar 19, 2010 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,252 $19,309 Mar 19, 2010 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 696 $1,755 Mar 19, 2010 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 4,636 $19,703 Mar 12, 2010 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,421 $19,703 Mar 12, 2010 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 481 $2,463 Mar 12, 2010 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 4,960 $25,797 Mar 5, 2010 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,480 $25,797 Mar 5, 2010 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 787 $2,150 Mar 5, 2010 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 5,402 $28,384 Feb 26, 2010 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,642 $28,384 Feb 26, 2010 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 592 $3,154 Feb 26, 2010 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 5,521 $46,502 Feb 19, 2010 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,555 $46,502 Feb 19, 2010 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 429 $4,650 Feb 19, 2010 24
Theater Average Limited Release 7,088 $4,650 Feb 19, 2010 24
Top 2010 Theater Average Limited Release 336 $4,650 Feb 19, 2010 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 6,635 $25,968 Feb 12, 2010 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,247 $25,968 Feb 12, 2010 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 866 $4,328 Feb 12, 2010 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 9,809 $1,681 Feb 5, 2010 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 4,960 $1,681 Feb 5, 2010 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,559 $1,681 Feb 5, 2010 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 11,871 $1,114 Jan 29, 2010 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 6,879 $1,114 Jan 29, 2010 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 6,208 $1,114 Jan 29, 2010 3
Never Wide Domestic 2,731 $453,650 Jan 29, 2010 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 6,238 $453,650 Jan 29, 2010 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 2,208 11 Jan 29, 2010 0

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 July 20th, 2010

July 19th, 2010

The dead zone on the home market continues with only three wide releases... well, two and a half wide releases, none of which matched expectations at the box office. There's not even a lot of limited releases, catalog titles, or TV on DVD releases to compensate. There are some, just not a lot. My favorite title on this week's list is actually a late review: White Collar: Season One on DVD and Blu-ray. Meanwhile, the two best new releases this week have a Canadian Connection, Degrassi: The Next Generations: Season 9 and NHL: Greatest Stanley Cup Moments, both of which earn Puck of the Week honors. More...

Oscar Contest: Category Highlight: Best Feature-Length Documentary

March 3rd, 2010

With our annual Oscar Prediction contest underway, now is the best time to look at the nominees and try and figure out who the favorites are and which films should just feel honored to be nominated. Today we look at Best Feature-Length Documentary, which is only slightly more competitive than Best Animated Feature Film. (The next two categories are more competitive, I promise.) More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/01/29 92 $1,114   1 $1,114   $37,989 3
2010/02/05 93 $1,681 +51% 1 $1,681   $40,743 10
2010/02/12 46 $25,968 +1,445% 6 $4,328   $67,138 17
2010/02/19 49 $46,502 +79% 10 $4,650   $126,226 24
2010/02/26 61 $28,384 -39% 9 $3,154   $170,912 31
2010/03/05 58 $25,797 -9% 12 $2,150   $208,345 38
2010/03/12 58 $19,703 -24% 8 $2,463   $239,194 45
2010/03/19 56 $19,309 -2% 11 $1,755   $266,424 52
2010/03/26 56 $17,858 -8% 11 $1,623   $295,218 59
2010/04/02 53 $22,529 +26% 11 $2,048   $325,372 66
2010/04/09 60 $18,582 -18% 10 $1,858   $351,577 73
2010/04/16 70 $10,090 -46% 7 $1,441   $371,257 80
2010/04/23 65 $13,916 +38% 11 $1,265   $392,749 87
2010/04/30 69 $13,118 -6% 9 $1,458   $411,565 94
2010/05/07 76 $7,189 -45% 9 $799   $423,411 101
2010/05/14 97 $2,334 -68% 4 $584   $430,826 108
2010/05/21 74 $5,864 +151% 5 $1,173   $438,408 115
2010/05/28 82 $3,035 -48% 5 $607   $444,707 122
2010/06/04 111 $982 -68% 3 $327   $448,866 129
2010/06/11 106 $1,467 +49% 3 $489   $450,700 136
2010/06/18 112 $384 -74% 3 $128   $451,689 143
2010/07/09 104 $343   1 $343   $453,336 164
2010/07/23 99 $324   1 $324   $453,317 178
2010/07/30 102 $166 -49% 1 $166   $453,483 185

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/02/15 46 $5,452   6 $909   $72,590 18
2010/05/31 71 $1,241   5 $248   $445,948 123

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/01/29 92 $2,187   1 $2,187   $39,062 7
2010/02/05 92 $2,108 -4% 1 $2,108   $41,170 14
2010/02/12 48 $38,042 +1,705% 6 $6,340   $79,212 21
2010/02/19 52 $60,050 +58% 10 $6,005   $139,262 28
2010/02/26 58 $39,073 -35% 9 $4,341   $181,604 35
2010/03/05 56 $37,636 -4% 12 $3,136   $219,240 42
2010/03/12 59 $27,199 -28% 10 $2,720   $247,115 49
2010/03/19 59 $30,245 +11% 11 $2,750   $277,360 56
2010/03/26 62 $25,483 -16% 11 $2,317   $302,843 63
2010/04/02 54 $29,663 +16% 11 $2,697   $332,905 70
2010/04/09 60 $26,579 -10% 10 $2,658   $360,663 77
2010/04/16 76 $12,630 -52% 7 $1,804   $377,890 84
2010/04/23 67 $19,276 +53% 11 $1,752   $398,446 91
2010/04/30 73 $17,775 -8% 9 $1,975   $416,222 98
2010/05/07 72 $11,541 -35% 9 $1,282   $428,492 105
2010/05/14 97 $3,692 -68% 4 $923   $432,544 112
2010/05/21 80 $7,475 +102% 5 $1,495   $441,672 119
2010/05/28 82 $6,212 -17% 5 $1,242   $447,884 126
2010/06/04 113 $1,349 -78% 3 $450   $449,233 133
2010/06/11 109 $2,072 +54% 3 $691   $451,305 140
2010/06/18 106 $1,688 -19% 3 $563   $452,993 147
2010/07/09 106 $343   1 $343   $453,336 168
2010/07/23 101 $324   1 $324   $453,317 182
2010/07/30 105 $333 +3% 1 $333   $453,650 189

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