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Murderball (2005)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,531,154Details
International Box Office $241,825Details
Worldwide Box Office $1,772,979
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 7,251 $1,531,154
All Time International Box Office 6,758 $241,825
All Time Worldwide Box Office 9,131 $1,772,979
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 1,211 $1,531,154

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$350,000
Domestic Releases: July 8th, 2005 (Limited) by ThinkFilm
Video Release: November 29th, 2005 by Velocity/ThinkFilm
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual references and language
Comparisons: vs. Happy Valley
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Keywords: Miscellaneous Sports, Epilogue
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Participant Media
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 2,692 $7,046 Sep 30, 2005 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 955 $7,046 Sep 30, 2005 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,435 $503 Sep 30, 2005 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,804 $12,108 Sep 23, 2005 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 893 $12,108 Sep 23, 2005 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,701 $432 Sep 23, 2005 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,760 $25,256 Sep 16, 2005 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 744 $25,256 Sep 16, 2005 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,698 $537 Sep 16, 2005 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,057 $27,913 Sep 9, 2005 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 808 $27,913 Sep 9, 2005 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,782 $582 Sep 9, 2005 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,346 $33,257 Sep 2, 2005 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 880 $33,257 Sep 2, 2005 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,810 $679 Sep 2, 2005 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,567 $43,525 Aug 26, 2005 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 920 $43,525 Aug 26, 2005 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,823 $777 Aug 26, 2005 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,659 $65,065 Aug 19, 2005 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 881 $65,065 Aug 19, 2005 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,771 $1,001 Aug 19, 2005 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,540 $134,803 Aug 12, 2005 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 722 $134,803 Aug 12, 2005 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,502 $1,390 Aug 12, 2005 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,655 $220,465 Aug 5, 2005 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 622 $220,465 Aug 5, 2005 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,003 $2,321 Aug 5, 2005 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,304 $209,598 Jul 29, 2005 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 722 $209,598 Jul 29, 2005 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,063 $2,795 Jul 29, 2005 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,346 $104,392 Jul 22, 2005 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,180 $104,392 Jul 22, 2005 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 979 $4,015 Jul 22, 2005 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,917 $33,476 Jul 15, 2005 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,312 $33,476 Jul 15, 2005 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,932 $3,720 Jul 15, 2005 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,788 $57,286 Jul 8, 2005 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,995 $57,286 Jul 8, 2005 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,123 $7,161 Jul 8, 2005 3
Theater Average Limited Release 3,836 $7,161 Jul 8, 2005 3
Top 2005 Theater Average Limited Release 189 $7,161 Jul 8, 2005 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,526 $1,531,154 Jul 8, 2005 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 5,024 $1,531,154 Jul 8, 2005 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 835 89 Jul 8, 2005 0

Mountain of Oscar Nominations

January 31st, 2006

Brokeback Mountain again led the list of nominees as with 8 Oscar nods. There were three films with six nominations a piece, Crash, Good Night and Good Luck, and Memoirs of a Geisha, (although for that last one, they were all the less prestigious technical awards. More...

DVD Releases for November 29, 2005

November 28th, 2005

This week the we have dueling documentaries looking to score the coveted DVD Pick of the Week title: March of the Penguins - Buy from Amazon and Murderball - Buy from Amazon. While the former was the bigger hit at the box office, it is the latter than is the DVD Pick of the Week. On a side note, it feels like a really slow week. Perhaps studios were unwilling to release a movie the Tuesday after the busiest shopping weekend of the year. Paradoxically, there are a lot of box sets coming out tomorrow, most of which are re-releases of previous DVDs and are not worth the upgrade, but were designed to be the perfect gift. More...

International Round-up: Red Eye Takes Off

October 2nd, 2005

Red Eye added another $3.7 million on 2,057 screens in 37 markets to its $22 million international total. The film opened in second place in both Spain with $850,000 on 215 screens and in the Netherlands with $250,000 on 59 ($300,000 including previews). More...

Mafia Sequel Squeezes into Top Five Again

September 25th, 2005

Marrying the Mafia 2 again led its native market of South Korean with $4.81 million over the weekend and $12.78 million during its two-week run. And like last week, this was enough for the film to secure a place in the top five overall just beating out Pride and Prejudice. More...

Holdovers Hold On

August 16th, 2005

There were three films in the $10,000 club this weekend, all of them holdovers. Last week's winner, Broken Flowers, again finished first despite a sizeable increase in its theatre count. It more than quadrupled its theatre count but lost less than half its per theatre average to land at $14,553. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/07/08 45 $57,286   8 $7,161   $57,286 3
2005/07/15 54 $33,476 -42% 9 $3,720   $120,808 10
2005/07/22 33 $104,392 +212% 26 $4,015   $263,918 17
2005/07/29 25 $209,598 +101% 75 $2,795   $527,134 24
2005/08/05 25 $220,465 +5% 95 $2,321   $871,083 31
2005/08/12 36 $134,803 -39% 97 $1,390   $1,120,863 38
2005/08/19 47 $65,065 -52% 65 $1,001   $1,254,038 45
2005/08/26 53 $43,525 -33% 56 $777   $1,328,551 52
2005/09/02 55 $33,257 -24% 49 $679   $1,382,401 59
2005/09/09 56 $27,913 -16% 48 $582   $1,431,038 66
2005/09/16 65 $25,256 -10% 47 $537   $1,473,964 73
2005/09/23 74 $12,108 -52% 28 $432   $1,510,506 80
2005/09/30 86 $7,046 -42% 14 $503   $1,523,883 87

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/09/05 49 $10,602   49 $216   $1,393,003 60

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/07/08 46 $87,332   8 $10,917   $87,332 7
2005/07/15 46 $72,194 -17% 9 $8,022   $159,526 14
2005/07/22 33 $158,010 +119% 26 $6,077   $317,536 21
2005/07/29 25 $333,082 +111% 75 $4,441   $650,618 28
2005/08/05 27 $335,442 +1% 95 $3,531   $986,060 35
2005/08/12 38 $202,913 -40% 97 $2,092   $1,188,973 42
2005/08/19 45 $96,053 -53% 65 $1,478   $1,285,026 49
2005/08/26 51 $64,118 -33% 56 $1,145   $1,349,144 56
2005/09/02 50 $53,981 -16% 49 $1,102   $1,403,125 63
2005/09/09 54 $45,583 -16% 48 $950   $1,448,708 70
2005/09/16 61 $49,690 +9% 47 $1,057   $1,498,398 77
2005/09/23 75 $18,439 -63% 28 $659   $1,516,837 84

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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