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Observe and Report (2009)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $24,007,324Details
International Box Office $3,141,574
Worldwide Box Office $27,148,898
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $13,959,471 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $1,803,456 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $15,762,927
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
50% - Rotten
Audience
36% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$18,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 10th, 2009 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: September 22nd, 2009 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for pervasive language, graphic nudity, drug use, sexual content and violence
Comparisons: vs. Paul Blart: Mall Cop
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,047 $27,044 Jun 12, 2009 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,638 $74,033 Jun 5, 2009 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,424 $136,766 May 29, 2009 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,763 $157,368 May 22, 2009 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,797 $30,450 May 15, 2009 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,711 $61,040 May 8, 2009 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,974 $302,146 May 1, 2009 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,024 $1,746,102 Apr 24, 2009 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,471 $4,174,939 Apr 17, 2009 10
Biggest April Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 214 $11,017,334 Apr 10, 2009 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,667 $11,017,334 Apr 10, 2009 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,232 2,727 Apr 10, 2009 3

Cast

   Ronnie Barnhardt
Ray Liotta    Det. Harrison
Michael Peña    Dennis
Anna Faris    Brandi
Dan Bakkedahl    Mark
Jesse Plemons    Charles
John Yuan    John Yuen
Matthew Yuan    Matt Yuen
Celia Weston    Mom
Collette Wolfe    Nell
Aziz Ansari    Saddamn

DVD Rentals - Monsters and Aliens vs. The Competition

October 14th, 2009

As it did on the sales chart, Monsters vs. Aliens led the way on the rental chart this week, topping all new releases with relative ease. More...

DVD Sales - Origins On Top

October 7th, 2009

There were a ton of new releases to reach the top 30 on this week's sales chart; however, X-Men Origins - Wolverine remained in top spot with 595,000 units / $10.74 million over the week for a total of 3.02 million / $50.94 million after two. It is already in the top ten for the year. More...

DVD Rentals - Past Catches Up to Home Market

October 7th, 2009

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past led all new releases topping the rental chart this week with more than twice the number of rentals as X-Men Origins - Wolverine managed. More...

DVD Releases for September 22nd, 2009 - Part II

September 22nd, 2009

Both a great week for home market releases, and a rather soft week. There are numerous DVDs and Blu-rays worth of consideration for DVD Pick of the Week, but almost all of them are from the TV on DVD category with no first run releases even coming close to that level. The best of the best are 30 Rock - Season Three, Castle - Season One, Star Trek - The Original Series - Season Two - Blu-ray, and Terminator - The Sarah Connor Chronicles - Season Two - Blu-ray, all from the TV on DVD category, while Star Trek - The Next Generation - The Movie Collection on Blu-ray and Wallace and Gromit - The Complete Collection - Blu-ray. And of those six possibilities, the DVD Pick of the Week is... All of them. I honestly tried to narrow it down, but I just couldn't. They are all so amazing. With so many top-notch releases, it's no surprise that the list had to be split into two. The second part can be found here. More...

DVD Releases for September 22nd, 2009 - Part I

September 22nd, 2009

Both a great week for home market releases, and a rather soft week. There are numerous DVDs and Blu-rays worth consideration for DVD Pick of the Week, but almost all of them are from the TV on DVD category, and no first run theatrical releases even coming close to that level. The best of the best are 30 Rock - Season Three, Castle - Season One, Star Trek - The Original Series - Season Two - Blu-ray, and Terminator - The Sarah Connor Chronicles - Season Two - Blu-ray, all from the TV on DVD category, while Star Trek - The Next Generation - The Movie Collection on Blu-ray and Wallace and Gromit - The Complete Collection - Blu-ray. And of those six possibilities, the DVD Pick of the Week is... All of them. I honestly tried to narrow it down, but I just couldn't. They are all so amazing. With so many top-notch releases, it's no surprise that the list had to be split into two. The second part can be found here. More...

Seventeen + $24 Million = Number One

April 21st, 2009

As spring draws to a close, and studios sweep out the potential misfires, the overall box office numbers slip in anticipation of Wolverine. Actually, the overall box office was better than expected at $108 million over the weekend, but that was still 18.8% lower than last weekend. More importantly, thanks to 17 Again's stronger than expected start, it was 15.8% higher than the same weekend last year. Year-to-date, 2009 has earned $2.91 billion, which is 17.2% higher than last year's pace. I'm not sure it will be able to maintain this pace over the summer. In fact, I'm nearly 100% sure it won't. That said, the year has built up a sizable lead, and as long as the summer is merely average, we should go into the fall with higher ticket sales. More...

Fangirls Put Hannah on Top

April 14th, 2009

Records fell over Easter weekend, as the overall box office pulled in $133 million, which was the best ever for an Easter Weekend. It was 14% lower that last weekend when Fast and Furious beat records. On the other hand, it was it was 15% higher that last Easter and 41% higher than the same weekend last year. Year-to-date, 2009 has earned $2.57 billion, which is 14.3% higher than the 2008's pace. More...

Movie Website Reviews for the Weekend of April 10th, 2009

April 12th, 2009

Summer can't come soon enough as there was not much in the way of top notch movie sites this week. In fact, there was only one site that was above average, Hannah Montana the Movie's Official Site, and even there is was barely above average. More...

Will Hannah be a Sweet Treat over Easter Weekend?

April 10th, 2009

Easter long weekend is not a major holiday at the box office; in fact, the best Easter opener is Scary Movie 4 at just over $40 million while number two is Panic Room at just over $30 million. There's little chance the record will be broken, but Hannah Montana the Movie could open in first place over the weekend and in second place all time, while it should do its part to keep 2009 ahead of last year's pace. More...

2009 Preview: April

April 1st, 2009

April is a transition month. At the beginning it is strong, but as we near May, the looming competition is just too great and that scares away the big-ticket releases. That said, there are still a few films that could reach the century mark this month, and it does look stronger than last April and that will help 2009 extend its lead in the box office race. More...

New Movie US Release Dates - June 15, 2008

June 15th, 2008

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for Transporter 3, Hoodwinked 2, The Green Hornet and more! More...

New Movie Announcements, Stars and Directors - April 29, 2008

April 29th, 2008

This week another number of upcoming movies, new stars and directors have been added to our archive! More...

Cast Updates - April 24, 2008

April 24th, 2008

This week's round of new casting information contains updates for Bottle Shock, Crank 2, The Escapist, and more! More...

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2009/04/10 4 $11,017,334   2,727 $4,040   $11,017,334 3
2009/04/17 7 $4,174,939 -62% 2,727 $1,531   $18,812,239 10
2009/04/24 13 $1,746,102 -58% 2,010 $869   $22,171,543 17
2009/05/01 19 $302,146 -83% 501 $603   $23,177,042 24
2009/05/08 41 $61,040 -80% 132 $462   $23,372,005 31
2009/05/15 51 $30,450 -50% 56 $544   $23,434,987 38
2009/05/22 29 $157,368 +417% 38 $4,141   $23,619,456 45
2009/05/29 25 $136,766 -13% 222 $616   $23,790,117 52
2009/06/05 33 $74,033 -46% 119 $622   $23,930,794 59
2009/06/12 51 $27,044 -63% 47 $575   $23,993,605 66

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2009/04/10 4 $4,729,299   2,727 $1,734   $4,729,299 1
2009/04/11 4 $3,881,334 -18% 2,727 $1,423   $8,610,633 2
2009/04/12 4 $2,406,701 -38% 2,727 $883   $11,017,334 3
2009/04/13 4 $1,102,013 -54% 2,727 $404   $12,119,347 4
2009/04/14 4 $987,377 -10% 2,727 $362   $13,106,724 5
2009/04/15 4 $788,137 -20% 2,727 $289   $13,894,861 6
2009/04/16 4 $742,439 -6% 2,727 $272   $14,637,300 7
2009/04/17 7 $1,421,453 +91% 2,727 $521   $16,058,753 8
2009/04/18 7 $1,584,956 +12% 2,727 $581   $17,643,709 9
2009/04/19 7 $1,168,530 -26% 2,727 $429   $18,812,239 10
2009/04/20 7 $446,269 -62% 2,727 $164   $19,258,508 11
2009/04/21 7 $438,359 -2% 2,727 $161   $19,696,867 12
2009/04/22 8 $381,372 -13% 2,727 $140   $20,078,239 13
2009/04/23 8 $347,202 -9% 2,727 $127   $20,425,441 14
2009/04/24 13 $552,190 +59% 2,010 $275   $20,977,631 15
2009/04/25 13 $706,661 +28% 2,010 $352   $21,684,292 16
2009/04/26 13 $487,251 -31% 2,010 $242   $22,171,543 17
2009/04/27 11 $181,254 -63% 2,010 $90   $22,352,797 18
2009/04/28 12 $184,879 +2% 2,010 $92   $22,537,676 19
2009/04/29 12 $177,484 -4% 2,010 $88   $22,715,160 20
2009/04/30 12 $159,736 -10% 2,010 $79   $22,874,896 21
2009/05/01 - $95,019 -41% 501 $190   $22,969,915 22
2009/05/02 - $116,314 +22% 501 $232   $23,086,229 23
2009/05/03 - $90,813 -22% 501 $181   $23,177,042 24
2009/05/04 - $38,203 -58% 501 $76   $23,215,245 25
2009/05/05 - $33,212 -13% 501 $66   $23,248,457 26
2009/05/06 - $35,315 +6% 501 $70   $23,283,772 27
2009/05/07 - $27,193 -23% 501 $54   $23,310,965 28
2009/05/08 - $19,176 -29% 132 $145   $23,330,141 29
2009/05/09 - $25,051 +31% 132 $190   $23,355,192 30
2009/05/10 - $16,813 -33% 132 $127   $23,372,005 31
2009/05/11 - $8,071 -52% 132 $61   $23,380,076 32
2009/05/12 - $8,159 +1% 132 $62   $23,388,235 33
2009/05/13 - $7,914 -3% 132 $60   $23,396,149 34
2009/05/14 - $8,388 +6% 132 $64   $23,404,537 35
2009/05/15 - $10,109 +21% 56 $181   $23,414,646 36
2009/05/16 - $12,557 +24% 56 $224   $23,427,203 37
2009/05/17 - $7,784 -38% 56 $139   $23,434,987 38
2009/05/18 - $4,515 -42% 56 $81   $23,439,502 39
2009/05/19 - $3,748 -17% 56 $67   $23,443,250 40
2009/05/20 - $4,122 +10% 56 $74   $23,447,372 41
2009/05/21 - $14,716 +257% 56 $263   $23,462,088 42
2009/05/22 - $51,754 +252% 38 $1,362   $23,513,842 43
2009/05/23 - $66,320 +28% 38 $1,745   $23,580,162 44
2009/05/24 - $39,294 -41% 38 $1,034   $23,619,456 45
2009/05/25 39 $14,541 -63% 38 $383   $23,633,997 46
2009/05/26 - $10,006 -31% 38 $263   $23,644,003 47
2009/05/27 - $4,211 -58% 38 $111   $23,648,214 48
2009/05/28 - $5,137 +22% 38 $135   $23,653,351 49
2009/05/29 - $32,542 +533% 222 $147   $23,685,893 50
2009/05/30 - $68,715 +111% 222 $310   $23,754,608 51
2009/05/31 - $35,509 -48% 222 $160   $23,790,117 52
2009/06/01 - $13,545 -62% 222 $61   $23,803,662 53
2009/06/02 - $17,247 +27% 222 $78   $23,820,909 54
2009/06/03 - $18,673 +8% 222 $84   $23,839,582 55
2009/06/04 - $17,179 -8% 222 $77   $23,856,761 56
2009/06/05 - $32,266 +88% 119 $271   $23,889,027 57
2009/06/06 - $28,773 -11% 119 $242   $23,917,800 58
2009/06/07 - $12,994 -55% 119 $109   $23,930,794 59
2009/06/08 - $8,077 -38% 119 $68   $23,938,871 60
2009/06/09 - $7,993 -1% 119 $67   $23,946,864 61
2009/06/10 - $9,291 +16% 119 $78   $23,956,155 62
2009/06/11 - $10,406 +12% 119 $87   $23,966,561 63
2009/06/12 - $8,948 -14% 47 $190   $23,975,509 64
2009/06/13 - $11,678 +31% 47 $248   $23,987,187 65
2009/06/14 - $6,418 -45% 47 $137   $23,993,605 66
2009/06/15 - $2,987 -53% 47 $64   $23,996,592 67
2009/06/16 - $4,152 +39% 47 $88   $24,000,744 68
2009/06/17 - $3,405 -18% 47 $72   $24,004,149 69
2009/06/18 - $3,175 -7% 47 $68   $24,007,324 70

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2009/04/10 4 $14,637,300   2,727 $5,368   $14,637,300 7
2009/04/17 7 $5,788,141 -60% 2,727 $2,123   $20,425,441 14
2009/04/24 13 $2,449,455 -58% 2,010 $1,219   $22,874,896 21
2009/05/01 20 $436,069 -82% 501 $870   $23,310,965 28
2009/05/08 40 $93,572 -79% 132 $709   $23,404,537 35
2009/05/15 44 $57,551 -38% 56 $1,028   $23,462,088 42
2009/05/22 31 $191,263 +232% 38 $5,033   $23,653,351 49
2009/05/29 26 $203,410 +6% 222 $916   $23,856,761 56
2009/06/05 34 $109,800 -46% 119 $923   $23,966,561 63
2009/06/12 50 $40,763 -63% 47 $867   $24,007,324 70

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/27/20093220,491 220,491$3,746,142$3,746,1421
10/4/2009899,709-55% 320,200$1,993,183$5,739,3252
10/11/20091573,027-27% 393,227$1,459,810$7,199,1353
10/18/20092345,215-38% 438,442$903,848$8,102,9834
11/1/20092630,550 498,383$610,694$9,301,2036

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/27/2009327,599 27,599$656,295$656,2951
10/4/20091211,927-57% 39,525$290,890$947,1852
10/11/2009918,832+58% 58,358$342,560$1,289,7453

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