The Odd Life of Timothy Green

The Odd Life of Timothy Green poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $51,853,450Details
International Box Office $831,975
Worldwide Box Office $52,685,425
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $17,189,537 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $4,614,037 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $21,803,574
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Synopsis

"The Odd Life of Timothy Green," is a story about a happily married couple, Cindy and Jim Green, who can't wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. When young Timothy shows up on their doorstep one stormy night, Cindy and Jim - and their small town of Stanleyville - learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life’s greatest gifts.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
33% - Rotten
Audience
68% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 15th, 2012 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: December 4th, 2012 by Buena Vista Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG for mild thematic elements and brief language.
(Rating bulletin 2185, 8/17/2011)
Keywords: Infertility, Unexpected Families, Life in a Small Town
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures, Scott Sanders

DVD Sales: Dark Knight Shines on the Home Market

New releases dominated the top of the December 9th edition of the DVD sales chart with four of them placing within the top six. Unsurprisingly, The Dark Knight Rises led the way with a stunning result of 2.03 million units / $26.96 million during its first week of release. More...

Blu-ray Sales: Dark Knight One-Two Punches Its Way to the Top

Batman was even more dominant on the Blu-ray sales chart than it was on the DVD sales chart with two new releases earning the top two spots. The Dark Knight Rises earned first place with 2.26 million units / $42.13 million giving it an opening week Blu-ray share of 53%. Meanwhile, the Trilogy Box Set earned second place with 453,000 units / $12.68 million for an opening week Blu-ray share of 58%. The combined totals are not quite as good as The Avengers' debut was, but was still a fantastic start. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for December 4th, 2012

It is an awesome week for new releases on the home market. Not only is one of the biggest hits of all time coming out, but there are a number of other releases that are Pick of the Week contenders. The Dark Knight Rises, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Finding Nemo, Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season Two, My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic: Season One, Brazil, Francis Ford Coppola: 5-Film Collection - Blu-ray, and others. In the end, I went with Finding Nemo: 3D Combo Pack, but it really is an excellent week for prime releases. More...

Weekend Estimates: Possession Leads Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day weekend is traditionally the slowest holiday weekend at the box office, so it comes as no surprise that the overall chart looks fairly weak. However, Possession is set to produce a very credible box office number, with Lionsgate estimating $17.725 million through Sunday and comfortably over $20 million for the full 4-day frame. That's hardly blockbuster level, but is considerably better than consensus predictions coming in to the weekend. Another opener, Lawless, is well behind, with Weinstein predicting $9.7 million for the Friday-Sunday portion of the weekend. Far, far behind that is this weekend's other new wide release, The Oogieloves in the BIG Balloon Adventure, which is headed for about $450,000 from 2,160 theaters and will end up in the record books for one of the poorest openings in history. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Dog Days of Summer

Ugh. That's really all I have to say. None of the new releases were able to make an impact at the box office; in fact, none of them even reached the top five. There was a new entrant in the top five, as The Dark Knight Rises rose to fifth place. That's how bad the box office was over the weekend. A film that's more than a month old returned to the top five. The best new release was Premium Rush, which only managed eighth place. Overall, the box office plummeted by 30% to just $97 million. Amazingly, this was still higher than the same weekend last year, albeit by just 4.6%. Year-to-date, 2012 maintains its lead over 2011. It is ahead of last year's pace by 4.2% at $7.43 billion to $7.13 billion. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Summer Has Set

Apparently summer ended over the weekend. It didn't go out with a thud, but more just faded away. The Expendables 2 was able to earn first place, but missed even the low end of expectations. In fact, the only new release to not struggle as much as analysts were expecting was Sparkle, and even that film missed expectations, it just did so by a tiny margin. There is some good news. There was a lot of depth with seven films earning more than $10 million over the weekend and overall the box office only slipped 2.3% from last weekend hitting $139 million. This was actually 12% higher than the same weekend last year. Analysts were obviously hoping for something more, but at this point, a win is a win. Year-to-date, 2012 is still ahead of 2011, but that lead has shrunk to 3.3% at $7.22 billion to $6.99 billion. Attendance is only up by 2.1%, so if the rest of August and September don't pull their weight, we might see 2012 lose that lead entirely. More...

Weekend Estimates: Expendables 2 Blasts Competition

The Expendables 2 will enjoy a comfortable win at the box office this weekend, even though its debut number looks as though it will fall somewhat behind the first film in the franchise. Lionsgate currently has the film pegged at $28.75 million for the weekend, well ahead of The Bourne Legacy's $17 million second weekend. ParaNorman will scare up about $14 million for third place, and a total of seven films will top $10 million this weekend, including the two other debutants, Sparkle (which is set for $12 million, per Sony), and The Odd Life of Timothy Green (shooting for $10.9 million, according to Disney). More...

Weekend Predictions: Are The Expendables Essential Viewing?

It looks like summer will be extended by one more week, as The Expendables 2 is tracking for an opening of close to $40 million, maybe a little more. Even better for the market, it isn't the only new release of the weekend. I think ParaNorman could be a solid hit in a counter-programming role. Not everyone agrees with me, on the other hand. ParaNorman is competing with The Odd Life of Timothy Green, but as a live action family film, it's chances are a lot weaker. The final new release is Sparkle, which only has a 50/50 chance of reaching the top five. Last year there were also four wide releases, but combined they made less than $40 million. The Expendables 2 could make more than that by itself. 2012 should finally break out of its losing streak. More...

2012 Preview: August

July was another bad month with five of the seven films missing expectations. Only one matched expectations, or came close enough to call it a victory, while another film is too close to call. 2012 is still ahead of 2011, but that margin did shrink last month, despite the performance of The Dark Knight Rises, which earned $300 million during the month. Looking ahead to August, there are fourteen films opening wide, maybe fifteen, making it the busiest month in a long time. Of those releases, five or six have a shot at $100 million, while none will get much beyond that point. Maybe The Bourne Legacy will be a surprise hit and match the average of its predecessors, but most analysts wouldn't be willing to bet money on that. By comparison, last August only had two films that topped $100 million, Rise of the Planet of the Apes and The Help. I don't think any film opening this August will match those two films, but we have much better depth this time around. Hopefully we will be able to extend our lead this month, unlike the last two months. More...

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/08/15 3 $2,303,636   2,551 $903   $2,303,636 1
2012/08/16 4 $1,974,379 -14% 2,551 $774   $4,278,015 2
2012/08/17 6 $3,395,681 +72% 2,598 $1,307   $7,673,696 3
2012/08/18 7 $4,290,846 +26% 2,598 $1,652   $11,964,542 4
2012/08/19 6 $3,136,376 -27% 2,598 $1,207   $15,100,918 5
2012/08/20 6 $1,276,554 -59% 2,598 $491   $16,377,472 6
2012/08/21 5 $1,511,030 +18% 2,598 $582   $17,888,502 7
2012/08/22 6 $1,060,608 -30% 2,598 $408   $18,949,110 8
2012/08/23 6 $1,005,380 -5% 2,598 $387   $19,954,490 9
2012/08/24 6 $2,046,563 +104% 2,598 $788   $22,001,053 10
2012/08/25 6 $3,073,746 +50% 2,598 $1,183   $25,074,799 11
2012/08/26 5 $2,002,243 -35% 2,598 $771   $27,077,042 12
2012/08/27 7 $773,323 -61% 2,598 $298   $27,850,365 13
2012/08/28 5 $907,261 +17% 2,598 $349   $28,757,626 14
2012/08/29 9 $558,766 -38% 2,598 $215   $29,316,392 15
2012/08/30 9 $560,966 n/c 2,598 $216   $29,877,358 16
2012/08/31 7 $1,406,840 +151% 2,635 $534   $31,284,198 17
2012/09/01 6 $2,426,595 +72% 2,635 $921   $33,710,793 18
2012/09/02 7 $2,443,219 +1% 2,635 $927   $36,154,012 19
2012/09/03 4 $2,287,554 -6% 2,635 $868   $38,441,566 20
2012/09/04 10 $422,153 -82% 2,635 $160   $38,863,719 21
2012/09/05 10 $262,133 -38% 2,635 $99   $39,125,852 22
2012/09/06 10 $231,198 -12% 2,635 $88   $39,357,050 23
2012/09/07 8 $874,311 +278% 2,717 $322   $40,231,361 24
2012/09/08 7 $1,827,370 +109% 2,717 $673   $42,058,731 25
2012/09/09 6 $948,477 -48% 2,717 $349   $43,007,208 26
2012/09/10 12 $166,391 -82% 2,717 $61   $43,173,599 27
2012/09/11 12 $236,003 +42% 2,717 $87   $43,409,602 28
2012/09/12 13 $179,501 -24% 2,717 $66   $43,589,103 29
2012/09/13 12 $184,545 +3% 2,717 $68   $43,773,648 30
2012/09/14 - $664,950 +260% 2,415 $275   $44,438,598 31
2012/09/15 - $1,230,372 +85% 2,415 $509   $45,668,970 32
2012/09/16 7 $703,314 -43% 2,415 $291   $46,372,284 33
2012/09/17 11 $212,187 -70% 2,415 $88   $46,584,471 34
2012/09/18 12 $243,211 +15% 2,415 $101   $46,827,682 35
2012/09/24 - $81,862   1,752 $47   $48,737,690 41
2012/09/25 - $101,122 +24% 1,752 $58   $48,838,812 42
2012/09/26 11 $139,057 +38% 1,752 $79   $48,977,869 43
2012/09/27 18 $84,973 -39% 1,752 $49   $49,062,842 44
2012/09/28 19 $167,140 +97% 1,187 $141   $49,229,982 45
2012/09/29 19 $304,716 +82% 1,187 $257   $49,534,698 46
2012/09/30 18 $176,339 -42% 1,187 $149   $49,711,037 47
2012/10/01 - $48,767 -72% 1,187 $41   $49,759,804 48

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/08/17 7 $10,822,903   2,598 $4,166   $15,100,918 5
2012/08/24 6 $7,122,552 -34% 2,598 $2,742   $27,077,042 12
2012/08/31 6 $6,276,654 -12% 2,635 $2,382   $36,154,012 19
2012/09/07 7 $3,650,158 -42% 2,717 $1,343   $43,007,208 26
2012/09/14 9 $2,598,636 -29% 2,415 $1,076   $46,372,284 33
2012/09/21 12 $1,543,090 -41% 1,752 $881   $48,655,828 40
2012/09/28 19 $648,195 -58% 1,187 $546   $49,711,037 47
2012/10/05 22 $270,781 -58% 534 $507   $50,199,920 54
2012/10/19 31 $103,801   194 $535   $50,621,337 68
2012/10/26 40 $59,441 -43% 115 $517   $50,714,380 75
2012/11/02 43 $56,635 -5% 94 $603   $50,792,651 82
2012/11/09 25 $198,974 +251% 225 $884   $51,010,926 89
2012/11/16 25 $152,328 -23% 209 $729   $51,245,876 96
2012/11/23 24 $133,816 -12% 172 $778   $51,489,663 103
2012/11/30 28 $76,385 -43% 147 $520   $51,598,371 110
2012/12/07 35 $60,246 -21% 132 $456   $51,687,658 117
2012/12/14 43 $42,362 -30% 105 $403   $51,749,346 124
2012/12/21 55 $10,124 -76% 49 $207   $51,778,216 131
2013/01/04 60 $11,030   37 $298   $51,844,311 145
2013/01/11 66 $5,992 -46% 26 $230   $51,853,450 152

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
12/9/20124366,115 366,115$6,220,294$6,220,2941
12/16/20129164,868-55% 530,983$2,965,975$9,186,2692
12/23/201216162,847-1% 693,830$2,416,649$11,602,9193
12/30/201218115,258-29% 809,088$2,300,550$13,903,4684
1/6/20132644,525-61% 838,230$888,719$14,485,1435
1/13/20132731,163-30% 869,393$622,013$15,107,1566
1/20/20132919,036-39% 888,429$379,959$15,487,1157

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
12/9/2012760,056 60,056$1,425,729$1,425,7291

Full financial estimates for this film, including domestic and international box office, video sales, video rentals, TV and ancillary revenue are available through our research services. For more information, please contact us at research@the-numbers.com.

Cast

Jennifer Garner    Cindy Green
Joel Edgerton    Jim Green
C.J. Adams    Timothy Green
Odeya Rush    Joni Jerome
Shohreh Aghdashloo    Evette Onat
Rosemarie DeWitt    Brenda Best
David Morse    James Green, Sr.
M. Emmet Walsh    Uncle Bob
Lois Smith    Aunt Mel
Lin-Manuel Miranda    Reggie
Dianne West    Ms. Bernice Crudstaff
Ron Livingston    Franklin Crudstaff
James Rebhorn    Joseph Crudstaff
Common    Coach Cal
Michael Arden    Doug Wert
Rhoda Griffis    Doctor Lesley Hunt
Karan Kendrick    Mother at Doctor's Office
Shimei Bailey    Little Boy in Elevator
Judy Langford    Ms. Crudstaff's Assistant
Michael Beasley    Cop
Cullen Moss    Cop
Gene Jones    Neighbor
Jason Davis    Bart Best
Patrick Brouder    Dash Best
Kendall Sanders    Rod Best
Lucy Gebhardt    Bethany Best
Sharon Morris    Principal Morrison
Dorothy MacDonald    Trixie Crudstaff
Chan Creswell    Billy Crudstaff
William Harrison    Bobby Crudstaff
Dwayne Boyd    Ref
Mattie Liptak    #8
Jay Freer    Coach Bob Francesconi
Tim Ware    Mayor Handelman
Steve Coulter    Charlie Frohn
Susan Bruce    Molly Frohn
Josey Cuthrell Tuttleman    Lily
Tara Lee    Nurse
Joe Crosson    Factory Worker
Tim Guinee    Voice of Marty Rader
Shaun O'Banion    Voice of Alan Rust

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Peter Hedges
Story Creator    Ahmet Zappa
Screenwriter    Peter Hedges
Producer    Jim Whitaker
Producer    Scott Sanders
Producer    Ahmet Zappa
Executive Producer    John Cameron
Executive Producer    Mara Jacobs
Director of Photography    John Toll
Production Designer    Wynn Thomas
Editor    Andrew Mondshein
Costume Designer    Susie Desanto
Composer    Geoff Zanelli
Music Supervisor    Dana Sano
Casting Director    Bernard Telsey
Unit Production Manager    John Cameron
First Assistant Director    Donald Murphy
Second Assistant Director    Peter Dress

The Odd Life of Timothy Green HD Trailer