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The Perfect Family (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $110,013Details
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Suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish-an award she has coveted for years-her final test is introducing her family to the board for the seal of approval. Now she must finally face the nonconformist family she has been glossing over for years. Her gay daughter, Shannon, a successful lawyer, is about to marry her life partner Angela. Her unhappily married son Frank Jr. is cheating on his wife with the local manicurist. And Eileen's own marriage to a recovered alcoholic is pulling at the seams...


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
48% - Rotten
36% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 4th, 2012 (Limited) by Variance Films
Video Release: June 26th, 2012 by Virgil Films and Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic material.
(Rating bulletin 2216, 3/28/2012)
Running Time: 84 minutes
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Keywords: Addiction, LGBT, Infidelity, Dysfunctional Family, Religious, Ensemble, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Unconventional Pregnancies
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Certainty Films, Present Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,732 $2,951 Jun 15, 2012 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,259 $2,809 Jun 8, 2012 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,864 $2,472 Jun 1, 2012 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,957 $6,114 May 25, 2012 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,220 $11,092 May 18, 2012 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,926 $30,603 May 11, 2012 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,663 $14,301 May 4, 2012 3


   Eileen Cleary
   Shannon Cleary
   Frank Jr.
   Frank Cleary
Elizabeth Pena    Christina Reyes
   Angela Reyes
Richard Chamberlain    Monsignor Murphy

Production and Technical Credits


DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 26th, 2012

June 25th, 2012

It's a good week on the home market, especially for this time of year. Not only do we have a first-run release that hit $100 million at the box office, 21 Jump Street, but we have an art house film that found massive success with moviegoers, critics, and even Awards Season voters, The Artist. There are also a couple of wide releases that should have some impact on the overall sales, Mirror Mirror and Wrath of the Titans, as well as some TV on DVD releases, limited releases, catalogue titles, etc. that are also of interest. As for Pick of the Week, The Artist on Blu-ray is the most obvious choice, but The 39 Steps on Blu-ray and Sound of Noise on DVD were also in the running. Finally, Phineas and Ferb: - The Perry Files arrived late, but it too is worthy of that honor. More...

Avengers are the Best on the Per Theater Chart

May 8th, 2012

The Avengers opened on top of the per theater chart with a record-breaking average of $47,698. This is the highest ever for a number one film. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel was in second place with an average of $27,298 in 27 theaters. It should have little trouble expanding. Last week's winner, Bernie, slipped to third place with an average of $17,568 in five theaters. It too should expand. More...

The Best Exotic Limited Releases

May 4th, 2012

It's a good week for limited releases, mostly because it is the week The Best-Exotic Marigold Hotel comes out. Given its international run, its chances at success on the domestic front are very strong. There are a couple other new releases that I'm cautiously optimistic about: Death of a Superhero and First Position. Perhaps summer will get off to a strong start on the limited release front as well as the wide release front. More...

2012 Preview: May

May 1st, 2012

There's good news / bad news going forward into May. First the bad news, April was really weak. It was weak compared to the previous month and weak compared to last year. For the first time all year, we had losses for a month on the year-over-year comparison. As for the good news... it could have been worse? Maybe there wasn't good news with regards to April, but there is certainly good news going forward. Every weekend in May has at least one film with the potential to hit $100 million, while there are a couple that could hit $200 million, and one that, pie in the sky, could reach $400 million. That one film is The Avengers, or as it is officially called, Marvel's The Avengers. I guess they don't want people reminded of the 1998 TV adaptation. While there are four films that should reach $100 million, there are only three other films opening wide, maybe two, maybe four. (More sources have Chernobyl Diaries opening wide than in limited release, but it is not a sure thing either way. Meanwhile, the opposite is true for LOL.) Additionally, there are a couple films opening in limited release this month with a real potential to expand wide: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and God Bless America. By comparison, last year had no film reach $300 million, but it had five films reach $100 million. If we are going to earn the win this year, we need strength from the top. More...

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/05/04 62 $14,301   6 $2,384   $14,301 3
2012/05/11 50 $30,603 +114% 25 $1,224   $53,227 10
2012/05/18 61 $11,092 -64% 12 $924   $78,065 17
2012/05/25 55 $6,114 -45% 6 $1,019   $90,061 24
2012/06/01 90 $2,472 -60% 3 $824   $98,265 31
2012/06/08 86 $2,809 +14% 4 $702   $103,075 38
2012/06/15 76 $2,951 +5% 3 $984   $107,721 45

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/05/04 61 $22,624   6 $3,771   $22,624 7
2012/05/11 52 $44,349 +96% 25 $1,774   $66,973 14
2012/05/18 54 $16,974 -62% 12 $1,415   $83,947 21
2012/05/25 54 $11,846 -30% 6 $1,974   $95,793 28
2012/06/01 86 $4,473 -62% 3 $1,491   $100,266 35
2012/06/08 86 $4,504 +1% 4 $1,126   $104,470 42
2012/06/15 71 $5,543 +23% 4 $1,386   $110,013 49

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