The Pirates! Band of Misfits

The Pirates! Band of Misfits poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $31,051,126Details
International Box Office $93,028,979
Worldwide Box Office $124,080,105
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $5,529,133 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $2,907,741 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $8,436,874
Further financial details...

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

Synopsis

In The Pirates! Band of Misfits, Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain - a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side, and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz to the much coveted Pirate Of The Year Award. It's a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Along the way they battle a diabolical queen and team up with a haplessly smitten young scientist, but never lose sight of what a pirate loves best: adventure!

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
86% - Certified Fresh
Audience
60% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$55,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 27th, 2012 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: August 28th, 2012 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, released as Pirates! Band of Misfits
MPAA Rating: PG for mild action, rude humor and some language.
(Rating bulletin 2208, 2/1/2012)
Running Time: 88 minutes
Keywords: Monster, Academics, Hauntings, Animal Lead, 3-D, Royalty, Pirates, Character's Journey Shown on Map, Unrequited Love, Rescue, Scene in End Credits, Epilogue, Unnamed Character, Cross-Dressing, Intertitle
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Stop-Motion Animation
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Aardman Animations

Cast

   Pirate Captain
Martin Freeman    Pirate With a Scarf
David Tennant    Charles Darwin
Russell Tovey    Albino Pirate
Ashley Jensen    Surprisingly Curvaceous Pirate
Brendan Gleeson    Pirate With Gout
Imelda Staunton    Queen Victoria
Jeremy Piven    Black Bellamy
Brian Blessed    Pirate King
Lenny Henry    Peg Leg Hastings
Salma Hayek    Cutlass Liz

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Co-Director    Jeff Newitt
Screenwriter    Gideon Defoe
Based on the book "The Pirates! In an Adventure With Scientists    Gideon Defoe
Producer    Peter Lord
Producer    David Sproxton
Producer    Julie Lockhart
Executive Producer    Carla Shelley
Cinematographer    Frank Passingham
Editor    Justin Krish
Composer    Theodore Shapiro
Production Designer    Norman Garwood
Supervising Art Director    Matt Perry
Art Director    Phil Lewis
Art Director    Sarah Hauldren
Art Director    Matt Sanders
Senior Animation Supervisor    Jay Grace
Animation Supervisor    Loyd Price
Head of Story    Regean Bourdages
Character Designer    Jonny Duddle
CG supervisor    Ted Chaplin
Sound Mixer    Dimon Diggins
Sound Mixer    Garret Farrell
Sound Mixer    Ken Galvin
Sound Mixer    Nick Roberts
Sound Mixer    Julien Pirrie
Supervising Sound Editor    Adrian Rhodes
Re-recording Mixer    Andy Nelson
Re-recording Mixer    Mark Paterson
Visual Effects Supervisor    Andrew Morley
Associate Producer    Susan Breen
Assistant Director    Ben Borrowman
Casting Director    Kate Rhodes

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Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/27 5 $2,749,959   3,358 $819   $2,749,959 1
2012/04/28 2 $5,082,223 +85% 3,358 $1,513   $7,832,182 2
2012/04/29 2 $3,305,552 -35% 3,358 $984   $11,137,734 3
2012/04/30 7 $525,071 -84% 3,358 $156   $11,662,805 4
2012/05/01 7 $605,209 +15% 3,358 $180   $12,268,014 5
2012/05/02 7 $463,688 -23% 3,358 $138   $12,731,702 6
2012/05/03 8 $431,757 -7% 3,358 $129   $13,163,459 7
2012/05/04 6 $1,323,134 +206% 3,358 $394   $14,486,593 8
2012/05/05 3 $2,457,546 +86% 3,358 $732   $16,944,139 9
2012/05/06 3 $1,721,802 -30% 3,358 $513   $18,665,941 10
2012/05/07 6 $271,921 -84% 3,358 $81   $18,937,862 11
2012/05/08 7 $357,256 +31% 3,358 $106   $19,295,118 12
2012/05/09 6 $303,199 -15% 3,358 $90   $19,598,317 13
2012/05/10 6 $305,241 +1% 3,358 $91   $19,903,558 14
2012/05/11 7 $740,538 +143% 3,079 $241   $20,644,096 15
2012/05/12 6 $1,308,470 +77% 3,079 $425   $21,952,566 16
2012/05/13 6 $1,094,434 -16% 3,079 $355   $23,047,000 17
2012/05/14 8 $198,060 -82% 3,079 $64   $23,245,060 18
2012/05/15 8 $252,883 +28% 3,079 $82   $23,497,943 19
2012/05/16 9 $205,009 -19% 2,848 $72   $23,702,952 20
2012/05/17 9 $208,552 +2% 2,848 $73   $23,911,504 21
2012/05/18 10 $352,992 +69% 1,840 $192   $24,264,496 22
2012/05/19 10 $652,199 +85% 1,840 $354   $24,916,695 23
2012/05/20 9 $573,441 -12% 1,840 $312   $25,490,136 24
2012/05/21 9 $249,648 -56% 1,840 $136   $25,739,784 25
2012/05/22 11 $147,023 -41% 1,840 $80   $25,886,807 26
2012/05/23 10 $149,102 +1% 1,840 $81   $26,035,909 27
2012/05/24 10 $168,395 +13% 1,840 $92   $26,204,304 28
2012/05/25 11 $267,822 +59% 884 $303   $26,472,126 29
2012/05/26 11 $423,806 +58% 884 $479   $26,895,932 30
2012/05/27 11 $390,660 -8% 884 $442   $27,286,592 31
2012/05/28 10 $355,533 -9% 884 $402   $27,642,125 32
2012/05/29 - $94,326 -73% 884 $107   $27,736,451 33
2012/05/30 - $82,697 -12% 884 $94   $27,819,148 34
2012/05/31 11 $110,634 +34% 884 $125   $27,929,782 35
2012/06/01 - $150,849 +36% 585 $258   $28,080,631 36
2012/06/02 - $284,858 +89% 585 $487   $28,365,489 37
2012/06/03 - $194,915 -32% 585 $333   $28,560,404 38
2012/06/04 - $63,425 -67% 585 $108   $28,623,829 39
2012/06/05 - $66,960 +6% 585 $114   $28,690,789 40
2012/06/06 - $67,008 n/c 585 $115   $28,757,797 41
2012/06/07 - $75,097 +12% 585 $128   $28,832,894 42
2012/06/08 - $39,166 -48% 317 $124   $28,872,060 43
2012/06/09 - $58,237 +49% 317 $184   $28,930,297 44
2012/06/10 - $41,408 -29% 317 $131   $28,971,705 45
2012/06/11 - $15,905 -62% 317 $50   $28,987,610 46
2012/06/12 - $20,462 +29% 317 $65   $29,008,072 47
2012/06/13 - $19,979 -2% 317 $63   $29,028,051 48
2012/06/14 - $20,904 +5% 317 $66   $29,048,955 49
2012/06/15 - $26,437 +26% 149 $177   $29,075,392 50
2012/06/16 - $34,665 +31% 149 $233   $29,110,057 51
2012/06/17 - $30,896 -11% 149 $207   $29,140,953 52
2012/06/22 - $19,681   115 $171   $29,198,252 57
2012/06/23 - $26,585 +35% 115 $231   $29,224,837 58
2012/06/24 - $18,179 -32% 115 $158   $29,262,697 59
2012/06/29 - $85,148   284 $300   $29,391,194 64
2012/06/30 - $108,438 +27% 284 $382   $29,499,632 65
2012/07/01 - $88,151 -19% 284 $310   $29,587,783 66
2012/07/06 - $84,161   257 $327   $29,943,385 71
2012/07/07 - $94,321 +12% 257 $367   $30,037,706 72
2012/07/08 - $68,210 -28% 257 $265   $30,105,916 73
2012/07/13 - $55,026   232 $237   $30,347,043 78
2012/07/14 - $67,965 +24% 232 $293   $30,415,008 79
2012/07/15 - $51,664 -24% 232 $223   $30,466,672 80
2012/07/20 - $37,575   189 $199   $30,647,578 85
2012/07/21 - $42,329 +13% 189 $224   $30,689,907 86
2012/07/22 - $34,115 -19% 189 $181   $30,724,022 87
2012/07/27 - $25,988   151 $172   $30,850,911 92
2012/07/28 - $31,587 +22% 151 $209   $30,882,498 93
2012/07/29 - $24,203 -23% 151 $160   $30,906,701 94
2012/08/03 - $21,662   112 $193   $31,006,056 99
2012/08/04 - $25,349 +17% 112 $226   $31,031,405 100
2012/08/05 - $19,721 -22% 112 $176   $31,051,126 101

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/27 2 $11,137,734   3,358 $3,317   $11,137,734 3
2012/05/04 4 $5,502,482 -51% 3,358 $1,639   $18,665,941 10
2012/05/11 7 $3,143,442 -43% 3,079 $1,021   $23,047,000 17
2012/05/18 10 $1,578,632 -50% 1,840 $858   $25,490,136 24
2012/05/25 11 $1,082,288 -31% 884 $1,224   $27,286,592 31
2012/06/01 16 $630,622 -42% 585 $1,078   $28,560,404 38
2012/06/08 27 $138,811 -78% 317 $438   $28,971,705 45
2012/06/15 33 $91,998 -34% 149 $617   $29,140,953 52
2012/06/22 38 $64,445 -30% 115 $560   $29,262,697 59
2012/06/29 24 $281,737 +337% 284 $992   $29,587,783 66
2012/07/06 28 $246,692 -12% 257 $960   $30,105,916 73
2012/07/13 33 $174,655 -29% 232 $753   $30,466,672 80
2012/07/20 32 $114,019 -35% 189 $603   $30,724,022 87
2012/07/27 36 $81,778 -28% 151 $542   $30,906,701 94
2012/08/03 38 $66,732 -18% 112 $596   $31,051,126 101

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/2/20129109,950 109,950$1,868,050$1,868,0501
9/9/20121355,726-49% 165,676$995,824$2,863,8742
9/16/20122231,835-43% 197,511$571,757$3,435,6313
9/23/20122721,605-32% 219,116$385,217$3,820,8484

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/2/2012849,841 49,841$1,266,964$1,266,9641
9/9/2012924,315-51% 74,156$606,891$1,873,8552
9/16/20121211,981-51% 86,137$299,045$2,172,9003

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