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The Principle (2014)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $89,543Details
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Everyone knows that the ancient idea of Earth in the center of the universe is a ridiculous holdover from a superstitious age, right? Modern science has proven that we are nothing special! We inhabit, in Carl Sagan’s words, “ insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.”


Rotten Tomatoes
Audience Upright
80% - Upright

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 24th, 2014 (Limited) by Rocky Mountain Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements.
(Rating bulletin 2337, 8/27/2014)
Running Time: 90 minutes
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Keywords: Voiceover/Narration, Religious, Orthodox Religion, Science vs. Religion
Source:Based on Religious Text
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: In Ohm Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 277 $8,665 Apr 24, 2015 185
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,035 $7,120 Jan 30, 2015 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,857 $24,145 Jan 23, 2015 94
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,548 $7,361 Nov 7, 2014 17
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,477 $8,657 Oct 24, 2014 3


Michio Kaku    Himself
Laurence Krauss    Himself
Robert A. Sungenis, Sr.    Himself
Max Tegmark    Himself
Robert Bennett    Himself
Martin Selbrede    Himself
John Hartnett    Himself
Julian Barbour    Himself
Bernard Carr    Himself
John Byl    Himself
George F.R. Ellis    Himself
Ron Hatch    Himself
Kate Mulgrew    Narrator

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Rick DeLano
Producer    Rick DeLano
Executive Producer    Robert A. Sungenis, Sr.
Editor    Katheryne Thomas
Associate Producer    Brian Oberholzer
Visual Effects Designer    Saints LA

Per Theater Chart: Birdman Still Soars

October 28th, 2014

Birdman poster

Despite growing its theater count to 50, Birdman was able to remain in top spot on the per theater chart with a powerful average of $27,593. Next up was CitizenFour, which was really close behind with an average of $25,264 in five theaters. This is excellent for a documentary, but as a documentary, it's chances of expanding significantly are limited. Laggies will likely expand somewhat after opening with an average of $14,828, also in five theaters. It has a much more mainstream appeal, so it if does expand, it could do well. Then again, this is never an easy strategy and I'm sure the studio will be happy with a strong home market run. Force Majeure was the final film in the $10,000 club with an average of $11,655 in two theaters. More...

Limited Releases: Lagging Behind the Competition

October 24th, 2014

Laggies poster

Last weekend, Birdman opened with Oscar-worthy reviews and it wasn't the only film that was expected to be a hit at the box office. This weekend, there are no such films. CitizenFour and Force Majeure are both earning Oscar buzz, but one's a documentary and the other is a foreign-language film, so neither are likely to expand significantly. This leaves Laggies as the film with the loudest buzz, even if its reviews suggest it might not thrive in limited release. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/10/24 76 $8,657   1 $8,657   $8,657 3
2014/11/07 70 $7,361   1 $7,361   $16,826 17
2015/01/23 56 $24,145   3 $8,048   $41,874 94
2015/01/30 66 $7,120 -71% 3 $2,373   $51,207 101
2015/04/24 72 $8,665   3 $2,888   $86,172 185

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/01/23 60 $26,358   3 $8,786   $44,087 98
2015/03/13 66 $17,494   3 $5,831   $70,785 147
2015/03/20 81 $6,722 -62% 3 $2,241   $77,507 154
2015/04/24 72 $12,036   3 $4,012   $89,543 189

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