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The Saddest Music in the World (2004)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $669,128Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 8,269 $669,128
All Time Worldwide Box Office 10,762 $669,128
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 1,875 $669,128
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,700 $669,128
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 3,117 $669,128

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 30th, 2004 (Limited) by IFC Films
MPAA Rating: R for some sexuality and violent images.
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Keywords: Amputee, Talent Contest, Musicians
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Production Countries: Canada

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 3,142 $2,812 Jul 23, 2004 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,334 $2,812 Jul 23, 2004 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,583 $402 Jul 23, 2004 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,191 $6,165 Jul 16, 2004 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,191 $6,165 Jul 16, 2004 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,746 $411 Jul 16, 2004 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,379 $8,979 Jul 9, 2004 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,152 $8,979 Jul 9, 2004 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,428 $691 Jul 9, 2004 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,853 $7,973 Jul 2, 2004 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,351 $7,973 Jul 2, 2004 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,542 $725 Jul 2, 2004 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 4,258 $7,720 Jun 25, 2004 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,516 $7,720 Jun 25, 2004 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,150 $483 Jun 25, 2004 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 4,161 $19,366 Jun 18, 2004 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,257 $19,366 Jun 18, 2004 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,592 $922 Jun 18, 2004 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 4,346 $30,523 Jun 11, 2004 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,219 $30,523 Jun 11, 2004 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,399 $1,272 Jun 11, 2004 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 4,489 $46,830 Jun 4, 2004 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,175 $46,830 Jun 4, 2004 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,022 $1,873 Jun 4, 2004 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,676 $69,462 May 28, 2004 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,133 $69,462 May 28, 2004 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 744 $2,778 May 28, 2004 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 5,059 $85,916 May 21, 2004 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,187 $85,916 May 21, 2004 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 608 $3,905 May 21, 2004 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,751 $66,251 May 14, 2004 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,497 $66,251 May 14, 2004 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,608 $2,760 May 14, 2004 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,500 $50,599 May 7, 2004 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,927 $50,599 May 7, 2004 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,205 $5,622 May 7, 2004 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 7,388 $37,743 Apr 30, 2004 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,530 $37,743 Apr 30, 2004 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,547 $9,436 Apr 30, 2004 3
Theater Average Limited Release 2,559 $9,436 Apr 30, 2004 3
Top 2004 Theater Average Limited Release 106 $9,436 Apr 30, 2004 3
Never Wide Domestic 2,340 $669,128 Apr 30, 2004 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 5,869 $669,128 Apr 30, 2004 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,710 21 Apr 30, 2004 0

Cast

Isabella Rossellini    Lady Port-Huntley
Maria de Medeiros    Narcissa

DVD Releases for November 16, 2004

November 15th, 2004

Every week films get a second chance at success from the home market; or, in some cases, a first chance at success. Here is a list of wide releases, limited releases and a few from the growing TV on DVD section, including the winners of the DVD Pick of the Week, Iron Giant - Special Edition - Buy from Amazon and The Kids in the Hall - Complete Season 2 - Buy from Amazon More...

Tough Fight for Limited Releases

August 13th, 2004

Four more entries try for a slice of the limited release pie. And while there is certainly a wide range in movies coming out, it is expansion of two previously released films, Garden State and Napoleon Dynamite, that are getting all the news coverage. More...

Sad Songs Sell so Well

May 5th, 2004

First the bad news; only one time in the past six weeks has any film managed to cross the $10,000 per theatre threshold. As for the good news, at least this week one movie came close. The Saddest Movie in the World, a film about a legless beer Baroness who wants to find the saddest music to improve beer sales during Prohibition. Don't worry, I'll let you re-read that last part again before I continue. The film earned an average of $9,436 in four theatres this past weekend. More...

Movie Websites Launches for Aril 23 - April 29

April 29th, 2004

During the past week promotional websites for several movies were launched and some older ones added additional content. Here the list of this week's releases, a couple of new sites and few updates including the winner for the week, Mean Girls - Official Site. If you know of any new movie websites not on this list feel free to e-mail me with the details. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/04/30 63 $37,743   4 $9,436   $37,743 3
2004/05/07 49 $50,599 +34% 9 $5,622   $108,507 10
2004/05/14 49 $66,251 +31% 24 $2,760   $198,603 17
2004/05/21 38 $85,916 +30% 22 $3,905   $315,308 24
2004/05/28 43 $69,462 -19% 25 $2,778   $388,057 31
2004/06/04 47 $46,830 -33% 25 $1,873   $507,021 38
2004/06/11 56 $30,523 -35% 24 $1,272   $559,351 45
2004/06/18 59 $19,366 -37% 21 $922   $596,646 52
2004/06/25 74 $7,720 -60% 16 $483   $618,654 59
2004/07/02 73 $7,973 +3% 11 $725   $626,627 66
2004/07/09 65 $8,979 +13% 13 $691   $647,161 73
2004/07/16 77 $6,165 -31% 15 $411   $660,771 80
2004/07/23 96 $2,812 -54% 7 $402   $669,128 87

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/04/30 55 $57,908   4 $14,477   $57,908 7
2004/05/07 48 $74,444 +29% 9 $8,272   $132,352 14
2004/05/14 45 $97,040 +30% 24 $4,043   $229,392 21
2004/05/21 50 $89,203 -8% 22 $4,055   $318,595 28
2004/05/28 38 $141,596 +59% 25 $5,664   $460,191 35
2004/06/04 49 $68,637 -52% 25 $2,745   $528,828 42
2004/06/11 57 $48,452 -29% 24 $2,019   $577,280 49
2004/06/18 59 $33,654 -31% 21 $1,603   $610,934 56
2004/06/25 70 $7,720 -77% 16 $483   $618,654 63
2004/07/02 64 $19,528 +153% 11 $1,775   $638,182 70
2004/07/09 64 $16,424 -16% 13 $1,263   $654,606 77
2004/07/16 75 $11,710 -29% 15 $781   $666,316 84
2004/07/23 86 $2,812 -76% 7 $402   $669,128 91

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