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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


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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,109 $2,812 Jul 23, 2004 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,152 $6,165 Jul 16, 2004 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,337 $8,979 Jul 9, 2004 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,808 $7,973 Jul 2, 2004 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,206 $7,720 Jun 25, 2004 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,106 $19,366 Jun 18, 2004 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,289 $30,523 Jun 11, 2004 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,431 $46,830 Jun 4, 2004 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,619 $69,462 May 28, 2004 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,994 $85,916 May 21, 2004 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,673 $66,251 May 14, 2004 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,410 $50,599 May 7, 2004 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,288 $37,743 Apr 30, 2004 3

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...

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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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