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A Scanner Darkly (2006)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $5,501,616Details
International Box Office $1,903,468Details
Worldwide Box Office $7,405,084
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  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 7th, 2006 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: December 19th, 2006 by Warner Home Video, released as Scanner Darkly, A
MPAA Rating: R for drug and sexual content, language and a brief violent image.
Running Time: 100 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Waking Life
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Rotoscoping
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Warner Independent Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 3,167 $860 Oct 6, 2006 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,530 $860 Oct 6, 2006 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,769 $86 Oct 6, 2006 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 3,356 $1,567 Sep 29, 2006 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,523 $1,567 Sep 29, 2006 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,900 $131 Sep 29, 2006 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,093 $7,174 Sep 22, 2006 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,105 $7,174 Sep 22, 2006 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,910 $287 Sep 22, 2006 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,974 $17,883 Sep 15, 2006 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 875 $17,883 Sep 15, 2006 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,889 $426 Sep 15, 2006 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,944 $33,340 Sep 8, 2006 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 755 $33,340 Sep 8, 2006 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,861 $538 Sep 8, 2006 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,294 $36,059 Sep 1, 2006 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 848 $36,059 Sep 1, 2006 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,781 $693 Sep 1, 2006 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,286 $59,082 Aug 25, 2006 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 782 $59,082 Aug 25, 2006 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,856 $748 Aug 25, 2006 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,303 $96,158 Aug 18, 2006 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 737 $96,158 Aug 18, 2006 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,147 $769 Aug 18, 2006 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,564 $132,977 Aug 11, 2006 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 732 $132,977 Aug 11, 2006 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,094 $964 Aug 11, 2006 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,529 $256,155 Aug 4, 2006 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 563 $256,155 Aug 4, 2006 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,155 $1,144 Aug 4, 2006 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,650 $473,642 Jul 28, 2006 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 405 $473,642 Jul 28, 2006 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,796 $1,801 Jul 28, 2006 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,000 $678,030 Jul 21, 2006 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 326 $678,030 Jul 21, 2006 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,405 $3,096 Jul 21, 2006 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,060 $1,266,427 Jul 14, 2006 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 163 $1,266,427 Jul 14, 2006 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,127 $5,863 Jul 14, 2006 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,085 $391,672 Jul 7, 2006 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 571 $391,672 Jul 7, 2006 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 326 $23,040 Jul 7, 2006 3
Theater Average Limited Release 433 $23,040 Jul 7, 2006 3
Top 2006 Theater Average Limited Release 19 $23,040 Jul 7, 2006 3
Never Wide Domestic 593 $5,501,616 Jul 7, 2006 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,803 $5,501,616 Jul 7, 2006 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 453 246 Jul 7, 2006 0

Cast

   Bob Arctor
   Barris
   Ernie Luckman
   Donna Hawthorne
Rory Cochrane    Charles Freck
Mitch Baker    Brown Bear Lodge Host
Sean Allen    Additional Fred Scramble Suit Voice
Cliff Haby    Voice from Heardquarters
Steven Chester Prince    Cop
Natasha Valdez    Waitress
Mark Turner    Additional Hank Scramble Suit Voice
Chamblee Ferguson    Medical Deputy
Angela Rawna    Medical Deputy
Eliza Stevens    Arctor's Daughter
Sarah Menchaca    Arctor's Daughter
Melody Chase    Arctor's Wife
Leif Anders    Freck Suicide Narrator
Turk Pipkin    Creature
Alex Jones    Street Prophet
Lisa Marie Newmyer    Connie
Wilbur Penn    Medical Officer
Ken Webster    Medical Officer
Hugo Perez    New Path Staff Member
Rommel Sulit    New Path Staff Member
Christopher Ryan    New Path Resident
Leila Plummer    New Path Resident
Jason Douglas    New Path Farm Manager
Marco Perella    Donald

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Richard Linklater
Based the novel "A Scanner Darkly"    Philip K. Dick
Producer    Palmer West
Producer    Jonah Smith
Producer    Erwin Stoff
Producer    Anne Walker-McBay
Producer    Tommy Pallotta
Executive Producer    George Clooney
Executive Producer    Steven Soderbergh
Executive Producer    Jennifer Fox
Executive Producer    Ben Cosgrove
Executive Producer    John Sloss
Director of Photography    Shane F. Kelly
Production Designer    Bruce Curtis
Editor    Sandra Adair
Head of Animation    Bob Sabiston
Composer    Graham Reynolds
Co-Producer    Erin Ferguson
Associate Producer    Sara Greene
Assistant Director    Vincent Palmo Jr.
Unit Production Manager    Susan Kirr
Set Decorator    Joaquin A. Morin
Costume Designer    Kari Perkins
Costume Supervisor    Melanie Armstrong Fletcher
Sound Mixer    Ethan Andrus
Re-recording Mixer    Skip Lievsay
Re-recording Mixer    Jeremy Pierson
Re-recording Mixer    Tom Hammond
Supervising Sound Editor    Tom Hammond
Sound Effects Editor    Justin Hennard
Sound Designer    Tom Hammond
Sound Designer    Justin Hennard
Hairstylist    Katina Gilkey
Make-up and Hair Designer    Darylin Nagy
Music Supervisor    Nic Ratner
Casting Director    Denise Chamian

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/07/07 19 $391,672   17 $23,040   $391,672 3
2006/07/14 10 $1,266,427 +223% 216 $5,863   $1,868,905 10
2006/07/21 13 $678,030 -46% 219 $3,096   $3,238,799 17
2006/07/28 18 $473,642 -30% 263 $1,801   $4,091,960 24
2006/08/04 26 $256,155 -46% 224 $1,144   $4,669,454 31
2006/08/11 38 $132,977 -48% 138 $964   $4,968,071 38
2006/08/18 45 $96,158 -28% 125 $769   $5,159,136 45
2006/08/25 50 $59,082 -39% 79 $748   $5,281,537 52
2006/09/01 57 $36,059 -39% 52 $693   $5,354,553 59
2006/09/08 58 $33,340 -8% 62 $538   $5,414,097 66
2006/09/15 74 $17,883 -46% 42 $426   $5,451,647 73
2006/09/22 95 $7,174 -60% 25 $287   $5,469,745 80
2006/09/29 116 $1,567 -78% 12 $131   $5,476,327 87
2006/10/06 97 $860 -45% 10 $86   $5,480,996 94

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/07/14 10 $386,784   216 $1,791   $989,262 8
2006/07/15 11 $473,067 +22% 216 $2,190   $1,462,329 9
2006/07/16 10 $406,576 -14% 216 $1,882   $1,868,905 10
2006/07/17 10 $194,869 -52% 216 $902   $2,063,774 11
2006/07/18 11 $178,000 -9% 216 $824   $2,242,000 12
2006/07/19 11 $162,000 -9% 216 $750   $2,404,000 13
2006/07/20 12 $157,000 -3% 216 $727   $2,560,769 14
2006/07/24 13 $104,000   219 $475   $3,343,000 18
2006/07/25 13 $98,000 -6% 219 $447   $3,441,000 19
2006/07/26 13 $90,000 -8% 219 $411   $3,530,000 20
2006/07/27 13 $89,000 -1% 219 $406   $3,618,000 21
2006/09/04 55 $10,786   52 $207   $5,365,339 60

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/07/07 18 $602,478   17 $35,440   $602,478 7
2006/07/14 10 $1,958,291 +225% 216 $9,066   $2,560,769 14
2006/07/21 13 $1,057,549 -46% 219 $4,829   $3,618,318 21
2006/07/28 18 $794,981 -25% 263 $3,023   $4,413,299 28
2006/08/04 26 $421,795 -47% 224 $1,883   $4,835,094 35
2006/08/11 35 $227,884 -46% 138 $1,651   $5,062,978 42
2006/08/18 43 $159,477 -30% 125 $1,276   $5,222,455 49
2006/08/25 49 $96,039 -40% 79 $1,216   $5,318,494 56
2006/09/01 57 $62,263 -35% 52 $1,197   $5,380,757 63
2006/09/08 57 $53,007 -15% 62 $855   $5,433,764 70
2006/09/15 72 $28,807 -46% 42 $686   $5,462,571 77
2006/09/22 83 $20,640 -28% 25 $826   $5,483,211 84
2006/09/29 87 $11,901 -42% 12 $992   $5,495,112 91
2006/10/06 92 $6,504 -45% 10 $650   $5,501,616 98

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