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Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness (2011)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,131,261Details
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$500,000
Domestic Releases: July 8th, 2011 (Limited) by International Film Circuit
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Comparisons: vs. Food, Inc.
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 45th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 126 $556 May 11, 2012 311
Biggest 44th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 103 $1,850 May 4, 2012 304
Biggest 42nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 126 $710 Apr 20, 2012 290
Biggest 39th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 155 $933 Mar 30, 2012 269
Biggest 38th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 106 $5,595 Mar 23, 2012 262
Biggest 35th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 154 $3,223 Mar 2, 2012 241
Biggest 34th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 140 $5,394 Feb 24, 2012 234
Biggest 33rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 192 $2,242 Feb 17, 2012 227
Biggest 32nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 181 $4,824 Feb 10, 2012 220
Biggest 30th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 350 $812 Jan 27, 2012 206
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 345 $1,248 Jan 20, 2012 199
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 334 $2,468 Jan 13, 2012 192
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 530 $1,716 Dec 30, 2011 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 544 $2,483 Dec 23, 2011 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 772 $789 Dec 16, 2011 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 738 $2,250 Dec 9, 2011 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 730 $4,997 Dec 2, 2011 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 972 $2,986 Nov 25, 2011 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 863 $9,719 Nov 18, 2011 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 947 $13,129 Nov 11, 2011 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,015 $20,472 Nov 4, 2011 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,019 $36,586 Oct 28, 2011 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,063 $55,425 Oct 21, 2011 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,625 $22,483 Oct 14, 2011 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,527 $4,629 Oct 7, 2011 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,303 $16,320 Sep 30, 2011 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,703 $14,121 Sep 23, 2011 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,259 $10,299 Sep 16, 2011 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,223 $20,931 Sep 9, 2011 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,433 $27,815 Sep 2, 2011 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,849 $28,295 Aug 26, 2011 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,297 $30,153 Aug 19, 2011 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,554 $40,776 Aug 12, 2011 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,885 $50,839 Aug 5, 2011 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,694 $35,584 Jul 29, 2011 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,817 $57,200 Jul 22, 2011 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,340 $20,998 Jul 15, 2011 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,169 $20,247 Jul 8, 2011 3

Per Theater Chart: Harry Potter and Yet Another Record

July 19th, 2011

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallow, Part 2 added another record over the weekend earning the highest per theater average for a wide release with $38,672, surpassing the previous record holder, The Dark Knight. However, Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour still holds the record for best per theater average for a number one film at $45,561. That record might not be broken till the $200 million opening weekend milestone is cracked. The only other member of the $10,000 club was Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness, which grew by a few percent to $20,998. Its ability to expand is untested, but growth is always a good sign. More...

Per Theater Chart: Life at the Top

July 12th, 2011

Beats, Rhymes, and Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest opened in first place on the per theater chart with an average of $27,996 in four theaters, which was the best per theater average in more than a month. Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness was relatively close behind with $20,247 in its lone theater. Transformers: Dark of the Moon was the only holdover to reach $10,000 on the per theater chart with an average of $11,469. More...

Weekend Estimates: Transformers Unbeaten by Zookeeper, Horrible Bosses

July 10th, 2011

Transformers: Dark of the Moon became the highest-grossing movie of the year so far, according to Paramount's Sunday estimate. Its total gross of $261 million is a comfortable $11 million ahead of The Hangover 2, which itself passed $250 million this weekend. While it couldn't come close to topping the chart, Horrible Bosses had a good weekend, earning a shade over $28 million and beating Zookeeper for 2nd place. The Kevin James comedy, meanwhile, posted a decent $21 million. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/07/08 51 $20,247   1 $20,247   $20,247 3
2011/07/15 52 $20,998 +4% 1 $20,998   $59,845 10
2011/07/22 43 $57,200 +172% 8 $7,150   $130,837 17
2011/07/29 51 $35,584 -38% 8 $4,448   $199,054 24
2011/08/05 47 $50,839 +43% 8 $6,355   $268,973 31
2011/08/12 53 $40,776 -20% 17 $2,399   $334,443 38
2011/08/19 61 $30,153 -26% 14 $2,154   $388,832 45
2011/08/26 58 $28,295 -6% 17 $1,664   $431,862 52
2011/09/02 64 $27,815 -2% 15 $1,854   $476,878 59
2011/09/09 68 $20,931 -25% 17 $1,231   $522,739 66
2011/09/16 75 $10,299 -51% 11 $936   $543,690 73
2011/09/23 73 $14,121 +37% 10 $1,412   $562,512 80
2011/09/30 70 $16,320 +16% 12 $1,360   $1,131,261 87
2011/10/07 87 $4,629 -72% 7 $661   $592,953 94
2011/10/14 65 $22,483 +386% 13 $1,729   $618,399 101
2011/10/21 46 $55,425 +147% 29 $1,911   $683,003 108
2011/10/28 55 $36,586 -34% 26 $1,407   $742,938 115
2011/11/04 59 $20,472 -44% 21 $975   $780,763 122
2011/11/11 65 $13,129 -36% 18 $729   $802,768 129
2011/11/18 60 $9,719 -26% 13 $748   $817,735 136
2011/11/25 79 $2,986 -69% 7 $427   $825,164 143
2011/12/02 75 $4,997 +67% 5 $999   $832,797 150
2011/12/09 84 $2,250 -55% 2 $1,125   $836,796 157
2011/12/16 89 $789 -65% 1 $789   $838,235 164
2011/12/23 58 $2,483 +215% 5 $497   $841,576 171
2011/12/30 73 $1,716 -31% 3 $572   $845,188 178
2012/01/13 77 $2,468   1 $2,468   $848,903 192
2012/01/20 87 $1,248 -49% 1 $1,248   $850,643 199
2012/01/27 88 $812 -35% 1 $812   $852,667 206
2012/02/10 77 $4,824   3 $1,608   $858,078 220
2012/02/17 86 $2,242 -54% 2 $1,121   $862,901 227
2012/02/24 78 $5,394 +141% 2 $2,697   $869,501 234
2012/03/02 84 $3,223 -40% 2 $1,612   $874,944 241
2012/03/23 77 $5,595   6 $933   $894,958 262
2012/03/30 99 $933 -83% 2 $467   $899,636 269
2012/04/20 104 $710   2 $355   $900,446 290
2012/05/04 94 $1,850   1 $1,850   $905,025 304
2012/05/11 111 $556 -70% 1 $556   $906,666 311

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/09/05 54 $16,344   15 $1,090   $493,222 60

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/07/08 50 $38,847   1 $38,847   $38,847 7
2011/07/15 52 $34,790 -10% 1 $34,790   $73,637 14
2011/07/22 45 $89,833 +158% 8 $11,229   $163,470 21
2011/07/29 52 $54,664 -39% 8 $6,833   $218,134 28
2011/08/05 49 $75,533 +38% 8 $9,442   $293,667 35
2011/08/12 53 $65,012 -14% 17 $3,824   $358,679 42
2011/08/19 61 $44,888 -31% 14 $3,206   $403,567 49
2011/08/26 58 $45,496 +1% 17 $2,676   $449,063 56
2011/09/02 61 $52,745 +16% 15 $3,516   $501,808 63
2011/09/09 67 $31,583 -40% 17 $1,858   $533,391 70
2011/09/16 80 $15,000 -53% 11 $1,364   $548,391 77
2011/09/23 20 $566,550 +3,677% 10 $56,655   $1,114,941 84
2011/10/07 84 $7,592   7 $1,085   $595,916 98
2011/10/14 61 $31,662 +317% 13 $2,436   $627,578 105
2011/10/21 46 $78,774 +149% 29 $2,716   $706,352 112
2011/10/28 53 $53,939 -32% 26 $2,075   $760,291 119
2011/11/04 61 $29,348 -46% 21 $1,398   $789,639 126
2011/11/11 63 $18,377 -37% 18 $1,021   $808,016 133
2011/11/18 66 $14,162 -23% 13 $1,089   $822,178 140
2011/11/25 74 $5,622 -60% 7 $803   $827,800 147
2011/12/02 73 $6,746 +20% 5 $1,349   $834,546 154
2011/12/09 81 $2,900 -57% 2 $1,450   $837,446 161
2011/12/16 82 $1,647 -43% 1 $1,647   $839,093 168
2011/12/23 66 $4,379 +166% 5 $876   $843,472 175
2012/01/13 80 $2,960   1 $2,960   $849,395 196
2012/01/20 82 $2,460 -17% 1 $2,460   $851,855 203
2012/02/10 75 $7,405   3 $2,468   $860,659 224
2012/02/17 87 $3,448 -53% 2 $1,724   $864,107 231
2012/02/24 77 $7,614 +121% 2 $3,807   $871,721 238
2012/03/23 76 $9,340   6 $1,557   $898,703 266
2012/05/04 91 $2,935   1 $2,935   $906,110 308

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