The Switch

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,758,465Details
International Box Office $22,100,000
Worldwide Box Office $49,858,465
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $8,126,000 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $919,434 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $9,045,434
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Synopsis

A 40-year-old unmarried woman decides to become pregnant by inseminating herself with a turkey baster. What she doesn't know is that the sperm is from her best friend, who must live with the secret that the child is his.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Rotten
Critics
40% - Rotten

Movie Details

Production Budget:$19,000,000
Theatrical Release: August 20th, 2010 (Wide) by Miramax
Video Release: March 15th, 2011 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic content, sexual material including dialogue, some nudity, drug use and language
(Rating bulletin 2109, 2/24/2010)
Keywords: Unconventional Pregnancies, Unexpected Families, Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Miramax Films, Mandate Pictures, Bona Fide, Echo Films

DVD Sales: The Fighter Knocks Out the Competition

Only four new releases reached the top 30 on this week's sales chart; however, all four landed on the top of the chart. Leading the was way The Fighter with 880,000 units and $13.20 million during its first week on the home market. Barbie: A Fairy Secret was fairly close behind with 630,000 / $7.86 million. Hereafter was a ways back with 309,000 units / $4.32 million. The final new release to chart was The Switch in fourth place, which was very close behind, especially in terms of dollars, at 288,000 units / $4.32 million. Megamind fell from second to fifth with 267,000 units / $4.00 million for the week and 2.31 million units / $32.66 million after four. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 15th, 2011

Another exhaustingly slow week. It seems like forever since there was a week with two or more top-tier releases. There is one film that was a hit both at the box office and with critics, The Fighter, while most of the rest failed to succeed in both areas and during a normal week many would have not even been worth mentioning. That said, The Fighter would have been a contender for Pick of the Week even if the competition was stronger than average and the DVD or the Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack is worth grabbing. More...

Takers Take Top Spot

There was an upset at the box office with Takers pulling out a last minute win. However, it wasn't enough for the overall box office, as that sunk 12% from last weekend to $113 million. More importantly, it was down nearly 10% from last year. 2010 still has a $300 million lead over 2009 at $7.53 billion to $7.23 billion and I'm not concerned about the big picture, yet. More...

Expendables are Indispensable

If it wasn't for The Expendables, there would be very little good news to report this weekend. None of the five new releases were major hits at the box office, but on the other hand, none were complete bombs either and even the weakest of them had some reason for optimism. The overall box office was down 11% from last weekend to $128 million, but that was close to 1% higher than the same weekend last year. Year-to-date, 2010 has a $300 million lead on 2009 at $7.36 billion to $7.05 billion. More...

Weekend Estimates: Expendables Beats Five Openers to Stay Top

Five openers with a decidedly end-of-Summer feel to them all posted so-so numbers this weekend, according to studio estimates released on Sunday morning, which left The Expendables as the weekend winner. The ensemble action movie was down 53% in its second weekend to $16.5 million and has now earned a respectable $64.89 million. Vampires Suck topped the openers with $12.2 million Friday to Sunday. The spoof movie is projected to finish the weekend with $18.56 million since its opening on Wednesday. Perhaps surprisingly, none of the openers has completely disastrous weekends. More...

Will Summer End With a Bang?

Five new releases should enter the top ten this weekend, including a few that at least have a reasonable chance at top spot. But there's also a reasonable chance that The Expendables will squeak out another win. Regardless, there's almost no chance the box office will keep up with last year's pace when Inglourious Basterds opened with nearly $40 million. We will be lucky if any film makes half of that this weekend. More...

2010 Preview: August

July started out rather well, and while there was a little weakness in the end, four films surpassed $100 million, and another could join them soon. That said, there don't appear to be any $100 million movies opening in August; in fact, there is a chance none will come close. Worse still, August of last year saw three $100 million movies open in the first three weeks. There's almost no chance that will happen this year, so 2010 will likely lose ground to 2009 in the yearly box office race. More...

Cast

Jennifer Aniston    Cassie Larson
Jason Bateman    Wally Marrs
Jeff Goldblum    Leonard
Juliette Lewis    Debbie
Patrick Wilson    Roland

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Albert Berger
Producer    Ron Yerxa
Executive Producer    Jennifer Aniston
Executive Producer    Kristin Hahn
Executive Producer    Nathan Kahane
Co-Producer    Brian Bell
Co-Producer    Kelli Konop
Co-Producer    Mary Lee
Co-Producer    Allan Loeb
Co-Producer    Steven Pearl
Co-Director    Josh Gordon
Co-Director    Will Speck
Screenwriter    Allan Loeb
Story Creator    Jeffrey Eugenides

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/08/20 7 $2,701,800   2,012 $1,343   $2,701,800 1
2010/08/21 7 $3,331,873 +23% 2,012 $1,656   $6,033,673 2
2010/08/22 9 $2,403,040 -28% 2,012 $1,194   $8,436,713 3
2010/08/23 8 $888,502 -63% 2,012 $442   $9,325,215 4
2010/08/24 7 $1,027,654 +16% 2,012 $511   $10,352,869 5
2010/08/25 8 $789,301 -23% 2,012 $392   $11,142,170 6
2010/08/26 7 $684,358 -13% 2,012 $340   $11,826,528 7
2010/08/27 7 $1,459,576 +113% 2,017 $724   $13,286,104 8
2010/08/28 9 $1,950,867 +34% 2,017 $967   $15,236,971 9
2010/08/29 11 $1,173,038 -40% 2,017 $582   $16,410,009 10
2010/08/30 8 $450,807 -62% 2,017 $224   $16,860,816 11
2010/08/31 6 $623,238 +38% 2,017 $309   $17,484,054 12
2010/09/01 8 $447,179 -28% 2,017 $222   $17,931,233 13
2010/09/02 8 $443,907 -1% 2,017 $220   $18,375,140 14
2010/09/03 11 $851,645 +92% 1,885 $452   $19,226,785 15
2010/09/04 13 $1,151,107 +35% 1,885 $611   $20,377,892 16
2010/09/05 12 $1,116,805 -3% 1,885 $592   $21,494,697 17
2010/09/06 12 $797,504 -29% 1,885 $423   $22,292,201 18
2010/09/07 10 $253,262 -68% 1,885 $134   $22,545,463 19
2010/09/08 10 $221,728 -12% 1,885 $118   $22,767,191 20
2010/09/09 10 $237,538 +7% 1,885 $126   $23,004,729 21
2010/09/10 11 $632,693 +166% 1,595 $397   $23,637,422 22
2010/09/11 12 $920,529 +45% 1,595 $577   $24,557,951 23
2010/09/12 13 $447,881 -51% 1,595 $281   $25,005,832 24
2010/09/13 11 $135,329 -70% 1,595 $85   $25,141,161 25
2010/09/14 11 $192,942 +43% 1,595 $121   $25,334,103 26
2010/09/15 11 $162,225 -16% 1,595 $102   $25,496,328 27
2010/09/16 11 $173,787 +7% 1,595 $109   $25,670,115 28
2010/09/17 15 $297,296 +71% 1,158 $257   $25,967,411 29
2010/09/18 17 $418,144 +41% 1,158 $361   $26,385,555 30
2010/09/19 17 $214,597 -49% 1,158 $185   $26,600,152 31
2010/09/20 - $67,185 -69% 1,158 $58   $26,667,337 32
2010/09/21 - $86,709 +29% 1,158 $75   $26,754,046 33
2010/09/22 - $78,676 -9% 1,158 $68   $26,832,722 34
2010/09/23 - $81,611 +4% 1,158 $70   $26,914,333 35

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/08/20 7 $8,436,713   2,012 $4,193   $8,436,713 3
2010/08/27 9 $4,583,481 -46% 2,017 $2,272   $14,831,771 10
2010/09/03 12 $3,119,557 -32% 1,885 $1,655   $21,494,557 17
2010/09/10 12 $2,001,103 -36% 1,595 $1,255   $25,005,832 24
2010/09/17 16 $930,037 -54% 1,158 $803   $26,600,152 31
2010/09/24 24 $293,433 -68% 511 $574   $27,207,766 38
2010/10/01 41 $98,190 -67% 242 $406   $27,422,357 45
2010/10/08 54 $36,446 -63% 103 $354   $27,505,693 52
2010/10/15 57 $21,071 -42% 58 $363   $27,544,132 59
2010/10/22 69 $11,189 -47% 26 $430   $27,565,184 66
2010/10/29 77 $6,634 -41% 17 $390   $27,576,134 73
2010/11/05 37 $82,162 +1,138% 120 $685   $27,661,927 80
2010/11/12 39 $57,438 -30% 118 $487   $27,758,465 87

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
3/20/20114250,658 250,658$3,757,363$3,757,3631
3/27/2011879,073-68% 329,731$1,185,304$4,942,6682
4/3/20112238,311-52% 368,042$596,119$5,538,7873

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
3/20/2011723,445 23,445$437,947$437,9471

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