This is 40

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $67,544,505Details
International Box Office $22,676,677
Worldwide Box Office $90,221,182
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $11,383,642 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $6,269,844 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $17,653,486
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Synopsis

After years of marriage, Pete lives in a house of all females: wife Debbie and their two daughters, eight-year-old Charlotte and 13-year-old Sadie. As he struggles to keep his record label afloat, he and Debbie must figure out how to forgive, forget and enjoy the rest of their lives... before they kill each other. In his fourth directorial outing, Apatow's new comedy captures what it takes for one family to flourish in the middle of a lifetime together. What emerges is a deeply honest portrait of the challenges and rewards of marriage and parenthood in the modern age. Through the filmmaker’s unblinking lens, we follow one couple’s three-week navigation of sex and romance, career triumphs and financial hardships, aging parents and maturing children. The all-star cast portraying the family and friends, colleagues and neighbors represents an ensemble of actors from many of Apatow’s previous projects, as well as new comedy players who have been welcomed into the fold.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
51% - Rotten
Audience
50% - Spilled

Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Theatrical Release: December 21st, 2012 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: March 22nd, 2013 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, crude humor, pervasive language and some drug material.
(Rating bulletin 2217, 4/4/2012)
Keywords: Music Industry, Dysfunctional Family, Relatives Playing Relatives, Mid-Life Crisis, Prostitution, Addiction, Prescription Drug Abuse
Source:Spin-Off
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Universal Pictures, Judd Apatow

DVD Sales: March 24th, 2013: Hobbit Travels to the Top

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey dominated the new releases and easily won first place on the March 24th edition of the DVD sales chart. The film sold 1.07 million units and generated $13.05 million in opening week sales, putting it in the top ten of the year after just one week of release. More...

Blu-ray Sales: March 24th, 2013: Hobbit Reaches its Expected Destination

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was one of three new releases to finish in the top three spots on the March 24th, 2013 edition of the Blu-ray sales chart. It sold 1.36 million units and generated $31.34 million for an opening week Blu-ray share of 56%. It wasn't that long ago that reaching the 50% mark would have been record-breaking, but here it was expected. More...

Contest: Better Late Than Never

While there are a few wide releases opening next week, G.I. Joe: Retaliation is the only one with a real shot at top spot. (Although I'm not sure if the year-long delay in its release will hurt or help its box office chances.) Because of this, it is the target film for this week's box office prediction contest. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for G.I. Joe: Retaliation. Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going over, will win a copy of This is 40 on Blu-ray Meanwhile, whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going under, will also win a copy of This is 40 on Blu-ray Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay! More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: This is 40

This is 40 is a spin-off from Knocked-Up, which remains Judd Apatow's biggest hit and one of his most loved films. It had high expectations associated with it, but it failed to live up to them. Is it a case of the expectations being just too high? Or did it struggle because it is a flawed film? More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 19th, 2013

It is a very healthy week on the home market, at least at the top, as there are a number of big hits and Awards Season contenders. The biggest of these is The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The film didn't live up to expectations, but it is still worth picking up, especially if you've made the leap to 3D. There are also a couple of Awards Season contenders coming out this week, but I'm waiting for the screeners for both of them. Les Miserables has generated a lot of praise, but also some harsh criticisms. On the other hand, Zero Dark Thirty was one of the best movies of the year and even sight unseen, the Blu-ray Combo Pack is the Pick of the Week. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Christmas Catch-Up

All of the final box office numbers we're going to get are in, so let's take a look at the last two weeks at the box office. There were not a lot of changes with the final numbers and no film switched places, so there's not a lot to update. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey remained in top spot in both weeks with Django Unchained in close second this weekend and Jack Reacher a distant second the weekend before. The year ended with $10.76 billion, or about 5.8% higher than last year's total and just a hair above 2009's record total. More...

Christmas Weekend Wrap-Up

This year, Christmas fell on a really awkward day and compounded with the smart decision for some studios to close the entire week, dealing with the weekend box office numbers is a little trickier this year. We are still stuck with a mixture of final numbers and studio estimates, but since we won't get absolute final numbers till likely January 2nd, we should at least talk about the numbers we have. We won't be able to compare the full weekend to last week or last year, because we don't have the full weekend numbers. But since most of the films failed to match expectations, things look grim. More...

Weekend Predictions: Christmas Cacophony

For the next week, starting tonight and running till Christmas day, there are eight films opening wide, or at least wide enough to predict they will enter the top ten. Despite that level of competition, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, will very likely remain in top spot. Jack Reacher looks to be the best of the new releases, at least for the weekend. Meanwhile, This is 40 probably won't start as fast, but Judd Apatow's films tend to have really good legs. Monsters, Inc. is debuting in 3D tonight, but is destined to be a midlevel hit and nothing more. The Guilt Trip is also opening tonight, but I'm not sure it has the buzz to even be a midlevel hit. The final new release of the weekend is Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away, but with an opening theater count of just 800, it will struggle just to reach to the top ten. And because Christmas lands on the Tuesday, and we won't have another weekend prediction column till Friday, we need to talk about the three Christmas day releases, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, and Parental Guidance. Last year, Christmas day landed on the Sunday, which makes the comparisons between weekends nearly impossible. I'm going to assume 2012 is going to come out ahead, mainly because they had nothing to compare to The Hobbit, so as long as this year's new releases are as strong as last years holdovers, victory is a safe bet. More...

2012 Preview: December

November was a strong month and left 2012 with a very easy path to a new all time record. There was only one major miss the entire month, Rise of the Guardians, while The Silver Linings Playbook was pulled from wide release at the last minute, so it is a little hard to judge its box office performance. On the positive side, Skyfall might top original expectations by $100 million. All this December has to do is maintain pace with last December to ensure 2012 sets the new record. I would like to say that will be easy to do, but I really don't know. Last year, there was only one $200 million hit, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, plus a few others that reached $100 million, so the bar isn't set too high. This year, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is expected to at least come close to $300 million. Some think it will earn more than $400 million. However, it could also be the last film to make $100 million till February. December is normally a very good month to release a film, but the release schedule is so messed up that it makes it very hard to predict what will happen. There appears to be just ten films opening truly wide this month (I'm getting mixed signals on a few of them). That's a really light schedule for a month and a light schedule tends to help maximize the box office potential for individual films. However, eight of these films open wide within a seven-day period. That's insane. There's no way all of those films will find an audience and there's a chance that due to the competition, none of them will. Let's hope the situation isn't as bad as that, but there are some serious reasons to be concerned for most new releases coming out this month. More...

Cast

Paul Rudd    Peter
Leslie Mann    Debbie
John Lithgow    Oliver
Megan Fox    Desi
Maude Apatow    Sadie
Iris Apatow    Charlotte
Chris O'Dowd    Ronnie
Jason Segel    Jason
Melissa McCarthy    Catherine
Graham Parker    Himself
Albert Brooks    Larry
Annie Mumolo    Barb
Robert Smigel    Barry
Charlyne Yi    Jodi
Hugh Fink    Male Boutique Customer
Tom Freund    Graham Parker Solo Band
D.A. Sandoval    Older Pregnant Parent
Megan Grano    School Playdate Parent
Mackenzie Aladjem    School Playdate Child
Tom Yi    Charlotte's Teacher
Molly Shad    Grandma Molly
Michael Ian Black    Accountant
Lena Dunham    Cat
David Wild    Jewish Journal Reporter
Barb Hernandez    Mammogram Technician
Tom Everett    Pete's Doctor
Tim Bagley    Dr. Pellegrino
Damon Gupton    Colonoscopy Technician
Dan Bakkedahl    Dentist
Rebekka Johnson    Gyno Nurse
Erica Vittina Phillips    Gyno Nurse
Jack Metcalf    Triplet
Travis Metcalf    Triplet
Bradley Metcalf    Triplet
Lisa Darr    Claire
Johnny Pemberton    Room Service Waiter
Derek Basco    Room Service Waiter
Sam Dissanayake    Eastern Doctor
Tatum O'Neal    Realtor
Ava Sambora    Wendy
Nyla Durdin    Sadie's Set-Painting Friend
Ryan Lee    Joseph
Wyatt Russell    Flirty Hockey Player
Phil Burke    Hockey Player
R. Matt Carle    Himself
Ian Laperriere    Himself
James F. Van Riemsdyk    Himself
Scott Wesley Hartnell    Himself
Steve Goulding    The Rumour Band
Andrew Bodnar    The Rumour Band
Martin Belmont    The Rumour Band
Bob Andrews    The Rumour Band
Brinsley Schwarz    The Rumour Band
Billie Joe Armstrong    Himself
Joanne Baron    Vice Principal Laviani
Spencer Daniels    Obnoxious Teenagers in SUV
Charlotte Townsend    Obnoxious Teenagers in SUV
Phil Hendrie    Man in Range Rover
Nicol Paone    ER Nurse
Ryan Adams    Himself
Chris Stills    Ryan Adams Band
Ian McLagan    Ryan Adams Band
Marshall Vore    Ryan Adams Band
Cindy Cashdollar    Ryan Adams Band
Gus Seyffert    Ryan Adams Band

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Judd Apatow
Director    Judd Apatow
Based on characters    Judd Apatow
Producer    Judd Apatow
Producer    Barry Mendel
Producer    Clayton Townsend
Executive Producer    Paula Pell
Director of Photography    Phedon Papamichael
Production Designer    Jefferson Sage
Editor    Brent White
Editor    Jay Deuby
Editor    David Bertman
Music Supervisor    Jonathan Karp
Composer    Jon Brion
Casting    Allison Jones
Co-Producer    Lisa Yadavaia
Production Manager    Clayton Townsend
First Assistant Director    Matt Rebenkoff
Second Assistant Director    Paul Schneider
Additional Editor    Melissa Bretherton
Additional Editor    Paul Zucker
Production Supervisor    Barrett Klausman
Assistant Art Director    Bradley Rubin
Set Decorator    Leslie Pope
Lead Set Designer    James Tocci
Set Designer    Stella Vaccaro
Stunt Coordinator    Joel Kramer

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/12/21 3 $3,714,075   2,913 $1,275   $3,714,075 1
2012/12/22 3 $4,413,195 +19% 2,913 $1,515   $8,127,270 2
2012/12/23 3 $3,451,905 -22% 2,913 $1,185   $11,579,175 3
2012/12/24 3 $1,514,760 -56% 2,913 $520   $13,093,935 4
2012/12/25 6 $4,369,495 +188% 2,913 $1,500   $17,463,430 5
2012/12/26 6 $3,320,820 -24% 2,913 $1,140   $20,784,250 6
2012/12/27 6 $3,146,040 -5% 2,913 $1,080   $23,930,290 7
2012/12/28 6 $4,108,740 +31% 2,914 $1,410   $28,039,030 8
2012/12/29 6 $4,676,970 +14% 2,914 $1,605   $32,716,000 9
2012/12/30 6 $3,715,350 -21% 2,914 $1,275   $36,431,350 10
2012/12/31 6 $2,520,610 -32% 2,914 $865   $38,951,960 11
2013/01/01 6 $3,657,070 +45% 2,914 $1,255   $42,609,030 12
2013/01/02 6 $1,748,395 -52% 2,914 $600   $44,357,425 13
2013/01/03 6 $1,544,420 -12% 2,914 $530   $45,901,845 14
2013/01/04 7 $2,740,485 +77% 2,931 $935   $48,642,330 15
2013/01/05 7 $3,619,785 +32% 2,931 $1,235   $52,262,115 16
2013/01/06 7 $1,993,080 -45% 2,931 $680   $54,255,195 17
2013/01/07 6 $630,165 -68% 2,931 $215   $54,885,360 18
2013/01/08 6 $849,990 +35% 2,931 $290   $55,735,350 19
2013/01/09 6 $688,785 -19% 2,931 $235   $56,424,135 20
2013/01/10 7 $644,820 -6% 2,931 $220   $57,068,955 21
2013/01/11 12 $1,438,385 +123% 2,320 $620   $58,507,340 22
2013/01/12 12 $1,972,015 +37% 2,320 $850   $60,479,355 23
2013/01/13 12 $962,825 -51% 2,320 $415   $61,442,180 24
2013/01/14 11 $336,405 -65% 2,320 $145   $61,778,585 25
2013/01/15 10 $429,505 +28% 2,320 $185   $62,208,090 26
2013/01/16 10 $336,385 -22% 2,320 $145   $62,544,475 27
2013/01/17 11 $336,525 n/c 2,320 $145   $62,881,000 28
2013/01/18 16 $609,840 +81% 1,232 $495   $63,490,840 29
2013/01/19 17 $924,005 +52% 1,232 $750   $64,414,845 30
2013/01/20 17 $498,960 -46% 1,232 $405   $64,913,805 31
2013/01/21 20 $264,880 -47% 1,232 $215   $65,178,685 32
2013/01/22 17 $160,225 -40% 1,232 $130   $65,338,910 33
2013/01/23 17 $129,360 -19% 1,232 $105   $65,468,270 34
2013/01/24 17 $135,520 +5% 1,232 $110   $65,603,790 35
2013/01/25 - $202,800 +50% 507 $400   $65,806,590 36
2013/01/26 - $365,040 +80% 507 $720   $66,171,630 37
2013/01/27 - $152,095 -58% 507 $300   $66,323,725 38
2013/01/28 - $48,165 -68% 507 $95   $66,371,890 39
2013/01/29 - $65,910 +37% 507 $130   $66,437,800 40
2013/01/30 - $58,305 -12% 507 $115   $66,496,105 41
2013/01/31 - $55,770 -4% 507 $110   $66,551,875 42
2013/02/01 - $124,955 +124% 373 $335   $66,676,830 43
2013/02/02 - $201,420 +61% 373 $540   $66,878,250 44
2013/02/03 - $50,355 -75% 373 $135   $66,928,605 45
2013/02/04 - $31,705 -37% 373 $85   $66,960,310 46
2013/02/05 - $39,005 +23% 373 $105   $66,999,315 47
2013/02/06 - $31,705 -19% 373 $85   $67,031,020 48
2013/02/07 - $29,995 -5% 373 $80   $67,061,015 49
2013/02/08 - $56,990 +90% 278 $205   $67,118,005 50
2013/02/09 - $94,525 +66% 278 $340   $67,212,530 51
2013/02/10 - $43,090 -54% 278 $155   $67,255,620 52
2013/02/11 - $16,680 -61% 278 $60   $67,272,300 53
2013/02/12 - $18,070 +8% 278 $65   $67,290,370 54
2013/02/13 - $16,550 -8% 278 $60   $67,306,920 55
2013/02/14 - $26,520 +60% 204 $130   $67,333,440 56
2013/02/15 - $28,390 +7% 167 $170   $67,361,830 57
2013/02/16 - $41,750 +47% 167 $250   $67,403,580 58
2013/02/17 - $29,225 -30% 167 $175   $67,432,805 59
2013/02/18 - $16,700 -43% 167 $100   $67,449,505 60
2013/02/19 - $9,185 -45% 167 $55   $67,458,690 61
2013/02/20 - $8,350 -9% 167 $50   $67,467,040 62
2013/02/21 - $8,375 n/c 167 $50   $67,475,415 63
2013/02/22 - $14,850 +77% 96 $155   $67,490,265 64
2013/02/23 - $22,605 +52% 96 $235   $67,512,870 65
2013/02/24 - $10,515 -53% 96 $110   $67,523,385 66
2013/02/25 - $4,320 -59% 96 $45   $67,527,705 67
2013/02/26 - $5,760 +33% 96 $60   $67,533,465 68
2013/02/27 - $4,800 -17% 96 $50   $67,538,265 69
2013/02/28 - $6,240 +30% 96 $65   $67,544,505 70

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/12/21 3 $11,579,175   2,913 $3,975   $11,579,175 3
2012/12/28 6 $12,501,060 +8% 2,914 $4,290   $36,431,350 10
2013/01/04 7 $8,353,350 -33% 2,931 $2,850   $54,255,195 17
2013/01/11 12 $4,373,225 -48% 2,320 $1,885   $61,442,180 24
2013/01/18 17 $2,032,805 -54% 1,232 $1,650   $64,913,805 31
2013/01/25 24 $719,935 -65% 507 $1,420   $66,323,725 38
2013/02/01 25 $376,730 -48% 373 $1,010   $66,928,605 45
2013/02/08 32 $194,605 -48% 278 $700   $67,255,620 52
2013/02/15 36 $99,365 -49% 167 $595   $67,432,805 59
2013/02/22 46 $47,970 -52% 96 $500   $67,523,385 66

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
3/24/2013883,650 83,650$1,661,289$1,661,2891
3/31/20139135,290+62% 218,940$2,686,859$4,348,1482
4/7/2013866,575-51% 285,515$1,322,180$5,670,3283
4/14/2013956,976-14% 342,491$1,131,543$6,801,8714
4/21/20131431,144-45% 373,635$618,520$7,420,3915
4/28/20132326,180-16% 399,815$519,673$7,940,0646
5/5/20132121,635-17% 421,450$324,309$8,264,3737
5/12/20132426,035+20% 447,485$390,265$8,654,6378
5/19/20132219,032-27% 466,517$284,528$8,939,1669

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
3/24/2013772,911 72,911$1,812,560$1,812,5601
3/31/2013959,255-19% 132,166$1,473,090$3,285,6502
4/7/20131028,605-52% 160,771$711,117$3,996,7673
4/14/20131124,610-14% 185,381$611,804$4,608,5714
4/21/20131212,438-49% 197,819$309,198$4,917,7695

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