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Tropa de Elite (2008)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,744Details
International Box Office $14,310,451
Worldwide Box Office $14,319,195
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
53% - Rotten
87% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Production Budget:$6,537,890
Domestic Releases: September 19th, 2008 (Limited) by IFC Films, released as Elite Squad
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, pervasive language and drug content.
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Keywords: Foreign Language
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: Brazil

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,404 $2,560 Sep 26, 2008 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,835 $3,604 Sep 19, 2008 3

DVD Releases for October 28, 2008 - Part I

October 28th, 2008

A slower week in terms of first run releases with a second tier summer release topping that particular list. However, there are a few other releases that are more interesting, including the direct-to-DVD release, Tinker Bell, which is worth picking up on either DVD or Blu-ray, but the latter is better than the former. While that release is the DVD Pick of the Week, two non-DVD releases are worth mentioning above the fold: The Mental Floss History of the World - Buy from Amazon and The Best Of Bond... James Bond - Buy from Amazon. It goes without saying that it was another busy week in terms of total DVDs on this week's list, so much so that it had to be split into two. The second part of the list can be found here. More...

Has Awards Season Started?

September 23rd, 2008

The Duchess was a fashionable choice for moviegoers over the weekend, as it made just under $200,000 in just 7 theaters for an average of $27,204, which was the clear winner. The reviews were not great, but the film still has a shot at being nominated for several technical Oscars. Appaloosa was the biggest limited release of the week, pulling in just shy of $250,000 in 14 theaters to give it an impressive average of $17,775. Next up was August Evening with $11,033, while the final film to top $10,000 on the per theater chart was Walking on Dead Fish with $10,524 in one theater. More...

Movie Website Reviews for Weekend of September 19, 2008

September 21st, 2008

After the Oscars are handed out, the opening of The Duchess this weekend might be seen as the unofficial opening of Awards Season. However, regardless of how many awards the movie wins, its Official Site was able to take home the Weekly Website Awards, and I'm sure that will make someone very proud. That is if anyone involved in the movie ever hears about the award. More...

Elite Limited Releases

September 19th, 2008

Awards Season gets underway shortly, and when it does we will be flooded with elite limited releases. But this week we have none that are earning the reviews that suggest they will be able to thrive in limited release, never mind being major players during award season. More...

New Movie US Release Dates - June 22, 2008

June 22nd, 2008

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for The Accidental Husband, Bruno, The Box and more! More...

International Details - Superbad Neither Super Nor Bad

October 28th, 2007

Superbad climbed into sixth place with $4.26 million on 1836 screens in 27 markets for a total of $31.79 million. Most of that growth came from Spain where the film debuted in second place with $2.24 million on 350 screens while it also opened in Brazil with $511,000 on 192 screens. The film doesn't have many major markets left to open in, but it has already earned more than most comparable films do during their entire run. More...

International Details - Another Bollywood Blockbuster

October 21st, 2007

Bhool Bhulaiyaa became the latest in a long line of Indian films to strike it rich on the international box office as it scored sixth place with $4.59 million on 756 screens in 17 markets. The supernatural comedy even scored a top ten finish in Britain with $600,000 on 45 screens topping a few major Hollywood releases that week. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/09/19 108 $3,604   1 $3,604   $3,604 3
2008/09/26 100 $2,560 -29% 1 $2,560   $8,060 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/09/19 108 $5,500   1 $5,500   $5,500 7
2008/09/26 106 $3,244 -41% 1 $3,244   $8,744 14

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