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Tsotsi (2006)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,912,606Details
International Box Office $8,624,933Details
Worldwide Box Office $11,537,539
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,536 $2,912,606
All Time International Box Office 3,465 $8,624,933
All Time Worldwide Box Office 5,597 $11,537,539
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 827 $2,912,606
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,094 $2,912,606
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 1,080 $8,624,933
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,721 $11,537,539

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 24th, 2006 (Limited) by Miramax
Video Release: July 18th, 2006 by Miramax Video
MPAA Rating: R for language and some strong violent content.
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Keywords: Foreign Language
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: South Africa,
United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 1,391 $763 Jul 7, 2006 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 745 $763 Jul 7, 2006 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 884 $85 Jul 7, 2006 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 1,495 $1,514 Jun 30, 2006 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 727 $1,514 Jun 30, 2006 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 878 $303 Jun 30, 2006 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 1,631 $2,415 Jun 23, 2006 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 734 $2,415 Jun 23, 2006 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 846 $483 Jun 23, 2006 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 2,179 $858 Jun 16, 2006 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 1,097 $858 Jun 16, 2006 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 1,301 $72 Jun 16, 2006 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 2,225 $2,433 Jun 9, 2006 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 988 $2,433 Jun 9, 2006 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 1,388 $162 Jun 9, 2006 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,881 $11,907 Jun 2, 2006 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 581 $11,907 Jun 2, 2006 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,256 $458 Jun 2, 2006 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 2,184 $11,178 May 26, 2006 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 694 $11,178 May 26, 2006 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,540 $339 May 26, 2006 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 2,405 $14,007 May 19, 2006 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 738 $14,007 May 19, 2006 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,708 $311 May 19, 2006 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,295 $31,791 May 12, 2006 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 576 $31,791 May 12, 2006 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,702 $435 May 12, 2006 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,245 $54,296 May 5, 2006 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 513 $54,296 May 5, 2006 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,685 $543 May 5, 2006 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,062 $100,244 Apr 28, 2006 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 423 $100,244 Apr 28, 2006 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,376 $828 Apr 28, 2006 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,023 $144,531 Apr 21, 2006 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 402 $144,531 Apr 21, 2006 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 986 $1,235 Apr 21, 2006 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,037 $207,903 Apr 14, 2006 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 385 $207,903 Apr 14, 2006 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 694 $1,762 Apr 14, 2006 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,302 $252,380 Apr 7, 2006 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 396 $252,380 Apr 7, 2006 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 693 $2,069 Apr 7, 2006 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,764 $295,376 Mar 31, 2006 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 428 $295,376 Mar 31, 2006 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 628 $2,461 Mar 31, 2006 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,481 $271,209 Mar 24, 2006 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 540 $271,209 Mar 24, 2006 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 513 $3,348 Mar 24, 2006 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,029 $300,467 Mar 17, 2006 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 570 $300,467 Mar 17, 2006 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 315 $5,271 Mar 17, 2006 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,663 $260,027 Mar 10, 2006 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 680 $260,027 Mar 10, 2006 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 224 $8,668 Mar 10, 2006 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,206 $65,280 Mar 3, 2006 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,685 $65,280 Mar 3, 2006 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 576 $9,326 Mar 3, 2006 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,469 $76,324 Feb 24, 2006 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,705 $76,324 Feb 24, 2006 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 983 $12,721 Feb 24, 2006 3
Theater Average Limited Release 1,473 $12,721 Feb 24, 2006 3
Top 2006 Theater Average Limited Release 72 $12,721 Feb 24, 2006 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,023 $2,912,606 Feb 24, 2006 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,470 $2,912,606 Feb 24, 2006 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 718 116 Feb 24, 2006 0

Production and Technical Credits

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July 30th, 2006

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Big Man on the Home Market

July 29th, 2006

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DVD Releases for July 18, 2006

July 17th, 2006

Things are finally starting to pick up from the doldrums of the past two weeks and things should continue to speed up as over the next few weeks we start seeing last year's shows start to hit DVD in anticipation of the upcoming season. This week it is a TV on DVD release that takes the DVD Pick of the Week, but it is not a returning show, but a short-lived one. The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. - The Complete Series takes the prize with Film Noir Classic Collection - Volume 3 earning an honorable mention. More...

Friends with More Money

April 11th, 2006

Friends with Money easily led the per theatre charts after earning nearly $600,000 in 28 theatres for an average of $21,048. It was the only film to top $10,000 on the per theatre charts, although last week's winner, Brick came awfully close with $9,490 in 21 theatres. More...

Per Theatre Chart cuts back on Smoking

March 28th, 2006

Thank You for Smoking was again able to lead the way on the per theatre charts despite expanding from 5 to 54 theatres. In those 54 theatres, the film earned just over $1 million for an average of $18,591. Second place went to the only other film in the $10,000 club and the overall box office leader, The Inside Man, with $10,275. More...

Oscar Bounce Crashes

March 14th, 2006

Famed Oscar Bounce failed to materialize this year partially because the awards were spread out over many difference films and partially because many winners were well into their releases. More...

Tsotsi Closest to $10,000 Mark

March 7th, 2006

There wasn't a single film with a per theatre average topping $10,000 this weekend with Tsotsi coming the closest with $65,000 in 7 theatres for an average of $9,326. More...

Crash Collides with Mountain Atop Oscars

March 5th, 2006

The Oscars were handed out tonight and while there were a handful of multiple winners, no single movie stood out. More...

Family Comes First... on Per Theatre Charts

February 28th, 2006

The overall box office champ, Madea's Family Reunion, also won the weekend Per Theatre Average race with $13,688. Second place went to Tsotsi with and average of $12,721 in six theatres. More...

Little Films Hoping to be Big Fish in Limited Release Pond

February 24th, 2006

Half a dozen new films start their run in limited release, including two foreign language, films, two documentary and the best bet of the week, Little Fish. More...

Movie Website Updates for February 17 - February 23

February 23rd, 2006

During the past week promotional websites for several movies were launched and some older ones added additional content. Just when I thought the slump was over, we have the shortest list in a few weeks. The best site of the week was Brick - Official Site, which helped sell the movie well and that is the most important job of a movie site. More...

Mountain of Oscar Nominations

January 31st, 2006

Brokeback Mountain again led the list of nominees as with 8 Oscar nods. There were three films with six nominations a piece, Crash, Good Night and Good Luck, and Memoirs of a Geisha, (although for that last one, they were all the less prestigious technical awards. More...

Movie Website Updates for January 13 - January 19

January 19th, 2006

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/02/24 51 $76,324   6 $12,721   $76,324 3
2006/03/03 55 $65,280 -14% 7 $9,326   $168,885 10
2006/03/10 31 $260,027 +298% 30 $8,668   $470,438 17
2006/03/17 29 $300,467 +16% 57 $5,271   $862,254 24
2006/03/24 26 $271,209 -10% 81 $3,348   $1,238,269 31
2006/03/31 22 $295,376 +9% 120 $2,461   $1,639,397 38
2006/04/07 21 $252,380 -15% 122 $2,069   $2,002,279 45
2006/04/14 24 $207,903 -18% 118 $1,762   $2,286,496 52
2006/04/21 27 $144,531 -30% 117 $1,235   $2,503,137 59
2006/04/28 35 $100,244 -31% 121 $828   $2,657,413 66
2006/05/05 41 $54,296 -46% 100 $543   $2,753,840 73
2006/05/12 53 $31,791 -41% 73 $435   $2,814,714 80
2006/05/19 61 $14,007 -56% 45 $311   $2,846,825 87
2006/05/26 65 $11,178 -20% 33 $339   $2,866,194 94
2006/06/02 64 $11,907 +7% 26 $458   $2,886,297 101
2006/06/09 87 $2,433 -80% 15 $162   $2,894,859 108
2006/06/16 108 $858 -65% 12 $72   $2,903,232 115
2006/06/23 110 $2,415 +181% 5 $483   $2,907,615 122
2006/06/30 96 $1,514 -37% 5 $303   $2,910,279 129
2006/07/07 111 $763 -50% 9 $85   $2,912,363 136

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/05/29 62 $3,075   33 $93   $2,869,269 95

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/02/24 53 $103,605   6 $17,268   $103,605 7
2006/03/03 53 $106,806 +3% 7 $15,258   $210,411 14
2006/03/10 32 $351,376 +229% 30 $11,713   $561,787 21
2006/03/17 32 $405,273 +15% 57 $7,110   $967,060 28
2006/03/24 26 $376,961 -7% 81 $4,654   $1,344,021 35
2006/03/31 22 $405,878 +8% 120 $3,382   $1,749,899 42
2006/04/07 22 $328,694 -19% 122 $2,694   $2,078,593 49
2006/04/14 27 $280,013 -15% 118 $2,373   $2,358,606 56
2006/04/21 27 $198,563 -29% 117 $1,697   $2,557,169 63
2006/04/28 33 $142,375 -28% 121 $1,177   $2,699,544 70
2006/05/05 41 $83,379 -41% 100 $834   $2,782,923 77
2006/05/12 53 $49,895 -40% 73 $683   $2,832,818 84
2006/05/19 54 $22,198 -56% 45 $493   $2,855,016 91
2006/05/26 62 $19,374 -13% 33 $587   $2,874,390 98
2006/06/02 65 $18,036 -7% 26 $694   $2,892,426 105
2006/06/09 67 $9,948 -45% 15 $663   $2,902,374 112
2006/06/16 97 $2,826 -72% 12 $236   $2,905,200 119
2006/06/23 103 $3,565 +26% 5 $713   $2,908,765 126
2006/06/30 106 $2,835 -20% 5 $567   $2,911,600 133
2006/07/07 113 $1,006 -65% 9 $112   $2,912,606 140

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