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Tsotsi (2006)

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

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
82% - Certified Fresh
Audience
86% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,385 $763 Jul 7, 2006 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,486 $1,514 Jun 30, 2006 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,618 $2,415 Jun 23, 2006 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,159 $858 Jun 16, 2006 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,205 $2,433 Jun 9, 2006 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,861 $11,907 Jun 2, 2006 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,161 $11,178 May 26, 2006 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,377 $14,007 May 19, 2006 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,268 $31,791 May 12, 2006 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,218 $54,296 May 5, 2006 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,039 $100,244 Apr 28, 2006 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,000 $144,531 Apr 21, 2006 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,017 $207,903 Apr 14, 2006 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,280 $252,380 Apr 7, 2006 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,735 $295,376 Mar 31, 2006 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,445 $271,209 Mar 24, 2006 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,985 $300,467 Mar 17, 2006 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,620 $260,027 Mar 10, 2006 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,138 $65,280 Mar 3, 2006 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,401 $76,324 Feb 24, 2006 3

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

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Friends with More Money

April 11th, 2006

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Per Theatre Chart cuts back on Smoking

March 28th, 2006

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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...

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March 5th, 2006

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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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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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