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Underworld (2003)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $51,970,690Details
International Box Office $43,737,767
Worldwide Box Office $95,708,457
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
31% - Rotten
Audience
79% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$22,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 19th, 2003 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: January 6th, 2004 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence/gore and some language
Running Time: 121 minutes
Franchise: Underworld
Comparisons: vs. Underworld: Evolution
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Keywords: Vampire, Monster, Werewolf
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Lakeshore Entertainment
Production Countries: Germany,
Hungary,
United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 968 $42,434 Jan 9, 2004 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 909 $79,990 Jan 2, 2004 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,055 $79,478 Dec 26, 2003 101
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,834 $413,661 Oct 31, 2003 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,062 $210,974 Oct 24, 2003 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,356 $900,869 Oct 17, 2003 31
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,164 $50,503,172 Oct 17, 2003 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,944 $2,288,092 Oct 10, 2003 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,419 $5,068,277 Oct 3, 2003 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,130 $9,418,606 Sep 26, 2003 10
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 1,355 $5,231,761 Sep 21, 2003 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 752 $21,753,759 Sep 19, 2003 3
Biggest September Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 36 $21,753,759 Sep 19, 2003 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 1,182 $21,753,759 Sep 19, 2003 3
Widest Opening Weekend 963 2,915 Sep 19, 2003 3
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 1,299 $7,917,804 Sep 20, 2003 2
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 782 $8,998,000 Sep 19, 2003 1
Biggest September Day at the Domestic Box Office 60 $8,998,000 Sep 19, 2003 1

Cast

   Selene
   Michael
Michael Sheen    Lucian
Shane Brolly    Kraven
Bill Nighy    Viktor
Erwin Leder    Singe
Sophia Myles    Erika
Robby Gee    Kahn
Wentworth Miller    Dr. Adam Lockwood
Kevin Grevioux    Raze
Zita Gorog    Amelia
Dennis Kozeluh    Dignitary
Scott McElroy    Soren
Todd Schneider    Trix
Sandor Bolla    Rigel
Hank Amos    Nathaniel
ZsuZsa Barsi    Gunshot Girl
Richard Cetrone    Pierce
Mike Mukatis    Taylor
Sandor Boros    Candidate #1
Janos Olah    Candidate #2
Andreas Patton    Death Dealer Captain
Danny McBride    Mason
Jazmin Damak    Sonja
Atilla Pinke    Wolfgang
Judit Kuchta    Zsuzsa
Vanessa Nagy    Timea
Ildiko Kovacs    Michael's Old Girlfriend

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Danny McBride
Story Creator    Kevin Grevioux
Story Creator    Len Wiseman
Story Creator    Danny McBride
Producer    Tom Rosenberg
Producer    Gary Lucchesi
Producer    Richard S. Wright
Executive Producer    Skip Williamson
Executive Producer    Henry Winterstern
Executive Producer    Terry A. McKay
Executive Producer    James McQuaide
Executive Producer    Robert Bernacchi
Production Designer    Bruton Jones
Editor    Martin Hunter
Composer    Paul Haslinger
Director of Photography    Tony Pierce-Roberts
Associate Producer    Kevin Grevioux
Associate Producer    Danny McBride
Associate Producer    Jon Sidel
Assistant Director    Mark Egerton
Second Unit Director    Brad Martin
Second Unit Director    Danny McBride
Unit Production Manager    Richard S. Wright
Production Supervisor    Anja Stadelmann
Supervising Art Director    Kevin Phipps
Set Decorator    Malcolm Stone
Second Unit Camera    Laszlo Bille
Costume Designer    Wendy Partridge
Costume Supervisor    Augusto Grassi
Additional Editor    Nigel Galt
Sound Mixer    Mac Ruth
Re-recording Mixer    Tschangis Chahrokh
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Hinreiner
Re-recording Mixer    Max Rammler-Rogall
Sound Editor    Magda Habernickel
Sound Effects Editor    Christof Ebhardt
Sound Effects Editor    Benedikt Just
Sound Designer    Claude Letessier
Dialogue Editor    Magda Habernickel
Music Editor    Joanie Diener
Make up    Trefor Proud
Hairstylist    Giovanni Giuliano
Music Supervisor    Danny Lohner
Casting Director    Deborah Aguila
Casting Director    Tricia Wood
Casting Director    Celestia Fox
Stunt Coordinator    Brad Martin

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September 26th, 2003


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September 22nd, 2003


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The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/09/19 1 $21,753,759   2,915 $7,463   $21,753,759 3
2003/09/26 3 $9,418,606 -57% 2,928 $3,217   $37,025,501 10
2003/10/03 6 $5,068,277 -46% 2,715 $1,867   $44,808,894 17
2003/10/10 11 $2,288,092 -55% 1,906 $1,200   $48,774,585 24
2003/10/17 15 $900,869 -61% 904 $997   $50,503,172 31
2003/10/24 24 $210,974 -77% 278 $759   $50,991,879 38
2003/10/31 22 $413,661 +96% 1,351 $306   $51,483,949 45
2003/12/26 47 $79,478   103 $772   $51,741,634 101
2004/01/02 46 $79,990 +1% 103 $777   $51,892,664 108
2004/01/09 55 $42,434 -47% 80 $530   $51,970,690 115

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/09/19 1 $8,998,000   2,915 $3,087   $8,998,000 1
2003/09/20 1 $7,917,804 -12% 2,915 $2,716   $16,521,998 2
2003/09/21 1 $5,231,761 -34% 2,915 $1,795   $21,753,759 3
2003/09/22 1 $1,712,000 -67% 2,915 $587   $23,466,000 4
2003/09/23 1 $1,647,000 -4% 2,915 $565   $25,112,000 5
2003/09/24 1 $1,273,000 -23% 2,915 $437   $26,386,000 6
2003/09/25 1 $1,221,000 -4% 2,915 $419   $27,607,000 7
2003/09/26 3 $2,881,000 +136% 2,928 $984   $30,488,000 8
2003/09/27 3 $3,970,141 +38% 2,928 $1,356   $34,438,573 9
2003/09/28 2 $2,586,928 -35% 2,928 $884   $37,025,501 10
2003/09/29 3 $722,000 -72% 2,928 $247   $37,747,000 11
2003/09/30 3 $742,000 +3% 2,928 $253   $38,489,000 12
2003/10/01 3 $616,000 -17% 2,928 $210   $39,105,000 13
2003/10/02 3 $635,000 +3% 2,928 $217   $39,741,000 14
2003/10/03 6 $1,457,000 +129% 2,715 $537   $41,198,000 15
2003/10/04 6 $2,169,386 +49% 2,715 $799   $43,366,696 16
2003/10/05 5 $1,442,198 -34% 2,715 $531   $44,808,894 17
2003/10/06 5 $470,000 -67% 2,715 $173   $45,279,000 18
2003/10/07 5 $453,000 -4% 2,715 $167   $45,732,000 19
2003/10/08 5 $366,000 -19% 2,715 $135   $46,098,000 20
2003/10/09 5 $389,000 +6% 2,715 $143   $46,486,000 21

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/09/19 1 $27,606,895   2,915 $9,471   $27,606,895 7
2003/09/26 3 $12,133,722 -56% 2,928 $4,144   $39,740,617 14
2003/10/03 5 $6,745,876 -44% 2,715 $2,485   $46,486,493 21
2003/10/10 11 $3,115,810 -54% 1,906 $1,635   $49,602,303 28
2003/10/17 15 $1,178,602 -62% 904 $1,304   $50,780,905 35
2003/10/24 24 $289,383 -75% 278 $1,041   $51,070,288 42
2003/10/31 21 $591,868 +105% 1,351 $438   $51,662,156 49
2003/12/26 47 $150,518   103 $1,461   $51,812,674 105
2004/01/02 48 $115,582 -23% 103 $1,122   $51,928,256 112
2004/01/09 57 $42,434 -63% 80 $530   $51,970,690 119

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
6/11/20061971,247 366,556$1,208,470$6,983,954127
6/18/20061787,152+22% 453,708$1,276,315$8,260,269128
7/16/20063034,234 608,375$461,365$10,559,446132
7/23/20062550,269+47% 658,644$653,799$11,213,245133
7/30/20062517,379-65% 676,023$170,662$11,383,907134

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