Upside Down

Upside Down poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $102,118Details
International Box Office $26,284,921
Worldwide Box Office $26,387,039
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $1,437,555 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $975,182 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $2,412,737
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Synopsis

Ever since Adam and Eden fell in love as teens, their bond has faced astronomical odds. The pair are separated not just by social class and a political system bent on keeping them apart, but also by a freak planetary condition: they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions-he on the poverty-stricken planet below, she on the wealthy, exploitative world above. Their budding but illicit romance screeches to a tragic halt when interplanetary-border patrol agents catch them and Eden suffers an apparently fatal fall. But when, ten years later, Adam learns she is alive and working at a vast corporation whose towering headquarters connects their planets, he sets out on a dangerous quest to infiltrate the company and the upper world to reconnect with her. UPSIDE DOWN is a romantic adventure that poses the question: what if love was stronger than gravity?

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Fresh
Critics
100% - Fresh

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 15th, 2013 (Limited) by Millennium Entertainment
Video Release: June 25th, 2013 by Millennium Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violence.
(Rating bulletin 2255, 1/16/2013)
Keywords: False Identity, Romance, Cross-Class Romance, Faulty Memory, Inventor
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Upside Down Films, Onyx Films, Transfilm Intl., Studio 37, Kinologic Films, Jouror Productions, France 2 Cinema, Canal Plus, Cine Plus, France Television

DVD Sales: Calling New Releases

There was a quartet of new releases spread throughout the June 30th, 2013 edition of the DVD sales chart. None were major hits, but at least The Call earned first place with 225,000 units / $3.88 million during its first week of release. It was only a midlevel hit at the box office, so this opening is on par with expectations, given the current state of the overall DVD market. More...

Blu-ray Sales: Holdovers Slay New Releases

There were only three new releases to chart on the June 30th, 2013 edition of the Blu-ray sales chart, but all three of them reached the top ten. That said, Jack the Giant Killer remained in first place with 90,000 units / $2.24 million over the week for a total of 313,000 units / $7.40 million after two. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 25th, 2013

It's summer time. Long time readers know what that means for the home market. It's bad news. There are a couple of first-run releases to come out: The Call and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone. The former was a solid midlevel hit earning more than $50 million on a $13 million budget. The latter bombed. Neither one is a contender for Pick of the Week. There are a couple limited releases that might rise to that level, but I think the best release is Todd & the Book of Pure Evil: The Complete Second Season on DVD. Unfortunately, the screener arrived late so I haven't had a chance to review it, and I hate handing out that honor when till after I give the screener a full review. Fortunately, there is a screener that arrived late that is worth that honor: My Neighbor Totoro on Blu-ray. More...

International Box Office: Oz Still Powerful

Oz the Great and Powerful remained in first place with $48.2 million on 10,433 screens in 55 markets for totals of $138.6 million internationally and $282.7 million worldwide. The film took top spot in France with a hair under $5.00 million on 620 screens. During its second weekend in Russia, the film added $4.93 million on 1,137 screens for a total of $21.63 million so far. At this pace, it should have no trouble earning a profit. The only question is whether or not it will get there before it reaches the home market. More...

Per Theater Chart: Breaking the Bank

Spring Breakers dominated the per theater chart earning the best per theater average for any film of 2013. It opened with an average of $87,667 in three theaters. Had it opened with a total of $87,667 in three theaters, it would have been a great start. A fellow A24 release, Ginger & Rosa, was next with an average of $14,279, also in three theaters. Somebody Up There Likes Me fell 64%, but still earned a spot in the $10,000 club with $12,310 in its one theater. Oz the Great and Powerful was the final film to earn more than $10,000 on the per theater chart with an average of $10,545. More...

International Box Office: Oz Powers Its Way to the Top

Oz the Great and Powerful began its international run in first place with $69.2 million on 11,250 screens in 46 markets. It crushed the competition is Russia with $14.65 million on 1,137 screens, but this particular market tends to reward fantasy films. It wasn't quite as strong in the U.K., but still earned first place with $5.53 million on 530 screens. It also topped the charts in Mexico ($5.26 million on 207 screens); in Australia ($4.88 million on 268); in Brazil ($4.39 million 732); Italy ($3.76 million 588); Germany ($3.74 million on 548); and in Spain ($2.62 million on 649). On the other hand, it had to settle for second place in Japan with $2.81 million on 584 screens over the weekend for a total opening of $3.50 million. It could do no better than fourth in South Korea with $1.58 million on 425 screens over the weekend for a total opening of $1.73 million. It is too soon to tell where it will end up, but this is a good start. More...

Limited Releases: Go For Broke

It is a pretty busy week for limited releases with a number of them that could do well. Blancanieves should do well in art house cinemas, but it is too out there for mainstream success. Likewise, From Up on Poppy Hill should draw in fans of Anime, but there are not enough of them to allow the film to expand significantly. Ginger and Rosa has more appeal to mainstream audiences and strong buzz, but its reviews are only good and not great. Spring Breakers is also earning reviews that are good, but not great. However, it has a planned wide opening next week, so unless that falls apart, it will be the biggest hit on this week's list. More...

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/03/15 54 $28,722   11 $2,611   $28,722 3
2013/03/22 53 $26,145 -9% 39 $670   $68,143 10
2013/03/29 81 $7,866 -70% 19 $414   $90,916 17
2013/04/05 77 $6,578 -16% 10 $658   $102,118 24

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
6/30/20131733,972 33,972$441,296$441,2961
7/7/20132922,701-33% 56,673$294,886$736,1822

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
6/30/20131024,353 24,353$425,941$425,9411
7/7/20131712,092-50% 36,445$211,483$637,4242

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Cast

Jim Sturgess    Adam
Kirsten Dunst    Eden
Timothy Spall    Bob

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Juan Diego Solanas
Screenwriter    Juan Diego Solanas
Producer    Claude Leger
Producer    Jonathan Vanger
Producer    Aton Soumache
Producer    Alexis Vonarb
Producer    Dimitri Rassam
Executive Producer    James W. Skotchdopole
Executive Producer    Georges Dayan
Executive Producer    Emile Amzallag
Executive Producer    Phil Hope
Production Designer    Alex McDowell
Editor    Paukl Jutras
Composer    Benoit Charest
Director of Photography    Pierre Gill