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World's Greatest Dad (2009)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $221,805Details
International Box Office $73,945
Worldwide Box Office $295,750
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
89% - Certified Fresh
Audience
67% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 21st, 2009 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
Video Release: December 8th, 2009 by Magnolia Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R For language, crude and sexual content, some drug use and disturbing images
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Black Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,040 $1,038 Nov 20, 2009 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,280 $1,491 Nov 13, 2009 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,592 $1,892 Nov 6, 2009 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,266 $849 Oct 30, 2009 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,627 $1,010 Oct 23, 2009 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,499 $4,031 Oct 16, 2009 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,507 $1,021 Oct 9, 2009 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,688 $2,595 Oct 2, 2009 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,672 $6,658 Sep 25, 2009 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,051 $8,422 Sep 18, 2009 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,614 $33,811 Sep 11, 2009 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,743 $54,545 Sep 4, 2009 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,922 $27,061 Aug 28, 2009 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,247 $4,675 Aug 21, 2009 3

Cast

   Lance Clayton
Alexie Gilmore    Claire
Daryl Sabara    Kyle Clayton
Geoff Pierson   
Henry Simmons   
Mitzi McCall   
Jermaine Williams   
Tony V   
Lorraine Nicholson   
Morgan Murphy   
Toby Huss   
Tom Kenny   
Jill Talley   

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Bobcat Goldthwait
Director   

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for December 8th, 2009

December 8th, 2009

According to Amazon, there are about 300 DVDs and Blu-ray being released or re-released this week and about half of them are Harry Potter releases. Well, maybe not, but it almost feels that way. The only one of these that is really worth picking up is Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Blu-ray; in fact, it is the DVD Pick of the Week. Also sharing that honor is The Cove on DVD, Julie & Julia on DVD or Blu-ray, and Lost - Season Five on Blu-ray. My bank account is going to take a big hit this week. More...

Not the Only One on the Per Theater Chart

August 26th, 2009

My One and Only opened on top of the per theater chart with an average of $14,673 in four theaters. This is a better start than expected for the film. The only other member of the $10,000 club was the overall box office champion, Inglourious Basterds, which opened with an average of $12,024. More...

World's Greatest Limited Releases

August 21st, 2009

It's an awkward time of year for limited releases. It's too late to grab a slice of the summer box office, but too soon for Awards Season buzz. That's not to say there are not great films coming out this week, in fact, there are two films that are earning better than 80% positive reviews: Fifty Dead Man Walking and World's Greatest Dad. But quality aside, there's little hope that any of these movies will be breakout hits. More...

Trailers for Movies Opening August 21, 2009

August 20th, 2009


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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2009/08/21 85 $4,675   1 $4,675   $4,675 3
2009/08/28 52 $27,061 +479% 9 $3,007   $34,358 10
2009/09/04 46 $54,545 +102% 29 $1,881   $100,047 17
2009/09/11 52 $33,811 -38% 30 $1,127   $166,467 24
2009/09/18 83 $8,422 -75% 18 $468   $187,142 31
2009/09/25 89 $6,658 -21% 11 $605   $198,603 38
2009/10/02 99 $2,595 -61% 7 $371   $202,505 45
2009/10/09 120 $1,021 -61% 3 $340   $205,673 52
2009/10/16 99 $4,031 +295% 5 $806   $210,097 59
2009/10/23 119 $1,010 -75% 2 $505   $213,516 66
2009/10/30 119 $849 -16% 3 $283   $214,918 73
2009/11/06 100 $1,892 +123% 4 $473   $217,464 80
2009/11/13 113 $1,491 -21% 3 $497   $219,719 87
2009/11/20 113 $1,038 -30% 2 $519   $221,210 94

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2009/09/07 43 $17,493   29 $603   $117,540 18

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2009/08/21 84 $7,297   1 $7,297   $7,297 7
2009/08/28 55 $38,205 +424% 9 $4,245   $45,502 14
2009/09/04 46 $87,154 +128% 29 $3,005   $132,656 21
2009/09/11 54 $46,064 -47% 30 $1,535   $178,720 28
2009/09/18 82 $13,225 -71% 18 $735   $191,945 35
2009/09/25 92 $7,965 -40% 11 $724   $199,910 42
2009/10/02 96 $4,742 -40% 7 $677   $204,652 49
2009/10/09 128 $1,414 -70% 3 $471   $206,066 56
2009/10/16 97 $6,440 +355% 5 $1,288   $212,506 63
2009/10/23 121 $1,563 -76% 2 $782   $214,069 70
2009/10/30 117 $1,503 -4% 3 $501   $215,572 77
2009/11/06 107 $2,656 +77% 4 $664   $218,228 84
2009/11/13 115 $1,944 -27% 3 $648   $220,172 91
2009/11/20 120 $1,633 -16% 2 $817   $221,805 98

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