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The Alphabet Killer (2008)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $29,784Details
International Box Office $60,002Details
Worldwide Box Office $89,786
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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 7th, 2008 (Limited) by Anchor Bay Entertainment
Video Release: January 6th, 2009 by Starz / Anchor Bay, released as Alphabet Killer, The
MPAA Rating: R for language and some violence
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Keywords: Serial Killer
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

Leading Cast

   Megan Paige

Supporting Cast

Cary Elwes    Kenneth Shine
Timothy Hutton    Richard Ledge
Tom Malloy    Officer Steven Harper
Michael Ironside    Captain Nathan Norcross
Bill Moseley    Carl Tanner
Meltern Cumbul    Elisa Castillo

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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...

DVD Releases for January 6, 2009

January 6th, 2009

The new year starts off like most on the home market, rather weak. There are few first run releases coming out this week, most of which are terrible. We do have one top-notch release though, Duckman - Season Three and Four, which is clearly the DVD Pick of the Week. More...

No Escape from Per Theater Chart

November 11th, 2008

This week the leader on the per theater chart was also the leader of the overall box office chart as Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa opened with a very impressive average of $15,559 in more than 4,000 theaters. Second place went to The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, which opened with $250,000 in 17 theaters for an average of $14,887, suggesting at least some potential to expand. The Alphabet Killer was a surprise entry in the $10,000 club, as it earned $11,000 in its lone theater in Rochester, New York. Likewise, JCVD made an impressive debut with just over $20,000 in 2 theaters for an average of $10,060. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2008/11/07 75 $11,000   1 $11,000   $11,000 1
2008/11/14 82 $5,123 -53% 2 $2,562   $21,139 2
2008/11/28 99 $1,434   2 $717   $26,887 4
2008/12/05 115 $435 -70% 1 $435   $27,814 5
2008/12/12 90 $1,733 +298% 2 $867   $29,784 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2008/11/07 74 $16,016   1 $16,016   $16,016 1
2008/11/28 100 $1,926   2 $963   $27,379 4
2008/12/05 109 $672 -65% 1 $672   $28,051 5

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