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Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)

Baahubali: The Beginning
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,738,000Details
International Box Office $19,998,665Details
Worldwide Box Office $26,736,665
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,540 $6,738,000
All Time International Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,745 $19,998,665
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,879 $26,736,665
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 401-500) 424 $6,738,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 10th, 2015 (Limited) by Bluesky Cinemas
International Releases: July 9th, 2015 (Limited), released as Baahubali (Australia)
July 10th, 2015 (Limited), released as Baahubali (United Kingdom)
July 23rd, 2016 (Wide) (China)
April 21st, 2017 (Wide) (New Zealand)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 160 minutes
Franchise: Baahubali
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Keywords: Bollywood
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: India

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 65 $3,215,000 Jul 10, 2015 3


Rana Daggubati   
Anushka Shetty   
Tamannah Bhatia   

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Per Theater Chart: Irrational has Very Reasonable Debut

July 22nd, 2015

Bajrangi Bhaijaan

The $10,000 club was led by Irrational Man with $175,312 in five theaters for an average of $35,062. While this was the best average of the weekend, it was the weakest opening weekend for a Woody Allen movie since You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger. The Stanford Prison Experiment was next with an average of $18,757 in two theaters. Its reviews are good, but not great, so its chances to expand significantly are still just 50/50. Up next is a pair of wide releases, Ant-Man and Minions, which earned averages of $14,841 and $11,430 respectively. The final entrant in the $10,000 club was Bajrangi Bhaijaan with an average of $10,239; however, it was playing in 256 theaters and arguably it had the most impressive opening for any limited release this week. This is the second weekend in a row a Bollywood film did this well on the per theater chart. More...

Per Theater Chart: Tangerine Has Sweet Start

July 14th, 2015


The $10,000 club was busier that it was last week with four films earning a per theater average of more than $10,000. This includes the overall number one film, Minions, which earned an average of $26,905 in over 4,000 theaters. The best limited release was Tangerine with an average $15,171 in four theaters. I thought this might be a little too niche to find a large audience, but perhaps I was wrong. Up next is Baahubali: The Beginning, which was also a surprise hit with an average of $13,559 in 236 theaters. It is very rare for a Bollywood film to do that well. The final film in the $10,000 club was Do I Sound Gay? with $11,000 in its lone theater. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Minions Crush Competition, but Fall Short of Record

July 14th, 2015


As expected Minions dominated the box office earning first place with more than a 50% share of the total box office. It became the fourth film to open with more than $100 million this year. Three of those were released by Universal. On the other hand, the less said about The Gallows or Self/Less the better. To be fair, The Gallows earned more during its opening day that it cost to make, but its advertising budget is much bigger than its production budget. Meanwhile, Self/Less barely topped the Mendoza Line (earning only just over $2,000 per theater). The overall box office reached $215 million, which was 59% more than last week and 43% the same weekend last year. Year-to-date, 2015 has earned $5.92 billion, which is 6.4% higher than last year's pace. More...

Weekend Estimates: Minions Have Second-Best Animated Opening

July 12th, 2015


2015 is becoming a golden year for blockbuster openings, and a platinum year for Universal. The studio is celebrating yet again, with Minions heading to a gigantic $115.2 million projected opening weekend. That’s the second-best debut of all time for an animated film (see all-time opening weekend records), although, incredibly, it’s only the third-best weekend for the studio this year after the debuts of Furious 7 and Jurassic World. The studio, which would usually consider a 12% market share an excellent year, has so far earned a whopping 26% share for 2015—quite literally off the charts. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2015/07/10 10 $3,215,000   236 $13,623   $3,215,000 1
2015/07/17 15 $1,405,000 -56% 210 $6,690   $6,513,000 2

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/07/10 9 $1,315,000   239 $5,502   $1,315,000 1
2015/07/11 10 $1,330,000 +1% 236 $5,636   $2,645,000 2
2015/07/12 10 $930,000 -30% 236 $3,941   $3,575,000 3
2015/07/13 11 $218,000 -77% 236 $924   $3,793,000 4
2015/07/14 11 $203,000 -7% 236 $860   $3,996,000 5
2015/07/15 11 $164,000 -19% 236 $695   $4,160,000 6
2015/07/16 12 $118,000 -28% 236 $500   $4,278,000 7

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2015/07/10 11 $4,293,000   236 $18,191   $4,293,000 1
2015/07/17 14 $2,460,000 -43% 210 $11,714   $6,738,000 2

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 7/9/2015 $26,626 2 7 22 $162,333 5/8/2017
China 7/23/2016 $490,000 3976 3976 3976 $900,000 8/2/2016
New Zealand 4/21/2017 $2,237 4 4 5 $4,916 5/8/2017
United Kingdom 7/10/2015 $49,778 8 8 8 $49,778 9/28/2015
Rest of World $18,881,638
International Total$19,998,665 5/8/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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