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The Business of Being Born (2008)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $69,348Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,601-11,700) 11,676 $69,348
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,101-16,200) 16,104 $69,348
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,444 $69,348

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 9th, 2008 (Exclusive) by International Film Circuit
Video Release: May 6th, 2008 by Turner Home Entertainment, released as Business of Being Born, The
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual

Leading Cast


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DVD Releases for May 6, 2008

May 6th, 2008

A slow week for top-of-the-line releases and there are no first-run, wide releases that look even remotely interesting enough to buy. There are a few limited releases and older releases to fill the gap. It was also a slow week for spotlight reviews, but that gave me a chance to completely catch up to all the screeners that arrived late. ... That is until the next batch of late arrivals show up. As for the best of the best, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead - Buy from Amazon is high on that list, except technically it was released a couple of weeks ago. Teeth - Buy from Amazon also impressed, but the extras are a little too light. For the DVD Pick of the Week, I'm going with The Passion of Greg the Bunny: Best of the Film Parodies - Volume 2. More...

Movie Website Reviews for Weekend of January 11, 2008

January 12th, 2008

We have twice as many sites as last week, but the real improvement is with the quality at the top. The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movies - Official Site - has an excellent mix of regular features, extras, and style and is the clear winner of the Weekly Website Award. More...

Birthing Pains for Limited Releases

January 11th, 2008

The year is starting off really slow on the limited release front with just two films last week and three films this week. Maybe. (Having a bit of trouble tracking down the theaters for Naming Number 2.) Fans of limited releases will probably have better luck checking out the latest round of expansions, which include The Orphanage this week. More...

New Movie Announcements, Stars and Directors - January 8, 2008

January 8th, 2008

This week another number of upcoming movies, new stars and directors have been added to our archive! More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2008/01/11 59 $9,574   1 $9,574   $15,559 1
2008/01/18 62 $14,090 +47% 3 $4,697   $38,426 2
2008/01/25 84 $5,926 -58% 3 $1,975   $53,203 3
2008/02/01 96 $1,270 -79% 2 $635   $56,523 4
2008/02/15 79 $6,543   2 $3,272   $64,588 6
2008/02/22 99 $1,585 -76% 2 $793   $69,348 7

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2008/01/04 62 $5,985   1 $5,985   $5,985 1
2008/01/11 56 $18,351 +207% 1 $18,351   $24,336 2
2008/01/18 64 $22,941 +25% 3 $7,647   $47,277 3
2008/01/25 85 $7,976 -65% 3 $2,659   $55,253 4
2008/02/15 82 $9,718   2 $4,859   $67,763 7

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