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The Covenant (2006)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $23,364,784Details
International Box Office $14,800,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $38,164,784
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $26,572,026 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $26,572,026
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,149 $23,364,784
All Time International Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,127 $14,800,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,094 $38,164,784

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

Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 8th, 2006 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: January 2nd, 2007 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, released as Covenant, The
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images, sexual content, partial nudity and language
Running Time: 97 minutes
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Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Lakeshore Entertainment, Screen Gems, Sandstorm Films, Spacedog
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Lowest No. 1 Domestic 5 $8,852,458 Sep 8, 2006 3

Leading Cast

   Caleb Danvers
   Chase Collins

Supporting Cast

Laura Ramsey    Sarah Wenham
Taylor Kitsch    Pouge Parry
Toby Hemingway    Reid Garwin
Jessica Lucas    Kate Tunney
Chace Crawford    Tyler Sims
Wendy Crewson    Evelyn Danvers

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

J.S. Cardone    Screenwriter
Tom Rosenberg    Producer
Gary Lucchesi    Producer
Andre Lamal    Executive Producer
James McQuaide    Executive Producer
Roger Mincheff    Executive Producer
J.S. Cardone    Executive Producer
Carol Kottenbrook    Executive Producer
Scott Einbinder    Executive Producer
Pierre Gill    Cinematographer
Nicholas De Toth    Editor
Tomandandy*    Composer
Tomandandy*    Composer
Michael Friedman    Music Supervisor
Anne Pritchard    Production Designer
Pierre Perrault    Art Director
April Napier    Costume Designer
Claude Letessier    Sound Mixer
Walter Spencer    Supervising Sound Editor
Dave McKeown    Stunt Coordinator
James McQuaide    Visual Effects Supervisor
Michael Williams    Assistant Director
Mindy Marin    Casting Director

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Home Market Cranks Out the New Releases

January 20th, 2007

There were plenty of new releases this week, but all but two missed the top 10. However, those two DVDs finished one-two on the charts. Crank topped The Illusionist $6.09 million to $5.59 million. More...

Sunshine Rises on Home Market Charts

January 13th, 2007

A slow week for new releases helped Little Miss Sunshine climb from third to first on the rental charts. Over the week the film earned $5.46 million for a three-week total of $20.95 million. More...

DVD Releases for January 2, 2007

January 3rd, 2007

Wow. This is a terrible week for DVD releases. There are only a handful worth mentioning, and none that are must haves. Snakes on a Plane - Buy from Amazon is the best of the short list, but even here there's legitimate reasons not to buy. Interestingly, there are a ton of re-releases coming out tomorrow. So many that there are drowning out the real releases. More...

International Details - Truly International Box Office

December 17th, 2006

Open Season solidified its chances to reach $100 million with a first place debut in Italy. Over the weekend the film just managed to beat Happy Feet $1.68 million to $1.66 million over the weekend, (with midweek numbers Open Season earned $1.82 million on 430 screens). The film was not as successful in Japan with just $968,000 on 441 screens; with such a small per theatre average, it will likely disappear quickly from charts. Overall it earned $4.97 million on 3451 screens in 51 markets for a total of $87.16 million; and even with no major markets left to open in, it does have a great shot at $100 million before its run is over. More...

Gang Has to Settle for Field Goal

September 19th, 2006

Not a single film in the top five beat expectations by any significant margin. Even so, with the terrible result last weekend the overall box office was still able to rebound a little, up 7.7% to $78 million. However, that was still 9.0% lower than the same weekend last year. So far the fall season has not kept up the winning ways we saw throughout the summer, but 2006 still has a bit of time to turn things around before we need to worry again. More...

Can Movies Compete with the Real Gridiron Gangs?

September 14th, 2006

With the football season just under way, it seems the NFL is the biggest hurdle for new movies to overcome. This is especially true for the odds-on favorite, Gridiron Gang, but all the films playing this weekend will have to deal with divided attentions. More...

Summer Has Officially Ended

September 12th, 2006

The second weekend in September is quite often the slowest weekend of the year, and that appears to be the case here. Overall the total box office was a mere $71 million. To put that into perspective, if that was earned by just one film this weekend, it would only place fourth on the list of 2006's biggest openings. Needless to say, the overall box office was down this weekend, by a massive 31.3% from the last weekend. Compared to the same weekend last year the decline was smaller at 18.2%, but that was a more devastating result in the overall scheme of things. More...

Movie Website Updates for September 2 - September 8

September 8th, 2006

After a very busy month, the number of site on this week's list dropped off dramatically. The decline in quantity was accompanied by a decline in quality with no site jumping out as the obvious choice for the Weekly Website Award. The Guardian - Official Site came the closest, but it will have to wait till more features are added for that honor. More...

Covenant Hopes to Bewitch Box Office

September 7th, 2006

This week we have a trio of new releases opening wide, but only one of them managed a theater count above 2,000. I suppose the studios for the other two films are hoping to earn high per theater averages and expand in the coming weeks based on strong word-of-mouth. But that almost never works. More...

Contest - Back to School Blowout!

September 4th, 2006

With school starting for millions of kids tomorrow have prizes based on that theme. The movie you need to predict the opening weekend box office for is The Covenant, which is the only true wide release of the week. Both the person who comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend (Friday to Sunday), without going over and without going under, will win the same prize pack. For the kids we have Two Gerald McBoing Boing DVDs, Adventures and Fairytales while for the college crowd we have Dorm Daze 2. Finally, a third winner will be chosen at random from the pool of eligible entries and that person will win a T-shirt and Hat from This Film is Not Yet Rated. This is for the high school student who wants a day off as it says, "Censorship get..." and you can guess the rest. It is edited, but wearing it to class will still probably get you sent home. And when you do, don't mention my name. Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay! More...

2006 Preview: September

September 1st, 2006

I've said it before and I'll say it again, September is the worst month of the year for movies. Not only are there usually very few hits released at this time of year, but the average is dragged way down by the large number of movies simply dumped on the market. This year the September dumping ground doesn't look quite as bad as years past. In fact, several low-level hits and maybe even an Oscar contender are opening wide. However, those few bright spots will be buried due to the sheer number of releases -- an average of 3 and a half films are opening wide each week. More...

Movie Website Updates for August 5 - August 11

August 11th, 2006

The torrid pace of website updates continues with more than 30 films on this week's list. There were a few sites that really caught my eye, but it was Trust the Man - Official Site and its interactive map of New York City and its more than 2 dozen clips that won the Weekly Website Award. More...

Movie Website Updates for July 29 - August 4

August 4th, 2006

Third week in a row where the number of sites featured on this list has topped 30. With such a busy week it would take something different to win the award, and that's something Michel Gondry excels at delivering giving The Science of Sleep - Official Site the Weekly Website Award. More...

Movie Website Updates for July 15 - July 21

July 21st, 2006

Another busy week, but unlike last week there was no massive blockbuster launching its flash site. Two sites stood out this week, (not counting past winners), and they are wildly different both in terms of style and in terms of the movie they are selling: Accepted - Official Site and World Trade Center - Official Site. The former is goofy and seriously immature, while the latter is one of the most emotional sites I've ever seen. In was nearly a coin flip, but in the end I went with Accepted - Official Site, but I would be willing to bet the other site will win before the movie comes out. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2006/09/08 1 $8,852,458   2,681 $3,302   $8,852,458 1
2006/09/15 4 $4,777,554 -46% 2,681 $1,782   $15,791,085 2
2006/09/22 9 $3,178,953 -33% 2,678 $1,187   $20,183,768 3
2006/09/29 13 $1,326,387 -58% 1,700 $780   $22,265,370 4
2006/10/06 17 $417,436 -69% 691 $604   $23,071,280 5
2006/10/13 44 $90,233 -78% 187 $483   $23,292,105 6

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/09/08 1 $3,126,704   2,681 $1,166   $3,126,704 1
2006/09/09 1 $3,616,012 +16% 2,681 $1,349   $6,742,716 2
2006/09/10 1 $2,109,742 -42% 2,681 $787   $8,852,458 3
2006/09/11 1 $593,864 -72% 2,681 $222   $9,446,322 4
2006/09/12 1 $566,417 -5% 2,681 $211   $10,012,739 5
2006/09/13 1 $502,660 -11% 2,681 $187   $10,515,399 6
2006/09/14 1 $498,132 -1% 2,681 $186   $11,013,531 7
2006/09/15 5 $1,464,251 +194% 2,681 $546   $12,477,782 8
2006/09/16 5 $2,096,561 +43% 2,681 $782   $14,574,343 9
2006/09/17 4 $1,216,742 -42% 2,681 $454   $15,791,085 10
2006/09/18 4 $326,432 -73% 2,681 $122   $16,117,517 11
2006/09/19 5 $314,721 -4% 2,681 $117   $16,432,238 12
2006/09/20 5 $292,819 -7% 2,681 $109   $16,725,057 13
2006/09/21 3 $279,758 -4% 2,681 $104   $17,004,815 14
2006/09/22 8 $989,964 +254% 2,678 $370   $17,994,779 15
2006/09/23 9 $1,433,249 +45% 2,678 $535   $19,428,028 16
2006/09/24 9 $755,740 -47% 2,678 $282   $20,183,768 17
2006/09/25 9 $190,096 -75% 2,678 $71   $20,373,864 18
2006/09/26 10 $196,083 +3% 2,678 $73   $20,569,947 19
2006/09/27 10 $185,316 -5% 2,678 $69   $20,755,263 20
2006/09/28 9 $183,720 -1% 2,678 $69   $20,938,983 21

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2006/09/08 1 $11,013,531   2,681 $4,108   $11,013,531 1
2006/09/15 4 $5,991,284 -46% 2,681 $2,235   $17,004,815 2
2006/09/22 9 $3,934,168 -34% 2,678 $1,469   $20,938,983 3
2006/09/29 13 $1,714,861 -56% 1,700 $1,009   $22,653,844 4
2006/10/06 18 $548,028 -68% 691 $793   $23,201,872 5
2006/10/13 42 $140,233 -74% 187 $750   $23,342,105 6

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
1/7/20072885,523 885,523$15,045,036$15,045,0361
1/14/20074218,006-75% 1,103,529$4,279,458$19,324,4942
1/21/200718101,212-54% 1,204,741$2,023,228$21,347,7213
1/28/20072461,969-39% 1,266,710$1,238,760$22,586,4824
2/4/20072643,640-30% 1,310,350$872,364$23,458,8455

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