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Death Defying Acts (2008)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,561Details
Further financial details...

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  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 15,201-15,300) 15,214 $3,561
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 20,701-20,800) 20,798 $3,561
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 7,201-7,300) 7,294 $3,561

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 11th, 2008 (Limited) by Weinstein Co.
Video Release: October 28th, 2008 by Weinstein Co./Genius
MPAA Rating: PG for some sensuality, thematic material, language, violent content and smoking
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization

Leading Cast

   Mary Mc Gregor


Guy Pearce    Harry Houdini
Timothy Spall    Sugarman
Saoirse Ronan    Benji McGarvie

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DVD Rentals - Journey to the Top of the Rental Chart

November 11th, 2008

New releases were spread thin on the rental chart this week, but one of them, Journey to the Center of the Earth, did earn first place and earned nearly 25% more than the second place The Incredible Hulk. More...

DVD Releases for October 28, 2008 - Part I

October 28th, 2008

A slower week in terms of first run releases with a second tier summer release topping that particular list. However, there are a few other releases that are more interesting, including the direct-to-DVD release, Tinker Bell, which is worth picking up on either DVD or Blu-ray, but the latter is better than the former. While that release is the DVD Pick of the Week, two non-DVD releases are worth mentioning above the fold: The Mental Floss History of the World - Buy from Amazon and The Best Of Bond... James Bond - Buy from Amazon. It goes without saying that it was another busy week in terms of total DVDs on this week's list, so much so that it had to be split into two. The second part of the list can be found here. More...

No One the Best on Per Theater Chart

July 15th, 2008

Tell No One showed strength during its expansion, which helped it take first place on the per theater chart with an average of $13,088 in 19 theaters. The overall box office leader, Hellboy 2 - The Golden Army, was the only other film to top $10,000 on the per theater chart with an average of $10,780. More...

New Movie US Release Dates - July 6, 2008

July 6th, 2008

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for Quarantined, Drag Me To Hell, Cats and Dogs 2 and more! More...

Cast Updates - December 20, 2007

December 20th, 2007

This week's round of new casting information contains updates for Four Christmases, My Sister's Keeper, Quarantined, and more! More...

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