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The Divide (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $18,000Details
International Box Office $138,362Details
Worldwide Box Office $156,362
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In this graphic and violent, post-apocalyptic thriller, nine strangers - all tenants of a New York high rise apartment - escape a nuclear attack by hiding out in the building's bunker-like basement. Trapped for days underground with no hope for rescue, and only unspeakable horrors awaiting them on the other side of the bunker door, the group begins to descend into madness, each turning on one another with physical and psycho-sexual torment. As supplies dwindle, and tensions flare, and they grow increasingly unhinged by their close quarters and hopelessness, each act against one another becomes more depraved than the next. While everyone in the bunker allows themselves to be overcome by desperation and lose their humanity, one survivor holds onto a thin chance for escape even with no promise of salvation on the outside.


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Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Domestic Releases: January 13th, 2012 (Limited) by Anchor Bay Entertainment
International Releases: April 20th, 2012 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
May 16th, 2012 (Wide) (Belgium)
June 8th, 2012 (Wide) (Turkey)
September 6th, 2012 (Wide) (Portugal)
Video Release: April 17th, 2012 by Anchor Bay Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for disturbing strong violence and sexuality, and for pervasive language.
(Rating bulletin 2209, 2/8/2012)
Running Time: 110 minutes
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Keywords: Post Apocalypse, Trapped, Sex Crimes, Disaster, Death of a Son or Daughter, Terrorism, Terminal Illness
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Instinctive Film, Preferred Content, Julijette, BR Group, Ink Connection, Anchor Bay Films
Production Countries: United States

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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for April 17th, 2012

April 17th, 2012

This week's list of DVD and Blu-ray releases is dominated by Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol. The Blu-ray Combo Pack is worth picking up, but you'll want the Best Buy exclusive, or perhaps you want to tell studios to stop doing retailer exclusives, as they are annoying. That added complication is the reason I'm not awarding the release Pick of the Week, but there are not a lot of other films worthy either. Shame has two amazing performances, but the Blu-ray Combo Pack doesn't have a lot of extras. Fans of nature documentaries might want Frozen Planet: The Complete Series on Blu-ray or IMAX: Born to be Wild on 3D Combo Pack. But in the end, I went with the underseen The Last Rites of Joe May on DVD. More...

Per Theater Chart: We Need to Talk About Holdovers

January 18th, 2012

It was a busy week on the per theater chart with five films in the $10,000 club; however, all but one of those films were holdovers. Leading the way was We Need to Talk About Kevin, which returned to theaters after its week-long Oscar qualification run. It earned an average of $21,123 in two theaters. Pina doubled its theater count, but remained strong in second place with an average of $20,740 in six theaters. Even if it doesn't expand significantly, it will reach some major milestones. Despite mixed reviews, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is earning very strong legs. This past weekend it dipped just 8% while earning an average of $15,172 in six theaters. It expands wide on Friday and it should do quite well. The only new release of the week to reach the $10,000 club was Sophomore, which opened with an estimated $13,000 in its lone theater. Finally, we get to A Separation, which earned an average of $11,977 in six theaters. Hopefully it will expand to take advantage of is success thus far. More...

We Need to Talk about Limited Releases

January 13th, 2012

It's one of the worst times of the year to release a film on the art house circuit. Not only is it too late for Awards Season, but the competition is incredibly tight. So it should come as no surprise that most films coming out this week are underwhelming. In fact, of the films on this week's column, only one of them, Sing Your Song, is earning overall positive reviews. However, the biggest release of the week is We Need to Talk About Kevin, which we previously discussed when it had its Oscar Qualifying run. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2012/01/13 54 $16,700   7 $2,386   $16,700 1

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2012/01/13 59 $18,000   7 $2,571   $18,000 1

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Belgium 5/16/2012 $6,727 2 2 2 $6,727 12/10/2015
Portugal 9/6/2012 $5,599 5 6 14 $13,162 12/11/2015
Turkey 6/8/2012 $18,069 30 30 180 $95,963 12/11/2015
United Kingdom 4/20/2012 $0 0 3 11 $21,647 6/9/2016
Rest of World $863
International Total$138,362 6/9/2016

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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