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Dostana (2008)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,235,028Details
International Box Office $13,097,631Details
Worldwide Box Office $14,332,659
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,701-7,800) 7,757 $1,235,028
All Time International Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,295 $13,097,631
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,404 $14,332,659
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,451 $1,235,028

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 14th, 2008 (Limited) by Yash Raj Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 142 minutes
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Keywords: Bollywood
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: India

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Boman Irani    Murli
Bobby Deol    Abhimanyu Singh
Kirron Kher    Seema
Sushmita Mukherjee    Neha's Aunt
Shrey Bawa    Veer

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International Details - Bolting to the Top

December 7th, 2008

Bolt started its run on the international charts in sixth place with $7.90 million on 1417 screens in 4 markets. This includes a second place, $4.30 million opening on 570 screens in Russia, while it Italy it also placed second with $2.19 million on 467 screens. Meanwhile in Poland, it topped the charts with $855,000 on 120 screens, but this is par for the course as films of this nature tend to do very well in Poland. More...

Milk Rises to the Top of the Per Theater Chart

December 2nd, 2008

After a decided lack of limited releases that were able to expand and earn some mainstream success through most of the year, we've finally seen a number of such films that have come out recently. The latest was Milk which opened with a three-day per theater average of $40,385 while it has nearly $2 million after five days. Slumdog Millionaire again held extremely well, even taking into account the holiday, dipping just 7% to $27,470. There is little doubt it will expand greatly over the coming weeks, especially if it starts earning some Awards Season buzz. My Name is Bruce returned to the $10,000 club with $13,284 in one theater. More...

International Details - Body is Best of the Rest and that's No Lie

November 30th, 2008

Body Of Lies opened in a quartet of major markets, the U.K., Germany, Italy, and Russia, and that helped it climb into second place with $10.17 million on 2837 screens in 32 markets for a total of $33.62 million. It earned second place in both the U.K. with $1.48 million on 393 screens and in Germany where it scored $1.43 million on 427 screens. On the other hand, it earned more in Italy with $1.64 million on 357 screens, but had to settle for third place. Meanwhile in Russia it struggled landing in eighth place with $500,000 on 142 screens. More...

International Details - School Climbing Higher

November 23rd, 2008

High School Musical 3: Senior Year fell below $10 million this past weekend, but we still able to remain in second place internationally earning $8.65 million on 4642 screens in 34 markets for a total of $123.01 million internationally and $207.178 million worldwide. The only opening of note this weekend came in Russia, however, the film struggled there placing sixth with $353,000 on 128 screens. Its best market was the U.K. where it added $1.46 million on 483 screens over the weekend for a total of $31.76 million. More...

Slumming it on the Per Theater Chart

November 19th, 2008

Slumdog Millionaire could be something we've been looking for all year, a limited release hit that will break out into mainstream theaters. It opened with just over $360,000 in 10 theaters over the weekend for an average of $36,002, and it already has $428,000 since Wednesday. Second place on the per theater chart went to the number one release of the week, Quantum of Solace, which earned an average of $19,568. The only holdover in the $10,000 club was The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, which showed remarkable strength in earning an average of $12,484 this week. That was down just 16% despite its theater count more than doubling. More...

Movie Website Reviews for Weekend of November 14, 2008

November 16th, 2008

It's a lopsided week for movie websites with one top-notch site and a list full of mostly average sites. Granted, the one top-notch site is, Quantum of Solace's Official Site, and it more than makes up for the average sites. More...

Limited Releases are Slumming It

November 14th, 2008

There's an even dozen limited releases on this week's list, but only two of them are earning overwhelming positive reviews. And only one of those, Slumdog Millionaire, has a real shot at significant expansion. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2008/11/14 16 $645,604   74 $8,724   $645,604 1
2008/11/21 24 $222,712 -66% 73 $3,051   $987,966 2
2008/11/28 34 $95,148 -57% 58 $1,640   $1,187,051 3
2008/12/05 46 $30,919 -68% 34 $909   $1,235,028 4

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2008/11/14 17 $765,254   74 $10,341   $765,254 1
2008/11/21 28 $326,649 -57% 73 $4,475   $1,091,903 2
2008/11/28 37 $112,206 -66% 58 $1,935   $1,204,109 3
2008/12/05 51 $30,919 -72% 34 $909   $1,235,028 4

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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