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Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,287,315Details
International Box Office $4,832,833Details
Worldwide Box Office $8,120,148
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $3,146,979 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $3,146,979
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer


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Movie Details

Production Budget:$16,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 19th, 2007 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: March 4th, 2008 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for drug content and language
Running Time: 119 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United Kingdom,
United States

Leading Cast

   Audrey Burke
   Jerry Sunborne

Supporting Cast

David Duchovny    Brian
Alexis Llewellyn    Harper
Micah Berry    Dory
John Carroll Lynch    Howard
Alison Lohman    Kelly
Omar Benson Miller    Neal

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Production and Technical Credits

Daniel Hegeman*    Sound Effects Editor

DVD Releases for March 31st, 2009 - Part II

March 30th, 2009

It's a big list this week with nearly 50 DVDs here (including a few that are late reviews). This includes this year's big Oscar winner, Slumdog Millionaire, which is coming out on DVD and Blu-ray. Also coming out this week is two foreign language thrillers: Tell No One on DVD and Blu-ray, and Timecrimes on DVD. All three are worthy picking up. In fact, all three are DVD Picks of the Week. With so many releases, it comes as no surprise that this week's list has to be split into two, with the first part found here. More...

DVD Releases for March 24th, 2009 - Part I

March 23rd, 2009

Technical difficulties with Amazon's site meant this column was a lot harder to get done than usual. However, I won't hold that against this week's releases, and there are a number that are worthy of the DVD Pick of the Week from practically every category. TV on DVD has Andy Richter Controls the Universe - The Complete Series, from the classics we have The Odd Couple - Centennial Collection, from new releases we have Bolt - Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack, Blu-ray offers us James Bond Blu-ray Collection - Volume 3. We even have a late entry, as Let the Right One In - Blu-ray arrived. All five are worthy of the DVD Pick of the Week, but if I was forced to chose just one, Bolt - Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack would probably please the most people. After a couple of "slow" weeks, we are back to splitting the column into two parts. The second part can be found here. More...

DVD Sales - 101 New Releases

March 17th, 2008

New releases were again plentiful this week with nine reaching the top 30 and three of them sweeping the top few spots. The best of the best was 101 Dalmatians, which sold 1.36 million units during its first week for $21.64 million in revenue. More...

DVD Rentals - Into Second Place

March 17th, 2008

There were only four new releases to chart this week, and only one made it into the top five. This left Beowulf with an easy road to first place as it added $9.02 million in rentals for the week and $19.94 million after two. More...

DVD Releases for March 4, 2008

March 4th, 2008

The first week of the month, but it's not very strong both in terms of raw numbers and in terms of high-profile releases. (There are a surprising number of spotlight reviews, on the other hand.) There are a few releases worth picking up, like 101 Dalmatians - Two-Disc Platinum Edition - Buy from Amazon and My Kid Could Paint That - Buy from Amazon, but none that screamed to be DVD Pick of the Week. More...

Saw Can't Save October

October 29th, 2007

We finally had a massive box office hit at the box office this week as Saw IV lived up to expectations. This helped the overall box office grow to $102 million, which is 6% more than last weekend. However, it was weaker than the same weekend last year by 3%, which stretches the losing streak to 6 weeks. More...

Even Horror Films Can't Survive the October of Terrors

October 22nd, 2007

It's been more than a month since we've seen the weekend box office numbers top last year's figures. This time around the overall box office was $97 million, which was down 2% from last weekend and 8% from the same weekend last year. So far this fall is behind lasts year's pace by more than 6%, 10% if you are using tickets sold and not dollars. Year to date, on the other hand, is still showing a 6% growth, and up more than $400 million on last year's pace. Even ticket sales are still up a strong 1.4%, so there's no reason to panic just yet, but the recent weakness is still a cause for concern. More...

Movie Website Reviews for Weekend of October 19, 2007

October 21st, 2007

Busy week in terms of wide and limited releases with well over a dozen sites on this week's list. Although most struggled to stand out, there were a couple that helped sell their respective movies very well, including the winner of the Weekly Website Award, 30 Days of Night - Official Site. More...

Will Long Nights Mean Bigger Box Office Numbers?

October 18th, 2007

I miss September. Sure, the box office was weak, but everyone expected it to be weak so it wasn't depressing like it is now. The overall box office has been in a slump the past few weeks, and so has my prediction record. To make matters worse, there are six films opening wide, or semi-wide, which complicates matters when you are trying to predict opening weekends. This level of competition will also hurt the individual films and it is very likely that at least four of them will fail to live up to potential. Which four those are is the question. More...

Movie Website Updates for September 30 - October 6, 2007

October 6th, 2007

We are starting to get full websites for some of the massive holiday season releases, which should mean there will be at least one award worthy website on each week's list. As for this week, there were a few that have potential assuming the sections marked coming soon live up to the rest of the site. But just one site, The Seeker: The Dark is Rising - Official Site, that was worthy of the Weekly Website Award. More...

2007 Preview: October

October 1st, 2007

October means one thing: Free candy. ... Oh yeah, and the unofficial start of Award Season. And Halloween brings us a few horror films as well. Unfortunately, this year October is rather weak, with no film looking like a strong contender for $100 million and most of the films with early Oscar buzz having performed poorly with the critics. The only good news is last October was also weak at the box office, meaning there's at least a reasonable shot at 2007 maintaining its box office lead over 2006. More...

New Movie US Release Dates - September 16, 2007

September 16th, 2007

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for John Rambo, Smart People, Sex and the City and more! More...

Movie Website Updates for September 2 - September 8, 2007

September 9th, 2007

Another week without any top-notch websites, at least one that hasn't previously won the award. At least there are a few with possibilities and the fall blockbusters should start coming launching their sites shortly so the pace should pickup soon. More...

Movie Website Updates for July 22 - July 28, 2007

July 29th, 2007

Server upgrades went... less smoothly than anticipated, which delayed this column, but at least there are a huge number of sites to check out. Many of these sites are making their first appearance on the list while quite a few are making their last appearance. Unfortunately, while it's a big list, there are not many that are even close to being award worthy at the moment. 30 Days of Night - Official Site comes the closest, but I'm waiting for the missing features to be added before I make that decision. More...

New Movie US Release Dates - June 23, 2007

June 23rd, 2007

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for Michael Clayton, The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Love Guru and more. More...

New Movie US Release Dates - April 22, 2007

April 22nd, 2007

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for Things We Lost in the Fire, Mama's Boy, Pride and Glory and more. More...

New Movie US Release Dates - February 18, 2007

February 18th, 2007

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for Miss Potter, DOA: Dead or Alive, Lions for Lambs and more. More...

New Movie US Release Dates - January 21, 2007

January 21st, 2007

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for I am Legend, Angels & Demons and more. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2007/10/19 15 $1,561,949   1,142 $1,368   $1,561,949 1
2007/10/26 20 $731,976 -53% 1,142 $641   $2,849,142 2
2007/11/02 37 $96,164 -87% 331 $291   $3,241,832 3

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2007/10/19 - $505,100   1,142 $442   $505,100 1
2007/10/20 - $654,352 +30% 1,142 $573   $1,159,452 2
2007/10/21 - $402,497 -38% 1,142 $352   $1,561,949 3
2007/10/22 - $132,258 -67% 1,142 $116   $1,694,207 4
2007/10/23 - $152,348 +15% 1,142 $133   $1,846,555 5
2007/10/24 - $139,398 -9% 1,142 $122   $1,985,953 6
2007/10/25 - $131,213 -6% 1,142 $115   $2,117,166 7
2007/10/26 - $220,735 +68% 1,142 $193   $2,337,901 8
2007/10/27 - $308,032 +40% 1,142 $270   $2,645,933 9
2007/10/28 - $203,209 -34% 1,142 $178   $2,849,142 10
2007/10/29 - $68,900 -66% 1,142 $60   $2,918,042 11
2007/10/30 - $74,548 +8% 1,142 $65   $2,992,590 12
2007/10/31 - $78,792 +6% 1,142 $69   $3,071,382 13
2007/11/01 - $74,286 -6% 1,142 $65   $3,145,668 14
2007/11/02 - $28,351 -62% 331 $86   $3,174,019 15
2007/11/03 - $42,416 +50% 331 $128   $3,216,435 16
2007/11/04 - $25,397 -40% 331 $77   $3,241,832 17
2007/11/05 - $10,711 -58% 331 $32   $3,252,543 18
2007/11/06 - $11,764 +10% 331 $36   $3,264,307 19
2007/11/07 - $11,678 -1% 331 $35   $3,275,985 20
2007/11/08 - $11,330 -3% 331 $34   $3,287,315 21

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2007/10/19 15 $2,117,166   1,142 $1,854   $2,117,166 1
2007/10/26 20 $1,028,502 -51% 1,142 $901   $3,145,668 2
2007/11/02 37 $141,647 -86% 331 $428   $3,287,315 3

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
3/9/20082055,282 55,282$1,003,368$1,003,3681

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