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War (2007)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,486,409Details
International Box Office $18,200,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $40,686,409
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $27,507,988 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $27,507,988
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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

Movie Details

Production Budget:$25,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 24th, 2007 (Wide) by Lionsgate
Video Release: January 1st, 2008 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for sequences of strong bloody violence, sexuality/nudity and language
Running Time: 103 minutes
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Keywords: Corrupt Cops, Hitmen, Organized Crime, Martial Arts
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Lionsgate, Mosaic Media, Fierce Entertainmnet
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 316 $5,455,591 Aug 31, 2007 10
Labor Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 175 $5,326,797 Aug 31, 2007 10
Labor Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 181 $6,944,966 Aug 31, 2007 10

Leading Cast

   Jack Crawford

Supporting Cast

John Lone    Chang
Devon Aoki    Kira
Luis Guzman    Benny
Saul Rubinek    Dr. Sherman
Ryo Ishibashi    Shiro
Mark Cheng    Wu Ti
Kane Kosugi    Yakuza
Kennedy Lauren Montano    Ana
Terry Chen    Tom Lone
Nadine Velazquez    Maria
Nicholas Elia    Daniel Crawford
Sung Kang    Goi
Steph Song    Lisa
Mathew St. Patrick    Wick
Andrea Roth    Jenny Crawford

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

Production and Technical Credits

Lee Anthony Smith    Screenwriter
Gregory J. Bradley    Screenwriter
Steven Chasman    Producer
Christopher Petzel    Producer
Jim Thompson    Producer
Mike Elliott    Executive Producer
Michael Paseornek    Executive Producer
Peter Block    Executive Producer
John Sacchi    Executive Producer
Joseph P. Genier    Co-Producer
Stephanie Denton    Co-Producer
Pierre Morel    Cinematographer
Scott Richter    Editor
Brian Tyler    Composer
Chris August    Production Designer
Catherine Ircha    Art Director
Geoff Wallace    Set Designer
Cynthia Ann Summers    Costume Designer
Michael Williamson    Sound Mixer
Cory Yuen    Martial Arts Choreographer
Scott Nicholson    Stunt Coordinator
Clayton Scheirer    Special Effects Coordinator
Jason Dale    Assistant Director
Maureen Webb    Casting Director
Colleen Rogers    Casting Director
William Paul Clark    Assistant Director

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

DVD Rentals - Chuck Does Good

January 28th, 2008

A pair of new releases topped the rental chart with Good Luck Chuck edging out Mr. Woodcock $11.61 million to $10.01 million. More...

DVD Sales - First place to Yuma

January 21st, 2008

3:10 to Yuma led a group of new releases on this week's sales chart earning an impressive $20.16 million from 1.07 million in sales. More...

DVD Rentals - Yuma on Track

January 21st, 2008

Just as it did on the sales chart, 3:10 to Yuma was the best on the rental charts. It was part of a group of six new releases to chart, and pulled in $10.76 million during its first week of release. More...

DVD Sales - Shopping Season is Officially Over

January 14th, 2008

Not a single DVD sold a million units or more this week, but there were three new releases to reach the top five on this week's sales chart. This includes Resident Evil: Extinction, which sold 856,000 units to place first with opening week revenue of $16.03 million. More...

DVD Rentals - Going to War

January 14th, 2008

New releases were few and far between on the rental chart this week, but War did top the charts with $11.78 million. More...

DVD Releases for January 1, 2008

December 31st, 2007

Another irritating week for releases with several movies coming out on Tuesday, January 1st, and others coming out on Wednesday (and I've heard some reports that some of these are already in store). Normally this would cause a lot of confusion, but this week there's barely a dozen releases worth mentioning. Even then there are more than a few that feel like I was just padding the list. The best release in term of extras is War on Blu-Ray, which takes advantage of the technology like no other High Definition release on either format. On the other hand, Shoot 'Em Up is the best movie and the DVD Pick of the Week on either DVD or Blu-Ray. More...

International Details - Heartbreak for the Kid

October 14th, 2007

The Heartbreak Kid missed the top five by less than $20,000 over the weekend earning $5.74 million on 819 screens in 4 markets during its opening weekend on the international charts. This includes openings in to major markets including the U.K. where it opened in first place with $2.52 million on 409 screens, but this was still a disappointing debut, much like it was domestically. Conversely, the film opened in second place in Russia with $2.31 million on 360 screens, but this is a much better performance compared to the overall box office size of the marketplace. More...

International Details - Rush Hour Just Misses Going Five by Five

September 23rd, 2007

Rush Hour 3 missed spending its fifth week in fifth place by less than $4000 at $5.69 million on 2443 screens in 31 markets for a total of $69.71 million. This weekend the film opened in first place in Russia with $2.28 million on 385 screens while it had to settle for second place in Denmark with $485,000 on 41 screens over the weekend and $517,000 in total. More...

International Details - Chuck and Larry Hold of Late Charge by Die Hard

September 16th, 2007

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry soared into sixth place with $4.72 million on 1521 screens in 21 markets for a total of $14.61 million internationally. The film finally hit big in a non-English speaking market earning first place with $1.27 million on 364 screens in Russia, but was soft in its debuts in South Korea and Italy. In Italy it managed $683,000 on 198 screens, but that was a tiny fraction of the first place film, while in South Korea it managed just ninth place with $275,000 on 123 screens over the weekend and $312,000 in total. More...

International Details - Harry Potter has 900 Million Reasons to Celebrate

September 9th, 2007

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix may have fallen out of the top five, but it was able to cross $900 million worldwide since last week making it only the tenth film to do so. Over the weekend the film added $7.08 million on 4486 screens in 53 markets for a total of $626.30 million internationally, which places the film sixth place on that chart just $16 million behind Dead Man's Chest. There's not much to report for individual markets with the film down 43% during its second weekend in Greece adding $612,000 on 129 screens for a total of $2.91 million. Its best market remains Japan at $1.67 million on 605 screens over the weekend for a total of $75.18 million after seven weeks. Meanwhile, the film continues to march towards $100 million in the U.K. and after earning $796,000 on 306 screens over the weekend it now sits at $97.89 million in total. More...

Halloween has Furious Beginning

September 4th, 2007

The summer ended on a strong note, including a record-breaking opening by Halloween. Overall the box office earning $118 million over the 3-day weekend, which was up 8% from last weekend and 16% from the same weekend last year. Over 4 days, the box office total was $149 million, up 15% from last year. With records broken for total box office, number of $300 million movies, number of $200 million movies, and more, this is a summer most movie executives will deeply miss. More...

Holdovers were Super while New Releases were Bad

August 27th, 2007

Holdovers went one-two-three on the box office chart this week, which is not a completely uncommon event. However, with six wide or wide-ish releases, you would think at least one could finish in the top three. The collapse of the new releases helped keep the overall box office down to $108 million, which was 17% lower than last weekend. However, that is still 4% higher than the same weekend last year and keeps summer 2007 on a record-setting pace. In fact, it has hit $4 billion for the first time ever, so there's plenty of reasons to celebrate. More...

Weekend Estimates - Holdovers Dominate the Chart

August 26th, 2007

Three holdovers took the top three spots on the box office chart this weekend, according to studio estimates released on Sunday. Top of the pack was Superbad, which dropped a very respectable 45% in its second weekend in release, to earn approximately $18 million. Second was The Bourne Ultimatum, which fell only 38% in its fourth weekend to earn $12.4 million. That was a rounding error ahead of Rush Hour 3, which took an estimated $12.25 million. More...

Movie Website Updates for August 19 - August 25, 2007

August 25th, 2007

After a few busy weeks in a row, there was a total collapse in the number of sites on this week's list. Not only are there only a couple dozen sites this week, nearly half of them are films that are coming out this week and most of those had no updates to report. This leaves us with no sites that are award-worthy, and precious few that have to potential to make it there in the coming weeks. More...

Holdovers and New Releases go to War

August 24th, 2007

As the summer ends, there is a rush to dump failed projects on the market. This weekend there are five films opening up in various degrees of wide release from a few hundred to a couple of thousand. However, while there's a lot of competition, Superbad has the inside track to repeat on top. More...

2007 Preview: August

August 1st, 2007

August marks the unofficial end of the lucrative summer box office season. The only question is when will it end. Studios usually hope for two summer-like weekends, and sometimes they can squeeze in three. Other times they can only get one, or none. Sadly, this year the August offerings are not particularly strong with only two that have a real shot at $100 million or more, and three or four others that should earn good reviews (and one of those has since been pulled from the schedule). Most of the rest are films that probably seemed like a good idea at the time but didn't work out and those that were a mistake from day one. 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...

Movie Website Updates for July 15 - July 21, 2007

July 21st, 2007

Big list in terms of numbers, not so much in terms of quality. In fact, the best film in terms of updates this week was The Simpsons Movie - Official Site, which has already won the Weekly Website Award. Because of that, there are no new winners this week. More...

Movie Website Updates for July 1st - July 7, 2007

July 7th, 2007

The list returns to its normal busy self, in fact, we have several sites making their first appearance this weekend. In addition, there were a couple of older sites that saw massive updates, including this week's winner, Charlie Bartlett - Official Site. More...

Movie Website Updates for June 3 - June 9, 2007

June 9th, 2007

There are a lot of movies on this week's list, but many have just the synopsis, image gallery, and the trailer, and many don't even have that. There were very few that stood out, but at least Speed Racer - Official Site got off to a great start. Perhaps it will win the award before it hits theaters. More...

New Movie US Release Dates - June 8, 2007

June 8th, 2007

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for Death Race, Prince of Persia, Narnia 3 and more. More...

Movie Website Updates for May 20 - May 26, 2007

May 26th, 2007

Another slow week. If this keeps up I'm going to have to rethink my methodology. Not only were there not as many sites as I would like, there were none that really stood out as award-worthy. The best was Stardust - Official Site, but here I will wait for more of the content to be added before I make a final decision. More...

New Movie US Release Dates - April 1, 2007

April 1st, 2007

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for The Nanny Diaries, Sweeney Todd, The Happening and more. More...

New Movie US Release Dates - February 11, 2007

February 11th, 2007

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for Indiana Jones 4, The Mummy 3, Hellboy 2 and more. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2007/08/24 5 $9,820,089   2,277 $4,313   $9,820,089 1
2007/08/31 9 $4,184,444 -57% 2,277 $1,838   $17,023,846 2
2007/09/07 13 $1,494,499 -64% 1,634 $915   $20,640,635 3
2007/09/14 16 $672,902 -55% 802 $839   $21,926,186 4
2007/09/21 35 $175,564 -74% 319 $550   $22,363,391 5
2007/09/28 51 $42,421 -76% 104 $408   $22,466,994 6

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2007/08/24 3 $3,514,132   2,277 $1,543   $3,514,132 1
2007/08/25 5 $3,481,831 -1% 2,277 $1,529   $6,995,963 2
2007/08/26 4 $2,824,126 -19% 2,277 $1,240   $9,820,089 3
2007/08/27 4 $939,859 -67% 2,277 $413   $10,759,948 4
2007/08/28 5 $823,364 -12% 2,277 $362   $11,583,312 5
2007/08/29 6 $680,161 -17% 2,277 $299   $12,263,473 6
2007/08/30 7 $575,929 -15% 2,277 $253   $12,839,402 7
2007/08/31 9 $1,023,011 +78% 2,277 $449   $13,862,413 8
2007/09/01 9 $1,365,887 +34% 2,277 $600   $15,228,300 9
2007/09/02 8 $1,795,546 +31% 2,277 $789   $17,023,846 10
2007/09/03 8 $1,142,353 -36% 2,277 $502   $18,166,199 11
2007/09/04 7 $370,328 -68% 2,277 $163   $18,536,527 12
2007/09/05 6 $319,734 -14% 2,277 $140   $18,856,261 13
2007/09/06 7 $289,875 -9% 2,277 $127   $19,146,136 14
2007/09/10 10 $155,562   1,634 $95   $20,796,197 18
2007/09/11 11 $157,679 +1% 1,634 $96   $20,953,876 19
2007/09/12 12 $145,000 -8% 1,634 $89   $21,099,000 20
2007/09/13 12 $155,000 +7% 1,634 $95   $21,256,000 21

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2007/08/24 5 $12,839,402   2,277 $5,639   $12,839,402 1
2007/08/31 9 $6,306,734 -51% 2,277 $2,770   $19,146,136 2
2007/09/07 13 $2,107,148 -67% 1,634 $1,290   $21,253,284 3
2007/09/14 17 $934,543 -56% 802 $1,165   $22,187,827 4
2007/09/21 36 $236,746 -75% 319 $742   $22,424,573 5
2007/09/28 51 $61,836 -74% 104 $595   $22,486,409 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
1/6/20082577,769 577,769$11,520,714$11,520,7141
1/13/20084193,998-66% 771,767$3,868,320$15,389,0342
1/20/20086102,006-47% 873,773$2,034,000$17,423,0343
1/27/20081160,350-41% 934,123$1,203,379$18,626,4134
2/3/20082647,565-21% 981,688$950,824$19,577,2375
2/10/20082535,757-25% 1,017,445$671,516$20,248,7536

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