The Safety of Objects

A series of overlapping stories about four suburban families dealing with different maladies. Esther Gold's life is consumed by caring for her comatose son; Jim Train is sent into a tailspin when he's passed over for a promotion; Annette Jennings' family is struggling in the wake of her divorce; Helen Christianson is determined to shake up her mundane life.


Domestic (70.4%)
Summary Details
DistributorIFC Films
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32 theaters
Running Time2 hr 1 min
In Release300 days/42 weeks
Widest Release43 theaters


DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Mar 7, 2003Friday37$21,900--32$684$21,9001
Mar 8, 2003Saturday36$39,800+81.7%-32$1,243$61,7002
Mar 9, 2003Sunday37$24,500-38.4%-32$765$86,2503
Mar 10, 2003Monday35$9,200-62.4%-32$287$95,4504
Mar 11, 2003Tuesday37$8,000-13%-32$250$103,4505
Mar 12, 2003Wednesday38$8,500+6.2%-32$265$111,9506
Mar 13, 2003Thursday38$8,000-5.9%-32$250$120,0617
Mar 14, 2003Friday43$21,853+173.2%-0.2%43$508$141,9148
Mar 15, 2003Saturday44$34,510+57.9%-13.3%43$802$176,4249
Mar 16, 2003Sunday44$19,422-43.7%-20.7%43$451$195,99510
Mar 17, 2003Monday41$6,700-65.5%-27.2%43$155$202,69511
Mar 18, 2003Tuesday42$6,900+3%-13.8%43$160$209,59512
Mar 19, 2003Wednesday41$7,800+13%-8.2%43$181$217,39513
Mar 20, 2003Thursday42$8,300+6.4%+3.8%43$193$225,70614
Mar 21, 2003Friday48$7,422-10.6%-66%19$390$233,12815
Mar 22, 2003Saturday48$11,640+56.8%-66.3%19$612$244,76816
Mar 23, 2003Sunday48$4,786-58.9%-75.4%19$251$249,55417