Encounter in the Third Dimension

A lab accident sends a scientist and his robot assistant on a trip through the history of 3D film. Special appearance by horror host Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Grosses

Domestic (18.9%)
$7,195,792
Summary Details
DistributorN Wave Pictures
Opening$21,653
3 theaters
Running Time40 min
GenresAdventure Comedy Sci-Fi Short
In Release2,870 days/410 weeks
Widest Release16 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Feb 26-2861$21,653-3-$7,217$21,6531
Apr 2-450$72,860-6-$12,143$236,3346
Apr 9-1157$50,542-30.6%6-$8,423$336,6897
Apr 16-1859$51,066+1%6-$8,511$403,1208
May 14-1646$66,317-7-$9,473$665,98912
May 21-2348$61,545-7.2%7-$8,792$825,63713
May 28-31
Memorial Day wknd
35$132,775-13-$10,213$1,047,109-
Jun 4-638$98,986-14-$7,070$1,197,61915
Jun 11-1338$92,167-6.9%14-$6,583$1,353,69616
Jun 18-2039$105,755+14.7%15+1$7,050$1,498,12217
Jun 25-2733$121,671+15%16+1$7,604$1,698,19118
Jul 2-430$133,650+9.8%15-1$8,910$1,944,93519
Jul 9-1132$129,310-3.2%15-$8,620$2,146,57620
Jul 16-1837$114,186-11.7%15-$7,612$2,350,59521
Jul 23-2540$112,034-1.9%15-$7,468$2,560,93722
Jul 30-Aug 138$108,144-3.5%15-$7,209$2,765,39323
Aug 6-841$110,238+1.9%15-$7,349$2,947,72324
Aug 13-1546$112,982+2.5%15-$7,532$3,173,61025
Aug 20-2245$113,573+0.5%15-$7,571$3,380,37026
Aug 27-2954$80,573-29.1%15-$5,371$3,517,99927
Sep 3-553$80,130-0.5%15-$5,342$3,678,47928
Sep 10-1257$55,265-31%15-$3,684$3,751,15029
Sep 17-1955$52,133-5.7%14-1$3,723$3,833,52830
Sep 24-2658$55,524+6.5%14-$3,966$3,908,08631
Oct 1-354$48,675-12.3%14-$3,476$3,981,58932
Oct 8-1057$50,983+4.7%14-$3,641$4,051,09233
Oct 15-1760$30,155-40.9%9-5$3,350$4,084,37634
Jan 12-15
MLK wknd
60$9,169-3-$3,056$5,183,279-
Jan 19-2158$14,425-3-$4,808$5,203,181100
Nov 30-Dec 260$20,642-7-$2,948$6,059,884145
Dec 28-3060$18,477-6-$3,079$6,140,343149
Jun 28-3067$9,159-2-$4,579$6,214,429175
Jul 5-771$10,415+13.7%2-$5,207$6,231,474176
Jul 12-1469$12,469+19.7%3+1$4,156$6,254,830177
Jul 19-2176$10,005-19.8%3-$3,335$6,272,457178
Jul 26-2884$7,999-20%3-$2,666$6,292,432179
Aug 2-488$8,123+1.6%3-$2,707$6,315,901180
Aug 16-1887$10,051-3-$3,350$6,361,038182
Aug 23-2582$12,413+23.5%3-$4,137$6,390,504183
Sep 6-864$23,001-3-$7,667$6,452,815185
Sep 13-1565$23,358+1.6%3-$7,786$6,480,709186
Sep 20-2281$14,918-36.1%3-$4,972$6,504,469187
Oct 4-680$13,222-3-$4,407$6,568,784189
Oct 11-1381$11,603-12.2%4+1$2,900$6,587,310190
Oct 18-2085$12,450+7.3%4-$3,112$6,603,497191
Oct 25-2792$9,560-23.2%3-1$3,186$6,613,938192
Nov 1-392$7,500-21.5%3-$2,500$6,622,246193
Nov 8-1095$6,499-13.3%2-1$3,249$6,630,134194
Nov 15-17104$5,500-15.4%2-$2,750$6,637,583195
Nov 22-2492$5,100-7.3%2-$2,550$6,646,615196
Nov 29-Dec 190$5,500+7.8%2-$2,750$6,657,515197
Dec 6-897$4,900-10.9%2-$2,450$6,664,149198
Dec 13-15105$2,900-40.8%2-$1,450$6,669,912199
Dec 27-2997$3,200-2-$1,600$6,684,212201
Jan 3-5103$2,000-37.5%2-$1,000$6,689,512202
Jan 10-1287$5,000+150%2-$2,500$6,692,512203
Jan 17-20
MLK wknd
93$6,000-2-$3,000$6,703,512-
Jan 24-2691$4,840-2-$2,420$6,708,352205
Jan 31-Feb 291$4,500-7%2-$2,250$6,714,912206
Feb 7-995$3,777-16.1%2-$1,888$6,719,536207
Feb 21-2379$11,052-2-$5,526$6,745,015209
Feb 28-Mar 290$8,500-23.1%2-$4,250$6,754,780210
Mar 7-994$7,625-10.3%2-$3,812$6,763,913211
Mar 14-1691$7,933+4%2-$3,966$6,772,154212
Apr 4-696$8,250-2-$4,125$6,799,723215
Apr 11-1399$8,673+5.1%2-$4,336$6,809,710216
Apr 18-20107$5,228-39.7%2-$2,614$6,815,465217
May 9-11119$2,819-2-$1,409$6,853,201220
May 16-18127$2,626-6.8%2-$1,313$6,860,373221
May 23-26
Memorial Day wknd
93$7,395-2-$3,697$6,873,138-
May 30-Jun 190$6,056-2-$3,028$6,884,281223
Jun 6-8100$3,549-41.4%2-$1,774$6,889,828224
Jun 13-15107$2,647-25.4%2-$1,323$6,894,938225
Jun 20-22116$1,065-59.8%2-$532$6,898,347226
Jun 27-29121$1,250+17.4%2-$625$6,903,590227
Jul 4-6121$1,500+20%2-$750$6,909,940228
Jul 11-13124$1,374-8.4%2-$687$6,911,314229
Jul 18-20115$1,443+5%2-$721$6,916,048230
Jul 25-27125$1,002-30.6%2-$501$6,917,904231
Aug 1-3127$1,019+1.7%2-$509$6,920,482232
Aug 8-10131$787-22.8%2-$393$6,922,150233
Aug 15-17122$1,062+34.9%2-$531$6,923,605234
Aug 22-24118$1,750+64.8%2-$875$6,928,059235
Aug 29-31101$1,599-8.6%2-$799$6,930,172236
Aug 29-Sep 1
Labor Day wknd
123$1,688-2-$844$6,930,261-
Sep 5-7136$995-37.8%2-$497$6,931,588237
Sep 12-14145$615-38.2%2-$307$6,932,438238
Sep 19-21140$710+15.4%2-$355$6,933,868239
Sep 26-28139$1,144+61.1%2-$572$6,935,373240
Oct 3-5129$1,292+12.9%2-$646$6,937,125241
Oct 10-12140$1,301+0.7%2-$650$6,938,909242
Oct 17-19126$2,241+72.3%2-$1,120$6,941,893243
Oct 24-26128$1,840-17.9%2-$920$6,944,225244
Oct 31-Nov 2139$884-52%2-$442$6,945,743245
Nov 7-9139$928+5%2-$464$6,947,152246
Nov 14-16130$525-43.4%2-$262$6,948,075247
Nov 21-23129$804+53.1%1-1$804$6,949,819248
Nov 28-30126$454-43.5%1-$454$6,950,795249
Dec 5-7115$700+54.2%1-$700$6,952,045250
Dec 12-14123$500-28.6%1-$500$6,952,645251
Dec 19-21115$400-20%1-$400$6,953,495252
Dec 26-2899$350-12.5%1-$350$6,954,145253
Jan 2-4106$500+42.9%1-$500$6,954,994254
Jan 9-11109$553+10.6%1-$553$6,956,258255
Jan 16-19
MLK wknd
110$475-1-$475$6,957,080-
Jan 23-25115$525-1-$525$6,957,930257
Jan 30-Feb 1118$305-41.9%1-$305$6,958,760258
Feb 6-8119$380+24.6%1-$380$6,959,833259
Feb 13-16
Presidents' Day wknd
118$1,500-1-$1,500$6,961,968-
Feb 20-2299$5,577-1-$5,577$6,974,277261
Feb 27-29112$1,223-78.1%1-$1,223$6,976,623262
Mar 5-7106$1,271+3.9%1-$1,271$6,979,171263
Mar 12-14121$1,000-21.3%1-$1,000$6,981,100264
Mar 19-21124$1,000-1-$1,000$6,982,700265
Mar 26-28126$900-10%1-$900$6,984,400266
Apr 2-4123$1,016+12.9%1-$1,016$6,985,916267
Apr 9-11119$1,100+8.3%1-$1,100$6,987,859268
Apr 16-18127$1,245+13.2%1-$1,245$6,989,904269
Apr 23-25134$650-47.8%1-$650$6,990,809270
Apr 30-May 2145$612-5.8%1-$612$6,992,238271
May 7-9153$465-24%1-$465$6,993,535272
May 14-16152$775+66.7%1-$775$6,994,845273
May 21-23153$465-40%1-$465$6,995,635274
May 28-3097$501+7.7%1-$501$6,996,671275
May 28-31
Memorial Day wknd
144$501-1-$501$6,996,671-
Jun 4-6144$488-2.6%1-$488$6,997,658276
Jun 11-13131$492+0.8%1-$492$6,998,662277
Jun 18-20125$500+1.6%1-$500$6,000,670278
Jun 25-27121$600+20%1-$600$7,000,770279
Jul 2-483$500-16.7%1-$500$7,001,670280
Jul 2-5
July 4th long wknd
109$500-1-$500$7,001,670-
Jul 9-11107$525+5%1-$525$7,002,705281
Jul 16-18120$514-2.1%1-$514$7,003,784282
Jul 23-25113$500-2.7%1-$500$7,004,770283
Jul 30-Aug 1119$650+30%1-$650$7,005,920284
Aug 6-8113$665+2.3%1-$665$7,006,935285
Aug 13-15118$710+6.8%1-$710$7,008,080286
Aug 20-22124$800+12.7%1-$800$7,009,415287
Aug 27-29120$1,015+26.9%1-$1,015$7,011,022288
Sep 3-6
Labor Day wknd
129$1,100-1-$1,100$7,012,207-
Sep 10-12116$1,000-1-$1,000$7,013,357290
Sep 17-19132$1,100+10%1-$1,100$7,014,730291
Sep 24-26132$1,000-9.1%1-$1,000$7,015,925292
Oct 1-3136$1,100+10%1-$1,100$7,017,325293
Oct 8-10126$1,500+36.4%1-$1,500$7,019,150294
Oct 15-17138$1,050-30%1-$1,050$7,020,000295
Oct 22-24138$1,033-1.6%1-$1,033$7,021,383296
Oct 29-31123$950-8%1-$950$7,022,600297
Nov 5-7115$1,000+5.3%1-$1,000$7,023,900298
Nov 12-14114$1,285+28.5%1-$1,285$7,025,285299
Nov 19-21120$900-30%1-$900$7,025,900300
Nov 26-28105$950+5.6%1-$950$7,027,150301
Dec 3-5105$900-5.3%1-$900$7,028,300302
Dec 10-12112$1,050+16.7%1-$1,050$7,029,800303
Dec 17-19107$950-9.5%1-$950$7,030,900304
Dec 24-2684$900-5.3%1-$900$7,032,100305
Dec 31-Jan 2, 200587$875-2.8%1-$875$7,033,175306
Jan 7-998$900+2.9%1-$900$7,034,400307
Jan 14-17
MLK wknd
85$1,000-1-$1,000$7,035,700-
Jan 21-2399$1,000-1-$1,000$7,036,800309
Jan 28-30103$900-10%1-$900$7,037,750310
Feb 4-6109$1,100+22.2%1-$1,100$7,037,950311
Feb 11-13107$1,150+4.5%1-$1,150$7,040,150312
Feb 18-21
Presidents' Day wknd
117$1,000-1-$1,000$7,041,250-
Feb 25-27103$1,250-1-$1,250$7,042,800314
Mar 4-6108$1,300+4%1-$1,300$7,046,050315
Mar 11-13112$1,275-1.9%1-$1,275$7,049,025316
Mar 18-20118$1,005-21.2%1-$1,005$7,051,655317
Mar 25-27124$1,000-0.5%1-$1,000$7,054,150318
Apr 1-3122$1,150+15%1-$1,150$7,056,900319
Apr 8-10125$1,000-13%1-$1,000$7,059,250320
Apr 15-17122$1,125+12.5%1-$1,125$7,061,775321
Apr 22-24128$1,000-11.1%1-$1,000$7,064,150322
Apr 29-May 1113$2,400+140%1-$2,400$7,065,550323
May 6-8129$875-63.5%1-$875$7,068,925324
May 13-15127$850-2.9%1-$850$7,071,500325
May 20-22117$1,000+17.6%1-$1,000$7,074,150326
May 27-30
Memorial Day wknd
110$1,800-1-$1,800$7,077,300-
Jun 3-5102$1,750-1-$1,750$7,079,650328
Jun 10-12115$1,600-8.6%1-$1,600$7,081,800329
Jun 17-19109$1,400-12.5%1-$1,400$7,083,850330
Jun 24-26116$1,150-17.9%1-$1,150$7,085,900331
Jul 1-4
July 4th long wknd
115$1,090-1-$1,090$7,088,340-
Jul 8-10112$1,040-1-$1,040$7,090,745333
Jul 15-17109$995-4.3%1-$995$7,093,000334
Jul 22-24107$1,000+0.5%1-$1,000$7,095,255335
Jul 29-31113$890-11%1-$890$7,097,520336
Aug 5-7122$935+5.1%1-$935$7,100,665337
Aug 12-14107$970+3.7%1-$970$7,103,700338
Aug 19-21110$925-4.6%1-$925$7,106,555339
Aug 26-28120$940+1.6%1-$940$7,109,170340
Sep 2-5
Labor Day wknd
121$1,015-1-$1,015$7,111,720-
Sep 9-11123$899-1-$899$7,114,404342
Sep 16-18128$900+0.1%1-$900$7,117,355343
Sep 23-25130$901+0.1%1-$901$7,120,056344
Sep 30-Oct 2132$875-2.9%1-$875$7,122,705345
Oct 7-9126$844-3.5%1-$844$7,125,174346
Oct 14-16123$922+9.2%1-$922$7,127,852347
Oct 21-23128$895-2.9%1-$895$7,130,380348
Oct 28-30127$900+0.6%1-$900$7,132,860349
Nov 4-6120$912+1.3%1-$912$7,135,222350
Nov 11-13123$895-1.9%1-$895$7,137,205351
Nov 18-20131$875-2.2%1-$875$7,139,060352
Nov 25-27120$795-9.1%1-$795$7,140,480353
Dec 2-4127$750-5.7%1-$750$7,141,915354
Dec 9-11119$700-6.7%1-$700$7,143,165355
Dec 16-18102$725+3.6%1-$725$7,144,450356
Dec 23-26
Christmas long wknd
82$800-1-$800$7,145,715-
Dec 30-Jan 1, 200683$900-1-$900$7,146,915358
Jan 6-884$925+2.8%1-$925$7,148,090359
Jan 13-16
MLK wknd
96$850-1-$850$7,149,215-
Jan 20-2298$825-1-$825$7,150,290361
Jan 27-29100$830+0.6%1-$830$7,151,420362
Feb 3-5108$800-3.6%1-$800$7,152,590363
Feb 10-12111$780-2.5%1-$780$7,153,745364
Feb 17-20
Presidents' Day wknd
114$810-1-$810$7,154,925-
Feb 24-26115$800-1-$800$7,156,060366
Mar 3-5117$775-3.1%1-$775$7,157,235367
Mar 10-12117$815+5.2%1-$815$7,158,375368
Mar 17-19124$800-1.8%1-$800$7,159,410369
Mar 31-Apr 2125$700-1-$700$7,161,335371
Apr 7-9122$710+1.4%1-$710$7,162,345372
Apr 14-16131$700-1.4%1-$700$7,163,335373
Apr 21-23125$710+1.4%1-$710$7,164,330374
Apr 28-30133$695-2.1%1-$695$7,165,290375
May 5-7120$700+0.7%1-$700$7,166,245376
May 12-14121$705+0.7%1-$705$7,167,250377
May 19-21120$710+0.7%1-$710$7,168,250378
May 26-29
Memorial Day wknd
117$830-1-$830$7,169,370-
Jun 2-4107$825-1-$825$7,170,465380
Jun 9-11109$810-1.8%1-$810$7,171,445381
Jun 16-18116$800-1.2%1-$800$7,172,415382
Jun 23-25123$780-2.5%1-$780$7,173,370383
Jun 30-Jul 2111$750-3.8%1-$750$7,174,290384
Jul 7-9114$700-6.7%1-$700$7,175,165385
Jul 14-16115$715+2.1%1-$715$7,176,090386
Jul 21-23117$725+1.4%1-$725$7,177,025387
Jul 28-30118$750+3.4%1-$750$7,177,950388
Aug 4-6118$740-1.3%1-$740$7,178,835389
Aug 11-13121$758+2.4%1-$758$7,179,733390
Aug 18-20127$820+8.2%1-$820$7,180,670391
Aug 25-27123$650-20.7%1-$650$7,181,300392
Sep 1-4
Labor Day wknd
121$625-1-$625$7,182,100-
Sep 8-10120$595-1-$595$7,182,910394
Sep 15-17122$613+3%1-$613$7,183,753395
Sep 22-24134$575-6.2%1-$575$7,184,565396
Sep 29-Oct 1130$600+4.3%1-$600$7,185,461397
Oct 13-15126$575-1-$575$7,187,201399
Oct 20-22118$600+4.3%1-$600$7,188,126400
Oct 27-29118$550-8.3%1-$550$7,188,946401
Nov 3-5127$545-0.9%1-$545$7,189,806402
Nov 10-12116$510-6.4%1-$510$7,190,681403
Nov 17-19119$490-3.9%1-$490$7,191,611404
Nov 24-26113$480-2%1-$480$7,192,546405
Dec 1-3112$500+4.2%1-$500$7,193,516406
Dec 8-10121$490-2%1-$490$7,194,446407
Dec 15-17105$510+4.1%1-$510$7,195,401408