Sinister

Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s.

Grosses

Domestic (61.9%)
$48,086,903
Summary Details
DistributorLionsgate
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Opening$18,007,634
2,527 theaters
Budget$3,000,000
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 50 min
GenresHorror Mystery Thriller
In Release446 days/63 weeks
Widest Release2,542 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Oct 12-143$18,007,634-2,527-$7,126$18,007,6341
Oct 19-216$8,815,475-51%2,542+15$3,467$31,735,6432
Oct 26-289$4,996,099-43.3%2,347-195$2,128$39,441,0543
Nov 2-412$2,734,446-45.3%1,882-465$1,452$44,276,8204
Nov 9-1112$1,524,448-44.3%1,554-328$980$46,578,6865
Nov 16-1816$456,027-70.1%789-765$577$47,451,2776
Nov 21-25
Thanksgiving 5-Day
26$126,457-127-$995$47,705,703-
Nov 22-25
Thanksgiving 4-Day
26$108,399-127-$853$47,705,703-
Nov 23-2533$91,621-79.9%127-662$721$47,705,7037
Nov 30-Dec 247$40,556-55.7%88-39$460$47,769,8838
Dec 7-948$36,564-9.8%77-11$474$47,823,8549
Dec 14-1628$77,378+111.6%184+107$420$47,917,44410
Dec 21-2349$28,154-63.6%93-91$302$47,988,00311
Dec 21-25
Christmas long wknd
42$37,635-93-$404$47,997,484-
Dec 28-3047$40,156+42.6%82-11$489$48,056,94012
Dec 28-Jan 1, 2013
New Year's long wknd
41$55,423-82-$675$48,072,207-