The Possession

A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.

Grosses

Domestic (57.5%)
$49,130,154
Summary Details
DistributorLionsgate
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Opening$17,732,480
2,816 theaters
Budget$14,000,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 32 min
GenresHorror Mystery Thriller
In Release126 days/18 weeks
Widest Release2,860 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Aug 31, 2012Friday1$6,078,660--2,816$2,158$6,078,6601
Sep 1, 2012Saturday1$6,327,200+4.1%-2,816$2,246$12,405,8602
Sep 2, 2012Sunday1$5,326,620-15.8%-2,816$1,891$17,732,4803
Sep 3, 2012
Labor Day
Monday1$3,346,360-37.2%-2,816$1,188$21,078,8404
Sep 4, 2012Tuesday1$1,201,397-64.1%-2,816$426$22,280,2375
Sep 5, 2012Wednesday1$781,159-35%-2,816$277$23,061,3966
Sep 6, 2012Thursday1$787,714+0.8%-2,816$279$23,849,1107
Sep 7, 2012Friday1$2,885,645+266.3%-52.5%2,834$1,018$26,734,7558
Sep 8, 2012Saturday1$4,423,641+53.3%-30.1%2,834$1,560$31,158,3969
Sep 9, 2012Sunday1$2,008,186-54.6%-62.3%2,834$708$33,166,58210
Sep 10, 2012Monday2$554,808-72.4%-83.4%2,834$195$33,721,39011
Sep 11, 2012Tuesday2$673,818+21.5%-43.9%2,834$237$34,395,20812
Sep 12, 2012Wednesday3$491,191-27.1%-37.1%2,834$173$34,886,39913
Sep 13, 2012Thursday2$480,713-2.1%-39%2,834$169$35,367,11214
Sep 14, 2012Friday3$1,826,687+280%-36.7%2,860$638$37,193,79915
Sep 15, 2012Saturday3$2,650,159+45.1%-40.1%2,860$926$39,843,95816
Sep 16, 2012Sunday3$1,289,532-51.3%-35.8%2,860$450$41,133,49017
Sep 17, 2012Monday4$430,346-66.6%-22.4%2,860$150$41,563,83618
Sep 18, 2012Tuesday4$455,246+5.8%-32.4%2,860$159$42,019,08219
Sep 19, 2012Wednesday4$311,494-31.6%-36.6%2,860$108$42,330,57620
Sep 20, 2012Thursday4$319,051+2.4%-33.6%2,860$111$42,649,62721
Sep 21, 2012Friday8$808,801+153.5%-55.7%2,598$311$43,458,42822
Sep 22, 2012Saturday8$1,247,157+54.2%-52.9%2,598$480$44,705,58523
Sep 23, 2012Sunday9$586,032-53%-54.6%2,598$225$45,291,61724
Sep 24, 2012Monday9$167,245-71.5%-61.1%2,598$64$45,458,86225
Sep 25, 2012Tuesday9$225,589+34.9%-50.4%2,598$86$45,684,45126
Sep 26, 2012Wednesday10$190,179-15.7%-38.9%2,598$73$45,874,63027
Sep 27, 2012Thursday9$174,688-8.1%-45.2%2,598$67$46,049,31828
Sep 28, 2012Friday12$413,468+136.7%-48.9%1,618$255$46,462,78629
Sep 29, 2012Saturday12$663,811+60.5%-46.8%1,618$410$47,126,59730
Sep 30, 2012Sunday12$285,125-57%-51.3%1,618$176$47,411,72231
Oct 1, 2012Monday13$87,750-69.2%-47.5%1,618$54$47,499,47232
Oct 2, 2012Tuesday14$96,946+10.5%-57%1,618$59$47,596,41833
Oct 3, 2012Wednesday13$85,790-11.5%-54.9%1,618$53$47,682,20834
Oct 4, 2012Thursday14$85,675-0.1%-51%1,618$52$47,767,88335
Oct 5, 2012Friday14$184,520+115.4%-55.4%821$224$47,952,40336
Oct 6, 2012Saturday16$285,060+54.5%-57.1%821$347$48,237,46337
Oct 7, 2012Sunday17$153,920-46%-46%821$187$48,391,38338
Oct 8, 2012
Columbus Day
Monday17$62,059-59.7%-29.3%821$75$48,453,44239
Oct 9, 2012Tuesday17$42,559-31.4%-56.1%821$51$48,496,00140
Oct 10, 2012Wednesday17$39,095-8.1%-54.4%821$47$48,535,09641
Oct 11, 2012Thursday17$35,928-8.1%-58.1%821$43$48,571,02442
Oct 12, 2012Friday21$52,003+44.7%-71.8%369$140$48,623,02743
Oct 13, 2012Saturday21$77,652+49.3%-72.8%369$210$48,700,67944
Oct 14, 2012Sunday24$31,369-59.6%-79.6%369$85$48,732,04845
Oct 15, 2012Monday25$10,574-66.3%-83%369$28$48,742,62246
Oct 16, 2012Tuesday25$10,470-1%-75.4%369$28$48,753,09247
Oct 17, 2012Wednesday25$11,113+6.1%-71.6%369$30$48,764,20548
Oct 18, 2012Thursday25$11,124<0.1%-69%369$30$48,775,32949
Oct 19, 2012Friday31$18,383+65.3%-64.7%133$138$48,793,71250
Oct 20, 2012Saturday30$29,347+59.6%-62.2%133$220$48,823,05951
Oct 21, 2012Sunday35$10,571-64%-66.3%133$79$48,833,63052
Oct 22, 2012Monday33$3,319-68.6%-68.6%133$24$48,836,94953
Oct 23, 2012Tuesday35$2,878-13.3%-72.5%133$21$48,839,82754
Oct 24, 2012Wednesday34$2,789-3.1%-74.9%133$20$48,842,61655
Oct 25, 2012Thursday33$3,849+38%-65.4%133$28$48,846,46556
Oct 26, 2012Friday34$12,055+213.2%-34.4%82$147$48,858,52057
Oct 27, 2012Saturday34$15,445+28.1%-47.4%82$188$48,873,96558
Oct 28, 2012Sunday39$6,032-60.9%-42.9%82$73$48,879,99759
Oct 29, 2012Monday37$1,426-76.4%-57%82$17$48,881,42360
Oct 30, 2012Tuesday37$1,681+17.9%-41.6%82$20$48,883,10461
Oct 31, 2012
Halloween
Wednesday36$2,477+47.4%-11.2%82$30$48,885,58162
Nov 1, 2012Thursday36$1,937-21.8%-49.7%82$23$48,887,51863
Nov 2, 2012Friday31$24,191+1,148.9%+100.7%155$156$48,911,70964
Nov 3, 2012Saturday32$44,434+83.7%+187.7%155$286$48,956,14365
Nov 4, 2012Sunday31$25,984-41.5%+330.8%155$167$48,982,12766
Nov 5, 2012Monday31$8,234-68.3%+477.4%155$53$48,990,36167
Nov 6, 2012Tuesday32$8,060-2.1%+379.5%155$52$48,998,42168
Nov 7, 2012Wednesday31$7,195-10.7%+190.5%155$46$49,005,61669
Nov 8, 2012Thursday33$7,623+5.9%+293.5%155$49$49,013,23970
Nov 9, 2012Friday33$15,830+107.7%-34.6%121$130$49,029,06971
Nov 10, 2012Saturday31$28,889+82.5%-35%121$238$49,057,95872
Nov 11, 2012Sunday33$18,024-37.6%-30.6%121$148$49,075,98273
Nov 12, 2012Monday34$7,155-60.3%-13.1%121$59$49,083,13774
Nov 13, 2012Tuesday35$4,166-41.8%-48.3%121$34$49,087,30375
Nov 14, 2012Wednesday36$3,705-11.1%-48.5%121$30$49,091,00876
Nov 15, 2012Thursday35$4,080+10.1%-46.5%121$33$49,095,08877
Nov 16, 2012Friday41$7,010+71.8%-55.7%81$86$49,102,09878
Nov 17, 2012Saturday40$12,178+73.7%-57.8%81$150$49,114,27679
Nov 18, 2012Sunday39$8,043-34%-55.4%81$99$49,122,31980
Nov 19, 2012Monday40$3,605-55.2%-49.6%81$44$49,125,92481
Nov 20, 2012Tuesday40$4,230+17.3%+1.5%81$52$49,130,15482