The Lovely Bones

Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.

Grosses

Domestic (47.1%)
$44,114,232
Summary Details
DistributorDreamWorks
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Opening$116,616
3 theaters
Budget$65,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Dec 11, 2009 (Jan 15, 2010) - Mar 18, 2010
MPAAPG-13
Running Time2 hr 15 min
GenresDrama Fantasy Thriller
In Release386 days/55 weeks
Widest Release2,638 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Dec 11, 2009Friday23$43,532--3$14,510$43,5321
Dec 12, 2009Saturday27$40,692-6.5%-3$13,564$84,2242
Dec 13, 2009Sunday27$32,392-20.4%-3$10,797$116,6163
Dec 14, 2009Monday26$10,824-66.6%-3$3,608$127,4404
Dec 15, 2009Tuesday30$9,591-11.4%-3$3,197$137,0315
Dec 16, 2009Wednesday30$8,748-8.8%-3$2,916$145,7796
Dec 17, 2009Thursday29$9,811+12.2%-3$3,270$155,5907
Dec 18, 2009Friday36$13,101+33.5%-69.9%3$4,367$168,6918
Dec 19, 2009Saturday36$16,034+22.4%-60.6%3$5,344$184,7259
Dec 20, 2009Sunday35$15,962-0.4%-50.7%3$5,320$200,68710
Dec 21, 2009Monday38$8,040-49.6%-25.7%3$2,680$208,72711
Dec 22, 2009Tuesday37$10,047+25%+4.8%3$3,349$218,77412
Dec 23, 2009Wednesday40$7,628-24.1%-12.8%3$2,542$226,40213
Dec 24, 2009Thursday34$7,843+2.8%-20.1%3$2,614$234,24514
Dec 25, 2009
Christmas Day
Friday34$13,120+67.3%+0.1%3$4,373$247,36515
Dec 26, 2009Saturday38$13,861+5.6%-13.6%3$4,620$261,22616
Dec 27, 2009Sunday36$14,935+7.7%-6.4%3$4,978$276,16117
Dec 28, 2009Monday36$10,630-28.8%+32.2%3$3,543$286,79118
Dec 29, 2009Tuesday37$11,049+3.9%+10%3$3,683$297,84019
Dec 30, 2009Wednesday36$14,470+31%+89.7%3$4,823$312,31020
Dec 31, 2009
New Year's Eve
Thursday38$6,113-57.8%-22.1%3$2,037$318,42321
Jan 1, 2010
New Year's Day
Friday35$24,949+308.1%+90.2%3$8,316$343,37222
Jan 2, 2010Saturday37$23,707-5%+71%3$7,902$367,07923
Jan 3, 2010Sunday33$16,022-32.4%+7.3%3$5,340$383,10124
Jan 4, 2010Monday33$6,384-60.2%-39.9%3$2,128$389,48525
Jan 5, 2010Tuesday31$7,553+18.3%-31.6%3$2,517$397,03826
Jan 6, 2010Wednesday32$5,852-22.5%-59.6%3$1,950$402,89027
Jan 7, 2010Thursday30$6,618+13.1%+8.3%3$2,206$409,50828
Jan 8, 2010Friday35$9,566+44.5%-61.7%3$3,188$419,07429
Jan 9, 2010Saturday37$15,300+59.9%-35.5%3$5,100$434,37430
Jan 10, 2010Sunday36$13,706-10.4%-14.5%3$4,568$448,08031
Jan 11, 2010Monday31$4,156-69.7%-34.9%3$1,385$452,23632
Jan 12, 2010Tuesday30$7,192+73.1%-4.8%3$2,397$459,42833
Jan 13, 2010Wednesday32$3,145-56.3%-46.3%3$1,048$462,57334
Jan 14, 2010Thursday32$4,090+30%-38.2%3$1,363$466,66335
Jan 15, 2010Friday3$5,720,017+139,753.7%+59,695.3%2,563$2,231$6,186,68036
Jan 16, 2010Saturday3$6,353,511+11.1%+41,426.2%2,563$2,478$12,540,19137
Jan 17, 2010Sunday3$4,931,605-22.4%+35,881.4%2,563$1,924$17,471,79638
Jan 18, 2010
MLK Day
Monday5$2,905,215-41.1%+69,804.1%2,563$1,133$20,377,01139
Jan 19, 2010Tuesday3$948,043-67.4%+13,081.9%2,563$369$21,325,05440
Jan 20, 2010Wednesday3$734,680-22.5%+23,260.3%2,563$286$22,059,73441
Jan 21, 2010Thursday4$764,707+4.1%+18,597%2,563$298$22,824,44142
Jan 22, 2010Friday5$2,596,113+239.5%-54.6%2,571$1,009$25,420,55443
Jan 23, 2010Saturday5$3,894,394+50%-38.7%2,571$1,514$29,314,94844
Jan 24, 2010Sunday5$1,927,685-50.5%-60.9%2,571$749$31,242,63345
Jan 25, 2010Monday5$505,718-73.8%-82.6%2,571$196$31,748,35146
Jan 26, 2010Tuesday6$553,546+9.5%-41.6%2,571$215$32,301,89747
Jan 27, 2010Wednesday6$478,442-13.6%-34.9%2,571$186$32,780,33948
Jan 28, 2010Thursday5$498,571+4.2%-34.8%2,571$193$33,278,91049
Jan 29, 2010Friday7$1,349,075+170.6%-48%2,638$511$34,627,98550
Jan 30, 2010Saturday7$2,141,770+58.8%-45%2,638$811$36,769,75551
Jan 31, 2010Sunday8$1,235,983-42.3%-35.9%2,638$468$38,005,73852
Feb 1, 2010Monday8$308,354-75.1%-39%2,638$116$38,314,09253
Feb 2, 2010Tuesday9$332,988+8%-39.8%2,638$126$38,647,08054
Feb 3, 2010Wednesday10$291,727-12.4%-39%2,638$110$38,938,80755
Feb 4, 2010Thursday10$284,624-2.4%-42.9%2,638$107$39,223,43156
Feb 5, 2010Friday12$718,766+152.5%-46.7%2,330$308$39,942,19757
Feb 6, 2010Saturday14$1,125,193+56.5%-47.5%2,330$482$41,067,39058
Feb 7, 2010Sunday11$418,440-62.8%-66.1%2,330$179$41,485,83059
Feb 8, 2010Monday13$175,780-58%-43%2,330$75$41,661,61060
Feb 9, 2010Tuesday14$163,520-7%-50.9%2,330$70$41,825,13061
Feb 10, 2010Wednesday14$153,315-6.2%-47.4%2,330$65$41,978,44562
Feb 11, 2010Thursday14$179,171+16.9%-37%2,330$76$42,157,61663
Feb 12, 2010Friday19$141,077-21.3%-80.4%833$169$42,298,69364
Feb 13, 2010Saturday19$252,804+79.2%-77.5%833$303$42,551,49765
Feb 14, 2010Sunday19$296,404+17.2%-29.2%833$355$42,847,90166
Feb 15, 2010
Presidents' Day
Monday21$114,517-61.4%-34.9%833$137$42,962,41867
Feb 16, 2010Tuesday21$44,317-61.3%-72.9%833$53$43,006,73568
Feb 17, 2010Wednesday21$44,611+0.7%-70.9%833$53$43,051,34669
Feb 18, 2010Thursday21$46,876+5.1%-73.8%833$56$43,098,22270
Feb 19, 2010Friday22$77,659+65.7%-45%469$165$43,175,88171
Feb 20, 2010Saturday22$120,947+55.7%-52.2%469$257$43,296,82872
Feb 21, 2010Sunday24$67,691-44%-77.2%469$144$43,364,51973
Feb 22, 2010Monday24$18,876-72.1%-83.5%469$40$43,383,39574
Feb 23, 2010Tuesday24$18,781-0.5%-57.6%469$40$43,402,17675
Feb 24, 2010Wednesday25$18,486-1.6%-58.6%469$39$43,420,66276
Feb 25, 2010Thursday25$21,386+15.7%-54.4%469$45$43,442,04877
Feb 26, 2010Friday27$43,287+102.4%-44.3%261$165$43,485,33578
Feb 27, 2010Saturday29$70,230+62.2%-41.9%261$269$43,555,56579
Feb 28, 2010Sunday29$36,801-47.6%-45.6%261$141$43,592,36680
Mar 1, 2010Monday28$13,015-64.6%-31.1%261$49$43,605,38181
Mar 2, 2010Tuesday28$15,322+17.7%-18.4%261$58$43,620,70382
Mar 3, 2010Wednesday28$13,465-12.1%-27.2%261$51$43,634,16883
Mar 4, 2010Thursday28$13,685+1.6%-36%261$52$43,647,85384
Mar 5, 2010Friday24$49,837+264.2%+15.1%263$189$43,697,69085
Mar 6, 2010Saturday25$76,802+54.1%+9.4%263$292$43,774,49286
Mar 7, 2010Sunday25$44,347-42.3%+20.5%263$168$43,818,83987
Mar 8, 2010Monday25$16,200-63.5%+24.5%263$61$43,835,03988
Mar 9, 2010Tuesday25$19,541+20.6%+27.5%263$74$43,854,58089
Mar 10, 2010Wednesday25$16,457-15.8%+22.2%263$62$43,871,03790
Mar 11, 2010Thursday25$18,805+14.3%+37.4%263$71$43,889,84291
Mar 12, 2010Friday27$27,475+46.1%-44.9%188$146$43,917,31792
Mar 13, 2010Saturday28$40,521+47.5%-47.2%188$215$43,957,83893
Mar 14, 2010Sunday29$25,004-38.3%-43.6%188$133$43,982,84294
Mar 15, 2010Monday28$10,851-56.6%-33%188$57$43,993,69395
Mar 16, 2010Tuesday28$11,653+7.4%-40.4%188$61$44,005,34696
Mar 17, 2010Wednesday28$10,694-8.2%-35%188$56$44,016,04097
Mar 18, 2010Thursday28$12,198+14.1%-35.1%188$64$44,028,23898