City of Ember

For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing ... and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker.

Grosses

Domestic (43.9%)
$7,873,007
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Opening$3,129,473
2,022 theaters
Budget$55,000,000
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 30 min
GenresAdventure Family Fantasy Sci-Fi
In Release448 days/64 weeks
Widest Release2,023 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 10, 2008Friday11$973,047--2,022$481$973,0471
Oct 11, 2008Saturday10$1,271,641+30.7%-2,022$628$2,244,6882
Oct 12, 2008Sunday10$884,785-30.4%-2,022$437$3,129,4733
Oct 13, 2008
Columbus Day
Monday8$471,941-46.7%-2,022$233$3,601,4144
Oct 14, 2008Tuesday12$200,336-57.6%-2,022$99$3,801,7505
Oct 15, 2008Wednesday11$180,545-9.9%-2,022$89$3,982,2956
Oct 16, 2008Thursday11$213,703+18.4%-2,022$105$4,195,9987
Oct 17, 2008Friday15$506,694+137.1%-47.9%2,022$250$4,702,6928
Oct 18, 2008Saturday15$738,512+45.8%-41.9%2,022$365$5,441,2049
Oct 19, 2008Sunday14$485,549-34.3%-45.1%2,023$240$5,926,75310
Oct 20, 2008Monday16$113,836-76.6%-75.9%2,023$56$6,040,58911
Oct 21, 2008Tuesday16$110,642-2.8%-44.8%2,023$54$6,151,23112
Oct 22, 2008Wednesday16$111,143+0.5%-38.4%2,023$54$6,262,37413
Oct 23, 2008Thursday16$133,696+20.3%-37.4%2,023$66$6,396,07014
Oct 24, 2008Friday22$135,456+1.3%-73.3%536$252$6,531,52615
Oct 25, 2008Saturday21$198,617+46.6%-73.1%536$370$6,730,14316
Oct 26, 2008Sunday20$142,669-28.2%-70.6%536$266$6,872,81217
Oct 27, 2008Monday22$28,579-80%-74.9%536$53$6,901,39118
Oct 28, 2008Tuesday23$29,921+4.7%-73%536$55$6,931,31219
Oct 29, 2008Wednesday23$29,056-2.9%-73.9%536$54$6,960,36820
Oct 30, 2008Thursday21$36,065+24.1%-73%536$67$6,996,43321
Oct 31, 2008
Halloween
Friday26$43,121+19.6%-68.2%257$167$7,039,55422
Nov 1, 2008Saturday26$104,221+141.7%-47.5%257$405$7,143,77523
Nov 2, 2008Sunday26$77,703-25.4%-45.5%257$302$7,221,47824
Nov 3, 2008Monday26$13,821-82.2%-51.6%257$53$7,235,29925
Nov 4, 2008Tuesday25$20,941+51.5%-30%257$81$7,256,24026
Nov 5, 2008Wednesday28$13,635-34.9%-53.1%257$53$7,269,87527
Nov 6, 2008Thursday29$12,962-4.9%-64.1%257$50$7,282,83728
Nov 7, 2008Friday30$34,960+169.7%-18.9%180$194$7,317,79729
Nov 8, 2008Saturday30$62,138+77.7%-40.4%180$345$7,379,93530
Nov 9, 2008Sunday30$36,553-41.2%-53%180$203$7,416,48831
Nov 10, 2008Monday28$14,111-61.4%+2.1%180$78$7,430,59932
Nov 11, 2008Tuesday28$26,679+89.1%+27.4%180$148$7,457,27833
Nov 12, 2008Wednesday30$8,816-67%-35.3%180$48$7,466,09434
Nov 13, 2008Thursday33$8,016-9.1%-38.2%180$44$7,474,11035
Nov 14, 2008Friday32$26,440+229.8%-24.4%171$154$7,500,55036
Nov 15, 2008Saturday32$44,435+68.1%-28.5%171$259$7,544,98537
Nov 16, 2008Sunday31$26,192-41.1%-28.3%171$153$7,571,17738
Nov 17, 2008Monday30$6,900-73.7%-51.1%171$40$7,578,07739
Nov 18, 2008Tuesday33$6,006-13%-77.5%171$35$7,584,08340
Nov 19, 2008Wednesday32$6,244+4%-29.2%171$36$7,590,32741
Nov 20, 2008Thursday34$5,614-10.1%-30%171$32$7,595,94142
Nov 21, 2008Friday32$16,168+188%-38.9%148$109$7,612,10943
Nov 22, 2008Saturday31$27,345+69.1%-38.5%148$184$7,639,45444
Nov 23, 2008Sunday30$18,876-31%-27.9%148$127$7,658,33045
Nov 24, 2008Monday34$6,244-66.9%-9.5%148$42$7,664,57446
Nov 25, 2008Tuesday31$8,145+30.4%+35.6%148$55$7,672,71947
Nov 26, 2008Wednesday32$8,935+9.7%+43.1%110$81$7,681,65448
Nov 27, 2008
Thanksgiving
Thursday33$7,638-14.5%+36.1%110$69$7,689,29249
Nov 28, 2008Friday32$20,365+166.6%+26%111$183$7,709,65750
Nov 29, 2008Saturday32$21,874+7.4%-20%111$197$7,731,53151
Nov 30, 2008Sunday31$12,231-44.1%-35.2%111$110$7,743,76252
Dec 1, 2008Monday35$2,594-78.8%-58.5%111$23$7,746,35653
Dec 2, 2008Tuesday37$2,592<0.1%-68.2%111$23$7,748,94854
Dec 3, 2008Wednesday37$2,110-18.6%-76.4%111$19$7,751,05855
Dec 4, 2008Thursday37$2,706+28.2%-64.6%111$24$7,753,76456
Dec 5, 2008Friday37$7,105+162.6%-65.1%83$85$7,760,86957
Dec 6, 2008Saturday34$12,078+70%-44.8%83$145$7,772,94758
Dec 7, 2008Sunday33$8,678-28.2%-29%83$104$7,781,62559
Dec 8, 2008Monday36$2,475-71.5%-4.6%83$29$7,784,10060
Dec 9, 2008Tuesday37$2,791+12.8%+7.7%83$33$7,786,89161
Dec 10, 2008Wednesday40$1,920-31.2%-9%83$23$7,788,81162
Dec 11, 2008Thursday41$1,705-11.2%-37%83$20$7,790,51663
Dec 12, 2008Friday41$4,840+183.9%-31.9%63$76$7,795,35664
Dec 13, 2008Saturday39$7,731+59.7%-36%63$122$7,803,08765
Dec 14, 2008Sunday42$4,189-45.8%-51.7%63$66$7,807,27666
Dec 15, 2008Monday41$1,317-68.6%-46.8%63$20$7,808,59367
Dec 16, 2008Tuesday41$1,483+12.6%-46.9%63$23$7,810,07668
Dec 17, 2008Wednesday40$2,673+80.2%+39.2%63$42$7,812,74969
Dec 18, 2008Thursday43$1,483-44.5%-13%63$23$7,814,23270
Dec 25, 2008
Christmas Day
Thursday46$1,552-+4.7%25$62$7,831,37177