12 Years a Slave

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Grosses

Domestic (30.2%)
$56,671,993
Summary Details
DistributorFox Searchlight Pictures
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Runtime2 hr 14 min
Opening Weekend$923,715
19 theaters
GenresBiography Drama History
Release Date (Wide)Oct 18, 2013 (Nov 8, 2013) - May 8, 2014
Widest Release1,474 theaters
In Release440 days/62 weeks
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 18, 2013Friday16$273,882--19$14,414$273,8821
Oct 19, 2013Saturday16$381,712+39.4%-19$20,090$655,5942
Oct 20, 2013Sunday14$268,121-29.8%-19$14,111$923,7153
Oct 21, 2013Monday14$90,213-66.4%-19$4,748$1,013,9284
Oct 22, 2013Tuesday14$84,809-6%-19$4,463$1,098,7375
Oct 23, 2013Wednesday14$83,358-1.7%-19$4,387$1,182,0956
Oct 24, 2013Thursday14$77,848-6.6%-19$4,097$1,259,9437
Oct 25, 2013Friday8$621,889+698.9%+127.1%123$5,056$1,881,8328
Oct 26, 2013Saturday8$926,549+49%+142.7%123$7,532$2,808,3819
Oct 27, 2013Sunday8$585,887-36.8%+118.5%123$4,763$3,394,26810
Oct 28, 2013Monday8$195,188-66.7%+116.4%123$1,586$3,589,45611
Oct 29, 2013Tuesday8$213,882+9.6%+152.2%123$1,738$3,803,33812
Oct 30, 2013Wednesday8$186,272-12.9%+123.5%123$1,514$3,989,61013
Oct 31, 2013
Halloween
Thursday9$170,714-8.4%+119.3%123$1,387$4,160,32414
Nov 1, 2013Friday7$1,272,416+645.3%+104.6%410$3,103$5,432,74015
Nov 2, 2013Saturday7$2,172,146+70.7%+134.4%410$5,297$7,604,88616
Nov 3, 2013Sunday7$1,347,652-38%+130%410$3,286$8,952,53817
Nov 4, 2013Monday7$448,732-66.7%+129.9%410$1,094$9,401,27018
Nov 5, 2013Tuesday7$522,207+16.4%+144.2%410$1,273$9,923,47719
Nov 6, 2013Wednesday7$425,757-18.5%+128.6%410$1,038$10,349,23420
Nov 7, 2013Thursday7$396,347-6.9%+132.2%410$966$10,745,58121
Nov 8, 2013Friday7$1,857,890+368.8%+46%1,144$1,624$12,603,47122
Nov 9, 2013Saturday7$2,871,251+54.5%+32.2%1,144$2,509$15,474,72223
Nov 10, 2013Sunday7$1,946,590-32.2%+44.4%1,144$1,701$17,421,31224
Nov 11, 2013Monday7$1,127,622-42.1%+151.3%1,144$985$18,548,93425
Nov 12, 2013Tuesday6$652,564-42.1%+25%1,144$570$19,201,49826
Nov 13, 2013Wednesday6$537,442-17.6%+26.2%1,144$469$19,738,94027
Nov 14, 2013Thursday6$509,845-5.1%+28.6%1,144$445$20,248,78528
Nov 15, 2013Friday8$1,338,504+162.5%-28%1,411$948$21,587,28929
Nov 16, 2013Saturday9$2,085,392+55.8%-27.4%1,411$1,477$23,672,68130
Nov 17, 2013Sunday8$1,180,810-43.4%-39.3%1,411$836$24,853,49131
Nov 18, 2013Monday6$412,646-65.1%-63.4%1,411$292$25,266,13732
Nov 19, 2013Tuesday6$530,373+28.5%-18.7%1,411$375$25,796,51033
Nov 20, 2013Wednesday6$429,531-19%-20.1%1,411$304$26,226,04134
Nov 21, 2013Thursday6$367,271-14.5%-28%1,411$260$26,593,31235
Nov 22, 2013Friday9$803,774+118.9%-39.9%1,474$545$27,397,08636
Nov 23, 2013Saturday9$1,269,179+57.9%-39.1%1,474$861$28,666,26537
Nov 24, 2013Sunday9$760,682-40.1%-35.6%1,474$516$29,426,94738
Nov 25, 2013Monday9$301,896-60.3%-26.8%1,474$204$29,728,84339
Nov 26, 2013Tuesday9$389,303+29%-26.6%1,474$264$30,118,14640
Nov 27, 2013Wednesday15$356,606-8.4%-17%1,165$306$30,474,75241
Nov 28, 2013
Thanksgiving
Thursday13$375,452+5.3%+2.2%1,165$322$30,850,20442
Nov 29, 2013Friday13$901,375+140.1%+12.1%1,165$773$31,751,57943
Nov 30, 2013Saturday13$915,167+1.5%-27.9%1,165$785$32,666,74644
Dec 1, 2013Sunday12$488,496-46.6%-35.8%1,165$419$33,155,24245
Dec 2, 2013Monday12$158,756-67.5%-47.4%1,165$136$33,313,99846
Dec 3, 2013Tuesday11$201,277+26.8%-48.3%1,165$172$33,515,27547
Dec 4, 2013Wednesday10$176,761-12.2%-50.4%1,165$151$33,692,03648
Dec 5, 2013Thursday10$180,084+1.9%-52%1,165$154$33,872,12049
Dec 6, 2013Friday13$315,785+75.4%-65%1,082$291$34,187,90550
Dec 7, 2013Saturday13$525,285+66.3%-42.6%1,082$485$34,713,19051
Dec 8, 2013Sunday12$305,889-41.8%-37.4%1,082$282$35,019,07952
Dec 9, 2013Monday11$130,374-57.4%-17.9%1,082$120$35,149,45353
Dec 10, 2013Tuesday12$165,203+26.7%-17.9%1,082$152$35,314,65654
Dec 11, 2013Wednesday11$140,972-14.7%-20.2%1,082$130$35,455,62855
Dec 12, 2013Thursday9$176,060+24.9%-2.2%1,082$162$35,631,68856
Dec 13, 2013Friday16$205,376+16.7%-35%497$413$35,837,06457
Dec 14, 2013Saturday15$302,239+47.2%-42.5%497$608$36,139,30358
Dec 15, 2013Sunday15$225,210-25.5%-26.4%497$453$36,364,51359
Dec 16, 2013Monday15$93,801-58.3%-28.1%497$188$36,458,31460
Dec 17, 2013Tuesday16$100,109+6.7%-39.4%497$201$36,558,42361
Dec 18, 2013Wednesday16$77,113-23%-45.3%414$186$36,635,53662
Dec 19, 2013Thursday16$74,690-3.1%-57.6%414$180$36,710,22663
Dec 20, 2013Friday20$92,328+23.6%-55%301$306$36,802,55464
Dec 21, 2013Saturday20$152,223+64.9%-49.6%301$505$36,954,77765
Dec 22, 2013Sunday19$125,539-17.5%-44.3%301$417$37,080,31666
Dec 23, 2013Monday19$83,909-33.2%-10.5%301$278$37,164,22567
Dec 24, 2013Tuesday17$73,820-12%-26.3%301$245$37,238,04568
Dec 25, 2013
Christmas Day
Wednesday23$85,066+15.2%+10.3%147$578$37,323,11169
Dec 26, 2013Thursday24$102,873+20.9%+37.7%147$699$37,425,98470
Dec 27, 2013Friday24$117,560+14.3%+27.3%154$763$37,543,54471
Dec 28, 2013Saturday24$145,705+23.9%-4.3%154$946$37,689,24972
Dec 29, 2013Sunday24$109,714-24.7%-12.6%154$712$37,798,96373
Dec 30, 2013Monday24$84,685-22.8%+0.9%154$549$37,883,64874
Dec 31, 2013
New Year's Eve
Tuesday24$67,723-20%-8.3%154$439$37,951,37175
Jan 1, 2014
New Year's Day
Wednesday24$123,789+82.8%+45.5%154$803$38,075,16076
Jan 2, 2014Thursday24$68,182-44.9%-33.7%154$442$38,143,34277
Jan 3, 2014Friday24$97,569+43.1%-17%151$646$38,240,91178
Jan 4, 2014Saturday24$147,900+51.6%+1.5%151$979$38,388,81179
Jan 5, 2014Sunday24$83,275-43.7%-24.1%151$551$38,472,08680
Jan 6, 2014Monday24$32,913-60.5%-61.1%151$217$38,504,99981
Jan 7, 2014Tuesday23$41,141+25%-39.3%151$272$38,546,14082
Jan 8, 2014Wednesday21$44,029+7%-64.4%151$291$38,590,16983
Jan 9, 2014Thursday21$43,606-1%-36%151$288$38,633,77584
Jan 10, 2014Friday25$69,762+60%-28.5%114$611$38,703,53785
Jan 11, 2014Saturday25$127,100+82.2%-14.1%114$1,114$38,830,63786
Jan 12, 2014Sunday26$73,898-41.9%-11.3%114$648$38,904,53587
Jan 13, 2014Monday21$45,724-38.1%+38.9%114$401$38,950,25988
Jan 14, 2014Tuesday22$52,036+13.8%+26.5%114$456$39,002,29589
Jan 15, 2014Wednesday22$45,358-12.8%+3%114$397$39,047,65390
Jan 16, 2014Thursday23$56,645+24.9%+29.9%114$496$39,104,29891
Jan 17, 2014Friday18$394,361+596.2%+465.3%761$518$39,498,65992
Jan 18, 2014Saturday17$710,153+80.1%+458.7%761$933$40,208,81293
Jan 19, 2014Sunday17$435,324-38.7%+489.1%761$572$40,644,13694
Jan 20, 2014
MLK Day
Monday16$429,491-1.3%+839.3%761$564$41,073,62795
Jan 21, 2014Tuesday16$157,243-63.4%+202.2%761$206$41,230,87096
Jan 22, 2014Wednesday17$146,586-6.8%+223.2%761$192$41,377,45697
Jan 23, 2014Thursday17$151,361+3.3%+167.2%761$198$41,528,81798
Jan 24, 2014Friday14$540,347+257%+37%1,231$438$42,069,16499
Jan 25, 2014Saturday16$908,220+68.1%+27.9%1,231$737$42,977,384100
Jan 26, 2014Sunday13$582,749-35.8%+33.9%1,231$473$43,560,133101
Jan 27, 2014Monday12$178,511-69.4%-58.4%1,231$145$43,738,644102
Jan 28, 2014Tuesday12$235,254+31.8%+49.6%1,231$191$43,973,898103
Jan 29, 2014Wednesday10$211,225-10.2%+44.1%1,231$171$44,185,123104
Jan 30, 2014Thursday12$223,272+5.7%+47.5%1,231$181$44,408,395105
Jan 31, 2014Friday13$431,168+93.1%-20.2%1,172$367$44,839,563106
Feb 1, 2014Saturday13$734,731+70.4%-19.1%1,172$626$45,574,294107
Feb 2, 2014Sunday13$276,265-62.4%-52.6%1,172$235$45,850,559108
Feb 3, 2014Monday13$152,990-44.6%-14.3%1,172$130$46,003,549109
Feb 4, 2014Tuesday13$203,180+32.8%-13.6%1,172$173$46,206,729110
Feb 5, 2014Wednesday13$156,871-22.8%-25.7%1,172$133$46,363,600111
Feb 6, 2014Thursday13$167,674+6.9%-24.9%1,172$143$46,531,274112
Feb 7, 2014Friday16$194,451+16%-54.9%678$286$46,725,725113
Feb 8, 2014Saturday16$382,800+96.9%-47.9%678$564$47,108,525114
Feb 9, 2014Sunday17$239,312-37.5%-13.4%678$352$47,347,837115
Feb 10, 2014Monday17$73,739-69.2%-51.8%678$108$47,421,576116
Feb 11, 2014Tuesday17$96,911+31.4%-52.3%678$142$47,518,487117
Feb 12, 2014Wednesday17$64,173-33.8%-59.1%566$113$47,582,660118
Feb 13, 2014Thursday18$69,316+8%-58.7%566$122$47,651,976119
Feb 14, 2014Friday25$131,226+89.3%-32.5%386$339$47,783,202120
Feb 15, 2014Saturday20$233,564+78%-39%386$605$48,016,766121
Feb 16, 2014Sunday20$197,974-15.2%-17.3%386$512$48,214,740122
Feb 17, 2014
Presidents' Day
Monday20$140,535-29%+90.6%386$364$48,355,275123
Feb 18, 2014Tuesday20$72,660-48.3%-25%386$188$48,427,935124
Feb 19, 2014Wednesday20$63,276-12.9%-1.4%386$163$48,491,211125
Feb 20, 2014Thursday20$63,512+0.4%-8.4%386$164$48,554,723126
Feb 21, 2014Friday19$121,116+90.7%-7.7%349$347$48,675,839127
Feb 22, 2014Saturday19$241,358+99.3%+3.3%349$691$48,917,197128
Feb 23, 2014Sunday19$160,023-33.7%-19.2%349$458$49,077,220129
Feb 24, 2014Monday18$56,016-65%-60.1%349$160$49,133,236130
Feb 25, 2014Tuesday18$75,368+34.5%+3.7%349$215$49,208,604131
Feb 26, 2014Wednesday18$71,574-5%+13.1%349$205$49,280,178132
Feb 27, 2014Thursday17$80,187+12%+26.3%349$229$49,360,365133
Feb 28, 2014Friday18$223,422+178.6%+84.5%411$543$49,583,787134
Mar 1, 2014Saturday17$523,106+134.1%+116.7%411$1,272$50,106,893135
Mar 2, 2014Sunday19$229,403-56.1%+43.4%411$558$50,336,296136
Mar 3, 2014Monday12$150,781-34.3%+169.2%411$366$50,487,077137
Mar 4, 2014Tuesday13$169,383+12.3%+124.7%411$412$50,656,460138
Mar 5, 2014Wednesday14$132,964-21.5%+85.8%411$323$50,789,424139
Mar 6, 2014Thursday14$142,611+7.3%+77.8%411$346$50,932,035140
Mar 7, 2014Friday9$584,085+309.6%+161.4%1,065$548$51,516,120141
Mar 8, 2014Saturday9$972,509+66.5%+85.9%1,065$913$52,488,629142
Mar 9, 2014Sunday10$554,218-43%+141.6%1,065$520$53,042,847143
Mar 10, 2014Monday10$183,862-66.8%+21.9%1,065$172$53,226,709144
Mar 11, 2014Tuesday11$245,823+33.7%+45.1%1,065$230$53,472,532145
Mar 12, 2014Wednesday10$200,142-18.6%+50.5%1,065$187$53,672,674146
Mar 13, 2014Thursday10$195,318-2.4%+37%1,065$183$53,867,992147
Mar 14, 2014Friday14$336,605+72.3%-42.4%925$363$54,204,597148
Mar 15, 2014Saturday14$540,201+60.5%-44.5%925$584$54,744,798149
Mar 16, 2014Sunday13$346,086-35.9%-37.6%925$374$55,090,884150
Mar 17, 2014Monday12$120,926-65.1%-34.2%925$130$55,211,810151
Mar 18, 2014Tuesday12$156,101+29.1%-36.5%925$168$55,367,911152
Mar 19, 2014Wednesday12$122,050-21.8%-39%925$131$55,489,961153
Mar 20, 2014Thursday12$100,624-17.6%-48.5%925$108$55,590,585154
Mar 21, 2014Friday18$120,900+20.2%-64.1%522$231$55,711,485155
Mar 22, 2014Saturday18$199,466+65%-63.1%522$382$55,910,951156
Mar 23, 2014Sunday18$119,396-40.1%-65.5%522$228$56,030,347157
Mar 24, 2014Monday17$50,082-58.1%-58.6%522$95$56,080,429158
Mar 25, 2014Tuesday15$66,598+33%-57.3%522$127$56,147,027159
Mar 26, 2014Wednesday17$54,245-18.5%-55.6%522$103$56,201,272160
Mar 27, 2014Thursday19$43,055-20.6%-57.2%522$82$56,244,327161
Mar 28, 2014Friday22$37,766-12.3%-68.8%228$165$56,282,093162
Mar 29, 2014Saturday22$62,456+65.4%-68.7%228$273$56,344,549163
Mar 30, 2014Sunday22$33,861-45.8%-71.6%228$148$56,378,410164
Mar 31, 2014Monday23$12,068-64.4%-75.9%228$52$56,390,478165
Apr 1, 2014Tuesday22$17,313+43.5%-74%228$75$56,407,791166
Apr 2, 2014Wednesday23$14,767-14.7%-72.8%228$64$56,422,558167
Apr 3, 2014Thursday23$12,509-15.3%-70.9%228$54$56,435,067168
Apr 4, 2014Friday31$18,369+46.8%-51.4%128$143$56,453,436169
Apr 5, 2014Saturday29$30,205+64.4%-51.6%128$235$56,483,641170
Apr 6, 2014Sunday30$17,360-42.5%-48.7%128$135$56,501,001171
Apr 7, 2014Monday26$7,704-55.6%-36.2%128$60$56,508,705172
Apr 8, 2014Tuesday27$11,090+44%-35.9%128$86$56,519,795173
Apr 9, 2014Wednesday27$7,069-36.3%-52.1%128$55$56,526,864174
Apr 10, 2014Thursday26$8,045+13.8%-35.7%128$62$56,534,909175
Apr 11, 2014Friday37$9,457+17.6%-48.5%64$147$56,544,366176
Apr 12, 2014Saturday37$13,790+45.8%-54.3%64$215$56,558,156177
Apr 13, 2014Sunday36$9,688-29.7%-44.2%64$151$56,567,844178
Apr 14, 2014Monday33$3,645-62.4%-52.7%64$56$56,571,489179
Apr 15, 2014Tuesday33$5,742+57.5%-48.2%64$89$56,577,231180
Apr 16, 2014Wednesday34$4,686-18.4%-33.7%64$73$56,581,917181
Apr 17, 2014Thursday31$6,744+43.9%-16.2%64$105$56,588,661182
Apr 18, 2014Friday39$9,426+39.8%-0.3%53$177$56,598,087183
Apr 19, 2014Saturday40$10,619+12.7%-23%53$200$56,608,706184
Apr 20, 2014
Easter Sunday
Sunday41$5,927-44.2%-38.8%53$111$56,614,633185
Apr 21, 2014Monday37$4,232-28.6%+16.1%53$79$56,618,865186
Apr 22, 2014Tuesday34$5,995+41.7%+4.4%53$113$56,624,860187
Apr 23, 2014Wednesday34$4,658-22.3%-0.6%53$87$56,629,518188
Apr 24, 2014Thursday35$5,284+13.4%-21.6%53$99$56,634,802189