Death Race

Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.

Grosses

Domestic (48%)
$36,316,032
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$12,621,090
2,532 theaters
Budget$45,000,000
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 45 min
GenresAction Sci-Fi Thriller
In Release132 days/18 weeks
Widest Release2,586 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Aug 22, 2008Friday3$4,620,775--2,532$1,824$4,620,7751
Aug 23, 2008Saturday4$4,456,320-3.6%-2,532$1,760$9,077,0952
Aug 24, 2008Sunday2$3,543,995-20.5%-2,532$1,399$12,621,0903
Aug 25, 2008Monday3$1,266,000-64.3%-2,532$500$13,887,0904
Aug 26, 2008Tuesday3$1,177,380-7%-2,532$465$15,064,4705
Aug 27, 2008Wednesday4$924,180-21.5%-2,532$365$15,988,6506
Aug 28, 2008Thursday4$860,880-6.8%-2,532$340$16,849,5307
Aug 29, 2008Friday7$1,724,995+100.4%-62.7%2,537$679$18,574,5258
Aug 30, 2008Saturday6$2,309,025+33.9%-48.2%2,537$910$20,883,5509
Aug 31, 2008Sunday6$2,270,615-1.7%-35.9%2,537$895$23,154,16510
Sep 1, 2008
Labor Day
Monday6$1,585,120-30.2%+25.2%2,537$624$24,739,28511
Sep 2, 2008Tuesday5$545,605-65.6%-53.7%2,537$215$25,284,89012
Sep 3, 2008Wednesday4$469,345-14%-49.2%2,537$185$25,754,23513
Sep 4, 2008Thursday5$443,975-5.4%-48.4%2,537$175$26,198,21014
Sep 5, 2008Friday7$1,047,330+135.9%-39.3%2,586$405$27,245,54015
Sep 6, 2008Saturday7$1,642,115+56.8%-28.9%2,586$635$28,887,65516
Sep 7, 2008Sunday6$1,021,470-37.8%-55%2,586$395$29,909,12517
Sep 8, 2008Monday4$309,845-69.7%-80.5%2,586$119$30,218,97018
Sep 9, 2008Tuesday5$349,110+12.7%-36%2,586$135$30,568,08019
Sep 10, 2008Wednesday6$296,995-14.9%-36.7%2,586$114$30,865,07520
Sep 11, 2008Thursday5$311,005+4.7%-29.9%2,586$120$31,176,08021
Sep 12, 2008Friday10$571,505+83.8%-45.4%2,007$284$31,747,58522
Sep 13, 2008Saturday10$902,880+58%-45%2,007$449$32,650,46523
Sep 14, 2008Sunday9$582,030-35.5%-43%2,007$290$33,232,49524
Sep 15, 2008Monday11$150,525-74.1%-51.4%2,007$75$33,383,02025
Sep 16, 2008Tuesday11$170,595+13.3%-51.1%2,007$85$33,553,61526
Sep 17, 2008Wednesday11$160,560-5.9%-45.9%2,007$80$33,714,17527
Sep 18, 2008Thursday11$168,575+5%-45.8%2,007$83$33,882,75028
Sep 19, 2008Friday14$291,750+73.1%-49%1,240$235$34,174,50029
Sep 20, 2008Saturday12$464,750+59.3%-48.5%1,240$374$34,639,25030
Sep 21, 2008Sunday12$279,605-39.8%-52%1,240$225$34,918,85531
Sep 22, 2008Monday15$75,015-73.2%-50.2%1,240$60$34,993,87032
Sep 23, 2008Tuesday15$86,755+15.7%-49.1%1,240$69$35,080,62533
Sep 24, 2008Wednesday16$73,800-14.9%-54%1,240$59$35,154,42534
Sep 25, 2008Thursday16$74,225+0.6%-56%1,240$59$35,228,65035
Sep 26, 2008Friday21$113,390+52.8%-61.1%667$170$35,342,04036
Sep 27, 2008Saturday22$190,095+67.6%-59.1%667$285$35,532,13537
Sep 28, 2008Sunday22$106,665-43.9%-61.9%667$159$35,638,80038
Sep 29, 2008Monday20$33,150-68.9%-55.8%667$49$35,671,95039
Sep 30, 2008Tuesday21$39,775+20%-54.2%667$59$35,711,72540
Oct 1, 2008Wednesday22$33,350-16.2%-54.8%667$50$35,745,07541
Oct 2, 2008Thursday20$33,565+0.6%-54.8%667$50$35,778,64042
Oct 3, 2008Friday28$47,880+42.6%-57.8%266$180$35,826,52043
Oct 4, 2008Saturday30$70,505+47.3%-62.9%266$265$35,897,02544
Oct 5, 2008Sunday30$42,560-39.6%-60.1%266$160$35,939,58545
Oct 6, 2008Monday28$13,295-68.8%-59.9%266$49$35,952,88046
Oct 7, 2008Tuesday29$14,550+9.4%-63.4%266$54$35,967,43047
Oct 8, 2008Wednesday30$13,395-7.9%-59.8%266$50$35,980,82548
Oct 9, 2008Thursday31$14,505+8.3%-56.8%266$54$35,995,33049
Oct 10, 2008Friday36$18,460+27.3%-61.4%142$130$36,013,79050
Oct 11, 2008Saturday36$29,110+57.7%-58.7%142$205$36,042,90051
Oct 12, 2008Sunday35$22,010-24.4%-48.3%142$155$36,064,91052
Oct 13, 2008
Columbus Day
Monday36$11,360-48.4%-14.6%142$80$36,076,27053
Oct 14, 2008Tuesday35$7,785-31.5%-46.5%142$54$36,084,05554
Oct 15, 2008Wednesday36$6,390-17.9%-52.3%142$45$36,090,44555
Oct 16, 2008Thursday37$7,085+10.9%-51.2%142$49$36,097,53056