The Skeleton Key

A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.

Grosses

Domestic (52.1%)
$47,907,715
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$16,057,945
2,771 theaters
Budget$43,000,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 44 min
GenresDrama Horror Mystery Thriller
In Release142 days/20 weeks
Widest Release2,784 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Aug 12, 2005Friday2$5,957,650--2,771$2,150$5,957,6501
Aug 13, 2005Saturday2$5,832,955-2.1%-2,771$2,105$11,790,6052
Aug 14, 2005Sunday2$4,267,340-26.8%-2,771$1,540$16,057,9453
Aug 15, 2005Monday2$1,925,845-54.9%-2,771$695$17,983,7904
Aug 16, 2005Tuesday2$1,773,440-7.9%-2,771$640$19,757,2305
Aug 17, 2005Wednesday2$1,524,050-14.1%-2,771$550$21,281,2806
Aug 18, 2005Thursday2$1,441,995-5.4%-2,771$520$22,723,2757
Aug 19, 2005Friday4$2,454,895+70.2%-58.8%2,774$884$25,178,1708
Aug 20, 2005Saturday5$3,134,620+27.7%-46.3%2,774$1,130$28,312,7909
Aug 21, 2005Sunday5$2,135,980-31.9%-49.9%2,774$770$30,448,77010
Aug 22, 2005Monday5$818,330-61.7%-57.5%2,774$295$31,267,10011
Aug 23, 2005Tuesday5$817,250-0.1%-53.9%2,774$294$32,084,35012
Aug 24, 2005Wednesday5$735,110-10.1%-51.8%2,774$265$32,819,46013
Aug 25, 2005Thursday5$694,625-5.5%-51.8%2,774$250$33,514,08514
Aug 26, 2005Friday7$1,405,920+102.4%-42.7%2,784$505$34,920,00515
Aug 27, 2005Saturday8$1,948,755+38.6%-37.8%2,784$699$36,868,76016
Aug 28, 2005Sunday8$1,183,200-39.3%-44.6%2,784$425$38,051,96017
Aug 29, 2005Monday8$487,025-58.8%-40.5%2,784$174$38,538,98518
Aug 30, 2005Tuesday8$473,280-2.8%-42.1%2,784$170$39,012,26519
Aug 31, 2005Wednesday9$389,760-17.6%-47%2,784$140$39,402,02520
Sep 1, 2005Thursday9$334,080-14.3%-51.9%2,784$120$39,736,10521
Sep 2, 2005Friday9$844,885+152.9%-39.9%2,414$349$40,580,99022
Sep 3, 2005Saturday9$1,255,280+48.6%-35.6%2,414$520$41,836,27023
Sep 4, 2005Sunday9$1,206,685-3.9%+2%2,414$499$43,042,95524
Sep 5, 2005
Labor Day
Monday11$736,270-39%+51.2%2,414$305$43,779,22525
Sep 6, 2005Tuesday10$194,205-73.6%-59%2,414$80$43,973,43026
Sep 7, 2005Wednesday10$168,980-13%-56.6%2,414$70$44,142,41027
Sep 8, 2005Thursday10$169,225+0.1%-49.3%2,414$70$44,311,63528
Sep 9, 2005Friday11$506,520+199.3%-40%1,876$270$44,818,15529
Sep 10, 2005Saturday11$684,740+35.2%-45.5%1,876$365$45,502,89530
Sep 11, 2005Sunday14$318,920-53.4%-73.6%1,882$169$45,821,81531
Sep 12, 2005Monday11$93,800-70.6%-87.3%1,882$49$45,915,61532
Sep 13, 2005Tuesday11$103,180+10%-46.9%1,882$54$46,018,79533
Sep 14, 2005Wednesday11$103,195<0.1%-38.9%1,882$54$46,121,99034
Sep 15, 2005Thursday11$104,000+0.8%-38.5%1,882$55$46,225,99035
Sep 16, 2005Friday15$188,160+80.9%-62.9%896$210$46,414,15036
Sep 17, 2005Saturday16$304,640+61.9%-55.5%896$340$46,718,79037
Sep 18, 2005Sunday17$134,395-55.9%-57.9%900$149$46,853,18538
Sep 19, 2005Monday13$40,555-69.8%-56.8%900$45$46,893,74039
Sep 20, 2005Tuesday14$40,710+0.4%-60.5%900$45$46,934,45040
Sep 21, 2005Wednesday13$40,125-1.4%-61.1%900$44$46,974,57541
Sep 22, 2005Thursday13$40,325+0.5%-61.2%900$44$47,014,90042
Sep 23, 2005Friday21$65,550+62.6%-65.2%345$190$47,080,45043
Sep 24, 2005Saturday23$105,225+60.5%-65.5%345$305$47,185,67544
Sep 25, 2005Sunday23$46,575-55.7%-65.3%341$136$47,232,25045
Sep 26, 2005Monday17$17,250-63%-57.5%341$50$47,249,50046
Sep 27, 2005Tuesday19$15,525-10%-61.9%341$45$47,265,02547
Sep 28, 2005Wednesday18$15,605+0.5%-61.1%341$45$47,280,63048
Sep 29, 2005Thursday17$17,115+9.7%-57.6%341$50$47,297,74549
Sep 30, 2005Friday23$48,960+186.1%-25.3%272$180$47,346,70550
Oct 1, 2005Saturday26$80,245+63.9%-23.7%272$295$47,426,95051
Oct 2, 2005Sunday27$39,440-50.9%-15.3%272$145$47,466,39052
Oct 3, 2005Monday23$12,240-69%-29%272$45$47,478,63053
Oct 4, 2005Tuesday24$13,555+10.7%-12.7%272$49$47,492,18554
Oct 5, 2005Wednesday23$12,185-10.1%-21.9%272$44$47,504,37055
Oct 6, 2005Thursday21$15,005+23.1%-12.3%272$55$47,519,37556
Oct 7, 2005Friday35$26,860+79%-45.1%158$170$47,546,23557
Oct 8, 2005Saturday36$42,660+58.8%-46.8%158$270$47,588,89558
Oct 9, 2005Sunday35$25,275-40.8%-35.9%158$159$47,614,17059
Oct 10, 2005
Columbus Day
Monday35$8,690-65.6%-29%158$55$47,622,86060
Oct 11, 2005Tuesday32$7,900-9.1%-41.7%158$50$47,630,76061
Oct 12, 2005Wednesday33$6,320-20%-48.1%158$40$47,637,08062
Oct 13, 2005Thursday35$7,110+12.5%-52.6%158$45$47,644,19063
Oct 14, 2005Friday34$23,360+228.6%-13%146$160$47,667,55064
Oct 15, 2005Saturday32$39,425+68.8%-7.6%146$270$47,706,97565
Oct 16, 2005Sunday33$22,630-42.6%-10.5%148$152$47,729,60566
Oct 17, 2005Monday32$6,570-71%-24.4%148$44$47,736,17567
Oct 18, 2005Tuesday32$6,560-0.2%-17%148$44$47,742,73568
Oct 19, 2005Wednesday33$5,840-11%-7.6%148$39$47,748,57569
Oct 20, 2005Thursday32$6,555+12.2%-7.8%148$44$47,755,13070
Oct 21, 2005Friday41$15,480+136.2%-33.7%86$180$47,770,61071
Oct 22, 2005Saturday40$22,790+47.2%-42.2%86$265$47,793,40072
Oct 23, 2005Sunday40$12,895-43.4%-43%85$151$47,806,29573
Oct 24, 2005Monday39$3,870-70%-41.1%85$45$47,810,16574
Oct 25, 2005Tuesday38$4,305+11.2%-34.4%85$50$47,814,47075
Oct 26, 2005Wednesday38$4,295-0.2%-26.5%85$50$47,818,76576
Oct 27, 2005Thursday39$4,335+0.9%-33.9%85$51$47,823,10077