Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend believes that she has released creatures from a sealed ash pit in the basement of her new home.

Grosses

Domestic (65%)
$24,046,682
Summary Details
DistributorFilmDistrict
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Opening$8,525,728
2,760 theaters
Budget$25,000,000
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 39 min
GenresFantasy Horror Thriller
In Release133 days/19 weeks
Widest Release2,780 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Aug 26, 2011Friday3$3,582,854--2,760$1,298$3,582,8541
Aug 27, 2011Saturday4$3,034,455-15.3%-2,760$1,099$6,617,3092
Aug 28, 2011Sunday5$1,908,419-37.1%-2,760$691$8,525,7283
Aug 29, 2011Monday5$800,638-58%-2,760$290$9,326,3664
Aug 30, 2011Tuesday5$895,128+11.8%-2,760$324$10,221,4945
Aug 31, 2011Wednesday6$621,588-30.6%-2,760$225$10,843,0826
Sep 1, 2011Thursday6$597,107-3.9%-2,760$216$11,440,1897
Sep 2, 2011Friday7$1,472,333+146.6%-58.9%2,780$529$12,912,5228
Sep 3, 2011Saturday7$1,924,895+30.7%-36.6%2,780$692$14,837,4179
Sep 4, 2011Sunday9$1,798,040-6.6%-5.8%2,780$646$16,635,45710
Sep 5, 2011
Labor Day
Monday10$1,186,959-34%+48.3%2,780$426$17,822,41611
Sep 6, 2011Tuesday8$409,642-65.5%-54.2%2,780$147$18,232,05812
Sep 7, 2011Wednesday8$312,185-23.8%-49.8%2,780$112$18,544,24313
Sep 8, 2011Thursday7$289,515-7.3%-51.5%2,780$104$18,833,75814
Sep 9, 2011Friday12$674,589+133%-54.2%2,251$299$19,508,34715
Sep 10, 2011Saturday11$999,222+48.1%-48.1%2,251$443$20,507,56916
Sep 11, 2011Sunday13$493,035-50.7%-72.6%2,251$219$21,000,60417
Sep 12, 2011Monday10$155,216-68.5%-86.9%2,251$68$21,155,82018
Sep 13, 2011Tuesday11$182,972+17.9%-55.3%2,251$81$21,338,79219
Sep 14, 2011Wednesday11$156,156-14.7%-50%2,251$69$21,494,94820
Sep 15, 2011Thursday11$163,963+5%-43.4%2,251$72$21,658,91121
Sep 16, 2011Friday15$354,306+116.1%-47.5%1,334$265$22,013,21722
Sep 17, 2011Saturday16$498,795+40.8%-50.1%1,334$373$22,512,01223
Sep 18, 2011Sunday17$271,490-45.6%-44.9%1,334$203$22,783,50224
Sep 19, 2011Monday15$80,143-70.5%-48.4%1,334$60$22,863,64525
Sep 20, 2011Tuesday16$91,035+13.6%-50.2%1,334$68$22,954,68026
Sep 21, 2011Wednesday15$80,044-12.1%-48.7%1,334$60$23,034,72427
Sep 22, 2011Thursday15$88,797+10.9%-45.8%1,334$66$23,123,52128
Sep 23, 2011Friday20$110,106+24%-68.9%424$259$23,233,62729
Sep 24, 2011Saturday22$162,902+48%-67.3%424$384$23,396,52930
Sep 25, 2011Sunday23$80,754-50.4%-70.3%424$190$23,477,28331
Sep 26, 2011Monday22$24,151-70.1%-69.9%424$56$23,501,43432
Sep 27, 2011Tuesday24$25,262+4.6%-72.3%424$59$23,526,69633
Sep 28, 2011Wednesday21$26,102+3.3%-67.4%424$61$23,552,79834
Sep 29, 2011Thursday24$26,570+1.8%-70.1%424$62$23,579,36835
Sep 30, 2011Friday30$37,897+42.6%-65.6%216$175$23,617,26536
Oct 1, 2011Saturday31$61,124+61.3%-62.5%216$282$23,678,38937
Oct 2, 2011Sunday32$30,121-50.7%-62.7%216$139$23,708,51038
Oct 3, 2011Monday28$9,410-68.8%-61%216$43$23,717,92039
Oct 4, 2011Tuesday29$10,200+8.4%-59.6%216$47$23,728,12040
Oct 5, 2011Wednesday28$11,496+12.7%-56%216$53$23,739,61641
Oct 6, 2011Thursday29$10,239-10.9%-61.5%216$47$23,749,85542
Oct 7, 2011Friday33$19,685+92.3%-48.1%114$172$23,769,54043
Oct 8, 2011Saturday33$31,473+59.9%-48.5%114$276$23,801,01344
Oct 9, 2011Sunday35$19,063-39.4%-36.7%114$167$23,820,07645
Oct 10, 2011
Columbus Day
Monday32$7,524-60.5%-20%114$66$23,827,60046
Oct 11, 2011Tuesday30$5,619-25.3%-44.9%114$49$23,833,21947
Oct 12, 2011Wednesday31$5,054-10.1%-56%114$44$23,838,27348
Oct 13, 2011Thursday31$5,095+0.8%-50.2%114$44$23,843,36849
Oct 14, 2011Friday36$11,446+124.7%-41.9%80$143$23,854,81450
Oct 15, 2011Saturday34$23,321+103.7%-25.9%80$291$23,878,13551
Oct 16, 2011Sunday38$8,314-64.3%-56.4%80$103$23,886,44952
Oct 17, 2011Monday34$3,038-63.5%-59.6%80$37$23,889,48753
Oct 18, 2011Tuesday35$2,868-5.6%-49%80$35$23,892,35554
Oct 19, 2011Wednesday34$2,909+1.4%-42.4%80$36$23,895,26455
Oct 20, 2011Thursday36$2,382-18.1%-53.2%80$29$23,897,64656
Oct 23, 2011Sunday38$6,128--26.3%53$115$23,925,46459
Oct 27, 2011Thursday41$2,048--14%53$38$23,933,54763
Oct 28, 2011Friday37$11,963+484.1%-75$159$23,945,51064
Oct 29, 2011Saturday37$18,005+50.5%-75$240$23,963,51565
Oct 30, 2011Sunday36$11,214-37.7%+83%75$149$23,974,72966
Oct 31, 2011
Halloween
Monday39$4,490-60%-75$59$23,979,21967
Nov 1, 2011Tuesday41$3,140-30.1%-75$41$23,982,35968
Nov 2, 2011Wednesday43$2,863-8.8%-75$38$23,985,22269
Nov 3, 2011Thursday43$2,949+3%+44%75$39$23,988,17170
Nov 4, 2011Friday35$8,944+203.3%-25.2%52$172$23,997,11571
Nov 5, 2011Saturday35$13,692+53.1%-24%52$263$24,010,80772
Nov 6, 2011Sunday35$9,292-32.1%-17.1%52$178$24,020,09973
Nov 7, 2011Monday40$2,125-77.1%-52.7%52$40$24,022,22474
Nov 8, 2011Tuesday40$2,199+3.5%-30%52$42$24,024,42375
Nov 9, 2011Wednesday41$1,969-10.5%-31.2%52$37$24,026,39276
Nov 10, 2011Thursday44$2,253+14.4%-23.6%52$43$24,028,64577
Nov 11, 2011Friday37$4,560+102.4%-49%32$142$24,033,20578
Nov 12, 2011Saturday37$5,395+18.3%-60.6%32$168$24,038,60079
Nov 13, 2011Sunday37$3,890-27.9%-58.1%32$121$24,042,49080
Nov 14, 2011Monday40$1,162-70.1%-45.3%32$36$24,043,65281
Nov 15, 2011Tuesday40$1,098-5.5%-50.1%32$34$24,044,75082
Nov 16, 2011Wednesday41$956-12.9%-51.4%32$29$24,045,70683
Nov 17, 2011Thursday40$976+2.1%-56.7%32$30$24,046,68284