A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.

All Releases

Domestic (56.1%)
$118,634,549
International (43.9%)
$92,833,686
Worldwide
$211,468,235
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorParamount Pictures
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Domestic Opening$30,061,756
Budget$140,000,000
Earliest Release DateDecember 16, 2004 (EMEA, APAC)
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 48 min
GenresAdventure Comedy Family Fantasy

Domestic

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
DomesticDec 17, 2004$30,061,756$118,634,549

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
AustriaJan 28, 2005$631,258
BelgiumDec 22, 2004$1,388,995
BulgariaApr 8, 2005$3,646$13,831
CroatiaMar 17, 2005$44,161
CyprusMar 4, 2005$49,268
Czech RepublicFeb 24, 2005$21,151$52,555
Czech Republic/SlovakiaFeb 24, 2005$77,698
DenmarkJan 28, 2005$517,991
EgyptApr 13, 2005$20,686
EstoniaMar 11, 2005$27,113
FinlandFeb 4, 2005$435,488
FranceDec 22, 2004$5,011,341
GermanyJan 27, 2005$1,431,472$4,568,395
GreeceApr 22, 2005$230,400$705,115
HungaryMar 10, 2005$50,983$190,532
IcelandJan 14, 2005$165,592
ItalyMar 18, 2005$614,318$2,863,638
KenyaApr 8, 2005$11,856
LatviaMar 11, 2005$43,073
LebanonJan 13, 2005$75,355
LithuaniaFeb 25, 2005$12,256
Middle East/UAEJan 19, 2005$577,887
NetherlandsDec 23, 2004$1,194,979
NorwayFeb 4, 2005$181,408$705,139
PolandJan 21, 2005$124,919$847,007
PortugalDec 16, 2004$471,150
RomaniaApr 22, 2005$54,515
RussiaDec 30, 2004$3,048,638
Serbia and MontenegroFeb 3, 2005$11,835
SlovakiaFeb 24, 2005$5,689$15,779
SloveniaFeb 24, 2005$64,795
South AfricaMar 18, 2005$482,221
SpainDec 22, 2004$975,404$4,674,098
SwedenFeb 18, 2005$896,518
SwitzerlandJan 27, 2005$632,993
TurkeyJan 28, 2005$263,240$769,190
UkraineDec 30, 2004$405,198
United Arab EmiratesJan 19, 2005$105,492$270,543
United KingdomDec 17, 2004$4,274,734$25,422,594

Latin America

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
ArgentinaFeb 3, 2005$103,833$456,324
BrazilJan 21, 2005$1,170,678
Central America+Feb 18, 2005$274,482
ChileFeb 3, 2005$390,505
ColombiaJan 14, 2005$336,220
EcuadorMar 11, 2005$65,233
MexicoJan 14, 2005$2,828,958
PeruFeb 3, 2005$179,832
VenezuelaJan 28, 2005$363,481

Asia Pacific

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
AustraliaDec 16, 2004$7,218,652
Hong KongMar 17, 2005$1,216,888
IndiaApr 15, 2005$57,795
IndonesiaMar 24, 2005$203,987
JapanMay 3, 2005$1,049,035$8,237,653
MalaysiaMar 3, 2005$465,613
New ZealandDec 16, 2004$941,631
PhilippinesFeb 23, 2005$320,115
Russia/CISDec 30, 2004$3,030,678
SingaporeMar 3, 2005$671,443
South KoreaJan 27, 2005$1,696,600$5,174,315
TaiwanJan 22, 2005$239,686$1,374,838
ThailandMar 10, 2005$234,700$403,089