The Possession (Lionsgate)

  • PG-13 1h 32m
  • Horror, Mystery, Thriller
  • Opened 8/31/2012 | Theatrical • Wide (2,860 locations)

Technical Specs: Datasat, Dolby Digital, SDDS, DTS(5.1), Aspect Ratio 2.35:1

A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.

Director & Top Cast

Box Office Results

Domestic

  Week 1
08/31-09/06
Week 2
09/07-09/13
Week 3
09/14-09/20
Week 4
09/21-09/27
Week 5
09/28-10/04
Week 6
10/05-10/11
Week 7-12
10/12-11/16
weekend 177324809317472576637826419901362404623500437440
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  Weekend Weekly Locations  
Week Gross $ % Chg. Gross $ % Chg. # Chg. Per Theater
Average
1 | 8/31/2012-9/6/2012$17,732,480-$23,849,110-2,816-$8,469
2 | 9/7/2012-9/13/2012$9,317,472-47.5 %$11,518,002-51.7 %2,83418$4,064
3 | 9/14/2012-9/20/2012$5,766,378-38.1 %$7,282,515-36.8 %2,86026$2,546
4 | 9/21/2012-9/27/2012$2,641,990-54.2 %$3,399,691-53.3 %2,598-262$1,309
5 | 9/28/2012-10/4/2012$1,362,404-48.4 %$1,718,565-49.4 %1,618-980$1,062
6 | 10/5/2012-10/11/2012$623,500-54.2 %$803,141-53.3 %821-797$978
7 | 10/12/2012-10/18/2012$161,024-74.2 %$204,305-74.6 %369-452$554
8 | 10/19/2012-10/25/2012$58,301-63.8 %$71,136-65.2 %133-236$535
9 | 10/26/2012-11/1/2012$33,532-42.5 %$41,053-42.3 %82-51$501
10 | 11/2/2012-11/8/2012$94,609182.1 %$125,721206.2 %15573$811
11 | 11/9/2012-11/15/2012$62,743-33.7 %$81,849-34.9 %121-34$676
12 | 11/16/2012-11/22/2012$27,231-56.6 %$35,066-57.2 %81-40$433
  Total $49,130,154  

Total Includes Full Week Grosses for Weeks 1-12

Worldwide

Box Office Results
Domestic Total International Total Worldwide Total
$49,130,154
(57.5%)
$36,315,921
(42.5%)
$85,446,075
(100%)

Additional Details

  • Release Date: 8/31/2012

  • Technical Specs: Datasat, Dolby Digital, SDDS, DTS(5.1), Aspect Ratio 2.35:1

  • Key Dates: 4/24/2013 - DVD premiere (Finland) , 4/10/2013 - DVD premiere (Sweden)