THE MISSING

Budget: $65m Financed by: Revolution Studios
Domestic Gross: $27,011,180 Domestic Distributor: Sony
Overseas Gross: $11,353,097

the missing 2003The soon to be doomed Revolution Studios financed The Missing for $65m, a questionable budget for the western genre which has limited appeal in the domestic market and practically none overseas.  As per Revolution’s distribution pact with Sony, The Missing would go out through them worldwide.  Sony opened The Missing in 2,756 theaters and it pulled in $10,833,633 and the film proved to have terrible legs and collapsed 62.8% the following weekend to $4,034,563.  The Missing tumbled another 62.4% the third weekend to $1,516,818 and flopped out of release with $27,011,180.  Overseas, the film pulled in a poor $11,353,097 with $3m from Australia posting the highest gross.  The worldwide total was $38.3m and Sony would see back about $21m after theaters take their percentage of the gross, which would not cover the P&A costs and leave no cash overages to flow back to Revolution.