Posted on 25. Apr, 2010 in Uncategorized
The Lovely Bones was first released on December 26, 2009 in New Zealand, and then internationally in January 2010. The film’s North American release date was changed multiple times, with a limited release on December 11, 2009, and a wider release on January 15, 2010. It was released to mainly mixed reviews from critics; the story and its message were generally criticized, with praise mainly aimed at the acting, particularly of Ronan and Stanley Tucci. In the film’s opening weekend, in limited release, it grossed $116,616 despite only having been screened in three theaters, placing it at 30th place on the box office chart. As of Feb. 28, 2010, The Lovely Bones has made an estimated $43,588,000 in North America. The film’s cast, particularly Tucci, has received various awards and nominations, notably including a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA and Academy Award nominations.