The recently released crime thriller ‘Emily the Criminal’, with Aubrey Plaza starring, has received mostly positive reviews from critics and audiences, especially praise for its direction and performances. Although it received positive reviews from critics, the film has failed to do well at the box office, and box office always matters more than reviews.
Is Emily the Criminal Hit Or Flop?
According to reports, Aubrey Plaza’s crime thriller ‘Emily the Criminal’, released in the USA on 12 August 2022 in just 470 theaters, collecting just $222k on its opening day and $669k on its opening weekend at the domestic box office. Overall, ‘Emily the Criminal’ has grossed $2.14 million domestically .
Despite ‘Emily the Criminal’s low-budget production and positive reviews from critics, the film isn’t doing well at the box office. In addition, ‘Emily the Criminal’ is expected to wash out next week from theaters with less than $2 million in a total lifetime. Overall, considering its opening weekend, Roadside Attractions’ ‘Emily the Criminal’ is a commercial failure. On the other hand, it is interesting to note that expectations weren’t high either.
Talking about the critical response, then the ‘Emily the Criminal’ received a 6.7/10* IMDb rating, and on Rotten Tomatoes, it scored 94/100% based on 163 reviews.
‘Emily the Criminal’ is directed and written by John Patton Ford and stars Aubrey Plaza, Theo Rossi, Megalyn Echikunwoke, and Gina Gershon. The film was produced under the production banners of Low Spark Films and Fear Knot Productions and distributed by Vertical Entertainment, Roadside Attractions (United States), and Universal Pictures (International).