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Adaptation (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,498,520Details
International Box Office $10,033,239Details
Worldwide Box Office $32,531,759
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  7. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,117 $22,498,520
All Time International Box Office 3,312 $10,033,239
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,258 $32,531,759
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 112 $22,498,520
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 803 $22,498,520
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 645 $10,033,239
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 768 $32,531,759
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 975 $22,498,520
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 1,029 $10,033,239
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,025 $32,531,759

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$18,500,000
Domestic Releases: December 6th, 2002 (Limited) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for language, sexuality, some drug use and violent images
Comparisons: vs. Anomalisa
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Keywords: Same Actor, Multiple Roles, Writing and Writers, Movie Business, Writer's Block, Death of a Sibling
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 369 $19,406 May 16, 2003 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 114 $19,406 May 16, 2003 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 450 $396 May 16, 2003 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 332 $42,358 May 9, 2003 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 79 $42,358 May 9, 2003 157
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 436 $481 May 9, 2003 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 617 $9,476 May 2, 2003 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 223 $9,476 May 2, 2003 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 244 $1,053 May 2, 2003 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 611 $19,618 Apr 25, 2003 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 188 $19,618 Apr 25, 2003 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 582 $503 Apr 25, 2003 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 577 $39,967 Apr 18, 2003 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 151 $39,967 Apr 18, 2003 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 315 $1,025 Apr 18, 2003 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 563 $66,442 Apr 11, 2003 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 124 $66,442 Apr 11, 2003 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 418 $923 Apr 11, 2003 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 457 $137,289 Apr 4, 2003 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 93 $137,289 Apr 4, 2003 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 247 $1,415 Apr 4, 2003 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 345 $234,005 Mar 28, 2003 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 66 $234,005 Mar 28, 2003 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 215 $1,571 Mar 28, 2003 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 349 $290,405 Mar 21, 2003 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 65 $290,405 Mar 21, 2003 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 217 $1,718 Mar 21, 2003 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 390 $328,040 Mar 14, 2003 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 72 $328,040 Mar 14, 2003 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 234 $1,727 Mar 14, 2003 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 425 $358,183 Mar 7, 2003 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 76 $358,183 Mar 7, 2003 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 346 $1,531 Mar 7, 2003 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 373 $487,658 Feb 28, 2003 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 67 $487,658 Feb 28, 2003 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 332 $1,626 Feb 28, 2003 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 374 $575,083 Feb 21, 2003 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 69 $575,083 Feb 21, 2003 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 466 $1,475 Feb 21, 2003 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 273 $1,130,480 Feb 14, 2003 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 48 $1,130,480 Feb 14, 2003 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 429 $1,682 Feb 14, 2003 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 510 $751,278 Feb 7, 2003 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 79 $751,278 Feb 7, 2003 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 431 $1,810 Feb 7, 2003 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 515 $1,136,767 Jan 31, 2003 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 65 $1,136,767 Jan 31, 2003 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 383 $2,153 Jan 31, 2003 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 616 $1,406,390 Jan 24, 2003 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 62 $1,406,390 Jan 24, 2003 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 353 $2,494 Jan 24, 2003 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 706 $1,825,420 Jan 17, 2003 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 50 $1,825,420 Jan 17, 2003 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 266 $3,237 Jan 17, 2003 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 776 $2,636,924 Jan 10, 2003 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 44 $2,636,924 Jan 10, 2003 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 148 $4,709 Jan 10, 2003 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,376 $903,927 Jan 3, 2003 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 213 $903,927 Jan 3, 2003 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 67 $8,293 Jan 3, 2003 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,946 $1,033,875 Dec 27, 2002 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 219 $1,033,875 Dec 27, 2002 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 84 $9,485 Dec 27, 2002 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,622 $1,108,032 Dec 20, 2002 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 201 $1,108,032 Dec 20, 2002 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 152 $10,165 Dec 20, 2002 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,004 $277,184 Dec 13, 2002 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 686 $277,184 Dec 13, 2002 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 12 $39,598 Dec 13, 2002 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,112 $384,478 Dec 6, 2002 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 581 $384,478 Dec 6, 2002 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 50 $54,925 Dec 6, 2002 3
Theater Average Limited Release 54 $54,925 Dec 6, 2002 3
Top 2002 Theater Average Limited Release 2 $54,925 Dec 6, 2002 3
Never Wide Domestic 72 $22,498,520 Dec 6, 2002 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,772 $22,498,520 Dec 6, 2002 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 188 665 Dec 6, 2002 0

Cast

   Charlie Kaufman
Meryl Streep    Susan Orlean
Chris Cooper    John Larouche
Brian Cox    Robert McKee
John Cusack    Himself (cameo)
Judy Greer    Alice
Maggie Gyllenhaal    Caroline
Curtis Hanson    Susan's Husband
Spike Jonze    Himself (cameo)
Catherine Keener    Herself (cameo)
Ron Livingston    Marty Bowen
Tilda Swinton    Valerie Thomas
Stephen Tobolowsky    Ranger Steve Neely
John Malkovich    Himself
Doug Jones    Augustus Margary
Bob Stephenson    David

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Carter Burwell

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/12/06 21 $384,478   7 $54,925   $384,478 3
2002/12/13 24 $277,184 -28% 7 $39,598   $858,055 10
2002/12/20 16 $1,108,032 +300% 109 $10,165   $2,106,476 17
2002/12/27 21 $1,033,875 -7% 109 $9,485   $4,074,984 24
2003/01/03 19 $903,927 -13% 109 $8,293   $6,100,371 31
2003/01/10 14 $2,636,924 +192% 560 $4,709   $9,187,001 38
2003/01/17 17 $1,825,420 -31% 564 $3,237   $12,307,166 45
2003/01/24 18 $1,406,390 -23% 564 $2,494   $14,252,147 52
2003/01/31 20 $1,136,767 -19% 528 $2,153   $15,877,024 59
2003/02/07 20 $751,278 -34% 415 $1,810   $16,967,944 66
2003/02/14 19 $1,130,480 +50% 672 $1,682   $18,561,778 73
2003/02/21 23 $575,083 -49% 390 $1,475   $19,427,398 80
2003/02/28 22 $487,658 -15% 300 $1,626   $20,106,250 87
2003/03/07 23 $358,183 -27% 234 $1,531   $20,624,783 94
2003/03/14 24 $328,040 -8% 190 $1,727   $21,101,763 101
2003/03/21 24 $290,405 -11% 169 $1,718   $21,523,932 108
2003/03/28 32 $234,005 -19% 149 $1,571   $21,878,965 115
2003/04/04 36 $137,289 -41% 97 $1,415   $22,078,169 122
2003/04/11 49 $66,442 -52% 72 $923   $22,184,735 129
2003/04/18 61 $39,967 -40% 39 $1,025   $22,245,861 136
2003/04/25 80 $19,618 -51% 39 $503   $22,281,936 143
2003/05/02 92 $9,476 -52% 9 $1,053   $22,291,412 150
2003/05/09 55 $42,358 +347% 88 $481   $22,350,662 157
2003/05/16 75 $19,406 -54% 49 $396   $22,498,520 164

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/12/06 21 $580,871   7 $82,982   $580,871 7
2002/12/13 24 $417,573 -28% 7 $59,653   $998,444 14
2002/12/20 16 $2,042,665 +389% 109 $18,740   $3,041,109 21
2002/12/27 20 $2,155,335 +6% 109 $19,774   $5,196,444 28
2003/01/03 18 $1,353,633 -37% 109 $12,419   $6,550,077 35
2003/01/10 13 $3,931,669 +190% 560 $7,021   $10,481,746 42
2003/01/17 17 $2,364,011 -40% 564 $4,192   $12,845,757 49
2003/01/24 18 $1,894,500 -20% 564 $3,359   $14,740,257 56
2003/01/31 20 $1,476,409 -22% 528 $2,796   $16,216,666 63
2003/02/07 20 $1,214,632 -18% 415 $2,927   $17,431,298 70
2003/02/14 19 $1,421,017 +17% 672 $2,115   $18,852,315 77
2003/02/21 24 $766,277 -46% 390 $1,965   $19,618,592 84
2003/02/28 22 $648,008 -15% 300 $2,160   $20,266,600 91
2003/03/07 23 $507,123 -22% 234 $2,167   $20,773,723 98
2003/03/14 25 $459,804 -9% 190 $2,420   $21,233,527 105
2003/03/21 24 $411,433 -11% 169 $2,435   $21,644,960 112
2003/03/28 33 $295,920 -28% 149 $1,986   $21,940,880 119
2003/04/04 39 $177,413 -40% 97 $1,829   $22,118,293 126
2003/04/11 51 $87,601 -51% 72 $1,217   $22,205,894 133
2003/04/18 64 $56,424 -36% 39 $1,447   $22,262,318 140
2003/04/25 88 $19,618 -65% 39 $503   $22,281,936 147
2003/05/02 76 $26,368 +34% 9 $2,930   $22,308,304 154
2003/05/09 39 $170,810 +548% 88 $1,941   $22,479,114 161

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