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Adaptation (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,498,520Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
91% - Certified Fresh
Audience
85% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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. Blue Jasmine
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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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 365 $19,406 May 16, 2003 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 328 $42,358 May 9, 2003 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 610 $9,476 May 2, 2003 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 605 $19,618 Apr 25, 2003 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 571 $39,967 Apr 18, 2003 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 557 $66,442 Apr 11, 2003 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 449 $137,289 Apr 4, 2003 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 341 $234,005 Mar 28, 2003 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 346 $290,405 Mar 21, 2003 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 384 $328,040 Mar 14, 2003 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 417 $358,183 Mar 7, 2003 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 367 $487,658 Feb 28, 2003 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 369 $575,083 Feb 21, 2003 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 268 $1,130,480 Feb 14, 2003 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 502 $751,278 Feb 7, 2003 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 507 $1,136,767 Jan 31, 2003 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 607 $1,406,390 Jan 24, 2003 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 693 $1,825,420 Jan 17, 2003 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 757 $2,636,924 Jan 10, 2003 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,332 $903,927 Jan 3, 2003 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,890 $1,033,875 Dec 27, 2002 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,552 $1,108,032 Dec 20, 2002 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,897 $277,184 Dec 13, 2002 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,009 $384,478 Dec 6, 2002 3

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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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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