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Ali (2001)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $58,183,966Details
International Box Office $29,500,000
Worldwide Box Office $87,683,966
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
67% - Fresh
Audience
65% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$109,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 2001 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
June 10th, 2016 (Special Engagement) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for some language and brief violence
Running Time: 158 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Boxing, African-American
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Initial Entertainment Group, Columbia Pictures, Peters Entertainment, Forward Pass, Lee Caplin, Picture Entertainment Corporation
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,056 $40,318 Feb 8, 2002 48
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,392 $151,524 Feb 1, 2002 41
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,283 $324,270 Jan 25, 2002 34
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,588 $1,410,404 Jan 18, 2002 27
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,101 $3,333,187 Jan 11, 2002 20
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 734 $50,442,000 Jan 4, 2002 15
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,620 $7,006,528 Jan 4, 2002 13
Biggest December Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 184 $14,710,892 Dec 28, 2001 6
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,218 $14,710,892 Dec 28, 2001 6
Widest Opening Weekend 1,663 2,446 Dec 28, 2001 6
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 2,277 $5,463,000 Dec 29, 2001 5
Biggest Wednesday at the Domestic Box Office 232 $5,806,000 Dec 26, 2001 2
Biggest December Day at the Domestic Box Office 207 $10,216,625 Dec 25, 2001 1
Biggest Tuesday at the Domestic Box Office 60 $10,216,625 Dec 25, 2001 1

Cast

   Muhammad Ali
Jamie Foxx    Drew 'Bundini' Brown
Jon Voight    Howard Cosell
Mario Van Peebles    Malcolm X
Ron Silver    Angelo Dundee
Jeffrey Wright    Howard Bingham
Mykelti Williamson    Don King
Jada Pinkett Smith    Sonji Roi
Michael Michele    Veronica
Joe Morton    Chauncy Eskridge
Paul Rodriguez    Dr. Ferdie Pacheco
Bruce McGill    Bradley
Herbert Muhammad    Barry Shabaka Henley
Giancarlo Esposito    Cassius Clay, Sr
Luis Sarria    Laurence Mason
Michael Dorn    Black Pilot
Albert Hall    Eligah Muhammed
David Cubitt    Robert Lipsyte
Ted Levine    Joe Smiley
Candy Brown Houston    Odessa
David Elliott    Sam Cooke
Shari Watson    Woman Singer
Malick Bowens    Joseph Mobutu
Michael Bentt    Sonny Liston
James N. Toney    Joe Frazier
Alfred Cole    Ernie Terrell
Charles Shufford    George Foreman
Vincent De Paul    Roving Reporter
LeVar Burton    Martin Luther King, Jr.

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Stephen J. Rivele
Screenwriter    Christopher Wilkinson
Screenwriter    Eric Roth
Screenwriter    Michael Mann
Story Creator    Gregory Allen Howard
Producer    Jon Peters
Producer    James Lassiter
Producer    Paul Ardaji
Producer    Michael Mann
Producer    A. Kitman Ho
Executive Producer    Howard Bingham
Executive Producer    Graham King
Co-Producer    Michael Waxman
Co-Producer    John D. Schofield
Cinematographer    Emmanuel Lubezki
Editor    William Goldenberg
Editor    Stephen Rivkin
Editor    Lynzee Klingman
Composer    Lisa Gerrard
Composer    Pieter Bourke
Production Designer    John Myhre
Art Director    Bill Rea
Art Director    Tomas Voth
Mozambique Art Director    Jonathan Lee
Mozambique Art Director    Christopher Bass
New York Art Director    Audrey Soodoo-Raphael
Ghana Art Director    Ebow Prah
Set Designer    Marcos Alvarez
Set Designer    Lynn Christopher
Set Designer    Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson
Mozambique Set Designer    Paulo Mondlane
Mozambique Set Designer    Nadia Sultanegy
Miami Set Designer    Nicholas Scott
Set Decorator    James Erickson
New York Set Decorator    James V. Kent
Costume Designer    Marlene Stewart
Sound    Lee Orloff
Supervising Sound Editor    Gregory King
Special Make-up Effects    Greg Cannom
Associate Producer    Gusmano Cesaretti
Associate Producer    Kathleen M. Shea
Assistant Director    Michael Waxman
Casting    Victoria Thomas
Supervising Music Editor    Kenneth Karman

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/12/28 4 $14,710,892   2,446 $6,014   $40,051,763 6
2002/01/04 7 $7,006,528 -52% 2,446 $2,864   $49,467,604 13
2002/01/11 11 $3,333,187 -52% 2,521 $1,322   $54,543,984 20
2002/01/18 15 $1,410,404 -58% 1,977 $713   $57,233,982 27
2002/01/25 26 $324,270 -77% 473 $686   $57,880,790 34
2002/02/01 31 $151,524 -53% 267 $568   $58,111,170 41
2002/02/08 47 $40,318 -73% 68 $593   $58,183,966 48

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/12/25 2 $10,216,625   2,446 $4,177   $10,216,625 1
2001/12/26 2 $5,806,000 -43% 2,446 $2,374   $16,023,000 2
2001/12/27 4 $4,139,000 -29% 2,446 $1,692   $20,162,000 3
2001/12/28 4 $4,874,000 +18% 2,446 $1,993   $25,036,000 4
2001/12/29 4 $5,463,000 +12% 2,446 $2,233   $30,499,000 5
2001/12/30 4 $4,168,000 -24% 2,446 $1,704   $34,667,000 6
2001/12/31 8 $1,958,000 -53% 2,446 $800   $36,625,000 7
2002/01/01 4 $3,357,000 +71% 2,446 $1,372   $40,051,763 8
2002/01/02 7 $1,357,000 -60% 2,446 $555   $41,408,000 9
2002/01/03 8 $1,053,000 -22% 2,446 $430   $42,461,000 10
2002/01/04 7 $2,231,000 +112% 2,446 $912   $44,692,000 11
2002/01/05 6 $3,272,000 +47% 2,446 $1,338   $47,831,000 12
2002/01/06 8 $1,537,000 -53% 2,446 $628   $49,467,604 13
2002/01/07 6 $447,000 -71% 2,446 $183   $49,915,000 14
2002/01/08 7 $527,000 +18% 2,446 $215   $50,442,000 15
2002/01/09 7 $396,000 -25% 2,446 $162   $50,838,000 16
2002/01/10 7 $373,000 -6% 2,446 $152   $51,211,000 17
2002/01/11 9 $1,022,000 +174% 2,521 $405   $52,233,000 18
2002/01/12 11 $1,569,000 +54% 2,521 $622   $53,802,000 19
2002/01/13 11 $847,000 -46% 2,521 $336   $54,543,984 20
2002/01/14 10 $242,000 -71% 2,521 $96   $54,786,000 21
2002/01/15 9 $276,000 +14% 2,521 $109   $55,062,000 22
2002/01/16 9 $278,000 +1% 2,521 $110   $55,340,000 23
2002/01/17 10 $229,000 -18% 2,521 $91   $55,519,000 24

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/12/28 4 $17,120,205   2,446 $6,999   $42,461,076 10
2002/01/04 7 $8,749,721 -49% 2,446 $3,577   $51,210,797 17
2002/01/11 12 $4,612,781 -47% 2,521 $1,830   $55,823,578 24
2002/01/18 15 $1,732,942 -62% 1,977 $877   $57,556,520 31
2002/01/25 27 $403,126 -77% 473 $852   $57,959,646 38
2002/02/01 32 $184,002 -54% 267 $689   $58,143,648 45
2002/02/08 53 $40,318 -78% 68 $593   $58,183,966 52

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