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American Splendor (2003)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,003,587Details
International Box Office $2,682,045Details
Worldwide Box Office $8,685,632
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 5,542 $6,003,587
All Time International Box Office 4,752 $2,682,045
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,238 $8,685,632
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 452 $6,003,587
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,748 $6,003,587
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 1,463 $2,682,045
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,897 $8,685,632

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$2,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 15th, 2003 (Limited) by Fine Line
Video Release: February 3rd, 2004 by HBO Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for language
Comparisons: vs. Ghost World
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Keywords: Artists, Independent/Other Comics, Biography, Breaking the Fourth Wall
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,539 $16,718 Nov 28, 2003 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 435 $16,718 Nov 28, 2003 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 1,025 $539 Nov 28, 2003 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,468 $35,056 Nov 21, 2003 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 346 $35,056 Nov 21, 2003 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 669 $923 Nov 21, 2003 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,652 $39,250 Nov 14, 2003 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 376 $39,250 Nov 14, 2003 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 716 $981 Nov 14, 2003 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,953 $34,636 Nov 7, 2003 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 477 $34,636 Nov 7, 2003 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,371 $550 Nov 7, 2003 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,199 $37,555 Oct 31, 2003 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 526 $37,555 Oct 31, 2003 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,398 $626 Oct 31, 2003 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,519 $37,623 Oct 24, 2003 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 617 $37,623 Oct 24, 2003 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,612 $588 Oct 24, 2003 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,579 $54,973 Oct 17, 2003 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 595 $54,973 Oct 17, 2003 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,691 $639 Oct 17, 2003 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,297 $107,520 Oct 10, 2003 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 481 $107,520 Oct 10, 2003 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,442 $881 Oct 10, 2003 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,082 $200,361 Oct 3, 2003 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 395 $200,361 Oct 3, 2003 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,373 $1,083 Oct 3, 2003 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,181 $287,771 Sep 26, 2003 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 354 $287,771 Sep 26, 2003 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,030 $1,608 Sep 26, 2003 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,230 $510,330 Sep 19, 2003 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 273 $510,330 Sep 19, 2003 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 949 $1,963 Sep 19, 2003 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,444 $840,774 Sep 12, 2003 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 229 $840,774 Sep 12, 2003 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 619 $3,091 Sep 12, 2003 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,469 $580,938 Sep 5, 2003 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 340 $580,938 Sep 5, 2003 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 184 $6,602 Sep 5, 2003 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,866 $834,561 Aug 29, 2003 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 270 $834,561 Aug 29, 2003 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 184 $9,484 Aug 29, 2003 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,727 $454,375 Aug 22, 2003 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 476 $454,375 Aug 22, 2003 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 238 $14,199 Aug 22, 2003 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,751 $159,705 Aug 15, 2003 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,073 $159,705 Aug 15, 2003 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 264 $26,618 Aug 15, 2003 3
Theater Average Limited Release 336 $26,618 Aug 15, 2003 3
Top 2003 Theater Average Limited Release 7 $26,618 Aug 15, 2003 3
Never Wide Domestic 536 $6,003,587 Aug 15, 2003 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,692 $6,003,587 Aug 15, 2003 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 424 266 Aug 15, 2003 0

Cast

Paul Giamatti    Harvey Pekar
Hope Davis    Joyce Brabner
Molly Shannon    Stage Actor Joyce
Josh Hutcherson    Robin

Baby Takes Fifth in Close Race

March 20th, 2005

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Big Week for Smaller Movies

March 12th, 2004

Half a dozen films open in limited release, including IMAX's first release of the year and one of the widest all-time. More...

WGA Announces Winners over the Weekend

February 23rd, 2004

In amongst the more than a dozen awards handed out at the 56th Annual Writers Guild Awards on Saturday were two for theatrical releases. More...

DVD Releases for February 3, 2004

February 2nd, 2004

Every week films get a second chance at success from the home market; or, in some cases, a first chance at success. Here is a list of wide releases, limited releases and a few from the growing TV on DVD section. There is an excellent selection this week as a number of Oscar contenders were released to take advantage of last week's nominations. Both American Splendor - (Buy from Amazon) and Lost in Translation - ( Buy from Amazon) are on my must buy list. As are box sets for The Office and Red Dwarf). Don't forget Labyrinth (Collector's Edition Boxed Set) - (Buy from Amazon.) I guess I don't need to buy food this week. More...

King Oscar, Lord of the Nominations

January 27th, 2004

Nominations for the 76the Annual Academy Awards were announced today. As always, here is a list of the nominations, plus reactions below. More...

2004 WGA Nominations Announced

January 26th, 2004

While the Writers' Guild of America hand out more than a dozen awards each year, only two apply to theatrical releases, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Adapted Screenplay. Here are the nominations in each of those categories. More...

2004 Golden Globe Awards are being Handed out Tonight

January 25th, 2004

With the awards ceremony only hours away, here's one last look at the theatrical nominations for tonight's 61st annual Golden Globes awards. More...

2003 SAG Nominations Announced

January 18th, 2004

On Thursday the 10th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Nominations were announced. Here is a list of all the nominations in theatrical categories as well as a brief reaction to them. More...

On the Winning Side

September 9th, 2003


Results Good Enough to make Harvey Pekar Smile

September 3rd, 2003


Limited Releases Rule the Per Theater Average Chart

August 26th, 2003


Weaker than Expected New Releases Don't Help Holdovers

August 26th, 2003


Wide Releases Offer Little to Audiences

August 22nd, 2003


Splendid Opening

August 18th, 2003


Movie Websites Launches for August 7 - August 13

August 13th, 2003


Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/08/15 38 $159,705   6 $26,618   $159,705 3
2003/08/22 24 $454,375 +185% 32 $14,199   $716,971 10
2003/08/29 20 $834,561 +84% 88 $9,484   $1,772,289 17
2003/09/05 22 $580,938 -30% 88 $6,602   $2,829,651 24
2003/09/12 16 $840,774 +45% 272 $3,091   $3,871,437 31
2003/09/19 20 $510,330 -39% 260 $1,963   $4,640,236 38
2003/09/26 24 $287,771 -44% 179 $1,608   $5,102,643 45
2003/10/03 27 $200,361 -30% 185 $1,083   $5,404,960 52
2003/10/10 32 $107,520 -46% 122 $881   $5,591,638 59
2003/10/17 48 $54,973 -49% 86 $639   $5,688,932 66
2003/10/24 46 $37,623 -32% 64 $588   $5,755,696 73
2003/10/31 50 $37,555 n/c 60 $626   $5,811,096 80
2003/11/07 48 $34,636 -8% 63 $550   $5,863,478 87
2003/11/14 45 $39,250 +13% 40 $981   $5,918,942 94
2003/11/21 45 $35,056 -11% 38 $923   $5,977,550 101
2003/11/28 60 $16,718 -52% 31 $539   $6,003,587 108

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/08/15 40 $262,596   6 $43,766   $262,596 7
2003/08/22 24 $675,132 +157% 32 $21,098   $937,728 14
2003/08/29 21 $1,310,985 +94% 88 $14,898   $2,248,713 21
2003/09/05 23 $781,950 -40% 88 $8,886   $3,030,663 28
2003/09/12 16 $1,099,243 +41% 272 $4,041   $4,129,906 35
2003/09/19 19 $684,966 -38% 260 $2,634   $4,814,872 42
2003/09/26 24 $389,727 -43% 179 $2,177   $5,204,599 49
2003/10/03 23 $279,519 -28% 185 $1,511   $5,484,118 56
2003/10/10 33 $149,841 -46% 122 $1,228   $5,633,959 63
2003/10/17 41 $84,114 -44% 86 $978   $5,718,073 70
2003/10/24 48 $55,468 -34% 64 $867   $5,773,541 77
2003/10/31 44 $55,301 n/c 60 $922   $5,828,842 84
2003/11/07 47 $50,850 -8% 63 $807   $5,879,692 91
2003/11/14 46 $62,802 +24% 40 $1,570   $5,942,494 98
2003/11/21 45 $44,375 -29% 38 $1,168   $5,986,869 105

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