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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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  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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
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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
Top 2003 Theater Average Limited Release 7 $26,618 Aug 15, 2003 3

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

After gathering in all the data the winner for the race for fifth place is Million Dollar Baby, I think. It would need to lost more than 40% from last week's total and that's not taking into account its openings in South Korea at $1,515,672 and second place, its $110,000, third place debut in Finland, $86,000 in Russia, $50,000, second place debut in Hong Kong. Unfortunately, exact weekend totals are unknown but it is estimated at $6 million raising its international total to $43 million so far. More...

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 GrossWeek
2003/08/15 38 $159,705   6 $26,618   $159,705 1
2003/08/22 24 $454,375 +185% 32 $14,199   $716,971 2
2003/08/29 20 $834,561 +84% 88 $9,484   $1,772,289 3
2003/09/05 22 $580,938 -30% 88 $6,602   $2,829,651 4
2003/09/12 16 $840,774 +45% 272 $3,091   $3,871,437 5
2003/09/19 20 $510,330 -39% 260 $1,963   $4,640,236 6
2003/09/26 24 $287,771 -44% 179 $1,608   $5,102,643 7
2003/10/03 27 $200,361 -30% 185 $1,083   $5,404,960 8
2003/10/10 32 $107,520 -46% 122 $881   $5,591,638 9
2003/10/17 48 $54,973 -49% 86 $639   $5,688,932 10
2003/10/24 46 $37,623 -32% 64 $588   $5,755,696 11
2003/10/31 50 $37,555 n/c 60 $626   $5,811,096 12
2003/11/07 48 $34,636 -8% 63 $550   $5,863,478 13
2003/11/14 45 $39,250 +13% 40 $981   $5,918,942 14
2003/11/21 45 $35,056 -11% 38 $923   $5,977,550 15
2003/11/28 60 $16,718 -52% 31 $539   $6,003,587 16

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2003/08/15 40 $262,596   6 $43,766   $262,596 1
2003/08/22 24 $675,132 +157% 32 $21,098   $937,728 2
2003/08/29 21 $1,310,985 +94% 88 $14,898   $2,248,713 3
2003/09/05 23 $781,950 -40% 88 $8,886   $3,030,663 4
2003/09/12 16 $1,099,243 +41% 272 $4,041   $4,129,906 5
2003/09/19 19 $684,966 -38% 260 $2,634   $4,814,872 6
2003/09/26 24 $389,727 -43% 179 $2,177   $5,204,599 7
2003/10/03 23 $279,519 -28% 185 $1,511   $5,484,118 8
2003/10/10 33 $149,841 -46% 122 $1,228   $5,633,959 9
2003/10/17 41 $84,114 -44% 86 $978   $5,718,073 10
2003/10/24 48 $55,468 -34% 64 $867   $5,773,541 11
2003/10/31 44 $55,301 n/c 60 $922   $5,828,842 12
2003/11/07 47 $50,850 -8% 63 $807   $5,879,692 13
2003/11/14 46 $62,802 +24% 40 $1,570   $5,942,494 14
2003/11/21 45 $44,375 -29% 38 $1,168   $5,986,869 15

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