Beverly Hills Chihuahua

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $94,514,402Details
International Box Office $59,703,766
Worldwide Box Office $154,218,168
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $63,687,291 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $63,687,291
Further financial details...

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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
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Synopsis

In the Disney comedy "Beverly Hills Chihuahua," Chloe, a diamond-clad, bootie-wearing Beverly Hills Chihuahua, enjoys her luxurious lifestyle so much, she hardly notices Papi, a Chihuahua who happens to be crazy for the pampered pooch. But when Chloe gets lost in Mexico with only a streetwise German Shepherd to help her find her way home, Papi heads south of the border - joining forces with a motley crew: three dogs, a sly rat and a nervous iguana - to rescue his true love.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
41% - Rotten
Audience
52% - Spilled

Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Theatrical Release: October 3rd, 2008 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: March 3rd, 2009 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG for some mild thematic elements.
Franchise: Beverly Hills Chihuahua
Keywords: Talking Animals, Animal Lead
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures, Mandeville Films, Smart Entertainment

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Weekend Estimates: Chihuahua Still Champ as Openers Falter


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Cast

Piper Perabo    Rachel
Manolo Cardona    Sam Cortez
Jamie Lee Curtis    Aunt Viv
Jose Maria Yazpik    Vasquez
Maury Sterling    Rafferty
Jesus Ochoa    Officer Ramirez
Eugenio Derbez    Store Owner
Omar Leyva    Ranger
Naomy Romo    Ranger
Ali Hillis    Angela
Marguerite Moreau    Blair
Nick Zano    Bryan
Carmen Vera    Inn Keeper Lady
Gina Gallego    Shelter Director
Hiram Vilchez    Desk Clerk
Alberto Reyes    Bellman
Enrique Chavero    Doorman/The Carthay
Andres Pardave    Baja Sur Hotel
Juan Carlos Martin    Armand
Juan Antonio Saldana    Conductor
Sal Lopez    Ring Announcer
Giovanna Acha    Museum Guide
Fernando Manzano    Desk Sergeant
Randall England    Butler
Claudia Cervantes    Chic Owner
Lillian Lange    Chic Owner
Brandon Keener    Waiter
Jack Plotnick    Dog Nanny
Mary Paz Mata    Shannon Lady
Mayra Serbulo    Poor Woman
Montserrat De Leon    Baja Sur Besk Clerk
Berenice Romero    Lady
Antonio Infante    Security Guard
Tomihuatzi Xelhualtzi    Security Guard
Erick Fernando Canete    Little Boy
David Goldsmith    Limo Driver
Julie Claire    Beverly Hills Store Manager
Holly Bonelli    Shop Girl
Drew Barrymore    Chloe
Andy Garcia    Delgado
George Lopez    Papi
Cheech Marin    Manuel
Paul Rodriguez    Chino
Placido Domingo    Monte
Edward James Olmos    El Diablo
Loretta Devine    Delta
Michael Urie    Sebastian
Luis Guzman    Chucho
Eddie Sotelo    Rafa
Carlos Juvera    Tomas
Alex Mendoza    Frightened Terrier/Gang Leader Bull Dog
Lombardo Boyar    Praying Dog
John Molerio    Fight Mutt #1/Gang Dog #1
Margo Reymundo    Pekingese
Lisa Marie Quillinan    Poodle
Ed F. Martin    Coyote
Grey Delisle    Mother Dog
Axel Alba    Pefro
Pascal Petardi    Train Dog #1
Tara Cardinal    Spa Girl

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Raja Gosnell
Screenwriter    Analisa Labianco
Screenwriter    Jeff Bushell
Story Creator    Jeff Bushell
Producer    David Hoberman
Producer    Todd Lieberman
Producer    John Jacobs
Executive Producer    Steve Nicolaides
Director of Photography    Phil Meheux
Production Designer    Bill Boes
Editor    Sabrina Plisco
Costume Designer    Mariestela Fernandez
Visual Effects Supervisor    Michael J. McAlister
Co-Producer    Ricardo Del Rio Galnares
Composer    Heitor Pereira
Music Supervisor    Buck Damon
Casting Director    Amanda Mackey
Casting Director    Cathy Sandrich
Unit Production Manager    Arturo Del Rio
First Assistant Director    Steve Nicolaides
First Assistant Director    Frederic Henocque
Second Assistant Director    Renan Bendersky
Mexico Casting by    Carla Hool
Visual Effects Producer    Blondel Aidoo

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/10/03 1 $8,001,448   3,215 $2,489   $8,001,448 1
2008/10/04 1 $12,482,375 +56% 3,215 $3,883   $20,483,823 2
2008/10/05 1 $8,816,642 -29% 3,215 $2,742   $29,300,465 3
2008/10/06 1 $1,356,565 -85% 3,215 $422   $30,657,030 4
2008/10/07 1 $1,200,725 -11% 3,215 $373   $31,857,755 5
2008/10/08 1 $1,235,210 +3% 3,215 $384   $33,092,965 6
2008/10/09 1 $1,937,268 +57% 3,215 $603   $35,030,233 7
2008/10/10 2 $4,513,059 +133% 3,215 $1,404   $39,543,292 8
2008/10/11 1 $7,557,164 +67% 3,215 $2,351   $47,100,456 9
2008/10/12 1 $5,431,854 -28% 3,215 $1,690   $52,532,310 10
2008/10/13 1 $2,823,779 -48% 3,215 $878   $55,356,089 11
2008/10/14 3 $825,055 -71% 3,215 $257   $56,181,144 12
2008/10/15 3 $760,833 -8% 3,215 $237   $56,941,977 13
2008/10/16 2 $918,158 +21% 3,215 $286   $57,860,135 14
2008/10/17 4 $3,046,353 +232% 3,239 $941   $60,906,488 15
2008/10/18 2 $5,082,073 +67% 3,239 $1,569   $65,988,561 16
2008/10/19 2 $3,293,999 -35% 3,239 $1,017   $69,282,560 17
2008/10/20 5 $506,205 -85% 3,239 $156   $69,788,765 18
2008/10/21 5 $475,237 -6% 3,239 $147   $70,264,002 19
2008/10/22 5 $455,096 -4% 3,239 $141   $70,719,098 20
2008/10/23 5 $507,297 +11% 3,239 $157   $71,226,395 21
2008/10/24 5 $1,863,933 +267% 3,190 $584   $73,090,328 22
2008/10/25 4 $3,100,986 +66% 3,190 $972   $76,191,314 23
2008/10/26 3 $1,919,468 -38% 3,190 $602   $78,110,782 24
2008/10/27 7 $328,310 -83% 3,190 $103   $78,439,092 25
2008/10/28 9 $293,669 -11% 3,190 $92   $78,732,761 26
2008/10/29 9 $279,043 -5% 3,190 $87   $79,011,804 27
2008/10/30 9 $301,820 +8% 3,190 $95   $79,313,624 28
2008/10/31 10 $638,933 +112% 3,004 $213   $79,952,557 29
2008/11/01 6 $2,456,081 +284% 3,004 $818   $82,408,638 30
2008/11/02 5 $1,769,007 -28% 3,004 $589   $84,177,645 31
2008/11/03 8 $350,133 -80% 3,004 $117   $84,527,778 32
2008/11/04 5 $650,921 +86% 3,004 $217   $85,178,699 33
2008/11/05 10 $245,239 -62% 3,004 $82   $85,423,938 34
2008/11/06 7 $316,854 +29% 3,004 $105   $85,740,792 35
2008/11/07 11 $594,169 +88% 3,004 $198   $86,334,961 36
2008/11/08 11 $1,180,745 +99% 3,004 $393   $87,515,706 37
2008/11/09 9 $743,135 -37% 3,004 $247   $88,258,841 38
2008/11/10 11 $260,904 -65% 3,004 $87   $88,519,745 39
2008/11/11 7 $563,400 +116% 3,004 $188   $89,083,145 40
2008/11/12 16 $101,817 -82% 3,004 $34   $89,184,962 41
2008/11/13 12 $114,085 +12% 3,004 $38   $89,299,047 42
2008/11/14 13 $292,648 +157% 1,617 $181   $89,591,695 43
2008/11/15 9 $852,165 +191% 1,617 $527   $90,443,860 44
2008/11/16 9 $434,267 -49% 1,617 $269   $90,878,127 45
2008/11/17 13 $64,224 -85% 1,617 $40   $90,942,351 46
2008/11/18 13 $67,754 +5% 1,617 $42   $91,010,111 47
2008/11/19 13 $69,141 +2% 1,617 $43   $91,079,252 48
2008/11/20 12 $66,829 -3% 1,617 $41   $91,146,081 49
2009/01/19 34 $42,659   193 $221   $94,286,898 109

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/10/03 1 $29,300,465   3,215 $9,114   $29,300,465 3
2008/10/10 1 $17,502,077 -40% 3,218 $5,439   $52,532,310 10
2008/10/17 2 $11,422,425 -35% 3,239 $3,527   $69,282,560 17
2008/10/24 4 $6,884,387 -40% 3,190 $2,158   $78,110,782 24
2008/10/31 6 $4,864,021 -29% 3,004 $1,619   $84,177,645 31
2008/11/07 11 $2,518,049 -48% 2,359 $1,067   $88,258,841 38
2008/11/14 10 $1,579,080 -37% 1,617 $977   $90,878,127 45
2008/11/21 16 $468,078 -70% 788 $594   $91,614,153 52
2008/11/28 23 $253,990 -46% 317 $801   $92,072,613 59
2008/12/05 29 $114,523 -55% 248 $462   $92,231,434 66
2008/12/12 35 $70,981 -38% 173 $410   $92,338,383 73
2008/12/19 23 $225,706 +218% 315 $717   $92,595,594 80
2008/12/26 25 $312,652 +39% 283 $1,105   $93,118,082 87
2009/01/02 24 $320,336 +2% 263 $1,218   $93,778,953 94
2009/01/09 27 $215,358 -33% 242 $890   $94,066,316 101
2009/01/16 34 $131,779 -39% 193 $683   $94,244,239 108
2009/01/23 39 $100,858 -23% 158 $638   $94,408,857 115
2009/01/30 41 $67,487 -33% 136 $496   $94,497,271 122

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
3/8/200911,556,576 1,556,576$27,473,566$27,473,5661
3/15/20094540,926-65% 2,097,502$9,547,344$37,020,9102
3/22/20095198,209-63% 2,295,711$3,169,362$40,190,2723
3/29/20097117,282-41% 2,412,993$1,875,339$42,065,6114
4/5/20099109,822-6% 2,522,815$1,756,054$43,821,6655
4/12/200911384,677+250% 2,907,492$6,150,985$49,972,6506
4/19/20091586,483-78% 2,993,975$1,382,863$51,355,5147
4/26/20091871,832-17% 3,065,807$1,148,594$52,504,1078
5/3/20092168,457-5% 3,134,264$1,094,627$53,598,7359
5/10/20091573,885+8% 3,208,149$1,181,421$54,780,15610
5/17/20092250,792-31% 3,258,941$812,164$55,592,32011
5/24/20092262,834+24% 3,321,775$1,004,716$56,597,03612
5/31/20092550,655-19% 3,372,430$809,973$57,407,00913
2/21/20102062,669 3,619,943$908,074$61,229,20551

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