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Blow (2001)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $52,990,775Details
International Box Office $30,291,521
Worldwide Box Office $83,282,296
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
55% - Rotten
Audience
87% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$30,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 6th, 2001 (Wide) by New Line
Video Release: September 11th, 2001 by New Line Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for pervasive drug content and language, some violence and sexuality
Running Time: 124 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Narcotics
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Spanky Pictures, Apostle
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,639 $80,964 Jun 22, 2001 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,649 $112,273 Jun 15, 2001 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,787 $131,050 Jun 8, 2001 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,180 $359,650 Jun 1, 2001 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 836 $968,605 May 25, 2001 52
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,282 $50,007,587 May 18, 2001 47
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 900 $1,401,608 May 18, 2001 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,074 $1,858,462 May 11, 2001 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,262 $2,447,638 May 4, 2001 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,406 $3,354,646 Apr 27, 2001 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,180 $5,901,682 Apr 20, 2001 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,353 $8,013,188 Apr 13, 2001 10
Biggest April Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 178 $12,443,461 Apr 6, 2001 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,450 $12,443,461 Apr 6, 2001 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,876 2,249 Apr 6, 2001 3
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 298 3.43 Apr 6, 2001 1

Cast

   George Jung
   Mirtha Jung
Jordi Molla    Diego Delgado
Max Perlich    Kevin Dulli
Franka Potente    Barbara Buckley
Rachel Griffiths    Ermine Jung
Ray Liotta    Fred Jung
Ethan Suplee    Tune
Paul Reubens    Derek Foreal
Cliff Curtis    Pablo Escobar
Miguel Sandoval    Augusto Oliveras
Kevin Gage    Leon Minghella
Jesse James    Young George
Miguel Perez    Alessandro
Dan Ferro    Cesar Toban
Tony Amendola    Sanchez
Bobcat Goldthwait    Mr. T.
Michael Tucci    Dr. Bay
Monet Mazur    Maria
Lola Glaudini    Rada
Jennifer Gimenez    Inez
Emma Roberts    Young Kristina Jung
Jaime King    Kristina Jung
Jacque Lawson    Biker
Richard LaGravenese    Detective #2

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    David McKenna
Screenwriter    Nick Cassavetes
Story Creator    Bruce Porter
Producer    Ted Demme
Producer    Joel Stillerman
Producer    Denis Leary
Executive Producer    Georgia Kacandes
Executive Producer    Michael De Luca
Cinematographer    Ellen Kuras
Editor    Kevin Tent
Composer    Graeme Revell
Music Supervisor    Amanda Scheer Demme
Production Designer    Michael Hanan
Art Director    David Ensley
Art Director    Bernardo Trujillo
Set Designer    Maria Baker
Set Designer    William Taliaferro
Set Decorator    Douglas A. Mowat
Set Decorator    Melo Hinojosa
Costume Designer    Mark Bridges
Sound Mixer    Allan Byer
Supervising Sound Editor    Mark P. Stoeckinger
Associate Producer    Susan McNamara
Associate Producer    Tracy Falco
Associate Producer    Hillary Sherman
Assistant Director    Nicholas C. Mastandrea
Casting Director    Avy Kaufman

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/04/06 3 $12,443,461   2,249 $5,533   $12,443,461 3
2001/04/13 5 $8,013,188 -36% 2,249 $3,563   $25,913,942 10
2001/04/20 6 $5,901,682 -26% 2,103 $2,806   $35,158,246 17
2001/04/27 6 $3,354,646 -43% 1,713 $1,958   $40,457,088 24
2001/05/04 7 $2,447,638 -27% 1,558 $1,571   $44,245,722 31
2001/05/11 8 $1,858,462 -24% 1,502 $1,237   $47,146,148 38
2001/05/18 8 $1,401,608 -25% 1,133 $1,237   $49,565,919 45
2001/05/25 9 $968,605 -31% 733 $1,321   $51,295,787 52
2001/06/01 13 $359,650 -63% 417 $862   $52,231,443 59
2001/06/08 25 $131,050 -64% 227 $577   $52,566,320 66
2001/06/15 24 $112,273 -14% 223 $503   $52,765,901 73
2001/06/22 30 $80,964 -28% 157 $516   $52,937,130 80

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/04/06 3 $3,628,500   2,249 $1,613   $3,628,500 1
2001/04/07 3 $4,950,000 +36% 2,249 $2,201   $8,578,500 2
2001/04/08 3 $3,489,000 -30% 2,249 $1,551   $12,443,461 3
2001/04/09 2 $1,451,112 -58% 2,249 $645   $13,894,573 4
2001/04/10 2 $1,566,432 +8% 2,249 $697   $15,461,005 5
2001/04/11 2 $1,338,454 -15% 2,249 $595   $16,799,459 6
2001/04/12 6 $948,500 -29% 2,249 $422   $17,748,000 7
2001/04/13 5 $2,744,000 +189% 2,249 $1,220   $20,492,000 8
2001/04/14 4 $3,086,500 +12% 2,249 $1,372   $23,578,500 9
2001/04/15 5 $2,167,000 -30% 2,249 $964   $25,913,942 10
2001/04/16 5 $1,037,030 -52% 2,249 $461   $26,950,972 11
2001/04/17 4 $1,024,447 -1% 2,249 $456   $27,975,419 12
2001/04/18 4 $829,758 -19% 2,249 $369   $28,805,177 13
2001/04/19 4 $684,932 -17% 2,249 $305   $29,256,564 14
2001/04/20 7 $1,681,500 +145% 2,103 $800   $30,938,000 15
2001/04/21 6 $2,524,000 +50% 2,103 $1,200   $33,564,000 16
2001/04/22 5 $1,594,000 -37% 2,103 $758   $35,158,000 17
2001/04/23 3 $524,997 -67% 2,103 $250   $35,683,243 18
2001/04/24 3 $639,664 +22% 2,103 $304   $36,322,907 19
2001/04/25 3 $516,024 -19% 2,103 $245   $36,838,931 20
2001/04/26 3 $385,536 -25% 2,103 $183   $37,102,442 21
2001/04/27 8 $991,000 +157% 1,713 $579   $38,093,500 22
2001/04/28 6 $1,398,000 +41% 1,713 $816   $39,491,500 23
2001/04/29 6 $921,000 -34% 1,713 $538   $40,457,088 24
2001/04/30 4 $345,797 -62% 1,713 $202   $40,802,885 25
2001/05/01 4 $386,721 +12% 1,713 $226   $41,189,606 26
2001/05/02 4 $315,301 -18% 1,713 $184   $41,504,907 27
2001/05/03 4 $290,279 -8% 1,713 $169   $41,798,084 28
2001/05/04 7 $754,333 +160% 1,558 $484   $42,552,000 29
2001/05/05 7 $1,010,000 +34% 1,558 $648   $43,562,333 30
2001/05/06 7 $673,000 -33% 1,558 $432   $44,245,722 31
2001/05/07 4 $264,716 -61% 1,558 $170   $44,510,438 32
2001/05/08 5 $315,108 +19% 1,558 $202   $44,825,546 33
2001/05/09 5 $237,023 -25% 1,558 $152   $45,062,569 34
2001/05/10 5 $246,627 +4% 1,558 $158   $45,309,196 35
2001/05/11 8 $525,000 +113% 1,502 $350   $45,834,000 36
2001/05/12 8 $870,000 +66% 1,502 $579   $46,704,000 37
2001/05/13 8 $485,000 -44% 1,502 $323   $47,146,148 38
2001/05/14 5 $261,013 -46% 1,502 $174   $47,407,161 39
2001/05/15 6 $299,067 +15% 1,502 $199   $47,706,228 40
2001/05/16 6 $249,215 -17% 1,502 $166   $47,955,443 41
2001/05/17 6 $227,267 -9% 1,502 $151   $48,164,311 42
2001/05/18 8 $394,500 +74% 1,133 $348   $48,559,000 43
2001/05/19 9 $567,000 +44% 1,133 $500   $49,126,000 44
2001/05/20 8 $414,678 -27% 1,133 $366   $49,565,832 45
2001/05/21 7 $225,608 -46% 1,133 $199   $49,791,527 46
2001/05/22 7 $216,060 -4% 1,133 $191   $50,007,587 47
2001/05/23 7 $189,706 -12% 1,133 $167   $50,197,293 48
2001/05/24 8 $163,120 -14% 1,133 $144   $50,327,182 49
2001/05/25 10 $228,500 +40% 733 $312   $50,555,500 50
2001/05/26 10 $404,500 +77% 733 $552   $50,960,000 51
2001/05/27 9 $376,000 -7% 733 $513   $51,295,787 52
2001/05/28 10 $274,219 -27% 733 $374   $51,570,006 53
2001/05/29 9 $121,470 -56% 733 $166   $51,691,476 54
2001/05/30 10 $102,969 -15% 733 $140   $51,794,445 55
2001/05/31 10 $92,220 -10% 733 $126   $51,871,793 56
2001/06/03 13 $112,000   417 $269   $52,231,000 59
2001/06/04 13 $53,199 -53% 417 $128   $52,284,542 60
2001/06/05 12 $58,904 +11% 417 $141   $52,343,546 61
2001/06/06 12 $49,261 -16% 417 $118   $52,392,807 62
2001/06/07 13 $46,742 -5% 417 $112   $52,439,549 63
2001/06/10 19 $36,000   227 $159   $52,566,320 66
2001/06/11 16 $28,306 -21% 227 $125   $52,594,626 67
2001/06/12 16 $32,829 +16% 227 $145   $52,627,455 68
2001/06/13 16 $23,159 -29% 227 $102   $52,650,615 69
2001/06/17 20 $33,000   223 $148   $52,765,901 73
2001/06/18 17 $21,996 -33% 223 $99   $52,787,897 74
2001/06/19 17 $25,747 +17% 223 $115   $52,813,644 75
2001/06/20 17 $23,379 -9% 223 $105   $52,837,023 76
2001/06/25 20 $12,899   157 $82   $52,949,759 81
2001/06/26 19 $14,750 +14% 157 $94   $52,964,509 82

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/04/06 3 $17,900,754   2,249 $7,959   $17,900,754 7
2001/04/13 4 $11,355,810 -37% 2,249 $5,049   $29,256,564 14
2001/04/20 6 $7,845,878 -31% 2,103 $3,731   $37,102,442 21
2001/04/27 6 $4,695,642 -40% 1,713 $2,741   $41,798,084 28
2001/05/04 7 $3,489,602 -26% 1,558 $2,240   $45,287,686 35
2001/05/11 7 $2,876,625 -18% 1,502 $1,915   $48,164,311 42
2001/05/18 8 $2,162,871 -25% 1,133 $1,909   $50,327,182 49
2001/05/25 10 $1,544,611 -29% 733 $2,107   $51,871,793 56
2001/06/01 13 $563,477 -64% 417 $1,351   $52,435,270 63
2001/06/08 21 $218,358 -61% 227 $962   $52,653,628 70
2001/06/15 23 $202,538 -7% 223 $908   $52,856,166 77
2001/06/22 29 $134,609 -34% 157 $857   $52,990,775 84

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
7/26/20091018,523 18,523$192,270$192,270411
8/16/2009821,351 46,027$216,285$470,884414
4/4/20101714,093 110,502$197,167$1,372,898447

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