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Bowling for Columbine (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $21,576,018Details
International Box Office $36,664,469Details
Worldwide Box Office $58,240,487
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 11th, 2002 (Limited) by MGM
Video Release: August 19th, 2003 by MGM Video
MPAA Rating: R
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 49th Weekend Limited Release 49 $306 Sep 12, 2003 339
Biggest 48th Weekend Limited Release 45 $480 Sep 5, 2003 332
Biggest Domestic 45th Weekend 82 $4,953 Aug 15, 2003 311
Biggest 45th Weekend Limited Release 18 $4,953 Aug 15, 2003 311
Biggest Domestic 44th Weekend 82 $4,260 Aug 8, 2003 304
Biggest 44th Weekend Limited Release 15 $4,260 Aug 8, 2003 304
Biggest Domestic 33rd Weekend 80 $39,156 May 23, 2003 227
Biggest 33rd Weekend Limited Release 19 $39,156 May 23, 2003 227
Biggest Domestic 32nd Weekend 99 $29,513 May 16, 2003 220
Biggest 32nd Weekend Limited Release 24 $29,513 May 16, 2003 220
Biggest Domestic 31st Weekend 83 $60,661 May 9, 2003 213
Biggest 31st Weekend Limited Release 16 $60,661 May 9, 2003 213
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 72 $78,020 May 2, 2003 206
Biggest 30th Weekend Limited Release 13 $78,020 May 2, 2003 206
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 71 $108,207 Apr 25, 2003 199
Biggest 29th Weekend Limited Release 15 $108,207 Apr 25, 2003 199
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 60 $172,590 Apr 18, 2003 192
Biggest 28th Weekend Limited Release 14 $172,590 Apr 18, 2003 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 64 $169,381 Apr 11, 2003 185
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 11 $169,381 Apr 11, 2003 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 81 $206,787 Apr 4, 2003 178
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 15 $206,787 Apr 4, 2003 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 80 $271,108 Mar 28, 2003 171
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 16 $271,108 Mar 28, 2003 171
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 24 $156,550 Mar 21, 2003 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 32 $150,753 Mar 14, 2003 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 39 $162,715 Mar 7, 2003 150
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 50 $146,135 Feb 28, 2003 143
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 53 $158,857 Feb 21, 2003 136
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 61 $180,350 Feb 14, 2003 129
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 85 $152,508 Feb 7, 2003 122
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 83 $184,614 Jan 31, 2003 115
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 88 $209,683 Jan 24, 2003 108
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 68 $341,177 Jan 17, 2003 101
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 78 $352,609 Jan 10, 2003 94
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 79 $412,371 Jan 3, 2003 87
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 90 $417,215 Dec 27, 2002 80
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 97 $966,682 Nov 29, 2002 52
Top 2002 Theater Average Limited Release 18 $26,144 Oct 11, 2002 3
Never Wide Domestic 80 $21,576,018 Oct 11, 2002 0

Cast

Trey Parker    Himself/Stan Marsh
Matt Stone    Himself, Former Columbine Student
Charlton Heston    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Jeff Gibbs

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/10/11 31 $209,148   8 $26,144   $209,148 3
2002/10/18 19 $728,051 +248% 46 $15,827   $1,052,554 10
2002/10/25 18 $1,077,129 +48% 111 $9,704   $2,498,319 17
2002/11/01 11 $1,541,193 +43% 162 $9,514   $4,518,239 24
2002/11/08 13 $1,559,426 +1% 222 $7,024   $6,783,493 31
2002/11/15 11 $1,263,380 -19% 248 $5,094   $8,798,505 38
2002/11/22 15 $983,467 -22% 244 $4,031   $10,341,936 45
2002/11/29 17 $966,682 -2% 217 $4,455   $11,914,512 52
2002/12/06 18 $629,154 -35% 246 $2,558   $12,875,296 59
2002/12/13 20 $562,410 -11% 234 $2,403   $13,769,089 66
2002/12/20 21 $386,034 -31% 195 $1,980   $14,476,943 73
2002/12/27 27 $417,215 +8% 175 $2,384   $15,203,743 80
2003/01/03 27 $412,371 -1% 198 $2,083   $16,030,877 87
2003/01/10 28 $352,609 -14% 204 $1,728   $16,631,101 94
2003/01/17 29 $341,177 -3% 213 $1,602   $17,231,700 101
2003/01/24 32 $209,683 -39% 188 $1,115   $17,565,397 108
2003/01/31 37 $184,614 -12% 174 $1,061   $17,868,930 115
2003/02/07 40 $152,508 -17% 142 $1,074   $18,108,035 122
2003/02/14 37 $180,350 +18% 172 $1,049   $18,402,007 129
2003/02/21 34 $158,857 -12% 118 $1,346   $18,648,592 136
2003/02/28 39 $146,135 -8% 106 $1,379   $18,855,327 143
2003/03/07 37 $162,715 +11% 106 $1,535   $19,100,026 150
2003/03/14 40 $150,753 -7% 101 $1,493   $19,324,562 157
2003/03/21 37 $156,550 +4% 106 $1,477   $19,550,172 164
2003/03/28 29 $271,108 +73% 121 $2,241   $19,941,096 171
2003/04/04 33 $206,787 -24% 144 $1,436   $20,255,273 178
2003/04/11 33 $169,381 -18% 146 $1,160   $20,536,259 185
2003/04/18 33 $172,590 +2% 121 $1,426   $20,814,575 192
2003/04/25 41 $108,207 -37% 100 $1,082   $21,012,472 199
2003/05/02 44 $78,020 -28% 88 $887   $21,145,576 206
2003/05/09 46 $60,661 -22% 76 $798   $21,244,913 213
2003/05/16 65 $29,513 -51% 53 $557   $21,305,285 220
2003/05/23 55 $39,156 +33% 37 $1,058   $21,363,913 227
2003/08/08 104 $4,260   9 $473   $21,560,052 304
2003/08/15 94 $4,953 +16% 5 $991   $21,568,100 311
2003/09/05 140 $480   3 $160   $21,575,207 332
2003/09/12 150 $306 -36% 1 $306   $21,575,958 339

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/11/04 10 $152,000   162 $938   $4,670,000 25
2002/11/05 10 $190,000 +25% 162 $1,173   $4,860,000 26
2002/11/08 13 $437,000   222 $1,968   $5,661,000 29
2002/11/09 13 $652,000 +49% 222 $2,937   $6,313,000 30
2002/11/10 12 $470,000 -28% 222 $2,117   $6,783,493 31
2002/11/15 13 $370,248   248 $1,493   $7,905,373 36
2002/11/16 13 $556,690 +50% 248 $2,245   $8,462,063 37
2002/11/17 11 $336,442 -40% 248 $1,357   $8,798,505 38
2002/11/18 10 $120,000 -64% 248 $484   $8,919,000 39
2002/11/19 10 $159,000 +33% 248 $641   $9,078,000 40
2002/11/20 10 $131,000 -18% 248 $528   $9,209,000 41
2002/11/21 10 $150,000 +15% 248 $605   $9,358,000 42
2002/12/06 17 $190,000   246 $772   $12,470,000 57
2002/12/07 17 $276,000 +45% 246 $1,122   $12,746,000 58
2002/12/08 17 $164,000 -41% 246 $667   $12,875,296 59

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/10/11 28 $324,503   8 $40,563   $324,503 7
2002/10/18 17 $1,096,687 +238% 46 $23,841   $1,421,190 14
2002/10/25 18 $1,555,856 +42% 111 $14,017   $2,977,046 21
2002/11/01 10 $2,247,021 +44% 162 $13,871   $5,224,067 28
2002/11/08 12 $2,311,058 +3% 222 $10,410   $7,535,125 35
2002/11/15 11 $1,823,344 -21% 248 $7,352   $9,358,469 42
2002/11/22 13 $1,589,361 -13% 244 $6,514   $10,947,830 49
2002/11/29 17 $1,298,312 -18% 217 $5,983   $12,246,142 56
2002/12/06 18 $960,537 -26% 246 $3,905   $13,206,679 63
2002/12/13 20 $884,230 -8% 234 $3,779   $14,090,909 70
2002/12/20 21 $695,619 -21% 195 $3,567   $14,786,528 77
2002/12/27 25 $831,978 +20% 175 $4,754   $15,618,506 84
2003/01/03 27 $659,986 -21% 198 $3,333   $16,278,492 91
2003/01/10 27 $612,031 -7% 204 $3,000   $16,890,523 98
2003/01/17 28 $465,191 -24% 213 $2,184   $17,355,714 105
2003/01/24 31 $328,602 -29% 188 $1,748   $17,684,316 112
2003/01/31 37 $271,211 -17% 174 $1,559   $17,955,527 119
2003/02/07 38 $266,130 -2% 142 $1,874   $18,221,657 126
2003/02/14 34 $268,078 +1% 172 $1,559   $18,489,735 133
2003/02/21 36 $219,457 -18% 118 $1,860   $18,709,192 140
2003/02/28 37 $228,119 +4% 106 $2,152   $18,937,311 147
2003/03/07 36 $236,498 +4% 106 $2,231   $19,173,809 154
2003/03/14 40 $219,813 -7% 101 $2,176   $19,393,622 161
2003/03/21 33 $276,366 +26% 106 $2,607   $19,669,988 168
2003/03/28 29 $378,498 +37% 121 $3,128   $20,048,486 175
2003/04/04 32 $318,392 -16% 144 $2,211   $20,366,878 182
2003/04/11 34 $275,107 -14% 146 $1,884   $20,641,985 189
2003/04/18 34 $262,280 -5% 121 $2,168   $20,904,265 196
2003/04/25 40 $163,291 -38% 100 $1,633   $21,067,556 203
2003/05/02 44 $116,696 -29% 88 $1,326   $21,184,252 210
2003/05/09 47 $91,520 -22% 76 $1,204   $21,275,772 217
2003/05/16 57 $48,985 -46% 53 $924   $21,324,757 224
2003/08/08 97 $7,355   9 $817   $21,563,147 308
2003/09/05 131 $925   3 $308   $21,575,652 336
2003/09/12 143 $366 -60% 1 $366   $21,576,018 343

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