Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,203,020Details
International Box Office $223,691,531
Worldwide Box Office $263,894,551
Further financial details...

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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
27% - Rotten
Audience
61% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$50,000,000
Theatrical Release: November 12th, 2004 (Limited) by Universal
November 19th, 2004 (Expands Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: R for language and some sexual content
Franchise: Bridget Jones
Keywords: Romance
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Working Title Films

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Cast

Renée Zellweger    Bridget Jones
Colin Firth    Mark Darcy
Hugh Grant    Daniel Cleaver
Jacinda Barrett    Rebecca
Jim Broadbent    Colin Jones
Gemma Jones    Mum
Ian McNeice    Quizmaster
Shirley Henderson    Jude
Jessica Hynes   

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Beeban Kidron
Screenwriter    Andrew Davies
Story Creator    Helen Fielding
Composer    Harry Gregson-Williams

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/11/12 5 $3,100,000   530 $5,849   $3,100,000 1
2004/11/13 6 $3,463,555 +12% 530 $6,535   $6,534,905 2
2004/11/14 5 $2,149,150 -38% 530 $4,055   $8,684,055 3
2004/11/15 4 $657,000 -69% 530 $1,240   $9,341,000 4
2004/11/16 4 $750,000 +14% 530 $1,415   $10,091,000 5
2004/11/17 4 $689,000 -8% 530 $1,300   $10,781,000 6
2004/11/18 3 $678,000 -2% 530 $1,279   $11,466,795 7
2004/11/19 5 $3,300,000 +387% 2,452 $1,346   $14,800,000 8
2004/11/20 5 $4,213,865 +28% 2,450 $1,720   $19,037,245 9
2004/11/21 5 $2,474,440 -41% 2,450 $1,010   $21,511,685 10
2004/11/22 5 $845,000 -66% 2,450 $345   $22,357,000 11
2004/11/23 5 $1,066,000 +26% 2,450 $435   $23,423,000 12
2004/11/24 7 $1,111,000 +4% 2,469 $450   $24,534,000 13
2004/11/25 7 $1,197,000 +8% 2,469 $485   $25,731,445 14
2004/11/26 7 $2,423,540 +102% 2,473 $980   $28,154,985 15
2004/11/27 7 $2,522,460 +4% 2,473 $1,020   $30,677,445 16
2004/11/28 7 $1,285,960 -49% 2,473 $520   $31,963,405 17
2004/11/29 7 $360,000 -72% 2,473 $146   $32,323,000 18
2004/11/30 6 $458,000 +27% 2,473 $185   $32,781,000 19
2004/12/01 6 $408,000 -11% 2,473 $165   $33,189,000 20
2004/12/02 7 $371,000 -9% 2,473 $150   $33,559,650 21
2004/12/03 8 $1,000,000 +170% 2,429 $412   $34,600,000 22
2004/12/04 9 $1,192,170 +19% 2,433 $490   $35,664,195 23
2004/12/05 9 $656,910 -45% 2,433 $270   $36,321,105 24
2004/12/06 8 $218,000 -67% 2,433 $90   $36,539,000 25
2004/12/07 7 $280,000 +28% 2,433 $115   $36,819,000 26
2004/12/08 9 $251,000 -10% 2,090 $120   $37,070,000 27
2004/12/09 9 $230,000 -8% 2,090 $110   $37,299,000 28
2004/12/10 11 $400,000 +74% 1,701 $235   $37,700,000 29
2004/12/11 11 $476,280 +19% 1,701 $280   $38,149,800 30
2004/12/12 11 $263,655 -45% 1,701 $155   $38,413,455 31
2005/01/17 41 $10,440   116 $90   $40,203,020 67

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/11/12 5 $8,684,055   530 $16,385   $8,684,055 3
2004/11/19 5 $10,044,890 +16% 2,450 $4,100   $21,511,685 10
2004/11/26 7 $6,231,960 -38% 2,469 $2,524   $31,963,405 17
2004/12/03 9 $2,761,455 -56% 2,433 $1,135   $36,321,105 24
2004/12/10 12 $1,114,155 -60% 1,701 $655   $38,413,455 31
2004/12/17 20 $331,500 -70% 514 $645   $39,314,970 38
2004/12/24 31 $67,220 -80% 188 $358   $39,594,770 45
2004/12/31 34 $131,755 +96% 216 $610   $39,877,945 52
2005/01/07 36 $123,760 -6% 221 $560   $40,069,690 59
2005/01/14 41 $63,220 -49% 116 $545   $40,192,580 66

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