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Bringing Down the House (2003)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $132,675,402Details
International Box Office $32,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $164,675,402
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
34% - Rotten
Audience
49% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 7th, 2003 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language, sexual humor and drug material
Running Time: 105 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Touchstone Pictures, Hyde Park Entertainment, David Hoberman, Ashok Amritraj
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 367 $33,462 Aug 8, 2003 157
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 398 $58,288 Jul 25, 2003 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 354 $98,302 Jul 18, 2003 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 435 $101,684 Jul 11, 2003 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 535 $103,399 Jul 4, 2003 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 527 $139,619 Jun 27, 2003 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 536 $181,311 Jun 20, 2003 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 579 $208,492 Jun 13, 2003 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 563 $269,066 Jun 6, 2003 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 466 $381,844 May 30, 2003 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 425 $483,320 May 23, 2003 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 850 $300,437 May 16, 2003 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 520 $737,930 May 9, 2003 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 519 $1,126,682 May 2, 2003 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 426 $2,068,521 Apr 25, 2003 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 352 $3,280,980 Apr 18, 2003 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 340 $4,502,225 Apr 11, 2003 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 168 $8,316,696 Apr 4, 2003 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 146 $12,481,803 Mar 28, 2003 24
Fastest to $100m 384 $100,068,024 Mar 28, 2003 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 209 $16,204,468 Mar 21, 2003 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 288 $22,054,934 Mar 14, 2003 10
Fastest to $50m 441 $55,922,894 Mar 14, 2003 9
Biggest Domestic Sunday 716 $7,901,405 Mar 9, 2003 3
Biggest Domestic March Weekend 46 $31,101,026 Mar 7, 2003 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 437 $31,101,026 Mar 7, 2003 3
Biggest Domestic Weekend 633 $31,101,026 Mar 7, 2003 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 489 3.16 Mar 7, 2003 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,926 31.6% Mar 7, 2003 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,153 2,801 Mar 7, 2003 3
Biggest Domestic March Day 79 $13,360,006 Mar 8, 2003 2
Biggest Domestic Saturday 505 $13,360,006 Mar 8, 2003 2
Biggest Domestic Friday 679 $9,839,615 Mar 7, 2003 1

Cast

Queen Latifah    Charlene Morton
   Peter Sanderson
Eugene Levy    Howie Rottman
Joan Plowright    Mrs. Arness
Missi Pyle    Ashley
Jean Smart    Kate
Betty White    Mrs. Kline
Kimberly J. Brown    Sarah Sanderson
Michael Ensign    Daniel Barnes
Aengus James    Mike
Angus T. Jones    Georgey Sanderson
Matt Lutz    Aaron Blair
Victor Webster    Glen
Michael Rosenbaum    Todd Gendler
Steve Harris    Widow

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Lalo Schifrin
Screenwriter    Jason Filardi
Producer    David Hoberman
Executive Producer    Jane Bartelme
Executive Producer    Queen Latifah
Co-Producer    Todd Lieberman
Cinematographer    Julio Macat
Editor    Jerry Greenberg
Music Supervisor    Michael McQuarn
Production Designer    Linda Descenna
Art Director    Jim Nedza
Set Designer    Nancy Deren
Set Designer    Rich Romig
Set Decorator    Ric McElvin
Costume Designer    Pamela Withers
Sound    David MacMillan
Supervising Sound Editor    David Whittaker
Choreographer    Anne Fletcher
Associate Producer    Cookie Carosella
Assistant Director    Daniel Silverberg
Second Unit Director    John Medlen
Second Unit Camera    Johnny Jensen
Casting Director    Victoria Thomas

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/03/07 1 $31,101,026   2,801 $11,104   $31,101,026 3
2003/03/14 1 $22,054,934 -29% 2,801 $7,874   $61,287,160 10
2003/03/21 1 $16,204,468 -27% 2,871 $5,644   $83,349,134 17
2003/03/28 2 $12,481,803 -23% 2,910 $4,289   $100,068,024 24
2003/04/04 5 $8,316,696 -33% 2,910 $2,858   $111,133,733 31
2003/04/11 4 $4,502,225 -46% 2,830 $1,591   $117,614,736 38
2003/04/18 7 $3,280,980 -27% 2,284 $1,437   $122,677,348 45
2003/04/25 11 $2,068,521 -37% 1,668 $1,240   $126,063,177 52
2003/05/02 13 $1,126,682 -46% 1,113 $1,012   $127,633,098 59
2003/05/09 14 $737,930 -35% 778 $948   $128,659,231 66
2003/05/16 17 $300,437 -59% 399 $753   $129,128,567 73
2003/05/23 15 $483,320 +61% 461 $1,048   $129,718,805 80
2003/05/30 16 $381,844 -21% 366 $1,043   $130,381,123 87
2003/06/06 19 $269,066 -30% 318 $846   $130,821,038 94
2003/06/13 23 $208,492 -23% 263 $793   $131,197,438 101
2003/06/20 25 $181,311 -13% 226 $802   $131,531,232 108
2003/06/27 28 $139,619 -23% 181 $771   $131,774,908 115
2003/07/04 33 $103,399 -26% 155 $667   $131,974,653 122
2003/07/11 36 $101,684 -2% 125 $813   $132,177,535 129
2003/07/18 36 $98,302 -3% 107 $919   $132,406,386 136
2003/07/25 43 $58,288 -41% 60 $971   $132,541,238 143
2003/08/08 59 $33,462   43 $778   $132,675,402 157

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/03/07 1 $9,839,615   2,801 $3,513   $9,839,615 1
2003/03/08 1 $13,360,006 +36% 2,801 $4,770   $23,199,621 2
2003/03/09 1 $7,901,405 -41% 2,801 $2,821   $31,101,026 3
2003/03/10 1 $2,054,000 -74% 2,801 $733   $33,155,000 4
2003/03/11 1 $2,121,000 +3% 2,801 $757   $35,276,000 5
2003/03/12 1 $1,967,000 -7% 2,801 $702   $37,244,000 6
2003/03/13 1 $1,989,000 +1% 2,801 $710   $39,232,000 7
2003/03/14 1 $6,745,599 +239% 2,801 $2,408   $45,977,825 8
2003/03/15 1 $9,945,069 +47% 2,801 $3,551   $55,922,894 9
2003/03/16 1 $5,364,266 -46% 2,801 $1,915   $61,287,160 10
2003/03/17 1 $1,449,000 -73% 2,801 $517   $62,736,000 11
2003/03/18 1 $1,581,000 +9% 2,801 $564   $64,317,000 12
2003/03/19 1 $1,345,000 -15% 2,801 $480   $65,662,000 13
2003/03/20 1 $1,483,000 +10% 2,801 $529   $67,145,000 14
2003/03/21 2 $4,965,535 +235% 2,871 $1,730   $72,110,201 15
2003/03/22 1 $7,656,729 +54% 2,871 $2,667   $79,766,930 16
2003/03/23 2 $3,582,204 -53% 2,871 $1,248   $83,349,134 17
2003/03/24 2 $1,001,000 -72% 2,871 $349   $84,350,000 18
2003/03/25 1 $1,070,000 +7% 2,871 $373   $85,420,000 19
2003/03/26 1 $1,019,000 -5% 2,871 $355   $86,439,000 20
2003/03/27 1 $1,147,000 +13% 2,871 $400   $87,586,000 21
2003/03/28 4 $3,625,295 +216% 2,910 $1,246   $91,211,516 22
2003/03/29 2 $5,785,196 +60% 2,910 $1,988   $96,996,712 23
2003/03/30 2 $3,071,312 -47% 2,910 $1,055   $100,068,024 24
2003/03/31 3 $732,000 -76% 2,910 $252   $100,800,000 25
2003/04/01 3 $716,000 -2% 2,910 $246   $101,516,000 26
2003/04/02 3 $641,000 -10% 2,910 $220   $102,157,000 27
2003/04/03 3 $660,000 +3% 2,910 $227   $102,817,037 28
2003/04/04 5 $2,434,502 +269% 2,910 $837   $105,251,539 29
2003/04/05 4 $3,942,429 +62% 2,910 $1,355   $109,193,968 30
2003/04/06 5 $1,939,765 -51% 2,910 $667   $111,133,733 31
2003/04/07 4 $453,000 -77% 2,910 $156   $111,587,000 32
2003/04/08 4 $520,000 +15% 2,910 $179   $112,107,000 33
2003/04/09 4 $490,000 -6% 2,910 $168   $112,597,000 34
2003/04/10 4 $516,000 +5% 2,910 $177   $113,113,000 35
2003/04/11 6 $1,316,000 +155% 2,830 $465   $114,429,000 36
2003/04/12 4 $2,093,039 +59% 2,830 $740   $116,566,891 37
2003/04/13 5 $1,047,845 -50% 2,830 $370   $117,614,736 38
2003/04/14 5 $381,000 -64% 2,830 $135   $117,996,000 39
2003/04/15 5 $406,000 +7% 2,830 $143   $118,402,000 40
2003/04/16 6 $399,000 -2% 2,830 $141   $118,800,000 41
2003/04/17 5 $596,000 +49% 2,830 $211   $119,396,000 42
2003/04/18 7 $1,218,427 +104% 2,284 $533   $120,614,795 43
2003/04/19 7 $1,265,197 +4% 2,284 $554   $121,879,992 44
2003/04/20 9 $797,356 -37% 2,284 $349   $122,677,348 45
2003/04/21 7 $380,000 -52% 2,284 $166   $123,058,000 46
2003/04/22 7 $321,000 -16% 2,284 $141   $123,378,000 47
2003/04/23 7 $307,000 -4% 2,284 $134   $123,686,000 48
2003/04/24 7 $309,000 +1% 2,284 $135   $123,995,000 49
2003/04/25 11 $654,227 +112% 2,284 $286   $124,649,227 50
2003/04/26 10 $1,004,434 +54% 1,668 $602   $125,653,661 51
2003/05/26 16 $114,532   461 $248   $129,833,337 81

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/03/07 1 $39,232,226   2,801 $14,007   $39,232,226 7
2003/03/14 1 $27,912,440 -29% 2,801 $9,965   $67,144,666 14
2003/03/21 1 $20,441,555 -27% 2,871 $7,120   $87,586,221 21
2003/03/28 2 $15,230,816 -25% 2,910 $5,234   $102,817,037 28
2003/04/04 5 $10,295,474 -32% 2,910 $3,538   $113,112,511 35
2003/04/11 4 $6,283,857 -39% 2,830 $2,220   $119,396,368 42
2003/04/18 7 $4,598,288 -27% 2,284 $2,013   $123,994,656 49
2003/04/25 12 $2,511,760 -45% 1,668 $1,506   $126,506,416 56
2003/05/02 12 $1,414,885 -44% 1,113 $1,271   $127,921,301 63
2003/05/09 16 $906,829 -36% 778 $1,166   $128,828,130 70
2003/05/16 18 $407,355 -55% 399 $1,021   $129,235,485 77
2003/05/23 15 $763,794 +88% 461 $1,657   $129,999,279 84
2003/05/30 18 $552,693 -28% 366 $1,510   $130,551,972 91
2003/06/06 19 $436,974 -21% 318 $1,374   $130,988,946 98
2003/06/13 21 $360,975 -17% 263 $1,373   $131,349,921 105
2003/06/20 26 $285,368 -21% 226 $1,263   $131,635,289 112
2003/06/27 28 $235,965 -17% 181 $1,304   $131,871,254 119
2003/07/04 33 $204,597 -13% 155 $1,320   $132,075,851 126
2003/07/11 30 $232,233 +14% 125 $1,858   $132,308,084 133
2003/07/18 34 $174,866 -25% 107 $1,634   $132,482,950 140
2003/08/08 66 $33,462   43 $778   $132,675,402 161

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