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Brown Sugar (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,362,712Details
International Box Office $952,560
Worldwide Box Office $28,315,272
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  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
66% - Fresh
Audience
90% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$8,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 11th, 2002 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: February 11th, 2003 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content and language
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Keywords: African-American, Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,941 $4,877 Jan 24, 2003 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,890 $10,938 Jan 17, 2003 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,864 $24,003 Jan 10, 2003 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,118 $23,586 Jan 3, 2003 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,344 $28,009 Dec 27, 2002 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,827 $21,093 Dec 20, 2002 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,913 $33,171 Dec 13, 2002 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,430 $27,875 Dec 6, 2002 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,264 $58,404 Nov 29, 2002 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,759 $157,691 Nov 22, 2002 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,271 $464,626 Nov 15, 2002 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,182 $1,037,627 Nov 8, 2002 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,366 $1,672,437 Nov 1, 2002 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,387 $2,784,029 Oct 25, 2002 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,085 $5,215,091 Oct 18, 2002 10
Biggest October Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 242 $10,738,882 Oct 11, 2002 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,695 $10,738,882 Oct 11, 2002 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,110 1,372 Oct 11, 2002 3

Cast

Taye Diggs    Dre
Sanaa Lathan    Sidney
Mos Def    Chris V.
Ralph E. Tresvant    Royale
Nicole Ari Parker   
Boris Kodjoe   
Queen Latifah    Francine
Method Man   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/10/11 3 $10,738,882   1,372 $7,827   $10,738,882 3
2002/10/18 5 $5,215,091 -51% 1,378 $3,785   $18,502,360 10
2002/10/25 9 $2,784,029 -47% 1,146 $2,429   $22,348,965 17
2002/11/01 10 $1,672,437 -40% 854 $1,958   $24,592,014 24
2002/11/08 18 $1,037,627 -38% 649 $1,599   $26,003,024 31
2002/11/15 22 $464,626 -55% 398 $1,167   $26,741,171 38
2002/11/22 28 $157,691 -66% 191 $826   $27,007,720 45
2002/11/29 46 $58,404 -63% 67 $872   $27,109,760 52
2002/12/06 55 $27,875 -52% 65 $429   $27,146,583 59
2002/12/13 48 $33,171 +19% 89 $373   $27,186,836 66
2002/12/20 51 $21,093 -36% 53 $398   $27,223,154 73
2002/12/27 57 $28,009 +33% 36 $778   $27,266,244 80
2003/01/03 60 $23,586 -16% 34 $694   $27,307,799 87
2003/01/10 62 $24,003 +2% 42 $572   $27,338,916 94
2003/01/17 77 $10,938 -54% 24 $456   $27,356,292 101
2003/01/24 88 $4,877 -55% 17 $287   $27,362,712 108

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/10/11 3 $3,546,176   1,372 $2,585   $3,546,176 1
2002/10/12 3 $4,485,837 +26% 1,372 $3,270   $8,032,013 2
2002/10/13 3 $2,706,869 -40% 1,372 $1,973   $10,738,882 3
2002/10/14 4 $1,100,000 -59% 1,372 $802   $11,839,000 4
2002/10/15 5 $524,000 -52% 1,372 $382   $12,363,000 5
2002/10/16 6 $441,000 -16% 1,372 $321   $12,804,000 6
2002/10/17 5 $484,000 +10% 1,372 $353   $13,287,000 7
2002/10/18 7 $1,535,874 +217% 1,370 $1,121   $14,823,143 8
2002/10/19 5 $2,532,899 +65% 1,370 $1,849   $17,356,042 9
2002/10/20 7 $1,146,318 -55% 1,370 $837   $18,502,360 10
2002/10/21 6 $306,000 -73% 1,378 $222   $18,808,000 11
2002/10/22 7 $268,000 -12% 1,378 $194   $19,076,000 12
2002/10/23 7 $240,000 -10% 1,378 $174   $19,316,000 13
2002/10/24 7 $249,000 +4% 1,378 $181   $19,565,000 14
2002/10/25 11 $809,403 +225% 1,146 $706   $20,374,339 15
2002/10/26 8 $1,338,646 +65% 1,146 $1,168   $21,712,985 16
2002/10/27 12 $635,980 -52% 1,146 $555   $22,348,965 17
2002/10/28 10 $161,000 -75% 1,146 $140   $22,510,000 18
2002/11/01 10 $451,000   855 $527   $23,370,000 22
2002/11/02 10 $805,000 +78% 855 $942   $24,175,000 23
2002/11/08 16 $282,000   649 $435   $25,247,000 29
2002/11/09 14 $496,000 +76% 649 $764   $25,743,000 30
2002/11/10 17 $260,000 -48% 649 $401   $26,003,024 31
2002/11/15 18 $132,728   398 $333   $26,409,233 36
2002/11/16 18 $232,777 +75% 398 $585   $26,642,010 37
2002/11/17 18 $99,121 -57% 398 $249   $26,741,131 38

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/10/11 3 $13,287,269   1,372 $9,685   $13,287,269 7
2002/10/18 6 $6,277,667 -53% 1,378 $4,556   $19,564,936 14
2002/10/25 9 $3,354,641 -47% 1,146 $2,927   $22,919,577 21
2002/11/01 11 $2,045,820 -39% 854 $2,396   $24,965,397 28
2002/11/08 16 $1,311,148 -36% 649 $2,020   $26,276,545 35
2002/11/15 20 $573,484 -56% 398 $1,441   $26,850,029 42
2002/11/22 29 $201,327 -65% 191 $1,054   $27,051,356 49
2002/11/29 46 $67,352 -67% 67 $1,005   $27,118,708 56
2002/12/06 53 $34,957 -48% 65 $538   $27,153,665 63
2002/12/13 44 $48,396 +38% 89 $544   $27,202,061 70
2002/12/20 50 $36,174 -25% 53 $683   $27,238,235 77
2002/12/27 56 $45,978 +27% 36 $1,277   $27,284,213 84
2003/01/03 61 $30,700 -33% 34 $903   $27,314,913 91
2003/01/10 64 $30,441 -1% 42 $725   $27,345,354 98
2003/01/17 78 $12,481 -59% 24 $520   $27,357,835 105
2003/01/24 92 $4,877 -61% 17 $287   $27,362,712 112

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