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Catch Me if You Can (2002)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $164,606,800Details
International Box Office $191,005,491
Worldwide Box Office $355,612,291
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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 Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
96% - Certified Fresh
Audience
89% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$52,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 2002 (Wide) by Dreamworks SKG
Video Release: May 6th, 2003 by Dreamworks Video, released as Catch Me If You Can
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexual content and brief language
Running Time: 140 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Wolf of Wall Street
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Keywords: Biography, Confidence Men, Fugitive / On the Run, Non-Chronological, Intertitle, Dysfunctional Family, Infidelity, Police Procedural, Voiceover/Narration, Runaway, Homeless, Lawyers, Doctors, Romance, Relationships Gone Wrong, Prostitution, Epilogue
Source:Based on Factual Book/Article
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: DreamWorks Pictures, Amblin Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 747 $8,800 May 16, 2003 145
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 683 $22,250 May 9, 2003 138
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 771 $29,264 May 2, 2003 131
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 861 $35,000 Apr 25, 2003 124
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 752 $78,371 Apr 18, 2003 117
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 706 $119,205 Apr 11, 2003 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 557 $216,794 Apr 4, 2003 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 490 $307,102 Mar 28, 2003 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 480 $364,361 Mar 21, 2003 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 787 $255,749 Mar 14, 2003 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 762 $338,851 Mar 7, 2003 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 628 $582,726 Feb 28, 2003 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 642 $829,759 Feb 21, 2003 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 374 $2,264,609 Feb 14, 2003 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 409 $2,979,189 Feb 7, 2003 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 257 $5,075,589 Jan 31, 2003 40
Fastest Movies to Earn $150 Million at the Domestic Box Office 217 $150,914,309 Jan 31, 2003 39
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 299 $6,501,059 Jan 24, 2003 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 219 $10,696,726 Jan 17, 2003 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 250 $14,630,444 Jan 10, 2003 19
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 226 $101,276,000 Jan 3, 2003 14
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 310 $21,142,434 Jan 3, 2003 12
Biggest January Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 64 $21,142,434 Jan 3, 2003 12
Biggest January Day at the Domestic Box Office 113 $9,494,159 Jan 4, 2003 11
Biggest Tuesday at the Domestic Box Office 126 $7,600,000 Dec 31, 2002 7
Biggest Monday at the Domestic Box Office 269 $6,143,000 Dec 30, 2002 6
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 281 $54,823,000 Dec 27, 2002 6
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 581 $8,770,000 Dec 29, 2002 5
Biggest December Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 48 $30,082,000 Dec 27, 2002 5
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 457 $30,082,000 Dec 27, 2002 5
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 656 $30,082,000 Dec 27, 2002 5
Widest Opening Weekend 611 3,156 Dec 27, 2002 5
Biggest December Day at the Domestic Box Office 174 $11,192,000 Dec 28, 2002 4
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 682 $11,192,000 Dec 28, 2002 4
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 626 $10,100,000 Dec 27, 2002 3
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 60 33.6% Dec 27, 2002 3
Biggest Thursday at the Domestic Box Office 105 $8,875,000 Dec 26, 2002 2
Biggest Wednesday at the Domestic Box Office 75 $9,882,063 Dec 25, 2002 1

Cast

   Frank W. Abagnale
   Joe Shaye
Christopher Walken    Frank Abagnale, Sr.
Martin Sheen    Roger Strong
Natalie Baye    Paula Abagnale
Amy Adams    Brenda
Jennifer Garner    Cheryl Ann
James Brolin    Jack Barnes
Brian Howe    Earl Amdursky
Frank John Hughes    Tom Fox
Steve Eastin    Paul Morgan
Chris Ellis    Special Agent Witkins
John Finn    Assistant Director Marsh
Jamie Anderson    Ailene
Mike Baldridge    Terry
Robert Curtis    Front Desk Clerk
Kam Heskin    Candie
Deborah Kellner    Deborah Jo
Ellen Pompeo    Marci
Elizabeth Banks    Lucy
Kaitlin Doubleday    Joanna
Alex Hyde-White    Mr. Kesner
Malachi Throne    Abe Penner

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Steven Spielberg
Producer    Walter F. Parkes
Screenwriter    Jeff Nathanson
Story Creator    Frank W. Abagnale
Executive Producer    Barry Kemp
Executive Producer    Laurie MacDonald
Executive Producer    Michel Shane
Executive Producer    Tony Romano
Co-Executive Producer    Daniel Lupi
Co-Producer    Devorah Moos-Hankin
Cinematographer    Janusz Kaminski
Production Designer    Jeannine Oppewall
Editor    Michael Kahn
Costume Designer    Mary Zophres
Composer    John Williams
Story Creator    Stan Redding
Art Director    Sarah Knowles
Art Director    Peter Rogness
Art Director    Michele Laliberte
Set Designer    Randall Wilkins
Set Designer    Anthony D. Parrillo
Set Designer    Sally Thornton
Set Designer    Susan Wexler
Set Designer    Russell D. Moore
Set Decorator    Leslie A. Pope
Set Decorator    Elaine O Donnell
Sound Editor    Ronald Judkins
Supervising Sound Editor    Charles L. Campbell
Supervising Sound Editor    John A Larsen
Casting Director    Debra Zane
Dialogue Editor    Mildred Iatrou

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The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/12/27 2 $30,082,000   3,156 $9,532   $48,680,000 5
2003/01/03 2 $21,142,434 -30% 3,170 $6,670   $97,437,621 12
2003/01/10 3 $14,630,444 -31% 3,225 $4,537   $119,370,261 19
2003/01/17 4 $10,696,726 -27% 3,050 $3,507   $136,318,125 26
2003/01/24 6 $6,501,059 -39% 2,776 $2,342   $144,962,124 33
2003/01/31 8 $5,075,589 -22% 2,316 $2,192   $152,158,678 40
2003/02/07 12 $2,979,189 -41% 1,744 $1,708   $156,427,306 47
2003/02/14 13 $2,264,609 -24% 1,135 $1,995   $159,759,570 54
2003/02/21 19 $829,759 -63% 598 $1,388   $161,066,160 61
2003/02/28 21 $582,726 -30% 401 $1,453   $161,924,205 68
2003/03/07 24 $338,851 -42% 295 $1,149   $162,459,578 75
2003/03/14 27 $255,749 -25% 236 $1,084   $162,856,831 82
2003/03/21 23 $364,361 +42% 378 $964   $163,321,694 89
2003/03/28 25 $307,102 -16% 340 $903   $163,788,757 96
2003/04/04 32 $216,794 -29% 294 $737   $164,106,339 103
2003/04/11 42 $119,205 -45% 200 $596   $164,304,610 110
2003/04/18 49 $78,371 -34% 128 $612   $164,435,221 117
2003/04/25 58 $35,000 -55% 60 $583   $164,435,221 124
2003/05/02 65 $29,264 -16% 77 $380   $164,558,700 131
2003/05/09 73 $22,250 -24% 46 $484   $164,594,848 138
2003/05/16 93 $8,800 -60% 16 $550   $164,606,800 145

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/12/25 2 $9,882,063   3,156 $3,131   $9,882,063 1
2002/12/26 2 $8,875,000 -10% 3,156 $2,812   $18,875,000 2
2002/12/27 2 $10,100,000 +14% 3,156 $3,200   $29,000,000 3
2002/12/28 2 $11,192,000 +11% 3,156 $3,546   $39,910,000 4
2002/12/29 2 $8,770,000 -22% 3,156 $2,779   $48,680,000 5
2002/12/30 2 $6,143,000 -30% 3,156 $1,946   $54,823,000 6
2002/12/31 2 $7,600,000 +24% 3,156 $2,408   $62,423,000 7
2003/01/01 2 $9,086,000 +20% 3,156 $2,879   $71,658,000 8
2003/01/02 2 $4,637,000 -49% 3,156 $1,469   $76,295,000 9
2003/01/03 2 $6,596,324 +42% 3,170 $2,081   $82,891,511 10
2003/01/04 2 $9,494,159 +44% 3,170 $2,995   $92,385,670 11
2003/01/05 2 $5,051,951 -47% 3,170 $1,594   $97,437,621 12
2003/01/06 2 $1,812,000 -64% 3,170 $572   $99,250,000 13
2003/01/07 2 $2,026,000 +12% 3,170 $639   $101,276,000 14
2003/01/08 1 $1,774,000 -12% 3,170 $560   $103,050,000 15
2003/01/09 1 $1,689,887 -5% 3,170 $533   $104,739,817 16
2003/01/10 2 $4,548,476 +169% 3,225 $1,410   $109,288,293 17
2003/01/11 3 $6,597,654 +45% 3,225 $2,046   $115,885,947 18
2003/01/12 3 $3,484,314 -47% 3,225 $1,080   $119,370,261 19
2003/01/13 2 $1,023,000 -71% 3,225 $317   $120,394,000 20
2003/01/14 1 $1,247,000 +22% 3,225 $387   $121,641,000 21
2003/01/15 1 $1,067,000 -14% 3,225 $331   $122,708,000 22
2003/01/16 1 $1,085,000 +2% 3,225 $336   $123,793,000 23
2003/01/17 4 $2,985,858 +175% 3,050 $979   $126,778,985 24
2003/01/18 3 $4,955,347 +66% 3,050 $1,625   $131,734,332 25
2003/01/19 5 $2,755,521 -44% 3,050 $903   $134,489,853 26
2003/01/20 6 $1,828,272 -34% 3,050 $599   $136,318,125 27
2003/01/21 3 $774,000 -58% 3,050 $254   $137,092,000 28
2003/01/22 2 $650,000 -16% 3,050 $213   $137,743,000 29
2003/01/23 2 $718,000 +10% 3,050 $235   $138,461,000 30
2003/01/24 6 $2,007,000 +180% 2,776 $723   $140,468,000 31
2003/01/25 5 $3,465,000 +73% 2,776 $1,248   $143,933,000 32
2003/01/26 7 $994,000 -71% 2,776 $358   $144,927,000 33
2003/01/27 6 $474,000 -52% 2,776 $171   $145,436,000 34
2003/01/28 4 $561,000 +18% 2,776 $202   $145,998,000 35
2003/01/29 3 $535,000 -5% 2,776 $193   $146,533,000 36
2003/01/30 3 $550,000 +3% 2,776 $198   $147,083,000 37
2003/01/31 7 $1,414,000 +157% 2,776 $509   $148,497,000 38
2003/02/01 7 $2,417,224 +71% 2,316 $1,044   $150,914,309 39
2003/02/02 8 $1,244,369 -49% 2,316 $537   $152,158,678 40
2003/02/03 7 $282,000 -77% 2,316 $122   $152,441,000 41
2003/02/04 6 $356,000 +26% 2,316 $154   $152,797,000 42
2003/02/05 5 $328,000 -8% 2,316 $142   $153,125,000 43
2003/02/06 5 $323,000 -2% 2,316 $139   $153,448,000 44
2003/02/07 11 $790,500 +145% 1,744 $453   $154,238,500 45
2003/02/13 10 $207,000   1,744 $119   $157,216,000 51

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/12/27 2 $57,697,187   3,156 $18,282   $76,295,187 9
2003/01/03 2 $28,444,630 -51% 3,170 $8,973   $104,739,817 16
2003/01/10 3 $20,881,582 -27% 3,225 $6,475   $125,621,399 23
2003/01/17 4 $12,839,666 -39% 3,050 $4,210   $138,461,065 30
2003/01/24 6 $8,622,024 -33% 2,776 $3,106   $147,083,089 37
2003/01/31 8 $6,365,028 -26% 2,316 $2,748   $153,448,117 44
2003/02/07 12 $4,046,844 -36% 1,744 $2,320   $157,494,961 51
2003/02/14 13 $2,741,440 -32% 1,135 $2,415   $160,236,401 58
2003/02/21 19 $1,105,078 -60% 598 $1,848   $161,341,479 65
2003/02/28 21 $779,248 -29% 401 $1,943   $162,120,727 72
2003/03/07 25 $480,355 -38% 295 $1,628   $162,601,082 79
2003/03/14 29 $356,251 -26% 236 $1,510   $162,957,333 86
2003/03/21 23 $524,322 +47% 378 $1,387   $163,481,655 93
2003/03/28 26 $407,890 -22% 340 $1,200   $163,889,545 100
2003/04/04 34 $295,860 -27% 294 $1,006   $164,185,405 107
2003/04/11 40 $171,445 -42% 200 $857   $164,356,850 114
2003/04/18 74 $43,371 -75% 128 $339   $164,400,221 121
2003/04/25 44 $129,215 +198% 60 $2,154   $164,529,436 128
2003/05/02 62 $43,162 -67% 77 $561   $164,572,598 135
2003/05/09 83 $25,402 -41% 46 $552   $164,598,000 142
2003/05/16 99 $8,800 -65% 16 $550   $164,606,800 149

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