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The Contender (2000)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $17,804,273Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
76% - Certified Fresh
Audience
73% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$9,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 13th, 2000 (Wide) by Dreamworks SKG
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content and language
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: DreamWorks Pictures

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,242 $33,477 Dec 29, 2000 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,585 $32,886 Dec 22, 2000 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,324 $18,037 Dec 15, 2000 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,154 $41,567 Dec 8, 2000 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,065 $72,254 Dec 1, 2000 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,289 $93,647 Nov 24, 2000 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,452 $142,108 Nov 17, 2000 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,777 $557,741 Nov 10, 2000 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,621 $1,366,251 Nov 3, 2000 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,595 $2,451,799 Oct 27, 2000 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,776 $3,486,109 Oct 20, 2000 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,814 $5,363,900 Oct 13, 2000 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,888 1,516 Oct 13, 2000 3

Cast

Joan Allen    Laine Hanson
Gary Oldman    Shelly Runyon
Jeff Bridges    President Jackson Evans
Sam Elliott    Kermit Newman
Christian Slater    Reginald Webster
William L. Petersen    Jack Hathaway
Philip Baker Hall    Oscar Billings
Saul Rubinek    Jerry Tolliver
Mike Binder    Lewis Hollis
Robin Thomas    William Hanson
Larry King    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Larry Groupe

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/10/13 5 $5,363,900   1,516 $3,538   $5,363,900 3
2000/10/20 6 $3,486,109 -35% 1,571 $2,219   $10,553,191 10
2000/10/27 8 $2,451,799 -30% 1,639 $1,496   $13,986,191 17
2000/11/03 12 $1,366,251 -44% 1,309 $1,044   $16,120,906 24
2000/11/10 16 $557,741 -59% 653 $854   $17,065,939 31
2000/11/17 28 $142,108 -75% 180 $789   $17,366,454 38
2000/11/24 33 $93,647 -34% 101 $927   $17,503,379 45
2000/12/01 33 $72,254 -23% 113 $639   $17,599,324 52
2000/12/08 41 $41,567 -42% 73 $569   $17,662,226 59
2000/12/15 56 $18,037 -57% 44 $410   $17,693,172 66
2000/12/22 43 $32,886 +82% 143 $230   $17,732,927 73
2000/12/29 48 $33,477 +2% 114 $294   $17,804,273 80

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/10/13 6 $1,623,000   1,516 $1,071   $1,623,000 1
2000/10/14 4 $2,330,000 +44% 1,516 $1,537   $3,953,000 2
2000/10/15 5 $1,428,000 -39% 1,516 $942   $5,363,900 3
2000/10/16 4 $442,457 -69% 1,516 $292   $5,806,357 4
2000/10/17 4 $426,819 -4% 1,516 $282   $6,233,176 5
2000/10/18 3 $416,526 -2% 1,516 $275   $6,649,702 6
2000/10/19 3 $417,380 n/c 1,516 $275   $7,067,082 7
2000/10/20 6 $1,012,000 +142% 1,571 $644   $8,079,000 8
2000/10/21 5 $1,611,000 +59% 1,571 $1,025   $9,690,000 9
2000/10/22 6 $904,000 -44% 1,571 $575   $10,553,191 10
2000/10/23 6 $249,672 -72% 1,571 $159   $10,802,863 11
2000/10/24 6 $261,875 +5% 1,571 $167   $11,064,738 12
2000/10/25 6 $236,156 -10% 1,571 $150   $11,300,894 13
2000/10/26 6 $233,498 -1% 1,571 $149   $11,534,392 14
2000/10/27 5 $644,774 +176% 1,571 $410   $12,179,166 15
2000/10/28 8 $1,068,818 +66% 1,639 $652   $13,247,984 16
2000/10/29 9 $643,000 -40% 1,639 $392   $13,986,000 17
2000/10/30 9 $165,500 -74% 1,639 $101   $14,151,691 18
2000/10/31 8 $224,627 +36% 1,639 $137   $14,376,318 19
2000/11/01 8 $186,350 -17% 1,639 $114   $14,562,668 20
2000/11/02 8 $191,987 +3% 1,639 $117   $14,754,655 21
2000/11/05 12 $332,000   1,309 $254   $16,120,906 24
2000/11/06 12 $90,393 -73% 1,309 $69   $16,211,299 25
2000/11/07 11 $104,553 +16% 1,309 $80   $16,315,852 26
2000/11/08 12 $88,764 -15% 1,309 $68   $16,404,616 27
2000/11/09 13 $103,000 +16% 1,309 $79   $16,508,000 28
2000/11/12 16 $130,000   653 $199   $17,065,939 31
2000/11/13 16 $36,642 -72% 653 $56   $17,102,581 32
2000/11/14 16 $42,550 +16% 653 $65   $17,145,131 33
2000/11/15 16 $38,573 -9% 653 $59   $17,176,590 34
2000/11/16 16 $40,642 +5% 653 $62   $17,224,346 35

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/10/13 4 $7,067,082   1,516 $4,662   $7,067,082 7
2000/10/20 6 $4,467,310 -37% 1,571 $2,844   $11,534,392 14
2000/10/27 8 $3,220,263 -28% 1,639 $1,965   $14,754,655 21
2000/11/03 12 $1,753,543 -46% 1,309 $1,340   $16,508,198 28
2000/11/10 16 $716,148 -59% 653 $1,097   $17,224,346 35
2000/11/17 30 $185,386 -74% 180 $1,030   $17,409,732 42
2000/11/24 38 $117,338 -37% 101 $1,162   $17,527,070 49
2000/12/01 33 $93,589 -20% 113 $828   $17,620,659 56
2000/12/08 42 $54,476 -42% 73 $746   $17,675,135 63
2000/12/15 51 $24,906 -54% 44 $566   $17,700,041 70
2000/12/22 42 $70,755 +184% 143 $495   $17,770,796 77
2000/12/29 48 $33,477 -53% 114 $294   $17,804,273 84

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