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Definitely, Maybe (2008)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $32,241,649Details
International Box Office $23,376,217
Worldwide Box Office $55,617,866
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $13,540,878 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $13,540,878
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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
71% - Certified Fresh
Audience
71% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$7,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 14th, 2008 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: June 24th, 2008 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, including some frank dialogue, language and smoking
Running Time: 111 minutes
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Keywords: Relationship Advice, Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Working Title Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,685 $105,165 Apr 4, 2008 53
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,437 $215,765 Mar 28, 2008 46
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,491 $372,330 Mar 21, 2008 39
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,587 $695,520 Mar 14, 2008 32
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,358 $1,680,485 Mar 7, 2008 25
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,080 $3,382,005 Feb 29, 2008 18
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,084 $5,217,775 Feb 22, 2008 11
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,868 $9,764,270 Feb 15, 2008 4
Widest Opening Weekend 1,958 2,204 Feb 15, 2008 4

Cast

   Will Hayes
   April
Derek Luke    Russell McCormack
Abigail Breslin    Maya Hayes
   Emily
   Summer Hartley
Adam Ferrara    Gareth
Annie Parisse    Anne
Liane Balaban    Kelly
Nestor Serrano    Arthur Robredo
Kevin Corrigan    Simon
Jaime Tirelli    Rafael
An Nguyen    Ad Exec
Matthew Mason    Headphone Guy
Ricky Jay Derby    Visitor from Planet Ordon
Sakina Jaffrey    School Mom
Bob Wiltfong    School Dad
Ryder Chasin    Boy with Book
Fiona Lane    Angry Girl
Dana Eskelson    Angry Girl's Mom
Blake Benitez    School Kid
Paulina Gerzon    School Kid
Victoria Goldsmith    School Kid
Ashtyn Greenstein    School Kid
Ashley Grenier    School Kid
Dylan Hartigan    School Kid
Paul Mott    School Kid
Alexander Pickett    School Kid
Marquis Rodriguez    School Kid
Ryann Shane    School Kid
Anabel Sosa    School Kid
Geraldine Bartlett    School Parent
Sarah Hudnut    School Parent
Xaiex Arriaga    Luis the Doorman
Keith Patterson    Madison Party Friend
Daniel Eric Gold    Charlie
Kevin Kline    Hampton Roth
Melisa McGregor    Bartender
Gerard Bianco    High School Volunteer
Melissa Rocco    High School Volunteer
Steven Richardson    Pollster
Joshua Caras    1994 Intern
Orlagh Cassidy    Nurse
Max Pomeranc    Robredo Campaign Worker
Robert Klein    Himself
Matt Flanders    Ring Salesman
Caryn Osofsky    Cafe Gitane Night Waitress
Emily Wickersham    1998 Intern
Adam Brooks    Bookstore Owner
Kerri Kwinter    Bookstore Owner
Alexie Gilmore    Olivia
Marc Bonan    Kevin
Amy Safrankiova    Cafe Gitane Day Waitress
Dale Leigh    Bill Clinton
Lauren Norman    Cocktail Server
Lief Riddell    Cab Driver

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Adam Brooks
Producer    Tim Bevan
Producer    Eric Fellner
Executive Producer    Liza Chasin
Executive Producer    Bobby Cohen
Co-Executive Producer    Kerry Orent
Director of Photography    Florian Ballhaus
Production Designer    Stephanie Carroll
Editor    Peter Teschner
Costume Designer    Gary Jones
Composer    Clint Mansell
Assistant Director    Timothy Bird
Second Unit Director    Christopher Goode
Unit Production Manager    Christopher Goode
Production Supervisor    Igor Srubshchik
Art Director    Peter Rogness
Set Decorator    Ellen Christiansen
Second Unit Camera    Tom Lappin
Costume Supervisor    Kate Edwards
Costume Supervisor    Fionnuala M. Lynch
Sound Mixer    Michael Barosky
Re-recording Mixer    Dominick Tavella
Re-recording Mixer    Robert Hein
Supervising Sound Editor    Robert Hein
Sound Editor    David Wahnon
Sound Effects Editor    Glenfield Payne
Dialogue Editor    Brian Bowles
Music Editor    Nancy Allen
Make up    Chris Bingham
Make up    Francesca Buccellato
Hairstylist    Kerrie Smith
Music Producer    Clint Mansell
Music Supervisor    Nick Angel
Casting Director    Laura Rosenthal
Casting Director    Ali Farrell

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for May 1st, 2012

May 1st, 2012

It's yet another very slow week on the home market. In fact, all of May is very slow on the home market, although this is not surprising for this time of year. I'm not even going to attempt to pad out the list this week. Is there anything in contention for Pick of the Week? Fortunately, the answer to that is yes. Unfortunately, the screener is late. Normally I really don't like awarding Pick of the Week to a film when the screener is late, but in this case, Haywire is head and shoulders above the rest, so unless the Blu-ray has less than zero special features, it's the best out there. More...

DVD Sales - 10,000 Definitely Tops the Charts

July 8th, 2008

There were only five new releases to chart this week, but three of them occupied the top three spots. That included 10,000 B.C., which opened with 892,000 units sold and $15.54 million in revenue. More...

DVD Rentals - 10,000 Brings in the Cash

July 8th, 2008

It was a new release, 10,000 B.C., that led the way on the rental chart beating last week's number one film, Fool's Gold, by a health margin. More...

DVD Releases for June 24, 2008

June 23rd, 2008

There was a sharp drop-off in the number of releases this week, but while the numbers were down overall, there were several releases that I can enthusiastically recommend: Charlie Bartlett - Buy from Amazon, Definitely, Maybe - Buy from Amazon, Futurama - The Beast with a Billion Backs - Buy from Amazon, The Hammer - Buy from Amazon, and In Bruges - Buy from Amazon. However, while all those movies, and a few others, are worth picking up, the best of the best is Persepolis and either the DVD or the Blu-ray is worthy of the DVD Pick of the Week. More...

International Details - Island Scores Solid Sixth in Debut

April 20th, 2008

Nim's Island made its first push onto the international chart landing in sixth place with $4.53 million on 970 screens in 7 markets for a very early total of $5.64 million. The film opened in first place in Italy with $1.71 million on 304 screens while it expanded into fourth place in Australia with $780,000 on 196 screens over the weekend for a total of $1.69 million after two. The film also made its debut in France with $1.65 million on 399 screens, which was only enough for fifth place. Nim's Island is using a graduated release schedule and doesn't have a major opening for the rest of the month. On the other hand, it has major openings practically every month right through till the end of summer. More...

Point has the (Ad)Vantage

February 25th, 2008

It was a rather predictable weekend with none of the films missing or beating expectations by huge margins. This led to $110 million in overall box office takings, which was down 21% from last weekend and 6% from the same weekend last year. It is not time to panic as 2008 is still leading 2007, but after a couple weeks of declines, the margin has been cut to 9%. More...

International Details - Rambo Charges for the Top

February 24th, 2008

Rambo climbed five spots just missing the top five with $6.96 million on 1989 screens in 25 markets for a total of $25.63 million. The film opened in second place in Germany with $2.78 million 405 screens while it managed third in Mexico with $704,000 on 300. Next up is the U.K., Australia, and Italy, where it opens this weekend, while it enters South Korea next weekend. More...

Jumping to the Top

February 20th, 2008

The streak is over. For the first time in a while we saw decline on the year-to-year comparison. In fact, it wasn't even close as the overall box office earned $136 million over three days and $165 million over four. In both cases this represents double-digit declines, but 2008 is still leading 2007 by 11%, $1.29 billion to $1.16 billion. More...

International Details - Juno Jumps Up the Charts

February 17th, 2008

Thanks to an opening in the U.K., Juno shoot up the charts nearly reaching the top five with $8.28 million on 1111 screens in 15 markets for a still early total $17.15 million. In the U.K. the film placed second with $3.91 million on 363 screens, but had the best per screen average in the top 10 there. It also opened in France scoring sixth place with $1.22 million on 149 screens, which gave it the second best per screen average in the top ten there. Meanwhile in Spain the film grew by 5% to $1.03 million on 170 screens over the weekend and a total of $2.34 million after two. More...

Weekend Estimates: Jumper Wins Battle of the Niches

February 17th, 2008

The combination of Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day gave us a de facto five day weekend, and gave the studios a reason to release movies that cater to practically every audience. Teenage boys seem to have won the battle of the niches, with Jumper winning the 3-day part of the weekend with $27.2 million, according to studio estimates released on Sunday. Teenage girls came in second, with Step Up 2 the Streets making about $19.7 million, enough to put family movie The Spiderwick Chronicles in 3rd place with $19.1 million. Spiderwick will have the consolation of winning the 5-day weekend race for 2nd place though, as it had a better day on Thursday, and should win larger audiences on Monday's holiday. More...

Movie Website Reviews for Weekend of February 15, 2008

February 16th, 2008

The year has been slow for websites with some weeks having no sites at all that were worthy of awards. This makes it frustrating that week we have two sites that could have taken home the Weekly Website Award; it's either feast or famine. But there can be only one winner and this week it is The Spiderwick Chronicles - Official Site. More...

Falling in Love with Presidents' Day

February 14th, 2008

It's Valentine's Day today and President's Day on Monday, so it is a de facto 5-day long weekend. There are four wide releases this week: a romantic comedy for couples, a fantasy adventure film for families, a dance film for teenage girls, and a sci-fi special effects film for teenage boys. So there really is something for everyone. Unless you are like me, single, and are sick of having romance thrust at me. I can't even buy some Valentine chocolate and wallow cause I'm still on a diet, so this year I hate Valentine's Day even more than usual. ... What? More...

2008 Preview: February

February 1st, 2008

2008 got off to a faster than expected start with January helping the year to a 17.5% lead over 2007. It seems unlikely that February will be able to keep up that pace, but there are still enough releases that most avid moviegoers should find something to get excited about. Granted, this is partially due to the combination of the lead year and February 29th landing on a Friday. This means we have five weekends in February this year, something that only happens approximately once every 28 years, which explains the number of films. More...

Cast Updates - August 30, 2007

August 30th, 2007

This week's round of new casting information contains updates for American Gangster, The Informers, Nothing but the Truth, and more! More...

New Movie US Release Dates - June 23, 2007

June 23rd, 2007

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for Michael Clayton, The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Love Guru and more. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/02/15 5 $9,764,270   2,204 $4,430   $12,883,475 4
2008/02/22 6 $5,217,775 -47% 2,220 $2,350   $21,814,805 11
2008/02/29 10 $3,382,005 -35% 2,189 $1,545   $26,650,585 18
2008/03/07 14 $1,680,485 -50% 1,556 $1,080   $29,371,815 25
2008/03/14 17 $695,520 -59% 647 $1,075   $30,689,995 32
2008/03/21 26 $372,330 -46% 378 $985   $31,395,755 39
2008/03/28 33 $215,765 -42% 260 $830   $31,793,115 46
2008/04/04 37 $105,165 -51% 171 $615   $31,973,840 53

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/02/14 4 $3,119,205   2,204 $1,415   $3,119,205 1
2008/02/15 5 $2,998,125 -4% 2,204 $1,360   $6,117,330 2
2008/02/16 5 $3,945,160 +32% 2,204 $1,790   $10,062,490 3
2008/02/17 5 $2,820,985 -28% 2,204 $1,280   $12,883,475 4
2008/02/18 5 $1,707,985 -39% 2,204 $775   $14,591,460 5
2008/02/19 5 $705,505 -59% 2,204 $320   $15,296,965 6
2008/02/20 5 $627,940 -11% 2,204 $285   $15,924,905 7
2008/02/21 5 $672,125 +7% 2,204 $305   $16,597,030 8
2008/02/22 6 $1,632,125 +143% 2,220 $735   $18,229,155 9
2008/02/23 6 $2,397,600 +47% 2,220 $1,080   $20,626,755 10
2008/02/24 6 $1,188,050 -50% 2,220 $535   $21,814,805 11
2008/02/25 7 $332,845 -72% 2,220 $150   $22,147,650 12
2008/02/26 6 $365,845 +10% 2,220 $165   $22,513,495 13
2008/02/27 6 $378,100 +3% 2,220 $170   $22,891,595 14
2008/02/28 6 $376,985 n/c 2,220 $170   $23,268,580 15
2008/02/29 9 $1,017,885 +170% 2,187 $465   $24,286,465 16
2008/03/01 11 $1,532,300 +51% 2,187 $701   $25,818,765 17
2008/03/02 10 $831,820 -46% 2,187 $380   $26,650,585 18
2008/03/03 9 $241,225 -71% 2,187 $110   $26,891,810 19
2008/03/04 9 $272,995 +13% 2,187 $125   $27,164,805 20
2008/03/05 9 $252,750 -7% 2,187 $116   $27,417,555 21
2008/03/06 9 $273,775 +8% 2,187 $125   $27,691,330 22
2008/03/07 14 $521,260 +90% 1,556 $335   $28,212,590 23
2008/03/08 14 $746,885 +43% 1,556 $480   $28,959,475 24
2008/03/09 14 $412,340 -45% 1,556 $265   $29,371,815 25
2008/03/10 14 $147,300 -64% 1,556 $95   $29,519,115 26
2008/03/11 14 $156,205 +6% 1,556 $100   $29,675,320 27
2008/03/12 13 $155,555 n/c 1,556 $100   $29,830,875 28

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/02/08 15 $3,119,205   2,204 $1,415   $3,119,205 1
2008/02/15 5 $13,477,825 +332% 2,204 $6,115   $16,597,030 8
2008/02/22 7 $6,671,550 -50% 2,220 $3,005   $23,268,580 15
2008/02/29 10 $4,422,750 -34% 2,189 $2,020   $27,691,330 22
2008/03/07 14 $2,303,145 -48% 1,556 $1,480   $29,994,475 29
2008/03/14 18 $1,028,950 -55% 647 $1,590   $31,023,425 36
2008/03/21 27 $553,925 -46% 378 $1,465   $31,577,350 43
2008/03/28 33 $291,325 -47% 260 $1,120   $31,868,675 50

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
6/29/20083232,202 232,202$4,201,626$4,201,6261
7/6/2008693,931-60% 326,133$1,877,681$6,079,3062
7/13/20081747,908-49% 374,041$957,681$7,036,9873
7/20/20082536,780-23% 410,821$735,232$7,772,2194

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