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Fast Food Nation (2006)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,005,539Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 7,789 $1,005,539
All Time Worldwide Box Office 10,114 $1,005,539
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 1,554 $1,005,539
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,547 $1,005,539
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,938 $1,005,539

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 17th, 2006 (Limited) by Fox Searchlight
Video Release: March 6th, 2007 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for disturbing images, strong sexuality, language and drug content.
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Participant Media
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 4,043 $2,384 Jan 26, 2007 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,721 $2,384 Jan 26, 2007 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,941 $397 Jan 26, 2007 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 4,401 $2,721 Jan 19, 2007 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,834 $2,721 Jan 19, 2007 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,619 $680 Jan 19, 2007 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 5,263 $875 Jan 12, 2007 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,399 $875 Jan 12, 2007 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,232 $438 Jan 12, 2007 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 5,027 $4,511 Jan 5, 2007 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,946 $4,511 Jan 5, 2007 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,390 $451 Jan 5, 2007 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 5,672 $3,752 Dec 29, 2006 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,264 $3,752 Dec 29, 2006 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,560 $536 Dec 29, 2006 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 6,442 $2,260 Dec 22, 2006 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,721 $2,260 Dec 22, 2006 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 3,050 $377 Dec 22, 2006 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 6,056 $11,292 Dec 15, 2006 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,169 $11,292 Dec 15, 2006 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 3,194 $471 Dec 15, 2006 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 6,348 $17,149 Dec 8, 2006 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,210 $17,149 Dec 8, 2006 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,416 $612 Dec 8, 2006 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,964 $52,005 Dec 1, 2006 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,676 $52,005 Dec 1, 2006 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 3,565 $897 Dec 1, 2006 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,185 $200,278 Nov 24, 2006 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 835 $200,278 Nov 24, 2006 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 4,689 $795 Nov 24, 2006 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,062 $410,804 Nov 17, 2006 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 558 $410,804 Nov 17, 2006 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 6,070 $1,280 Nov 17, 2006 3
Theater Average Limited Release 29,895 $1,280 Nov 17, 2006 3
Top 2006 Theater Average Limited Release 1,606 $1,280 Nov 17, 2006 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,947 $1,005,539 Nov 17, 2006 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 5,454 $1,005,539 Nov 17, 2006 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 6,158 0 Nov 17, 2006 0

Cast

Catalina Sandino Moreno    Sylvia
Ethan Hawke    Pete
Greg Kinnear    Don Henderson
Kris Kristofferson    Rudy
Luis Guzman    Benny
Patricia Arquette    Cindy
Paul Dano    Brian
Wilmer Valderrama    Raul
Esai Morales    Tony
Bruce Willis    Harry
Ashley Johnson    Amber
Avril Lavigne    Alice
Lou Taylor Pucci   

Production and Technical Credits

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/11/17 19 $410,804   321 $1,280   $410,804 3
2006/11/24 27 $200,278 -51% 252 $795   $780,641 10
2006/12/01 40 $52,005 -74% 58 $897   $905,718 17
2006/12/08 58 $17,149 -67% 28 $612   $946,392 24
2006/12/15 58 $11,292 -34% 24 $471   $967,433 31
2006/12/22 68 $2,260 -80% 6 $377   $977,444 38
2006/12/29 72 $3,752 +66% 7 $536   $984,140 45
2007/01/05 78 $4,511 +20% 10 $451   $991,826 52
2007/01/12 88 $875 -81% 2 $438   $994,976 59
2007/01/19 85 $2,721 +211% 4 $680   $998,203 66
2007/01/26 90 $2,384 -12% 6 $397   $1,004,059 73

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/11/17 - $126,731   321 $395   $126,731 1
2006/11/18 - $163,170 +29% 321 $508   $289,901 2
2006/11/19 - $120,903 -26% 321 $377   $410,804 3
2006/11/20 - $45,259 -63% 321 $141   $456,063 4
2006/11/21 - $49,055 +8% 321 $153   $505,118 5
2006/11/22 - $38,514 -21% 272 $142   $543,632 6
2006/11/23 - $36,731 -5% 272 $135   $580,363 7
2006/11/24 - $73,965 +101% 252 $294   $654,328 8
2006/11/25 - $76,505 +3% 252 $304   $730,833 9
2006/11/26 - $49,808 -35% 252 $198   $780,641 10
2006/11/27 - $18,834 -62% 252 $75   $799,475 11
2006/11/28 - $18,502 -2% 252 $73   $817,977 12
2006/11/29 - $18,128 -2% 252 $72   $836,105 13
2006/11/30 - $17,608 -3% 252 $70   $853,713 14
2006/12/01 - $15,069 -14% 58 $260   $868,782 15
2006/12/02 - $22,247 +48% 58 $384   $891,029 16
2006/12/03 - $14,689 -34% 58 $253   $905,718 17
2006/12/04 - $5,310 -64% 58 $92   $911,028 18
2006/12/05 - $6,684 +26% 58 $115   $917,712 19
2006/12/06 - $5,660 -15% 58 $98   $923,372 20
2006/12/07 - $5,871 +4% 58 $101   $929,243 21
2006/12/08 - $4,891 -17% 58 $84   $934,134 22
2006/12/09 - $7,147 +46% 58 $123   $941,281 23
2006/12/10 - $5,111 -28% 58 $88   $946,392 24
2006/12/11 - $3,497 -32% 58 $60   $949,889 25
2006/12/12 - $2,229 -36% 58 $38   $952,118 26
2006/12/13 - $1,784 -20% 58 $31   $953,902 27
2006/12/14 - $2,239 +26% 58 $39   $956,141 28
2006/12/15 - $3,106 +39% 24 $129   $959,247 29
2006/12/16 - $4,719 +52% 24 $197   $963,966 30
2006/12/17 - $3,467 -27% 24 $144   $967,433 31
2006/12/18 - $1,989 -43% 24 $83   $969,422 32
2006/12/19 - $2,313 +16% 24 $96   $971,735 33
2006/12/20 - $1,880 -19% 24 $78   $973,615 34
2006/12/21 - $1,569 -17% 24 $65   $975,184 35
2006/12/22 - $668 -57% 6 $111   $975,852 36
2006/12/23 - $951 +42% 6 $159   $976,803 37
2006/12/24 - $641 -33% 6 $107   $977,444 38
2006/12/25 61 $964 +50% 6 $161   $978,408 39
2006/12/26 - $888 -8% 6 $148   $979,296 40
2006/12/27 - $537 -40% 6 $90   $979,833 41
2006/12/28 - $555 +3% 6 $93   $980,388 42
2006/12/29 - $1,165 +110% 7 $166   $981,553 43
2006/12/30 - $1,554 +33% 7 $222   $983,107 44
2006/12/31 - $1,033 -34% 7 $148   $984,140 45
2007/01/01 - $828 -20% 7 $118   $984,968 46
2007/01/02 - $940 +14% 7 $134   $985,908 47
2007/01/03 - $667 -29% 7 $95   $986,575 48
2007/01/04 - $740 +11% 7 $106   $987,315 49
2007/01/05 - $1,375 +86% 10 $138   $988,690 50
2007/01/06 - $1,615 +17% 10 $162   $990,305 51
2007/01/07 - $1,521 -6% 10 $152   $991,826 52
2007/01/08 - $379 -75% 10 $38   $992,205 53
2007/01/09 - $464 +22% 10 $46   $992,669 54
2007/01/10 - $642 +38% 10 $64   $993,311 55
2007/01/11 - $790 +23% 10 $79   $994,101 56
2007/01/15 81 $79   2 $40   $995,055 60

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/11/17 25 $580,363   321 $1,808   $580,363 7
2006/11/24 28 $273,350 -53% 252 $1,085   $853,713 14
2006/12/01 42 $75,530 -72% 58 $1,302   $929,243 21
2006/12/08 57 $26,898 -64% 28 $961   $956,141 28
2006/12/15 61 $19,043 -29% 24 $793   $975,184 35
2006/12/22 77 $5,204 -73% 6 $867   $980,388 42
2006/12/29 78 $6,927 +33% 7 $990   $987,315 49
2007/01/05 77 $6,786 -2% 10 $679   $994,101 56
2007/01/12 98 $1,381 -80% 2 $691   $995,482 63
2007/01/19 80 $6,193 +348% 4 $1,548   $1,001,675 70
2007/01/26 88 $3,864 -38% 6 $644   $1,005,539 77

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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