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Garden State (2004)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $26,782,316Details
International Box Office $9,246,486
Worldwide Box Office $36,028,802
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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
86% - Certified Fresh
Audience
88% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$2,500,000
Domestic Releases: July 28th, 2004 (Limited) by Fox Searchlight
August 6th, 2004 (Expands Wide) by Fox Searchlight
Video Release: December 28th, 2004 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for language, drug use and scene of sexuality
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Keywords: Coming of Age
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Double Feature Films, Jersey Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 505 $1,980 Jan 21, 2005 180
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 511 $3,137 Jan 14, 2005 173
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 440 $9,753 Jan 7, 2005 166
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 496 $10,717 Dec 31, 2004 159
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 633 $8,367 Dec 24, 2004 152
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 556 $26,006 Dec 17, 2004 145
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 591 $36,223 Dec 10, 2004 138
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 696 $40,032 Dec 3, 2004 131
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 774 $47,184 Nov 26, 2004 124
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 839 $59,763 Nov 19, 2004 117
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 838 $91,028 Nov 12, 2004 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 798 $135,071 Nov 5, 2004 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 767 $181,036 Oct 29, 2004 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 567 $306,447 Oct 22, 2004 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 445 $452,519 Oct 15, 2004 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 476 $569,160 Oct 8, 2004 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 478 $802,063 Oct 1, 2004 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 529 $1,085,390 Sep 24, 2004 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 549 $1,588,655 Sep 17, 2004 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 654 $1,950,981 Sep 10, 2004 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 668 $2,901,067 Sep 3, 2004 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,108 $2,791,539 Aug 27, 2004 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,545 $3,020,555 Aug 20, 2004 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,334 $1,387,775 Aug 13, 2004 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,604 $511,589 Aug 6, 2004 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,485 $201,115 Jul 30, 2004 5

Cast

   Andrew Largeman
   Sam
Ian Holm    Gideon Largeman
Peter Sarsgaard    Mark
Method Man    Diego

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

Corrected - Ruling the International Box Office

June 19th, 2005

Just when the International Details column was getting back to normal we have another film dominating the international scene. Mr. and Mrs. Smith led in nearly every major / midlevel market and those it didn't were mostly owned by Revenge of the Sith. Because of that there isn't as much news to tell as usual, and with Batman Begins opening worldwide this weekend and in two weeks, War of the Worlds doing the same, this trend will last until mid-July at the earliest. More...

The Largest Yard

June 12th, 2005

The Longest Yard opened in second place in Australia with $2.5 million. On the other hand, the film could only manage $750,000 on 260 screens in Mexico, not surprising since Adam Sandler has never been a big draw internationally, especially outside English speaking markets. More...

Late Figures Change Top Five

June 5th, 2005

It was a slightly busier weekend as several studios were brave enough, or foolhardy enough to try and sandwich their film between the worldwide release of Revenge of the Sith and Batman Begins, which debuts in just 10 days. With War of the Worlds' worldwide release just two weeks after that, there's very little room for smaller films to survive. More...

Calm Before the Storm

May 22nd, 2005

It was another slow weekend for international details as few studios were brave enough, or foolish enough to try and squeeze in a release between Kingdom of Heaven and Revenge of the Sith. It was hard to find many films that earned more than $1 million over the weekend and most of the activity came from smaller releases in midlevel markets. Next weekend there could be even fewer details as Revenge of the Sith should dominate every market, but after that the summer blockbuster season should be in full swing and things should pick up. More...

Slow Dancing to $100 million

May 8th, 2005

Golden Week helped Shall We Dance? climb 19% to $2,250,195 for the weekend and $7,270,348 during its run. The film now has $90.3 million internationally and could break $100 million if it continues to show strong legs in Japan. More...

International: Constantine Continues to Climb

May 1st, 2005

It was a good news, bad news kind of weekend for Constantine. The film remained in top spot in Japan with $2,330,027 on 349 screens for a $9,011,671 running tally in the market. Bad news, it dropped 37% during its second weekend in the market, which is really steep for Japan. Overall the film brought in $3 million on 1,200 screens in 40 markets for a international box office of $136.4 million. More...

International Box Office Busier than Weekend Before

April 17th, 2005

The Pacifier finally debut across Australia after playing in Queensland and Victoria for the past two weeks; the massive expansion allowed the film to climb to first place with $1.125 million on 267 screens. That lifted its total in the market to $3.41 million so far and the film should have strong legs. Add to that its $1.75 million opening in Spain and $590,000 in Belgium and the film managed $4.1 million over the weekend, which doubled its early total to $8.1 million. More...

Cool Reception

April 10th, 2005

It was a slow week at the international box office, the slowest of the year, and without much activity at the box office hit there were little in the way of details published by the studios. Therefore this week's column is much shorter than usual. Leading the best of the rest was Be Cool with an estimated $5 million for a disappointing $12.7 million international tally. Its best single market was the U.K. where the film finished second with $2.2 million on 336 screens after an exclusive engagement last weekend. The film also did well in the Netherlands with $190,000 on 43 screens but really struggles in Germany opening in fifth place with just $930,000 on 321 screens, a result mirrored in Austria, (fifth place, $165,948.) More...

Sideways Full of Spirit

February 26th, 2005

Sideways swept the 20th annual Independent Spirit Awards winning all six categories it was nominated for. More...

Sideways Eternally Grateful to the WGA

February 20th, 2005

The Annual Writers Guild Awards held their 57th annual awards on Saturday. Among the more than a dozen awards handed out were three for theatrical releases, including the inaugural award for best documentary, (which had been handed out earlier.) More...

DVD Releases for December 28, 2004

December 27th, 2004

Every week films get a second chance at success from the home market; or, in some cases, a first chance at success. The week after Christmas is usually a real letdown when it comes to quality for two reasons, firstly, it's the week after the biggest gift giving season of the year and if the studio had any real confidence in the film they would have released it last week. And secondly, its just over four months after the worst time and just over four months is the average time between theatrical release and DVD release. So it comes as a real surprise that Garden State - Buy from Amazon, one of the biggest pleasant surprises of the year is being released this week. More...

International Box Office Stolen!

December 22nd, 2004

For the first time in many weeks there was a real race for top spot on the international charts, also, for the first time in many weeks The Incredibles didn't win that race. Boosted by debuts in 22 additional markets, Ocean's Twelve took top spot with $28.9 million on 3900 screens in 27 markets for a early total of $35.2 million. Compared to the original the results are mixed. IN many places it is a lot lower when compared in local currency, but thanks to the Dollar's extended losing streak, it's much higher in American funds. For instance, the film opened in first place in France with 5.7 million Euros, down 16% from its predecessor, however, that's $7.5 million in American funds, a increase of 28%. Other highlights include $5.3 million in Germany, $3.5 million in Spain, $2.2 million in Italy and $1.4 million in both Holland and Switzerland and just shy of $1 million in Sweden. The film remained in first place in Australia despite dropping 50% at the box office to just $1.8 million. More...

Competition Can't Stop the Supers

December 15th, 2004

Several films made their international debuts this weekend, but that didn't stop The Incredibles from taking top spot on the international box office, again. This weekend the film brought in an addition $32.1 million on 6,343 screens in 37 markets to lift its international tally to $152.1 million so far. The films busiest weekend in terms of raw dollars was the $5.7 million it earned in Germany, but with a theatre count of more than 1000, that wasn't as strong as the studio would have liked. The film did break the record for biggest opening for an animated movie with $1.7 million in Brazil. The film also opened first in Switzerland with $1.2 million, Austria with $931,000 and South Africa with $310,000. More...

It Has Begun!

December 2nd, 2004

That's right, it's officially award season as the IFP Independent Spirit Awards announced their nominees. This year the leader of the pack was Sideways, which was nominated 6 times. Topping the list of studios was Fox Searchlight with 14 nominations. More...

Incredibles have a Super Weekend

December 1st, 2004

With a nearly 3-1 lead over its nearest competitor, The Incredibles took top spot on the International Box Office charts this week with $44.3 million on 4,362 screens in 22 markets for a running tally of $59.1 million. The film opened number one in all twelve markets and in a few of the markets the film debuted in this week it was able to break the record for biggest debut by an animated films. However, in others it fell short to either Finding Nemo, (France) or Shrek 2 (the U.K. and Spain.) Its biggest single market was the U.K., where the brought in $18.1 million, including sneak peaks, which was a Disney record. Other highlights include $9.2 million in France, $5.6 million in Spain, $5.4 million in Italy, and $1.3 million in Belgium. Considering the results so far it should challenge for supremacy among the elite animated films and $400 million to $500 million isn't out of the question. More...

V is for Victory and Vera

October 19th, 2004

Vera Drake, which opened last Sunday, topped the Per Theatre Charts this week with $20,435. It's Sunday to Sunday performance was very flat, which bodes well for its legs. More...

There's No Shame in Being Dirty

September 22nd, 2004

Only one film could even come close to hitting $10,000 and it blew right past it. A Dirty Shame earned $29,384 in its lone theatre in Baltimore. Obviously it helps that Baltimore is the home city of the film's director, John Waters. More...

Beating the Odds

September 10th, 2004

Historically speaking, the weekend after the Labor Day long weekend tends to be the slowest weekend of the year. But this year looks to buck the odds, as we should see a slight bounce from last weekend. And this increase should be thanks entirely to one movie, while this week's other new release will have to settle for a distant second place. The rest of the top five, and indeed the top ten, will finish way back but within a couple million of each other. More...

Red Lights Earn Some Green

September 9th, 2004

There were one or two films that managed to cross the $10,000 per theatre milestone, depending on if you counted Labor Day's box office. Taking into account the whole long weekend, Red Lights took top spot with an average of $17,802 in four theatres. While Tae Guik Gi: The Brotherhood of War missed $10,000 over the 3-day weekend, it managed $12,532 per theatre once Monday was taken into account. More...

Bunny Hops into Top Spot

September 1st, 2004

Only one film managed to break the $10,000 per theatre barrier this week, and it was the controversial The Brown Bunny, which earned $50,601 in just 3 theatres for an average of $16,867. More...

Limited Releases offer Little Relief

August 27th, 2004

The transition from Summer Blockbuster Season to September Dumping Ground underway, there's an awkward mix of movies hitting arthouse theatres tonight. It's a little late in the summer for effective counter programming and its too early for award show hopefuls to come out. On the plus side, several other limited releases expand this weekend including Mean Creek, Garden State and Napoleon Dynamite More...

Ramones has Bright Beginning

August 25th, 2004

Just two films topped $10,000 per theatre this weekend, led by Ramones: End of the Century, which earned $18,422 in its lone theatre. Next was Bright Young Things with an average of $15,642 in just three theatres. More...

Water Repeats Ahead of Massive Expansion

August 18th, 2004

Just a week ahead of expanding into more than 2000 theatre, Open Water repeated on top of the per theatre charts. However, it's average of $16,268 was 30% lower that last weekend, which makes repeating The Blair Witch Project's success unlikely, as that film saw its per theatre figure grow during its second weekend. The only other films to top $10,000 per theatre was We Don't Live Here Anymore with $14,471 and overall box office leader Alien Vs. Predator with $11,279 per theatre. More...

Water has Wonderful Opening

August 11th, 2004

Open Water had the kind of opening most limited release film can only dream of. $1.1 million dollars is just 47 theatres for an average of $23,424. How well it can hold up as the film expands is the real test for this film. Coming in second place was Outfoxed - Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism with $15,611 average in 5 theatres. This is even more impressive when you realize the film has already been released on DVD. Last week's winner, Garden State, dropped to third place with an average of $14,617, which is a drop of just 35% despite nearly quadrupling its theatre count. Big things are in store for this film. More...

A Lot of Green in this Garden

August 4th, 2004

It was Zach Braff's directorial debut, Garden State, taking the top spot on the per theatre chart with an impressive $22,346 average in 9 theatres. Well behind was the overall box office champ, The Village with an average of $13,605 and Intimate Strangers with $11,167. More...

Don't Hate the Limited Releases

July 30th, 2004

Limited releases are usually darlings of movie critics, but not this week as we have two that are really being beaten up. Fortunately, we also have two that are in the aforementioned critical darling category. More...

Movie Websites Launches for July 23 - July 29

July 29th, 2004

During the past week promotional websites for several movies were launched and some older ones added additional content. Here the list of this week's releases, a couple of new sites and few updates including the winner for the week, The Manchurian Candidate - Official Site. If you know of any new movie websites not on this list feel free to e-mail me with the details. More...

Movie Websites Launches for July 16 - July 22

July 22nd, 2004

During the past week promotional websites for several movies were launched and some older ones added additional content. Here the list of this week's releases, a couple of new sites and few updates including the winner for the week, Aliens vs. Predator - Offical Site. If you know of any new movie websites not on this list feel free to e-mail me with the details. More...

Movie Websites Launches for July 9 - July 15

July 15th, 2004

During the past week promotional websites for several movies were launched and some older ones added additional content. Here the list of this week's releases, a couple of new sites and few updates including the winner for the week, Garden State - Official Site . If you know of any new movie websites not on this list feel free to e-mail me with the details. More...

Movie Websites Launches for June 18 - June 24

June 24th, 2004

During the past week promotional websites for several movies were launched and some older ones added additional content. Here the list of this week's releases, a couple of new sites and few updates including the winner for the week, Suspect Zero - Official Site. If you know of any new movie websites not on this list feel free to e-mail me with the details. More...

Movie Websites Launches for Aril 2 - April 8

April 8th, 2004

During the past week promotional websites for several movies were launched and some older ones added additional content. This week saw a deceptively poor crop of site as there were a lot of movie site launched / updated / released, more than 30 in fact. However, very few of them even came close to the being considered for this week's award. It's so bad I've spent the last 3 hours looking for a gem of movie site that I may have missed in previous weeks. In the end it was Kill Bill: Volume 2 - Official Site that won the award with only one or two other that were even briefly considered. If you know of any new movie websites not on this list feel free to e-mail me with the details. More...

New Movie Release Dates

March 5th, 2004

This week's round of new movie release information includes the announcement of a big screen adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, and new dates for Surviving Christmas and The Polar Express among many, many others. If you hear of a change in date, please email us at releases@the-numbers.com. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/07/30 28 $201,115   9 $22,346   $283,069 5
2004/08/06 22 $511,589 +154% 35 $14,617   $935,270 12
2004/08/13 13 $1,387,775 +171% 175 $7,930   $2,640,971 19
2004/08/20 11 $3,020,555 +118% 652 $4,633   $6,510,004 26
2004/08/27 13 $2,791,539 -8% 745 $3,747   $10,857,346 33
2004/09/03 12 $2,901,067 +4% 813 $3,568   $15,023,149 40
2004/09/10 14 $1,950,981 -33% 800 $2,439   $18,545,992 47
2004/09/17 13 $1,588,655 -19% 755 $2,104   $20,894,664 54
2004/09/24 14 $1,085,390 -32% 665 $1,632   $22,512,046 61
2004/10/01 16 $802,063 -26% 428 $1,874   $23,717,421 68
2004/10/08 19 $569,160 -29% 344 $1,655   $24,553,316 75
2004/10/15 17 $452,519 -20% 301 $1,503   $25,242,957 82
2004/10/22 18 $306,447 -32% 216 $1,419   $25,711,568 89
2004/10/29 25 $181,036 -41% 181 $1,000   $26,001,676 96
2004/11/05 26 $135,071 -25% 117 $1,154   $26,215,849 103
2004/11/12 33 $91,028 -33% 97 $938   $26,371,588 110
2004/11/19 37 $59,763 -34% 62 $964   $26,470,071 117
2004/11/26 45 $47,184 -21% 46 $1,026   $26,546,844 124
2004/12/03 43 $40,032 -15% 54 $741   $26,602,516 131
2004/12/10 44 $36,223 -10% 58 $625   $26,656,526 138
2004/12/17 49 $26,006 -28% 44 $591   $26,706,668 145
2004/12/24 56 $8,367 -68% 28 $299   $26,728,534 152
2004/12/31 60 $10,717 +28% 24 $447   $26,754,251 159
2005/01/07 66 $9,753 -9% 17 $574   $26,770,913 166
2005/01/14 79 $3,137 -68% 10 $314   $26,777,599 173
2005/01/21 88 $1,980 -37% 5 $396   $26,781,723 180

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/08/20 10 $900,000   652 $1,380   $4,400,000 24
2004/08/23 9 $404,000   652 $620   $6,914,000 27
2004/08/24 10 $405,000 n/c 652 $621   $7,319,000 28
2004/08/25 9 $380,000 -6% 652 $583   $7,699,000 29
2004/08/26 9 $367,000 -3% 652 $563   $8,066,000 30
2004/09/09 10 $219,000   813 $269   $16,595,000 44
2004/09/14 10 $178,000   800 $223   $18,891,000 49
2004/09/21 10 $140,000   755 $185   $21,154,000 56
2004/09/22 10 $138,000 -1% 755 $183   $21,292,000 57
2005/01/17 - $470   10 $47   $26,778,069 174

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/07/30 28 $341,727   9 $37,970   $423,681 9
2004/08/06 22 $829,515 +143% 35 $23,700   $1,253,196 16
2004/08/13 13 $2,236,253 +170% 175 $12,779   $3,489,449 23
2004/08/20 10 $4,576,358 +105% 652 $7,019   $8,065,807 30
2004/08/27 12 $4,056,275 -11% 745 $5,445   $12,122,082 37
2004/09/03 12 $4,472,929 +10% 813 $5,502   $16,595,011 44
2004/09/10 14 $2,710,998 -39% 800 $3,389   $19,306,009 51
2004/09/17 12 $2,120,647 -22% 755 $2,809   $21,426,656 58
2004/09/24 14 $1,488,702 -30% 665 $2,239   $22,915,358 65
2004/10/01 16 $1,068,798 -28% 428 $2,497   $23,984,156 72
2004/10/08 19 $806,282 -25% 344 $2,344   $24,790,438 79
2004/10/15 17 $614,683 -24% 301 $2,042   $25,405,121 86
2004/10/22 18 $415,519 -32% 216 $1,924   $25,820,640 93
2004/10/29 25 $260,138 -37% 181 $1,437   $26,080,778 100
2004/11/05 24 $199,782 -23% 117 $1,708   $26,280,560 107
2004/11/12 32 $129,748 -35% 97 $1,338   $26,410,308 114
2004/11/19 37 $89,352 -31% 62 $1,441   $26,499,660 121
2004/11/26 45 $62,824 -30% 46 $1,366   $26,562,484 128
2004/12/03 43 $57,819 -8% 54 $1,071   $26,620,303 135
2004/12/10 41 $60,359 +4% 58 $1,041   $26,680,662 142
2004/12/17 47 $39,505 -35% 44 $898   $26,720,167 149
2004/12/24 52 $23,367 -41% 28 $835   $26,743,534 156
2004/12/31 60 $17,626 -25% 24 $734   $26,761,160 163
2005/01/07 68 $13,302 -25% 17 $782   $26,774,462 170
2005/01/14 79 $5,281 -60% 10 $528   $26,779,743 177
2005/01/21 87 $2,573 -51% 5 $515   $26,782,316 184

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/24/20062765,048 223,319$615,354$2,227,11591
2/4/20072941,322 1,066,982$308,675$9,852,319110
2/17/20082745,214 1,549,012$225,618$13,975,161164

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