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Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai (2000)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,330,230Details
International Box Office $2,700,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $6,030,230
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,340 $3,330,230
All Time International Box Office 4,705 $2,700,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,980 $6,030,230
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 737 $3,330,230
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,017 $3,330,230
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 1,450 $2,700,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,077 $6,030,230

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$2,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 3rd, 2000 (Limited) by Artisan
Video Release: August 14th, 2001 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment, released as Ghost Dog - Way of the Samurai
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence and language
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Keywords: Mafia, Film Noir
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 976 $12,019 Jul 7, 2000 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 314 $12,019 Jul 7, 2000 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 501 $801 Jul 7, 2000 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 1,121 $14,650 Jun 30, 2000 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 336 $14,650 Jun 30, 2000 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 314 $1,221 Jun 30, 2000 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 1,188 $23,491 Jun 23, 2000 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 305 $23,491 Jun 23, 2000 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 248 $1,468 Jun 23, 2000 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,426 $22,622 Jun 16, 2000 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 369 $22,622 Jun 16, 2000 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 279 $1,508 Jun 16, 2000 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,585 $25,833 Jun 9, 2000 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 403 $25,833 Jun 9, 2000 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 264 $1,615 Jun 9, 2000 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,954 $20,313 Jun 2, 2000 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 542 $20,313 Jun 2, 2000 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 846 $846 Jun 2, 2000 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,934 $36,140 May 26, 2000 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 467 $36,140 May 26, 2000 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 452 $1,390 May 26, 2000 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,335 $29,717 May 19, 2000 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 597 $29,717 May 19, 2000 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 986 $901 May 19, 2000 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,492 $38,788 May 12, 2000 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 608 $38,788 May 12, 2000 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,170 $843 May 12, 2000 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,425 $65,810 May 5, 2000 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 534 $65,810 May 5, 2000 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,307 $866 May 5, 2000 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,183 $121,746 Apr 28, 2000 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 452 $121,746 Apr 28, 2000 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 768 $1,467 Apr 28, 2000 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,423 $140,006 Apr 21, 2000 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 484 $140,006 Apr 21, 2000 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 740 $1,687 Apr 21, 2000 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,772 $160,358 Apr 14, 2000 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 548 $160,358 Apr 14, 2000 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 682 $2,083 Apr 14, 2000 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,234 $181,956 Apr 7, 2000 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 596 $181,956 Apr 7, 2000 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 750 $2,219 Apr 7, 2000 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,526 $256,316 Mar 31, 2000 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 561 $256,316 Mar 31, 2000 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 952 $2,418 Mar 31, 2000 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,860 $368,286 Mar 24, 2000 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 493 $368,286 Mar 24, 2000 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 808 $3,379 Mar 24, 2000 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,295 $437,504 Mar 17, 2000 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 467 $437,504 Mar 17, 2000 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 469 $6,162 Mar 17, 2000 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,609 $117,389 Mar 10, 2000 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,181 $117,389 Mar 10, 2000 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,044 $6,178 Mar 10, 2000 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,690 $166,344 Mar 3, 2000 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,032 $166,344 Mar 3, 2000 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,098 $11,882 Mar 3, 2000 3
Theater Average Limited Release 1,670 $11,882 Mar 3, 2000 3
Top 2000 Theater Average Limited Release 83 $11,882 Mar 3, 2000 3
Never Wide Domestic 906 $3,330,230 Mar 3, 2000 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,323 $3,330,230 Mar 3, 2000 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 804 95 Mar 3, 2000 0

Cast

Forest Whitaker    Ghost Dog
John Tormey    Louie
Cliff Gorman    Sonny Valerio
Henry Silva    Vargo
Isaach de Bankole    Raymond
Tricia Vessey    Louise Vargo
Victor Argo    Vinny
Gene Ruffini    Old Consigliere
Richard Portnow    Handsome Frank
Camille Winbush    Pearline
Harry Shearer    Voice of Scratchy
RZA    Samurai in Camouflage

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/03/03 34 $166,344   14 $11,882   $166,344 3
2000/03/10 39 $117,389 -29% 19 $6,178   $346,165 10
2000/03/17 26 $437,504 +273% 71 $6,162   $855,860 17
2000/03/24 25 $368,286 -16% 109 $3,379   $1,382,118 24
2000/03/31 24 $256,316 -30% 106 $2,418   $1,804,635 31
2000/04/07 28 $181,956 -29% 82 $2,219   $2,108,604 38
2000/04/14 30 $160,358 -12% 77 $2,083   $2,355,222 45
2000/04/21 35 $140,006 -13% 83 $1,687   $2,581,958 52
2000/04/28 35 $121,746 -13% 83 $1,467   $2,765,932 59
2000/05/05 46 $65,810 -46% 76 $866   $2,897,059 66
2000/05/12 55 $38,788 -41% 46 $843   $2,976,947 73
2000/05/19 58 $29,717 -23% 33 $901   $3,036,014 80
2000/05/26 60 $36,140 +22% 26 $1,390   $3,090,404 87
2000/06/02 68 $20,313 -44% 24 $846   $3,113,639 94
2000/06/09 66 $25,833 +27% 16 $1,615   $3,163,793 101
2000/06/16 72 $22,622 -12% 15 $1,508   $3,202,463 108
2000/06/23 66 $23,491 +4% 16 $1,468   $3,237,764 115
2000/06/30 74 $14,650 -38% 12 $1,221   $3,280,736 122
2000/07/07 77 $12,019 -18% 15 $801   $3,330,230 129

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/03/20 20 $43,949   71 $619   $899,809 18
2000/03/26 20 $94,000   109 $862   $1,382,118 24
2000/03/27 20 $41,514 -56% 109 $381   $1,423,632 25
2000/03/28 20 $41,854 +1% 109 $384   $1,465,086 26
2000/03/29 20 $40,380 -4% 109 $370   $1,505,866 27
2000/03/30 19 $40,627 +1% 109 $373   $1,546,493 28
2000/04/02 18 $76,000   106 $717   $1,804,635 31
2000/04/03 18 $25,274 -67% 106 $238   $1,829,909 32
2000/04/04 18 $30,508 +21% 106 $288   $1,860,417 33
2000/04/05 18 $28,822 -6% 106 $272   $1,889,239 34
2000/04/06 18 $28,858 n/c 106 $272   $1,918,097 35
2000/04/10 19 $19,539   82 $238   $2,128,143 39
2000/04/11 20 $20,053 +3% 82 $245   $2,148,196 40
2000/04/12 20 $20,603 +3% 82 $251   $2,168,799 41
2000/04/13 20 $21,432 +4% 82 $261   $2,190,231 42

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/03/03 34 $228,776   14 $16,341   $228,776 7
2000/03/10 37 $189,580 -17% 19 $9,978   $418,356 14
2000/03/17 27 $595,476 +214% 71 $8,387   $1,013,832 21
2000/03/24 23 $534,487 -10% 109 $4,904   $1,548,319 28
2000/03/31 24 $378,329 -29% 106 $3,569   $1,926,648 35
2000/04/07 28 $268,216 -29% 82 $3,271   $2,194,864 42
2000/04/14 29 $247,088 -8% 77 $3,209   $2,441,952 49
2000/04/21 36 $202,234 -18% 83 $2,437   $2,644,186 56
2000/04/28 34 $187,063 -8% 83 $2,254   $2,831,249 63
2000/05/05 41 $106,910 -43% 76 $1,407   $2,938,159 70
2000/05/12 51 $68,138 -36% 46 $1,481   $3,006,297 77
2000/05/19 59 $47,967 -30% 33 $1,454   $3,054,264 84
2000/05/26 64 $39,062 -19% 26 $1,502   $3,093,326 91
2000/06/02 61 $44,634 +14% 24 $1,860   $3,137,960 98
2000/06/09 67 $41,881 -6% 16 $2,618   $3,179,841 105
2000/06/16 70 $34,432 -18% 15 $2,295   $3,214,273 112
2000/06/23 67 $51,813 +50% 16 $3,238   $3,266,086 119
2000/06/30 60 $52,125 +1% 12 $4,344   $3,318,211 126
2000/07/07 84 $12,019 -77% 15 $801   $3,330,230 133

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