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Good Bye, Lenin! (2004)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,063,859Details
International Box Office $75,320,680Details
Worldwide Box Office $79,384,539
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,084 $4,063,859
All Time International Box Office 1,058 $75,320,680
All Time Worldwide Box Office 1,719 $79,384,539
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 633 $4,063,859
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,524 $4,063,859
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 162 $75,320,680
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 367 $79,384,539
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,941 $4,063,859
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 260 $75,320,680
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 518 $79,384,539

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$6,400,000
Domestic Releases: February 27th, 2004 (Wide) by Sony Pictures Classics, released as Goodbye, Lenin!
MPAA Rating: R for brief language and sexuality.
Running Time: 121 minutes
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Keywords: Foreign Language
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: Germany

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 846 $1,010 Jul 30, 2004 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 453 $1,010 Jul 30, 2004 157
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 556 $253 Jul 30, 2004 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 748 $4,854 Jul 23, 2004 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 318 $4,854 Jul 23, 2004 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 392 $693 Jul 23, 2004 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 859 $5,287 Jul 16, 2004 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 356 $5,287 Jul 16, 2004 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 525 $587 Jul 16, 2004 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 922 $7,694 Jul 9, 2004 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 346 $7,694 Jul 9, 2004 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 609 $550 Jul 9, 2004 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 1,087 $7,702 Jul 2, 2004 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 383 $7,702 Jul 2, 2004 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 745 $481 Jul 2, 2004 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 1,151 $13,655 Jun 25, 2004 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 350 $13,655 Jun 25, 2004 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 725 $621 Jun 25, 2004 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 1,136 $27,429 Jun 18, 2004 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 278 $27,429 Jun 18, 2004 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 766 $653 Jun 18, 2004 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,201 $41,242 Jun 11, 2004 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 265 $41,242 Jun 11, 2004 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 808 $736 Jun 11, 2004 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,126 $70,651 Jun 4, 2004 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 223 $70,651 Jun 4, 2004 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 617 $981 Jun 4, 2004 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,075 $106,151 May 28, 2004 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 196 $106,151 May 28, 2004 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 361 $1,495 May 28, 2004 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,195 $115,547 May 21, 2004 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 223 $115,547 May 21, 2004 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 544 $1,256 May 21, 2004 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,234 $143,496 May 14, 2004 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 222 $143,496 May 14, 2004 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 633 $1,237 May 14, 2004 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,318 $166,150 May 7, 2004 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 238 $166,150 May 7, 2004 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 498 $1,567 May 7, 2004 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,429 $200,897 Apr 30, 2004 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 261 $200,897 Apr 30, 2004 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 446 $1,778 Apr 30, 2004 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,432 $275,662 Apr 23, 2004 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 258 $275,662 Apr 23, 2004 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 260 $2,576 Apr 23, 2004 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,910 $238,032 Apr 16, 2004 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 353 $238,032 Apr 16, 2004 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 452 $2,246 Apr 16, 2004 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,204 $281,510 Apr 9, 2004 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 361 $281,510 Apr 9, 2004 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 246 $3,351 Apr 9, 2004 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,750 $301,074 Apr 2, 2004 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 422 $301,074 Apr 2, 2004 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 245 $3,860 Apr 2, 2004 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,431 $288,224 Mar 26, 2004 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 520 $288,224 Mar 26, 2004 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 262 $4,575 Mar 26, 2004 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,212 $247,592 Mar 19, 2004 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 654 $247,592 Mar 19, 2004 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 263 $5,758 Mar 19, 2004 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,072 $150,137 Mar 12, 2004 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 963 $150,137 Mar 12, 2004 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 191 $9,384 Mar 12, 2004 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,269 $63,436 Mar 5, 2004 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,732 $63,436 Mar 5, 2004 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 456 $10,573 Mar 5, 2004 10
Theater Average Limited Release 2,077 $10,573 Mar 5, 2004 10
Top 2004 Theater Average Limited Release 88 $10,573 Mar 5, 2004 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,817 $57,968 Feb 27, 2004 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,005 $57,968 Feb 27, 2004 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,496 $9,661 Feb 27, 2004 3
Never Wide Domestic 774 $4,063,859 Feb 27, 2004 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,130 $4,063,859 Feb 27, 2004 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 747 110 Feb 27, 2004 0

DVD Releases for August 10, 2004

August 9th, 2004

Every week films get a second chance at success from the home market; or, in some cases, a first chance at success. Here is a list of wide releases, limited releases and a few from the growing TV on DVD section, including the winner of the DVD Pick of the Week, The Lost Boys - Special Edition - Buy from Amazon. More...

Fahrenheit Rises

June 30th, 2004

There was just one film that managed to make it to the $10,000 per theatre milestone this weekend but it was a huge film. Fahrenheit 9/11 played in 868 theatres over the weekend taking in an amazing $23.9 million for an unbelievable average of $27,558, almost quadruple the second place film. Next week the film should expand to more than double the current number of theatres, so if it can remain about $10,000 per theatre it will be a monster hit. More...

Oh No, They say He's got to go, Go go Godzilla!

May 12th, 2004

Four movies crossed the $10,000 per theatre mark, lead by Godzilla: The Original Japanese Version with $19,015 average in two theatres. The debuts of Van Helsing with $14,475 per theatre and Super Size Me with $12,601 also placed high on the list. And in its ninth weekend of release Games People Play: New York managed an unbelievable $14,388 in its lone theatre. More...

Bill Battles to the Top of the Per Theatre Charts

April 21st, 2004

No film could make $10,000 per theatre this weekend and that's the third time in four weeks that's happened. In top spot was Kill Bill: Volume 2 with an average of $8,450 in 2,971. There were a few There were several holdovers on the list, including Robot Stories, which has been in release for more than two months. More...

Close, but no Cigar

March 31st, 2004

No team could muster $10,000 per theatre this weekend, but two movies came awfully close. Bon Voyage, last week's winner, took top spot with an impressive $9,879 average in 6 theatres. Just $6 behind was Dogville which opened in 9 theatres. More...

Hello Lenin!

March 11th, 2004

While The Passion of the Christ finished first on the per theatre charts for the second weekend in a row, it the performance of a smaller movie, Goodbye, Lenin! that stole the show. Its per theatre average climbed nearly 10%. Now a movie having its per theatre average climb after the Oscars isn't surprising. However, Goodbye, Lenin! was ignored by the Oscar nomination committee. So the increase bodes very well for its long term success. More...

A Day Late and a Dollar Short

February 28th, 2004

With one release taking up the lion's share of the media's attention, the few limited released will probably slip through the cracks. More...

Movie Websites Launches for February 20 - February 26

February 26th, 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, Dawn of the Dead - 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 February 6 - February 12

February 12th, 2004

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2004 Golden Globe Awards are being Handed out Tonight

January 25th, 2004

With the awards ceremony only hours away, here's one last look at the theatrical nominations for tonight's 61st annual Golden Globes awards. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/02/27 53 $57,968   6 $9,661   $57,968 3
2004/03/05 49 $63,436 +9% 6 $10,573   $148,151 10
2004/03/12 34 $150,137 +137% 16 $9,384   $324,096 17
2004/03/19 21 $247,592 +65% 43 $5,758   $643,221 24
2004/03/26 18 $288,224 +16% 63 $4,575   $1,044,396 31
2004/04/02 20 $301,074 +4% 78 $3,860   $1,461,273 38
2004/04/09 22 $281,510 -6% 84 $3,351   $1,869,312 45
2004/04/16 26 $238,032 -15% 106 $2,246   $2,225,464 52
2004/04/23 25 $275,662 +16% 107 $2,576   $2,591,744 59
2004/04/30 33 $200,897 -27% 113 $1,778   $2,892,027 66
2004/05/07 29 $166,150 -17% 106 $1,567   $3,147,453 73
2004/05/14 30 $143,496 -14% 116 $1,237   $3,359,741 80
2004/05/21 34 $115,547 -19% 92 $1,256   $3,540,983 87
2004/05/28 34 $106,151 -8% 71 $1,495   $3,709,360 94
2004/06/04 40 $70,651 -33% 72 $981   $3,851,740 101
2004/06/11 53 $41,242 -42% 56 $736   $3,921,721 108
2004/06/18 56 $27,429 -33% 42 $653   $3,974,388 115
2004/06/25 61 $13,655 -50% 22 $621   $4,004,138 122
2004/07/02 75 $7,702 -44% 16 $481   $4,023,953 129
2004/07/09 71 $7,694 n/c 14 $550   $4,040,435 136
2004/07/16 82 $5,287 -31% 9 $587   $4,051,436 143
2004/07/23 87 $4,854 -8% 7 $693   $4,060,209 150
2004/07/30 90 $1,010 -79% 4 $253   $4,063,859 157

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/02/27 50 $84,715   6 $14,119   $84,715 7
2004/03/05 50 $89,244 +5% 6 $14,874   $173,959 14
2004/03/12 34 $221,670 +148% 16 $13,854   $395,629 21
2004/03/19 22 $360,543 +63% 43 $8,385   $756,172 28
2004/03/26 19 $404,027 +12% 63 $6,413   $1,160,199 35
2004/04/02 22 $427,603 +6% 78 $5,482   $1,587,802 42
2004/04/09 23 $399,630 -7% 84 $4,758   $1,987,432 49
2004/04/16 25 $328,650 -18% 106 $3,100   $2,316,082 56
2004/04/23 25 $375,048 +14% 107 $3,505   $2,691,130 63
2004/04/30 31 $290,173 -23% 113 $2,568   $2,981,303 70
2004/05/07 28 $234,942 -19% 106 $2,216   $3,216,245 77
2004/05/14 30 $209,191 -11% 116 $1,803   $3,425,436 84
2004/05/21 32 $177,773 -15% 92 $1,932   $3,603,209 91
2004/05/28 34 $177,880 n/c 71 $2,505   $3,781,089 98
2004/06/04 43 $99,390 -44% 72 $1,380   $3,880,479 105
2004/06/11 49 $66,480 -33% 56 $1,187   $3,946,959 112
2004/06/18 53 $43,524 -35% 42 $1,036   $3,990,483 119
2004/06/25 44 $25,768 -41% 22 $1,171   $4,016,251 126
2004/07/02 68 $16,490 -36% 16 $1,031   $4,032,741 133
2004/07/09 68 $13,408 -19% 14 $958   $4,046,149 140
2004/07/16 80 $9,206 -31% 9 $1,023   $4,055,355 147
2004/07/23 77 $7,494 -19% 7 $1,071   $4,062,849 154
2004/07/30 86 $1,010 -87% 4 $253   $4,063,859 161

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