Good Night, and Good Luck

Good Night, and Good Luck poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $31,501,218Details
International Box Office $25,085,683
Worldwide Box Office $56,586,901
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $21,058,633 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $21,058,633
Further financial details...

  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
93% - Certified Fresh
Audience
83% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$7,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 7th, 2005 (Limited) by Warner Independent, released as Good Night and Good Luck
Video Release: March 14th, 2006 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG for mild thematic elements and brief language
Running Time: 100 minutes
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Participant Media, Section Eight

Cast

   Edward R. Murrow
Patricia Clarkson    Shirley Wershba
George Clooney    Fred Friendly
Jeff Daniels    Sig Mickelson
Robert Downey, Jr.    Joe Wershba
Frank Langella    William Paley
Ray Wise    Don Hollenbeck
Robert John Burke    Charlie Mack
Reed Diamond    John Aaron
Tate Donovan    Jesse Zousmer
Grant Heslov    Don Hewitt
Tom McCarthy    Palmer Williams
Rose Abdoo    Millie Lerner
Alex Borstein    Natalie
Peter Jacobson    Jimmy
Robert Knepper    Don Surine
Dianne Reeves    Jazz Singer
Matt Ross    Eddie Scott
Glenn Morshower    Colonel Anderson
Don Creech    Colonel Jenkins
Helen Slayton-Hughes    Mary
JD Cullum    Stage Manager
Simon Helberg    CBS Page
Peter Martin    Pianist
Christoph Luty    Bassist
Jeff Hamilton    Drummer
Matt Catingub    Saxophonist
John Kepley    Government Lawyer #1
David Paul Christian    Government Lawyer #2
Joyce Lasley    Make-Up Girl

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenplay by    George Clooney
Screenplay by    Grant Heslov
Producer    Grant Heslov
Executive Producer    Todd Wagner
Executive Producer    Mark Cuban
Executive Producer    Marc Butan
Executive Producer    Jeff Skoll
Executive Producer    Chris Salvaterra
Executive Producer    Steven Soderbergh
Executive Producer    Jennifer Fox
Executive Producer    Ben Cosgrove
Co-Executive Producer    Samuel Hadida
Co-Executive Producer    Victor Hadida
Co-Producer    Barbara A. Hall
Co-Producer    Simon Franks
Co-Producer    Zygi Kamasa
Co-Producer    Kiyotaka Ninomiya
Director of Photography    Robert Elswit
Production Designer    Jim Bissell
Editor    Stephen Mirrione
Costume Designer    Louise Frogley
Casting Director    Ellen Chenoweth
Assistant Director    David Webb
Unit Production Manager    Barbara A. Hall
Art Director    Christa Munro
Set Decorator    Jan Pascale
Costume Supervisor    Lynda Foote
Production Sound Mixer    Edward Tise
Re-recording Mixer    Aaron Glascock
Re-recording Mixer    Curt Schulkey
Re-recording Mixer    Lance Brown
Supervising Sound Editor    Curt Schulkey
Supervising Sound Editor    Aaron Glascock
Sound Effects Editor    John Joseph Thomas
Dialogue Editor    Susan Dudeck
Makeup (Key)    Ron Berkeley
Hairstylist (Key)    Joy Zapata
Hairstylist    Carolyn Elias
Hairstylist    Violet Ortiz
Makeup and Hair (Department Head)    Waldo Sanchez
Music Supervisor    Allen Sviridoff

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Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/10/10 21 $67,504   11 $6,137   $488,950 4
2005/10/20 12 $0   0     $2,286,145 14
2005/10/21 13 $609,118   225 $2,707   $2,895,263 15
2005/10/22 10 $1,060,520 +74% 225 $4,713   $3,955,783 16
2005/10/23 12 $589,558 -44% 225 $2,620   $4,545,341 17
2005/11/04 8 $860,017   657 $1,309   $8,766,873 29
2005/11/05 7 $1,422,733 +65% 657 $2,165   $10,189,606 30
2005/11/06 7 $783,296 -45% 657 $1,192   $10,972,902 31
2005/11/07 7 $231,328 -70% 657 $352   $11,204,230 32
2005/11/08 8 $239,894 +4% 657 $365   $11,444,124 33
2005/11/09 8 $250,309 +4% 657 $381   $11,694,433 34
2005/11/10 8 $293,951 +17% 657 $447   $11,988,384 35
2005/11/15 10 $180,000   668 $269   $14,836,000 40
2005/11/16 10 $176,719 -2% 668 $265   $15,006,024 41
2005/11/17 10 $175,000 -1% 668 $262   $15,186,787 42
2005/11/21 10 $153,337   803 $191   $17,008,999 46
2005/11/22 9 $185,000 +21% 803 $230   $17,194,000 47
2005/12/07 10 $84,857   631 $134   $21,273,287 62
2005/12/19 - $47,116   322 $146   $22,479,490 74
2005/12/20 11 $47,115 n/c 322 $146   $22,526,605 75
2005/12/26 20 $125,000   154 $812   $22,946,000 81
2006/01/02 23 $107,709   143 $753   $23,684,743 88
2006/01/16 28 $65,277   144 $453   $24,582,524 102
2006/02/20 20 $184,857   315 $587   $29,479,033 137

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/10/07 21 $421,446   11 $38,313   $421,446 3
2005/10/14 16 $1,244,707 +195% 68 $18,305   $1,854,797 10
2005/10/21 12 $2,259,196 +82% 225 $10,041   $4,545,341 17
2005/10/28 12 $2,003,682 -11% 272 $7,366   $7,239,225 24
2005/11/04 7 $3,066,046 +53% 657 $4,667   $10,972,902 31
2005/11/11 11 $2,501,496 -18% 668 $3,745   $14,489,880 38
2005/11/18 11 $1,668,875 -33% 803 $2,078   $16,855,662 45
2005/11/25 15 $1,882,058 +13% 617 $3,050   $19,558,112 52
2005/12/02 14 $1,053,466 -44% 631 $1,670   $21,031,448 59
2005/12/09 16 $538,082 -49% 512 $1,051   $21,896,616 66
2005/12/16 17 $341,905 -36% 322 $1,062   $22,432,374 73
2005/12/23 21 $195,000 -43% 154 $1,266   $22,821,000 80
2005/12/30 23 $361,977 +86% 143 $2,531   $23,577,034 87
2006/01/06 25 $315,779 -13% 157 $2,011   $24,108,987 94
2006/01/13 28 $287,740 -9% 144 $1,998   $24,517,247 101
2006/01/20 31 $215,020 -25% 118 $1,822   $24,882,215 108
2006/01/27 37 $181,307 -16% 105 $1,727   $25,134,582 115
2006/02/03 18 $1,522,238 +740% 929 $1,639   $26,755,301 122
2006/02/10 19 $872,018 -43% 685 $1,273   $28,190,802 129
2006/02/17 20 $739,391 -15% 315 $2,347   $29,294,176 136
2006/02/24 23 $652,020 -12% 272 $2,397   $30,323,531 143
2006/03/03 23 $599,121 -8% 285 $2,102   $31,173,663 150
2006/03/10 37 $172,346 -71% 132 $1,306   $31,501,218 157

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
3/19/20066367,687 367,687$6,452,907$6,452,9071
3/26/200611119,665-67% 487,352$1,790,188$8,243,0952
4/2/20062457,028-52% 544,380$853,139$9,096,2343
4/9/20061598,045+72% 642,425$1,466,753$10,562,9874
4/16/200612202,233+106% 844,658$3,025,406$13,588,3935
4/23/20061857,544-72% 902,202$860,858$14,449,2516
4/30/20062061,020+6% 963,222$912,859$15,362,1107
5/7/20062743,296-29% 1,006,518$647,708$16,009,8198
6/4/20062925,079 1,150,067$300,697$17,932,48212

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