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I Am Sam (2001)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,270,895Details
International Box Office $52,271,523Details
Worldwide Box Office $92,542,418
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 1,950 $40,270,895
All Time International Box Office 1,405 $52,271,523
All Time Worldwide Box Office 1,515 $92,542,418

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$22,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 28th, 2001 (Limited) by New Line
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 836 $92,309 Apr 12, 2002 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 745 $149,090 Apr 5, 2002 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 731 $195,673 Mar 29, 2002 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 383 $480,805 Mar 22, 2002 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 303 $736,635 Mar 15, 2002 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 249 $1,241,286 Mar 8, 2002 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 266 $1,529,214 Mar 1, 2002 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 244 $2,268,809 Feb 22, 2002 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 176 $3,646,808 Feb 15, 2002 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 186 $4,619,148 Feb 8, 2002 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 177 $6,303,148 Feb 1, 2002 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 169 $8,315,581 Jan 25, 2002 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 6,280 $18,877 Jan 18, 2002 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 6,804 $21,791 Jan 11, 2002 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 7,203 $25,993 Jan 4, 2002 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 7,224 $41,779 Dec 28, 2001 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 887 $40,270,895 Dec 28, 2001 0

Cast

Sean Penn    Sam Dawson
   Rita Harrison
Dakota Fanning    Lucy Diamond Dawson
Doug Hutchison    Ifty
Stanley DeSantis    Robert
Brad Silverman    Brad
Loretta Devine    Margaret
Laura Dern    Randy
Will Wallace    Bill
Dianne Wiest    Annie Cassell
Brent Spiner    Shoe Salesman (Skylar)
Mary Steenburgen    Dr. Blake, Expert Witness
Richard Schiff    Turner
Roma Maffia    First Family Court Judge
Kimberly Scott    Gertie
Elle Fanning    Lucy 2 Years

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    John Powell

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/12/28 46 $41,779   2 $20,890   $67,418 3
2002/01/04 48 $25,993 -38% 1 $25,993   $111,089 10
2002/01/11 48 $21,791 -16% 1 $21,791   $145,076 17
2002/01/18 50 $18,877 -13% 1 $18,877   $182,229 24
2002/01/25 7 $8,315,581 +43,951% 1,268 $6,558   $8,506,955 31
2002/02/01 7 $6,303,148 -24% 1,303 $4,837   $17,293,331 38
2002/02/08 10 $4,619,148 -27% 1,450 $3,186   $23,843,342 45
2002/02/15 14 $3,646,808 -21% 1,259 $2,897   $29,951,434 52
2002/02/22 15 $2,268,809 -38% 1,074 $2,112   $33,135,033 59
2002/03/01 19 $1,529,214 -33% 965 $1,585   $35,390,117 66
2002/03/08 19 $1,241,286 -19% 801 $1,550   $37,337,038 73
2002/03/15 21 $736,635 -41% 570 $1,292   $38,631,695 80
2002/03/22 24 $480,805 -35% 371 $1,296   $39,433,027 87
2002/03/29 32 $195,673 -59% 204 $959   $39,871,928 94
2002/04/05 35 $149,090 -24% 202 $738   $40,124,566 101
2002/04/12 43 $92,309 -38% 134 $689   $40,270,895 108

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/01/25 7 $2,652,000   1,268 $2,091   $2,843,000 29
2002/01/26 8 $3,584,000 +35% 1,268 $2,826   $6,427,000 30
2002/01/27 7 $2,120,000 -41% 1,268 $1,672   $8,506,955 31
2002/01/28 7 $574,000 -73% 1,268 $453   $9,081,000 32
2002/01/29 5 $674,000 +17% 1,268 $532   $9,755,000 33
2002/01/30 5 $595,000 -12% 1,268 $469   $10,350,000 34
2002/01/31 5 $582,000 -2% 1,268 $459   $10,990,000 35
2002/02/01 7 $1,968,000 +238% 1,303 $1,510   $12,958,000 36
2002/02/02 8 $3,075,000 +56% 1,303 $2,360   $16,033,000 37
2002/02/03 6 $1,280,000 -58% 1,303 $982   $17,293,331 38
2002/02/04 5 $417,000 -67% 1,303 $320   $17,710,000 39
2002/02/05 4 $547,000 +31% 1,303 $420   $18,258,000 40
2002/02/06 4 $483,000 -12% 1,303 $371   $18,741,000 41
2002/02/07 4 $457,000 -5% 1,303 $351   $19,224,000 42
2002/02/08 10 $1,273,000 +179% 1,450 $878   $20,497,000 43
2002/02/09 10 $1,982,000 +56% 1,450 $1,367   $22,479,000 44
2002/02/10 9 $1,290,000 -35% 1,450 $890   $23,843,342 45
2002/02/11 9 $323,000 -75% 1,450 $223   $24,167,000 46
2002/02/12 6 $395,000 +22% 1,450 $272   $24,562,000 47
2002/02/13 6 $335,000 -15% 1,450 $231   $24,897,000 48
2002/02/14 6 $722,000 +116% 1,450 $498   $25,635,000 49

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/12/28 47 $59,457   2 $29,729   $85,096 7
2002/01/04 45 $38,189 -36% 1 $38,189   $123,285 14
2002/01/11 46 $40,067 +5% 1 $40,067   $163,352 21
2002/01/18 49 $28,022 -30% 1 $28,022   $191,374 28
2002/01/25 7 $10,798,809 +38,437% 1,268 $8,516   $10,990,183 35
2002/02/01 7 $8,234,011 -24% 1,303 $6,319   $19,224,194 42
2002/02/08 9 $7,080,432 -14% 1,450 $4,883   $26,304,626 49
2002/02/15 14 $4,561,598 -36% 1,259 $3,623   $30,866,224 56
2002/02/22 16 $2,994,679 -34% 1,074 $2,788   $33,860,903 63
2002/03/01 19 $2,234,849 -25% 965 $2,316   $36,095,752 70
2002/03/08 19 $1,799,308 -19% 801 $2,246   $37,895,060 77
2002/03/15 21 $1,057,162 -41% 570 $1,855   $38,952,222 84
2002/03/22 25 $724,033 -32% 371 $1,952   $39,676,255 91
2002/03/29 34 $299,221 -59% 204 $1,467   $39,975,476 98
2002/04/05 34 $203,110 -32% 202 $1,005   $40,178,586 105
2002/04/12 49 $92,309 -55% 134 $689   $40,270,895 112

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