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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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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,986 $40,270,895
All Time International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,455 $52,271,523
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,558 $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
Comparisons: vs. Rain Man
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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
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 309 $5,429,413 Feb 15, 2002 52
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day) 98 $6,303,148 Feb 1, 2002 38
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 96 $9,384,205 Feb 1, 2002 38

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

Director   
Composer    John Powell
Stunt Coordinator    Andy Gill

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2001/12/28 46 $41,779   2 $20,890   $67,418 1
2002/01/04 48 $25,993 -38% 1 $25,993   $111,089 2
2002/01/11 48 $21,791 -16% 1 $21,791   $145,076 3
2002/01/18 50 $18,877 -13% 1 $18,877   $182,229 4
2002/01/25 7 $8,315,581 +43,951% 1,268 $6,558   $8,506,955 5
2002/02/01 7 $6,303,148 -24% 1,303 $4,837   $17,293,331 6
2002/02/08 10 $4,619,148 -27% 1,450 $3,186   $23,843,342 7
2002/02/15 14 $3,646,808 -21% 1,259 $2,897   $29,951,434 8
2002/02/22 15 $2,268,809 -38% 1,074 $2,112   $33,135,033 9
2002/03/01 19 $1,529,214 -33% 965 $1,585   $35,390,117 10
2002/03/08 19 $1,241,286 -19% 801 $1,550   $37,337,038 11
2002/03/15 21 $736,635 -41% 570 $1,292   $38,631,695 12
2002/03/22 24 $480,805 -35% 371 $1,296   $39,433,027 13
2002/03/29 32 $195,673 -59% 204 $959   $39,871,928 14
2002/04/05 35 $149,090 -24% 202 $738   $40,124,566 15
2002/04/12 43 $92,309 -38% 134 $689   $40,270,895 16

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 GrossWeek
2001/12/28 47 $59,457   2 $29,729   $85,096 1
2002/01/04 45 $38,189 -36% 1 $38,189   $123,285 2
2002/01/11 46 $40,067 +5% 1 $40,067   $163,352 3
2002/01/18 49 $28,022 -30% 1 $28,022   $191,374 4
2002/01/25 7 $10,798,809 +38,437% 1,268 $8,516   $10,990,183 5
2002/02/01 7 $8,234,011 -24% 1,303 $6,319   $19,224,194 6
2002/02/08 9 $7,080,432 -14% 1,450 $4,883   $26,304,626 7
2002/02/15 14 $4,561,598 -36% 1,259 $3,623   $30,866,224 8
2002/02/22 16 $2,994,679 -34% 1,074 $2,788   $33,860,903 9
2002/03/01 19 $2,234,849 -25% 965 $2,316   $36,095,752 10
2002/03/08 19 $1,799,308 -19% 801 $2,246   $37,895,060 11
2002/03/15 21 $1,057,162 -41% 570 $1,855   $38,952,222 12
2002/03/22 25 $724,033 -32% 371 $1,952   $39,676,255 13
2002/03/29 34 $299,221 -59% 204 $1,467   $39,975,476 14
2002/04/05 34 $203,110 -32% 202 $1,005   $40,178,586 15
2002/04/12 49 $92,309 -55% 134 $689   $40,270,895 16

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