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The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,378,141Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 22nd, 2002 (Wide) by Miramax
MPAA Rating: PG for mild sensuality
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Source:Based on Play
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: France

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 94 $233,415 Aug 30, 2002 103

Cast

Rupert Everett    Algernon Moncrieff
Colin Firth    Jack Worthing
Reese Witherspoon    Cecily Cardew
Judi Dench    Lady Bracknell
Frances O'Connor    Gwendolen Fairfax
Tom Wilkinson    Dr. Chasuble
Anna Massey    Miss Prism
Edward Fox    Lane

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/05/24 18 $398,662   38 $10,491   $521,858 5
2002/05/31 12 $773,913 +94% 147 $5,265   $1,428,186 12
2002/06/07 13 $625,256 -19% 147 $4,253   $2,439,918 19
2002/06/14 17 $606,061 -3% 180 $3,367   $3,355,448 26
2002/06/21 19 $527,454 -13% 201 $2,624   $4,204,118 33
2002/06/28 20 $469,265 -11% 208 $2,256   $4,955,116 40
2002/07/05 20 $491,101 +5% 216 $2,274   $5,843,943 47
2002/07/12 23 $294,184 -40% 176 $1,672   $6,382,287 54
2002/07/19 25 $221,541 -25% 148 $1,497   $6,778,566 61
2002/07/26 30 $156,070 -30% 115 $1,357   $7,052,357 68
2002/08/02 32 $126,950 -19% 103 $1,233   $7,261,121 75
2002/08/09 42 $81,922 -35% 69 $1,187   $7,410,618 82
2002/08/16 43 $67,694 -17% 57 $1,188   $7,527,561 89
2002/08/23 48 $57,018 -16% 54 $1,056   $7,616,646 96
2002/08/30 29 $233,415 +309% 184 $1,269   $7,962,033 103
2002/09/06 35 $120,763 -48% 149 $810   $8,139,492 110
2002/09/13 40 $99,456 -18% 144 $691   $8,281,437 117
2002/09/20 54 $36,203 -64% 78 $464   $8,353,241 124
2002/09/27 87 $12,577 -65% 37 $340   $8,378,141 131

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/05/24 18 $531,077   38 $13,976   $654,273 9
2002/05/31 12 $1,160,389 +118% 147 $7,894   $1,814,662 16
2002/06/07 14 $934,725 -19% 147 $6,359   $2,749,387 23
2002/06/14 17 $927,277 -1% 180 $5,152   $3,676,664 30
2002/06/21 19 $809,187 -13% 201 $4,026   $4,485,851 37
2002/06/28 20 $866,991 +7% 208 $4,168   $5,352,842 44
2002/07/05 20 $735,261 -15% 216 $3,404   $6,088,103 51
2002/07/12 22 $468,922 -36% 176 $2,664   $6,557,025 58
2002/07/19 24 $339,262 -28% 148 $2,292   $6,896,287 65
2002/07/26 29 $237,884 -30% 115 $2,069   $7,134,171 72
2002/08/02 31 $194,525 -18% 103 $1,889   $7,328,696 79
2002/08/09 39 $131,171 -33% 69 $1,901   $7,459,867 86
2002/08/16 46 $99,761 -24% 57 $1,750   $7,559,628 93
2002/08/23 40 $168,990 +69% 54 $3,129   $7,728,618 100
2002/08/30 30 $290,111 +72% 184 $1,577   $8,018,729 107
2002/09/06 34 $163,252 -44% 149 $1,096   $8,181,981 114
2002/09/13 40 $135,057 -17% 144 $938   $8,317,038 121
2002/09/20 54 $48,526 -64% 78 $622   $8,365,564 128
2002/09/27 90 $12,577 -74% 37 $340   $8,378,141 135

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