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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
Comparisons: vs. Radio Days
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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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 959 $12,577 Sep 27, 2002 131
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 850 $36,203 Sep 20, 2002 124
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 655 $99,456 Sep 13, 2002 117
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 705 $120,763 Sep 6, 2002 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 521 $233,415 Aug 30, 2002 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,452 $57,018 Aug 23, 2002 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,556 $67,694 Aug 16, 2002 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,639 $81,922 Aug 9, 2002 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,547 $126,950 Aug 2, 2002 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,636 $156,070 Jul 26, 2002 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,590 $221,541 Jul 19, 2002 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,693 $294,184 Jul 12, 2002 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,702 $491,101 Jul 5, 2002 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,263 $469,265 Jun 28, 2002 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,825 $527,454 Jun 21, 2002 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,385 $606,061 Jun 14, 2002 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,022 $625,256 Jun 7, 2002 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,362 $773,913 May 31, 2002 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,028 $398,662 May 24, 2002 5

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

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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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