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Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $35,327,628Details
International Box Office $86,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $121,327,628
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
75% - Certified Fresh
Audience
48% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 2,216 $35,327,628
All Time International Box Office 912 $86,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 1,171 $121,327,628

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$60,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 10th, 2003 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, language and brief violence
Running Time: 100 minutes
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Keywords: Lawyers, Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment, Brian Grazer Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,873 $24,181 Jan 9, 2004 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 2,153 $22,510 Jan 2, 2004 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,483 $22,724 Dec 26, 2003 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,723 $26,759 Dec 19, 2003 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,820 $40,000 Dec 12, 2003 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,799 $64,350 Dec 5, 2003 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,435 $138,615 Nov 28, 2003 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,228 $273,310 Nov 21, 2003 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,233 $503,010 Nov 14, 2003 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,356 $913,915 Nov 7, 2003 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,826 $2,499,805 Oct 31, 2003 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,984 $3,629,860 Oct 24, 2003 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,745 $6,515,010 Oct 17, 2003 10
Biggest Domestic October Weekend 174 $12,525,075 Oct 10, 2003 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,471 $12,525,075 Oct 10, 2003 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 720 3.03 Oct 10, 2003 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,671 33.0% Oct 10, 2003 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,479 2,564 Oct 10, 2003 3
Biggest Domestic October Day 377 $5,102,360 Oct 11, 2003 2
Biggest Domestic Saturday 2,540 $5,102,360 Oct 11, 2003 2
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,081 $35,327,628 Oct 10, 2003 0

Cast

   Miles Massey
   Marylin Rexroth
Cedric the Entertainer    Gus Petch
Geoffrey Rush    Donavan Donaly
Billy Bob Thornton    Howard Doyle
Paul Adelstein    Wrigley
Kristin Datillo    Rex's Young Woman
Julia Duffy    Sarah Sorkin
Edward Herrmann    Rex Rexroth
Stacey Travis    Bonnie Donaly
Richard Jenkins    Freddy Bender

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Robert Ramsey
Screenwriter    Matthew Stone
Screenwriter    Ethan Coen
Screenwriter    Joel Coen
Story Creator    Robert Ramsey
Story Creator    Matthew Stone
Story Creator    John Romano
Producer    Ethan Coen
Producer    Brian Grazer
Executive Producer    James Jacks
Executive Producer    Sean Daniel
Co-Producer    John Cameron
Co-Producer    James Whitaker
Cinematographer    Roger Deakins
Editor    Roderick Jaynes
Composer    Carter Burwell
Production Designer    Leslie McDonald
Art Director    Tony Fanning
Set Decorator    Nancy Haigh
Costume Designer    Mary Zophres
Sound Designer    Peter Kurland
Associate Producer    Robert Graf
Assistant Director    Betsy Magruder
Casting Director    Ellen Chenoweth

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/10/10 4 $12,525,075   2,564 $4,885   $12,525,075 3
2003/10/17 7 $6,515,010 -48% 2,570 $2,535   $22,720,755 10
2003/10/24 9 $3,629,860 -44% 2,290 $1,585   $28,252,815 17
2003/10/31 9 $2,499,805 -31% 1,661 $1,505   $31,897,330 24
2003/11/07 14 $913,915 -63% 672 $1,360   $33,514,880 31
2003/11/14 18 $503,010 -45% 393 $1,280   $34,360,855 38
2003/11/21 23 $273,310 -46% 302 $905   $34,763,815 45
2003/11/28 35 $138,615 -49% 190 $730   $34,996,720 52
2003/12/05 39 $64,350 -54% 143 $450   $35,096,190 59
2003/12/12 47 $40,000 -38% 91 $440   $35,159,000 66
2003/12/19 53 $26,759 -33% 59 $454   $35,215,699 73
2003/12/26 61 $22,724 -15% 31 $733   $35,254,176 80
2004/01/02 62 $22,510 -1% 24 $938   $35,296,248 87
2004/01/09 62 $24,181 +7% 40 $605   $35,327,628 94

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/10/10 3 $4,137,000   2,562 $1,615   $4,137,000 1
2003/10/11 4 $5,102,360 +23% 2,564 $1,990   $9,204,695 2
2003/10/12 4 $3,320,380 -35% 2,564 $1,295   $12,525,075 3
2003/10/13 4 $1,333,000 -60% 2,564 $520   $13,858,000 4
2003/10/14 2 $896,000 -33% 2,564 $349   $14,755,000 5
2003/10/15 3 $732,000 -18% 2,564 $285   $15,487,000 6
2003/10/16 4 $719,000 -2% 2,564 $280   $16,206,000 7
2003/10/17 7 $2,267,000 +215% 2,570 $882   $18,473,000 8
2003/10/18 7 $2,839,850 +25% 2,570 $1,105   $21,204,360 9
2003/10/19 7 $1,516,395 -47% 2,570 $590   $22,720,755 10
2003/10/20 6 $438,000 -71% 2,570 $170   $23,159,000 11
2003/10/21 5 $527,000 +20% 2,570 $205   $23,685,000 12
2003/10/22 5 $462,000 -12% 2,570 $180   $24,148,000 13
2003/10/23 6 $475,000 +3% 2,570 $185   $24,623,000 14
2003/10/24 9 $1,143,000 +141% 2,290 $499   $25,766,000 15
2003/10/25 9 $1,557,185 +36% 2,290 $680   $27,325,365 16
2003/10/26 9 $927,450 -40% 2,290 $405   $28,252,815 17
2003/10/27 8 $274,000 -70% 2,290 $120   $28,527,000 18
2003/10/28 8 $310,000 +13% 2,290 $135   $28,836,000 19
2003/10/29 8 $287,000 -7% 2,290 $125   $29,123,000 20
2003/10/30 8 $275,000 -4% 2,290 $120   $29,398,000 21
2003/10/31 9 $565,000 +105% 1,658 $341   $29,963,000 22
2003/11/01 9 $1,312,190 +132% 1,661 $790   $31,274,455 23
2003/11/02 10 $622,875 -53% 1,661 $375   $31,897,330 24
2003/11/03 10 $192,000 -69% 1,661 $116   $32,089,000 25
2003/11/04 9 $224,000 +17% 1,661 $135   $32,313,000 26

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/10/10 4 $16,205,745   2,564 $6,320   $16,205,745 7
2003/10/17 7 $8,417,210 -48% 2,570 $3,275   $24,622,955 14
2003/10/24 9 $4,774,570 -43% 2,290 $2,085   $29,397,525 21
2003/10/31 10 $3,203,440 -33% 1,661 $1,929   $32,600,965 28
2003/11/07 14 $1,256,880 -61% 672 $1,870   $33,857,845 35
2003/11/14 18 $632,660 -50% 393 $1,610   $34,490,505 42
2003/11/21 26 $367,600 -42% 302 $1,217   $34,858,105 49
2003/11/28 35 $173,735 -53% 190 $914   $35,031,840 56
2003/12/05 40 $87,160 -50% 143 $610   $35,119,000 63
2003/12/12 45 $69,940 -20% 91 $769   $35,188,940 70
2003/12/19 55 $42,512 -39% 59 $721   $35,231,452 77
2003/12/26 63 $42,286 -1% 31 $1,364   $35,273,738 84
2004/01/02 63 $29,709 -30% 24 $1,238   $35,303,447 91
2004/01/09 64 $24,181 -19% 40 $605   $35,327,628 98

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