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John Q (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $71,026,631Details
International Box Office $31,200,000
Worldwide Box Office $102,226,631
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Synopsis

John Q is a factory worker, whose job has been downsized, so his family are struggling to make ends meet. Then his son collapses whilst playing baseball, due to an heart condition. Sadly the family's insurance won't cover the son's heart transplant. So his father takes the hospital's emergency room hostage until the doctors agree to perform the operation.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
23% - Rotten
Audience
78% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$36,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 15th, 2002 (Wide) by New Line
Video Release: July 16th, 2002 by New Line Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, language and intense thematic elements
Running Time: 118 minutes
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Keywords: Hostage, Medical and Hospitals, Political
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Burg-Knoules
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,509 $133,131 Apr 26, 2002 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,607 $161,271 Apr 19, 2002 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,337 $302,193 Apr 12, 2002 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,177 $543,918 Apr 5, 2002 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,203 $919,769 Mar 29, 2002 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 969 $2,084,070 Mar 22, 2002 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 837 $3,622,711 Mar 15, 2002 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 708 $5,924,783 Mar 8, 2002 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 712 $8,512,403 Mar 1, 2002 17
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 847 $51,187,048 Mar 1, 2002 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 765 $12,473,834 Feb 22, 2002 10
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 1,103 $5,879,000 Feb 17, 2002 3
Biggest February Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 82 $20,275,194 Feb 15, 2002 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 830 $20,275,194 Feb 15, 2002 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 1,342 $20,275,194 Feb 15, 2002 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,630 2,466 Feb 15, 2002 3
Biggest February Day at the Domestic Box Office 171 $8,090,000 Feb 16, 2002 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 1,257 $8,090,000 Feb 16, 2002 2
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 1,441 $6,004,000 Feb 15, 2002 1

Cast

   John Q
Robert Duvall    Grimes
James Woods    Dr. Turner
Anne Heche    Rebecca Payne
Eddie Griffin    Lester
Kimberly Elise    Denise
Shawn Hatosy    Mitch
Ray Liotta    Monroe
Daniel E. Smith    Mike
David Thornton    Jimmy Palumbo
Ethan Suplee    Security Guard
Kevin Connolly    Steve Maguire
Paul Johansson    Tuck Lampley
Heather Wahlquist    Julie
Troy Beyer    Miriam
Obba Babatunde    Sgt Moody
Troy Winbush    Steve
Laura Harring    Gina Palumbo
Larissa Laskin    Dr. Klein
Dina Waters    Debby Utley
Martha Chaves    Rosa
Jay Leno    Himself
Keram Malicki-Sanchez    Freddy
Larry King    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Mark Burg
Producer    Oren Koules
Executive Producer    Michael De Luca
Executive Producer    Richard Saperstein
Executive Producer    Avram Butch Kaplan
Co-Producer    Hillary Sherman
Co-Producer    Mathew Hart
Co-Producer    James Kearns
Co-Executive Producer    Dale de la Torre
Co-Executive Producer    Howard Burkons
Screenwriter    James Kearns
Cinematographer    Rogier Stoffers
Editor    Dede Allen
Production Designer    Stefania Cella
Composer    Aaron Zigman
Art Director    Thomas Carnegie
Art Director    Elis Lam
Set Decorator    Clive Thomasson
Costume Designer    Beatrix Aruna Pasztor
Sound Editor    David Lee
Assistant Director    William M. Connor
Casting Director    Matthew Barry
Casting Director    Nancy Green-Keyes

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/02/15 1 $20,275,194   2,466 $8,222   $20,275,194 3
2002/02/22 2 $12,473,834 -38% 2,505 $4,980   $39,804,238 10
2002/03/01 3 $8,512,403 -32% 2,456 $3,466   $51,187,048 17
2002/03/08 5 $5,924,783 -30% 2,382 $2,487   $59,016,204 24
2002/03/15 8 $3,622,711 -39% 2,019 $1,794   $64,377,947 31
2002/03/22 13 $2,084,070 -42% 1,302 $1,601   $67,416,080 38
2002/03/29 18 $919,769 -56% 720 $1,277   $69,242,125 45
2002/04/05 23 $543,918 -41% 509 $1,069   $70,184,978 52
2002/04/12 25 $302,193 -44% 333 $907   $70,617,556 59
2002/04/19 31 $161,271 -47% 237 $680   $70,852,204 66
2002/04/26 39 $133,131 -17% 191 $697   $71,026,631 73

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/02/15 1 $6,004,000   2,466 $2,435   $6,004,000 1
2002/02/16 1 $8,090,000 +35% 2,466 $3,281   $14,094,000 2
2002/02/17 1 $5,879,000 -27% 2,466 $2,384   $20,275,194 3
2002/02/18 2 $3,336,977 -43% 2,466 $1,353   $23,612,171 4
2002/02/19 1 $1,523,000 -54% 2,466 $618   $25,136,000 5
2002/02/20 1 $1,315,000 -14% 2,466 $533   $26,451,000 6
2002/02/21 1 $1,162,000 -12% 2,466 $471   $27,330,000 7
2002/02/22 2 $3,867,000 +233% 2,505 $1,544   $31,197,000 8
2002/02/23 2 $5,590,000 +45% 2,505 $2,232   $36,787,000 9
2002/02/24 2 $2,910,000 -48% 2,505 $1,162   $39,804,238 10
2002/02/25 2 $817,000 -72% 2,505 $326   $40,621,000 11
2002/02/26 2 $833,000 +2% 2,505 $333   $41,454,000 12
2002/02/27 1 $716,000 -14% 2,505 $286   $42,170,000 13
2002/02/28 2 $684,000 -4% 2,505 $273   $42,675,000 14
2002/03/01 3 $2,425,000 +255% 2,456 $987   $45,100,000 15
2002/03/02 3 $3,907,000 +61% 2,456 $1,591   $49,007,000 16
2002/03/03 4 $2,180,000 -44% 2,456 $888   $51,187,048 17
2002/03/04 3 $549,000 -75% 2,456 $224   $51,736,000 18
2002/03/05 3 $574,000 +5% 2,456 $234   $52,310,000 19
2002/03/06 3 $528,000 -8% 2,456 $215   $52,839,000 20
2002/03/07 3 $464,000 -12% 2,456 $189   $53,091,000 21
2002/03/08 5 $1,690,000 +264% 2,382 $709   $54,781,000 22
2002/03/09 5 $2,763,000 +63% 2,382 $1,160   $57,564,000 23
2002/03/10 6 $1,452,000 -47% 2,382 $610   $59,016,204 24
2002/03/11 5 $455,000 -69% 2,382 $191   $59,472,000 25
2002/03/12 5 $529,000 +16% 2,382 $222   $60,001,000 26
2002/03/13 5 $459,000 -13% 2,382 $193   $60,459,000 27
2002/03/14 5 $426,000 -7% 2,382 $179   $60,755,000 28
2002/03/15 8 $1,102,000 +159% 2,019 $546   $61,857,000 29
2002/03/16 8 $1,707,000 +55% 2,019 $845   $63,564,000 30
2002/03/17 9 $790,000 -54% 2,019 $391   $64,377,947 31
2002/03/18 9 $275,000 -65% 2,019 $136   $64,653,000 32
2002/03/19 9 $279,000 +1% 2,019 $138   $64,932,000 33
2002/03/20 9 $257,000 -8% 2,019 $127   $65,188,000 34
2002/03/21 9 $235,000 -9% 2,019 $116   $65,332,000 35
2002/03/22 11 $645,000 +174% 1,302 $495   $66,068,000 36

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/02/15 1 $27,330,404   2,466 $11,083   $27,330,404 7
2002/02/22 2 $15,344,241 -44% 2,505 $6,125   $42,674,645 14
2002/03/01 3 $10,416,776 -32% 2,456 $4,241   $53,091,421 21
2002/03/08 5 $7,663,815 -26% 2,382 $3,217   $60,755,236 28
2002/03/15 10 $4,576,774 -40% 2,019 $2,267   $65,332,010 35
2002/03/22 13 $2,990,346 -35% 1,302 $2,297   $68,322,356 42
2002/03/29 19 $1,318,704 -56% 720 $1,832   $69,641,060 49
2002/04/05 23 $674,303 -49% 509 $1,325   $70,315,363 56
2002/04/12 27 $375,570 -44% 333 $1,128   $70,690,933 63
2002/04/19 33 $202,567 -46% 237 $855   $70,893,500 70
2002/04/26 42 $133,131 -34% 191 $697   $71,026,631 77

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