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The Life of David Gale (2003)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,694,635Details
International Box Office $9,225,553
Worldwide Box Office $28,920,188
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  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

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Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
19% - Rotten
Audience
81% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$50,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 21st, 2003 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: R for violent images, nudity, language and sexuality
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,944 $2,485 May 2, 2003 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,943 $5,483 Apr 25, 2003 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,329 $5,835 Apr 18, 2003 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,448 $10,500 Apr 11, 2003 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,305 $27,943 Apr 4, 2003 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,998 $72,595 Mar 28, 2003 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,437 $261,225 Mar 21, 2003 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,018 $901,925 Mar 14, 2003 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,763 $2,124,235 Mar 7, 2003 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,298 $4,537,395 Feb 28, 2003 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,306 $7,117,225 Feb 21, 2003 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,217 2,002 Feb 21, 2003 3
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 1,699 3.01 Feb 21, 2003 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,933 33.3% Feb 21, 2003 1

Cast

   Dr. Gale
Laura Linney    Constance Harraway
Kate Winslet    Bitsey Bloom
Gabriel Mann    Zack
Rhona Mitra    Berlin
Leon Rippy    Braxton Belyeu
Jim Beaver    Duke Grover
Matt Craven    Dusty
Elizabeth Gast    Sharon Gale
Katherine James    Beth

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/02/21 6 $7,117,225   2,002 $3,555   $7,117,225 3
2003/02/28 8 $4,537,395 -36% 2,003 $2,265   $13,607,445 10
2003/03/07 10 $2,124,235 -53% 1,872 $1,135   $17,112,765 17
2003/03/14 18 $901,925 -58% 893 $1,010   $18,810,795 24
2003/03/21 26 $261,225 -71% 302 $865   $19,415,560 31
2003/03/28 49 $72,595 -72% 110 $660   $19,593,740 38
2003/04/04 69 $27,943 -62% 65 $430   $19,654,183 45
2003/04/11 91 $10,500 -62% 20 $525   $19,678,364 52
2003/04/18 102 $5,835 -44% 9 $648   $19,684,199 59
2003/04/25 107 $5,483 -6% 7 $783   $19,689,682 66
2003/05/02 129 $2,485 -55% 3 $828   $19,694,635 73

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/02/21 5 $2,367,500   2,002 $1,183   $2,367,500 1
2003/02/22 6 $3,023,075 +28% 2,002 $1,510   $5,345,430 2
2003/02/23 6 $1,771,795 -41% 2,002 $885   $7,117,225 3
2003/02/24 5 $460,000 -74% 2,002 $230   $7,578,000 4
2003/02/25 5 $551,000 +20% 2,002 $275   $8,129,000 5
2003/02/26 5 $490,000 -11% 2,002 $245   $8,619,000 6
2003/02/27 5 $451,000 -8% 2,002 $225   $9,070,000 7
2003/02/28 7 $1,338,000 +197% 2,003 $668   $10,408,000 8
2003/03/01 8 $2,003,995 +50% 2,003 $1,000   $12,375,600 9
2003/03/02 8 $1,231,845 -39% 2,003 $615   $13,607,445 10
2003/03/03 7 $341,000 -72% 2,002 $170   $13,948,000 11
2003/03/04 6 $381,000 +12% 2,002 $190   $14,329,000 12
2003/03/05 6 $341,000 -10% 2,003 $170   $14,669,000 13
2003/03/06 7 $319,000 -6% 2,003 $159   $14,989,000 14
2003/03/07 10 $598,125 +88% 1,872 $320   $15,586,655 15
2003/03/08 10 $964,125 +61% 1,872 $515   $16,550,780 16
2003/03/09 10 $561,983 -42% 1,872 $300   $17,112,763 17
2003/03/10 10 $178,000 -68% 1,872 $95   $17,291,000 18
2003/03/11 10 $234,000 +31% 1,872 $125   $17,525,000 19
2003/03/12 10 $197,000 -16% 1,872 $105   $17,722,000 20
2003/03/13 10 $187,000 -5% 1,872 $100   $17,909,000 21

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/02/21 6 $9,070,050   2,002 $4,530   $9,070,050 7
2003/02/28 8 $5,918,480 -35% 2,003 $2,955   $14,988,530 14
2003/03/07 10 $2,920,340 -51% 1,872 $1,560   $17,908,870 21
2003/03/14 18 $1,245,465 -57% 893 $1,395   $19,154,335 28
2003/03/21 29 $366,810 -71% 302 $1,215   $19,521,145 35
2003/03/28 48 $105,095 -71% 110 $955   $19,626,240 42
2003/04/04 70 $41,624 -60% 65 $640   $19,667,864 49
2003/04/11 98 $10,500 -75% 20 $525   $19,678,364 56
2003/04/18 107 $5,835 -44% 9 $648   $19,684,199 63
2003/04/25 111 $7,951 +36% 7 $1,136   $19,692,150 70
2003/05/02 130 $2,485 -69% 3 $828   $19,694,635 77

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