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Me and Orson Welles (2009)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,190,003Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 7,545 $1,190,003
All Time Worldwide Box Office 9,817 $1,190,003
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 1,377 $1,190,003

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$25,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 25th, 2009 (Limited) by Freestyle Releasing
MPAA Rating: PG-13 For sexual references and smoking
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Keywords: Romance
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 2,738 $6,622 Feb 19, 2010 89
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 987 $6,622 Feb 19, 2010 89
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,057 $736 Feb 19, 2010 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,625 $17,365 Feb 12, 2010 82
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 758 $17,365 Feb 12, 2010 82
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 969 $914 Feb 12, 2010 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,272 $10,669 Feb 5, 2010 75
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,075 $10,669 Feb 5, 2010 75
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 896 $1,067 Feb 5, 2010 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,410 $16,756 Jan 29, 2010 68
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,024 $16,756 Jan 29, 2010 68
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,532 $729 Jan 29, 2010 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,579 $23,595 Jan 22, 2010 61
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,013 $23,595 Jan 22, 2010 61
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,113 $1,124 Jan 22, 2010 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,998 $24,221 Jan 15, 2010 54
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,157 $24,221 Jan 15, 2010 54
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,196 $1,211 Jan 15, 2010 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 4,210 $35,598 Jan 8, 2010 47
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,144 $35,598 Jan 8, 2010 47
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,742 $1,017 Jan 8, 2010 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,881 $92,073 Jan 1, 2010 40
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 867 $92,073 Jan 1, 2010 40
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,807 $1,151 Jan 1, 2010 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,429 $91,606 Dec 25, 2009 33
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 986 $91,606 Dec 25, 2009 33
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,675 $797 Dec 25, 2009 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,544 $156,420 Dec 18, 2009 26
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 848 $156,420 Dec 18, 2009 26
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,557 $1,167 Dec 18, 2009 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,031 $154,754 Dec 11, 2009 19
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 940 $154,754 Dec 11, 2009 19
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,842 $2,418 Dec 11, 2009 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,756 $39,587 Dec 4, 2009 12
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,161 $39,587 Dec 4, 2009 12
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 755 $7,917 Dec 4, 2009 12
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,672 $63,638 Nov 27, 2009 5
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,886 $63,638 Nov 27, 2009 5
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 674 $15,910 Nov 27, 2009 5
Theater Average Limited Release 967 $15,910 Nov 27, 2009 5
Top 2009 Theater Average Limited Release 42 $15,910 Nov 27, 2009 5
Never Wide Domestic 1,744 $1,190,003 Nov 25, 2009 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 5,250 $1,190,003 Nov 25, 2009 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 672 130 Nov 25, 2009 0

Cast

   Richard Samuels
   Orson Welles
   Sonja Jones
Ben Chaplin    George Coulouirs
James Tupper    Joseph Cotten
Eddie Marsan    John Houseman
Leo Bill    Norman Lloyd
Kelly Reilly    Muriel Brassier
Zoe Kazan    Gretta Adler
Al Weaver    Sam Leve
Saskia Reeves    Barbara Luddy
Imogen Poots   

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Holly Gent Palmo
Screenwriter    Vincent Palmo Jr.
Cinematographer    Dick Pope
Editor    Sandra Adair
Producer    Ann Carli
Composer    Michael J. McEvoy
Screenwriter    Robert Kaplow
Set Decorator    Richard Roberts

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2009/11/27 41 $63,638   4 $15,910   $85,422 5
2009/12/04 42 $39,587 -38% 5 $7,917   $149,051 12
2009/12/11 26 $154,754 +291% 64 $2,418   $321,429 19
2009/12/18 25 $156,420 +1% 134 $1,167   $549,973 26
2009/12/25 34 $91,606 -41% 115 $797   $759,235 33
2010/01/01 35 $92,073 +1% 80 $1,151   $942,276 40
2010/01/08 46 $35,598 -61% 35 $1,017   $1,021,113 47
2010/01/15 47 $24,221 -32% 20 $1,211   $1,063,909 54
2010/01/22 51 $23,595 -3% 21 $1,124   $1,102,411 61
2010/01/29 61 $16,756 -29% 23 $729   $1,129,690 68
2010/02/05 65 $10,669 -36% 10 $1,067   $1,150,618 75
2010/02/12 53 $17,365 +63% 19 $914   $1,172,472 82
2010/02/19 71 $6,622 -62% 9 $736   $1,186,957 89

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2009/11/25 - $9,512   4 $2,378   $9,512 1
2009/11/26 - $12,272 +29% 4 $3,068   $21,784 2
2009/11/27 - $22,668 +85% 4 $5,667   $44,452 3
2009/11/28 - $24,057 +6% 4 $6,014   $68,509 4
2009/11/29 - $16,913 -30% 4 $4,228   $85,422 5
2009/11/30 - $5,706 -66% 4 $1,427   $91,128 6
2009/12/01 - $6,093 +7% 4 $1,523   $97,221 7
2009/12/02 - $5,853 -4% 4 $1,463   $103,074 8
2009/12/03 - $6,390 +9% 4 $1,598   $109,464 9
2009/12/04 - $10,792 +69% 5 $2,158   $120,256 10
2009/12/05 - $16,436 +52% 5 $3,287   $136,692 11
2009/12/06 - $12,359 -25% 5 $2,472   $149,051 12
2009/12/07 - $4,166 -66% 5 $833   $153,217 13
2009/12/08 - $4,197 +1% 5 $839   $157,414 14
2009/12/09 - $4,883 +16% 5 $977   $162,297 15
2009/12/10 - $4,378 -10% 5 $876   $166,675 16
2009/12/11 - $40,555 +826% 64 $634   $207,230 17
2009/12/12 - $71,565 +76% 64 $1,118   $278,795 18
2009/12/13 - $42,634 -40% 64 $666   $321,429 19
2009/12/14 - $15,808 -63% 64 $247   $337,237 20
2009/12/15 - $21,517 +36% 64 $336   $358,754 21
2009/12/16 - $18,262 -15% 64 $285   $377,016 22
2009/12/17 - $16,537 -9% 64 $258   $393,553 23
2009/12/18 - $44,193 +167% 134 $330   $437,746 24
2009/12/19 - $62,699 +42% 134 $468   $500,445 25
2009/12/20 - $49,528 -21% 134 $370   $549,973 26
2009/12/21 - $29,619 -40% 134 $221   $579,592 27
2009/12/22 - $31,760 +7% 134 $237   $611,352 28
2009/12/23 - $27,673 -13% 134 $207   $639,025 29
2009/12/24 - $28,604 +3% 134 $213   $667,629 30
2009/12/25 - $23,427 -18% 115 $204   $691,056 31
2009/12/26 - $37,216 +59% 115 $324   $728,272 32
2009/12/27 - $30,963 -17% 115 $269   $759,235 33
2009/12/28 - $21,069 -32% 115 $183   $780,304 34
2009/12/29 - $20,871 -1% 115 $181   $801,175 35
2009/12/30 - $23,220 +11% 115 $202   $824,395 36
2009/12/31 - $25,808 +11% 115 $224   $850,203 37
2010/01/01 - $32,415 +26% 80 $405   $882,618 38
2010/01/02 - $36,901 +14% 80 $461   $919,519 39
2010/01/03 - $22,757 -38% 80 $284   $942,276 40
2010/01/04 - $9,348 -59% 80 $117   $951,624 41
2010/01/05 - $11,022 +18% 80 $138   $962,646 42
2010/01/06 - $11,251 +2% 80 $141   $973,897 43
2010/01/07 - $11,618 +3% 80 $145   $985,515 44
2010/01/08 - $9,430 -19% 35 $269   $994,945 45
2010/01/09 - $16,066 +70% 35 $459   $1,011,011 46
2010/01/10 - $10,102 -37% 35 $289   $1,021,113 47
2010/01/11 - $3,960 -61% 35 $113   $1,025,073 48
2010/01/12 - $4,732 +19% 35 $135   $1,029,805 49
2010/01/13 - $5,024 +6% 35 $144   $1,034,829 50
2010/01/14 - $4,859 -3% 35 $139   $1,039,688 51
2010/01/15 - $5,981 +23% 20 $299   $1,045,669 52
2010/01/16 - $9,304 +56% 20 $465   $1,054,973 53
2010/01/17 - $8,936 -4% 20 $447   $1,063,909 54
2010/01/18 45 $6,615 -26% 20 $331   $1,070,524 55
2010/01/19 - $2,336 -65% 20 $117   $1,072,860 56
2010/01/20 - $2,980 +28% 20 $149   $1,075,840 57
2010/01/21 - $2,976 n/c 20 $149   $1,078,816 58
2010/01/22 - $6,481 +118% 21 $309   $1,085,297 59
2010/01/23 - $10,891 +68% 21 $519   $1,096,188 60
2010/01/24 - $6,223 -43% 21 $296   $1,102,411 61
2010/01/25 - $2,357 -62% 21 $112   $1,104,768 62
2010/01/26 - $2,672 +13% 21 $127   $1,107,440 63
2010/01/27 - $2,481 -7% 21 $118   $1,109,921 64
2010/01/28 - $3,013 +21% 21 $143   $1,112,934 65
2010/01/29 - $3,729 +24% 23 $162   $1,116,663 66
2010/01/30 - $7,329 +97% 23 $319   $1,123,992 67
2010/01/31 - $5,698 -22% 23 $248   $1,129,690 68
2010/02/01 - $2,620 -54% 23 $114   $1,132,310 69
2010/02/02 - $2,296 -12% 23 $100   $1,134,606 70
2010/02/03 - $2,689 +17% 23 $117   $1,137,295 71
2010/02/04 - $2,654 -1% 23 $115   $1,139,949 72
2010/02/05 - $2,756 +4% 10 $276   $1,142,705 73
2010/02/06 - $6,314 +129% 10 $631   $1,149,019 74
2010/02/07 - $1,599 -75% 10 $160   $1,150,618 75
2010/02/08 - $1,170 -27% 10 $117   $1,151,788 76
2010/02/09 - $1,309 +12% 10 $131   $1,153,097 77
2010/02/10 - $970 -26% 10 $97   $1,154,067 78
2010/02/11 - $1,040 +7% 10 $104   $1,155,107 79
2010/02/12 - $3,642 +250% 19 $192   $1,158,749 80
2010/02/13 - $7,262 +99% 19 $382   $1,166,011 81
2010/02/14 - $6,461 -11% 19 $340   $1,172,472 82
2010/02/15 55 $2,954 -54% 19 $155   $1,175,426 83
2010/02/16 - $1,571 -47% 19 $83   $1,176,997 84
2010/02/17 - $1,151 -27% 19 $61   $1,178,148 85
2010/02/18 - $2,187 +90% 19 $115   $1,180,335 86
2010/02/19 - $1,588 -27% 9 $176   $1,181,923 87
2010/02/20 - $3,569 +125% 9 $397   $1,185,492 88
2010/02/21 - $1,465 -59% 9 $163   $1,186,957 89
2010/02/22 - $568 -61% 9 $63   $1,187,525 90
2010/02/23 - $753 +33% 9 $84   $1,188,278 91
2010/02/24 - $628 -17% 9 $70   $1,188,906 92
2010/02/25 - $1,097 +75% 9 $122   $1,190,003 93

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2009/11/20 69 $22,000   4 $5,500   $22,000 2
2009/11/27 41 $87,680 +299% 4 $21,920   $109,464 9
2009/12/04 42 $57,211 -35% 5 $11,442   $166,675 16
2009/12/11 25 $226,878 +297% 64 $3,545   $393,553 23
2009/12/18 27 $274,076 +21% 134 $2,045   $667,629 30
2009/12/25 34 $182,574 -33% 115 $1,588   $850,203 37
2010/01/01 35 $135,312 -26% 80 $1,691   $985,515 44
2010/01/08 46 $54,173 -60% 35 $1,548   $1,039,688 51
2010/01/15 46 $39,128 -28% 20 $1,956   $1,078,816 58
2010/01/22 51 $34,118 -13% 21 $1,625   $1,112,934 65
2010/01/29 61 $27,015 -21% 23 $1,175   $1,139,949 72
2010/02/05 65 $15,158 -44% 10 $1,516   $1,155,107 79
2010/02/12 57 $25,228 +66% 19 $1,328   $1,180,335 86
2010/02/19 70 $9,668 -62% 9 $1,074   $1,190,003 93

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