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The Mexican (2001)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $66,808,615Details
International Box Office $78,429,635
Worldwide Box Office $145,238,250
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
56% - Rotten
Audience
44% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 2nd, 2001 (Wide) by Dreamworks SKG
Video Release: November 2nd, 2010 by Dreamworks Video
MPAA Rating: R for violence and language
Running Time: 122 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Lawrence Bender
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,090 $131,662 May 25, 2001 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,038 $187,763 May 18, 2001 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,268 $172,883 May 11, 2001 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,175 $264,896 May 4, 2001 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,061 $135,250 Apr 27, 2001 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,678 $297,679 Apr 20, 2001 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,717 $478,073 Apr 13, 2001 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,507 $1,125,148 Apr 6, 2001 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,226 $2,527,703 Mar 30, 2001 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 989 $4,623,578 Mar 23, 2001 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 790 $8,011,263 Mar 16, 2001 17
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 860 $50,771,000 Mar 16, 2001 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 789 $12,244,750 Mar 9, 2001 10
Biggest March Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 96 $20,108,829 Mar 2, 2001 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 846 $20,108,829 Mar 2, 2001 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 1,365 $20,108,829 Mar 2, 2001 3
Widest Opening Weekend 924 2,951 Mar 2, 2001 3
Biggest March Day at the Domestic Box Office 195 $8,698,000 Mar 3, 2001 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 1,097 $8,698,000 Mar 3, 2001 2
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 1,283 $6,512,000 Mar 2, 2001 1

Cast

   Jerry
   Samantha
James Gandolfini    Leroy
Bob Balaban    Bernie
J.K. Simmons    Ted
David Krumholtz    Beck
Richard Coca    Car Thief
Michael Cerveris    Frank
Sherman Augustus    Well Dressed Black Man
Castulo Guerra    Joe the Pawnshop Owner
Gene Hackman    Margoles
Maria Serbulo    Emanuelle
Salvador Sanchez    Gunsmith
Alan Cianguerotti    Gunsmith's Assistant
Melisa Romero    Gunsmith's Daughter
Ernesto Gomez Cruz    Tropillo
Daniel R. Escobar    Raoul
Dale Raoul    Estelle
Jeremy Roberts    Bobby Victory
Jorge Malpica    Mexican Gas Station Clerk
Pedro Armendáriz Jr.    Mexican Policeman
Steve Rossi    Vegas MC
Clint Curtis    Vegas Busboy
Lawrence Bender    Vegas Onlooker
Ariane Pellicer    Mexican Ticket Agent
Carlos Lacamara    Car Rental Rep
Daniel Zacapa    Bartender
Alfredo Escobar    Car Thief #2
Luis Artagnan    Car Thief #3
Fermin Martinez    Chicken Farmer
Jose Carlos Rodriguez    Hotel Clerk
Gustavo Aguilar    Junk Yard Proprietor
Lucia Pailles    Mexican Woman-Phone
Gilberto Barraza    2nd Man with Gun
Humberto Fernandez Tristan    Nobleman
Luis Felipe Tovar    Nobleman's Son
Fausta Torres    Elderly Mexican Lady
Lolo Navarro    Chosen Grandmother
Emiliano Guerra    Small Boy with Flashlight
Miguel Angel Fuentes    Big Thief #4
Angelina Pelaez    Mother
Arthur Taxier    Hotel Security
William Fuller    Big Tom
Gerardo Taracena    Reveler to Fire Gun
John Pisci    Musician
Rudy Aikels    Musician
Ronald Simone    Musician

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    J.H. Wyman
Producer    Lawrence Bender
Producer    John Baldecchi
Executive Producer    William Tyrer
Executive Producer    Chris J. Ball
Executive Producer    Aaron Ryder
Executive Producer    J.H. Wyman
Director of Photography    Dariusz Wolski
Production Designer    Cecilia Montiel
Editor    Craig Wood
Costume Designer    Colleen Atwood
Co-Producer    William S. Beasley
Composer    Alan Silvestri
Co-Producer    Paul Hellerman
Assistant Director    Benita Allen Honess
Second Unit Director    M. James Arnett
Unit Production Manager    William S. Beasley
Unit Production Manager    Stephan S. Benseman
Production Supervisor    Sharyn Shimada-Huggins
Art Director    Michael Atwell
Set Decorator    Robert Greenfield
Costume Supervisor    Jon Pray
Sound Mixer    Lee Orloff
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Rydstrom
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Summers
Re-recording Mixer    Dennis Sands
Sound Designer    Tom Myers
Supervising Sound Editor    Tim Holland
Sound Effects Editor    J.R. Grubbs
Dialogue Editor    Karen Wilson
Dialogue Editor    LindaKay Brown
Music Editor    Kenneth Karman
Music Editor    Jacqueline Tager
Make up    Jean A. Black
Hairstylist    Mary L. Mastro
Casting Director    Denise Chamian
Stunt Coordinator    M. James Arnett
Stunt Coordinator    Seth Arnett

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/03/02 1 $20,108,829   2,951 $6,814   $20,108,829 3
2001/03/09 1 $12,244,750 -39% 2,959 $4,138   $38,394,913 10
2001/03/16 3 $8,011,263 -35% 3,162 $2,534   $50,771,264 17
2001/03/23 5 $4,623,578 -42% 3,043 $1,519   $57,979,920 24
2001/03/30 10 $2,527,703 -45% 2,047 $1,235   $62,176,424 31
2001/04/06 16 $1,125,148 -55% 1,328 $847   $64,101,808 38
2001/04/13 23 $478,073 -58% 660 $724   $65,009,567 45
2001/04/20 25 $297,679 -38% 434 $686   $65,501,960 52
2001/04/27 34 $135,250 -55% 237 $571   $65,730,815 59
2001/05/04 24 $264,896 +96% 425 $623   $66,043,976 66
2001/05/11 29 $172,883 -35% 359 $482   $66,323,945 73
2001/05/18 25 $187,763 +9% 262 $717   $66,588,591 80
2001/05/25 29 $131,662 -30% 148 $890   $66,786,609 87

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/03/02 1 $6,512,000   2,951 $2,207   $6,512,000 1
2001/03/03 1 $8,698,000 +34% 2,951 $2,947   $15,210,000 2
2001/03/04 1 $4,940,000 -43% 2,951 $1,674   $20,108,829 3
2001/03/05 1 $1,509,362 -69% 2,951 $511   $21,618,191 4
2001/03/06 1 $1,812,413 +20% 2,951 $614   $23,430,604 5
2001/03/07 1 $1,406,570 -22% 2,951 $477   $24,837,174 6
2001/03/08 1 $1,312,989 -7% 2,951 $445   $26,150,163 7
2001/03/09 1 $3,650,000 +178% 2,959 $1,234   $29,800,000 8
2001/03/10 1 $5,585,000 +53% 2,959 $1,887   $35,385,000 9
2001/03/11 1 $3,153,000 -44% 2,959 $1,066   $38,395,000 10
2001/03/12 1 $1,040,605 -67% 2,959 $352   $39,435,518 11
2001/03/13 1 $1,267,426 +22% 2,959 $428   $40,702,944 12
2001/03/14 1 $1,011,375 -20% 2,959 $342   $41,714,319 13
2001/03/15 1 $1,045,682 +3% 2,959 $353   $42,760,001 14
2001/03/16 3 $2,510,000 +140% 3,162 $794   $45,270,000 15
2001/03/17 3 $3,310,000 +32% 3,162 $1,047   $48,580,000 16
2001/03/18 3 $2,024,000 -39% 3,162 $640   $50,771,000 17
2001/03/19 3 $621,339 -69% 3,162 $197   $51,392,603 18
2001/03/20 3 $741,547 +19% 3,162 $235   $52,134,150 19
2001/03/21 3 $615,305 -17% 3,162 $195   $52,749,455 20
2001/03/22 3 $606,887 -1% 3,162 $192   $53,356,342 21
2001/03/23 5 $1,340,000 +121% 3,043 $440   $54,696,000 22
2001/03/24 6 $2,121,000 +58% 3,043 $697   $56,817,000 23
2001/03/25 7 $1,046,000 -51% 3,043 $344   $57,970,000 24
2001/03/26 7 $363,607 -65% 3,043 $119   $58,343,527 25
2001/03/27 7 $472,198 +30% 3,043 $155   $58,815,725 26
2001/03/28 7 $410,637 -13% 3,043 $135   $59,226,362 27
2001/03/29 7 $422,359 +3% 3,043 $139   $59,648,721 28
2001/03/30 10 $764,000 +81% 2,047 $373   $60,412,000 29
2001/03/31 10 $1,125,000 +47% 2,047 $550   $61,537,000 30
2001/04/01 10 $611,000 -46% 2,047 $298   $62,176,000 31
2001/04/02 10 $172,362 -72% 2,047 $84   $62,348,786 32
2001/04/03 10 $227,481 +32% 2,047 $111   $62,576,267 33
2001/04/04 10 $199,751 -12% 2,047 $98   $62,776,018 34
2001/04/05 10 $200,642 n/c 2,047 $98   $62,976,660 35
2001/04/08 17 $250,000   1,328 $188   $64,101,808 38
2001/04/10 14 $116,246   1,328 $88   $54,317,579 40
2001/04/11 20 $96,822 -17% 1,328 $73   $54,414,401 41
2001/05/28 37 $22,006   148 $149   $66,808,615 88

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/03/02 1 $26,150,163   2,951 $8,861   $26,150,163 7
2001/03/09 1 $16,609,838 -36% 2,959 $5,613   $42,760,001 14
2001/03/16 3 $10,596,341 -36% 3,162 $3,351   $53,356,342 21
2001/03/23 6 $6,292,379 -41% 3,043 $2,068   $59,648,721 28
2001/03/30 10 $3,327,939 -47% 2,047 $1,626   $62,976,660 35
2001/04/06 16 $1,554,834 -53% 1,328 $1,171   $64,531,494 42
2001/04/13 23 $672,787 -57% 660 $1,019   $65,204,281 49
2001/04/20 25 $391,284 -42% 434 $902   $65,595,565 56
2001/04/27 35 $183,515 -53% 237 $774   $65,779,080 63
2001/05/04 25 $371,982 +103% 425 $875   $66,151,062 70
2001/05/11 28 $249,766 -33% 359 $696   $66,400,828 77
2001/05/18 26 $254,119 +2% 262 $970   $66,654,947 84
2001/05/25 37 $153,668 -40% 148 $1,038   $66,808,615 91

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