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The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,756,372Details
International Box Office $38,272,828Details
Worldwide Box Office $55,029,200
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,721 $16,756,372
All Time International Box Office 1,771 $38,272,828
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,282 $55,029,200
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 157 $16,756,372
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,172 $16,756,372
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 508 $38,272,828
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 719 $55,029,200

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 24th, 2004 (Limited) by Focus Features
MPAA Rating: R for language
Comparisons: vs. Into the Wild
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Keywords: Biography, Road Trip, Foreign Language
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: Argentina,
Chile,
Cuba,
France,
Germany,
Mexico,
Peru,
United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 432 $50,168 Feb 11, 2005 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 108 $50,168 Feb 11, 2005 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 319 $929 Feb 11, 2005 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 505 $53,423 Feb 4, 2005 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 126 $53,423 Feb 4, 2005 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 381 $890 Feb 4, 2005 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 527 $74,853 Jan 28, 2005 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 115 $74,853 Jan 28, 2005 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 259 $1,248 Jan 28, 2005 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 553 $98,559 Jan 21, 2005 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 116 $98,559 Jan 21, 2005 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 282 $1,314 Jan 21, 2005 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 502 $150,000 Jan 14, 2005 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 100 $150,000 Jan 14, 2005 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 219 $1,563 Jan 14, 2005 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 479 $208,308 Jan 7, 2005 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 89 $208,308 Jan 7, 2005 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 222 $1,694 Jan 7, 2005 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 634 $189,754 Dec 31, 2004 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 110 $189,754 Dec 31, 2004 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 168 $2,040 Dec 31, 2004 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 974 $127,386 Dec 24, 2004 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 180 $127,386 Dec 24, 2004 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 417 $1,385 Dec 24, 2004 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 823 $202,157 Dec 17, 2004 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 146 $202,157 Dec 17, 2004 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 532 $1,271 Dec 17, 2004 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 730 $284,911 Dec 10, 2004 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 131 $284,911 Dec 10, 2004 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 720 $1,153 Dec 10, 2004 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 666 $407,538 Dec 3, 2004 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 117 $407,538 Dec 3, 2004 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 541 $1,498 Dec 3, 2004 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 581 $657,028 Nov 26, 2004 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 92 $657,028 Nov 26, 2004 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 169 $2,749 Nov 26, 2004 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 827 $621,808 Nov 19, 2004 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 121 $621,808 Nov 19, 2004 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 236 $2,669 Nov 19, 2004 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,016 $745,110 Nov 12, 2004 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 133 $745,110 Nov 12, 2004 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 222 $3,131 Nov 12, 2004 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,204 $948,895 Nov 5, 2004 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 131 $948,895 Nov 5, 2004 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 209 $3,541 Nov 5, 2004 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,656 $991,229 Oct 29, 2004 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 160 $991,229 Oct 29, 2004 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 270 $3,755 Oct 29, 2004 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,856 $1,430,875 Oct 22, 2004 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 134 $1,430,875 Oct 22, 2004 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 158 $5,503 Oct 22, 2004 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,336 $1,756,157 Oct 15, 2004 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 115 $1,756,157 Oct 15, 2004 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 156 $7,025 Oct 15, 2004 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,244 $1,510,020 Oct 8, 2004 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 135 $1,510,020 Oct 8, 2004 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 209 $9,042 Oct 8, 2004 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,183 $1,085,460 Oct 1, 2004 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 201 $1,085,460 Oct 1, 2004 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 178 $16,201 Oct 1, 2004 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,749 $159,819 Sep 24, 2004 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,071 $159,819 Sep 24, 2004 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 53 $53,273 Sep 24, 2004 3
Theater Average Limited Release 59 $53,273 Sep 24, 2004 3
Top 2004 Theater Average Limited Release 3 $53,273 Sep 24, 2004 3
Never Wide Domestic 125 $16,756,372 Sep 24, 2004 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,252 $16,756,372 Sep 24, 2004 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 418 269 Sep 24, 2004 0

Cast

Gael Garcia Bernal    Ernesto 'Che' Guevara de la Serna
Rodrigo De la Serna    Alberto Granado
Mia Maestro    Chichina Ferreyra
Mercedes Moran    Celia de la Serna
Jorge Chiarella    Dr. Bresciani

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/09/24 35 $159,819   3 $53,273   $159,819 3
2004/10/01 15 $1,085,460 +579% 67 $16,201   $1,341,265 10
2004/10/08 9 $1,510,020 +39% 167 $9,042   $3,293,132 17
2004/10/15 9 $1,756,157 +16% 250 $7,025   $5,748,162 24
2004/10/22 11 $1,430,875 -19% 260 $5,503   $7,810,333 31
2004/10/29 14 $991,229 -31% 264 $3,755   $9,301,385 38
2004/11/05 16 $948,895 -4% 268 $3,541   $10,646,467 45
2004/11/12 16 $745,110 -21% 238 $3,131   $11,829,464 52
2004/11/19 15 $621,808 -17% 233 $2,669   $12,733,850 59
2004/11/26 17 $657,028 +6% 239 $2,749   $13,677,171 66
2004/12/03 18 $407,538 -38% 272 $1,498   $14,277,652 73
2004/12/10 17 $284,911 -30% 247 $1,153   $14,730,488 80
2004/12/17 23 $202,157 -29% 159 $1,271   $15,080,746 87
2004/12/24 27 $127,386 -37% 92 $1,385   $15,358,121 94
2004/12/31 28 $189,754 +49% 93 $2,040   $15,724,900 101
2005/01/07 31 $208,308 +10% 123 $1,694   $16,025,595 108
2005/01/14 33 $150,000 -28% 96 $1,563   $16,270,000 115
2005/01/21 39 $98,559 -34% 75 $1,314   $16,464,802 122
2005/01/28 43 $74,853 -24% 60 $1,248   $16,594,348 129
2005/02/04 46 $53,423 -29% 60 $890   $16,680,023 136
2005/02/11 56 $50,168 -6% 54 $929   $16,756,372 143

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/10/08 9 $400,000   167 $2,395   $2,100,000 15
2004/10/09 9 $672,000 +68% 167 $4,024   $2,785,000 16
2004/10/10 9 $508,000 -24% 167 $3,042   $3,293,132 17
2004/10/11 9 $257,000 -49% 167 $1,539   $3,550,000 18
2004/10/12 9 $145,000 -44% 167 $868   $3,695,000 19
2004/10/13 9 $122,000 -16% 167 $731   $3,817,000 20
2004/10/14 6 $179,000 +47% 167 $1,072   $3,996,000 21
2004/10/15 9 $475,000 +165% 250 $1,900   $4,471,000 22
2004/10/16 9 $740,000 +56% 250 $2,960   $5,205,000 23
2004/10/17 9 $543,000 -27% 250 $2,172   $5,748,162 24
2004/10/18 8 $156,000 -71% 250 $624   $5,904,000 25
2004/10/19 8 $185,000 +19% 250 $740   $6,089,000 26
2004/10/20 8 $153,000 -17% 250 $612   $6,241,000 27
2004/10/21 8 $165,000 +8% 250 $660   $6,379,000 28

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/09/24 32 $255,805   3 $85,268   $255,805 7
2004/10/01 15 $1,527,307 +497% 67 $22,796   $1,783,112 14
2004/10/08 9 $2,208,893 +45% 167 $13,227   $3,992,005 21
2004/10/15 9 $2,387,453 +8% 250 $9,550   $6,379,458 28
2004/10/22 11 $1,930,698 -19% 260 $7,426   $8,310,156 35
2004/10/29 14 $1,387,416 -28% 264 $5,255   $9,697,572 42
2004/11/05 16 $1,386,782 n/c 268 $5,175   $11,084,354 49
2004/11/12 16 $1,027,688 -26% 238 $4,318   $12,112,042 56
2004/11/19 16 $908,101 -12% 233 $3,897   $13,020,143 63
2004/11/26 17 $849,971 -6% 239 $3,556   $13,870,114 70
2004/12/03 18 $575,463 -32% 272 $2,116   $14,445,577 77
2004/12/10 17 $433,012 -25% 247 $1,753   $14,878,589 84
2004/12/17 23 $352,146 -19% 159 $2,215   $15,230,735 91
2004/12/24 28 $304,411 -14% 92 $3,309   $15,535,146 98
2004/12/31 28 $282,141 -7% 93 $3,034   $15,817,287 105
2005/01/07 28 $302,713 +7% 123 $2,461   $16,120,000 112
2005/01/14 33 $246,243 -19% 96 $2,565   $16,366,243 119
2005/01/21 38 $153,252 -38% 75 $2,043   $16,519,495 126
2005/01/28 44 $107,105 -30% 60 $1,785   $16,626,600 133
2005/02/04 47 $79,604 -26% 60 $1,327   $16,706,204 140
2005/02/11 61 $50,168 -37% 54 $929   $16,756,372 147

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