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Murder by Numbers (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $31,874,869Details
International Box Office $24,768,398
Worldwide Box Office $56,643,267
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
31% - Rotten
Audience
49% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$50,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 19th, 2002 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R for violence, language, a sex scene and brief drug use
Running Time: 119 minutes
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Keywords: Film Noir, Police Procedural, Faked Suicide
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Castle Rock Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,514 $36,208 Jun 28, 2002 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,405 $65,372 Jun 21, 2002 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,588 $78,326 Jun 14, 2002 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,280 $157,259 Jun 7, 2002 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,027 $121,658 May 31, 2002 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,365 $421,292 May 24, 2002 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,666 $1,672,454 May 17, 2002 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,841 $2,427,318 May 10, 2002 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,969 $3,624,487 May 3, 2002 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,766 $6,362,457 Apr 26, 2002 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,950 $9,307,394 Apr 19, 2002 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,318 2,663 Apr 19, 2002 3

Cast

   Cassie Mayweather
Ryan Gosling    Richard Haywood
Michael Pitt    Justin Pendleton
Agnes Bruckner    Lisa Mills
Christopher Penn    Ray
R.D. Call    Captain Ron Cody
Ben Chaplin    Sam Kennedy
Tom Verica    Al Swanson
Janni Brenn-Lowen    Ms. Elder
John Vickery    Restaurant Manager
Michael Canavan    Mr. Chechi
Krista Carpenter    Olivia Lake
Neal Matarazzo    Male Officer in Flashback
Adilah Barnes    Lab Technician
Jim Jansen    Lawyer
Paula Scarpino    Female Officer in Flashback
Brian Stepanek    Parole Board Marshal
Sharon Madden    Nurse
John Doolittle    Fingerprint Technician
Dennis Cockrum    Criminalist #1 at Ray's House
Eric Saiet    Criminalist #2 at Ray's House
Nancy Osborne    Richard's Mother
Ralph Seymour    Paramedic
Christine Healy    Justin's Mother
Nick Offerman    Cop at Richard's House
Todd Leatherbury    Cop at First Crime Scene

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Tony Gayton
Producer    Richard Crystal
Producer    Barbet Schroeder
Producer    Susan Hoffman
Executive Producer    Sandra Bullock
Executive Producer    Jeffrey Stott
Production Designer    Stuart Wurtzel
Editor    Lee Percy
Composer    Clint Mansell
Director of Photography    Luciano Tovoli
Co-Producer    Frank Capra III
Assistant Director    Frank Capra III
Unit Production Manager    Stephan S. Benseman
Production Supervisor    Cynthia Hochman Price
Art Director    Thomas Valentine
Set Decorator    Hilton Rosemarin
Costume Designer    Carol Oditz
Costume Supervisor    Linda Matthews
Associate Editor    Michelle Harrison
Sound Mixer    Thomas Causey
Re-recording Mixer    Tom Fleischman
Re-recording Mixer    Grant Maxwell
Re-recording Mixer    Ron Bochar
Supervising Sound Editor    Ron Bochar
Supervising Sound Editor    Nicholas Renbeck
Sound Effects Editor    Lewis Goldstein
Sound Effects Editor    Wyatt Sprague
Music Editor    Nic Ratner
Make up    Valli O'Reilly
Hairstylist    Lori Guidroz
Special Make up Effects-Supervisor    Gregory Nicotero
Special Make up Effects    Howard Berger
Music Supervisor    Deva Anderson
Casting Director    Howard Feuer
Stunt Coordinator    Norman Howell

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/04/19 3 $9,307,394   2,663 $3,495   $9,307,394 3
2002/04/26 4 $6,362,457 -32% 2,663 $2,389   $18,362,833 10
2002/05/03 4 $3,624,487 -43% 2,565 $1,413   $23,893,720 17
2002/05/10 7 $2,427,318 -33% 2,116 $1,147   $27,462,731 24
2002/05/17 9 $1,672,454 -31% 1,580 $1,059   $29,911,694 31
2002/05/24 16 $421,292 -75% 752 $560   $31,046,134 38
2002/05/31 26 $121,658 -71% 217 $561   $31,309,821 45
2002/06/07 26 $157,259 +29% 251 $627   $31,527,119 52
2002/06/14 32 $78,326 -50% 196 $400   $31,683,100 59
2002/06/21 36 $65,372 -17% 160 $409   $31,798,199 66
2002/06/28 44 $36,208 -45% 103 $352   $31,874,869 73

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/04/19 3 $2,976,000   2,663 $1,118   $2,976,000 1
2002/04/20 3 $4,012,000 +35% 2,663 $1,507   $6,979,000 2
2002/04/21 3 $2,328,000 -42% 2,663 $874   $9,307,394 3
2002/04/22 3 $704,000 -70% 2,663 $264   $10,012,000 4
2002/04/23 3 $730,000 +4% 2,663 $274   $10,742,000 5
2002/04/24 3 $651,000 -11% 2,663 $244   $11,393,000 6
2002/04/25 3 $607,000 -7% 2,663 $228   $12,000,000 7
2002/04/26 5 $1,954,000 +222% 2,663 $734   $13,954,000 8
2002/04/27 3 $2,808,000 +44% 2,663 $1,054   $16,762,000 9
2002/04/28 4 $1,676,000 -40% 2,663 $629   $18,362,833 10
2002/04/29 3 $454,000 -73% 2,663 $170   $18,817,000 11
2002/04/30 3 $524,000 +15% 2,663 $197   $19,341,000 12
2002/05/01 3 $477,000 -9% 2,663 $179   $19,818,000 13
2002/05/02 3 $452,000 -5% 2,663 $170   $20,269,000 14
2002/05/03 5 $1,157,500 +156% 2,565 $451   $21,425,500 15
2002/05/04 4 $1,620,000 +40% 2,565 $632   $23,047,000 16
2002/05/05 4 $820,000 -49% 2,565 $320   $23,893,720 17
2002/05/06 4 $258,000 -69% 2,565 $101   $24,152,000 18
2002/05/07 4 $314,000 +22% 2,565 $122   $24,467,000 19
2002/05/08 4 $287,000 -9% 2,565 $112   $24,754,000 20
2002/05/09 4 $282,000 -2% 2,565 $110   $25,035,000 21
2002/05/10 6 $643,000 +128% 2,116 $304   $25,678,000 22
2002/05/11 7 $1,038,000 +61% 2,116 $491   $26,716,000 23
2002/05/12 7 $747,000 -28% 2,116 $353   $27,462,731 24
2002/05/13 6 $208,000 -72% 2,116 $98   $27,671,000 25
2002/05/14 6 $215,000 +3% 2,116 $102   $27,886,000 26
2002/05/15 6 $202,000 -6% 2,116 $95   $28,088,000 27
2002/05/16 7 $151,000 -25% 2,116 $71   $28,239,000 28
2002/05/17 8 $464,000 +207% 1,580 $294   $28,703,000 29
2002/05/18 9 $760,000 +64% 1,580 $481   $29,463,000 30
2002/05/19 8 $448,694 -41% 1,580 $284   $29,911,694 31
2002/05/20 8 $162,000 -64% 1,580 $103   $30,074,000 32
2002/05/21 8 $143,000 -12% 1,580 $91   $30,218,000 33
2002/05/22 8 $142,000 -1% 1,580 $90   $30,360,000 34
2002/05/23 8 $160,000 +13% 1,580 $101   $30,519,564 35

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/04/19 3 $12,000,376   2,663 $4,506   $12,000,376 7
2002/04/26 3 $8,268,857 -31% 2,663 $3,105   $20,269,233 14
2002/05/03 4 $4,766,180 -42% 2,565 $1,858   $25,035,413 21
2002/05/10 6 $3,203,827 -33% 2,116 $1,514   $28,239,240 28
2002/05/17 9 $2,385,602 -26% 1,580 $1,510   $30,624,842 35
2002/05/24 17 $563,321 -76% 752 $749   $31,188,163 42
2002/05/31 27 $181,697 -68% 217 $837   $31,369,860 49
2002/06/07 26 $234,914 +29% 251 $936   $31,604,774 56
2002/06/14 33 $128,053 -45% 196 $653   $31,732,827 63
2002/06/21 36 $105,834 -17% 160 $661   $31,838,661 70
2002/06/28 51 $36,208 -66% 103 $352   $31,874,869 77

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