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Novocaine (2001)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,025,238Details
International Box Office $497,690Details
Worldwide Box Office $2,522,928
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$6,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 16th, 2001 (Wide) by Artisan
Video Release: April 23rd, 2002 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for violence, sexuality, language and drug content
Running Time: 95 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
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Keywords: Film Noir
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Artisan Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,879 $28,855 Jan 4, 2002 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,091 $28,855 Jan 4, 2002 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,400 $444 Jan 4, 2002 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,553 $72,599 Dec 28, 2001 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 841 $72,599 Dec 28, 2001 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,644 $497 Dec 28, 2001 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,886 $91,143 Dec 21, 2001 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 870 $91,143 Dec 21, 2001 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,819 $533 Dec 21, 2001 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,392 $96,012 Dec 14, 2001 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 966 $96,012 Dec 14, 2001 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 3,109 $508 Dec 14, 2001 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,655 $135,882 Dec 7, 2001 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 915 $135,882 Dec 7, 2001 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,050 $829 Dec 7, 2001 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,722 $236,198 Nov 30, 2001 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 726 $236,198 Nov 30, 2001 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,616 $1,629 Nov 30, 2001 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,881 $340,212 Nov 23, 2001 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 595 $340,212 Nov 23, 2001 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,485 $2,835 Nov 23, 2001 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,041 $418,098 Nov 16, 2001 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 547 $418,098 Nov 16, 2001 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,732 $3,982 Nov 16, 2001 3
Theater Average Limited Release 8,717 $3,982 Nov 16, 2001 3
Top 2001 Theater Average Limited Release 485 $3,982 Nov 16, 2001 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,306 $2,025,238 Nov 16, 2001 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,800 $2,025,238 Nov 16, 2001 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 870 84 Nov 16, 2001 0

Cast

   Frank Sangster
Helena Bonham Carter    Susan Ivy
Laura Dern    Jean Noble
Elias Koteas    Harlan
Scott Caan    Duane Ivey
Keith David    Detective Lunt
Lynne Thigpen    Pat
Chelcie Ross    Mike
Polly Noonan    Sally
JoBe Cerny    Pharmacist Wayne Ponze
Yasen Peyankov    "Sunshine Lounge" Bartender
Teri Cotruzzola    Attractive Complaining Patient
Lucina Paquet    Mrs. Langston
Preston Maybank    Gelding
Sally Kao    Chinese Wife
Quincy Wong    Chinese Husband
George Lugg    Liquor Store Owner
Tyler Rostenkowski    Billy
Tom Milanovich    "Blue Sands" Bartender
Karol Kent    Detective Lily Pons
Eddie Bo Smith, Jr.    Motel Security Guard
Mary Ann Childers    Anchorwoman
Rich Komenich    Detective
James Chisem    Harris
Joe Kasala    Officer Peter Reilly
Eric Lane    Officer Chuck Smith
Roy Hytower    Skinny Sheriff
Kwame Amoaku    Visiting Room Guard
Christian Stolte    Court Guard
Len Bajenski    Trooper Jarvis
Mindy Bell    Trooper Bunch
Roderick Peepless    Storch

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    David Atkins
Story Creator    David Atkins
Story Creator    Paul Felopulos
Producer    Paul Mones
Producer    Daniel M. Rosenberg
Executive Producer    Michele Weisler
Production Designer    Sharon Seymour
Editor    Melody London
Costume Designer    Denise Wingate
Original Score by    Steve Bartek
Additional Music    Danny Elfman
Casting Director    Mary Colquhoun
Assistant Director    James Jr. Giovannetti
Unit Production Manager    Michele Weisler
Art Director    Craig Jackson
Set Decorator    Amelia Hochberg
Cinematographer    Vilko Filac
Costume Supervisor    Gina Panno
Additional Editor    Melody London
Sound Mixer    David Obermeyer
Re-recording Mixer    Robert Fernandez
Sound Effects Editor    Glenfield Payne
Dialogue Editor    Sylvia Menno
Music Editor    Ellen Segal
Makeup (Key)    Linda Melazzo
Hairstylist (Key)    Dominic Mango
Special Make-up Effects    Manlio Rocchetti
Stunt Coordinator    Rick Lefevour

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/11/16 18 $418,098   105 $3,982   $418,098 3
2001/11/23 20 $340,212 -19% 120 $2,835   $945,325 10
2001/11/30 20 $236,198 -31% 145 $1,629   $1,291,430 17
2001/12/07 22 $135,882 -42% 164 $829   $1,512,342 24
2001/12/14 28 $96,012 -29% 189 $508   $1,677,475 31
2001/12/21 28 $91,143 -5% 171 $533   $1,816,725 38
2001/12/28 36 $72,599 -20% 146 $497   $1,973,973 45
2002/01/04 44 $28,855 -60% 65 $444   $2,025,238 52

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/11/16 18 $605,113   105 $5,763   $605,113 7
2001/11/23 20 $450,119 -26% 120 $3,751   $1,055,232 14
2001/11/30 21 $321,228 -29% 145 $2,215   $1,376,460 21
2001/12/07 22 $205,003 -36% 164 $1,250   $1,581,463 28
2001/12/14 29 $144,119 -30% 189 $763   $1,725,582 35
2001/12/21 29 $175,792 +22% 171 $1,028   $1,901,374 42
2001/12/28 36 $95,009 -46% 146 $651   $1,996,383 49
2002/01/04 52 $28,855 -70% 65 $444   $2,025,238 56

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