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Pay it Forward (2000)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $33,508,922Details
International Box Office $22,187,783
Worldwide Box Office $55,696,705
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 20th, 2000 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: May 15th, 2001 by Warner Home Video, released as Pay It Forward
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic elements including substance abuse/recovery, some sexual situations, language and brief violence
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,279 $32,683 Feb 2, 2001 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,082 $77,426 Jan 26, 2001 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,027 $115,486 Jan 19, 2001 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 925 $169,173 Jan 12, 2001 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,767 $12,952 Jan 5, 2001 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,198 $12,118 Dec 29, 2000 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,655 $10,770 Dec 22, 2000 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,953 $53,498 Dec 15, 2000 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,499 $127,953 Dec 8, 2000 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,942 $367,920 Dec 1, 2000 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,126 $564,236 Nov 24, 2000 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,172 $1,075,509 Nov 17, 2000 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,557 $3,025,447 Nov 10, 2000 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,712 $4,278,516 Nov 3, 2000 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,679 $6,803,726 Oct 27, 2000 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,911 $9,631,359 Oct 20, 2000 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 594 3.09 Oct 20, 2000 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,808 32.3% Oct 20, 2000 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,081 2,130 Oct 20, 2000 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,162 $33,508,922 Oct 20, 2000 0

Cast

Haley Joel Osment    Trevor McKinney
Kevin Spacey    Eugene Simonet
Helen Hunt    Arlene McKinney
James Caviezel    Jerry
Shawn Pyfrom    Sean
Jeanetta Arnette   
Jon Bon Jovi    Ricky
Angie Dickinson    Grace
Marc Donato   
Rusty Meyers    News Stand Guy
Jay Mohr    Chris Chandler
David Ramsey   

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Thomas Newman

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/10/20 4 $9,631,359   2,130 $4,522   $9,631,359 3
2000/10/27 5 $6,803,726 -29% 2,130 $3,194   $19,035,222 10
2000/11/03 7 $4,278,516 -37% 2,130 $2,009   $25,126,486 17
2000/11/10 8 $3,025,447 -29% 2,005 $1,509   $29,363,880 24
2000/11/17 13 $1,075,509 -64% 1,415 $760   $31,146,175 31
2000/11/24 16 $564,236 -48% 602 $937   $32,059,159 38
2000/12/01 17 $367,920 -35% 531 $693   $32,549,288 45
2000/12/08 24 $127,953 -65% 284 $451   $32,801,029 52
2000/12/15 34 $53,498 -58% 152 $352   $32,901,836 59
2000/12/22 50 $10,770 -80% 47 $229   $32,940,895 66
2000/12/29 56 $12,118 +13% 47 $258   $32,966,043 73
2001/01/05 54 $12,952 +7% 37 $350   $32,987,504 80
2001/01/12 33 $169,173 +1,206% 226 $749   $33,161,987 87
2001/01/19 37 $115,486 -32% 194 $595   $33,319,245 94
2001/01/26 44 $77,426 -33% 154 $503   $33,443,457 101
2001/02/02 57 $32,683 -58% 81 $403   $33,508,922 108

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/10/20 4 $3,115,000   2,130 $1,462   $3,115,000 1
2000/10/21 4 $4,032,000 +29% 2,130 $1,893   $7,147,000 2
2000/10/22 3 $2,391,000 -41% 2,130 $1,123   $9,631,359 3
2000/10/23 3 $638,817 -73% 2,130 $300   $10,270,176 4
2000/10/24 3 $710,379 +11% 2,130 $334   $10,980,555 5
2000/10/25 3 $618,343 -13% 2,130 $290   $11,598,898 6
2000/10/26 4 $632,598 +2% 2,130 $297   $12,231,496 7
2000/10/27 4 $2,026,923 +220% 2,130 $952   $14,258,419 8
2000/10/28 5 $2,935,941 +45% 2,130 $1,378   $17,194,360 9
2000/10/29 6 $1,696,000 -42% 2,130 $796   $19,035,000 10
2000/10/30 5 $395,810 -77% 2,130 $186   $19,431,032 11
2000/10/31 5 $485,048 +23% 2,130 $228   $19,916,080 12
2000/11/01 5 $457,263 -6% 2,130 $215   $20,373,343 13
2000/11/02 5 $474,627 +4% 2,130 $223   $20,847,970 14
2000/11/03 7 $1,231,000 +159% 2,130 $578   $22,079,000 15
2000/11/04 6 $1,873,000 +52% 2,130 $879   $23,951,000 16
2000/11/05 8 $1,006,000 -46% 2,130 $472   $25,126,486 17
2000/11/06 7 $262,612 -74% 2,130 $123   $25,389,098 18
2000/11/07 7 $333,366 +27% 2,130 $157   $25,722,464 19
2000/11/08 7 $264,426 -21% 2,130 $124   $25,986,890 20
2000/11/09 5 $351,543 +33% 2,130 $165   $26,338,433 21
2000/11/10 8 $776,000 +121% 2,005 $387   $27,114,000 22
2000/11/11 9 $993,000 +28% 2,005 $495   $28,107,000 23
2000/11/12 8 $737,000 -26% 2,005 $368   $29,363,880 24
2000/11/13 9 $159,891 -78% 2,005 $80   $29,523,771 25
2000/11/14 9 $203,297 +27% 2,005 $101   $29,727,068 26
2000/11/15 9 $171,105 -16% 2,005 $85   $29,898,173 27
2000/11/16 9 $172,493 +1% 2,005 $86   $30,070,666 28
2000/11/19 13 $267,000   1,415 $189   $31,146,175 31
2000/11/20 13 $74,873 -72% 1,415 $53   $31,221,048 32
2000/11/21 13 $116,620 +56% 1,415 $82   $31,337,668 33
2000/11/27 18 $26,498   602 $44   $32,085,657 39
2000/11/28 16 $32,877 +24% 602 $55   $32,118,534 40
2000/11/29 16 $32,349 -2% 602 $54   $32,150,883 41
2000/11/30 17 $30,485 -6% 602 $51   $32,181,368 42
2000/12/03 17 $80,000   531 $151   $32,549,288 45
2000/12/04 16 $27,789 -65% 531 $52   $32,577,077 46
2000/12/05 16 $34,661 +25% 531 $65   $32,611,738 47
2000/12/06 16 $30,120 -13% 531 $57   $32,641,858 48
2000/12/07 16 $31,218 +4% 531 $59   $32,673,076 49
2001/01/15 33 $25,335   226 $112   $33,161,987 88

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/10/20 4 $12,231,496   2,130 $5,742   $12,231,496 7
2000/10/27 5 $8,616,474 -30% 2,130 $4,045   $20,847,970 14
2000/11/03 7 $5,490,463 -36% 2,130 $2,578   $26,338,433 21
2000/11/10 8 $3,732,233 -32% 2,005 $1,861   $30,070,666 28
2000/11/17 13 $1,424,257 -62% 1,415 $1,007   $31,494,923 35
2000/11/24 16 $686,445 -52% 602 $1,140   $32,181,368 42
2000/12/01 17 $491,708 -28% 531 $926   $32,673,076 49
2000/12/08 25 $175,262 -64% 284 $617   $32,848,338 56
2000/12/15 31 $81,787 -53% 152 $538   $32,930,125 63
2000/12/22 50 $23,800 -71% 47 $506   $32,953,925 70
2000/12/29 53 $20,627 -13% 47 $439   $32,974,552 77
2001/01/05 57 $18,262 -11% 37 $494   $32,992,814 84
2001/01/12 32 $210,945 +1,055% 226 $933   $33,203,759 91
2001/01/19 37 $162,272 -23% 194 $836   $33,366,031 98
2001/01/26 43 $110,208 -32% 154 $716   $33,476,239 105
2001/02/02 60 $32,683 -70% 81 $403   $33,508,922 112

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