The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $95,149,435Details
International Box Office $26,922,000
Worldwide Box Office $122,071,435
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
25% - Rotten
Audience
60% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$45,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 11th, 2004 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: December 14th, 2004 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: G
Franchise: Princess Diaries
Keywords: Romance, Family Movie, Royalty, Tween, Prince/Princess
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures

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Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/08/11 1 $8,478,000   2,926 $2,897   $8,478,000 1
2004/08/12 1 $5,706,000 -33% 2,926 $1,950   $14,184,000 2
2004/08/13 2 $7,850,000 +38% 2,926 $2,683   $22,034,000 3
2004/08/14 2 $8,493,888 +8% 3,472 $2,446   $30,712,397 4
2004/08/15 2 $6,427,806 -24% 3,472 $1,851   $37,140,203 5
2004/08/16 2 $3,152,000 -51% 3,472 $908   $40,292,000 6
2004/08/17 2 $2,827,000 -10% 3,472 $814   $43,118,000 7
2004/08/18 2 $2,590,000 -8% 3,472 $746   $45,709,000 8
2004/08/19 1 $2,457,000 -5% 3,472 $708   $48,166,000 9
2004/08/20 3 $4,300,000 +75% 3,490 $1,232   $52,500,000 10
2004/08/21 2 $5,540,165 +29% 3,490 $1,587   $57,778,051 11
2004/08/22 3 $3,439,684 -38% 3,490 $986   $61,217,735 12
2004/08/23 3 $1,515,000 -56% 3,490 $434   $62,733,000 13
2004/08/24 2 $1,584,000 +5% 3,490 $454   $64,316,000 14
2004/08/25 1 $1,361,000 -14% 3,490 $390   $65,677,000 15
2004/08/26 1 $1,304,000 -4% 3,490 $374   $66,982,000 16
2004/08/27 4 $2,250,000 +73% 3,331 $675   $69,232,000 17
2004/08/28 4 $3,485,801 +55% 3,331 $1,046   $72,808,476 18
2004/08/29 4 $2,257,422 -35% 3,331 $678   $75,065,898 19
2004/08/30 4 $853,000 -62% 3,331 $256   $75,919,000 20
2004/08/31 2 $846,000 -1% 3,331 $254   $76,765,000 21
2004/09/01 4 $609,000 -28% 3,331 $183   $77,374,000 22
2004/09/02 4 $589,000 -3% 3,331 $177   $77,963,000 23
2004/09/03 8 $1,300,000 +121% 3,139 $414   $79,300,000 24
2004/09/04 4 $2,176,381 +67% 3,139 $693   $81,510,934 25
2004/09/05 5 $2,005,015 -8% 3,139 $639   $83,515,949 26
2004/09/06 2 $1,985,000 -1% 3,139 $632   $85,501,000 27
2004/09/07 8 $336,000 -83% 3,139 $107   $85,837,000 28
2004/09/08 8 $257,000 -24% 3,139 $82   $86,094,000 29
2004/09/09 8 $232,000 -10% 3,139 $74   $86,326,000 30
2004/09/10 11 $700,000 +202% 2,452 $285   $87,000,000 31
2004/09/11 5 $1,376,866 +97% 2,452 $562   $88,423,544 32
2004/09/12 5 $835,702 -39% 2,452 $341   $89,259,246 33
2004/09/16 7 $253,000   2,452 $103   $89,951,000 37
2004/09/18 10 $947,714   1,902 $498   $91,358,004 39
2004/09/19 8 $536,118 -43% 1,902 $282   $91,894,122 40

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/08/13 2 $22,956,453   3,472 $6,612   $37,140,203 5
2004/08/20 3 $13,051,560 -43% 3,490 $3,740   $61,217,735 12
2004/08/27 4 $8,084,138 -38% 3,331 $2,427   $75,065,898 19
2004/09/03 5 $5,552,475 -31% 3,139 $1,769   $83,515,949 26
2004/09/10 5 $2,932,938 -47% 2,452 $1,196   $89,259,246 33
2004/09/17 10 $1,943,265 -34% 1,902 $1,022   $91,894,122 40
2004/09/24 15 $1,007,472 -48% 1,408 $716   $93,244,545 47
2004/10/01 23 $301,663 -70% 609 $495   $93,797,142 54
2004/10/08 29 $132,407 -56% 267 $496   $94,006,482 61
2004/10/15 34 $98,154 -26% 194 $506   $94,166,695 68
2004/10/22 38 $79,153 -19% 160 $495   $94,282,849 75
2004/10/29 43 $41,442 -48% 115 $360   $94,363,738 82
2004/11/05 43 $51,867 +25% 88 $589   $94,429,927 89
2004/11/12 44 $41,603 -20% 67 $621   $94,496,102 96
2004/11/19 28 $161,107 +287% 281 $573   $94,669,508 103
2004/11/26 30 $144,179 -11% 262 $550   $94,903,904 110
2004/12/03 33 $89,203 -38% 208 $429   $95,026,227 117
2004/12/10 37 $51,224 -43% 158 $324   $95,111,012 124
2004/12/17 51 $22,644 -56% 98 $231   $95,149,435 131

Full financial estimates for this film, including domestic and international box office, video sales, video rentals, TV and ancillary revenue are available through our research services. For more information, please contact us at research@the-numbers.com.

Cast

Anne Hathaway    Mia Thermopolis
Julie Andrews    Clarisse Renaldi
Heather Matarazzo    Lilly Moscovitz
John Rhys-Davies    Viscount Mabrey
Chris Pine    Nicholas Devereaux
Callum Blue    Andrew Jacoby
Kathleen Marshall    Charlotte Kutaway
Raven-Symoné Pearman    Asana
Caroline Goodall    Mia's Mom Helen
Larry Miller    Paolo
Tom Poston    Lord Palimore
Joel McCrary    Prime Minister Motaz
Kim Thomson    Reporter Elsie
Sean O'Bryan    Mia's Stepfather Patrick
Hector Elizondo    Joe
Matthew Walker    Captain Kip Kelly
Larry Robbins    Princeton Dean
Beth Anne Garrison    Princeton College Girl Anna
Cristi Andrews    Princeton College Girl Cristi
Lauren Davidson    Princeton College Girl Lauren
Spencer Breslin    Prince Jacques
Tom Hines    Majordomo
Allan Kent    Bracelet Footman
Wesley Horton    Tiara Footman
Clare Sera    Mrs. Motaz
Elinor Donahue    Lady Palimore
Barbara Marshall    Lady Jerome
Sam Denoff    Lord Jerome
Amy Edwards    Lady Blake
Daru Kawalkowski    Countess Puck
Steve Restivo    Count Vitello
Hope Alexander    Lady Caroline
Susan Elizabeth Jackson    Mia's Friend Teresa
Madison Dunaway    Mia's Friend Nyla
Kazumi Nakamura    Mia's Friend Keiko
Daston Kalili    Greek Dancer
Joe Smith    Clumsy Dancer
Jess Rowland    Tall Dancer
Chris Wynne    Arm Pump Dancer
Jacki Tenerelli    Lady Sprint
Peggy Crosby    Duchess Quincey
Sannon Wilcox    Lady Salsa
Kamilla Bjorlin    Countess Elan

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Garry Marshall
Producer    Debra Martin Chase
Producer    Whitney Houston
Producer    Mario Iscovich
Screenwriter    Shonda Rhimes
Story Creator    Gina Wendkos
Story Creator    Shonda Rhimes
Composer    John Debney
Executive Producer    Ellen H. Schwartz
Cinematographer    Charles Minsky
Editor    Bruce Green
Co-Producer    David Scharf
Associate Producer    Tom Hines
Assistant Director    Ellen Schwartz
Second Unit Director    Scott Marshall
Unit Production Manager    Margaret Hilliard
Production Designer    Albert Brenner
Art Director    Jack G. Taylor, Jr
Art Director    Adrian Gorton
Set Decorator    Peg Cummings
Set Decorator    Casey Hallenbeck
Second Unit Photography    Ian Fox
Costume Designer    Gary Jones
Costume Supervisor    Bruce Ericksen
Sound Mixer    David MacMillan
Re-recording Mixer    Terry Porter
Re-recording Mixer    Dean A. Zupancic
Supervising Sound Editor    Todd Toon
Supervising Sound Editor    Adam Kopald
Supervising Dialogue Editor    G. W. Brown
Dialogue Editor    John Kwiatkowski
Dialogue Editor    Charles W. Ritter
Dialogue Editor    Suhail Kafity
Music Editor    Todd Bozung
Music Editor    Marvin Morris
Music Editor    Jay Richardson
Makeup (Design)    Hallie D'Amore
Makeup (key)    Kenneth Schoenfeld
Hairstylist (Head)    Carolyn L. Elias
Song Writer    Larry Grossman
Words by    Lorraine Feather
Music Supervisor    Dawn Soler
Character Creator    Meg Cabot
Casting    Marcia Ross
Casting    Donna Morong
Casting    Gail Goldberg
Stunt Coordinator    Charlie Brewer