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The Quiet American (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $12,987,647Details
International Box Office $13,360,556
Worldwide Box Office $26,348,203
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
87% - Certified Fresh
Audience
73% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
Top 2002 Movies at the Worldwide Box Office 112 $26,348,203
Top 2002 Movies at the International Box Office 87 $13,360,556
Top 2002 Movies at the Domestic Box Office 138 $12,987,647
Top 2002 Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 19 $12,987,647
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 45,177 $698
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 15,277 $2,502
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 59,825 $247
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 38,482 $916
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 2,974 $8,534
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 46,087 $671
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 694 $18,532
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 2,664 $9,159
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 33,381 $1,116
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 40,454 $848
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 6,340 $5,061
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 24,803 $1,572
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 1,582 $12,235
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 54,717 $417
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 40,208 $856
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 50,098 $553
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 18,068 $2,156
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 38,746 $907
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 3,241 $8,035
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 45,669 $683
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 12,239 $3,027
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 862 $16,944
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 2,706 $9,082
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 35,798 $1,016
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 41,412 $816
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 30,419 $1,250
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 1,920 $10,984
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 56,643 $359
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 40,438 $849
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 5,335 $5,738
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 22,079 $1,774
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 39,032 $898
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 3,346 $7,881
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,680 $26,348,203
All Time International Box Office 2,972 $13,360,556
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office for Limited Release Movies 203 $18,175,046
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 4,221 $18,175,046
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 210 $12,987,647
All Time Domestic Box Office for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies 888 $12,987,647
All Time Domestic Box Office 4,237 $12,987,647

Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 22nd, 2002 (Limited) by Miramax
MPAA Rating: R for images of violence and some language
Comparisons: vs. Atonement
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Keywords: Vietnam War, War
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 37th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 144 $1,727 Aug 1, 2003 255
Biggest 37th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 64 $1,727 Aug 1, 2003 255
Highest Theater Average 37th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 110 $247 Aug 1, 2003 255
Biggest 36th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 123 $5,028 Jul 25, 2003 248
Biggest 36th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 46 $5,028 Jul 25, 2003 248
Highest Theater Average 36th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 105 $359 Jul 25, 2003 248
Biggest 35th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 94 $17,510 Jul 18, 2003 241
Biggest 35th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 28 $17,510 Jul 18, 2003 241
Highest Theater Average 35th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 121 $417 Jul 18, 2003 241
Biggest 34th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 134 $6,036 Jul 11, 2003 234
Biggest 34th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 50 $6,036 Jul 11, 2003 234
Highest Theater Average 34th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 104 $671 Jul 11, 2003 234
Biggest 33rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 138 $8,080 Jul 4, 2003 227
Biggest 33rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 54 $8,080 Jul 4, 2003 227
Highest Theater Average 33rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 84 $898 Jul 4, 2003 227
Biggest 32nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 158 $8,198 Jun 27, 2003 220
Biggest 32nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 64 $8,198 Jun 27, 2003 220
Highest Theater Average 32nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 120 $683 Jun 27, 2003 220
Biggest 31st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 159 $11,988 Jun 20, 2003 213
Biggest 31st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 55 $11,988 Jun 20, 2003 213
Highest Theater Average 31st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 109 $856 Jun 20, 2003 213
Biggest 30th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 174 $12,711 Jun 13, 2003 206
Biggest 30th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 64 $12,711 Jun 13, 2003 206
Highest Theater Average 30th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 168 $553 Jun 13, 2003 206
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 162 $21,629 Jun 6, 2003 199
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 51 $21,629 Jun 6, 2003 199
Highest Theater Average 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 156 $698 Jun 6, 2003 199
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 186 $22,917 May 30, 2003 192
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 62 $22,917 May 30, 2003 192
Highest Theater Average 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 155 $849 May 30, 2003 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 168 $38,591 May 23, 2003 185
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 48 $38,591 May 23, 2003 185
Highest Theater Average 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 133 $1,016 May 23, 2003 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 181 $50,401 May 16, 2003 178
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 41 $50,401 May 16, 2003 178
Highest Theater Average 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 178 $916 May 16, 2003 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 135 $115,176 May 9, 2003 171
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 28 $115,176 May 9, 2003 171
Highest Theater Average 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 197 $907 May 9, 2003 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 140 $142,490 May 2, 2003 164
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 26 $142,490 May 2, 2003 164
Highest Theater Average 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 249 $848 May 2, 2003 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 136 $183,641 Apr 25, 2003 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 23 $183,641 Apr 25, 2003 157
Highest Theater Average 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 289 $816 Apr 25, 2003 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 128 $268,979 Apr 18, 2003 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 25 $268,979 Apr 18, 2003 150
Highest Theater Average 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 223 $1,116 Apr 18, 2003 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 140 $297,586 Apr 11, 2003 143
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 28 $297,586 Apr 11, 2003 143
Highest Theater Average 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 204 $1,250 Apr 11, 2003 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 142 $377,331 Apr 4, 2003 136
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 25 $377,331 Apr 4, 2003 136
Highest Theater Average 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 165 $1,572 Apr 4, 2003 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 132 $512,716 Mar 28, 2003 129
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 27 $512,716 Mar 28, 2003 129
Highest Theater Average 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 139 $1,774 Mar 28, 2003 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 98 $801,909 Mar 21, 2003 122
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 19 $801,909 Mar 21, 2003 122
Highest Theater Average 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 94 $2,156 Mar 21, 2003 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 101 $990,821 Mar 14, 2003 115
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 20 $990,821 Mar 14, 2003 115
Highest Theater Average 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 81 $2,502 Mar 14, 2003 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 106 $1,153,381 Mar 7, 2003 108
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 20 $1,153,381 Mar 7, 2003 108
Highest Theater Average 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 60 $3,027 Mar 7, 2003 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 120 $1,123,552 Feb 28, 2003 101
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 24 $1,123,552 Feb 28, 2003 101
Highest Theater Average 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 18 $5,061 Feb 28, 2003 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 157 $1,067,319 Feb 21, 2003 94
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 36 $1,067,319 Feb 21, 2003 94
Highest Theater Average 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 11 $5,738 Feb 21, 2003 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 161 $1,237,352 Feb 14, 2003 87
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 36 $1,237,352 Feb 14, 2003 87
Highest Theater Average 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 6 $7,881 Feb 14, 2003 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 390 $538,321 Feb 7, 2003 80
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 74 $538,321 Feb 7, 2003 80
Highest Theater Average 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2 $12,235 Feb 7, 2003 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,072 $68,274 Jan 31, 2003 73
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 459 $68,274 Jan 31, 2003 73
Highest Theater Average 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 6 $8,534 Jan 31, 2003 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,439 $64,276 Jan 24, 2003 66
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 543 $64,276 Jan 24, 2003 66
Highest Theater Average 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 13 $8,035 Jan 24, 2003 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,554 $82,430 Jan 17, 2003 59
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 556 $82,430 Jan 17, 2003 59
Highest Theater Average 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 8 $9,159 Jan 17, 2003 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,211 $63,574 Jan 10, 2003 52
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 753 $63,574 Jan 10, 2003 52
Highest Theater Average 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 13 $9,082 Jan 10, 2003 52
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,774 $21,968 Dec 6, 2002 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,370 $21,968 Dec 6, 2002 17
Highest Theater Average 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 125 $10,984 Dec 6, 2002 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,651 $111,193 Nov 29, 2002 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,221 $111,193 Nov 29, 2002 10
Highest Theater Average 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 132 $18,532 Nov 29, 2002 10
Top 2002 Theater Average Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 33 $18,532 Nov 29, 2002 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,128 $101,663 Nov 22, 2002 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,417 $101,663 Nov 22, 2002 3
Highest Theater Average Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 606 $16,944 Nov 22, 2002 3
Top Grossing Movies Never to Go Into Wide Release 203 $12,987,647 Nov 22, 2002 0
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 2,678 $12,987,647 Nov 22, 2002 0
Widest Expansion for Limited Release Movies 310 390 Nov 22, 2002 0

Cast

Michael Caine    Thomas Fowler
Brendan Fraser    CIA Agent Alden Pyle
Do Hai Yen    Miss Hei Phuong
Rade Sherbedgia    Inspector Vigot
Quany Hai    The Trinh Minh
Ferdinand Hoang    Mr. Muoi
Tzi Ma    Hinh
Mathias Mlekuz    Captain Sorel
Holmes Osborne    Bill Granger
Robert Stanton    Joe Tunney

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Craig Armstrong
Screenwriter    Christopher Hampton

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/11/22 37 $101,663   6 $16,944   $101,663 3
2002/11/29 36 $111,193 +9% 6 $18,532   $271,648 10
2002/12/06 59 $21,968 -80% 2 $10,984   $333,396 17
2003/01/10 48 $63,574   7 $9,082   $407,310 52
2003/01/17 43 $82,430 +30% 9 $9,159   $539,241 59
2003/01/24 45 $64,276 -22% 8 $8,035   $629,308 66
2003/01/31 48 $68,274 +6% 8 $8,534   $728,066 73
2003/02/07 23 $538,321 +688% 44 $12,235   $1,290,702 80
2003/02/14 18 $1,237,352 +130% 157 $7,881   $2,922,946 87
2003/02/21 18 $1,067,319 -14% 186 $5,738   $4,323,701 94
2003/02/28 18 $1,123,552 +5% 222 $5,061   $5,791,796 101
2003/03/07 17 $1,153,381 +3% 381 $3,027   $7,291,271 108
2003/03/14 17 $990,821 -14% 396 $2,502   $8,700,081 115
2003/03/21 19 $801,909 -19% 372 $2,156   $9,854,961 122
2003/03/28 21 $512,716 -36% 289 $1,774   $10,654,096 129
2003/04/04 23 $377,331 -26% 240 $1,572   $11,221,464 136
2003/04/11 27 $297,586 -21% 238 $1,250   $11,636,558 143
2003/04/18 28 $268,979 -10% 241 $1,116   $12,000,212 150
2003/04/25 31 $183,641 -32% 225 $816   $12,289,268 157
2003/05/02 34 $142,490 -22% 168 $848   $12,491,266 164
2003/05/09 38 $115,176 -19% 127 $907   $12,653,791 171
2003/05/16 49 $50,401 -56% 55 $916   $12,744,265 178
2003/05/23 56 $38,591 -23% 38 $1,016   $12,802,761 185
2003/05/30 50 $22,917 -41% 27 $849   $12,843,884 192
2003/06/06 53 $21,629 -6% 31 $698   $12,874,317 199
2003/06/13 63 $12,711 -41% 23 $553   $12,897,338 206
2003/06/20 60 $11,988 -6% 14 $856   $12,916,206 213
2003/06/27 65 $8,198 -32% 12 $683   $12,928,483 220
2003/07/04 69 $8,080 -1% 9 $898   $12,940,345 227
2003/07/11 75 $6,036 -25% 9 $671   $12,948,914 234
2003/07/18 57 $17,510 +190% 42 $417   $12,968,384 241
2003/07/25 81 $5,028 -71% 14 $359   $12,983,431 248
2003/08/01 94 $1,727 -66% 7 $247   $12,987,647 255

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/11/22 36 $160,455   6 $26,743   $160,455 7
2002/11/29 33 $150,973 -6% 6 $25,162   $311,428 14
2002/12/06 56 $32,308 -79% 2 $16,154   $343,736 21
2003/01/10 46 $113,075   7 $16,154   $456,811 56
2003/01/17 45 $108,221 -4% 9 $12,025   $565,032 63
2003/01/24 46 $94,760 -12% 8 $11,845   $659,792 70
2003/01/31 48 $92,589 -2% 8 $11,574   $752,381 77
2003/02/07 21 $933,213 +908% 44 $21,209   $1,685,594 84
2003/02/14 18 $1,570,788 +68% 157 $10,005   $3,256,382 91
2003/02/21 18 $1,411,862 -10% 186 $7,591   $4,668,244 98
2003/02/28 18 $1,469,646 +4% 222 $6,620   $6,137,890 105
2003/03/07 17 $1,571,370 +7% 381 $4,124   $7,709,260 112
2003/03/14 17 $1,343,792 -14% 396 $3,393   $9,053,052 119
2003/03/21 20 $1,088,328 -19% 372 $2,926   $10,141,380 126
2003/03/28 21 $702,753 -35% 289 $2,432   $10,844,133 133
2003/04/04 24 $494,839 -30% 240 $2,062   $11,338,972 140
2003/04/11 29 $392,261 -21% 238 $1,648   $11,731,233 147
2003/04/18 29 $374,394 -5% 241 $1,554   $12,105,627 154
2003/04/25 33 $243,149 -35% 225 $1,081   $12,348,776 161
2003/05/02 35 $189,839 -22% 168 $1,130   $12,538,615 168
2003/05/09 40 $155,249 -18% 127 $1,222   $12,693,864 175
2003/05/16 49 $70,306 -55% 55 $1,278   $12,764,170 182
2003/05/23 53 $56,797 -19% 38 $1,495   $12,820,967 189
2003/05/30 53 $31,721 -44% 27 $1,175   $12,852,688 196
2003/06/06 54 $31,939 +1% 31 $1,030   $12,884,627 203
2003/06/13 61 $19,591 -39% 23 $852   $12,904,218 210
2003/06/20 66 $16,067 -18% 14 $1,148   $12,920,285 217
2003/06/27 65 $11,980 -25% 12 $998   $12,932,265 224
2003/07/04 71 $10,613 -11% 9 $1,179   $12,942,878 231
2003/07/11 74 $7,996 -25% 9 $888   $12,950,874 238
2003/07/18 59 $27,529 +244% 42 $655   $12,978,403 245
2003/07/25 75 $7,517 -73% 14 $537   $12,985,920 252
2003/08/01 101 $1,727 -77% 7 $247   $12,987,647 259

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