Racing Stripes

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $49,772,522Details
International Box Office $44,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $93,772,522
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 Spilled
Critics
35% - Rotten
Audience
43% - Spilled

Movie Details

Production Budget:$30,000,000
Domestic Releases: January 14th, 2005 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: May 10th, 2005 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG for mild crude humor and some language.
Keywords: Talking Animals
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Animation/Live Action
Creative Type:Kids Fiction

Cast

David Spade    Scuzz
Dustin Hoffman    Tucker
Frankie Muniz    Stripes
Joe Pantoliano    Goose
Joshua Jackson    Trenton's Pride
Mandy Moore    Sandy
Michael Clarke Duncan    Clydesdale
Michael Rosenbaum    Ruffshodd
Patrick Stewart    Sir Trenton
Whoopi Goldberg    Franny
Bruce Greenwood    Nolan Walsh
Steve Harvey    Buzz
Jeff Foxworthy    Reggie
Wendie Malick    Clara Dalrymple
M. Emmet Walsh    Woodzie
Hayden Panettiere    Channing Walsh
Snoop Dogg    Lightning
Phil Proctor    Additional Voices
Fred Dalton Thompson    Sir Trenton

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Mark Isham

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Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/01/14 6 $3,200,000   3,185 $1,005   $3,200,000 1
2005/01/15 3 $5,929,011 +85% 3,185 $1,862   $9,131,278 2
2005/01/16 3 $4,788,774 -19% 3,185 $1,504   $13,920,052 3
2005/01/17 2 $4,942,380 +3% 3,185 $1,552   $18,862,432 4
2005/01/18 7 $530,000 -89% 3,185 $166   $19,393,000 5
2005/01/19 8 $412,000 -22% 3,185 $129   $19,805,000 6
2005/01/20 8 $468,000 +14% 3,185 $147   $20,273,000 7
2005/01/21 7 $1,700,000 +263% 3,185 $534   $22,000,000 8
2005/01/22 5 $3,043,138 +79% 3,185 $955   $24,946,369 9
2005/01/23 4 $2,142,041 -30% 3,185 $673   $27,088,410 10
2005/01/24 7 $434,000 -80% 3,185 $136   $27,523,000 11
2005/01/25 10 $319,000 -26% 3,185 $100   $27,842,000 12
2005/01/26 10 $325,000 +2% 3,185 $102   $28,167,000 13
2005/01/27 11 $358,000 +10% 3,185 $112   $28,525,316 14
2005/01/28 9 $1,300,000 +263% 3,185 $408   $29,800,000 15
2005/01/29 7 $3,042,904 +134% 3,185 $955   $32,875,499 16
2005/01/30 4 $2,188,109 -28% 3,185 $687   $35,063,608 17
2005/02/05 10 $2,182,179   3,003 $727   $39,236,883 23
2005/02/06 6 $1,133,520 -48% 3,003 $377   $40,370,403 24
2005/02/13 10 $911,118   2,430 $375   $43,823,800 31
2005/02/21 12 $562,812   1,420 $396   $46,318,788 39

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/01/14 4 $13,920,052   3,185 $4,371   $13,920,052 3
2005/01/21 5 $6,815,275 -51% 3,185 $2,140   $27,088,410 10
2005/01/28 7 $6,538,292 -4% 3,185 $2,053   $35,063,608 17
2005/02/04 9 $4,282,291 -35% 3,003 $1,426   $40,370,403 24
2005/02/11 11 $2,725,334 -36% 2,430 $1,122   $43,823,800 31
2005/02/18 16 $1,348,201 -51% 1,420 $949   $45,755,976 38
2005/02/25 21 $658,427 -51% 835 $789   $47,307,489 45
2005/03/04 30 $211,121 -68% 355 $595   $47,705,714 52
2005/03/11 42 $87,865 -58% 202 $435   $47,850,554 59
2005/03/18 28 $223,370 +154% 358 $624   $48,131,623 66
2005/03/25 26 $184,582 -17% 353 $523   $48,447,594 73
2005/04/01 27 $163,240 -12% 272 $600   $48,747,395 80
2005/04/08 36 $101,753 -38% 223 $456   $48,896,561 87
2005/04/15 42 $67,769 -33% 160 $424   $48,986,685 94
2005/04/22 44 $61,671 -9% 123 $501   $49,070,232 101
2005/04/29 47 $54,803 -11% 115 $477   $49,138,584 108
2005/05/06 44 $38,441 -30% 94 $409   $49,186,871 115

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