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Rat Race (2001)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $56,607,223Details
International Box Office $30,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $86,607,223
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Synopsis

As entertainment and a betting opportunity for his very rich contacts an eccentric casino owner devises a contest pitting six teams against each other in a race to claim two million dollars from a locker in New Mexico.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
44% - Rotten
Audience
64% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$48,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 17th, 2001 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual references, crude humor, partial nudity and language
Running Time: 112 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Alphaville, Zucker Pictures
Production Countries: Canada,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 941 $26,248 Dec 14, 2001 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 871 $54,919 Dec 7, 2001 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 840 $90,581 Nov 30, 2001 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 720 $154,546 Nov 23, 2001 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,378 $6,844 Nov 16, 2001 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,590 $8,488 Nov 9, 2001 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,492 $21,318 Nov 2, 2001 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,424 $41,470 Oct 26, 2001 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,917 $114,437 Oct 19, 2001 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,298 $313,771 Oct 12, 2001 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 929 $844,929 Oct 5, 2001 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 753 $1,702,628 Sep 28, 2001 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 656 $2,939,170 Sep 21, 2001 38
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,225 $50,760,000 Sep 21, 2001 37
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 861 $3,553,183 Sep 14, 2001 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,042 $4,459,229 Sep 7, 2001 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 907 $7,226,336 Aug 31, 2001 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,343 $8,110,038 Aug 24, 2001 10
Biggest August Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 251 $11,662,094 Aug 17, 2001 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,569 $11,662,094 Aug 17, 2001 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,471 2,550 Aug 17, 2001 3

Cast

   Enrico Pollini
   Donald Sinclair
   Vera Baker
   Owen Templeton
   Duane Cody
   Randy Pear
   Nick Schaffer
   Bev Pear
   Tracy Faucet
   Merril Jennings
   Zack Mallozzi
   Harold Grisham
   Blaine Cody
Dean Cain    Shawn
Silas Weir-Mitchell    Lloyd
Paul Rodriguez    Gus
Jillian Marie Hubert    Kimberly Pear
Brody Smith    Jason Pear
Jenica Bergere    Hotel Clerk
Carrie Diamond    Casino Bartender
Douglas Haase    Guy at Bar
Chris Myers    Fox Sportscaster
Kevin Frazier    Fox Sportscaster
Gloria Allred    Herself
Renee Lee    Witness in Crowd
Corinna Harney Jones    Cocktail Waitress
Jane C. Walsh    Cocktail Waitress
Andrew Kavovit    Richie
Mallory Sandler    Guest Service Clerk
Gerard Plunkett    High Roller
Martin Evans    High Roller
L. Harvey Gold    High Roller
David Lereaney    High Roller
Andy Maton    High Roller
Manoj Sood    High Roller
Philip Tsui    High Roller
Allan Lysell    High Roller
Marcos Menendez    Other Cabby
Catherine Schreiber    Ticket Agent
Joel Hurt Jones    Charter Pilot
Daryl Sullivan    Man in Line
Kevin Rothery    Air Traffic Controller
Jake Bendel    U Rent it Clerk
Guy Cohen    Rental Car Trainee
Susan Breslau    Rentar Car Manager
Steven Stingle    Skinhead Tour Guide
Jared Van Snellenberg    Skinhead Tour Guide
Paul Hayes    Lucy Bus Driver
Anaya Farrell    Lucy
Peggy Jo Jacobs    Lucy
Linda Kerns    Lucy
Christine Macinnis    Lucy
Christopher Peterson    Lucy
Deborah Theaker    Lucy
Roxanne Wong    Lucy
Charlotte Zucker    Lucy
Kate Zucker    Girl in Lobby
Bob Zucker    Boy in Lobby
Deryl Hayes    Sleeping Trooper
Joanne Resnick    Biker Woman
Gene LeBell    Veteran With Gun
Brandy Ledford    Vicky
Dave Powledge    Mechanic
John Duerler    Caterer
Rick Cramer    Test Driver
Mike Garibaldi    Press Spokesman
Kathleen Marshall    Reporter
Vic Chao    Engineer
Colleen Camp    Rainbow House Nurse
Junior Ray    Truck Driver
Tristin Leffler    Pierced Girl
Marty Antonini    Monster Truck Driver
Tyler Gauthier    Baby on Train
Mathew Gauthier    Baby on Train
Shannon Anderson    Mother
Brian Stollery    Father
Gillian Skupa    Stewardess
Rance Howard    Feed the Earth Spokesman
Lucy Lee Flippin    Feed the Earth Spokeswoman
Jennifer Rugamas    Feed the Earth Girl
Mason Jones    Feed the Earth Boy
Kathy Bates    Squirrel Lady

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Andy Breckman
Producer    Jerry Zucker
Producer    Janet Zucker
Producer    Sean Daniel
Executive Producer    Richard Vane
Executive Producer    James Jacks
Director of Photography    Thomas Ackerman
Production Designer    Gary Frutkoff
Editor    Tom Lewis
Costume Designer    Ellen Mirojnick
Music Supervisor    Bonnie Greenberg
Composer    John Powell
Assistant Director    John Edward Hockridge
Unit Production Manager    Allegra Clegg
Unit Production Manager    Brent Edward O'Connor
Second Unit Director    Mickey Gilbert
Art Director    Seth Reed
Set Decorator    Larry Dias
Second Unit Photography    Donald McCuaig
Special Effects Coordinator    Stan Parks
Visual Effects Supervisor    Michael J. McAlister
Costume Supervisor    Michael Dennison
Production Sound Mixer    Jeff Wexler
Production Sound Mixer    David Ronne
Re-recording Mixer    Matthew Iadarola
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Gegan
Supervising Sound Editor    John Morris
Sound Effects Editor    Jay Wilkinson
Sound Effects Editor    Simon Coke
Sound Effects Editor    Richard Burton
Dialogue Editor    Beth Sterner
Dialogue Editor    Frank T. Smathers
Music Editor    Bunny Andrews
Music Editor    Lisa Jaime
Chief Makeup    Cheri Minns
Chief Hairstylist    Kim Santantonio
Additional Music    James McKee Smith
Additional Music    John Ashton Thomas
Song "Rat Race" words and music    David Forman
Song "Rat Race" words and music    Jon Carin
Song "Rat Race" words and music    Rick Chertoff
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins
Casting Director    Janet Hirshenson
Stunt Coordinator    Tim Gilbert
Stunt Coordinator    John Scott

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/08/17 3 $11,662,094   2,550 $4,573   $11,662,094 3
2001/08/24 5 $8,110,038 -30% 2,551 $3,179   $25,437,381 10
2001/08/31 5 $7,226,336 -11% 2,551 $2,833   $37,771,073 17
2001/09/07 8 $4,459,229 -38% 2,551 $1,748   $43,278,955 24
2001/09/14 9 $3,553,183 -20% 2,495 $1,424   $47,689,781 31
2001/09/21 7 $2,939,170 -17% 2,417 $1,216   $51,524,950 38
2001/09/28 9 $1,702,628 -42% 2,024 $841   $54,088,903 45
2001/10/05 12 $844,929 -50% 1,240 $681   $55,308,605 52
2001/10/12 21 $313,771 -63% 762 $412   $55,843,381 59
2001/10/19 31 $114,437 -64% 282 $406   $56,028,435 66
2001/10/26 53 $41,470 -64% 103 $403   $56,091,318 73
2001/11/02 68 $21,318 -49% 53 $402   $56,125,729 80
2001/11/09 87 $8,488 -60% 40 $212   $56,141,117 87
2001/11/16 88 $6,844 -19% 22 $311   $56,151,234 94
2001/11/23 29 $154,546 +2,158% 211 $732   $56,348,244 101
2001/11/30 34 $90,581 -41% 182 $498   $56,478,954 108
2001/12/07 40 $54,919 -39% 129 $426   $56,562,611 115
2001/12/14 46 $26,248 -52% 48 $547   $56,607,223 122

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/08/17 3 $3,540,000   2,550 $1,388   $3,540,000 1
2001/08/18 3 $4,431,000 +25% 2,550 $1,738   $7,975,500 2
2001/08/19 3 $3,415,000 -23% 2,550 $1,339   $11,662,094 3
2001/08/20 3 $1,512,250 -56% 2,550 $593   $13,174,444 4
2001/08/21 3 $1,517,911 n/c 2,550 $595   $14,692,355 5
2001/08/22 4 $1,302,163 -14% 2,550 $511   $15,994,518 6
2001/08/23 3 $1,332,925 +2% 2,550 $523   $17,327,443 7
2001/08/24 6 $2,425,700 +82% 2,551 $951   $19,753,000 8
2001/08/25 5 $3,300,500 +36% 2,551 $1,294   $23,053,500 9
2001/08/26 5 $2,323,000 -30% 2,551 $911   $25,437,381 10
2001/08/27 5 $868,655 -63% 2,551 $341   $26,306,036 11
2001/08/28 5 $918,803 +6% 2,551 $360   $27,224,839 12
2001/08/29 5 $703,726 -23% 2,551 $276   $27,928,565 13
2001/08/30 5 $688,092 -2% 2,551 $270   $28,616,657 14
2001/08/31 5 $1,965,000 +186% 2,551 $770   $30,600,000 15
2001/09/01 5 $2,775,000 +41% 2,551 $1,088   $33,375,000 16
2001/09/02 5 $2,510,500 -10% 2,551 $984   $35,865,525 17
2001/09/03 5 $1,928,080 -23% 2,551 $756   $37,771,073 18
2001/09/04 7 $443,568 -77% 2,551 $174   $38,214,641 19
2001/09/05 7 $313,616 -29% 2,551 $123   $38,528,257 20
2001/09/06 6 $291,469 -7% 2,551 $114   $38,819,726 21
2001/09/07 8 $1,200,000 +312% 2,551 $470   $40,020,000 22
2001/09/08 7 $2,200,000 +83% 2,551 $862   $42,220,000 23
2001/09/09 8 $1,058,955 -52% 2,551 $415   $43,278,955 24
2001/09/10 8 $212,819 -80% 2,551 $83   $43,491,774 25
2001/09/11 10 $152,319 -28% 2,551 $60   $43,644,093 26
2001/09/12 8 $251,109 +65% 2,551 $98   $43,895,202 27
2001/09/13 8 $241,396 -4% 2,551 $95   $44,136,598 28
2001/09/14 10 $990,000 +310% 2,495 $397   $45,130,000 29
2001/09/15 8 $1,710,000 +73% 2,495 $685   $46,840,000 30
2001/09/16 10 $870,000 -49% 2,495 $349   $47,689,781 31
2001/09/17 10 $203,873 -77% 2,495 $82   $47,893,654 32
2001/09/18 10 $283,907 +39% 2,495 $114   $48,177,561 33
2001/09/19 10 $216,274 -24% 2,495 $87   $48,393,835 34
2001/09/20 10 $191,945 -11% 2,495 $77   $48,585,780 35
2001/09/21 9 $774,220 +303% 2,417 $320   $49,360,000 36
2001/09/22 8 $1,400,000 +81% 2,417 $579   $50,760,000 37
2001/09/23 8 $720,000 -49% 2,417 $298   $51,524,950 38
2001/09/24 10 $158,000 -78% 2,417 $65   $51,703,000 39
2001/09/25 7 $296,000 +87% 2,417 $122   $51,999,000 40
2001/09/26 8 $189,000 -36% 2,417 $78   $52,188,000 41
2001/09/27 6 $218,000 +15% 2,417 $90   $52,406,000 42
2001/09/28 8 $482,000 +121% 2,024 $238   $52,888,000 43
2001/09/29 8 $800,000 +66% 2,024 $395   $53,688,000 44
2001/09/30 10 $410,000 -49% 2,024 $203   $54,088,903 45
2001/10/04 10 $99,000   2,024 $49   $54,483,000 49

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/08/17 3 $17,327,343   2,550 $6,795   $17,327,343 7
2001/08/24 4 $13,217,394 -24% 2,551 $5,181   $30,544,737 14
2001/08/31 5 $8,274,989 -37% 2,551 $3,244   $38,819,726 21
2001/09/07 8 $5,316,872 -36% 2,551 $2,084   $44,136,598 28
2001/09/14 10 $4,449,182 -16% 2,495 $1,783   $48,585,780 35
2001/09/21 7 $3,800,495 -15% 2,417 $1,572   $52,386,275 42
2001/09/28 9 $2,077,401 -45% 2,024 $1,026   $54,463,676 49
2001/10/05 12 $1,065,934 -49% 1,240 $860   $55,529,610 56
2001/10/12 21 $384,388 -64% 762 $504   $55,913,998 63
2001/10/19 35 $135,850 -65% 282 $482   $56,049,848 70
2001/10/26 55 $54,563 -60% 103 $530   $56,104,411 77
2001/11/02 71 $28,218 -48% 53 $532   $56,132,629 84
2001/11/09 89 $11,761 -58% 40 $294   $56,144,390 91
2001/11/16 46 $49,308 +319% 22 $2,241   $56,193,698 98
2001/11/23 29 $194,675 +295% 211 $923   $56,388,373 105
2001/11/30 36 $119,319 -39% 182 $656   $56,507,692 112
2001/12/07 40 $73,283 -39% 129 $568   $56,580,975 119
2001/12/14 55 $26,248 -64% 48 $547   $56,607,223 126

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