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Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $29,781,453Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$47,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 19th, 2001 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements, drug and sexual content
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Keywords: Coming of Age, Teenage Mom
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,570 $41,606 Dec 7, 2001 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,334 $89,213 Nov 30, 2001 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,072 $208,786 Nov 23, 2001 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,562 $715,256 Nov 16, 2001 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,071 $2,105,466 Nov 9, 2001 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,790 $4,056,350 Nov 2, 2001 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,867 $6,011,394 Oct 26, 2001 10
Biggest October Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 254 $10,404,652 Oct 19, 2001 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,746 $10,404,652 Oct 19, 2001 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,169 2,770 Oct 19, 2001 3

Cast

   Beverly D'Onofrio
Steve Zahn    Ray Hasek
Brittany Murphy    Fay Forrester
Adam Garcia    Jason - age 20
Lorraine Bracco    Mrs. Donofrio
James Woods    Mr. Donofrio
Sara Gilbert    Tina
Desmond Harrington    Bobby
David Moscow    Lizard
Maggie Gyllenhaal    Amelia - age 20
Peter Facinelli    Tommy Butcher
Marisa Ryan    anet - age 19
Mika Boorem    Beverly - age 11
Skye McCole Bartusiak    Amelia - age 8
Logan Lerman    Jason - age 8
Cody Arens    Jason - age 6
Logan Arens    Jason - age 3
Celine Marget    Janet - age 8
Vincent Pastore    Uncle Lou
Maryann Urbano    Aunt Ann
Alissa Dean    Townie Girl #1
Jessica Leshnower    Townie Girl #2
Aleksia Landeau    Jenny
Kristin Proctor    Cindy
Temple Brooks    Karen
Lauren Lake    Karen's Friend
Jordan Gelber    Kevin
Gabriel Carpenter    Sky Barrister
Kevin Thoms    Mark
Vincent De Paul    Linebacker #1
Joseph Cassese    Linebacker #2
Kevin O'Rourke    Jail Ward
Susan Forristal    Mrs. Forrester
John Bedford Lloyd    Mr. Forrester
Paz de la Huerta    1st Phone Call Flirt
Olivia Morgan Scheck    Janet - age 12
Dusty Rizzo    Wedding Singer Tony
Gene Canfield    Pete
Carl Capotorto    Cop #1
Heather Hodder    Donofrio Cousin
Sean Liotine    Zippy
Tracy Reiner    Nurse
Skye Arens    Jason - age 1
Patrick Salerno    Jason - age 2
Robert Salerno    Jason - age 2
Samantha Reale    Amelia - age 3
Wade Mylius    Al
Samantha Lucier    Amelia - age 6
Jon Korkes    Counselor
Rosie Perez    Shirley
Robert Greenhut    Cop #2
Joseph M Cannizaro    Jason - Newborn
Noah Hartwick    Jason - Newborn
Briana Tilden    Jason - Baby
Gaetano Lisi    Sweeny's Owner
Michael Linstroth    Dennis Forrester

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    James L. Brooks
Producer    Julie Ansell
Producer    Richard Sakai
Producer    Sara Colleton
Producer    Laurence Mark
Screenwriter    Morgan Upton Ward
Based on the book by    Beverly Donofrio
Co-Producer    Timothy M. Bourne
Co-Producer    Amy Lemisch
Co-Producer    Beverly Donofrio
Executive Producer    Morgan Upton Ward
Co-Producer    Bridget Johnson
Production Designer    Bill Groom
Cinematographer    Miroslav Ondricek
Editor    Richard Marks
Editor    Lawrence Jordan
Costume Designer    Cynthia Flynt
Composer    Hans Zimmer
Assistant Director    Richard Patrick
Unit Production Manager    Richard Baratta
Art Director    Teresa Carriker-Thayer
Sound Mixer    T.J. O'Mara
Re-recording Mixer    Jeffrey J. Haboush
Re-recording Mixer    Bill W. Benton
Supervising Sound Editor    Dennis Drummond
Sound Effects Editor    John M. Chalfant
Sound Effects Editor    Michael O'Farrell
Sound Effects Editor    Stewart Nelsen
Dialogue Editor    Kim Drummond
Dialogue Editor    David Arnold
Dialogue Editor    Carlin Rogers
Dialogue Editor    Victoria Sampson
Dialogue Editor    Gloria D'Alessandro
Dialogue Editor    Richard Corwin
Music Editor    Jennifer Nash
Music Editor    Laura Perlman
Music Editor    Verna Mandel
Makeup (Key)    Bernadette Mazur
Hairstylist (Key)    Francesca Paris
Casting    Sheila Jaffe
Casting    Georgianne Walken

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/10/19 2 $10,404,652   2,770 $3,756   $10,404,652 3
2001/10/26 4 $6,011,394 -42% 2,770 $2,170   $19,102,783 10
2001/11/02 6 $4,056,350 -33% 2,554 $1,588   $24,562,107 17
2001/11/09 9 $2,105,466 -48% 2,182 $965   $27,771,372 24
2001/11/16 16 $715,256 -66% 962 $744   $29,175,810 31
2001/11/23 26 $208,786 -71% 267 $782   $29,601,298 38
2001/11/30 35 $89,213 -57% 196 $455   $29,726,651 45
2001/12/07 42 $41,606 -53% 114 $365   $29,781,453 52

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/10/19 2 $3,625,000   2,770 $1,309   $3,625,000 1
2001/10/20 2 $4,280,000 +18% 2,770 $1,545   $7,905,000 2
2001/10/21 3 $2,410,000 -44% 2,770 $870   $10,404,652 3
2001/10/22 2 $667,000 -72% 2,770 $241   $11,072,000 4
2001/10/23 3 $774,000 +16% 2,770 $279   $11,845,000 5
2001/10/24 2 $629,000 -19% 2,770 $227   $12,474,000 6
2001/10/25 2 $617,000 -2% 2,770 $223   $13,091,000 7
2001/10/26 3 $2,016,000 +227% 2,770 $728   $15,110,000 8
2001/10/27 3 $2,520,000 +25% 2,770 $910   $17,630,000 9
2001/10/28 4 $1,500,000 -40% 2,770 $542   $19,100,000 10
2001/10/29 5 $345,000 -77% 2,770 $125   $19,448,000 11
2001/10/30 4 $404,000 +17% 2,770 $146   $19,852,000 12
2001/10/31 7 $271,000 -33% 2,770 $98   $20,123,000 13
2001/11/01 4 $383,000 +41% 2,770 $138   $20,506,000 14
2001/11/02 6 $1,390,000 +263% 2,554 $544   $21,900,000 15
2001/11/03 6 $1,900,000 +37% 2,554 $744   $23,800,000 16
2001/11/04 6 $920,000 -52% 2,554 $360   $24,560,000 17
2001/11/05 7 $268,000 -71% 2,554 $105   $24,830,000 18
2001/11/06 6 $324,000 +21% 2,554 $127   $25,155,000 19
2001/11/07 7 $252,000 -22% 2,554 $99   $25,406,000 20
2001/11/08 7 $259,000 +3% 2,554 $101   $25,666,000 21
2001/11/09 9 $730,000 +182% 2,182 $335   $26,390,000 22
2001/11/10 9 $940,000 +29% 2,182 $431   $27,330,000 23
2001/11/11 9 $610,000 -35% 2,182 $280   $27,770,000 24
2001/11/12 9 $276,000 -55% 2,182 $126   $28,048,000 25
2001/11/13 10 $152,000 -45% 2,182 $70   $28,199,000 26

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/10/19 2 $13,091,389   2,770 $4,726   $13,091,389 7
2001/10/26 4 $7,414,368 -43% 2,770 $2,677   $20,505,757 14
2001/11/02 6 $5,160,149 -30% 2,554 $2,020   $25,665,906 21
2001/11/09 9 $2,794,648 -46% 2,182 $1,281   $28,460,554 28
2001/11/16 16 $931,958 -67% 962 $969   $29,392,512 35
2001/11/23 27 $244,926 -74% 267 $917   $29,637,438 42
2001/11/30 38 $102,409 -58% 196 $522   $29,739,847 49
2001/12/07 46 $41,606 -59% 114 $365   $29,781,453 56

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