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The Rules of Attraction (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,525,762Details
International Box Office $5,273,298Details
Worldwide Box Office $11,799,060
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5401-5500) 5,447 $6,525,762
All Time International Box Office (Rank 4001-4100) 4,073 $5,273,298
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5501-5600) 5,574 $11,799,060
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1701-1800) 1,721 $6,525,762
All Time International Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1201-1300) 1,259 $5,273,298
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1701-1800) 1,713 $11,799,060

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$4,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 11th, 2002 (Limited) by Lionsgate
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content, drug use, language and violent images
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Keywords: College, Dysfunctional Family, Intertitle, Breaking the Fourth Wall, Delayed Adulthood, LGBT, Ensemble, Sex Crimes, Addiction, Narcotics, Non-Chronological, Voiceover/Narration
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Black Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Cast

James Van Der Beek    Sean Bateman
Shannyn Sossamon    Lauren Hynde
Ian Somerhalder    Paul Denton
Jessica Biel    Lara Holleran
Kip Pardue    Victor Johnson
Kate Bosworth    Kelly
Thomas Ian Nicholas    Mitchell Allen
Joel Michaely    Raymond
Clare Kramer    Candice
Jay Baruchel    Harry
Eric Stoltz    Mr. Lance Lawson
Clifton Collins, Jr.    Rupert Guest
Fred Savage    Marc
Faye Dunaway    Mrs. Eve Denton
Swoosie Kurtz    Mrs. Mimi Jared

Production and Technical Credits

Assistant Director    William Paul Clark

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/10/11 12 $2,532,410   1,437 $1,762   $2,532,410 3
2002/10/18 16 $1,188,954 -53% 1,430 $831   $4,815,291 10
2002/10/25 26 $304,516 -74% 385 $791   $5,899,806 17
2002/11/01 30 $198,151 -35% 191 $1,037   $6,291,560 24
2002/11/08 40 $85,020 -57% 105 $810   $6,466,416 31
2002/11/15 65 $16,685 -80% 21 $795   $6,525,762 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/10/11 12 $3,626,337   1,437 $2,524   $3,626,337 7
2002/10/18 16 $1,968,953 -46% 1,430 $1,377   $5,595,290 14
2002/10/25 25 $498,119 -75% 385 $1,294   $6,093,409 21
2002/11/01 29 $287,987 -42% 191 $1,508   $6,381,396 28
2002/11/08 39 $127,681 -56% 105 $1,216   $6,509,077 35
2002/11/15 72 $16,685 -87% 21 $795   $6,525,762 42

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