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Rush Hour 2 (2001)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $226,164,286Details
International Box Office $121,261,546
Worldwide Box Office $347,425,832
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
52% - Rotten
Audience
74% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$90,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 3rd, 2001 (Wide) by New Line
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for action violence, language and some sexual material
Running Time: 90 minutes
Franchise: Rush Hour
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Keywords: Buddy Cop, Buddy Comedy
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 406 $78,344 Dec 14, 2001 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 381 $125,229 Dec 7, 2001 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 410 $153,947 Nov 30, 2001 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 352 $224,271 Nov 23, 2001 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 467 $212,360 Nov 16, 2001 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 547 $222,051 Nov 9, 2001 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 585 $258,242 Nov 2, 2001 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 512 $349,541 Oct 26, 2001 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 349 $622,254 Oct 19, 2001 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 315 $968,696 Oct 12, 2001 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 235 $1,724,118 Oct 5, 2001 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 209 $2,484,904 Sep 28, 2001 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 194 $3,520,978 Sep 21, 2001 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 243 $4,092,375 Sep 14, 2001 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 206 $5,752,389 Sep 7, 2001 38
Fastest to $200m 117 $200,122,822 Aug 31, 2001 34
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 118 $9,296,573 Aug 31, 2001 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 183 $11,582,818 Aug 24, 2001 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 141 $19,024,208 Aug 17, 2001 17
Fastest to $150m 108 $150,973,000 Aug 17, 2001 15
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 127 $33,117,312 Aug 10, 2001 10
Biggest Domestic Thursday 172 $6,853,224 Aug 9, 2001 7
Fastest to $100m 96 $100,408,069 Aug 3, 2001 7
Biggest Domestic Wednesday 156 $7,303,054 Aug 8, 2001 6
Biggest Domestic Tuesday 92 $8,832,713 Aug 7, 2001 5
Biggest Domestic Monday 115 $9,470,392 Aug 6, 2001 4
Biggest Domestic Sunday 107 $19,956,000 Aug 5, 2001 3
Biggest Domestic August Weekend 4 $67,408,222 Aug 3, 2001 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 108 $67,408,222 Aug 3, 2001 3
Biggest Domestic Weekend 123 $67,408,222 Aug 3, 2001 3
Fastest to $50m 105 $67,408,222 Aug 3, 2001 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 825 2.98 Aug 3, 2001 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,553 33.6% Aug 3, 2001 3
Widest Opening Weekend 680 3,118 Aug 3, 2001 3
Biggest Domestic August Day 11 $23,636,500 Aug 4, 2001 2
Biggest Domestic Saturday 143 $23,636,500 Aug 4, 2001 2
Biggest Domestic Day 368 $23,636,500 Aug 4, 2001 2
Biggest Domestic Friday 134 $22,617,500 Aug 3, 2001 1

Cast

   Detective Inspector Lee
   Det. James Carter, LAPD
John Lone    Ricky Tan
Zhang Ziyi    Hu Li
Harris Yulin    Agent Sterling
Alan King    Steven Reign
Kenneth Tsang    Captain Chin
Don Cheadle    Kenny
Saul Rubinek    Red Dragon Box Man
Roselyn Sanchez    Isabella Molina
Jeremy Piven    Versace Salesman
Maggie Q    Girl in Car

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Andrew Z. Davis
Executive Producer    Michael De Luca
Executive Producer    Toby Emmerich
Producer    Arthur Sarkissian
Producer    Roger Birnbaum
Screenwriter    Jeff Nathanson
Cinematographer    Matthew F. Leonetti
Production Designer    Terence Marsh
Editor    Mark Helfrich
Composer    Lalo Schifrin
Dialogue Editor    Victoria Sampson

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/08/03 1 $67,408,222   3,118 $21,619   $67,408,222 3
2001/08/10 2 $33,117,312 -51% 3,118 $10,621   $133,525,381 10
2001/08/17 2 $19,024,208 -43% 3,080 $6,177   $164,656,828 17
2001/08/24 2 $11,582,818 -39% 3,001 $3,860   $183,421,781 24
2001/08/31 2 $9,296,573 -20% 2,825 $3,291   $198,892,734 31
2001/09/07 6 $5,752,389 -38% 2,546 $2,259   $206,036,976 38
2001/09/14 6 $4,092,375 -29% 2,268 $1,804   $211,149,100 45
2001/09/21 5 $3,520,978 -14% 2,129 $1,654   $215,615,683 52
2001/09/28 6 $2,484,904 -29% 2,086 $1,191   $219,192,504 59
2001/10/05 10 $1,724,118 -31% 1,549 $1,113   $221,526,192 66
2001/10/12 13 $968,696 -44% 1,012 $957   $223,003,057 73
2001/10/19 17 $622,254 -36% 659 $944   $223,879,783 80
2001/10/26 21 $349,541 -44% 446 $784   $224,380,724 87
2001/11/02 24 $258,242 -26% 333 $776   $224,723,595 94
2001/11/09 27 $222,051 -14% 285 $779   $225,021,823 101
2001/11/16 24 $212,360 -4% 281 $756   $225,307,315 108
2001/11/23 23 $224,271 +6% 255 $879   $225,652,237 115
2001/11/30 23 $153,947 -31% 241 $639   $225,859,794 122
2001/12/07 23 $125,229 -19% 197 $636   $226,023,478 129
2001/12/14 30 $78,344 -37% 150 $522   $226,138,454 136

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/08/03 1 $22,617,500   3,118 $7,254   $22,617,500 1
2001/08/04 1 $23,636,500 +5% 3,118 $7,581   $46,254,000 2
2001/08/05 1 $19,956,000 -16% 3,118 $6,400   $67,408,222 3
2001/08/06 1 $9,470,392 -53% 3,118 $3,037   $76,878,614 4
2001/08/07 1 $8,832,713 -7% 3,118 $2,833   $85,711,327 5
2001/08/08 1 $7,303,054 -17% 3,118 $2,342   $93,014,381 6
2001/08/09 1 $6,853,224 -6% 3,118 $2,198   $100,408,069 7
2001/08/10 2 $10,577,000 +54% 3,118 $3,392   $110,985,000 8
2001/08/11 2 $12,958,500 +23% 3,118 $4,156   $123,943,500 9
2001/08/12 2 $10,016,000 -23% 3,118 $3,212   $133,525,381 10
2001/08/13 2 $3,981,881 -60% 3,118 $1,277   $137,507,262 11
2001/08/14 2 $4,000,271 n/c 3,118 $1,283   $141,507,533 12
2001/08/15 2 $3,273,141 -18% 3,118 $1,050   $144,780,674 13
2001/08/16 2 $2,661,475 -19% 3,118 $854   $145,632,620 14
2001/08/17 2 $5,340,000 +101% 3,080 $1,734   $150,973,000 15
2001/08/18 1 $7,878,000 +48% 3,080 $2,558   $158,659,000 16
2001/08/19 2 $5,782,000 -27% 3,080 $1,877   $164,656,828 17
2001/08/20 2 $2,283,013 -61% 3,080 $741   $166,939,841 18
2001/08/21 2 $2,420,831 +6% 3,080 $786   $169,360,672 19
2001/08/22 2 $1,902,344 -21% 3,080 $618   $171,263,016 20
2001/08/23 2 $1,487,387 -22% 3,080 $483   $172,750,403 21
2001/08/24 3 $3,365,000 +126% 3,001 $1,121   $176,115,000 22
2001/08/25 1 $4,705,500 +40% 3,001 $1,568   $180,820,500 23
2001/08/26 2 $3,321,000 -29% 3,001 $1,107   $183,421,781 24
2001/08/27 3 $1,184,933 -64% 3,001 $395   $184,606,714 25
2001/08/28 1 $1,346,746 +14% 3,001 $449   $185,953,460 26
2001/08/29 1 $1,029,691 -24% 3,001 $343   $186,983,151 27
2001/08/30 3 $791,975 -23% 3,001 $264   $187,775,126 28
2001/08/31 2 $2,525,000 +219% 2,825 $894   $189,700,000 29
2001/09/01 2 $3,858,000 +53% 2,825 $1,366   $193,558,000 30
2001/09/02 2 $3,717,000 -4% 2,825 $1,316   $197,306,057 31
2001/09/03 2 $2,416,469 -35% 2,825 $855   $198,892,734 32
2001/09/04 2 $705,367 -71% 2,825 $250   $199,598,101 33
2001/09/05 2 $524,721 -26% 2,825 $186   $200,122,822 34
2001/09/06 2 $484,489 -8% 2,825 $172   $200,607,311 35
2001/09/07 7 $1,392,000 +187% 2,546 $547   $201,999,000 36
2001/09/08 5 $2,510,000 +80% 2,546 $986   $204,509,000 37
2001/09/09 2 $1,797,976 -28% 2,546 $706   $206,306,976 38
2001/09/10 7 $271,134 -85% 2,546 $106   $206,578,110 39
2001/09/11 6 $257,423 -5% 2,546 $101   $206,635,533 40
2001/09/12 6 $352,754 +37% 2,546 $139   $206,988,287 41
2001/09/13 7 $279,476 -21% 2,546 $110   $207,056,722 42
2001/09/14 6 $1,160,000 +315% 2,268 $511   $208,220,000 43
2001/09/15 6 $2,100,000 +81% 2,268 $926   $210,320,000 44
2001/09/16 6 $1,070,000 -49% 2,268 $472   $211,149,100 45
2001/09/17 6 $293,307 -73% 2,268 $129   $211,442,404 46
2001/09/18 5 $372,314 +27% 2,266 $164   $211,814,721 47
2001/09/19 5 $286,648 -23% 2,266 $126   $212,101,369 48
2001/09/20 9 $210,000 -27% 2,266 $93   $212,094,705 49
2001/09/21 2 $1,345,295 +541% 2,129 $632   $213,440,000 50
2001/09/22 4 $1,760,000 +31% 2,129 $827   $215,200,000 51
2001/09/23 4 $930,000 -47% 2,129 $437   $215,615,683 52
2001/09/24 4 $247,000 -73% 2,129 $116   $215,863,000 53
2001/09/25 4 $393,000 +59% 2,129 $185   $216,256,000 54
2001/09/26 4 $268,000 -32% 2,129 $126   $216,524,000 55
2001/09/27 3 $296,000 +10% 2,129 $139   $216,820,000 56
2001/09/28 6 $710,000 +140% 2,086 $340   $217,530,000 57
2001/09/29 6 $1,250,000 +76% 2,086 $599   $218,780,000 58
2001/09/30 6 $630,000 -50% 2,086 $302   $219,192,504 59
2001/10/01 6 $175,000 -72% 2,086 $84   $219,367,000 60
2001/10/02 6 $189,000 +8% 2,086 $91   $219,556,000 61
2001/10/03 6 $165,000 -13% 2,086 $79   $219,721,000 62
2001/10/04 6 $147,000 -11% 2,086 $70   $219,802,000 63
2001/10/05 10 $480,000 +227% 1,549 $310   $220,280,000 64
2001/10/06 10 $870,000 +81% 1,549 $562   $221,150,000 65
2001/10/07 10 $430,000 -51% 1,549 $278   $221,530,000 66
2001/10/08 10 $213,000 -50% 1,549 $138   $221,740,000 67
2001/10/09 10 $115,000 -46% 1,549 $74   $221,855,000 68
2001/10/10 10 $107,000 -7% 1,549 $69   $221,962,000 69
2001/10/11 10 $109,000 +2% 1,549 $70   $222,034,000 70

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/08/03 1 $100,408,069   3,118 $32,203   $100,408,069 7
2001/08/10 2 $45,224,551 -55% 3,118 $14,504   $145,632,620 14
2001/08/17 2 $26,206,343 -42% 3,080 $8,509   $171,838,963 21
2001/08/24 2 $17,757,198 -32% 3,001 $5,917   $189,596,161 28
2001/08/31 2 $10,688,426 -40% 2,825 $3,784   $200,284,587 35
2001/09/07 6 $6,772,138 -37% 2,546 $2,660   $207,056,725 42
2001/09/14 6 $5,037,980 -26% 2,268 $2,221   $212,094,705 49
2001/09/21 5 $4,612,895 -8% 2,129 $2,167   $216,707,600 56
2001/09/28 6 $3,094,474 -33% 2,086 $1,483   $219,802,074 63
2001/10/05 10 $2,232,287 -28% 1,549 $1,441   $222,034,361 70
2001/10/12 13 $1,223,168 -45% 1,012 $1,209   $223,257,529 77
2001/10/19 17 $773,654 -37% 659 $1,174   $224,031,183 84
2001/10/26 21 $434,170 -44% 446 $973   $224,465,353 91
2001/11/02 26 $334,419 -23% 333 $1,004   $224,799,772 98
2001/11/09 27 $295,183 -12% 285 $1,036   $225,094,955 105
2001/11/16 23 $333,011 +13% 281 $1,185   $225,427,966 112
2001/11/23 24 $277,881 -17% 255 $1,090   $225,705,847 119
2001/11/30 25 $192,402 -31% 241 $798   $225,898,249 126
2001/12/07 24 $161,861 -16% 197 $822   $226,060,110 133
2001/12/14 37 $104,176 -36% 150 $695   $226,164,286 140

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