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Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $127,214,072Details
International Box Office $55,151,042
Worldwide Box Office $182,365,114
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
38% - Rotten
Audience
78% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$38,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 27th, 2002 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some language/sexual references
Running Time: 109 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Touchstone Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 474 $41,506 Feb 14, 2003 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 420 $74,441 Feb 7, 2003 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 397 $115,520 Jan 31, 2003 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 514 $112,157 Jan 24, 2003 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 457 $172,575 Jan 17, 2003 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 437 $231,346 Jan 10, 2003 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 378 $333,326 Jan 3, 2003 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 374 $401,304 Dec 27, 2002 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 786 $209,352 Dec 20, 2002 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,630 $82,509 Dec 13, 2002 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,339 $160,365 Dec 6, 2002 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 817 $410,837 Nov 29, 2002 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 547 $1,041,324 Nov 22, 2002 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 383 $2,233,774 Nov 15, 2002 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 268 $3,810,839 Nov 8, 2002 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 316 $4,598,229 Nov 1, 2002 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 295 $6,524,217 Oct 25, 2002 31
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 398 $100,171,000 Oct 18, 2002 27
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 289 $9,559,978 Oct 18, 2002 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 268 $14,261,720 Oct 11, 2002 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 304 $21,325,435 Oct 4, 2002 10
Biggest October Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 56 $21,325,435 Oct 4, 2002 10
Biggest October Day at the Domestic Box Office 87 $9,424,159 Oct 5, 2002 9
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 394 $51,219,336 Oct 4, 2002 8
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 712 $7,823,005 Sep 29, 2002 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 349 $35,648,740 Sep 27, 2002 3
Biggest September Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4 $35,648,740 Sep 27, 2002 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 468 $35,648,740 Sep 27, 2002 3
Widest Opening Weekend 477 3,293 Sep 27, 2002 3
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 405 $14,707,798 Sep 28, 2002 2
Biggest September Day at the Domestic Box Office 5 $14,707,798 Sep 28, 2002 2
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 399 $13,117,937 Sep 27, 2002 1

Cast

   Melanie
Josh Lucas    Jake
Patrick Dempsey    Andrew
Fred Ward    Earl
Mary Kay Place    Pearl
Jean Smart    Stella Kay
Candice Bergen    Kate
Dakota Fanning    Young Melanie
Ethan Embry    Bobby Ray
Melanie Lynskey    Lurlynn
Mark Matkevich    Tom Darovsic
Rhona Mitra    Tabatha

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    C. Jay Cox
Story Creator    Douglas J. Eboch
Producer    Neal H. Moritz
Producer    Stokey Chaffin
Executive Producer    Jon Jashni
Executive Producer    Wink Mordaunt
Executive Producer    Michael Fottrell
Director of Photography    Andrew Dunn
Production Designer    Clay A. Griffith
Editor    Troy Takaki
Editor    Tracey Wadmore-Smith
Assistant Director    Louis D'Esposito
Composer    George Fenton
Unit Production Manager    Michael Fottrell
Unit Production Manager    Cheryl Quarantiello
Production Supervisor    Sara H. White
Art Director    Jay Pelissier
Set Decorator    Lisa K. Sessions
Costume Designer    Sophie de Rakoff
Costume Designer    Mary Catherine Lane
Sound Mixer    Mary H. Ellis
Re-recording Mixer    Scott Millan
Re-recording Mixer    Bob Beemer
Supervising Sound Editor    George Watters II
Supervising Sound Editor    Suhail Kafity
Sound Editor    Gary Wright
Sound Editor    Adam Kopald
Sound Editor    R.J. Palmer
Makeup    Sarah Mays-Roberts
Makeup    Brad Wilder
Hairstylist    Joani Yarbrough
Hairstylist    Phillip Ivey
Hairstylist    Anne Morgan
Music Supervisor    Dawn Soler
Music Supervisor    Laura Z. Wasserman
Song Writer    Amy Powers
Song Writer    C.J. Vaston
Casting    Juel Bestrop
Casting    Jeanne McCarthy
Casting    Kathleen Chopin
Stunt Coordinator    Lonnie Smith

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/09/27 1 $35,648,740   3,293 $10,826   $35,648,740 3
2002/10/04 2 $21,325,435 -40% 3,303 $6,456   $65,334,029 10
2002/10/11 2 $14,261,720 -33% 3,313 $4,305   $84,712,801 17
2002/10/18 2 $9,559,978 -33% 3,282 $2,913   $98,472,245 24
2002/10/25 4 $6,524,217 -32% 3,182 $2,050   $107,302,338 31
2002/11/01 7 $4,598,229 -30% 2,441 $1,884   $113,447,131 38
2002/11/08 7 $3,810,839 -17% 2,004 $1,902   $118,548,539 45
2002/11/15 10 $2,233,774 -41% 1,469 $1,521   $121,886,286 52
2002/11/22 14 $1,041,324 -53% 952 $1,094   $123,408,235 59
2002/11/29 23 $410,837 -61% 378 $1,087   $124,172,969 66
2002/12/06 27 $160,365 -61% 287 $559   $124,405,131 73
2002/12/13 35 $82,509 -49% 203 $406   $124,539,442 80
2002/12/20 28 $209,352 +154% 338 $619   $124,779,901 87
2002/12/27 28 $401,304 +92% 326 $1,231   $125,415,296 94
2003/01/03 30 $333,326 -17% 294 $1,134   $126,086,880 101
2003/01/10 34 $231,346 -31% 267 $866   $126,445,741 108
2003/01/17 37 $172,575 -25% 219 $788   $126,721,462 115
2003/01/24 40 $112,157 -35% 182 $616   $126,868,642 122
2003/01/31 42 $115,520 +3% 137 $843   $127,033,919 129
2003/02/07 48 $74,441 -36% 114 $653   $127,141,665 136
2003/02/14 57 $41,506 -44% 72 $576   $127,214,072 143

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/09/27 1 $13,117,937   3,293 $3,984   $13,117,937 1
2002/09/28 1 $14,707,798 +12% 3,293 $4,466   $27,825,735 2
2002/09/29 1 $7,823,005 -47% 3,293 $2,376   $35,648,740 3
2002/09/30 1 $2,074,000 -73% 3,293 $630   $37,723,000 4
2002/10/01 1 $2,308,000 +11% 3,293 $701   $40,031,000 5
2002/10/02 1 $2,044,000 -11% 3,293 $621   $42,075,000 6
2002/10/03 1 $1,934,000 -5% 3,293 $587   $44,009,000 7
2002/10/04 2 $7,210,742 +273% 3,303 $2,183   $51,219,336 8
2002/10/05 2 $9,424,159 +31% 3,303 $2,853   $60,643,495 9
2002/10/06 2 $4,690,534 -50% 3,303 $1,420   $65,334,029 10
2002/10/07 2 $1,256,000 -73% 3,303 $380   $66,590,000 11
2002/10/08 2 $1,377,000 +10% 3,303 $417   $67,967,000 12
2002/10/09 2 $1,216,000 -12% 3,303 $368   $69,117,000 13
2002/10/10 2 $1,334,000 +10% 3,303 $404   $70,451,000 14
2002/10/11 2 $4,446,681 +233% 3,313 $1,342   $74,897,762 15
2002/10/12 2 $6,145,727 +38% 3,313 $1,855   $81,043,489 16
2002/10/13 2 $3,669,312 -40% 3,313 $1,108   $84,712,801 17
2002/10/14 2 $1,527,000 -58% 3,313 $461   $86,239,000 18
2002/10/15 2 $903,000 -41% 3,313 $273   $87,142,000 19
2002/10/16 2 $848,000 -6% 3,313 $256   $87,990,000 20
2002/10/17 2 $922,000 +9% 3,313 $278   $88,912,000 21
2002/10/18 2 $3,010,314 +226% 3,282 $917   $91,922,581 22
2002/10/19 2 $4,439,793 +47% 3,282 $1,353   $96,362,374 23
2002/10/20 2 $2,109,871 -52% 3,282 $643   $98,472,245 24
2002/10/21 3 $530,000 -75% 3,282 $161   $99,003,000 25
2002/10/22 4 $611,000 +15% 3,282 $186   $99,613,000 26
2002/10/23 3 $558,000 -9% 3,282 $170   $100,171,000 27
2002/10/24 2 $607,000 +9% 3,282 $185   $100,778,000 28
2002/10/25 4 $2,132,635 +251% 3,182 $670   $102,910,756 29
2002/10/26 4 $2,951,168 +38% 3,182 $927   $105,861,924 30
2002/10/27 4 $1,440,414 -51% 3,182 $453   $107,302,338 31
2002/10/28 5 $368,000 -74% 3,182 $116   $107,671,000 32
2002/10/29 5 $434,000 +18% 3,182 $136   $108,105,000 33
2002/10/30 5 $364,000 -16% 3,182 $114   $108,469,000 34
2002/10/31 5 $380,000 +4% 3,182 $119   $108,849,000 35
2002/11/01 7 $1,344,000 +254% 2,441 $551   $110,193,000 36
2002/11/02 7 $2,048,000 +52% 2,441 $839   $112,241,000 37
2002/11/03 7 $1,206,000 -41% 2,441 $494   $113,447,131 38
2002/11/04 7 $304,000 -75% 2,441 $125   $113,751,000 39
2002/11/05 7 $381,000 +25% 2,441 $156   $114,132,000 40
2002/11/06 8 $282,000 -26% 2,441 $116   $114,414,000 41
2002/11/07 7 $323,000 +15% 2,441 $132   $114,738,000 42
2002/11/08 7 $1,149,000 +256% 2,004 $573   $115,887,000 43
2002/11/09 7 $1,680,000 +46% 2,004 $838   $117,567,000 44
2002/11/10 7 $982,000 -42% 2,004 $490   $118,548,539 45
2002/11/11 7 $495,000 -50% 2,004 $247   $119,043,000 46
2002/11/12 9 $211,000 -57% 2,004 $105   $119,254,000 47
2002/11/13 9 $196,000 -7% 2,004 $98   $119,450,000 48
2002/11/14 8 $202,000 +3% 2,004 $101   $119,653,000 49
2002/11/15 10 $719,204 +256% 1,469 $490   $120,371,716 50
2002/11/16 10 $1,056,805 +47% 1,469 $719   $121,428,521 51
2002/11/17 10 $457,765 -57% 1,469 $312   $121,886,286 52

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/09/27 1 $44,008,594   3,293 $13,364   $44,008,594 7
2002/10/04 2 $26,442,487 -40% 3,303 $8,006   $70,451,081 14
2002/10/11 2 $18,461,186 -30% 3,313 $5,572   $88,912,267 21
2002/10/18 2 $11,865,854 -36% 3,282 $3,615   $100,778,121 28
2002/10/25 5 $8,070,781 -32% 3,182 $2,536   $108,848,902 35
2002/11/01 7 $5,888,798 -27% 2,441 $2,412   $114,737,700 42
2002/11/08 7 $4,914,812 -17% 2,004 $2,453   $119,652,512 49
2002/11/15 10 $2,714,399 -45% 1,469 $1,848   $122,366,911 56
2002/11/22 14 $1,395,221 -49% 952 $1,466   $123,762,132 63
2002/11/29 21 $482,634 -65% 378 $1,277   $124,244,766 70
2002/12/06 27 $212,167 -56% 287 $739   $124,456,933 77
2002/12/13 34 $113,616 -46% 203 $560   $124,570,549 84
2002/12/20 26 $443,443 +290% 338 $1,312   $125,013,992 91
2002/12/27 28 $739,562 +67% 326 $2,269   $125,753,554 98
2003/01/03 30 $460,841 -38% 294 $1,567   $126,214,395 105
2003/01/10 34 $334,492 -27% 267 $1,253   $126,548,887 112
2003/01/17 38 $207,598 -38% 219 $948   $126,756,485 119
2003/01/24 40 $161,914 -22% 182 $890   $126,918,399 126
2003/01/31 42 $148,825 -8% 137 $1,086   $127,067,224 133
2003/02/07 49 $105,342 -29% 114 $924   $127,172,566 140
2003/02/14 59 $41,506 -61% 72 $576   $127,214,072 147

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