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The Sweetest Thing (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $24,430,272Details
International Box Office $38,648,484
Worldwide Box Office $63,078,756
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  7. Trailer

Synopsis

Christina Walters has given up on finding Mr. Right until she meets Peter Donahue. She goes on a road trip together with her friends Courtney and Jane to find out whether there is a Mr. Right for Christina after all.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
26% - Rotten
Audience
65% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$43,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 12th, 2002 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content and language
Running Time: 75 minutes
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Keywords: Road Trip, Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Columbia Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,357 $156,474 May 17, 2002 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,978 $440,288 May 10, 2002 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,953 $1,005,340 May 3, 2002 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,322 $2,904,173 Apr 26, 2002 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,123 $5,105,706 Apr 19, 2002 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,920 $9,430,667 Apr 12, 2002 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,306 2,670 Apr 12, 2002 3

Cast

   Christina Walters
Christina Applegate    Courtney Rockliffe
Selma Blair    Jane Burns
Thomas Jane    Peter Donahue
Jason Bateman    Roger
Parker Posey    Judy Webb
Lillian Adams    Aunt Frida
Herbert Ankrom    Wedding Guest #3
Bryan Anthony    Geeky Guy
Linda Asuma    Brawling Bridesmaid
Vahe Bejan    Taxi Driver
Joe Bellan    Mr. Martin
Chelsea Bond    Greta
Alexander Chance    Wedding Guest #1
Judith Chapman    Judy's Mother
Charlie Dell    Wedding Priest
Richard Denni    Gramps
Timothy J. Dodge    Bar Counter Guy
Georgia Engel    Vera
Rick Evans    San Francisco Policeman #2
Ann E. Fields    Valerie
Melanie H. Gassaway    Spinner #1
Jennifer Gimenez    Mariangela
Siena Goines    Tammy
Marc Goldsmith    Paramedic #1
Frank Grillo    Andy
Tria Katz    Lynne
Craig Kvinsland    Waiter
John Lehr    Ralph
Loren Lester    Mr. Mooney
Eddie James Low    Chinese Butcher
Mason Lucero    Tommy
Olivia Lucero    Susie
George Maguire    Father Flynn
Mary Mahagian    Park Ranger
James Mangold    Dr. Greg
Eddie McClintock    Michael
Johnny Messner    Todd
Jill Miller    Gina
Mitch Mullany    Craig
Shannon Murphy    Spinner #3
Philip Pavel    Room Service Waiter
John Bennett Perry    Judy's Father
Nancy Priddy    Mrs. Franklin
Manny Rodriguez    San Francisco Policeman #1
Max Rosa    Bobby the Bouncer
Andrea Sabesin    Sheila
David Nathan Schwartz    Usher
Jonathan E. Stewart    Eddie
Erik Stolhanske    Paramedic #2
M. Darnell Suttles    Fireman
Darmon Williams    Wedding Guest #2
Kristoffer Ryan Winters    Neal
Hellena Schmied    Spinner #2
Linda Stein    Wedding Guest
Ted Stryker    Chuck
Sybil Temchen    Rebecca
Branden Williams    Cheeta

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Cathy Konrad
Screenwriter    Nancy M. Pimental
Executive Producer    Ricky Strauss
Executive Producer    Stuart Besser
Director of Photography    Anthony B. Richmond
Production Designer    Jon Gary Steele
Editor    Wendy Greene Bricmont
Editor    David Rennie
Composer    Edward Shearmur
Music Supervisor    John Houlihan
Associate Producer    Dixie J. Capp
Assistant Director    Sam Hill
Unit Production Manager    Stuart Besser
Second Unit Director    Rick Avery
Art Director    Gershon Ginsburg
Set Decorator    Maggie Martin
Costume Designer    Denise Wingate
Costume Supervisor    Garet Reilly Batchelor
Production Sound Mixer    Jim Stuebe
Re-recording Mixer    Jeffrey J. Haboush
Re-recording Mixer    Bill W. Benton
Supervising Sound Editor    John Morris
Sound Editor    Jay Wilkinson
Sound Editor    Michael Magill
Sound Editor    Scott G.G. Haller
Music Editor    Amanda Goodpaster
Music Editor    Daryl Kell
Department Head Makeup    Jane Galli
Key Makeup    Margie Latinopoulos
Department Head Hairstylist    Jonathan Hanousek
Key Hairstylist    D.J. Plumb
Casting Director    Lisa Beach
Stunt Coordinator    Rick Avery

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/04/12 3 $9,430,667   2,670 $3,532   $9,430,667 3
2002/04/19 7 $5,105,706 -46% 2,670 $1,912   $16,912,036 10
2002/04/26 10 $2,904,173 -43% 2,124 $1,367   $21,280,807 17
2002/05/03 13 $1,005,340 -65% 1,125 $894   $23,250,882 24
2002/05/10 21 $440,288 -56% 568 $775   $24,082,751 31
2002/05/17 28 $156,474 -64% 202 $775   $24,430,272 38

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/04/12 2 $3,387,000   2,670 $1,269   $3,387,000 1
2002/04/13 5 $3,625,000 +7% 2,670 $1,358   $7,012,000 2
2002/04/14 4 $2,104,000 -42% 2,670 $788   $9,430,667 3
2002/04/15 3 $577,000 -73% 2,670 $216   $10,008,000 4
2002/04/16 2 $708,000 +23% 2,670 $265   $10,716,000 5
2002/04/17 3 $554,000 -22% 2,670 $207   $11,270,000 6
2002/04/18 4 $536,000 -3% 2,670 $201   $11,806,000 7
2002/04/19 6 $1,684,000 +214% 2,670 $631   $13,490,000 8
2002/04/20 7 $2,147,000 +27% 2,670 $804   $15,645,000 9
2002/04/21 7 $1,266,000 -41% 2,670 $474   $16,912,036 10
2002/04/22 6 $351,000 -72% 2,670 $131   $17,263,000 11
2002/04/23 4 $442,000 +26% 2,670 $166   $17,705,000 12
2002/04/24 5 $349,000 -21% 2,670 $131   $18,054,000 13
2002/04/25 6 $323,000 -7% 2,670 $121   $18,377,000 14
2002/04/26 9 $1,010,000 +213% 2,124 $476   $19,387,000 15
2002/04/27 10 $1,222,000 +21% 2,124 $575   $20,609,000 16
2002/04/28 10 $746,000 -39% 2,124 $351   $21,280,807 17
2002/04/29 8 $228,000 -69% 2,124 $107   $21,508,000 18
2002/04/30 7 $289,000 +27% 2,124 $136   $21,797,000 19
2002/05/01 8 $234,000 -19% 2,124 $110   $22,031,000 20
2002/05/02 9 $214,000 -9% 2,124 $101   $22,246,000 21

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/04/12 3 $11,806,330   2,670 $4,422   $11,806,330 7
2002/04/19 7 $6,570,304 -44% 2,670 $2,461   $18,376,634 14
2002/04/26 10 $3,868,908 -41% 2,124 $1,822   $22,245,542 21
2002/05/03 13 $1,396,921 -64% 1,125 $1,242   $23,642,463 28
2002/05/10 21 $631,335 -55% 568 $1,112   $24,273,798 35
2002/05/17 33 $156,474 -75% 202 $775   $24,430,272 42

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