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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $148,213,377Details
International Box Office $14,657,148
Worldwide Box Office $162,870,525
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $152,885,999 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $293,731 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $153,179,730
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$73,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 4th, 2006 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: December 12th, 2006 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language, drug references and brief comic violence
Running Time: 104 minutes
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Keywords: Auto Racing, Judd Apatow Buddy Comedy
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Columbia Pictures, Relativity Media, Judd Apatow, Mosaic Media
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,030 $230,811 Oct 13, 2006 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 937 $347,964 Oct 6, 2006 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 996 $468,235 Sep 29, 2006 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 713 $1,182,868 Sep 22, 2006 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 645 $1,973,922 Sep 15, 2006 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 627 $3,012,596 Sep 8, 2006 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 347 $6,100,545 Sep 1, 2006 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 404 $8,122,642 Aug 25, 2006 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 300 $13,755,387 Aug 18, 2006 17
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 235 $100,585,876 Aug 11, 2006 14
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 281 $22,126,226 Aug 11, 2006 10
Biggest Tuesday at the Domestic Box Office 276 $5,363,851 Aug 8, 2006 5
Biggest Monday at the Domestic Box Office 199 $6,968,211 Aug 7, 2006 4
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 210 $54,010,426 Aug 4, 2006 4
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 279 $12,990,767 Aug 6, 2006 3
Biggest August Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 11 $47,042,215 Aug 4, 2006 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 218 $47,042,215 Aug 4, 2006 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 272 $47,042,215 Aug 4, 2006 3
Widest Opening Weekend 145 3,803 Aug 4, 2006 3
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 355 $16,034,487 Aug 5, 2006 2
Biggest August Day at the Domestic Box Office 25 $18,016,961 Aug 4, 2006 1
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 215 $18,016,961 Aug 4, 2006 1
Biggest Single Days at the Domestic Box Office 696 $18,016,961 Aug 4, 2006 1

Cast

   Ricky Bobby
John C. Reilly    Cal Naughton
Michael Clarke Duncan    Lucius Washington
Gary Cole    Reese Bobby
Leslie Bibb    Carley Bobby
Jane Lynch    Lucy Bobby
Amy Adams    Susan
Andy Richter    Gregory
Molly Shannon    Mrs. Dennit
Elvis Costello    Himself
Mos Def    Himself
Greg Germann    Larry Dennit, Jr.
Pat Hingle    Mr. Dennit, Sr.
Adam McKay    Terry Cheveaux
David Koechner    Herschel
Sacha Baron Cohen    Jean Girard

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Will Ferrell
Screenwriter    Adam McKay
Producer    Jimmy Miller
Producer    Judd Apatow
Executive Producer    Will Ferrell
Executive Producer    Adam McCay
Executive Producer    David Householter
Executive Producer    Ryan Kavanaugh
Executive Producer    Richard Glover
Executive Producer    Sarah Nettinga
Cinematographer    Oliver Wood
Editor    Brent White
Composer    Alex Wurman
Music Supervisor    Hal Willner
Production Designer    Clayton R. Hartley
Art Director    Virginia Randolph Weaver
Set Designer    Barbara Mesney
Set Decorator    Casey Hallenbeck
Costume Designer    Susan Matheson
Sound Mixer    Mark Ulano
Supervising Sound Editor    George Anderson
Visual Effects Supervisor    Joseph B. Conmy IV
Special Effects Supervisor    Garry Elmendorf
Stunt Coordinator    Andy Gill
Stunt Coordinator    Steve Kelso
Stunt Coordinator    Spiro Razatos
Associate Producer    Josh Church
Associate Producer    Andrew Jay Cohen
Assistant Director    Matt Rebenkoff
Second Unit Director    Spiro Razatos
Second Unit Camera    Igor Meglic
Casting Director    Allison Jones

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/08/04 1 $47,042,215   3,803 $12,370   $47,042,215 3
2006/08/11 1 $22,126,226 -53% 3,803 $5,818   $90,343,184 10
2006/08/18 2 $13,755,387 -38% 3,741 $3,677   $114,341,263 17
2006/08/25 2 $8,122,642 -41% 3,370 $2,410   $127,806,521 24
2006/09/01 6 $6,100,545 -25% 3,001 $2,033   $136,773,926 31
2006/09/08 9 $3,012,596 -51% 2,617 $1,151   $142,193,465 38
2006/09/15 13 $1,973,922 -34% 1,912 $1,032   $145,014,500 45
2006/09/22 16 $1,182,868 -40% 1,167 $1,014   $146,693,645 52
2006/09/29 19 $468,235 -60% 669 $700   $147,421,245 59
2006/10/06 23 $347,964 -26% 476 $731   $147,866,245 66
2006/10/13 25 $230,811 -34% 332 $695   $148,213,377 73

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/08/04 1 $18,016,961   3,803 $4,738   $18,016,961 1
2006/08/05 1 $16,034,487 -11% 3,803 $4,216   $34,051,448 2
2006/08/06 1 $12,990,767 -19% 3,803 $3,416   $47,042,215 3
2006/08/07 1 $6,968,211 -46% 3,803 $1,832   $54,010,426 4
2006/08/08 1 $5,363,851 -23% 3,803 $1,410   $59,374,277 5
2006/08/09 1 $4,537,732 -15% 3,803 $1,193   $63,912,009 6
2006/08/10 1 $4,304,949 -5% 3,803 $1,132   $68,216,958 7
2006/08/11 2 $7,212,216 +68% 3,807 $1,894   $75,429,174 8
2006/08/12 1 $8,692,884 +21% 3,807 $2,283   $84,122,058 9
2006/08/13 1 $6,221,126 -28% 3,807 $1,634   $90,343,184 10
2006/08/14 1 $2,902,001 -53% 3,807 $762   $93,245,185 11
2006/08/15 1 $2,786,899 -4% 3,807 $732   $96,032,084 12
2006/08/16 1 $2,334,475 -16% 3,807 $613   $98,366,559 13
2006/08/17 1 $2,219,317 -5% 3,807 $583   $100,585,876 14
2006/08/18 2 $4,162,411 +88% 3,741 $1,113   $104,748,287 15
2006/08/19 1 $5,790,436 +39% 3,741 $1,548   $110,538,723 16
2006/08/20 1 $3,802,540 -34% 3,741 $1,016   $114,341,263 17
2006/08/21 2 $1,436,866 -62% 3,741 $384   $115,778,129 18
2006/08/22 1 $1,391,176 -3% 3,741 $372   $117,169,305 19
2006/08/23 1 $1,261,500 -9% 3,741 $337   $118,430,805 20
2006/08/24 1 $1,253,074 -1% 3,741 $335   $119,683,879 21
2006/08/25 3 $2,428,122 +94% 3,370 $721   $122,112,001 22
2006/08/26 2 $3,349,374 +38% 3,370 $994   $125,461,375 23
2006/08/27 2 $2,345,146 -30% 3,370 $696   $127,806,521 24
2006/08/28 4 $801,876 -66% 3,370 $238   $128,608,397 25
2006/08/29 4 $786,196 -2% 3,370 $233   $129,394,593 26
2006/08/30 4 $683,939 -13% 3,370 $203   $130,078,532 27
2006/08/31 4 $594,849 -13% 3,370 $177   $130,673,381 28
2006/09/01 6 $1,491,732 +151% 3,001 $497   $132,165,113 29
2006/09/02 6 $2,339,828 +57% 3,001 $780   $134,504,941 30
2006/09/03 6 $2,268,985 -3% 3,001 $756   $136,773,926 31
2006/09/04 7 $1,527,246 -33% 3,001 $509   $138,301,172 32
2006/09/05 7 $330,726 -78% 3,001 $110   $138,631,898 33
2006/09/06 7 $288,206 -13% 3,001 $96   $138,920,104 34
2006/09/07 7 $260,765 -10% 3,001 $87   $139,180,869 35
2006/09/08 9 $892,324 +242% 2,617 $341   $140,073,193 36
2006/09/09 9 $1,397,539 +57% 2,617 $534   $141,470,732 37
2006/09/10 10 $722,733 -48% 2,617 $276   $142,193,465 38
2006/09/11 10 $195,282 -73% 2,617 $75   $142,388,747 39
2006/09/12 9 $215,918 +11% 2,617 $83   $142,604,665 40
2006/09/13 9 $214,783 -1% 2,617 $82   $142,819,448 41
2006/09/14 9 $221,130 +3% 2,617 $84   $143,040,578 42

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/08/04 1 $68,216,958   3,803 $17,938   $68,216,958 7
2006/08/11 1 $32,368,918 -53% 3,803 $8,511   $100,585,876 14
2006/08/18 2 $19,098,003 -41% 3,741 $5,105   $119,683,879 21
2006/08/25 2 $10,989,502 -42% 3,370 $3,261   $130,673,381 28
2006/09/01 6 $8,507,488 -23% 3,001 $2,835   $139,180,869 35
2006/09/08 9 $3,859,709 -55% 2,617 $1,475   $143,040,578 42
2006/09/15 13 $2,470,199 -36% 1,912 $1,292   $145,510,777 49
2006/09/22 16 $1,442,233 -42% 1,167 $1,236   $146,953,010 56
2006/09/29 22 $565,271 -61% 669 $845   $147,518,281 63
2006/10/06 23 $464,285 -18% 476 $975   $147,982,566 70
2006/10/13 30 $230,811 -50% 332 $695   $148,213,377 77

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
12/17/200612,641,457 2,641,457$39,642,458$39,642,4581
12/24/200641,456,443-45% 4,097,900$25,548,777$65,191,2362
12/31/20067405,719-72% 4,503,619$7,298,885$72,490,1213
1/7/200715194,194-52% 4,697,813$3,018,552$75,508,6724
1/14/200711146,755-24% 4,844,568$2,218,627$77,727,3005
1/21/200711121,047-18% 4,965,615$1,915,109$79,642,4086
1/28/20072070,187-42% 5,035,802$1,381,554$81,023,9627
2/4/20072457,333-18% 5,093,135$1,138,633$82,162,5968
11/28/201018320,732 5,610,451$1,610,075$86,463,159207

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