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Waking Life (2001)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,892,011Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,530 $2,892,011
All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,329 $2,892,011
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 828 $2,892,011
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,090 $2,892,011
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,440 $2,892,011

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 19th, 2001 (Limited) by Fox Searchlight
Video Release: May 7th, 2002 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for language and some violent images
Comparisons: vs. A Scanner Darkly
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Rotoscoping
Creative Type:Fantasy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 202 $17,960 Apr 26, 2002 192
Biggest 28th Weekend Limited Release 72 $17,960 Apr 26, 2002 192
Theater Average 28th Weekend Limited Release 237 $513 Apr 26, 2002 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 442 $1,696 Apr 19, 2002 185
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 237 $1,696 Apr 19, 2002 185
Theater Average 27th Weekend Limited Release 295 $424 Apr 19, 2002 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 469 $2,479 Apr 12, 2002 178
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 233 $2,479 Apr 12, 2002 178
Theater Average 26th Weekend Limited Release 332 $413 Apr 12, 2002 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 535 $2,654 Apr 5, 2002 171
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 257 $2,654 Apr 5, 2002 171
Theater Average 25th Weekend Limited Release 393 $379 Apr 5, 2002 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 603 $2,803 Mar 29, 2002 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 289 $2,803 Mar 29, 2002 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 406 $467 Mar 29, 2002 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 551 $7,545 Mar 22, 2002 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 199 $7,545 Mar 22, 2002 157
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 282 $838 Mar 22, 2002 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 812 $3,542 Mar 15, 2002 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 365 $3,542 Mar 15, 2002 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 441 $590 Mar 15, 2002 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 815 $6,324 Mar 8, 2002 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 323 $6,324 Mar 8, 2002 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 530 $575 Mar 8, 2002 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 869 $9,553 Mar 1, 2002 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 313 $9,553 Mar 1, 2002 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 432 $796 Mar 1, 2002 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 1,031 $9,762 Feb 22, 2002 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 352 $9,762 Feb 22, 2002 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 439 $887 Feb 22, 2002 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 1,196 $10,959 Feb 15, 2002 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 390 $10,959 Feb 15, 2002 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 533 $843 Feb 15, 2002 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 1,287 $16,345 Feb 8, 2002 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 371 $16,345 Feb 8, 2002 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 428 $1,090 Feb 8, 2002 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,588 $14,099 Feb 1, 2002 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 472 $14,099 Feb 1, 2002 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 750 $783 Feb 1, 2002 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,731 $18,390 Jan 25, 2002 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 485 $18,390 Jan 25, 2002 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 623 $968 Jan 25, 2002 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,832 $26,233 Jan 18, 2002 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 467 $26,233 Jan 18, 2002 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 790 $905 Jan 18, 2002 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,969 $32,823 Jan 11, 2002 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 486 $32,823 Jan 11, 2002 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 887 $864 Jan 11, 2002 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,251 $34,033 Jan 4, 2002 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 558 $34,033 Jan 4, 2002 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 827 $1,031 Jan 4, 2002 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,450 $41,012 Dec 28, 2001 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 591 $41,012 Dec 28, 2001 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 875 $1,079 Dec 28, 2001 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,865 $37,406 Dec 21, 2001 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 718 $37,406 Dec 21, 2001 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,497 $748 Dec 21, 2001 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,755 $68,005 Dec 14, 2001 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 630 $68,005 Dec 14, 2001 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,307 $958 Dec 14, 2001 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,928 $85,892 Dec 7, 2001 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 658 $85,892 Dec 7, 2001 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,273 $1,145 Dec 7, 2001 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,869 $144,481 Nov 30, 2001 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 577 $144,481 Nov 30, 2001 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 815 $1,876 Nov 30, 2001 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,085 $211,099 Nov 23, 2001 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 549 $211,099 Nov 23, 2001 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 697 $2,320 Nov 23, 2001 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,598 $235,474 Nov 16, 2001 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 599 $235,474 Nov 16, 2001 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 873 $2,532 Nov 16, 2001 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,124 $265,901 Nov 9, 2001 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 613 $265,901 Nov 9, 2001 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 566 $4,029 Nov 9, 2001 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,665 $251,948 Nov 2, 2001 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 689 $251,948 Nov 2, 2001 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 838 $4,420 Nov 2, 2001 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,121 $215,506 Oct 26, 2001 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 789 $215,506 Oct 26, 2001 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 698 $8,289 Oct 26, 2001 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,282 $88,977 Oct 19, 2001 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,544 $88,977 Oct 19, 2001 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 352 $22,244 Oct 19, 2001 3
Theater Average Limited Release 467 $22,244 Oct 19, 2001 3
Top 2001 Theater Average Limited Release 16 $22,244 Oct 19, 2001 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,024 $2,892,011 Oct 19, 2001 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,465 $2,892,011 Oct 19, 2001 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 840 89 Oct 19, 2001 0

Cast

Ethan Hawke    Jesse
Peter Atherton    Hit-and-Run Driver
Steve Brudniak    Goatee Man
John Christensen    Guy Talking about Turning the Light on in Dreams
Julie Delpy    Celine
Charles Gunning    Angry Man in Jail
Nicky Katt    One of Four Men
Kim Krizan    Herself
Richard Linklater    Pinball Playing Man
Louis Mackey    Himself
Steven Prince    Man Talking to the Bartender
Steven Soderbergh    Interviewed on television
Ken Webster    Bartender
Wiley Wiggins    Main Character
Bill Wise    Boat Car Guy
Adam Goldberg    One of Four Men
Timothy "Speed" Levitch    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/10/19 37 $88,977   4 $22,244   $95,120 3
2001/10/26 26 $215,506 +142% 26 $8,289   $368,296 10
2001/11/02 26 $251,948 +17% 57 $4,420   $727,920 17
2001/11/09 25 $265,901 +6% 66 $4,029   $1,121,490 24
2001/11/16 21 $235,474 -11% 93 $2,532   $1,485,758 31
2001/11/23 25 $211,099 -10% 91 $2,320   $1,836,872 38
2001/11/30 24 $144,481 -32% 77 $1,876   $2,063,729 45
2001/12/07 31 $85,892 -41% 75 $1,145   $2,227,906 52
2001/12/14 36 $68,005 -21% 71 $958   $2,355,013 59
2001/12/21 44 $37,406 -45% 50 $748   $2,462,473 66
2001/12/28 47 $41,012 +10% 38 $1,079   $2,539,796 73
2002/01/04 42 $34,033 -17% 33 $1,031   $2,589,639 80
2002/01/11 41 $32,823 -4% 38 $864   $2,649,367 87
2002/01/18 47 $26,233 -20% 29 $905   $2,700,201 94
2002/01/25 60 $18,390 -30% 19 $968   $2,732,128 101
2002/02/01 63 $14,099 -23% 18 $783   $2,753,961 108
2002/02/08 59 $16,345 +16% 15 $1,090   $2,777,954 115
2002/02/15 70 $10,959 -33% 13 $843   $2,798,032 122
2002/02/22 75 $9,762 -11% 11 $887   $2,813,045 129
2002/03/01 77 $9,553 -2% 12 $796   $2,826,171 136
2002/03/08 85 $6,324 -34% 11 $575   $2,837,800 143
2002/03/15 97 $3,542 -44% 6 $590   $2,845,588 150
2002/03/22 86 $7,545 +113% 9 $838   $2,855,625 157
2002/03/29 106 $2,803 -63% 6 $467   $2,861,696 164
2002/04/05 112 $2,654 -5% 7 $379   $2,865,959 171
2002/04/12 97 $2,479 -7% 6 $413   $2,869,743 178
2002/04/19 126 $1,696 -32% 4 $424   $2,872,921 185
2002/04/26 72 $17,960 +959% 35 $513   $2,892,011 192

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/10/19 34 $146,647   4 $36,662   $152,790 7
2001/10/26 26 $323,182 +120% 26 $12,430   $475,972 14
2001/11/02 25 $379,617 +17% 57 $6,660   $855,589 21
2001/11/09 24 $394,695 +4% 66 $5,980   $1,250,284 28
2001/11/16 21 $375,489 -5% 93 $4,038   $1,625,773 35
2001/11/23 23 $293,475 -22% 91 $3,225   $1,919,248 42
2001/11/30 24 $222,766 -24% 77 $2,893   $2,142,014 49
2001/12/07 27 $144,994 -35% 75 $1,933   $2,287,008 56
2001/12/14 30 $138,059 -5% 71 $1,944   $2,425,067 63
2001/12/21 43 $73,717 -47% 50 $1,474   $2,498,784 70
2001/12/28 50 $56,822 -23% 38 $1,495   $2,555,606 77
2002/01/04 39 $60,938 +7% 33 $1,847   $2,616,544 84
2002/01/11 42 $57,424 -6% 38 $1,511   $2,673,968 91
2002/01/18 46 $39,770 -31% 29 $1,371   $2,713,738 98
2002/01/25 59 $26,124 -34% 19 $1,375   $2,739,862 105
2002/02/01 62 $21,747 -17% 18 $1,208   $2,761,609 112
2002/02/08 60 $25,464 +17% 15 $1,698   $2,787,073 119
2002/02/15 68 $16,210 -36% 13 $1,247   $2,803,283 126
2002/02/22 74 $13,335 -18% 11 $1,212   $2,816,618 133
2002/03/01 79 $14,858 +11% 12 $1,238   $2,831,476 140
2002/03/08 84 $10,570 -29% 11 $961   $2,842,046 147
2002/03/15 97 $6,034 -43% 6 $1,006   $2,848,080 154
2002/03/22 89 $10,813 +79% 9 $1,201   $2,858,893 161
2002/03/29 97 $4,412 -59% 6 $735   $2,863,305 168
2002/04/05 100 $3,959 -10% 7 $566   $2,867,264 175
2002/04/12 94 $3,961 n/c 6 $660   $2,871,225 182
2002/04/19 118 $2,826 -29% 4 $707   $2,874,051 189
2002/04/26 82 $17,960 +536% 35 $513   $2,892,011 196

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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