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What Women Want (2000)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $182,805,123Details
International Box Office $191,300,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $374,105,123
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 213 $182,805,123
All Time International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 361 $191,300,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 270 $374,105,123

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$65,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 15th, 2000 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content and language
Running Time: 126 minutes
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Keywords: Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Paramount Pictures, Icon Productions, Wind Dancer Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 59 $11,632,456 Jan 12, 2001 31
Fastest to $150m 207 $152,195,000 Jan 12, 2001 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 84 $15,555,033 Jan 5, 2001 24
Fastest to $100m 264 $105,232,000 Dec 29, 2000 16
Fastest to $50m 421 $50,538,000 Dec 22, 2000 8
Biggest Domestic December Weekend 39 $33,614,543 Dec 15, 2000 3
Top Paramount Pictures Weekend Domestic 69 $33,614,543 Dec 15, 2000 3
Top Romantic Comedy Weekend Domestic 9 $33,614,543 Dec 15, 2000 3

Cast

   Nick Marshall
   Darcy Maguire
Marisa Tomei    Lola
Mark Feuerstein    Morgan
Lauren Holly    Gigi
Ashley Johnson    Alexandra 'Alex' Marshall
Judy Greer    Erin
Alan Alda    Dan Wanamaker
Delta Burke    Eve
Valerie Perrine    Margo
Lisa Edelstein    Dina
Sarah Paulson    Annie
Bette Midler    Dr. J.M. Perkins
Logan Lerman    Little Nick Marshall
Loretta Devine    Flo the Doorwoman
T.J. Thyne    Coffee Shop Customer
Eric Balfour    Cameron

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Josh Goldsmith
Screenwriter    Cathy Yuspa
Story Creator    Josh Goldsmith
Story Creator    Cathy Yuspa
Story Creator    Diane Drake
Producer    Nancy Meyers
Producer    Bruce Davey
Producer    Matt Williamson
Producer    Susan Cartsonis
Producer    Gina Matthews
Executive Producer    Stephen McEveety
Executive Producer    David McFadzean
Executive Producer    Carmen Finestra
Co-Producer    Bruce Block
Cinematographer    Dean Cundey
Editor    Stephen A. Rotter
Editor    Thomas J. Nordberg
Composer    Alan Silvestri
Music Supervisor    Bonnie Greenberg
Production Designer    Jon Hutman
Art Director    Gae Buckley
Art Director    Tony Fanning
Set Designer    John Goldsmith
Set Designer    Andrew Menzies
Set Designer    Easton Smith
Set Designer    Patrick Sullivan
Set Designer    Beck Taylor
Set Designer    John Warnke
Set Decorator    Rosemary Brandenberg
Costume Designer    Ellen Mirojnick
Sound Mixer    David MacMillan
Supervising Sound Editor    Dennis Drummond
Assistant Director    K.C. Colwell
Second Unit Director    Bruce Block
Second Unit Camera    Raymond Stella
Casting Director    Howard Feuer
Casting Director    Deborah Aquila

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/12/15 1 $33,614,543   3,012 $11,160   $33,614,543 3
2000/12/22 2 $21,632,466 -36% 3,044 $7,107   $70,199,545 10
2000/12/29 2 $20,834,205 -4% 3,046 $6,840   $115,761,883 17
2001/01/05 2 $15,555,033 -25% 3,052 $5,097   $137,897,386 24
2001/01/12 5 $11,632,456 -25% 3,092 $3,762   $153,551,869 31
2001/01/19 5 $6,853,415 -41% 3,025 $2,266   $162,242,652 38
2001/01/26 9 $4,372,023 -36% 2,611 $1,674   $168,374,587 45
2001/02/02 13 $3,254,151 -26% 1,932 $1,684   $172,786,332 52
2001/02/09 13 $2,114,223 -35% 1,542 $1,371   $175,625,449 59
2001/02/16 16 $1,522,847 -28% 984 $1,548   $177,796,216 66
2001/02/23 16 $903,551 -41% 746 $1,211   $178,932,982 73
2001/03/02 20 $523,232 -42% 512 $1,022   $179,685,609 80
2001/03/09 20 $373,209 -29% 395 $945   $180,186,830 87
2001/03/16 23 $313,757 -16% 322 $974   $180,631,670 94
2001/03/23 28 $206,858 -34% 240 $862   $180,947,382 101
2001/03/30 33 $125,974 -39% 175 $720   $181,142,950 108
2001/04/06 24 $313,320 +149% 355 $883   $181,483,882 115
2001/04/13 27 $259,688 -17% 332 $782   $181,876,328 122
2001/04/20 28 $231,885 -11% 302 $768   $182,225,282 129
2001/04/27 32 $144,173 -38% 241 $598   $182,429,945 136
2001/05/04 35 $115,859 -20% 206 $562   $182,585,847 143
2001/05/11 45 $61,115 -47% 144 $424   $182,672,747 150
2001/05/18 48 $43,254 -29% 115 $376   $182,737,000 157
2001/05/25 63 $25,647 -41% 59 $435   $182,777,615 164
2001/06/01 63 $14,165 -45% 36 $393   $182,805,123 171

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/12/15 1 $11,115,000   3,012 $3,690   $11,115,000 1
2000/12/16 1 $13,250,000 +19% 3,012 $4,399   $24,365,000 2
2000/12/17 1 $8,781,000 -34% 3,012 $2,915   $33,614,543 3
2000/12/18 1 $3,296,021 -62% 3,012 $1,094   $36,910,564 4
2000/12/19 1 $3,816,544 +16% 3,012 $1,267   $40,727,108 5
2000/12/20 1 $3,691,402 -3% 3,012 $1,226   $44,418,510 6
2000/12/22 2 $6,120,000   3,044 $2,011   $50,538,000 8
2000/12/23 2 $6,897,000 +13% 3,044 $2,266   $57,436,000 9
2000/12/24 3 $2,710,000 -61% 3,044 $890   $60,146,000 10
2000/12/25 2 $5,743,044 +112% 3,044 $1,887   $70,199,545 11
2000/12/26 2 $6,902,652 +20% 3,044 $2,268   $77,102,197 12
2000/12/27 2 $6,102,753 -12% 3,044 $2,005   $83,204,950 13
2000/12/28 2 $6,148,406 +1% 3,044 $2,020   $89,353,356 14
2000/12/29 2 $7,625,000 +24% 3,046 $2,503   $96,978,000 15
2000/12/30 2 $8,254,000 +8% 3,046 $2,710   $105,232,000 16
2000/12/31 2 $4,955,561 -40% 3,046 $1,627   $110,187,561 17
2001/01/01 2 $5,574,322 +12% 3,046 $1,830   $115,761,883 18
2001/01/02 2 $2,703,395 -52% 3,046 $888   $118,465,278 19
2001/01/03 2 $1,935,017 -28% 3,046 $635   $120,400,295 20
2001/01/04 2 $1,942,058 n/c 3,046 $638   $122,342,353 21
2001/01/05 2 $4,502,000 +132% 3,046 $1,478   $126,844,000 22
2001/01/06 2 $6,950,000 +54% 3,052 $2,277   $133,794,000 23
2001/01/07 3 $3,654,000 -47% 3,052 $1,197   $137,897,386 24
2001/01/08 3 $953,455 -74% 3,052 $312   $138,850,841 25
2001/01/09 3 $1,117,342 +17% 3,052 $366   $139,968,183 26
2001/01/10 3 $948,629 -15% 3,052 $311   $140,916,812 27
2001/01/11 3 $1,002,601 +6% 3,052 $329   $141,919,413 28
2001/01/12 5 $2,980,000 +197% 3,052 $976   $144,899,413 29
2001/01/13 4 $4,625,000 +55% 3,092 $1,496   $149,524,000 30
2001/01/14 8 $2,671,000 -42% 3,092 $864   $152,195,000 31
2001/01/15 9 $1,356,568 -49% 3,092 $439   $153,551,869 32
2001/01/16 5 $676,497 -50% 3,092 $219   $154,228,366 33
2001/01/17 5 $581,704 -14% 3,092 $188   $154,810,070 34
2001/01/18 5 $579,167 n/c 3,092 $187   $155,389,237 35
2001/01/19 5 $1,785,000 +208% 3,092 $577   $157,174,000 36
2001/01/20 4 $3,125,000 +75% 3,025 $1,033   $160,299,000 37
2001/01/21 8 $1,641,000 -47% 3,025 $542   $162,242,652 38
2001/01/22 9 $394,198 -76% 3,025 $130   $162,636,850 39
2001/01/23 7 $497,335 +26% 3,025 $164   $163,134,185 40
2001/01/24 8 $425,044 -15% 3,025 $141   $163,559,229 41
2001/01/25 8 $443,335 +4% 3,025 $147   $164,002,564 42
2001/01/26 10 $1,001,000 +126% 2,611 $383   $165,004,000 43
2001/01/27 8 $2,310,000 +131% 2,611 $885   $167,314,000 44
2001/01/28 12 $738,000 -68% 2,611 $283   $168,374,587 45
2001/01/29 13 $263,199 -64% 2,611 $101   $168,637,786 46
2001/01/30 10 $323,467 +23% 2,611 $124   $168,961,253 47
2001/01/31 11 $282,350 -13% 2,611 $108   $169,243,603 48
2001/02/01 10 $288,578 +2% 2,611 $111   $169,532,181 49
2001/02/04 16 $711,000   1,932 $368   $172,786,332 52
2001/02/05 15 $156,441 -78% 1,932 $81   $172,942,773 53
2001/02/06 13 $213,646 +37% 1,932 $111   $173,156,419 54
2001/02/07 14 $182,380 -15% 1,932 $94   $173,338,799 55
2001/02/08 15 $172,427 -5% 1,932 $89   $173,511,226 56
2001/02/11 15 $481,000   1,542 $312   $175,625,449 59
2001/02/12 16 $104,118 -78% 1,542 $68   $175,729,567 60
2001/02/13 14 $120,417 +16% 1,542 $78   $175,849,984 61
2001/02/14 12 $300,930 +150% 1,542 $195   $176,150,914 62
2001/02/15 15 $122,455 -59% 1,542 $79   $176,273,369 63
2001/02/19 19 $146,816   984 $149   $177,796,216 67
2001/02/20 18 $81,989 -44% 984 $83   $177,878,205 68
2001/02/21 17 $73,648 -10% 984 $75   $177,951,853 69
2001/02/22 18 $77,578 +5% 984 $79   $178,029,131 70
2001/02/25 17 $196,000   746 $263   $178,933,000 73
2001/02/26 17 $52,209 -73% 746 $70   $178,985,191 74
2001/02/27 17 $59,677 +14% 746 $80   $179,044,868 75
2001/02/28 17 $56,179 -6% 746 $75   $179,101,047 76
2001/03/01 17 $61,330 +9% 746 $82   $179,162,377 77
2001/03/06 20 $34,972   512 $68   $179,752,020 82
2001/03/08 20 $32,045   512 $63   $179,813,621 84
2001/03/12 20 $29,602   395 $75   $180,216,432 88
2001/03/13 20 $31,779 +7% 395 $80   $180,248,211 89
2001/03/14 20 $32,207 +1% 395 $82   $180,280,418 90

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/12/15 1 $48,567,079   3,012 $16,125   $48,567,079 7
2000/12/22 2 $46,360,599 -5% 3,044 $15,230   $94,927,678 14
2000/12/29 2 $27,414,675 -41% 3,046 $9,000   $122,342,353 21
2001/01/05 3 $19,577,060 -29% 3,052 $6,415   $141,919,413 28
2001/01/12 4 $13,469,824 -31% 3,092 $4,356   $155,389,237 35
2001/01/19 5 $8,613,327 -36% 3,025 $2,847   $164,002,564 42
2001/01/26 9 $5,529,617 -36% 2,611 $2,118   $169,532,181 49
2001/02/02 14 $3,979,045 -28% 1,932 $2,060   $173,511,226 56
2001/02/09 14 $2,762,143 -31% 1,542 $1,791   $176,273,369 63
2001/02/16 16 $1,756,062 -36% 984 $1,785   $178,029,431 70
2001/02/23 17 $1,132,946 -35% 746 $1,519   $179,162,377 77
2001/03/02 21 $651,244 -43% 512 $1,272   $179,813,621 84
2001/03/09 18 $504,292 -23% 395 $1,277   $180,317,913 91
2001/03/16 24 $422,611 -16% 322 $1,312   $180,740,524 98
2001/03/23 29 $276,452 -35% 240 $1,152   $181,016,976 105
2001/03/30 35 $153,586 -44% 175 $878   $181,170,562 112
2001/04/06 24 $446,078 +190% 355 $1,257   $181,616,640 119
2001/04/13 27 $376,757 -16% 332 $1,135   $181,993,397 126
2001/04/20 28 $292,375 -22% 302 $968   $182,285,772 133
2001/04/27 34 $184,216 -37% 241 $764   $182,469,988 140
2001/05/04 37 $141,644 -23% 206 $688   $182,611,632 147
2001/05/11 49 $82,114 -42% 144 $570   $182,693,746 154
2001/05/18 53 $58,222 -29% 115 $506   $182,751,968 161
2001/05/25 59 $38,990 -33% 59 $661   $182,790,958 168
2001/06/01 70 $14,165 -64% 36 $393   $182,805,123 175

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