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Why Did I Get Married? (2007)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $55,204,525Details
International Box Office $729,653
Worldwide Box Office $55,934,178
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $33,920,674 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $33,920,674
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
46% - Rotten
Audience
78% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 12th, 2007 (Wide) by Lionsgate
Video Release: February 12th, 2008 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment, released as Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic material, sexual references and language.
Franchise: Why Did I Get Married
Comparisons: vs. Boys and Girls
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Keywords: Relationship Advice, Relationships Gone Wrong, Romance, Writing and Writers, Addiction
Source:Based on Play
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,653 $72,614 Dec 7, 2007 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,476 $128,014 Nov 30, 2007 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,092 $305,603 Nov 23, 2007 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,803 $800,835 Nov 16, 2007 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,812 $1,462,891 Nov 9, 2007 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,753 $2,604,119 Nov 2, 2007 24
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,006 $50,491,442 Nov 2, 2007 23
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,257 $5,643,899 Oct 26, 2007 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 795 $12,186,011 Oct 19, 2007 10
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 1,397 $5,145,210 Oct 14, 2007 3
Biggest October Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 55 $21,353,789 Oct 12, 2007 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 779 $21,353,789 Oct 12, 2007 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 1,228 $21,353,789 Oct 12, 2007 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,230 2,011 Oct 12, 2007 3
Biggest October Day at the Domestic Box Office 109 $8,790,348 Oct 13, 2007 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 1,072 $8,790,348 Oct 13, 2007 2
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 1,064 $7,418,231 Oct 12, 2007 1

Cast

   Terry
Sharon Leal    Dianne
Janet Jackson    Patricia
Malik Yoba    Gavin
Jill Scott    Sheila
Richard T. Jones    Mike
Tasha Smith    Angela
Michael Jai White    Marcus
Denise Boutte    Trina
Lamman Rucker    Troy
Keesha Sharp    Pam

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Aaron Zigman

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February 25th, 2008

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2007/10/12 1 $21,353,789   2,011 $10,618   $21,353,789 3
2007/10/19 2 $12,186,011 -43% 2,034 $5,991   $38,950,821 10
2007/10/26 5 $5,643,899 -54% 1,897 $2,975   $47,204,260 17
2007/11/02 9 $2,604,119 -54% 1,403 $1,856   $51,059,398 24
2007/11/09 13 $1,462,891 -44% 908 $1,611   $53,148,319 31
2007/11/16 18 $800,835 -45% 629 $1,273   $54,378,104 38
2007/11/23 26 $305,603 -62% 221 $1,383   $54,900,951 45
2007/11/30 31 $128,014 -58% 202 $634   $55,080,459 52
2007/12/07 38 $72,614 -43% 121 $600   $55,184,721 59

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2007/10/12 1 $7,418,231   2,011 $3,689   $7,418,231 1
2007/10/13 1 $8,790,348 +18% 2,011 $4,371   $16,208,579 2
2007/10/14 1 $5,145,210 -41% 2,011 $2,559   $21,353,789 3
2007/10/15 1 $1,695,000 -67% 2,011 $843   $23,049,000 4
2007/10/16 1 $1,400,000 -17% 2,011 $696   $24,469,000 5
2007/10/17 1 $1,129,694 -19% 2,011 $562   $25,607,473 6
2007/10/18 1 $1,157,337 +2% 2,011 $576   $26,764,810 7
2007/10/19 2 $3,461,898 +199% 2,034 $1,702   $30,226,708 8
2007/10/20 2 $5,712,253 +65% 2,034 $2,808   $35,938,961 9
2007/10/21 2 $3,011,860 -47% 2,034 $1,481   $38,950,821 10
2007/10/22 2 $783,876 -74% 2,034 $385   $39,734,697 11
2007/10/23 2 $685,214 -13% 2,034 $337   $40,419,911 12
2007/10/24 2 $568,661 -17% 2,034 $280   $40,988,572 13
2007/10/25 2 $571,789 +1% 2,034 $281   $41,560,361 14
2007/10/26 5 $1,623,248 +184% 1,897 $856   $43,183,609 15
2007/10/27 5 $2,676,273 +65% 1,897 $1,411   $45,859,882 16
2007/10/28 5 $1,344,378 -50% 1,897 $709   $47,204,260 17
2007/10/29 4 $353,150 -74% 1,897 $186   $47,557,410 18
2007/10/30 7 $300,782 -15% 1,897 $159   $47,858,192 19
2007/10/31 9 $278,830 -7% 1,897 $147   $48,137,022 20
2007/11/01 7 $318,257 +14% 1,897 $168   $48,455,279 21
2007/11/02 9 $735,191 +131% 1,403 $524   $49,190,470 22
2007/11/03 9 $1,300,972 +77% 1,403 $927   $50,491,442 23
2007/11/04 8 $567,956 -56% 1,403 $405   $51,059,398 24
2007/11/05 10 $169,963 -70% 1,403 $121   $51,229,361 25
2007/11/06 10 $170,089 n/c 1,403 $121   $51,399,450 26
2007/11/07 10 $137,705 -19% 1,403 $98   $51,537,155 27
2007/11/08 10 $148,273 +8% 1,403 $106   $51,685,428 28
2007/11/09 - $427,000 +188% 908 $470   $52,112,000 29
2007/11/12 12 $203,879   908 $225   $53,352,198 32

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2007/10/12 1 $26,764,810   2,011 $13,309   $26,764,810 7
2007/10/19 2 $14,795,551 -45% 2,034 $7,274   $41,560,361 14
2007/10/26 5 $6,894,918 -53% 1,897 $3,635   $48,455,279 21
2007/11/02 9 $3,230,149 -53% 1,403 $2,302   $51,685,428 28
2007/11/09 14 $1,891,841 -41% 908 $2,084   $53,577,269 35
2007/11/16 23 $1,018,079 -46% 629 $1,619   $54,595,348 42
2007/11/23 27 $357,097 -65% 221 $1,616   $54,952,445 49
2007/11/30 32 $159,662 -55% 202 $790   $55,112,107 56
2007/12/07 42 $92,418 -42% 121 $764   $55,204,525 63

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
2/17/20081808,933 808,933$14,196,774$14,196,7741
2/24/20083255,893-68% 1,064,826$5,084,594$19,281,3682
3/2/200813130,571-49% 1,195,397$2,606,197$21,887,5653
3/9/20081368,320-48% 1,263,717$1,363,667$23,251,2324
3/16/20082556,059-18% 1,319,776$1,118,938$24,370,1705
3/30/20082236,806 1,389,853$709,620$25,666,0257
4/6/20083021,058-43% 1,410,911$420,949$26,086,9748

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