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Wonder Boys (2000)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,389,454Details
International Box Office $14,033,031Details
Worldwide Box Office $33,422,485
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,415 $19,389,454
All Time International Box Office 2,928 $14,033,031
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,191 $33,422,485
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 885 $19,389,454
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 561 $14,033,031
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 751 $33,422,485
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,063 $19,389,454
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 915 $14,033,031
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,003 $33,422,485

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 23rd, 2000 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for language and drug content
Running Time: 112 minutes
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Keywords: College, Coming of Age, Writer's Block, Writing and Writers
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Scott Rudin Productions, Curtis Hanson
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 49th Weekend 49 $9,461 Jan 26, 2001 341
Biggest Domestic 48th Weekend 51 $18,499 Jan 19, 2001 334
Biggest Domestic 47th Weekend 49 $21,868 Jan 12, 2001 327
Biggest Domestic 46th Weekend 52 $21,376 Jan 5, 2001 320
Biggest Domestic 45th Weekend 62 $18,634 Dec 29, 2000 313
Biggest Domestic 44th Weekend 61 $19,143 Dec 22, 2000 306
Biggest Domestic 43rd Weekend 57 $23,720 Dec 15, 2000 299
Biggest Domestic 42nd Weekend 49 $38,346 Dec 8, 2000 292
Biggest Domestic 41st Weekend 43 $53,713 Dec 1, 2000 285
Biggest Domestic 40th Weekend 42 $63,884 Nov 24, 2000 278
Biggest Domestic 39th Weekend 39 $68,485 Nov 17, 2000 271
Biggest Domestic 38th Weekend 32 $87,505 Nov 10, 2000 264
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 2,733 $6,655 May 19, 2000 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,196 $6,058 May 12, 2000 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,259 $11,004 May 5, 2000 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,130 $25,146 Apr 28, 2000 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,234 $39,541 Apr 21, 2000 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,886 $28,631 Apr 14, 2000 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,235 $102,011 Apr 7, 2000 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,022 $225,427 Mar 31, 2000 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,727 $606,017 Mar 24, 2000 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,814 $1,186,526 Mar 17, 2000 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,523 $2,612,849 Mar 10, 2000 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,546 $4,053,266 Mar 3, 2000 12
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,720 $5,808,919 Feb 25, 2000 5
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,367 27.2% Feb 25, 2000 5
Widest Opening Weekend 3,342 1,253 Feb 25, 2000 5
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,008 $19,389,454 Feb 23, 2000 0

Cast

   Professor Grady Tripp
Tobey Maguire    James Leer
Frances McDormand    Chancellor Sara Gaskell
Katie Holmes    Hannah Green
Rip Torn    Quentin "Q" Morewood
Robert Downey, Jr.    Terry Crabtree
Jane Adams    Oola
Philip Bosco    Hank Winters
Richard Thomas    Walter Gaskell
Richard Knox    Vernon Hardapple
Michael Cavadias    Miss Sloviak
Alan Tudyk    Traxler
George Grizzard    Fred Leer
Kelly Bishop    Amanda Leer
Bill Velin    Officer Pupcik
Charis Michelsen    Carrie
Yusuf Gatewood    Howard
June Hildreth    Emily's Mother
Elisabeth Granli    Emily, Photo
Richard Hidlebird    Hi-Hat Bouncer
Bingo O'Malley    Wordfest Party Guest
Patricia Cray    Wordfest Party Guest
Marita Golden    Wordfest Party Guest
Victor Quinaz    Wordfest Party Guest
James Ellroym    Wordfest Party Guest
Lenora Nemetz    Wordfest Party Gues
Tracey D. Turner    Wordfest Party Guest
James Kisicki    Wordfest Party Guest
Rob McElhenney    Student
Anika Bobb    Student
Katherine Sweeney    Student

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Scott Rudin
Producer    Curtis Hanson
Screenwriter    Steve Kloves
Based on the novel by    Michael Chabon
Executive Producer    Ned Dowd
Executive Producer    Adam Schroeder
Cinematographer    Dante Spinotti
Production Designer    Jeannine Oppewall
Editor    Dede Allen
Costume Designer    Beatrix Aruna Pasztor
Composer    Christopher Young
Music Supervisor    Carol Fenelon
Associate Producer    Lisa Grundy
Assistant Director    Douglas C. Metzger
Unit Production Manager    Zane Weiner
Art Director    Don Woodruff
Set Decorator    Jay R. Hart
Visual Effects Supervisor    Jerry Pooler
Special Effects Coordinator    John D. Milinac
Costume Supervisor    Kendall Errair
Additional Editor    Craig Kitson
Sound Mixer    Kirk Francis
Re-recording Mixer    Christopher Jenkins
Re-recording Mixer    Ron Barlett
Re-recording Mixer    Mark Smith
Supervising Sound Editor    Dennis Drummond
Supervising Sound Editor    David Giammarco
Dialogue Editor    Kim Drummond
Dialogue Editor    Mark Yardas
Supervising Music Editor    Thomas Milano
Music Editor    Tanya Noel Hill
Makeup (Supervisor)    Michal Bigger
Makeup    Kymbra Callaghan
Makeup    Allen Weisinger
Hairstylist (Supervisor)    Aaron F. Quarles
Hairstylist    Sacha P. Quarles
Song "Things Have Changed"    Bob Dylan
Casting Director    Mali Finn
Casting Associate    Emily Schweber
Stunt Coordinator    Jeff Imada

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/02/25 7 $5,808,919   1,253 $4,636   $5,856,853 5
2000/03/03 8 $4,053,266 -30% 1,504 $2,695   $11,372,006 12
2000/03/10 12 $2,612,849 -36% 1,509 $1,732   $14,967,348 19
2000/03/17 17 $1,186,526 -55% 1,458 $814   $16,930,982 26
2000/03/24 19 $606,017 -49% 1,210 $501   $17,927,842 33
2000/03/31 28 $225,427 -63% 498 $453   $18,381,037 40
2000/04/07 35 $102,011 -55% 224 $455   $18,543,764 47
2000/04/14 63 $28,631 -72% 110 $260   $18,604,882 54
2000/04/21 57 $39,541 +38% 88 $449   $18,659,932 61
2000/04/28 69 $25,146 -36% 74 $340   $18,697,332 68
2000/05/05 80 $11,004 -56% 31 $355   $18,718,308 75
2000/05/12 96 $6,058 -45% 17 $356   $18,727,418 82
2000/05/19 85 $6,655 +10% 11 $605   $18,735,422 89
2000/11/10 39 $87,505   15 $5,834   $18,838,207 264
2000/11/17 41 $68,485 -22% 12 $5,707   $18,945,558 271
2000/11/24 41 $63,884 -7% 12 $5,324   $19,045,347 278
2000/12/01 41 $53,713 -16% 12 $4,476   $19,122,073 285
2000/12/08 46 $38,346 -29% 17 $2,256   $19,181,714 292
2000/12/15 53 $23,720 -38% 14 $1,694   $19,217,251 299
2000/12/22 46 $19,143 -19% 12 $1,595   $19,247,062 306
2000/12/29 52 $18,634 -3% 11 $1,694   $19,284,952 313
2001/01/05 51 $21,376 +15% 13 $1,644   $19,315,014 320
2001/01/12 53 $21,868 +2% 10 $2,187   $19,347,156 327
2001/01/19 55 $18,499 -15% 10 $1,850   $19,371,621 334
2001/01/26 67 $9,461 -49% 2 $4,731   $19,389,454 341

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/02/25 6 $1,578,000   1,250 $1,262   $1,578,000 3
2000/02/26 7 $2,559,000 +62% 1,250 $2,047   $4,137,000 4
2000/02/27 7 $1,461,000 -43% 1,253 $1,166   $5,856,853 5
2000/02/28 5 $352,286 -76% 1,253 $281   $6,209,139 6
2000/02/29 6 $373,603 +6% 1,253 $298   $6,582,742 7
2000/03/01 7 $358,213 -4% 1,253 $286   $6,940,955 8
2000/03/02 7 $377,785 +5% 1,253 $302   $7,318,740 9
2000/03/03 7 $1,234,000 +227% 1,505 $820   $8,553,000 10
2000/03/04 8 $2,134,000 +73% 1,505 $1,418   $10,687,000 11
2000/03/05 12 $951,000 -55% 1,504 $632   $11,372,006 12
2000/03/06 10 $243,077 -74% 1,504 $162   $11,615,083 13
2000/03/07 11 $254,050 +5% 1,504 $169   $11,869,133 14
2000/03/08 9 $243,584 -4% 1,504 $162   $12,112,717 15
2000/03/09 10 $240,000 -1% 1,504 $160   $12,350,000 16
2000/03/13 13 $177,246   1,509 $117   $15,144,594 20
2000/03/14 13 $205,638 +16% 1,509 $136   $15,350,232 21
2000/03/15 13 $195,067 -5% 1,509 $129   $15,545,299 22
2000/03/16 13 $199,157 +2% 1,509 $132   $15,744,456 23
2000/03/19 15 $307,000   1,458 $211   $16,930,982 26
2000/03/20 15 $98,626 -68% 1,458 $68   $17,029,608 27
2000/03/21 15 $114,250 +16% 1,458 $78   $17,143,858 28
2000/03/22 16 $93,016 -19% 1,458 $64   $17,236,674 29
2000/03/26 16 $102,000   1,210 $84   $17,927,842 33
2000/03/27 16 $52,956 -48% 1,210 $44   $17,980,798 34
2000/03/28 16 $59,042 +11% 1,210 $49   $18,039,840 35
2000/03/29 16 $58,310 -1% 1,210 $48   $18,098,150 36
2000/03/30 16 $57,460 -1% 1,210 $47   $18,155,610 37
2001/01/15 51 $3,801   10 $380   $19,347,156 328

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/02/25 7 $7,270,806   1,253 $5,803   $7,318,740 9
2000/03/03 10 $5,035,759 -31% 1,504 $3,348   $12,354,499 16
2000/03/10 13 $3,389,957 -33% 1,509 $2,246   $15,744,456 23
2000/03/17 17 $1,577,369 -53% 1,458 $1,082   $17,321,825 30
2000/03/24 19 $833,785 -47% 1,210 $689   $18,155,610 37
2000/03/31 28 $286,143 -66% 498 $575   $18,441,753 44
2000/04/07 37 $134,498 -53% 224 $600   $18,576,251 51
2000/04/14 64 $44,140 -67% 110 $401   $18,620,391 58
2000/04/21 61 $51,795 +17% 88 $589   $18,672,186 65
2000/04/28 71 $35,118 -32% 74 $475   $18,707,304 72
2000/05/05 83 $14,056 -60% 31 $453   $18,721,360 79
2000/05/12 96 $7,407 -47% 17 $436   $18,728,767 86
2000/11/10 40 $126,371   15 $8,425   $18,877,073 268
2000/11/17 40 $104,390 -17% 12 $8,699   $18,981,463 275
2000/11/24 42 $86,897 -17% 12 $7,241   $19,068,360 282
2000/12/01 39 $75,008 -14% 12 $6,251   $19,143,368 289
2000/12/08 47 $50,163 -33% 17 $2,951   $19,193,531 296
2000/12/15 43 $34,388 -31% 14 $2,456   $19,227,919 303
2000/12/22 47 $38,399 +12% 12 $3,200   $19,266,318 310
2000/12/29 51 $27,320 -29% 11 $2,484   $19,293,638 317
2001/01/05 52 $31,650 +16% 13 $2,435   $19,325,288 324
2001/01/12 51 $27,834 -12% 10 $2,783   $19,353,122 331
2001/01/19 55 $26,871 -3% 10 $2,687   $19,379,993 338
2001/01/26 71 $9,461 -65% 2 $4,731   $19,389,454 345

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