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Zoolander (2001)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $45,172,250Details
International Box Office $15,608,731
Worldwide Box Office $60,780,981
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
64% - Fresh
Audience
80% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$28,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 28th, 2001 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: March 12th, 2002 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 on appeal for sexual content and drug references (previously rated R)
Running Time: 89 minutes
Franchise: Zoolander
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Keywords: Frat Pack, Gratuitous Cameos, Fashion
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Scott Rudin, Red Hour Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,541 $26,535 Jan 4, 2002 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,495 $51,669 Dec 28, 2001 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,522 $69,020 Dec 21, 2001 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,437 $108,693 Dec 14, 2001 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,261 $171,083 Dec 7, 2001 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,606 $48,029 Nov 30, 2001 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,283 $102,338 Nov 23, 2001 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,135 $176,444 Nov 16, 2001 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,887 $372,109 Nov 9, 2001 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,858 $731,540 Nov 2, 2001 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,664 $1,618,333 Oct 26, 2001 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,466 $3,135,854 Oct 19, 2001 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,399 $5,030,530 Oct 12, 2001 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,080 $9,518,273 Oct 5, 2001 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,104 $15,525,043 Sep 28, 2001 3
Biggest September Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 69 $15,525,043 Sep 28, 2001 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,518 2,507 Sep 28, 2001 3
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 1,755 $6,460,000 Sep 29, 2001 2
Biggest September Day at the Domestic Box Office 127 $6,460,000 Sep 29, 2001 2
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 344 3.20 Sep 28, 2001 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 410 31.3% Sep 28, 2001 1

Cast

   Derek Zoolander
Owen Wilson    Hansel
Will Ferrell    Mugatu
Christine Taylor    Matilda Jeffries
Milla Jovovich    Katinka
Jerry Stiller    Maury Ballstein
Jon Voight    Larry Zoolander
Asio Highsmith    Rufus
Alexander Skarsgård    Meekus
David Duchovny    J.P. Prewitt
Judah Friedlander    Scrappy Zoolander
Nathan Lee Graham    Todd
Donald Trump    Himself
Christian Slater    Himself
Tom Ford    Himself
Cuba Gooding, Jr.    Himself
Steve Kmetko    Himself
Tommy Hilfiger    Himself
Natalie Portman    Herself
Fabio    Himself
Lenny Kravitz    Himself
Gwen Stefani    Herself
Heidi Klum    Herself
DJ Mark Ronson    Himself
Paris Hilton    Herself
David Bowie    Himself
Tyson Beckford    Himself
Fred Durst    Himself
Lance Bass    Himself
Lil' Kim    Herself
Garry Shandling    Himself
Stephen Dorff    Himself
Sandra Bernhard    Herself
Claudia Schiffer    Herself
Veronica Webb    Herself
Lucas Haas    Himself
Carmen Kass    Herself
Frankie Rayder    Herself
Matt Levin    Archie
Justin Theroux    Evil DJ
Andy Dick    Olga the Masseuse
Woodrow Asai    Prime Minister of Malaysia
Andrew Wilson    Hansel's Corner Guy
Vikram    Hansel's Posse Member
Kashana Kashana    Hansel's Posse Member
Jonah Luber    Hansel's Posse Member
Michael McAlpin    Hansel's Posse Member
Eve Salvail    Hansel's Posse Member
Shavo Odadjian    Hansel's Posse Member
Eliot Johnson    Hansel's Posse Member
Richard Gladys    Hansel's Posse Member
Amy Stiller    Hansel's Posse Member
John Vargas    Italian Designer
Jennifer Coolidge    American Designer
Tony Kanal    French Designer
Endre Hules    German Designer
Nora Dunn    British Designer
Ric Pipino    Derek's Interview Hairstylist
Jerry Stahl    VH1 Reporter
Jennifer McComb    Mugatu Model
Johann Urb    Mugatu Bodyguard
Luc Commeret    Mugatu Bodyguard
Herb Lieberz    Time Magazine Reader
Zoya Zoya    Night Club Door Person
Colin McNish    Night Club Security
Darren Copeland    Night Club Security
Richard Stanley    Night Club Bouncer/Biff
Shabazz Richardson    Night Club Bouncer/Maurice
Rohan Quine    Night Club Bouncer
Svetlana Svetlana    Billy Zane's Date
Eric Winzenried    Rico
Charles Brame    Abraham Lincoln
James Marsden    John Wilkes Booth
Rudy Segura    JFK Assassin
Randall Slavin    JFK Assassin
Patton Oswalt    Monkey Photography
Irina Pantaeva    Irina
Stan Chu    Sherpa
Kum Ming Ho    Climber
Theo Kogan    Cool Tattoo Girl
Lam Bor    Dalai Lama Guy
Angel 11:11    Funky Loft Guest
Luther Creek    Funky Loft Guest
Dechen Thurman    Funky Loft Guest
Kenny Max    Funky Loft Guest
Kina Kina    Ennui
David Pressman    Maori Tribesman
Godfrey    Janitor Derek
Taj Crown    Janitor Hansel
Richie Rich    Derelict Doorman
King King    Derelict Bouncer
Frederic Fekkai    Derek's Derelict Hairstylist
Kevyn Aucoin    Derek's Derelict Make-up Hairstylist
Boris Kachscovsky    Zoolander Center Student
Mitch Winston    Infomercial Director
Mason Webb    Derek, Jr.
Alexa Nikolas    Story Hour Girl

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Scott Rudin
Producer    Ben Stiller
Producer    Stuart Cornfeld
Screenwriter    Drake Sather
Screenwriter    Ben Stiller
Screenwriter    John Hamburg
Story Creator    Drake Sather
Story Creator    Ben Stiller
Executive Producer    Joel Gallen
Executive Producer    Adam Schroeder
Executive Producer    Lauren Zalaznick
Director of Photography    Barry Peterson
Production Designer    Robin Standefer
Editor    Greg Hayden
Co-Producer    Celia Costas
Music Supervisor    Randall Poster
Music Supervisor    George Drakoulias
Composer    David Arnold
Associate Producer    Monica Levinson
Assistant Director    Amy Sayres
Assistant Director    Michael Steele
Unit Production Manager    Joseph E. Iberti
Unit Production Manager    Celia Costas
Art Director    Stephen Alesch
Set Decorator    Donna Hamilton
Costume Designer    David C. Robinson
Costume Supervisor    Hartsell Taylor
Costume Supervisor    Eva Joanna Brett
Costume Supervisor    Sue Bub
Sound Mixer    Danny Michael
Re-recording Mixer    Andy Koyama
Re-recording Mixer    Chris Carpenter
Supervising Sound Editor    Robert Grieve
Supervising Sound Editor    Darren King
Sound Editor    Yann Delpuech
Sound Editor    Mark Yardas
Dialogue Editor    Vic Radulich
Dialogue Editor    Frank T. Smathers
Music Editor    Jonathan Karp
Additional Music    Randy Kerber
Casting Director    Juel Bestrop
Casting Director    Jeanne McCarthy
Casting Director    Kathleen Chopin
Stunt Coordinator    Brad Martin

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/09/28 2 $15,525,043   2,507 $6,193   $15,525,043 3
2001/10/05 4 $9,518,273 -39% 2,520 $3,777   $28,338,825 10
2001/10/12 7 $5,030,530 -47% 2,522 $1,995   $35,757,275 17
2001/10/19 10 $3,135,854 -38% 2,285 $1,372   $40,018,837 24
2001/10/26 14 $1,618,333 -48% 1,511 $1,071   $42,321,858 31
2001/11/02 16 $731,540 -55% 1,012 $723   $43,423,234 38
2001/11/09 22 $372,109 -49% 716 $520   $43,986,955 45
2001/11/16 27 $176,444 -53% 512 $345   $44,296,656 52
2001/11/23 35 $102,338 -42% 357 $287   $44,470,547 59
2001/11/30 42 $48,029 -53% 243 $198   $44,540,885 66
2001/12/07 21 $171,083 +256% 282 $607   $44,724,316 73
2001/12/14 26 $108,693 -36% 233 $466   $44,900,510 80
2001/12/21 34 $69,020 -37% 161 $429   $45,030,243 87
2001/12/28 43 $51,669 -25% 140 $369   $45,128,129 94
2002/01/04 47 $26,535 -49% 106 $250   $45,162,741 101

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/09/28 2 $4,856,000   2,507 $1,937   $4,856,000 1
2001/09/29 2 $6,460,000 +33% 2,507 $2,577   $11,316,000 2
2001/09/30 2 $3,760,000 -42% 2,507 $1,500   $15,525,043 3
2001/10/01 2 $886,000 -76% 2,507 $353   $16,411,000 4
2001/10/02 2 $893,000 +1% 2,507 $356   $17,304,000 5
2001/10/03 2 $762,000 -15% 2,507 $304   $18,067,000 6
2001/10/04 2 $754,000 -1% 2,507 $301   $18,821,000 7
2001/10/05 3 $2,830,000 +275% 2,520 $1,123   $21,650,000 8
2001/10/06 4 $4,070,000 +44% 2,520 $1,615   $25,720,000 9
2001/10/07 3 $2,450,000 -40% 2,520 $972   $28,340,000 10
2001/10/08 4 $1,028,000 -58% 2,520 $408   $29,367,000 11
2001/10/09 5 $473,000 -54% 2,520 $188   $29,841,000 12
2001/10/10 5 $439,000 -7% 2,520 $174   $30,280,000 13
2001/10/11 5 $447,000 +2% 2,520 $177   $30,727,000 14
2001/10/12 7 $1,489,000 +233% 2,522 $590   $32,216,000 15
2001/10/13 7 $2,314,000 +55% 2,522 $918   $34,530,000 16
2001/10/14 8 $1,230,000 -47% 2,522 $488   $35,760,000 17
2001/10/15 8 $273,000 -78% 2,522 $108   $36,030,000 18
2001/10/16 8 $298,000 +9% 2,522 $118   $36,328,000 19
2001/10/17 8 $264,000 -11% 2,522 $105   $36,592,000 20
2001/10/18 8 $291,000 +10% 2,522 $115   $36,883,000 21
2001/10/19 9 $959,000 +230% 2,285 $420   $37,842,000 22
2001/10/20 9 $1,430,000 +49% 2,285 $626   $39,272,000 23

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/09/28 2 $18,820,552   2,507 $7,507   $18,820,552 7
2001/10/05 4 $11,906,193 -37% 2,520 $4,725   $30,726,745 14
2001/10/12 8 $6,156,238 -48% 2,522 $2,441   $36,882,983 21
2001/10/19 10 $3,820,542 -38% 2,285 $1,672   $40,703,525 28
2001/10/26 14 $1,988,169 -48% 1,511 $1,316   $42,691,694 35
2001/11/02 16 $923,152 -54% 1,012 $912   $43,614,846 42
2001/11/09 22 $505,366 -45% 716 $706   $44,120,212 49
2001/11/16 27 $247,997 -51% 512 $484   $44,368,209 56
2001/11/23 37 $124,647 -50% 357 $349   $44,492,856 63
2001/11/30 47 $60,377 -52% 243 $248   $44,553,233 70
2001/12/07 21 $238,584 +295% 282 $846   $44,791,817 77
2001/12/14 27 $169,406 -29% 233 $727   $44,961,223 84
2001/12/21 34 $115,237 -32% 161 $716   $45,076,460 91
2001/12/28 45 $59,746 -48% 140 $427   $45,136,206 98
2002/01/04 46 $36,044 -40% 106 $340   $45,172,250 105

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