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Ali (2001)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $58,183,966Details
International Box Office $29,500,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $87,683,966
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$109,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 2001 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
June 10th, 2016 (Special Engagement) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: January 1st, 2002 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for some language and brief violence
Running Time: 158 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Boxing, African-American
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Initial Entertainment Group, Columbia Pictures, Peters Entertainment, Forward Pass, Lee Caplin, Picture Entertainment Corporation
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $50m 782 $50,442,000 Jan 4, 2002 15
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 207 $7,006,528 Jan 4, 2002 13
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 225 $10,817,307 Jan 4, 2002 13
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 70 $14,710,892 Dec 28, 2001 6
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 73 $23,313,905 Dec 28, 2001 6
Christmas (Opening, 3-Day) 33 $14,710,892 Dec 28, 2001 6
Christmas (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 32 $23,313,905 Dec 28, 2001 6
Biggest Domestic Tuesday 75 $10,216,625 Dec 25, 2001 1

Leading Cast

   Muhammad Ali

Supporting Cast

Jamie Foxx    Drew 'Bundini' Brown
Jon Voight    Howard Cosell
Mario Van Peebles    Malcolm X
Ron Silver    Angelo Dundee
Jeffrey Wright    Howard Bingham
Mykelti Williamson    Don King
Jada Pinkett Smith    Sonji Roi
Michael Michele    Veronica
Joe Morton    Chauncy Eskridge
Paul Rodriguez    Dr. Ferdie Pacheco
Bruce McGill    Bradley
Herbert Muhammad    Barry Shabaka Henley
Giancarlo Esposito    Cassius Clay, Sr
Luis Sarria    Laurence Mason
Michael Dorn    Black Pilot
Albert Hall    Eligah Muhammed
David Cubitt    Robert Lipsyte
Ted Levine    Joe Smiley
Candy Brown Houston    Odessa
David Elliott    Sam Cooke
Shari Watson    Woman Singer
Malick Bowens    Joseph Mobutu
Michael Bentt    Sonny Liston
James N. Toney    Joe Frazier
Alfred Cole    Ernie Terrell
Charles Shufford    George Foreman
Vincent De Paul    Roving Reporter
LeVar Burton    Martin Luther King, Jr.

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Stephen J. Rivele    Screenwriter
Christopher Wilkinson    Screenwriter
Eric Roth    Screenwriter
Michael Mann    Screenwriter
Gregory Allen Howard    Story Creator
Jon Peters    Producer
James Lassiter    Producer
Paul Ardaji    Producer
Michael Mann    Producer
A. Kitman Ho    Producer
Howard Bingham    Executive Producer
Graham King    Executive Producer
Michael Waxman    Co-Producer
John D. Schofield    Co-Producer
Emmanuel Lubezki    Cinematographer
William Goldenberg    Editor
Stephen Rivkin    Editor
Lynzee Klingman    Editor
Lisa Gerrard    Composer
Pieter Bourke    Composer
John Myhre    Production Designer
Bill Rea    Art Director
Tomas Voth    Art Director
Jonathan Lee    Mozambique Art Director
Christopher Bass    Mozambique Art Director
Audrey Soodoo-Raphael    New York Art Director
Ebow Prah    Ghana Art Director
Marcos Alvarez    Set Designer
Lynn Christopher    Set Designer
Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson    Set Designer
Paulo Mondlane    Mozambique Set Designer
Nadia Sultanegy    Mozambique Set Designer
Nicholas Scott    Miami Set Designer
James Erickson    Set Decorator
James V. Kent    New York Set Decorator
Marlene Stewart    Costume Designer
Lee Orloff    Sound
Gregory King    Supervising Sound Editor
Greg Cannom    Special Make-up Effects
Gusmano Cesaretti    Associate Producer
Kathleen M. Shea    Associate Producer
Michael Waxman    Assistant Director
Victoria Thomas    Casting
Kenneth Karman    Supervising Music Editor

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2001/12/28 4 $14,710,892   2,446 $6,014   $40,051,763 1
2002/01/04 7 $7,006,528 -52% 2,446 $2,864   $49,467,604 2
2002/01/11 11 $3,333,187 -52% 2,521 $1,322   $54,543,984 3
2002/01/18 15 $1,410,404 -58% 1,977 $713   $57,233,982 4
2002/01/25 26 $324,270 -77% 473 $686   $57,880,790 5
2002/02/01 31 $151,524 -53% 267 $568   $58,111,170 6
2002/02/08 47 $40,318 -73% 68 $593   $58,183,966 7

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/12/25 2 $10,216,625   2,446 $4,177   $10,216,625 1
2001/12/26 2 $5,806,000 -43% 2,446 $2,374   $16,023,000 2
2001/12/27 4 $4,139,000 -29% 2,446 $1,692   $20,162,000 3
2001/12/28 4 $4,874,000 +18% 2,446 $1,993   $25,036,000 4
2001/12/29 4 $5,463,000 +12% 2,446 $2,233   $30,499,000 5
2001/12/30 4 $4,168,000 -24% 2,446 $1,704   $34,667,000 6
2001/12/31 8 $1,958,000 -53% 2,446 $800   $36,625,000 7
2002/01/01 4 $3,357,000 +71% 2,446 $1,372   $40,051,763 8
2002/01/02 7 $1,357,000 -60% 2,446 $555   $41,408,000 9
2002/01/03 8 $1,053,000 -22% 2,446 $430   $42,461,000 10
2002/01/04 7 $2,231,000 +112% 2,446 $912   $44,692,000 11
2002/01/05 6 $3,272,000 +47% 2,446 $1,338   $47,831,000 12
2002/01/06 8 $1,537,000 -53% 2,446 $628   $49,467,604 13
2002/01/07 6 $447,000 -71% 2,446 $183   $49,915,000 14
2002/01/08 7 $527,000 +18% 2,446 $215   $50,442,000 15
2002/01/09 7 $396,000 -25% 2,446 $162   $50,838,000 16
2002/01/10 7 $373,000 -6% 2,446 $152   $51,211,000 17
2002/01/11 9 $1,022,000 +174% 2,521 $405   $52,233,000 18
2002/01/12 11 $1,569,000 +54% 2,521 $622   $53,802,000 19
2002/01/13 11 $847,000 -46% 2,521 $336   $54,543,984 20
2002/01/14 10 $242,000 -71% 2,521 $96   $54,786,000 21
2002/01/15 9 $276,000 +14% 2,521 $109   $55,062,000 22
2002/01/16 9 $278,000 +1% 2,521 $110   $55,340,000 23
2002/01/17 10 $229,000 -18% 2,521 $91   $55,519,000 24

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2001/12/28 4 $17,120,205   2,446 $6,999   $42,461,076 2
2002/01/04 7 $8,749,721 -49% 2,446 $3,577   $51,210,797 3
2002/01/11 12 $4,612,781 -47% 2,521 $1,830   $55,823,578 4
2002/01/18 15 $1,732,942 -62% 1,977 $877   $57,556,520 5
2002/01/25 27 $403,126 -77% 473 $852   $57,959,646 6
2002/02/01 32 $184,002 -54% 267 $689   $58,143,648 7
2002/02/08 53 $40,318 -78% 68 $593   $58,183,966 8

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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