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Men in Black 2 (2002)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $190,418,803Details
International Box Office $251,349,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $441,767,803
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 206 $190,418,803
All Time International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 263 $251,349,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 231 $441,767,803

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$140,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 3rd, 2002 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: November 26th, 2002 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi action violence and some provocative humor
Running Time: 86 minutes
Franchise: Men in Black
Comparisons: vs. I, Robot
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Keywords: Visual Effects, Marvel Comics, Secret Agent, Faulty Memory, Buddy Comedy
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Genre:Action
Production Method:Animation/Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Columbia Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $150m 150 $154,181,000 Jul 19, 2002 18
Fastest to $100m 132 $103,920,000 Jul 5, 2002 8
Biggest Domestic July Weekend 39 $52,148,751 Jul 5, 2002 5
Top Action Weekend Domestic 83 $52,148,751 Jul 5, 2002 5
Top Animation/Live Action Weekend Domestic 63 $52,148,751 Jul 5, 2002 5
Top Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Weekend Domestic 65 $52,148,751 Jul 5, 2002 5
Top Science Fiction Weekend Domestic 55 $52,148,751 Jul 5, 2002 5
Top Sony Pictures Weekend Domestic 18 $52,148,751 Jul 5, 2002 5
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 11 $52,148,751 Jul 5, 2002 5
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 10 $80,511,927 Jul 5, 2002 5
Independence Day (Opening, 3-Day) 11 $52,148,751 Jul 5, 2002 5
Independence Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 10 $80,511,927 Jul 5, 2002 5
Top Sony Pictures Day Domestic 45 $19,821,658 Jul 5, 2002 3
Biggest Domestic July Day 99 $19,821,658 Jul 5, 2002 3
Fastest to $50m 174 $54,914,493 Jul 5, 2002 3
Biggest Domestic Thursday 26 $16,493,214 Jul 4, 2002 2
Biggest Domestic Wednesday 25 $18,599,621 Jul 3, 2002 1

Leading Cast

   Kay
   (Jay)

Supporting Cast

Lara Flynn Boyle    Serleena
Johnny Knoxville    Scrad/Charlie
Rosario Dawson    Rita
Rip Torn    MIB Chief Zed
Tony Shalhoub    Jeebs
Patrick Warburton    Agent Tee
Jack Kehler    Ben
David Cross    Newton
Colombe Jacobson    Hailey
Tim Blaney    Frank the Pug (voice)
Paige Brooks    'Mysterties In History' Lauranna
Linda Kim    Ambassador Lauranna
Michael Bailey Smith    Creepy
Mary Stein    Birdlady Alien
Nick Cannon    MIB Autopsy Agent
Barry Sonnenfeld    Neuralyzed Father
Marty Klebba*    Family Child Alien
Doug Jones    Joey

Cameos

Martha Stewart    Herself
Michael Jackson    Agent M
Peter Graves    Himself

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Robert Gordon    Screenwriter
Barry Fanaro    Screenwriter
Robert Gordon    Story Creator
Lowell Cunningham    Based on the Comic Malibu
Walter F. Parkes    Producer
Laurie MacDonald    Producer
Steven Spielberg    Executive Producer
Graham Place    Co-Producer
Danny Elfman    Composer
Bo Welch    Production Designer
Steven Weisberg    Editor
Richard Pearson    Editor
John Berton    Visual Effects Supervisor
Sheena Duggal    Visual Effects Supervisor
Alec Hammond    Art Director
Bill Westenhofer    Visual Effects Supervisor
Thomas L. Fisher    Animation Supervisor
Mary E Vogt    Costume Designer
Peter Kurland    Sound Mixer
Kevin O'Connell    Re-recording Mixer
Greg P. Russell    Re-recording Mixer
Skip Lievsay    Supervising Sound Editor
Deborah Lamia Denaver    Makeup
John Blake    Makeup
Judy Murdock    Makeup
Janice Alexander    Hairstylist
Cydney Cornell    Hairstylist
Ronna Kress    Casting Director
Charlie Croughwell    Stunt Coordinator
Martin Klebba    Utility Stunts

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

Blu-ray Sales: Red Revels in Blu

June 7th, 2012

New releases took the top four spots in the Blu-ray sales chart. Red Tails took first place with 446,000 units / $10.25 million for a 48% opening week Blu-ray share. The film was expensive to make and it didn't perform well enough in theaters, but its home market numbers are better. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for May 1st, 2012

May 1st, 2012

It's yet another very slow week on the home market. In fact, all of May is very slow on the home market, although this is not surprising for this time of year. I'm not even going to attempt to pad out the list this week. Is there anything in contention for Pick of the Week? Fortunately, the answer to that is yes. Unfortunately, the screener is late. Normally I really don't like awarding Pick of the Week to a film when the screener is late, but in this case, Haywire is head and shoulders above the rest, so unless the Blu-ray has less than zero special features, it's the best out there. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2002/07/05 1 $52,148,751   3,557 $14,661   $87,241,586 1
2002/07/12 1 $24,410,311 -53% 3,611 $6,760   $132,688,511 2
2002/07/19 3 $14,552,335 -40% 3,641 $3,997   $158,127,629 3
2002/07/26 4 $8,477,202 -42% 3,542 $2,393   $173,380,738 4
2002/08/02 7 $4,807,311 -43% 2,902 $1,657   $182,077,620 5
2002/08/09 11 $2,058,141 -57% 2,076 $991   $186,461,835 6
2002/08/16 14 $1,003,934 -51% 1,223 $821   $188,504,665 7
2002/08/23 19 $553,750 -45% 737 $751   $189,506,435 8
2002/08/30 21 $541,494 -2% 581 $932   $190,418,803 9

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/07/03 1 $18,599,621   3,557 $5,229   $18,599,621 1
2002/07/04 1 $16,493,214 -11% 3,557 $4,637   $35,092,835 2
2002/07/05 1 $19,821,658 +20% 3,557 $5,573   $54,914,493 3
2002/07/06 1 $18,516,005 -7% 3,557 $5,206   $73,430,498 4
2002/07/07 1 $13,811,088 -25% 3,557 $3,883   $87,241,586 5
2002/07/08 1 $5,864,000 -58% 3,557 $1,649   $93,106,000 6
2002/07/09 1 $5,903,000 +1% 3,557 $1,660   $99,009,000 7
2002/07/10 1 $4,911,000 -17% 3,557 $1,381   $103,920,000 8
2002/07/11 1 $4,358,000 -11% 3,557 $1,225   $108,278,000 9
2002/07/12 1 $7,822,000 +79% 3,557 $2,199   $116,100,000 10
2002/07/13 1 $10,240,000 +31% 3,557 $2,879   $126,340,000 11
2002/07/14 1 $7,300,000 -29% 3,557 $2,052   $132,688,511 12
2002/07/15 1 $2,808,000 -62% 3,611 $778   $135,496,000 13
2002/07/16 1 $2,910,000 +4% 3,611 $806   $138,406,000 14
2002/07/17 1 $2,523,000 -13% 3,611 $699   $140,928,000 15
2002/07/18 1 $2,617,000 +4% 3,611 $725   $143,575,000 16
2002/07/19 3 $4,596,000 +76% 3,641 $1,262   $148,171,000 17
2002/07/20 2 $6,010,000 +31% 3,641 $1,651   $154,181,000 18
2002/07/21 3 $4,224,204 -30% 3,641 $1,160   $158,127,629 19
2002/07/22 3 $1,784,000 -58% 3,641 $490   $159,911,000 20
2002/07/23 3 $1,889,000 +6% 3,641 $519   $161,801,000 21
2002/07/24 3 $1,646,000 -13% 3,641 $452   $163,447,000 22
2002/07/25 4 $1,457,000 -11% 3,641 $400   $164,904,000 23
2002/07/26 4 $2,680,000 +84% 3,641 $736   $167,584,000 24
2002/07/27 4 $3,621,000 +35% 3,641 $995   $171,205,000 25
2002/07/28 4 $2,466,367 -32% 3,542 $696   $173,380,738 26
2002/07/29 4 $1,006,197 -59% 3,542 $284   $174,386,935 27
2002/07/30 4 $1,038,310 +3% 3,542 $293   $175,425,245 28
2002/07/31 4 $906,157 -13% 3,542 $256   $176,331,402 29
2002/08/01 4 $938,907 +4% 3,542 $265   $177,270,309 30
2002/08/02 7 $1,437,864 +53% 2,902 $495   $178,708,173 31
2002/08/03 7 $1,936,577 +35% 2,902 $667   $180,644,750 32
2002/08/04 7 $1,432,870 -26% 2,902 $494   $182,077,620 33
2002/08/05 7 $674,000 -53% 2,902 $232   $182,751,000 34
2002/08/06 7 $626,000 -7% 2,902 $216   $183,377,000 35
2002/08/07 8 $524,000 -16% 2,902 $181   $183,901,000 36
2002/08/08 8 $502,000 -4% 2,902 $173   $184,404,000 37
2002/08/09 11 $638,968 +27% 2,076 $308   $185,042,662 38
2002/08/10 11 $867,600 +36% 2,076 $418   $185,910,262 39
2002/08/11 11 $551,573 -36% 2,076 $266   $186,461,835 40
2002/08/16 14 $304,204   1,223 $249   $187,804,935 45
2002/08/17 14 $442,414 +45% 1,223 $362   $188,247,349 46
2002/08/18 15 $257,316 -42% 1,223 $210   $188,504,665 47
2002/08/23 18 $165,958   737 $225   $189,118,643 52
2002/08/24 18 $244,835 +48% 737 $332   $189,363,478 53
2002/08/25 18 $142,957 -42% 737 $194   $189,506,435 54
2002/09/02 20 $148,495   581 $256   $190,418,803 62

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2002/07/05 1 $73,185,365   3,557 $20,575   $108,278,200 2
2002/07/12 1 $35,297,094 -52% 3,611 $9,775   $143,575,294 3
2002/07/19 3 $21,328,242 -40% 3,641 $5,858   $164,903,536 4
2002/07/26 4 $12,366,773 -42% 3,542 $3,491   $177,270,309 5
2002/08/02 7 $7,133,385 -42% 2,902 $2,458   $184,403,694 6
2002/08/09 11 $3,097,037 -57% 2,076 $1,492   $187,500,731 7
2002/08/16 15 $1,451,954 -53% 1,223 $1,187   $188,952,685 8
2002/08/23 22 $924,624 -36% 737 $1,255   $189,877,309 9
2002/08/30 23 $541,494 -41% 581 $932   $190,418,803 10

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/27/20121831,298 31,298$324,873$324,873496
6/3/20122032,615+4% 63,913$366,266$691,140497
6/10/20122916,202-50% 80,115$171,417$862,557498
6/17/20121362,638+287% 142,753$635,776$1,498,333499
6/24/20121540,384-36% 183,137$401,013$1,899,346500
7/29/20121068,952 275,001$461,978$2,557,355505

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/6/2012129,851 9,851$128,069$128,069493
5/27/2012918,761 37,738$243,893$490,600496
6/3/20121811,449-39% 49,187$151,706$642,306497

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