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The Perfect Score (2004)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $10,387,706Details
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The Perfect Score is a teen crime comedy about a group of high school students who decide to steal the answers to the SAT exam. Kyle wants to be an architect, but his scores are too low to get into the school of his choice. Matty is heartbroken when he is rejected from the school to which his girlfriend goes. Good girl Anna is pressured by her parents to excel in academics and remain innocent. Desmond is a basketball player who believes the SAT exam is racist. Rounding out the group is gutsy Francesca and lonely Roy.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,701-4,800) 4,746 $10,387,706
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,001-6,100) 6,031 $10,387,706
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,033 $10,387,706
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,248 $10,387,706

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 30th, 2004 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 93 minutes
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Keywords: Heist, Cheating
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Roger Birnbaum, Tollin/Robbins
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 178 $6,985,022 Jan 30, 2004 3
Super Bowl (Opening, 3-Day) 38 $4,873,819 Jan 30, 2004 3
Super Bowl (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 37 $6,985,022 Jan 30, 2004 3


   Kyle's Brother
Bryan Greenberg    Matty
Tyra Ferrell    Desmond's Mother
Vanessa Angel    Attractive Woman
Bill MacKenzie    Lobby Guard
Dan Zukovic    Mr. G
Iris Quinn    Kyle's Mother
Lorena Gale    Proctor
Patricia Idlette    Receptionist
Lynda Boyd    Anna's Mother
Michael Ryan    Anna's Father
Robert Clarke    Arnie Branch
Serge Houde    Kurt Dooling
Kyle Labine    Dave
Dee Jay Jackson    ETS Lobby Guard
Alfred E. Humphreys    Tom Helton
Fulvio Cecere    Francesca's Father
Mike Jarvis    Illinois Coach
Steve Makaj    Kyle's Father
Kurt Max Runte    SWAT Captain
Jay Brazeau    Test Instructor
Rebecca Robbins    Tiffany
Jessica May    ETS Woman
Miriam Smith    ETS Reception
Alex Green    Security Guard
Samuel Scantlebury    Keyon
Sonja Bennett    Pregnant Girl
Sarah Afful    Girl
Alex Corr    Preppy Boy
Nikolas Malenovic    Boy
John Shaw    ETS Man
Jaimie Yochlowitz    Man in Jail

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Mark Schwahn
Screenwriter    Marc Hyman
Screenwriter    Jon Zack
Story by    Marc Hyman
Story by    Jon Zack
Producer    Roger Birnbaum
Producer    Jonathan Glickman
Producer    Brian Robbins
Producer    Mike Tollin
Executive Producer    Donald J. Lee, Jr
Production Designer    Jaymes Hinkle
Editor    Ned Bastille
Composer    John Murphy
Director of Photography    Clark Mathis
Co-Producer    Sharla Sumpter
Assistant Director    Michele Panelli-Venetis
Unit Production Manager    Jim Rowe
Art Director    Sandra Tanaka
Set Decorator    Johanne Hubert
Costume Designer    Melissa Toth
Costume Supervisor    Ann Russell
Sound Mixer    David Husby
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Pederson
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin E. Carpenter
Supervising Sound Editor    Ronald Eng
Sound Effects Editor    Steve Tushar
Sound Effects Editor    Chuck Michael
Dialogue Editor-Supervising Dialogue Editor    Michael Szakmeister
Dialogue Editor    Paul Carden
Dialogue Editor    Susan Kurtz
Dialogue Editor    Mark Gordon
Music Editor    Helena Lea
Music Supervisor    Jennifer Pyken
Music Supervisor    Madonna Wade-Reed
Casting Director    Amanda Mackey
Casting Director    Cathy Sandrich
Casting Director-Canada    Coreen Mayrs
Casting Director-Canada    Heike Brandstatter
Stunt Coordinator    J.J. Makaro

DVD Releases for June 29, 2004

June 28th, 2004

Every week films get a second chance at success from the home market; or, in some cases, a first chance at success. Here is a list of wide releases, limited releases and a few from the growing TV on DVD section. There were several candidate for the DVD pick of the week, but in the end I picked Blazing Saddles - 30th Anniversary Special Edition - Buy from Amazon. More...

Serving Notice

February 3rd, 2004

There was a surprise upset this weekend for top spot on the charts. But even with the number one film beating expectations by more than $12 million, the overall box office still couldn't meet expectations. Total box office was done 5.2% from last weekend, dropping below the $100 million mark. Year to date 2004 was already down 6% from last year and this weekend didn't help the cause; it dropped 18.4% from last year, but just 5.2% from last Superbowl weekend. More...

Yikes. Just yikes.

January 30th, 2004

It's been a while since the prospects for catching a good movie at the theatres was this bad. And it's not like there's lack of wide releases this week. There are three of them. Three wide releases with combined reviews of only 17% positive. In fact, the box office race for top spot should prove more interesting that any of the movies trying to get there. More...

Movie Websites Launches for January 23 - January 29

January 29th, 2004

During the past week promotional websites for several movies were launched and some older ones added additional content. Here the list of this week's releases, a couple of new sites and few updates including the winner for the week. It was a two-way race this week as most sites on today's list had either small updates or launched flash sites that were mostly marked 'coming soon.' In the end, Ginger Snaps II: Unleashed took this week's top prize. If you know of any new movie websites not on this list feel free to e-mail me with the details. More...

Movie Websites Launches for December 12 - December 18

December 18th, 2003

During the past week promotional websites for several movies were launched and some older ones added additional content. Here is a list of highlights, (including this week's winner Lord of the Rings: Return of the King - Official Site plus one last look at websites for films opening this week. If you know of any new movie websites not on this list feel free to e-mail me with the details. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2004/01/30 5 $4,873,819   2,208 $2,207   $4,873,819 1
2004/02/06 12 $2,863,821 -41% 2,208 $1,297   $8,414,357 2
2004/02/13 19 $932,056 -67% 2,012 $463   $9,793,955 3
2004/02/20 40 $113,576 -88% 582 $195   $10,279,192 4
2004/02/27 82 $13,604 -88% 143 $95   $10,312,483 5
2004/03/05 81 $3,644 -73% 18 $202   $10,319,638 6
2004/03/12 97 $1,495 -59% 11 $136   $10,323,041 7
2004/03/19 55 $38,338 +2,464% 116 $331   $10,362,217 8
2004/03/26 87 $9,718 -75% 45 $216   $10,387,706 9

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2004/01/30 4 $2,100,000   2,208 $951   $2,100,000 1
2004/01/31 7 $2,256,792 +7% 2,208 $1,022   $4,275,119 2
2004/02/01 12 $598,700 -73% 2,208 $271   $4,873,819 3
2004/02/06 7 $1,000,000   2,208 $453   $6,500,000 8
2004/02/16 18 $181,855   2,012 $90   $9,975,810 18

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2004/01/30 7 $5,550,536   2,208 $2,514   $5,550,536 1
2004/02/06 13 $3,311,363 -40% 2,208 $1,500   $8,861,899 2
2004/02/13 20 $1,303,717 -61% 2,012 $648   $10,165,616 3
2004/02/20 48 $133,263 -90% 582 $229   $10,298,879 4
2004/02/27 73 $17,115 -87% 143 $120   $10,315,994 5
2004/03/05 82 $5,552 -68% 18 $308   $10,321,546 6
2004/03/12 88 $2,333 -58% 11 $212   $10,323,879 7
2004/03/19 55 $54,109 +2,219% 116 $466   $10,377,988 8
2004/03/26 93 $9,718 -82% 45 $216   $10,387,706 9

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