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The Shipping News (2001)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $11,405,825Details
International Box Office $13,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $24,405,825
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 2001 (Limited) by Miramax
MPAA Rating: R for some language, sexuality and disturbing images
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Keywords: Dysfunctional Family, Voiceover/Narration, Unexpected Pregnancy, Relationships Gone Wrong, Single Parent, Infidelity, Human-Trafficking, Adopted Family, Dream Sequence, Non-Chronological, Investigative Journalist, Newspaper Industry, Young Child Dealing with the Death of a Parent, Learning Disabilities, Death of a Spouse or Fiancée / Fiancé, Troubled Pregnancy or Miscarriage, Life in a Small Town
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: Canada,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Christmas (Opening, 3-Day) 132 $1,205,174 Dec 28, 2001 6
Christmas (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 132 $1,909,967 Dec 28, 2001 6

Uncategorized

Gordon Pinsent    Billy Pretty
Judi Dench    Agnis
John Dunsworth   
Scott Glenn    Jack Buggit
Rhys Ifans    Nutbeem
Pete Postlethwaite    Tert X. Card
Cate Blanchett    Petal Bear
Kevin Spacey    Quoyle
Jason Behr    Dinnis Buggit
Julianne Moore    Wavey

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Christopher Young    Composer
Bob Weinstein    Executive Producer
Harvey Weinstein    Executive Producer

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2001/12/28 16 $1,205,174   186 $6,479   $2,796,557 1
2002/01/04 19 $1,133,367 -6% 213 $5,321   $4,288,696 2
2002/01/11 19 $1,202,995 +6% 266 $4,523   $5,944,121 3
2002/01/18 18 $1,306,653 +9% 434 $3,011   $7,954,707 4
2002/01/25 22 $879,705 -33% 421 $2,090   $9,259,705 5
2002/02/01 24 $609,810 -31% 357 $1,708   $10,221,896 6
2002/02/08 27 $323,247 -47% 215 $1,503   $10,814,681 7
2002/02/15 39 $119,007 -63% 109 $1,092   $11,100,127 8
2002/02/22 40 $77,872 -35% 85 $916   $11,216,571 9
2002/03/01 43 $77,085 -1% 86 $896   $11,330,068 10
2002/03/08 48 $44,270 -43% 79 $560   $11,405,825 11

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2001/12/28 17 $1,563,946   186 $8,408   $3,155,329 2
2002/01/04 19 $1,585,797 +1% 213 $7,445   $4,741,126 3
2002/01/11 20 $1,906,928 +20% 266 $7,169   $6,648,054 4
2002/01/18 16 $1,731,946 -9% 434 $3,991   $8,380,000 5
2002/01/25 22 $1,232,086 -29% 421 $2,927   $9,612,086 6
2002/02/01 24 $879,348 -29% 357 $2,463   $10,491,434 7
2002/02/08 27 $489,686 -44% 215 $2,278   $10,981,120 8
2002/02/15 39 $157,579 -68% 109 $1,446   $11,138,699 9
2002/02/22 40 $114,284 -27% 85 $1,345   $11,252,983 10
2002/03/01 44 $108,572 -5% 86 $1,262   $11,361,555 11
2002/03/08 58 $44,270 -59% 79 $560   $11,405,825 12

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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