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Wonder Boys (2000)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,389,454Details
International Box Office $14,033,031Details
Worldwide Box Office $33,422,485
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 23rd, 2000 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for language and drug content
Running Time: 112 minutes
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Keywords: College, Coming of Age, Writer's Block, Writing and Writers
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Scott Rudin Productions, Curtis Hanson
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Theater Average 40th Weekend 14 $5,324 Nov 24, 2000 278
Theater Average 39th Weekend 11 $5,707 Nov 17, 2000 271
Theater Average 38th Weekend 12 $5,834 Nov 10, 2000 264

Leading Cast

   Professor Grady Tripp

Supporting Cast

Tobey Maguire    James Leer
Frances McDormand    Chancellor Sara Gaskell
Katie Holmes    Hannah Green
Rip Torn    Quentin "Q" Morewood
Robert Downey, Jr.    Terry Crabtree
Jane Adams    Oola
Philip Bosco    Hank Winters
Richard Thomas    Walter Gaskell
Richard Knox    Vernon Hardapple
Michael Cavadias    Miss Sloviak
Alan Tudyk    Traxler
George Grizzard    Fred Leer
Kelly Bishop    Amanda Leer
Bill Velin    Officer Pupcik
Charis Michelsen    Carrie
Yusuf Gatewood    Howard
June Hildreth    Emily's Mother
Elisabeth Granli    Emily, Photo
Richard Hidlebird    Hi-Hat Bouncer
Bingo O'Malley    Wordfest Party Guest
Patricia Cray    Wordfest Party Guest
Marita Golden    Wordfest Party Guest
Victor Quinaz    Wordfest Party Guest
James Ellroym    Wordfest Party Guest
Lenora Nemetz    Wordfest Party Gues
Tracey D. Turner    Wordfest Party Guest
James Kisicki    Wordfest Party Guest
Rob McElhenney    Student
Anika Bobb    Student
Katherine Sweeney    Student

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Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Scott Rudin    Producer
Curtis Hanson    Producer
Steve Kloves    Screenwriter
Michael Chabon    Based on the novel by
Ned Dowd    Executive Producer
Adam Schroeder    Executive Producer
Dante Spinotti    Cinematographer
Jeannine Oppewall    Production Designer
Dede Allen    Editor
Beatrix Aruna Pasztor    Costume Designer
Christopher Young    Composer
Carol Fenelon    Music Supervisor
Lisa Grundy    Associate Producer
Douglas C. Metzger    Assistant Director
Zane Weiner    Unit Production Manager
Don Woodruff    Art Director
Jay R. Hart    Set Decorator
Jerry Pooler    Visual Effects Supervisor
John D. Milinac    Special Effects Coordinator
Kendall Errair    Costume Supervisor
Craig Kitson    Additional Editor
Kirk Francis    Sound Mixer
Christopher Jenkins    Re-recording Mixer
Ron Barlett    Re-recording Mixer
Mark Smith    Re-recording Mixer
Dennis Drummond    Supervising Sound Editor
David Giammarco    Supervising Sound Editor
Kim Drummond    Dialogue Editor
Mark Yardas    Dialogue Editor
Thomas Milano    Supervising Music Editor
Tanya Noel Hill    Music Editor
Michal Bigger    Makeup (Supervisor)
Kymbra Callaghan    Makeup
Allen Weisinger    Makeup
Aaron F. Quarles    Hairstylist (Supervisor)
Sacha Quarles    Hairstylist
Bob Dylan    Song "Things Have Changed"
Mali Finn    Casting Director
Emily Schweber    Casting Associate
Jeff Imada    Stunt Coordinator

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

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2000/02/25 7 $5,808,919   1,253 $4,636   $5,856,853 1
2000/03/03 8 $4,053,266 -30% 1,504 $2,695   $11,372,006 2
2000/03/10 12 $2,612,849 -36% 1,509 $1,732   $14,967,348 3
2000/03/17 17 $1,186,526 -55% 1,458 $814   $16,930,982 4
2000/03/24 19 $606,017 -49% 1,210 $501   $17,927,842 5
2000/03/31 28 $225,427 -63% 498 $453   $18,381,037 6
2000/04/07 35 $102,011 -55% 224 $455   $18,543,764 7
2000/04/14 63 $28,631 -72% 110 $260   $18,604,882 8
2000/04/21 57 $39,541 +38% 88 $449   $18,659,932 9
2000/04/28 69 $25,146 -36% 74 $340   $18,697,332 10
2000/05/05 80 $11,004 -56% 31 $355   $18,718,308 11
2000/05/12 96 $6,058 -45% 17 $356   $18,727,418 12
2000/05/19 85 $6,655 +10% 11 $605   $18,735,422 13
2000/11/10 39 $87,505   15 $5,834   $18,838,207 38
2000/11/17 41 $68,485 -22% 12 $5,707   $18,945,558 39
2000/11/24 41 $63,884 -7% 12 $5,324   $19,045,347 40
2000/12/01 41 $53,713 -16% 12 $4,476   $19,122,073 41
2000/12/08 46 $38,346 -29% 17 $2,256   $19,181,714 42
2000/12/15 53 $23,720 -38% 14 $1,694   $19,217,251 43
2000/12/22 46 $19,143 -19% 12 $1,595   $19,247,062 44
2000/12/29 52 $18,634 -3% 11 $1,694   $19,284,952 45
2001/01/05 51 $21,376 +15% 13 $1,644   $19,315,014 46
2001/01/12 53 $21,868 +2% 10 $2,187   $19,347,156 47
2001/01/19 55 $18,499 -15% 10 $1,850   $19,371,621 48
2001/01/26 67 $9,461 -49% 2 $4,731   $19,389,454 49

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/02/25 6 $1,578,000   1,250 $1,262   $1,578,000 3
2000/02/26 7 $2,559,000 +62% 1,250 $2,047   $4,137,000 4
2000/02/27 7 $1,461,000 -43% 1,253 $1,166   $5,856,853 5
2000/02/28 5 $352,286 -76% 1,253 $281   $6,209,139 6
2000/02/29 6 $373,603 +6% 1,253 $298   $6,582,742 7
2000/03/01 7 $358,213 -4% 1,253 $286   $6,940,955 8
2000/03/02 7 $377,785 +5% 1,253 $302   $7,318,740 9
2000/03/03 7 $1,234,000 +227% 1,505 $820   $8,553,000 10
2000/03/04 8 $2,134,000 +73% 1,505 $1,418   $10,687,000 11
2000/03/05 12 $951,000 -55% 1,504 $632   $11,372,006 12
2000/03/06 10 $243,077 -74% 1,504 $162   $11,615,083 13
2000/03/07 11 $254,050 +5% 1,504 $169   $11,869,133 14
2000/03/08 9 $243,584 -4% 1,504 $162   $12,112,717 15
2000/03/09 10 $240,000 -1% 1,504 $160   $12,350,000 16
2000/03/13 13 $177,246   1,509 $117   $15,144,594 20
2000/03/14 13 $205,638 +16% 1,509 $136   $15,350,232 21
2000/03/15 13 $195,067 -5% 1,509 $129   $15,545,299 22
2000/03/16 13 $199,157 +2% 1,509 $132   $15,744,456 23
2000/03/19 15 $307,000   1,458 $211   $16,930,982 26
2000/03/20 15 $98,626 -68% 1,458 $68   $17,029,608 27
2000/03/21 15 $114,250 +16% 1,458 $78   $17,143,858 28
2000/03/22 16 $93,016 -19% 1,458 $64   $17,236,674 29
2000/03/26 16 $102,000   1,210 $84   $17,927,842 33
2000/03/27 16 $52,956 -48% 1,210 $44   $17,980,798 34
2000/03/28 16 $59,042 +11% 1,210 $49   $18,039,840 35
2000/03/29 16 $58,310 -1% 1,210 $48   $18,098,150 36
2000/03/30 16 $57,460 -1% 1,210 $47   $18,155,610 37
2001/01/15 51 $3,801   10 $380   $19,347,156 328

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2000/02/25 7 $7,270,806   1,253 $5,803   $7,318,740 2
2000/03/03 10 $5,035,759 -31% 1,504 $3,348   $12,354,499 3
2000/03/10 13 $3,389,957 -33% 1,509 $2,246   $15,744,456 4
2000/03/17 17 $1,577,369 -53% 1,458 $1,082   $17,321,825 5
2000/03/24 19 $833,785 -47% 1,210 $689   $18,155,610 6
2000/03/31 28 $286,143 -66% 498 $575   $18,441,753 7
2000/04/07 37 $134,498 -53% 224 $600   $18,576,251 8
2000/04/14 64 $44,140 -67% 110 $401   $18,620,391 9
2000/04/21 61 $51,795 +17% 88 $589   $18,672,186 10
2000/04/28 71 $35,118 -32% 74 $475   $18,707,304 11
2000/05/05 83 $14,056 -60% 31 $453   $18,721,360 12
2000/05/12 96 $7,407 -47% 17 $436   $18,728,767 13
2000/11/10 40 $126,371   15 $8,425   $18,877,073 39
2000/11/17 40 $104,390 -17% 12 $8,699   $18,981,463 40
2000/11/24 42 $86,897 -17% 12 $7,241   $19,068,360 41
2000/12/01 39 $75,008 -14% 12 $6,251   $19,143,368 42
2000/12/08 47 $50,163 -33% 17 $2,951   $19,193,531 43
2000/12/15 43 $34,388 -31% 14 $2,456   $19,227,919 44
2000/12/22 47 $38,399 +12% 12 $3,200   $19,266,318 45
2000/12/29 51 $27,320 -29% 11 $2,484   $19,293,638 46
2001/01/05 52 $31,650 +16% 13 $2,435   $19,325,288 47
2001/01/12 51 $27,834 -12% 10 $2,783   $19,353,122 48
2001/01/19 55 $26,871 -3% 10 $2,687   $19,379,993 49
2001/01/26 71 $9,461 -65% 2 $4,731   $19,389,454 50

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Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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