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Wonder Wheel (2017)

Wonder Wheel
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,403,237Details
International Box Office $6,626,141Details
Worldwide Box Office $8,029,378
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Synopsis

The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,501-7,600) 7,593 $1,403,237
All Time International Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,141 $6,626,141
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,701-6,800) 6,754 $8,029,378
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,348 $1,403,237

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 1st, 2017 (Limited) by Amazon Studios
International Releases: December 1st, 2017 (Wide) (Australia)
December 8th, 2017 (Wide), released as Užburtas ratas (Lithuania)
December 15th, 2017 (Wide), released as La Ruota delle Meraviglie (Italy)
December 15th, 2017 (Wide) (Portugal)
December 22nd, 2017 (Wide) (Netherlands)
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Video Release: February 20th, 2018 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic content including some sexuality, language and smoking.
(Rating bulletin 2482 (Cert #50899), 6/28/2017)
Running Time: 101 minutes
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Keywords: 1950s, Coney Island, Dysfunctional Family, Relationships Gone Wrong, Infidelity, Love Triangle, Lifeguard, Addiction
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Top 2017 Theater Average 42 $25,114 Dec 1, 2017 3

Uncategorized

James Belushi    Humpty
Juno Temple    Carolina
Justin Timberlake    Mickey
Kate Winslet    Ginny

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Woody Allen    Screenwriter

Home Market Releases for March 6th, 2018

March 6th, 2018

Lady Bird

Thor: Ragnarok is by far the biggest Blu-ray release of the week and one of the best blockbusters of 2017. However, it was already named Pick of the Week last week, so we will have to pick a different film this week. There are a few contenders: The Breadwinner, Faces Places, and Lady Bird. All three of them are Oscars nominated films, none of them won. It was a close call, but in the end, Lady Bird won. More...

Weekend Estimates: Disaster Artist Hits, Just Getting Started Misses

December 10th, 2017

Coco

Coco remains the number one movie at the box office this weekend by a considerable margin, mainly due to a lack of serious competition from new releases. Disney’s animated adventure will gross about $18.3 million this weekend, for a domestic total of $135.5 million. The film will also pile up another $55.3 million internationally, taking its worldwide cume to $389.5 million. It still has some big openings to come, including Brazil, Korea, the UK, and Japan in January, so it has some way to go, although its progress will be eclipsed by The Last Jedi for the next few weeks. More...

Theater Averages: Awards Season is Shaping Up

December 6th, 2017

The Shape of Water

It was another stellar weekend at the box office, at least as far as the theater average chart was concerned. The Shape of Water earned an average of $83,282 in two theaters. This is the fourth best of the year so far. Call Me by Your Name was right behind with an average of $73,890 in four theaters. This is by far the best result of the year for a holdover, more than doubling Lady Bird’s sophomore stint. However, Lady Bird expanded its theater count during its second weekend of release, while Call Me by Your Name did not. The Disaster Artist was close behind with an average of $63,755 in 19 theaters. You could argue this was the best result of the week, because the film was playing in many more theaters than the two films above it. Wonder Wheel was well back with an average of $28,111 in five theaters. Normally this would be an amazing start, but this week it won’t make an impact and it could fade away by the end of the year. Finally, Darkest Hour was the final film in the $10,000 club earning an average of $27,093 in four theaters during its second weekend of release. More...

Weekend Estimates: Coco Wins, Limited Releases on Fire

December 3rd, 2017

Coco

The weekend after Thanksgiving is usually when the studios take a breather before the big Christmas season, and this year is no different, with no new wide releases, and relatively minor shuffles on screen use at the theaters. It’s therefore little surprise that Coco holds on at the top of the chart, and its strong reviews and season-friendly nature help it to extend its lead over Justice League. Coco is headed towards $26.114 million this weekend, according to Disney, for $109 million or so to date. That’s down 49% from last weekend. Justice League, meanwhile, drops a more troubling 60% to $16.58 million, for $197 million after three weekends.

More exciting action lies among the limited and expanding releases, however… More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Avoid Disasters and See a Limited Release this Week

December 1st, 2017

The Shape of Water

It’s an incredibly busy week with about 30 films coming out. However, the vast majority of them have too few reviews to be worth talking about. In fact, there would have been more entries in the secondary VOD than the main list, except I bent the rules a little. There are still some releases that are certainly worth checking out, including The Disaster Artist, The Other Side of Hope, A Bad Idea Gone Wrong, and The Shape of Water. If I were to pick just one, it would easily be The Shape of Water. More...

Wonder Wheel Trailer

November 16th, 2017

Comedy starring Kate Winslet, James Belushi, Juno Temple, Justin Timberlake opens December 1 ... Full Movie Details.

The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/12/01 23 $125,570   5 $25,114   $125,570 1
2017/12/08 23 $150,143 +20% 47 $3,195   $316,323 2
2017/12/15 18 $460,069 +206% 536 $858   $839,323 3
2017/12/22 27 $78,609 -83% 113 $696   $1,163,141 4
2017/12/29 31 $100,687 +28% 55 $1,831   $1,306,606 5
2018/01/05 44 $20,870 -79% 29 $720   $1,363,787 6
2018/01/12 58 $6,113 -71% 10 $611   $1,380,847 7
2018/01/19 58 $6,380 +4% 6 $1,063   $1,392,830 8
2018/01/26 60 $6,517 +2% 5 $1,303   $1,403,237 9

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/12/01 - $37,174   5 $7,435   $37,174 1
2017/12/02 - $59,783 +61% 5 $11,957   $96,957 2
2017/12/03 - $28,613 -52% 5 $5,723   $125,570 3
2017/12/04 - $11,017 -61% 5 $2,203   $136,587 4
2017/12/05 - $9,246 -16% 5 $1,849   $145,833 5
2017/12/06 - $8,632 -7% 5 $1,726   $154,465 6
2017/12/07 - $11,715 +36% 5 $2,343   $166,180 7
2017/12/08 - $44,360 +279% 47 $944   $210,540 8
2017/12/09 - $59,743 +35% 47 $1,271   $270,283 9
2017/12/10 - $46,040 -23% 47 $980   $316,323 10
2017/12/11 - $15,572 -66% 47 $331   $331,895 11
2017/12/12 - $17,229 +11% 47 $367   $349,124 12
2017/12/13 - $15,563 -10% 47 $331   $364,687 13
2017/12/14 - $14,567 -6% 47 $310   $379,254 14
2017/12/15 - $126,721 +770% 536 $236   $505,975 15
2017/12/16 - $195,780 +54% 536 $365   $701,755 16
2017/12/17 - $137,568 -30% 536 $257   $839,323 17
2017/12/18 - $62,423 -55% 536 $116   $901,746 18
2017/12/19 - $77,423 +24% 536 $144   $979,169 19
2017/12/20 - $54,550 -30% 536 $102   $1,033,719 20
2017/12/21 - $50,813 -7% 536 $95   $1,084,532 21
2017/12/22 - $21,434 -58% 113 $190   $1,105,966 22
2017/12/23 - $31,574 +47% 113 $279   $1,137,540 23
2017/12/24 - $25,601 -19% 113 $227   $1,163,141 24
2017/12/25 - $42,778 +67% 113 $379   $1,205,919 25
2017/12/29 - $11,455   55 $208   $1,281,481 29
2017/12/30 - $14,037 +23% 55 $255   $1,295,518 30
2017/12/31 - $11,088 -21% 55 $202   $1,306,606 31
2018/01/01 - $13,439 +21% 55 $244   $1,320,045 32
2018/01/02 - $7,840 -42% 55 $143   $1,327,885 33
2018/01/03 - $7,142 -9% 55 $130   $1,335,027 34
2018/01/04 - $7,890 +10% 55 $143   $1,342,917 35
2018/01/05 - $6,238 -21% 29 $215   $1,349,155 36
2018/01/06 - $7,900 +27% 29 $272   $1,357,055 37
2018/01/07 - $6,732 -15% 29 $232   $1,363,787 38
2018/01/08 - $2,038 -70% 29 $70   $1,365,825 39
2018/01/09 - $3,647 +79% 29 $126   $1,369,472 40
2018/01/10 - $2,779 -24% 29 $96   $1,372,251 41
2018/01/11 - $2,483 -11% 29 $86   $1,374,734 42
2018/01/12 - $1,301 -48% 10 $130   $1,376,035 43
2018/01/13 - $2,649 +104% 10 $265   $1,378,684 44
2018/01/14 - $2,163 -18% 10 $216   $1,380,847 45
2018/01/15 - $2,070 -4% 10 $207   $1,382,917 46
2018/01/16 - $1,492 -28% 10 $149   $1,384,409 47
2018/01/17 - $1,005 -33% 10 $101   $1,385,414 48
2018/01/18 - $1,036 +3% 10 $104   $1,386,450 49
2018/01/19 - $1,592 +54% 6 $265   $1,388,042 50
2018/01/20 - $2,358 +48% 6 $393   $1,390,400 51
2018/01/21 - $2,430 +3% 6 $405   $1,392,830 52
2018/01/22 - $1,074 -56% 6 $179   $1,393,904 53
2018/01/23 - $670 -38% 6 $112   $1,394,574 54
2018/01/24 - $1,403 +109% 6 $234   $1,395,977 55
2018/01/25 - $743 -47% 6 $124   $1,396,720 56
2018/01/26 - $1,495 +101% 5 $299   $1,398,215 57
2018/01/27 - $2,857 +91% 5 $571   $1,401,072 58
2018/01/28 - $2,165 -24% 5 $433   $1,403,237 59

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/12/01 25 $166,180   5 $33,236   $166,180 1
2017/12/08 23 $213,074 +28% 47 $4,533   $379,254 2
2017/12/15 21 $705,278 +231% 536 $1,316   $1,084,532 3
2017/12/22 32 $121,387 -83% 113 $1,074   $1,205,919 4
2017/12/29 31 $136,998 +13% 55 $2,491   $1,342,917 5
2018/01/05 44 $31,817 -77% 29 $1,097   $1,374,734 6
2018/01/12 57 $11,716 -63% 10 $1,172   $1,386,450 7
2018/01/19 60 $10,270 -12% 6 $1,712   $1,396,720 8

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 12/1/2017 $1,978 9 73 207 $183,723 1/18/2018
Bulgaria 12/29/2017 $11,552 0 0 0 $20,015 1/25/2018
Czech Republic 1/5/2018 $23,120 71 71 123 $55,927 1/24/2018
Italy 12/15/2017 $766,974 0 0 0 $3,487,690 1/19/2018
Lithuania 12/8/2017 $11,236 53 53 100 $31,700 1/15/2018
Netherlands 12/22/2017 $0 0 48 88 $334,634 1/15/2018
Portugal 12/15/2017 $36,431 30 30 121 $228,619 2/28/2018
Russia (CIS) 2/9/2018 $241,550 381 381 717 $406,053 2/20/2018
Slovakia 1/5/2018 $12,343 33 33 65 $25,288 1/29/2018
South Korea 1/4/2018 $0 0 140 203 $162,785 3/15/2018
Spain 12/22/2017 $260,941 201 213 688 $1,558,990 1/29/2018
Turkey 12/22/2017 $28,859 34 34 51 $71,136 1/16/2018
United Kingdom 3/9/2018 $59,581 134 134 134 $59,581 3/14/2018
 
International Total$6,626,141 3/15/2018

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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