Argo

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.

Grosses

Domestic (58.5%)
$136,025,503
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Opening$19,458,109
3,232 theaters
Budget$44,500,000
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr
GenresBiography Drama Thriller
In Release446 days/63 weeks
Widest Release3,247 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 12, 2012Friday3$5,891,522--3,232$1,822$5,891,5221
Oct 13, 2012Saturday2$8,657,136+46.9%-3,232$2,678$14,548,6582
Oct 14, 2012Sunday3$4,909,451-43.3%-3,232$1,519$19,458,1093
Oct 15, 2012Monday1$1,757,061-64.2%-3,232$543$21,215,1704
Oct 16, 2012Tuesday1$1,868,847+6.4%-3,232$578$23,084,0175
Oct 17, 2012Wednesday1$1,754,322-6.1%-3,232$542$24,838,3396
Oct 18, 2012Thursday1$1,728,150-1.5%-3,232$534$26,566,4897
Oct 19, 2012Friday2$5,066,115+193.2%-14%3,247$1,560$31,632,6048
Oct 20, 2012Saturday2$7,478,006+47.6%-13.6%3,247$2,303$39,110,6109
Oct 21, 2012Sunday2$3,901,354-47.8%-20.5%3,247$1,201$43,011,96410
Oct 22, 2012Monday2$1,039,411-73.4%-40.8%3,247$320$44,051,37511
Oct 23, 2012Tuesday1$1,727,437+66.2%-7.6%3,247$532$45,778,81212
Oct 24, 2012Wednesday1$1,318,075-23.7%-24.9%3,247$405$47,096,88713
Oct 25, 2012Thursday1$1,328,401+0.8%-23.1%3,247$409$48,425,28814
Oct 26, 2012Friday1$3,926,816+195.6%-22.5%2,855$1,375$52,352,10415
Oct 27, 2012Saturday1$5,289,423+34.7%-29.3%2,855$1,852$57,641,52716
Oct 28, 2012Sunday1$2,868,820-45.8%-26.5%2,855$1,004$60,510,34717
Oct 29, 2012Monday1$845,025-70.5%-18.7%2,855$295$61,355,37218
Oct 30, 2012Tuesday1$1,533,372+81.5%-11.2%2,855$537$62,888,74419
Oct 31, 2012
Halloween
Wednesday1$1,445,137-5.8%+9.6%2,855$506$64,333,88120
Nov 1, 2012Thursday1$1,317,256-8.8%-0.8%2,855$461$65,651,13721
Nov 2, 2012Friday4$3,003,416+128%-23.5%2,774$1,082$68,654,55322
Nov 3, 2012Saturday3$4,810,515+60.2%-9.1%2,774$1,734$73,465,06823
Nov 4, 2012Sunday3$2,395,172-50.2%-16.5%2,774$863$75,860,24024
Nov 5, 2012Monday3$719,513-70%-14.9%2,774$259$76,579,75325
Nov 6, 2012Tuesday3$851,474+18.3%-44.5%2,774$306$77,431,22726
Nov 7, 2012Wednesday3$742,280-12.8%-48.6%2,774$267$78,173,50727
Nov 8, 2012Thursday4$792,451+6.8%-39.8%2,774$285$78,965,95828
Nov 9, 2012Friday4$1,827,422+130.6%-39.2%2,763$661$80,793,38029
Nov 10, 2012Saturday4$3,042,340+66.5%-36.8%2,763$1,101$83,835,72030
Nov 11, 2012Sunday4$1,747,467-42.6%-27%2,763$632$85,583,18731
Nov 12, 2012Monday4$841,581-51.8%+17%2,763$304$86,424,76832
Nov 13, 2012Tuesday4$583,387-30.7%-31.5%2,763$211$87,008,15533
Nov 14, 2012Wednesday4$481,313-17.5%-35.2%2,763$174$87,489,46834
Nov 15, 2012Thursday4$463,012-3.8%-41.6%2,763$167$87,952,48035
Nov 16, 2012Friday6$1,120,890+142.1%-38.7%2,210$507$89,073,37036
Nov 17, 2012Saturday6$1,894,017+69%-37.7%2,210$857$90,967,38737
Nov 18, 2012Sunday6$1,031,459-45.5%-41%2,210$466$91,998,84638
Nov 19, 2012Monday6$403,467-60.9%-52.1%2,210$182$92,402,31339
Nov 20, 2012Tuesday6$601,466+49.1%+3.1%2,210$272$93,003,77940
Nov 21, 2012Wednesday10$577,134-4%+19.9%1,255$459$93,580,91341
Nov 22, 2012
Thanksgiving
Thursday9$616,238+6.8%+33.1%1,255$491$94,197,15142
Nov 23, 2012Friday10$1,582,017+156.7%+41.1%1,255$1,260$95,779,16843
Nov 24, 2012Saturday10$1,514,922-4.2%-20%1,255$1,207$97,294,09044
Nov 25, 2012Sunday10$768,219-49.3%-25.5%1,255$612$98,062,30945
Nov 26, 2012Monday10$212,327-72.4%-47.4%1,255$169$98,274,63646
Nov 27, 2012Tuesday10$246,436+16.1%-59%1,255$196$98,521,07247
Nov 28, 2012Wednesday10$226,136-8.2%-60.8%1,255$180$98,747,20848
Nov 29, 2012Thursday10$233,209+3.1%-62.2%1,255$185$98,980,41749
Nov 30, 2012Friday13$567,005+143.1%-64.2%1,043$543$99,547,42250
Dec 1, 2012Saturday12$959,396+69.2%-36.7%1,043$919$100,506,81851
Dec 2, 2012Sunday13$483,948-49.6%-37%1,043$463$100,990,76652
Dec 3, 2012Monday13$146,485-69.7%-31%1,043$140$101,137,25153
Dec 4, 2012Tuesday13$194,917+33.1%-20.9%1,043$186$101,332,16854
Dec 5, 2012Wednesday13$171,445-12%-24.2%1,043$164$101,503,61355
Dec 6, 2012Thursday13$174,056+1.5%-25.4%1,043$166$101,677,66956
Dec 7, 2012Friday14$417,328+139.8%-26.4%944$442$102,094,99757
Dec 8, 2012Saturday12$696,973+67%-27.4%944$738$102,791,97058
Dec 9, 2012Sunday14$368,045-47.2%-23.9%944$389$103,160,01559
Dec 10, 2012Monday14$128,879-65%-12%944$136$103,288,89460
Dec 11, 2012Tuesday13$164,177+27.4%-15.8%944$173$103,453,07161
Dec 12, 2012Wednesday13$157,438-4.1%-8.2%944$166$103,610,50962
Dec 13, 2012Thursday13$174,395+10.8%+0.2%944$184$103,784,90463
Dec 14, 2012Friday12$304,324+74.5%-27.1%667$456$104,089,22864
Dec 15, 2012Saturday12$541,823+78%-22.3%667$812$104,631,05165
Dec 16, 2012Sunday12$324,028-40.2%-12%667$485$104,955,07966
Dec 17, 2012Monday13$144,133-55.5%+11.8%667$216$105,099,21267
Dec 18, 2012Tuesday14$164,152+13.9%<0.1%667$246$105,263,36468
Dec 19, 2012Wednesday15$131,016-20.2%-16.8%667$196$105,394,38069
Dec 20, 2012Thursday14$141,290+7.8%-19%667$211$105,535,67070
Dec 21, 2012Friday15$209,467+48.3%-31.2%450$465$105,745,13771
Dec 22, 2012Saturday14$371,667+77.4%-31.4%450$825$106,116,80472
Dec 23, 2012Sunday14$318,559-14.3%-1.7%450$707$106,435,36373
Dec 24, 2012Monday14$235,602-26%+63.5%450$523$106,670,96574
Dec 25, 2012
Christmas Day
Tuesday17$275,159+16.8%+67.6%345$797$106,946,12475
Dec 26, 2012Wednesday17$234,612-14.7%+79.1%345$680$107,180,73676
Dec 27, 2012Thursday17$241,375+2.9%+70.8%345$699$107,422,11177
Dec 28, 2012Friday17$302,002+25.1%+44.2%345$875$107,724,11378
Dec 29, 2012Saturday17$393,621+30.3%+5.9%345$1,140$108,117,73479
Dec 30, 2012Sunday17$308,226-21.7%-3.2%345$893$108,425,96080
Dec 31, 2012
New Year's Eve
Monday17$294,960-4.3%+25.2%345$854$108,720,92081
Jan 1, 2013
New Year's Day
Tuesday17$322,364+9.3%+17.2%345$934$109,043,28482
Jan 2, 2013Wednesday17$141,319-56.2%-39.8%345$409$109,184,60383
Jan 3, 2013Thursday17$133,095-5.8%-44.9%345$385$109,317,69884
Jan 4, 2013Friday22$225,106+69.1%-25.5%302$745$109,542,80485
Jan 5, 2013Saturday22$360,808+60.3%-8.3%302$1,194$109,903,61286
Jan 6, 2013Sunday22$203,307-43.7%-34%302$673$110,106,91987
Jan 7, 2013Monday22$54,047-73.4%-81.7%302$178$110,160,96688
Jan 8, 2013Tuesday21$79,346+46.8%-75.4%302$262$110,240,31289
Jan 9, 2013Wednesday21$73,174-7.8%-48.2%302$242$110,313,48690
Jan 10, 2013Thursday20$91,498+25%-31.3%302$302$110,404,98491
Jan 11, 2013Friday18$344,512+276.5%+53%621$554$110,749,49692
Jan 12, 2013Saturday18$579,228+68.1%+60.5%621$932$111,328,72493
Jan 13, 2013Sunday19$331,519-42.8%+63.1%621$533$111,660,24394
Jan 14, 2013Monday14$208,013-37.3%+284.9%621$334$111,868,25695
Jan 15, 2013Tuesday15$239,335+15.1%+201.6%621$385$112,107,59196
Jan 16, 2013Wednesday14$207,495-13.3%+183.6%621$334$112,315,08697
Jan 17, 2013Thursday15$206,468-0.5%+125.7%621$332$112,521,55498
Jan 18, 2013Friday17$576,469+179.2%+67.3%756$762$113,098,02399
Jan 19, 2013Saturday15$1,063,896+84.6%+83.7%756$1,407$114,161,919100
Jan 20, 2013Sunday15$622,582-41.5%+87.8%756$823$114,784,501101
Jan 21, 2013
MLK Day
Monday16$454,086-27.1%+118.3%756$600$115,238,587102
Jan 22, 2013Tuesday16$179,259-60.5%-25.1%756$237$115,417,846103
Jan 23, 2013Wednesday15$167,165-6.7%-19.4%756$221$115,585,011104
Jan 24, 2013Thursday15$171,416+2.5%-17%756$226$115,756,427105
Jan 25, 2013Friday18$393,525+129.6%-31.7%635$619$116,149,952106
Jan 26, 2013Saturday18$908,788+130.9%-14.6%635$1,431$117,058,740107
Jan 27, 2013Sunday18$510,045-43.9%-18.1%635$803$117,568,785108
Jan 28, 2013Monday16$177,248-65.2%-61%635$279$117,746,033109
Jan 29, 2013Tuesday16$218,422+23.2%+21.8%635$343$117,964,455110
Jan 30, 2013Wednesday13$186,108-14.8%+11.3%635$293$118,150,563111
Jan 31, 2013Thursday14$192,252+3.3%+12.2%635$302$118,342,815112
Feb 1, 2013Friday13$583,841+203.7%+48.4%935$624$118,926,656113
Feb 2, 2013Saturday11$1,128,828+93.3%+24.2%935$1,207$120,055,484114
Feb 3, 2013Sunday13$316,655-71.9%-37.9%935$338$120,372,139115
Feb 4, 2013Monday12$184,132-41.9%+3.9%935$196$120,556,271116
Feb 5, 2013Tuesday11$254,029+38%+16.3%935$271$120,810,300117
Feb 6, 2013Wednesday11$212,106-16.5%+14%935$226$121,022,406118
Feb 7, 2013Thursday11$211,207-0.4%+9.9%935$225$121,233,613119
Feb 8, 2013Friday9$553,977+162.3%-5.1%1,405$394$121,787,590120
Feb 9, 2013Saturday8$1,153,664+108.3%+2.2%1,405$821$122,941,254121
Feb 10, 2013Sunday8$667,703-42.1%+110.9%1,405$475$123,608,957122
Feb 11, 2013Monday9$228,371-65.8%+24%1,405$162$123,837,328123
Feb 12, 2013Tuesday9$267,477+17.1%+5.3%1,405$190$124,104,805124
Feb 13, 2013Wednesday9$217,208-18.8%+2.4%1,405$154$124,322,013125
Feb 14, 2013Thursday11$341,039+57%+61.5%1,405$242$124,663,052126
Feb 15, 2013Friday12$487,454+42.9%-12%903$539$125,150,506127
Feb 16, 2013Saturday12$961,474+97.2%-16.7%903$1,064$126,111,980128
Feb 17, 2013Sunday12$733,341-23.7%+9.8%903$812$126,845,321129
Feb 18, 2013
Presidents' Day
Monday12$443,088-39.6%+94%903$490$127,288,409130
Feb 19, 2013Tuesday12$194,470-56.1%-27.3%903$215$127,482,879131
Feb 20, 2013Wednesday13$171,309-11.9%-21.1%903$189$127,654,188132
Feb 21, 2013Thursday12$172,149+0.5%-49.5%903$190$127,826,337133
Feb 22, 2013Friday12$479,475+178.5%-1.6%802$597$128,305,812134
Feb 23, 2013Saturday12$956,546+99.5%-0.5%802$1,192$129,262,358135
Feb 24, 2013Sunday14$391,144-59.1%-46.7%802$487$129,653,502136
Feb 25, 2013Monday12$226,304-42.1%-48.9%802$282$129,879,806137
Feb 26, 2013Tuesday12$262,443+16%+35%802$327$130,142,249138
Feb 27, 2013Wednesday12$212,098-19.2%+23.8%802$264$130,354,347139
Feb 28, 2013Thursday12$202,038-4.7%+17.4%802$251$130,556,385140
Mar 1, 2013Friday13$536,083+165.3%+11.8%985$544$131,092,468141
Mar 2, 2013Saturday13$1,031,133+92.3%+7.8%985$1,046$132,123,601142
Mar 3, 2013Sunday13$536,126-48%+37.1%985$544$132,659,727143
Mar 4, 2013Monday14$143,298-73.3%-36.7%985$145$132,803,025144
Mar 5, 2013Tuesday15$172,186+20.2%-34.4%985$174$132,975,211145
Mar 6, 2013Wednesday14$153,041-11.1%-27.8%985$155$133,128,252146
Mar 7, 2013Thursday14$144,306-5.7%-28.6%985$146$133,272,558147
Mar 8, 2013Friday17$276,337+91.5%-48.5%741$372$133,548,895148
Mar 9, 2013Saturday15$490,200+77.4%-52.5%741$661$134,039,095149
Mar 10, 2013Sunday17$243,830-50.3%-54.5%741$329$134,282,925150
Mar 11, 2013Monday17$87,269-64.2%-39.1%741$117$134,370,194151
Mar 12, 2013Tuesday16$118,273+35.5%-31.3%741$159$134,488,467152
Mar 13, 2013Wednesday18$87,423-26.1%-42.9%741$117$134,575,890153
Mar 14, 2013Thursday16$93,154+6.6%-35.4%741$125$134,669,044154
Mar 15, 2013Friday20$142,756+53.2%-48.3%540$264$134,811,800155
Mar 16, 2013Saturday19$243,933+70.9%-50.2%540$451$135,055,733156
Mar 17, 2013Sunday19$122,518-49.8%-49.8%540$226$135,178,251157
Mar 18, 2013Monday17$51,267-58.2%-41.3%540$94$135,229,518158
Mar 19, 2013Tuesday18$54,321+6%-54.1%540$100$135,283,839159
Mar 20, 2013Wednesday18$50,441-7.1%-42.3%540$93$135,334,280160
Mar 21, 2013Thursday21$42,555-15.6%-54.3%540$78$135,376,835161
Mar 22, 2013Friday31$37,583-11.7%-73.7%185$203$135,414,418162
Mar 23, 2013Saturday28$69,610+85.2%-71.5%185$376$135,484,028163
Mar 24, 2013Sunday30$35,117-49.6%-71.3%185$189$135,519,145164
Mar 25, 2013Monday29$14,250-59.4%-72.2%185$77$135,533,395165
Mar 26, 2013Tuesday32$15,445+8.4%-71.6%185$83$135,548,840166
Mar 27, 2013Wednesday25$20,310+31.5%-59.7%185$109$135,569,150167
Mar 28, 2013Thursday29$19,559-3.7%-54%185$105$135,588,709168
Mar 29, 2013Friday27$46,707+138.8%+24.3%260$179$135,635,416169
Mar 30, 2013Saturday27$58,013+24.2%-16.7%260$223$135,693,429170
Mar 31, 2013
Easter Sunday
Sunday27$36,706-36.7%+4.5%260$141$135,730,135171
Apr 1, 2013Monday25$19,555-46.7%+37.2%260$75$135,749,690172
Apr 2, 2013Tuesday22$23,274+19%+50.7%260$89$135,772,964173
Apr 3, 2013Wednesday24$18,851-19%-7.2%260$72$135,791,815174
Apr 4, 2013Thursday24$20,036+6.3%+2.4%260$77$135,811,851175
Apr 5, 2013Friday33$26,524+32.4%-43.2%172$154$135,838,375176
Apr 6, 2013Saturday33$36,704+38.4%-36.7%172$213$135,875,079177
Apr 7, 2013Sunday32$22,721-38.1%-38.1%172$132$135,897,800178
Apr 8, 2013Monday33$6,825-70%-65.1%172$39$135,904,625179
Apr 9, 2013Tuesday35$9,077+33%-61%172$52$135,913,702180
Apr 10, 2013Wednesday36$7,170-21%-62%172$41$135,920,872181
Apr 11, 2013Thursday35$8,775+22.4%-56.2%172$51$135,929,647182
Apr 12, 2013Friday35$18,056+105.8%-31.9%172$104$135,947,703183
Apr 13, 2013Saturday35$25,262+39.9%-31.2%172$146$135,972,965184
Apr 14, 2013Sunday35$13,958-44.7%-38.6%172$81$135,986,923185
Apr 15, 2013Monday37$3,585-74.3%-47.5%172$20$135,990,508186
Apr 16, 2013Tuesday38$4,409+23%-51.4%172$25$135,994,917187
Apr 17, 2013Wednesday39$3,659-17%-49%172$21$135,998,576188
Apr 18, 2013Thursday40$3,998+9.3%-54.4%172$23$136,002,574189
Apr 19, 2013Friday48$5,276+32%-70.8%43$122$136,007,850190
Apr 20, 2013Saturday45$7,683+45.6%-69.6%43$178$136,015,533191
Apr 21, 2013Sunday46$3,915-49%-72%43$91$136,019,448192
Apr 22, 2013Monday48$1,095-72%-69.5%43$25$136,020,543193
Apr 23, 2013Tuesday46$1,981+80.9%-55.1%43$46$136,022,524194
Apr 24, 2013Wednesday47$1,604-19%-56.2%43$37$136,024,128195