Brown Sugar

Friends since childhood, a magazine editor and a hip-hop record executive stumble into romantic territory.

Grosses

Domestic (96.6%)
$27,363,891
Summary Details
DistributorFox Searchlight Pictures
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Opening$10,738,882
1,372 theaters
Budget$8,000,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 49 min
GenresComedy Drama Music Romance
In Release447 days/63 weeks
Widest Release1,378 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 11, 2002Friday3$3,546,176--1,372$2,584$3,546,1761
Oct 12, 2002Saturday3$4,485,837+26.5%-1,372$3,269$8,032,0132
Oct 13, 2002Sunday3$2,706,869-39.7%-1,372$1,972$10,738,8823
Oct 14, 2002
Columbus Day
Monday4$1,100,303-59.4%-1,372$801$11,839,1854
Oct 15, 2002Tuesday5$523,596-52.4%-1,372$381$12,362,7815
Oct 16, 2002Wednesday6$440,899-15.8%-1,372$321$12,803,6806
Oct 17, 2002Thursday5$483,589+9.7%-1,372$352$13,287,2697
Oct 18, 2002Friday7$1,535,874+217.6%-56.7%1,378$1,114$14,823,1438
Oct 19, 2002Saturday5$2,532,899+64.9%-43.5%1,378$1,838$17,356,0429
Oct 20, 2002Sunday7$1,146,318-54.7%-57.7%1,378$831$18,502,36010
Oct 21, 2002Monday6$306,059-73.3%-72.2%1,378$222$18,808,41911
Oct 22, 2002Tuesday7$267,525-12.6%-48.9%1,378$194$19,075,94412
Oct 23, 2002Wednesday7$240,398-10.1%-45.5%1,378$174$19,316,34213
Oct 24, 2002Thursday7$248,594+3.4%-48.6%1,378$180$19,564,93614
Oct 25, 2002Friday11$809,403+225.6%-47.3%1,146$706$20,374,33915
Oct 26, 2002Saturday8$1,338,646+65.4%-47.1%1,146$1,168$21,712,98516
Oct 27, 2002Sunday12$635,980-52.5%-44.5%1,146$554$22,348,96517
Oct 28, 2002Monday10$161,392-74.6%-47.3%1,146$140$22,510,35718
Oct 29, 2002Tuesday13$146,389-9.3%-45.3%1,146$127$22,656,74619
Oct 30, 2002Wednesday12$129,135-11.8%-46.3%1,142$113$22,785,88120
Oct 31, 2002
Halloween
Thursday14$133,656+3.5%-46.2%1,142$117$22,919,53721
Nov 1, 2002Friday10$457,190+242.1%-43.5%854$535$23,376,72722
Nov 2, 2002Saturday10$833,569+82.3%-37.7%854$976$24,210,29623
Nov 3, 2002Sunday13$381,678-54.2%-40%854$446$24,591,97424
Nov 4, 2002Monday14$103,426-72.9%-35.9%854$121$24,695,40025
Nov 5, 2002Tuesday15$106,697+3.2%-27.1%854$124$24,802,09726
Nov 6, 2002Wednesday15$77,969-26.9%-39.6%805$96$24,880,06627
Nov 7, 2002Thursday14$85,291+9.4%-36.2%805$105$24,965,35728
Nov 8, 2002Friday15$281,856+230.5%-38.4%649$434$25,247,21329
Nov 9, 2002Saturday14$496,247+76.1%-40.5%649$764$25,743,46030
Nov 10, 2002Sunday15$259,524-47.7%-32%649$399$26,002,98431
Nov 11, 2002Monday16$128,886-50.3%+24.6%649$198$26,131,87032
Nov 12, 2002Tuesday15$49,103-61.9%-54%649$75$26,180,97333
Nov 13, 2002Wednesday15$46,901-4.5%-39.8%641$73$26,227,87434
Nov 14, 2002Thursday15$48,631+3.7%-43%641$75$26,276,50535
Nov 15, 2002Friday18$132,728+172.9%-52.9%398$333$26,409,23336
Nov 16, 2002Saturday18$232,777+75.4%-53.1%398$584$26,642,01037
Nov 17, 2002Sunday18$99,121-57.4%-61.8%398$249$26,741,13138
Nov 18, 2002Monday18$27,419-72.3%-78.7%398$68$26,768,55039
Nov 19, 2002Tuesday18$26,861-2%-45.3%398$67$26,795,41140
Nov 20, 2002Wednesday18$26,281-2.2%-44%398$66$26,821,69241
Nov 21, 2002Thursday18$28,297+7.7%-41.8%398$71$26,849,98942
Nov 22, 2002Friday20$42,522+50.3%-68%191$222$26,892,51143
Nov 23, 2002Saturday19$80,944+90.4%-65.2%191$423$26,973,45544
Nov 24, 2002Sunday21$34,225-57.7%-65.5%191$179$27,007,68045
Nov 25, 2002Monday20$12,643-63.1%-53.9%191$66$27,020,32346
Nov 26, 2002Tuesday20$13,063+3.3%-51.4%191$68$27,033,38647
Nov 27, 2002Wednesday25$6,598-49.5%-74.9%66$99$27,039,98448
Nov 28, 2002
Thanksgiving
Thursday23$11,332+71.7%-60%66$171$27,051,31649
Nov 29, 2002Friday24$23,107+103.9%-45.7%67$344$27,074,42350
Nov 30, 2002Saturday24$25,173+8.9%-68.9%67$375$27,099,59651
Dec 1, 2002Sunday26$10,124-59.8%-70.4%67$151$27,109,72052
Dec 2, 2002Monday27$2,469-75.6%-80.5%67$36$27,112,18953
Dec 3, 2002Tuesday28$2,620+6.1%-79.9%67$39$27,114,80954
Dec 4, 2002Wednesday29$1,834-30%-72.2%61$30$27,116,64355
Dec 5, 2002Thursday29$2,025+10.4%-82.1%61$33$27,118,66856
Dec 6, 2002Friday32$7,102+250.7%-69.3%65$109$27,125,77057
Dec 7, 2002Saturday30$13,639+92%-45.8%65$209$27,139,40958
Dec 8, 2002Sunday31$7,134-47.7%-29.5%65$109$27,146,54359
Dec 9, 2002Monday27$1,860-73.9%-24.7%65$28$27,148,40360
Dec 10, 2002Tuesday27$2,039+9.6%-22.2%65$31$27,150,44261
Dec 11, 2002Wednesday28$1,754-14%-4.4%64$27$27,152,19662
Dec 12, 2002Thursday29$1,429-18.5%-29.4%64$22$27,153,62563
Dec 13, 2002Friday28$8,237+476.4%+16%89$92$27,161,86264
Dec 14, 2002Saturday27$15,020+82.3%+10.1%89$168$27,176,88265
Dec 15, 2002Sunday28$9,914-34%+39%89$111$27,186,79666
Dec 16, 2002Monday25$3,773-61.9%+102.8%89$42$27,190,56967
Dec 17, 2002Tuesday26$4,096+8.6%+100.9%89$46$27,194,66568
Dec 18, 2002Wednesday25$3,679-10.2%+109.7%85$43$27,198,34469
Dec 19, 2002Thursday26$3,677<0.1%+157.3%85$43$27,202,02170
Dec 20, 2002Friday30$4,849+31.9%-41.1%53$91$27,206,87071
Dec 21, 2002Saturday30$8,835+82.2%-41.2%53$166$27,215,70572
Dec 22, 2002Sunday30$7,409-16.1%-25.3%53$139$27,223,11473
Dec 23, 2002Monday30$2,965-60%-21.4%53$55$27,226,07974
Dec 24, 2002Tuesday30$2,206-25.6%-46.1%53$41$27,228,28575
Dec 25, 2002
Christmas Day
Wednesday32$4,048+83.5%+10%44$92$27,232,33376
Dec 26, 2002Thursday31$5,862+44.8%+59.4%44$133$27,238,19577
Dec 27, 2002Friday34$8,317+41.9%+71.5%36$231$27,246,51278
Dec 28, 2002Saturday34$11,659+40.2%+32%36$323$27,258,17179
Dec 29, 2002Sunday34$8,033-31.1%+8.4%36$223$27,266,20480
Dec 30, 2002Monday36$4,622-42.5%+55.9%36$128$27,270,82681
Dec 31, 2002
New Year's Eve
Tuesday38$2,457-46.8%+11.4%36$68$27,273,28382
Jan 1, 2003
New Year's Day
Wednesday40$7,062+187.4%+74.5%35$201$27,280,34583
Jan 2, 2003Thursday40$3,828-45.8%-34.7%35$109$27,284,17384
Jan 3, 2003Friday34$7,214+88.5%-13.3%34$212$27,291,38785
Jan 4, 2003Saturday35$10,775+49.4%-7.6%34$316$27,302,16286
Jan 5, 2003Sunday35$5,597-48.1%-30.3%34$164$27,307,75987
Jan 6, 2003Monday36$2,005-64.2%-56.6%34$58$27,309,76488
Jan 7, 2003Tuesday37$1,808-9.8%-26.4%34$53$27,311,57289
Jan 8, 2003Wednesday37$1,700-6%-75.9%34$50$27,313,27290
Jan 9, 2003Thursday38$1,601-5.8%-58.2%34$47$27,314,87391
Jan 10, 2003Friday33$6,545+308.8%-9.3%42$155$27,321,41892
Jan 11, 2003Saturday33$11,076+69.2%+2.8%42$263$27,332,49493
Jan 12, 2003Sunday33$6,382-42.4%+14%42$151$27,338,87694
Jan 13, 2003Monday32$1,263-80.2%-37%42$30$27,340,13995
Jan 14, 2003Tuesday35$1,181-6.5%-34.7%42$28$27,341,32096
Jan 15, 2003Wednesday35$1,066-9.7%-37.3%42$25$27,342,38697
Jan 16, 2003Thursday35$919-13.8%-42.6%42$21$27,343,30598