American Gangster

An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.

Grosses

Domestic (48.8%)
$130,164,645
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$43,565,135
3,054 theaters
Budget$100,000,000
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 37 min
GenresBiography Crime Drama Thriller
In Release426 days/60 weeks
Widest Release3,110 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Nov 2, 2007Friday1$15,865,355--3,054$5,194$15,865,3551
Nov 3, 2007Saturday1$17,652,120+11.3%-3,054$5,780$33,517,4752
Nov 4, 2007Sunday2$10,047,660-43.1%-3,054$3,290$43,565,1353
Nov 5, 2007Monday1$3,573,180-64.4%-3,054$1,170$47,138,3154
Nov 6, 2007Tuesday1$3,527,370-1.3%-3,054$1,155$50,665,6855
Nov 7, 2007Wednesday1$2,931,840-16.9%-3,054$960$53,597,5256
Nov 8, 2007Thursday1$2,762,450-5.8%-3,054$904$56,359,9757
Nov 9, 2007Friday1$7,173,355+159.7%-54.8%3,059$2,345$63,533,3308
Nov 10, 2007Saturday2$10,217,060+42.4%-42.1%3,059$3,340$73,750,3909
Nov 11, 2007Sunday2$6,638,030-35%-33.9%3,059$2,170$80,388,42010
Nov 12, 2007Monday3$2,921,345-56%-18.2%3,059$955$83,309,76511
Nov 13, 2007Tuesday1$1,590,680-45.5%-54.9%3,059$520$84,900,44512
Nov 14, 2007Wednesday1$1,451,795-8.7%-50.5%3,059$474$86,352,24013
Nov 15, 2007Thursday1$1,423,125-2%-48.5%3,059$465$87,775,36514
Nov 16, 2007Friday2$3,873,125+172.2%-46%3,110$1,245$91,648,49015
Nov 17, 2007Saturday3$5,846,800+51%-42.8%3,110$1,880$97,495,29016
Nov 18, 2007Sunday3$3,155,325-46%-52.5%3,110$1,014$100,650,61517
Nov 19, 2007Monday2$1,104,050-65%-62.2%3,110$355$101,754,66518
Nov 20, 2007Tuesday4$1,306,225+18.3%-17.9%3,110$420$103,060,89019
Nov 21, 2007Wednesday9$1,547,885+18.5%+6.6%2,814$550$104,608,77520
Nov 22, 2007
Thanksgiving
Thursday8$1,927,590+24.5%+35.4%2,814$685$106,536,36521
Nov 23, 2007Friday8$3,596,715+86.6%-7.1%2,799$1,285$110,133,08022
Nov 24, 2007Saturday8$3,624,705+0.8%-38%2,799$1,295$113,757,78523
Nov 25, 2007Sunday9$1,792,505-50.5%-43.2%2,799$640$115,550,29024
Nov 26, 2007Monday7$503,820-71.9%-54.4%2,799$180$116,054,11025
Nov 27, 2007Tuesday8$504,025<0.1%-61.4%2,799$180$116,558,13526
Nov 28, 2007Wednesday7$475,830-5.6%-69.3%2,799$170$117,033,96527
Nov 29, 2007Thursday8$419,850-11.8%-78.2%2,799$150$117,453,81528
Nov 30, 2007Friday10$1,335,425+218.1%-62.9%2,699$494$118,789,24029
Dec 1, 2007Saturday10$1,889,300+41.5%-47.9%2,699$700$120,678,54030
Dec 2, 2007Sunday11$1,038,450-45%-42.1%2,699$384$121,716,99031
Dec 3, 2007Monday9$311,250-70%-38.2%2,699$115$122,028,24032
Dec 4, 2007Tuesday8$338,505+8.8%-32.8%2,699$125$122,366,74533
Dec 5, 2007Wednesday7$325,015-4%-31.7%2,699$120$122,691,76034
Dec 6, 2007Thursday8$323,425-0.5%-23%2,699$119$123,015,18535
Dec 7, 2007Friday11$747,015+131%-44.1%2,132$350$123,762,20036
Dec 8, 2007Saturday11$1,183,850+58.5%-37.3%2,132$555$124,946,05037
Dec 9, 2007Sunday12$607,620-48.7%-41.5%2,132$285$125,553,67038
Dec 10, 2007Monday11$233,455-61.6%-25%2,132$109$125,787,12539
Dec 11, 2007Tuesday10$244,995+4.9%-27.6%2,132$114$126,032,12040
Dec 12, 2007Wednesday11$234,025-4.5%-28%2,035$115$126,266,14541
Dec 13, 2007Thursday11$234,845+0.4%-27.4%2,035$115$126,500,99042
Dec 14, 2007Friday15$328,050+39.7%-56.1%1,215$270$126,829,04043
Dec 15, 2007Saturday13$479,925+46.3%-59.5%1,215$395$127,308,96544
Dec 16, 2007Sunday15$273,375-43%-55%1,215$225$127,582,34045
Dec 17, 2007Monday15$126,995-53.5%-45.6%1,215$104$127,709,33546
Dec 18, 2007Tuesday15$133,845+5.4%-45.4%1,215$110$127,843,18047
Dec 19, 2007Wednesday14$139,725+4.4%-40.3%1,215$115$127,982,90548
Dec 20, 2007Thursday14$152,335+9%-35.1%1,215$125$128,135,24049
Dec 21, 2007Friday21$89,425-41.3%-72.7%459$194$128,224,66550
Dec 22, 2007Saturday21$133,110+48.9%-72.3%459$290$128,357,77551
Dec 23, 2007Sunday21$119,340-10.3%-56.3%459$260$128,477,11552
Dec 24, 2007Monday21$61,965-48.1%-51.2%459$135$128,539,08053
Dec 25, 2007
Christmas Day
Tuesday25$59,400-4.1%-55.6%270$220$128,598,48054
Dec 26, 2007Wednesday24$64,825+9.1%-53.6%270$240$128,663,30555
Dec 27, 2007Thursday24$60,705-6.4%-60.2%270$224$128,724,01056
Dec 28, 2007Friday21$92,085+51.7%+3%307$299$128,816,09557
Dec 29, 2007Saturday23$105,925+15%-20.4%307$345$128,922,02058
Dec 30, 2007Sunday22$96,705-8.7%-19%307$315$129,018,72559
Dec 31, 2007
New Year's Eve
Monday21$59,865-38.1%-3.4%307$195$129,078,59060
Jan 1, 2008
New Year's Day
Tuesday25$72,145+20.5%+21.5%307$235$129,150,73561
Jan 2, 2008Wednesday21$45,985-36.3%-29.1%307$149$129,196,72062
Jan 3, 2008Thursday21$43,025-6.4%-29.1%307$140$129,239,74563
Jan 4, 2008Friday23$78,555+82.6%-14.7%327$240$129,318,30064
Jan 5, 2008Saturday23$117,720+49.9%+11.1%327$360$129,436,02065
Jan 6, 2008Sunday23$63,845-45.8%-34%327$195$129,499,86566
Jan 7, 2008Monday23$21,255-66.7%-64.5%327$65$129,521,12067
Jan 8, 2008Tuesday23$24,510+15.3%-66%327$74$129,545,63068
Jan 9, 2008Wednesday23$22,890-6.6%-50.2%327$70$129,568,52069
Jan 10, 2008Thursday22$24,425+6.7%-43.2%327$74$129,592,94570
Jan 11, 2008Friday26$53,580+119.4%-31.8%282$190$129,646,52571
Jan 12, 2008Saturday26$78,960+47.4%-32.9%282$280$129,725,48572
Jan 13, 2008Sunday26$42,285-46.4%-33.8%282$149$129,767,77073
Jan 14, 2008Monday24$18,330-56.7%-13.8%282$65$129,786,10074
Jan 15, 2008Tuesday24$19,650+7.2%-19.8%282$69$129,805,75075
Jan 16, 2008Wednesday24$18,445-6.1%-19.4%282$65$129,824,19576
Jan 17, 2008Thursday24$19,605+6.3%-19.7%282$69$129,843,80077
Jan 18, 2008Friday33$35,055+78.8%-34.6%213$164$129,878,85578
Jan 19, 2008Saturday33$56,445+61%-28.5%213$265$129,935,30079
Jan 20, 2008Sunday34$31,950-43.4%-24.4%213$150$129,967,25080
Jan 21, 2008
MLK Day
Monday36$22,365-30%+22%213$105$129,989,61581
Jan 22, 2008Tuesday33$12,780-42.9%-35%213$60$130,002,39582
Jan 23, 2008Wednesday32$11,805-7.6%-36%213$55$130,014,20083
Jan 24, 2008Thursday33$12,885+9.1%-34.3%213$60$130,027,08584
Jan 25, 2008Friday34$28,295+119.6%-19.3%172$164$130,055,38085
Jan 26, 2008Saturday35$44,720+58%-20.8%172$260$130,100,10086
Jan 27, 2008Sunday36$27,520-38.5%-13.9%172$160$130,127,62087
Jan 28, 2008Monday35$10,335-62.4%-53.8%172$60$130,137,95588
Jan 29, 2008Tuesday35$9,460-8.5%-26%172$55$130,147,41589
Jan 30, 2008Wednesday35$8,645-8.6%-26.8%172$50$130,156,06090
Jan 31, 2008Thursday36$8,585-0.7%-33.4%172$49$130,164,64591