Elf

After discovering he is a human, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole decides to travel to New York City to locate his real father.

Grosses

Domestic (78.7%)
$173,398,518
Summary Details
DistributorNew Line Cinema
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Opening$32,100,000
3,337 theaters
Budget$33,000,000
Release DateNov 7, 2003 - Mar 4, 2004
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 37 min
GenresComedy Family Fantasy Romance
In Release421 days/60 weeks
Widest Release3,381 theaters

Key:Estimated

DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Nov 7, 2003Friday2$8,957,000--3,337$2,684$8,957,0001
Nov 8, 2003Saturday2$13,046,000+45.7%-3,337$3,909$22,003,0002
Nov 9, 2003Sunday2$9,111,000-30.2%-3,337$2,730$31,113,5013
Nov 10, 2003Monday2$3,752,000-58.8%-3,337$1,124$34,865,5014
Nov 11, 2003Tuesday1$5,681,000+51.4%-3,337$1,702$40,546,5015
Nov 12, 2003Wednesday2$1,678,000-70.5%-3,337$502$42,224,5016
Nov 13, 2003Thursday2$1,805,000+7.6%-3,337$540$44,028,9137
Nov 14, 2003Friday2$7,283,000+303.5%-18.7%3,381$2,154$51,311,9138
Nov 15, 2003Saturday1$11,814,000+62.2%-9.4%3,381$3,494$63,125,9139
Nov 16, 2003Sunday1$7,229,000-38.8%-20.7%3,381$2,138$70,354,52610
Nov 17, 2003Monday2$1,385,000-80.8%-63.1%3,381$409$71,739,52611
Nov 18, 2003Tuesday2$1,552,000+12.1%-72.7%3,381$459$73,291,52612
Nov 19, 2003Wednesday2$1,334,000-14%-20.5%3,381$394$74,625,52613
Nov 20, 2003Thursday2$1,390,000+4.2%-23%3,381$411$76,016,63414
Nov 21, 2003Friday3$5,405,000+288.8%-25.8%3,381$1,598$81,421,63415
Nov 22, 2003Saturday2$8,257,000+52.8%-30.1%3,381$2,442$89,678,63416
Nov 23, 2003Sunday2$5,054,000-38.8%-30.1%3,381$1,494$94,732,62617
Nov 24, 2003Monday3$1,276,000-74.8%-7.9%3,381$377$96,008,62618
Nov 25, 2003Tuesday2$2,006,000+57.2%+29.3%3,381$593$98,014,43319
Nov 26, 2003Wednesday3$3,849,000+91.9%+188.5%3,202$1,202$101,863,43320
Nov 27, 2003
Thanksgiving
Thursday1$5,497,000+42.8%+295.5%3,202$1,716$107,359,87721
Nov 28, 2003Friday3$9,399,000+71%+73.9%3,202$2,935$116,758,87722
Nov 29, 2003Saturday3$8,440,000-10.2%+2.2%3,202$2,635$125,198,87723
Nov 30, 2003Sunday3$3,810,000-54.9%-24.6%3,202$1,189$129,009,71924
Dec 1, 2003Monday5$688,000-81.9%-46.1%3,202$214$129,697,71925
Dec 2, 2003Tuesday4$648,000-5.8%-67.7%3,202$202$130,345,71926
Dec 3, 2003Wednesday5$563,000-13.1%-85.4%3,202$175$130,908,71927
Dec 4, 2003Thursday3$593,000+5.3%-89.2%3,202$185$131,500,92228
Dec 5, 2003Friday3$2,308,000+289.2%-75.4%3,119$739$133,808,92229
Dec 6, 2003Saturday4$3,616,000+56.7%-57.2%3,119$1,159$137,424,92230
Dec 7, 2003Sunday5$2,103,000-41.8%-44.8%3,119$674$139,527,71931
Dec 8, 2003Monday4$457,000-78.3%-33.6%3,119$146$139,984,71932
Dec 9, 2003Tuesday4$511,000+11.8%-21.1%3,119$163$140,495,71933
Dec 10, 2003Wednesday3$499,000-2.3%-11.4%3,119$159$140,994,71934
Dec 11, 2003Thursday3$495,000-0.8%-16.5%3,119$158$141,490,05735
Dec 12, 2003Friday7$1,670,000+237.4%-27.6%2,876$580$143,160,05736
Dec 13, 2003Saturday6$2,797,000+67.5%-22.6%2,876$972$145,957,05737
Dec 14, 2003Sunday6$1,550,000-44.6%-26.3%2,876$538$147,507,39838
Dec 15, 2003Monday5$404,000-73.9%-11.6%2,876$140$147,911,39839
Dec 16, 2003Tuesday7$448,000+10.9%-12.3%2,876$155$148,359,39840
Dec 17, 2003Wednesday6$439,000-2%-12%2,876$152$148,798,39841
Dec 18, 2003Thursday6$512,000+16.6%+3.4%2,876$178$149,310,33242
Dec 19, 2003Friday6$1,430,000+179.3%-14.4%2,451$583$150,740,33243
Dec 20, 2003Saturday5$2,195,000+53.5%-21.5%2,451$895$152,935,33244
Dec 21, 2003Sunday5$1,878,000-14.4%+21.2%2,451$766$154,812,96745
Dec 22, 2003Monday4$1,546,000-17.7%+282.7%2,451$630$156,358,96746
Dec 23, 2003Tuesday4$1,878,000+21.5%+319.2%2,451$766$158,237,69247
Dec 24, 2003Wednesday3$1,265,000-32.6%+188.2%2,451$516$159,502,69248
Dec 25, 2003
Christmas Day
Thursday10$1,240,000-2%+142.2%2,015$615$160,742,66449
Dec 26, 2003Friday10$1,491,000+20.2%+4.3%2,015$739$162,233,66450
Dec 27, 2003Saturday10$1,359,000-8.9%-38.1%2,015$674$163,592,66451
Dec 28, 2003Sunday11$1,056,000-22.3%-43.8%2,015$524$164,648,69252
Dec 29, 2003Monday9$974,000-7.8%-37%2,015$483$165,622,69253
Dec 30, 2003Tuesday9$1,089,000+11.8%-42%2,015$540$166,712,30054
Dec 31, 2003
New Year's Eve
Wednesday9$835,000-23.3%-34%2,015$414$167,547,30055
Jan 1, 2004
New Year's Day
Thursday12$987,000+18.2%-20.4%2,015$489$168,534,07756
Jan 2, 2004Friday12$999,000+1.2%-33%1,768$565$169,533,07757
Jan 3, 2004Saturday15$802,000-19.7%-41%1,768$453$170,335,07758
Jan 4, 2004Sunday14$503,000-37.3%-52.4%1,768$284$170,837,64459
Jan 5, 2004Monday16$141,000-72%-85.5%1,768$79$170,978,64460
Jan 6, 2004Tuesday16$93,000-34%-91.5%1,768$52$171,071,64461
Jan 7, 2004Wednesday17$83,000-10.8%-90.1%1,768$46$171,154,64462
Jan 8, 2004Thursday17$79,000-4.8%-92%1,768$44$171,233,29863
Jan 9, 2004Friday25$101,000+27.8%-89.9%811$124$171,334,29864
Jan 10, 2004Saturday23$242,000+139.6%-69.8%811$298$171,576,29865
Jan 11, 2004Sunday21$156,000-35.5%-69%811$192$171,733,08366
Jan 12, 2004Monday27$26,000-83.3%-81.6%811$32$171,759,08367