Pearls and Pigs

When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks. Next, their 9-year-old half-sister is dumped on their doorstep by her prostitute mother. A karaoke set helps reveal that the little girl is quite a singer, just as a talent contest for children is coming up on national television offering more than enough money to the winner. If only the kid weren't so hopelessly shy...


Domestic ()
Summary Details
Release DateAug 29, 2003
Running Time1 hr 53 min
In Release125 days/17 weeks
Widest Release40 theaters
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
Aug 22-2810$13,167-17-$774$17,624-
Aug 29-Sep 43$240,619+1,727.4%40+23$6,015$257,7931
Sep 5-112$245,081+1.9%40-$6,127$502,8742
Sep 12-183$248,527+1.4%40-$6,213$751,1313
Sep 19-253$206,943-16.7%40-$5,173$958,0744
Sep 26-Oct 22$185,742-10.2%40-$4,643$1,143,8165
Oct 3-93$146,815-21%40-$3,670$1,290,6316
Oct 10-164$135,016-8%40-$3,375$1,425,6477
Oct 17-234$114,400-15.3%40-$2,860$1,540,0478
Oct 24-307$83,831-26.7%36-4$2,328$1,623,8789
Oct 31-Nov 69$54,411-35.1%33-3$1,648$1,678,28910
Nov 7-136$44,869-17.5%28-5$1,602$1,723,15811
Nov 14-2010$29,345-34.6%14-14$2,096$1,752,50312
Nov 21-2712$19,019-35.2%16+2$1,188$1,771,52213
Nov 28-Dec 414$12,729-33.1%15-1$848$1,784,25114
Dec 5-1117$7,993-37.2%8-7$999$1,792,22415
Dec 19-2519$1,300-2-$650$1,799,63617