The Invention of Lying

A comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer seizes the opportunity for personal gain.

Grosses

Domestic (56.9%)
$18,451,251
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Opening$7,027,472
1,707 theaters
Budget$18,500,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 40 min
GenresComedy Fantasy Romance
In Release98 days/14 weeks
Widest Release1,743 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 2, 2009Friday4$2,482,184--1,707$1,454$2,482,1841
Oct 3, 2009Saturday5$3,028,248+22%-1,707$1,774$5,510,4322
Oct 4, 2009Sunday5$1,517,040-49.9%-1,707$888$7,027,4723
Oct 5, 2009Monday5$463,169-69.5%-1,707$271$7,490,6414
Oct 6, 2009Tuesday5$536,432+15.8%-1,707$314$8,027,0735
Oct 7, 2009Wednesday5$474,251-11.6%-1,707$277$8,501,3246
Oct 8, 2009Thursday5$455,281-4%-1,707$266$8,956,6057
Oct 9, 2009Friday7$1,078,745+136.9%-56.5%1,743$618$10,035,3508
Oct 10, 2009Saturday7$1,426,861+32.3%-52.9%1,743$818$11,462,2119
Oct 11, 2009Sunday7$833,657-41.6%-45%1,743$478$12,295,86810
Oct 12, 2009
Columbus Day
Monday7$458,054-45.1%-1.1%1,743$262$12,753,92211
Oct 13, 2009Tuesday7$288,237-37.1%-46.3%1,743$165$13,042,15912
Oct 14, 2009Wednesday7$273,181-5.2%-42.4%1,743$156$13,315,34013
Oct 15, 2009Thursday7$274,426+0.5%-39.7%1,743$157$13,589,76614
Oct 16, 2009Friday9$613,094+123.4%-43.2%1,624$377$14,202,86015
Oct 17, 2009Saturday9$867,036+41.4%-39.2%1,624$533$15,069,89616
Oct 18, 2009Sunday10$427,268-50.7%-48.7%1,624$263$15,497,16417
Oct 19, 2009Monday11$137,161-67.9%-70.1%1,624$84$15,634,32518
Oct 20, 2009Tuesday9$163,306+19.1%-43.3%1,624$100$15,797,63119
Oct 21, 2009Wednesday10$153,415-6.1%-43.8%1,624$94$15,951,04620
Oct 22, 2009Thursday9$166,120+8.3%-39.5%1,624$102$16,117,16621
Oct 23, 2009Friday14$281,537+69.5%-54.1%802$351$16,398,70322
Oct 24, 2009Saturday15$380,933+35.3%-56.1%802$474$16,779,63623
Oct 25, 2009Sunday16$176,739-53.6%-58.6%802$220$16,956,37524
Oct 26, 2009Monday16$63,679-64%-53.6%802$79$17,020,05425
Oct 27, 2009Tuesday14$73,967+16.2%-54.7%802$92$17,094,02126
Oct 28, 2009Wednesday15$47,545-35.7%-69%545$87$17,141,56627
Oct 29, 2009Thursday15$54,413+14.4%-67.2%545$99$17,195,97928
Oct 30, 2009Friday16$135,314+148.7%-51.9%452$299$17,331,29329
Oct 31, 2009
Halloween
Saturday17$140,228+3.6%-63.2%452$310$17,471,52130
Nov 1, 2009Sunday17$117,728-16%-33.4%452$260$17,589,24931
Nov 2, 2009Monday18$41,205-65%-35.3%452$91$17,630,45432
Nov 3, 2009Tuesday17$44,501+8%-39.8%452$98$17,674,95533
Nov 4, 2009Wednesday16$43,037-3.3%-9.5%452$95$17,717,99234
Nov 5, 2009Thursday16$46,479+8%-14.6%452$102$17,764,47135
Nov 6, 2009Friday22$59,871+28.8%-55.8%235$254$17,824,34236
Nov 7, 2009Saturday22$83,812+40%-40.2%235$356$17,908,15437
Nov 8, 2009Sunday23$37,960-54.7%-67.8%235$161$17,946,11438
Nov 9, 2009Monday23$12,907-66%-68.7%235$54$17,959,02139
Nov 10, 2009Tuesday23$21,142+63.8%-52.5%235$89$17,980,16340
Nov 11, 2009Wednesday23$27,176+28.5%-36.9%235$115$18,007,33941
Nov 12, 2009Thursday25$13,860-49%-70.2%235$58$18,021,19942
Nov 13, 2009Friday28$25,196+81.8%-57.9%119$211$18,046,39543
Nov 14, 2009Saturday31$35,682+41.6%-57.4%119$299$18,082,07744
Nov 15, 2009Sunday35$16,014-55.1%-57.8%119$134$18,098,09145
Nov 16, 2009Monday33$5,385-66.4%-58.3%119$45$18,103,47646
Nov 17, 2009Tuesday30$6,906+28.2%-67.3%119$58$18,110,38247
Nov 18, 2009Wednesday31$6,254-9.4%-77%119$52$18,116,63648
Nov 19, 2009Thursday31$6,366+1.8%-54.1%119$53$18,123,00249
Nov 20, 2009Friday27$30,932+385.9%+22.8%181$170$18,153,93450
Nov 21, 2009Saturday26$41,903+35.5%+17.4%181$231$18,195,83751
Nov 22, 2009Sunday25$23,382-44.2%+46%181$129$18,219,21952
Nov 23, 2009Monday23$12,159-48%+125.8%181$67$18,231,37853
Nov 24, 2009Tuesday23$14,712+21%+113%181$81$18,246,09054
Nov 25, 2009Wednesday30$13,701-6.9%+119.1%143$95$18,259,79155
Nov 26, 2009
Thanksgiving
Thursday30$11,779-14%+85%143$82$18,271,57056
Nov 27, 2009Friday30$25,474+116.3%-17.6%136$187$18,297,04457
Nov 28, 2009Saturday30$28,786+13%-31.3%136$211$18,325,83058
Nov 29, 2009Sunday31$13,763-52.2%-41.1%136$101$18,339,59359
Nov 30, 2009Monday28$5,643-59%-53.6%136$41$18,345,23660
Dec 1, 2009Tuesday26$6,301+11.7%-57.2%136$46$18,351,53761
Dec 2, 2009Wednesday26$6,175-2%-54.9%136$45$18,357,71262
Dec 3, 2009Thursday26$6,196+0.3%-47.4%136$45$18,363,90863
Dec 4, 2009Friday33$12,790+106.4%-49.8%103$124$18,376,69864
Dec 5, 2009Saturday36$16,220+26.8%-43.7%103$157$18,392,91865
Dec 6, 2009Sunday37$8,446-47.9%-38.6%103$82$18,401,36466
Dec 7, 2009Monday32$3,875-54.1%-31.3%103$37$18,405,23967
Dec 8, 2009Tuesday30$4,201+8.4%-33.3%103$40$18,409,44068
Dec 9, 2009Wednesday32$3,910-6.9%-36.7%103$37$18,413,35069
Dec 10, 2009Thursday33$4,175+6.8%-32.6%103$40$18,417,52570
Dec 11, 2009Friday37$6,762+62%-47.1%68$99$18,424,28771
Dec 12, 2009Saturday36$9,339+38.1%-42.4%68$137$18,433,62672
Dec 13, 2009Sunday38$5,456-41.6%-35.4%68$80$18,439,08273
Dec 14, 2009Monday35$3,001-45%-22.6%68$44$18,442,08374
Dec 15, 2009Tuesday35$3,131+4.3%-25.5%68$46$18,445,21475
Dec 16, 2009Wednesday36$2,875-8.2%-26.5%68$42$18,448,08976
Dec 17, 2009Thursday37$3,162+10%-24.3%68$46$18,451,25177