Beginners

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer and that he has a young male lover.

Grosses

Domestic (40.5%)
$5,790,894
Summary Details
DistributorFocus Features
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Opening$141,340
5 theaters
Budget$3,200,000
Release DateJun 3, 2011 - Sep 8, 2011
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 45 min
GenresComedy Drama Romance
In Release212 days/30 weeks
Widest Release170 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Jun 3, 2011Friday24$38,138--5$7,627$38,1381
Jun 4, 2011Saturday26$56,499+48.1%-5$11,299$94,6372
Jun 5, 2011Sunday21$46,703-17.3%-5$9,340$141,3403
Jun 6, 2011Monday25$15,506-66.8%-5$3,101$156,8464
Jun 7, 2011Tuesday24$20,421+31.7%-5$4,084$177,2675
Jun 8, 2011Wednesday25$18,048-11.6%-5$3,609$195,3156
Jun 9, 2011Thursday29$14,955-17.1%-5$2,991$210,2707
Jun 10, 2011Friday18$62,615+318.7%+64.2%19$3,295$272,8858
Jun 11, 2011Saturday17$110,505+76.5%+95.6%19$5,816$383,3909
Jun 12, 2011Sunday17$69,939-36.7%+49.8%19$3,681$453,32910
Jun 13, 2011Monday19$24,573-64.9%+58.5%19$1,293$477,90211
Jun 14, 2011Tuesday20$28,460+15.8%+39.4%19$1,497$506,36212
Jun 15, 2011Wednesday20$24,144-15.2%+33.8%19$1,270$530,50613
Jun 16, 2011Thursday20$23,670-2%+58.3%19$1,245$554,17614
Jun 17, 2011Friday17$93,435+294.7%+49.2%44$2,123$647,61115
Jun 18, 2011Saturday16$154,853+65.7%+40.1%44$3,519$802,46416
Jun 19, 2011Sunday16$106,660-31.1%+52.5%44$2,424$909,12417
Jun 20, 2011Monday18$40,154-62.4%+63.4%44$912$949,27818
Jun 21, 2011Tuesday19$44,994+12.1%+58.1%44$1,022$994,27219
Jun 22, 2011Wednesday18$43,651-3%+80.8%44$992$1,037,92320
Jun 23, 2011Thursday19$41,151-5.7%+73.9%44$935$1,079,07421
Jun 24, 2011Friday17$129,804+215.4%+38.9%73$1,778$1,208,87822
Jun 25, 2011Saturday15$207,576+59.9%+34%73$2,843$1,416,45423
Jun 26, 2011Sunday17$133,601-35.6%+25.3%73$1,830$1,550,05524
Jun 27, 2011Monday18$50,210-62.4%+25%73$687$1,600,26525
Jun 28, 2011Tuesday20$61,193+21.9%+36%73$838$1,661,45826
Jun 29, 2011Wednesday18$54,292-11.3%+24.4%73$743$1,715,75027
Jun 30, 2011Thursday18$50,618-6.8%+23%73$693$1,766,36828
Jul 1, 2011Friday18$135,829+168.3%+4.6%108$1,257$1,902,19729
Jul 2, 2011Saturday16$229,020+68.6%+10.3%108$2,120$2,131,21730
Jul 3, 2011Sunday16$233,360+1.9%+74.7%108$2,160$2,364,57731
Jul 4, 2011
Independence Day
Monday16$142,359-39%+183.5%108$1,318$2,506,93632
Jul 5, 2011Tuesday18$60,746-57.3%-0.7%108$562$2,567,68233
Jul 6, 2011Wednesday18$63,320+4.2%+16.6%108$586$2,631,00234
Jul 7, 2011Thursday18$66,325+4.7%+31%108$614$2,697,32735
Jul 8, 2011Friday19$148,561+124%+9.4%155$958$2,845,88836
Jul 9, 2011Saturday18$241,287+62.4%+5.4%155$1,556$3,087,17537
Jul 10, 2011Sunday19$163,574-32.2%-29.9%155$1,055$3,250,74938
Jul 11, 2011Monday20$60,816-62.8%-57.3%155$392$3,311,56539
Jul 12, 2011Tuesday21$72,463+19.2%+19.3%155$467$3,384,02840
Jul 13, 2011Wednesday21$62,620-13.6%-1.1%155$404$3,446,64841
Jul 14, 2011Thursday21$53,225-15%-19.8%155$343$3,499,87342
Jul 15, 2011Friday21$109,600+105.9%-26.2%170$644$3,609,47343
Jul 16, 2011Saturday19$190,713+74%-21%170$1,121$3,800,18644
Jul 17, 2011Sunday19$132,501-30.5%-19%170$779$3,932,68745
Jul 18, 2011Monday22$56,378-57.5%-7.3%170$331$3,989,06546
Jul 19, 2011Tuesday22$69,412+23.1%-4.2%170$408$4,058,47747
Jul 20, 2011Wednesday23$59,119-14.8%-5.6%170$347$4,117,59648
Jul 21, 2011Thursday23$64,617+9.3%+21.4%170$380$4,182,21349
Jul 22, 2011Friday18$110,098+70.4%+0.5%157$701$4,292,31150
Jul 23, 2011Saturday16$191,363+73.8%+0.3%157$1,218$4,483,67451
Jul 24, 2011Sunday17$123,744-35.3%-6.6%157$788$4,607,41852
Jul 25, 2011Monday23$43,652-64.7%-22.6%157$278$4,651,07053
Jul 26, 2011Tuesday23$57,743+32.3%-16.8%157$367$4,708,81354
Jul 27, 2011Wednesday23$47,097-18.4%-20.3%157$299$4,755,91055
Jul 28, 2011Thursday23$45,278-3.9%-29.9%157$288$4,801,18856
Jul 29, 2011Friday24$62,469+38%-43.3%147$424$4,863,65757
Jul 30, 2011Saturday23$101,592+62.6%-46.9%147$691$4,965,24958
Jul 31, 2011Sunday24$67,156-33.9%-45.7%147$456$5,032,40559
Aug 1, 2011Monday26$29,136-56.6%-33.3%147$198$5,061,54160
Aug 2, 2011Tuesday26$36,939+26.8%-36%147$251$5,098,48061
Aug 3, 2011Wednesday27$31,148-15.7%-33.9%147$211$5,129,62862
Aug 4, 2011Thursday26$31,291+0.5%-30.9%147$212$5,160,91963
Aug 5, 2011Friday29$43,312+38.4%-30.7%126$343$5,204,23164
Aug 6, 2011Saturday23$81,574+88.3%-19.7%126$647$5,285,80565
Aug 7, 2011Sunday25$58,773-28%-12.5%126$466$5,344,57866
Aug 8, 2011Monday29$20,135-65.7%-30.9%126$159$5,364,71367
Aug 9, 2011Tuesday29$23,939+18.9%-35.2%126$189$5,388,65268
Aug 10, 2011Wednesday31$18,017-24.7%-42.2%126$142$5,406,66969
Aug 11, 2011Thursday30$18,446+2.4%-41.1%126$146$5,425,11570
Aug 12, 2011Friday34$24,058+30.4%-44.5%103$233$5,449,17371
Aug 13, 2011Saturday31$41,352+71.9%-49.3%103$401$5,490,52572
Aug 14, 2011Sunday30$35,921-13.1%-38.9%103$348$5,526,44673
Aug 15, 2011Monday35$13,719-61.8%-31.9%103$133$5,540,16574
Aug 16, 2011Tuesday34$16,422+19.7%-31.4%103$159$5,556,58775
Aug 17, 2011Wednesday34$13,097-20.2%-27.3%103$127$5,569,68476
Aug 18, 2011Thursday35$14,524+10.9%-21.3%103$141$5,584,20877
Aug 19, 2011Friday38$14,651+0.9%-39.1%69$212$5,598,85978
Aug 20, 2011Saturday38$24,062+64.2%-41.8%69$348$5,622,92179
Aug 21, 2011Sunday38$17,415-27.6%-51.5%69$252$5,640,33680
Aug 22, 2011Monday35$8,696-50.1%-36.6%69$126$5,649,03281
Aug 23, 2011Tuesday35$9,374+7.8%-42.9%69$135$5,658,40682
Aug 24, 2011Wednesday35$9,237-1.5%-29.5%69$133$5,667,64383
Aug 25, 2011Thursday35$8,813-4.6%-39.3%69$127$5,676,45684
Aug 26, 2011Friday39$9,177+4.1%-37.4%50$183$5,685,63385
Aug 27, 2011Saturday39$12,387+35%-48.5%50$247$5,698,02086
Aug 28, 2011Sunday40$9,580-22.7%-45%50$191$5,707,60087
Aug 29, 2011Monday35$5,988-37.5%-31.1%50$119$5,713,58888
Aug 30, 2011Tuesday36$5,653-5.6%-39.7%50$113$5,719,24189
Aug 31, 2011Wednesday38$4,697-16.9%-49.2%50$93$5,723,93890
Sep 1, 2011Thursday38$5,093+8.4%-42.2%50$101$5,729,03191
Sep 2, 2011Friday45$8,946+75.7%-2.5%34$263$5,737,97792
Sep 3, 2011Saturday45$13,780+54%+11.2%34$405$5,751,75793
Sep 4, 2011Sunday44$13,085-5%+36.6%34$384$5,764,84294
Sep 5, 2011
Labor Day
Monday44$11,472-12.3%+91.6%34$337$5,776,31495
Sep 6, 2011Tuesday40$5,039-56.1%-10.9%34$148$5,781,35396
Sep 7, 2011Wednesday39$5,307+5.3%+13%34$156$5,786,66097
Sep 8, 2011Thursday40$4,234-20.2%-16.9%34$124$5,790,89498