The Wrestler

A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle.

Grosses

Domestic (58.7%)
$26,238,243
Summary Details
DistributorFox Searchlight Pictures
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Opening$202,714
4 theaters
Budget$6,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Dec 17, 2008 (Jan 30, 2009) - May 14, 2009
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 49 min
GenresDrama Sport
In Release380 days/54 weeks
Widest Release776 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Dec 17, 2008Wednesday18$46,928--4$11,732$46,9281
Dec 18, 2008Thursday19$38,578-17.8%-4$9,644$85,5062
Dec 19, 2008Friday23$57,498+49%-4$14,374$143,0043
Dec 20, 2008Saturday23$79,976+39.1%-4$19,994$222,9804
Dec 21, 2008Sunday24$65,240-18.4%-4$16,310$288,2205
Dec 22, 2008Monday23$33,818-48.2%-4$8,454$322,0386
Dec 23, 2008Tuesday23$32,911-2.7%-4$8,227$354,9497
Dec 24, 2008Wednesday24$30,526-7.2%-35%4$7,631$385,4758
Dec 25, 2008
Christmas Day
Thursday24$134,626+341%+249%18$7,479$520,1019
Dec 26, 2008Friday23$128,409-4.6%+123.3%18$7,133$648,51010
Dec 27, 2008Saturday23$138,659+8%+73.4%18$7,703$787,16911
Dec 28, 2008Sunday23$120,462-13.1%+84.6%18$6,692$907,63112
Dec 29, 2008Monday23$97,871-18.8%+189.4%18$5,437$1,005,50213
Dec 30, 2008Tuesday23$98,256+0.4%+198.6%18$5,458$1,103,75814
Dec 31, 2008
New Year's Eve
Wednesday23$65,621-33.2%+115%18$3,645$1,169,37915
Jan 1, 2009
New Year's Day
Thursday23$154,849+136%+15%18$8,602$1,324,22816
Jan 2, 2009Friday23$156,088+0.8%+21.6%18$8,671$1,480,31617
Jan 3, 2009Saturday23$159,795+2.4%+15.2%18$8,877$1,640,11118
Jan 4, 2009Sunday23$121,932-23.7%+1.2%18$6,774$1,762,04319
Jan 5, 2009Monday23$50,215-58.8%-48.7%18$2,789$1,812,25820
Jan 6, 2009Tuesday22$55,980+11.5%-43%18$3,110$1,868,23821
Jan 7, 2009Wednesday22$54,482-2.7%-17%18$3,026$1,922,72022
Jan 8, 2009Thursday22$51,301-5.8%-66.9%18$2,850$1,974,02123
Jan 9, 2009Friday20$254,575+396.2%+63.1%60$4,242$2,228,59624
Jan 10, 2009Saturday21$362,780+42.5%+127%60$6,046$2,591,37625
Jan 11, 2009Sunday20$231,055-36.3%+89.5%60$3,850$2,822,43126
Jan 12, 2009Monday17$128,392-44.4%+155.7%60$2,139$2,950,82327
Jan 13, 2009Tuesday18$126,132-1.8%+125.3%60$2,102$3,076,95528
Jan 14, 2009Wednesday18$116,214-7.9%+113.3%60$1,936$3,193,16929
Jan 15, 2009Thursday18$118,799+2.2%+131.6%60$1,979$3,311,96830
Jan 16, 2009Friday19$465,020+291.4%+82.7%144$3,229$3,776,98831
Jan 17, 2009Saturday17$758,889+63.2%+109.2%144$5,270$4,535,87732
Jan 18, 2009Sunday19$478,786-36.9%+107.2%144$3,324$5,014,66333
Jan 19, 2009
MLK Day
Monday19$341,551-28.7%+166%144$2,371$5,356,21434
Jan 20, 2009Tuesday18$132,624-61.2%+5.1%144$921$5,488,83835
Jan 21, 2009Wednesday18$150,107+13.2%+29.2%144$1,042$5,638,94536
Jan 22, 2009Thursday19$173,022+15.3%+45.6%144$1,201$5,811,96737
Jan 23, 2009Friday14$997,803+476.7%+114.6%566$1,762$6,809,77038
Jan 24, 2009Saturday14$1,646,459+65%+117%566$2,908$8,456,22939
Jan 25, 2009Sunday13$1,101,381-33.1%+130%566$1,945$9,557,61040
Jan 26, 2009Monday13$301,169-72.7%-11.8%566$532$9,858,77941
Jan 27, 2009Tuesday13$318,195+5.7%+139.9%566$562$10,176,97442
Jan 28, 2009Wednesday13$271,139-14.8%+80.6%566$479$10,448,11343
Jan 29, 2009Thursday13$290,605+7.2%+68%566$513$10,738,71844
Jan 30, 2009Friday15$721,050+148.1%-27.7%722$998$11,459,76845
Jan 31, 2009Saturday15$1,204,846+67.1%-26.8%722$1,668$12,664,61446
Feb 1, 2009Sunday16$387,253-67.9%-64.8%722$536$13,051,86747
Feb 2, 2009Monday14$221,348-42.8%-26.5%722$306$13,273,21548
Feb 3, 2009Tuesday14$230,148+4%-27.7%722$318$13,503,36349
Feb 4, 2009Wednesday14$225,006-2.2%-17%722$311$13,728,36950
Feb 5, 2009Thursday14$234,864+4.4%-19.2%722$325$13,963,23351
Feb 6, 2009Friday15$579,502+146.7%-19.6%754$768$14,542,73552
Feb 7, 2009Saturday15$1,001,873+72.9%-16.8%754$1,328$15,544,60853
Feb 8, 2009Sunday14$626,180-37.5%+61.7%754$830$16,170,78854
Feb 9, 2009Monday15$177,987-71.6%-19.6%754$236$16,348,77555
Feb 10, 2009Tuesday14$196,922+10.6%-14.4%754$261$16,545,69756
Feb 11, 2009Wednesday14$174,257-11.5%-22.6%754$231$16,719,95457
Feb 12, 2009Thursday16$182,830+4.9%-22.2%754$242$16,902,78458
Feb 13, 2009Friday17$392,600+114.7%-32.3%667$588$17,295,38459
Feb 14, 2009Saturday17$822,566+109.5%-17.9%667$1,233$18,117,95060
Feb 15, 2009Sunday16$633,461-23%+1.2%667$949$18,751,41161
Feb 16, 2009
Presidents' Day
Monday15$399,534-36.9%+124.5%667$599$19,150,94562
Feb 17, 2009Tuesday14$185,492-53.6%-5.8%667$278$19,336,43763
Feb 18, 2009Wednesday14$184,007-0.8%+5.6%667$275$19,520,44464
Feb 19, 2009Thursday14$206,609+12.3%+13%667$309$19,727,05365
Feb 20, 2009Friday16$489,997+137.2%+24.8%617$794$20,217,05066
Feb 21, 2009Saturday16$880,672+79.7%+7.1%617$1,427$21,097,72267
Feb 22, 2009Sunday16$480,655-45.4%-24.1%617$779$21,578,37768
Feb 23, 2009Monday15$144,868-69.9%-63.7%617$234$21,723,24569
Feb 24, 2009Tuesday15$145,481+0.4%-21.6%617$235$21,868,72670
Feb 25, 2009Wednesday15$125,843-13.5%-31.6%617$203$21,994,56971
Feb 26, 2009Thursday15$129,863+3.2%-37.1%617$210$22,124,43272
Feb 27, 2009Friday18$357,203+175.1%-27.1%776$460$22,481,63573
Feb 28, 2009Saturday19$641,482+79.6%-27.2%776$826$23,123,11774
Mar 1, 2009Sunday19$388,987-39.4%-19.1%776$501$23,512,10475
Mar 2, 2009Monday19$117,957-69.7%-18.6%776$152$23,630,06176
Mar 3, 2009Tuesday19$122,477+3.8%-15.8%776$157$23,752,53877
Mar 4, 2009Wednesday19$112,779-7.9%-10.4%776$145$23,865,31778
Mar 5, 2009Thursday19$102,496-9.1%-21.1%776$132$23,967,81379
Mar 6, 2009Friday19$200,777+95.9%-43.8%677$296$24,168,59080
Mar 7, 2009Saturday19$350,173+74.4%-45.4%677$517$24,518,76381
Mar 8, 2009Sunday19$193,222-44.8%-50.3%677$285$24,711,98582
Mar 9, 2009Monday18$64,093-66.8%-45.7%677$94$24,776,07883
Mar 10, 2009Tuesday17$80,260+25.2%-34.5%677$118$24,856,33884
Mar 11, 2009Wednesday17$73,324-8.6%-35%677$108$24,929,66285
Mar 12, 2009Thursday18$71,866-2%-29.9%677$106$25,001,52886
Mar 13, 2009Friday21$118,855+65.4%-40.8%456$260$25,120,38387
Mar 14, 2009Saturday21$210,119+76.8%-40%456$460$25,330,50288
Mar 15, 2009Sunday22$120,086-42.8%-37.9%456$263$25,450,58889
Mar 16, 2009Monday23$41,665-65.3%-35%456$91$25,492,25390
Mar 17, 2009Tuesday21$45,917+10.2%-42.8%456$100$25,538,17091
Mar 18, 2009Wednesday22$45,233-1.5%-38.3%456$99$25,583,40392
Mar 19, 2009Thursday22$42,399-6.3%-41%456$92$25,625,80293
Mar 20, 2009Friday27$45,337+6.9%-61.9%291$155$25,671,13994
Mar 21, 2009Saturday25$78,921+74.1%-62.4%291$271$25,750,06095
Mar 22, 2009Sunday25$42,714-45.9%-64.4%291$146$25,792,77496
Mar 23, 2009Monday23$16,175-62.1%-61.2%291$55$25,808,94997
Mar 24, 2009Tuesday21$24,787+53.2%-46%291$85$25,833,73698
Mar 25, 2009Wednesday23$19,334-22%-57.3%291$66$25,853,07099
Mar 26, 2009Thursday23$17,933-7.2%-57.7%291$61$25,871,003100
Mar 27, 2009Friday27$24,234+35.1%-46.5%143$169$25,895,237101
Mar 28, 2009Saturday23$44,903+85.3%-43.1%143$314$25,940,140102
Mar 29, 2009Sunday26$24,773-44.8%-42%143$173$25,964,913103
Mar 30, 2009Monday22$9,850-60.2%-39.1%143$68$25,974,763104
Mar 31, 2009Tuesday23$10,634+8%-57.1%143$74$25,985,397105
Apr 1, 2009Wednesday22$10,402-2.2%-46.2%143$72$25,995,799106
Apr 2, 2009Thursday23$10,712+3%-40.3%143$74$26,006,511107
Apr 3, 2009Friday30$17,147+60.1%-29.2%107$160$26,023,658108
Apr 4, 2009Saturday31$24,298+41.7%-45.9%107$227$26,047,956109
Apr 5, 2009Sunday27$15,698-35.4%-36.6%107$146$26,063,654110
Apr 6, 2009Monday26$6,138-60.9%-37.7%107$57$26,069,792111
Apr 7, 2009Tuesday28$6,472+5.4%-39.1%107$60$26,076,264112
Apr 8, 2009Wednesday26$8,680+34.1%-16.6%107$81$26,084,944113
Apr 9, 2009Thursday27$7,037-18.9%-34.3%107$65$26,091,981114
Apr 10, 2009Friday31$15,182+115.7%-11.5%78$194$26,107,163115
Apr 11, 2009Saturday30$20,229+33.2%-16.7%78$259$26,127,392116
Apr 12, 2009
Easter Sunday
Sunday31$9,021-55.4%-42.5%78$115$26,136,413117
Apr 13, 2009Monday28$5,949-34.1%-3.1%78$76$26,142,362118
Apr 14, 2009Tuesday29$5,778-2.9%-10.7%78$74$26,148,140119
Apr 15, 2009Wednesday29$5,744-0.6%-33.8%78$73$26,153,884120
Apr 16, 2009Thursday28$6,159+7.2%-12.5%78$78$26,160,043121
Apr 17, 2009Friday34$8,093+31.4%-46.7%56$144$26,168,136122
Apr 18, 2009Saturday34$11,653+44%-42.4%56$208$26,179,789123
Apr 19, 2009Sunday34$7,935-31.9%-12%56$141$26,187,724124
Apr 20, 2009Monday32$3,096-61%-48%56$55$26,190,820125
Apr 21, 2009Tuesday32$3,521+13.7%-39.1%56$62$26,194,341126
Apr 22, 2009Wednesday33$3,009-14.5%-47.6%56$53$26,197,350127
Apr 23, 2009Thursday34$2,887-4.1%-53.1%56$51$26,200,237128
Apr 24, 2009Friday38$3,439+19.1%-57.5%33$104$26,203,676129
Apr 25, 2009Saturday38$5,499+59.9%-52.8%33$166$26,209,175130
Apr 26, 2009Sunday37$3,267-40.6%-58.8%33$99$26,212,442131
Apr 27, 2009Monday35$2,455-24.9%-20.7%33$74$26,214,897132
Apr 28, 2009Tuesday35$2,156-12.2%-38.8%33$65$26,217,053133
Apr 29, 2009Wednesday35$2,056-4.6%-31.7%33$62$26,219,109134
Apr 30, 2009Thursday36$2,107+2.5%-27%33$63$26,221,216135
May 1, 2009Friday41$2,422+15%-29.6%21$115$26,223,638136
May 2, 2009Saturday41$3,000+23.9%-45.4%21$142$26,226,638137
May 3, 2009Sunday41$1,749-41.7%-46.5%21$83$26,228,387138
May 4, 2009Monday38$1,093-37.5%-55.5%21$52$26,229,480139
May 5, 2009Tuesday39$1,155+5.7%-46.4%21$55$26,230,635140
May 6, 2009Wednesday39$1,167+1%-43.2%21$55$26,231,802141
May 7, 2009Thursday40$1,135-2.7%-46.1%21$54$26,232,937142