Adaptation.

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen.

Grosses

Domestic (68.6%)
$22,498,520
Summary Details
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing
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Opening$384,478
7 theaters
Budget$19,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Dec 6, 2002 (Feb 14, 2003) - May 22, 2003
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 55 min
GenresComedy Drama
In Release391 days/55 weeks
Widest Release672 theaters

Key:Estimated

DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Dec 6, 2002Friday17$123,305--7$17,615$123,3051
Dec 7, 2002Saturday17$149,476+21.2%-7$21,353$272,7812
Dec 8, 2002Sunday17$111,697-25.3%-7$15,956$384,4783
Dec 9, 2002Monday16$51,522-53.9%-7$7,360$436,0004
Dec 10, 2002Tuesday16$52,956+2.8%-7$7,565$488,9565
Dec 11, 2002Wednesday15$46,971-11.3%-7$6,710$535,9276
Dec 12, 2002Thursday16$44,944-4.3%-7$6,420$580,8717
Dec 13, 2002Friday17$74,700+66.2%-39.4%7$10,671$655,5718
Dec 14, 2002Saturday17$113,916+52.5%-23.8%7$16,273$769,4879
Dec 15, 2002Sunday17$88,568-22.3%-20.7%7$12,652$858,05510
Dec 16, 2002Monday18$35,785-59.6%-30.5%7$5,112$893,84011
Dec 17, 2002Tuesday18$38,702+8.2%-26.9%7$5,528$932,54212
Dec 18, 2002Wednesday18$33,847-12.5%-27.9%7$4,835$966,38913
Dec 19, 2002Thursday18$32,055-5.3%-28.7%7$4,579$998,44414
Dec 20, 2002Friday14$299,217+833.4%+300.6%109$2,745$1,297,66115
Dec 21, 2002Saturday15$456,700+52.6%+300.9%109$4,189$1,754,36116
Dec 22, 2002Sunday15$352,115-22.9%+297.6%109$3,230$2,106,47617
Dec 23, 2002Monday15$192,508-45.3%+438%109$1,766$2,298,98418
Dec 24, 2002Tuesday14$201,804+4.8%+421.4%109$1,851$2,500,78819
Dec 25, 2002
Christmas Day
Wednesday17$259,807+28.7%+667.6%109$2,383$2,760,59520
Dec 26, 2002Thursday17$280,514+8%+775.1%109$2,573$3,041,10921
Dec 27, 2002Friday19$305,379+8.9%+2.1%109$2,801$3,346,48822
Dec 28, 2002Saturday19$400,190+31%-12.4%109$3,671$3,746,67823
Dec 29, 2002Sunday19$328,306-18%-6.8%109$3,011$4,074,98424
Dec 30, 2002Monday18$237,470-27.7%+23.4%109$2,178$4,312,45425
Dec 31, 2002
New Year's Eve
Tuesday18$239,101+0.7%+18.5%109$2,193$4,551,55526
Jan 1, 2003
New Year's Day
Wednesday18$426,162+78.2%+64%109$3,909$4,977,71727
Jan 2, 2003Thursday18$218,727-48.7%-22%109$2,006$5,196,44428
Jan 3, 2003Friday17$261,314+19.5%-14.4%109$2,397$5,457,75829
Jan 4, 2003Saturday17$399,118+52.7%-0.3%109$3,661$5,856,87630
Jan 5, 2003Sunday16$243,495-39%-25.8%109$2,233$6,100,37131
Jan 6, 2003Monday16$97,547-59.9%-58.9%109$894$6,197,91832
Jan 7, 2003Tuesday16$118,107+21.1%-50.6%109$1,083$6,316,02533
Jan 8, 2003Wednesday16$117,059-0.9%-72.5%109$1,073$6,433,08434
Jan 9, 2003Thursday16$116,993<0.1%-46.5%109$1,073$6,550,07735
Jan 10, 2003Friday13$804,508+587.7%+207.9%560$1,436$7,354,58536
Jan 11, 2003Saturday12$1,169,005+45.3%+192.9%560$2,087$8,523,59037
Jan 12, 2003Sunday14$663,411-43.2%+172.5%560$1,184$9,187,00138
Jan 13, 2003Monday12$209,234-68.5%+114.5%560$373$9,396,23539
Jan 14, 2003Tuesday12$239,110+14.3%+102.5%560$426$9,635,34540
Jan 15, 2003Wednesday12$212,136-11.3%+81.2%560$378$9,847,48141
Jan 16, 2003Thursday12$208,051-1.9%+77.8%560$371$10,055,53242
Jan 17, 2003Friday17$496,855+138.8%-38.2%564$880$10,552,38743
Jan 18, 2003Saturday17$831,269+67.3%-28.9%564$1,473$11,383,65644
Jan 19, 2003Sunday19$497,117-40.2%-25.1%564$881$11,880,77345
Jan 20, 2003
MLK Day
Monday18$426,393-14.2%+103.8%564$756$12,307,16646
Jan 21, 2003Tuesday15$193,857-54.5%-18.9%564$343$12,501,02347
Jan 22, 2003Wednesday14$166,123-14.3%-21.7%564$294$12,667,14648
Jan 23, 2003Thursday15$178,611+7.5%-14.2%564$316$12,845,75749
Jan 24, 2003Friday18$431,915+141.8%-13.1%564$765$13,277,67250
Jan 25, 2003Saturday19$717,530+66.1%-13.7%564$1,272$13,995,20251
Jan 26, 2003Sunday16$256,945-64.2%-48.3%564$455$14,252,14752
Jan 27, 2003Monday18$111,390-56.6%-73.9%564$197$14,363,53753
Jan 28, 2003Tuesday18$126,685+13.7%-34.7%564$224$14,490,22254
Jan 29, 2003Wednesday18$121,799-3.9%-26.7%564$215$14,612,02155
Jan 30, 2003Thursday17$128,236+5.3%-28.2%564$227$14,740,25756
Jan 31, 2003Friday19$310,194+141.9%-28.2%528$587$15,050,45157
Feb 1, 2003Saturday20$531,174+71.2%-26%528$1,006$15,581,62558
Feb 2, 2003Sunday18$295,399-44.4%+15%528$559$15,877,02459
Feb 3, 2003Monday19$75,400-74.5%-32.3%528$142$15,952,42460
Feb 4, 2003Tuesday17$91,612+21.5%-27.7%528$173$16,044,03661
Feb 5, 2003Wednesday17$84,167-8.1%-30.9%528$159$16,128,20362
Feb 6, 2003Thursday17$88,463+5.1%-31%528$167$16,216,66663
Feb 7, 2003Friday20$199,062+125%-35.8%415$479$16,415,72864
Feb 8, 2003Saturday20$348,197+74.9%-34.4%415$839$16,763,92565
Feb 9, 2003Sunday20$204,019-41.4%-30.9%415$491$16,967,94466
Feb 10, 2003Monday20$50,827-75.1%-32.6%415$122$17,018,77167
Feb 11, 2003Tuesday19$72,174+42%-21.2%415$173$17,090,94568
Feb 12, 2003Wednesday18$81,899+13.5%-2.7%415$197$17,172,84469
Feb 13, 2003Thursday18$77,508-5.4%-12.4%415$186$17,250,35270
Feb 14, 2003Friday20$301,924+289.5%+51.7%672$449$17,552,27671
Feb 15, 2003Saturday19$494,918+63.9%+42.1%672$736$18,047,19472
Feb 16, 2003Sunday19$333,638-32.6%+63.5%672$496$18,380,83273
Feb 17, 2003
Presidents' Day
Monday19$180,946-45.8%+256%672$269$18,561,77874
Feb 18, 2003Tuesday19$104,517-42.2%+44.8%672$155$18,666,29575
Feb 19, 2003Wednesday19$90,147-13.7%+10.1%672$134$18,756,44276
Feb 20, 2003Thursday19$95,873+6.4%+23.7%672$142$18,852,31577
Feb 21, 2003Friday22$157,866+64.7%-47.7%390$404$19,010,18178
Feb 22, 2003Saturday22$260,965+65.3%-47.3%390$669$19,271,14679
Feb 23, 2003Sunday22$156,252-40.1%-53.2%390$400$19,427,39880
Feb 24, 2003Monday21$43,366-72.2%-76%390$111$19,470,76481
Feb 25, 2003Tuesday20$49,172+13.4%-53%390$126$19,519,93682
Feb 26, 2003Wednesday20$49,109-0.1%-45.5%390$125$19,569,04583
Feb 27, 2003Thursday20$49,547+0.9%-48.3%390$127$19,618,59284
Feb 28, 2003Friday23$126,751+155.8%-19.7%300$422$19,745,34385
Mar 1, 2003Saturday22$228,429+80.2%-12.5%300$761$19,973,77286
Mar 2, 2003Sunday22$132,478-42%-15.2%300$441$20,106,25087
Mar 3, 2003Monday22$39,557-70.1%-8.8%300$131$20,145,80788
Mar 4, 2003Tuesday22$42,704+8%-13.2%300$142$20,188,51189
Mar 5, 2003Wednesday22$38,913-8.9%-20.8%300$129$20,227,42490
Mar 6, 2003Thursday22$39,176+0.7%-20.9%300$130$20,266,60091
Mar 7, 2003Friday24$90,697+131.5%-28.4%234$387$20,357,29792
Mar 8, 2003Saturday22$169,000+86.3%-26%234$722$20,526,29793
Mar 9, 2003Sunday23$98,486-41.7%-25.7%234$420$20,624,78394
Mar 10, 2003Monday23$33,833-65.6%-14.5%234$144$20,658,61695
Mar 11, 2003Tuesday24$38,850+14.8%-9%234$166$20,697,46696
Mar 12, 2003Wednesday22$37,590-3.2%-3.4%234$160$20,735,05697
Mar 13, 2003Thursday22$38,667+2.9%-1.3%234$165$20,773,72398
Mar 14, 2003Friday24$86,711+124.3%-4.4%190$456$20,860,43499
Mar 15, 2003Saturday23$159,653+84.1%-5.5%190$840$21,020,087100
Mar 16, 2003Sunday25$81,676-48.8%-17.1%190$429$21,101,763101
Mar 17, 2003Monday24$25,850-68.4%-23.6%190$136$21,127,613102
Mar 18, 2003Tuesday24$35,363+36.8%-9%190$186$21,162,976103
Mar 19, 2003Wednesday23$33,466-5.4%-11%190$176$21,196,442104
Mar 20, 2003Thursday23$37,085+10.8%-4.1%190$195$21,233,527105
Mar 21, 2003Friday24$83,629+125.5%-3.6%169$494$21,317,156106
Mar 22, 2003Saturday24$151,550+81.2%-5.1%169$896$21,468,706107
Mar 23, 2003Sunday26$55,226-63.6%-32.4%169$326$21,523,932108
Mar 24, 2003Monday25$28,013-49.3%+8.4%169$165$21,551,945109
Mar 25, 2003Tuesday25$32,459+15.9%-8.2%169$192$21,584,404110
Mar 26, 2003Wednesday24$30,394-6.4%-9.2%169$179$21,614,798111
Mar 27, 2003Thursday25$30,162-0.8%-18.7%169$178$21,644,960112
Mar 28, 2003Friday30$68,807+128.1%-17.7%149$461$21,713,767113
Mar 29, 2003Saturday31$109,317+58.9%-27.9%149$733$21,823,084114
Mar 30, 2003Sunday30$55,881-48.9%+1.2%149$375$21,878,965115
Apr 4, 2003Friday36$37,982--44.8%97$391$21,978,862120
Apr 5, 2003Saturday34$65,501+72.5%-40.1%97$675$22,044,363121
Apr 6, 2003Sunday36$33,806-48.4%-39.5%97$348$22,078,169122
Apr 7, 2003Monday40$8,140-75.9%-97$83$22,086,300123
Apr 8, 2003Tuesday40$11,310+38.9%-97$116$22,097,610124
Apr 9, 2003Wednesday38$9,960-11.9%-97$102$22,107,570125
Apr 10, 2003Thursday38$10,710+7.5%-97$110$22,118,293126
Apr 11, 2003Friday43$19,395+81.1%-48.9%72$269$22,137,688127
Apr 12, 2003Saturday43$32,018+65.1%-51.1%72$444$22,169,706128
Apr 13, 2003Sunday46$15,029-53.1%-55.5%72$208$22,184,735129
Apr 18, 2003Friday51$14,784--23.8%39$379$22,220,678134
Apr 19, 2003Saturday51$16,148+9.2%-49.6%39$414$22,236,826135
Apr 20, 2003
Easter Sunday
Sunday52$9,035-44%-39.9%39$231$22,245,861136
Apr 25, 2003Friday61$6,101--58.7%39$156$22,283,102141
Apr 26, 2003Saturday61$9,859+61.6%-38.9%39$252$22,292,961142
Apr 27, 2003Sunday62$3,658-62.9%-59.5%39$93$22,296,619143
May 2, 2003Friday65$2,806--54%9$311$22,299,425148
May 3, 2003Saturday65$4,396+56.7%-55.4%9$488$22,303,821149
May 4, 2003Sunday66$2,274-48.3%-37.8%9$252$22,306,095150