Cowboys & Aliens

A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way.

Grosses

Domestic (57.3%)
$100,240,551
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$36,431,290
3,750 theaters
Budget$163,000,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 59 min
GenresAction Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi Thriller Western
In Release156 days/22 weeks
Widest Release3,754 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Jul 29, 2011Friday2$13,087,485--3,750$3,489$13,087,4851
Jul 30, 2011Saturday1$13,181,250+0.7%-3,750$3,515$26,268,7352
Jul 31, 2011Sunday1$10,162,555-22.9%-3,750$2,710$36,431,2903
Aug 1, 2011Monday2$4,276,050-57.9%-3,750$1,140$40,707,3404
Aug 2, 2011Tuesday2$4,256,250-0.5%-3,750$1,135$44,963,5905
Aug 3, 2011Wednesday2$3,506,250-17.6%-3,750$935$48,469,8406
Aug 4, 2011Thursday2$3,150,225-10.2%-3,750$840$51,620,0657
Aug 5, 2011Friday4$4,673,730+48.4%-64.3%3,754$1,245$56,293,7958
Aug 6, 2011Saturday3$6,363,030+36.1%-51.7%3,754$1,695$62,656,8259
Aug 7, 2011Sunday3$4,692,695-26.3%-53.8%3,754$1,250$67,349,52010
Aug 8, 2011Monday4$1,745,610-62.8%-59.2%3,754$465$69,095,13011
Aug 9, 2011Tuesday6$1,970,850+12.9%-53.7%3,754$525$71,065,98012
Aug 10, 2011Wednesday7$1,464,060-25.7%-58.2%3,754$390$72,530,04013
Aug 11, 2011Thursday6$1,332,670-9%-57.7%3,754$355$73,862,71014
Aug 12, 2011Friday7$2,201,150+65.2%-52.9%3,310$665$76,063,86015
Aug 13, 2011Saturday6$3,177,600+44.4%-50.1%3,310$960$79,241,46016
Aug 14, 2011Sunday7$2,432,555-23.4%-48.2%3,310$734$81,674,01517
Aug 15, 2011Monday9$959,885-60.5%-45%3,310$289$82,633,90018
Aug 16, 2011Tuesday9$1,026,100+6.9%-47.9%3,310$310$83,660,00019
Aug 17, 2011Wednesday9$795,025-22.5%-45.7%3,310$240$84,455,02520
Aug 18, 2011Thursday8$827,500+4.1%-37.9%3,310$250$85,282,52521
Aug 19, 2011Friday11$1,195,035+44.4%-45.7%2,213$540$86,477,56022
Aug 20, 2011Saturday11$1,792,530+50%-43.6%2,213$810$88,270,09023
Aug 21, 2011Sunday12$1,228,215-31.5%-49.5%2,213$555$89,498,30524
Aug 22, 2011Monday13$420,470-65.8%-56.2%2,213$190$89,918,77525
Aug 23, 2011Tuesday13$453,440+7.8%-55.8%2,213$204$90,372,21526
Aug 24, 2011Wednesday13$387,275-14.6%-51.3%2,213$175$90,759,49027
Aug 25, 2011Thursday13$386,985<0.1%-53.2%2,213$174$91,146,47528
Aug 26, 2011Friday15$662,575+71.2%-44.6%1,559$425$91,809,05029
Aug 27, 2011Saturday14$1,021,145+54.1%-43%1,559$655$92,830,19530
Aug 28, 2011Sunday13$693,755-32.1%-43.5%1,559$445$93,523,95031
Aug 29, 2011Monday16$218,260-68.5%-48.1%1,559$140$93,742,21032
Aug 30, 2011Tuesday16$233,850+7.1%-48.4%1,559$150$93,976,06033
Aug 31, 2011Wednesday17$202,670-13.3%-47.7%1,559$130$94,178,73034
Sep 1, 2011Thursday17$202,425-0.1%-47.7%1,559$129$94,381,15535
Sep 2, 2011Friday15$444,375+119.5%-32.9%1,185$375$94,825,53036
Sep 3, 2011Saturday14$699,150+57.3%-31.5%1,185$590$95,524,68037
Sep 4, 2011Sunday14$734,885+5.1%+5.9%1,185$620$96,259,56538
Sep 5, 2011
Labor Day
Monday14$622,125-15.3%+185%1,185$525$96,881,69039
Sep 6, 2011Tuesday17$124,425-80%-46.8%1,185$105$97,006,11540
Sep 7, 2011Wednesday17$106,650-14.3%-47.4%1,185$90$97,112,76541
Sep 8, 2011Thursday17$101,101-5.2%-50.1%1,185$85$97,213,86642
Sep 9, 2011Friday18$234,555+132%-47.2%920$254$97,448,42143
Sep 10, 2011Saturday18$381,800+62.8%-45.4%920$415$97,830,22144
Sep 11, 2011Sunday17$211,600-44.6%-71.2%920$230$98,041,82145
Sep 12, 2011Monday16$64,400-69.6%-89.6%920$70$98,106,22146
Sep 13, 2011Tuesday20$69,045+7.2%-44.5%920$75$98,175,26647
Sep 14, 2011Wednesday20$59,800-13.4%-43.9%920$65$98,235,06648
Sep 15, 2011Thursday20$64,400+7.7%-36.3%920$70$98,299,46649
Sep 16, 2011Friday22$150,130+133.1%-36%614$244$98,449,59650
Sep 17, 2011Saturday21$239,460+59.5%-37.3%614$390$98,689,05651
Sep 18, 2011Sunday23$141,220-41%-33.3%614$230$98,830,27652
Sep 19, 2011Monday24$40,215-71.5%-37.6%614$65$98,870,49153
Sep 20, 2011Tuesday26$45,745+13.8%-33.7%614$74$98,916,23654
Sep 21, 2011Wednesday24$39,605-13.4%-33.8%614$64$98,955,84155
Sep 22, 2011Thursday25$42,675+7.8%-33.7%614$69$98,998,51656
Sep 23, 2011Friday27$81,075+90%-46%345$235$99,079,59157
Sep 24, 2011Saturday25$124,225+53.2%-48.1%345$360$99,203,81658
Sep 25, 2011Sunday25$72,450-41.7%-48.7%345$210$99,276,26659
Sep 26, 2011Monday27$20,700-71.4%-48.5%345$60$99,296,96660
Sep 27, 2011Tuesday25$24,075+16.3%-47.4%345$69$99,321,04161
Sep 28, 2011Wednesday26$22,325-7.3%-43.6%345$64$99,343,36662
Sep 29, 2011Thursday28$22,450+0.6%-47.4%345$65$99,365,81663
Sep 30, 2011Friday27$54,225+141.5%-33.1%241$225$99,420,04164
Oct 1, 2011Saturday28$84,350+55.6%-32.1%241$350$99,504,39165
Oct 2, 2011Sunday27$48,220-42.8%-33.4%241$200$99,552,61166
Oct 3, 2011Monday22$15,665-67.5%-24.3%241$65$99,568,27667
Oct 4, 2011Tuesday22$17,985+14.8%-25.3%241$74$99,586,26168
Oct 5, 2011Wednesday22$16,870-6.2%-24.4%241$70$99,603,13169
Oct 6, 2011Thursday22$18,250+8.2%-18.7%241$75$99,621,38170
Oct 7, 2011Friday24$43,260+137%-20.2%206$210$99,664,64171
Oct 8, 2011Saturday26$63,860+47.6%-24.3%206$310$99,728,50172
Oct 9, 2011Sunday26$40,170-37.1%-16.7%206$195$99,768,67173
Oct 10, 2011
Columbus Day
Monday25$18,540-53.8%+18.4%206$90$99,787,21174
Oct 11, 2011Tuesday23$14,420-22.2%-19.8%206$70$99,801,63175
Oct 12, 2011Wednesday24$13,390-7.1%-20.6%206$65$99,815,02176
Oct 13, 2011Thursday24$13,425+0.3%-26.4%206$65$99,828,44677
Oct 14, 2011Friday26$42,640+217.6%-1.4%208$205$99,871,08678
Oct 15, 2011Saturday25$62,385+46.3%-2.3%208$299$99,933,47179
Oct 16, 2011Sunday25$35,360-43.3%-12%208$170$99,968,83180
Oct 17, 2011Monday26$11,440-67.6%-38.3%208$55$99,980,27181
Oct 18, 2011Tuesday25$14,560+27.3%+1%208$70$99,994,83182
Oct 19, 2011Wednesday25$13,605-6.6%+1.6%208$65$100,008,43683
Oct 20, 2011Thursday26$14,505+6.6%+8%208$69$100,022,94184
Oct 21, 2011Friday27$29,485+103.3%-30.9%131$225$100,052,42685
Oct 22, 2011Saturday28$40,615+37.7%-34.9%131$310$100,093,04186
Oct 23, 2011Sunday27$24,915-38.7%-29.5%131$190$100,117,95687
Oct 24, 2011Monday27$7,860-68.5%-31.3%131$60$100,125,81688
Oct 25, 2011Tuesday26$9,825+25%-32.5%131$75$100,135,64189
Oct 26, 2011Wednesday26$9,170-6.7%-32.6%131$70$100,144,81190
Oct 27, 2011Thursday31$9,790+6.8%-32.5%131$74$100,154,60191
Oct 28, 2011Friday31$16,835+72%-42.9%91$185$100,171,43692
Oct 29, 2011Saturday32$27,755+64.9%-31.7%91$305$100,199,19193
Oct 30, 2011Sunday32$15,925-42.6%-36.1%91$175$100,215,11694
Oct 31, 2011
Halloween
Monday35$7,280-54.3%-7.4%91$80$100,222,39695
Nov 1, 2011Tuesday36$6,370-12.5%-35.2%91$70$100,228,76696
Nov 2, 2011Wednesday37$5,460-14.3%-40.5%91$60$100,234,22697
Nov 3, 2011Thursday35$6,325+15.8%-35.4%91$69$100,240,55198