Chasing Mavericks

When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it.

Grosses

Domestic (90.5%)
$6,002,756
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Opening$2,268,274
2,002 theaters
Budget$20,000,000
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 56 min
GenresBiography Drama Sport
In Release432 days/61 weeks
Widest Release2,030 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 26, 2012Friday12$827,050--2,002$413$827,0501
Oct 27, 2012Saturday14$858,652+3.8%-2,002$428$1,685,7022
Oct 28, 2012Sunday13$582,572-32.2%-2,002$290$2,268,2743
Oct 29, 2012Monday12$178,312-69.4%-2,002$89$2,446,5864
Oct 30, 2012Tuesday13$253,933+42.4%-2,002$126$2,700,5195
Oct 31, 2012
Halloween
Wednesday14$206,406-18.7%-2,002$103$2,906,9256
Nov 1, 2012Thursday13$223,091+8.1%-2,002$111$3,130,0167
Nov 2, 2012Friday16$360,452+61.6%-56.4%2,030$177$3,490,4688
Nov 3, 2012Saturday17$548,068+52.1%-36.2%2,030$269$4,038,5369
Nov 4, 2012Sunday15$320,216-41.6%-45%2,030$157$4,358,75210
Nov 5, 2012Monday15$109,205-65.9%-38.8%2,030$53$4,467,95711
Nov 6, 2012Tuesday15$136,489+25%-46.2%2,030$67$4,604,44612
Nov 7, 2012Wednesday15$95,105-30.3%-53.9%2,030$46$4,699,55113
Nov 8, 2012Thursday17$105,711+11.2%-52.6%2,030$52$4,805,26214
Nov 9, 2012Friday20$125,526+18.7%-65.2%459$273$4,930,78815
Nov 10, 2012Saturday20$183,400+46.1%-66.5%459$399$5,114,18816
Nov 11, 2012Sunday20$139,722-23.8%-56.4%459$304$5,253,91017
Nov 12, 2012Monday18$96,196-31.2%-11.9%459$209$5,350,10618
Nov 13, 2012Tuesday22$33,842-64.8%-75.2%459$73$5,383,94819
Nov 14, 2012Wednesday21$29,306-13.4%-69.2%459$63$5,413,25420
Nov 15, 2012Thursday21$26,240-10.5%-75.2%459$57$5,439,49421
Nov 16, 2012Friday23$49,560+88.9%-60.5%198$250$5,489,05422
Nov 17, 2012Saturday23$78,144+57.7%-57.4%198$394$5,567,19823
Nov 18, 2012Sunday22$51,840-33.7%-62.9%198$261$5,619,03824
Nov 19, 2012Monday22$26,071-49.7%-72.9%198$131$5,645,10925
Nov 20, 2012Tuesday23$32,845+26%-2.9%198$165$5,677,95426
Nov 21, 2012Wednesday31$14,477-55.9%-50.6%75$193$5,692,43127
Nov 22, 2012
Thanksgiving
Thursday31$9,607-33.6%-63.4%75$128$5,702,03828
Nov 23, 2012Friday33$28,470+196.3%-42.6%60$474$5,730,50829
Nov 24, 2012Saturday36$25,840-9.2%-66.9%60$430$5,756,34830
Nov 25, 2012Sunday32$15,105-41.5%-70.9%60$251$5,771,45331
Nov 26, 2012Monday31$4,094-72.9%-84.3%60$68$5,775,54732
Nov 27, 2012Tuesday36$3,848-6%-88.3%60$64$5,779,39533
Nov 28, 2012Wednesday30$4,448+15.6%-69.3%60$74$5,783,84334
Nov 29, 2012Thursday30$5,293+19%-44.9%60$88$5,789,13635
Nov 30, 2012Friday31$12,802+141.9%-55%79$162$5,801,93836
Dec 1, 2012Saturday39$18,298+42.9%-29.2%79$231$5,820,23637
Dec 2, 2012Sunday35$11,853-35.2%-21.5%79$150$5,832,08938
Dec 3, 2012Monday28$3,619-69.5%-11.6%79$45$5,835,70839
Dec 4, 2012Tuesday31$3,912+8.1%+1.7%79$49$5,839,62040
Dec 5, 2012Wednesday29$4,102+4.9%-7.8%79$51$5,843,72241
Dec 6, 2012Thursday29$3,883-5.3%-26.6%79$49$5,847,60542
Dec 7, 2012Friday36$8,589+121.2%-32.9%67$128$5,856,19443
Dec 8, 2012Saturday37$11,643+35.6%-36.4%67$173$5,867,83744
Dec 9, 2012Sunday39$6,733-42.2%-43.2%67$100$5,874,57045
Dec 10, 2012Monday34$2,907-56.8%-19.7%67$43$5,877,47746
Dec 11, 2012Tuesday36$2,629-9.6%-32.8%67$39$5,880,10647
Dec 12, 2012Wednesday32$2,911+10.7%-29%67$43$5,883,01748
Dec 13, 2012Thursday32$2,949+1.3%-24.1%67$44$5,885,96649
Dec 14, 2012Friday38$4,864+64.9%-43.4%46$105$5,890,83050
Dec 15, 2012Saturday37$8,610+77%-26%46$187$5,899,44051
Dec 16, 2012Sunday40$5,490-36.2%-18.5%46$119$5,904,93052
Dec 17, 2012Monday36$2,576-53.1%-11.4%46$56$5,907,50653
Dec 18, 2012Tuesday37$2,560-0.6%-2.6%46$55$5,910,06654
Dec 19, 2012Wednesday42$1,709-33.2%-41.3%46$37$5,911,77555
Dec 20, 2012Thursday41$2,845+66.5%-3.5%46$61$5,914,62056
Dec 21, 2012Friday48$1,303-54.2%-73.2%18$72$5,915,92357
Dec 22, 2012Saturday48$1,995+53.1%-76.8%18$110$5,917,91858
Dec 23, 2012Sunday48$1,292-35.2%-76.5%18$71$5,919,21059
Dec 24, 2012Monday45$994-23.1%-61.4%18$55$5,920,20460
Dec 25, 2012
Christmas Day
Tuesday49$466-53.1%-81.8%18$25$5,920,67061
Dec 26, 2012Wednesday50$1,142+145.1%-33.2%18$63$5,921,81262
Dec 27, 2012Thursday51$932-18.4%-67.2%18$51$5,922,74463
Dec 28, 2012Friday46$4,924+428.3%+277.9%28$175$5,927,66864
Dec 29, 2012Saturday44$8,461+71.8%+324.1%28$302$5,936,12965
Dec 30, 2012Sunday47$4,863-42.5%+276.4%28$173$5,940,99266
Dec 31, 2012
New Year's Eve
Monday44$3,878-20.3%+290.1%28$138$5,944,87067
Jan 1, 2013
New Year's Day
Tuesday47$4,658+20.1%+899.6%28$166$5,949,52868
Jan 2, 2013Wednesday42$3,978-14.6%+248.3%28$142$5,953,50669
Jan 3, 2013Thursday41$3,753-5.7%+302.7%28$134$5,957,25970
Jan 4, 2013Friday42$6,727+79.2%+36.6%32$210$5,963,98671
Jan 5, 2013Saturday42$8,501+26.4%+0.5%32$265$5,972,48772
Jan 6, 2013Sunday43$4,815-43.4%-1%32$150$5,977,30273
Jan 7, 2013Monday37$3,144-34.7%-18.9%32$98$5,980,44674
Jan 8, 2013Tuesday37$4,752+51.1%+2%32$148$5,985,19875
Jan 9, 2013Wednesday40$2,158-54.6%-45.8%32$67$5,987,35676
Jan 10, 2013Thursday40$2,250+4.3%-40%32$70$5,989,60677
Jan 11, 2013Friday44$4,095+82%-39.1%23$178$5,993,70178
Jan 12, 2013Saturday46$5,945+45.2%-30.1%23$258$5,999,64679
Jan 13, 2013Sunday46$3,110-47.7%-35.4%23$135$6,002,75680