Sahara

Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator.

Grosses

Domestic (57.6%)
$68,671,925
Summary Details
DistributorParamount Pictures
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Opening$18,068,372
3,154 theaters
Budget$130,000,000
Release DateApr 8, 2005 - Aug 4, 2005
MPAAPG-13
Running Time2 hr 4 min
GenresAction Adventure Comedy Thriller War Western
In Release268 days/38 weeks
Widest Release3,200 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Apr 8, 2005Friday1$6,150,277--3,154$1,949$6,150,2771
Apr 9, 2005Saturday1$7,600,453+23.6%-3,154$2,409$13,750,7302
Apr 10, 2005Sunday1$4,317,642-43.2%-3,154$1,368$18,068,3723
Apr 11, 2005Monday1$1,432,006-66.8%-3,154$454$19,500,3784
Apr 12, 2005Tuesday1$1,402,049-2.1%-3,154$444$20,902,4275
Apr 13, 2005Wednesday1$1,216,257-13.3%-3,154$385$22,118,6846
Apr 14, 2005Thursday1$1,227,511+0.9%-3,154$389$23,346,1957
Apr 15, 2005Friday2$3,867,046+215%-37.1%3,154$1,226$27,213,2418
Apr 16, 2005Saturday2$5,904,914+52.7%-22.3%3,154$1,872$33,118,1559
Apr 17, 2005Sunday2$3,299,323-44.1%-23.6%3,154$1,046$36,417,47810
Apr 18, 2005Monday2$882,781-73.2%-38.4%3,154$279$37,300,25911
Apr 19, 2005Tuesday2$870,139-1.4%-37.9%3,154$275$38,170,39812
Apr 20, 2005Wednesday2$856,248-1.6%-29.6%3,154$271$39,026,64613
Apr 21, 2005Thursday2$892,851+4.3%-27.3%3,154$283$39,919,49714
Apr 22, 2005Friday4$2,469,597+176.6%-36.1%3,200$771$42,389,09415
Apr 23, 2005Saturday3$4,096,872+65.9%-30.6%3,200$1,280$46,485,96616
Apr 24, 2005Sunday3$2,461,416-39.9%-25.4%3,200$769$48,947,38217
Apr 25, 2005Monday3$571,131-76.8%-35.3%3,200$178$49,518,51318
Apr 26, 2005Tuesday3$542,091-5.1%-37.7%3,200$169$50,060,60419
Apr 27, 2005Wednesday3$553,748+2.2%-35.3%3,200$173$50,614,35220
Apr 28, 2005Thursday3$563,147+1.7%-36.9%3,200$175$51,177,49921
Apr 29, 2005Friday6$1,587,395+181.9%-35.7%3,112$510$52,764,89422
Apr 30, 2005Saturday5$2,743,348+72.8%-33%3,112$881$55,508,24223
May 1, 2005Sunday5$1,377,589-49.8%-44%3,112$442$56,885,83124
May 2, 2005Monday5$339,809-75.3%-40.5%3,112$109$57,225,64025
May 3, 2005Tuesday5$343,179+1%-36.7%3,112$110$57,568,81926
May 4, 2005Wednesday5$333,027-3%-39.9%3,112$107$57,901,84627
May 5, 2005Thursday5$334,814+0.5%-40.5%3,112$107$58,236,66028
May 6, 2005Friday9$926,502+176.7%-41.6%2,516$368$59,163,16229
May 7, 2005Saturday8$1,373,356+48.2%-49.9%2,516$545$60,536,51830
May 8, 2005Sunday7$1,128,023-17.9%-18.1%2,516$448$61,664,54131
May 9, 2005Monday8$213,686-81.1%-37.1%2,516$84$61,878,22732
May 10, 2005Tuesday8$231,761+8.5%-32.5%2,516$92$62,109,98833
May 11, 2005Wednesday8$228,198-1.5%-31.5%2,516$90$62,338,18634
May 12, 2005Thursday9$218,955-4.1%-34.6%2,516$87$62,557,14135
May 13, 2005Friday12$523,547+139.1%-43.5%1,565$334$63,080,68836
May 14, 2005Saturday10$829,207+58.4%-39.6%1,565$529$63,909,89537
May 15, 2005Sunday11$453,700-45.3%-59.8%1,565$289$64,363,59538
May 16, 2005Monday12$115,017-74.6%-46.2%1,565$73$64,478,61239
May 17, 2005Tuesday12$124,129+7.9%-46.4%1,565$79$64,602,74140
May 18, 2005Wednesday11$103,578-16.6%-54.6%1,565$66$64,706,31941
May 19, 2005Thursday12$61,173-40.9%-72.1%1,074$56$64,767,49242
May 20, 2005Friday11$241,171+294.2%-53.9%1,074$224$65,008,66343
May 21, 2005Saturday12$360,609+49.5%-56.5%1,074$335$65,369,27244
May 22, 2005Sunday12$201,884-44%-55.5%1,074$187$65,571,15645
May 23, 2005Monday11$94,291-53.3%-18%1,074$87$65,665,44746
May 24, 2005Tuesday11$84,349-10.5%-32%1,074$78$65,749,79647
May 25, 2005Wednesday11$83,611-0.9%-19.3%1,074$77$65,833,40748
May 26, 2005Thursday11$94,702+13.3%+54.8%1,074$88$65,928,10949
May 27, 2005Friday12$119,058+25.7%-50.6%387$307$66,047,16750
May 28, 2005Saturday12$187,463+57.5%-48%387$484$66,234,63051
May 29, 2005Sunday13$141,121-24.7%-30.1%387$364$66,375,75152
May 30, 2005
Memorial Day
Monday16$89,427-36.6%-5.2%387$231$66,465,17853
May 31, 2005Tuesday12$38,641-56.8%-54.2%387$99$66,503,81954
Jun 1, 2005Wednesday13$41,951+8.6%-49.8%387$108$66,545,77055
Jun 2, 2005Thursday13$41,932<0.1%-55.7%387$108$66,587,70256
Jun 3, 2005Friday14$106,436+153.8%-10.6%272$391$66,694,13857
Jun 4, 2005Saturday14$164,879+54.9%-12%272$606$66,859,01758
Jun 5, 2005Sunday17$65,339-60.4%-53.7%272$240$66,924,35659
Jun 6, 2005Monday15$28,948-55.7%-67.6%272$106$66,953,30460
Jun 7, 2005Tuesday15$37,427+29.3%-3.1%272$137$66,990,73161
Jun 8, 2005Wednesday15$36,134-3.5%-13.9%272$132$67,026,86562
Jun 9, 2005Thursday15$36,574+1.2%-12.8%272$134$67,063,43963
Jun 10, 2005Friday16$106,105+190.1%-0.3%381$278$67,169,54464
Jun 11, 2005Saturday17$158,012+48.9%-4.2%381$414$67,327,55665
Jun 12, 2005Sunday17$81,570-48.4%+24.8%381$214$67,409,12666
Jun 13, 2005Monday17$38,756-52.5%+33.9%381$101$67,447,88267
Jun 14, 2005Tuesday17$44,738+15.4%+19.5%381$117$67,492,62068
Jun 15, 2005Wednesday17$41,788-6.6%+15.6%381$109$67,534,40869
Jun 16, 2005Thursday17$41,344-1.1%+13%381$108$67,575,75270
Jun 17, 2005Friday20$59,686+44.4%-43.7%278$214$67,635,43871
Jun 18, 2005Saturday20$82,852+38.8%-47.6%278$298$67,718,29072
Jun 19, 2005Sunday18$56,678-31.6%-30.5%278$203$67,774,96873
Jun 20, 2005Monday18$32,508-42.6%-16.1%278$116$67,807,47674
Jun 21, 2005Tuesday18$34,727+6.8%-22.4%278$124$67,842,20375
Jun 22, 2005Wednesday18$33,869-2.5%-19%278$121$67,876,07276
Jun 23, 2005Thursday18$33,048-2.4%-20.1%278$118$67,909,12077
Jun 24, 2005Friday22$42,876+29.7%-28.2%207$207$67,951,99678
Jun 25, 2005Saturday22$56,823+32.5%-31.4%207$274$68,008,81979
Jun 26, 2005Sunday23$41,373-27.2%-27%207$199$68,050,19280
Jun 27, 2005Monday20$21,382-48.3%-34.2%207$103$68,071,57481
Jun 28, 2005Tuesday20$27,006+26.3%-22.2%207$130$68,098,58082
Jun 29, 2005Wednesday21$21,642-19.9%-36.1%121$178$68,120,22283
Jun 30, 2005Thursday24$18,589-14.1%-43.8%121$153$68,138,81184
Jul 1, 2005Friday23$35,825+92.7%-16.4%121$296$68,174,63685
Jul 2, 2005Saturday22$54,276+51.5%-4.5%121$448$68,228,91286
Jul 3, 2005Sunday22$37,398-31.1%-9.6%121$309$68,266,31087
Jul 4, 2005
Independence Day
Monday23$18,436-50.7%-13.8%121$152$68,284,74688
Jul 5, 2005Tuesday23$15,707-14.8%-41.8%121$129$68,300,45389
Jul 6, 2005Wednesday25$12,854-18.2%-40.6%121$106$68,313,30790
Jul 7, 2005Thursday25$13,235+3%-28.8%121$109$68,326,54291
Jul 8, 2005Friday27$18,505+39.8%-48.3%100$185$68,345,04792
Jul 9, 2005Saturday28$24,396+31.8%-55.1%100$243$68,369,44393
Jul 10, 2005Sunday28$17,929-26.5%-52.1%100$179$68,387,37294
Jul 11, 2005Monday24$11,860-33.9%-35.7%100$118$68,399,23295
Jul 12, 2005Tuesday24$13,263+11.8%-15.6%100$132$68,412,49596
Jul 13, 2005Wednesday25$10,864-18.1%-15.5%100$108$68,423,35997
Jul 14, 2005Thursday24$13,079+20.4%-1.2%100$130$68,436,43898
Jul 15, 2005Friday29$15,727+20.2%-15%79$199$68,452,16599
Jul 16, 2005Saturday30$21,486+36.6%-11.9%79$271$68,473,651100
Jul 17, 2005Sunday30$14,090-34.4%-21.4%79$178$68,487,741101
Jul 18, 2005Monday24$16,694+18.5%+40.8%79$211$68,504,435102
Jul 19, 2005Tuesday28$8,581-48.6%-35.3%79$108$68,513,016103
Jul 20, 2005Wednesday28$7,101-17.2%-34.6%79$89$68,520,117104
Jul 21, 2005Thursday27$8,784+23.7%-32.8%79$111$68,528,901105
Jul 22, 2005Friday30$14,901+69.6%-5.3%88$169$68,543,802106
Jul 23, 2005Saturday30$17,808+19.5%-17.1%88$202$68,561,610107
Jul 24, 2005Sunday31$12,392-30.4%-12.1%88$140$68,574,002108
Jul 25, 2005Monday29$7,375-40.5%-55.8%88$83$68,581,377109
Jul 26, 2005Tuesday29$8,238+11.7%-4%88$93$68,589,615110
Jul 27, 2005Wednesday29$6,522-20.8%-8.2%88$74$68,596,137111
Jul 28, 2005Thursday30$7,746+18.8%-11.8%88$88$68,603,883112
Jul 29, 2005Friday31$12,044+55.5%-19.2%48$250$68,615,927113
Jul 30, 2005Saturday32$15,785+31.1%-11.4%48$328$68,631,712114
Jul 31, 2005Sunday32$11,240-28.8%-9.3%48$234$68,642,952115
Aug 1, 2005Monday28$7,567-32.7%+2.6%48$157$68,650,519116
Aug 2, 2005Tuesday28$8,287+9.5%+0.6%48$172$68,658,806117
Aug 3, 2005Wednesday28$6,939-16.3%+6.4%48$144$68,665,745118
Aug 4, 2005Thursday29$6,680-3.7%-13.8%48$139$68,671,925119