Whale Rider

A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.

Grosses

Domestic (50.6%)
$20,779,666
Summary Details
DistributorNewmarket Films
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Opening$137,418
9 theaters
Budget$3,500,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 41 min
GenresDrama Family
In Release210 days/30 weeks
Widest Release556 theaters
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
Sep 5-1118$1,233,029-33.2%556+53$2,217$18,467,86414
Aug 29-Sep 414$1,846,264+94.1%503+165$3,670$17,234,83513
Sep 12-1819$838,285-32%492-64$1,703$19,308,56315
Jul 25-3114$1,702,740-19.4%491+49$3,467$10,195,1698
Aug 1-716$1,714,390+0.7%473-18$3,624$11,909,5599
Jul 18-2415$2,113,312+26.7%442+171$4,781$8,492,4297
Aug 8-1414$1,422,430-17%434-39$3,277$13,331,98910
Aug 15-2117$1,105,505-22.3%348-86$3,176$14,437,49411
Sep 19-2523$539,476-35.6%341-151$1,582$19,845,62316
Aug 22-2822$951,077-14%338-10$2,813$15,388,57112
Jul 11-1714$1,667,540-8%271+62$6,153$6,392,6816
Sep 26-Oct 228$304,114-43.6%237-104$1,283$20,149,73917
Jul 4-1014$1,812,839+15.2%209+12$8,673$4,711,5765
Jun 27-Jul 317$1,572,986+78.9%197+119$7,984$2,898,7384
Oct 3-931$225,900-25.7%195-42$1,158$20,375,63918
Oct 10-1636$160,142-29.1%160-35$1,000$20,535,78119
Oct 17-2349$84,965-46.9%130-30$653$20,620,74620
Oct 24-3055$60,896-28.3%96-34$634$20,681,64221
Jun 20-2615$879,389+250.8%78+67$11,274$1,325,7523
Oct 31-Nov 668$30,630-49.7%61-35$502$20,712,27222
Nov 7-1365$33,926+10.8%45-16$753$20,746,19823
Nov 14-2078$19,115-43.7%36-9$530$20,765,31324
Nov 21-2789$14,353-24.9%14-22$1,025$20,779,66625
Jun 13-1929$250,708+28.1%11+2$22,791$446,3632
Jun 6-1234$195,655-9-$21,739$195,6551