The Sessions

A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest.

Grosses

Domestic (65.7%)
$6,002,451
Summary Details
DistributorFox Searchlight Pictures
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Opening$113,467
4 theaters
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 35 min
GenresBiography Comedy Drama Romance
In Release439 days/62 weeks
Widest Release516 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 19, 2012Friday22$34,284--4$8,571$34,2841
Oct 20, 2012Saturday23$48,321+40.9%-4$12,080$82,6052
Oct 21, 2012Sunday23$30,862-36.1%-4$7,715$113,4673
Oct 22, 2012Monday25$9,723-68.5%-4$2,430$123,1904
Oct 23, 2012Tuesday23$12,301+26.5%-4$3,075$135,4915
Oct 24, 2012Wednesday23$11,615-5.6%-4$2,903$147,1066
Oct 25, 2012Thursday23$12,537+7.9%-4$3,134$159,6437
Oct 26, 2012Friday21$66,463+430.1%+93.9%20$3,323$226,1068
Oct 27, 2012Saturday22$99,259+49.3%+105.4%20$4,962$325,3659
Oct 28, 2012Sunday22$51,631-48%+67.3%20$2,581$376,99610
Oct 29, 2012Monday27$10,194-80.3%+4.8%20$509$387,19011
Oct 30, 2012Tuesday20$28,927+183.8%+135.2%20$1,446$416,11712
Oct 31, 2012
Halloween
Wednesday20$27,305-5.6%+135.1%20$1,365$443,42213
Nov 1, 2012Thursday19$31,496+15.3%+151.2%20$1,574$474,91814
Nov 2, 2012Friday20$123,899+293.4%+86.4%69$1,795$598,81715
Nov 3, 2012Saturday20$219,479+77.1%+121.1%69$3,180$818,29616
Nov 4, 2012Sunday20$124,934-43.1%+142%69$1,810$943,23017
Nov 5, 2012Monday20$40,268-67.8%+295%69$583$983,49818
Nov 6, 2012Tuesday20$39,608-1.6%+36.9%69$574$1,023,10619
Nov 7, 2012Wednesday19$41,355+4.4%+51.5%69$599$1,064,46120
Nov 8, 2012Thursday20$45,211+9.3%+43.5%69$655$1,109,67221
Nov 9, 2012Friday19$139,267+208%+12.4%128$1,088$1,248,93922
Nov 10, 2012Saturday19$251,463+80.6%+14.6%128$1,964$1,500,40223
Nov 11, 2012Sunday19$154,820-38.4%+23.9%128$1,209$1,655,22224
Nov 12, 2012Monday20$73,304-52.7%+82%128$572$1,728,52625
Nov 13, 2012Tuesday19$62,814-14.3%+58.6%128$490$1,791,34026
Nov 14, 2012Wednesday18$55,056-12.4%+33.1%128$430$1,846,39627
Nov 15, 2012Thursday17$57,038+3.6%+26.2%128$445$1,903,43428
Nov 16, 2012Friday11$257,365+351.2%+84.8%516$498$2,160,79929
Nov 17, 2012Saturday11$416,056+61.7%+65.5%516$806$2,576,85530
Nov 18, 2012Sunday13$237,083-43%+53.1%516$459$2,813,93831
Nov 19, 2012Monday12$97,162-59%+32.5%516$188$2,911,10032
Nov 20, 2012Tuesday15$118,233+21.7%+88.2%516$229$3,029,33333
Nov 21, 2012Wednesday15$102,681-13.2%+86.5%509$201$3,132,01434
Nov 22, 2012
Thanksgiving
Thursday17$73,960-28%+29.7%509$145$3,205,97435
Nov 23, 2012Friday14$253,137+242.3%-1.6%515$491$3,459,11136
Nov 24, 2012Saturday14$289,013+14.2%-30.5%515$561$3,748,12437
Nov 25, 2012Sunday12$181,875-37.1%-23.3%515$353$3,929,99938
Nov 26, 2012Monday12$68,254-62.5%-29.8%515$132$3,998,25339
Nov 27, 2012Tuesday12$81,105+18.8%-31.4%515$157$4,079,35840
Nov 28, 2012Wednesday12$82,230+1.4%-19.9%515$159$4,161,58841
Nov 29, 2012Thursday12$87,278+6.1%+18%515$169$4,248,86642
Nov 30, 2012Friday18$92,758+6.3%-63.4%226$410$4,341,62443
Dec 1, 2012Saturday18$151,604+63.4%-47.5%226$670$4,493,22844
Dec 2, 2012Sunday17$88,953-41.3%-51.1%226$393$4,582,18145
Dec 3, 2012Monday16$31,416-64.7%-54%226$139$4,613,59746
Dec 4, 2012Tuesday15$40,861+30.1%-49.6%226$180$4,654,45847
Dec 5, 2012Wednesday15$37,681-7.8%-54.2%226$166$4,692,13948
Dec 6, 2012Thursday14$37,230-1.2%-57.3%226$164$4,729,36949
Dec 7, 2012Friday19$61,489+65.2%-33.7%197$312$4,790,85850
Dec 8, 2012Saturday19$99,479+61.8%-34.4%197$504$4,890,33751
Dec 9, 2012Sunday20$58,005-41.7%-34.8%197$294$4,948,34252
Dec 10, 2012Monday18$25,870-55.4%-17.7%197$131$4,974,21253
Dec 11, 2012Tuesday18$29,136+12.6%-28.7%197$147$5,003,34854
Dec 12, 2012Wednesday18$28,193-3.2%-25.2%197$143$5,031,54155
Dec 13, 2012Thursday18$29,510+4.7%-20.7%197$149$5,061,05156
Dec 14, 2012Friday20$39,260+33%-36.2%151$260$5,100,31157
Dec 15, 2012Saturday20$66,206+68.6%-33.4%151$438$5,166,51758
Dec 16, 2012Sunday20$42,021-36.5%-27.6%151$278$5,208,53859
Dec 17, 2012Monday20$16,443-60.9%-36.4%151$108$5,224,98160
Dec 18, 2012Tuesday21$21,541+31%-26.1%151$142$5,246,52261
Dec 19, 2012Wednesday24$17,803-17.4%-36.9%151$117$5,264,32562
Dec 20, 2012Thursday23$19,462+9.3%-34%151$128$5,283,78763
Dec 21, 2012Friday31$20,575+5.7%-47.6%98$209$5,304,36264
Dec 22, 2012Saturday29$41,857+103.4%-36.8%98$427$5,346,21965
Dec 23, 2012Sunday29$28,790-31.2%-31.5%98$293$5,375,00966
Dec 24, 2012Monday28$15,632-45.7%-4.9%98$159$5,390,64167
Dec 25, 2012
Christmas Day
Tuesday30$19,317+23.6%-10.3%75$257$5,409,95868
Dec 26, 2012Wednesday33$13,599-29.6%-23.6%75$181$5,423,55769
Dec 27, 2012Thursday33$17,231+26.7%-11.5%75$229$5,440,78870
Dec 28, 2012Friday34$20,884+21.2%+1.5%80$261$5,461,67271
Dec 29, 2012Saturday34$29,266+40.1%-30.1%80$365$5,490,93872
Dec 30, 2012Sunday34$23,763-18.8%-17.5%80$297$5,514,70173
Dec 31, 2012
New Year's Eve
Monday34$14,609-38.5%-6.5%80$182$5,529,31074
Jan 1, 2013
New Year's Day
Tuesday33$21,647+48.2%+12.1%80$270$5,550,95775
Jan 2, 2013Wednesday33$11,095-48.7%-18.4%80$138$5,562,05276
Jan 3, 2013Thursday32$12,939+16.6%-24.9%80$161$5,574,99177
Jan 4, 2013Friday37$14,456+11.7%-30.8%41$352$5,589,44778
Jan 5, 2013Saturday36$26,706+84.7%-8.7%41$651$5,616,15379
Jan 6, 2013Sunday36$15,871-40.6%-33.2%41$387$5,632,02480
Jan 7, 2013Monday34$7,038-55.7%-51.8%41$171$5,639,06281
Jan 8, 2013Tuesday32$7,347+4.4%-66.1%41$179$5,646,40982
Jan 9, 2013Wednesday34$7,244-1.4%-34.7%41$176$5,653,65383
Jan 10, 2013Thursday31$9,985+37.8%-22.8%41$243$5,663,63884
Jan 11, 2013Friday36$16,707+67.3%+15.6%54$309$5,680,34585
Jan 12, 2013Saturday36$24,311+45.5%-9%54$450$5,704,65686
Jan 13, 2013Sunday36$16,538-32%+4.2%54$306$5,721,19487
Jan 14, 2013Monday33$6,765-59.1%-3.9%54$125$5,727,95988
Jan 15, 2013Tuesday31$7,284+7.7%-0.9%54$134$5,735,24389
Jan 16, 2013Wednesday31$7,148-1.9%-1.3%54$132$5,742,39190
Jan 17, 2013Thursday32$8,034+12.4%-19.5%54$148$5,750,42591
Jan 18, 2013Friday41$11,992+49.3%-28.2%62$193$5,762,41792
Jan 19, 2013Saturday41$18,820+56.9%-22.6%62$303$5,781,23793
Jan 20, 2013Sunday42$12,548-33.3%-24.1%62$202$5,793,78594
Jan 21, 2013
MLK Day
Monday42$8,486-32.4%+25.4%62$136$5,802,27195
Jan 22, 2013Tuesday37$4,767-43.8%-34.6%62$76$5,807,03896
Jan 23, 2013Wednesday37$5,553+16.5%-22.3%62$89$5,812,59197
Jan 24, 2013Thursday36$5,953+7.2%-25.9%62$96$5,818,54498
Jan 25, 2013Friday41$10,509+76.5%-12.4%62$169$5,829,05399
Jan 26, 2013Saturday42$20,800+97.9%+10.5%62$335$5,849,853100
Jan 27, 2013Sunday40$11,736-43.6%-6.5%62$189$5,861,589101
Jan 28, 2013Monday33$10,334-11.9%+21.8%62$166$5,871,923102
Jan 29, 2013Tuesday36$5,483-46.9%+15%62$88$5,877,406103
Jan 30, 2013Wednesday36$5,323-2.9%-4.1%62$85$5,882,729104
Jan 31, 2013Thursday37$4,966-6.7%-16.6%62$80$5,887,695105
Feb 1, 2013Friday46$5,822+17.2%-44.6%29$200$5,893,517106
Feb 2, 2013Saturday44$11,514+97.8%-44.6%29$397$5,905,031107
Feb 3, 2013Sunday45$4,854-57.8%-58.6%29$167$5,909,885108
Feb 4, 2013Monday42$2,735-43.7%-73.5%29$94$5,912,620109
Feb 5, 2013Tuesday43$2,571-6%-53.1%29$88$5,915,191110
Feb 6, 2013Wednesday38$4,217+64%-20.8%29$145$5,919,408111
Feb 7, 2013Thursday43$2,708-35.8%-45.5%29$93$5,922,116112
Feb 8, 2013Friday51$2,859+5.6%-50.9%18$158$5,924,975113
Feb 9, 2013Saturday51$5,300+85.4%-54%18$294$5,930,275114
Feb 10, 2013Sunday51$3,553-33%-26.8%18$197$5,933,828115
Feb 11, 2013Monday47$2,104-40.8%-23.1%18$116$5,935,932116
Feb 12, 2013Tuesday47$1,503-28.6%-41.5%18$83$5,937,435117
Feb 13, 2013Wednesday47$1,794+19.4%-57.5%18$99$5,939,229118
Feb 14, 2013Thursday48$2,984+66.3%+10.2%18$165$5,942,213119
Feb 15, 2013Friday49$2,501-16.2%-12.5%16$156$5,944,714120
Feb 16, 2013Saturday49$5,379+115.1%+1.5%16$336$5,950,093121
Feb 17, 2013Sunday49$4,187-22.2%+17.8%16$261$5,954,280122
Feb 18, 2013
Presidents' Day
Monday49$3,193-23.7%+51.8%16$199$5,957,473123
Feb 19, 2013Tuesday45$1,521-52.4%+1.2%16$95$5,958,994124
Feb 20, 2013Wednesday44$1,807+18.8%+0.7%16$112$5,960,801125
Feb 21, 2013Thursday42$2,125+17.6%-28.8%16$132$5,962,926126
Feb 22, 2013Friday49$2,585+21.6%+3.4%16$161$5,965,511127
Feb 23, 2013Saturday48$4,693+81.5%-12.8%16$293$5,970,204128
Feb 24, 2013Sunday47$2,274-51.5%-45.7%16$142$5,972,478129
Feb 25, 2013Monday46$1,205-47%-62.3%16$75$5,973,683130
Feb 26, 2013Tuesday45$1,668+38.4%+9.7%16$104$5,975,351131
Feb 27, 2013Wednesday44$2,478+48.6%+37.1%16$154$5,977,829132
Feb 28, 2013Thursday47$1,154-53.4%-45.7%16$72$5,978,983133
Mar 1, 2013Friday48$1,122-2.8%-56.6%13$86$5,980,105134
Mar 2, 2013Saturday46$2,394+113.4%-49%13$184$5,982,499135
Mar 3, 2013Sunday43$6,456+169.7%+183.9%13$496$5,988,955136
Mar 4, 2013Monday44$1,322-79.5%+9.7%13$101$5,990,277137
Mar 5, 2013Tuesday45$1,050-20.6%-37.1%13$80$5,991,327138
Mar 6, 2013Wednesday45$1,033-1.6%-58.3%13$79$5,992,360139
Mar 7, 2013Thursday48$1,110+7.5%-3.8%13$85$5,993,470140
Mar 8, 2013Friday49$1,557+40.3%+38.8%13$119$5,995,027141
Mar 9, 2013Saturday49$1,593+2.3%-33.5%13$122$5,996,620142
Mar 10, 2013Sunday49$514-67.7%-92%13$39$5,997,134143
Mar 11, 2013Monday48$1,146+123%-13.3%13$88$5,998,280144
Mar 12, 2013Tuesday48$1,481+29.2%+41%13$113$5,999,761145
Mar 13, 2013Wednesday45$1,421-4.1%+37.6%13$109$6,001,182146
Mar 14, 2013Thursday48$1,269-10.7%+14.3%13$97$6,002,451147