Tears of the Sun

A Special-Ops commander leads his team into the Nigerian jungle in order to rescue a doctor who will only join them if they agree to save 70 refugees too.

Grosses

Domestic (50.6%)
$43,734,876
Summary Details
DistributorRevolution Studios
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Opening$17,057,213
2,973 theaters
Budget$75,000,000
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 1 min
GenresAction Drama Thriller War
In Release300 days/42 weeks
Widest Release2,973 theaters

Key:Estimated

DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Mar 7, 2003Friday2$5,805,885--2,973$1,952$5,805,8851
Mar 8, 2003Saturday2$6,740,524+16.1%-2,973$2,267$12,546,4092
Mar 9, 2003Sunday2$4,510,804-33.1%-2,973$1,517$17,057,2133
Mar 10, 2003Monday2$1,345,766-70.2%-2,973$452$18,402,9794
Mar 11, 2003Tuesday2$1,357,772+0.9%-2,973$456$19,760,7515
Mar 12, 2003Wednesday2$1,141,490-15.9%-2,973$383$20,902,2416
Mar 13, 2003Thursday2$1,113,579-2.4%-2,973$374$22,015,8207
Mar 14, 2003Friday4$2,561,900+130.1%-55.9%2,973$861$24,577,7208
Mar 15, 2003Saturday4$3,688,583+44%-45.3%2,973$1,240$28,266,3039
Mar 16, 2003Sunday4$2,455,370-33.4%-45.6%2,973$825$30,721,67310
Mar 17, 2003Monday4$661,918-73%-50.8%2,973$222$31,383,59111
Mar 18, 2003Tuesday5$802,380+21.2%-40.9%2,973$269$32,185,97112
Mar 19, 2003Wednesday5$646,547-19.4%-43.4%2,973$217$32,832,51813
Mar 20, 2003Thursday5$653,475+1.1%-41.3%2,973$219$33,485,99314
Mar 21, 2003Friday8$1,279,371+95.8%-50.1%2,801$456$34,765,36415
Mar 22, 2003Saturday8$2,080,899+62.7%-43.6%2,801$742$36,846,26316
Mar 23, 2003Sunday8$1,075,512-48.3%-56.2%2,801$383$37,921,77517
Mar 24, 2003Monday8$362,795-66.3%-45.2%2,801$129$38,284,57018
Mar 25, 2003Tuesday8$403,388+11.2%-49.7%2,801$144$38,687,95819
Mar 26, 2003Wednesday8$366,439-9.2%-43.3%2,801$130$39,054,39720
Mar 27, 2003Thursday8$373,766+2%-42.8%2,801$133$39,428,16321
Mar 28, 2003Friday14$567,353+51.8%-55.7%1,764$321$39,995,51622
Mar 29, 2003Saturday13$906,614+59.8%-56.4%1,764$513$40,902,13023
Mar 30, 2003Sunday14$532,458-41.3%-50.5%1,764$301$41,434,58824
Mar 31, 2003Monday13$167,623-68.5%-53.8%1,764$95$41,602,21125
Apr 1, 2003Tuesday13$178,150+6.3%-55.8%1,764$100$41,780,36126
Apr 2, 2003Wednesday13$159,678-10.4%-56.4%1,764$90$41,940,03927
Apr 3, 2003Thursday13$156,186-2.2%-58.2%1,764$88$42,096,22528
Apr 4, 2003Friday20$206,960+32.5%-63.5%855$242$42,303,18529
Apr 5, 2003Saturday20$314,774+52.1%-65.3%855$368$42,617,95930
Apr 6, 2003Sunday20$183,957-41.6%-65.5%855$215$42,801,91631
Apr 7, 2003Monday19$59,917-67.4%-64.3%855$70$42,861,83332
Apr 8, 2003Tuesday20$70,606+17.8%-60.4%855$82$42,932,43933
Apr 9, 2003Wednesday20$60,653-14.1%-62%855$70$42,993,09234
Apr 10, 2003Thursday20$59,784-1.4%-61.7%855$69$43,052,87635
Apr 11, 2003Friday28$62,113+3.9%-70%343$181$43,114,98936
Apr 12, 2003Saturday29$93,405+50.4%-70.3%343$272$43,208,39437
Apr 13, 2003Sunday30$54,613-41.5%-70.3%343$159$43,263,00738
Apr 14, 2003Monday28$21,600-60.4%-64%343$62$43,284,60739
Apr 18, 2003Friday42$33,833--45.5%123$275$43,371,64743
Apr 19, 2003Saturday44$34,864+3%-62.7%123$283$43,406,51144
Apr 20, 2003
Easter Sunday
Sunday44$20,450-41.3%-62.6%123$166$43,426,96145
Apr 21, 2003Monday37$9,074-55.6%-58%123$73$43,436,03546
Apr 22, 2003Tuesday36$10,946+20.6%-123$88$43,446,98147
Apr 23, 2003Wednesday36$8,922-18.5%-123$72$43,455,90348
Apr 24, 2003Thursday34$9,208+3.2%-123$74$43,465,11149
Apr 25, 2003Friday50$12,523+36%-63%71$176$43,477,63450
Apr 26, 2003Saturday50$21,320+70.2%-38.8%71$300$43,498,95451
Apr 27, 2003Sunday50$10,984-48.5%-46.3%71$154$43,509,93852
Apr 28, 2003Monday49$4,129-62.4%-54.5%71$58$43,514,06753
Apr 29, 2003Tuesday49$4,594+11.3%-58%71$64$43,518,66154
Apr 30, 2003Wednesday47$4,637+0.9%-48%71$65$43,523,29855
May 1, 2003Thursday45$4,783+3.1%-48.1%71$67$43,528,06556
May 2, 2003Friday60$5,319+11.2%-57.5%71$74$43,533,38457
May 3, 2003Saturday58$9,963+87.3%-53.3%71$140$43,543,34758
May 4, 2003Sunday62$5,322-46.6%-51.5%71$74$43,548,66959