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

New Zealand
$3,593,015
Summary Details
Distributor
Budget$3,500,000
Release DateJan 31, 2003
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 41 min
GenresDrama Family
In Release335 days/47 weeks
Widest Release53 theaters
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
Feb 6-121$432,606-47-$9,204$880,8312
Feb 13-191$334,881-22.6%47-$7,125$1,215,7123
Feb 20-261$352,777+5.3%53+6$6,656$1,568,4894
Feb 27-Mar 52$284,639-19.3%53-$5,370$1,853,1285
Mar 6-121$267,404-6.1%53-$5,045$2,120,5326
Mar 20-261$158,375-53-$2,988$2,468,7778
Mar 27-Apr 21$153,161-3.3%53-$2,889$2,621,9389
Apr 3-92$122,107-20.3%53-$2,303$2,750,04510
Apr 10-169$81,381-33.4%49-4$1,660$2,831,42611
Apr 17-2310$99,565+22.3%49-$2,031$2,930,99112
Apr 24-3010$68,269-31.4%47-2$1,452$2,999,26013
May 8-146$47,736-47-$1,015$3,096,12715
May 15-214$37,420-21.6%46-1$813$3,133,54916
May 22-284$34,896-6.7%35-11$997$3,168,44317
Jun 5-1112$23,451-28-$837$3,226,26619
Jun 12-1810$24,517+4.5%23-5$1,065$3,250,78320
Jun 26-Jul 211$22,942-22-$1,042$3,296,66722
Jul 17-2310$39,532----$3,411,87225
Jul 24-308$27,361-30.8%---$3,439,23326
Jul 31-Aug 610$27,364<0.1%20-$1,368$3,466,59727
Aug 7-1314$22,439-18%16-4$1,402$3,489,03628
Aug 14-2017$15,847-29.4%17+1$932$3,504,88329
Aug 21-2713$19,531+23.2%18+1$1,085$3,524,41430
Aug 28-Sep 313$13,397-31.4%15-3$893$3,537,81131
Sep 4-1015$12,059-10%9-6$1,339$3,549,87032
Sep 11-1714$8,728-27.6%8-1$1,091$3,558,59833
Sep 25-Oct 114$11,186-8-$1,398$3,576,43335
Oct 2-816$8,317-25.6%8-$1,039$3,584,74936
Oct 9-1516$8,266-0.6%7-1$1,180$3,593,01537