The Hoax

In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.

Grosses

Domestic (60.9%)
$7,164,995
Summary Details
Opening$1,501,000
235 theaters
Budget$25,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Apr 6, 2007 (Apr 20, 2007) - May 31, 2007
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 56 min
GenresComedy Drama
In Release270 days/38 weeks
Widest Release1,069 theaters

Key:Estimated

DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Apr 6, 2007Friday16$439,000--235$1,868$439,0001
Apr 7, 2007Saturday14$651,000+48.3%-235$2,770$1,090,0002
Apr 8, 2007
Easter Sunday
Sunday16$359,000-44.9%-235$1,527$1,449,3203
Apr 9, 2007Monday16$134,000-62.7%-235$570$1,583,0004
Apr 10, 2007Tuesday16$125,000-6.7%-235$531$1,708,0005
Apr 11, 2007Wednesday16$123,000-1.6%-235$523$1,831,0006
Apr 12, 2007Thursday16$116,000-5.7%-235$493$1,946,9697
Apr 13, 2007Friday16$393,000+238.8%-10.5%413$951$2,340,0008
Apr 14, 2007Saturday16$703,000+78.9%+8%413$1,702$3,043,0009
Apr 15, 2007Sunday16$370,000-47.4%+3.1%413$895$3,413,52110
Apr 16, 2007Monday16$98,000-73.5%-26.9%413$237$3,512,00011
Apr 17, 2007Tuesday16$107,000+9.2%-14.4%413$259$3,619,00012
Apr 18, 2007Wednesday16$113,000+5.6%-8.1%413$273$3,732,00013
Apr 19, 2007Thursday16$102,000-9.7%-12.1%413$246$3,833,64114
Apr 20, 2007Friday17$354,000+247.1%-9.9%1,069$331$4,188,00015
Apr 21, 2007Saturday15$588,000+66.1%-16.4%1,069$550$4,776,00016
Apr 22, 2007Sunday19$287,000-51.2%-22.4%1,069$268$5,063,42217
Apr 23, 2007Monday17$90,000-68.6%-8.2%1,069$84$5,153,00018
Apr 24, 2007Tuesday16$104,000+15.6%-2.8%1,069$97$5,257,00019
Apr 25, 2007Wednesday16$107,000+2.9%-5.3%1,069$100$5,364,00020
Apr 26, 2007Thursday16$104,000-2.8%+2%1,069$97$5,468,11621
Apr 27, 2007Friday17$221,000+112.5%-37.6%981$225$5,689,00022
Apr 28, 2007Saturday16$362,000+63.8%-38.4%981$369$6,051,00023
Apr 29, 2007Sunday18$178,000-50.8%-38%981$181$6,228,66624
Apr 30, 2007Monday19$57,000-68%-36.7%981$58$6,286,00025
May 1, 2007Tuesday19$66,000+15.8%-36.5%981$67$6,352,00026
May 2, 2007Wednesday17$70,000+6.1%-34.6%981$71$6,422,00027
May 3, 2007Thursday17$64,000-8.6%-38.5%981$65$6,485,77228
May 4, 2007Friday21$63,000-1.6%-71.5%301$209$6,549,00029
May 5, 2007Saturday20$117,000+85.7%-67.7%301$388$6,666,00030
May 6, 2007Sunday20$69,000-41%-61.2%301$229$6,733,72631
May 7, 2007Monday21$20,000-71%-64.9%301$66$6,754,00032
May 8, 2007Tuesday20$22,000+10%-66.7%301$73$6,776,00033
May 9, 2007Wednesday20$24,000+9.1%-65.7%301$79$6,800,00034
May 10, 2007Thursday21$20,000-16.7%-68.8%301$66$6,820,43435