We Were Soldiers

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.

Grosses

Domestic (68.1%)
$78,122,718
Summary Details
DistributorParamount Pictures
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Opening$20,212,543
3,143 theaters
Budget$75,000,000
Release DateMar 1, 2002 - Jul 4, 2002
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 18 min
GenresAction Drama History War
In Release306 days/43 weeks
Widest Release3,143 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Mar 1-31$20,212,543-3,143-$6,430$20,212,5431
Mar 8-102$14,208,525-29.7%3,143-$4,520$40,552,2862
Mar 15-175$8,488,331-40.3%3,143-$2,700$53,326,6653
Mar 22-246$5,728,150-32.5%2,859-284$2,003$61,638,5344
Mar 29-319$3,723,298-35%2,046-813$1,819$67,601,1005
Mar 29-Apr 1
Easter wknd
9$4,130,298-2,046-$2,018$68,008,100-
Apr 5-711$2,536,701-31.9%1,740-306$1,457$71,695,3646
Apr 12-1414$1,428,885-43.7%1,112-628$1,284$73,869,1647
Apr 19-2114$892,201-37.6%838-274$1,064$75,327,5628
Apr 26-2822$541,858-39.3%602-236$900$76,207,8779
May 3-525$365,879-32.5%448-154$816$76,781,78310
May 10-1227$278,989-23.7%352-96$792$77,199,53311
May 17-1926$177,804-36.3%241-111$737$77,479,27412
May 24-27
Memorial Day wknd
25$276,368-322-$858$77,841,080-
May 31-Jun 230$77,522-234-$331$77,977,74514
Jun 7-938$42,393-45.3%105-129$403$78,064,28415
Jun 14-1661$10,778-74.6%42-63$256$78,094,06816
Jun 21-2370$8,542-20.7%21-21$406$78,108,69417
Jun 28-3082$5,278-38.2%17-4$310$78,120,19618