Napoleon Dynamite

A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.

Grosses

Domestic (96.6%)
$44,540,956
Summary Details
DistributorFox Searchlight Pictures
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Opening$116,666
6 theaters
Budget$400,000
Release Date (Wide)Jun 11, 2004 (Aug 27, 2004) - Feb 6, 2005
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 36 min
GenresComedy
In Release569 days/81 weeks
Widest Release1,027 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Jun 11Friday21$40,070--6$6,678$40,0701
Jun 12Saturday23$42,074+5%-6$7,012$82,1442
Jun 13Sunday20$34,522-17.9%-6$5,753$116,6663
Jun 14Monday17$26,245-24%-6$4,374$142,9114
Jun 15Tuesday17$21,066-19.7%-6$3,511$163,9775
Jun 16Wednesday18$23,032+9.3%-6$3,838$187,0096
Jun 17Thursday17$23,621+2.6%-6$3,936$210,6307
Jun 18Friday18$61,500+160.4%+53.5%18$3,416$272,1308
Jun 19Saturday19$74,521+21.2%+77.1%18$4,140$346,6519
Jun 20Sunday19$57,485-22.9%+66.5%18$3,193$404,13610
Jun 21Monday16$38,700-32.7%+47.5%18$2,150$442,83611
Jun 22Tuesday16$41,407+7%+96.6%18$2,300$484,24312
Jun 23Wednesday18$41,164-0.6%+78.7%18$2,286$525,40713
Jun 24Thursday18$39,696-3.6%+68.1%18$2,205$565,10314
Jun 25Friday17$119,963+202.2%+95.1%73$1,643$685,06615
Jun 26Saturday16$145,634+21.4%+95.4%73$1,994$830,70016
Jun 27Sunday16$122,515-15.9%+113.1%73$1,678$953,21517
Jun 28Monday16$77,988-36.3%+101.5%73$1,068$1,031,20318
Jun 29Tuesday16$68,911-11.6%+66.4%73$943$1,100,11419
Jun 30Wednesday16$60,318-12.5%+46.5%73$826$1,160,43220
Jul 1Thursday16$70,719+17.2%+78.2%73$968$1,231,15121
Jul 2Friday15$181,644+156.9%+51.4%142$1,279$1,412,79522
Jul 3Saturday15$212,027+16.7%+45.6%142$1,493$1,624,82223
Jul 4
Independence Day
Sunday16$119,716-43.5%-2.3%142$843$1,744,53824
Jul 5Monday15$281,171+134.9%+260.5%142$1,980$2,025,70925
Jul 6Tuesday15$135,529-51.8%+96.7%142$954$2,161,23826
Jul 7Wednesday15$131,437-3%+117.9%142$925$2,292,67527
Jul 8Thursday15$132,918+1.1%+88%142$936$2,425,59328
Jul 9Friday17$166,819+25.5%-8.2%141$1,183$2,592,41229
Jul 10Saturday18$207,755+24.5%-2%141$1,473$2,800,16730
Jul 11Sunday17$180,195-13.3%+50.5%141$1,277$2,980,36231
Jul 12Monday17$122,469-32%-56.4%141$868$3,102,83132
Jul 13Tuesday17$115,979-5.3%-14.4%141$822$3,218,81033
Jul 14Wednesday17$124,154+7%-5.5%141$880$3,342,96434
Jul 15Thursday16$121,222-2.4%-8.8%141$859$3,464,18635
Jul 16Friday17$220,663+82%+32.3%179$1,232$3,684,84936
Jul 17Saturday17$275,143+24.7%+32.4%179$1,537$3,959,99237
Jul 18Sunday17$254,685-7.4%+41.3%179$1,422$4,214,67738
Jul 19Monday16$166,293-34.7%+35.8%179$929$4,380,97039
Jul 20Tuesday16$169,389+1.9%+46.1%179$946$4,550,35940
Jul 21Wednesday16$174,445+3%+40.5%179$974$4,724,80441
Jul 22Thursday16$184,596+5.8%+52.3%179$1,031$4,909,40042
Jul 23Friday12$520,778+182.1%+136%389$1,338$5,430,17843
Jul 24Saturday16$571,979+9.8%+107.9%389$1,470$6,002,15744
Jul 25Sunday13$515,655-9.8%+102.5%389$1,325$6,517,81245
Jul 26Monday10$378,101-26.7%+127.4%389$971$6,895,91346
Jul 27Tuesday11$357,316-5.5%+110.9%389$918$7,253,22947
Jul 28Wednesday11$333,372-6.7%+91.1%389$856$7,586,60148
Jul 29Thursday11$326,706-2%+77%389$839$7,913,30749
Jul 30Friday14$407,283+24.7%-21.8%423$962$8,320,59050
Jul 31Saturday15$503,761+23.7%-11.9%423$1,190$8,824,35151
Aug 1Sunday13$491,519-2.4%-4.7%423$1,161$9,315,87052
Aug 2Monday12$391,676-20.3%+3.6%423$925$9,707,54653
Aug 3Tuesday13$367,601-6.1%+2.9%423$869$10,075,14754
Aug 4Wednesday13$361,346-1.7%+8.4%423$854$10,436,49355
Aug 5Thursday13$355,890-1.5%+8.9%423$841$10,792,38356
Aug 6Friday13$558,500+56.9%+37.1%546$1,022$11,350,88357
Aug 7Saturday13$633,201+13.4%+25.7%546$1,159$11,984,08458
Aug 8Sunday12$547,625-13.5%+11.4%546$1,002$12,531,70959
Aug 9Monday10$431,907-21.1%+10.3%546$791$12,963,61660
Aug 10Tuesday10$385,220-10.8%+4.8%546$705$13,348,83661
Aug 11Wednesday10$378,931-1.6%+4.9%546$694$13,727,76762
Aug 12Thursday10$396,560+4.7%+11.4%546$726$14,124,32763
Aug 13
Athens Olympics
Friday11$530,057+33.7%-5.1%563$941$14,654,38464
Aug 14
Athens Olympics
Saturday11$668,833+26.2%+5.6%563$1,187$15,323,21765
Aug 15
Athens Olympics
Sunday11$557,606-16.6%+1.8%563$990$15,880,82366
Aug 16
Athens Olympics
Monday11$401,939-27.9%-6.9%563$713$16,282,76267
Aug 17
Athens Olympics
Tuesday11$347,409-13.6%-9.8%563$617$16,630,17168
Aug 18
Athens Olympics
Wednesday11$350,866+1%-7.4%563$623$16,981,03769
Aug 19
Athens Olympics
Thursday11$342,671-2.3%-13.6%563$608$17,323,70870
Aug 20
Athens Olympics
Friday14$556,425+62.4%+5%577$964$17,880,13371
Aug 21
Athens Olympics
Saturday14$714,982+28.5%+6.9%577$1,239$18,595,11572
Aug 22
Athens Olympics
Sunday14$516,466-27.8%-7.4%577$895$19,111,58173
Aug 23
Athens Olympics
Monday12$327,508-36.6%-18.5%577$567$19,439,08974
Aug 24
Athens Olympics
Tuesday12$295,635-9.7%-14.9%577$512$19,734,72475
Aug 25
Athens Olympics
Wednesday12$281,054-4.9%-19.9%577$487$20,015,77876
Aug 26
Athens Olympics
Thursday11$280,923<0.1%-18%577$486$20,296,70177
Aug 27
Athens Olympics
Friday14$634,085+125.7%+14%706$898$20,930,78678
Aug 28
Athens Olympics
Saturday14$888,581+40.1%+24.3%706$1,258$21,819,36779
Aug 29
Athens Olympics
Sunday14$560,827-36.9%+8.6%706$794$22,380,19480
Aug 30Monday13$300,191-46.5%-8.3%706$425$22,680,38581
Aug 31Tuesday13$265,962-11.4%-10%706$376$22,946,34782
Sep 1Wednesday13$249,765-6.1%-11.1%706$353$23,196,11283
Sep 2Thursday13$260,570+4.3%-7.2%706$369$23,456,68284
Sep 3Friday12$760,769+192%+20%886$858$24,217,45185
Sep 4Saturday13$1,027,732+35.1%+15.7%886$1,159$25,245,18386
Sep 5Sunday13$1,022,910-0.5%+82.4%886$1,154$26,268,09387
Sep 6
Labor Day
Monday11$931,538-8.9%+210.3%886$1,051$27,199,63188
Sep 7Tuesday12$215,121-76.9%-19.1%886$242$27,414,75289
Sep 8Wednesday12$186,981-13.1%-25.1%886$211$27,601,73390
Sep 9Thursday12$175,785-6%-32.5%886$198$27,777,51891
Sep 10Friday9$751,696+327.6%-1.2%921$816$28,529,21492
Sep 11Saturday10$1,161,065+54.5%+13%921$1,260$29,690,27993
Sep 12Sunday10$604,118-48%-40.9%921$655$30,294,39794
Sep 13Monday10$170,250-71.8%-81.7%921$184$30,464,64795
Sep 14Tuesday11$156,095-8.3%-27.4%921$169$30,620,74296
Sep 15Wednesday9$206,082+32%+10.2%921$223$30,826,82497
Sep 16Thursday10$230,164+11.7%+30.9%921$249$31,056,98898
Sep 17Friday8$741,777+222.3%-1.3%1,024$724$31,798,76599
Sep 18Saturday9$1,041,322+40.4%-10.3%1,024$1,016$32,840,087100
Sep 19Sunday10$503,442-51.7%-16.7%1,024$491$33,343,529101
Sep 20Monday9$149,768-70.3%-12%1,024$146$33,493,297102
Sep 21Tuesday12$136,021-9.2%-12.9%1,024$132$33,629,318103
Sep 22Wednesday9$138,690+2%-32.7%1,024$135$33,768,008104
Sep 23Thursday9$145,323+4.8%-36.9%1,024$141$33,913,331105
Sep 24Friday11$589,640+305.7%-20.5%1,027$574$34,502,971106
Sep 25Saturday11$814,038+38.1%-21.8%1,024$794$35,317,009107
Sep 26Sunday11$404,715-50.3%-19.6%1,024$395$35,721,724108
Sep 27Monday10$133,816-66.9%-10.7%1,024$130$35,855,540109
Sep 28Tuesday11$125,033-6.6%-8.1%1,024$122$35,980,573110
Sep 29Wednesday11$122,735-1.8%-11.5%1,024$119$36,103,308111
Sep 30Thursday10$119,687-2.5%-17.6%1,024$116$36,222,995112
Oct 1Friday12$443,977+270.9%-24.7%855$519$36,666,972113
Oct 2Saturday13$632,304+42.4%-22.3%855$739$37,299,276114
Oct 3Sunday13$314,816-50.2%-22.2%855$368$37,614,092115
Oct 4Monday12$101,145-67.9%-24.4%855$118$37,715,237116
Oct 5Tuesday11$93,845-7.2%-24.9%855$109$37,809,082117
Oct 6Wednesday12$96,295+2.6%-21.5%855$112$37,905,377118
Oct 7Thursday11$130,125+35.1%+8.7%855$152$38,035,502119
Oct 8Friday10$320,095+146%-27.9%715$447$38,355,597120
Oct 9Saturday12$458,132+43.1%-27.5%715$640$38,813,729121
Oct 10Sunday13$278,676-39.2%-11.5%715$389$39,092,405122
Oct 11
Indig. Peoples' Day
Monday13$143,056-48.7%+41.4%715$200$39,235,461123
Oct 12Tuesday12$78,141-45.4%-16.7%715$109$39,313,602124
Oct 13Wednesday11$75,777-3%-21.3%715$105$39,389,379125
Oct 14Thursday10$98,534+30%-24.3%715$137$39,487,913126
Oct 15Friday12$286,483+190.7%-10.5%619$462$39,774,396127
Oct 16Saturday13$387,794+35.4%-15.4%619$626$40,162,190128
Oct 17Sunday13$209,540-46%-24.8%619$338$40,371,730129
Oct 18Monday13$67,870-67.6%-52.6%619$109$40,439,600130
Oct 19Tuesday13$63,490-6.5%-18.7%619$102$40,503,090131
Oct 20Wednesday13$63,633+0.2%-16%619$102$40,566,723132
Oct 21Thursday13$85,892+35%-12.8%619$138$40,652,615133
Oct 22Friday14$221,270+157.6%-22.8%479$461$40,873,885134
Oct 23Saturday14$269,740+21.9%-30.4%479$563$41,143,625135
Oct 24Sunday16$128,559-52.3%-38.6%479$268$41,272,184136
Oct 25Monday11$45,017-65%-33.7%479$93$41,317,201137
Oct 26Tuesday11$42,877-4.8%-32.5%479$89$41,360,078138
Oct 27Wednesday11$44,167+3%-30.6%479$92$41,404,245139
Oct 28Thursday11$62,602+41.7%-27.1%479$130$41,466,847140
Oct 29Friday15$152,632+143.8%-31%387$394$41,619,479141
Oct 30Saturday16$170,860+11.9%-36.7%387$441$41,790,339142
Oct 31
Halloween
Sunday17$87,308-48.9%-32.1%387$225$41,877,647143
Nov 1Monday14$54,585-37.5%+21.3%387$141$41,932,232144
Nov 2Tuesday14$41,418-24.1%-3.4%387$107$41,973,650145
Nov 3Wednesday15$40,835-1.4%-7.5%387$105$42,014,485146
Nov 4Thursday14$47,442+16.2%-24.2%387$122$42,061,927147
Nov 5Friday19$124,265+161.9%-18.6%271$458$42,186,192148
Nov 6Saturday18$168,948+36%-1.1%271$623$42,355,140149
Nov 7Sunday19$74,476-55.9%-14.7%271$274$42,429,616150
Nov 8Monday18$28,776-61.4%-47.3%271$106$42,458,392151
Nov 9Tuesday17$28,010-2.7%-32.4%271$103$42,486,402152
Nov 10Wednesday17$37,645+34.4%-7.8%271$138$42,524,047153
Nov 11Thursday17$62,263+65.4%+31.2%271$229$42,586,310154
Nov 12Friday22$84,172+35.2%-32.3%196$429$42,670,482155
Nov 13Saturday22$103,855+23.4%-38.5%196$529$42,774,337156
Nov 14Sunday23$47,112-54.6%-36.7%196$240$42,821,449157
Nov 15Monday19$18,655-60.4%-35.2%196$95$42,840,104158
Nov 16Tuesday19$20,772+11.3%-25.8%196$105$42,860,876159
Nov 17Wednesday20$19,266-7.3%-48.8%196$98$42,880,142160
Nov 18Thursday19$20,037+4%-67.8%196$102$42,900,179161
Nov 19Friday21$57,901+189%-31.2%170$340$42,958,080162
Nov 20Saturday23$71,014+22.6%-31.6%170$417$43,029,094163
Nov 21Sunday23$39,091-45%-17%170$229$43,068,185164
Nov 22Monday18$20,228-48.3%+8.4%170$118$43,088,413165
Nov 23Tuesday19$26,855+32.8%+29.3%170$157$43,115,268166
Nov 24Wednesday20$45,198+68.3%+134.6%173$261$43,160,466167
Nov 25
Thanksgiving
Thursday19$44,654-1.2%+122.9%173$258$43,205,120168
Nov 26Friday20$99,227+122.2%+71.4%193$514$43,304,347169
Nov 27Saturday19$98,538-0.7%+38.8%193$510$43,402,885170
Nov 28Sunday19$44,212-55.1%+13.1%193$229$43,447,097171
Nov 29Monday15$20,829-52.9%+3%193$107$43,467,926172
Nov 30Tuesday15$22,533+8.2%-16.1%193$116$43,490,459173
Dec 1Wednesday15$21,194-5.9%-53.1%193$109$43,511,653174
Dec 2Thursday15$22,358+5.5%-49.9%193$115$43,534,011175
Dec 3Friday17$67,196+200.5%-32.3%222$302$43,601,207176
Dec 4Saturday17$83,649+24.5%-15.1%222$376$43,684,856177
Dec 5Sunday18$41,907-49.9%-5.2%223$187$43,726,763178
Dec 6Monday16$16,790-59.9%-19.4%223$75$43,743,553179
Dec 7Tuesday16$17,722+5.6%-21.4%223$79$43,761,275180
Dec 8Wednesday16$17,076-3.6%-19.4%223$76$43,778,351181
Dec 9Thursday16$18,214+6.7%-18.5%223$81$43,796,565182
Dec 10Friday18$48,490+166.2%-27.8%218$222$43,845,055183
Dec 11Saturday18$62,322+28.5%-25.5%218$285$43,907,377184
Dec 12Sunday19$32,277-48.2%-23%218$148$43,939,654185
Dec 13Monday17$16,035-50.3%-4.5%218$73$43,955,689186
Dec 14Tuesday17$19,263+20.1%+8.7%218$88$43,974,952187
Dec 15Wednesday18$19,911+3.4%+16.6%218$91$43,994,863188
Dec 16Thursday18$21,322+7.1%+17.1%218$97$44,016,185189
Dec 17Friday24$37,370+75.3%-22.9%177$211$44,053,555190
Dec 18Saturday24$47,598+27.4%-23.6%177$268$44,101,153191
Dec 19Sunday24$39,836-16.3%+23.4%177$225$44,140,989192
Dec 20Monday21$31,192-21.7%+94.5%177$176$44,172,181193
Dec 21Tuesday21$29,821-4.4%+54.8%177$168$44,202,002194
Dec 22Wednesday25$21,249-28.7%+6.7%144$147$44,223,251195
Dec 23Thursday26$20,622-3%-3.3%144$143$44,243,873196
Dec 24Friday29$6,960-66.2%-81.4%144$48$44,250,833197
Dec 25
Christmas Day
Saturday31$12,243+75.9%-74.3%141$86$44,263,076198
Dec 26Sunday28$21,945+79.2%-44.9%141$155$44,285,021199
Dec 27Monday25$19,545-10.9%-37.3%141$138$44,304,566200
Dec 28Tuesday25$19,738+1%-33.8%141$139$44,324,304201
Dec 29Wednesday27$19,755<0.1%-7%141$140$44,344,059202
Dec 30Thursday28$19,093-3.4%-7.4%141$135$44,363,152203
Dec 31
New Year's Eve
Friday31$11,474-39.9%+64.9%114$100$44,374,626204
Jan 1
New Year's Day
Saturday30$22,088+92.5%+80.4%114$193$44,396,714205
Jan 2Sunday31$14,336-35.1%-34.7%114$125$44,411,050206
Jan 3Monday28$7,990-44.3%-59.1%114$70$44,419,040207
Jan 4Tuesday28$6,885-13.8%-65.1%114$60$44,425,925208
Jan 5Wednesday27$6,196-10%-68.6%114$54$44,432,121209
Jan 6Thursday28$6,172-0.4%-67.7%114$54$44,438,293210
Jan 7Friday29$12,840+108%+11.9%80$160$44,451,133211
Jan 8Saturday30$17,205+34%-22.1%80$215$44,468,338212
Jan 9Sunday30$9,680-43.7%-32.5%80$121$44,478,018213
Jan 10Monday28$3,681-62%-53.9%80$46$44,481,699214
Jan 11Tuesday28$4,735+28.6%-31.2%80$59$44,486,434215
Jan 12Wednesday28$4,034-14.8%-34.9%80$50$44,490,468216
Jan 13Thursday28$3,859-4.3%-37.5%80$48$44,494,327217
Jan 14Friday35$5,779+49.8%-55%46$125$44,500,106218
Jan 15Saturday35$8,013+38.7%-53.4%46$174$44,508,119219
Jan 16Sunday35$5,555-30.7%-42.6%46$120$44,513,674220
Jan 17
MLK Day
Monday35$4,314-22.3%+17.2%46$93$44,517,988221
Jan 18Tuesday31$1,577-63.4%-66.7%46$34$44,519,565222
Jan 19Wednesday32$1,167-26%-71.1%46$25$44,520,732223
Jan 20Thursday32$1,403+20.2%-63.6%46$30$44,522,135224