Empire

A successful South Bronx drug dealer turns his back on his roots and gives money to a Wall Street broker to invest for him.

Grosses

Domestic (94.7%)
$17,600,423
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$6,281,415
867 theaters
Budget$4,000,000
Release DateDec 6, 2002 - Feb 6, 2003
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 30 min
GenresCrime Drama Thriller
In Release391 days/55 weeks
Widest Release869 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Dec 6, 2002Friday4$2,102,457--867$2,424$2,102,4571
Dec 7, 2002Saturday6$2,444,958+16.3%-867$2,820$4,547,4152
Dec 8, 2002Sunday5$1,734,000-29.1%-867$2,000$6,281,4153
Dec 9, 2002Monday4$459,150-73.5%-867$529$6,740,5654
Dec 10, 2002Tuesday4$425,250-7.4%-867$490$7,165,8155
Dec 11, 2002Wednesday4$376,725-11.4%-867$434$7,542,5406
Dec 12, 2002Thursday4$377,560+0.2%-867$435$7,920,1007
Dec 13, 2002Friday9$855,965+126.7%-59.3%869$985$8,776,0658
Dec 14, 2002Saturday10$1,177,495+37.6%-51.8%869$1,355$9,953,5609
Dec 15, 2002Sunday10$929,830-21%-46.4%869$1,070$10,883,39010
Dec 16, 2002Monday8$273,735-70.6%-40.4%869$315$11,157,12511
Dec 17, 2002Tuesday9$256,445-6.3%-39.7%869$295$11,413,57012
Dec 18, 2002Wednesday10$212,905-17%-43.5%869$245$11,626,47513
Dec 19, 2002Thursday10$195,525-8.2%-48.2%869$225$11,822,00014
Dec 20, 2002Friday13$386,830+97.8%-54.8%766$505$12,208,83015
Dec 21, 2002Saturday14$517,050+33.7%-56.1%766$675$12,725,88016
Dec 22, 2002Sunday14$478,750-7.4%-48.5%766$625$13,204,63017
Dec 23, 2002Monday14$199,160-58.4%-27.2%766$260$13,403,79018
Dec 24, 2002Tuesday15$114,885-42.3%-55.2%766$149$13,518,67519
Dec 25, 2002
Christmas Day
Wednesday15$343,215+198.7%+61.2%520$660$13,861,89020
Dec 26, 2002Thursday18$241,765-29.6%+23.6%520$464$14,103,65521
Dec 27, 2002Friday18$329,840+36.4%-14.7%496$665$14,433,49522
Dec 28, 2002Saturday18$401,745+21.8%-22.3%496$809$14,835,24023
Dec 29, 2002Sunday18$334,785-16.7%-30.1%496$674$15,170,02524
Dec 30, 2002Monday20$166,160-50.4%-16.6%496$335$15,336,18525
Dec 31, 2002
New Year's Eve
Tuesday21$76,880-53.7%-33.1%496$155$15,413,06526
Jan 1, 2003
New Year's Day
Wednesday20$329,840+329%-3.9%496$665$15,742,90527
Jan 2, 2003Thursday21$138,880-57.9%-42.6%496$280$15,881,78528
Jan 3, 2003Friday18$215,740+55.3%-34.6%469$460$16,097,52529
Jan 4, 2003Saturday18$311,885+44.6%-22.4%469$665$16,409,41030
Jan 5, 2003Sunday19$201,675-35.3%-39.8%469$430$16,611,08531
Jan 6, 2003Monday20$65,660-67.4%-60.5%469$140$16,676,74532
Jan 7, 2003Tuesday19$65,885+0.3%-14.3%469$140$16,742,63033
Jan 8, 2003Wednesday20$60,955-7.5%-81.5%469$129$16,803,58534
Jan 9, 2003Thursday21$56,280-7.7%-59.5%469$120$16,859,86535
Jan 10, 2003Friday23$98,820+75.6%-54.2%324$305$16,958,68536
Jan 11, 2003Saturday23$134,460+36.1%-56.9%324$415$17,093,14537
Jan 12, 2003Sunday22$95,580-28.9%-52.6%324$295$17,188,72538
Jan 13, 2003Monday24$27,535-71.2%-58.1%324$84$17,216,26039
Jan 14, 2003Tuesday23$30,780+11.8%-53.3%324$95$17,247,04040
Jan 15, 2003Wednesday23$25,920-15.8%-57.5%324$80$17,272,96041
Jan 16, 2003Thursday23$24,295-6.3%-56.8%324$74$17,297,25542
Jan 17, 2003Friday28$27,256+12.2%-72.4%133$204$17,324,51143
Jan 18, 2003Saturday29$41,904+53.7%-68.8%133$315$17,366,41544
Jan 19, 2003Sunday28$34,565-17.5%-63.8%133$259$17,400,98045
Jan 20, 2003
MLK Day
Monday30$17,290-50%-37.2%133$130$17,418,27046
Jan 21, 2003Tuesday31$8,645-50%-71.9%133$65$17,426,91547
Jan 22, 2003Wednesday30$6,650-23.1%-74.3%133$50$17,433,56548
Jan 23, 2003Thursday30$7,315+10%-69.9%133$55$17,440,88049
Jan 24, 2003Friday29$18,615+154.5%-31.7%98$189$17,459,49550
Jan 25, 2003Saturday29$30,375+63.2%-27.5%98$309$17,489,87051
Jan 26, 2003Sunday29$14,725-51.5%-57.4%98$150$17,504,59552
Jan 27, 2003Monday29$5,880-60.1%-66%98$60$17,510,47553
Jan 28, 2003Tuesday29$6,370+8.3%-26.3%98$65$17,516,84554
Jan 29, 2003Wednesday29$5,390-15.4%-18.9%98$55$17,522,23555
Jan 30, 2003Thursday28$6,325+17.3%-13.5%98$64$17,528,56056