The History Boys

An unruly class of gifted and charming teenage boys are taught by two eccentric and innovative teachers, as their headmaster pushes for them all to get accepted into Oxford or Cambridge.

Grosses

Domestic (20.2%)
$2,706,659
Summary Details
DistributorFox Searchlight Pictures
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Opening$100,803
7 theaters
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 49 min
GenresComedy Drama Romance
In Release406 days/58 weeks
Widest Release165 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Nov 21, 2006Tuesday32$9,740--6$1,623$9,7401
Nov 22, 2006Wednesday33$14,334+47.2%-6$2,389$24,0742
Nov 23, 2006
Thanksgiving
Thursday29$17,502+22.1%-6$2,917$41,5763
Nov 24, 2006Friday34$36,414+108.1%-7$5,202$77,9904
Nov 25, 2006Saturday34$38,307+5.2%-7$5,472$116,2975
Nov 26, 2006Sunday30$26,082-31.9%-7$3,726$142,3796
Nov 27, 2006Monday25$9,645-63%-7$1,377$152,0247
Nov 28, 2006Tuesday27$9,189-4.7%-5.7%7$1,312$161,2138
Nov 29, 2006Wednesday25$10,524+14.5%-26.6%7$1,503$171,7379
Nov 30, 2006Thursday27$9,952-5.4%-43.1%7$1,421$181,68910
Dec 1, 2006Friday29$19,675+97.7%-46%8$2,459$201,36411
Dec 2, 2006Saturday27$37,168+88.9%-3%8$4,646$238,53212
Dec 3, 2006Sunday25$26,026-30%-0.2%8$3,253$264,55813
Dec 4, 2006Monday28$7,253-72.1%-24.8%8$906$271,81114
Dec 5, 2006Tuesday27$8,677+19.6%-5.6%8$1,084$280,48815
Dec 6, 2006Wednesday27$9,152+5.5%-13%8$1,144$289,64016
Dec 7, 2006Thursday27$9,001-1.6%-9.6%8$1,125$298,64117
Dec 8, 2006Friday25$45,438+404.8%+130.9%50$908$344,07918
Dec 9, 2006Saturday24$101,632+123.7%+173.4%50$2,032$445,71119
Dec 10, 2006Sunday25$54,721-46.2%+110.3%50$1,094$500,43220
Dec 11, 2006Monday25$19,126-65%+163.7%50$382$519,55821
Dec 12, 2006Tuesday25$18,992-0.7%+118.9%50$379$538,55022
Dec 13, 2006Wednesday25$19,367+2%+111.6%50$387$557,91723
Dec 14, 2006Thursday25$17,817-8%+97.9%50$356$575,73424
Dec 15, 2006Friday22$55,647+212.3%+22.5%76$732$631,38125
Dec 16, 2006Saturday23$101,172+81.8%-0.5%76$1,331$732,55326
Dec 17, 2006Sunday23$62,713-38%+14.6%76$825$795,26627
Dec 18, 2006Monday22$28,440-54.7%+48.7%76$374$823,70628
Dec 19, 2006Tuesday23$26,876-5.5%+41.5%76$353$850,58229
Dec 20, 2006Wednesday23$27,865+3.7%+43.9%76$366$878,44730
Dec 21, 2006Thursday23$29,343+5.3%+64.7%76$386$907,79031
Dec 22, 2006Friday23$77,035+162.5%+38.4%165$466$984,82532
Dec 23, 2006Saturday23$133,916+73.8%+32.4%165$811$1,118,74133
Dec 24, 2006Sunday22$76,576-42.8%+22.1%163$469$1,195,31734
Dec 25, 2006
Christmas Day
Monday25$100,698+31.5%+254.1%163$617$1,296,01535
Dec 26, 2006Tuesday25$100,743<0.1%+274.8%163$618$1,396,75836
Dec 27, 2006Wednesday26$88,462-12.2%+217.5%163$542$1,485,22037
Dec 28, 2006Thursday26$86,717-2%+195.5%163$532$1,571,93738
Dec 29, 2006Friday26$109,250+26%+41.8%154$709$1,681,18739
Dec 30, 2006Saturday26$150,825+38.1%+12.6%154$979$1,832,01240
Dec 31, 2006
New Year's Eve
Sunday26$103,473-31.4%+35.1%154$671$1,935,48541
Jan 1, 2007
New Year's Day
Monday29$115,270+11.4%+14.5%154$748$2,050,75542
Jan 2, 2007Tuesday26$51,723-55.1%-48.7%154$335$2,102,47843
Jan 3, 2007Wednesday25$47,094-8.9%-46.8%154$305$2,149,57244
Jan 4, 2007Thursday26$47,218+0.3%-45.5%154$306$2,196,79045
Jan 5, 2007Friday29$54,936+16.3%-49.7%117$469$2,251,72646
Jan 6, 2007Saturday28$91,322+66.2%-39.5%117$780$2,343,04847
Jan 7, 2007Sunday29$50,861-44.3%-50.8%115$442$2,393,90948
Jan 8, 2007Monday28$16,106-68.3%-86%115$140$2,410,01549
Jan 9, 2007Tuesday28$18,569+15.3%-64.1%115$161$2,428,58450
Jan 10, 2007Wednesday28$20,820+12.1%-55.8%115$181$2,449,40451
Jan 11, 2007Thursday28$23,270+11.8%-50.7%115$202$2,472,67452
Jan 12, 2007Friday36$20,240-13%-63.2%56$361$2,492,91453
Jan 13, 2007Saturday36$34,675+71.3%-62%56$619$2,527,58954
Jan 14, 2007Sunday36$24,325-29.8%-52.2%56$434$2,551,91455
Jan 15, 2007
MLK Day
Monday37$16,283-33.1%+1.1%56$290$2,568,19756
Jan 16, 2007Tuesday37$6,237-61.7%-66.4%56$111$2,574,43457
Jan 17, 2007Wednesday37$6,699+7.4%-67.8%56$119$2,581,13358
Jan 18, 2007Thursday37$6,830+2%-70.6%56$121$2,587,96359
Jan 19, 2007Friday39$7,889+15.5%-61%37$213$2,595,85260
Jan 20, 2007Saturday39$17,039+116%-50.9%37$460$2,612,89161
Jan 21, 2007Sunday39$7,187-57.8%-70.5%37$194$2,620,07862
Jan 22, 2007Monday39$2,916-59.4%-82.1%37$78$2,622,99463
Jan 23, 2007Tuesday39$3,611+23.8%-42.1%37$97$2,626,60564
Jan 24, 2007Wednesday39$3,091-14.4%-53.9%37$83$2,629,69665
Jan 25, 2007Thursday41$3,096+0.2%-54.7%37$83$2,632,79266
Jan 26, 2007Friday44$4,264+37.7%-46%19$224$2,637,05667
Jan 27, 2007Saturday44$8,904+108.8%-47.7%19$468$2,645,96068
Jan 28, 2007Sunday41$10,278+15.4%+43%19$540$2,656,23869
Jan 29, 2007Monday45$1,070-89.6%-63.3%19$56$2,657,30870
Jan 30, 2007Tuesday42$1,226+14.6%-66%19$64$2,658,53471
Jan 31, 2007Wednesday42$1,387+13.1%-55.1%19$73$2,659,92172
Feb 1, 2007Thursday42$1,749+26.1%-43.5%19$92$2,661,67073
Feb 2, 2007Friday46$3,216+83.9%-24.6%13$247$2,664,88674
Feb 3, 2007Saturday45$5,667+76.2%-36.4%13$435$2,670,55375
Feb 4, 2007Sunday45$2,099-63%-79.6%13$161$2,672,65276
Feb 5, 2007Monday44$1,004-52.2%-6.2%13$77$2,673,65677
Feb 6, 2007Tuesday44$786-21.7%-35.9%13$60$2,674,44278
Feb 7, 2007Wednesday43$1,518+93.1%+9.4%13$116$2,675,96079
Feb 8, 2007Thursday44$868-42.8%-50.4%13$66$2,676,82880
Feb 9, 2007Friday46$2,397+176.2%-25.5%18$133$2,679,22581
Feb 10, 2007Saturday46$3,309+38%-41.6%18$183$2,682,53482
Feb 11, 2007Sunday46$2,247-32.1%+7.1%18$124$2,684,78183
Feb 12, 2007Monday45$1,193-46.9%+18.8%18$66$2,685,97484
Feb 13, 2007Tuesday45$922-22.7%+17.3%18$51$2,686,89685
Feb 14, 2007Wednesday46$2,096+127.3%+38.1%18$116$2,688,99286
Feb 15, 2007Thursday47$1,927-8.1%+122%18$107$2,690,91987
Feb 16, 2007Friday49$2,419+25.5%+0.9%14$172$2,693,33888
Feb 17, 2007Saturday49$2,954+22.1%-10.7%14$211$2,696,29289
Feb 18, 2007Sunday49$2,680-9.3%+19.3%14$191$2,698,97290
Feb 19, 2007
Presidents' Day
Monday49$1,032-61.5%-13.5%14$73$2,700,00491