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